Martin Jefferies is a social media producer for Sky News. Twitter: @martinjefferies

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YouTube Subscription Link: How To Get Yours

Written by Martin Jefferies

There’s a simple way to build your YouTube subscriber base – a URL that will automatically subscribe people to your channel.


TweetDeck Adds Confirmation Step To Save You Embarassment

Activating TweetDeck’s new Confirmation Step feature will stop you accidentally posting personal tweets from your work account. Phew!

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Social Media Tips For Student Journalists

Here are some social media tips for student journalists following my day at the University of Central Lancashire’s cJAM event.

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Twitter Highlights For Android Lets You Catch Up On Top Tweets

Twitter Highlights lets you catch up on the tweets and discussions you might have missed. Here’s how it works.

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How To Create Your Own Custom URL Shortener

It’s really simple and cheap to create your own custom URL shortener using Namecheap and Bitly. Here’s a step-by-step guide.

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You Can Now Receive Direct Messages From Anyone On Twitter

A new Twitter feature allows you to receive direct messages from anyone – even if they’re not following you.

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When Are The Best Times To Post On Social Media?

When are the best times to post on social media? This infographic shows peak times for Facebook, Twitter, Google+, Instagram and LinkedIn.