Craig Kanalley is the Huffington Post’s senior editor of traffic and trends. Previously Craig launched BreakingTweets.com and taught the nation’s first college class about Twitter. We recently spoke with Craig via email about how to use Twitter effectively during breaking news stories.
Why would users ever log off of Facebook if they can now email friends while sharing photos, posting events, surfing the web and getting deals just be walking in the door?
This morning, ABC-7 News aired a segment on how to customize your Facebook security settings. I taped the segment with Judy Hsu two weeks ago in her office on State Street. We discussed how to create lists so you can customize your privacy settings, how to block specific people, how to make let the public
Yesterday Facebook introduced Deals allowing local businesses a self-service system of giving discounts to their fans and to anyone who checks in to their location. This gives consumers instant access to deals for their favorite shops as well as attracting them to new boutiques.
To successfully use social media for your business, you need to grow a network of loyal users who will talk honestly and passionately about your brand on sites like Facebook and Twitter and in the blogosphere. Done right, your business will be able to count on your network to give you feedback, ideas and ultimately act as unofficial brand ambassadors.