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Sprint's Virgin Mobile Prepaid Service Offering Facebook-Only Data Plan - Posted 1 day, 1 hour ago
A Facebook-only data plan? It's one of the options being offered by Sprint's ... [AllFacebook]

Morning Media Newsfeed: NYT Profit Plummets | Twitter Beats Street, Stock Soars - Posted 1 day, 11 hours ago
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Morning Media Newsfeed: NYT Profit Plummets | Twitter Beats Street, Stock Soars - Posted 1 day, 11 hours ago
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Don't Buzz Me, Bro: Another Major Plagiarist Bites the Dust - Posted 3 days, 6 hours ago
Why yes. He did go too far. In what has to be one of the worst trends in journalism today, another national reporter has been fired for plagiarism. This time, it was BuzzFeed's "Viral Politics" guy Benny Johnson... [PRNewser]

Facebook Stomps the Competition as a Driver of Referral Traffic - Posted July 25, 2014
Despite the panic over Facebook's supposed impending demise and the decline in organic reach, the social network still drives the most traffic of all the top social networks. According to the ... [SocialTimes.com]

Morning Media Newsfeed: WaPo Reporter Detained in Iran | Bloomberg Hires Topolsky - Posted July 25, 2014
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Morning Media Newsfeed: WaPo Reporter Detained in Iran | Bloomberg Hires Topolsky - Posted July 25, 2014
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Social Media Newsfeed: New Messaging App for Instagram? | Pandora Earnings - Posted July 25, 2014
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Where's the LUV? Southwest Airlines Kicks Passenger Off Flight for Tweeting - Posted July 24, 2014
In most circumstances, love (or ... [PRNewser]

Social Media Newsfeed: Foursquare Rebrands | Facebook Earnings - Posted July 24, 2014
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Nuvi Adds Publishing Capability to Social Media Monitoring and Visualization Platform - Posted July 23, 2014
Real-time social media listening and reporting solution Nuvi added publishing to its arsenal, announcing Wednesday that users of its s... [AllFacebook]

INFOGRAPHIC: Facebook Continues Social-Login Dominance in 2Q - Posted July 22, 2014
Facebook continued to dominate social logins in the second quarter of 2014, accounting for 55 percent of overall social logins and 64 percent of social logins from mobile devices, according to the latest figures from ... [AllFacebook]

Facebook Improves in ACSI's Latest E-Business Report, Still Trails Other Social Networks - Posted July 22, 2014
The American Customer Satisfaction Index re... [AllFacebook]

Social Media Newsfeed: Facebook Save Feature | Hillary Clinton Facebook, Twitter Q&A - Posted July 22, 2014
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REPORT: 23.39% of 2Q Social Referrals from Facebook - Posted July 21, 2014
Facebook accounted for 23.39 percent of social referrals ... [AllFacebook]

Twitter Improves Privacy and Consistency of Direct Messages - Posted July 21, 2014
Twitter announced recently that users will be able to delete direct messages (DMs) -- private messages between users who follow each other -- more consistently on both mobile and the Web. Users who'd deleted DMs on thier mobile devices were still seeing th... [SocialTimes.com]

Social Media Newsfeed: 'Heartless' Tweet by Singapore Airlines | Hollister on Instagram - Posted July 21, 2014
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WORLD CUP: Kia Motors Overtakes Nike as Top Sponsor on Facebook, Twitter - Posted July 18, 2014
Germany edged Argentina to win the soccer portion of 2014 FIFA World C... [AllFacebook]

Loyalty on Facebook: SocialToaster Joins Izea Exchange - Posted July 18, 2014
Social engagement and ... [AllFacebook]

CW's Supernatural Gets Twitter Trolled in Miraculous Fashion for 'Queer Baiting' - Posted July 18, 2014
The CW (formerly known as the WB because initials are good) isn't exactly known for "quality programming" lately. Back in its heyday, the network was populated with Gilmour Girls, Steve Harvey, the Wayans family (and Jamie Foxx), and Dawson's Creek. Today, not so much. One of its breakthrough-ish hits has been ... [PRNewser]

Morning Media Newsfeed: Microsoft to Cut 18,000 Jobs | Aereo Faces Setback - Posted July 18, 2014
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Morning Media Newsfeed: Microsoft to Cut 18,000 Jobs | Aereo Faces Setback - Posted July 18, 2014
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Five Stats to Improve Your Twitter Strategy [Video] - Posted July 16, 2014
Over the last two years, social listening and analytics firm Mention has collected and analyzed over one billion social media mentions. Earlier this month, SocialTimes brought you 5 tips for developing a social mentions strategy. Th... [AllFacebook]

Five Stats to Improve Your Twitter Strategy [Video] - Posted July 16, 2014
Over the last two years, social listening and analytics firm Mention has collected and analyzed over one billion social media mentions. Earlier this month, SocialTimes brought you 5 tips for developing a social mentions strategy. Th... [SocialTimes.com]

Is There Room in Journalism for Reporters Who Make Paid Product Endorsements? - Posted July 15, 2014
You don't ordinarily think of a local news reporter having endorsement deals, but Sara Hopkins, a reporter at WWAY in Wilming... [TVSpy]

Social Media Newsfeed: LinkedIn Acquires Newsle | Colbert Books NYC Mayor Over Twitter - Posted July 15, 2014
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Social Media Newsfeed: Twitter Analytics | Iran Sentences 8 Over Facebook Posts - Posted July 14, 2014
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NPR to Employees: 'Retweets Actually Are Endorsements, So Quit It!' - Posted July 11, 2014
Something that has plagued reporters of any ilk for years is the dreaded retweet button. Although they work for a particular network (local or national), they have personal accounts ... and opinions. Thanks to becoming the personification of the TV network, the disclaimer "Retweets are not endorsements" appe... [PRNewser]

Wall Street Journal Film Reporter Moves Over to Twitter - Posted July 11, 2014
As previously noted, Tuesday was the Wall Street Journal's 125th anniversary. It was also film reporter Rachel Dodes' last day. ... [Fishbowl NY]

Wall Street Journal Film Reporter Moves Over to Twitter - Posted July 11, 2014
As previously noted, Tuesday was the Wall Street Journal's 125th anniversary. It was also film reporter Rachel Dodes' last day. ... [FishbowlNY]

Morning Media Newsfeed: Aereo Plans Survival | Dish Makes Anti-Merger Case to FCC - Posted July 10, 2014
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Morning Media Newsfeed: Aereo Plans Survival | Dish Makes Anti-Merger Case to FCC - Posted July 10, 2014
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Digital VOD Release Of Feature Film 'Affluenza' Promoted Via Slingshot Contest - Posted July 9, 2014
Slingshot, the photo- and video-sharing application ... [AllFacebook]

Twitter's New CTA: Buy Now, Tweet Later! - Posted July 9, 2014
We discussed it until we exhausted... [AgencySpy]

Why Twitter Is Focused on Growth, Not Profit - Posted July 8, 2014
The subject of revenue has dogged Twitter at least since its IPO in November of last year. The apparent flat-lining of growth figures could lead to a revenue stagnation. However, the advertising team at Twitter doesn't seem all that concerned and its rev... [SocialTimes.com]

Katie Jacobs Stanton Replaces Chloe Sladden as Twitter's VP of Global Media - Posted July 8, 2014
There is perhaps no position more important in the social TV space than Twitter's head of media. Three weeks after Chloe Sla... [Lost Remote]

Morning Media Newsfeed: Palin Eyes The View | Rolling Stone Appoints Publisher - Posted July 8, 2014
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Morning Media Newsfeed: Palin Eyes The View | Rolling Stone Appoints Publisher - Posted July 8, 2014
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Social Media Newsfeed: Twitter Names Global Media Chief | Facebook Events - Posted July 8, 2014
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Four Ways to Become a Social Media Influencer - Posted July 7, 2014
If you're active on social media and want to know how to become an influencer, listen up. According to serial entrepreneur Marc Fischman, there are several key factors to keep in mind. We connected with the CEO and co-founder of Hyperactivate to ge... [MediaJobsDaily]

Morning Media Newsfeed: Coulson Gets 18 Months | SiriusXM Fires Opie & Anthony's Cumia - Posted July 7, 2014
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Morning Media Newsfeed: Coulson Gets 18 Months | SiriusXM Fires Opie & Anthony's Cumia - Posted July 7, 2014
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Social Media Newsfeed: Facebook Removes Image | YouTube Shaming Internet Providers - Posted July 7, 2014
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REPORT: 2Q Rebound For Facebook In Social Logins - Posted July 3, 2014
Facebook reversed a trend of six consecutive quarters of declining market share in social logins, posting a 1.5 percent gain in the second quarter of 2014, according to customer-profile-management technology provider ... [AllFacebook]

Grammer on Grammar: Frasier Corrects Twitter's Atrocious Language - Posted July 3, 2014
The doctor is in: actor Kelsey Grammer announced his arrival in the Twitterverse with the below message on June 30. It has come to my attention that the fine people of @Twitter have an egregious grammar problem. I'm here to help. #KelseyGrammerGrammar -- Kelsey Grammer (@KelseyGrammer) ... [PRNewser]

Social Media Newsfeed: Facebook Buys Video Ad Platform | Sheryl Sandberg on Moods Study - Posted July 3, 2014
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Which Tweet Wins? See If You Can You Out-Predict A Computer - Posted July 2, 2014
If you work in social media, or any online media site really, for very long, you learn that it's hard to predict which post or piece of content will go viral. That doesn't stop people from trying. The latest attempt? The New York Times has the details on a collaboration by three... [10,000 Words]

BET Awards 14 sets social TV records with successful broadcast - Posted July 2, 2014
Sunday night the BET Awards 14 took place live from Los Angeles. For ... [Lost Remote]

Morning Media Newsfeed: Google Buys Songza | MSNBC Holds Second Place - Posted July 2, 2014
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Morning Media Newsfeed: Google Buys Songza | MSNBC Holds Second Place - Posted July 2, 2014
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Social Media Newsfeed: Facebook Missed Call Ads | Twitter Names CFO - Posted July 2, 2014
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Bandsintown Manager Is Mobile Music To The Ears Of Artists, Managers On Facebook - Posted July 1, 2014
Music fans have embraced concert-discovery application Bandsintown, and now the company i... [AllFacebook]

Morning Media Newsfeed: Yahoo! Revives Community | AP to Automate Earnings Stories - Posted July 1, 2014
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Morning Media Newsfeed: Yahoo! Revives Community | AP to Automate Earnings Stories - Posted July 1, 2014
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Social Media Newsfeed: Facebook Moods Study | Twitter Buys Tap Commerce - Posted July 1, 2014
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Royal Dutch Airlines Wins World Cup Twitter Fail - Posted June 30, 2014
For as many well-executed real-time marketing tweets, there are dozens more miserable failures. Yesterday the Netherlands' KLM airlines, also known as Royal Dutch, angered the Twittersphere by posting a racially insensitive ... [SocialTimes.com]

Social Media Newsfeed: World Cup Twitter Record | Facebook Moods Study - Posted June 30, 2014
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Social Media Newsfeed: New YouTube Features | Facebook Ads - Posted June 27, 2014
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STUDY: Customer Service Via Facebook Hampered By Companies' Choice Of Platforms - Posted June 26, 2014
A total of 67 percent of companies surveyed by Forrester Research for social customer-service platform ... [AllFacebook]

Social Media Newsfeed: Facebook World Cup Check-Ins | Google+ Evolution - Posted June 26, 2014
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Twitter Co-Founder Biz Stone Says Nothing is Missing but Measurement - Posted June 25, 2014
Despite Twitter's weak first-quarter results in April and the recent resignation of its COO Ali Rowghani over a "fundamental disagreement" with CEO Dick Costolo, Biz Stone told CNBC that he had faith in the company and its current executive board (Rowghani's resignation resulted in a 4% rise in Twi... [SocialTimes.com]

Social Media Newsfeed: Twitter Retweet with Comment | Nike World Cup Mentions - Posted June 25, 2014
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WORLD CUP: Nike Tops Other Sponsors In Mentions On Facebook, Twitter - Posted June 24, 2014
Just do it? Nike has when it comes to mentions of ... [AllFacebook]

Gallup: Most Consumers Not Influenced by Social Media - Posted June 24, 2014
The days of the coveted Likes and follows are over. According to a recent Gallup Poll, organizations are adjusting their social strategies around social chatter, not raw... [SocialTimes.com]

Fargo's Colin Hanks and Allison Tolman on social TV - Posted June 24, 2014
FX's Fargo has quickly become one of (if not the) best drama on television. The dark comedy, designed with inspiration from the film, recently fi... [Lost Remote]

25 Brands Making the Most of Twitter's New GIF Feature - Posted June 23, 2014
Last week the nerds at TechCrunch told us that the new Twitter GIFs aren't really GIFs at all--they're just tiny mp4s on loop with no sound. That's OK, though. We wel... [PRNewser]

WPP Will Double Its Spending Budget on Twitter in 2014 - Posted June 23, 2014
In another headline from Cannes-Lions, WPP Grand Poobah Sir Martin Sorrell told the world that he will double ad spending on "The Twitter" (as he may have called it) from $50 mil... [AgencySpy]

Morning Media Newsfeed: Al Jazeera Journos Sentenced | Post-Dispatch Defends Decision - Posted June 23, 2014
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Morning Media Newsfeed: Al Jazeera Journos Sentenced | Post-Dispatch Defends Decision - Posted June 23, 2014
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Facebook PMD AdParlor Boosts Analytics Offerings - Posted June 20, 2014
Are you looking for a way to maximize your spend on Facebook advertising? ... [AllFacebook]

Morning Media Newsfeed: Handler to Host Netflix Show | NYT, WaPo, Mozilla Team Up - Posted June 20, 2014
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Morning Media Newsfeed: Handler to Host Netflix Show | NYT, WaPo, Mozilla Team Up - Posted June 20, 2014
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Social Media Newsfeed: Twitter Shakeup | New LinkedIn App - Posted June 20, 2014
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INFOGRAPHIC: R.I.P., Facebook User ... Now What? - Posted June 19, 2014
Facebook may have more than 1.28 billion monthly active users, but ... [AllFacebook]

NewsWhip's New App Brings Users Most-Shared Stories On Facebook, Twitter - Posted June 19, 2014
Social media news aggregator NewsWhip released a new application for ... [AllFacebook]

Twitter Acquires Video-Clipping Service SnappyTV - Posted June 19, 2014
Today, Twitter announced that it has acquired SnappyTV, a video-clipping and -sharing service. The two companies have worked closely to enable brands to share video content and this partnership will mean deeper integration of SnappyTV into the Twitter platf... [SocialTimes.com]

Morning Media Newsfeed: Amazon Unveils Fire Phone | Carney's Final Briefing - Posted June 19, 2014
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Morning Media Newsfeed: Amazon Unveils Fire Phone | Carney's Final Briefing - Posted June 19, 2014
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Social Media Newsfeed: Facebook Restored | GIFs on Twitter - Posted June 19, 2014
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WARNING: 'Huge Snake Eating A Man Alive' Video Scam Returns To Facebook - Posted June 18, 2014
Those sneaky snakes are at it again, and we're not talking about the ... [AllFacebook]

Study: Twitter is Helping TV Advertising - Posted June 18, 2014
A new Twitter and Starcom MediaVest research study finds that brands who leverage Twitter alongside their TV ads are seeing positive results. Here... [Lost Remote]

You Can Now Tweet GIFs from the Web, iOS and Android - Posted June 18, 2014
Starting today, you can share and view animated GIFs on http://t.co/wJD8Fp317i, Android and iPhone. http://t.co/XBrAbOm4Ya— Twitter Support (@Support) June 18, 2014 Today, Twitter annou... [SocialTimes.com]

How 'Exposed' Are You? Social Media-Powered Statement Dress Grows Transparent - Posted June 18, 2014
A common topic of conversation in the political, PR, and marketing spheres is the increasingly-delicate balance between "sharing" on social media and beco... [PRNewser]

Social Media Newsfeed: Facebook Releases Slingshot | Snapchat Adds Our Story - Posted June 18, 2014
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The Tweetest Cannes Insights, Part One - Posted June 17, 2014
Dear Readers, We know how much you would like to be hanging out at Cannes this week: hitting the beach, sipping some espresso martinis and--most importantly--soaking up the insights fr... [PRNewser]

10 Brands That Had the US Team's Back During Its World Cup Win - Posted June 17, 2014
Last night we saw Delta get a bit carried away by its enthusiasm over the American team's 2-1 victory over Ghana and forget that not all African countries includ... [PRNewser]

Unmetric Integrated Into Shift Open Marketing Cloud - Posted June 17, 2014
Social intelligence and benchmarking platform Unmetric has been integrated into the ... [AllFacebook]

Move Over Selfies, Dronies are Here - Posted June 16, 2014
Twitter made a grand entrance at the Cannes Lions International Festival of Creativity for the marketing and communications industry on Sunday. The network is using drones to make Vine videos of attendees with Twitter employees and uploading them to a new Twitter account with the handle ... [SocialTimes.com]

Which Apps Are Accessing Your Facebook Account? MyPermissions Updates Android App - Posted June 16, 2014
Security outfit MyPermissions released ... [AllFacebook]

Abine Helps Users Tell Facebook, 'DoNotTrackMe' - Posted June 16, 2014
Privacy software provider Abine is targeting Facebook users who were upset by its ... [AllFacebook]

Morning Media Newsfeed: Casey Kasem Dies at 82 | FCC to Investigate Netflix Dispute - Posted June 16, 2014
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Morning Media Newsfeed: Casey Kasem Dies at 82 | FCC to Investigate Netflix Dispute - Posted June 16, 2014
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Social Media Newsfeed: Iraq and Social Media | SoundCloud Berlin Office - Posted June 16, 2014
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Anthony Weiner Favorites His Way to More Trouble - Posted June 13, 2014
Some Carlos Danger's never learn. Per a blog item by The Village Voice's Anna ... [Fishbowl NY]

Anthony Weiner Favorites His Way to More Trouble - Posted June 13, 2014
Some Carlos Danger's never learn. Per a blog item by The Village Voice's Anna ... [FishbowlNY]

Anthony Weiner Favorites His Way to More Trouble - Posted June 13, 2014
Some Carlos Danger's never learn. Per a blog item by The Village Voice's Anna ... [GalleyCat]

Another Day, Another Big Departure at Twitter - Posted June 13, 2014
Yesterday, the COO of Twitter Ali Rowghani resigned from his position. Today, Chloe Sladden, head of the company's media unit, announced via a series of tweets that she is also leaving. ... [SocialTimes.com]

Morning Media Newsfeed: Abramson Gets New Gig | Twitter COO Resigns - Posted June 13, 2014
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Morning Media Newsfeed: Abramson Gets New Gig | Twitter COO Resigns - Posted June 13, 2014
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Social Media Newsfeed: World Cup and Social Media | Facebook Mobile App Ads - Posted June 13, 2014
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Is Twitter Planning More Changes to Make America Freak Out? - Posted June 12, 2014
Why does anything have to change? It is going to happen, and usually when you least expect it -- change. Things begin to sag. Batteries run out. You have to move. The job doesn't have the "new car" smell anymore. Whatever it takes, ... [PRNewser]

COO of Twitter Resigns via Tweet - Posted June 12, 2014
@ROWGHANI Thank you for being an incredible executive & partner. Twitter could not have succeeded without you.— dick costolo (@dickc) June 12, 2014 The COO of Twitter, Ali Rowghani, announced his resignation on the... [SocialTimes.com]

Facebook and Twitter Gear Up for the 2014 World Cup - Posted June 11, 2014
With the 2014 FIFA World Cup ready to kick off this Thursday, Facebook and Twitter are gearing up to welcome and facilitate soccer fans. With a host of features large and small, Facebook and Twitter are primed to face off in an effort to capture the biggest share of audiences --... [SocialTimes.com]

Hashflags are Back on Twitter in Time for the World Cup - Posted June 11, 2014
The popular feature from the 2010 World Cup that let users embed flag emoticons into their tweets is back in action for this year's tournament. Country codes are are now hashflags. A hashtag followed by the three letter country code of any of the 32 countries represented in the tournament will automatically... [SocialTimes.com]

INFOGRAPHIC: 2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil Will Top Olympics, Super Bowl In Social Buzz - Posted June 11, 2014
Is it possible that a sporting event can tally more social mentions than the ... [AllFacebook]

Morning Media Newsfeed: Clinton Begins Media Tour | NYT Magazine Adds Wasik - Posted June 11, 2014
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Morning Media Newsfeed: Clinton Begins Media Tour | NYT Magazine Adds Wasik - Posted June 11, 2014
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INFOGRAPHIC: Social 2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil - Posted June 10, 2014
In the four years between 2010 FIFA World Cup South Africa and ... [AllFacebook]

Eventblimp Takes Flight With 20M+ Events From Facebook, Other Sources; IOS App - Posted June 10, 2014
Looking for an event to attend? Boulder, Colo.-based startup ... [AllFacebook]

Who Is On Mark Zuckerberg's Friends List? - Posted June 10, 2014
Much has been made recently over the fact that while Facebook users can set their fr... [AllFacebook]

Journalist Asks Important Question - Posted June 10, 2014
who is the most overrated, upwards-failing young journalist right now: GO— Sara Morrison (@SaraMorrison) June 10, 2014 If you have to ask...... [Fishbowl NY]

Journalist Asks Important Question - Posted June 10, 2014
who is the most overrated, upwards-failing young journalist right now: GO— Sara Morrison (@SaraMorrison) June 10, 2014 If you have to ask...... [FishbowlNY]

Social Media Newsfeed: Facebook Pulls Slingshot App | Instagram Advertising - Posted June 10, 2014
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Why The CIA Needs to Tread Carefully on Twitter - Posted June 9, 2014
On June 6th, the verified Twitter account @CIA went live. Their first tweet was the tongue-in-cheek "We can neither confirm nor deny that this is our first tweet." And while plenty of Twitter users ... [SocialTimes.com]

Gawker Media 'Kegerator' Has Its Own Website - Posted June 9, 2014
There's an interesting factoid in the latest bit of press for Queens-based and now bi-coastal company Joyride Coffee Distributors. According to freelance Post contributor ... [Fishbowl NY]

Gawker Media 'Kegerator' Has Its Own Website - Posted June 9, 2014
There's an interesting factoid in the latest bit of press for Queens-based and now bi-coastal company Joyride Coffee Distributors. According to freelance Post contributor ... [FishbowlNY]

Facebook Analytics Combo: EdgeRank Checker Teams Up With Socialbakers - Posted June 9, 2014
Two major providers of Facebook analytics have joined forces, as EdgeRank Checker announced... [AllFacebook]

CIA Joins Twitter, You'll Guess What Happens Next - Posted June 9, 2014
We can neither confirm nor deny that this is our first tweet.— CIA (@CIA) June 6, 2014 After filing an impersonation complaint with Twitter to stop the Cleveland Institute of Art from using the @CIA handle, th... [SocialTimes.com]

Morning Media Newsfeed: Pakistan Suspends News Channel | Watterson Returns - Posted June 9, 2014
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Morning Media Newsfeed: Pakistan Suspends News Channel | Watterson Returns - Posted June 9, 2014
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Social Media Newsfeed: Tony Awards and Social Media | Facebook Event for Sociologists - Posted June 9, 2014
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Facebook Content With Hashtags Added To Google Search Results? - Posted June 6, 2014
Google appears to have incorporated Facebook ... [AllFacebook]

Morning Media Newsfeed: MSNBC Cancels Finney | Colbert Blasts Amazon - Posted June 6, 2014
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Morning Media Newsfeed: MSNBC Cancels Finney | Colbert Blasts Amazon - Posted June 6, 2014
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Social Media Newsfeed: Pinterest Updates | Twitter Acquisition - Posted June 6, 2014
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Study: Millennials Distrustful of Information on Twitter - Posted June 5, 2014
A recent study appearing in the Springer research journal Psychonomic Bulletin & Review found that millennials don't trust information they read in Twitter feeds. The study is the first to examine the effects of social m... [SocialTimes.com]

Study: Millennials Distrustful of Information on Twitter - Posted June 5, 2014
A recent study appearing in the Springer research journal Psychonomic Bulletin & Review found that millennials don't trust information they read in Twitter feeds. The study is the first to examine the effects of social m... [AllFacebook]

WhatsApp Co-Founder Brian Acton: We'll Bring Facebook 'Another Billion Users' - Posted June 5, 2014
As soon as the ink dried on Facebook's acquisition of messaging application WhatsApp, industry leaders questioned whether the social network overpaid with its $19 billion buy. So why did Fac... [AllFacebook]

Brands On Facebook Can Scoop Up User-Generated Photos Via Scoopr - Posted June 5, 2014
With more brands turning to user-generated content, and ... [AllFacebook]

Why Are Only 60% of Journalists on Twitter? - Posted June 5, 2014
Can we talk about something? It looks like 2008 is calling and they want their newsrooms back. The American Journalism Review posted a piece this week with the headline "Some Newspapers to Staff: Social Media Isn't Option... [10,000 Words]

Twitter CEO Wants to Make Twitter An Entertainment Platform - Posted June 4, 2014
Twitter is a simple platform with a variety of uses. There are comedy bots, users pseudo-live tweeting World War II, celebrities promoting products, and regular users showing off their dinner on Instagra... [SocialTimes.com]

Social Media Newsfeed: Turkey Unblocks YouTube | Facebook Fit - Posted June 4, 2014
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Janrain Debuts User-Generated Content Platform - Posted June 3, 2014
User-generated content can be a valuable resource for brand... [AllFacebook]

Scientists Develop a Twitter Bot Detection Tool - Posted June 3, 2014
Researchers at Indiana University's Bloomington School of Informatics and Computing recently announced the development of a Twitter bot detection tool called BotOrNot. Twitter ha... [SocialTimes.com]

Social Media Newsfeed: Apple Developers Conference | Google+ for iOS - Posted June 3, 2014
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Morning Media Newsfeed: Risen Appeal Rejected | Top Social TV Shows - Posted June 3, 2014
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Morning Media Newsfeed: Risen Appeal Rejected | Top Social TV Shows - Posted June 3, 2014
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How Social Media Management Tools Could Help Score You a Job - Posted June 2, 2014
Although some social media sites, like LinkedIn, are set up specifically for connecting employers with potential employees, others, like Instagram, are a less obvious place to find your dream gig. But you can actually use any social media platform -- from Facebook to Twitter to Tumblr, to find a potential job. You... [SocialTimes.com]

Twitter's Clickbait Spoiler Profiles - Posted June 2, 2014
What an immature tabloidy way to share that article. "Bad news for humans who would like their species to not go extinct..." -- HuffPo Spoilers (@HuffPoSpoilers) May 20, 2014 * from @HuffPoSpoilers: "I give in to @HuffingtonPost click-bait so you don't have to (creat... [SocialTimes.com]

The Ticker: Revolving Door Edition - Posted May 29, 2014
Job moves from around the Web today: Chris Fry, Twitter's SVP of engineering, steps down. He'll move into an advisory role. Alex Roetter, VP of engineering, steps up to take Fry's place. [TechCrunch] Evan Cohen, chief operating officer, and Holger Luedorf, head of busines... [AllFacebook]

The Ticker: Revolving Door Edition - Posted May 29, 2014
Job moves from around the Web today: Chris Fry, Twitter's SVP of engineering, steps down. He'll move into an advisory role. Alex Roetter, VP of engineering, steps up to take Fry's place. [TechCrunch] Evan Cohen, chief operating officer, and Holger Luedorf, head of busines... [SocialTimes.com]

INFOGRAPHIC: RadiumOne Examines Six Myths Of Social Sharing - Posted May 29, 2014
Social advertising company RadiumOne examined si... [AllFacebook]

Social Media Newsfeed: Dick Costolo on Twitter's Future | Kidnapping Has Happy Ending Thanks to Facebook - Posted May 29, 2014
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'Billboard Twitter Real-Time Charts' are the music industry's answer to the 'Nielsen Twitter TV Ratings' - Posted May 28, 2014
Yesterday, Twitter Music partnered with Billboard to unveil ... [Lost Remote]

Mike Deerkoski Joins SocialCode As CTO, SVP - Posted May 28, 2014
Social marketing solutions provider SocialCode has a new chief technology ... [AllFacebook]

Iranian Prosecutor Denies Report That Mark Zuckerberg Was Ordered To Appear In Court - Posted May 28, 2014
Confusion reigns in Iran, as ... [AllFacebook]

Thailand Temporarily Blocks Facebook, Seeks Its Cooperation Along With That Of Instagram, Twitter - Posted May 28, 2014
Facebook was temporarily blocked in Thailand Wednesday in t... [AllFacebook]

Morning Media Newsfeed: WH Probes CIA Press Leak | Katz, Lenfest Win Inquirer Bidding | New Abramson/NYT Details - Posted May 28, 2014
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Morning Media Newsfeed: WH Probes CIA Press Leak | Katz, Lenfest Win Inquirer Bidding | New Abramson/NYT Details - Posted May 28, 2014
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Mark Zuckerberg Has A Court Date ... In Iran - Posted May 27, 2014
Facebook Co-Founder and CEO Mark Zuckerberg has a court date that he will most likely not be keeping, sinc... [AllFacebook]

Social Media Newsfeed: California Shooting | Memorial Day Social Media Marketing Fails - Posted May 27, 2014
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ANNUAL MEETING: Jesse Jackson Urges Facebook To Add Minorities To Board, C-Suite - Posted May 23, 2014
The Rev. Jesse Jackson urged Facebook to include minorities on its board of directors in a brief speech prior to the question-and-an... [AllFacebook]

The Most Influential Tech Women On Twitter - Posted May 23, 2014
Business Insider recently put together a list of the 100 most influential women on Twitter: There's been a lot of talk about how women are underrepresented in the tech wo... [SocialTimes.com]

Facebook's Mike Hudack On The State Of The Media: 'Someone Should Fix This Shit' - Posted May 22, 2014
Facebook has launched several initiatives aimed at boosting media companies' presence on the social network thus far in 2014 -- ... [AllFacebook]

REPORT: Engagement Optimization 'Isn't The Best Bet' For Facebook Advertisers - Posted May 22, 2014
How important is engagement with Facebook ... [Lost Remote]

Pat Sajak to America: 'I'd Like to Buy a Clue About Twitter and Climate Change' - Posted May 22, 2014
For decades, outside of a lapse in judgement to host a talk show (pictured here), Pat Sajak has been one of the most beloved individuals in TV history. How hard is it to develop bad PR asking a woman to exercise h... [PRNewser]

Social Media Newsfeed: Facebook Music, TV and Movies | LinkedIn Rankings - Posted May 22, 2014
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Crisp Offers Second Set Of Eyes On Facebook Posts, Tweets From Brands Before They Go Live - Posted May 21, 2014
Brands large and small have hurt themselves with questionable posts on Facebook and tweets on Twitter, but what... [AllFacebook]

Crisp Offers Second Set Of Eyes On Facebook Posts, Tweets From Brands Before They Go Live - Posted May 21, 2014
Brands large and small have hurt themselves with questionable posts on Facebook and tweets on Twitter, but what... [Lost Remote]

Nielsen: We now know who's tweeting about TV - Posted May 21, 2014
On Monday, Nielsen Social released some major insights on the demographics behind people tweeting about TV. "With the laun... [Lost Remote]

Morning Media Newsfeed: Diaz-Balart to MSNBC | NPR Cuts Tell Me More | Sulzberger Talks - Posted May 21, 2014
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Morning Media Newsfeed: Diaz-Balart to MSNBC | NPR Cuts Tell Me More | Sulzberger Talks - Posted May 21, 2014
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Social Media Newsfeed: Facebook Video Ads | New Twitter Account for India's New Prime Minister - Posted May 21, 2014
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Report: Twitter Walks Away from Soundcloud Acquisition - Posted May 20, 2014
The Wall Street Journal reports [sub req'd] that Twitter walked away from negotiations to buy Soundcloud, the music-streaming service. The Journal cites an anonymous source that said "the numbers didn't ad... [SocialTimes.com]

EFF Report: Facebook Has Your Back - Posted May 20, 2014
The Electronic Frontier Foundation released its 2014 ... [AllFacebook]

Morning Media Newsfeed: YouTube to Acquire Twitch | Abramson Speaks | Pilhofer to Guardian - Posted May 20, 2014
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Morning Media Newsfeed: YouTube to Acquire Twitch | Abramson Speaks | Pilhofer to Guardian - Posted May 20, 2014
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Social Media Newsfeed: Facebook Advertising Deal | Twitter to Buy SoundCloud? - Posted May 20, 2014
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Social Media Newsfeed: Facebook Building Snapchat Rival? | Mobile and Social Media Ads - Posted May 19, 2014
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Social Media Newsfeed: Pinterest's Value | Facebook Video Ads - Posted May 16, 2014
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Social Media Newsfeed: Yelp Reservations | New Outlook.com Features - Posted May 14, 2014
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Who Would Win the World Social Cup for 2014? [Infographic] - Posted May 13, 2014
The group stages of the FIFA World Cup kicked off May 12th, and the level of social media engagement is simply stunning. But what if the Cup were awarded to the team with the greatest Twitter presence, instead of those with most sporting prowess? Stay Sourced has ... [SocialTimes.com]

The Weather Channel Demonstrates How Not to Respond to a Complaint on Twitter - Posted May 13, 2014
Dear @weatherchannel I SWEAR I'm deleting your aggravating app if you don't STOP SHOWING DALLAS pics for Fort Worth pic.twitter.com/Rx36gZoI2K— Councilm. Joel Burns (@JoelBurns) May 12, 2014 ... [SocialTimes.com]

The Weather Channel Picked a Twitter Fight with the Wrong Texan Yesterday - Posted May 13, 2014
Know your city. Be proud of your city...or pay the consequences, y'all! Ah yes. Things really are bigger in my beloved Lone Star State, including the Twitter fights. Oh, and the bravado of ancillary city council representatives. Now, if you know anything... [PRNewser]

Twitter, Facebook, Google, AOL Team Up To Create TrustInAds.org - Posted May 12, 2014
Twitter wants you to be safe from deceptive and malicious online ads - so much so that they've partnered with competitors and big names in tech to bring you TrustInAds.org. Along with Facebook, Google and AOL... [AllTwitter]

You Can Now Mute People on Twitter - Posted May 12, 2014
Today, Twitter announced its newest feature: mute. The feature is being rolled out on the iOS, Android and web platforms, and will allow users to haven more control over their timelines."Mute gives you even more control over the content you see on Twitter by letting you remove a user's content from... [SocialTimes.com]

Are 'Tweetstorms' Abusive? - Posted May 12, 2014
A "tweetstorm" is the term used to describe a barrage of tweets that begin with "1/" and end with however many numbers it takes to get one's point(s) across on Twitter. BuzzFeed writer Charlie Warzel attributes the trend to... [SocialTimes.com]

Social Media Newsfeed: Gmail Overhaul | Trading Finals for Retweets - Posted May 12, 2014
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Don't Let Your Message Get Hijacked on Twitter - Posted May 9, 2014
A couple weeks ago, the NYPD launched an outreach campaign on Twitter. The goal was to get people to post happy pictures of themselves with NYPD officers using the #MyNYPD hashtag. Unfortunately, the whole thing backfired and the hashtag was... [SocialTimes.com]

Los Angeles Times Bets On Social Sharing With Redesign - Posted May 9, 2014
The Los Angeles Times' website underwent a redesign this week, and the changes included a left-aligned navigation bar, more seamless scrolling movements and ... [10,000 Words]

Twitter Changes Reveal Strategies for Modernization and Success - Posted May 8, 2014
Twitter has been struggling to make a profit for some time now, and estimates of user growth have fallen short. The company is trialling two po... [SocialTimes.com]

MomentFeed Offers Easy Access To Ratings, Reviews From Multiple Facebook Pages - Posted May 7, 2014
With ratings and ... [AllFacebook]

ReSnap's Take On Facebook Photo Books Includes Algorithm That Selects Most Popular Photos - Posted May 7, 2014
Nijmegen, Netherlands-based ReSnap offered its own take on ... [AllFacebook]

Where Twitter and Facebook fit into social TV - Posted May 7, 2014
(This is a guest post written by Cordie DePascale the VP Product Management at Mediaocean, "the leading software platform for the marketing world." Cordie spea... [Lost Remote]

Morning Media Newsfeed: CBS News Taps Capus | MSNBC Apologizes | Disney's Earnings Soar - Posted May 7, 2014
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Morning Media Newsfeed: CBS News Taps Capus | MSNBC Apologizes | Disney's Earnings Soar - Posted May 7, 2014
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Social Media Newsfeed: Twitter Lockup Expires | LinkedIn Tailored Ads - Posted May 7, 2014
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Has Twitter Entered its Twilight or is it on the Cusp of Greatness? - Posted May 6, 2014
Twitter claims its less-active users reflect a more streamlined experience. The Atlantic, however, has a different theory: "T... [SocialTimes.com]

Has Twitter Entered its Twilight or is it on the Cusp of Greatness? - Posted May 6, 2014
Twitter claims its less-active users reflect a more streamlined experience. The Atlantic, however, has a different theory: "T... [AllFacebook]

INFOGRAPHIC: KLM's Flight Pattern Keeps It Atop Socialbakers' Socially Devoted Index - Posted May 6, 2014
KLM Royal Dutch Airlines once again soared to the top of the quarterly ... [Lost Remote]

INFOGRAPHIC: KLM's Flight Pattern Keeps It Atop Socialbakers' Socially Devoted Index - Posted May 6, 2014
KLM Royal Dutch Airlines once again soared to the top of the quarterly ... [AllFacebook]

Impulse Buying Reaches New Level: Now You Can Add Things to Your Amazon Cart from Twitter - Posted May 6, 2014
As if the "buy with one click" option wasn't dangerous enough, now Amazon is ... [PRNewser]

Morning Media Newsfeed: Couric Back to NBC? | Logan's CBS Return Unsure | #AmazonCart Launches - Posted May 6, 2014
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Morning Media Newsfeed: Couric Back to NBC? | Logan's CBS Return Unsure | #AmazonCart Launches - Posted May 6, 2014
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Social Media Newsfeed: Star Wars Day on Social Media | PayPal Twitter Tirade - Posted May 5, 2014
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Social Networks and Digital Publishing: Friday Link Round-Up - Posted May 2, 2014
Ah, it's Friday and finally nice out. Which is why I plan on catching up on all the good links and stories I had to breeze through during the work week. Somewhere outdoors, facing the sun, preferably with a morning coffee. Here are some social media themed links I've been thinking... [10,000 Words]

Social Media Newsfeed: Snapchat Messaging | New Foursquare App - Posted May 2, 2014
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Socialbakers Raises The Facebook Analytics Bar With Socialbakers Analytics V3.0 - Posted May 1, 2014
Social media analytics company Socialbakers beefed up... [AllFacebook]

Social Media Newsfeed: Facebook Anonymous Login | Twitter Stock - Posted May 1, 2014
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The Future of Social Networks - Posted April 30, 2014
Social networks are "breaking up into multiple sites and apps that do in a scattered way what used to happen centrally," writes Mike Elgan at InfoWorld. According to Elgan, the new social model is simply... [SocialTimes.com]

NBC's head of research on Twitter driving ratings: 'it just isn't true' - Posted April 30, 2014
The war to make sense of social TV took an interesting turn yesterday when NBCU's head of research Alan Wurtzel told the Financial Times' Emily Steel that Twitte... [Lost Remote]

Morning Media Newsfeed: Second TV HQ Seized | Twitter Stock Tanks | Filmmaker Strikes Deal With the AP - Posted April 30, 2014
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Morning Media Newsfeed: Second TV HQ Seized | Twitter Stock Tanks | Filmmaker Strikes Deal With the AP - Posted April 30, 2014
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Understanding User Habits Is the Secret to Understanding Engagement - Posted April 29, 2014
While there is a wealth of data about the amount of sharing, tweeting or interaction that occurs on social networks, it can be a little more difficult to understand why users do what they do. Why are certain retweets popular? What's the primary motivation behind unfriending, or unfollowing Facebook friends and... [SocialTimes.com]

Understanding User Habits Is the Secret to Understanding Engagement - Posted April 29, 2014
While there is a wealth of data about the amount of sharing, tweeting or interaction that occurs on social networks, it can be a little more difficult to understand why users do what they do. Why are certain retweets popular? What's the primary motivation behind unfriending, or unfollowing Facebook friends and... [AllFacebook]

Why Were You Unfriended On Facebook? - Posted April 29, 2014
The most likely Facebook friends to be ... [AllFacebook]

Morning Media Newsfeed: Clippers Lose Sponsors | Mockingbird To Go Digital | Al Jazeera Sues Egypt - Posted April 29, 2014
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Morning Media Newsfeed: Clippers Lose Sponsors | Mockingbird To Go Digital | Al Jazeera Sues Egypt - Posted April 29, 2014
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5 Social TV Stories You May Have Missed - Posted April 25, 2014
From HBO announcing an exclusive deal with Amazon to a Pulsar study showing that Tumblr is a more im... [Inside 3D Printing News]

Facebook Marketing Mash-Up: Unified To Announce Integration Of Moontoast Rich Media - Posted April 25, 2014
Marketing cloud technology provider Unified and social rich-media advertising provide... [Lost Remote]

Social Media Newsfeed: Pinterest Search | Facebook Newswire - Posted April 25, 2014
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Facebook Teams Up With Storyful To Launch FB Newswire For Journalists, Media Outlets - Posted April 24, 2014
Facebook has become a virtual newsroom of sorts, with a recent study by the Pew Research Center's Journalism Project finding tha... [AllFacebook]

REPORT: Facebook Dominates Social Network Usage In The Middle East - Posted April 23, 2014
Not surprisingly, Facebook was found to be the dominant social network in the ... [AllFacebook]

Pagemodo Updates Facebook Marketing Platform Aimed At Small Businesses - Posted April 22, 2014
Social marketing platform Pagemodo announced its spring 2014 release, with new feat... [Lost Remote]

Pagemodo Updates Facebook Marketing Platform Aimed At Small Businesses - Posted April 22, 2014
Social marketing platform Pagemodo announced its spring 2014 release, with new feat... [AllFacebook]

REPORT: Brands' Auto-Play Videos On Facebook Deliver Strong Engagement In 1Q - Posted April 22, 2014
Facebook caught a great deal of flak when it introduced auto-play videos i... [AllFacebook]

Social Media Newsfeed: Tweeting in Congress | Facebook Referral Traffic - Posted April 22, 2014
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'Veep' Renewed for Fourth Season, Show Prompts Fans to Call Fake Campaign Number - Posted April 21, 2014
HBO's hit political comedy "Veep," which has a knack for weaving social media references about Twitter and Instagram into the show, announced that it's been renewed for a fourth season toda... [Inside 3D Printing News]

'Veep' Renewed for Fourth Season; Show Prompts Fans to Call Fake Campaign Number - Posted April 21, 2014
HBO's hit political comedy "Veep," which has a knack for weaving social media references about Twitter and Instagram into the show, announced that it's been renewed for a fourth season toda... [Lost Remote]

REPORT: Facebook Rules 1Q Referral Traffic - Posted April 21, 2014
Facebook continued to dominate referral traffic in the first quarter of 2014... [AllFacebook]

REPORT: Facebook To Announce Mobile Ad Network Plans At F8 - Posted April 21, 2014
Facebook initially began testing a mobile ad network in September 2012, and it began performing a ... [AllFacebook]

When Democracy Falls From The Sky Thanks To Google And Facebook - Posted April 21, 2014
The Internet is the ideal channel through which to publish and circulate photos and videos of atrocities, and it is a place where citizens can organize to better resist and overthrow their oppressors -- that is, provided they can gain access ... [AllFacebook]

Social Media Newsfeed: Turkey Twitter Accounts | Facebook Mobile Ad Network - Posted April 21, 2014
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Morning Media Newsfeed: Garcia Marquez Dead at 87 | Whoopi Gets New Gig | Wallace Re-Signs - Posted April 18, 2014
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Morning Media Newsfeed: Garcia Marquez Dead at 87 | Whoopi Gets New Gig | Wallace Re-Signs - Posted April 18, 2014
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Sparksfly Helps Users Manage Their Social Flows - Posted April 16, 2014
The latest solution to help users cut through the clutter of their multiple social media accounts comes from Sparksfly, which a... [AllFacebook]

Social Media Newsfeed: US Airways Lewd Tweet | Suicide Note on YouTube - Posted April 16, 2014
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SocialCode Adds Post Predictions Algorithm To MessageOptics 2.0 Analytics Tool - Posted April 15, 2014
Brands on Facebook: Would you like the ability to accurately predict the lifetime reach and ... [AllFacebook]

SnappyTV Enables Native, One-Tap Playback Of Videos On Facebook, Twitter - Posted April 15, 2014
Cloud-based video-content-production and marketing platform SnappyTV announced that its platform now en... [AllFacebook]

New 'Tweeting Bomb Threats to Airlines' Meme Didn't Last Long - Posted April 15, 2014
Yesterday we tried to write an honest "what would you do?" post about the 14-year-old Dutch teen who tweeted a threat to American Airlines claiming to be involved with "Al Qaida" and promising to do "something big." While most agreed that American overreacted by implying that the authorities might just be coming... [PRNewser]

Twitter Acquires Social Data Provider Gnip - Posted April 15, 2014
Twitter announced today that it has bought Colorado-based startup Gnip, which helps business customers analyze data across every public tweet. Together, the companies will "offer sophisticated data sets and... [SocialTimes.com]

Social Media Newsfeed: Google Glass Available Today | Twitter Expands - Posted April 15, 2014
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UPDATED: American Airlines Customer Service Includes Reporting Terror Threats on Twitter - Posted April 14, 2014
In case you missed it, many in our industry feel that social media management and customer service teams should work in unison. The idea is that the fall of the silos separating these disciplines will improve the performance of both. American Airlines is one account that blends the two well, but yesterday... [PRNewser]

The Science of Post Length Online [Infographic] - Posted April 11, 2014
There's a magic number for the performance of social media posts, right down to the length of the URL. The key is to understand this formula, use it to boost engagement and captivate your audience, for just the right a... [SocialTimes.com]

WATCH: Netflix Goes to Prom, Proves Being a 'Third Wheel' Can be Epic - Posted April 11, 2014
Call me old fashioned, but there's just something totally un-romantic about propositioning a potential prom date via Twitter. That is, unless you're courting a major company, not a classmate. Seventeen-year-old Muthana Sweis, a student at Marist High School in Chicago, sent out the following tweet in January: ... [PRNewser]

Cheaters Are Gonna Cheat -- Stop Blaming Social Media - Posted April 10, 2014
The studies about how social media affects our emotions are inconsistent at best. One study says Facebook makes us hate our lives, another says ... [SocialTimes.com]

Morning Media Newsfeed: Comcast, TWC Face Senate | Pauley to CBS | CNN's Digital Video Push - Posted April 10, 2014
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Morning Media Newsfeed: Comcast, TWC Face Senate | Pauley to CBS | CNN's Digital Video Push - Posted April 10, 2014
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Social Media Newsfeed: Facebook Ads | Twitter Passwords - Posted April 10, 2014
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Your Twitter Chat Is Stressing Me Out - Posted April 9, 2014
Twitter is stressing me out. It all culminated this weekend when I wanted to waste some time on an Amtrak train, but couldn't focus. The journo chatter was too loud. Jacob Harris seemed to understand me: There are like three different conferences happening simultaneo... [10,000 Words]

Your Twitter Chat Is Stressing Me Out - Posted April 9, 2014
Twitter is stressing me out. It all culminated this weekend when I wanted to waste some time on an Amtrak train, but couldn't focus. The journo chatter was too loud. Jacob Harris seemed to understand me: There are like three different conferences happening simultaneo... [TVSpy]

STUDY: Instagram Is Most Important To Teens - Posted April 9, 2014
The subsidiary has overtaken the parent company, as a new study from ... [AllFacebook]

Here's What Happens When a Comedian Takes Over Your Twitter Account - Posted April 8, 2014
In case you missed it, comedians are pretty good at using social networks--especially Twitter. It's not just Rob Delaney. Now, you may be excused for responding to the prospect of a funnyman/woman taking over ... [PRNewser]

Social Media Newsfeed: Twitter Acquisition | Social Network, Divorce Linked - Posted April 8, 2014
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Twitter's Mobile App-Install Ads are One of 15 New Ad Formats - Posted April 7, 2014
Twitter is ramping up its advertising offerings to boost user-advertiser engagement and make it more competitive with Facebook. More than 15 new ad types are being considered, according to The Wall Street Journal. In line with... [SocialTimes.com]

Twitter's Mobile App-Install Ads are One of 15 New Ad Formats - Posted April 7, 2014
Twitter is ramping up its advertising offerings to boost user-advertiser engagement and make it more competitive with Facebook. More than 15 new ad types are being considered, according to The Wall Street Journal. In line with... [AllFacebook]

Twitter Staffer Tweets Through Labor, Media Coverage Ensues, Baby is Born - Posted April 7, 2014
Among the many things that happened this past weekend, babies were born. Maybe you know one of them. Maybe you gave birth to one of them. Claire Diaz-Ortiz tweeted through labor, so we have digital evidence that she did, indeed, ... [PRNewser]

Social Media Newsfeed: Live-Tweeting Birth | Sheryl Sandberg's Shares - Posted April 7, 2014
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How Twitter's Database Infrastructure Ensures Network Stability - Posted April 4, 2014
In Twitter's early days, there were lots of infrastructure problems and the early adopters became very familiar with the fail whale. But the infrastructure has gotten better over the years, even as user numbers and tweet volume increases. According to Wired contributor Cade Metz, Twitter requires a ... [SocialTimes.com]

Marie Claire Tweets That Kendall Jenner Pioneered Cornrows; Outrage Ensues - Posted April 4, 2014
And this is why worshiping at the altar of people who have no merit of being idolized is stupid (shout out to entertainment media and everyone who follows Justin Bieber on Twitter). For those not in the know (or the care), that is Kendall Jenner, a fave of paparazzi vultu... [PRNewser]

STUDY: Senior Citizens' Use Of Facebook, Other Social Networks Slowly Climbing - Posted April 3, 2014
While the percentage of U.S. senior citizens (defi... [AllFacebook]

What's Up At WhatsApp? New Single-Day Message Record Followed By Service Outage - Posted April 2, 2014
This week brought good news and bad news to ... [AllFacebook]

3 Social Media Insights Every Publisher Needs To Know - Posted April 2, 2014
How effective are certain channels are when it comes to ... [AllFacebook]

Shift Taps Former AOL Europe CEO Kate Burns As Managing Director, U.K. And Europe - Posted April 2, 2014
Former AOL Europe CEO Kate Burns joined social marketing platform ... [AllFacebook]

Morning Media Newsfeed: Fox's 49th Quarter Win | 60 Minutes Owns Up | RIP, @ColbertReport - Posted April 2, 2014
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Morning Media Newsfeed: Fox's 49th Quarter Win | 60 Minutes Owns Up | RIP, @ColbertReport - Posted April 2, 2014
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Voss Water Uses Facebook App To Chronicle Efforts To Bring Clean Water To Sub-Saharan Africa - Posted April 1, 2014
Norwegian spring-water provider Voss Water created the ... [AllFacebook]

8 Steps To Optimize Your Facebook Page In 2014 - Posted April 1, 2014
In recent years, it has been witnessed that social business pages have been crucial for brands marketing themselves, as they allow content to reach the masses of people globally and extend brands' awareness. Traditional advertising is dead, and the best way to connect w... [AllFacebook]

STUDY: YouTube Pummels Facebook In Post-Click Engagement - Posted March 31, 2014
Brands on Facebook striving for ... [AllFacebook]

