Meerkat Adds New Feature called Cameo

The live-streaming social media video app, Meerkat, has announced a major update this week. The company has added a new feature called Cameo which let’s you make a 60-second video cameo appearance during someone’s live video stream. This new feature now sets Meerkat apart from its competitor, Periscope. However, that’s not all that Meerkat has announced. They pulled another rabbit out of their hat by giving everyone the ability to connect their Facebook account to Meerkat instead of Twitter. Why the big change? Well, the main reason could be that Periscope is owned by Twitter and they could be trying to cut ties with a competitor. We’ll have to wait to see how it all pans out. In the meantime, you now have more reasons to give Meerkat a try. If you do, email us...
Posted On 15 Jul 2015

Exclusive Interview with Doctors 2.0 & You Promoter, Denise Silber

The biggest healthcare social media event is happening June 4-5, 2015 in Paris, France. By Doug Kale The Doctors 2.0 & You conference is both informative and unique because it mashes together healthcare and social media into one brilliant collaborative event in Paris, France. It was ahead of its time when in first launched five years ago, and it’s still evolving along with today’s technology. Denise Silber, the event’s creator and promoter states the following about Doctors 2.0, “Our goal is to identify the ways in which the inclusion of health 2.0 tools and social media platforms can improve care and translate this into the words of a manifesto.” The site goes on to list 95 points of the manifesto and it’s something we should all read and soak in. Although Ms. Silber has...
Posted On 27 May 2015

Hillary Clinton Sticks with Facebook Twitter and YouTube

Okay, the big 2016 presidential announcement is now officially in the books. Hillary Clinton is running for President in 2016. When the announcement took place, her staff posted a two-minute video to introduce her campaign and posted it on social media for the world to absorb it. A+ for effort and attention grabbing. After watching the video, people who are interested in learning more about Mrs. Clinton went to her website at www.hillaryclinton.com. Her website asks for your email address and zip code to join her on her journey. If you wanted to follow her through social media you probably also noticed the Facebook, Twitter and YouTube icons to the middle right of her website’s homepage. It looks like she’s sticking with the top three social media avenues and did not...
Posted On 12 Apr 2015

When Google+ Splits into Photos and Streams

When Google decides to change one of their brands, everyone in social media needs to be on alert. For example, Sundar Pichai, who is the senior VP of products at Google, told Forbes that plans are in place to split up the Google+ brand into two difference services. The two are said to be Photos and Streams. The Photos portion is probably going to be more like Instagram and the Streams will most likely be social media feeds and posts that you can send for Facebook, Twitter, etc. The company has not made an official announcement yet, but when they do, it will be big news. What are your thought on the current state of Google+? Comment here or email us at socialmediatab@gmail.com   Facebook fans – Please sign up and LIKE our Social Media TAB Facebook page. CLICK HERE. Twitter fans –...
Posted On 12 Apr 2015