Tips & Tricks: Why a period before a Twitter @mention?

Have you ever sat there scratching your head as you scroll through your Twitter feed wondering why some tweets start with a period before an @mention? This is one of those little known tricks that makes a big difference in who sees your tweets. When you post a Tweet that is directed to someone by putting their @handle at the beginning it will only appear in the feed of that user and any common followers you both...

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New Twitter Profiles Coming Soon

Twitter is taking a page out of the Facebook and Google+ playbook and changing up their profile layout. Not too long ago Twitter made images within your feed larger and now they’re extending that to improve other aspects of your web profile according to their blog. Here’s the scoop on what’s coming. Larger header and profile images: Just like Facebook’s cover image, you will soon be able to have a larger header...

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Facebook Changes News Feed Algorithm to Fight ‘Spammy’ Posts

Facebook is changing up the algorithm used to curate the News Feed in order to prevent posts that are considered “spammy” or “like-baiting” according to their blog post today. The change is being made to reduce stories and posts that users have indicated they do not want to see in their News Feed. The Facebook changes target 3 specific types of posts: Like-baiting, frequently circulated content and spammy...

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