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Morning Media Newsfeed: Emmys Post Strong Ratings | Pew Reports on 'Spiral of Silence' - Posted 1 day, 16 hours ago
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Morning Media Newsfeed: Emmys Post Strong Ratings | Pew Reports on 'Spiral of Silence' - Posted 1 day, 16 hours ago
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Social Media Newsfeed: Instagram Time-Lapse Video App | Snapchat Investment - Posted 1 day, 16 hours ago
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Social Media Newsfeed: Instagram Advertising Tools | SoundCloud Ads - Posted August 22, 2014
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From Snapchat to 'Best Lyric Video,' MTV Continues to Innovate for VMAs - Posted August 21, 2014
The VMAs take place this Sunday at 9pm EST, and as usual, MTV is re-inventing and innovating. The network announced the nominees for the show via Snapchat, ... [Lost Remote]

Snapchat is Getting Into the News Business - Posted August 20, 2014
Snapchat is introducing a new service that would show content from news organizations including newspapers, magazines and TV networks, according to a report in The Wall Street Journal. The... [SocialTimes.com]

Social Media Newsfeed: Photos of Deceased on Twitter | Organic Post Engagement - Posted August 20, 2014
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Social Media Newsfeed: Twitter Favorites | Facebook Satire Tags - Posted August 18, 2014
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Is Snapchat Right for Your Brand? [Infographic] - Posted August 13, 2014
Lots of so-called experts will advise you to make sure you have a presence on every social network. However, the best marketers understand the art of getting in front of your target market. While Snapchat could be seen as a new frontier in marketing, not every brand is as well-suited for... [SocialTimes.com]

Social Media Newsfeed: Twitter Video Ads | Tiger Selfies Ban - Posted August 13, 2014
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Morning Media Newsfeed: Fox, Time Warner Issue Earnings | Coulson Charged With Perjury - Posted August 7, 2014
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Morning Media Newsfeed: Fox, Time Warner Issue Earnings | Coulson Charged With Perjury - Posted August 7, 2014
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Social Media Newsfeed: Lawsuit Vs. Yelp | InStyle Unveiling Cover on Snapchat - Posted August 7, 2014
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InStyle to Reveal September Cover on Snapchat - Posted August 6, 2014
In the fast-changing world of media, traditional publications have to compete with social platforms for attention minutes. While new media publishers like BuzzFeed and Upworthy seem to have mastered the social-publishing formula, print pubs are finding t... [SocialTimes.com]

InStyle to Reveal September Cover on Snapchat - Posted August 6, 2014
In the fast-changing world of media, traditional publications have to compete with social platforms for attention minutes. While new media publishers like BuzzFeed and Upworthy seem to have mastered the social-publishing formula, print pubs are finding t... [AllFacebook]

CleverCards iOS Update Adds Photo, Video Messages, E-Cards via Facebook Messenger, WhatsApp - Posted August 5, 2014
Social gifting company Cleverbug added video and audio messaging t... [AllFacebook]

CleverCards iOS Update Adds Photo, Video Messages, E-Cards via Facebook Messenger, WhatsApp - Posted August 5, 2014
Social gifting company Cleverbug added video and audio messaging t... [Lost Remote]

Social Media Newsfeed: Slingshot Update | Reddit Live - Posted August 1, 2014
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Social Media Newsfeed: A Very Good Day for Twitter | Instagram Launches Bolt Overseas - Posted July 30, 2014
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Bolt CEO to Instagram: Please Don't Steal Our Name - Posted July 28, 2014
Facebook's tendency to brand its new applications and features with names that are already in use in the tech sector appears to have been adopted by its Instagram unit, as well... [AllFacebook]

Rising Snapchat Stars Earn $100,000 per Week - Posted July 28, 2014
[caption id="attachment_200850" align="aligncenter" width="598"] Snapchat star ChrisCarm uses Tumblr to showcase his Snapchat Stories after they disappear.[/caption] Jerome Jarre, Shaun McBride and Chris Carmichael have become the world's first Snapchat stars. The trio is a viral sensation ... [SocialTimes.com]

