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TweetDeck for Mac updated with column & content filters, advanced search, wide columns, much more

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Just released new Mac and Windows versions, includes the powerful updates to column filters and search tweetdeck.com—   (@TweetDeck) March 28, 2013 Twitter today released a big update to its popular TweetDeck Mac App Store app bringing a long list of highly requested features including enhancements to filters, columns, fonts,...
TweetDeck for Mac updated with column & content filters, advanced search, wide columns, much more
The Twitter black market: Barracuda on dealers, abusers, and fake accounts

Penny C. Sansevieri: The Importance of Social Proof

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Remember the days of being in high school and wanting to hang with all the cool kids? Well, maybe you were one of the "cool kids"; if you were, lucky you. But if you are like most of us, you really weren't. These days marketing is sort of like being...
Penny C. Sansevieri: The Importance of Social Proof

Whither the Facebook Mafia?

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Around the time of the demise of Jumo, the social network for nonprofits and activists started by Facebook co-founder Chris Hughes, Betabeat got an email from a source intimately familiar with the social media startup sector. “I'm intrigued by the fact that Facebook doesn't seem to be proving to have...
Whither the Facebook Mafia?

Buying Twitter Followers is a Sin, Says Saudi Cleric

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(Photo: Sister Sin) A few months ago, Betabeat investigated the seedy practice of buying Facebook likes. Fledgling companies and wannabe stars frequently pad their profiles with fake fans in order to boost their cred and give themselves something called “social proof,” the illusion that others have vetted and recommended them....
Buying Twitter Followers is a Sin, Says Saudi Cleric

Where Klout Meets Kickstarter, Wahooly Lands Angel Round

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Where Klout Meets Kickstarter: Wahooly Lands Angel Round For Crowdfunding Via Social Proof With the passage of the JOBS Act, crowdfunding is going to get a whole lot more interesting — and a whole lot more crowded. Now that everyone and their mother can invest in startups, hundreds of crowdfunding...
Where Klout Meets Kickstarter, Wahooly Lands Angel Round

Why we get so angry online, and how to deal with the rage

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Part of launching products and running services online is the interactive element of facing customers, clients or an audience. But not all fans of a product are following brands to hurl bouquets and compliments. When a service goes wrong and customers get angry, the Web can turn pretty nasty very...
Why we get so angry online, and how to deal with the rage
Science Reveals Why People Wait In Those Absurd iPhone Lines (AAPL)
Brian Chesky: I lived on Cap'n McCains and O'Bama O's got AirBnB out of debt

'Social Proof' Is The New Street Cred For Landing Major Investors

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How do teenagers and twenty-year olds land huge investment deals? "Investors are looking for 'social proof' and that doesn't necessarily have to come from working at a hot startup before," says General Assembly co-founder Brad Hargreaves, 25, who started his first company in college. Watch below the Startup 2012 panel...
'Social Proof' Is The New Street Cred For Landing Major Investors

More Mobile Social Proof Points http://bit.ly/d0T6kk

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More Mobile Social Proof Points http://bit.ly/d0T6kk

Social Proof Is Dangerous

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Hunter Walk has a post up suggesting that "social proof" is not as helpful of an indicator of startup quality as it once was. I have always hated the idea of social proof. It's just the herd instinct at work. It's nonsense. If you can't figure out why you like...
Social Proof Is Dangerous

Habits Are The New Viral: Why Startups Must Be Behavior Experts

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Editor’s Note: This guest post is written by Nir Eyal, a founder of two startups and an advisor to several Bay Area incubators. Nir blogs about technology and behavior design at nirandfar.com. Face it; you’re hooked. It’s your uncontrollable urge to check for email notifications on your phone. It’s your...
Habits Are The New Viral: Why Startups Must Be Behavior Experts

The Facebook Mafia is About to Make it Rain

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Mr. Cohler (flickr.com/fortunelivemedia) The New York Times has dedicated its front page web spot to a story on the incestuous world of ex-Facebookers and the many companies they have spawned, funded and acquired since leaving Facebook. It should probably strike you as unsurprising at this point that the majority of...
The Facebook Mafia is About to Make it Rain

Facebook Wants To Dominate Paid Discovery By Now Letting Any Developer Buy Mobile App Install Ads

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App developers pay huge sums for ads that gets them installs, and Facebook wants to gobble up that spend. So today Facebook begins allowing all developers to buy its recently announced app install ads that appear in the mobile News Feed. Until now, just a few partners had access. Facebook...
Facebook Wants To Dominate Paid Discovery By Now Letting Any Developer Buy Mobile App Install Ads
4 keys to selling to enterprise customers (part two)

SMX Toronto Keynote: Social Proof, SEO & Influence Marketing

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The concept of “influence marketing” has suddenly exploded into all aspects of search and online marketing. In his SMX Toronto keynote address, Sam Fiorrella, co-author of Influence Marketing: How to Create, Manage and Measure Brand Influencers in Social Media will present a new... Please visit Search Engine Land for the...
SMX Toronto Keynote: Social Proof, SEO & Influence Marketing

More Mobile Social Proof Points http://bit.ly/d16uti (new post)

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More Mobile Social Proof Points http://bit.ly/d16uti (new post)

When Your Seed Round's A Party, Few People Have Fun

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Social proof is the meanest mofo in the Valley. Second tier VCs want to be in the same rounds as first tier VCs and third tier VCs want to get in on the deals offered to 2nd tier VCs. It’s all very high school if you think about it. What’s...
When Your Seed Round's A Party, Few People Have Fun

How Online Retailers Use An Age-Old Economic Theory To Boost Sales

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Maybe you’ve been in a position similar to the one Hemant Bhargava, a business professor at the University of California, Davis, found himself in as he redecorated his home. As he recounted to Adam Davidson for a New York Times piece, Bhargava found a chandelier on Amazon for $750. He...
How Online Retailers Use An Age-Old Economic Theory To Boost Sales

Silicon Valley's In Crowd Just Lost BetterWorks, A $10 Million Startup

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BetterWorks, a Santa Monica, Calif.-based startup with a who's-who of Silicon Valley behind it, just announced it's shutting down at the end of the month. The company had raised $10 million from Redpoint Ventures, where Satish Dharmaraj, the former CEO of Zimbra, led the deal. Angel investors included startup whisperer...
Silicon Valley's In Crowd Just Lost BetterWorks, A $10 Million Startup
Vegas Startup Weekend and Crowdfunder Put $500k Up for Grabs

Billions of online user actions say gamification increases site engagement 29%

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Looking to increase commenting, social sharing, and other user engagement on your site? According to a Gigya study of billions of user actions with partners like Pepsi, Nike, and Dell, adding gamification to your site boosts user engagement by almost a third. In fact, gamification boosts commenting 13 percent, social...
Billions of online user actions say gamification increases site engagement 29%

More Mobile Social Proof Points

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More Mobile Social Proof Points

DivShot and Addroid Shine Brightest at CROWDSTART LA Competition

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The crowd has spoken. Sort of. Today wrapped up the multi-week CROWDSTART LA startup competition hosted by Crowdfunder and sponsored by Right Side Capital and a series of other accelerators and investors. Over this period, 63 companies created profiles on Crowdfunder and received votes from thousands of nationwide voters in...
DivShot and Addroid Shine Brightest at CROWDSTART LA Competition
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