The World Cup might be over (for now), but tweets live forever. Here are our top branded tweets and some lackluster attempts from the 2014 FIFA World Cup. The best Adidas It’s a team game, but an entire nation wins. #allin pic.twitter.com/snZUtMPXnS — adidas (@adidas) July 13, 2014 Oh, Adidas,...

Look, as community managers, we try really hard to fix all your problems. We're the therapists of the internet, and we're here to fix all the brand woes we can. With that being said, dear friends of the internet, we can't fix everything. Here are a...

Even your hashtags must include evidence of a contest entry, according to the FTC. Luckily, compliance is easier than it sounds. The FTC made Cole Haan an example, when the brand ran a Pinterest sweepstakes that asked users to create a board with photos tagged "#wanderingsole"...

Let's clear some things up for the people who *really* love contacting our brands for help, shall we? 1.) Yes, we notice your perverted usernames. Hey "BumLover6969," we get it. You're nasty. We laugh at first, but when you complain on our pages 16 times about how...

Social media nerds clutched their pearls and breathed a sigh of beauty when they saw the preview for Paper, a Facebook app that is coming from Facebook itself. Yep, you read that right. Facebook is releasing an app that is more beautiful, more fun to navigate,...

LinkedIn released its 25 "hottest" skills that got folks hired in 2013, and rocking it at the top spot is "social media marketing."   To see the rest of the list, visit LinkedIn's blog. Of course, here at Ignite Social Media, we know a thing or two about social...

Instagram announced the new Instagram Direct functionality today, unveiling a bigger opportunity for community managers to connect directly with Instagram followers. The update now allows users to send direct photo messages to followers -- up to 15 at a time -- in case you're maybe a little...

It's Halloween and the costumes aren't the only things creepy around here. Check out which social networks give us the heebie jeebies. Foursquare I was once a user of Foursquare, until Girls Around Me showed up and ruined it for everyone. The since-banned app scanned your surroundings,...

Instagram is fun, but it's a lot more fun when it isn't full of photos of your friend's kids or their McDonald's coffee cups. Here are my five favorite Instagrammers this week: @_THEREDCHAIR Who it is: Chris Rief photographs a simple red chair in various locations, creating...