Social Media Newsfeed: New Messaging App for Instagram? | Pandora Earnings - Posted July 25, 2014
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Social Media Newsfeed: Twitter Analytics | Iran Sentences 8 Over Facebook Posts - Posted July 14, 2014
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You Will Now Have to Use Snapchat Because Teenagers - Posted July 11, 2014
Three years ago, Snapchat took social media by storm. The thought of sending pictures and text that would "disappear" after only seconds of viewing appealed to tech addicts but raised some questions about privacy. ... [AgencySpy]

New Social Network Sobrr Deletes Content in 24 Hours - Posted July 11, 2014
A new social network called Sobrr erases everything in 24 hours. Users can "keep" connections with other users or choose to be "24-hour friends," interacting with follows, comments and cheers. Photos are tagged geographically only once. The network hopes to sway users who have become ... [SocialTimes.com]

Facebook PMD Global Director Mike Randall Leaves To Become VP At Snapchat - Posted June 25, 2014
The competition between Facebook and Snapchat has extended past the mobile messaging sector and into the executive ranks, as Mike Randall, global director of Faceboo... [AllFacebook]

REPORT: What Facebook Teen Problem? - Posted June 24, 2014
Reports of the demise of Facebook's teen user base have been greatly e... [Lost Remote]

REPORT: What Facebook Teen Problem? - Posted June 24, 2014
Reports of the demise of Facebook's teen user base have been greatly e... [AllFacebook]

Social Media Newsfeed: Facebook Releases Slingshot | Snapchat Adds Our Story - Posted June 18, 2014
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Facebook Debuts Photo- And Video-Sharing App Slingshot (Officially This Time) - Posted June 17, 2014
The second application from Facebook Creative Labs, ... [Lost Remote]

Facebook Debuts Photo- And Video-Sharing App Slingshot (Officially This Time) - Posted June 17, 2014
The second application from Facebook Creative Labs, ... [AllFacebook]

What's New In Facebook Messenger For IOS, Android? - Posted June 13, 2014
New stickers for ... [AllFacebook]

Social Media Newsfeed: World Cup and Social Media | Facebook Mobile App Ads - Posted June 13, 2014
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Pretty Little Liars partners with Audi for Snapchat campaign - Posted June 12, 2014
Adweek's Michelle Castillo has ... [Lost Remote]

Social Media Newsfeed: Facebook Pulls Slingshot App | Instagram Advertising - Posted June 10, 2014
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Facebook Taps PayPal President David Marcus To Lead Mobile Messaging Efforts - Posted June 9, 2014
PayPal President David Marcus is switching gears, leaving the electronic payment service to join Facebook... [AllFacebook]

Facebook's Launch Of Video-Sharing App Slingshot Appears Imminent After App Store Sightings - Posted June 9, 2014
The video-sharing application and Snapchat competitor that was first reported by ... [AllFacebook]

Social Media Newsfeed: New Twitter Font | YouTube's 9th Anniversary - Posted June 2, 2014
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REPORT: 'Slingshot' Video-Sharing App May Be Facebook's Answer To Snapchat - Posted May 19, 2014
If you can't buy it, build something to compete with it: According to a report by ... [AllFacebook]

Social Media Newsfeed: Facebook Building Snapchat Rival? | Mobile and Social Media Ads - Posted May 19, 2014
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Snapchat Settles With FTC For Misleading Users With "Disappearing" Messages - Posted May 13, 2014
The FTC is finally taking measures against Snapchat, the ephemeral messaging app that turned down a $3 billion acquisition offer from Facebook. The allegations were ... [FishbowlDC]

Facebook Yanks Poke, Camera From App Store - Posted May 12, 2014
Facebook has made its focus on producing stand-alone applications more than clear in recent weeks, but two of its pre-... [AllFacebook]

FTC Gives Snapchat the Smackdown - Posted May 12, 2014
Snapchat's security and privacy problems are well documented. After a complaint from the Federal Trade Commission, Snapchat has been forced to roll back on its claims that it was protecting user data. The complaint alleged that Snapchat'... [SocialTimes.com]

Snapchat Admits That It Made Up All That 'Privacy' Stuff - Posted May 8, 2014
We've known for some time that Snapchat's privacy claims don't quite add up, and today the network and the Federal Trade Commission have reached an agreement o... [PRNewser]

