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How to Share What You Want With Who You Want on Facebook

Did you know that status updates also have their own privacy options? You can restrict and allow who can see a particular status update. This is helpful for when you want to post to specific people without using Facebook lists or individually posting to their walls. Go to the drop down menu where you create a status Choose "More Options" Choose "Custom" A window will pop up and give you options to allow and restrict certain people or lists. Type...

Posting During Crises

Just as your department does not want appear insensitive toward holidays, it's important to plan your response, if any, to disasters or crises. Remember to prepare for different scenarios that may affect your followers. In the case of a tragic event, the department may want to send out a message acknowledging it, especially if it's relevant to your discipline. If you already have a post scheduled to go out that no longer seems appropriate, move it to a different...

Do You Get Too Much or Not Enough Email from Twitter?

How many notifications are you getting from Twitter? Is it constant to the point that you just delete them all? Or do you get so few you've forgotten you even have a Twitter account? There are many different types of email alerts you can get. You can decide which you get if you get them at all. Go to your profile settings and select "Email notifications". There is a list of notification types you can tailor: Activity related to you...

8 Retweet Tips

Here are some tips that can help you get retweeted. Ask for a retweet: Asking for a retweet yields more retweets than not asking at all. Tweet links: tweets with a URL get retweeted more than tweets without a URL. Pick the right time of day: most experts say there are certain times of day that content does the best. This will depend on your followers. Leave room for a retweet: you do not want a truncated message being retweeted...

Seeing Double: Merging Personal Facebook Accounts

You may have created more than one Facebook account for many reasons. Unfortunately, you cannot merge Facebook profiles the same way you can with Pages. You have to delete the account that you no longer want. What you can do, however, is download data, including a list of your friends, from the account you want deleted and archive it. To download data, go to the top of the page and choose "Settings". Then, choose "Download a copy of your...