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How should a tech company communicate on Twitter?

Fortunately, you have an advantage here. By stating that you just want to appeal technical users, you don't have to break down everything on a non-technical level. This will make the communication way ...
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Establishing yourself in "Regular" and NSFW communities

You can if you're small. My spouse is going through a similar issue. He is writing a 5 year arc (issue 2 of 20 just came out!) of his own creation, a 17+ (eq to NC-17) superhero comic book with some ...
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Should you post irrelevant post in fan page?

Well the answer is "it depends". There are a number of things to consider: If the page is high traffic then it might not matter that irrelevant posts are made. They'll be outnumbered by the on topic ...
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Build a "liking" feature that best fosters an active community

Many sites encourage participation using gamification, awarding things like points and virtual prizes for activity that demonstrates engagement. If you're asking which approach is best, that's hard to ...
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Rankings: How to deal with low number of reviews for user generated content website?

The key concept here is that more votes should increase your confidence of the ranking. There are a lot of rather complicated forumlas you can use but the general principle was explained by ...
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Hierarchy or Democracy?

Your social media site is new/in development. Without a population of users to start out with, it's going to be a bit difficult to feature a democratic voting system purely because there aren't enough ...
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Building A Community Around Your Pseudonym or Alias

What makes you think you need any "boundaries" between usernames? Usernames are free. As in "don't cost nothin'". Who cares if one "person" has 1 username, or 100? So long as the behavior of each ...
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Marketing & Promoting Your Community

There's two different situations where one might be better than another: if you're sending the email personally or for your business. If you're speaking on behalf of the business: use @...
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What different types can social network users on platforms such as Facebook, Reddit, and 9gag be categorized into?

The paper Design Lessons from the Fastest Q&A Site in the West categorises users into two segments: Asking / Answering (Posting) Behaviour - so determining their preference for Asking, Answering, ...
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Define strategy to social networks targeting multiple countries

I think multiple profiles may be best. Would the PT or BR user be annoyed if they see (or if they are notified) of a new review for something that has nothing to do with them? Too much irrelevant ...
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How should a tech company communicate on Twitter?

Most companies I've seen do well on Twitter use it up to three ways: make announcements and provide information (we're holding a public event; here's a blog/video/podcast about a recent thing we did) ...
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Should the avatar of an organization in social networks be its logo?

My question is: Do others identify your organization through your logo? Like if someone see your logo, do they say "Ahh, that's such-and-such organization" If so, I highly recommend you put your logo ...
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Is superfluous content an indicator of anything in social media?

A community is like a natural ecosystem in many ways, it is defined by the environment and what success looks like within that environment. This leads to the emergence (or definition) of relevant ...
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Rankings: How to deal with low number of reviews for user generated content website?

Developing an algorithm for this will depend on understanding what the various results of a 5-star rating mean. People are not consistently rational, and their use of rating systems reflects this. ...
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Rankings: How to deal with low number of reviews for user generated content website?

I recently watch a video of 3Blue1Brown, and he explained a really easy method: add a 1 star review and calculate the average. For products with many reviews, this won't impact the average a lot, but ...
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Twitter Accounts | Single topic, or multiple topics in one account?

Practically this same question was asked (but in reverse) a few days ago. Quoting from myself therein: Usernames are free. As in "don't cost nothin'". Who cares if one "person" ...
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Building A Community Around Your Pseudonym or Alias

I would recommend that the accounts be kept strictly separate. On the private account you might want to share private stories, but the community is only interested in the niche. On the other hand, ...
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Marketing & Promoting Your Community

It really depends on whether you want to build the brand around your name or your company. For freelancing, I personally think that using your own self as the brand has more advantage. Search for ...
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Why is Twitter's 1000-follows-per-day limit ignored for some accounts, but not for others?

Twitter states: Twitter's technical follow limits: Every account can follow 5,000 users total. Once you've followed 5,000 users, there are limits to the number of additional users you can follow. ...
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