Join Showtime's world premiere for 'Penny Dreadful' tonight on Twitter - Posted May 6, 2014
Showtime is hosting its worldwide premiere event tonight for "Penny Dreadful", their new tent pole show they've gone above and beyond ... [Lost Remote]

Social Media Newsfeed: Star Wars Day on Social Media | PayPal Twitter Tirade - Posted May 5, 2014
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TLC Reveals Cast of 'Next Great Baker' on Snapchat - Posted May 2, 2014
TLC on Wednesday announced the return of 'Next Great Baker,' which premieres June 24th at 9/8c. The network genera... [Lost Remote]

Social Media Newsfeed: Snapchat Messaging | New Foursquare App - Posted May 2, 2014
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The Convergence of Facebook Messenger and Snapchat - Posted May 1, 2014
Earlier this week, Facebook updated its Messenger app, giving it a Snapchat-like makeover. The social network is trying to get in on the rise of messaging apps, especially after its failed bid to acquir... [AllFacebook]

The Convergence of Facebook Messenger and Snapchat - Posted May 1, 2014
Earlier this week, Facebook updated its Messenger app, giving it a Snapchat-like makeover. The social network is trying to get in on the rise of messaging apps, especially after its failed bid to acquir... [SocialTimes.com]

Harvard Students Hatch Email Recall Tool - Posted April 24, 2014
We've all been there, on the sender or recipient end. And usually, when someone quickly blasts out a second email subject-lined "John Doe Would Like to Recall the Message...", it only leads people who previously ignored to stop and take a look at the referenced wreckage. Per a recent ... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Harvard Students Hatch Email Recall Tool - Posted April 24, 2014
We've all been there, on the sender or recipient end. And usually, when someone quickly blasts out a second email subject-lined "John Doe Would Like to Recall the Message...", it only leads people who previously ignored to stop and take a look at the referenced wreckage. Per a recent ... [FishbowlNY]

World Wildlife Federation Finds Another Use for Snapchat - Posted April 17, 2014
Last week we discussed why Snapchat might be the future of content marketing with ICED Media president Leslie Hall. In case you're still skeptical, here's a very clever campaign from the World Wildlife Federation Denmark and agencies UncleGrey (Denmark) and 41? 29! (Turkey) that com... [PRNewser]

Brand Moves: Audi Snaps Into Action and E*TRADE Scraps the Cheeky Baby - Posted April 3, 2014
Being a brand that's witty, irreverent or challenges convention isn't so easy, especially since those companies set the bar high and their customers come to expect unique, creative ads and social communications. Two such brands, ... [PRNewser]

Social Media Newsfeed: Facebook Buys Oculus VR | Vanishing Tweets - Posted March 26, 2014
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Facebook IOS App Update Allows Users To Choose Friends To Share Photos With - Posted March 18, 2014
Facebook rolled out an update to its flagship application for iOS, ... [AllFacebook]

Are We Certain Facebook Is Doomed, Vivek Wadhwa? - Posted March 7, 2014
Vivek Wadhwa, a research professor at ... [Lost Remote]

Are We Certain Facebook Is Doomed, Vivek Wadhwa? - Posted March 7, 2014
Vivek Wadhwa, a research professor at ... [AllFacebook]

An inside look at Bravo's social strategy for 'Online Dating Rituals of the American Male' - Posted February 28, 2014
For women, it will provide a glimpse into the male psyche; for men, it will be one Bravo show that they actually don't mind watching. 'Online Dating Rituals of the American Male' premie... [Lost Remote]

An inside look at Bravo's social strategy for 'Online Dating Rituals of the American Male' - Posted February 28, 2014
For women, it will provide a glimpse into the male psyche; for men, it will be one Bravo show that they actually don't mind watching. 'Online Dating Rituals of the American Male' premie... [Inside 3D Printing News]

Social Ads: What Lies Ahead for Marketers - Posted February 27, 2014
Alexis Caffrey is a freelance writer who covers technology and social media. She can be found @alexiscaffrey. Social advertising isn't just about slapping an ad on a website. It has to be refined and blend in, appearing native to its surroundings. Marketers can expect ... [SocialTimes.com]

