LinkedIn QR code gives users new easy way to connect with others

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Connecting on LinkedIn at in-person meetings just became more convenient. The social network service that is primarily used for professional networking has introduced a LinkedIn QR code feature, making it easy for its users to connect-on-the-spot with others when meeting in person. Users can find the profile of the person they just met with quick ease. The LinkedIn QR code makes it easy for you to remember names and exchange contact info, especially at conferences, social gatherings and other networking events where it can be difficult to remember the names…

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WhatsApp co-founder joins Delete Facebook movement

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Brian Acton made billions from the social media company but still says we should #DeleteFacebook. WhatsApp co-founder, Brian Acton is among those calling for social media users to delete Facebook. He joined the #DeleteFacebook movement even though he made billions from the company. Scandals have plagued Facebook over the last while, most recently involving user privacy. Facebook now owns WhatsApp after having purchased it from Acton. Now the co-founder of the popular messaging app is saying it’s time to delete Facebook. The backlash from this movement has sent the social…

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Social media marketing research shows age and networks used are linked

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A recent study has revealed that a person’s age helps to determine the networks that they will use. The results of a new social media marketing study conducted by ComScore has shown that the social network mobile app on which an individual spends the most amount of time can help to reveal his or her age. When it comes to the youngest demographic, the network app most likely to be used was Snapchat. Social media marketing firms may find it interesting that in the United States, 71 percent of Snapchat…

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Social media marketing options from Facebook open to all advertisers

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The company has now announced that its “Audience Network” mobile ad platform to all developers and marketers. Facebook has now taken another leap in its mobile social media marketing businesses and is working to give its options and revenues through the channel accessed by smartphone and tablet users. This opens up yet another opportunity for mobile marketing firms interested in using Facebook to its fullest. Facebook’s Audience Network was first announced as a new tool for businesses to use social media marketing with ad targeting features that advertise more effectively…

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Social media marketing strategies at Facebook and Twitter freshen up stale ads

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These two networks are working to come up with new ways to generate profit from their current successes. Twitter, Facebook, and other platforms are now working on enhancing their social media marketing experience so that they will be able to bring in greater profits based on their ability to successfully reach millions of consumers. Facebook already has over one billion users and it has been working very hard to boost its income via marketing. Twitter has been doing the same, with a notably greater focus on social media marketing much…

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All Aboard: AT&T’s New Plan Perfect for Smartphone Users on a Cruise

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People who want to stay connected to work or social networks were always out of luck when it came to taking a cruise—routine cell phone service had to be purchased from the ships at shocking markups. Data plans were nearly impossible to find at an affordable rate. Until recently, travelers with any type of cell phone were at the mercy of cruise line operators when it came to using their devices. Enter AT&T, who has introduced a new service that, despite a few wrinkles, now makes it easy and affordable…

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Mobile commerce may soon blend with social networks

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Starbucks and Square could benefit from the integration of mobile commerce and social media Social networks may be able to take mobile commerce to new heights. Networks like Facebook and Twitter are beginning to play a larger role in influencing the purchasing habits of consumers, many of whom rely heavily on mobile technology. Recently, Starbucks partnered with Square, a mobile payment service provider, in order to provide consumers with more expansive mobile commerce options. This partnership presents a significant opportunity for social platforms to expand the reach of these two…

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