Social Media Newsfeed: SNL Mocks Obamacare | Facebook Redesign - Posted March 31, 2014
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Stephen Colbert finds his 'Report' in Twitter Trouble - Posted March 28, 2014
Without question, Stephen Colbert is a juggernaut of political hijinks and online shenanigans. Much like his progenitor, the great Jon Stewart of "The Daily Show" fame on Comedy Central, Colbert has become a political hack (slash) phenom because of his hilarious takes on boring and mundane political issues. Only now, he is... [AgencySpy]

Morning Media Newsfeed: Turkey Blocks YouTube | NBC Ends Two Sites | Twitter on The Charts - Posted March 28, 2014
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Morning Media Newsfeed: Turkey Blocks YouTube | NBC Ends Two Sites | Twitter on The Charts - Posted March 28, 2014
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Facebook, Google, LinkedIn, Twitter Team Up On WebScaleSQL To Tackle MySQL Challenges - Posted March 27, 2014
Facebook, Google, ... [AllFacebook]

STUDY: Instagram Catches Twitter For U.S. Users - Posted March 27, 2014
Positive statistics continue to roll in for ... [AllFacebook]

Morning Media Newsfeed: Murdoch Ups Sons | Twitter Ban Overturned | NYT Adds Digital Subs - Posted March 27, 2014
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Morning Media Newsfeed: Murdoch Ups Sons | Twitter Ban Overturned | NYT Adds Digital Subs - Posted March 27, 2014
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Social Media Newsfeed: Twitter Photo Tagging | Klout Acquisition - Posted March 27, 2014
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Stolen Twitter Accounts 'More Valuable' than Credit Cards #Hackonomics - Posted March 27, 2014
The hacking community and cyber black markets are growing and maturing according to a new report by RAND Corporation. The research used Twitter accounts as an example of how the yield of a black mar... [SocialTimes.com]

Stolen Twitter Accounts 'More Valuable' than Credit Cards - Posted March 27, 2014
The hacking community and cyber black markets are growing and maturing according to a new report by RAND Corporation. The research used Twitter accounts as an example of how the yield of a black mar... [AllFacebook]

You Can Now Tag People in Photos on Twitter - Posted March 26, 2014
Twitter announced new photo capabilities today. Users can now tag up to 10 people per photo, without the tags counting against the 140-character limit. Users have the following privacy options for photo tagging: Allow anyone to tag me in p... [SocialTimes.com]

Turkey's Ban On Twitter Proves Ill-Fated - Posted March 26, 2014
Amid anti-government protests, the Turkish government attempted to block Twitter last week. This move proved ill-fated: Users found multiple workarounds aided by advice directly from Twitter's corporate accounts. As the block persists, users are becoming much more savvy, and each new attempt to ban is quickly circumvented. In J... [AllFacebook]

Turkey's Ban On Twitter Proves Ill-Fated [Updated] - Posted March 26, 2014
Amid anti-government protests, the Turkish government attempted to block Twitter last week. This move proved ill-fated: Users found multiple workarounds aided by advice directly from Twitter's corporate accounts. As the block persists, users are becoming much more savvy, and each new attempt to ban is quickly circumvented. In J... [SocialTimes.com]

STUDY: Facebook's Role In Pew Research Center's 'State Of The News Media 2014' - Posted March 26, 2014
Facebook and other social networks continue to become further intertwined with the media, as the ... [AllFacebook]

Social Media Newsfeed: Facebook Buys Oculus VR | Vanishing Tweets - Posted March 26, 2014
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Consumer Group To Facebook, Twitter, Google: Speak French - Posted March 25, 2014
Facebook may soon be looking for some French translators, as ... [AllFacebook]

STUDY: One Out Of Six Primetime TV Viewers Are Also Using Facebook, Other Social Networks - Posted March 25, 2014
The television is definitely not the on... [Lost Remote]

STUDY: One Out Of Six Primetime TV Viewers Are Also Using Facebook, Other Social Networks - Posted March 25, 2014
The television is definitely not the on... [AllFacebook]

A Video Infographic History of Twitter - Posted March 25, 2014
When Jack Dorsey, Evan Williams and Biz Stone launched Twitter in 2006, they started a phenomenon. Last week, the social network powered by a stream of 140-character bits of information celebrated its eighth birthday. While Twitter invited users to rediscover their first tweet, Mashable created ... [SocialTimes.com]

Mark Zuckerberg Not Pacified By White House Meeting On Government Surveillance - Posted March 24, 2014
Facebook Co-Founder and CEO Mark Zuckerberg and five other technology executives me... [AllFacebook]

Morning Media Newsfeed: TV Station Mega Merger | Pakistan Censors NYT | Apple Taking on Spotify? - Posted March 24, 2014
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Morning Media Newsfeed: TV Station Mega Merger | Pakistan Censors NYT | Apple Taking on Spotify? - Posted March 24, 2014
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Social Media Newsfeed: Obama Surveillance Meeting | Facebook Shame - Posted March 24, 2014
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Twitter Loses Talent - Posted March 21, 2014
There's more top talent leaving Twitter, Recode reported today. Sara Haider, technical lead at Twitter, is leaving the company to join Secret, where she'll be responsible for leading its Android launch. Anonymous social networking platforms ha... [SocialTimes.com]

Which Agencies Had the Best First Tweets? - Posted March 21, 2014
this is the first ever PRNewser tweet! -- PRNewser (@PRNewser) October 23, 2008 Game. Over. To celebrate its eighth birthday today, Twitter introduced a "discover" service that allows you to rewind and check out the first tweets (or, ... [PRNewser]

Let's Make Fun of Media Elite's First Tweets - Posted March 21, 2014
Twitter has launched a great site -- first-tweet.com -- that will embarrass any user. Naturally we thought this would be a great opportunity to make fun of some media elite. First-tweet is self-explanatory -- it allows you to see any public users' first tweet. Most of them are boring, but some --... [Fishbowl NY]

Let's Make Fun of Media Elite's First Tweets - Posted March 21, 2014
Twitter has launched a great site -- first-tweet.com -- that will embarrass any user. Naturally we thought this would be a great opportunity to make fun of some media elite. First-tweet is self-explanatory -- it allows you to see any public users' first tweet. Most of them are boring, but some --... [FishbowlNY]

Morning Media Newsfeed: Turkey Bans Twitter | Netflix CEO Blasts ISPs | Carney Not Prompted - Posted March 21, 2014
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Morning Media Newsfeed: Turkey Bans Twitter | Netflix CEO Blasts ISPs | Carney Not Prompted - Posted March 21, 2014
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#PRFail: Meet the Woman Who Thought MH370 Could Help Sell Business - Posted March 20, 2014
MH370 -- By now, we all know what this means. It represents Malaysian Airlines Flight 370 and the real-life episode of "Lost" that is slowly unraveling before the world's eyes. Did it fly under the radar? Did it swap frequencies with a learjet? Is it off the coast of Australia? No... [PRNewser]

1Q Review: Top 5 Facebook Changes For Brands - Posted March 20, 2014
It's been a busy first quarter for Facebook. From acquisitions... [AllFacebook]

SumAll Adds Facebook-Centric Features Throwback Thursday, Auto-Thanks - Posted March 19, 2014
Data-analytics provider SumAll added two new features to its ... [AllFacebook]

This Is Why You Don't Show Twitter Streams Live On TV - Posted March 19, 2014
It could happen to anyone: You're following a hashtag or a trending news topic on Twitter, and bam, you're assaulted with hashtag spam or, worse, some sexually explicit item you don't want to see. Most of us quickly scroll away or close the browser, offended and put off for seconds. But what... [10,000 Words]

This Is Why You Don't Show Twitter Streams Live On TV - Posted March 19, 2014
It could happen to anyone: You're following a hashtag or a trending news topic on Twitter, and bam, you're assaulted with hashtag spam or, worse, some sexually explicit item you don't want to see. Most of us quickly scroll away or close the browser, offended and put off for seconds. But what... [TVSpy]

REPORT: Facebook To Account For 21.7% Of Global Mobile Ad Market In 2014 - Posted March 19, 2014
Market-research outfit ... [AllFacebook]

Social Media Newsfeed: Facebook DeepFace Software | Pandora Ups Premium Price - Posted March 19, 2014
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ABC's 'Good Morning America' Says Good Morning To #Socialsquare - Posted March 18, 2014
Mornings just got a little more social on ABC, as "... [AllFacebook]

Izea Opens Doors To Sponsorship Marketplace - Posted March 17, 2014
Social-sponsorship outfit Izea announced the debut of its ... [AllFacebook]

Media-Savvy Turkish Protesters Take Out Full-Page Ad in NYT, Recreate 'Ellen Selfie' After Arrest - Posted March 17, 2014
An organization of Turkish protesters called Occupy Gezi recently placed this full-page ad in The New York Times to commemorate the death of Berkin Elvan, a 15-year-old boy who died after a blow to the head from a teargas cannister s... [SocialTimes.com]

Media-Savvy Turkish Protesters Take Out Full-Page Ad in NYT, Recreate 'Ellen Selfie' After Arrest - Posted March 17, 2014
An organization of Turkish protesters called Occupy Gezi recently placed this full-page ad in The New York Times to commemorate the death of Berkin Elvan, a 15-year-old boy who died after a blow to the head from a teargas cannister s... [AllFacebook]

Idiot on Twitter Arrested Because Shooting People Is Cool for Retweets - Posted March 17, 2014
This story from the Los Angeles Times, sent to me by ... [PRNewser]

Twitter Slams Jenny McCarthy for Anti-Vaccine Stance - Posted March 17, 2014
On Thursday, The View co-host host Jenny McCarthy asked her 1.13 million Twitter followers: "What is the most important personality trait you look for in a mate? Reply using #JennyAsks." As The Daily Beast ... [SocialTimes.com]

Social Media Newsfeed: Facebook Business Manager | Vine Competition - Posted March 17, 2014
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Social Media Newsfeed: Facebook Video Ads | Zuck Calls Obama - Posted March 14, 2014
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Social Media Newsfeed: Kissing YouTube Video | Twitter Notifications - Posted March 13, 2014
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Facebook Menlo Park HQ Locked Down After Threat - Posted March 12, 2014
It was a scary hour-and-a-half or so at Facebook's headquarters in ... [AllFacebook]

Twitter Poaches Baljeet Singh from YouTube - Posted March 10, 2014
Twitter has poached former YouTube exec Baljeet Singh as a product director, reports The Verge. Singh is tasked with helping the company monetize video content as the social network ... [AllFacebook]

Friendthem: Facebook Friend Requests On A Plane - Posted March 10, 2014
Social networking connectivity tool Friendthem will extend its reach into the skies in April, ... [Lost Remote]

3D Printing Machine Uses Twitter-Styled Trends to Create Oreos - Posted March 10, 2014
(Adweek.com) At South by Southwest Interactive, vending machines are using Twitter-styled trends to create Oreo cookies with a 3D printing system. Before the start of the festival on Friday, Mondelez International announced a partnership with Twitter that will offer attendees "deliciously hyper-personalized and customized snacks based on real-tim... [Inside 3D Printing News]

HBOGO Crashes During True Detective Finale, Awesome Tweets Abound - Posted March 10, 2014
Once upon a time, one had to tune in to an actual channel on an actual television to catch a new episode of one's favorite show. Then came apps on mobile devices that allowed us to catch up on the drama we missed wherever and whenever we wanted, but our culture... [PRNewser]

Social Media Newsfeed: Facebook Developer Conference | Instagram Ads - Posted March 10, 2014
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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]

Vine Experiments With Editorial Curation, Bans Sexually Explicit Content - Posted March 7, 2014
Vine's team is experimenting with offering its 40 million users hand-picked video lists by a dedicated editor based on specific categories, reported Mashable. Its app currently supports category... [SocialTimes.com]

What Makes for a Good, Monocle-Free Trend Piece? - Posted March 6, 2014
If you obsessively follow journalists on Twitter each evening (and you really should), then you probably noticed many of them passing this New York ... [AgencySpy]

Author of Goldman Sachs Twitter Parody Account Loses Book Deal - Posted March 6, 2014
John Lefevre, the 34-year-old former bond executive who wrote the Goldman Sachs Twitter parody account despite ... [Fishbowl NY]

Author of Goldman Sachs Twitter Parody Account Loses Book Deal - Posted March 6, 2014
John Lefevre, the 34-year-old former bond executive who wrote the Goldman Sachs Twitter parody account despite ... [FishbowlNY]

Social News Aggregator NewsWhip Revamps Website - Posted March 6, 2014
Social media news aggregation and analysis platform Ne... [AllFacebook]

Social Marketing Platform Shoutlet Integrates With Governance, Compliance Outfit Actiance - Posted March 6, 2014
Social marketing and compliance monitoring on the same platform? The partnership between social relationship platform provider ... [AllFacebook]

Social Media Newsfeed: Facebook Limits Gun Promotions | Flipboard Buys Zite - Posted March 6, 2014
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Facebook's Atlas Solutions Announces Integrations With Flite, Innovid - Posted March 5, 2014
Ad server and measurement platform Atlas Solutions, which Fa... [AllFacebook]

Among award shows, Premio Lo Nuestro sees most engaged Twitter audience - Posted March 4, 2014
Two weeks ago, we wrote about three social activations driving the Premio Lo Nuestro Latin Music Awards. While the show did not drive as much social volume as Su... [Inside 3D Printing News]

Is This Apple's First Social Media Campaign? - Posted March 4, 2014
Social media is obviously not foreign to the Apple organization. iTunes, for example, has a strong Twitter presence with separate feeds for music, radio, movie trailers, etc. It would seem, however, ... [PRNewser]

INFOGRAPHIC: How Social Were The 2014 Winter Olympic Games From Sochi, Russia? - Posted March 3, 2014
The 2014 Wint... [AllFacebook]

Morning Media Newsfeed: Oscar Selfie Sets Record | Charter Eyes TWC Subs | FCC Dumps Media Study - Posted March 3, 2014
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Morning Media Newsfeed: Oscar Selfie Sets Record | Charter Eyes TWC Subs | FCC Dumps Media Study - Posted March 3, 2014
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Social Media Newsfeed: Ellen's Oscars Tweet Breaks Record | California Social Media Law - Posted March 3, 2014
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Here Are All The Things You'll Need If You Want To Get Your Client A Record-Breaking Tweet - Posted March 2, 2014
ICYMI because Twitter was having technical difficulties with all that Oscar action: Ellen DeGeneres just surpassed President Obama for the most retweeted tweet ever in the history of the world. Don't know how you could have missed it since it's been shared more ... [TVNewser]

Exclusive: Mass Relevance will be using Twitter data exclusively on-air under social network's strengthened guidelines - Posted February 28, 2014
[caption id="attachment_41438" align="alignright" width="304"] Mass Relevance being used during Twitter Town Hall with President Obama[/caption] Lost Remote has just learned of some big social TV news that reinforces that value of Twitter to TV. ... [Inside 3D Printing News]

Exclusive: Mass Relevance will be using Twitter data exclusively on-air under social network's strengthened guidelines - Posted February 28, 2014
[caption id="attachment_41438" align="alignright" width="304"] Mass Relevance being used during Twitter Town Hall with President Obama[/caption] Lost Remote has just learned of some big social TV news that reinforces that value of Twitter to TV. ... [Lost Remote]

STUDY: Facebook Users Ignore Brands' Content - Posted February 28, 2014
An upcoming study from Web-content and customer-experience-management provider Kentico Software highlighted some of the challeng... [AllFacebook]

Morning Media Newsfeed: #FreeAJStaff | AMC's Earnings Surge | MSNBC Taps Ex-MT Gov. - Posted February 28, 2014
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Morning Media Newsfeed: #FreeAJStaff | AMC's Earnings Surge | MSNBC Taps Ex-MT Gov. - Posted February 28, 2014
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STUDY: People Can't Use Twitter Without the Eff Bomb - Posted February 27, 2014
Birds of a feather @#$& together. WARNING: If you have a client interested in social media, you may want to turn your head. Better yet, turn your client's head because twits can't be ... [PRNewser]

Social Media Newsfeed: YouTube Anti-Muslim Film | Facebook Ad Campaigns - Posted February 27, 2014
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4 Tips on Effective Tweeting from the BBC - Posted February 26, 2014
The BBC rules Twitter in the UK--and they've got some tips for you to encourage more sharing on your own account. They know of what they speak: this is the year's most-shared story so far. Who knew so many Britons loved the Fresh Prince? US actor James Avery, best known for sitcom... [PRNewser]

HootSuite Launches Managed Security And Compliance Services - Posted February 26, 2014
The newest solution to help brands protect their online reputations and social media assets comes from social relationship platform ... [AllFacebook]

Why Social Media Loves Domino's Pizza (UK) and Perverts May Too - Posted February 26, 2014
Domino's Pizza is yum-yum-good-times food. A global brand that feeds millions of people its greatness. And then there are the randy misfits who enjoy the Domino's brand for, shall we say, other things. Meet Lad Vigo, or a... [PRNewser]

Social Media Newsfeed: Facebook News Feed | Disney Movie Streaming - Posted February 26, 2014
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All Mt. Gox Twitter Posts Removed - Posted February 25, 2014
(CoinDesk) In a move sure to unsettle its waiting customers, Mt. Gox has removed all posts from its official Twitter feed. Readers started noticing the missing tweets just a short time after CEO Mark Karpeles resigned his seat on the Bitcoin Foundation's board of directors. The Twitter account has over 27,800 followers, making... [Bitcoins Insider]

Author of Goldman Sachs Parody Twitter Account Never Worked at Goldman Sachs - Posted February 25, 2014
The man behind the Goldman Sachs parody Twitter account -- @GSElevator -- has never even worked at Goldman Sachs. Of course. According to The New York Times, the author is John Lefevre, a 34-year-old former bond executi... [Fishbowl NY]

Author of Goldman Sachs Parody Twitter Account Never Worked at Goldman Sachs - Posted February 25, 2014
The man behind the Goldman Sachs parody Twitter account -- @GSElevator -- has never even worked at Goldman Sachs. Of course. According to The New York Times, the author is John Lefevre, a 34-year-old former bond executi... [FishbowlNY]

Facebook Is Not Responsible For Your Stupidity - Posted February 25, 2014
Social media gets the blame for a lot of things -- cyber-bullying, the rise of the ... [AllFacebook]

Teen Arrested After Threatening James Dolan on Twitter - Posted February 24, 2014
FishbowlNY is not a fan of James Dolan, CEO of Cablevision and Destroyer of The New York Knicks. However we feel about Dolan, one thing we wouldn't do is threaten him, because the police don't take that kind of stuff lightly. Tha... [Fishbowl NY]

Teen Arrested After Threatening James Dolan on Twitter - Posted February 24, 2014
FishbowlNY is not a fan of James Dolan, CEO of Cablevision and Destroyer of The New York Knicks. However we feel about Dolan, one thing we wouldn't do is threaten him, because the police don't take that kind of stuff lightly. Tha... [FishbowlNY]

Social Media Newsfeed: Zuck to Speak at Mobile Conference | LinkedIn Adds Blocking Feature - Posted February 24, 2014
[emailonly]{{{ sbox300x250 }}}[/emailonly]  Click here to receive the Morning Social Media Newsfeed via email. ... [SocialTimes.com]

Social Media Newsfeed: Facebook Ad Targeting | YouTube Interface - Posted February 21, 2014
[emailonly]{{{ sbox300x250 }}}[/emailonly]  Click here to receive the Morning Social Media Newsfeed via email. ... [SocialTimes.com]

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]

Manalto Rolls Out Cloud-Based Enterprise Resource Planning Platform For Brands On Facebook - Posted February 20, 2014
The latest entry into the field of enterprise resource planning platforms for Facebook and other social networks comes from Manalto, which announced its new cloud-based social media ... [AllFacebook]

Facebook's Plans For WhatsApp Involve Growth, Not Advertising And Monetization - Posted February 20, 2014
Facebook Co-Founder and CEO Mark Zuckerberg... [AllFacebook]

Social Media Newsfeed: Netflix-Time Warner Talks Stall | Syrian Girl Killed for Opening Facebook Account - Posted February 19, 2014
[emailonly]{{{ sbox300x250 }}}[/emailonly]  Click here to receive the Morning Social Media Newsfeed via email. ... [SocialTimes.com]

Facebook Testing 'Subscribe On YouTube' Links? - Posted February 18, 2014
Some Facebook users are seeing "Subscribe on YouTube" links below links to ... [AllFacebook]

Bode Miller Defends NBC Reporter After She's Slammed for 'Tone-Deaf' and 'Shameful' Interview - Posted February 18, 2014
After becoming the oldest medalist in Olympic alpine history, Bode Miller found himself in an interview with NBC reporter Christin Cooper, who questioned him repeatedly about the death of his brother, and how that loss has shaped his experience at the Olympics. While such personal questions are often asked of athletes... [PRNewser]

Game of Thrones Shares Some Content with U.S. Olympians - Posted February 18, 2014
Today in Things We Missed This Weekend, HBO's Game of Thrones took a little extra step to increase the already-insane hype for Season 4's April 2 debut. Well before most viewers were settled in to check out the latest trailer ahead of True Detective (which just got really interesting, BTW), the show's... [PRNewser]

Facebook Mobile Measurement Partner Kochava Releases Version 2.0 Of Its Platform - Posted February 18, 2014
One of Facebook's mobile measure... [AllFacebook]

KLM Passengers Can Book Tickets Via Facebook - Posted February 12, 2014
KLM Royal Dutch Airlines has alrea... [AllFacebook]

Social Media Ticker: Slack | Twitter Redesign | Facebook Ads - Posted February 12, 2014
Gigaom: Flickr Co-founder Launches Slack, an All-in-one Messaging Tool Designed to Kill Email Forever AllTwitter: Twitter Testing Photo Heavy, Facebook-A-Like Profile Redesign InsideFacebook... [SocialTimes.com]

Now It's Twitter's Turn To Borrow From Facebook - Posted February 11, 2014
If Facebook can adopt Twitter feat... [AllFacebook]

Market Force Information Enters Content- And Sentiment-Monitoring Fray With SocialForce - Posted February 11, 2014
The latest solution to help brands monitor Facebook and other social activity comes from customer-intelligence-solutions provider ... [AllFacebook]

Rebel Without a Handle: James Dean's Estate Sues Twitter - Posted February 11, 2014
He wouldn't say that if he knew what the hell a Klout score was Fan pages are no stranger to social media. It's usually some rabid celebrity stalker aficionado who believes that the actual person doesn't do a good job of getting in to... [PRNewser]

'Girls' star Evan Jonigkeit on 'Winnebago Man' and his use of social media - Posted February 11, 2014
This past week's episode of Girls (minor spoiler alert coming) shows Zosia Mamet's (Shoshana) real life boyfriend Evan Jonigkeit playing ... [Lost Remote]

Journalists Reading Mean Reader Comments (Video) - Posted February 10, 2014
It's been done by celebrities, but any journalist who's ever been published online knows cruel commentary from the masses isn't reserved for the famous. The Indianapolis Star newspaper wants to change the tenor of ... [TVSpy]

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]

5 Most Important Findings from Vocus 'State of the Media' Survey - Posted February 10, 2014
Last week the integrated marketing software brand Vocus released its annual "state of the media" report, created by surveying hundreds of active journalists.... [PRNewser]

Social TV highlights from the Sochi opening ceremony - Posted February 9, 2014
NBC Sports released highlights from the Sochi opening ceremony on social media. We've been covering NBC's tremendous ... [Lost Remote]

STUDY: Hashtag Usage Stalls Among Facebook Pages - Posted February 7, 2014
Facebook introduced hashtags to great fanfare last June, but according to research from social analytics firm ... [AllFacebook]

@SochiProblems: All Your Favorite Olympic Failures in One Feed - Posted February 7, 2014
Because you need to see the best of the horrible experiences reported by journalists covering the Sochi Games in one place, the #SochiProblems tag has now become a feed (or five). 200K+ followers in three days is pretty impressive.... [PRNewser]

Social Media Newsfeed: LinkedIn Earnings | Twitter Stagnant Growth - Posted February 7, 2014
[emailonly]{{{ sbox300x250 }}}[/emailonly]  Click here to receive the Morning Social Media Newsfeed via email. ... [SocialTimes.com]

Social Media Ticker: Twitter Growth | Pinterest on Mobile | Vidyo and Google+ - Posted February 6, 2014
AllTwitter: The Trouble With Twitter: With 241 Million Users, It Just Isn't Growing Fast Enough Gigaom: Pinterest Targets International Users with Revamped Mobile Site The Verge: ... [SocialTimes.com]

STUDY: The Social Job Seeker, The Mobile Job Seeker, And Facebook's Role In The Process - Posted February 6, 2014
Facebook is the preferred social network for job seekers, while recruiters still gravitate toward ... [AllFacebook]

NBC Olympics Formally Partners with Twitter to Promote Winter Olympics - Posted February 6, 2014
Beginning tomorrow, the world will turn its attention to the 2014 Winter Olympics; an outpouring of tweets will surely ensue. As the network with the rights to the games, NBC ha... [Lost Remote]

Social Media Newsfeed: Twitter Earnings | YouTube Fraudulent Videos - Posted February 6, 2014
[emailonly]{{{ sbox300x250 }}}[/emailonly]  Click here to receive the Morning Social Media Newsfeed via email. ... [SocialTimes.com]

Brand Advocacy On Facebook Goes Mobile With Dynamic Signal's VoiceStorm IOS App - Posted February 5, 2014
Employees can be valuable brand advocates, a... [AllFacebook]

What Happens When Journalists Show Up To An Unprepared Sochi: Twitter Gold - Posted February 5, 2014
Journalists often fall into one of two extremes: The nothing-phases-me, I've-seen-everything sort, and the quick-to-complain, give-me-what-I-want-now set. It's not often the two overlap, but this week both of those types have a reason to vent in unison. That's because the cadre of journalists covering this year's winter Olympics have arrived and taken... [TVSpy]

What Happens When Journalists Show Up To An Unprepared Sochi: Twitter Gold - Posted February 5, 2014
Journalists often fall into one of two extremes: The nothing-fazes-me, I've-seen-everything sort, and the quick-to-complain, give-me-what-I-want-now set. It's not often the two overlap, but this week both of those types have a reason to vent in unison. That's because the cadre of journalists covering this year's winter Olympics have arrived and taken... [10,000 Words]

Social Media Experts Lead Interactive Online Event - Posted February 5, 2014
Beginning February 18th, experts in the social media space will share their insight through a series of webcasts and interactive online sessions. Taking place over the course of six weeks, Social Media 201 will help those who are familiar wi... [SocialTimes.com]

Social Media Experts Lead Interactive Online Event - Posted February 5, 2014
Beginning Feb. 18, experts in the social media space will share their insights through a series of webcasts and interactive online sessions. Taking place over the course of six weeks, ... [AllFacebook]

Social Media Experts Lead Interactive Online Event - Posted February 5, 2014
Beginning February 18th, experts in the social media space will share their insight through a series of webcasts and interactive online sessions. Taking place over the course of six weeks, Social Media 20... [AllTwitter]

Facebook PMD Unified Announces Updates To Social Operating Platform - Posted February 4, 2014
Marketing cloud technology provider ... [Lost Remote]

INFOGRAPHIC: Most Social Buzz About Super Bowl Ads Was On Facebook, Via IPhones - Posted February 3, 2014
There were 650,757 posts on Facebook Sunday related to ... [Lost Remote]

INFOGRAPHIC: Most Social Buzz About Super Bowl Ads Was On Facebook, Via IPhones - Posted February 3, 2014
There were 650,757 posts on Facebook Sunday related to ... [AllFacebook]

INFOGRAPHIC: Facebook's Role In Super Bowl Ads - Posted February 3, 2014
Facebook tied with ... [AllFacebook]

14 PR and Social Media Winners from Super Bowl XLVIII - Posted February 3, 2014
That was a boring Super Bowl in every way. Not only was the game itself a blowout, but most of the ads were lackluster and no brand recreated Oreo's breakout success on social. Still, a few companies and personalities did manage some clever nuggets, which we will now... [PRNewser]

FiftyThree, Developer Of Established Paper App, Urges Facebook To Change Name Of Its New App - Posted February 3, 2014
On the same day that Facebook released Paper, its new ... [AllFacebook]

Best and Worst Times to Post on Social Media [Infographic] - Posted February 3, 2014
All social media are not created equal. Each social network has different kinds of users and their daily activities vary. Determining when to post on social media requires that you consider your product or service and the kinds of messages relevant to your customers. A local business, for example, may find... [SocialTimes.com]

Social Media Newsfeed: Super Bowl and Social Media | Twitter Music Partnership - Posted February 3, 2014
[emailonly]{{{ sbox300x250 }}}[/emailonly]  Click here to receive the Morning Social Media Newsfeed via email. ... [SocialTimes.com]

CNN Partners With Dataminr to Mine Twitter for Breaking News - Posted January 31, 2014
In a highly competitive 24-hour-news-cycle CNN is betting on Twitter as a breaking news source, by partnering with a New York startup Dataminr to make sense of the data. The staff at Dataminr have been working with CNN for several... [SocialTimes.com]

The Super Bowl & Social Media - Posted January 31, 2014
The Denver Broncos take on the Seattle Seahawks in Sunday's Super Bowl. Whether you are a fan of the game, commercials, food or offshoots (Puppy Bowl, anyone?), the experience is a dream social-media scenario. Fans plus engagement equals happy brands. It also makes for happy consumers. Are you monitoring Super Bowl social... [SocialTimes.com]

CNN Partners with Twitter and Dataminr - Posted January 30, 2014
CNN announced its partnership with Twitter and New York-based tech company Dataminr yesterday for ... [Lost Remote]

The New Social Contract - Posted January 29, 2014
The intersection between social media and TV on-air is soaring, but there is a growing trend happening off-air: social media platforms becoming key in contract negotiations between TV talent and their networks. "With the importance of social media interaction and branding by media compan... [Inside 3D Printing News]

Twitter Is Your New Healthcare Customer Service Line - Posted January 29, 2014
Have a great day--and don't forget to @ us when you tell your 235 followers how much we suck! The fact that many brands use Twitter for customer service is nothing new; we covered a few of the best feeds last year, and ma... [PRNewser]

INFOGRAPHIC: Super Bowl TV Ads Get The Glory, But Is Facebook A Better Buy? - Posted January 29, 2014
It sometimes seems as if Super Bowl ads draw more attention th... [AllFacebook]

New Mass Relevance Platform Brings Facebook, Other Social Content Into Visual Experiences - Posted January 29, 2014
Social experience creator ... [AllFacebook]

INFOGRAPHIC: Social Login Competition Creeping Up On Login With Facebook - Posted January 29, 2014
Much like the ... [AllFacebook]

7 Social Media Blunders to Avoid - Posted January 29, 2014
Although there are numerous actions a company can take to improve client outreach and interaction, there are also many things to avoid. Social media errors show a lack of competence and lower the fans' and followers' confidence. "Social media is not much different than face-to-face interaction," said Nailah Blades, co-founder of Donna+Nail... [SocialTimes.com]

Social Media Newsfeed: State of the Union Reaction on Social Media | Facebook Earnings Call Today - Posted January 29, 2014
[emailonly]{{{ sbox300x250 }}}[/emailonly]  Click here to receive the Morning Social Media Newsfeed via email. ... [SocialTimes.com]

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]

Daisy Marc Jacobs Tweet Shop Popup Store Will Only Accept 'Social Currency' - Posted January 28, 2014
Designer Marc Jacobs will open a popup shop in SoHo during ... [AllFacebook]

Connecticut Patch Sites Desperately Seek Lunch - Posted January 27, 2014
This is just a guess, but tweeting the exact same thing from multiple accounts is probably not the best way to do hyper local journalism. As you can see, the tweet "It's lunch time! What's the best place to get something good... [Fishbowl NY]

Connecticut Patch Sites Desperately Seek Lunch - Posted January 27, 2014
This is just a guess, but tweeting the exact same thing from multiple accounts is probably not the best way to do hyper local journalism. As you can see, the tweet "It's lunch time! What's the best place to get something good... [FishbowlNY]

INFOGRAPHIC: Facebook Will Beat Twitter For Super Bowl Ad Conversation - Posted January 27, 2014
Let's be honest: You watch the ... [AllFacebook]

Adobe On Facebook And Retail Sites: Watch Out For Tumblr, Pinterest - Posted January 27, 2014
Facebook still dominated among social networks driving users to ... [AllFacebook]

Non-News is News of the Day on Twitter - Posted January 26, 2014
Has social media become little more than standing on a collective soapbox? New York Times blogger Jenna Wortham seems to think so, particularly when it comes to Twitter. In Wortham's experience, the number of followers one has on Twitter is less important than getting noticed by retweets and favorites, especially by well-known... [SocialTimes.com]

Non-News is News of the Day on Twitter - Posted January 26, 2014
Has social media become little more than standing on a collective soapbox? New York Times blogger Jenna Wortham seems to think so, particularly when it comes to Twitter. In Wortham's experience, the number of followers one has on Twitter is less important than getting noticed by retweets and favorites, especially by well-known... [Lost Remote]

REPORT: Facebook Referrals Continue Upswing In 4Q - Posted January 24, 2014
Facebook saw its ... [Lost Remote]

REPORT: Facebook Referrals Continue Upswing In 4Q - Posted January 24, 2014
Facebook saw its ... [AllFacebook]

The Great Gmail Outage of 2014 - Posted January 24, 2014
Gmail's is down and on a wintry Friday afternoon, that should be a good thing. Or, not. Here's what we learned about ourselves when email stops working: It was pretty frustrating. gmail is down =( https://t.co/GqWctAHLTM -- BuzzFeed (@BuzzFeed) ... [TVSpy]

Bringing The Social To Sochi: IOC Announces Updates To Olympic Athletes' Hub - Posted January 24, 2014
The opening ceremonies for the 2014 Winter Olympic Games in ... [AllFacebook]

NBA dominates social conversation after All-Star starters announced - Posted January 23, 2014
Before tonight's game between the Miami Heat and Los Angeles Lakers, the NBA All-Star starters were announced on TNT's 'Inside the NBA.' Almost immediately, "NBA All-Star Game" became a Facebook trending topic. On Twitte... [Inside 3D Printing News]

Goldman Sachs Parody Twitter Account Lands Book Deal - Posted January 23, 2014
The anonymous man behind the Twitter account that pokes fun at Goldman Sachs employees has a book deal. The New York Times reports that Touchstone, an i... [Fishbowl NY]

Goldman Sachs Parody Twitter Account Lands Book Deal - Posted January 23, 2014
The anonymous man behind the Twitter account that pokes fun at Goldman Sachs employees has a book deal. The New York Times reports that Touchstone, an i... [FishbowlNY]

Live Q&A with Edward Snowden Today at 3pm - Posted January 23, 2014
Edward Snowden will answer the public's questions at 3pm EST today during a Q&A hosted by ... [FishbowlDC]

In Which CNN Proves That Clickbait Headlines Don't Always Work - Posted January 23, 2014
Today in Misreading Media Trends news, lots of people got mad at CNN this morning for this tweet (in case you missed it amidst all the stories about a certain drag-racing Canadian pop star): 14-year-old girl stabbed her little sister 40 times, police say. The reason why will shock you. http://t.co/5ZFqHFrviw -- CNN... [PRNewser]

Twitter Proves It Is Not a Monochromatic Medium - Posted January 23, 2014
Now that Twitter is public and wants to take its IPO out for a spin, the social media/microblog giant is looking for novel ways to promote its stock. So, the Twitt... [PRNewser]

Social Media Newsfeed: Facebook Mobile Ad Network | Tech Firms Lobbying - Posted January 23, 2014
[emailonly]{{{ sbox300x250 }}}[/emailonly]  Click here to receive the Morning Social Media Newsfeed via email. ... [SocialTimes.com]

OMD's Colin Sutton Joins SocialCode - Posted January 22, 2014
Former OMD U.S. Director of Social Med... [AllFacebook]

INFOGRAPHIC: Airlines, Particularly KLM, Soar In Terms Of Facebook Customer Service - Posted January 22, 2014
The airline industry was the... [AllFacebook]

Social Media Newsfeed: Martin Luther King Day Social Media Fails | Twitter Demographics - Posted January 21, 2014
[emailonly]{{{ sbox300x250 }}}[/emailonly]  Click here to receive the Morning Social Media Newsfeed via email. ... [SocialTimes.com]

Twitter Suspends Hamas Account Because Terrorism Sucks - Posted January 20, 2014
ICYMI over the weekend, Twitter was busy "God Blessing America" when it suspended the microblog account for Hamas, t... [PRNewser]

Seinfeld enters the social TV conversation via Reddit AMA - Posted January 19, 2014
'Seinfeld' may have predated social TV, but in its heyday it was certainly the main topic of watercooler talk. Recently, though, Jerry Seinfeldgave the show's fans a rare opportunity to engage with him about the show. Last week, Sei... [Lost Remote]

Academy Awards Nominations & Social Media - Posted January 17, 2014
Whether you live in Los Angeles -- or just love the movies -- it's hard not to get caught up in the excitement of award season. The 86th annual Academy Awards nominations were announced on Thursday, Ja... [SocialTimes.com]

Ex-Facebook VP Tom Arrix Named To Advisory Board At SPMD Ampush - Posted January 16, 2014
Former Facebook Vice President of Global Marketing Solutions, U.S. Tom Arrix, who left the soc... [AllFacebook]

What's Trending On Facebook? Users In U.S., U.K., Canada, India, Australia Can Now Answer That - Posted January 16, 2014
Facebook Thursday began the rollout of a new, Twitter... [AllFacebook]

5 Ways to Become a Top PR Twit - Posted January 16, 2014
Over the past couple of weeks, your humble PRNewser team put our noggins together to list the Top Real PR Twits to Follow (Parts 1... [PRNewser]

5 Ways Journalists Are Starting to Jam with Biz Stone's Jelly - Posted January 15, 2014
A week ago, Twitter co-founder Biz Stone launched his new venture, a crowdsourced question-and-answer service called Jelly. And some social media editors are already getting a taste for it. The app, which allows you to snap a photo of something and gather responses from others, drew more than 100,000 questions in its first... [Fishbowl NY]

5 Ways Journalists Are Starting to Jam with Biz Stone's Jelly - Posted January 15, 2014
A week ago, Twitter co-founder Biz Stone launched his new venture, a crowdsourced question-and-answer service called Jelly. And some social media editors are already getting a taste for it. The app, which allows you to snap a photo of something and gather responses from others, drew more than 100,000 questions in its first... [FishbowlNY]

AKC's WOOFipedia, Cleverbug's CleverCards Salute Furry Friends With Facebook Cards - Posted January 15, 2014
Facebook and Twitter have gone to the ... [AllFacebook]

Maybe Twitter Needs a Messaging App - Posted January 14, 2014
Last month Twitter and Instagram made adjustments to their services to bring them in line with Snapchat. These adjustments included adding picture sharing to private messages, and making the private message portions of the services more... [SocialTimes.com]

'Manipulative' Cheerios Ad Aired During Golden Globes Sparks Twitter Backlash - Posted January 14, 2014
The Golden Globes' purpose is to celebrate artists who succeed in making audiences feel something. During one of the awards show's commercial breaks, Cheerios, with its "Nana" ad, also tried to make people feel things; but unless those things were intended to be anger, disgust and disillusionment, the spot failed. Miserably. Cheerios... [PRNewser]

Don't Miss the Jan. 14 #MuckedUp Chat on Digital Journalism Startups - Posted January 14, 2014
Tonight (Jan. 14) at 8 p.m. Eastern time, log into your Twitter feed and follow the hashtag #MuckedUp for Muck Rack's weekly chat -- this time, the topic is about digital entrepreneurship and journalism sta... [10,000 Words]

Spider Turns Mark Zuckerberg To Jelly - Posted January 13, 2014
Jelly, the new photo-based question-and-answer application from ... [Lost Remote]

Spider Turns Mark Zuckerberg To Jelly - Posted January 13, 2014
Jelly, the new photo-based question-and-answer application from ... [AllFacebook]

Vine Introduces web Profiles: Production Tips and the Best Branded Vines of 2013 - Posted January 11, 2014
Twitter's mobile-based video sharing platform Vine introduced web profiles and TV mode last week. Users can now access their Vine feeds using a web browser and brands will have specific URLs that contain t... [SocialTimes.com]

The (Other) Real Top 14 PR Twits to Follow in 2014 - Posted January 10, 2014
They'rrrrrrrrre Baaaaaaaaack! ICYMI: PRNewser rang in the New Year with a list of the people we considered the ... [PRNewser]

Delta, USSA Team Up To Allow Fans To Wish Olympic Athletes #GoldLuck On Facebook - Posted January 10, 2014
Fans who attend four upcoming U.S. Ski and Snowboard Association qualifying events for the ... [Lost Remote]

Delta, USSA Team Up To Allow Fans To Wish Olympic Athletes #GoldLuck On Facebook - Posted January 10, 2014
Fans who attend four upcoming U.S. Ski and Snowboard Association qualifying events for the ... [AllFacebook]

Social Media Newsfeed: Facebook Nixing Sponsored Stories | Vine App Changes - Posted January 10, 2014
[emailonly]{{{ sbox300x250 }}}[/emailonly]  Click here to receive the Morning Social Media Newsfeed via email. ... [SocialTimes.com]

INFOGRAPHIC: Facebook's Like Button Is Pinned Under On Retailers' Pages - Posted January 9, 2014
The Pinterest Pin It button has overtaken Facebook's ... [AllFacebook]

The Rise of the Social Media Pilot Fish - Posted January 9, 2014
Anybody who's been around long enough to have migrated from one social network to another knows that many services felt everlasting, but most eventually fell into obscurity. Once the new big thing came along, everything else paled in comparison, and we left MySpace in droves to sign up to... [SocialTimes.com]

64 Percent Of The Top 50 U.S. Law Firms Have Facebook Pages, But ... - Posted January 9, 2014
Only 64 percent of the Am Law 50 -- the 50 largest law firms in the U.S., as identified by ... [AllFacebook]

Tips: NYT Social Media Staff On What Worked (And Didn't) In 2013 - Posted January 8, 2014
Ever wish your website could garner the kind of social media engagement the New York Times enjoys? Well, honestly, without as many followers as @nytimes (more than 10 1/2 million as of today) and as many boots on the ground -- and fingers on the keyboard typing up tweets and stories... [TVSpy]

Tips: NYT Social Media Staff On What Worked (And Didn't) In 2013 - Posted January 8, 2014
Ever wish your website could garner the kind of social media engagement the New York Times enjoys? Well, honestly, without as many followers as @nytimes (more than 10 1/2 million as of today) and as many boots on the ground -- and fingers on the keyboard typing up tweets and stories... [10,000 Words]

Apple Promises to Add More Women and Minorities to Its Board - Posted January 7, 2014
We're going to have to agree with the HuffPo commenter at the end of this clip: as much as we'd like for Apple's board to reflect the diversity of the United Sta... [PRNewser]

Colorado Weed Joke Proves That Ben & Jerry Are Just Hippies - Posted January 7, 2014
Colorado: Where "Home on the Range" means something completely different. On January 1, the Centennial State became the nation's first to legalize marijuana. That means all Deadheads and Widespread Panic fans are putting their homes on the market because Denver suddenly is the place to be, but ice cream major domos Ben... [PRNewser]

Social Media Newsfeed: Snapchat CEO Critical of Forbes | Pinterest Buys VisualGraph - Posted January 7, 2014
[emailonly]{{{ sbox300x250 }}}[/emailonly]  Click here to receive the Morning Social Media Newsfeed via email. ... [SocialTimes.com]

CBS Turns Tweet Into Full-Page Ad, Skirts Twitter's Rules - Posted January 6, 2014
CBS Films may have skirted Twitter's advertising guidelines by turning a single tweet into a full-page ad for the movie "Inside Llewyn Davis" in the New York Times. The tweet, which was written by the Times' film critic, A.O. Scott, praised the film's soundtrack (the first sentence, in reference to two other... [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]

Australia's Sharks Are Tweeting Now - Posted January 3, 2014
2014 just started, and we've already got a candidate for most creative PSA-style campaign via our friends Down Under: more than 300 Australian sharks are the newest members of the Twitter community. Thanks to ... [PRNewser]

Social Relationship Platform Spredfast Raises $32.5M - Posted January 3, 2014
Social relationship platform provider Spredfast... [AllFacebook]

Social Media Newsfeed: Facebook Lawsuit | YouTube Streaming - Posted January 3, 2014
[emailonly]{{{ sbox300x250 }}}[/emailonly]  Click here to receive the Morning Social Media Newsfeed via email. ... [SocialTimes.com]

INFOGRAPHIC: Why Facebook Users Are Valuable To Marketers - Posted January 2, 2014
Top Marketing Schools put together an ... [AllFacebook]

Social Media Newsfeed: Skype Hacked | Social Media in Brazil - Posted January 2, 2014
[emailonly]{{{ sbox300x250 }}}[/emailonly]  Click here to receive the Morning Social Media Newsfeed via email. ... [SocialTimes.com]

REPORT: 71% Of Online Adults Now Use Facebook - Posted December 31, 2013
A social media ... [AllFacebook]

Social Media Newsfeed: Robin Roberts Comes Out on Facebook | Social Network Use - Posted December 31, 2013
[emailonly]{{{ sbox300x250 }}}[/emailonly]  Click here to receive the Morning Social Media Newsfeed via email. ... [AllFacebook]

7 predictions for social TV in 2014 - Posted December 31, 2013
[caption id="attachment_40212" align="alignright" width="304"] CNBC.com[/caption] Many of our social TV predictions for 2013... [Inside 3D Printing News]

7 predictions for social TV in 2014 - Posted December 31, 2013
[caption id="attachment_40212" align="alignright" width="304"] CNBC.com[/caption] Many of our social TV predictions for 2013... [Lost Remote]

What does the long, long, tail of Twitter mean for social TV? - Posted December 30, 2013
"Twitter is giant, and it has an outsize influence on popular and not-so-popular culture, but that influence seems due to the fact that it's popular among influential people and provides energetic reverberation for their thoughts-and lots and lots of people who sit back and listen." A ... [Lost Remote]

'Reliable Sources' Talks Rise of Social TV - Posted December 30, 2013
TV news has been draped recently with year-in-review panels covering the biggest news moments of the year, but CNN's "Reliable Sources" also analyzed the rise of social TV on Sunday's show. "I think this is for Twitter... [Lost Remote]

How Will Journos Remember 2013? - Posted December 30, 2013
This year will be remembered for many things in the media world other than twerking. It was the year of the listicle. The year of the internet hoax making headlines. And, in my mind, the year that we came to terms with native advertising. Last year, when I started writing for this... [10,000 Words]

How Will Journos Remember 2013? - Posted December 30, 2013
This year will be remembered for many things in the media world other than twerking. It was the year of the listicle. The year of the internet hoax making headlines. And, in my mind, the year that we came to terms with native advertising. Last year, when I started writing for this... [TVSpy]

Twitter Q&A Misfires: Three Companies to Learn From in 2014 - Posted December 29, 2013
Public relations professionals are tasked with understanding how and when to use social media to support their organization's overall marketing and communications goals, but several execs fumbled on Twitter in 2013: J.P. Morgan The banking giant's public relations department announced a Twitter Q&A with Vice Chairman Jimmy Lee in November only to cancel... [Inside 3D Printing News]

Courtney Love Libel Case May Prove There's a Limit to Free Speech on Twitter - Posted December 26, 2013
Since the advent of social media, people have been discovering that free speech does indeed have its limits. Not only can what you say on Twitter get you fired, it can also get you sued for libel. Case in point: the ... [SocialTimes.com]

Targeted Ads Make Twitter a More Viable Advertising Platform - Posted December 26, 2013
Social media is maturing as a medium for advertising. The challenge is proving the return on investment and according to recent data, marketers using Twitter are only... [SocialTimes.com]

5 1/2 Best Twitter Practices [Infographic] - Posted December 26, 2013
This infographic provides easy-to-remember advice to get the most out of using Twitter for business. *photo credit: Josh Semans... [SocialTimes.com]

Social Media Newsfeed: GoSmart Mobile Facebook Access | Iran Christmas Tweet - Posted December 26, 2013
[emailonly]{{{ sbox300x250 }}}[/emailonly]  Click here to receive the Morning Social Media Newsfeed via email. ... [SocialTimes.com]

Morning Media Newsfeed: Sanfuentes Out at NBC | Dorsey to Disney Board | AOL's HuffPost Hopes - Posted December 24, 2013
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Morning Media Newsfeed: Sanfuentes Out at NBC | Dorsey to Disney Board | AOL's HuffPost Hopes - Posted December 24, 2013
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Social Media Newsfeed: Dorsey Joins Disney Board | Santa Tracker - Posted December 24, 2013
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Forget Your ID? Your Facebook Profile Could Be Enough To Get You On Your Flight - Posted December 23, 2013
If you arrive at the airport and realize that you neglected to bring your driver's license or another form of government-issued ID, your Facebook profile may be enough to get your on your flight, as ... [AllFacebook]

On the Justine Sacco Apology - Posted December 23, 2013
So...how was your weekend? Now that #JustineHasLanded, the endless and largely pointless analysis of her rapid downward spiral may begin. First let's review her apology. "Words cannot express how... [PRNewser]

What You Say on Twitter Can Get You Fired - Posted December 23, 2013
You'd be amazed how fast the internet moves. Justine Sacco tweeted that she hoped she wouldn't get AIDs just before hopping on a plane to Africa. Really, she wasn't all that worried beca... [SocialTimes.com]

Still Waiting For An IPad App From Instagram? Flow Is A Go - Posted December 20, 2013
Despite Instagram's rapid growth, the Facebook-owned photo- and video-sharing network still does not have an of... [AllFacebook]

When is the Best Time to Tweet? - Posted December 19, 2013
The folks over at Buffer collected Twitter research and stats to help you find the best time to tweet. Twitter engagement for brands is 17% higher on weekends: On the other hand, an Argyle Social stu... [SocialTimes.com]

Italians React To 'Hate With Friends' on Twitter - Posted December 19, 2013
The new site, "Hate With Friends," a familiar take on "Bang With Friends" (now called "Down"), lets you to "find out if you and a Facebook friend mutually hate each other." Simply connect via your Facebook a... [SocialTimes.com]

Facebook Announces Suicide-Prevention Initiatives - Posted December 18, 2013
Facebook continues to forge ahead with suicide-prevention efforts... [AllFacebook]

Facebook 'Trending Unit' New Player in Social TV Battle - Posted December 17, 2013
At the Lost Remote LA Show, Facebook poured cold water over the mantra that Twitter is the dominant force in social TV. As our... [Lost Remote]

Facebook 'Trending Unit' New Player in Social TV Battle - Posted December 17, 2013
At the Lost Remote LA Show, Facebook poured cold water over the mantra that Twitter is the dominant force in social TV. As our... [Inside 3D Printing News]

How Facebook Users Can Virtually Share Jim Beam With Their Friends - Posted December 17, 2013
Attendees at tasting events for Jim Beam ... [AllFacebook]

Which Facebook Preferred Marketing Developers Were Touted By Forrester Research? - Posted December 17, 2013
Seven Facebook Preferred Marketing Deve... [AllFacebook]

Facebook News Feed: Memes Are Out, Celebrities Are In - Posted December 17, 2013
  According to Facebook's own announcement of News Feed tweaks meant to deliver higher quality content, celebrity idolization will not be relegated to garden-variety tabloid foodstuff, unless it's ... [SocialTimes.com]

Social Media Newsfeed: Facebook Donate Button | Obama Meeting with Social Media Leaders - Posted December 17, 2013
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You Will Be Able to Edit Existing Tweets Soon - Posted December 16, 2013
"Wait'll they get a load of THIS one!" Tweeting can be difficult. We know how annoying it is to realize that you've made a typo after clicking "send", and we can think of quite a few people who might like to go back and make corrections on this or... [PRNewser]