Mark Zuckerberg At 2014 GSMA Mobile World Congress: WhatsApp Worth More Than $19B - Posted February 24, 2014
Facebook Co-Founder and CEO ... [AllFacebook]

Three Social Activations That Will Drive Tonight's 'Premio Lo Nuestro' Latin Music Awards - Posted February 20, 2014
Tonight at 8pm EST, the 26th annual 'Premio Lo Nuestro' Latin Music Awards will air on Univision. Last year, ... [Lost Remote]

Facebook's Latest Acquisition? That's WhatsApp! - Posted February 19, 2014
After its unsuccessful bid for photo-messaging application Snapchat la... [AllFacebook]

STUDY: Instagram's Profile Rises As Marketing Tool For Prestige Brands - Posted February 10, 2014
Prestige brands -- those in the beauty, fashion, retail, hotels, and watches and jewelry sectors -- are relying more and more on Facebook-owned photo- and video-sharing network ... [AllFacebook]

STUDY: 50% of Kids Use Social Media Before They Turn 10 - Posted February 6, 2014
This is alternately informative and disturbing: a new study by UK Internet safety non-profit Knowthenet found that a majority of childre... [PRNewser]

Social Media Newsfeed: Twitter Earnings | YouTube Fraudulent Videos - Posted February 6, 2014
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Why Millennials Prefer Snapchat - Posted January 31, 2014
Like Facebook, the infiltration of parents and grandparents on Instagram is one reason why millennials are reducing their time on both platforms. MTV Insights explains to Xers and boomers why, beyond the "constant barrage of sefies," Snapchat may represent a shift in how mi... [SocialTimes.com]

What Snapchat Lacks In Security it Makes Up for in Ideals - Posted January 30, 2014
Snapchat is light, fast and a little bit secretive, as a platform. Other than the multitude of attacks that have happened recently, it remains a fairly private and quiet kind of social network. But according to Snapchat CEO Evan Spiegel,... [SocialTimes.com]

What Snapchat Lacks In Security it Makes Up for in Ideals - Posted January 30, 2014
Snapchat is light, fast and a little bit secretive, as a platform. Other than the multitude of attacks that have happened recently, it remains a fairly private and quiet kind of social network. But according to Snapchat CEO Evan Spiegel,... [AllFacebook]

STUDY: 5% of Millennials Check Their Phones Once a Minute - Posted January 30, 2014
Today in Things We Already Knew news: everyone accepts mobile as the future, but a rece... [PRNewser]

Agency Asks Aspiring Creatives for 10-Second Pitches via Snapchat: The Job Interview for the Twitter Generation? - Posted January 28, 2014
Kids these days. All they do is take selfies and share ridiculous, self-made videos on Snapchat. How will they ever amount to anything? Why, by sharing ridiculous self-made videos on Snapchat, of course! DDB Oslo is inviting students from around the globe to share their creative genius (and pencha... [PRNewser]

Snapchat Still Has Some Pretty Serious Security Problems - Posted January 23, 2014
In its frenzy of rapid growth and expansion, Snapchat has left some fairly gaping holes in its service. Right at the end of last year Snapchat was hacked, 4.6 million accounts were compromised an... [SocialTimes.com]

Snapchat's New Security Feature 'Find the Ghost' Fails Almost Instantly - Posted January 23, 2014
Snapchat's security issues are aplenty, and the latest attempt to keep out the robots with the app's mascot ghost was no real deterrent for hackers. The app introduced the new feature on Wednesday - users had to select illustrations with the ghost mascot in order to pro... [Inside Mobile Apps]

STUDY: Facebook Active Usage Down 3% From 2Q Through 4Q 2013 - Posted January 21, 2014
Although Facebook remains far and away the top social network in terms of accounts, active users, and frequency of visits, it saw a 3 percent drop in active usage between the second quarter of 2013 ... [AllFacebook]

Wet Seal Lets a 16-Year-Old Borrow Its Snapchat Account for the Weekend - Posted January 16, 2014
Here's an interesting story from AdAge today: teen clothing/accessories brand Wet Seal has ... [PRNewser]

