October 2014 - Media Injection

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RTL and the 4 benefits of a branded URL shortener

Posted by | Publishing | 2 Comments

So you’ve found a blog or link, and now you want to share with all your followers on Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn or Google+. Updates on social media, such as Twitter, should be short and sweet, which is why the use of URL shorteners has increased dramatically over the last few years. The most popular URL shortener is bit.ly, which shows in numerous social media posts that include URLs as ‘http://bit.ly/xxx’ . Bit.ly has become a brand of its own, but what is it? How do you use it, what are its benefits? And why do marketeers use Bit.ly or short URLs anyway?

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Data

How we keep up with exploding amounts of data

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From 1 to 25 servers in 4 years: how we keep up with exploding amounts of data

Once there was an idea and a prototype. It was March 2010 and this guy from Argentina was looking for a job in Delft. He just moved to Holland from Argentina because his wife accepted a job at the university of Delft. Just around the corner he found a start up company and they asked him if he could make their idea up and running in 4 months. He said “Yes, sure” and so our social media management platform was born.

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Newsfeed

How your likes influence your News Feed

Posted by | Engagement | No Comments

Facebook’s goal with News Feed is to show everyone the right content at the right time. That way, you can be sure to stay in touch with the stories that are important to you. Some posts, for instance those created when you and friends are watching the same sports game, are only timely and interesting at that specific moment. Posts that are more than two days old, but linger in your News Feed may not be relevant to you anymore. With these considerations in mind, Facebook had improved its News Feed. Read More

Pinterest Social Media

Images speak louder than words

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Social media regularly feature neatly designed images, with facts and figures on a range of topics. These ‘infographics’ invite reading and sharing – just what a social media manager wants! Many companies now decide to communicate facts and figures through images, because they speak louder than words. People are visually sensitive, and find images more appealing than long pieces of text. So, what is an infographic, and how can you make your own? Read on to learn how you can, and why you should.

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