You've probably noticed people talking about the new Twitter Profile (and the inevitable comparisons to Facebook). With the option to upgrade to the new profile now available for all users, we wanted to share what your brand needs to do before you make the switch.Upload...

With rumors that Twitter is getting rid of hashtags and @replies, the micro-blogging platform has been making the rounds in the news lately. However, it’s the recent announcement that Twitter photos “just got more social” that has our team at Ignite Social Media thinking of...

Who’s ready for March Madness? The 2014 NCAA Men’s Basketball Tournament kicks off this week, and the field of 68 is now set in stone. Anybody could take the championship this year, from the top-seeded Florida Gators to one of the last four teams in,...

From February 22 to 25, the NFL Combine showcases top collegiate talent. Despite the fact that the 2014 NFL draft isn't until May 8th, every team (and many fans) will be analyzing every college player in every way imaginable until then. What else do they...

At Ignite Social Media, we're all about starting conversations and hashtags are a great way to do that. One of the more popular hashtags is Throwback Thursday or #TBT. The trend began as a way for people to share older pictures of themselves or reminisce about...

As much attention as brands get for clever tweets, I'm always interested in how the social networks themselves use Twitter. Ever wondered which social network has the best Twitter account? No? Well, I put together a list anyway. The "Science" Behind the Rankings I put the word...

On Tuesday, Twitter announced the launch of custom timelines, a new feature available to all of its users. Haven’t heard about Twitter custom timelines yet? No need to worry. We’ve broken down everything you need to know, including how to incorporate it into your social...

Twitter recently went public and the news has created quite the buzz in the marketing, advertising, and social media industries. This blog post will explore a few areas we think may change as a result of the initial public offering and how that will affect brands in...

If you haven't seen the new Twitter feed changes, you should definitely go take a look. Along with the other major changes Twitter is making prior to its IPO, the feed has become much more visual, allowing images and videos to appear in the feed...