Mark Zuckerberg Calls Snapchat 'A Super-Interesting Privacy Phenomenon' - Posted January 15, 2014
Photo-messaging application Snapchat reportedly ... [AllFacebook]

Social Media Newsfeed: Tumblr Adds Mentions | Live-Tweeting Cancer Experiences - Posted January 15, 2014
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Snapchat Slowly Learning How to Respond to Messages - Posted January 14, 2014
Confession: we almost enjoy picking on Snapchat at this point. The latest "scandal" to rock the kings of "now I can show you how drunk I am and my mom will never see the evidence" technology concerns spam. Lots of spam, as in promotional messages sent by people who may dare call... [PRNewser]

HBO's New Sitcom Will Entourage the Tech Set - Posted January 13, 2014
For a quick minute last week we had a theory that Sam Biddle of Valleywag and Evan Spiegel of Snapchat were engaged in a battle of wits to determine who could most successfully make the archetypal Southern California startup dude look like a douc... [AgencySpy]

HBO's New Sitcom Will Entourage the Tech Set - Posted January 13, 2014
For a quick minute last week we had a theory that Sam Biddle of Valleywag and Evan Spiegel of Snapchat were engaged in a battle of wits to determine who could most successfully make the archetypal Southern California startup dude look like a douc... [PRNewser]

HBO throws screening party for launch of 'Girls' Tumblr at platform's NYC HQ - Posted January 9, 2014
[caption id="attachment_40403" align="alignright" width="300"] girlshbo.tumblr.com[/caption] HBO has been making all the right moves as the highly anticipated season three of Girls sets to premie... [Inside 3D Printing News]

HBO throws screening party for launch of 'Girls' Tumblr at platform's NYC HQ - Posted January 9, 2014
[caption id="attachment_40403" align="alignright" width="300"] girlshbo.tumblr.com[/caption] HBO has been making all the right moves as the highly anticipated season three of Girls sets to premie... [Lost Remote]

Snapchat Finally Apologizes for Security Leak, Introduces Opt Out Option - Posted January 9, 2014
In a much belated blog post, Snapchat finally apologizes for the large security breach of the app, which left 4.6 million usernames and numbers accessible for hackers to find and distribute. The software company first acknowledged the data leak during an announcement on January 2, 2014, but offered not so much as... [Inside Mobile Apps]

Snapchat Finally Apologizes for Security Leak, Introduces Opt Out Option - Posted January 9, 2014
In a much belated blog post, Snapchat finally apologizes for the large security breach of the app, which left 4.6 million usernames and numbers accessible for hackers to find and distribute. The software company first acknowledged the data leak during an announcement on January 2, 2014, but offered not so much as... [FishbowlDC]

Social Media Newsfeed: Facebook Acquisition | Twitter Stock Slide - Posted January 9, 2014
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Snapchat's Spiegel Applied Some Heavy Spin to His Zuckerberg Bromance - Posted January 7, 2014
This morning we bring you the five words Evan Spiegel needs to hear, via the 2008 Internet: Dude. You're doing it wrong. Spiegel's ... [PRNewser]

Judd Apatow on social media's role in season 3 of HBO's 'Girls' - Posted January 7, 2014
At the season 3 premiere of Girls Monday night, we caught up with Judd Apatow and asked him if social media will play a role in the... [Lost Remote]

Social Media Newsfeed: Snapchat CEO Critical of Forbes | Pinterest Buys VisualGraph - Posted January 7, 2014
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How the Recent Snapchat Security Breach Could Erode User Trust - Posted January 6, 2014
Snapchat has been very high profile lately. Lots of people are eschewing Facebook and other sites in favor of the light, simple tools provided by Snapchat. But on New Year's day, 4.6 million users had their usernames and phone numbers released, earning Snapchat all the wrong kind of publi... [AllFacebook]

How the Recent Snapchat Security Breach Could Erode User Trust - Posted January 6, 2014
Snapchat has been very high profile lately. Lots of people are eschewing Facebook and other sites in favor of the light, simple tools provided by Snapchat. But on New Year's day, 4.6 million users had their usernames and phone numbers released, earning Snapchat all the wrong kind of publi... [SocialTimes.com]

