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?

    … that impacts their customers, employees and society at large. Storytelling and corporate social responsibility will stop being labeled buzzwords and will become business imperatives as consumers connect with the brands who do it well and who do it consistently. Where is marketing headed? It is running fast in the direction of content and storytelling…

    Michael Brenner/ B2B Marketing Insiderin Social Content Twitter- 24 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- 7 readers -
  • Platforms court journalists, but will the romance last?

    … description.) Tumblr offers another cautionary tale. It hired traditional journalists like Chris Mohney and Jessica Bennett to staff Storyboard, a blog it started to report on its community. But it closed Storyboard after just a year, in 2013, and dismissed its staff of three. Platforms have had other publishing talent come and go, like Vivian…

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

    … Whether you’re looking to build networking with similar professionals, hiring or finding a job, gathering sales leads or staying up-to-date on industry news, LinkedIn is always top choice and most suitable social networking platform to fulfill these all requirements. So are you wondering which tips to follow? Here, I’ve compiled top actionable…

    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- 12 readers -
  • Facebook drops hints that it’s eyeing content recommendation, too

    … improve the quality of recommendations, which has been an issue with some of the existing content-recommendations networks. “Ideally, these recommendations would be sticky,” said Paul Quigley, co-founder and CEO of social news analytics firm Newswhip. “Facebook’s got your social graph. If you want to be the front page of everyone’s Internet, you need…

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

    … By Andy Mitchell, Director, News and Global Media Partnerships Every day, news is made on Facebook. More than one billion people use our platform to discover, explore and participate in news-making events around the world. Today, we’re excited to announce FB Newswire, a resource that will make it easier for journalists and newsrooms to find…

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  • Announcing FB Newswire, Powered by Storyful

    … By Andy Mitchell, Director, News and Global Media Partnerships Every day, news is made on Facebook. More than one billion people use our platform to discover, explore and participate in news-making events around the world. Today, we’re excited to announce FB Newswire, a resource that will make it easier for journalists and newsrooms to find…

    Facebook Newsroom- 5 readers -
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