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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TravBuddy — Apps Using Social Media Brilliantly

Welcome to another episode of Thoughtpick’s series of articles: Apps Using SM Brilliantly. We will again be looking into examples of tricks and methods that online games and applications are using to make the most of social media. In other words, what is making those apps as “spreadable” and “viral” as they are.

Today’s application is: TravBuddy.

The Application:

My Travel Map!

TravBuddy is a social networking application for travelers. It allows Facebook users to create and share their own travel map and see what percent of the world they have visited.

CityVille — Apps Using Social Media Brilliantly

We will again be looking into examples of tricks and methods that online games and applications are using to make the most of social media. In other words, what is making those apps as “spreadable” and “viral” as they are.

Today’s application is: CityVille.

Social Media Sobriety Test: Don’t Drink & Tweet!

How many times did you get back home drunk and started tweeting or updating your Facebook status without really knowing what it is that you are typing away? Have no fear, the sobriety test is here!

Millionaire City — Apps Using Social Media Brilliantly

Millionaire City — Apps Using Social Media Brilliantly

We will be looking into the tricks and methods that Millionaire City is using to make the most of social media. In other words, what is making this app as “spreadable” and “viral” as it is.

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20 Top Social Media Jokes, Clips & Cartoons Aug/Sept 2010

20 Top Social Media Jokes, Clips & Cartoons Aug/Sept 2010

We are back with more hilarious jokes, clips and cartoons to bring a smile to your face and brighten up your day! Therefore, we would like to invite you to enjoy our eleventh fun collection of social media and networking related cartoons, jokes and clips!

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Bored.com — Apps Using Social Media Brilliantly

Bored.com — Apps Using Social Media Brilliantly

What is making Bored.com as “spreadable” and “viral” as is it? Read more for analysis, insights and tips!

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EA SPORTS FIFA Superstars — Apps Using Social Media Brilliantly

EA SPORTS FIFA Superstars — Apps Using Social Media Brilliantly

A snapshot from an active FIFA user's profile

EA SPORTS FIFA Superstars is a hugely popular game and currently has an increasing number of 4,892,926 monthly active users. Read more to see how they utilized social media in order to gain this popularity!

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Halifax Holiday Matchmaker — Apps Using Social Media Brilliantly

Halifax Holiday Matchmaker — Apps Using Social Media Brilliantly

We will again be looking into examples of tricks and methods that online games and applications are using to make the most of social media. In other words, what is making those apps as “spreadable” and “viral” as they are. Today’s application is: Halifax Holiday Matchmaker on Facebook.

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“Twitter: The Movie”… Are You Kidding Me?

Once you think: “This can’t get any weirder!“, you find out that you were totally wrong! With Facebook’s “The Social Network” trailer becoming a hugely viral hit, it seems to make sense that real social networks would become breeding grounds for trailer spoofs. The latest: “Twitter: The Movie.”...

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