The Year In Social Media, A 2013 Recap [Infographic] - Posted January 6, 2014
Social media has become a cornerstone of effective marketing strategy. Within five years, social media is expected to comprise, on average, 22% of overall marketing budgets. This year Youtube reached more 18-34 year olds than any cable network, vine sharing dropped on Twitter by almost 40% the day Instagram video launched,... [SocialTimes.com]

Snapchat CEO Calls Security Breach 'Abuse' - Posted January 3, 2014
Snapchat CEO Evan Spiegel spoke about about the "abuse" a recent security breach that leaked 4.6 million users phone numbers an... [Lost Remote]

Snapchat CEO Performs Some So-So Damage Control - Posted January 3, 2014
Snapchat CEO Evan Spiegel may not care for "controversial" questions, but when faced with an unavoidable problem he had no choice but to go on damage control duty. We're not quite sure whether this quick Today clip effectively addresses the "... [PRNewser]

Hackers Teach Snapchat a Lesson in Security: Millions of Usernames and Partial Phone Numbers Published - Posted January 2, 2014
Picture and video-sharing startup Snapchat has just been made a public example of how not to handle a potential security issue. About a month ago, a group of white-hat hackers called Gibson Security (white-hat meaning they do not ... [PRNewser]

4.6 Million Snapchat Accounts Exposed - Posted January 2, 2014
Hackers gained access to nearly 5 million Snapchat accounts, posting their usernames and phone numbers to the web New Year's Eve, according to several reports. The hackers, identified only by the website name -- SnapchatDB.info -- told the media they were motivated to publish the file of 4.6 million users' private information... [Inside Mobile Apps]

New Sharing App Looks to Out-Snap the Competition - Posted December 13, 2013
The week of big announcements about Twitter and Instagram's new direct messaging pic share features would be a sensible time to announce the release of a new app from a compan... [PRNewser]

How Facebook Is Encouraging Mobile Users To Download Its Messenger App - Posted December 13, 2013
Facebook is prompting its mobile users, at least on iOS, to download... [Lost Remote]

How Facebook Is Encouraging Mobile Users To Download Its Messenger App - Posted December 13, 2013
Facebook is prompting its mobile users, at least on iOS, to download... [AllFacebook]

Social Media Newsfeed: Instagram Direct | YouTube Live-Streaming - Posted December 13, 2013
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Instagram and Twitter Scramble to Be Snapchat - Posted December 12, 2013
Today Instagram released an updated app, to much fanfare, touting its new private message infrastructure. This just two days after Twitter pushed an update to phones worldwide with new, more prominent direct messages. Looks like they're playing catch-up with Snapchat. In... [SocialTimes.com]

Instagram and Twitter Scramble to Be Snapchat - Posted December 12, 2013
Today Instagram released an updated app, to much fanfare, touting its new private message infrastructure. This just two days after Twitter pushed an update to phones worldwide with new, more prominent direct messages. Looks like they're playing catch-up with Snapchat. In... [AllFacebook]

Will Instagram's New Messaging Service Be a Useful Promo Tool? - Posted December 12, 2013
In a direct attempt to fight off challengers like Snapchat, Instagram announced today that it would launch a new "direct messaging" service that allows users to send pics to one another. New York mag's Kevin Roose writes that it means you can now "annoy specific, targeted friends with your brunch Instagrams",... [PRNewser]

Social Media Newsfeed: Social Media Data Breach | Twitter Retargeted Ads - Posted December 5, 2013
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Snapchat Snaps Up Instagram Director Of Business Operations Emily White - Posted December 4, 2013
Photo-messaging application Snapchat turned down a $3 bil... [AllFacebook]

Does Facebook Have A 'Teen Problem?' Not According To COO Sheryl Sandberg - Posted November 22, 2013
When Facebook Chief Financial Officer David Ebersman admitted during the company's ... [AllFacebook]

70% of All Snapchat Users are Women - Posted November 22, 2013
A surprising large percentage of Snapchat users are female - 70% in fact. Snapchat's CEO,Evan Spiegel, presented this interesting fact about its userbase during Goldman Sach's closed conference in Vega on Wednesday. He also disclosed that users were sending 400 million 'snaps' every day , compared to Facebook's 350 million Snapchat... [Inside Mobile Apps]

