It’d be an understatement to say this was an eventful week in social media. Aside from President Obama’s Twitter Town Hall and Mark Zuckerburg’s online address to the world on the state of Facebook, we also saw the results of the Casey Anthony trial trended endlessly on Twitter and YouTube! unveil its “Cosmic Panda“. We assume you are all up to date on these major events. Listed below are our most popular links from this past week. They may not have made major headlines but they are still useful nonetheless.
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- How do colors affect purchases?: According to KissMetrics, visual appearance plays a huge role in determining a consumer’s decision. Check out which colors work best for your brand!
- The History of Advertising on Twitter: We’ve all been wondering how exactly Twitter’s been making money without imposing advertisements. Mashable has the answer.
- 60 Seconds-Things that Happen on the Internet Every 60 Seconds: Bet you didn’t know that every minute Twitter gains 320 new accounts and 98,000 tweets? Find out what other fun facts you’ve been missing out on in social media.
- Almost Half of Moms ‘Like’ Your Brand Without You Doing a Thing: Don’t believe this stat? Let this survey from AdAge prove you wrong.
Businesses Embracing Social Media (Or Not)
- Google+ for Business coming “later this year,” shutting down non-user profiles: Mari Smith was one of the first to announce this scoop (on her Google+ profile of course). What are some of the features businesses can capitalize the best on Google+?
- Customer Service – When Is Your Twitter Response Too Fast?: Neicole Crepeau guest posts on Convince & Convert to discuss some of the dangers for businesses that are too eager on Twitter. Do you agree?
- What is the Most Successful Groupon Deal Ever Offered?: This company offered a $25 deal for $50 at its stores. Can you guess which brand?
- Versace Deletes Facebook Protest, Prevents 500,000 Fans From Posting to Page: We addressed Facebook and Twitter marketing strategies earlier this week. Versace could still learn a thing or two.
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