In light of Facebook's changes, a lot of newsrooms are turning their focus away from social. But it's still vital to most of our readers, so we can't forget it. Here we will talk about a few tips and tricks to work with Facebook's algorithm and what makes a good Facebook group. Plus, what content does best on Twitter, LinkedIn and Reddit. SNPA members can register at no cost for this July 27 webinar.MORE
Twitter is considering an edit function for tweets.
In a seemingly impromptu chat on his platform last Thursday, Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey gave hope to those who have long advocated for the feature, telling one user that "a form of edit is def needed" and another that giving users the ability to edit their tweets is something the company is "thinking a lot about."
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This week we see how TwitterTrails evaluates the credibility of a rumor spreading in social media, and we learn how new tools are making it easier to extract data from websites.MORE
This week we explore some of the tools offered by Twitter to help news organizations harness the platform, and we learn about a new social network called This., which hopes to encourage sharing of only high-quality content.MORE
On-air TV programming combined with social media channels – dubbed "Social participation TV" – is expected to grow significantly in the coming years. In this week's Futures Lab update, we explore three tools that bring the mobile-device-using audience into a live broadcast.MORE
Even on the Internet, where people are separated geographically but closely connected online, the old sales adage still holds true – people buy from those they know, like and trust. Social media gives you an opportunity to quickly build a relationship with a vast audience.MORE
Read about the latest job openings posted on the SNPA website. And, send us your listings to post at no cost.More
SNPA is headed to Nashville, Tenn., this fall – the first time our News Industry Summit has been held in Music City! Dates are Oct. 10-12.More