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February Top Blogs

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Most Popular Blog Posts This February

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A quick look at the trending social alchemy blog posts from the past 30 days

Most Popular Blog Posts This February

In a slight change to our previous monthly posts, we’ve not only looked at unique page views and organic search, but also ‘likes’ and ‘notes’ now that we have a new tumblr blog in our collection!

Here’s a round-up of the posts which received the most attention this month.

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28/02/2013 at 11:02 am

5 HTML Codes Every Blogger Should Know

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Stock your alchemist store cupboard with these 5 essential HTML tags.

5 HTML Tags Every Blogger Should Know

If you are familiarizing yourself with the blog HTML editor, this guide is for you!

Most platforms, like WordPress and Tumblr, make it incredibly easy to post a blog without any prior knowledge of HTML as their visual editors are stocked with the tools needed for instant publishing.

However, visual editors can come with their own set of problems, particularly if you tend to copy and paste your content from a Microsoft Word document or other source. Sticky formatting, such as font styles or line breaks, can be frustrating to remove and make your post unsightly if not tidied up.

Most formatting problems can be fixed in the HTML editor by amending or deleting rogue code. That is, if you can overcome the daunting task of switching from the visual editor and identifying which code is causing the problem; a skill developers and seasoned bloggers take for granted.

To get started, I’ve selected 5 HTML tags (bits of code), which I feel are essential for any blogger to know…

 

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04/02/2013 at 2:01 pm

Weekly Newsbite

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Here’s the top headlines in Social Media this week:

Social networking boom continues in UK – Visitor numbers to Facebook, Twitter and LinkedIn have reached a record high in the UK, new figures show.

Facebook

Facebook now second-most popular in UK – UKOM/Nielsen reports that for the first time ever Facebook surpassed Microsoft to become the second-most popular website in the UK.

Facebook’s Ban Bot Leaves Some Developers Baffled (And Angry) – Over the last few days there has been a surge in complaints from Facebook developers who have had their applications disabled without warning.

Facebook builds “client council” – Facebook, the social network, is seeking to build stronger links with agencies and advertisers by establishing a “client council” made up of leading executives from outside the company.

Proof offered of Facebook’s decline in the UK – Rumours of Facebook’s decline in the UK have spread in recent weeks, now Neil Charles, head of econometrics at Brilliant Media offers proof that the social networking giant is losing rather than gaining users.

Twitter

Twitter For Newsrooms!? Twitter *Is* A Newsroom – Twitter released “Twitter for Newsrooms,” its primer on how to use Twitter to gather and report news in the 21st century.

Twitter may add more than timeline ads – Twitter is introducing ads into the live stream of messages, according to the Financial Times.

Blogging

Tumblr Users Targeted in Phishing Scam – Popular microblogging service Tumblr has been hit by a largescale phishing attack over the past few days.

Google

Google Launches Google+ To Battle Facebook – Google has finally unveiled Google+, the company’s top secret social layer that turns all of the search engine into one giant social network.

Google+: First Impressions – Google has just unveiled Google+, its ambitious answer to Facebook. It turns all of Google into one giant social network, thanks to a core group of social products and a new navigation bar that integrates sharing into every single Google product.

Google Takeout Lets You Liberate Your Data From Google – The Data Liberation Front – a team of engineers at Google tasked with making it easier for users to move their data in and out of Google products – has announced its first service, Google Takeout.

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29/06/2011 at 4:11 pm

Weekly Newsbite

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Here are our selection of informative headlines from the world of social media this last week:

Facebook

Social Networking Accounts for 1 of Every 6 Minutes Spent Online – Social networking use has doubled since 2007, and it’s all thanks to Facebook, Twitter and an array of other social companies reaching record traffic highs.

Facebook fatigue suggests internet is a web of impermanent dreams – There is… something hauntingly impermanent about success on the web of dreams.

What Facebook Fails To Recognize – The social networking behemoth has silently enabled facial recognition software without your permission under the rather benign tag “Suggest photos of me to friends.”

Facebook: Five things to avoid – Here are some essential “don’ts” if you want to stay out of trouble on Facebook.

Blogging

Potential Plugin Security Breach Forces WordPress.org To Reset Passwords – WordPress.org is forcing users to reset their passwords after several popular plugins were compromised by hackers.

3 Important Legal Considerations for Bloggers – Even though blogging has become a serious industry, some new bloggers may not consider its legal aspects. Here are some of the key things to keep in mind as you navigate the legal and business aspects of your blog.

Tumblr Now Has More Blogs Than WordPress.com – According to their respective websites, 4-year-old microblogging platform Tumblr now hosts more blogs than 8-year-old WordPress.com.

Google

Google’s ‘Search By Image’ – Google announced a new feature which will allow users to search the internet using images found both on their computer or online.

Google Launches Tool for Online Reputation Management – The new dashboard section encourages you to keep tabs on these mentions by setting up search alerts for data points included in your Google profile, like your name and email address.

British Library makes Google search deal – The British Library has reached a deal with search engine Google about 250,000 texts dating back to the 18th Century.

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