Why Tragedy and Twitter Should Never Mix - Posted December 16, 2013
A basic fact: when it comes to heinous events that involve mass chaos, terror or even death, people should immediately throw their smartphones out of the window, thereby resisting the temptation to tweet and forever be linked to stupefaction via social media. Meet some simpletons who thought tragedy provided a gr... [PRNewser]

Where Can Facebook Users Complete Missions, Earn Vees To Spend On Digital Goods? Empire Avenue - Posted December 13, 2013
Users of Facebook and other social networks who complete their "Missions" by sharing content can use their rewards -- digital social currency units called "Vees" -- to purchase digital music, movies, and eBooks followin... [AllFacebook]

User Backlash Forces Twitter to Restore Block Feature - Posted December 13, 2013
Thursday Twitter made a change to its blocking policy, which turned the blocking feature into more of a mute. Users reacted immediately with petitions, pleas to Twitter staff and they trended #RestoreTheBlock in the US. Less than 12 hours after the story broke, Twitter ... [SocialTimes.com]

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]

Glassdoor Announces Best Places to Work in 2014: Twitter, LinkedIn, Facebook & Google Land in Top 10 - Posted December 13, 2013
As 2013 quickly comes to a close, there's nothing quite like looking to the future, right? Glassdoor released its Employees' Choice Awards by announcing the 50 best places to work in the new year. Considering winners were determined by their own... [TVNewser]

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]

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]

Morning Media Newsfeed: Martha Stewart Axes 100 | Twitter Faces Backlash | SNL Seeks Black Comic - Posted December 13, 2013
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Morning Media Newsfeed: Martha Stewart Axes 100 | Twitter Faces Backlash | SNL Seeks Black Comic - 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]

Networking Is Key to Being a Successful Freelance Travel Writer - Posted December 12, 2013
Travel writing as a genre stirs up plenty of emotion in people. Let's be honest, it's mostly jealousy. Getting paid to travel the world sounds like a pretty sweet deal, and it is... and isn't. The reality of life as a freelance travel writer isn't as glamorous as it's made out... [TVNewser]

Networking Is Key to Being a Successful Freelance Travel Writer - Posted December 12, 2013
Travel writing as a genre stirs up plenty of emotion in people. Let's be honest, it's mostly jealousy. Getting paid to travel the world sounds like a pretty sweet deal, and it is... and isn't. The reality of life as a freelance travel writer isn't as glamorous as it's made out... [MediaJobsDaily]

The platform that powered NBC's #VoiceSave integration - Posted December 12, 2013
Last month, NBC's hit singing show 'The Voice' introduced a ... [Lost Remote]

NBC Exec on Why She's Leaving for Twitter - Posted December 11, 2013
Vivian Schiller starts as Twitter's first news partnership leader in early 2014, and the current s... [Lost Remote]

Twitter Rooftop is #Huge, #Spectacular - Posted December 11, 2013
According to users of jobs-community site Glassdoor, the San Francisco-headquartered behemoth ranks as the "Best Tech Company to Work For" on the sixth annual compilation. Twitter is also number two overall on the list of 50 companies that make up Glassdoor's "Employees' Choice Awards 2014." (Worth noting: the top... [Fishbowl NY]

Twitter Rooftop is #Huge, #Spectacular - Posted December 11, 2013
According to users of jobs-community site Glassdoor, the San Francisco-headquartered behemoth ranks as the "Best Tech Company to Work For" on the sixth annual compilation. Twitter is also number two overall on the list of 50 companies that make up Glassdoor's "Employees' Choice Awards 2014." (Worth noting: the top... [FishbowlNY]

'Twitter Mirror' Encourages Celebs to Be Even More Self-Centered - Posted December 11, 2013
We just can't quit you, Shutterstock Say you have an event to promote. Say there will be some celebrity VIPs at said event. Wouldn't you love for those celebs to tweet images of themselves via your own feed? Twitter ... [PRNewser]

Nelson Mandela Image Used During Memorial Service Came From ABC News' Facebook Page - Posted December 11, 2013
The ABC News page on ... [AllFacebook]

Why Did Facebook Finish Fifth On Glassdoor's 50 Best Places To Work In 2014 After Topping The 2013 List? - Posted December 11, 2013
The good news for Facebook is that it finished at No. 5 on the list of the ... [AllFacebook]

Social Media Newsfeed: Tech Companies Want Surveillance Reform | Twitter Shares - Posted December 10, 2013
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What Will Facebook Marketing Platform Shift Do With $6M In New Funding? - Posted December 10, 2013
Real-time marketing platform Shift announced Tuesday that it finaliz... [AllFacebook]

What Facebook, Seven Other Tech Giants Wrote To The U.S. Government On Surveillance Reform - Posted December 9, 2013
Facebook teamed up with ... [AllFacebook]

INFOGRAPHIC: Why Is Facebook's Social Share Percentage Dropping While Pinterest, Twitter Rise? - Posted December 9, 2013
Social sharing via Twitter... [Lost Remote]

Stephen King Isn't Sure What to Make of Twitter - Posted December 9, 2013
Are you relatively new to Twitter? Still a lurker, not a poster? Can't figure out how to make the most of the service? Don't worry; you're not alone. On Twitter at last, and can't think of a thing to say. Some writer I turned out to be. -- Stephen King (@StephenKing) December 6,... [PRNewser]

Tweet-Powered Budweiser Robot Knits Sweaters for Designated Drivers - Posted December 9, 2013
Not sure how to thank the friend willing to drive your sloshed self home from the company Christmas party? (And let's face it, they totally deserve a token of gratitude after spending the entirety of the trip dealing with your increasingly panicked attempts to blot a beer stain out of your... [PRNewser]

Social Media Newsfeed: Facebook Sympathize Button? | Iran Agreement and Twitter - Posted December 9, 2013
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How Do You Define Social TV? - Posted December 6, 2013
"Twitter owns ... [AllFacebook]

How Do You Define Social TV? - Posted December 6, 2013
"Twitter owns ... [Lost Remote]

Dick Costolo Reveals the Secret 'Key to a Great Tweet' - Posted December 6, 2013
... [PRNewser]

Social Media Newsfeed: Twitter Reaction to Mandela's Death | Spotify Mobile Streaming - Posted December 6, 2013
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Twitter CEO Trying Improv to Lure Female TV Stars to Twitter - Posted December 5, 2013
Twitter CEO Dick Costolo told NBC "Tod... [Lost Remote]

NBC Sports Radio Jokes About Sexual Assault - Posted December 5, 2013
......what were you even thinking when you pressed send on this tweet, social media manager for @NBCSportsRadio???? pic.twitter.com/VbOM5TCa1D -- Carolyn Lasky (@carolaskyn) December 5, 2013 Good question. The account appears to be making light of ... [PRNewser]

Twitter (Finally) Adds a Woman to Its Board of Directors - Posted December 5, 2013
We're all aware that Twitter has received some well-deserved negative attention at the most important moment in its history for neglecting to include any women on its board of directors. That changed this morning when the company announced, vi... [PRNewser]

Social Media Newsfeed: Social Media Data Breach | Twitter Retargeted Ads - Posted December 5, 2013
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Facebook Shifts From Social to Informational Network - Posted December 5, 2013
  This week Facebook announced an algorithmic change designed to put more informational c... [SocialTimes.com]

Facebook Shifts From Social to Informational Network - Posted December 5, 2013
  This week Facebook announced an algorithmic change designed to put more informational c... [AllFacebook]

ABC's Jon Karl Sees Twitter As Essential to Good Reporting...in 'Doses' - Posted December 4, 2013
In the old days, reporters never had to deal with interacting with viewers, much less tweeting with them. But the rise of social media--and social TV--has changed the reporting game, and as ABC Chief White House Correspondent Jonathan Karl tells... [Lost Remote]

How Dominant Are Facebook's Mobile Apps? - Posted December 4, 2013
In a survey of 500 U.S. respondents who activated mobile phones from June through September, Facebook dominated in terms of usage, with 45 percent citing the social network as one of their three most frequently used applications, far ahead of... [AllFacebook]

Twitter Was Quiet During Peak Black Friday Shopping [Infographic] - Posted December 4, 2013
The employees at the software development firm Setfive got very curious about the Twitter response to Black Friday. So, they hooked into Twitter's streaming API sample and recorded all tweets men... [SocialTimes.com]

Social Media Newsfeed: Spotify Artist Payments | Holiday Shopping and Social Networks - Posted December 4, 2013
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How Offerpop Added Video On Instagram - Posted December 3, 2013
Social marketing software company Offerpop incor... [AllFacebook]

Does Facebook Need An Unfollow Button? - Posted December 2, 2013
Facebook is bringing the functionality of its hide all button -- which allows users to hide all posts from ... [AllFacebook]

Are Your Facebook Friends Really Your Friends? - Posted December 2, 2013
Are your Facebook friends your friends in "real life,... [AllFacebook]

Social Media Newsfeed: Black Friday Social Media Disappointing | Walmart Tops Social Media on Black Friday - Posted December 2, 2013
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Social Media Decodes Fattah Arrest on Thursday, Resurrects #freeAlaa Hashtag - Posted November 29, 2013
Egyptian activist, Alaa Abd El Fattah was arrested on Thursday in a violent attack at his residence. On Tuesday, protestors in Egypt were violently dispersed after a new law banning street protests was put into effect. Fifty-one people were arrested, among them Fattah's sister, Mona ... [SocialTimes.com]

Holiday Shopping & Social Media: 5 Fantastic Campaigns - Posted November 29, 2013
Black Friday, Small Business Saturday, and Cyber Monday ... It's almost like social media was created to promote deals during the holiday shopping season. The post-Thanksgiving shopping season starts earlier every year. There were many people camped out days before in traditional Black Frid... [AllFacebook]

How LifeStyles Condoms, AIDS Healthcare Foundation Are Marking World AIDS Day On Facebook - Posted November 28, 2013
Sunday, Dec. 1, is World AIDS Day, and ... [AllFacebook]

Morning Media Newsfeed: Baldwin Out at MSNBC | Logan on Leave | News Orgs Ordered to Pay - Posted November 27, 2013
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Morning Media Newsfeed: Baldwin Out at MSNBC | Logan on Leave | News Orgs Ordered to Pay - Posted November 27, 2013
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Beware the Twitter Bots - Posted November 26, 2013
Does this look like a real person to you? It's not. We checked. We know of the Twitter "bot" phenomenon because someone at some organization has created some bots that automa... [PRNewser]

7 Holiday Pitching Tips for PR Pros - Posted November 25, 2013
The holidays are the perfect time of year for PR pros to showcase a new product to the world. Members of the media are compiling their holiday wish lists, Black Friday is around the corner and consumers are hungry to hear about the hottest new trends. So how can you be sure... [PRNewser]

How Bravo's 'Real Housewives' Reality Franchise Is Using Facebook's Keyword Insights API - Posted November 25, 2013
Cable network ... [AllFacebook]

Social Media Newsfeed: Mark Zuckerberg Interview | Iran President on Twitter - Posted November 25, 2013
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Twitter turns into a TV remote as Comcast begins rolling out SEEit service - Posted November 22, 2013
Last month Comcast and Twitter announced a groundbreaking partnership to tie tweets to Xfinity's TV service. Today SEEit began rolling out, enabling subscribers to click tweets about SyFy's Haven and Naked Vegas to watch the shows on an iOS device or set a recording on their DVR. "(It) creates an in... [Lost Remote]

Walmart Goes On Twitter Defense When Ashton Kutcher Attacks - Posted November 21, 2013
Walmart workers are collecting Thanksgiving fixings for those in need . . . coworkers in need, that is. Think that sucks? So does Ashton Kutcher - as ... [SocialTimes.com]

Walmart Goes On Twitter Defense When Ashton Kutcher Attacks - Posted November 21, 2013
Walmart workers are collecting Thanksgiving fixings for those in need . . . coworkers in need, that is. Think that sucks? So does Ashton Kutcher - as ... [AllFacebook]

Is Kosovo An Official State? Facebook Says Yes - Posted November 21, 2013
It is often said that life events such as relationships, enga... [AllFacebook]

Twitter Will Keep Getting Bad Press for Its Female Problem - Posted November 20, 2013
We're not saying that Twitter needs to start moving on this issue; everything on the monetary and service fronts seems to be going pretty well. But these... [PRNewser]

How Postano 2.0 Brings Content From Facebook, Other Social Networks To Life On Multiple Screens - Posted November 20, 2013
Late last month, ... [AllFacebook]

INFOGRAPHIC: How Does Facebook Fare In Terms Of Social Shopping? - Posted November 19, 2013
Facebook still dominates when it comes to social shopping sessions and driving traffic, but ... [AllFacebook]

Who Do You Trust: Facebook, Twitter, Or Google? Facebook's Feedback Panel Returns - Posted November 19, 2013
Last month, we told you about Facebook's new Feedback Panel and how its eerie data gathering ... [AllFacebook]

Twitter Nixes New 'Direct Messaging to Non-Followers' Feature - Posted November 19, 2013
Last month we asked whether PR should pitch journalists on Twitter with direct messages in response to a new feature that allowed users to DM others who don't follow them. The question may be a little less relevant today as the service ... [PRNewser]

Journalists Who Tweet About Being Laid Off: Necessary or Just Awkward? - Posted November 19, 2013
We've talked a lot on the blog about how Twitter for journalists can be a blessing and a ... [TVSpy]

'Scandal' Jumps Five Spots On Twitter Nielsen Ratings - Posted November 18, 2013
ABC's 'Scandal' showed the most Twitter interaction growth, jumping up to the 4th most-tweeted about show this week, up from 9th the week before. The show, which had one of its ... [Lost Remote]

How SportStream Will Incorporate Facebook Data Into Live Broadcasts Of Sporting Events - Posted November 18, 2013
One of the latest media companies to gain access to the ... [AllFacebook]

Social Media Newsfeed: Facebook Privacy | Biz Stone Film - Posted November 18, 2013
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Social Media Newsfeed: Facebook Privacy | Biz Stone Film - Posted November 18, 2013
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How A Snow Globe On Facebook Is Shaking Up Growth For Harvest Snaps - Posted November 16, 2013
With Thanksgiving and the rest... [AllFacebook]

SURVEY: Facebook Mobile Ads Still Need Work, And Video Ads May Meet Resistance - Posted November 15, 2013
Despite Facebook's e... [AllFacebook]

Social Media Newsfeed: Facebook Post Scheduling | Pinterest API - Posted November 15, 2013
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White House Uses Climate Change Hashtag to Announce More Oil Drilling - Posted November 14, 2013
We haven't been able to review President Obama's "yes, we botched the product launch" press conference today, but here's an interesting case of the White House team spinning on social. RT the good news: For the 1st time in nearly two decades, we're importing less oil than we're produ... [PRNewser]

How Does News Consumption On Facebook Stack Up Vs. Other Social Networks? - Posted November 14, 2013
A total of 47 percent of Facebook users get news on the social network, trailing ... [AllFacebook]

Journalists Prefer Twitter to Facebook, and Here's Why - Posted November 12, 2013
Do you follow any of your favorite journalists on Facebook? The 'book made it pretty easy for journos to create a "communi... [PRNewser]

How Toys "R" Us Enhanced Facebook Sharing On Its Ecommerce Sites - Posted November 12, 2013
The most important time of the year is rapidly approaching for toy retailing giant ... [AllFacebook]

How To Replace Or Ignore Facebook News Feed Posts On Certain Topics: Rather Chrome Extension - Posted November 12, 2013
Facebook users: Have you ever said to yourselves, "I would rather see photos of cats than read one more Facebook post about ... [AllFacebook]

Social Media Newsfeed: U.K. LinkedIn Spying? | FB Shares - Posted November 11, 2013
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Dangerously Open-Ended Tweet Asks Followers to Fill in the Blank; Hilarity Ensues - Posted November 8, 2013
Asking followers to participate in wordplay can be a fun way to get people to interact with your brand on Twitter. But When coffee brand Kenco decided to ask its followers to complete the following sentence, I'm a bit surprised it didn't consider how easy it would be for clever tweeters... [PRNewser]

Why Windows Phone Users May Not Be Able To Sync With Facebook - Posted November 8, 2013
Microsoft Corporate Vice President and Manager for Windows Phone Program Management ... [AllFacebook]

Urban Outfitters Taking Hipster Image To The Second Screen - Posted November 8, 2013
Urban Outfitters, the clothing store most associated with hipsters, has developed a new app in an attempt to spark sales after a weak f... [Inside 3D Printing News]

Morning Media Newsfeed: Twitter's IPO Soars | Lara Logan Apologizes | Guns & Ammo Editor Out - Posted November 8, 2013
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Morning Media Newsfeed: Twitter's IPO Soars | Lara Logan Apologizes | Guns & Ammo Editor Out - Posted November 8, 2013
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The Inside Scoop on Working at Twitter - Posted November 7, 2013
In the spirit of Twitter going public today and having it's very own hashtag (ahem, #ring), we were curious. What's it really like to work at the social media company that was spawned in 2006? According to reviews on ... [MediaJobsDaily]

The Inside Scoop on Working at Twitter - Posted November 7, 2013
In the spirit of Twitter going public today and having it's very own hashtag (ahem, #ring), we were curious. What's it really like to work at the social media company that was spawned in 2006? According to reviews on ... [TVNewser]

Twitter Picks Patrick Stewart, King of the Internet, to Ring Its IPO Bell - Posted November 7, 2013
Patrick Stewart pretty much rules everything right now. When our favorite Starship Captain isn't winning Halloween with his lobster-in-a-bathtub costume, he'... [PRNewser]

It's the End of Mass-Market Retail with 3D Printing - Posted November 7, 2013
(Quartz) Walmart became the powerhouse retailer it is by building the largest, broadest, most efficient supply chain. Amazon mastered the strategy of advanced analytics which allowed companies to determine what products to suggest next to the product you were already buying, or to provide add-ons that any specific buyer might want. Now... [Inside 3D Printing News]

Businessweek Does it Again - Posted November 7, 2013
If we worked at Twitter, we'd have the latest Bloomberg Businessweek framed. How amazing is this? It's one of the best Businessweek covers we've ever seen, and certainly in the running for FishbowlNY's Cover of The Year. Thanks to everyone at Businessweek, but especially ... [Fishbowl NY]

Businessweek Does it Again - Posted November 7, 2013
If we worked at Twitter, we'd have the latest Bloomberg Businessweek framed. How amazing is this? It's one of the best Businessweek covers we've ever seen, and certainly in the running for FishbowlNY's Cover of The Year. Thanks to everyone at Businessweek, but especially ... [FishbowlNY]

X-Factor social numbers prove its deeply engaged audience - Posted November 6, 2013
Simon Cowell is hard to beat. The finalized social media numbers from Nielsen's Twitter TV Ratings show that the October 29 episode of X Factor -the first live episode of this season - not only generated four times as many tweets as The Voice, but it actually topped ... [Inside 3D Printing News]

[Infographic] Hashtag History: From Organic Organization to Powering Social Marketing Campaigns - Posted November 6, 2013
The pound sign (#) used to be a thing we pressed at the end of entering numbers in an automated system. This all started to change in 2007 with the introduction of hashtags which used the pound sign as a folksonomic tag. According to an infographic from OfferPop, a so... [SocialTimes.com]

To Care Or Not To Care About Second Screen? Media Executives, Producer Weigh In - Posted November 6, 2013
Second screen apps are becoming mainstream compliments to your favorite TV networks and shows, but not all media power brokers agree that this new phenomenon is worth capitalizing on... at least not yet. At last week's NYC Television Week, MediaBistroTV caught up with two media executives and one Hollywood showrun... [Lost Remote]

What Is The Real Financial Value News Brings To Twitter? - Posted November 5, 2013
As the debate over Twitter's financial value continues in preparation for its IPO Thursday, Wall Street Journal Senior Producer Jason Bellini ... [Lost Remote]

Is Facebook Testing 'Trending Now' News Feed Posts? - Posted November 5, 2013
First hashtags, and now "Trending Now": Is Facebook becoming ... [AllFacebook]

Facebook Doesn't Know How to Advertise and Marketers Are Doing it Wrong on Twitter - Posted November 5, 2013
There are always two sides to every coin. Despite recent reports that marketers are getting smarter about their t... [SocialTimes.com]

Some Findings About Twitter and the News, From Pew Research Center - Posted November 5, 2013
A couple of weeks ago we learned how Americans consume news on Facebook, and according to a ... [10,000 Words]

Social Media Newsfeed: Police Respond to Facebook Critic | Free Data Charges for Some in Phillipines - Posted November 4, 2013
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How Arbor Mist Toasts Its 1M-Plus Facebook Fans - Posted November 2, 2013
Arbor Mist raised its glasses to Facebook, as it became the first wine brand to reach 1 milli... [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]

Study: Teens Can't Decide Which Social Network They Like Least - Posted October 31, 2013
This week Facebook admitted that it's witnessed a big drop in use among teens, who apparently no longer want to post selfies where grandm... [PRNewser]

Social-Media Themed Costume Ideas - Posted October 30, 2013
Halloween is tomorrow. Do you know what you are going to wear? Are you are a procrastinator who could not decide on a costume? Or did you just decide today that you want to dress up? Nearly 70% of typical costume wearers admit social media like Facebook and Pinterest impact their costume... [SocialTimes.com]

Social-Media Themed Costume Ideas - Posted October 30, 2013
Halloween is tomorrow. Do you know what you are going to wear? Are you are a procrastinator who could not decide on a costume? Or did you just decide today that you want to dress up? Nearly 70% of typical costume wearers admit social media like Facebook and Pinterest impact their costume... [AllFacebook]

How Universities Can Harness Facebook, Other Social Networks During Athletic Events - Posted October 30, 2013
College students are... [AllFacebook]

How To Follow The 2014 Winter Olympic Games From Sochi On Facebook, Twitter, Instagram - Posted October 30, 2013
The 2014 Winter ... [AllFacebook]

Social Media Newsfeed: Facebook Romance | Obama Social Media Hacked - Posted October 29, 2013
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Facebook Shows Strong Performance In Adobe Social Media Intelligence Report - Posted October 28, 2013
Facebook's cost per click... [AllFacebook]

Pinterest Refers More Traffic to Retail Sites Than Reddit, Twitter and YouTube Combined - Posted October 28, 2013
Since the early days of social media, the big question has been around measuring the return on investment. While it's nice to know the value of a Facebook "like," the real challenge for businesses is converting social media fans into paying customers. A recent study from... [SocialTimes.com]

Social Media Newsfeed: Pope Twitter Followers | Buffer Hacked - Posted October 28, 2013
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How Mount Sinai Health System Uses Social Media - Posted October 26, 2013
Hospitals have a unique opportunity when it comes to social media marketing - they have so many inspiring stories to tell, but they must also make sure they receive the necessary patient approval. John Ambrose, social media director for Mount Sinai Health System in New York who also happens to be a... [SocialTimes.com]

SURVEY: 33 Percent Of Millennials Prefer Identity Theft To Revealing Facebook Histories - Posted October 25, 2013
From the "Take this with a grain of salt" department: According to a survey (of just 250 adults) conducted by Google for virtual-private-network application provider Tunn... [AllFacebook]

Should PR Pitch Journalists on Twitter with Direct Messages? - Posted October 25, 2013
One of the big updates Twitter made this month allows users to receive direct... [PRNewser]

Instagram Campaign Gives Bravo Fans Clues On Next 'Inside The Actors Studio' Guest - Posted October 25, 2013
Cable network Bravo tapped ... [Inside 3D Printing News]

Instagram Campaign Gives Bravo Fans Clues On Next 'Inside The Actors Studio' Guest - Posted October 25, 2013
Cable network Bravo tapped ... [AllFacebook]

INFOGRAPHIC: Which Industries, Brands Excel At Answering Questions On Facebook? - Posted October 25, 2013
The telecommunications industry received the most customer-s... [AllFacebook]

Morning Media Newsfeed: Schiller Joins Twitter | Finke Leaving Deadline | NYT Editor to Politico - Posted October 25, 2013
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Morning Media Newsfeed: Schiller Joins Twitter | Finke Leaving Deadline | NYT Editor to Politico - Posted October 25, 2013
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How Dallas Reporters Used Twitter to Get Un-Banned From Public Meeting - Posted October 25, 2013
I don't think I can say it any better than Dallas Morning News reporter Tristan Hallman ... [10,000 Words]

Atlanta Newspaper Apologizes for Incredibly Racist Tweet about Lottery Winner - Posted October 24, 2013
What better way to congratulate someone who just won $1 million than to reference slavery? Yesterday, the Atlanta Journal-Constitution posted a tweet saying, "$1M GA Lottery winner Willie Lynch can get 40 acres and a whole lotta mules." The historical reference is to a post-Civil War proposal to help freed slaves start... [PRNewser]

Investing In Business Users Will Make Or Break Facebook's Future - Posted October 24, 2013
Facebook is more than a social networking site; it's a business with many complex features working together. Once a small website (for only ... [AllFacebook]

Job Seekers, Listen Up! New Site Cleans Up Your Digital Dirt - Posted October 23, 2013
Have you ever Googled yourself? Come on, 'fess up. We all should do it to see what recruiters find when they search our names. Plus, it's a way to scan anything questionable and monitor your online presence. Similar to auditing photos on Facebook when you get tagged, it's always wise to manage... [TVNewser]

Newspaper Editor Tweets Resignation - Posted October 22, 2013
We've heard of resignation letters, and of course, the occasional resignation cake and ... [MediaJobsDaily]

Facebook Under Fire For Reversal Of Ban On Beheading Videos - Posted October 22, 2013
The no-win situation that Facebook often finds itself in when it comes to ce... [AllFacebook]

'There's a new Malcolm Gladwell in town. That town is LinkedIn, and that Malcolm Gladwell is Conan O'Brien' - Posted October 22, 2013
Conan O'Brien and Team Coco have been late-night social TV leaders since moving to TBS and have made good use of Twitter and Facebook as mediums. Now, Conan is taking to LinkedIn, joining yesterday as... [Inside 3D Printing News]

REPORT: Facebook No. 9 In Annual Average Software Engineer Base Salary - Posted October 18, 2013
Facebook came in at No. 9 on the 201... [AllFacebook]

Nissan Fuels Up Facebook Marketing To Promote 2014 Nissan Versa Note - Posted October 18, 2013
Automaker Nissan continues to use Facebook and other social networks to drive sale... [AllFacebook]

Looking for Signs of Depression on Twitter with Natural Language Processing - Posted October 17, 2013
Elizabeth Harrington of Free Beacon reports, "The federal government is studying how to use Twitter for surveillance on depressed people. The University of California, San Diego (UCSD) began a study financed by the Nationa... [semanticweb.com]

Social Media Newsfeed: Facebook Privacy for Teens | LinkedIn for Recruiters - Posted October 17, 2013
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Twitter Direct Message Change Could Make News Tips On Twitter Easier - Posted October 16, 2013
By this point in time, every reporter has probably tried to reach out to some potential source via Twitter. It's awkward, and often if the subject is of interest to you they're probably inundated with other requests. A quick search today of the phrase "reporter" & "reach" turned up examples of how... [10,000 Words]

Twitter Direct Message Change Could Make News Tips On Twitter Easier - Posted October 16, 2013
By this point in time, every reporter has probably tried to reach out to some potential source via Twitter. It's awkward, and often if the subject is of interest to you they're probably inundated with other requests. A quick search today of the phrase "reporter" & "reach" turned up examples of how... [TVSpy]

Google's New 'Shared Endorsements' Will Be a Hard Sell - Posted October 16, 2013
Last Friday, Google made headlines with its plans to literally sell existing user generated content to businesses. It seems like a perfec... [PRNewser]

Shaquille O'Neal Brings Shaq-A-Claus Back To Facebook For Toys "R" Us Toys For Tots Campaign - Posted October 16, 2013
Toy retail giant ... [AllFacebook]

Creative Facebook Posts About Arcade Fire Could Result In Tickets To Los Angeles Show - Posted October 15, 2013
Attention, Arcade Fire fans: Creative posts about the band on Facebook and ... [AllFacebook]

INQ Mobile Android Overlay SO.HO Comes Out Of Beta, Adds Fourth Feed - Posted October 15, 2013
Facebook Home isn't the o... [AllFacebook]

Bottlenose Nerve Center Debuts, Bringing The Artificial Analyst To The Enterprise - Posted October 15, 2013
The enterprise version of Bottlenose has formally launched. Now dubbed Nerve Center, the service to provide real-time trend intelligence for brands and businesses, which The Semantic Web Blog previewed ... [semanticweb.com]

Bottlenose Nerve Center Debuts, Bringing The Artificial Analyst To The Enterprise - Posted October 15, 2013
The enterprise version of Bottlenose has formally launched. Now dubbed Nerve Center, the service to provide real-time trend intelligence for brands and businesses, which The Semantic Web Blog previewed ... [AllTwitter]

Political Rivals Bond Over Pooch - Posted October 14, 2013
Tucker Martin is the communications director for Bob McDonnell, the Governor of Virginia. Over the weekend, he set out to do a little hunting and, in the process, lost Blue, one of his hunting dogs. So he did what any savvy person would do in that situation. He tweeted about it.... [FishbowlDC]

[Viral Video] "Don't Tweet It Because It Sucks": An Awesome No Doubt Parody - Posted October 14, 2013
As a child of the '90s, I was routinely tortured by the constant playing of anything by No Doubt. So much so that I must have suffered from Stockholm Syndrome and eventually learned to love them. Well, up until their Rock Steady album came out. Yeesh. Maybe comedian, and YouTube celebrity, Franchesca... [SocialTimes.com]

Social Media Newsfeed: Google Ads | Costolo Briefly Fired from Twitter - Posted October 14, 2013
[emailonly]{{{ sbox300x250 }}}[/emailonly] Click here to receive the Morning Social Media Newsfeed via email. Google Changes Terms to Ad... [SocialTimes.com]

42% Of The World's Internet Users Don't Live Where You Think They Do - Posted October 10, 2013
When I give my Social Media Is Bullshit presentations, I always start out with ... [SocialTimes.com]

Vivian Schiller to be Twitter's Head of News - Posted October 10, 2013
The screenshot on the right is why we love media reporting. All Things D posted on All Things D that All Things D is reporting that ... [Fishbowl NY]

Vivian Schiller to be Twitter's Head of News - Posted October 10, 2013
The screenshot on the right is why we love media reporting. All Things D posted on All Things D that All Things D is reporting that ... [FishbowlNY]

REPORT: 15%-17% Of TV Viewers Engage With Social Networks In Real-Time - Posted October 10, 2013
With Facebook and Twitter jockeying for position in the television... [AllFacebook]

Twitter Strikes Useless Deal With NBC To Add Failure-bound Feature - Posted October 10, 2013
  Adding to its list of soon-to-be flops (think #Music), Twitter is going to offer a "See It" button. Why will it fail? Oh, the reasons are many. Twitter and TV usage don't link up. ... [SocialTimes.com]

Someone at Twitter Has a Sense of Humor About Misogyny - Posted October 9, 2013
Twitter's been getting a good bit of flack this week over the lack of female executives on its board, and we can't imagine CEO Dick Costolo was too happy when this little stunt went viral from the company's office today: Seen on a sign in the @twoffice. In the women's bathroom no... [PRNewser]

Sarah Hofstetter Is 360i's New CEO - Posted October 9, 2013
Yes, 360i is best known as a marketing agency, and you've already heard quite a bit about them this year for good reason. But we think this is news worth mentioning given the fact that even marketers now say ... [PRNewser]

Twitter Creator Jack Dorsey Almost Joined Facebook - Posted October 9, 2013
Twitter Creator, Co-Founder, Chairman, and former CEO ... [AllFacebook]

Social Media Newsfeed: Facebook Ad-Purchasing Tools | Twitter for Windows Phone - Posted October 9, 2013
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HootSuite's Hootlet Chrome Extension Offers Easy Access To Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn - Posted October 8, 2013
Social media management system HootSuite released an upgraded version of its ... [AllFacebook]

HootSuite's Hootlet Chrome Extension Offers Easy Access To Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn - Posted October 8, 2013
Social media management system HootSuite released an upgraded version of its ... [Lost Remote]

Twitter IPO S-1 takeaways for the social TV industry - Posted October 7, 2013
Twitter's S-1 paperwork for their highly anticipated IPO was revealed. Social TV expert James Neufeld wrote a detailed analysis of takeaways for the social TV industry. Neufeld, ... [Lost Remote]

Fighting Over The TV: Facebook Provides Data To 10 Overseas Networks; Twitter Provides Data To Nielsen - Posted October 7, 2013
Facebook and Twitter dug in their heels Monday in their attempts to establish beachheads in the world of ... [AllFacebook]

Philly Reporter Learns Not to Compare Real-Life Murderers to Walter White - Posted October 7, 2013
If you weren't glued to Twitter last night at 9 PM (and we really hope that you weren't, for your own sake), then you may have missed the case of a Philadelphia newscaster who took "newsjacking" to another level. Joyce Evans of Fox 29 in Philly really wanted everyone to watch... [PRNewser]

Morning Media Newsfeed: Fox News Gets It Wrong | Anchor's Tweet Shocks | Student Fools Media - Posted October 7, 2013
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Morning Media Newsfeed: Fox News Gets It Wrong | Anchor's Tweet Shocks | Student Fools Media - Posted October 7, 2013
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Twitter Made Last-Minute Edits to Better Spin Its IPO - Posted October 4, 2013
You may have heard that Twitter made its IPO official this week. Despite the nonchalance of the filing announcement in September, the team put quite a bi... [PRNewser]

Miley Cyrus Responds to Sinead O'Connor's Open 'Tough Love' Letter - Posted October 4, 2013
Miley Cyrus, current queen of pop music controversy, has found herself on the receiving end of some serious tough love advice from a woman who formerly wore the same crown: Sinead O'Connor. C... [PRNewser]

Morning Media Newsfeed: Twitter Files IPO | GOP Senators' Hot Mic | RFK Photographer Dead - Posted October 4, 2013
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Morning Media Newsfeed: Twitter Files IPO | GOP Senators' Hot Mic | RFK Photographer Dead - Posted October 4, 2013
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Facebook Preferred Marketing Developer Compass Labs Bids Farewell To Social Ads Business - Posted October 3, 2013
One of Facebook's Preferred Marketing Developers no longer prefers to continue in the F... [AllFacebook]

U.S. Rejects Tech Firms' Request to Release Surveillance Data - Posted October 3, 2013
Silicon Valley asked for more transparency and the government has responded...With a resounding "no." The U.S. Department of Justice, in a filing with the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act Court this week, said it would not allow companies to ... [SocialTimes.com]

STUDY: Facebook Still Tops In Social Login, But Market Share Slipping As Google Plus Sign-In Gains - Posted October 2, 2013
Facebook is still dominant when it comes to social login, but its share of the sector slipped slightly in the third quarter, as Google Plus Sign-In began to chip away at its lead, according to a ... [AllFacebook]

NBC News Taps Facebook's Keyword Insights API To Examine Use Of #DearCongress Hashtag - Posted October 2, 2013
NBC News used Facebook's recently introduced ... [AllFacebook]

Hi. I'm Your New Editor. Now Let's Talk About Something Useful! - Posted October 1, 2013
Hello, my name is B.J. Mendelson, you killed my father, prepare to die. Oh. Wait. Sorry. I got my notes mixed up. Let's try this again: Hello, my name is B.J. Mendelson, and I'm the new Editor of SocialTimes. (The E in editor for that sentence is capitalized because ... [AllFacebook]

Hi. I'm Your New Editor. Now Let's Talk About Something Useful! - Posted October 1, 2013
Hello, my name is B.J. Mendelson, you killed my father, prepare to die. Oh. Wait. Sorry. I got my notes mixed up. Let's try this again: Hello, my name is B.J. Mendelson, and I'm the new Editor of SocialTimes. (The E in editor for that sentence is capitalized because ... [SocialTimes.com]

STUDY: Facebook Has 100X More Spam Than Other Social Networks, 4X More Phishing Attacks - Posted October 1, 2013
Spam has been an issue for as long as email has existed, and a new ... [AllFacebook]

Instagram Brand Platform Venueseen Becomes Seen, Launches Snapfluence Network - Posted October 1, 2013
Venueseen, a platform via which brands can launch, promote, and track campaigns on ... [AllFacebook]

Social Media Newsfeed: Facebook Graph Search | Twitter Embedded Posts - Posted October 1, 2013
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Breaking Bad Does Good with Finale Social Media - Posted September 30, 2013
Breaking Bad's much anticipated series farewell hit it out of the ball park, especially where social media is concerned. The show, which engaged fans from the get-go, had a satisfying conclusion. The social media farewell, where the show's creator, network, stars, and fans came togethe... [SocialTimes.com]

Facebook showcases big 'Breaking Bad' numbers as it courts TV industry - Posted September 30, 2013
After every big TV event, Twitter is quick to share its social TV stats for the broadcast. But with Facebook suddenly in the social TV race, it shared its own numbers the morning after the "Breaking Bad" finale on AMC. And as you might imagine, Facebook's sheer reach plays to its... [Inside 3D Printing News]

Facebook showcases big 'Breaking Bad' numbers as it courts TV industry - Posted September 30, 2013
After every big TV event, Twitter is quick to share its social TV stats for the broadcast. But with Facebook suddenly in the social TV race, it shared its own numbers the morning after the "Breaking Bad" finale on AMC. And as you might imagine, Facebook's sheer reach plays to its... [Lost Remote]

Facebook To Send Weekly Reports On Users' TV-Related Actions To ABC, CBS, Fox, NBC - Posted September 30, 2013
Facebook will begin sending weekly reports to the "Big Four" television networks -- ABC, ... [AllFacebook]

Sponsored Post: Mediabistro Webcast 'Use Social Media to Find Your Next Job' Set for Oct. 2 - Posted September 30, 2013
Mediabistro will host a one-hour webcast, "Use Social Media to Find Your Next Job," on Oct. 2 from 4-5 p.m. ET. The online-only event will focus on social networks Twitter, ... [SocialTimes.com]

'Twitter Handle Advisor' Is a Real Job Now - Posted September 26, 2013
Ever dealt with a client whose preferred Twitter tag is already taken? In a development that's sure to secure a spot on the next "most misunderstood jobs" list, the New York Post tells us that... [PRNewser]

It's V-Day for Muck Rack's Vine Journalism Awards - Posted September 26, 2013
If you have not already nominated yourself or a fellow journalist via Twitter using the hashtag #VineAwards, there's not much time left. The submission deadline for the inaugural Vine Journalism Awards, an endeavor that triangulates... [Fishbowl NY]

It's V-Day for Muck Rack's Vine Journalism Awards - Posted September 26, 2013
If you have not already nominated yourself or a fellow journalist via Twitter using the hashtag #VineAwards, there's not much time left. The submission deadline for the inaugural Vine Journalism Awards, an endeavor that triangulates... [FishbowlNY]

Facebook In China? Not So Fast - Posted September 26, 2013
Facebook and Twitter in China? Not so fast: Chinese daily newspaper People's Daily contradicted a report earlier this week by Hong Kong paper th... [AllFacebook]

Spoiler Shield Allows Facebook Users To DVR TV Shows, Games Without Finding Out What Happened - Posted September 26, 2013
Facebook and Twitter users who have attempted to watch TV shows and ... [AllFacebook]

To 'Amplify' highlights in real-time, the NFL completes deal with Twitter - Posted September 26, 2013
According to the Wall Street Journal yesterday, the National Football League has reached a deal with Twitter to use the social network's Amplify product to make highlights and other content availab... [Inside 3D Printing News]

Social Media Newsfeed: Twitter Alerts | Facebook for Educators Guide - Posted September 26, 2013
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Caribou Coffee Brews Up #CaribouKnits Facebook, Twitter Campaign To Benefit CancerCare - Posted September 25, 2013
Caribou Coffee is brewing up a social campaign to help benefit CancerCare, a national o... [AllFacebook]

Former U.S. Secretary of State Madeleine Albright Joins Twitter as World Leaders Gather at United Nations - Posted September 25, 2013
Madeleine Albright, who served as secretary of state for President Bill Clinton, is now on Twitter. You can find her at, quite simply, @madeleine. The first female secretary of state made her debut on the microblogging service Monday, as world leaders began to gather in New York City for United Nations meetings. Her... [SocialTimes.com]

Morning Media Newsfeed: PopSci Kills Comments | @Horse_ebooks Exposed | New Reuters Editor Named - Posted September 25, 2013
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Morning Media Newsfeed: PopSci Kills Comments | @Horse_ebooks Exposed | New Reuters Editor Named - Posted September 25, 2013
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Social Media Newsfeed: YouTube Comments Changes | Twitter Mobile Apps Update - Posted September 25, 2013
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Will TV Networks Pay for Publicity via Twitter? - Posted September 24, 2013
The natural partnership between Twitter and television has earned a good bit of press over the past year or so, with Twitter taking credit for saving shows like Scandal and breathing new life ... [PRNewser]

BuzzFeed's Favorite Marketing 'Bot' Account Is a Weird Product Launch Stunt - Posted September 24, 2013
In case you spend even more time trolling blogs and Twitter feeds than we do, you've probably heard of horse_ebooks. Here are prime examples of the feed at work, posted over the past week: No circus act lifts or beach body workouts. -- Horse ebooks (@Horse_ebooks) September 20, 2013 ... [PRNewser]

China To Lift Ban On Facebook, Other Sites, But Only In Shanghai Free-Trade Zone - Posted September 24, 2013
Well, it's a start: Facebook, Twitter, and other sites that are currently blocked in ... [Lost Remote]

China To Lift Ban On Facebook, Other Sites, But Only In Shanghai Free-Trade Zone - Posted September 24, 2013
Well, it's a start: Facebook, Twitter, and other sites that are currently blocked in ... [AllFacebook]

NBC's celebrity filled Twitter schedule takes off for premiere week - Posted September 23, 2013
NBC isn't only worried about their linear schedule for premiere week. They've lined up tons of celebrities who will be joining in and leading the conversations around their programming. Here are the details.... [Lost Remote]

INFOGRAPHIC: How Did Summer Blockbuster Films Play On Facebook? - Posted September 21, 2013
The summer has come to an end, and digital marketing technology provider Silverpop broke out the popcorn and examined the performances of this year's ... [AllFacebook]

Jennifer Weiner to Jonathan Franzen: Twitter Isn't Evil and All Writers Are 'Self-Promoters' - Posted September 20, 2013
How do we classify a popular novelist's Twitter feed: is it marketing? personal branding? public relations? It's a bit of a grey area. But, as Jennifer Weiner so politely told Jonathan Franzen this week, social media is a necessary tool for... [PRNewser]

Social Media Newsfeed: Pinterest Ads | Nielsen Twitter Ratings - Posted September 20, 2013
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Social Engagement Platform Goes Wayin on Twitter - Posted September 19, 2013
Wayin, a social engagement platform used for the curation of posts for the St. Louis Rams and a bunch of other teams, brands, and broadcast outlets, can now include tweets for on-air broadcasts and in-venue. Previously, the Denver, Colo.-based company was only ... [SocialTimes.com]

New Study Shows Commercial Breaks Aren't for Tweeting - Posted September 18, 2013
Many local TV stations are still trying to figure out how to work the whole social media "thing" into their broadcasts. A new study by SocialGuide addresses the "when" of social media activity and not the "what." The study shows only 30% of tweets are... [TVSpy]

New Study Shows Commercial Breaks Aren't for Tweeting - Posted September 18, 2013
Many local TV stations are still trying to figure out how to work the whole social media "thing" into their broadcasts. A new study by SocialGuide addresses the "when" of social media activity and not the "what." The study shows only 30% of tweets are... [SocialTimes.com]

Why Facebook Wouldn't Make Money 10 Years Ago - Posted September 18, 2013
Facebook posted strong second-quarter earnings, with 88 percent of its total revenue coming fr... [AllFacebook]

Food-Delivery Service Proudly Advertises on Porn Sites, Calls them the 'Unicorns' of Web Marketing - Posted September 17, 2013
Its traffic figures are huge, buying ad space on its sites is relatively cheap, and it's a pretty safe bet that your ads would stand out, as your competitors likely aren't placing their marketing there. With such a description, one might wonder what great untapped marketing resource could possibly be so... [PRNewser]

Iran Blocks Twitter, Facebook Again, Cites Technical Glitch - Posted September 17, 2013
UPDATED: For the first time since 2009, millions of ... [AllFacebook]

U.S. Senate Hopeful Cory Booker Sits Down For Watershed Instagram Interview With NowThis News - Posted September 16, 2013
New Jersey U.S. Senate candidate and Twitter phenom ... [AllFacebook]

NowThis News Pioneers the Instagram Interview - Posted September 16, 2013
Facebook's addition of video to the photo sharing app Instagram in August wasn't just a competitive swipe at Vine. It's changing the way one original reporting site is presenting the news. ... [SocialTimes.com]

STUDY: Facebook Still Dominates Social-Commerce Referrals But Lags Behind In Mobile - Posted September 16, 2013
Despite Facebook's strides in the mobile sector, only slightly more than 11 percent of the so... [AllFacebook]

Facebook To Expand Into London's King's Cross Tech Cluster - Posted September 16, 2013
Facebook will set up shop in London'... [AllFacebook]

Daughtry Turns To Facebook, Twitter For Title, Artwork Of New Single - Posted September 13, 2013
Rock band Daughtry has taken to Facebook and Twitter for the title and artwork of its new sin... [AllFacebook]

Daughtry Turns To Facebook, Twitter For Title, Artwork Of New Single - Posted September 13, 2013
Rock band Daughtry has taken to Facebook and Twitter for the title and artwork of its new sin... [Inside 3D Printing News]

How Social Media Determined The Viral Twerking Video Was Fake - Posted September 13, 2013
It generated more than 10 million views before viral video maestro Jimmy Kimmel admitted he with the twerkin... [SocialTimes.com]

Twitter Vs. Facebook: A Tale Of Two IPOs - Posted September 12, 2013
From Facebook Co-Founder and CEO Mark Zuckerberg's mouth... [AllFacebook]

Twitter Announces Its IPO Filing in Tweet Form - Posted September 12, 2013
Today Twitter proved the rumors true and began the process of putting its shares on the market by "confidentially submitted an S-1 form to the Securities and Exchange Commission to begin the process for an initial public offering." Did they push a press release? No. Did they schedule an event? No. They... [PRNewser]

Twitter Sneaks Up On Facebook Advertising Like Hobbits Entering Mordor - Posted September 12, 2013
While the great eye of the tech community focused squarely on Apple this week, Twitter took the opportunity to sneak through the black gates of mobile advertising in a way that's SURE to shake up Facebook. And, ... [AllFacebook]

REPORT: Walmart Still Top U.S. Brand On Facebook For August; DealDash Leads Post Engagement Rate - Posted September 12, 2013
Walmart remained the top brand on Facebook in the U.S. for August, with nearly 31 million local fans, while ... [AllFacebook]

Mark Zuckerberg Discusses Going Public, NSA Controversy, Home, 'Moving Fast' At TechCrunch Disrupt SF 2013 - Posted September 12, 2013
Facebook Co-Founder and CEO Mark Zuckerberg discussed a variety of topics w... [AllFacebook]

Is Social Media the Wrong Place for 9/11 Tributes? - Posted September 11, 2013
As the 12th anniversary of the September 11 terrorist attacks comes and goes, we're left with a number of big misses by some pretty major brands who tried, and I would argue, frequently failed, in getting the tone just right. It's a tricky day for social med... [SocialTimes.com]

Is Social Media the Wrong Place for 9/11 Tributes? - Posted September 11, 2013
As the 12th anniversary of the September 11 terrorist attacks comes and goes, we're left with a number of big misses by some pretty major brands who tried, and I would argue, frequently failed, in getting the tone just right. It's a tricky day for social med... [AllFacebook]

Twitter Measures Global Reaction to President's Speech on Syria - Posted September 11, 2013
Before a word was uttered, pundits, politicos and casual observers were taking to social media to weigh in on President Obama's proposed strike on Syria as he made his case with Congress and the American people. ... [SocialTimes.com]

Are Resumes Becoming Archaic? - Posted September 11, 2013
When we read this piece on Fast Company, it became food for thought. Although resumes are necessary for systems purposes from a recruiting purposes and having a calling card, are they... [MediaJobsDaily]

Are Resumes Becoming Archaic? - Posted September 11, 2013
When we read this piece on Fast Company, it became food for thought. Although resumes are necessary for systems purposes from a recruiting purposes and having a calling card, are they... [TVNewser]

10 #NeverForget Brand Tweets: Offensive or Acceptable? - Posted September 11, 2013
If you work in marketing, remember: there is no such thing as a *bad* 9/11 tribute. Throw it out there, see what works. -- Philip Bump (@pbump) September 11, 2013 He's joking, BTW. And if you didn't see this post coming, then you must not have logged on to Twitter today. It really... [PRNewser]

Why You Need To Verify Tweets Before Including Them In Your Reporting - Posted September 11, 2013
New York Times social media staff editor Daniel Victor shared a simple tweet last night that says a lot about the hit-and-run-with-it journalism industry today. This is journalism https://t.co/pLitaIgc8r— Daniel Victor (@bydanielvictor) September 10, 201... [TVSpy]

Why You Need To Verify Tweets Before Including Them In Your Reporting - Posted September 11, 2013
New York Times social media staff editor Daniel Victor shared a simple tweet last night that says a lot about the hit-and-run-with-it journalism industry today. This is journalism https://t.co/pLitaIgc8r— Daniel Victor (@bydanielvictor) September 10, 201... [10,000 Words]

Business Insider Fires CTO for Offensive Tweets - Posted September 10, 2013
Business Insider has fired its CTO, Pax Dickinson, because of offensive tweets. How offensive were his tweets? Well, it depends on which ones you want to discuss. Dickinson dabbled in pretty much everything. Classist idiocy: aw, you can't feed your family on minimum wage? well who told you to start a fucking family... [Fishbowl NY]

Business Insider Fires CTO for Offensive Tweets - Posted September 10, 2013
Business Insider has fired its CTO, Pax Dickinson, because of offensive tweets. How offensive were his tweets? Well, it depends on which ones you want to discuss. Dickinson dabbled in pretty much everything. Classist idiocy: aw, you can't feed your family on minimum wage? well who told you to start a fucking family... [FishbowlNY]

PR Fail: Business Insider CTO Pushed Out Over Horrible Tweets - Posted September 10, 2013
You mean there are puerile misogynists working at Business Insider? -- Irin Carmon (@irin) September 9, 2013 Apparently so--and "all opinions my own" statements on Twitter accounts aren't quite enough when said opinions are as noxious as those of Pax Dickinson... [PRNewser]

Kenneth Cole Says Controversial Tweets Are Great for Business - Posted September 9, 2013
One man's PR fail is another man's business plan...if that other man happens to be "designer with a conscience" Kenneth Cole. In case you thought some clueless intern wa... [PRNewser]

Facebook For Windows Phone Beta Update: 256-MB Devices Now Supported - Posted September 9, 2013
Most of the attention on the mobile side at Facebook goes to iOS and Android, but the social network hasn't forgotten about it... [AllFacebook]

Facebook Releases Two APIs That Allow News Organizations To Tap Into Its Real-Time Public Posts - Posted September 9, 2013
Twitter has company in the real-time news-related social media arena, as Facebook Monday announced... [AllFacebook]

Facebook Testing LinkedIn-Like 'Professional Skills' Addition To 'About' Section - Posted September 9, 2013
Facebook added a teaspoon of Twitter to its test kitchen late last month with its test launch of ... [AllFacebook]

