More Link Juice for Twitter as Hashtags and Username links Now Appear in Facebook Posts

This is very cool I came across this article this morning @thenextweb.com. Here’s a clip below:

Twitter users have been able to post links to Facebook via the microblog service for some time, and now it appears that Facebook is adding links for hashtags and usernames. The feature is identical to the way that it adds previews for URLs included in status updates.

Here’s a status update on Facebook (sent via Twitter) that shows the link for hashtags:

fb twitter 520x135 Twitter set for visibility boost as hashtag and username links now appear in Facebook status updates

Read the Full Article here

So what does this mean for businesses that have a Twitter and Facebook? It means more exposure especially for the business brand on Twitter. If businesses have branded a hashtag that tweeps are familiar with this is going to be a way to really cross pollinate with their Facebook following. And really introduce some people to microblogging if they really haven’t been exposed yet. Yes this finally means that the majority will finally understand the purpose of a hashtag in the first place since the use of them has crossed over to Facebook as a form of expression rather than organizing conversation. I will be curious to see spikes of engagement and new followers.

Ciao,

Tanesha White

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About Tanesha White

Professional BIo: With over 12 years of experience in the internet industry and the pleasure of working with National companies such as, Lithia Automotive, McDonalds, and Lexus Corp. Tanesha has applied her knowledge and creative thinking to the needs of clients and business owners with two things in mind; helping them understand internet marketing and how to market effectively and consistently show measurable results. Tanesha displays a true understanding of the internet consumers behaviors. By understanding the needs of businesses, she brings a fresh innovative approach to customizing effective online strategies for any industry. White believes that business owners can have all the desire in the world to have the most technologically inclined company in their market, but online marketing, SEO, social media strategy, and website conversion require the ability to understand in order to be successful.

Posted on June 8, 2012, in All Things Digital, Social and tagged , , . Bookmark the permalink. Leave a comment.

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