Using WordPress with Facebook, Twitter, and Social Media

Summary WordPress.com and WordPress.org (self-hosted) websites have the ability to automatically announce new posts via social networks such as Facebook, Twitter, Tumblr, and other social media. WordPress.org self-hosted sits will need the JetPack plug-in. Connecting In your Dashboard under Settings > Sharing you'll find the various social networks you can connect to. To make the … Continue reading Using WordPress with Facebook, Twitter, and Social Media

Reduce Twitter Announcement Emails

If you have a Twitter account, and get too many unwanted announcements, you can disable these in Settings > Email notifications. Here's a quick link to the page: https://twitter.com/settings/notifications Scroll to the bottom of the page and uncheck all boxes under the headings "Activity from your network" and "Updates from Twitter." These are the least … Continue reading Reduce Twitter Announcement Emails

Linking Your Facebook Pages to Twitter Accounts

Some of the content we push out through social networks originates as content on our own websites. However, there's a lot of rich content already existing that often gets posted (shared) on Facebook or Twitter (as a re-tweet). Facebook makes it possible to have your Facebook posts automatically tweeted into a specific Twitter account. However, … Continue reading Linking Your Facebook Pages to Twitter Accounts

Moderating Groups and Followers on Facebook, Twitter, Yahoo, and Other Social Networks

Summary This page offers a few suggestions for managing group memberships and Facebook followers. Friends, Members, Likes On Facebook, there are different terms for people making connections. A person-to-person connection is a friend. Someone joining a group is a member. People connecting to pages are likes. Managing all of these connections requires a similar level … Continue reading Moderating Groups and Followers on Facebook, Twitter, Yahoo, and Other Social Networks