How #FollowFriday is Supposed to Work [COMIC]

#FollowFriday recommendations can be very tricky to those who don’t understand their value and the right way for them to be done! Many people carry on with #FF recommendations as a chore. Some do it only to get recommended in return. Others do it because they find the people actually interesting.

However, and which ever way you choose to proceed with your #FF recommendations, The Oatmeal has prepared a series of comics for you to enjoy and allow you take a moment to evaluate your #FF recommendations style and purpose!

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Win $10,000 from Apple for Downloading the 10 Billionth App

Do you want a chance to win a $10,000 iTunes Gift Card from Apple? Only about 2.5 years after the launch of the Apple App Store, Apple is about to celebrate the 10 billionth app download!

Idea & Objectives:

Similar to what they did when the iTunes Store reached 10 billion downloads, Apple is celebrating by giving away a $10,000 iTunes Gift Card to the lucky person who downloads the 10 billionth app.

App Store 10 Billion

App Store 10 Billion

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Who Is Using Twitter And How Are They Using It [INFOGRAPH]

It will be really interesting to see in which way Twitter will head in this year, although I doubt after releasing their new interface and new business model that we will be seeing many big stories from the service. Regardless of its fate in the future, Twitter was a very influential medium last year and it was interesting to see how it’s demographics changed during the past year.

HOW TO: Use the New Facebook Groups Feature

A few months ago I heard that Facebook released their new group feature and I have to be honest that I was confused about this announcement. People have always been able to create Groups to share their interests and obsessions, so how is this a new feature? Actually for a while now it seemed that the group feature is on its deathbed being pushed out in favor of the fanpage.

5 Top Tips for Engaging Your Audience Starting Every New Year!

5 Top Tips for Engaging Your Audience Starting Every New Year!

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5 tips for engaging your audience starting every new year!

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End Poverty Millennium Campaign — Learn Social media By Example

End Poverty Millennium Campaign — Learn Social media By Example

The UN Millennium Campaign supports & inspires people from across the world to take action in support of the Millennium Development Goals. It invites people to join millions worldwide as they "Stand Up & Take Action" against poverty.

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Facebook vs. Twitter [infograph]

Facebook vs. Twitter [infograph]

Facebook vs. Twitter

This infograph by The Next Web helps you get a clearer view of how you can better use Twitter and Facebook for advertising your products or services.

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The Best of The Best Lists of Social Media 2010

The Best of The Best Lists of Social Media 2010

Jumo: The Social Network for Social Good!

2010 is just about to be over and we had a wonderful year here at the Thoughpick blog. Just reminiscing about all that has happened during the past year gives us a lot of pride in our readers and us, for not only getting through the year but doing it with style. So in honor of the year 2010, the last year of the decade, we will be...

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Amsterdam Police Using Twitter for New Year’s Celebration!

Amsterdam Police Using Twitter for New Year’s Celebration!

Police Using Twitter

The police of Amsterdam just announced that they will be using Twitter (twitter.com/politieaa) during the upcoming New Year’s celebration to update the public with round the hour security information. The police expect 40,000 people to come to the Museum Square (which is just behind the Van Gogh Museum) to celebrate New Year’s...

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Write A Story with Tim Burton Via Twitter! [Deadline 6 Dec]

Write A Story with Tim Burton Via Twitter! [Deadline 6 Dec]

Tim Burton is now using Twitter, with the help of TIFF, to bring out the creativity in tweeps and allow them to be part of his ingenious masterpieces .

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