How The 70/30 Rule Can Rocket Your Twitter Presence To The Top - Posted September 7, 2013
How do you spread out your tweets throughout the day? Do you consciously choose when to send what, or are you more of a spontaneous tweeters? Spontaneity, if it's who you are, is a great thing. However, it can lead to a Twitter account that is "blotchy" - lots of... [AllTwitter]

10 Ways Topsy's Twitter Search Index Is an Invaluable PR Tool - Posted September 6, 2013
We have a love/hate relationship with Twitter. It's a journalistic necessity, a prime source for stories both breaking and obscure, an infinite time-suck and a wasteland for antisocial malcontents, failed comedians and partisan political junkies. One of the... [PRNewser]

More on Vocus' New PRWeb Social/Search 'Enhancements' - Posted September 6, 2013
This week Vocus announced new updates to its PRWeb service, so we'll take a minute to review. After adding security measures to prevent fraudulent press releases, the company made some tweaks to its product in the interest of m... [PRNewser]

PR Win: Chobani Contains 'Contaminated Yogurt' Story - Posted September 6, 2013
This morning brings a good example of a food brand nipping a potential PR disaster in the bud via social media: Greek-style yogurt giant Chobani had to recall all cups made at its Idaho plant due to mold contamination. Unfortunately, the company has received multiple reports of "bloated cups, odd-tasting yogurt,... [PRNewser]

Storyful Prepares for Coverage of Likely U.S. Attack on Syria - Posted September 6, 2013
[caption id="attachment_135215" align="alignright" width="300"] Courtesy: The New York Times[/caption] YouTube is full of videos from the world's hotspots, from Syria to Oklahoma to... [SocialTimes.com]

PR Fail: Kenneth Cole Still Thinks War Is A Funny Promo Gimmick - Posted September 5, 2013
We have no idea who's in charge of the Kenneth Cole Twitter feed, but they clearly haven't learned that the prospect of armed conflict isn't a good tool for selling clothing. "Boots on the ground" or not, let's not forget about sandals, pumps and loafers. #Footwear -- Kenneth Cole (@KennethCole) September ... [PRNewser]

INFOGRAPHIC: Jobvite Examines The State Of Social Recruiting - Posted September 5, 2013
LinkedIn is still th... [AllFacebook]

Social Media Newsfeed: Topsy Twitter Archive | Facebook Hashtags - Posted September 5, 2013
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STUDY: Hashtags Still Ineffective For Posts By Facebook Pages - Posted September 4, 2013
Despite Facebook's efforts to promote its hashtags feature since its June launch, includi... [AllFacebook]

Why No One Is Surprised By Facebook, Twitter And Google Spying - Posted September 4, 2013
The news that the top social networks have been spying on their users is . . . well, it's not really news, is it? Out of the fifty social networks tested in a recent experiment by High-Tech Bridge, six... [SocialTimes.com]

Roll Call: Ruder Finn, Twitter and GolinHarris - Posted September 4, 2013
Ruder Finn has signed an agreement with S&W Public Relations to expand its presence into the central and western provinces of China. With the strategic partnership, Ruder Finn will have access to S&W's knowledge, insights, and resources in 21 cities throughout western China. S&W is especially active in Chongqing City and... [PRNewser]

Morning Media Newsfeed: Jeff Bezos Visits WaPo | Mike Allen Most Followed | News Corp Sells Papers - Posted September 4, 2013
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Morning Media Newsfeed: Jeff Bezos Visits WaPo | Mike Allen Most Followed | News Corp Sells Papers - Posted September 4, 2013
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Topsy Takes You Back To 2006 And Up To 426 Billion Tweets In Its Social Data Index - Posted September 4, 2013
426 billion tweets, dating back to the very first one in 2006. The entire history of Twitter - as well as tools to analyze in real-time tweets' influence, relevance, sentiment and geo-inference -- are to be contained in Topsy's social data index as of 11 AM EST today. It's... [semanticweb.com]

Facebook Head Of Consumer And Mobile Marketing Kate Jhaveri Leaves For Twitter - Posted August 30, 2013
While Facebook was taking trending topics from ... [AllFacebook]

Facebook Testing Trending Topics Module - Posted August 30, 2013
Hashtags and trending topics: Must be Twitter... [AllFacebook]

USA Today Twitter Account Sends Alerts to Phones - Posted August 30, 2013
SportsPSA is a new Twitter account from USA Today that is designed to keep sports fans updated on the latest news, even when they're not looking at Twitter. To get "the heads up... [Fishbowl NY]

USA Today Twitter Account Sends Alerts to Phones - Posted August 30, 2013
SportsPSA is a new Twitter account from USA Today that is designed to keep sports fans updated on the latest news, even when they're not looking at Twitter. To get "the heads up... [FishbowlNY]

Pregnancy Test Creator e.p.t. Celebrates a Different Kind of 'Labor' Day - Posted August 30, 2013
e.p.t, creator of the home pregnancy test, is putting a baby-centric spin on the upcoming holiday by taking advantage of the dual meaning of the word "labor" with their #MyLaborDay contest. The promotion, geared tow... [PRNewser]

Prediction: Twitter Payment Processing Will Put Co-Founder's Company Out Of Business - Posted August 29, 2013
With all the 'Miley twerking' and Syria issues evolving, you may not have heard that Twitter has hired the former Ticketmaster CEO to be its head of commerce. Why care? If you were Twitter's co-founder, Jack Dorsey, you'd care. Here's why: ... [AllFacebook]

Prediction: Twitter Payment Processing Will Put Co-Founder's Company Out Of Business - Posted August 29, 2013
With all the 'Miley twerking' and Syria issues evolving, you may not have heard that Twitter has hired the former Ticketmaster CEO to be its head of commerce. Why care? If you were Twitter's co-founder, Jack Dorsey, you'd care. Here's why: ... [SocialTimes.com]

Findables Smartphone, Tablet Cases Allow Users To Share Facebook, Other Social Info Via QR Codes - Posted August 29, 2013
Cases for smartphones such as the iPhone 5 often serve other purposes aside from prot... [AllFacebook]

Morning Media Newsfeed: NYT Back Online | Twitter Buys Trendrr | Gannett Cuts 200 Jobs - Posted August 29, 2013
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Morning Media Newsfeed: NYT Back Online | Twitter Buys Trendrr | Gannett Cuts 200 Jobs - Posted August 29, 2013
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Social Media Newsfeed: Facebook Mobile Ad Market | Twitter Abuse Button - Posted August 29, 2013
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Twitter acquires social TV startup Trendrr - Posted August 28, 2013
If Twitter's acquisition of Bluefin Labs six months ago reflected its "commitment to the social TV market," then today's announcement that... [Lost Remote]

Twitter acquires social TV startup Trendrr - Posted August 28, 2013
If Twitter's acquisition of Bluefin Labs six months ago reflected its "commitment to the social TV market," then today's announcement that... [Inside 3D Printing News]

Twitter's New 'Editorialized Tweets' Feature Helps Highlight Earned Media Mentions - Posted August 28, 2013
The big tech blogs have all reported on The New York Times' recent experiment with what it calls "editorialized tweets". In case you missed it, the feature allows news organizations to highlight chosen quotes and sentences in a story and allow readers to instantly turn those sections into individual tweets with... [PRNewser]

Qwiqq, Buying Groups Enable Independent Retailers To Offer Flash Sales Via Facebook - Posted August 28, 2013
Independent retailers often turn to buying groups in order to obtain merchandise at lower prices, as manufacturers receiving larger orders usually offer discounts, but the purchasing power of buying groups hadn't made its way to Facebook and other social networks, until now. Enter mobile social commerce platform ... [AllFacebook]

Social Media Newsfeed: Twitter, New York Times Sites Hacked | Facebook Government Requests - Posted August 28, 2013
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More Brands Paying to Distribute Earned Media Mentions - Posted August 27, 2013
Here's another story about how PR and marketing should be best friends: more brands are spending money to bring at... [PRNewser]

Ben Affleck as Batman? Social Media Gives A Thumbs Down - Posted August 24, 2013
"Holy social media fail, Batman!" That might be what the casting directors at Warner Brothers studios are wondering after they announced that Ben Affleck will follow in the footsteps of George Clooney and Christian Bale in playing the caped crusader. First, came the inevitable Twi... [SocialTimes.com]

NBC News Celebrating March on Washington Anniversary with #DreamDay Social Media Campaign - Posted August 23, 2013
NBC News is celebrating the 50th anniversary of the March on Washington and Martin Luther King Jr.'s famous "I Have a Dream" speech by encouraging viewers to get involved on social media. Today through Aug. 28, anyone can complete the statement "I Have a Dream that ____," and post it on Facebook,... [SocialTimes.com]

Social Media Newsfeed: Shutterstock-Facebook Partnership | Pandora Lifts 40-Hour Cap - Posted August 23, 2013
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Woobox Integrates YouTube, Video On Instagram, Vine With Facebook Video Contests - Posted August 21, 2013
Facebook application developer Woobox eliminated the need for ... [AllFacebook]

Internet to Dr. Phil: It's Not OK to Ask Whether It's OK to 'Have Sex With' a Drunk Girl - Posted August 21, 2013
Today in We Blame Oprah news: last night the Twitter account of one "Dr. Phil" McGraw (who had his license to practice psychiatry "retired" back in 1989 and is therefore not a licensed psychiatrist or any other kind of medical professional) asked its 1.2 million followers what we in The Real... [PRNewser]

Social Media Newsfeed: Vine Reaches 40M Users | iTunes Radio - Posted August 21, 2013
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Using Twitter to Monitor Food Safety at Restaurants - Posted August 20, 2013
Leonor Sierra of The University of Rochester reports, "A new system could tell you how likely it is for you to become ill if you visit a particular restaurant by 'listening' to the tweets from other restaurant patrons. The University ... [semanticweb.com]

Seven Lessons from Successful e-Advocacy Campaigns - Posted August 20, 2013
We know that the 2012 elections were considered the most "social" in history, for the unique ways political candidates used social media tools. So, what can organizations learn from th... [SocialTimes.com]

Four Essential Tips To Repurpose Your Content So It's Tweet-Friendly - Posted August 17, 2013
One major hurdle businesses face when starting out with a social media marketing plan is coming up with great content... over and over again. Because of the real-time and always-on nature of Twitter and other social networks, there's a lot of pressure for... [10,000 Words]

Expion, Ignite Social Media Team Up On Social Advocator For Fans App For Facebook Brand Advocates - Posted August 17, 2013
Brand advocates can be an essential cog in the Facebook mark... [AllFacebook]

Friday Munchies: Seattle PD Gives Free PR to Frito-Lay at 'Hempfest' - Posted August 16, 2013
Boy oh boy, those sure do look like Scooby snacks. Frito-Lay--or, more specifically, Dorito's--received a bit of free viral PR this week via an unlikely source: the Seattle Police Department. On Saturday the city will host its annual "Hempfest", a gathering of like-minded people dedicated to making rope, oils and clothing from the... [TVNewser]

Friday Munchies: Seattle PD Gives Free PR to Frito-Lay at 'Hempfest' - Posted August 16, 2013
Boy oh boy, those sure do look like Scooby snacks. Frito-Lay--or, more specifically, Dorito's--received a bit of free viral PR this week via an unlikely source: the Seattle Police Department. On Saturday the city will host its annual "Hempfest", a gathering of like-minded people dedicated to making rope, oils and clothing from the... [PRNewser]

Michael Kors Launches Facebook App To Promote Three New Beauty And Fragrance Collections - Posted August 16, 2013
Fashion brand Michael Kors is no stranger to marketing on Fa... [AllFacebook]

SocialSafe Adds Backup Support For Video On Instagram - Posted August 16, 2013
SocialSafe added ... [AllFacebook]

WARNING: Zbot Trojan Variant Creates Fake Instagram Accounts - Posted August 14, 2013
The creation and sale of fake likes and followers is not limited to Face... [AllFacebook]

When NYT Site Goes Down, Journalists Turn To Jokes - Posted August 14, 2013
What happens when one of the most-trafficked news sites goes down for more than an hour mid-day and mid-week? Well, journalists and readers turn to other ways to amuse themselves with jokes and speculation about why the New York Times site was offline from sometime in the 11 a.m. hour to... [TVSpy]

Partnership Lets Nonprofits Accept Donations Through Facebook, Instagram, Twitter Comments - Posted August 14, 2013
Clients of Greater Giving, a provider of technology and credit card-processing services for nonprofit organizations, will soon be able to make donations through social media channels. The Beaverton, Ore.-based company signed an agreement with ... [SocialTimes.com]

Social Media Newsfeed: Yelp Mobile App Reviews | Facebook for Celebrities - Posted August 14, 2013
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REPORT: Facebook Testing 'VIP' App Enabling Celebrities To Quickly Respond To Chatter - Posted August 13, 2013
Facebook is testing a new application, but unless you're a celebrity or you manage socia... [AllFacebook]

PassionTag Looks To Monetize Photo Sharing On Facebook - Posted August 13, 2013
Facebook users upload more than 350 million photos per day, and ... [AllFacebook]

MTV seeks to shore up VMAs ratings with social media blitz - Posted August 13, 2013
Today, MTV announced a new socially-voted category with Windows Phone titled "Best Song of the Summe... [Lost Remote]

Social Media Newsfeed: Facebook Mobile Updates | Twitter Viral Videos - Posted August 13, 2013
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FIFA Gears Up For 2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil With Launch Of Three Facebook Pages - Posted August 12, 2013
The F d ration Internationale de Football Association (FIFA) is gearing up for 2014 FIFA ... [AllFacebook]

Social Media Newsfeed: Facebook's Sandberg Cashes In | Tweets and Votes - Posted August 12, 2013
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Bottlenose Enterprise Wants To Be Your Artificial Analyst Team To Discover Trends And Insights - Posted August 12, 2013
Bottlenose earlier this month raised $3.6 million in Series A funding to help with its launch of Bottlenose Enterprise, the upcoming tool aimed at helping large companies discover and visualiz... [semanticweb.com]

Study Links Twitter Dialogue With TV Ratings -- Now What? - Posted August 8, 2013
Sure, you might like tweeting during ABC's #modernfamily, but have you ever wondered whether the Twitter dialogue might influence the show's ratings? The TV ratings powerhouse Nielsen says they've cracked the code on that relationship, with a first-of-its-kind study that proves a two-way causal influence between broadcast TV tune-in for a program... [AllFacebook]

Study Links Twitter Dialogue With TV Ratings -- Now What? - Posted August 8, 2013
Sure, you might like tweeting during ABC's #modernfamily, but have you ever wondered whether the Twitter dialogue might influence the show's ratings? The TV ratings powerhouse Nielsen says they've cracked the code on that relationship, with a first-of-its-kind study that proves a two-way causal influence between broadcast TV tune-in for a program... [SocialTimes.com]

How Twitter Bridges Gap Between Inside & Outside the Beltway - Posted August 8, 2013
Twitter is the place where President Barack Obama announced his reelection bid and whereRepublican presidential candidate Mitt Romney named his running mate Paul Ryan. But it's also the place where Washington is engaging with the general public, according to an arti... [SocialTimes.com]

Online Service Helps You Sort Through Job Vacancies Posted on Twitter - Posted August 7, 2013
Hashtags got you down? If you're overwhelmed by looking for a job on Twitter, you're not alone. As pointed out by CBS News, Gozaik assists users in... [TVNewser]

Weirdos Sabotage Twitter Promotions While the WSJ Watches - Posted August 7, 2013
We all work in social media, so this may strike some as an odd question, but we'll ask it anyway: don't you just hate promoted tweets? If you answered "No, I love them; they provide essential information on goods and services that I may or may not purchase," then you must work... [PRNewser]

FanTree Allows Athletes, Celebrities To Sell Gear Via Flash Sales, Recognize Top Fans Via Facebook - Posted August 7, 2013
U.S. Men's National Soccer Team and Sunderland... [AllFacebook]

New York City Launches Second Annual #LoveNYC Instagram, Facebook Contest - Posted August 7, 2013
The City of New York launched its second annual #LoveNYC Instagram and Twitter photo contest, this time expanding its reach to Facebook since the social network ... [AllFacebook]

Just What Is the Relationship Between Twitter and TV? - Posted August 6, 2013
Marking another evolutionary step in the dynamics between the public and the ways we consume information, Nielsen has released its first survey measuring the impact of Twitter... [AgencySpy]

Farmers Protest Panera's Shaky Anti-Antibiotics Campaign - Posted August 6, 2013
Last week our sister site AllTwitter reported on a story that serves as a great example of a well-meaning social media marketing campaign that got a little too aggressive. Harping on the fact that it supposedly uses only "antibiotic-free" meat in its food, the Panera Bread chain's team created a campaign... [PRNewser]

Hanes Thinks Twitter Wants to Know the Color of Your Panties, You Sassy Girl! - Posted August 6, 2013
Sharing the color of your panties with the Twitterverse will make you feel liberated, independent, sassy and sexy! At least that's what Hanes' new Undercover Color campaign would like you to think. After selecting my hue from the color wheel provided on the campaign's... [PRNewser]

Breaking: Nielsen releases study that proves causal relationship between Twitter and TV ratings - Posted August 6, 2013
Nielsen has just released a major study for the social TV world. The study "proves there is a causal relationship between Twitter conversation and TV ratings -- the volume of Tweets influences the number of TV viewers," as described by Twitter's communications... [Inside 3D Printing News]

Tina Brown Punks Howard Kurtz - Posted August 5, 2013
Hey @HowardKurtz am I forgetting something or didn't I fire you for serial inaccuracy? Shurely shome mishtake as British hacks like to say.. -- Tina Brown (@TheTinaBeast) August 5, 2013 Damn. Someone call an ambulance, because Tina Brown... [Fishbowl NY]

Tina Brown Punks Howard Kurtz - Posted August 5, 2013
Hey @HowardKurtz am I forgetting something or didn't I fire you for serial inaccuracy? Shurely shome mishtake as British hacks like to say.. -- Tina Brown (@TheTinaBeast) August 5, 2013 Damn. Someone call an ambulance, because Tina Brown... [FishbowlNY]

Facebook Engineering Manager Rong Yan Joins Square - Posted August 2, 2013
Electronic payments startup Square dipped into Facebook's talent pool for the second time in the past few weeks, as its new data science lead is Rong Yan, an engineering manager on the social network's ads ... [Lost Remote]

Facebook Engineering Manager Rong Yan Joins Square - Posted August 2, 2013
Electronic payments startup Square dipped into Facebook's talent pool for the second time in the past few weeks, as its new data science lead is Rong Yan, an engineering manager on the social network's ads ... [AllFacebook]

Approval Of 'That's So Gay' Removed From International Olympic Committee's Social Media Moderation Policy - Posted August 2, 2013
The International Olympic Committee updated its social media moderation p... [AllFacebook]

Former BuzzFeed Writer Lands Fox Sitcom Writing Job Based on Witty Tweets - Posted August 2, 2013
This just in...if you're particularly cognizant about keeping your social media accounts professional and polished, you're pretty darn prudent (like we didn't already know that). When it comes to social media though you can take it one step further and consider it your online portfolio. Instead of being overly conscio... [MediaJobsDaily]

Writer Investigated for Suspicious Online Searches Utilizes New Storytelling 'Medium' - Posted August 1, 2013
Michele Catalano said she was at work when she received a call from her husband that "six agents from the joint terrorism task force" had pulled up outside their home to interrogate the family after receiving a tip that someone had been searchin... [SocialTimes.com]

PRNewser Co-Founder Jason Chupick Joins MWW - Posted August 1, 2013
We're not prone to bragging about our accomplishments (cough cough), but today brings official word that MWW Group has hired Jason Chupick, the founding editor ... [PRNewser]

PRNewser Co-Founder Jason Chupick Joins MWW - Posted August 1, 2013
We're not prone to bragging about our accomplishments (cough cough), but today brings official word that MWW Group has hired Jason Chupick, the founding editor ... [AgencySpy]

Twitter Users More Amused Than Disgusted by Anthony Weiner Scandal, Study Finds - Posted July 31, 2013
Former congressman Anthony Weiner is once again a hot topic on Twitter, where his run for New York City mayor has been overshadowed by scandal in his personal life. But voters on the social network don't seem too worried about the election -- they're too busy making jokes at Weiner's expense,... [SocialTimes.com]

National Ice Cream Month Goes Social - Posted July 31, 2013
July is National Ice Cream Month! Dessert pics are scrumptious, tempting, and calorie-free, giving ice cream brands plenty of possibilities for highly sharable social posts. So, let's take a look at how top ice cream brands chose to celebrate this very important social holiday. Baskin-Robbins. Facebook: 6,671,756 likes; Twitter: 64,980 followers ... [SocialTimes.com]

Social Commerce Platform Chirpify Catches an Extra $4 Million in Funding - Posted July 31, 2013
After raising $2 million in April, Chirpify has secured an additional $4 million in Series A funding to bring the social commerce platform to the sports, music, and media companies that are looking to monetize live events and TV sho... [SocialTimes.com]

Social Media Newsfeed: Facebook Video Ads | Tweeting Mom's Death - Posted July 31, 2013
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British GQ Puts One Direction on Cover, One Direction Fans Get Very Mad - Posted July 30, 2013
British GQ just unveiled their September issue, featuring the members of the very talented and not at all flash in the pan boy band, One Direction. The reaction from their fans, called "Directioners" (yes we're serious), has been instense. And not in a good way. The twe... [Fishbowl NY]

British GQ Puts One Direction on Cover, One Direction Fans Get Very Mad - Posted July 30, 2013
British GQ just unveiled their September issue, featuring the members of the very talented and not at all flash in the pan boy band, One Direction. The reaction from their fans, called "Directioners" (yes we're serious), has been instense. And not in a good way. The twe... [FishbowlNY]

A Tweet Before Dying: Why It's Not OK To Live Tweet Your Mom's Death - Posted July 30, 2013
At what point do we stop glorifying tech companies, their platforms, and our use of them, and start saying, "You know what? That's messed up. You shouldn't do that"? Let me give you one example from an organization I actually like, NPR. It involves Weekend Edition host Scott Simon,... [SocialTimes.com]

Telco Giant Takes Another Semantic Step - Posted July 30, 2013
Starting today, if you're a customer of Singapore Telecommunications Ltd. in Malaysia, you're going to be able to expand your notions of a more personalized web experience. The company's SingTel Digital Life Division has partnered with Nara to integrate its proprie... [semanticweb.com]

Social Media Newsfeed: Thomson Reuters Twitter Account Hacked | Upset Redditors - Posted July 30, 2013
[emailonly]{{{ sbox300x250 }}}[/emailonly]  Click here to receive the Morning Social Media Newsfeed via email. ... [SocialTimes.com]

Job Post Statistics Reveal the Social Media Skills Employers Want in 2013 - Posted July 29, 2013
Employers are moving away from general social media skills in favor of proficiency with specific platforms, according to statistics from employment website Indeed.com. Scanning through the site's job listings for related keywords, Indeed analysts found that wit... [AllFacebook]

How Twitter Is Scamming San Francisco Not-For-Profits With Free Advertising - Posted July 29, 2013
According to the PEW Research Center, fewer than 16% of Americans actually use Twitter, which is why those hashtags in commercials and other television programming are incredibly annoying and stupid. It's not that Twitter is a bad service, but most of us don't care or even use it in... [SocialTimes.com]

Book Discovery Tool BookVibe Uses Data from Twitter - Posted July 29, 2013
Calvin Reid of Publishers Weekly reports, "BookVibe is a three-year old Big Data venture that has developed a ... [semanticweb.com]

Publicis and Omnicom Join to Create Agency Supernova, Inspire Twitter Jokes - Posted July 28, 2013
This weekend we moved a step closer to The Singularity as the world's two largest PR/marketing/advertising groups announce... [PRNewser]

McDonald's Canada Wants to Show You Where the Beef Is - Posted July 26, 2013
In case you never watched Dudley Do-Right as a kid, we'll let you in on a little secret: things are different in Canada. For instance, McDonald's Ontario recently added the McLobster to its menu. Let t... [AgencySpy]

Twitter Expands Its Ad Tool for TV Marketers - Posted July 26, 2013
Douglas MacMillan of Bloomberg recently wrote, "Twitter Inc., the microblogging site, expanded a service that lets advertisers direct promotions to viewers who tweet about shows they're watching on television. The ad-targeting... [semanticweb.com]

Facebook's Social TV Group Hints At New Products - Posted July 26, 2013
Facebook is launching a new content group to work with the film and ... [AllFacebook]

INFOGRAPHIC: How Nasty Gal Makes Nice On Facebook - Posted July 25, 2013
Online fashion retailer Nasty Gal totals nearly 842,000 likes on its ... [Lost Remote]

INFOGRAPHIC: How Nasty Gal Makes Nice On Facebook - Posted July 25, 2013
Online fashion retailer Nasty Gal totals nearly 842,000 likes on its ... [AllFacebook]

POLL: 15 Percent Of Facebook Users Would Pay To Avoid Ads - Posted July 25, 2013
Maybe Biz Stone was onto something: Earlier this week, the Twitter co-founder suggest... [AllFacebook]

Chipotle Fakes Twitter Hack for 20th Anniversary Publicity Stunt - Posted July 25, 2013
Chipotle's official Twitter feed, @ChipotleTweets, appeared to have been hacked when it started sending out strange, seemingly random messages this past Sunday, like: Hi sweetie, can you please pick up some lime, salt, and onions? twitter -- Chipotle (@ChipotleTweets) July 21, 2013 ... [PRNewser]

Chinese Social Network Sina Weibo Allows Non-China Users To Login With Facebook - Posted July 24, 2013
Facebook may still be blocked in China, but that hasn't stopped that country's leading social network, Sina Weibo, from tapping... [AllFacebook]

BET Slapped With Lawsuit Over Demise Of Unofficial Facebook Fan Page For 'The Game' - Posted July 24, 2013
Page administrators of successful but unofficial fan pages may want to le... [AllFacebook]

Internet Giants Adopting New Technology To Eradicate Child Abuse Images Online - Posted July 23, 2013
Facebook, Twitter and Google+ are all in agreement: there's no room on the web for images of child abuse. And they're working to (or already have) implement technology to not only remove it, but to report the sick twists uploading or sharing it. ... [SocialTimes.com]

REPORT: Facebook Testing Game Suggestion Ads In Mobile Notifications Feeds - Posted July 23, 2013
Facebook is testing a new ad unit that places game suggestions directly into the notifications feeds of mobile users, AllThingsD... [AllFacebook]

No Satisfaction: Advertising, Privacy Concerns Sink Facebook In Study By ACSI, ForeSee - Posted July 23, 2013
Facebook's efforts to ensure that advertising on the social network is unobtrusive and that ads are ... [AllFacebook]

Royal Baby PR: The Good, The Bad, The Money To Be Made - Posted July 22, 2013
Hooray everyone! We have a new prince! Release the publicists! With #RoyalBaby trending for most of the day on Twitter (along with some reference to Buckingham Palace, the Royal family, or David Cameron), it's only fitting that marketers raced to social media to try and tap into the excitement with some sort... [AgencySpy]

8 Sweet Social Media Reactions to the Royal Baby News - Posted July 22, 2013
The newest heir to the throne -- a boy -- came into the world today at at 4:24 p.m. weighing 8 pounds, 6 ounces. Although his parents have yet to announce his name, the son of the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge was a trending topic on Twitter today and inspired... [AllFacebook]

Twitter Co-Founder Biz Stone Suggests $10-Per-Month Ad-Free Facebook Premium - Posted July 22, 2013
Despite the fact that Facebook has repeatedly stressed that it will never charge for its service... [AllFacebook]

Social Media Newsfeed: Kate Middleton in Labor | Indiegogo Campaign for Snowden - Posted July 22, 2013
[emailonly]{{{ sbox300x250 }}}[/emailonly]  Click here to receive the Morning Social Media Newsfeed via email. ... [SocialTimes.com]

Minor League Baseball On Facebook: Pacific Coast League - Posted July 22, 2013
AllFacebook's look at the Facebook pages of Minor League Baseball tea... [AllFacebook]

Minor League Baseball On Facebook: International League - Posted July 20, 2013
AllFacebook's look at the Facebook pages of Minor League Baseball teams continues ... [AllFacebook]

A Quick Guide To Strengthening Your Brand's Voice On Twitter - Posted July 20, 2013
Describe your best friend in elementary school. Was she fun and happy? A bratty and playful kid? You probably have a pretty strong memory of her personality, even though you might not have seen her in years... but can you say the same for your brand? A brand's voice on social... [AllTwitter]

Facebook Signs Letter Seeking More Transparency From Federal Government On National Security Data Requests - Posted July 19, 2013
Facebook was among the more than 60 companies, investors, civil-liberties groups, and trade groups to sign a letter to top federal gover... [AllFacebook]

Speaker Boehner Posts First Vine Video - Posted July 18, 2013
Speaker of the U.S. House of Representatives John Boehner's office is stretching its social media muscle with the posting of the Ohio congressman's first video with Twitter's Vine app today. So what was the occasion the House leader chose to capture? Representatives Tim Griffin (R-AR) and Todd Young (R-IN) preparing to deliver the... [SocialTimes.com]

Speaker Boehner Posts First Vine Video - Posted July 18, 2013
Speaker of the U.S. House of Representatives John Boehner's office is stretching its social media muscle with the posting of the Ohio congressman's first video with Twitter's Vine app today. So what was the occasion the House leader chose to capture? Representatives Tim Griffin (R-AR) and Todd Young (R-IN) preparing to deliver the... [AllFacebook]

Minor League Baseball On Facebook: Southern League - Posted July 18, 2013
AllFacebook's look at the Facebook pages of Minor League Baseball teams continues with the cl... [AllFacebook]

Major Internet Companies Ask Feds to Let Them Report National Security Requests - Posted July 17, 2013
[caption id="attachment_132308" align="alignleft" width="300"] Edel Puntonet / Shutterstock.com[/caption] Tomorrow, more than five dozen Internet companies, including the major Silicon Valley players, will ask the government to allow them to release information to users about the national security reques... [SocialTimes.com]

Even the Red Cross Uses Social Media During Natural Disasters: Infographic - Posted July 17, 2013
Use of social networks during natural disasters such as Hurricane Sandy and the Oklahoma tornadoes has become so mainstream that even hospital staffers and the Red Cross are logging in, according to this infographic developed by the University of San Francisco's Masters of Public Administration department. The networks are a convenient... [SocialTimes.com]

After 'Sharknado' social success, Syfy announces sequel set in New York - Posted July 17, 2013
After winning Twitter with the made-for-social movie Sharknado earlier this month, Syfy announced today that it's planning a New York-based sequel, and fans can suggest names for the new flick with the #Sharknado hashtag on Twitter. In fact, if you head over to ... [Lost Remote]

Dakick Wants To Kick Event Recommendations Into High Gear - Posted July 17, 2013
What's the only and biggest startup in Istanbul, Turkey that's working on the semantic web? The answer is Dakick, says co-founder and general manager Serkan nsal, a service for more than 100,000 members in Turkey so far that is focused on ev... [semanticweb.com]

Minor League Baseball On Facebook: Eastern League - Posted July 17, 2013
AllFacebook's look at the Facebook pages of Minor League Baseball teams continues wi... [AllFacebook]

How Joe Nocera Can Enjoy Twitter - Posted July 16, 2013
In an op-ed, The New York Times' Joe Nocera explained that he didn't like Twitter. However, hi... [Fishbowl NY]

How Joe Nocera Can Enjoy Twitter - Posted July 16, 2013
In an op-ed, The New York Times' Joe Nocera explained that he didn't like Twitter. However, hi... [FishbowlNY]

MTV To Announce Video Music Awards Nominees Via Video On Instagram, Vine - Posted July 16, 2013
MTV will reveal nominations for its upcoming ... [AllFacebook]

Minor League Baseball On Facebook: Florida State League - Posted July 16, 2013
AllFacebook's look at the Facebook pages of Minor League Baseball teams continu... [AllFacebook]

Exclusive: Kuhcoon Launches Social Media Marketing Dashboard - Posted July 15, 2013
Social media tech firm Kuhcoon, based in Philadelphia, Pa., has launched a beta version of its online dashboard that helps businesses manage their social media accounts. The social media marketing dashboard provides businesses with r... [SocialTimes.com]

Tennis Player Michael Russell Blames Publicist For Facebook Post Ripping Fellow Pro Lleyton Hewitt - Posted July 15, 2013
Professional tennis player Michael Russell resorted to the favored tactic of athletes and celebritie... [AllFacebook]

How Big Brands Use Hashtags On Facebook, And How You Can, Too - Posted July 15, 2013
In June, Facebook announced that status updates could include "clickable" hashtags. Users... [AllFacebook]

A Semantic Lift For Social Journalism - Posted July 15, 2013
[caption id="attachment_38497" align="alignleft" width="304"]... [AllTwitter]

A Semantic Lift For Social Journalism - Posted July 15, 2013
[caption id="attachment_38497" align="alignleft" width="304"]... [semanticweb.com]

Minor League Baseball On Facebook: Carolina League - Posted July 15, 2013
AllFacebook's look at the Facebook pages of Minor League Baseball teams continues with ... [Lost Remote]

UPDATED: Facebook Not Testing Syncing Of Status Updates With Google Plus, Twitter, LinkedIn - Posted July 12, 2013
Facebook appears to be testing a way to allow users to sync their status updates with Google Plus, Twitter, and LinkedIn. UPDATE: Th... [AllFacebook]

Minor League Baseball On Facebook: South Atlantic League - Posted July 12, 2013
AllFacebook's look at the Facebook pages of Minor League Baseball teams contin... [AllFacebook]

Study: Twitter Rarely Beats News Outlets to Breaking News - Posted July 11, 2013
Twitter advocates often claim that the social network breaks news faster than newswires. But a study conducted by researchers at the Universities of Edinburgh and Glasgow ... [SocialTimes.com]

Instagram Allows Photos, Videos to Be Exported to Other Websites - Posted July 10, 2013
Instagram, an early mobile-only social platform, furthered its Web presence today by making it possible for users to embed Instagram photos or videos on other websites. When users or visitors click on an image to display it, they will see a share icon. Clicking the icon brings up the code to embed... [SocialTimes.com]

Minor League Baseball On Facebook: New York-Penn League - Posted July 10, 2013
AllFacebook's look at the Facebook pages of Minor League Baseball teams continue... [AllFacebook]

Facebook Hopes To Be A 'Thorn' In The Side Of Child Pornography, Abuse - Posted July 9, 2013
Facebook is among the major Internet companies involved in talks with Thorn: Digital Defenders of Children, a Los Angeles-based organization started by ... [AllFacebook]

Twitter Will Sync Direct Message Notifications - Posted July 8, 2013
[caption id="attachment_131476" align="alignleft" width="300"] 1000 Words / Shutterstock.com[/caption] With a set of new updates for mobile apps and its Web service, Twitter today began rolling out synching for direct message notifi... [SocialTimes.com]

MyCurrent Widget Brings Facebook News Feed, Twitter Stream To PC, Mac Desktops - Posted July 8, 2013
More and more Facebook users are accessing the social network exclusively via mobile d... [Lost Remote]

MyCurrent Widget Brings Facebook News Feed, Twitter Stream To PC, Mac Desktops - Posted July 8, 2013
More and more Facebook users are accessing the social network exclusively via mobile d... [AllFacebook]

How Facebook Is Transforming The News - Posted July 8, 2013
These days, news gets out at an alarming speed. We no longer have to wait for the evening news or the morning paper to fi... [AllFacebook]

Can Facebook Posts Help Determine Suicide Risk? - Posted July 5, 2013
Can posts on Facebook and other social networks, and text me... [AllFacebook]

Social Media Newsfeed: Vine App Update | Reddit Users - Posted July 5, 2013
[emailonly]{{{ sbox300x250 }}}[/emailonly]  Click here to receive the Morning Social Media Newsfeed via email. ... [SocialTimes.com]

Alec Baldwin Wants to Interview Edward Snowden - Posted July 3, 2013
Alec Baldwin, currently among the leaders in the race to become the most annoying celebrity of 2013, wants to interview Edward Snowden for his WNYC podcast. The 55-year-old actor ... [Fishbowl NY]

Alec Baldwin Wants to Interview Edward Snowden - Posted July 3, 2013
Alec Baldwin, currently among the leaders in the race to become the most annoying celebrity of 2013, wants to interview Edward Snowden for his WNYC podcast. The 55-year-old actor ... [FishbowlNY]

Social Media Newsfeed: Egyptian President Tweets | LinkedIn Mobile App Search - Posted July 3, 2013
[emailonly]{{{ sbox300x250 }}}[/emailonly]  Click here to receive the Morning Social Media Newsfeed via email. ... [SocialTimes.com]

Social Media Newsfeed: Say Goodbye to Google Reader | Vine Kindle Fire App - Posted July 1, 2013
[emailonly]{{{ sbox300x250 }}}[/emailonly] Click here to receive the Morning Social Media Newsfeed via email. ... [SocialTimes.com]

Who's Active on Which Social Network at What Time of Day? - Posted July 1, 2013
Yesterday was dubbed Social Media Day, inviting a comparative look at how many users are active on which social networks at which time of day. (The 'nets have very different peak times, but if you're looking for a magic time to post, it's probably late afternoon.) This infographic from Saxum marketing... [SocialTimes.com]

REPORT: Facebook's Outdated Web Encryption Technology May Have Enabled Prism - Posted June 28, 2013
Facebook still uses encryption keys with 1,024-bit lengths, while the industry standard used by Internet companies -- including App... [AllFacebook]

Twitter Captures First Marriages in Calif. -- Prop 8 Plaintiffs Marry - Posted June 28, 2013
Goosebumps! CA AG Kamala Harris about to marry Berkeley plaintiffs in Prop 8 case. #BREAKING #Prop8 @KTVU pic.twitter.com/qjzo7pFbh5 -- David Stevenson (@DStevensonKTVU) June 28,... [AllFacebook]

Banjo Lets Users Sort Social Content By Topic - Posted June 28, 2013
Banjo, one of the trailblazing crop of location-based social networking apps that launched in 2011, today launched an update that allows users to tune in... [SocialTimes.com]

Facebook Social Recruiting Solution Work4 Labs Tops 6M Jobs Posted - Posted June 28, 2013
Facebook social recruiting solution Work4 Labs reached a milestone Friday, topping 6 million jobs p... [AllFacebook]

Social Media Newsfeed: Android App Testers Wanted | Facebook Chat | DIY Memes - Posted June 28, 2013
[emailonly]{{{ sbox300x250 }}}[/emailonly] Click here to receive the Morning Social Media Newsfeed via email. Android Users: Facebook W... [SocialTimes.com]

Former Facebook Exchange Product Director Antonio Garcia-Martinez Joins Nanigans As Advisor - Posted June 27, 2013
Former Facebook Exchange Product Director ... [AllFacebook]

Flipboard Update Delivers RSS Reading and More Social Integration - Posted June 27, 2013
Flipboard, an app that allows users to read the content that has been shared in their social networks, launched an iOS update today that delivers on an ... [SocialTimes.com]

Facebook Loses Ads Product Director Gokul Rajaram To Square - Posted June 27, 2013
Facebook's ongoing revamp of its advertising will have to go on w... [AllFacebook]

Texas Senator Wendy Davis Kills It On Social Media, Amazon Reviews - Posted June 27, 2013
Wendy Davis, the Fort Worth Democrat who this Tuesday filibustered Texas SB-5, a sweeping crackdown on abortion in that state, has experienced massive success on social media in the days since then. The Texan wore pinkish Mizuno Wave Rider running shoes on the day of her filibuste... [SocialTimes.com]

Anna Wintour Sends Her First Tweet - Posted June 27, 2013
Today's rulings are a big step forward for all Americans striving to achieve equality. I couldn't be happier or more proud. --A.W. -- Vogue Magazine (@voguemagazine) June 26, 2013 Anna Wintour finally tweeted. Using Vogue's account she sent the above message, supporting the Supre... [Fishbowl NY]

Anna Wintour Sends Her First Tweet - Posted June 27, 2013
Today's rulings are a big step forward for all Americans striving to achieve equality. I couldn't be happier or more proud. --A.W. -- Vogue Magazine (@voguemagazine) June 26, 2013 Anna Wintour finally tweeted. Using Vogue's account she sent the above message, supporting the Supre... [FishbowlNY]

Mark Zuckerberg 'Proud' of Supreme Court Rulings in Favor of Gay Marriage - Posted June 26, 2013
Many of Silicon Valley's major technology companies supported same-sex marriage in briefs filed with the Supreme Court, but Mark Zuckerberg is the only CEO to publicly make an unprompted personal declaration of support for today'... [SocialTimes.com]

Facebook: No Data Provided To Turkish Government - Posted June 26, 2013
Facebook responded emphatically and quickly to a report that it cooperated with the government in ... [AllFacebook]

How Much Is Your Gmail Account Worth to a Hacker? - Posted June 26, 2013
A new tool, released by security researchers at the University of Illinois, will walk through your Gmail account to see how much it would be worth to hackers. This writer's account would go for $28.60, the tool found. But the high price is nothing to be proud of. It's evidence of emails... [SocialTimes.com]

Lara Cohen Departs Us Weekly - Posted June 26, 2013
Lara Cohen is leaving Us Weekly for a new role as TV talent manager at Twitter. Today is her last day at the magazine. On Twitter, Cohen wrote that it was a "bittersweet day." Cohen had been with Wenner Media since 2002. She most recently served as Us Weekly's editorial director. In other... [Fishbowl NY]

Lara Cohen Departs Us Weekly - Posted June 26, 2013
Lara Cohen is leaving Us Weekly for a new role as TV talent manager at Twitter. Today is her last day at the magazine. On Twitter, Cohen wrote that it was a "bittersweet day." Cohen had been with Wenner Media since 2002. She most recently served as Us Weekly's editorial director. In other... [FishbowlNY]

Social Media Reacts to SCOTUS Rulings on Gay Marriage - Posted June 26, 2013
Here's an overview of reactions on social media to he Supreme Court's rulings on gay marriage this morning. The federal Defense of Marriage Act and California's ban on gay marriage, known as Prop 8, were struck down.   [View the story "Gay Marriage Rulings" on Storify]... [SocialTimes.com]

LifeStyles Condoms, AIDS Healthcare Foundation Use Facebook Hashtags In #KnowYourStatus Campaign - Posted June 26, 2013
Marking one of the first uses of Facebook hashtags in a marketing campaign, ... [AllFacebook]

Social Media Newsfeed: Foursquare Friends Check-In | Square Market | Swedish Hulu - Posted June 26, 2013
[emailonly]{{{ sbox300x250 }}}[/emailonly] Click here to receive the Morning Social Media Newsfeed via email. ... [SocialTimes.com]

How Political Social Media Director Neenz Faleafine Used Facebook To Win Votes - Posted June 26, 2013
I recently caught up with Neenz Faleafine, who has worked on a variety of ... [AllFacebook]

What's Matthew Boyle Tweeting? - Posted June 25, 2013
Windbag Investigative journalist Matthew Boyle from Breitbart hasn't had the best track record on reporting stories for the site since he jumped from The Daily Caller at the end of 2012. (Remember when he repor... [FishbowlDC]

Rolex At Wimbledon Facebook App Takes The Court - Posted June 25, 2013
Rolex is the only sponsor at the ... [AllFacebook]

Why Facebook Hashtags Will Revolutionize #SocialRecruiting - Posted June 25, 2013
It's finally happened: Hot on the heels of Google Plus' recent addition of hashtags ... [AllFacebook]

What's Up In Kalamazoo? Topsy Updates Geo-Inference Model To Boost Brands' Location-Specific Insight - Posted June 25, 2013
Real-time social analytics company Topsy has updated its geo-inference model so that brands can better track location-specific trends popping up among Twitter users. Its tool now can identify the origin of over 95 percent of tweets at the country level, 50 percent of tweets at the state level, 30 percent of... [semanticweb.com]

Interest in Social Networks Waning, Study Finds - Posted June 24, 2013
Results of a survey released today support the increasingly credible hypothesis that users are growing tired of social networks. ... [SocialTimes.com]

Video On Instagram By Justin Bieber Tops 1M Likes - Posted June 24, 2013
Justin Bieber became the first celebrity to reach 1 million likes for a post using Video on Instagram, Instagram parent Facebook confirmed to ... [AllFacebook]

Topsy Update Reveals Geographic Information for Tweets - Posted June 24, 2013
Less than 2 percent of Twitter users reveal their locations when they Tweet, but Topsy says it can pinpoint the origin for 95 percent of Tweets nationwide. Today, the social analytics company has released an update to its geo-inference tool for marketing at the local level. Brands and agencies can use the... [SocialTimes.com]

REPORT: Facebook Developing Mobile News Reader - Posted June 24, 2013
The big debate last week was over whether Facebook would announce a ... [AllFacebook]

Logo announces first soap opera exclusively on Vine - Posted June 24, 2013
Vine is no longer just a trendy social media tool for short video. The Twitter-owned video app is now the medium in which logo will air a 22-episode series titled, "... [Lost Remote]

Logo announces first soap opera exclusively on Vine - Posted June 24, 2013
Vine is no longer just a trendy social media tool for short video. The Twitter-owned video app is now the medium in which logo will air a 22-episode series titled, "... [Inside 3D Printing News]

Companies Miss Most Social Data: Infographic - Posted June 21, 2013
At this point in the evolution of social media, every company worth its salt knows that it should have a presence on the major social networks. Social media isn't just for broadcasting corporate content; companies know they should listen to what their consumers say to and about them on social platforms.... [SocialTimes.com]

Video On Instagram Draws Mixed Reaction - Posted June 21, 2013
Facebook's introduction of Video on Instagram Thursday and its potential ... [AllFacebook]

Vine Vs. Video On Instagram: The Jockeying Starts Early, But Is There Room For Both? - Posted June 20, 2013
Is there enough room for both Twitter-owned video-sharing application Vine and ... [AllFacebook]

MyPermissions Debuts Real-Time App-Permissions Scanners - Posted June 20, 2013
Application security provider MyPermissions Thursday launched real-time application-permissions scanners in the form of apps for iOS and ... [AllFacebook]

Social Media Newsfeed: Feedly Web Version | Facebook Comment Photos - Posted June 20, 2013
[emailonly]{{{ sbox300x250 }}}[/emailonly]  Click here to receive the Morning Social Media Newsfeed via email. ... [SocialTimes.com]

Twitter Acquires Location Filtering App Spindle - Posted June 19, 2013
Twitter has acquired the startup Spindle, whose namesake app allows users to search for Twitter content created near them. The app, which finds locally produced content from Twitter and Facebook, will shut down, the company said. The Boston-based team of ro... [SocialTimes.com]

Twitter Acquires Location Filtering App Spindle - Posted June 19, 2013
Twitter has acquired the startup Spindle, whose namesake app allows users to search for Twitter content created near them. The app, which finds locally produced content from Twitter and Facebook, will shut down, the company said. The Boston-based team of ro... [AllFacebook]

FTC Threatens to Give Bieber a Spanking - Posted June 19, 2013
Most 19-year-olds don't get a chance to visit outer space, leave their pet monkeys stranded in Germany or ... [PRNewser]

INFOGRAPHIC: The Science Of Social Job Sharing, From Work4 Labs - Posted June 19, 2013
Facebook and other social networks can be valuable tools for employees seeking to recruit "passive" candidates -- those not actively looking for new jobs, but likely to switch for the right opportunity -- according to a recently published a white paper on social job sharing by social recruiting company Work4 Labs. ... [Lost Remote]

INFOGRAPHIC: The Science Of Social Job Sharing, From Work4 Labs - Posted June 19, 2013
Facebook and other social networks can be valuable tools for employees seeking to recruit "passive" candidates -- those not actively looking for new jobs, but likely to switch for the right opportunity -- according to a recently published a white paper on social job sharing by social recruiting company Work4 Labs. ... [AllFacebook]

Michael Kors Digital Campaign Taps Instagram, Twitter - Posted June 18, 2013
Luxury accessories designer Michael Kors launched its "What's in Your Kors" digital-media campaign Tuesday, focusing its efforts on Facebook-owned photo-sharing network ... [AllFacebook]

Facebook Apps Draining Your Batteries? Try Uninstalling And Using Its Mobile Site - Posted June 18, 2013
Reports continue to circulate that Facebook's mobile applications are draining the batteries of users' devices, so Kevin P... [AllFacebook]

San Francisco Mayor Applauds Tech Industry as Public Concern About Skyrocketing Rents Grows - Posted June 17, 2013
San Francisco mayor Ed Lee today pointed to the growth of the technology industry as a major success of his administration, even as anger in the city has mounted over skyrocketing rents and urban congestion worsened by the fleet of private buses that ta... [AllFacebook]

San Francisco Mayor Applauds Tech Industry as Public Concern About Skyrocketing Rents Grows - Posted June 17, 2013
San Francisco mayor Ed Lee today pointed to the growth of the technology industry as a major success of his administration, even as anger in the city has mounted over skyrocketing rents and urban congestion worsened by the fleet of private buses that ta... [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]

Fake Twitter Account of the Week: PRISM - Posted June 14, 2013
Not only has the U.S. government been tracking your email and cell phone metadata, but, by the looks of it, it's been tweeting about it! Scratch that. On second glance, @PRISM_NSA is a fake account. But it's a clever one, able to find a surveillance tie-in for timely topics as wide-ranging as... [SocialTimes.com]

Fake Twitter Account of the Week: PRISM - Posted June 14, 2013
Not only has the U.S. government been tracking your email and cell phone metadata, but, by the looks of it, it's been tweeting about it! Scratch that. On second glance, @PRISM_NSA is a fake account. But it's a clever one, able to find a surveillance tie-in for timely topics as wide-ranging as... [AllFacebook]

Breitbart News' Exclusive Source: Twitter - Posted June 14, 2013
Rep. Steve King (R-IA) gave Breitbart News exclusive information yesterday, revealing the same things he exclusively told his 16,000 Twitter followers hours earlier. 20 brazen self pr... [FishbowlDC]

The Best Of Facebook, There For The Taking - Posted June 14, 2013
Everyone is on Facebook, truly. Kids complain about their grandparents commenting on their statuses. Colleagues rave about its potential for ... [Lost Remote]

The Best Of Facebook, There For The Taking - Posted June 14, 2013
Everyone is on Facebook, truly. Kids complain about their grandparents commenting on their statuses. Colleagues rave about its potential for ... [AllFacebook]

Social Media Newsfeed: Foursquare Time Machine | Dictionary Expands Social Media Definitions - Posted June 14, 2013
[emailonly]{{{ sbox300x250 }}}[/emailonly]  Click here to receive the Morning Social Media Newsfeed via email. ... [SocialTimes.com]

Mobile Marketing Commands a Third of Total Digital Spend, and Google Takes the Lion's Share - Posted June 13, 2013
[caption id="attachment_129548" align="alignleft" width="300"] iQoncept / Shutterstock.com[/caption] Mobile marketing is now a $16 billion industry worldwide, of which Google commands more than 55 percent, according to eMarketer's first ever global ... [SocialTimes.com]

REPORT: Facebook To Account For 12.9 Percent Of Mobile Internet Ad Revenues In 2013 - Posted June 13, 2013
According to the latest report from ... [AllFacebook]

Social Media Newsfeed: Facebook Hashtags | Myspace Redesign, iOS App - Posted June 13, 2013
[emailonly]{{{ sbox300x250 }}}[/emailonly]  Click here to receive the Morning Social Media Newsfeed via email. ... [SocialTimes.com]

Facebook's new hashtags are just the beginning of its social TV push - Posted June 12, 2013
Twitter's success with TV is waking up a social giant. As rumored months ago, Facebook announced it's beginning to roll out hashtags to make it easier for users to discover shared interests. The company says it's just the beginning of a larger effort to attract more c... [Lost Remote]

