The retail giant Walmart has over 32 million likes on their Facebook page, so with that amount of reach, you can expect a variety of comments, ranging from genuine feedback, to trolling and confusion Some people have a different approach to social media. We’re not sure which category these customers’ comments fall under, but we’re [...]

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Facebook users have proven the “donate now” button on the social platform is an extraordinarily powerful tool. It has only been two days since the donation button to help the people of Nepal affected by a devastating earthquake went live at the top of Facebook feeds across the world. In that time, more than half [...]

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Sure, Twitter disappointed with earnings on Tuesday, but co-founder Ev Williams believes the company is currently “on a roll” where product development is concerned. Over the last few months alone, the social network has rolled out numerous new features, tweaks and updates, including group messaging and video this January, a revamped homepage and retweet feature in April, and stricter [...]

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Whether you want to showcase your cats, kids, crafts or cookery, photo collages make for a fab way to spice up your Pinterest posts. We’ve taken a look at few sites that offer fantastic free designs to inspire you. See also: Your social media cheat sheet for perfectly sized images Check out our 10 collage [...]

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If you’ve checked almost any social network in the last few days, chances are you’ve seen weird animated avatars of your friends (or celebrities) singing, dancing or gyrating on stripper poles All these images and videos have come from MyIdol, a Chinese app that’s blown up in the U.S. It uses your phone’s camera or [...]

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VALLETTA, Malta — Human traffickers throughout North Africa and the Middle East are using Facebook, Viber and other social media tools to recruit clients from across the region. As European officials wrestle a major migrant crisis in southern Europe — nearly 2,000 people have died in Mediterranean shipwrecks since the start of 2015 — the [...]

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Twitter wants to make sure you rarely miss a tweet The social network rolled out a Highlights section on Thursday, which notifies users twice a day on their smartphones about content they may have missed. See also: Twitter updates privacy policy to address revenge porn English-speaking users can turn on the feature, which is only [...]

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Images are a vital element of social media. Set a photo with screwy dimensions as your profile pic or cover photo, and you’ve immediately set the tone all wrong But don’t worry — we took a look at the optimum image sizes for Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Pinterest and LinkedIn, so you can make sure your [...]

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Facebook is apparently testing out its own version of the age-old away message in Taiwan and Australia, according to a report. Starting Wednesday, the social network began experimenting with what it calls the sidebar status, which is an away message that shows up in the current sidebar pane of Facebook’s mobile apps and disappears after [...]

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Increasing Facebook ad conversion rates without simply increasing ad spend can be a challenge if you’re not an expert. But there are some tried-and-true tweaks that will get you better results, especially if you invest some energy into testing different versions. To find out more, I asked 14 entrepreneurs from Young Entrepreneur Council (YEC) to [...]

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