Automate your social media accounts wisely with these tools

You can manage your online networks without succumbing to the bot overlords—and alienating fans and followers in the process. Try these on for size.

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A staggering 74 percent of Internet-using adults are active on at least one social media network. With more than 3 billion users online, that’s almost 2 billion social network users.

The daily volume of traffic on social media sites makes it daunting to manage multiple social profiles manually.

Social media automation addresses this challenge beautifully. Though skeptics fear automation can cause your social profiles to appear less human, the impression you make depends on how you use automation.

Ideally, you should automate most of your content sharing and participate in online conversations directly.

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