Hashtags Are Now Clickable On Facebook - Posted June 12, 2013
It's official: Hashtags -- long a staple of Twitter, as well as Facebook-owned photo-sharing network Instagram -- became clickable on Facebook Wednesday. Facebook said in ... [AllFacebook]

Study: More Journalists Use Twitter - Posted June 12, 2013
According to the Oriella Digital Journalism Study, more journalists are tweeting. The survey asked 553 journalists from 15 different countries about their digital habits. The results showed th... [Fishbowl NY]

Study: More Journalists Use Twitter - Posted June 12, 2013
According to the Oriella Digital Journalism Study, more journalists are tweeting. The survey asked 553 journalists from 15 different countries about their digital habits. The results showed th... [FishbowlNY]

Podcast: Pinterest Tips | NASA on Twitter | OpenDyslexic Font - Posted June 11, 2013
On today's social media edition of the Morning Media Menu, GalleyCat editor Jason Boog discussed how social media is changing the world. A free, open-sourced font called OpenDyslexic could ... [SocialTimes.com]

How to Use Social Media to Manage a Crisis [Infographic] - Posted June 11, 2013
Who can use social media tools to manage a crisis? Some emergency situations, like an earthquake, are felt on a global level, while others affect a single company or an organization. The makers of this infographic have made a case for using social media to both spread information during a real-world... [SocialTimes.com]

Social Media Newsfeed: Apple Announcements | Hillary Clinton Joins Twitter - Posted June 11, 2013
[emailonly]{{{ sbox300x250 }}}[/emailonly]  Click here to receive the Morning Social Media Newsfeed via email. ... [SocialTimes.com]

Hillary Clinton Reclaims Her Identity on Twitter - Posted June 10, 2013
For the last year or so, texts from Hillary Clinton were not actually written by the former First Lady and Secretary of State. Today, the smartphone-wielding @HillaryClinton is verified, active on Twitter, and reclaiming her online identity with the same avatar made famous by the parody Tumblr blog Texts from Hillary. Here... [SocialTimes.com]

Open Graph Sponsored Stories: Laser-Focused Ad-Targeting For Facebook Apps, Content - Posted June 7, 2013
Mobile application install ads and domain sponsored stories are currently the most widely used ways for advertising apps or conte... [AllFacebook]

Breaking Into Facebook With Break Media -- An Interview With Chris Strickland - Posted June 7, 2013
On the Internet, funny and interesting videos reign supreme as the leading form of entertainment. You've most likely been exposed to them at some point: There are videos of pranks being played, and people and animals doing crazy stuff. There are countless videos of parodies, events, and the sometimes-confusing memes. While... [AllFacebook]

Facebook: No Government Organization Was Provided With Direct Access To Our Servers - Posted June 7, 2013
Facebook responded to the ... [AllFacebook]

Social Media Newsfeed: Facebook Android Update & Advertising | Audioboo and Twitter - Posted June 7, 2013
[emailonly]{{{ sbox300x250 }}}[/emailonly]  Click here to receive the Morning Social Media Newsfeed via email. ... [SocialTimes.com]

For the Makers of TweetMeme, Twitter's API War Was the Best Thing That Could Have Happened--Or Was It? - Posted June 6, 2013
TweetMeme, launched in 2009 when other companies mocked Twitter as the place where people posted what they ate for breakfast, said Nick Halstead, the founder and chief technical officer of DataSift, the company that TweetMeme eventually became. The project was an expression of the widespread belief at the time that Twitter... [SocialTimes.com]

News From The Facebook Ecosystem: Shift, Teckler, Brand Networks - Posted June 6, 2013
Social marketing platform Shift released its ... [AllFacebook]

MyPermissions Launches App Privacy Certification Program - Posted June 6, 2013
MyPermissions, an Israeli Web and mobile app company, today launched a Trust Certification program that requires app developers flagged by its users for good privacy practices to sign a legally binding agreement not to share personally identifiable information about users with third parties. The certification program builds on M... [SocialTimes.com]

Audioboo Launches Tool for Playing Audio on Twitter - Posted June 6, 2013
Audio clips shared on Twitter through Audioboo can now be played directly within the timeline. Described as "Twitter for audio," Audioboo has added Twitter media cards to its web and mobile plat... [SocialTimes.com]

Social Media Newsfeed: Social Media in Turkey | TweetDeck Changes - Posted June 6, 2013
[emailonly]{{{ sbox300x250 }}}[/emailonly]  Click here to receive the Morning Social Media Newsfeed via email. ... [SocialTimes.com]

Facebook Users Seeing Polls About Home In Sponsored Stories - Posted June 5, 2013
In the past, Facebook has used polls i... [AllFacebook]

NASA's Social Media Manager: 'We're Breaking Down the Walls of What People Think Government Is' - Posted June 5, 2013
"I can't think of anything that's changed communications for NASA in the last 30 years more than Twitter," said John Yembrick, social media manager at NASA. Yembrick discussed NASA's passion for social media at the AllTwitter Marketing Conference in San Francisc... [SocialTimes.com]

Hilarious "Mayor vs. Bear" Tweets Go Viral - Posted June 4, 2013
A 250-pound bear climbs a tree in Connecticut, and the local mayor live tweets about it. It sounds like a pretty standard day on Twitter, but this particular encounter was different. It went crazy viral. How does a seemingly ordinary alert from a mayor about a bear incident become the subject of... [10,000 Words]

OMGPOP Is History As Part Of Zynga Cuts - Posted June 4, 2013
Draw Something developer ... [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]

Social Media Newsfeed: Vine for Android | Taco Bell Damage Control - Posted June 4, 2013
[emailonly]{{{ sbox300x250 }}}[/emailonly]  Click here to receive the Morning Social Media Newsfeed via email. ... [SocialTimes.com]

Why Two Industry Giants -- Walmart and Viacom -- Have Semantic Technology In Their Sites - Posted June 3, 2013
The opening keynotes at this week's Semantic Technology and Business Conference saw two industry giants pump up the volume about how, and why, to apply semantic technology in the enterprise. At Viacom, the largest pure-play medi... [semanticweb.com]

If Social Networks Battled Each Other on 'Game of Thrones' [Infographic] - Posted June 3, 2013
Facebook and Twitter are at the center of an ongoing battle to control the social media landscape. To illustrate its role in bridging the two social networks, HootSuite has re-imagined the two companies as opposing houses on the HBO series "Game of Thrones." This infographic shows the major attempts of each... [SocialTimes.com]

Twitter Finally Releases Vine for Android, Adds Zoom - Posted June 3, 2013
Twitter has released the Vine app for Android, giving Android users access to the six-second looping videos that iOS users have been able to post on Twitter since January. "We've been looking forward to this day, and... [SocialTimes.com]

LinkedIn Rolls Out Two-Factor Authentication - Posted May 31, 2013
LinkedIn today introduced support for two-factor authentication for users who choose to enable the security feat... [SocialTimes.com]

Stilly Hopes to Be Vine for Tumblr - Posted May 31, 2013
Today, Versagram released its second app, Stilly, which lets users record animated GIF and post it to Tumblr or send it by SMS or iMessage. To create the animated GIF, users simply record it on the phone.... [SocialTimes.com]

Facebook Removes Ads From Firm That Promises To Lie For Its Customers - Posted May 31, 2013
Dishonesty appears to be a theme this Friday, but in this case,... [AllFacebook]

White House Press Corps Hacked! - Posted May 31, 2013
Looks like @whpresscorps forgot to turn on Twitter's new two-factor authentication. Someone appears to have hacked into the account as dissatisfied tweets about that off-the-record meeting with Attorney Gen. Eric Holder yesterday began appearing around 2 a.m. HuffPost first reported the news this morning at 4:41 a.m. ... [FishbowlDC]

Social Media Newsfeed: Tumblr Desktop Sponsored Posts | Google Nutritional Information - Posted May 31, 2013
[emailonly]{{{ sbox300x250 }}}[/emailonly]  Click here to receive the Morning Social Media Newsfeed via email. ... [SocialTimes.com]

Trendrr launches real-time curation product, gets certified by Twitter - Posted May 30, 2013
Trendrr has rolled out a new product called Curatorr that enables its clients to roll out real-time Twitter experiences on TV, mobile apps and other digital screens. Curatorr also joins Twitter's "certified products" ... [Lost Remote]

Google Chrome Extension Silencer Helps Facebook, Twitter Users Avoid Spoilers - Posted May 30, 2013
Google Chrome users: Do you have Facebook friends that ignore your pleas to not reveal spoilers about your favorite ... [AllFacebook]

Twitter, TV, and Semantic Technology - Posted May 30, 2013
Michael Learmonth of Ad Age reports, "Twitter is attempting to deepen its links to TV -- as well as skim TV ad budgets -- with a series of new media deals and technology to target ads at TV viewers. Twitter's ad pitch has been consistent over the ... [semanticweb.com]

Dish Network's Social App Brings Facebook, Twitter To Its Hopper Whole-Home HD DVR - Posted May 30, 2013
Satellite-TV provider Dish Network continues to integrate Facebook into its offerings with its launch Thursda... [AllFacebook]

INQ Android App SO.HO Now Includes Instagram Feeds, Along With Facebook News Feed, Twitter - Posted May 30, 2013
In March, U.K.-based social application creator INQ released Android app ... [AllFacebook]

Social Media Newsfeed: Nasdaq Fined Over Facebook IPO | Gmail Changes - Posted May 30, 2013
[emailonly]{{{ sbox300x250 }}}[/emailonly]  Click here to receive the Morning Social Media Newsfeed via email. ... [SocialTimes.com]

Facebook Announces Verified Pages - Posted May 29, 2013
On Twitter, you can make sure that celebrities or popular people are really controlling accounts through verification checkmarks. Now the same feature is available on Facebook. The social network announced Wednesday that pages that are really run by highly followed people will come with marks of verification. ... [AllFacebook]

Social Media Newsfeed: Twitter Lawsuit | Rand Paul to Visit Facebook - Posted May 29, 2013
[emailonly]{{{ sbox300x250 }}}[/emailonly]  Click here to receive the Morning Social Media Newsfeed via email. ... [SocialTimes.com]

Idcloak Technologies' IP Port Proxies Enable Full Facebook Access In Countries Where It Is Blocked - Posted May 28, 2013
With Facebook periodically finding itself bl... [AllFacebook]

Ashton Kutcher: Facebook Is The 'New Religion' - Posted May 24, 2013
While teenagers may not be enthusiastic about Facebook, the company has a fan in Ashton Kutcher. The actor and angel investor, who is... [AllFacebook]

Facebook Global Head Of Brand Design Paul Adams Joins Startup Intercom - Posted May 24, 2013
Facebook Global Head of Brand Design Paul ... [AllFacebook]

'Jello-O' Saw Your #FML Tweet and is Here to 'Fun Your Life' as Requested - Posted May 24, 2013
If you're a Twitter user, you're familiar with the hashtag #FML, a shortened version of a certain profane statement that usually accompanies self-pitying tweets like these: At the self serve check out buying cheese n ba... [PRNewser]

How to Start A Twitter Chat - Posted May 24, 2013
Hosting a Twitter chat is an excellent way to increase your value as an expert and set yourself apart in your industry. Before launching a chat, it's important to develop a Twitter following. Fill out your Twitter profile completely, including profile and header photo. Follow those in your in... [SocialTimes.com]

Twitter Will Target Promoted Tweets to Users Who Saw Related Ads on TV - Posted May 23, 2013
Twitter today launched a new advertising product that will target promoted tweets to users who watched TV programs during which related television commercials were aired. The ad product continues to show Twitter working hard to dominate the second screen marketing... [SocialTimes.com]

At long last, interactive TV advertising has arrived with Twitter's latest product - Posted May 23, 2013
For decades the television industry has dreamed about the Holy Grail of interactive advertising: commercials that enable viewers to pick up their remotes to get a coupon, book a test drive or enter a contest. While there have been many successful experiments so far, none of the... [Lost Remote]

Twitter Rolls Out Two-Factor Account Authentication - Posted May 22, 2013
[caption id="attachment_127828" align="alignleft" width="256"] Shutterstock.com / stockshoppe[/caption] Twitter today ... [SocialTimes.com]

A Mention on Google+ Drives More Sales Than One on Facebook, Study Finds - Posted May 22, 2013
Google+ shares are more valuable to merchants than referrals from Twitter or Facebook, according to an analysis of $5 million worth of online purchases that came through the social commerce platform Addshoppers.com. While Facebook claims the highest percentage of social revenue overall (38.76 percent), a referral from Google+ is worth an average... [SocialTimes.com]

New Twitter Card Allows Marketers to Get Users' Contact Info - Posted May 22, 2013
Twitter today rolled out an additional feature in its card format that allows marketers to obtain users' email addresses from within the Twitter stream. A promoted tweet that employs the Lead Generation Card includes a button inviting users to sign up for an email list. When users click the button, their Twitter... [SocialTimes.com]

STUDY: Facebook Delivers More Social Commerce Conversions, But Pinterest Users Spend More - Posted May 22, 2013
Facebook delivers much higher conversion rates than Pinterest or Twitter in terms of ... [AllFacebook]

Washington State Passes Bill Protecting Facebook Passwords Of Employees, Job Applicants - Posted May 22, 2013
Washington Gov. Jay Inslee signed a bill Tuesday that bans employers from dema... [AllFacebook]

How social media erupted about the cancellations of Happy Endings and Smash - Posted May 22, 2013
With the TV upfronts come announcements of cancellations as networks set their schedules for the fall. As social TV grows it becomes easier and easier to understand how fans feel about these decisions they usually have no control over. Social media analytics company ... [Inside 3D Printing News]

How social media erupted about the cancellations of Happy Endings and Smash - Posted May 22, 2013
With the TV upfronts come announcements of cancellations as networks set their schedules for the fall. As social TV grows it becomes easier and easier to understand how fans feel about these decisions they usually have no control over. Social media analytics company ... [Lost Remote]

Why Life Without Facebook's News Feed Algorithm Would Suck - Posted May 22, 2013
Facebook has an algorithm (externally known as EdgeRank) that determines who sees which posts at which times. It's meant to... [AllFacebook]

Video StoryEngine Helps Brands Get 'iNvolved' With Videos On Facebook - Posted May 21, 2013
Another way to promote brands through videos on Fa... [AllFacebook]

Twitter Secures Patent on Pull Down to Refresh Interaction, Promises Not to Use It - Posted May 21, 2013
Twitter has earned a patent for the interactive feature by which users pull down to refresh content, which is widely used in mobile apps. The company ... [SocialTimes.com]

REPORT: Teens Still Use Facebook (And Can Master Privacy Settings) - Posted May 21, 2013
Yes, teenagers use Facebook. And although whether or not they'll be using Facebook in a few years remains to be seen, the s... [AllFacebook]

Likeable Media Introduces LikeableAds.com - Posted May 21, 2013
Likeable Media, a social media marketing provider, announced the launch of LikeableAds.com and its new me... [AllFacebook]

Nimble 3.0 Allows Brands To Be More Nimble In Managing Facebook Relationships - Posted May 21, 2013
Customer-relationship-management tool Nimble announced the release of ... [AllFacebook]

Facebook Hashtags Getting Closer? - Posted May 21, 2013
Rumors began surfacing in March that Facebook would add a ... [AllFacebook]

Dish Anywhere Adds Tighter Facebook Integration - Posted May 20, 2013
Satellite-TV provider Di... [AllFacebook]

Dish Anywhere Adds Tighter Facebook Integration - Posted May 20, 2013
Satellite-TV provider Di... [Lost Remote]

Oakland Raiders Touch Down At Facebook HQ - Posted May 20, 2013
Facebook's headquarters in ... [AllFacebook]

Expion Unleashes Suite Of New Social Marketing Tools - Posted May 20, 2013
Social media software company Expion released a suite of new t... [AllFacebook]

REPORT: Facebook Testing Video-Sharing Feature - Posted May 20, 2013
In January, Facebook prevented Twitter-owned video-sharing application ... [AllFacebook]

Finance, Airlines, and Telecom Prove Most 'Socially Devoted' Industries on Twitter - Posted May 20, 2013
"Social listening" -- the practice of brands tuning in to what customers are saying to them and about them on social media -- is a hot topic, and we've talked a lot about the increasing importance of brand responsiveness. While many companies are ... [PRNewser]

5 Changes That Would Greatly Improve Facebook - Posted May 17, 2013
Many of Facebook's more than 1 billion monthly active users would agree -- the site is great, but could use some improvement. As users complain about ads, a cluttered and confusing interface, and several other things, there are a few things that Facebook could implement to make the site much more... [AllFacebook]

5 Changes That Would Greatly Improve Facebook - Posted May 17, 2013
Many of Facebook's more than 1 billion monthly active users would agree -- the site is great, but could use some improvement. As users complain about ads, a cluttered and confusing interface, and several other things, there are a few things that Facebook could implement to make the site much more... [Lost Remote]

Facebook App Puts Users' Faces On Cover Of Resident Evil Revelations - Posted May 17, 2013
The box art for ... [AllFacebook]

Rupert Murdoch: 'Look Out, Facebook' - Posted May 17, 2013
News Corp. Chairman and CEO ... [AllFacebook]

Donald Trump Continues to Bash New York - Posted May 17, 2013
It's Friday, so why not discuss a moron? A little over a month ago Donald Trump ranted that New York was "boring" and "will die in the near future" and now he's back at it again. Only this time, he added New York columnist ... [Fishbowl NY]

Donald Trump Continues to Bash New York - Posted May 17, 2013
It's Friday, so why not discuss a moron? A little over a month ago Donald Trump ranted that New York was "boring" and "will die in the near future" and now he's back at it again. Only this time, he added New York columnist ... [FishbowlNY]

Social Integration Platform Mass Relevance Announces Major Milestones - Posted May 16, 2013
Mass Relevance, a social integration platform that worked with Facebook and CNN on Election Ins... [AllFacebook]

Google Glass Gets Social With Tumblr, Twitter, Facebook and Other Apps - Posted May 16, 2013
Soon you'll be able to look your friends in the eye (sort of) when you log into your favorite social network with Google Glass. Google has just announced at the I/O conference in San Francisco that the futuristic eyewear will come with applications for Facebook, Twitter, Tumblr, and Evernote as well as... [SocialTimes.com]

UPDATED: Introducing Facebook For Google Glass - Posted May 16, 2013
While there have been two unofficial Facebook applications for Google Glass, Google announced Thursday at its I/O conference that an ... [AllFacebook]

INFOGRAPHIC: Facebook Shortcuts - Posted May 16, 2013
Who doesn't love a good shortcut, especially when it comes to Facebook and other social networks? Social analytics firm Quintly compiled a... [AllFacebook]

Social Media Newsfeed: Google Announcements | Amy's Baking Co. - Posted May 16, 2013
[emailonly]{{{ sbox300x250 }}}[/emailonly]  Click here to receive the Morning Social Media Newsfeed via email. ... [SocialTimes.com]

NCM Partners with Twitter and Foursquare to Bring Social Advertising to Moviegoers - Posted May 15, 2013
"You used to have to sneak sex into advertising," said comedian Colin Quinn. "Now you have to sneak advertising into sex." Speaking at NCM's cinema upfront presentation in New York City today, he noted that messaging apps like Snapchat might not be the right place for an ad, but the presentation... [SocialTimes.com]

Facebook Marketing Platform Viralheat Launches IPhone App - Posted May 15, 2013
Viralheat, a Facebook marketing platform, announced Wednesday a way that users can manage their Facebook pages on the go, with an ... [AllFacebook]

Optimal Analytics Allows Brands On Facebook To Analyze Performance Vs. Competitors - Posted May 15, 2013
Self-service ad-buying and analytics platform ... [AllFacebook]

Tweets Used to Generate 'Geography of Hate' - Posted May 14, 2013
Researchers at University of Humbolt State University used aggregated tweets to assemble a map of where hate speech is most prevalent. The map is interactive, allowing users to sort by racist, homophobic and anti-disability remarks. The results are rather damning of the Eastern United States. Admittedly, population is denser t... [SocialTimes.com]

The Onion Gets Hacked, Shares Insights - Posted May 14, 2013
The pro-Assad Syrian Electronic Army has had its fair share of huge hacking attempts. With propaganda messages spilling out from outlets like the Associated Press and The Guardian, hacks from the group have become more prevalent than ever before on media outlets. However, they made a mistake earlier this month: hack... [10,000 Words]

STUDY: Facebook Reigns Supreme In South Asia - Posted May 14, 2013
Facebook is handily winning the battle of social networks in south Asia. According to a new study by Jana, Facebook is the social ne... [AllFacebook]

Social Media Newsfeed: Google Storage | Twitter Big Data Buy - Posted May 14, 2013
[emailonly]{{{ sbox300x250 }}}[/emailonly]  Click here to receive the Morning Social Media Newsfeed via email. ... [SocialTimes.com]

ESPN and Twitter expand their partnership with video at the center - Posted May 13, 2013
Upfront week is already proving to be the platform for major social TV announcements. The Wall Street Journal is reporting that ESP... [Lost Remote]

ESPN and Twitter expand their partnership with video at the center - Posted May 13, 2013
Upfront week is already proving to be the platform for major social TV announcements. The Wall Street Journal is reporting that ESP... [Inside 3D Printing News]

Fox and Twitter announce major social TV advertising partnership - Posted May 13, 2013
Upfront week is underway and there are already major social TV announcements that have been made. According to the LA Times, "Fox said it would use Twitter to distribute cli... [Lost Remote]

Twitter Continues Big Data Shopping Spree With Lucky Sort Acquisition - Posted May 13, 2013
Twitter has acquired the big data company Lucky Sort, the second big data company it has bought in recent weeks. Portland, Oregon-based Lucky Sort built natural language data-mining and -visualization tools. The company partnered with ... [SocialTimes.com]

Facebook Director Of Corporate Communications Larry Yu Announces Departure - Posted May 13, 2013
Facebook Director of Corporate Communications Larry Yu announced in a ... [AllFacebook]

STUDY: More Top Brands Flock To Instagram - Posted May 13, 2013
Brands have an overwhelming presence on Facebook, but has that transferred into the site's photo-sharing network, ... [AllFacebook]

Twitter Chat Etiquette: 5 Tips - Posted May 10, 2013
Twitter chats are an excellent way to catch up with your audience. You can show expertise, as well as develop and expand your community. There's no pressure to participate. You can sit back and read the chats in real time, and join in when you are ready. The best Twitter chats are... [SocialTimes.com]

Social Media Newsfeed: YouTube Paid Subscriptions | Facebook Home - Posted May 10, 2013
[emailonly]{{{ sbox300x250 }}}[/emailonly]  Click here to receive the Morning Social Media Newsfeed via email. ... [SocialTimes.com]

How Jay Mohr's Fox Sports Radio Show Depends on Social Media - Posted May 8, 2013
"If my listeners don't call, tweet, text, email or Facebook, I don't have a show," said Jay Mohr in the latest installment of Mediabistro's So What Do You Do? The man of multi... [SocialTimes.com]

REPORT: Facebook Mobile App Install Ads Help Make Social Top Source Of App Discovery - Posted May 8, 2013
Social networks including Facebook and Twitter were the most effective marketing chann... [AllFacebook]

Social Media Is the Best Way to Market an App, Study Finds - Posted May 7, 2013
Social channels like Facebook and Twitter were more effective than any other method of mobile app marketing in the last quarter, according to a recent study. In AppsFlyer's Mobile Advertising Measurement Q1-2013 report, analysts observed that using these social channels improved three important metrics for app marketing campaigns: user quality, conversion rates,... [SocialTimes.com]

Ribbon Brings Together Facebook Friends When Traveling - Posted May 7, 2013
Say you're planning a big trip to New York. You want to get in touch with friends to go to a movie or a concert while you're in the Big Apple, but can't remember ex... [AllFacebook]

Morning Media Newsfeed: The Onion Hacked | Kurtz Pay Hit | Scripps Revenue Down - Posted May 7, 2013
[emailonly]{{{ sbox300x250 }}}[/emailonly] Click here to receive Mediabistro's Morning Media Newsfeed via email. ... [FishbowlLA]

REPORT: Super Bowl Ads? Small Businesses Would Rather Have Large Facebook Communities - Posted May 6, 2013
Small business owners surveyed by office-products giant Staples would rather have large ... [AllFacebook]

The Wrong Path? Facebook Cuts Off Access To Find Friends API From Social Network's App - Posted May 6, 2013
Social network Path became the latest application to lose access to Facebook's ... [AllFacebook]

Social Media Missed the Mark for Predicting 'Iron Man 3' Box Office Sales - Posted May 6, 2013
Social media analysts predicted that "Iron Man 3" would bring in more than $300 million in the box office this weekend, but results show that ticket sales, although high, were not quite that high. Screenings in the U.S. and Canada brought in $175.3 million between Thursday night and Sunday, ... [SocialTimes.com]

Hearsay Social Ramps Up Focus On Social Sales With Two New Products - Posted May 6, 2013
Social sales and marketing software provider Hearsay Social bro... [AllFacebook]

Social Media Newsfeed: Twitter CEO Commencement Speech | Nook Google Play Store - Posted May 6, 2013
[emailonly]{{{ sbox300x250 }}}[/emailonly]  Click here to receive the Morning Social Media Newsfeed via email. ... [SocialTimes.com]

Meet Warren Buffett's Internet Alter Ego, @WarrenBuffitt - Posted May 2, 2013
It's only been a few hours since Warren Buffett joined Twitter, but the billionaire investor already has a copycat who writes under the homophonous Twitter handle, @WarrenBuffitt. His first few Tweets show that Buffet's doppelg nger is both a high roller and a social media maven: "Playing words with friends with @oprah... [SocialTimes.com]

How to Gain Followers on Twitter, According to a New Study - Posted May 2, 2013
Warren Buffett gained almost 100,000 followers on Twitter in just over an hour, but how can less famous users amass a Twitter followin... [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]

Warren Buffett Joins Twitter - Posted May 2, 2013
Investor Warren Buffett joined Twitter and sent his first tweet out less than an hour ago ("Warren is in the house") and has already amassed more than 65,000 followers. Update at 2:15 p.m.: 95,916 followers. The lone tweet has been retweeted more... [SocialTimes.com]

Warren Buffett Joins Twitter - Posted May 2, 2013
Investor Warren Buffett joined Twitter and sent his first tweet out less than an hour ago ("Warren is in the house") and has already amassed more than 65,000 followers. Update at 2:15 p.m.: 95,916 followers. The lone tweet has been retweeted more... [AllFacebook]

Warren Buffett Joins Twitter, Enjoys 90s Slang - Posted May 2, 2013
Warren Buffett, the savior of small newspapers, has joined Twitter. His first tweet: Warren is in the house. -- Warren Buffett (@WarrenBuffett) May 2, 2013 Fantastic. Buff... [Fishbowl NY]

Warren Buffett Joins Twitter, Enjoys 90s Slang - Posted May 2, 2013
Warren Buffett, the savior of small newspapers, has joined Twitter. His first tweet: Warren is in the house. -- Warren Buffett (@WarrenBuffett) May 2, 2013 Fantastic. Buff... [FishbowlNY]

Teaser Tweets: Treat Them Like the Lede - Posted May 2, 2013
As if researching, writing, and publishing a story isn't enough work, we have to promote them, too. It's easy enough with social media, especially if you have a social media guru in your newsroom. But it's also easy to get caught click baiting on Twitter. ... [TVSpy]

Twitter App Update Allows Users to Tailor Trends by Location or Topic - Posted May 1, 2013
In an update to its iOS and Android apps released today, Twitter began allowing users to ... [SocialTimes.com]

Visualizing Marketing Success On Instagram Takes Imagination - Posted May 1, 2013
Facebook-owned photo sharing network Instagram is starting to become more ... [AllFacebook]

Twitter Hopes the Public Will Take Responsibility for Security Issues - Posted April 30, 2013
Much of life is figuring out what, exactly, we as people are responsible for: ourselves, our communities, our social media accounts... At least this is how Twitter wants the public and private companies to handle their Twitter profiles. With the ... [PRNewser]

Twitter Hopes the Public Will Take Responsibility for Security Issues - Posted April 30, 2013
Much of life is figuring out what, exactly, we as people are responsible for: ourselves, our communities, our social media accounts... At least this is how Twitter wants the public and private companies to handle their Twitter profiles. With the ... [AgencySpy]

Social TV: Facebook Vs. Twitter Vs. Tumblr - Posted April 30, 2013
Facebook has a perception problem in ... [AllFacebook]

Podcast: How Much Time Do We Waste on Social Networks? - Posted April 30, 2013
On today's social media edition of the Morning Media Menu, GalleyCat editor Jason Boogrevealed a chart that shows precisely how much time people can waste online over the course of five years. Twitter just released i... [SocialTimes.com]

Facebook Marketing Platform Viralheat Adds Social Login And Explore Features - Posted April 30, 2013
Viralheat, which allows users to better manage their Facebook pages, announced Tuesday that ... [AllFacebook]

Shoutlet Adds VP Of Application Development, Two Board Members - Posted April 30, 2013
Cloud-based social marketing platform Shoutlet added to its executive ranks ... [AllFacebook]

REPORT: T-Mobile USA Was Most Responsive U.S. Brand On Facebook In 1Q - Posted April 30, 2013
Mobile service provider T-Mobile USA was the mo... [AllFacebook]

Twitter Opens Its Self-Serve Advertising Platform to All U.S. Users - Posted April 30, 2013
Twitter will open its advertising platform to all users in the United States, the company announced today. The self-serve advertising suite allows account administrators to run their own campaigns by promoting their account... [SocialTimes.com]

REPORT: Despite Facebook's Social Recruiting Growth, LinkedIn Still Dominates - Posted April 30, 2013
Despite the growth of social recruiting... [AllFacebook]

Social Media Newsfeed: Foursquare Ads | Google Now - Posted April 30, 2013
[emailonly]{{{ sbox300x250 }}}[/emailonly]  Click here to receive the Morning Social Media Newsfeed via email. ... [SocialTimes.com]

Social Media Newsfeed: Zuck Takes $1 Salary | White House Tumblr - Posted April 29, 2013
[emailonly]{{{ sbox300x250 }}}[/emailonly]  Click here to receive the Morning Social Media Newsfeed via email. ... [SocialTimes.com]

Exclusive: NBC News' Ryan Osborn on the importance of better security for social TV - Posted April 28, 2013
Last week's Lost Remote NYC show brought together the best and most forward-thinking minds of the social TV industry. Ryan Osborn, NBC News Vice Presiden... [Lost Remote]

What if Twitter launched a #TV app? Here's what it could look like - Posted April 27, 2013
On the VC panel at the Lost Remote Show, Chris Fralic, partner at First Round Capital, praised Twitter's approach to building a standalone music app that ties to external services like Spotify. He raised the idea that Twitter could do the same for TV, which certainly s... [Inside 3D Printing News]

5 Essential Tips For Local Businesses On Twitter - Posted April 27, 2013
Twitter is working hard to become a place for local businesses and customers to connect - so now's the time to develop your local strategy. We've compiled 5 tips for local businesses to maximize their impact on Twitter, helping you use your 140 characters to reach the customers that care about... [AllTwitter]

When News Breaks, How Does Facebook React? - Posted April 26, 2013
The recent tragedy at the Boston Marathon showed the expanding role of social media when it comes to the ... [AllFacebook]

PeopleBrowsr and Twitter Settle Lawsuit Over Access to Firehose - Posted April 25, 2013
PeopleBrowsr, the parent company of Kred, and Twitter have settled a lawsuit over PeopleBrowsr's access to Twitter's data "firehose," the companies said today. PeopleBrowsr will retain access to Twitter's so-called firehose of data until the end of 2013, at wh... [SocialTimes.com]

Twitter Testing Local Content Discovery: Report - Posted April 25, 2013
Twitter is testing a feature that would allow users to see just the tweets coming from users located nearby, according to a report in Al... [SocialTimes.com]

Where to Follow the 2013 NFL Draft on Social Media - Posted April 25, 2013
Tonight the NFL will begin to announce its draft picks for the upcoming football season. Stars will be made, dreams will be crushed, and plenty of bets will be placed on the outcome of this event. Here's where to follow along on social media. 1. Before you get lost in the Twittersphere,... [SocialTimes.com]

Leveraging The Power of Facebook Advertising: Three Things To Know - Posted April 25, 2013
We know that brands will only see meaningful engagement when they put people at the center of their Facebook strategies. But even with insightful, brilliant creative ideas executed perfectly, it's still highly unlikely that most fans will see a given post. In fact, you may have heard the dreaded 16 percent... [AllFacebook]

'Excedrin' Manages to Make Migraines into a Fun Facebook Sweepstakes - Posted April 25, 2013
Ever feel like you're living in The Truman Show and every ad you see is geared directly at you? While we know that this is becoming more and more true with targeted online ads, it still never fails to freak me out when I am merrily going about my business, and... [PRNewser]

Social Media Newsfeed: Tumblr iOS App Update | Twitter TV Show - Posted April 25, 2013
 Click here to receive the Morning Social Media Newsfeed via email. ... [SocialTimes.com]

How Secure Are Your Social Media Accounts? - Posted April 24, 2013
A hacked Twitter account is nothing new. Unfortunately, on a regular basis I get suspicious direct messages and tweets from friends and followers with links to who knows where. They've been hacked. Usually, their friends flag that and it's quickly cleaned up. But what happens when that hacked account has more than... [10,000 Words]

Tumblr App Update Allows Sharing to Twitter, Facebook, Email - Posted April 24, 2013
Tumblr released an update for iOS today that allows users to share a post using other social media without leaving the app. "Now you can do more than just reblog when you find something you love on Tumblr for iPhone and iPad," the company said in a b... [SocialTimes.com]

How Should Brands Respond to Tragedy on Social Media? - Posted April 23, 2013
This post was co-written by the author and his wife, ... [AgencySpy]

Associated Press @AP and @AP_Mobile Twitter Accounts Hacked - Posted April 23, 2013
An alarming rumor circulated through Twitter today that the White House had been bombed and that President Obama had been injured. The source? The Associated Press, a reputable news organization whose Twitter account was hacked. At 1:07 p.m. ET, the @AP account tweeted the following message: "Breaking: Two Explosions in... [SocialTimes.com]

AP's Twitter Hacked, Tweets Obama Hurt in Explosions - Posted April 23, 2013
The Associated Press' Twitter account has been hacked. A few moments ago, its official Twitter sent out a scary note that President Obama had been hurt in two explosions at the White House. The tweet: Obviously it caught plenty of attention, but the... [Fishbowl NY]

AP's Twitter Hacked, Tweets Obama Hurt in Explosions - Posted April 23, 2013
The Associated Press' Twitter account has been hacked. A few moments ago, its official Twitter sent out a scary note that President Obama had been hurt in two explosions at the White House. The tweet: Obviously it caught plenty of attention, but the... [FishbowlNY]

Social Media Newsfeed: TweetDeck Apps Killed | 60 Minutes Hacked - Posted April 22, 2013
 Click here to receive the Morning Social Media Newsfeed via email. ... [SocialTimes.com]

Twitter, Viacom And The Future Of Micro-Blogging - Posted April 20, 2013
It seems the popular micro-blogging service Twitter has something up its sleeve and is about to make the jump from micro-blogging to a full-fledged media platform. We know that Twitter is currently in tal... [AllTwitter]

TweetDeck Apps and Social Commerce App Flattr Felled by Twitter's API Rules - Posted April 19, 2013
[caption id="attachment_124673" align="alignleft" width="300"] Image via Flattr[/caption] In its ongoing efforts to police how its data is used by third-party apps, Twitter this week shut down mobile TweetDeck apps, Facebook integration with TweetDeck an... [AllFacebook]

Food Trucks Put a Literal Spin on Social Media 'Follows': Infographic - Posted April 19, 2013
Food trucks and carts have in recent years gone from being considered "roach coaches" to being a trendy new way to try unfamiliar and novel cuisines, such as Korean-TexMex fusion. Social media have helped fuel their popularity, letting hungry city-dwellers know where they can find their favorite truck on a given... [SocialTimes.com]

TweetDeck's Facebook Integration Ends May 7 - Posted April 19, 2013
Pretty soon, TweetDeck users will not be able to manage their Facebook accounts. ... [AllFacebook]

Twitter expands TV push as BBC America announces video partnership - Posted April 19, 2013
While the nation was riveted on the Boston bombings manhunt, BBC America announced in a tweet that it had inked a deal with Twitter to offer the "first in-tweet branded video synced to an entertainment TV ... [Inside 3D Printing News]

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]

How the Pros Use Pinterest to Build Buzz - Posted April 19, 2013
Fast Company recently reported that Pinterest was not only one of the most visited sites in the country, but also that purchases made through the site bring in twice the revenue per order than through Fa... [PRNewser]

Boston Police Tweeting Real-Time Updates on Marathon Bombing Manhunt - Posted April 19, 2013
One suspect in the Boston Marathon bombing is dead and the other is still at large after a late-night shoot-out near Boston in Watertown, MA. Police have posted a picture of the remaining suspect, 19-year-old Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, on Twitter, who is believed to be driving a gray, '99 Honda CRV with a... [SocialTimes.com]

Prominent Data Journalist Joins Twitter Flock - Posted April 18, 2013
Simon Rogers, a prominent data journalist who led the Guardian's Datablog, will join Twitter as its first data editor. One of Rogers's most highly regarded projects... [AllFacebook]

Breaking News and Social Media: Stop Fighting It - Posted April 18, 2013
Social media and journalism are back in the ring this week. They're both pretty strong contenders, but not without their weaknesses. In the immortal words of Paulie Pennino, let's blow these punch-outs. In this corner: Journalism ... [10,000 Words]

Twitter's #music Service Connects to iTunes, Spotify, and Rdio - Posted April 18, 2013
Twitter has publicly released its new music service, called #music, to bring audio tracks to the Twitter stream. iTunes will supply the song previews, but Spotify and Rdio members can also sign in to listen to whole songs. Both Spotify and Rdio already connect to Facebook to show members what their friends... [SocialTimes.com]

5 Ways to Go Social for Earth Day - Posted April 18, 2013
Earth Day is on April 22. The event, which started in 1970, was created to demonstrate support and awareness of environmental causes. Earth Day and technology are not things people usually associate with one another. However, social media shines light on events, causes, and holidays. Earth D... [SocialTimes.com]

INFOGRAPHIC: How Much Personal Information Are You Sharing On Facebook? - Posted April 17, 2013
As a former con man once pointed out, the more personal information you have publicly on Facebook, the easier it is for an identity thief to strike. NextAdvisor.com compiled an infographic showing how often identity thieves use social media, and what kind of information Facebook users share. ... [AllFacebook]

How News Outlets Could Have Reported on the Boston Marathon Bombing - Posted April 17, 2013
If journalism is the first draft of history, it's starting to look a lot like a mangled Google doc with too many approved editors this week. The only thing more 'disgusting' -- as Jimmy Kimmel so aptly put it in his ... [TVSpy]

Two Quiet, High-Profile Hires For Facebook - Posted April 17, 2013
According to reports, Facebook has quietly hired Richard Williamson, who led the ill-fated Apple Maps effort and was fired last November, and Loren Brichter, designer of the original ... [AllFacebook]

Facebook's Partner Category Targeting: Is Your Head Spinning Yet? - Posted April 16, 2013
Recently, Facebook announced something called partner category targeting, which lets us run ads based on a user's retail shopping behavior and other offline information. ... [AllFacebook]

Boston Marathon Tragedy Exposes Twitter's Reporting Flaws - Posted April 16, 2013
Around 2:50pm EST, as runners were crossing the finish line at the end of the Boston Marathon, a bomb apparently placed in a garbage can exploded. Roughly ten seconds later, a separate bomb hundreds of feet away also went off -- both amid spectators. After that moment though, things begin to... [TVSpy]

Twitter Reportedly in Talks to Use Video Content from Viacom, NBC - Posted April 16, 2013
Vine was just the warm-up. Twitter will soon be incorporating more videos and ads from television networks, according to a report by Bloomberg. Bloomberg's sources say that Twitter is in talks to ... [SocialTimes.com]

Social Media Newsfeed: Boston Marathon Explosions | Facebook Anti-Bullying Plea - Posted April 16, 2013
 Click here to receive the Morning Social Media Newsfeed via email. ... [SocialTimes.com]

News Of Boston Marathon Explosions Spreads Through Facebook - Posted April 15, 2013
Not long after two explosions reportedly killed two people and injured several others Monday at the Boston Marathon, people started using Facebook to not only share news, but to share well wishes for those involved and donate to the American Red Cross. Runners and spectators on the scene have also ... [AllFacebook]

Instagram's Photo Freeze Really Did Hurt Twitter [Infographic] - Posted April 12, 2013
Social partnerships benefit some networks more than others. After Instagram stopped displaying users' photos in the Twitter feed last year, engagement per photo on Twitter dropped 17 percent quarter-over-quarter. Meanwhile, Instagram's photo engagement went up 30 percent because Twitter viewers were required to click over to the image-sharing site to view... [SocialTimes.com]

Twitter Has Acquired Music App We Are Hunted - Posted April 12, 2013
Twitter is getting into the music streaming business. The social networking company has agreed to acquire the San Francisco-based music streaming startup We are Hunted, in a deal whose terms were not disclosed. The company is shutting down wearehunted.com, bu... [Inside Mobile Apps]

Social Media Newsfeed: LinkedIn Buys Pulse | Twitter Music App - Posted April 12, 2013
Click here to receive the Morning Social Media Newsfeed via email.   LinkedIn Acquires Pulse News Reader and Publishing ... [SocialTimes.com]

Netflix Already Using Facebook To Break Company News - Posted April 11, 2013
It didn't take long for Netflix to start informing investors through Facebook. Last week, the Securities and Exchange Commission ruled that companies can keep investors abreast of news through Fac... [AllFacebook]

Microsoft Xbox Director Departs After Twitter Overshare - Posted April 11, 2013
Today in No, You're Not a Company Spokesperson news: last week some gamer blogs let their readers know that the new Microsoft Xbox, scheduled for a reveal in May, will require users to maintain "an active internet connection" at all times. Now get ready for a shocker: some people who own... [PRNewser]

MTV Movie Awards To Feature Facebook Integration - Posted April 10, 2013
The MTV Movie Awards April 14 will feature the social network ... [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]

Twitter Won't Verify Its Own Founder's Parents - Posted April 10, 2013
Establishing a "verified" Twitter account can be even more important than snagging a great handle. Why? Because if your group or client has any imitators, he/she/it will be battling them in order to establish authenticity. We know people tend to trust whatever they find on the Internet (ha ha), but do... [PRNewser]

REPORT: Videos Discovered Via Facebook Will More Likely Be Watched Until They End - Posted April 10, 2013
Although 65 percent of Web users access ... [AllFacebook]

Social Media Newsfeed: Google Play Update | GM Likes Facebook Again - Posted April 10, 2013
 Click here to receive the Morning Social Media Newsfeed via email. ... [SocialTimes.com]

Stephen Colbert Forces Bill Clinton to Tweet Like the Rest of Us - Posted April 9, 2013
You'd think former President Bill Clinton, master of shameless self-promotion, would know all about hyping himself on Twitter, right? Apparently not! In his famous state of perpetual insecurity, Clinton asks Stephen Colbert, "What if you tweet and nobody tweets back?" Colbert isn't just a genius when it comes to self-promotion: he knows... [PRNewser]

Blab Launches Social Analytics It Says Can Peer Into the Future - Posted April 9, 2013
Seattle start-up Blab launched a public beta today for a social analytics tool that it claims can predict the future of social conversations. The tool listens in to 60 million conversations taking place on some 50,000 websites, using... [SocialTimes.com]

5 Tips For Mastering Mobile Facebook Advertising - Posted April 9, 2013
Recently, eMarketer announced that mobile Facebook advertising now receives more mobile display advertising dollars than... [AllFacebook]

The Art of Online Reputation Management - Posted April 9, 2013
Full disclosure: we recently Googled a friend from long ago to see what he/she had been up to in recent years and found ourselves confronted by an entire images page filled with mugshots. Is there a point to this sad story? There is! Yesterday our sister site ... [PRNewser]

Looks Like Vine Is Here to Stay - Posted April 9, 2013
Our readers may be forgiven for responding to Twitter's Vine app with a shrug and a "meh." When we first saw it, we were very skeptical of reports that it was the hot new thing among the kids who've apparently grown bored with Facebook and don't follow politics or tech news... [PRNewser]

Social Media Newsfeed: Michael Arrington Responds | Facebook Home Leak - Posted April 9, 2013
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Facebook Blocks Access To Unauthorized Pre-Release Version Of Home - Posted April 8, 2013
Some tech-savvy users of Android devices were able to ex... [AllFacebook]

Offerpop Adds One-Click Facebook Open Graph Actions To Photo Contest App - Posted April 8, 2013
Social marketing platform Offerpop relea... [AllFacebook]

The Internet Commemorates the Life of Margaret Thatcher - Posted April 8, 2013
Margaret Thatcher, who served as the UK's Prime Minister all through the 1980's, has died at the age of 87. Margaret Thatcher died today.A great lady she changed the face of British politics, created opportunity for anyone to succeed in the UK.RIP -- Lord Sugar (@Lord_Sugar) April 8, 2013 The internet, as usual, is... [SocialTimes.com]

Business Wire Adds Nuvi Social Media Monitoring Reports - Posted April 8, 2013
Companies that use Business Wire to release information to the media can now track how their content performed on Facebook and other ... [AllFacebook]

Social Media Newsfeed: Facebook Home Privacy | Fake Twitter Followers - Posted April 8, 2013
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12 Tricks The Pros Use To Hack Facebook - Posted April 5, 2013
A total of 40 percent of all interaction on Facebook occurs in the News Feed, yet most brands experienced a 47 percent drop in reach in the past six months. How can you get your reach back? ... [AllFacebook]

INFOGRAPHIC: Major League Baseball Facebook Standings At Opening Of 2013 Season - Posted April 5, 2013
The New York Yankees may be injury-plagued and off to a sluggish start to the 2013 ... [AllFacebook]

Are Hashtags Useful? - Posted April 5, 2013
Of all of the techniques, strategies, flotsam and jetsam to spawn from social media since its meteoric rise in the mid-2000's, there may be nothing as polarizing as the hashtag. Some users utilize hashtags any chance that they get, others see them as an aesthetic and textual nuisance. But the real question... [TVSpy]

The Most Popular FishbowlNY Stories for The Week - Posted April 5, 2013
Here's a look at what FishbowlNY stories made the most buzz this week. 1) Donald Trump Blasts New York in Twitter Rant 2) ... [Fishbowl NY]

The Most Popular FishbowlNY Stories for The Week - Posted April 5, 2013
Here's a look at what FishbowlNY stories made the most buzz this week. 1) Donald Trump Blasts New York in Twitter Rant 2) ... [FishbowlNY]

Damage Control in China: Bow Down Before Your Leaders! - Posted April 5, 2013
PR in China: it's a brave new world! Yet, despite all the talk of a dirty "black PR" industry and the ... [PRNewser]

NCAA March Madness: The Social Media Final Four [Infographic] - Posted April 5, 2013
As the Final Four teams in the NCAA Men's Basketball Tournament compete for a spot in the championship game, their fellow students, alumni, and fans are cheering them on via Twitter. Can the amount of social media buzz influence the outcome of the game? Not necessarily, but Twitter does amplify the overall... [SocialTimes.com]

Target Responds to Plus-Size 'Manatee Grey' Dress Fiasco - Posted April 5, 2013
A Target shopper recently noticed that the color of a grey plus-size dress was listed on the store's website as "Manatee Grey" (and the image of a manatee may not be the most flatterin... [PRNewser]

Social Media Newsfeed: Facebook Home | LinkedIn Mentions - Posted April 5, 2013
 Click here to receive the Morning Social Media Newsfeed via email. ... [SocialTimes.com]

A Tour Of Facebook's Home On Android - Posted April 4, 2013
It's not exactly a Facebook phone. It's not exactly a Facebook application. It's Home, and it will be on select Android devices starting April 12. The company announced Thursday that the HTC First, as pr... [AllFacebook]

Gnip to Add Social Data From Instagram, Bitly and Reddit to Its Reports - Posted April 4, 2013
Gnip, which licenses so-called firehose data from Twitter, Tumblr, WordPress and Disqus to report to brands how they are bein... [SocialTimes.com]

HootSuite Hoots About Its First Quarter - Posted April 4, 2013
Social media management system ... [AllFacebook]

Social Media Doesn't Kill Productivity After All - Posted April 4, 2013
Does your company prohibit you from accessing Facebook, Twitter and/or YouTube at work? Quite a few do, citing the ability of cute animal videos and status updates to distract employees from the work at hand. But according to ... [PRNewser]

Social Media Newsfeed: Facebook Announcement | Twitter Mobile Updates - Posted April 4, 2013
 Click here to receive the Morning Social Media Newsfeed via email. ... [SocialTimes.com]

Has Twitter Found a Way to Please Marketers and Developers? - Posted April 3, 2013
Twitter announced new features for its Web and mobile services this week that seem tailored to appeal simultaneously to developers and marketers. The company announced that ... [SocialTimes.com]

How A Company Gained Younger Customers Through Facebook Marketing - Posted April 3, 2013
Probiotic yogurt products that are aimed at digestive health aren't always the most exciting things. However, Lifeway Foods has used Facebook to not only grow awareness of the brand, but to ma... [AllFacebook]

REPORT: Facebook Accounts For $3 Of Every $10 Spent On Mobile Display Ads - Posted April 3, 2013
Revised forecasts by ... [AllFacebook]

Can Anyone Guess What Beyonc Will Do Tomorrow? - Posted April 3, 2013
A Jay-Z post deserves a Beyonc follow-up, right? Well, this week everyone's favorite star-spangled pop star made a very...strange video announcement. We only know this thanks to the clip below and the #BeyHereNow hashtag. It's not an ... [PRNewser]

Social Behavior: It's About Time [Infographic] - Posted April 3, 2013
Internet users spent 30 billion more minutes on social media in 2012 than they did in 2011, according to a recent study. That's an increase of 37 percent. Where are they spending their time? Digital marketing agency iAcquire partnered with SurveyMonkey to measure the social behavior of internet users. The researchers learned that... [SocialTimes.com]

Please Don't Use Vine: It's Boring - Posted April 3, 2013
When Vine was launched in January, I immediately thought it could be a new tool for reporters and wrote about it here. I didn't have any particular good ideas, but was interested to see how peop... [TVSpy]

Please Don't Use Vine: It's Boring - Posted April 3, 2013
When Vine was launched in January, I immediately thought it could be a new tool for reporters and wrote about it here. I didn't have any particular good ideas, but was interested to see how peop... [10,000 Words]

SEC Allows Companies To Announce News To Investors Through Facebook - Posted April 2, 2013
Soon, investors will be able to learn more about companies in the same space where they play Candy Crush Saga. The ... [AllFacebook]

WWE Trains For WrestleMania 29 With HootSuite Command Center, New Facebook Game - Posted April 2, 2013
World Wrestling Entertainment is gearing up for its WrestleMania 29 pay-per-view event Sunday, and social media management system HootSuite is entering the ring with The Rock and John Cena... [AllFacebook]

Sprint Manages to Run a Decent April Fools' Campaign - Posted April 1, 2013
So we're not really into this whole April Fools' thing. On the one hand, we are amused by the American Eagle "spray-on jeans" and the number of users who took to Twitter in an attempt to be the 1000th person to ask "Is this Google nose thing for real? I've been... [PRNewser]

Smelling Is Believing These April Fool's Day Pranks - Posted April 1, 2013
This year's crop of April Fool's Day pranks on social media will test your sense of humor and your sense of smell. 1. Google launched Google Nose. Now you can search Google's database of more than 15 million scentibytes for smells. For instance, here's "Wet Dog:" ... [SocialTimes.com]

