Boost followers with these hot tips from #SMDayPhx

Social Media Day Phoenix brought the heat to our thumbs on Tuesday as social media enthusiasts from around Phoenix gathered to learn more about boosting their presence on Twitter, Instagram, and more. Social Media Day was launched six years ago in 2010 by Mashable as a way to recognize social media’s impact on communication. Cities … Read more

Phoenix Mayor talks tweets, posts and Periscope – Social Media Day PHX

Photo contribution Austin Paetow, content contribution Chloe Nordquist When you see a tweet from @MayorStanton, chances are it came directly from the thumbs of Phoenix Mayor Greg Stanton. Today at Social Media Day Phoenix, Mayor Greg Stanton shared his take on social media and how he uses this medium to communicate with the community. Robbie … Read more

Super Bowl XLIX takes a huge byte out of social media

The most talked about television event of the year saw record-breaking numbers as football fans across the nation came out in droves to tweet and post about their favorite NFL team. As reported by TechCrunch, both Facebook and Twitter reported an increase in engagement from last year’s Super Bowl. Facebook aimed to examine engagement on … Read more

Online rep goes beyond the hashtag – video

If your Twitter profile picture for your startup or business is still the egg, then you’re doing social media wrong. In today’s growing world of social media you’ll want to make sure your online reputation is popping and at this month’s AZ Tech Beat Lunch and Learn panel you’ll want to pay attention. During the … Read more

Control your privacy on Twitter with Tweeling app

140 characters can carry a lot of weight nowadays. It can be used to retweet the news, have conversations with your friends and send personal blasts out to the world, all while in the public sphere. For those seeking a bit more privacy around sharing their thoughts there is Tweeling, a new app that gives Twitter users more control … Read more

Tweeples learn how to avoid social media fails at #SMDayPHX

Twitter, Instagram, Facebook, LinkedIn, you name it! Newsfeeds went ablaze on June 28, for the fourth annual #SMDayPhx (Social Media Day Phoenix). The Mashable created event brought together people from all walks of social media for an evening of networking and lighting fast seminars surrounding online media. The night kicked off with three 20-minute talks that focused on IP use, advertising … Read more

OnPik – new social media app embeds tweets into photos

OnPik, a new mobile app and social networking community, announced availability in public beta on Android in the Google Play Store and at www.onpik.com. In its first release, OnPik allows consumers to view, create, share and communicate about Tweets embossed on photos. OnPik delivers additional context, creativity, and personalization to Tweets, fostering increased viral reach … Read more

#Hacked – Twitter's TweetDeck compromised

Hacking has become the world’s current pain-in-the-neck, with recent attacks on Target, eBay, and WordPress – to name a few. Companies are doing their best to combat hackers and secure their customer’s private information, but in a world of intellectual cyberpunks it is becoming easier for them to attack-and this time the little blue bird … Read more

HB @Twitter – Life in 140 characters

Seven years ago today the first tweet hit the Earth forever changing how we communicate, read the news, follow live events, share a few laughs, and explain life in 140 characters. Twitter has become one of the most popular social media outlet in the US with over 140M users worldwide with an average of 340 … Read more

Local University Student Launches Useful Service to Conjoin With Social Media Site

What social media site has over 500 million active users, handles over 1.6 billion search queries per day, and is often called the “SMS of the Internet”? If you guessed Twitter, you’re right! So that means, if you guessed anything else . . . you’re wrong! Launched in July of 2006, Twitter has risen to … Read more