Questions tagged [social-network]

This tag is appropriate for questions dealing with communities on social networks. It is also appropriate to add more specific tags such as the exact social network being utilized.

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Rankings: How to deal with low number of reviews for user generated content website?

I have a community based website and I am receiving some complaints about the way I make the rankings of content. The focus of the platform is user-generated reviews. The problem is that I use an ...
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Twitter Accounts | Single topic, or multiple topics in one account?

Lets assume that I begin a twitter account referencing: My preferences towards MUSIC Inspirational ART & PHOTOGRAPHY SHORT STORIES that I read and enjoy In my mind, the goal of this account is ...
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Building A Community Around Your Pseudonym or Alias

I'm looking to build a community based around several closely related themes/niches, but my diferentiating between myself and my community is clashing. Let me use an example. There's a guy ( @...
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Hierarchy or Democracy?

I'm working on my own social media site, and when it comes to moderation - is a hierarchy of Administrators and Moderators better or worse than a democratic voting system similar to Stack Exchange's ...
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Marketing & Promoting Your Community

I'm starting a new online business which focuses heavily on media, but I'm not sure the best way to communicate with my audience and clients via social media. A rough plan is to have multiple social ...
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Establishing yourself in "Regular" and NSFW communities

I'm setting up several micro-magazines in the new year, but I'm concerned about how to communicate with all target markets at the same time. My magazines each have their own space on the internet, ...
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Steal Hashtags in social networks as guerrilla strategy

I am thinking in this strategy more like a guerrilla way. I have articles about companies and I understand that is not very polite to steal their hashtags. However, it seems a good way to reach a new ...
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new community - How to build the audience little by little [duplicate]

If you have created a new social network about a niche, targeting a small group of people if compared to giants like twitter or facebook, what is your idea to start building an audience little by ...
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Is superfluous content an indicator of anything in social media?

Quite a vague question but I'll try narrow it down as much as I can through an example. I started using Steemit some days ago. Quite an obscure social media site so far, not unlike a Reddit-Twitter ...
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What different types can social network users on platforms such as Facebook, Reddit, and 9gag be categorized into?

Bartle categorized videogamers into 4 different types based on user preferences and character theory: Socializers, Explorers, Killers, Achievers. Is there/can there be a similar classification for ...
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Why is Twitter's 1000-follows-per-day limit ignored for some accounts, but not for others? [closed]

Something strange is happening to different accounts I manage. Some accounts have the regular following limit of 1000 follows per day. But others let me follow up to 3000 follows per day sometimes. I ...
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How to get enough response from Facebook users who are intended to study abroad?

We run a social network for college applicants, enabling applicants to connect and collaborate with other applicants, current college students, college alumni, and university officials. We are going ...
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If we're trying to attract attention to a specific event, how much should messaging focus on only the event?

My synagogue is holding a food festival in a couple months to raise money. For budget reasons, the planners want to do advertising exclusively on social media (as opposed to, say, newspapers or ...
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Build a "liking" feature that best fosters an active community

Facebook has "likes", Instagram has "hearts", Twitter has "favorites" & "re-tweets", Pintrest has "pins", reddit has "upvotes". Each of these methods of showing you enjoy something have different ...
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Define strategy to social networks targeting multiple countries

I have a website about reviews targeting two countries, speaking the same language: wwww.br.xxx.com and wwww.pt.xxx.com. Each review will only be relevant to the readers of that respective country (...
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How should a tech company communicate on Twitter?

I'm working in a software company where we regularly do coding dojo (practices with peers) and tech monitoring to stay up-to-date (reading article, watching conferences, etc.). I'm a software ...
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Should you post irrelevant post in fan page?

I work for a volunteer project and help them run their fan page. There is advice that if your project doesn't have any updates, post something interesting so that the fans won't forget you. However, I ...
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Should the avatar of an organization in social networks be its logo?

I have been promoted to an admin position of a Facebook page of a volunteer organization. One thing that surprises me, is that none of the avatars of the page are the logo. I will show some of them ...
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