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Social Media 201

Social Media 201Starting October 13, Social Media 201 picks up where Social Media 101 left off, to provide you with hands-on instruction for gaining likes, followers, retweets, favorites, pins, and engagement. Social media experts will teach you how to make social media marketing work for your bottom line and achieving your business goals. Register now!

Visualizing Facebook’s Social Graph

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It’s probably not surprising that when Facebook users are 21, most of their friends are also in that same age bracket. It’s also not a shocker to say that men talk about sports on Facebook more than women. But how do trends change over time? Do 30-year-olds tend to talk about health more than new high-school graduates? A highly visual set of data from Wolfram Alpha brings Facebook’s social graph to life, showing how people connect and relate to each other on the social network.

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Eat24 Cooks Up Humor, Engagement For Facebook Success

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The most basic way to gain a Facebook following is to offer people something they like and talk with them about it. The people at Eat24, an online food-delivery service, have perfected this equation. Eat24 connects with foodies through Facebook, engaging in dialog about delicious dishes, while posting food-related humor and photos of tantalizing meals. The company has grown from a two-person operation to a company of more than 100 employees with a network of 20,000 restaurants across America.

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Mark Zuckerberg Likes What’s Cooking With IGrill

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The website for cooking application iGrill normally gets about 70,000 visitors per month. Then Facebook Co-Founder and CEO Mark Zuckerberg posted about it on his page. The response crashed the server of iGrill’s parent site, iDevices, with more than 1,000 visits per minute. The company, which recently added Facebook integration, joined SongPop in the ranks of Zuckerberg-approved products.

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