Are You One of Tech's Most Obnoxious Tweeters? [Infographic] - Posted March 29, 2013
"With over half a billion users, it's no surprise that Twitter has its fair share of awful tweeters." So purports Sivan Cohen of Conduit in a hilarious ... [SocialTimes.com]

Beyond Facebook's Makeover: If Text Is 'Dead,' How Will Advertisers (Finally) Start Monetizing Photos? - Posted March 29, 2013
Remember the kindergarten game, "Show and Tell?" Based on its more mobile-friendly ... [AllFacebook]

Donald Trump Blasts New York in Twitter Rant - Posted March 29, 2013
Let the record show that if you publish slightly critical commentary about Donald Trump, he will blast back on Twitter and it will be fun for everyone involved. When New York's Daily Intelligencer posted about Trump's appearance on David Letterman, Trump re... [Fishbowl NY]

Donald Trump Blasts New York in Twitter Rant - Posted March 29, 2013
Let the record show that if you publish slightly critical commentary about Donald Trump, he will blast back on Twitter and it will be fun for everyone involved. When New York's Daily Intelligencer posted about Trump's appearance on David Letterman, Trump re... [FishbowlNY]

Social Media Newsfeed: Amazon Buying Goodreads | Zuck's Taxes - Posted March 29, 2013
 Click here to receive the Morning Social Media Newsfeed via email. ... [SocialTimes.com]

Turn Your Facebook Profile Or Page Into A TV Show With Stevie - Posted March 28, 2013
Stevie, the online video platform that turns your Facebook and Twitter feeds into a personalized TV show, now lets you turn personal Facebook profiles or business pages into their own social TV channels. The new feature turns any profile or page into a lean back experie... [SocialTimes.com]

Social Media Brand Chatter Doesn't Always Leave an Impression - Posted March 28, 2013
Everybody loved the recent back-and-forth between Kit Kat and Oreo on Twitter, and we're fond of the "is it an April Fool's joke or not" concept behind Scope's new "bacon mouthwash" campaign. But this little interaction between Charmin (wh... [PRNewser]

Ex-Facebook Employees Katherine Losse, Brandee Barker Exchange Pleasantries - Posted March 28, 2013
A war of words broke out between Katherine Losse, an earl... [AllFacebook]

Weight Watchers Finds Its New Spokeswoman on Twitter - Posted March 28, 2013
Here's an interesting case study in crowdsourced social media branding: Weight Watchers, which faced some PR challenges when its spokeswoman Jessica Simpson got pregnant in the middle of her contract, found its newest celebrity backer ... [PRNewser]

NYPD Tells Cops: Don't Post Racist Tweets, Please - Posted March 28, 2013
Here's a painfully simple lesson to stop an HR problem from becoming a big PR problem: discourage your employees from using their personal Twitter accounts to share their horribly racist opinions with the rest of the world. To readers who don't live in New York and may have missed the story, two... [PRNewser]

Human Rights Campaign's Marriage Equality Avatar Goes Viral - Posted March 27, 2013
If you haven't seen the photo to the left, it's a safe bet you haven't been on Facebook in the past 24 hours. The Human Rights Campaign's drive for marriage equality has taken social media by storm as the Supreme Court hears arguments in ... [PRNewser]

A Complete Analysis of Facebook COO Sheryl Sandberg's Twitter Followers - Posted March 27, 2013
Sheryl Sandberg, who rose to the top of a male-dominated industry to become the COO of Facebook, is an inspiration to the 54,000-plus Twitter users who hang on her every character. She also authored the leadership memoir, Lean In: Women, Work, and the Will to Lead, in which she offers practical advice... [SocialTimes.com]

Social Media Newsfeed: Facebook News Feed Ads | Hashtags Harmful? - Posted March 27, 2013
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Facebook Advertising, Marketing Firms Moontoast, SocialCode To Collaborate - Posted March 26, 2013
Two winners in Facebook's recent Prefe... [AllFacebook]

Michael Bloomberg Still Hates Social Networking, Says Things Like 'Re-Facebooked' - Posted March 26, 2013
Michael Bloomberg has never been shy about admitting his utter disdain for social networking. Given the opportunity to comment about Twitter or Facebook, Bloomberg will trash... [Fishbowl NY]

Michael Bloomberg Still Hates Social Networking, Says Things Like 'Re-Facebooked' - Posted March 26, 2013
Michael Bloomberg has never been shy about admitting his utter disdain for social networking. Given the opportunity to comment about Twitter or Facebook, Bloomberg will trash... [FishbowlNY]

Revealed: How to Get Twitter to Verify Your Account - Posted March 25, 2013
In this video, comedians Hari and Ashok Kondabolu talk to entrepreneur Anil Dash about the "fair and not at all capricious" three-step process for getting your account verified on Twitter. Dash explained how he got his @anildash handle verified on stage during the Untitled Kondabolu Brothers Project on March 15 at... [SocialTimes.com]

Groupon, Zynga and Pandora Are Giants of the Small Screen - Posted March 25, 2013
Groupon, Zynga and Pandora a much bigger portion of their traffic from mobile users than any of the other top 50 digital properties, according to comScore's first ... [SocialTimes.com]

Digg Founder Kevin Rose Gives @Milk Handle to Small Creamery - Posted March 25, 2013
Kevin Rose, the serial entrepreneur known for founding Digg, has given away his very valuable "@milk" Twitter handle to the small Straus Family Creamery based in Marshall, California per a Tweet moments ... [PRNewser]

From Pigeons to Twitter: The Evolution of Communication [Infographic] - Posted March 25, 2013
Today communication is easier than it's ever been before. If we want to get in touch with someone we can pick up the phone, send an email or message on Facebook or send our message in a 140-character tweet. A fun ... [SocialTimes.com]

Social Media Newsfeed: Twitter Sued Again | Apple Buys WiFiSlam - Posted March 25, 2013
 Click here to receive the Morning Social Media Newsfeed via email. ... [SocialTimes.com]

5 Essential Elements Of A Great Twitter Content Strategy - Posted March 23, 2013
What's your Twitter strategy? If you tried answering this question with "Ummm, we tweet a lot, and we use hashtags," that's not good enough. To be successful on Twitter - whether you're tweeting on behalf of a Fortune 500, the small mom-and-pop down the streed or your own personal brand - you n... [AllTwitter]

3 Ways Facebook Hashtags Could Help Brands - Posted March 22, 2013
The latest rumored change in the Facebook model is hashtags. The company hasn't confirmed it yet, but most observers expect ... [PRNewser]

Did Oreo Win Twitter Again? (Yes, They Did) - Posted March 22, 2013
We missed this social media branding win last week, but when the words "Oreo" and "social media" showed up together on our Twitter feed this morning we knew we had to check it out. Seems like the team at 360i (see below)** won again in a friendly exchange between the cookie... [PRNewser]

The Skinny on How Weight Watchers Uses Social Media - Posted March 22, 2013
Did you know that the first social media platform Weight Watchers used was MySpace in 2008? It then launched Facebook and Twitter in 2009. Today the company has both an internal team and an agency that provides social media support. SocialTimes recently caught up with Lee Hurley, vice president of social... [SocialTimes.com]

Coke Clarifies: Social Buzz Complements Long-Term Sales - Posted March 21, 2013
You've probably heard that everyone's talking about Coca-Cola's social media reveal this week. According to the soft drink giant, the fact that... [PRNewser]

Twitter Buzz Helps Boost TV Ratings - Posted March 21, 2013
The biggest PR/marketing story of the week so far involves Coca-Cola's surprising announcement that social media "buzz" doesn't translate to short-term boosts in sales. On t... [PRNewser]

Social Media Newsfeed: Google Note-Taking App | Facebook Posts - Posted March 21, 2013
 Click here to receive the Morning Social Media Newsfeed via email. ... [SocialTimes.com]

RIP to the Brooklyn Nets' Amazing PR Twitter Feed - Posted March 20, 2013
We are sad to report today, via various sources, that the nascent Brooklyn Nets PR department has (at least temporarily) abandoned its incredible Twitter account. Some speculate that the decision to "go in a different direction" on the social media front came after pretty much everyone on the Internet mocked truly... [AgencySpy]

RIP to the Brooklyn Nets' Amazing PR Twitter Feed - Posted March 20, 2013
We are sad to report today, via various sources, that the nascent Brooklyn Nets PR department has (at least temporarily) abandoned its incredible Twitter account. Some speculate that the decision to "go in a different direction" on the social media front came after pretty much everyone on the Internet mocked truly... [PRNewser]

Facebook Pushes IOS Users To Post More - Posted March 20, 2013
Are you an iPhone user who hasn't posted to Facebook in a bit? Facebook wants to change that. Spark Capital General Partner Bijan Sabet tweeted that Facebook pushed a notification to his iPhone, asking him to post something. ... [AllFacebook]

Former Apple Exec Thinks the Company's PR Strategy Is All Wrong - Posted March 19, 2013
Over the last few weeks, we've posted several stories about Apple's newer, more aggressive PR strategy in the post-Jobs era. Not only is the tech giant focused on pushing i... [PRNewser]

HootSuite Rolls Out HootSuite Assignments Google Chrome Extension - Posted March 19, 2013
Social-media-management platform ... [AllFacebook]

Meet the World's Greatest Vine User - Posted March 18, 2013
Last week we wrote a couple of posts about brands creating cool promotional campaigns with Twitter's Vine app. Yet, when we wrote about the (excellent) clips from brands like GE or Clorox GreenWorks,... [PRNewser]

SkyPhrase NLP Tech Helps Users Get More Out Of Google Analytics - Posted March 18, 2013
Google Analytics gives web site owners good information about what's clicking with visitors to their site, how those users got there, and more. But, attaining that insight can be somewhat laborious for those not well-versed in the tool and its interface, says Nick Cassimatis, associate professor in the Department of Cognitive... [AllTwitter]

SkyPhrase NLP Tech Helps Users Get More Out Of Google Analytics - Posted March 18, 2013
Google Analytics gives web site owners good information about what's clicking with visitors to their site, how those users got there, and more. But, attaining that insight can be somewhat laborious for those not well-versed in the tool and its interface, says Nick Cassimatis, associate professor in the Department of Cognitive... [semanticweb.com]

Social Media Newsfeed: Google Reader | March Madness - Posted March 18, 2013
Click here to receive the Morning Social Media Newsfeed via email.   Petition to Save Google Reader Reaches 100,000 Signat... [SocialTimes.com]

Pope Francis announcement a huge boon for CNN Digital - Posted March 17, 2013
With last Wednesdays's announcement that Pope Francis would be succeeding Pope Benedict XVI, the internet went into a frenzy. Pope Benedict XVI will forever have the distinction of being the first Pope to join Twitter. Soon after he stepped down, Benedict'... [Inside 3D Printing News]

10 Replacements for Google Reader - Posted March 15, 2013
If you are one of the many loyal users of Google Reader, it's time to think about what you will do when Google pulls the plug on the RSS feed aggregator in July. Reader is not the only RSS feed reader, and we took a look at some of the others. What... [AllFacebook]

Green Works Urges Fans to Play St. Patrick's Day Charades on Vine - Posted March 15, 2013
On Monday we gave you a list of brands doing cool things on Vine, Twitter's six-second looping video app. Today we have to add Clorox's Green Works to that list for their St. Patty's day-themed campaign urging fans to "go green" by playing charades. Tweeters who guess each charade correctly will... [PRNewser]

8 Ways to Stay Connected During the LA Marathon - Posted March 15, 2013
The Los Angeles Marathon is this Sunday, March 17, 2013. Thanks to social media, there are a variety of apps runners can use to keep their friends and family posted on their progress. 1. The Marathon Tracki... [SocialTimes.com]

Facebook Apps Bring The March Madness Home - Posted March 15, 2013
Sunday, 68 teams will be selected to play in the NCAA Men's Basketball Championship tournament -- a time of year known as March Madnes... [AllFacebook]

Dubbler App Allows Users To Send, Modify Audio Messages Via Facebook, Twitter - Posted March 15, 2013
The big changes Facebook recently introduced, such as its revamped n... [AllFacebook]

Social Media Newsfeed: Facebook Hashtags? | Foursquare Android App - Posted March 15, 2013
 Click here to receive the Morning Social Media Newsfeed via email. ... [SocialTimes.com]

Would Facebook hashtags help steal the social TV show from Twitter? - Posted March 14, 2013
Facebook is planning to add hashtags "as a way to group conversations," reports the Wall Street Journal. "Facebook is testing whether to follow Twitter's lead and allow... [Inside 3D Printing News]

Report: Hashtags Coming To Facebook? - Posted March 14, 2013
According to a report in ... [AllFacebook]

Music To Your Ears: Seevl Takes First Step To Become Cross-Platform Music Discovery Service - Posted March 14, 2013
Seevl, the free music discovery service that leverages semantic technology to help users conduct searches across a world of facts-in-combination to find new musical experiences and artist information, has launched an app for Deezer that will formally go live Monday. (See our in-dep... [AllTwitter]

Pagemodo Posts Provides Facebook Page Admins With Third-Party Content Options - Posted March 14, 2013
Facebook page admini... [AllFacebook]

Twitter Analytics Firms Say Pew Study on Political Opinions Missed the Mark - Posted March 13, 2013
[caption id="attachment_121348" align="alignleft" width="300"] Credit: Cartoonresource/Shutterstock.com[/caption] Pew Research Center concluded after a year-long study that reactions on Twitter do not n... [SocialTimes.com]

Social Media Newsfeed: LinkedIn SlideShare Ads | Social Ad Disclosures - Posted March 13, 2013
 Click here to receive the Morning Social Media Newsfeed via email. ... [SocialTimes.com]

Learn How To Succeed At Business From Old Spice's Mr. Wolfdog - Posted March 12, 2013
The world of business will never be the same, thanks to Old Spice's new Chief Director of Marketing, Mr. Wolfdog. The business-savvy canine has taken Teh Interwebz by storm since he announced his ascension to the company yesterday on Twitter and YouTube.... [SocialTimes.com]

Pinterest Introduces Free Analytics Tools - Posted March 12, 2013
We're going to take a wild guess here: many of our readers have felt some pressure to more fully utilize Pinterest as a PR tool but hesitate due to a lack of the quantifiable ROI stats tha... [PRNewser]

Hack to Flack: A Former Journalist's Guide to Better PR Pitches - Posted March 11, 2013
Today we're happy to bring you a guest post by Lindsay Goldwert, a senior program executive at a global tech PR firm. Before she leapt to the dark side, Lindsay worked at the New York Daily News... [PRNewser]

Cory Booker: Elected Officials Should Act More Like PR Pros - Posted March 11, 2013
Newark Mayor/oversized political personality Cory Booker has a suggestion for politicians and government officials who want to engage their constituents and build their public profiles: be more like Ashton Kutcher. No, really: Booker, who remains one of the world's... [PRNewser]

South by Southwest's Tech Conference Outdoes Famed Music Fest - Posted March 8, 2013
Austin, Texas, cherishes its moniker as the Live Music Capital of the World, but its tech conference has outgrown the music festival in recent years. In 2012, the Interactive portion of the festival drew nearly 25,000 part... [SocialTimes.com]

INQ SO.HO App Allows Android Users To Toggle Between Facebook, Twitter Feeds - Posted March 8, 2013
Users of Android devices can now toggle back-and-forth between their Facebook and Twitter feeds without having to switch between applications thanks to ... [AllFacebook]

Doritos Creates Tweet-Powered Stage for SXSW - Posted March 8, 2013
We recently told you about the success of Hot Wheels' tweet-powered vending machine, and speculated as to what sort of real-world d... [PRNewser]

Social Media Newsfeed: New Facebook News Feed | Pandora CEO Quits - Posted March 8, 2013
 Click here to receive the Morning Social Media Newsfeed via email. ... [SocialTimes.com]

Facebook Apps Among The Most Popular On Android, IOS - Posted March 7, 2013
Facebook is growing as a mobile company, with roughly 618 million people checking Facebook from their phones and tablets. According to new figures released Thursday by App Annie, Facebook Messenger is the No. 1 iOS social networking application, in terms of monthly downloads. The Facebook native app is No. 3. Both... [AllFacebook]

Twitter approaches Holy Grail of interactive TV advertising with new partner ad tool - Posted March 7, 2013
For two decades now, interactive TV advertising has been an albatross. Dozens of companies with hundreds of millions of dollars have failed to create a true, scalable interactive TV adverting platform. Then social TV emerged, combining the scale of the second sc... [Inside 3D Printing News]

LinkedIn and Twitter Get a Professional Makeover on BlackBerry 10 - Posted March 7, 2013
BlackBerry has upgraded its mobile apps for Twitter and Linked, the company announced today. The updates will be ready for download in the U.S. when the BlackBerry Z10 smartphone hits the shelves later this month. On LinkedIn, you'll be able to: Message your connections fr... [SocialTimes.com]

10 Brands That Do Customer Service Right on Twitter - Posted March 7, 2013
Here's an interesting fact: 30% of top brands now have "dedicated customer service Twitter handles". This makes perfect sense, right? Customers value great service above all else, they love the instant gratification of social media and they real... [PRNewser]

Want to Manage Social Media for Pizza Hut? Tell Them Why in 140 Seconds! - Posted March 7, 2013
In what seems to be a combination PR stunt/staffing experiment, Pizza Hut announced that it ... [PRNewser]

Customer Service Via Facebook, Twitter Becoming More Mainstream - Posted March 7, 2013
Customer service via social ... [AllFacebook]

PeopleBrowsr's Case Against Twitter to Remain in Superior Court - Posted March 6, 2013
Twitter's request to move Peoplebrowsr's case against the company from state court to federal court has been denied. Today, Federal District Court Judge Edward Chen ruled that the rest of the case will play out in San Francisco Superior Court. In addition, Twitter... [AllFacebook]

PeopleBrowsr's Case Against Twitter to Remain in Superior Court - Posted March 6, 2013
Twitter's request to move Peoplebrowsr's case against the company from state court to federal court has been denied. Today, Federal District Court Judge Edward Chen ruled that the rest of the case will play out in San Francisco Superior Court. In addition, Twitter... [SocialTimes.com]

PR Win: South by Southwest's Tweeting 'Community' Bikes - Posted March 6, 2013
In case you haven't heard, the biggest names and soon-to-be names in tech will be at the upcoming South by Southwest Festival to show they public what they're all about. The best related PR st... [PRNewser]

Twitter's iOS Update Dumps Video Uploading Services - Posted March 6, 2013
Version 5.4 of Twitter's iOS app, released today, has streamlined its its users' options for video. Twitter users will no longer be able to upload videos through through Mobypicture, Vodpod and Posterous on their Apple devices. Telly (formerly Twitvid) confirmed that the ser... [SocialTimes.com]

Adobe Marketing Cloud Launches New User Interface For Better Facebook Management - Posted March 6, 2013
We got a sneak peek at the Adobe Marketing Cloud user interface that is launching Wednesday. In short, it's a Pinterest-like feed sourced from what others in users' organizations are sharing. Adobe Marketing Cloud integrated content creation and community management into its dashboards, allowing users to post to Facebook, moderate through... [Inside 3D Printing News]

Adobe Marketing Cloud Launches New User Interface For Better Facebook Management - Posted March 6, 2013
We got a sneak peek at the Adobe Marketing Cloud user interface that is launching Wednesday. In short, it's a Pinterest-like feed sourced from what others in users' organizations are sharing. Adobe Marketing Cloud integrated content creation and community management into its dashboards, allowing users to post to Facebook, moderate through... [AllFacebook]

Social Media Newsfeed: YouTube to Stream Music? | Twitter Survey Tool - Posted March 6, 2013
 Click here to receive the Morning Social Media Newsfeed via email. ... [SocialTimes.com]

Highlight Jumps on the Bandwagon With Photo Filters and Map View - Posted March 5, 2013
Highlight, the It Girl of last year's South by South West Interactive conference, is playing catch up this year, ... [SocialTimes.com]

Highlight Jumps on the Bandwagon With Photo Filters and Map View - Posted March 5, 2013
Highlight, the It Girl of last year's South by South West Interactive conference, is playing catch up this year, ... [AllFacebook]

Photo-Editing Kit Aviary Hits 35 Million Monthly Users - Posted March 5, 2013
Aviary, makers of a photo-editing software package used by Twitter, Flickr, Photobucket and Walgreens, has helped users edit 3 billion photos since it launched 18 months ago and counts on 35 million monthly active users, the c... [SocialTimes.com]

TweetDeck To Pull Plug On Facebook Integration, Apps For IOS, Android, AIR - Posted March 5, 2013
TweetDeck, the former third-part... [AllFacebook]

Social Media Newsfeed: Twitter's Dorsey Worth $1B | Facebook News Feed - Posted March 5, 2013
 Click here to receive the Morning Social Media Newsfeed via email. ... [SocialTimes.com]

Budweiser Issues Sassy Social Response to 'Watered Down' Lawsuit - Posted March 4, 2013
Anheuser-Busch, maker of such top-quality "beers" as Budweiser, Michelob and Stella Artois, isn't playing nice in the face of a lawsuit filed by former employees who claim the brewery illegally waters down its products. Yesterday the company took the opportunity to simultaneously mock its accusers a... [PRNewser]

Social Media Newsfeed: Facebook News Feed | Yelp Display Ads - Posted March 4, 2013
 Click here to receive the Morning Social Media Newsfeed via email. ... [SocialTimes.com]

Is Social Media's Branding Power Overstated? - Posted March 1, 2013
Despite the intense focus on social media and measurement in PR and marketing departments, a new and somewhat surprising study from web cont... [PRNewser]

INFOGRAPHIC: Facebook Tops Searches For Social Networks' Analytics - Posted March 1, 2013
Social analytics firm Quintly examined search queries for social networks' analytics since early 2007, and Facebook was the subject of t... [AllFacebook]

Author Jackie Collins Talks Celebrity Tweets, Hot Guys on Pinterest - Posted February 28, 2013
New York Times best-selling author Jackie Collins knows a thing or two about being social. The novelist, who recently released her 29th novel, The Power Trip, is known for her glamorous, s... [SocialTimes.com]

PR Win: Hot Wheels Hits Jackpot with Tweet-Powered Vending Machine - Posted February 28, 2013
We know that social media can power all sorts of things from brand recognition to customer interaction, and that making it worthwhile for customers to use your hashtags by offering prizes or incentives can sometimes prove a useful strategy -- but... [PRNewser]

Social Media Newsfeed: Facebook Gay Marriage Support | Groupon Earnings - Posted February 28, 2013
Click here to receive the Morning Social Media Newsfeed via email.   Facebook Backs Same-Sex Marriage in Supreme Court Filing... [SocialTimes.com]

Facebook Blocks Instagram-Like App Vintage Camera - Posted February 27, 2013
Facebook has not been hesitant to cut off data to applications that don't share back, as Vine and Yandex discovered recently. Now it has blocked a photo app -- ... [AllFacebook]

Hip-Hop Mogul: Turn In Your Guns and Get Free Beyonc Tickets - Posted February 27, 2013
Something tells us this wasn't what Michael Bloomberg had in mind when he started the "Demand a Plan" campaign--but it has potential. Hip-hop mogul ... [PRNewser]

Event Etiquette: When Should I Tweet? - Posted February 27, 2013
To tweet or not to tweet? That is the question. We live in a social world and often times that means it's not only okay to tweet at events, it's encouraged. But with all the meetups, conferences, mixers, and more, how do you determine when it's good to tweet and... [SocialTimes.com]

Social Media Newsfeed: Google+ Social Sign-In | Facebook Gifts - Posted February 27, 2013
 Click here to receive the Morning Social Media Newsfeed via email. ... [SocialTimes.com]

Burger King Gets Royal PR Boost from Twitter Hacking - Posted February 26, 2013
We've all heard the tired maxim that there is no such thing as bad publicity (though Lance Armstrong may disagree). So it makes us feel warm and fuzzy when this adage reveals itself to be true. When news hit that the Burger King Twitter ... [PRNewser]

TV Lover Network GetGlue Joins Twitter's Expanded Tweets - Posted February 26, 2013
Twitter is quickly becoming the go-to social network for watching people who watch television. Starting today, members of an even more TV-obsessed site, GetGlue, will be able to post pictures and short descriptions of TV shows on their Twitter feeds along with their commentary. Since June 2012, ... [SocialTimes.com]

Twictionary: 15 Hilarious Twitter Buzzwords For Social Marketers [Graphic] - Posted February 26, 2013
Are you "attwicted" to Twitter? If so, you're not going to want to miss out on the hilarious Twitter buzzwords, Twitter speak and Twitter jargon in this fun infographic from Marketo. The infographic rounds up fifteen of th... [SocialTimes.com]

Mark Zuckerberg Appears In Code.org Video Promoting Computer Science Education - Posted February 26, 2013
Facebook Co-Founder and CEO Mark Zuckerberg joined o... [AllFacebook]

Most 'Social' Brands Missed Their Chance to Shine on Oscar Night - Posted February 25, 2013
The media has rendered its verdict: Despite receiving the message that it's all about Oreo-style "real time marketing", brands promoting themselves during last night's Academy Awards (or "The Super Bowl for women" if you're a sexist) did not measure up to their Game Day peers, despite paying premium prices for 30-second... [PRNewser]

Top social TV moments from another record-setting Oscars - Posted February 25, 2013
It goes without saying these days that another big live event has set another social TV record. Last night's Oscars was no exception, attracting 13.2 million social interactions, up 197% from last year's event, according to data from Trendrr. This makes it... [Lost Remote]

Gay Blackmail and Scandal at the Vatican! - Posted February 22, 2013
We knew Ratzinger's retirement was a little weird! Today's ... [PRNewser]

Reuters: 54 Percent Of Young Adults Polled Use Facebook Continuously - Posted February 21, 2013
Although it wasn't exactly a scientific study, a Reuters report notes that more young adults think Microsoft's cool factor is on the rise th... [AllFacebook]

Aflac for Affleck: The Duck Picks Argo for Best Picture - Posted February 21, 2013
The 85th Academy Awards ceremony airs Sunday night, and all eyes will be on actor/director/Bahstun accent promoter Ben Affleck as his international drama Argo vi... [PRNewser]

Google Fans Must Apply to Buy and Promote New 'SmartGlasses' - Posted February 20, 2013
Other than sex, nothing connects with the public better than exclusivity. What better way to engage the masses than to create a product that's out of reach? We all want what we can't have, especially if someone else can have it. It's not just a PR strategy--it's a quirk of human... [PRNewser]

The Obama Administration: PR Masterminds? - Posted February 20, 2013
On Monday, Politico posted a story with the traffic-bait headline "Obama, the puppet master". Why is it relevant to us? Because it's really about the administration's ma... [PRNewser]

Google's #IfIHadGlass Promotion Elicits Snarky Responses - Posted February 20, 2013
Google's Glass, the ultimate geek interface, is now available for a select few users. The company will select users who post to Google+ or Twitter using the hashtag #ifIHadGlass, and invite them to buy the glasses for $1500. The company has ... [SocialTimes.com]

HootSuite Adds Tool for Publishing and Analyzing Promoted Tweets - Posted February 20, 2013
HootSuite has announced a new integration with Twitter that will give marketers the tools for managing their advertising campaigns on the microblogging site. Companies can use the Promoted Products Integration to build their campaigns, monit... [SocialTimes.com]

Social Media Cheat Sheet: Sizing Photos for Facebook, Twitter, YouTube - Posted February 20, 2013
Three of the top social networks have undergone a redesign in the last year. This social media cheat sheet details the image sizes you'll need for your Facebook, Twitter, and YouTube accounts. In February 2012, Facebook updated the look of its Timeline for Pages to include cover photos and featured posts, among... [SocialTimes.com]

After Burger King and Jeep fall victim, MTV and BET hack themselves for publicity - Posted February 19, 2013
Capitalizing on the buzz around Burger King and Jeep's hacked Twitter accounts, MTV and BET hacked each other in a coordinated publicity stunt Tuesday afternoon. While a handful of news organizations reported that hackers had taken over the accounts, it didn't take long for Twitter u... [Lost Remote]

Data Mining of Facebook & Twitter Shows Effect on Stock Prices - Posted February 19, 2013
According to Tineka Smith of CBR Online, "New research links public sentiment on so... [semanticweb.com]

Thirst Looks to Launch New Social News Network - Posted February 19, 2013
Devindra Hardawar of Venture Beat reports, "While I was impressed with Thirst's gorgeous Twitter cli... [semanticweb.com]

3 Important Takeaways from the NYT/Tesla Battle - Posted February 19, 2013
What could make venerated publication and hallowed critical voice the New York Times backpedal ungraciously and admit some shaky practices by their own staff writer? The electric car. Over the past week, the dust-up between electric car company Tesla and the Times r... [10,000 Words]

STUDY: How Are Top Brands Using Instagram? - Posted February 19, 2013
It seems that brands are not only becoming more hip to social photo-sharing site Instagram (which Facebook purchased last year), but getting smarte... [AllFacebook]

Burger King Twitter Hack = PR Win? - Posted February 19, 2013
Yesterday, while we were at home cleaning the mildew off our shower curtains, a certain someone hacked Burger King's offi... [PRNewser]

We Are Social Adds Paid Media Support - Posted February 19, 2013
Social media agency We Are Social has primarily focused on earned and owned media, but the company feels that as the lines between paid, earned, an... [AllFacebook]

Brian Stelter and David Carr At Social Media Week NYC - Posted February 19, 2013
Social Media Week has officially kicked off and this morning in New York, Brian Stelter and ... [10,000 Words]

Brian Stelter and David Carr at Social Media Week NYC - Posted February 19, 2013
Social Media Week has officially kicked off and this morning in New York, Brian Stelter and ... [TVSpy]

Infographic: Things You Can Tell About NFL Players by their Twitter Accounts - Posted February 19, 2013
Do football players with more followers on Twitter have higher salaries? Clickit Ticket and Neo Mammalian Studios created this overview of popular football players and teams in the National Football League. They found some surprising connections between the microblogging platform and the game. Higher follower counts do not always equal higher salaries,... [SocialTimes.com]

Maker's Mark Won't Cut Alcohol Levels Thanks To Social Media - Posted February 19, 2013
Earlier this month, Maker's Mark announced that they would be reducing the alcohol content (ABV) of their bourbon from 45 percent, or 90 proof, to 42 percent, or 84 proof, due to a supply shortage. Following the announcement, the company faced a social media backlash, with a barrage of less-than-friendly... [SocialTimes.com]

Lay's 'Do Us A Flavor' Contest: Customers Vote For Their Favorite Chips - Posted February 19, 2013
Chicken & Waffles potato chips, anyone? Last week, top snack brand Lay's rolled out three consumer-created flavors of their famous potato chips: Cheesy Garlic Bread, Sriracha (named for a spicy Thai sauce), and Chicken & Waffles. These...unconv... [PRNewser]

Social Media Newsfeed: LinkedIn Job Search | Burger King Hacked - Posted February 19, 2013
 Click here to receive the Morning Social Media Newsfeed via email. ... [SocialTimes.com]

Facebook Innovation Lessons For Your Business - Posted February 18, 2013
Facebook is the big bang in the universe of social networking. Sure, MySpace and ... [AllFacebook]

INFOGRAPHIC: What Makes People Sold On Brands On Facebook? - Posted February 15, 2013
Pretty much any company worth its salt has a Facebook presence. After all, there are more than 1 billion people on the site, so it makes sense to go where the audience is. But why do people like Facebook brand pages? A new infographic from Ambassador shows what motivates people to... [AllFacebook]

10 Great Apps for PR Professionals - Posted February 15, 2013
Today we bring you a guest post from Kelsey Libert reviewing ten top smartphone apps that can help PR pros. Kelsey is a speaker, entrepreneur, and Internet enthusiast. She's a chief development officer for a diverse website portfolio, where she runs the content development strategy and execution for several websites. Thinking on... [PRNewser]

INFOGRAPHIC: Audi, Mercedes Benz Lead The Pack On Facebook - Posted February 14, 2013
Unlike General Motors, many automotive brands have been supportive of marketing via Facebook, and it shows. New statistics from social benchmarking platform ... [AllFacebook]

New Yorkers: Tweet For Free Valentine's Day Mac N' Cheese - Posted February 14, 2013
Stouffer's understands that the way to a man's heart (and, let's face it, a woman's heart too) is a nice warm meal, so they're celebrating Valentine's Day by driving around New York City and delivering Stouffer's Mac N' Cheese to folks that tweet at them about why they're in need of... [SocialTimes.com]

Vimeo Takes on Twitter with GIF-like Video Maker, Echograph - Posted February 14, 2013
Vimeo will have a new app for making videos that look like animated GIFs. The company today announced the acquisition of Echograph from Clear-Media for an undisclosed sum. Much like Twitter's Vine, Echograph plays short video clips on a loop. "We chose Echograph because it helps peop... [SocialTimes.com]

Users of Twitter API Will Be Able to Filter by Language, Importance - Posted February 13, 2013
Twitter will soon add metadata to tweets that will allow users of its API to filter the tweets they call up by language and importance, the company said today. The filters will be available for streaming APIs that use Twitter's da... [AllFacebook]

Users of Twitter API Will Be Able to Filter by Language, Importance - Posted February 13, 2013
Twitter will soon add metadata to tweets that will allow users of its API to filter the tweets they call up by language and importance, the company said today. The filters will be available for streaming APIs that use Twitter's da... [SocialTimes.com]

Simply Measured Swings In With a Vine Analytics Tool - Posted February 13, 2013
That was fast. Less than a month after Twitter's debut of Vine, data company Simply Measured has come out with a Vine Analyt... [SocialTimes.com]

Rhythm and Poos: Litter Genie Hosts Twitter Rap Battle for Charity - Posted February 13, 2013
If you like cats, gold chains, and cats in gold chains, you've come to the right place. Walter and the Lap Cats, the feline stars of a series of YouTube commercials for Litter Genie, are hosting a rap battle on Twitter to benefit the Best Friends Animal Society. Rhymes are the center... [SocialTimes.com]

Tesla Fights Back Against Its Own PR Fail - Posted February 13, 2013
Paypal co-founder/insanely rich guy Elon Musk isn't afraid to defend his far-out ideas, be they successfully marketing an electric automobile or convincing rich people to move to ... [PRNewser]

Ebony Has The Early Favorite for Tweet of The Year - Posted February 13, 2013
Regarding Chris Dorner, Ebony tweeted the above. Well played Ebony, well played.... [Fishbowl NY]

Ebony Has The Early Favorite for Tweet of The Year - Posted February 13, 2013
Regarding Chris Dorner, Ebony tweeted the above. Well played Ebony, well played.... [FishbowlNY]

Social Media Newsfeed: State of the Union | Dorner Social Media Support - Posted February 13, 2013
Click here to receive the Morning Social Media Newsfeed via email.   ... [SocialTimes.com]

CEOs Going Social: An Interview with Leslie Gaines-Ross of Weber Shandwick - Posted February 12, 2013
How social is your CEO? Weber Shandwick's recently released follow-up to its 2010 study "Socializing Your CEO: From (Un)socia... [PRNewser]

Finally: The World's First LOLCats Campaign - Posted February 12, 2013
When we first heard of cat poop specialist Litter Genie's plans to create a real-life ad campaign worthy of I Can Has Cheezburger, we had two very different thoughts: 1. What took so long? Someone already planned a reality show tracking the brilliant minds who come up with content ideas for what... [PRNewser]

Social Media Newsfeed: First Social Media Pope Resigns | Google+ Friends - Posted February 12, 2013
 Click here to receive the Morning Social Media Newsfeed via email. ... [SocialTimes.com]

Virgin Media Sees Promo Opp in Burger King Horse Meat Scandal - Posted February 11, 2013
We all know that one brand's bad news can be another brand's opportunity--especially if the second group uses humor to make the most of it socially. Virgin Movies, the film-centric wing... [PRNewser]

The biggest Twitter hits and misses at the Grammys [infographic] - Posted February 11, 2013
When CBS exec Jack Sussman was asked why the Grammys broadcast is taped-delayed again this year, he said all the chatter on social media gives West Coast viewers "another reason... [Lost Remote]

Twitter, Facebook Did Not Make Fast Company's List of Innovative Companies - Posted February 11, 2013
Fast Company today released its annual list of the 50 most innovative companies. While smaller social networks like Pinterest made the cut, Facebook and Twitter were noticeably absent this year. Why? "Neither produced inno... [SocialTimes.com]

Pope Benedict Resigns, Concedes Twitter Defeat to Justin Bieber - Posted February 11, 2013
We'd like to take a moment this Monday morning to weigh in on the story that's dominated everyone's news feed: Pope Benedict XVI, the man who showed the world that the old school still rules new media ... [PRNewser]

Infographic: Billion-Dollar Startups - Posted February 11, 2013
Price tags for social media companies have skyrocketed since Facebook debuted in 2004. These startups were valued at a billion dollars or more. This infographic from staff.com compares the company founding dates, estimated value, number of employees, and total capital raised for 13 companies from Facebook through Instagram. Facebook's market value is... [SocialTimes.com]

Jobvite Refer, Jobvite Engage Take Social Recruiting To Next Level - Posted February 8, 2013
Social recruiting platform Jobvite took its o... [AllFacebook]

Social Media Newsfeed: LinkedIn Sponsored Posts | Google+ Audio - Posted February 8, 2013
 Click here to receive the Morning Social Media Newsfeed via email. ... [SocialTimes.com]

Twitter Buys Bluefin in Effort to Dominate Second-Screen Advertising Market - Posted February 6, 2013
Twitter confirmed a rumored acquisition of the social TV analytics company Bluefin ... [SocialTimes.com]

Dunking in the Dark: the Technology Behind Oreo's Super Bowl Tweet - Posted February 6, 2013
At the 2013 Super Bowl, a sudden blackout that darkened the football stadium for more than half an hour became a star vehicle for a package of sandwich cookies when Oreo filled the downtime with a clever tweet. Despite what the advertising copy read, the makers of Oreo weren't dunking in... [SocialTimes.com]

OWN Host Tells How Twitter Got Him a Book Deal - Posted February 6, 2013
In three short years, Paul Carrick Brunson has gone from a virtually unknown matchmaker to a best-selling author with his own show on OWN. So, how did he become a "real-life Hitch"? Just in time for... [GalleyCat]

I Pity The Fool That Isn't Following Mr. T On Twitter & YouTube - Posted February 5, 2013
Mr. T is all set to take over the world of social media with a new Twitter account, YouTube channel and even his own app and I, for one, pity the fool that isn't following and subscribing to get in on the action. Mr. T finally graced Twitter with his presence last... [SocialTimes.com]

Viralheat Adds Smart Stream To Media Marketing Suite - Posted February 5, 2013
Viralheat, which allows marketers to track the effectiveness of their Facebook pages, has added a new feature to its media marketing suite -- Smart Stream. This new utility lets users customize smart filters to view brand mentions by keyword on Facebook, as well as other social media sites, such as Twitter... [AllFacebook]

How to Protect Your Social Networks from Identity theft, Scams, and Internet Fraud - Posted February 5, 2013
Today marks the tenth anniversary of Safer Internet Day, a not-so-fun, but very important holiday for reminding ourselves to check our privacy controls and use the internet more responsibly. It's called "safer" rather than "safe" because the only true ... [SocialTimes.com]

Facebook Marketing Firm Spredfast Raises $18M - Posted February 5, 2013
Social marketing software provider ... [AllFacebook]

Social Media Newsfeed: Happy Birthday, Facebook | Twitter Acquisition - Posted February 5, 2013
 Click here to receive the Morning Social Media Newsfeed via email. ... [SocialTimes.com]

The Superdome Blackout, MetLife Stadium and PR Karma - Posted February 4, 2013
PR professionals believe in karma. We just do. It's part of the job. As soon as you start believing that everything will go right because you're prepared and you really mean well, something goes wrong. When the lights went out during the Super Bowl last night, we cringed... [PRNewser]

Report: Twitter buying Bluefin Labs - Posted February 4, 2013
Updated: It's a done deal. Earlier: Business Insider ... [Lost Remote]

Top 10 Social Media Moments of Super Bowl XLVII - Posted February 4, 2013
You've heard the news: Super Bowl 47 was all about social. While the TV ratings for last night's game were higher than the year before, the audience's social activity/engagement numbers more than doubled. The "Brand Bowl" confirmed something we already knew: social now plays a bigger role in the marketing/advertising/PR equation... [PRNewser]

Was Anyone Watching the Game? The Super Bowl Nearly Beat the Presidential Debates in Number of Tweets - Posted February 4, 2013
Sunday night's finale to the NFL football season sparked many a conversation on Twitter -- and the subject wasn't always the score. The Super Bowl provided plenty of downtime for tweeting while the Ravens were crushing the 49ers in the first half and even more so during the blackout in the... [SocialTimes.com]

Oreo's On-the-Fly Super Bowl Blackout Tweet Steals the Show - Posted February 4, 2013
For all the time, money and man power spent planning and perfecting Super Bowl ads, one of the most successful and brilliant acts of branding that occurred during last night's game went from idea to execution in a matter of minutes--and cost a whole lots less than any prime time TV... [PRNewser]

Super Bowl smashes social TV records - Posted February 4, 2013
Updated: Last night's game, halftime show, commercials and power outage combined to make it the most social event on television to date, according to data from Bluefin Labs and Trendr... [Lost Remote]

Social Media Newsfeed: Social Super Bowl | Twitter Data Breach - Posted February 4, 2013
 Click here to receive the Morning Social Media Newsfeed via email. ... [SocialTimes.com]

Twitter Suffered Massive Data Breach - Posted February 1, 2013
After suffering a significant outage yesterday, Twitter disclosed late Friday afternoon Pacific time that it had been hacked and the accounts of 250,000 users had been compromised. ... [SocialTimes.com]

Twitter Discloses Massive Data Breach - Posted February 1, 2013
After suffering a significant outage yesterday, Twitter disclosed late Friday afternoon Pacific time that it had been hacked and the accounts of 250,000 users had been compromised. ... [AllFacebook]

Facebook's Mark Zuckerberg, Instagram's Kevin Systrom Among Crunchies Awards Winners - Posted February 1, 2013
Facebook Co-Founder and CEO Mark ... [AllFacebook]

Social Media Newsfeed: Social Super Bowl | Twitter Outage - Posted February 1, 2013
 Click here to receive the Morning Social Media Newsfeed via email. ... [SocialTimes.com]

7 creative examples of how TV brands are using Vine - Posted January 31, 2013
Twitter debuted its Vine video app a week ago, and we're starting to see some creative experiments by TV brands, both local and national. As we noted in ... [Lost Remote]

Out for Undergraduate Technology Conference To Be Held At Facebook HQ Feb. 2 And 3 - Posted January 31, 2013
Facebook headquarters in ... [AllFacebook]

Fired HMV Employees Blow Up Company's Twitter Feed - Posted January 31, 2013
Message to companies like down-on-its-luck UK retailer HMV: if you plan to announce large-scale layoffs, make sure you have your brand's Twitter feed under control. Earlier today, management announced plans for more than 190 firings (60 within HR alone) to the staffing department without considering the fact that some of the... [PRNewser]

Twitter Back After Three-Hour Service Disruption - Posted January 31, 2013
Many Twitter users experienced trouble accessing the site this morning between 7 a.m. and 10 a.m. Pacific. The rolling outage affected users around the world, both on the Web and on mobile apps, according to Twitter. The problem has been resolved, the company said. Twitter declined to o... [SocialTimes.com]

How Can Journalists Use Vine? - Posted January 30, 2013
What can you get in six seconds or less? A whole lot, apparently. It's been a week since Vine, Twitter's new app for creating, curating, and sharing s... [TVSpy]

Twitter Rolls Out Lightbox Photo Display, More Videos - Posted January 30, 2013
Twitter will allow users to expand photos, watch videos and read conversations from within the main Twitter feed. Users can now expand photos an... [SocialTimes.com]

Blackberry 10 Debuts, Smart Touch-Screen Keyboard Is Onboard, As Is New Employee Alicia Keys - Posted January 30, 2013
[caption id="attachment_35062" align="aligncenter" width="300"] Blackberry president and CEO Thorsten Heins with new global creative director Alicia Keys.[/caption] The new and long-awaited Blackberry 10 line from Research In Motion (RIM) makes its debu... [semanticweb.com]

CrowdSync Offers Straight-To-Facebook Video Uploading Of Concerts, Events - Posted January 29, 2013
While there are a variety of ways to upload video to Facebook, CrowdSync is hoping to change the way people share footage from their favorite concerts and e... [AllFacebook]

Webtrends Deepens Facebook Marketing Offerings - Posted January 29, 2013
Webtrends, a digital marketing firm, has been stepping up its Facebook services over the past couple of years, and the results have been evident.... [AllFacebook]

Twitter Buys Crash Reporting Startup Crashlytics - Posted January 29, 2013
Crash reporting startup Crashlytics has been purchased by Twitter, the company announced yesterday. The move follows the shaky launch of Twitter's new video-sharing app, Vin... [SocialTimes.com]

Can HootSuite Predict the Winner of the Super Bowl XLVII? - Posted January 28, 2013
HootSuite today announced the launch of its social media command center for the Super Bowl game on February 3. The dashboard is the official social media management system for the New Orleans Super Bowl Host Committee, done in partnership with FSC Interactive. Fans can see how the Baltimore Ravens stack up against... [SocialTimes.com]

Twitter's Vine Video App: Great for Marketers and Porn Promoters - Posted January 28, 2013
Never underestimate the porn industry's uncanny ability to worm its way into every single thing ever. Twitter made media headlines at the end of last week with the debut of its new Vine video-sharing application, a feature that threaten... [PRNewser]

More Facebook Marketing Consolidation: Unified Acquires PageLever - Posted January 28, 2013
In yet another example of consolidation in the Facebook ... [Lost Remote]

Google+ Passes Twitter to Become Second Largest Social Network, Study Finds - Posted January 28, 2013
Google+ has surpassed Twitter in the number of active users to become the number two social platform, according to a study by the GlobalWebIndex. To come up with the numbers, the analys... [SocialTimes.com]

Scott Brown and The Dangers of Late-Night Tweeting - Posted January 28, 2013
Scott Brown, the former Massachusetts senator whose recent loss to Elizabeth Warren left his political future uncertain, got some unwanted attention over the weekend after releasing a series of ... [PRNewser]

Social TV results from Inauguration Day - Posted January 27, 2013
To see how much Twitter has grown in the past four years, just look at the 2013 Inauguration Day numbers below compared to 2009. In a little over one hour, there were 1.... [Lost Remote]

Social TV explodes as Matt Damon hijacks Jimmy Kimmel Live - Posted January 27, 2013
The late-night race to innovate is on. A couple of weeks ago we wrote about Conan O'Briens entirely crowsourced episode "Occupy Conan" set to a... [Lost Remote]

Andy Carvin of NPR Shares Wisdom On Reddit - Posted January 25, 2013
The rapid rise of the online social community Reddit has born out a phenomenon that has captured a large swath of the Internet: the "Ask Me Anything" or AmA. Everyone from Icelandic indie band Sigur Ros to ... [TVSpy]

Women Use Social Media to Boost their Influence at the World Economic Forum - Posted January 25, 2013
While women make up only 17 percent of the delegates at this week's World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland, they have already contributed more than a third of all social media activity related to the annual meeting. All social media activity for the event, which runs from January 21 through 27, is... [SocialTimes.com]

Twitter Video-Sharing App Vine Hung Out To Dry By Facebook - Posted January 25, 2013
Add one more application to the list of those being blocked by Facebook: Vine, a new video-sharing app from Twitter, joined Russian search engine Yandex's ... [AllFacebook]

Social Media Newsfeed: Vine Launch | Zuck Hosting Christie Fundraiser - Posted January 25, 2013
 Click here to receive the Morning Social Media Newsfeed via email. ... [SocialTimes.com]

Facebook Yanks Data From Yandex's Mobile App, A Graph Search Competitor - Posted January 24, 2013
Thursday, Russian search engine Yandex released a mobile application, Wonder, that was something like ... [AllFacebook]

Target's 'Live Tweet-to-Runway Show' Was...Strange - Posted January 24, 2013
Last week we posted on Target's sleek new TV ad campaign, which seems to aim for that crucial "real housewives" demog... [PRNewser]

Debt Collectors Posing As Bikini-Clad Models On Facebook - Posted January 24, 2013
If you're running behind on your bills and suddenly find a friend request on Facebook from an attracti... [AllFacebook]

Should TV take notice of Twitter's new video sharing app Vine? - Posted January 24, 2013
Last fall Twitter acquired a mobile company called Vine, and today they rolled out what Vine has been building: a mobile app that enables users to take six-second videos with their phones and share and embed them. In many ways, it's Twitter's version ... [Lost Remote]

Netflix CEO Reed Hastings Discusses SEC Investigation Of Facebook Post On CNBC - Posted January 24, 2013
Netflix CEO Reed Hastings appeared on ... [AllFacebook]

Indy500 Co-Opts Fans' Instagram Shots for Promo Campaign - Posted January 24, 2013
A couple of weeks ago we had a very interesting discussion with the founder and CEO of VenueSeen, a ... [PRNewser]

Swipp Social Intelligence Platform Merges Social And Knowledge Streams - Posted January 24, 2013
When Don Thorson and Charlie Constantini looked at the social graph - some 1 billlion connected people all sharing information at an incredibly fast pace - they saw a problem, and an opportunity. Data extraction wasn't playing as big a role in the picture as it could, so the possibility that... [semanticweb.com]

Facebook more than triples Twitter's TV influence, finds survey - Posted January 24, 2013
We all know that Twitter is a big TV driver, thanks to the open nature of the platform and the company's relentless efforts to work with the industry. But Facebook has always been a bit of a mystery. The majority of interactions on Facebook are private, and until rece... [Lost Remote]

How Marvel Comics Rules Social Media - Posted January 23, 2013
Marvel Comics is a massive brand. Its success relies on a stable of characters created over decades, and thanks to its film franchises it shows no signs of slowing down. So what can everyday companies learn from Marvel's hyperactive social media presence? ... [PRNewser]

How Should PR Adapt to Looser Social Media Rules in the Workplace? - Posted January 23, 2013
We found ourselves fascinated by this great Sunday New York Times piece on an issue of vital importance to PR ... [PRNewser]

Win a spot in Mediabistro's Job Search Intensive with our Twitter contest - Posted January 23, 2013
Here at Mediabistro, we talk to employers and job seekers everyday and have heard that the interview process can be daunting for both parties. It's easy to lose your train of thought, ask a ridiculous question or get so nervous you trip and fa... [Fishbowl NY]

Win a spot in Mediabistro's Job Search Intensive with our Twitter contest - Posted January 23, 2013
Here at Mediabistro, we talk to employers and job seekers everyday and have heard that the interview process can be daunting for both parties. It's easy to lose your train of thought, ask a ridiculous question or get so nervous you trip and fa... [FishbowlNY]

Infographic: How to Build a Social Resume - Posted January 23, 2013
Building a social resume is a little more complicated than simply updating your LinkedIn profile. A potential employer can learn about you just by stumbling onto your blog, Twitter or Facebook page, or by searching on an influence site like Klout. It's not a bad thing to be discovered this way --... [SocialTimes.com]

Win a spot in Mediabistro's Job Search Intensive with our Twitter contest - Posted January 23, 2013
Here at Mediabistro, we talk to employers and job seekers everyday and have heard that the interview process can be daunting for both parties. It's easy to lose your train of thought, ask a ridiculous question or get so nervous you trip an... [MediaJobsDaily]

Spredfast Integrates Bazaarvoice To Add Input From Users Of Facebook, Other Social Networks - Posted January 23, 2013
Ratings a... [AllFacebook]

PostRocket: Facebook's News Feed Algorithm Can Actually Help Pages - Posted January 22, 2013
Ever since Facebook tweaked its news feed algorithm (which many people refer to as EdgeRank), in the fall to make it so users see mo... [AllFacebook]

