If you're a small business or just looking to build your personal brand on Twitter, you know how important retweets can be. They're the rough equivalent of a Facebook share, and gets content out to entirely new audience of social users. If you're looking for new ways to increase your retweets, check out the infographic below for a few quick tips you can start implementing today.
You've probably heard the rumors before: sophisticated hackers that can remotely turn on your webcam to spy on your every move while you work or browse the web. The very concept sounds like something out of a B-horror movie, and probably gives you a serious case of the creeps. But you brushed it off because, after all, how much can you actually do to prevent such a hack? Webjacking is difficult to protect against because most of the time, you'll never even know it happened. Still, there are a couple steps you can take for added protection.
If you're still not annoyed by over-hashtagged posts on your social feeds, get ready! Facebook will officially be incorporating hashtags, one of Twitter's (in)famously iconic features, mostly because everybody uses them anyway. Even if it's just to poke fun at people who are use them legitimately. Here's how it will work: By clicking a hashtag within a post, you'll be redirected to all posts from friends and pages that have recently hashtagged that particular topic or event.
Following days of speculation, Google has finally acquired the Israeli start-up Waze Mobile, a popular mapping and navigation service that Google plans to use integrate into Google Maps. The price tag? $1.1 billion.
Waze is a free GPS app that develops traffic reports socially -- by collecting information from drivers ahead of and around you to provide the most accurate, real-time traffic data possible. "Roads are dynamic and changing all the time, yet maps and GPS devices fail to reflect this, leaving drivers in the dark as to what's really happening out there on the road."