Each week, the Qnary team hosts a Friday morning meeting where we discuss the most interesting issues in social media today. Here, we recap those for you. Facebook Goes Big with Right-Hand Rail Ad Redesign Facebook’s right-hand rail is getting a rare ad redesign with photos that are twice as large, the social network announced. […]

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Each week, the Qnary team hosts a Friday morning meeting where we discuss the most interesting issues in social media today. Here, we recap those for you. Twitter Plays Hardball With Facebook Over TV — And TV Networks Gripe Over the past few weeks, Twitter has been telling a group of companies that help collect […]

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History of Hashtags and How to Use Them

April 4, 2014

The hashtag, also called the pound or number sign, was first used on Twitter by Chris Messina on August 23, 2007. According to Gigaom.com, the first tweet with a hashtag read as follows: “how do you feel about using # (pound) for groups. As in #barcamp [msg]?” Little did Messina know that he was starting […]

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Qnary Link Roundup: New Foursquare Ads, A Facebook-TED Collaboration, and More.

March 28, 2014

Each week, the Qnary team hosts a Friday morning meeting where we discuss the most interesting issues in social media today. Here, we recap those for you. Foursquare’s New Ads Tap Twitter and Require $100K Commitment Foursquare has a new ad product that invites users to tweet marketing messages when they check into businesses. The […]

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Qnary Link Roundup: Twitter’s ‘Fave People’, GM’s Social Media, and More

March 21, 2014

Each week, the Qnary team hosts a Friday morning meeting where we discuss the most interesting issues in social media today. Here, we recap those for you. MyBlogGuest.com Confirms It’s Been Hit by Google Penalty MyBlogGuest, a well-known service that helps pair writers and blogs for guest blogging, confirmed this morning that it’s been hit […]

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Qnary Link Roundup: Instagram Ad Deal, Twitter’s HIV Detection, and More

March 14, 2014

­­­­­­­­­­­ Each week, the Qnary team hosts a Friday morning meeting where we discuss the most interesting issues in social media today. Here, we recap those for you. Instagram Inks Ad Deal With Omnicom Worth up to $100 Million Instagram has inked its first major ad deal with an agency, and it’s big. The photo- […]

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Qnary Link Roundup: Vizify, Data Breaches, and More

March 7, 2014

Each week, the Qnary team hosts a Friday morning meeting where we discuss the most interesting issues in social media today. Here, we recap those for you. Yahoo buys Vizify, firm that visualizes social-media data Vizify, a startup that lets users create visualizations of social-media data, announced on Wednesday that it has been acquired by Yahoo. Terms […]

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Qnary Link Roundup: Email is Dead, College Kids Love Snapchat, and More

February 28, 2014

Each week, the Qnary team hosts a Friday morning meeting where we discuss the most interesting issues in social media today. Here, we recap those for you. Study Finds That 77% of College Students Use Snapchat Facebook may no longer be interested in Snapchat, but college students certainly are. A new study found that more than three-quarters of college students […]

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Curation: The Buzz on the Buzzword

February 26, 2014

When reading about new apps and social media technologies, such as Facebook Paper, it’s hard to avoid that big buzzword: “Curation.” While hardly a part of the digital discussion last year, this drive to give content  more personality and applicability is driving new apps and developments by the most popular social media companies including Twitter, […]

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Qnary Link Roundup: Social Media Payments, Googls Ads, and More

February 21, 2014

Each week, the Qnary team hosts a Friday morning meeting where we discuss the most interesting issues in social media today. Here, we recap those for you. Travelers Can Now Pay for Flights Via Social Media Passengers can now pay for their flights via social media on KLM Royal Dutch Airlines. The company announced Tuesday that passengers […]

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