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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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July 7th, 2015

Voce Student Weekly Reading 7/7: Basic Tips for Job Seekers, Twitter’s Project Lightning & More

Social Media 10 brands’ worst social media mistakes “Companies are increasingly turning to social media to expand their Internet presence, promote their brand and engage with consumers. However, though social media is a powerful and effective tool, it can also generate a ton of negative publicity if used carelessly.” Voce Insight – Time is always […]

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June 30th, 2015

Voce Student Weekly Reading 6/30: Questions Recruiters Ask Before Hiring You, Tips to Be Efficient in Your Job Search & More

Social Media An Algorithmic Feed May Be Twitter’s Last Remaining Card To Play “Twitter has done nearly everything it can to refine and enhance the way tweets present information, without touching the order in which they’re published. That order — chronological, with no algorithm elevating the “best” tweets — has long been sacred ground for […]

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June 23rd, 2015

Voce Student Weekly Reading 6/23: Ways to Maximize Your Team’s Talent, Hidden Agenda Behind Common Interview Questions & More

Social Media Facebook is Nipping at Youtube’s Heels in the Race for Video Viewers and Advertisers “According to a recent survey and market research by Ampere Analysis, Facebook is on track to deliver two thirds as many video views in 2015 as YouTube does — two trillion versus YouTube’s three trillion. Both services have a […]

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June 16th, 2015

Voce Student Weekly Reading 6/16: Twitter Removes DM Character Limit, Mistakes Smart People Make & More

Social Media Twitter to Remove 140-Character Limit on Direct Messages “While regular tweets will still be capped off at 140 characters, direct messages will now have a maximum count of 10,000 characters.” Voce Insight – Removing the character limit for DM’s is just one more step in the right direction for Twitter. The DM character […]

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