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?

    … sustain themselves as viable businesses. A new breed of publishers is tapping into the needs of modern consumers by creating content in many formats – long and short, shareable, informative, and even entertaining. These “social news” content leaders include both newer players like Buzzfeed, The Huffington Post, and Vice as well as more…

    Michael Brenner/ B2B Marketing Insiderin Social Content Twitter- 37 readers -
  • If Twitter Is The News King, Is Instagram Really A Threat?

    … search marketing show is already the event that more than pays for itself through practical tips & techniques you'll learn. But earn even more by booking now with Super Early Bird rates before they expire! See the agenda & learn more about the show. About The Author Matt McGee is the Editor-In-Chief of Search Engine Land. His news…

    Matt Mcgee/ Marketing Landin Social Twitter- 10 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- 18 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- 14 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- 17 readers -
  • 11 LinkedIn Marketing Tips Every Business Should Implement

    … Editor at (Source: Entrepreneur) Participate in groups “Do a little research, think back to your goals, and you’ll likely find a group that will help you reach them. If you can’t find a group, just start one!” -Tracy Gold, Social Media & Content Marketing Specialist (Source: Social Media Today) Don’t forget the mobile app “Simply…

    Sawaram Suthar/ The Next Scoopin Social- 9 readers -
  • 5 Ways Of Finding Top Blogs In Your Niche In a Post-Technorati Era

    … training, the main keyword is probably “dog training”. Check who’s ranking on places 1-20, and then mark those sites in your spreadsheet. Factor #5: Content quality This is something that you can only assess according to your own judgment. Browse through the last 3-5 posts on the blog you’re researching and answer the following questions: Are they high…

    WooRank Blogin Social SEO Google- 15 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- 11 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

    … found a partner with a track record of understanding both the potential of the social web as a key resource for media as well as the tools that newsrooms need to utilize it. We’re confident that their news expertise and best-in-class editorial team will help make it even easier for journalists to use compelling social content from Facebook…

    Facebook Newsroom- 6 readers -
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