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How to deal with trolls on social media as a brand

“We suck at dealing with abuse and trolls on the platform and we’ve sucked at it for years.”

Those were the words from Twitter’s chief executive Dick Costolo that have been widely quoted recently. 473 more words

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Stewart Lee on Twitter

Thanks to Neil McGuire for including this in his workshop introduction yesterday. It’s excellent:

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Using social media to improve the student experience: creating a departmental back channel for undergraduates

A few years ago when I was running the Twitter feed for the Sociology department at Warwick, I noticed how readily first year undergraduates tweeted practical questions to the account during their first few weeks of the first term. 304 more words

Should DRose Retire from the NBA?

Derrick Rose’s latest injury has Twitter in an UPROAR right now! The Bulls guard has a torn meniscus in his right knee and will need immediate surgery! 199 more words


Update: Favorite Social Sites of College Seniors

The initial survey of my 60 social media marketing students last August (see previous post!) generated some interest, so I thought I would update it for Spring Semester 2015. 86 more words

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Mastering Twitter Isn't Complicated. Consistency Is The Key

Not all platforms work for every business or every business owner. If you already have a following on Facebook, that is an obvious platform you would use and optimize. 857 more words

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Twitter beefs up anti-troll tools

(CNN) – Twitter just made it a little bit harder to be a troll.

In the wake of reports about death and rape threats as well as other abuse targeting women as part of the so-called Gamergate movement, Twitter announced Tuesday that it has improved its reporting and blocking features. 195 more words

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