Social Media Newsfeed: Yahoo Growth | 'Selfie' Recognition - Posted November 20, 2013
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Social Media Newsfeed: Dropbox Value | YouTube Outage - Posted November 19, 2013
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SecretInk Brings Snapchat 's Self-Destruct Messages to Your Inbox - Posted November 18, 2013
SecretInk is a new messaging platform that lets you send messages to webmail and SMS recipients, who will have a limited number of seconds before the message is automatically deleted. Sure, you can use a screep capture tool to keep a record of the message, but SecretInk deletes the encrypted message... [Inside Mobile Apps]

Snapchat CEO Rejects $3 Billion Offer (Someone Check His Temperature) - Posted November 18, 2013
Evan Spiegel, CEO of Snapchat, has rejected Facebook's generous $3 billion bid for the company. No, we don't know why, either. Snapchat is an inst... [SocialTimes.com]

Morning Media Newsfeed: Chron Cuts Food Section? | Snapchat Rejected $3B | Six Out at Time Out NY - Posted November 14, 2013
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Morning Media Newsfeed: Chron Cuts Food Section? | Snapchat Rejected $3B | Six Out at Time Out NY - Posted November 14, 2013
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Social Media Newsfeed: Snapchat Facebook Bid | Vine for Windows - Posted November 14, 2013
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Snapchat Turns Down $3 Billion Offer From Facebook - Posted November 13, 2013
Photo text messaging app Snapchat has turned down a $3 billion cash offer from Facebook, ... [Lost Remote]

Will Snapchat Be Facebook's Next Instagram, Despite Rejecting A $3B+ Acquisition Offer? - Posted November 13, 2013
An acquisition offer of more than $3 billion is nothing to sneeze at, but photo-messaging application Snapch... [AllFacebook]

3Q EARNINGS CALL: How Is Facebook Responding To The Mobile Transition From An Advertising Standpoint? - Posted October 31, 2013
Facebook said in its third-quarter earnings report Wednesday that its tot... [AllFacebook]

Social Media Newsfeed: Pope Twitter Followers | Buffer Hacked - Posted October 28, 2013
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Snapchat's CEO Can't Handle Your 'Controversial' Questions, OK? - Posted October 8, 2013
What's the first thing you think of when you hear the word "Snapchat?" If you answered "sexting!" then you have something in common with every other person on Earth who's heard the word "Snapchat". Marketers ... [PRNewser]

Social Media Newsfeed: New Twitter Welcome Page | Facebook, Twitter TV Chatter - Posted October 8, 2013
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Social Media Newsfeed: Facebook, Cisco Partner on Free Wi-Fi | Google Analytics Academy - Posted October 3, 2013
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A New Trend in Successful Startup Pitches: Anonymity! - Posted September 6, 2013
Given recent reports about the NSA's ability to foil pretty much any form of privacy encryption/ protection on the Web and the lengths t... [PRNewser]

Social Media Newsfeed: Facebook Mobile Ad Market | Twitter Abuse Button - Posted August 29, 2013
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Social Media Newsfeed: Facebook Mobile Updates | Twitter Viral Videos - Posted August 13, 2013
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Social Media Newsfeed: Foursquare Friends Check-In | Square Market | Swedish Hulu - Posted June 26, 2013
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With 200 Million Messages Served Daily, Snapchat Raises $60 Million to Scale Service - Posted June 24, 2013
After raising $60 million in Series B funding, Snapchat will focus on scaling its ephemeral messaging service and hiring more engineers, according to a repo... [SocialTimes.com]

Sen. Mitch McConnell's Campaign Uses Facebook To Entertain, Persuade Voters - Posted June 17, 2013
From cat videos to "The Harlem Shake," the ... [AllFacebook]

STUDY: Parents Have No Clue What Their Kids Are Doing On Facebook, Other Social Networks - Posted June 4, 2013
Parents may think they know what their teenagers a... [AllFacebook]

Americans No Longer the Center of the Online Universe, and Other Surprises From Mary Meeker's Epic Slide Deck - Posted May 29, 2013
Four-fifths of the largest Internet properties in the world are owned by American companies, but the same proportion of their users are outside the United States, Kleiner Perkins venture investor Mary Meeker said... [SocialTimes.com]

