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No, Facebook Isn't Hiding Your Posts

Megan Spreer

http://www2.ljworld.com/users/meganspreer/photos/2012/jun/1/235680/ Facebook's newly launched Promoted Posts for Pages has been causing quite the stir around the web this week. Many small business owners and bloggers took to Facebook to publicly decry the feature, type out a few choice words aimed at Zuck and to ask fans to quickly perform some ...

And the IPO fell flat

Megan Spreer

Facebook's much anticipated IPO fell flat today on its opening day. With a mere $0.23 jump in share price, it did not make the waves that were anticipated to flood Wall Street. Industry analysts are speculating numerous causes as to why the IPO was less than eventful. We have some ...

#Instagrad

Megan Spreer

You’re celebrating the last stop day, the last prom, the last final and the last day you’ll be a senior. Graduation day is almost upon us. Soon Lawrence will explode with balloons, grill outs, parents in downtown bars (yeah, we’ve seen you there), cards stuffed with money and students rushing ...

Google Drive: It's Official

Megan Spreer

It's a rumor, no longer. Google Drive was released today. http://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_embedded&v=wKJ9KzGQq0w Google Drive has the potential to become a major resource for local start-ups, team collaborations, business owners, and even for families who like to share photos and videos under the radar of social media. We have questions for both ...

InstaFacebookGram: Storified

Megan Spreer

As you probably saw last week, Facebook opened up its ginormous wallet and bought the immensely popular mobile-based app Instagram for [$1 billion][1]. And the collective social media sphere let out an “Oh, great.” It was pretty split on whether that remark was uttered with some shred of optimism or ...

When should you blog?

Megan Spreer

A great way for businesses, groups, organizations and individuals to increase their online presence and authority on a subject is to start a blog. However, after the blog is up and running, some common questions usually pop up. Am I doing this right? When is the best time for me ...

The Timeline Deadline is Here

Megan Spreer

http://www2.ljworld.com/users/meganspreer/photos/2012/mar/29/232480/ Is your Facebook business page timeline ready? Well, ready or not, it's rolling over to the new format tomorrow. If you haven't already acquainted yourself with the upcoming changes, you're in for some big surprises. Whether they're ideal still has yet to be decided, but they will require you ...

Kansas Sen. Jerry Moran Wants Help from Social Media

Megan Spreer

U.S. Senator Jerry Moran (R-Kan.) took the stage at SXSW on March 11 to discuss [The Startup Act][1], a bill authored with Sen. Mark Warner (D-Va.) to promote entrepreneurship. His presentation, "[Encouraging Innovation and Empowering Entrepreneurs][2]" was targeted to get the tech community talking on social media channels about this ...

Brands on Pinterest

Megan Spreer

Do you have a Pinterest account? The better question may be: How many times have you heard this question in the past few weeks? Pinterest has become the fastest growing standalone site in history with [11.7 million unique visitors recorded in January][1]. It now drives more traffic than LinkedIn, Google+ ...

New & high-resolution things in social media

Megan Spreer

It’s been a little quiet around here, huh? Well, things haven’t slowed down a bit here at The World Company or in our social media circles. We have quite a few new things going on that have kept everyone pretty busy. Speaking of new things, I would be one of ...

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