Tuesday, September 18, 2012

Around The Net

  • Twitter Tweaks Site, AppsTwitter

    Twitter has rolled out a header for mobile apps on the iPad, iPhone and Android, as well as the desktop, so the same consistent image will appear on all devices. The new design allows users to upload the header photo, which appears above your Tweets. The company also rebuilt the app for the iPad. ...Read the whole story

  • Google's Social Network Sharing OptionsSeo by the Sea

    Google+ users could present a pseudonym as their name based on the choice of using something other than their real name. Bill Slawski describes this patent, recently granted to Google. He tells us the patent describes the ability for some people to see one name, and others to see another, based on preset preferences. This type of feature would also enable sharing options. ...Read the whole story

  • How To Measure Facebook Social DataSearch Engine Watch

    Conducting analysis to understand the impact of the content on Facebook brand pages is a critical factor in determining the impact on page visitors. But as Nathan Linnell explains, it's easier described than actually done. Linnell describes strategies for top-level segmentation and metrics categories that explain exposure, consumption, engagement and negative feedback. All metrics are accessible through the Facebook Insights export feature. ...Read the whole story

  • Fantasizing Over Facebook SearchTechCunch

    Recalling its Disrupt event last week, TechCrunch is stuck on comments Mark Zuckerberg made about Facebook’s search ambitions. “Rather than incremental increases in revenue that better ad units could bring, the prospect of the social network taking on a whole new business offers an upside worth betting on,” it writes regarding a general feeling it’s sensing from the investment community. Better yet, Facebook has a huge opportunity to “take advantage of the data inside its walled garden that Google can’t get to.” ...Read the whole story

Three Things Facebook Needs To Nail With Search

Mark Zuckerberg took the stage last week at Techcrunch Disrupt to discuss all things Facebook, including the inevitability of a true Facebook search engine. It was the piece of information that most technology writers gravitated towards; ...More