WhatsApp Roars Through April, With Huge Downloading Success - Posted May 7, 2013
WhatsApp Messenger dominated both major app stores in the number of downloads in April, according to data from Distimo. Made in Mountain View, California, WhatsApp Messager offers a cross-platform text messaging that does no... [SocialTimes.com]

Facebook Not Concerned With Reports Of Young Users Avoiding Site - Posted May 2, 2013
It seems like on a monthly basis, there's been a report or study that says teens and young adults are ... [AllFacebook]

INFOGRAPHIC: Are Teens Tired Of Facebook? - Posted April 19, 2013
One of the main topics concerning Facebook now is whether or not teenagers are getting tired of the site, or are avoiding the social network completely because it's not cool. Younger users also likely have reservations about joining a site where their parents are, preferring Tumblr and ot... [AllFacebook]

Is Facebook Hoping To Gain More Influence In Asia With Stickers? - Posted April 16, 2013
If you looked at Facebook's introduction of stickers to messaging (snuck in the latest iOS update) and wondered why they're on your phone, you're pr... [AllFacebook]

Among Teens, Interest in Facebook Falling Significantly - Posted April 10, 2013
Over the past year, the share of teens who said Facebook is the most important social media site for them fell 10 percent, according to a study of teen consumer habits by the investment banking firm Piper Jaffray. Facebook remained the most popular social netw... [SocialTimes.com]

Why Facebook Doesn't Have A Problem With A Lack Of Teens - Posted March 18, 2013
Much has been made in the tech and social media news circles regarding Facebook's eventual demise because teenagers don't make u... [AllFacebook]

IOS Users Prefer Snapchat To Facebook's Poke - Posted March 8, 2013
Facebook launched iOS application Poke, a timed messaging service that drew heavy comp... [AllFacebook]

Snapchat Offers Video Messaging in Android App - Posted February 21, 2013
Snapchat, an app that sends texts and photos that disappear after a specified time, has added video messaging to its Android app in an update released today. The company had been beta testing the feature for Android with European users. It rolled out video in its... [SocialTimes.com]

Social Media Newsfeed: Grammys Go Social | Apple Wristwatch? - Posted February 11, 2013
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'Bang With Friends' App Makers Not Doing Themselves Any Favors - Posted January 31, 2013
One of this week's creepiest stories concerns the new Facebook app Bang With Friends. In case you haven't heard, the app promises to help users find Facebook connections who are u... [PRNewser]

More Teens Are on Tumblr than Facebook or Instagram, Survey Finds - Posted January 9, 2013
Facebook is starting to show its age, according to a recent survey of younger social media users. The shocker? Tumblr was the most popular network, beating out not only Facebook, but also its newly acquired image-sharing site, Instagram. Posterous co-founder Gary Tan ... [SocialTimes.com]

Marketers: Stop Trying to Make 'Poke' and 'Snapchat' Happen - Posted January 9, 2013
Are Snapchat and Facebook's Poke the latest Instagram-style visual branding ... [PRNewser]

How Can Marketers Use Facebook's Poke App For Advertising? - Posted January 4, 2013
Most brands want to create lasting memories with their advertising campaigns. But is there any potential to using Facebook's new Poke application -- where messages disappe... [AllFacebook]

Facebook Releases Poke -- A Snapchat-Like Messenger -- For IPhone - Posted December 21, 2012
After rumors of Facebook launching a timed messaging service similar to Snapchat swirled, on Friday the site ... [AllFacebook]

Report: Facebook Testing Snapchat-Like Photo Messaging App - Posted December 17, 2012
Facebook is currently testing another stand-alone application for launch, which would join Facebook Messenger... [AllFacebook]

Snapchat Photo Messanging App Adds Video Feature - Posted December 14, 2012
You can now record and send short 10 second video clips using Snapchat, a photo messanging app. The video functions like Snapchat photos where recipients will be able to view the video only once before the video disappears forever. The disa... [Inside Mobile Apps]

Snapchat Joins Top Free iOS Apps List This Week - Posted December 10, 2012
Snapchat is the No. 6 top free iOS app this week, according to research from AppData... [Inside Mobile Apps]

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