15 Places to Find the Latest Social Media News

I often get asked how I keep up on the latest news in the world of social media so I thought it was time I revise my list of go-to websites and blogs to share. Below you will find a mix of social media bloggers, both local and international, as well as my go-to social media news sites who get all the news before the rest of us plebes!

Social Media Bloggers (Halifax, Nova Scotia)

Like Twirp, these bloggers are distilling the social media news into useable nuggets of information, tips and techniques.

Trust Communications, Kim Scaravelli – you’ll also want to follow her tips on Twitter!
Daley Progress – if you consider e-mail marketing and blogging part of your social media mix, you’ll appreciate Linda’s insights.
Ross Simmonds – thought provoking pieces on social marketing
PepperIt Marketing, Kathy Colaiacovo, lots of tips for small businesses

Social Media News

If you want the raw news, on a more timely basis, to figure out on your own, these sites are a great place to start.

Mashable
Social Media Today
Social Media Examiner
TechCrunch

International Social Media Bloggers

Each of these social media bloggers focuses on a specific area of social media marketing, with tips, tutorials and education.

Peg Fitzpatrick (visual marketing, Pinterest, Instagram)
Melonie Dodaro (LinkedIn)
Jenn Herman (Instagram)

Social Media Software with Great Blogs

Don’t be fooled! These apps/software don’t just talk about the social media that relates to them, although it is a focus. They all put out great blogs with lots of strategies, tactics and useful information.

Tailwind
Hootsuite
Buffer
Meet Edgar

Other than here at Twirp, where do you get your social media news, info and updates from? I’d love to include some other sources in my next update!

This post is an update to a post previously published (that’s why some comments are old 🙂 )

Comments (17)

  • Peg Fitzpatrick Reply

    Thanks for thinking of me, Anita! Much appreciated and love your list.

    Did you just re-do your blog? It’s adorable!

    July 23, 2013 at 12:31 pm
    • Anita Hovey Reply

      Yes, the new design is just about a month old! I love it 🙂

      July 24, 2013 at 9:58 am
  • Kate O'Rourke Reply

    Looking forward to checking these ones out. One of my go-to blogs is Spin Sucks 🙂

    July 23, 2013 at 1:06 pm
  • Sarah Jocson Reply

    Social media resources list are great. Try to apply whats been written here.

    July 24, 2013 at 4:36 am
  • Linda Daley Reply

    Anita, thanks… I’m honoured to be on this list! Now to go follow the rest of them…

    July 24, 2013 at 8:23 am
    • Anita Hovey Reply

      Your blog & newsletter are always full of great info!

      July 24, 2013 at 9:59 am
  • Anita Hovey Reply

    You’re welcome. Thanks for stopping in!

    July 24, 2013 at 9:58 am
  • Guest Reply

    AWESOME! I’m going to have to start reading some of these folk!

    July 25, 2013 at 6:07 pm
  • Malhar Barai Reply

    Great list Anita! Many of my favs listed there. In the daily dose, I add ‘Business2Community’ as well!

    July 26, 2013 at 3:58 am
    • Anita Hovey Reply

      Yes, I do find some good content there as well.

      July 26, 2013 at 4:39 pm
  • Anita Kirkbride
    Anita Hovey Reply

    Well, you should have gone viral first. That would have moved you up at least a line or two 😉

    August 9, 2013 at 1:37 pm
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  • Lilo Reply

    Good morning, thank you for this article. Very helpful indeed. More power and good luck.

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