Who Won the Inauguration On Social Media? - Posted January 22, 2013
There's little doubt that inaugurations rank right up there with State of the Union addresses when it comes to PR and branding opportunities for newly elected presidents. In fact, we'd say inaugurations are the bigger of the two PR blowouts, because very few see the State of the Union as an... [PRNewser]

Social Media Newsfeed: Social Inauguration | French Taxes for Facebook? - Posted January 22, 2013
 Click here to receive the Morning Social Media Newsfeed via email. ... [SocialTimes.com]

What Twitter reveals about the modern game of soccer [infographic] - Posted January 21, 2013
Soccer (or football or futbol depending on where you are in the world) dominates TV around the globe. Neo Mam, an infographic agency, put together an infographic for unibet.com that an... [Lost Remote]

Filmmakers Say Instagram, Twitter Key to Generating Buzz at Sundance - Posted January 21, 2013
A panel of filmmakers at the Sundance Film Festival Saturday discussed how they used social media channels, such as Instagram and Twitter, to find an audience for ... [SocialTimes.com]

Social Media Newsfeed: Follow the Inauguration | Panoramic Tumblr - Posted January 21, 2013
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Retailers Beat Celebs and Entertainment Brands on Facebook - Posted January 18, 2013
This is something of a surprise: a new study from WSL/Strategic Retail tells us that Kim Kardashian... [AgencySpy]

Storify Curator Shows Private Facebook Posts - Posted January 18, 2013
Many media moguls use a content curator called Storify, which gathers social media reactions to certain topics or events in order to put together story streams. It's effectively u... [AllFacebook]

Lance Armstrong and Oprah Walk Into a Bar... - Posted January 18, 2013
We don't know about you guys, but we've had about enough of this Lance Armstrong. Full confession: we didn't even watch the Oprah interview live, because we were too busy catching up on American Horror Story (which is kinda campy but wow, Jessi... [PRNewser]

Facebook's Graph Search Will Both Challenge And Help Brands - Posted January 17, 2013
Facebook's newest addition -- graph search -- can change the way brands not only market on the site, but find potential customers through the... [AllFacebook]

Bing Integrates More Facebook Results Into Social Sidebar - Posted January 17, 2013
Just like Facebook is integrating Bing into its graph search, Microsoft's search engine is getting more cozy with the social network. Bing ... [AllFacebook]

PR Disaster: Notre Dame Star Manti Te'o's Fake Dead Girlfriend - Posted January 17, 2013
It was every sports journalist's dream story: Promising college senior, Heisman trophy runner-up and near-certain first round NFL draft pick Manti Te'o suffers the deaths of his grandmother and his beautiful, supportive girlfriend within 24 hours--ju... [PRNewser]

Social Media Newsfeed: Free Facebook Calls | StumbleUpon Layoffs - Posted January 17, 2013
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Rupert Murdoch is Puzzled by Woman's Fall, Assumes She's Poor and Abusing Welfare - Posted January 16, 2013
The other day, Ulanda Williams, a 32-year-old social worker, fell through an Upper East Side sidewalk while waiting for a bus. The Queens resident told the New York Post that doctors claimed her size (she stands 6'5" and weighs 400 pounds) was the only thing that kept her from suffering more... [Fishbowl NY]

Rupert Murdoch is Puzzled by Woman's Fall, Assumes She's Poor and Abusing Welfare - Posted January 16, 2013
The other day, Ulanda Williams, a 32-year-old social worker, fell through an Upper East Side sidewalk while waiting for a bus. The Queens resident told the New York Post that doctors claimed her size (she stands 6'5" and weighs 400 pounds) was the only thing that kept her from suffering more... [FishbowlNY]

The 100 Most Social-Savvy MBA Schools in 2013 - Posted January 16, 2013
To show how different MBA programs use social media to attract new students, the business organization Online MBA Page.com has published a list of the ... [SocialTimes.com]

The Do's and Dont's of a Twitter Interview - Posted January 15, 2013
The Twitter interview has become a strange, somewhat mythical beast in digital journalism. Using a 140-characters-or-less platform can seem like a journalist's heaven or hell, depending on how you like to gather your information, but there's no doubt that the so-called "twinterview" has become de riugeur ... [10,000 Words]

AgoraPulse Offers Mobile Support For Facebook Campaigns - Posted January 14, 2013
AgoraPulse, which provides Facebook page analytics, now offers marketers the ability to tailor mobile-only campaigns. With Agor... [AllFacebook]

The New Social Networks: Which Ones Will Be Useful for PR Pros? - Posted January 14, 2013
As Instagram continues to lose members, Twitter decides whether to go public, Google+ screams "Notice Me!" and Facebook tries to resist th... [PRNewser]

Golden Globes' biggest moments on Twitter - Posted January 14, 2013
The hilarious duo of Tina Fey and Amy Poehler hosted the Golden Globes on NBC last night, sparking 3.6 million tweets during the broadcast -- 4.2 million overall for the last 24 hours. With a night packed full of moments, ... [Lost Remote]

Please Tell Us #TweetTheDress Won't Be a Thing Now - Posted January 14, 2013
We would never go so far as to call ourselves fashion experts. In fact, we have to rely on our wife to tell us not to wear an outfit involving a sweater, pants, shoes and socks that are four different shades of brown. That said, we were struck by one fashion innovation... [PRNewser]

Social Media Newsfeed: Ex-Redditor Dies | Golden Globes Live-Tweets - Posted January 14, 2013
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Twitter enlists stars to live-tweet the Golden Globes - Posted January 13, 2013
We wrote about E!'s coverage of the Go... [Lost Remote]

Is PR a Job or a Lifestyle? - Posted January 11, 2013
Full disclosure: As we grow more deeply connected to the PR world, we find ourselves checking our Twitter feeds right before we go to bed every night and right after we wake up every morning to see what's exciting or irritating our colleagues in the industry. It's tough to keep up... [PRNewser]

Tweeting a Tragedy: 5 Things to Remember When News Breaks - Posted January 11, 2013
When news broke about the tragic shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Connecticut last month, those on Twitter were some of the first to hear about death counts and momentum in the investigation. We all know Twitter... [10,000 Words]

Social Media Newsfeed: Sammy Sosa on Pinterest | Wikivoyage Nears - Posted January 11, 2013
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Sammy Sosa, Denied Access to Baseball Hall of Fame, Now Butt of Internet Joke - Posted January 10, 2013
Last night, Sammy Sosa, like all of the other players nominated this year to be included in the baseball hall of fame, was voted down due to his likely use of steroids. In the wake of the news, the sports world has discovered, with morbid fascination, Sosa's Pinterest page. The page... [SocialTimes.com]

Girls, Urban Outfitters Want to Pay Your Rent for a Year - Posted January 10, 2013
This week marks the return of HBO's Girls (and the many, many articles telling us why we should love it, hate it o... [PRNewser]

Infographic: The Elaborate World of Soccer Players on Twitter - Posted January 10, 2013
Thanks to the miracle of Twitter, fans can watch the failures, triumphs, and rivalries of their favorite athletes even when they're off the field. In an in-depth look at the social lives of professional soccer players on Twitter, the makers of this infographic have crunched the numbers to show how social... [SocialTimes.com]

Facebook Scores Painfully Low In Customer Satisfaction - Posted January 9, 2013
While brands are in a love/hate relationship with Facebook, many users are ... [AllFacebook]

Social Networks, Particularly Facebook, Suffer From Low Customer Satisfaction - Posted January 9, 2013
At the close of 2012, the industries with the lowest customer satisfaction were airlines, print newspapers, cable television and social media, according to the American Customer Satisfaction Index, an annua... [SocialTimes.com]

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]

Internet Users Don't Fully Grasp How Social and Search Sites Make Money - Posted January 9, 2013
[caption id="attachment_115579" align="alignleft" width="300"] auremar / Shutterstock.com[/caption] The majority of Americans know how to use search engines and at least one social network, but many don't understand how the sites they use make money, according to a study from Harr... [SocialTimes.com]

STUDY: Many Users Still Don't Understand How Facebook Makes Money - Posted January 9, 2013
Despite several new advertising methods Facebook has rolled out over the past couple of years, many users don't understand how the site makes money, according to a new study by The Search Agency. The Search Agency, in a survey conducted by Harris Interactive, found that among 2,006 U.S. adult Internet users, only... [AllFacebook]

Google+ Lets Desktop Users Zoom and Pan Photos - Posted January 9, 2013
[caption id="attachment_115552" align="alignleft" width="300"] Zinchuk_Oksana / Shutterstock.com[/caption]The photo wars continue, as Google launched support late Tuesday for zooming and panning on photos viewe... [AllFacebook]

Taco Bell's Facebook Page Grants Swimmer's Wish For Speedo - Posted January 7, 2013
More brands are learning that one of the keys to Facebook marketing is engagement. Taco Bell has aced this test. A high school swimmer posted to the restaurant's Facebook page, asking for a Speedo that read, "Think Outside The Buns." Taco Bell not only responded to the post, but sent the... [AllFacebook]

Social Media Newsfeed: Library of Tweets | Facebook Pages Manager - Posted January 7, 2013
 Click here to receive the Morning Social Media Newsfeed via email. ... [SocialTimes.com]

A second screen New Year's - Posted January 5, 2013
Whether you were among the thousands of people in Times Square waiting for the ball to drop or halfway around the world, this past year you had the opportunity to experience New Year's Eve like never before. The Times Square Alliance and Countdown Entertainment, organizers o... [Lost Remote]

Library of Congress Is Not Sure What to Do with its Archive of Tweets - Posted January 4, 2013
If Twitter is sitting on a goldmine of data, someone needs to create a better method of digging it up. The Library of Congress was given access to the entire firehose of tweets in 2010, but researchers at the institution are still scratching their heads over how to organize and... [SocialTimes.com]

Storytelling Through Social Networks - Posted January 4, 2013
Erin Griffith recently opined that 2013 will be the year of storytelling. She writes, "Since social networking was invented, it has been powered by users. We happily fuel our favorite social networks with the snippets of content that mak... [AllTwitter]

Social Media Newsfeed: YouTube Send to TV | Yelp Comments - Posted January 4, 2013
 Click here to receive the Morning Social Media Newsfeed via email. ... [SocialTimes.com]

Top 7 Political Moments on Social Media in 2012 - Posted January 3, 2013
Today marks a new U.S. Congress, but that doesn't mean we're done looking back at 2012. We've got a list of the top political moments in a year when Facebook, Twitter, Google + and many other social channels played a major role in shaping the images of elected officials ... [SocialTimes.com]

5 Social Media Solutions for Managing Your Own Death - Posted January 3, 2013
So what if the Mayans were wrong? Just because the world didn't end on Dec. 21, 2012 doesn't mean it can't end for you at any moment. Prepare your digital afterlife with these five tools. 1. MyOwnEulogy.com With all the crying, han... [SocialTimes.com]

Infographic: How Social Media Users Rang in the New Year - Posted January 3, 2013
Where were you on New Year's Eve: Facebook or Twitter? Celebrations were a popular topic that night, according to analysts at Viralheat. When the clock struck midnight, there were 25,855 mentions of fireworks alone. This visualization of New Year's Eve trends combines statistics from Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest, Google+, video, blogs, and the... [SocialTimes.com]

What Marketers Need To Know About Facebook Nearby - Posted January 2, 2013
Ever since Facebook acquired his location-based check-in site, Gowalla, around this time last year, co-founder and CEO Josh Williams (now a product manager... [AllFacebook]

Video: The Story Of 2012 Told Through Tweets - Posted January 2, 2013
2012 has come to a close and YouTuber Jeremiah Warren has put together an awesome video that takes a look back at the biggest stories of the last year, as told through tweets!' 2012 Told Th... [SocialTimes.com]

Semantic Tech Outlook: 2013 - Posted January 2, 2013
[caption id="attachment_34376" align="alignleft" width="300"] Photo Courtesy: Flickr/Lars Plougmann[/caption] In recent blogs we've discussed where semantic technologies have gone in 2012, and a bit about where they will go this year (see ... [semanticweb.com]

AllFacebook's 10 Most Liked, Retweeted Posts Of 2012 - Posted December 31, 2012
As 2012 ends and 2013 begins, AllFacebook looked ba... [AllFacebook]

Our 12 Favorite PR Stories of 2012 (Part 1) - Posted December 31, 2012
Over the last couple of weeks, we've seen lots of "best" and "worst" lists for the PR year that (almost) was. Most of them were well-researched, informative overviews that helped give us a fuller picture of a topsy-turvy year in public relations. We debated whether to put our heads together, conduct a... [PRNewser]

Study: Sometimes a TV is Just a TV - Posted December 28, 2012
Despite a growing trend of connecting TV sets to the internet so viewers can watch TV and surf the web, a recent study shows consumers are using their new connected TVs to do one thing, watch TV. The ... [TVSpy]

Social Media Newsfeed: Tablet Reading Up | Mars Curiosity Badge - Posted December 28, 2012
 Click here to receive the Morning Social Media Newsfeed via email. ... [SocialTimes.com]

Good-Bye to 2012: Continuing Our Look Back At The Year In Semantic Tech - Posted December 27, 2012
[caption id="attachment_34313" align="alignleft" width="149"] Courtesy: Flickr/LadyDragonflyCC <3[/caption] Yesterday we began our look back at the year in semantic technology here. Today we continue with more expert co... [semanticweb.com]

Mark Zuckerberg's Sister Randi Zuckerberg Angered By Retweeting Of Facebook Photo - Posted December 26, 2012
The sisters of Facebook Co-Founder and CEO ... [AllFacebook]

Social Media Newsfeed: Klout 2012 Stats | 'Ho Ho HootSuite' - Posted December 26, 2012
Click here to receive the Morning Social Media Newsfeed via email.   Most Influ... [SocialTimes.com]

Santa Says, 'Ho Ho HootSuite' - Posted December 24, 2012
How does Santa Claus manage ... [AllFacebook]

Education Is The Key To Preventing Facebook Leaks - Posted December 21, 2012
Many companies don't have a seasoned social media guru at the helm, often relying on interns or marketers to present the brand on Facebook, Twitter, and other sites. This sometimes leads to leaks, hacks, and other nigh... [Lost Remote]

Education Is The Key To Preventing Facebook Leaks - Posted December 21, 2012
Many companies don't have seasoned social media gurus at the helm, often relying on interns or marketers to present the brand on Facebook, Twitter, and other sites. This sometimes leads to leaks, hacks, and other night... [AllFacebook]

Mayors Against Illegal Guns Launches 'Demand a Plan' Campaign - Posted December 21, 2012
The social advocacy organization Mayors Against Illegal Guns, co-chaired by New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg and Boston Mayor Thomas M. Meninio... [PRNewser]

Pope Benedict Beats Justin Bieber at Twitter - Posted December 20, 2012
OK, maybe the world really is ending: In addition to ... [PRNewser]

Social Media Newsfeed: Tweet Downloads | Web Ads for Minors - Posted December 20, 2012
 Click here to receive the Morning Social Media Newsfeed via email. ... [SocialTimes.com]

5 Great 2012 Instagram Branding Campaigns - Posted December 19, 2012
There's been a bit of drama on the social media photo-sharing front recently, hasn't there? We didn't spend too much time following the playground Twitter vs. ... [PRNewser]

Twitter Users Can Finally Download and Save All Their Tweets - Posted December 19, 2012
Twitter has announced a new tool that lets users download, save, and search through every tweet they've uttered since the day they joined Twitter. This is a big deal. Historically, the microblogging site has been stingy with its tweet records. PeopleBrowsr came close to creating a full archive in May 2012, when... [SocialTimes.com]

Social Media Newsfeed: Instagram Privacy | Apple-Foursquare Talks? - Posted December 19, 2012
 Click here to receive the Morning Social Media Newsfeed via email. ... [SocialTimes.com]

Infographic: Do You Use Social Media on the Toilet? - Posted December 18, 2012
We complain all the time about the crap people post on the internet: the mushy love posts, the strong political views, and the enticing videos that turn out to be spam. Has anyone ever asked where those posts are coming from? According to the makers of this infographic, 1 in every... [SocialTimes.com]

Nielsen and Twitter to Measure The Talk About TV Shows - Posted December 18, 2012
In a nod to second screen viewing habits, where viewers interact with their laptops, tablets or smart phones while watching TV, Nielsen has partnered with Twitter to create the "Nielsen Twitter Rating." The new ratings system will allow TV stations to measure both who is watching their show and who is tal... [TVSpy]

Social Media Newsfeed: YouTube Capture | Social Advertising - Posted December 18, 2012
Click here to receive the Morning Social Media Newsfeed via email.   New App Optimizes Your i... [SocialTimes.com]

eMarketer: Sunny Outlook for Mobile, Social Advertising in 2013 - Posted December 17, 2012
The digital marketing research firm eMarketer has substantially revised its previous estimates for mobile advertising spending in 2012 from $2.61 billion to $4 billion, nearly double the 2011 number. The company is also bullish on social marketing, ex... [AllFacebook]

Best Free Photo-Sharing Sites and Apps of 2012 - Posted December 17, 2012
Facebook's acquisition of Instagram was just the beginning of an exciting year for people who love sharing pictures online. We've compiled a handful of great sites to help you collect, store, edit, share, and discover pictures for free. Dropb... [SocialTimes.com]

Nielsen and Twitter Team Up to Measure Social TV - Posted December 17, 2012
The present is a great time to be in the public relations industry: never before have so many people done so many things while in contact with so many others. Thanks to social media and the continuous miracle that is technology, we never do anything alone anymore (with a few obvious exceptions,... [PRNewser]

Will the 'Nielsen Twitter TV Rating' become the industry standard metric for social TV? - Posted December 17, 2012
Nielsen has announced a deal with Twitter to create a new social TV rating that they hope will become a standard in the industry. For Nielsen, this has been ... [Lost Remote]

Report: Facebook Drives Huge Upward Revision In 2012 U.S. Mobile Ad Spending Forecast - Posted December 17, 2012
Research firm eMarketer boos... [AllFacebook]

Nielsen and Twitter Announce a Social TV Rating with a New Metric - Posted December 17, 2012
Network TV will now tweet its way to the top thanks to a new ratings system that measures the reach of online and mobile conversations about television shows on Twitter. Nielsen, which set the industry standard for measuring what television audiences watch and buy,... [SocialTimes.com]

Microsoft 'Comms Guy' Challenges Google Rep to a Twitter Duel - Posted December 17, 2012
Frank X. Shaw is Microsoft's "top comms guy". He doesn't think too much of rival Google's attempts to go highbrow in the PR sphere--and he let thousands of people know about it on Twitter this weekend. Let's unravel the roots of this little ... [PRNewser]

Twitter-Instagram Talks Before Facebook Deal? - Posted December 17, 2012
How close was Instagram to being acquired by ... [AllFacebook]

Saudi Arabian Prince Al Waleed Bin Talal Favored Twitter Over Facebook In Terms Of Growth Prospects - Posted December 17, 2012
Facebook's initial public ... [AllFacebook]

Kmart Tweet on Newtown Tragedy Includes Promo Tag - Posted December 14, 2012
Like everyone else in the country, we've spent much of the day today distracted by the unspeakably awful events that occurred in Connecticut. Unfortunately, Kmart became the first brand to release a completely inappropriate statement this afternoon. In the midst of a promo campaign called "Fab 15" highlighting the "15 coolest toys... [AgencySpy]

Thousands Share Alleged Conn. School Shooter's Facebook Profile -- But It May Not Be Him - Posted December 14, 2012
Not long after the name of the shooter who killed nearly 30 people -- including 20 children -- was released ... [AllFacebook]

Infographic: The Social Profiles of Inc. 500 CEOs vs. Fortune 500 CEOs - Posted December 14, 2012
This infographic explores the social lives of nationally ranked businesses' chief executives -- and by social, we mean how willing they are to participate on social media sites. It turns out that Inc. 500 leaders are the most social of the two groups: 79 percent of Inc. 500 CEOs have a social... [SocialTimes.com]

Figuring Out Where to Pitch Your Stories - Posted December 13, 2012
This week brings another helpful post from our friends at ... [PRNewser]

Obama PR Team Recasts Victory as 'Revenge of the Nerds' - Posted December 13, 2012
If you're anything like us, you remember the 2012 election as a long, unpleasant string of joke candidates, gaffes, Twitter fights, terrible debate performances and attack ads. The Obama campaign's PR team, however, would like the public to see the presi... [PRNewser]

Infographic: Twitter Boosts Fundraising Efforts Nearly Ten-Fold - Posted December 12, 2012
2012 was a very good year for social giving and MDG Advertising has the stats to prove it. In a new infographic, the company takes a look at ... [SocialTimes.com]

Amazon Friends & Family Gifting Feature Taps Into Data On Facebook Friends - Posted December 12, 2012
Ecommerce giant ... [AllFacebook]

Social Media Newsfeed: Twitter-Pinterest Integration | HootSuite Apps - Posted December 12, 2012
 Click here to receive the Morning Social Media Newsfeed via email. ... [SocialTimes.com]

With MarkLogic Search Technology, Factiva Enables Standardized Search And Improved Experiences Across Dow Jones Digital Network, - Posted December 12, 2012
Dow Jones & Company's Factiva information service has long been distinguished by the semantic tools it applies to its content to surface relevant search information. Last week the company announced what it says is one of the most significant investments it's made in the Factiva pro... [semanticweb.com]

How To Add a Twitter Header Photo - Posted December 11, 2012
Got a Twitter account? You need to upload a new header image before December 12th! AllTwitter explained why: "Twitter started rolling out its Facebook-a-like header photos to profiles back in September, and users who haven't yet implemented this new functionality have until tomorrow (Decembe... [GalleyCat]

How To Add a Twitter Header Photo - Posted December 11, 2012
Got a Twitter account? You need to upload a new header image before December 12th! AllTwitter explained why: "Twitter started rolling out its Facebook-a-like header photos to profiles back in September, and users who haven't yet implemented this new functionality have until tomorrow (Decembe... [semanticweb.com]

INFOGRAPHIC: Facebook Favorite Fab.com Tops 8thBridge Social Commerce IQ 25 List - Posted December 11, 2012
Social commerce firm 8thBridge announced the result... [AllFacebook]

Is Twitter Replacing the Traditional Job Posting? - Posted December 11, 2012
We've seen it all too often here at MediaJobsDaily. Companies post a job on their own Web site only to get candidates via Twitter after their in-house recruiter mentions a few available opportunities. And as per a recent post on ... [MediaJobsDaily]

Is Twitter Replacing the Traditional Job Posting? - Posted December 11, 2012
We've seen it all too often here at MediaJobsDaily. Companies post a job on their own Web site only to get candidates via Twitter after their in-house recruiter mentions a few available opportunities. And as per a recent post on ... [TVNewser]

HootSuite Adds Three Business-Focused Apps - Posted December 11, 2012
Social-media-management platform HootSuite... [AllFacebook]

Infographic: The Future of Social Commerce - Posted December 11, 2012
The future of social commerce is not in traffic referrals from Facebook, Twitter, or even Pinterest, but in socially enabled e-commerce sites like Fab, say researchers at 8th Bridge. In the 2012 Social Commerce IQ Retail report, released today, research showed that the most successful internet retailers combine branding on social... [SocialTimes.com]

Buffer Shifts Focus, Launches New Social Sharing Apps For IPhone, Web - Posted December 11, 2012
Social sharing application Buffer shifted its focus to mobile, announcing the laun... [AllFacebook]

Singly "App Fabric" Platform Helps Developers Deeply Connect To Other Apps So Users Can Connect With All Their Data - Posted December 11, 2012
Singly, which has as its mission connecting people more closely with their data everywhere it lives, now is opening up the beta of its development platform to help developers create the apps that can make that happen. As co-founder and CEO J... [semanticweb.com]

Social Media Newsfeed: Twitter Filters | Bing Changes - Posted December 11, 2012
 Click here to receive the Morning Social Media Newsfeed via email. ... [SocialTimes.com]

Twitter Responds to Instagram's Pulled Photos With Filters of Its Own - Posted December 10, 2012
Twitter added eight filters for photos in iPhone and Android app updates it pushed out today, the company said. The move comes as an appar... [SocialTimes.com]

Twitter Responds to Instagram's Pulled Photos With Filters of Its Own - Posted December 10, 2012
Twitter added eight filters for photos in iPhone and Android app updates it pushed out today, the company said. The move comes as an appar... [AllFacebook]

6 Brands Taking Social Media Strategy Beyond Facebook - Posted December 10, 2012
We found ourselves intrigued by last week's Forbes post on "Why Facebook Can't Be the Center of Your Social ... [PRNewser]

6 Brands Taking Social Media Strategy Beyond Facebook - Posted December 10, 2012
We found ourselves intrigued by last week's Forbes post on "Why Facebook Can't Be the Center of Your Social ... [AgencySpy]

Social Media Newsfeed: Spotify Updates | Foursquare Events - Posted December 7, 2012
 Click here to receive the Morning Social Media Newsfeed via email. ... [SocialTimes.com]

Author Sells Book Inside Twitter Stream - Posted December 6, 2012
Would you buy a book on Twitter? One author is experimenting with Chirpify, a way to buy and sell goods without ever leaving your Twitter feed. SocialTimes has the... [GalleyCat]

Facebook: Goodbye 'Subscribe,' Hello 'Follow' - Posted December 6, 2012
In an effort to quell user confusion, Facebook's service that allows users to see updates from other users who they are not friends with will now be referred to as "follow," rather than "... [Lost Remote]

Facebook: Goodbye 'Subscribe,' Hello 'Follow' - Posted December 6, 2012
In an effort to quell user confusion, Facebook's service that allows users to see updates from other users who they are not friends with will now be referred to as "follow," rather than "... [AllFacebook]

Social Media Newsfeed: Instagram-Twitter Dis-integration | Zynga Gambling - Posted December 6, 2012
 Click here to receive the Morning Social Media Newsfeed via email. ... [SocialTimes.com]

Author Uses Chirpify to Sell His New Book In-Stream on Twitter - Posted December 5, 2012
Sci-Fi author William Gibson once said that while Facebook is like the mall, Twitter is like the street. If that's the case, an in-stream payment service called Chirpify is setting up a virtu... [SocialTimes.com]

What's Roland Tweeting? - Posted December 4, 2012
TV One's Roland Martin tweets A LOT. He's approaching his 100,000th tweet. Sure, he's gotten in trouble for his tweets in the past, but... [PRNewser]

Nielsen study: Mobile driving big-time growth in social media and social TV behavior - Posted December 4, 2012
Nielsen's just-released "Social Media Report" for 2012 drills deep on mobile, illustrating the inexorable relationship between social and mobile devices. "Time spent on mobile apps and the mobile web account for 63% of the year-ove... [Lost Remote]

Shoutlet 6.0 Rolls Out With New Features For Facebook Marketers - Posted December 4, 2012
Cloud-based self-serve social marketing platform Shoutle... [AllFacebook]

Oh, Right: Kate Middleton Is Pregnant - Posted December 3, 2012
Today in Awkward (sort of) Press Releases News, the communications team at Buckingham Palace confirmed that we will, indeed, meet little Prince William Junior (or Juniorette) in approximately ni... [PRNewser]

How Twitter Users Spread Buzz For Cyber Monday & Black Friday - Posted December 3, 2012
Early studies showed that Twitter contributed nothing to Thanksgiving sales this year, at least in terms of traffic to retail sites. But data from Black Friday and Cyber Monday continues to pour in. Analysts at NMIncite read the posts for shopper feedback, while Silver... [SocialTimes.com]

Social Media Newsfeed: Facebook Hoax | FamilyLeaf - Posted December 3, 2012
Click here to receive the Morning Social Media Newsfeed via email.   Man Fools More Than 500,000 Facebook Users Pretending to be Lotter... [SocialTimes.com]

Best Price Comparison Apps & Twitter Unfollowers: Top Stories of the Week - Posted December 1, 2012
For your weekend reading pleasure, here are the most popular AppNewser headlines of the week, including how to tether your smartphone, Facebook ballots and how to convert your handwriting into digital text (video review embedded above). Click here to sign up for AppNewser's daily email ne... [FishbowlDC]

Best Price Comparison Apps & Twitter Unfollowers: Top Stories of the Week - Posted December 1, 2012
For your weekend reading pleasure, here are the most popular AppNewser headlines of the week, including how to tether your smartphone, Facebook ballots and how to convert your handwriting into digital text (video review embedded above). Click here to sign up for AppNewser's daily email ne... [Inside Mobile Apps]

Search Through Your Facebook History With Archify - Posted November 30, 2012
So you remember there was a funny picture or a witty post from a Facebook friend, but you can't recall when or which friend. Archify, which launched earlier this week, seeks to solve this problem by... [Lost Remote]

Search Through Your Facebook History With Archify - Posted November 30, 2012
So you remember a funny picture or a witty post from a Facebook friend, but you can't recall when or which friend. Archify, which launched earlier this week, seeks to solve this problem by allowing ... [AllFacebook]

Facebook Offers Social Networking Tips To New Members Of Congress - Posted November 30, 2012
The men and women of the U.S. Congress may know government affairs, the economy, and public policy, but they might not be well-versed in Facebook. T... [AllFacebook]

Albania Pirate Group Facebook Page Deleted Again - Posted November 30, 2012
It was strike two for the Albania Pirate Group... [AllFacebook]

Moviegoer Social Sentiment: Big Data Analysis For Big Business - Posted November 30, 2012
Like lots of other families over the recent Thanksgiving weekend, we made our way to the movies. Our choice: Life of Pi. We'd highly recommend it, and according to the IBM Social Sentiment Index, as applied to Moviegoer ... [semanticweb.com]

5 Ways to Find an Agent for Your Book - Posted November 29, 2012
Every week we receive emails from aspiring writers looking for guidance about publishing a book on the traditional publishing route. We always offer the same advice: find the best literary agent for your manuscript. Every aspiring writer needs to make a list of literary agents they would li... [semanticweb.com]

Kred's Parent Company Takes Twitter to Court - Posted November 29, 2012
PeopleBrowsr, the parent company of social influence scoring site Kred, has won a restraining order against Twitter to prevent the microblogging site from blocking access to its Firehose of tweets. Both parties appeared at the San Fra... [SocialTimes.com]

Will The White House's New Social Media Strategy Work? - Posted November 29, 2012
There's no question that The White House knows its way around social media--President Obama's "four more years" Instagram tweet quickly became the most l... [PRNewser]

Win a Free 3-Job Posting Package in our Twitter Contest - Posted November 29, 2012
Here at Mediabistro, we talk to employers and job seekers everyday and have heard th... [AllTwitter]

Durex Marks World AIDS Day With #1Share1Condom Campaign On Facebook, Twitter - Posted November 28, 2012
Condom manufacturer Durex is mar... [AllFacebook]

INFOGRAPHIC: How Much Time Do You Spend On Facebook? - Posted November 28, 2012
For many people, Facebook is the first site they log into every morning and the last thing they check before going to bed. All of that time can really add up. Law firm Morrison Foerster, through its Socially Aware blog, found out that people spend ... [AllFacebook]

Facebook Friends Annoying You? Sentence Them To Defriendtion - Posted November 28, 2012
While there will likely never be a Facebook dislike button due to the prominent pre... [AllFacebook]

Facebook, IPO Among Bing's Most-Searched Terms Of 2012 - Posted November 27, 2012
Though Mark Zuckerberg doesn't have the tabloid-turning power of Kim Kardashian or Justin Bieber, Facebook was among Bing's most-searched terms of the year. The year isn't over yet, but that didn't stop Bing (which has been a solid partner with Faceb... [AllFacebook]

Black Friday And Cyber Monday: Retailers' Referral Traffic From Facebook, Mall Check-Ins, Fab.com - Posted November 27, 2012
The huge shopping days of Black Friday... [AllFacebook]

Social Media Newsfeed: Facebook Privacy | Tumblr Grows - Posted November 27, 2012
 Click here to receive the Morning Social Media Newsfeed via email. ... [SocialTimes.com]

Facebook Preferred Marketing Developer Unified Debuts Fall 2012 Social Operating Platform - Posted November 26, 2012
Facebook Preferred Marketing Developer ... [AllFacebook]

Is Sharpton's Twitter on the Fritz? - Posted November 26, 2012
On Saturday MSNBC host Rev. Al Sharpton apparently really wanted people to know what he was up to here in the nation's capitol. Repeatedly. We're glad to hear he had friends to chill with in D.C. before his NBC "MTP" appearance, but is... [FishbowlDC]

Social Media Newsfeed: Cyber Monday | Facebook Privacy - Posted November 26, 2012
 Click here to receive the Morning Social Media Newsfeed via email. ... [SocialTimes.com]

Amazon Enters the Brand Pages Game - Posted November 21, 2012
Just in time for Black Friday, Cyber Monday, and all that related insanity, Amazon has joined Facebook in giving marketers yet another reason to obsess over data with new brand pages and analytical tools. So... [PRNewser]

Five Key Considerations For Facebook Page Promotions - Posted November 21, 2012
The holiday season has already begun. Brands and... [AllFacebook]

Social Media Newsfeed: Black Friday Tech | Pinterest Calendar - Posted November 21, 2012
 Click here to receive the Morning Social Media Newsfeed via email. ... [SocialTimes.com]

How a TV news personality should use social - Posted November 21, 2012
In the midst of the unfortunate and terrible situation in Israel/Gaza, an interesting use of social has emerged from CNN's Anderson Cooper. Cooper is currently on the ground in the region and isn't only preparing for TV broadcasts. ... [Lost Remote]

Facebook Data-Visualization Outfit SumAll Closes $6M Capital-Financing Round - Posted November 20, 2012
Data-focused software-as-a-service provider SumAll announced the completion of a $6 million series-A capital-financing round led by ... [AllFacebook]

Twitter Suspends New York Times Parody Account [Update] - Posted November 20, 2012
Apparently the execs at The New York Times do not have a sense of humor. The paper complained to Twitter about a parody account, called @NYTOnIt, which posted many ridiculous and obviously stupid trend stories... [Fishbowl NY]

Twitter Suspends New York Times Parody Account [Update] - Posted November 20, 2012
Apparently the execs at The New York Times do not have a sense of humor. The paper complained to Twitter about a parody account, called @NYTOnIt, which posted many ridiculous and obviously stupid trend stories... [FishbowlNY]

Social Media Newsfeed: Mumbai Arrests Over Facebook Post | Amazon Posts - Posted November 20, 2012
 Click here to receive the Morning Social Media Newsfeed via email. ... [SocialTimes.com]

President Obama's Digital Team Shares the Secret to Its Success - Posted November 19, 2012
For the first time, members of President Obama's digital team are sharing some of the secrets behind their groundbreaking strategy, including how they happened upon the now-famous photo that was used in the most Tweeted and shared Facebook ... [SocialTimes.com]

7 Things Job Seekers Should Include in Social Media Profiles - Posted November 19, 2012
Social media has revolutionized the way recruiters search for talent, which means job seekers need to make sure their profiles are tuned to perfection. After all, you never know when the right person will stumble across your LinkedIn page at the right time. In the latest Mediab... [MediaJobsDaily]

Mark Cuban: Facebook Is Straying From Its Original Mission - Posted November 19, 2012
Billionaire Mark Cuban used his ... [AllFacebook]

With ThingLink, Interactive Images in Tweets - Posted November 19, 2012
We've given ThingLink a lot of love here at 10,000 Words, but the easy-to-use interactive image-maker merits another post because of its new functionality: working on the Twitters. Users can now share an image on Twitter complete with any created ThingLink meta-data, and ... [TVSpy]

Seeing Lots Of Twitter Spam Lately? Here's How To Report It - Posted November 19, 2012
Win a free iPad 3! Have you seen the nasty things people are saying about you on blogs? Try this new antivirus software for free! Have you seen any of these tweets lately? They're most likely spam, and they're quite the epidemic on Twitter. The company is trying to fight ... [AllTwitter]

Video: The Impact Of Twitter On Journalism - Posted November 17, 2012
PBS Arts Off Book put out this interesting, short video this week with some thoughts from a few leading minds in the digital journalism sphere (including Mark Luckie, the 10,000 Words founder and current manager of journalism and news at Twitter). The subject is all about how Twitter has impacted journalism... [TVSpy]

Video: The Impact Of Twitter On Journalism - Posted November 17, 2012
PBS Arts Off Book put out this interesting, short video this week with some thoughts from a few leading minds in the digital journalism sphere (including Mark Luckie, the 10,000 Words founder and current manager of journalism and news at Twitter). The subject is all about how Twitter has impacted journalism... [10,000 Words]

NaNoWriMo Tip # 17: Answer Twitter Questions - Posted November 17, 2012
Having trouble coming up with motivation for your National Novel Writing Month characters? Click on the You Asked It! site and answer random quest... [GalleyCat]

Twitter Blows Up the News Cycle - Posted November 16, 2012
Twitter may be many things, but I've never heard of the social network compared to dynamite before. But that's how two of the top press operatives on the presidential campaign trail described ... [SocialTimes.com]

Thanks for coming to Lost Remote's NYC party! - Posted November 16, 2012
Wow, what a night! Tuesday night was Lost Remote's first party in NYC. To say the Tribeca Grand was packed, would be an understand. Hundreds of social TV experts (from networks, startups and more) packed the beautiful venue to join Fred Graver and myself for a celebr... [Lost Remote]

Peter Chernin joins Twitter's board - Posted November 15, 2012
Longtime media mogul and Hollywood exec Peter Chernin has officially joined Twitter's board of directors. Chernin is the former president of News Corp., credited with the ratings success of FOX. He also played a critical role in creating and protecting Hulu. "I've been a long-time u... [Lost Remote]

Why I'm Torn About @IDFSpokesperson's Coverage Of The Israel-Gaza Conflict - Posted November 15, 2012
As someone who experienced living through two wars during my time in Israel (the 2006 Lebanon War and the Gaza "Operation Cast Lead" War in 2008), it's interesting to be experiencing the Israel-Gaza conflict from the other side of the world and watching as things unfold through tweets, Facebook status updates... [AllFacebook]

Is Billionaire Mark Cuban's Anger At Facebook Misguided? - Posted November 15, 2012
Billionaire Mark Cuban, owner of the National Basketball Association's Dallas Mavericks, is... [AllFacebook]

Social Media Newsfeed: Vimeo Paywall | Twitter Hire - Posted November 14, 2012
Click here to receive the Morning Social Media Newsfeed via email.   Vimeo Shows Off New Paywall Vide... [SocialTimes.com]

Twitter adds to TV team, hires Broadcasting and Cable editor to lead media operations - Posted November 13, 2012
Broadcasting and Cable Editor-in-Chief Ben Grossman announced today he has joined Twitter's media team as the Head of Global Operations. "Ben will lead our media marketing and operations," explains Twitter's Chl... [Lost Remote]

Sephora Helps Facebook Users Accessorize Their Cover Images - Posted November 13, 2012
It's all about accessorizing, and beauty products manufacturer ... [AllFacebook]

Reporter reprimanded for over-tweeting NCAA game; who owns second-screen rights? - Posted November 13, 2012
Sports leagues have always held a tight rein on real-time stats, but what if you're a credentialed reporter tweeting during a game? The University of Washington has reprimanded a reporter this week for tweeting too much -- 53 tweets in all -- during a NCAA basketball game, ... [Lost Remote]

Half a Million People Urge Macy's to 'Dump Trump' - Posted November 13, 2012
Disclaimer: We hate to give undue attention to Donald Trump, but this story simply offers too much Schadenfreude... [PRNewser]

Retweeting Without Reading? Yeah, It's Happening-- and It Affects Journalism Strategy on Twitter - Posted November 12, 2012
Worth noting for journalists looking to measure engagement on the Twitters: your retweets aren't necessarily your click-throughs, and the two unfortunately may have almost no correlation either. Hubspot's Dan Zarrella analyzed 2.7 million tweets that contained links, and ... [TVSpy]

Pope Brings the Good Word to Twitter - Posted November 9, 2012
Today the Catholic Church prepares to take a giant leap into the 21st century. No, the pope isn't planning on appointing women to the clergy or condoning same-sex marriage, but he is about to bring the word of the Lord into the realm of social media: according to T... [PRNewser]

Did Facebook Engagement Translate To Wins In Key Congressional Races? - Posted November 9, 2012
The 2... [AllFacebook]

Election 2012: The Semantic Recap - Posted November 8, 2012
There's no such thing as too much post-election coverage, is there? Alright, maybe there is. But we couldn't let things die down without at least a nod to those in our space that have delivered the semantic industry's own take on the topic. Here are a few you may want to review: ... [semanticweb.com]

Twitter briefly frightens some media companies with password resets, but it's a great reminder - Posted November 8, 2012
Late last night, a "large number" of Twitter's more than 140 million active users received an email that began with the startling sentence, "Twitter believes that your account may have been compromised by a website or service not associated with Twitter." The ... [Lost Remote]

Twitter Is Sending Emails To Users Whose Accounts Have Been Compromised - Posted November 8, 2012
There have been reports of users receiving emails from Twitter telling them to change the password on their account. And, while you might rightly be suspicious of any email asking for your password, this time it's the real deal. ... [AllTwitter]

Rupert Murdoch Makes a Good Point - Posted November 8, 2012
Maybe Rupert Murdoch is jealous about all the press ... [Fishbowl NY]

Rupert Murdoch Makes a Good Point - Posted November 8, 2012
Maybe Rupert Murdoch is jealous about all the press ... [FishbowlNY]

Social Media Newsfeed: iPad Mini | Tweetdeck | Election - Posted November 8, 2012
Click here to receive the Morning Social Media Newsfeed via email.   iPad Mini Retina Rumor Arrives Early (CNET) Just ... [SocialTimes.com]

Weiner Whips Out His Twitter Account - Posted November 7, 2012
More often than not we give the gossip columns around Washington grief for being so vanilla. But today we give a nod to Roll Call's HOH for writing about former Rep. Anthony Weiner (D-SexyLawmaker) for breaking his 17-month Twitter silence for the sake of Hurricane Sandy's rampage through his old con... [FishbowlDC]

10 Social Media Statistics That Will Blow your Mind [Video] - Posted November 7, 2012
Each year Erik Qualman, author of Socialnomics, releases a sweet infographic-style video with the latest and greatest social media stats called 'Social Media Revolution'. The latest installment, 'Socia... [SocialTimes.com]

Reuters Sent Memo to Employees Regarding Social Media Guidelines During Election Night - Posted November 7, 2012
Since social media is a constant part of our lives, soon it'll be hard to imagine an election without its presence, right? As such, it's no surprise that media giants like Reuters reminded staffs about social media rules during election night. As pointed out by ... [TVNewser]

Digital Marketers: Time To Get More Savvy With Social Media - Posted November 7, 2012
The Digital Channel Intelligence (DCI) Solution unveiled last week by enterprise social intelligence vendor NetBase aims to make conversations on social channels more useful to the brands and agencies that hope to gain insight from that commentary. In a world where digital marketing is swiftly becoming e... [semanticweb.com]

Which Tech Giant Ran the Best Election 'Campaign?' - Posted November 6, 2012
We'd like to follow up on a question posed by multiple blogs today: which big tech/social media/search... [PRNewser]

Americans, Annoyed By Voting, Voice Outrage on Twitter - Posted November 6, 2012
What, you thought we wouldn't post any more election stories today? To all our readers who already voted: how annoying/rewarding was the whole process? Was it worth the "voter's high"? Is that even a thing? Reminder: We live in a democracy, and just as we have a right to vote we also... [PRNewser]

What Are The Most Trusted Facebook Apps? - Posted November 6, 2012
Not all Facebook applications are created equal. While some only require basic information to function, many more want to know your location, access your photos, and post on your behalf. Which apps can you trust? MyPermissions, which helps users rid their social media lives of dangerous apps, shared with AllFacebook the... [AllFacebook]

Twitter To Launch Promoted Products In Middle East And Northern Africa - Posted November 6, 2012
Twitter is set to launch Promoted Products in the Middle East and Northern Africa region, in a bid to attract more global advertisers and increase its revenue. ... [AllTwitter]

INFOGRAPHIC: Facebook And Candy - Posted November 6, 2012
Candy brands have a sweet tooth for Facebook, as it is by far their social network of choice, with most of them having ... [AllFacebook]

Fox News and Twitter team up to report on election night - Posted November 6, 2012
Election day is finally here. The next 24 hours will unleash a plethora of information across the social web that might often be hard to understand. On November 1st, Twitter launched a new ... [Lost Remote]

Learn More About the Vote With These Useful Social Tools - Posted November 5, 2012
How much social media sways swayable voters is perhaps the same sort of question as how much wood a woodchuck would chuck if it could. Even so, some projects designed to give average users access to information about the vote are worth watching. HootSuite's ... [SocialTimes.com]

Text and Sentiment Analytics Team In Servicing The Customer Experience - Posted November 5, 2012
Did you ever take a survey and wonder if anyone actually was paying attention to your input? Here's a tip: If it's more than 20 questions, ignore it, advises Sam Keninger, director of product marketing at customer experience vendor Medallia. "That's the old market research way of doing things, and... [semanticweb.com]

Text and Sentiment Analytics Team In Servicing The Customer Experience - Posted November 5, 2012
Did you ever take a survey and wonder if anyone actually was paying attention to your input? Here's a tip: If it's more than 20 questions, ignore it, advises Sam Keninger, director of product marketing at customer experience vendor Medallia. "That's the old market research way of doing things, and... [AllTwitter]

Social Media Newsfeed: Pres. Election | Hurricane Sandy | Twitter Copyright - Posted November 5, 2012
 Click here to receive the Morning Social Media Newsfeed via email. ... [SocialTimes.com]

Twitter Fight: Orbitz vs. Priceline - Posted November 2, 2012
Today in social media brand wars, two longtime competitors face off on Twitter...with (sort of) hilarious results. In case you didn't know, both @Priceline and @Orbitz claim to offer travele... [PRNewser]

Should NYC Postpone the Marathon? (UPDATED) - Posted November 2, 2012
Today a battle wages on Twitter over what most would probably not consider a pressing issue: whether New York should proceed as planned with the ING New York City Marathon, currently scheduled for Sunday morning. The debate has turned bitter a... [AgencySpy]

Should NYC Postpone the Marathon? (UPDATED) - Posted November 2, 2012
Today a battle wages on Twitter over what most would probably not consider a pressing issue: whether New York should proceed as planned with the ING New York City Marathon, currently scheduled for Sunday morning. The debate has turned bitter a... [PRNewser]

Hurricane a Big PR Win for...The MTA? - Posted November 2, 2012
Yes, we're still a little overwhelmed by all the Sandy stories, but we'd like to bring you another example of a brand that scored a PR win during the storm. This story is even more relevant because the brand in question, The Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA), has a generally ter... [PRNewser]

HootSuite Counts Down to Election Day with Launch of Dedicated Command Center - Posted November 2, 2012
The debates are over, but the presidential elections are just getting started. Social media monitoring service HootSuite has set up a command center for the 2012 presidential elections that tracks the activities of both candidates, the company announced today. The 2012 Election Tracker gives viewers minute-to-minute updates on voter sentiment on... [SocialTimes.com]

Walmart Kicks Off 12 Days Of Giving On Facebook - Posted November 1, 2012
With the holiday season approaching, it's also giving season at ... [AllFacebook]

Sandy Twitter Troll Outed and Shamed - Posted November 1, 2012
To the unfortunate few who pay attention to online flame wars: the nightmare is over. ComfortablySmug--the Twitter "troll" who posted false messages during Hurricane Sandy claiming that Con Ed was about to shut off power to a... [PRNewser]

The Power of Social Media: Campaign Manager Resigns After Posting Fake Tweets - Posted October 31, 2012
When we read about this story on JimRomenesko, we couldn't believe our eyes. And then once we started to digest the information, it brought up a variety of employment-related questions. First, as for the scoop: Amid... [TVNewser]

More Poorly Executed Hurricane Sandy PR - Posted October 31, 2012
Add Gap to the list of brands criticized for releasing Sandy-themed marketing messages during the storm. First there was American Apparel's "Sandy Sale"; then there was the Urban Outfitters email blast reading: "This storm blows (but you know what doesn't?)" Yeah, that would be free shipping on all orders. On Monday, Gap's... [PRNewser]

The Weather Channel's Jim Cantore on how social affected Sandy coverage: 'Nothing travels faster than the news on social media' - Posted October 30, 2012
Surreal is the only way to describe the past 24-hours in NYC. While the city's still in a bit of shock and hundreds of thousands in Manhattan alone are still without power, a sense of "the show must go on" i... [Lost Remote]

AllFacebook Stats Rebrands Itself As Quintly - Posted October 30, 2012
There's major news coming from sister site AllFacebook Stats, which today announced ... [AllFacebook]

How Often Should You Change Your Twitter Photo? - Posted October 30, 2012
So you went to a wedding last weekend and someone took a fantastic shot of you that would be the perfect Twitter profile pic. But you just changed your photo last week... is it OK to change it again? Yes and no. Changing your Twitter photo too often is a big... [AllTwitter]

Social Media Spread Fake Hurricane News, Pics - Posted October 30, 2012
We've all heard about the power of social media to bring people together and help spread information quickly, especially during crises like the deadly storm that struck the Eastern seaboard yesterday, causing multiple casualties and untold billions in prope... [PRNewser]

Microsoft Revamps Twitter, Facebook, Skype Apps for Windows Phone 8 - Posted October 29, 2012
The Windows Phone 8 platform is here, and along with it, Microsoft has announced updates to its mobile apps for Twitter, Facebook, and Skype. According to a report by ... [SocialTimes.com]

39% Of US Adults Have Engaged In Political Activity On Facebook Or Twitter [STUDY] - Posted October 29, 2012
Politics has permeated social media, from Twitter town halls to ... [AllTwitter]

UK Seeing Average Of 3 Social Media-Based Arrests Per Day - Posted October 29, 2012
If you've ever had a fight on Twitter (which we recommend you never, ever do), you know how tempting it can be to throw your hands up from your keyboard and take things offline. Maybe not in a ... [AllTwitter]

SocialSafe Allows Users, Pages To Store Their Facebook Lives - Posted October 26, 2012
There's a treasure trove of information on Facebook -- years of messages, wall posts, and photos. SocialSafe, which rec... [AllFacebook]

What Kind Of Social Media Zombie Are You? [Infographic] - Posted October 26, 2012
If you're still preparing for the Zombie Apocalypse, I've got news for you--the Zombie Apocalypse is already here! Social media has turned many of us into zombies already. We check out Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and Pinterest incessantly and Confused.com has created a sweet ... [SocialTimes.com]

Japanese TV Ratings To Be Determined By Tweets - Posted October 26, 2012
Twitter has long been heralded as the path to social TV, with hashtags infiltrating live TV broadcasts, ... [AllTwitter]

Six Keys To Standing Out On Twitter [INFOGRAPHIC] - Posted October 25, 2012
With over a billion tweets sent every 72 hours, it's hard to be noticed on Twitter. Unless you're a celebrity, you've got to work hard to get your profound thoughts in front of more than a handful of tweeps. S... [AllTwitter]

Six Keys To Standing Out On Twitter [INFOGRAPHIC] - Posted October 25, 2012
With over a billion tweets sent every 72 hours, it's hard to be noticed on Twitter. Unless you're a celebrity, you've got to work hard to get your profound thoughts in front of more than a handful of tweeps. S... [10,000 Words]

GetGlue reveals that TV premieres had more activity on their platform than Twitter - Posted October 25, 2012
GetGlue revealed an exciting report at the beginning of the month detailing how they're becoming the most popular platform for scripted primetime. As ... [Lost Remote]

Twitter Rules TV PR - Posted October 25, 2012
Breaking if not quite surprising news: Major TV networks have all but abandoned the old-school PR model, replacing it with the instant gratification of social media. All this report really tells us is that big TV-related announcements now almost always hit Twitter before "the media" gets wind of them and writes the... [PRNewser]

