Social News

A social news website features user-posted stories that are ranked based on popularity. Users can comment on these posts, and these comments may also be ranked. Since their emergence with the birth of web 2.0, these sites are used to link many types of information including news, humor, support, and discussion. Social news sites allegedly facilitate democratic participation on the web.[citation needed]
Posts about Social News
  • Where Is Content Headed?

    … and becoming storytelling masters. They are leading their clients to think in bold, new, and more human ways. Publishers are clearly feeling the pressure of consumers’ shifting information habits from print to digital and mobile content experiences. Even the oldest, most respected traditional publishers like the New York Times are considering how they can…

    Michael Brenner/ B2B Marketing Insiderin Social Content Twitter- 26 readers -
  • If Twitter Is The News King, Is Instagram Really A Threat?

    … Could Instagram someday unseat Twitter as the primary social news service? Based on announcements and conversations this week, Instagram thinks so … but a Twitter board member clearly doesn’t. The debate goes back to Wednesday’s news that Instagram has reached 300M active users, putting it ahead of Twitter, which most recently reported having…

    Matt Mcgee/ Marketing Landin Social Twitter- 9 readers -
  • Social Update: 12 • 12 • 2014

    … the number of video content shared on the network, and how YouTube is reacting to these changes. Also in this week’s social news summary: we explain the new search capabilities on Facebook, and how one supermarket chain tapped into viral marketing gold with Christmas sweater-clad dancing dads. Have we covered everything you wanted to know…

    Hootsuitein Facebook YouTube- 12 readers -
  • Social Update: 12• 5 • 2014

    … To be heard on social media, you need to be on the same networks as your audience. Do you know which social network has the highest number of monthly active users? If you’re curious, we have the answers on this week’s Social Update, Hootsuite’s news summary series that helps you stay informed on the stories that affect your strategy on the social…

    Hootsuitein Social- 9 readers -
  • Platforms court journalists, but will the romance last?

    … they’re also trying to get to freely post content on the same platform. That’s why social news app Flipboard says it will stop at curating publishers’ content, said its spokeswoman, Christel van der Boom. “Flipboard will never create original content,” she said. “We don’t want to compete with our partners.” One platform that has made an unwavering…

    Lucia Moses/ Digidayin Social- 15 readers -
  • 11 LinkedIn Marketing Tips Every Business Should Implement

    … tips from various experts about how to get more out of your LinkedIn business page—from creating a profile, build connections, to generating leads and skills—in one place. These 11 LinkedIn marketing tips every business should implement for their LinkedIn company page. A Detailed Company Page Is a Strong Signal “A LinkedIn Company Page gives…

    Sawaram Suthar/ The Next Scoopin Social- 8 readers -
  • 5 Ways Of Finding Top Blogs In Your Niche In a Post-Technorati Era

    … many categories is a great way to find some established sites that have already been around for a while. Method #3: Social news sites Also known as Reddit-style sites. In short, it’s where people can have their links or news published, and other people vote them up or down. There are two things you can do with those sites when searching for top…

    WooRank Blogin Social SEO Google- 13 readers -
  • Facebook drops hints that it’s eyeing content recommendation, too

    … by paying, but the high cost has kept them from using it on more than a limited basis. “In the below-the-fold articles, I’d love to be able to promote a The New Republic feature story on Putin,” said Noah Chestnut, who recently left his job as director of New Republic Labs for BuzzFeed. “The idea is, the reader cares more about the subject and reading…

    Lucia Moses/ Digidayin Social Content Google Facebook- 10 readers -
  • Announcing FB Newswire, Powered by Storyful

    …, share and embed newsworthy content from Facebook in the media they produce. Powered by Storyful, the leader in social content discovery and verification for newsrooms, FB Newswire aggregates newsworthy content shared publicly on Facebook by individuals and organizations across the world for journalists to use in their reporting. This will include…

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  • Announcing FB Newswire, Powered by Storyful

    …, share and embed newsworthy content from Facebook in the media they produce. Powered by Storyful, the leader in social content discovery and verification for newsrooms, FB Newswire aggregates newsworthy content shared publicly on Facebook by individuals and organizations across the world for journalists to use in their reporting. This will include…

    Facebook Newsroom- 5 readers -
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