Tagged: Facebook

What is a “highlighted story” on Facebook?

Recently, we’ve been talking with a few Communicators who want to know more about how Facebook determines what shows up in the News Feed when users log in. You may have noticed a feature called “Highlighted Stories,” which looks like this: These stories are Facebook’s way of inferring what content users would most like to […]

Social Media Communicators Meeting 10/18/2011: Blogs, Foursquare and more

On Tuesday, October 18, the Social Media Communicators group met to discuss the latest efforts in social media marketing at BU. Based on questions that came in beforehand, we focused first on blogs and then on location-based services, and then opened up the floor for a broader discussion. We asked attendees about progression of their […]

Weekly roundup of social media news & ideas: June 27-July 1, 2011

Below are some articles that caught our interest this past week: On Facebook, Bigger Isn’t Always Better (10,000 Words): When asking how many Facebook fans you should have, consider the quality of those fans — are they participating? Are they visiting regularly? 10 Blogging Tactics That Increased One Business’ Traffic by 300% (Hubspot Blog): Using […]

Weekly roundup of social media news & ideas: June 20-24, 2011

Below are some articles that caught our interest this past week: Developing the Social Media Management Team (@Greg2dot0′s Blog): “Focus on the behavior, not the tool.” Thinking lately about social media adoption in an organization as much more than technology training; it’s a culture change. I met with Robin Lubbock of WBUR several weeks ago […]

Panel Roundup: Evaluating Social Technologies: From Chaos to Strategy

This morning, I attended an event co-hosted by Social Media Club Boston (organized by Todd Van Hoosear) and Social Media Breakfast Boston (organized by Robert Collins) on evaluating social tools. The panel addressed several points to consider (beyond budget) when trying to decide what to do after listening to social channels for mentions of your […]

Social Media Communicators Meeting 02/15/2011: SCVNGR, BU Culture Shock, Facebook Pages, Upcoming Events

On Tuesday, February 15th, the Social Media Communicators met to discuss several topics, including SCVNGR, the BU Culture Shock blog, updates to Facebook Page functionality, and upcoming events. #BUSCVNGR Michael DeFillippis (COM’13) came to the meeting to speak on behalf of his teammates (Alex Shuck and Rachel Sprung)¬†and their experience with the SCVNGR Beantown Challenge. […]

Guest Post: How BU Student Health Services Wellness Education Uses Social Media

The following is a guest post from Michelle George of Student Health Services’ Wellness Education program. We asked her to give some insight into how she uses social tools to help promote Wellness programs (including GTK). Here’s what she had to say! At Student Health Services Wellness Education, we use social media quite regularly. We […]

Social Media Communicators meeting 06/29/2010: Facebook Social Plugins and Radian6

On Tuesday, June 29th, the Social Media Communicators group met to learn more about Facebook’s social plugins from Ryan Bersani of Alumni Relations, and Radian6 from Jacki DeAngelo and Adriane Dean of SMG. Ryan started by presenting some of his experiments with Facebook’s social plugin tools. He has incorporated them on his own into alumni […]

Social Media Communicators meeting 05/25/2010: BUniverse and the Daily News Digest

The social media communicators group met on May 25th to discuss latest developments in the BU community related to social media. BUniverse Ben Agoes (of the Creative Services group) presented on BUniverse, a video portal for the BU community (students, faculty, staff, alumni and our editorial team at BU Today) to share content. The BUniverse […]