Are you curious what posts are currently the most shared items on Facebook and Twitter? Rad URLs has you covered. This brand new service displays the top 100 pages currently trending on these two social networks. Rad URLs gathers shared URLs in one place and displays them in a billboard format that lists the most popular stories around the web. Just scroll through them to find which ones are shared the most on either social platform. If you like the idea of staying current with popular URLs, subscribe to an RSS feed of Rad URLs – you can find this link at the bottom of this post.
Ever since Twitter debuted in 2006, there has been one gripe many users have shared regarding their direct message policies – you can’t send or receive a direct message from someone unless you’re both mutually following one another. This set-in-stone rule may have protected followers from unneeded spam, as well as stayed true to Twitter’s well-known community-enriching ideals, but they’ve finally loosened the noose on this rule. Users can change their settings to allow direct messages from any Twitter user, as long as they’re following you of course. Our guide will outline how to allow direct messages from any Twitter
There are tons of reasons why someone would want to use a special character or symbol on Facebook and Twitter. Hyphens for a foreign language, a math-related post or maybe you’re just trying to be more creative. Whatever it is, you don’t have to be limited by what your keyboard allows you to do on your favorite social media sites. Learning how to add a special characters, symbols, emoticons and other UTF8 symbols to Facebook and Twitter is easy too. All it takes is bookmarking a few key sites and learning a couple techniques. Our guide will outline how to
As time goes on, the usage of social media spreads further across the globe, and seeps deeper into the lives of those who are already using it. Most of the time, social media is a fun, healthy way of communicating with friends and family, accessing news and gauging opinions from around the world. However, if misused, social media can become a very dangerous place. Learning what not to share on social media is vital when it comes to protecting you, your identity, your family, your job and much more. To help you avoid the pitfalls of social media sharing, here’s
We all have multiple social media profiles, all of which come with the baggage of constant updates and alerts. The best way to stay on top of all of your social media updates, is to aggregate them into one, manageable place - and we're going to show you how. Although it's extremely quick and easy to check updates and stay alert to changes within individual social networks, it's always a struggle to do the very same thing whilst juggling numerous social handles on different platforms. Aggregating all the information into one place, is definitely the way forward and we have compiled a list of the best tools available.
Whether you use social networks for business, pleasure or both, social media manners can play a huge role in the way you or your company comes across. Taking all the major social networks into account, we’ll show you how to perfect your social media etiquette. Running multiple social handles across a variety of platforms can be difficult. Keeping up with the latest trends, and moving in line with the different social norms of each network can become an endless game of catch-up. This struggle can make interaction with followers and fans go a rye, and thus, it is vital that
With a 500 million strong user base, Twitter can be an overwhelming place to be. Naturally, trying to manage and maintain a Twitter account can be a challenging task. Ensuring that your followers are useful, relevant and following you back are all dire tasks, and ones which are usually swept under the carpet. Luckily, ManageFlitter offers a solution. The free, easy to use Twitter unfollowing tool can help you manage whom you are following. Your followers are grouped and listed in ways which give you a clear insight into who is genuinely worth following, and who isn’t. Don’t forget to
“No, no, I didn’t go to England; I went to London.” Paris Hilton – @parishilton. If only poor Paris knew about Efemr, a new service that lets you write tweets that automatically delete after a set amount of time. Efemr exists to control your reputation, protect your privacy and share fleeting moments. If you’re concerned about people being able to see every little thought you’ve shared publicly on Twitter, then Efemr is probably for you. If only Paris had the same concerns. This message will self-destruct in #5m Efemr is super easy to use. After you’ve signed up for the
Sometimes you need – no deserve – more control of the sites you use the most. And the big three are all guilty of trying to lead us in directions of their own interest. This is especially the case with Twitter’s Recommended Follow feature. But you don’t have to live with this cumbersome feature forever. There are lots of great apps to improve you’re Tweeting experience, and there’s an addon to help you get rid of Recommended Follow for good. Removing Recommended Follow from Twitter To get started, open your browser then go to the download page for AdBlock in the
With the recent high-profile Twitter account hackings, it’s no wonder Twitter has followed in the footsteps of Apple and others who have enabled two-step verification to protect accounts. If you’re looking for extra protection on your Twitter account, this is how to enable two-step verification. How to enable two-step verification on Twitter Login to your Twitter account and click on the “Gear Icon” in the top right-hand corner. Then, click “Settings.” Scroll down until you see Account security. You will need to add your mobile phone to your Twitter account in order for two-step verification to work. Click “Add a
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