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Lost Facebook Likes

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It’s not you, it’s me. No, actually, it’s Facebook. You may have noticed a small drop in your Facebook Likes Count. You see, over the weekend, Facebook started removing two types of accounts from your fan count: memorialized accounts and voluntarily deactivated accounts. So basically the great Facebook purge is doing you a favor by deleting accounts that are dedicated…

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Facebook Birthday Wishes

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154 That would be the number of people who posted a greeting on my Facebook wall on my birthday. Take note, six people posted belated birthday greetings the next day. 54, 18 That would be the number of likes my birthday selfie garnered along with the number of comments. 9 That would be the number of birthday greetings I received…

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Don’t You Wish You Could Quit Facebook?

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For social media managers like me, Facebook is a necessary evil. Most days, I just want to quit Facebook.  As far as social networking goes and marketing, I personally think it is a dead end. A part of me still loves it though, because it keeps me connected to friends and family near and far.  Who would’ve thought that I’d know what my Kindergarten classmate…

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Hashtag Best Practices for Events

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You don’t have to be a social media guru, ninja, or expert to use a hashtag. But if you’ve read that first line and are still scratching your head, perhaps a simple definition is in order. A hashtag is simply a label for content. It is used mostly on Twitter but you can also use them on Instagram, Facebook, Pinterest…

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Facebook Changes

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[View the story “Reactions to Facebook News Feed Changes” on Storify] Reactions to Facebook News Feed Changes Facebook announced changes to its News Feed design this morning. And in a world where we photograph everything we eat and most everything we see, it does make sense to create a more visual, mobile-friendly interface. Here are early reactions to the announcement.…

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Social Media Recruiting

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The biggest question I get from recruiters is: how can I use social media to recruit the best talent? Gone are the days of having to sift through hundreds of paper resumes in order to find candidates that might fit a position you are recruiting for.  Using social media tools allow you  to connect and engage with a wider pool…

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Connect, Teach and Share at OC Social Media Summit Today

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The 1st Orange County Social Media Summit is taking place today, Friday, May 18th, 2012 at Saddleback Church in Lake Forest. Nearly 600 people are expected to attend the day-long event focused on Social Media. Topics covered feature everything from blogging, to making videos to posting tweets and Facebook updates. I caught up with one of the organizers of the…

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5 Social Media Resolutions for 2012

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Inspired by Dan Gershenson over at the Personal Branding Blog, here are my Social Media Resolutions for 2012. 1. ENGAGE  Of course any so called social media guru, maven, expert, specialist, will tell you that THIS is the secret sauce to building relationships online via social media channels. It’s a given to ENGAGE online, but MY RESOLUTION is to ENGAGE…

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