3 New Updates to Twitter for Mobile

Yesterday Twitter announced updates to its family of mobile apps. The updates covered in this post are… Twitter Two-Step Verification Social Search Photo Galleries Twitter Lists If you are in fear that your Twitter account will be hacked, you now can enroll in login verification and approve login requests directly from your mobile app. Login […]

What is Facebook Edgerank?

Facebook announced today that they will be more transparent with their Edgerank formula. Instead of jumping right into the changes, let’s learn about what Edgerank is. What is Facebook Edgerank? Facebook Edgerank is an unofficially named Facebook algorithm that determines which stories are shown on your timeline. Not every post from all your friends and the pages […]

Social Media Training For Hillels

  The social media training program will train either a Social Media & Marketing Intern or a staff member how to use social media effectively to enhance Hillel’s mission. Why should you sign up? . Learn to engage your audience with social media . Give a student or staff professional development . Provide leadership opportunities […]

How to Use Facebook Hashtags

Up until recently, I have been anti-Facebook Hashtag. Facebook was late to the hashtag game and I thought that they didn’t have any relevance on Facebook. For those who are unfamiliar, hashtags are ways to group conversations online. Adding the # symbol in front of a word or phrase makes it clickable. Hashtag functionality is […]

Embed Facebook Posts

Facebook recently announced that you will be able to embed Facebook posts on websites and blogs. Twitter already allows for this functionality. “When embedded, posts can include pictures, videos, hashtags and other content. People can also like and share the post directly from the embed.” The functionality isn’t widely available yet, but I am very […]

How to Blog for Hillels

Happy Saturday! Next week I am presenting with former colleagues at a social media break out session for at Hillel’s yearly staff conference. Hillel’s stated mission is “to enrich the lives of Jewish undergraduate and graduate students so that they may enrich the Jewish people and the world”. I worked for Hillel for two years as […]

New Social Network: Potluck

  I posted on my Facebook Page and asked what the next Big Social Network is going to be. One of my fans said Potluck. I did some research and found an article from Mashable that included a link to post all about Potluck. It is described in a blog post as… “A house party […]

Enhance Your Posting On Facebook

This morning I went to post a link to a blog post about a Food Truck and I noticed something interesting about posting on Facebook. Facebook normally automatically populates a thumbnail for you, drawing on text and photos from the article or link. What if you don’t like the photo? At the end of this […]