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October 13th, 2015

Voce Student Essential Reading 10/13: Getting Rid of Comments, Embracing Annotation & More

Image via Mashable Social Media Vice’s Motherboard is getting rid of comments “The argument for comments has long been that a well-moderated section lowers the barrier to entry for readers to share their thoughts, positive or otherwise. In a vacuum, that sounds like a dream, but the key there is ‘well-moderated.’ Good comment sections exist, […]

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September 29th, 2015

Voce Student Essential Reading 9/29: Facebook Instant Articles, the Volkswagen Crisis & More

Image via Re/Code Social Media The Top 7 Social Media Marketing Trends That Will Dominate 2016 “Social media marketing has always been a peculiar animal. Since its early days, where platforms were finicky and critics insisted that social marketing was not a viable marketing strategy, we’re now witnesses to an era with rock-solid platforms, useful […]

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September 28th, 2015

The Stars Have Emerged, And Here’s What They Have to Say

This past Tuesday through Thursday, Omnicom held its annual Emerging Stars program in San Francisco. The event included 42 of Omnicom’s best employees who are given an exclusive opportunity to see agency presentations, participate in workshops and compete in a final pitching event to be held in October. The attendees are chosen from each Omnicom […]

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September 15th, 2015

Voce Student Essential Reading 9/15: Facebook Live Video, Twitter Accounts for Career Advice & More

Image via Contently Social Media Facebook’s Live Videos Are Already Getting Huge Engagement “Earlier this month, Facebook announced that celebrities and other public pages would be able to stream live video directly to their fans using a new live video feature.” Voce Insight – The aphorism, “there’s no time like the present” has been around […]

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September 1st, 2015

Voce Student Essential Reading 9/1: Twitter Photo Editing Tools, Procrastination & More

Social Media Google Brings Tweets To Desktop Search Results “Back in May, Google and Twitter partnered to bring tweets into mobile search results. It was, and is, a pretty big deal for both companies. The relationship is apparently going well, as Google announced in a short update on its original blog post that it’d be […]

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August 18th, 2015

Voce Student Weekly Reading 8/18: Funny or Die on Platforms, Snackable Content & More

Social Media How Funny or Die learned to stop worrying and embrace platforms “While other publishers like Funny or Die are getting wise to the need for social platform experts, not all recognize the extent to which each platform demands its own approach.” Voce Insight – This story highlights the fact that each platform has […]

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August 4th, 2015

Voce Student Weekly Reading 8/4: Twitter Changes, Simplifying Your Job Search & More

Social Media Will Facebook Envy Wreck Twitter “Twitter has a serious and obvious case of Facebook envy and, perhaps, is suffering from identity crisis. They want what Facebook’s got, and they’re apparently planning to get it by re-creating Twitter in Facebook’s image.” Voce Insight – It’s the Twitter vs. Facebook battle again. With Twitter in […]

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July 28th, 2015

Voce Student Weekly Reading 7/28: Facebook Adds Video Restriction Options, PR Blogs You Should be Reading & More.

Image by Maria Elena via Flickr Social Media Facebook Now Lets You Restrict Who Views Videos by Age and Gender “As Facebook takes aim at YouTube with a growing video platform, the social network is giving advertisers and publishers more say in who sees their videos. The company said Tuesday that video creators will now […]

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July 21st, 2015

Voce Student Weekly Reading 7/21: Shoppers on Facebook, PR Truths for Recent Grads & More

Social Media Can Facebook Turn Its Users Into Shoppers “Facebook has long relied on advertising as its key source of revenues. Earlier this year, the company announced it was adding Messenger so members could interact with businesses and track packages. The addition of direct commerce to Facebook pages would appear to make the social site […]

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July 14th, 2015

Voce Student Weekly Reading 7/14: How Facebook’s News Feed Works, Tricky Interview Questions & More

Social Media Here’s How Facebook’s News Feed Actually Works “In Knoxville, a group of 30 contract workers sit in a room full of desktop computers, getting paid to surf Facebook. They are tasked with scrolling through their News Feeds to assess how well the site places stories relative to their personal preferences. Their assessments, as […]

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