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Are the Dallas Cowboys REALLY “America’s Team”? Maybe not so much


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Everybody says that the Dallas Cowboys are “America’s Team”.

But are they? Are they really that?

Maybe it’s time to really find out, scientifically, once and for all. And to do that, we have to turn to the Internet for an answer:

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NFL Logo Map Custom Cotton 20*36 King Size Pillowcase
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How to identify Twitter TV Trends


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We all are watching TV with one eye on the big screen and one eye on the little one in our lap.

Especially when it comes to “event” programming, such as sporting events, award shows, or cult programming (Dr Who, Walking Dead, Game of Thrones, Dancing with the Stars) where you want to be part of the conversation immediately, watching TV while tweeting is almost de rigueur.

Social TV: How Marketers Can Reach and Engage Audiences by Connecting Television to the Web, Social Media, and Mobile
Social TV:
How Marketers Can Reach and Engage Audiences
by Connecting Television to the Web, Social Media, and Mobile
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Social Media is just like Chocolate and French Fries


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There’s an old adage about how french fries at the bottom of the McDonald’s bag always taste better than the french fries in the container.

Maybe that’s why FIVE GUYS loads up that fry bag with extra fries, because they know that the fries in the bag taste better than the fries in the cup.

It’s like BONUS FRIES! Continue reading SOCIAL MEDIA IS JUST LIKE CHOCOLATE AND FRENCH FRIES

Marketers: How to reach Gen-Y consumers


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Millennials, Generation Y.

Whatever you call them, we’re still talking about people who were born roughly from 1982 – 2004.

And while 80’s music may not be what they consider classic, these are the consumers who would have the most disposable income to spend elsewhere, Dexy’s Midnight Runners be damned.

The Gen Y Handbook: Applying Relationship Leadership to Engage Millennials
The Gen Y Handbook:
Applying Relationship Leadership to Engage Millennials
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These 20 phrases practically guarantee Twitter retweets


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Getting retweeted on Twitter and having your message go viral can be a big thing for some people.

But did you know that there are specific words you can but into your Tweet that can practically guarantee that you’ll be retweeted?

Share, Retweet, Repeat: Get Your Message Read and Spread
Share, Retweet, Repeat: Get Your Message Read and Spread

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Twitter Users more likely to cheat on spouses, get divorced


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If you’re a Twitter user, then you may want to pay attention a little bit to the following.

If you tweet a LOT, then you may want to pull up a chair – you’re going to be here for a while.

In the Belly of the Fail Whale: How Twitter Changed My Life In One Year
In the Belly of the Fail Whale:
How Twitter Changed My Life In One Year

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20 Photos We Wish You Stopped Sharing With Us


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Every morning, the first thing most people do when they wake up is fire up their smartphone and check their social media sites.

What happened in the world while we were asleep?

For some, it’s a way to catch up on the world news. For others, it’s a way to see what your friends are doing that you missed out on. FOMO – Fear of Missing Out – is a real disease, friends, and one that should be stopped in its tracks.

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Camera Lens Filter

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The Six Types of Twitter Users


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Only 14% of the US population uses Twitter.

That’s not a whole lot of people, but those who are on it are communicating with each other (or to nobody at all) at a frentic pace.

And just like any mass gathering, Twitter users have aligned themselves with specific groupings, whether they knew they were doing so or not.

Twitter: Social Communication in the Twitter Age
Twitter: Social Communication in the Twitter Age

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A Social Media reminder from CNN


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As Santa takes his final moments today to check his list twice, to see who’s been naughty and who’s been nice – it’s a perfect time to offer this friendly holiday reminder that we gleaned from CNN this week over the JUSTINE SACCO incident:

Naughty and Nice Santa Hats
Naughty and Nice Santa Hats

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Stuff you can do on the Internet in 60 seconds


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How much time do you waste on the Internet every day?

Can you count your Internet time in minutes?  Hours?  Doubtful to even ask — but can you count what you do on the Internet in seconds?

1001 Incredible Things to Do on the Internet
1001 Incredible Things to Do on the Internet

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The one piece of information you should never share on social media


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It’s time for Web Watch to get a little serious for a moment.  We just want to help you be a better social media user.

You can share photos of food, rant away about customers sitting next to you at a restaurant, or poke fun at the latest celebrity’s post-rehab hijinks.

But there is one item that you should avoid posting in social media at all costs.

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How to gain more Twitter followers


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Are you satisfied with the number of Twitter followers you have?

Have you thought that you should be more along the lines of Lady Gaga or Justin Bieber with the number of people that follow them in that social media circle?

Maybe it’s not what you’re saying on Twitter, but how you’re saying it.

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Facebook and other social media can make you sick


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How often do you check your Twitter feeds or Facebook account?

Do you check it once a day?  A few times a week?  Once or twice a month?

Or are you one of those people ADDICTED TO SOCIAL MEDIA to the point where your phone is in constant danger of running out of battery because you’re continually online and checking in with everyone you’ve ever known?

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Top 9 Brands with the Largest Social Media Market Share


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If you’re a brand manager, one goal of your job is to ensure that you have an active Social Media presence.

Some companies do it well.  Some companies do it poorly.  Some companies are non-existent in the social space.   Those that do it well don’t necessarily need any more advice other than to keep doing what’s working.  Those that do it poorly need all the help that they can get.  And those that aren’t participating at all – well, maybe that’s okay for them. It depends on the industry and their products, we suppose. Continue reading TOP 9 BRANDS WITH THE LARGEST SOCIAL MEDIA MARKET SHARE

Some kids are spoiled rotten. For them, Christmas Sucks


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Web Watch loves to participate in any gift-receiving holiday.  Christmas, Easter, Hanukah, Arbor Day – you name it, if we’re pretty much guaranteed of getting a gift, we’ll embrace whatever holiday traditions we need to.

Yeah, getting too much stuff is never boring.   And as we’ve said previously, we had all our holiday shopping done in just a few hours, but we may have missed getting the Ultimate Christmas Gift for those we were handing out presents to.

Of course, if you followed the OFFICIAL WHITE ELEPHANT GIFT EXCHANGE RULES, then you know that sometimes you may be the one who brought The Most Coveted Gift Of The Year, or have been left with a zonk.

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