Welcome to Mansfield Communications’ Web Worthy Wednesdays! In this feature, we compile links suggested by our staff into a list of the top five most interesting and thought-provoking (in our opinions, of course) articles found this past week on the web. Enjoy!
In no particular order:
Stepping on Stock Twits’ Toes, Twitter Rolls Out the Cashtag
Twitter has rolled out a new feature focused on ticker symbols, allowing users to search for tweets that mention particular stocks. However, in doing this, it has stepped on the toes of the site Stock Twits.
How Social Media Transformed A Canadian City
In three years, Regina, the capital of the province of Saskatchewan, has built the largest Facebook following of any city in the country and its Twitter account ranks in the top five. Find out how.
American Airlines responds to every tweet with original, non-scripted answers
Now that’s customer service! American Airlines combines customer service and promotions in one account that boasts 400,000 followers, making sure none of its content is ever canned. See how many hours a day it takes them to tailor these tweets.
Mitt Romney in London backpedals on Olympic remarks
Foreign diplomacy and communication. A perfect example of how the power of communication can make or break an important relationship.
Apple-Twitter Deal In The Works? Reports Say Apple May Invest In Social Network
Are Apple and Twitter a match made in heaven, or are they just settling for each other?
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