Social Media Newsfeed: Facebook Gain | Zynga Bounce | News.me Apps - Posted October 25, 2012
 Click here to receive the Morning Social Media Newsfeed via email. ... [SocialTimes.com]

Make no mistake, Twitter is in the social TV business - Posted October 24, 2012
While a growing crop of startups battle it out in the social TV space, there's one that's been around since 2006 that's established a tremendous head start. Twitter, as we know, dominates conversations around TV -- 95% of public conversation about TV happens on Twit... [Lost Remote]

Rupert Murdoch Provides Customer Service Via Twitter - Posted October 24, 2012
We like to poke fun at Rupert Murdoch and how he handles Twitter, but let the record show that he used the social network for something good today. Edward Barr, a Wall Street Journal subscriber, tweeted to Murdoch that ... [Fishbowl NY]

Rupert Murdoch Provides Customer Service Via Twitter - Posted October 24, 2012
We like to poke fun at Rupert Murdoch and how he handles Twitter, but let the record show that he used the social network for something good today. Edward Barr, a Wall Street Journal subscriber, tweeted to Murdoch that ... [FishbowlNY]

Social News App News.me Shuts Down - Posted October 24, 2012
News.me, the iOS app that made headlines this summer when it bought the fallen giant Digg, today shut down its social news app rather than compete "with a platform" -- Twitter -- "on which it relies," the company ... [SocialTimes.com]

INFOGRAPHIC: Eventbrite Likes Facebook For Social Commerce - Posted October 24, 2012
Facebook may still trail Pinterest in terms of getting people to buy products, but Eventbrite likes the social network's aptitude to push tickets. Eventbrite, an online event... [AllFacebook]

NewsWhip: Huffington Post Killing It On Facebook - Posted October 24, 2012
The mark of a successful news story in t... [AllFacebook]

Social TV results from the third presidential debate - Posted October 24, 2012
The third debate concluded on Monday evening providing another serving of massive social TV data. Twitter, Bluefin Labs, SnappyTV and more were all reporting on the results and what we can learn from the s... [Lost Remote]

Zuckerberg Salutes Instagram During Facebook's 3Q Earnings Call - Posted October 24, 2012
Even though Facebook's acquisition of Instagram didn'... [AllFacebook]

Social Media's A1 Problem (+ An Idea) - Posted October 23, 2012
Even if you think they're dying, newspapers have something your Twitter stream doesn't: hierarchy of what's important to read. Story "weight" is intuitive on paper. There's what's above-the-fold, and on top of that, there's clear positioning of pieces, with one more prominent than another. There... [10,000 Words]

Social Media's A1 Problem (+ An Idea) - Posted October 23, 2012
Even if you think they're dying, newspapers have something your Twitter stream doesn't: hierarchy of what's important to read. Story "weight" is intuitive on paper. There's what's above-the-fold, and on top of that, there's clear positioning of pieces, with one more prominent than another. There... [TVSpy]

Twitter's Workplace Culture: Keeping 1,300 Employees Happy - Posted October 23, 2012
As a startup, a company doesn't have to really work hard to make sure its employees care about the product and each other. With one, two, maybe three people working crazy hours on a business they're passionate about, startup culture has internal engagement bred into it. But as a company grows, mana... [AllTwitter]

How Much Would You Pay To Have Aziz Ansari Tweet For You For 15 Minutes? - Posted October 23, 2012
As part of Comedy Central's 'Night Of Too Many Stars' Celebrity Auction, an auction to rally support and raise money to support autism school, programs and services, actor Aziz Ansari is offering to tweet for one lucky eBay bidder for 15 minutes. Ansari, best known for his role as Tom Haverford on... [SocialTimes.com]

Report: 77 Percent Of Data Generated By Facebook Mobile Apps Goes To Five Sites - Posted October 23, 2012
With more and more Facebook users accessing the social network via mobile devices, Citrix examined where mobile traffic driven by Facebook was going, finding that 77 percent of the data volume generated by the social network's mobile app... [AllFacebook]

Chirpify Brings In-Stream Commerce to Instagram - Posted October 23, 2012
Commerce is something of a challenge for social networks to implement, but a third party that has already made it work on Twitter is now looking to expand into other markets. Chirpify today announced that it will extend its in-stream payment sy... [SocialTimes.com]

Social Media Newsfeed: Horses and Bayonets | Facebook Earnings | Twitter Tests - Posted October 23, 2012
 Click here to receive the Morning Social Media Newsfeed via email. ... [SocialTimes.com]

Can Twitter Get You Better Grades? This Professor Thinks So [STUDY] - Posted October 22, 2012
A new study from Michigan State University suggests that Twitter can be a fantastic learning tool - so if your professor tells you to put away your smartphone, you can show her these findings. Christine Greenhow, assistant professor of educati... [AllTwitter]

How to Be Good at Instagram - Posted October 22, 2012
Today in Yes, We Know This Video Is a Couple of Weeks Old News: We just checked out Casey Neistat's nearly viral "Instagram I Love You" short, and we think he may be onto something (other than the fact that Rick Ross is kind of a badass). In summary: Neistat thinks Instagram... [PRNewser]

JRubinBlogger Successfully Suspends Imposter - Posted October 22, 2012
The parody Twitter account that for months has hounded WaPo's Jennifer Rubin is officially suspended. Earlier this month Rubin told FishbowlDC she was asking Twitter to remove "JRubinBIogger" -- a Twitte... [FishbowlDC]

Social Media Newsfeed: Zuck Speaks | iPad Mini | Instagram-Twitter Integration - Posted October 22, 2012
 Click here to receive the Morning Social Media Newsfeed via email. ... [SocialTimes.com]

Funnyman Politics | Twitter Festival | Cockroach TV - Posted October 19, 2012
TVNewser: As the perfect release of some election steam, President Obama and Mitt Romney kept the heat on each other. But at last night's annual Al Smith dinner las... [Fishbowl NY]

Funnyman Politics | Twitter Festival | Cockroach TV - Posted October 19, 2012
TVNewser: As the perfect release of some election steam, President Obama and Mitt Romney kept the heat on each other. But at last night's annual Al Smith dinner las... [FishbowlNY]

Funnyman Politics | Twitter Festival | Cockroach TV - Posted October 19, 2012
TVNewser: As the perfect release of some election steam, President Obama and Mitt Romney kept the heat on each other. But at last night's annual Al Smith dinner las... [FishbowlLA]

Another Customer-Service Option For Facebook Pages As Parature Social Monitor Launches In Beta - Posted October 19, 2012
Customer-service software provider Parature ann... [AllFacebook]

'Optimal': Weigel a Casualty of Twitter's Short Fuse - Posted October 19, 2012
Slate's Dave Weigel committed the cardinal sin of modern politics. He asked Twitter to calm down. During President Obama's taped appearance on the Daily Show Thursday, two White House pool ... [FishbowlDC]

CloudCraze Connects Consumers To Facebook Brands Via Cloud Technology - Posted October 17, 2012
Brands on Facebook are always looking for new, efficient ways to connect with customers. CloudCraze, which recently released its 3.0 ecommerce platform, ... [AllFacebook]

YouTell Provides Forum For Honest, Anonymous Opinions From Facebook Friends, Twitter Contacts - Posted October 17, 2012
If you want to know what your friends really think, and you want them to speak freely, without the fear of ... [AllFacebook]

Is the Lightt App an 'Instagram Killer'? - Posted October 17, 2012
Mark Zuckerberg clearly made a wise move in acquiring Instagram. The social media reaction to yesterday's story about a Manhattan restaurant's brilliant new "Instagram menu" proves that the app is hugely popular--and we also recently learned that Instagram b... [PRNewser]

Report: Small Businesses Reluctant To Pay For Advertising, Promotion Via Facebook - Posted October 17, 2012
Facebook was the platform of choice for small businesses looking to use free offerings from social networks to promote their goods and services, but when it came to paying for promotion via social medi... [AllFacebook]

5 Stats on Who Makes "The Twitter Narrative" (and/or Who's On and Uses Twitter) - Posted October 16, 2012
It's increasingly rare (at least from a digitally entrenched perspective) to imagine a journalist watching a presidential debate without simultaneously watching his or her tweets. This is certainly fine, and in many cases, helpful. ... [TVSpy]

The Virality of Blog Posts, Presidents, and Johnny Depp [Podcast] - Posted October 16, 2012
On today's social media edition of the Morning Media Menu, GalleyCat editor Jason Boog talked about the week's hot topics in social media, including the presidential debates, blogging tips, and a new project for Johnny Depp. While the presidential candidates are debating the is... [SocialTimes.com]

Social Media Newsfeed: Twitter Glitch | Foursquare Search | Etsy Accusations - Posted October 16, 2012
 Click here to receive the Morning Social Media Newsfeed via email. ... [SocialTimes.com]

Rupert Murdoch Calls Phone Hacking Victims 'Scumbags' - Posted October 15, 2012
Rupert Murdoch, Twitter user extraordinaire, has fired off a doozy of a tweet. As you... [Fishbowl NY]

Rupert Murdoch Calls Phone Hacking Victims 'Scumbags' - Posted October 15, 2012
Rupert Murdoch, Twitter user extraordinaire, has fired off a doozy of a tweet. As you... [FishbowlNY]

STUDY: Teens Like Facebook More Than Twitter - Posted October 15, 2012
Teenagers are using all kinds of social networks nowadays -- Tumblr, Pinterest, Facebook, Twitter -- but they're not really flocking to ... [AllFacebook]

Trendrr secures patent for data processing methods - Posted October 15, 2012
Trendrr has made a big announcement today, one that is sure to help their services grow in the long term. The social TV analytics company has announced that "the United States Patent and Trademark Office has awarded the company U.S. Patent No. 8,271,429, which protects the data collection and web-based display... [Lost Remote]

Viewers Are Following the Debates on Twitter Even When They're Not - Posted October 15, 2012
As the presidential election debates unfolded on live broadcast television, the second screen captured 11 percent of the viewing audience, according to the latest study from the Pew Research Center. The opinions expressed on Twitter and analyzed by experts increasingly rival those collected through traditional gallup polls, ... [SocialTimes.com]

How to Use Social Media to Find a Job Before It's Posted - Posted October 15, 2012
"The vast, vast majority of good-paying jobs will never be advertised," says Carol Tice, a freelancer and writing business mentor. In the latest Mediabistro feature, Tice and other creative pros give tips on how to use social... [SocialTimes.com]

PR and Porn Part 5: Joanna Angel, the Brand - Posted October 12, 2012
In yesterday's fourth chapter of our week-long "PR and Porn" series, Burning Angel CEO Joanna Angel... [PRNewser]

Facebook On European Outage: DNS Issue, Not Anonymous Hack - Posted October 12, 2012
Facebook said an outage Thursday in European countries including Denmark, France, Norway, and Italy was a DNS issue, and the social network was not the victim of ... [AllFacebook]

Twitter Users Who See Political Ads Are 97% More Likely To Visit A Campaign Donation Page [STATS] - Posted October 12, 2012
Twitter is quickly turning into a political machine. Politicians are tweeting campaign slogans, behind-the-scenes pictures and calls-to-action for citizens to go out and vote. And now Twitter is entering the coveted political... [AllTwitter]

Mark Zuckerberg No. 2 On 'Fortune' 40 Under 40 - Posted October 11, 2012
Facebook finished second to ... [AllFacebook]

What Journalists Are Saying About Updates to TweetDeck - Posted October 11, 2012
Yesterday, Twitter announced updates to the TweetDeck app on all supported platforms, which includes its web app, Chrome, Mac and Windows. TweetDeck announced the updates in a blog post: "This update makes TweetDeck easier to use with design enhancements, personalization options and the addition of several frequently-requested features." According to a Los Angeles Times... [TVSpy]

What Journalists Are Saying About Updates to TweetDeck - Posted October 11, 2012
Yesterday, Twitter announced updates to the TweetDeck app on all supported platforms, which includes its web app, Chrome, Mac and Windows. TweetDeck announced the updates in a blog post: "This update makes TweetDeck easier to ... [10,000 Words]

Google's Eric Schmidt: 'It's Very Easy to Criticize a Company That You're Not In' - Posted October 11, 2012
Google's executive chairman expressed the headline's sentiment during a discussion with Walt Mossberg and Kar... [PRNewser]

Twitter Opens New Office In Korea - Posted October 11, 2012
Move over Psy, there's a new superstar in Korea. Twitter has just announced that they're opening a Korean office to promote localized features and partnerships with key companies. According to ... [AllTwitter]

'Friday Night Lights' Motto Shines On Mitt Romney's Facebook Page - Posted October 10, 2012
"Clear eyes. Full hearts. Can't lose." Readers may remember this motto from former NBC hit series "Friday Night Lights," bu... [AllFacebook]

Video-Sharing Startup Vine Acquired By Twitter - Posted October 9, 2012
Twitter appears to be gearing up for its video-hosting service with the acquisition of a New York-based video-sharing site called ... [SocialTimes.com]

No Strategy for Twitter Favorites? 5 Ideas - Posted October 9, 2012
It may not seem natural because of Facebook's "like" button, but Twitter "favorites" can be for storytelling. The page on which they are chronicled, after all, is a timeline of sorts, tracking whatever tweets you decide to attach a star. It's essentially curation, even if often unused. It's another platform to reach... [TVSpy]

Deborah Needleman Sparks Twitter Rage - Posted October 9, 2012
Newly appointed T: The New York Times Style Magazine editor Deborah Needleman just learned the hard way to think before you tweet. Needleman, who left the WSJ for the NYT last month, was plugging an appearance by ... [Fishbowl NY]

Deborah Needleman Sparks Twitter Rage - Posted October 9, 2012
Newly appointed T: The New York Times Style Magazine editor Deborah Needleman just learned the hard way to think before you tweet. Needleman, who left the WSJ for the NYT last month, was plugging an appearance by ... [FishbowlNY]

Social Media Newsfeed: Twitter Staffing | LinkedIn Ruling | Facebook Offer - Posted October 9, 2012
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Study: Twitter, LinkedIn Gaining On Still-Dominant Facebook Among U.S. Work Force - Posted October 8, 2012
Facebook is still the social network of choice among the U.S. work force, with 83 percent of respondents to a survey by social recruiting platform ... [AllFacebook]

StubHub Apologizes For Obscene Tweet - Posted October 8, 2012
Calling all social media divas and divos! If you're going to manage your company's Twitter account, word to the wise: Keep upset employees (and potential hackers) away from the mouse. That is, on Friday the StubHub account got more than it bargained for with this tweet: "Thank f*** it's Friday! Can't wait... [MediaJobsDaily]

Social Media Newsfeed: Spotify Losses | British PM on Twitter | Facebook Suit - Posted October 8, 2012
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WSOC and Charlotte Reporter Apologize For Tweet About Yankee - Posted October 5, 2012
Dan Tordjman, the Charlotte reporter who tweeted unconfirmed rumors about Yankees second baseman Robinson Cano, has apologized to the player via twitter. Two weeks ago Tordjman posted unconfirmed rumors about Cano testing... [TVSpy]

Kanye West Quits Twitter, But Promises To Be Back - Posted October 5, 2012
Publicity stunt? Angry reaction? Nonsensical nonsense? All are good guesses as to why Kanye West has hit the "Delete" button on his Twitter account. Will you miss him? Kanye has been one of the most entertaining things to come out of Twitter, ever. His twe... [AllTwitter]

Social Media Newsfeed: Zynga Down | 1B Facebook Users | @LadyGaga Milestone - Posted October 5, 2012
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Questionable Facebook Content Hurting Chances At College Admission - Posted October 4, 2012
Embarrassing and naughty Facebook posts aren't just hurting job applicants, they're also making it harder for prospective ... [AllFacebook]

KitchenAid Apologizes for Insulting Obama's Grandma - Posted October 4, 2012
To all those who work with social media: When was the last time we warned you to keep your personal and professional accounts separate? Well, it's time to make that point again. During last night's presidential debate, moments after President Obama mentioned his late grandmother, applia... [PRNewser]

Facebook Marketers, Start Your Engines: ShopIgniter's Igniter 4.0 Aimed At Conversions - Posted October 4, 2012
Social media marketing outfit ShopIgniter hopes to ignite more return... [AllFacebook]

How GetGlue buzz is greater than Twitter buzz for scripted primetime - Posted October 4, 2012
GetGlue's evolution and growth continues to impress. The social TV company, which recently launched "... [Lost Remote]

Journalists Note Facebook's Role In 2012 Election - Posted October 4, 2012
Some of the premier journalists of the 2012 election cycle joined ... [AllFacebook]

10.3 Million Tweets Sent During Last Night's Presidential Debates - Posted October 4, 2012
President Obama and Mitt Romney met in Denver last night to verbally duke it out, and Twitter was listening. Between 9 p.m. and 10:30 p.m. EDT, users sent 10.3 million tweets related to the Presidential debate. The tweets started to really spike ... [AllTwitter]

Mobile App Mila Uses Semantics To Match Micro-Entrepreneurs To Social Media Customer Leads - Posted October 4, 2012
A mobile app released this week aims to give micro-entrepreneurs a hand-up when it comes to financial interactions with customers, as well as sussing prospects out to start with. The app, called Mila, is a blend of two companies' technologies: One of them is Core Syst... [semanticweb.com]

Report: Shoppers Prefer Dealing Directly With Retailers Vs. Purchasing Via Facebook - Posted October 3, 2012
How effective is Facebook as a marketing tool for retailers... [AllFacebook]

#CantAfford4More: Are Promoted Tweets a Waste of Money? - Posted October 3, 2012
[caption id="attachment_46590" align="alignleft" width="300"] Promoted tweets are worth about...this much.[/caption] Shock of the day: Twitter is a complex tool, and its mastery requires a bit of...nuance. We recently reported on the company's promoted hashtag service and its tendency to produce unpredictable ... [PRNewser]

Over Half Of All Twitter Users Follow At Least Six Brands - Posted October 3, 2012
Twitter revealed yesterday that its users are very interested in hearing the 140-character musings of companies: over half follow six brands or more, and 88 percent follow at least one. Twitter's vice president of global brand strategy Joel Lunenfeld sp... [AllTwitter]

Social Media Newsfeed: Facebook Pitch | LinkedIn Follows | Wii Social Network - Posted October 3, 2012
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Adam Rapoport Hosting Live Twitter Chat Today - Posted October 2, 2012
Attention all you foodies out there: Adam Rapoport, editor-in-chief of Bon App tit, is hosting a live Twitter chat today from 3:00 to 4:00 pm EST. The Bon App tit home entertaining issue just hit newsstands, so Rapopo... [Fishbowl NY]

Adam Rapoport Hosting Live Twitter Chat Today - Posted October 2, 2012
Attention all you foodies out there: Adam Rapoport, editor-in-chief of Bon App tit, is hosting a live Twitter chat today from 3:00 to 4:00 pm EST. The Bon App tit home entertaining issue just hit newsstands, so Rapopo... [FishbowlNY]

PR Stunts: Runaway Teen Tweets Fake Kidnapping (#helpfindkara) - Posted October 1, 2012
Another day, another example of social media's power to magnify the effects of bad behavior: Last night, New Jersey teenager Kara Alongi tweeted that there was someone in her house and urged followers to call 911. Twitter quickly exploded with messages of support as... [PRNewser]

This Sports Team Takes Twitter So Seriously They Painted Their Handle On The Field - Posted October 1, 2012
Listen up, sports fans, because this is pretty cool: The University of Central Florida Knights (UCF) football team has painted their Twitter handle right on the field. In an effort to get more fans following the team on Twitter, UCF now displ... [AllTwitter]

Social Media Newsfeed: Facebook Image | Twitter Discover Tab | Tumblr Outage - Posted October 1, 2012
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Report: There Are 63.52 Million Facebook Users In China, Despite Ban - Posted September 28, 2012
Laws are meant to be broken, including, apparently, the one ban... [AllFacebook]

Klout Finally Adds Support For Facebook Pages - Posted September 28, 2012
Nearly two years to the date after adding support for Facebook users' influence, online influence-measurement service ... [AllFacebook]

Social Media Newsfeed: Facebook Gifts | YouTube Video | Twitter in Search - Posted September 28, 2012
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California Employers, College Administrators Can't Ask For Facebook Passwords - Posted September 27, 2012
As the link between Facebook usage and work comes under closer scrutiny, several states have made it a law th... [AllFacebook]

Campbell Soup Exec Scalds Facebook's Ad Sales Team - Posted September 27, 2012
Facebook is apparently in the soup at Campbell Soup, as its global d... [AllFacebook]

Report: Instagram Tops Twitter In August - Posted September 27, 2012
If a picture is worth 1,000 words, it's certainly worth more than 140 characters, so it should come as no surprise that Facebook-owned photo-sharing application ... [AllFacebook]

Nimbit Enables Musical Artists To Thank, Reward Facebook Fans, Twitter Followers - Posted September 27, 2012
Nimbit, a direct-to-fan commerce and promotion platform t... [AllFacebook]

Instagram Beats Twitter in Mobile Engagement - Posted September 27, 2012
[caption id="attachment_46184" align="alignleft" width="222"] Hey, it made our apple look pretty cool.[/caption] Today's social media engagement analysis by ... [PRNewser]

The Worst Social Media Blunders Of All Time [Infographic] - Posted September 27, 2012
Today 90 percent of small businesses are using social media, along with countless major brands and celebrities. Twitter, Facebook, YouTube and other social media sites can be a great way to connect with ... [SocialTimes.com]

Instagram Beat Out Twitter For Daily Mobile Users In August [STATS] - Posted September 27, 2012
For the first time in history, Instagram saw more daily users in the United States accessing its app on mobile than Twitter did. The month of August saw nearly half a million more users augmenting their photos with sepia-toned and retro lenses than sending ... [AllTwitter]

10,000 Words Makes It Onto The List of 100 Twitter Accounts for Journalism Students - Posted September 27, 2012
Schools are in session across the country, which means a new crop of up-and-coming journalists are getting their start in the fast-paced and exciting world of journalism. While students can hone their journal... [TVSpy]

10,000 Words Makes It Onto The List of 100 Twitter Accounts for Journalism Students - Posted September 27, 2012
Schools are in session across the country, which means a new crop of up-and-coming journalists are getting their start in the fast-paced and exciting world of journalism. While students can hone their journal... [10,000 Words]

Social Media Newsfeed: New Nooks | Facebook Purge | Twitter Feed Insert - Posted September 27, 2012
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Corporate Tweet Fight: AMC vs. Oreo - Posted September 26, 2012
We've recently written a good bit about ... [PRNewser]

The Complete List Of Twitter Certified Products - Posted September 26, 2012
Twitter has recently created a Certified Products Program, where it highlights those third-party apps and software that extend the Twitter experience and get the company's wholehearted thumbs up. Want to know which apps made the cut? We'v... [AllTwitter]

Social Media Newsfeed: Google Arrest Order | Facebook SDK | Twitter Contacts - Posted September 26, 2012
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INFOGRAPHIC: Facebook Leads Users To The Box Office - Posted September 25, 2012
People use Facebook as a referral service all the time -- for restaurants, services, and vacation destinations. The social network has also been a gr... [AllFacebook]

Got Distractions? New Infographic Shows Workers Get Interrupted Four Times Every Hour - Posted September 25, 2012
The statistics are staggering. Sure, we're pretty confident social media is not only beneficial to our work, it's also a distraction. Thanks to Red e App's new infographic, the numbers tell all. In fact, employees are interrupted one time every 10.5 minutes and it will take about 23 minutes to return to... [MediaJobsDaily]

Social Media Newsfeed: New Myspace | Facebook Hysteria | Tweeted Movie - Posted September 25, 2012
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PBS Mixes Facebook, Other Social Networks Into Documentary 'Half the Sky: Turning Oppression Into Opportunity for Women' - Posted September 24, 2012
PBS will air documentary Half the Sky: Turning Oppression Into Opportunity for Women Worldwide Oct. 1 and 2, but ... [AllFacebook]

For Foreign Diplomats, Social Media's Benefits Outweigh Its Risks - Posted September 24, 2012
"Social media is about taking smart risks," observed Victoria Esser, Deputy Assistant Secretary for Digital Strategy at the ... [PRNewser]

Obama's Latest Facebook Campaign Sticks - Posted September 24, 2012
The race for the U.S. presidency is increasingly being fought on Facebook. President Barack... [AllFacebook]

The Top 11 Colleges on 6 Social Media Sites [Infographics] - Posted September 24, 2012
Did you know that Harvard has 281 times as many Facebook likes as it does students? Schools are getting social and the latest statistics prove that administrators are branching out beyond Facebook and Twitter to do it. TopCollegesOnline.org tallied up the number of followers, likes, views, and scores for each school on... [SocialTimes.com]

WARNING: Twitter DMs Promise Facebook Videos Featuring Users, But Deliver Malware - Posted September 24, 2012
Facebook and Twitter may be playing nice, but t... [AllFacebook]

Social Media Newsfeed: Emmys Prank | Hostage Taker Posts | Downloadable Tweets - Posted September 24, 2012
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Aflac Duck Swims On Facebook To Raise Money For Childhood Cancer Treatment - Posted September 21, 2012
The Aflac Duck has done wonders for selling insurance, but now he's turning his attention to childhood ... [AllFacebook]

Facebook And Twitter, Together Forever? - Posted September 21, 2012
Are Facebook and Twitter cementing their frenemy status? It seems the two social networks are trying to direct traffic to each other, based on two screen grabs posted by ... [AllFacebook]

Gnip Launches Commercial Access to Every Public Tweet Ever - Posted September 21, 2012
Jolie O'Dell of VentureBeat reports that on Wednesday, "Gnip launched its Historical PowerTrack for ... [semanticweb.com]

Social Media Newsfeed: Twitter and IFTTT | Facebook Updates | YouTube Ruling - Posted September 21, 2012
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Civility Caucus In Congress Turns To Facebook To Boost Membership - Posted September 20, 2012
In the midst of a heated ... [AllFacebook]

Did Twitter Just Give Facebook 1000% More Referrals From LinkedIn? - Posted September 20, 2012
According to some new data, Twitter might've made a huge mistake this summer pulling out of LinkedIn. If you're a user of both LinkedIn and Twitter, you probably remember the news earlier this summer that Twitter cut LinkedIn off from its API. P... [AllTwitter]

Will Media Convergence End the 'PR or Advertising' Debate? - Posted September 19, 2012
"Is it PR, or is it advertising?" This is a question that many in the public relations field must consider on a daily basis, but worry not; the debate will soon disappear as the two disciplines become one and the same. Marketing pro ... [PRNewser]

Six Ideas for Journalists' New Twitter Header Image - Posted September 19, 2012
Twitter announced yesterday it will allow users to further personalize their Twitter page with a header photo behind their userpic and bio. The move is reminiscent of Facebook's cover photo, but played a bit differently since it includes your info and short bio all centered over top of it. The header photos... [TVSpy]

Facebook Roars In Apple OS X Mountain Lion v10.8.2 Update - Posted September 19, 2012
Apple's iOS 6 isn't the only update coming out of... [AllFacebook]

Android Marketplace App Quickable Allows Sellers To Offer Special Prices To Facebook Friends - Posted September 19, 2012
What makes mobile marketplace application ... [AllFacebook]

78% of Couples Would Prefer a Romantic Text Over a Mushy Post on Facebook or Twitter [Infographic] - Posted September 18, 2012
Is it polite to publicly declare your love for your partner on Facebook or Twitter? Maybe not, but according to the latest survey from dating site Zoosk, most people do it, anyway. This infographic shows how people feel about romance online, from their friends' status updates to personal messages from their... [SocialTimes.com]

Interactive Facebook Video Plugs Upcoming Release Of Resident Evil 6 - Posted September 18, 2012
The 3.8 million-plus Facebook users who like the ... [AllFacebook]

Social Media Newsfeed: Twitter Changes | Facebook Ruling | iPhone 5 - Posted September 18, 2012
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Twitter, Facebook And Your Online Security [INFOGRAPHIC] - Posted September 17, 2012
How safe are you when tweeting or posting a message to Facebook? You might think you're protecting your privacy by logging out after every session, but, as this infographic shows, there are multiple aspects to keeping yourself safe and secure online. For... [AllTwitter]

Social Media Newsfeed: YouTube Video | Occupy Tweets | 'Fancy' Gifting - Posted September 17, 2012
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Captain Picard Hates Time Warner Cable Too - Posted September 14, 2012
Set phasers to annoyed (we know, we know)! Classic British theater vet Sir Patrick Stewart--best known for his appearance on that one episode of "Frasier" where his... [PRNewser]

Tuning In Social Media To Turn On What You'll Like - Posted September 14, 2012
A European Union-funded project to bring the web and TV closer together, called NoTube, wrapped up earlier this year. But its legacy lives on in the form of Beancounter.io from Sourcesense. The company, which was one of the project's co-founders, had a role in the NoTube effort around in... [semanticweb.com]

Social Media Newsfeed: Twitter Ads | Facebook Exchange | New iCloud.com - Posted September 14, 2012
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Pew Study Looks At Photo, Video Sharing Habits - Posted September 14, 2012
There's a lot of pressure on journalists and news organizations to be everywhere, not just when it comes to feet on the ground reporting but also when it comes to tweets, pins, posts, etc. on all form of social media. We've even encouraged the trend with tips to maximize your presence on... [TVSpy]

If It Looks Too Good To Be True On Pinterest, Don't Click It - Or Risk Spamming Your Friends - Posted September 13, 2012
There have been images on Pinterest the past few days that a bunch of folks apparently clicked on - even though they fall in to the "too good to be true" category. And guess what? When they clicked the spammy images, if their Pinterest accounts were linked to their Twitter and Facebook... [SocialTimes.com]

If It Looks Too Good To Be True On Pinterest, Don't Click It - Or Risk Spamming Your Friends - Posted September 13, 2012
There have been images on Pinterest the past few days that a bunch of folks apparently clicked on - even though they fall in to the "too good to be true" category. And guess what? When they clicked the spammy images, if their Pinterest accounts were linked to their Twitter and Facebook... [AllFacebook]

NBC's 'Saturday Night Live' Seeks Fan Picks For Guest Hosts, Musical Guests Via Facebook, Twitter - Posted September 13, 2012
Facebook has been an unofficial source in the past for fans of NBC's "... [AllFacebook]

David Carr on Being 'Old Media Grampy Pants' and 'New Media Avatar' - Posted September 13, 2012
David Carr of The New York Times has opinions on pretty much everything, and -- because of his age and experience -- a lot of the time those opinions blur the line between old media ... [Fishbowl NY]

David Carr on Being 'Old Media Grampy Pants' and 'New Media Avatar' - Posted September 13, 2012
David Carr of The New York Times has opinions on pretty much everything, and -- because of his age and experience -- a lot of the time those opinions blur the line between old media ... [FishbowlNY]

'Newsroom' Star's Topless Tweet: A PR Stunt? - Posted September 13, 2012
We always (read: never) count on New York's ... [PRNewser]

The NYPD Has Social Media Rules Too! - Posted September 12, 2012
Note to New York City criminals: The next obviously fake "individual" who wants to friend you on Facebook may well be a cop in disguise! Every agency has an official social media rules document, right? Well, these "how not to be a jackass online" guides aren't limited to PR org... [PRNewser]

Facebook App Refer.me Connects Users To Friends' Referrals - Posted September 12, 2012
So you're looking for a trustworthy mechanic, a fun place to watch the game, or just want to get advice from friends? Refer.me, bui... [AllFacebook]

The Best (And Worst) Times To Post To Twitter, Facebook, Pinterest, And Google+ [INFOGRAPHIC] - Posted September 12, 2012
A lot has been said about social timing. Getting your content in front of the right people involves getting it out at the right time on fast-paced social networks. This infographic from ... [AllTwitter]

Social Media Newsfeed: Zuckerberg Speaks | iPhone 5 | 9/11 Anniversary - Posted September 12, 2012
 Click here to receive the Morning Social Media Newsfeed via email. ... [SocialTimes.com]

How Facebook Propelled U.S. Senate Candidate Ted Cruz To Primary Win - Posted September 11, 2012
Facebook and social media played a pivotal role in the outcomes of several U.S. Senate primaries this summer. A new case study broke down just how the social network propel... [AllFacebook]

The Best Times To Post To Facebook, Twitter, Google+ & Other Social Networks [Infographic] - Posted September 11, 2012
When it comes to social media marketing you want to make sure you get the most out of each and every single post you make in terms of reach. One of the best ways to maximize the reach of your social media posts is understanding the best (and worst) times... [SocialTimes.com]

The Social Web Remembers 9/11 Eleven Years Later - Posted September 11, 2012
It seems astonishing that 9/11 happened over a decade ago and today, eleven years after the day that left an indelible mark on America and the rest of the world, the social web is remembering. From YouTube to Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Pinterest, Tumblr and beyond, people are remembering September 11,... [SocialTimes.com]

Twitter And Etsy Begin "Engineer Exchange" To Share Knowledge - Posted September 11, 2012
How do you share knowledge with others? Send emails? Prepare reports? Have a few conference calls? Well, Twitter and Etsy are teaming up to take knowledge-sharing to the next level: they're going to be "trading" employees. The two companies made a j... [AllTwitter]

INFOGRAPHIC: Facebook Dominates Referral Traffic To Retail Sites; Pinterest Users Spend More - Posted September 11, 2012
Facebook is dominant as a source of traffic for online ... [AllFacebook]

Social Media Newsfeed: GoDaddy | TechCrunch Disrupt | Assassination Tweet - Posted September 11, 2012
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Mark Zuckerberg To Speak In San Francisco - Posted September 10, 2012
Ever since Facebook gave its second-quarter update, Co-Founder and CEO Mark Zuckerberg hasn't really said much publicly. That will change Tuesday afternoon, wh... [AllFacebook]

Linking XBRL to RDF: The Road To Extracting Financial Data For Business Value - Posted September 10, 2012
Dr. Graham G. Rong, founder of IKA LLC, and senior industrial liaison officer at the MIT Corporate Relations Office, leading collaboration between the institute and industry, has been working on a semantic web approach to social and financial analysis based on digital financial data and other information related to companies that... [AllTwitter]

Linking XBRL to RDF: The Road To Extracting Financial Data For Business Value - Posted September 10, 2012
Dr. Graham G. Rong, founder of IKA LLC, and senior industrial liaison officer at the MIT Corporate Relations Office, leading collaboration between the institute and industry, has been working on a semantic web approach to social and financial analysis based on digital financial data and other information related to companies that... [semanticweb.com]

SnapApp Takes Aim At Facebook Contests - Posted September 10, 2012
With contests... [AllFacebook]

One Third Of The US Population Says "No" To Twitter And Facebook [STATS] - Posted September 10, 2012
A new survey suggests that just about one third of the US population does not have a Twitter or Facebook account - are you surprised? Digital marketer Jamie Grove created a survey to find out how consumers are using Facebook and Twitter. ... [AllTwitter]

Republicans' #areyoubetteroff Hashtag Backfires when Twitter Responds 'Yes' - Posted September 7, 2012
Unless you've been plugging your ears and humming every time a political ad or news story has invaded your living room (we understand the urge), you've inevitably heard Mitt Romney (or his campaign) ask some version of the question, "A... [PRNewser]

Twitter Might Be Shutting The Doors On Twitter For Mac [RUMOR] - Posted September 7, 2012
Rumors have been flying in the past 24 hours about Twitter abandoning their Mac desktop client, Twitter for Mac. According to TechCrunch writer MG Siegler (@parislemon), Twitter has official made the decision to stop upda... [AllTwitter]

Look Out, Facebook Like Button: Pinterest's Pin This Sees 637 Percent Growth Since February - Posted September 7, 2012
The ever-present Facebook like button has seen growth of 34 percent since February in terms of b... [AllFacebook]

Social Media Newsfeed: Kindle Updates | Instagram Buy | Twitter Self-Serve Ads - Posted September 7, 2012
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Report: Twitter U.S. Mobile Ad Revenue Nearly Double That Of Facebook In 2012 - Posted September 6, 2012
Despite Facebook's increased emphasis on buildin... [AllFacebook]

Syncapse Strengthens Facebook Analytics Offerings With Launch Of Syncapse Analytics Suite - Posted September 6, 2012
Social performance management platform Syncapse bolstered its ... [AllFacebook]

First Lady Scores Big Social Media Win - Posted September 5, 2012
Despite some challenging weat... [PRNewser]

Facebook Tab Creator TabSite Updates Offerings - Posted September 5, 2012
Facebook custom tab creator ... [AllFacebook]

Lambda Labs Comes To The Rescue Of Developers That Used Face.com Facial-Recognition APIs - Posted September 5, 2012
The 45,000-plus developers that previously used ... [AllFacebook]

73% Of Fortune 500s Have An Active Twitter Account [STATS] - Posted September 5, 2012
In an effort to understand how the top companies in America use social media, the University of Massachusetts has conducted an annual survey of the digital presence of the Fortune 500. And this ye... [AllTwitter]

Take This Lollipop Meets Linkin Park; Users' Facebook Photos Added To Band's Video - Posted September 4, 2012
Take This Lollipop creator ... [AllFacebook]

Are Political Twitter Buys Working? (Spoiler: Yes.) - Posted September 4, 2012
Have you signed on to Twitter recently, checked out the top of your feed and found yourself scrolling through messages that weren't posted by accounts that you follow or re-tweeted by an... [PRNewser]

Find Your Music Soul Mates & Discover New Music With Serendip - Posted September 4, 2012
Serendip, a social music radio app aimed to help you meet your "music soul mates" and discover new and interesting music from people with similar tastes around the globe, makes its official public launch today. Founded in 2011, Serendip aims to make music discovery m... [SocialTimes.com]

Wolfram|Alpha Dives Into Facebook Analytics - Posted September 4, 2012
Heading into the Labor Day weekend, Wolfram|Alpha released a new feature that lets users perform personal analytics with Facebook data, for free. Users can head here and type in "Facebook Report" for an analysis of their Facebook data. Stephen Wolfram, the creator of the computational knowledge eng... [semanticweb.com]

Invisible Obama Tweets for Your Entertainment - Posted August 31, 2012
Today in PR Moves That Had to Happen: In the moments following Clint Eastwood's bizarre, incoherent (there's really no other way to describe it) ... [PRNewser]

It's #PositiveTwitterDay Today: Will You Participate? - Posted August 31, 2012
Did you know that today is #PositiveTwitterDay? In an effort to get a little camaraderie going on the 140-character network, a group of people are sending out messages of positivity in each tweet - and, like any online movement these days, a group of detractors are trolling. Started by Sunder Katwala... [AllTwitter]

Social Media Newsfeed: Instagram Deal | Obama on Reddit | Twitter Certified - Posted August 30, 2012
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Social Media Newsfeed: GOP Convention | Facebook Scam | Twitter on TV - Posted August 29, 2012
 Click here to receive the Morning Social Media Newsfeed via email. ... [SocialTimes.com]

AMEX And Twitter Promote Their "Sync" Relationship With A TV Ad [VIDEO] - Posted August 28, 2012
If you're an American Express cardholder and a Twitter user, you've got the chance to grab some pretty big savings. AMEX and Twitter partnered in March to created AMEX Syn... [AllTwitter]

SumAll Social Metrics Joins Facebook Analytics Fray - Posted August 28, 2012
The crowded Facebook analytics field welcomed a new entry from data visualiz... [AllFacebook]

Empire State Shooting Aftermath: Smartphones Drove the Gory Story - Posted August 27, 2012
After the dust cleared in Manhattan on Friday, the Empire State Building shooting resembled nothing but ... [PRNewser]

Twitter Joins Linux Foundation, Shows Support For Open Source - Posted August 27, 2012
In an announcement last week, Twitter joined the Linux Foundation as a Silver member, throwing its hat in with other major tech companies as a supporter of open source software. As ... [AllTwitter]

Biologically Inspired Intelligence Is Foundation Of AI-One's Platform - Posted August 27, 2012
Biologically inspired intelligence. That impressive catchphrase is used by ai-one - but what does it mean? "The idea is that our technology works as the human brain does," says Olin Hyde, vp of business development at the vendor. "And the idea of the business is to make it easy for developers to... [semanticweb.com]

Social Media Newsfeed: Bloody Instagram Photo | Facebook Buy | Chris Christie - Posted August 27, 2012
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Kyra Time | Katie at Twitter | bin Laden Book - Posted August 24, 2012
TVNewser: After 14 years at CNN, Kyra Phillips has moved down the hall to HLN. She'll anchor the ... [Fishbowl NY]

Kyra Time | Katie at Twitter | bin Laden Book - Posted August 24, 2012
TVNewser: After 14 years at CNN, Kyra Phillips has moved down the hall to HLN. She'll anchor the ... [FishbowlNY]

What Newspapers Can Learn from 'Medium' - Posted August 24, 2012
I've harped on it before and I'm nowhere close to being done: news design and consumption experiences are completely broken. Medium, a new platform from Twitter founder Ev Williams, takes a new approach to (among other things) content design -- and there's a lo... [TVSpy]

What Newspapers Can Learn from 'Medium' - Posted August 24, 2012
I've harped on it before and I'm nowhere close to being done: news design and consumption experiences are completely broken. Medium, a new platform from Twitter founder Ev Williams, takes a new approach to (among other things) content design -- and there's a lo... [10,000 Words]

Does Sentiment About Facebook On Twitter Have An Effect On Stock Price? - Posted August 24, 2012
Facebook is getting lampooned all over the Web for its tumbling stock price. DCM Capital, ... [AllFacebook]

Twitter Teams Up With HootSuite To Sell Ads, Preferred Users Get $100 Credit - Posted August 24, 2012
A lot has been written about Twitter's latest developer guidelines, which outlines the types of third-party apps the company supports, and those it wants to eliminate. Calle... [AllTwitter]

How Addictive Is Social Media? [INFOGRAPHIC] - Posted August 24, 2012
Sure, you check Facebook a few times a day. You have a tab open with Twitter refreshing every few minutes. Your smartphone buzzes every time you're tagged in an Instagram photo. But you're not addicted! Social media has infiltrated your life, whether you like it or not. Take a look at... [AllTwitter]

How To Find People Worth Following on Instagram - Posted August 24, 2012
On Instagram, what you see is what you get: unless you're not seeing anything because you aren't following fellow picture-takers. Instagram is unlike Pinterest, where everything is clearly laid out before you on a screen (and which has ... [SocialTimes.com]

INFOGRAPHIC: Back To School Often Means Back To Facebook Cyber-Bullying - Posted August 23, 2012
The words "back to school" make some kids even more unhappy ... [AllFacebook]

Social Media Newsfeed: Instagram Probe | Tumblr Friend-Finder | Donkey Wi-Fi - Posted August 23, 2012
Click here to receive the Morning Social Media Newsfeed via email.   FTC Ends Investigation on ... [SocialTimes.com]

Facebook Isn't Just For The Young - Posted August 22, 2012
Who is on Facebook? That's what Web monitoring service ... [AllFacebook]

GroSocial Adds Social CMS, Allowing Users To Manage And Monitor Facebook, Twitter Streams - Posted August 22, 2012
Social media marketing software creator GroSocial beefed up the capabilities of its ... [AllFacebook]

INFOGRAPHIC: The Most Effective Social Network On Facebook Is ... Wait For It ... Facebook! - Posted August 22, 2012
Facebook knows how to Facebook. That was the shocking result of a study by ... [AllFacebook]

Social Media Newsfeed: Tweets Before Death | Facebook Save | College Athletes - Posted August 22, 2012
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Check Out Kred Story: A Visual History Of Your Social Media Influence - Posted August 21, 2012
What's the most popular content you've shared on Twitter? Who retweets you the most and where does your influence lie? Kred knows. And they're allowing you to view YOUR Kred story and the stories of others - for free. FYI: This goes well beyond listing topics, it drills down ... [AllTwitter]

Jimmy Kimmel Leads the Charge into a New Era of Late Night - Posted August 21, 2012
Late night TV just got a wake-up call. ABC has announced that ... [PRNewser]

Facebook Deleting Inflammatory Content In India - Posted August 21, 2012
Facebook has been complying with a request by the government of Ind... [AllFacebook]

Topsy Pro Analytics Takes Tweet Analysis To New And Disruptive Pricing Level - Posted August 21, 2012
Real-time social analytics platform Topsy, which earlier this month debuted Twindex to provide insight into Twitterati sentiment on the presidential candidates, today unveils Topsy Pro Analytics. It delivers in-depth metrics based on the Twitter firehose via A... [semanticweb.com]

Topsy Pro Analytics Takes Tweet Analysis To New And Disruptive Pricing Level - Posted August 21, 2012
Real-time social analytics platform Topsy, which earlier this month debuted Twindex to provide insight into Twitterati sentiment on the presidential candidates, today unveils Topsy Pro Analytics. It delivers in-depth metrics based on the Twitter firehose via A... [AllTwitter]

Hey Yahoo, When Does a Joke Become Tasteless? - Posted August 20, 2012
Today Yahoo! News's official Twitter feed ... [PRNewser]

Twitter Changes Usage Rules, Internet Freaks Out - Posted August 20, 2012
Social media leaders Twitter earned a spot in the PR doghouse last week by alienating a key sector of their audience: developers. What did they do? They ... [PRNewser]

Tweet about a favorite teacher, get $50 (or more) for Mediabistro courses - Posted August 20, 2012
It's back-to-school season, and because Mediabistro's core is education, the site has a timely contest this week that just involves telling the Twittersphere about a favorite teacher. Why's that worthy of a post here? Well, ... [TVSpy]

Tweet about a favorite teacher, get $50 (or more) for Mediabistro courses - Posted August 20, 2012
It's back-to-school season, and because Mediabistro's core is education, the site has a timely contest this week that just involves telling the Twittersphere about a favorite teacher. Why's that worthy of a post here? Well, ... [10,000 Words]

Social Media Newsfeed: No Facebook Deal | AT&T and FaceTime | Zynga Stock - Posted August 20, 2012
 Click here to receive the Morning Social Media Newsfeed via email. ... [SocialTimes.com]

Is the Status Update Dead? 36% of Tweets Are Photos [Infographic] - Posted August 17, 2012
Like many social networks, Twitter started out as a place for making announcements. When Twitter rolled out expanded tweets earlier this year, all that changed. According to a recent study, status updates account for only 7 percent of the activity on Twitter, while photos from sites like Instagram and Tumblr make... [SocialTimes.com]

Social Media Newsfeed: Twitter API Changes | Instagram Update | New Ustream App - Posted August 17, 2012
 Click here to receive the Morning Social Media Newsfeed via email. ... [SocialTimes.com]

Writing About Your Favorite Teacher Could Win You Free Admission To A Mediabistro Course - Posted August 16, 2012
Everyone has had at least one teacher make a positive difference in their life. Maybe it was a fourth-grade teacher who showed you the way when you were struggling, or a college professor who tied classroom knowledge to... [AllFacebook]

Which Companies Do Social Humor Best? - Posted August 16, 2012
News flash: Corporate communications don't have to be dryer than wallpaper and burnt toast, and you don't need viral videos, scripted scenes or comedic spokespeople to have a little fun with your messaging. We're all told to "humanize the brand", and we know that people love a good laugh more than... [PRNewser]

Twitter Co-Founders Create a New Publishing Platform - Posted August 15, 2012
From the minds of Twitter co-founders Evan Williams and Biz Stone comes yet another platform for curating and displaying content. Medium is still under wraps, but previews of the publishing platform show single-subject blogs that invite feedback and, eventually, contributions from readers. They're called Collections, and they have the layout of a... [SocialTimes.com]

Got Fake Twitter Followers? - Posted August 15, 2012
We thought we'd heard it all, but Twitter followers apparently now double as currency, and "... [PRNewser]

How The Olympics Impacted Social Sharing [INFOGRAPHIC] - Posted August 15, 2012
The London 2012 Olympic Games was a spectacular event, both in itself and online. Athletes shot to superstardom on Twitter, ... [AllTwitter]

Infographics Shared On Twitter Get 832% More Retweets Than Images And Articles [INFOGRAPHIC] - Posted August 15, 2012
We sure do love our infographics here at AllTwitter. And this one's a prime specimen of just how entwined infographics are in social media: it explores how popular infographics are compared to other types of posts on Twitt... [AllTwitter]

What Do Your Social Networking Habits Say About Your Personality? [Infographic] - Posted August 15, 2012
Have you ever stopped to think about the differences in ways that people with different personality types interact with social networking sites like Facebook, Twitter and LinkedIn? CPP, the exclusive publisher of the Myers-Briggs Type Indicator assessment (MBTI) has put together a great infographic revealing ... [SocialTimes.com]

Social Media Newsfeed: Medium Launch | Klout Revamp | Facebook Data Center - Posted August 15, 2012
 Click here to receive the Morning Social Media Newsfeed via email. ... [SocialTimes.com]

Taking It To The Tweets: Petition To Keep Twitter Ecosystem Open Up To More Than 500 Signatures, While App.Net With Its Twitter Alternative Service Surpasses Funding Goals - Posted August 15, 2012
This week saw a tweet from @bottlenoseapp that the petition to keep the Twitter ecosystem open has moved past the 500-signature goal. Bottlenose, the service co-founded by Nova Spivack, who created the petition and tweeted the same, uses natural language processing, semantic classification, sentiment analytics and trend detection to give users... [semanticweb.com]

Tech and Govt. Vets Form Dream Team Firm - Posted August 14, 2012
Big names, big news: Eastwick--a tech communications agency that helped build some of Silicon Valley's biggest brands over more than two decades in the business--has offici... [PRNewser]

Twitter Acquires App Testing Platform Clutch.io - Posted August 14, 2012
Twitter has acquired Clutch.io, a platform for developers to do A/B testing with their apps in a deal whose terms were not disclosed. Clutch.io founders Eric Florenzano and ... [Inside Mobile Apps]

Social Media Newsfeed: Google+ URLs | Facebook Babies | Salesforce Buys Buddy - Posted August 14, 2012
 Click here to receive the Morning Social Media Newsfeed via email. ... [SocialTimes.com]

Take That, Zuck: App.net Founder Raises More Than $700,000 - Posted August 13, 2012
App.net Founder and CEO Dalton Caldwell is not a fan of Facebook, which claims ... [AllFacebook]

Romney's Paul Ryan Pick: A PR Win? - Posted August 13, 2012
We generally prefer to avoid dipping our toes too deeply into the political arena, but we think we can judge Mitt Romney's choice of Wisconsin Rep. ... [PRNewser]

How Young Is Too Young To Start Tweeting? - Posted August 13, 2012
Seeing teens on Twitter is nothing shocking. But what about tweens? Elementary schoolers? Preschoolers? A recent episode of a popular kids' show had its host use Twitter and Facebook, as well as a "play book", texting, blogging and ema... [AllTwitter]

Social Media Newsfeed: Paul Ryan Announcement | Olympics on Twitter | Facebook Accusation - Posted August 13, 2012
 Click here to receive the Morning Social Media Newsfeed via email. ... [SocialTimes.com]

Pinterest Opens Its Doors to the Public. Now What? - Posted August 10, 2012
Social media star of the moment Pinterest led the news yesterday by announcing that it has officially made the tra... [AgencySpy]

Which Olympic Athletes Take The Gold On Twitter? [STUDY] - Posted August 10, 2012
The Olympics has done more than just send some budding athletes into new sports super-stardom - it's actually made some of them Twitter celebrities! OK, while it might not be as impressive to win a few hundred Twitter followers as it is to win a go... [AllTwitter]

What's The Olympic Buzz On Twitter? [INFOGRAPHIC] - Posted August 10, 2012
The London 2012 Olympic Games are in full swing, and the Twitter buzz has taken over most of our timelines. But what are we all tweeting about, anyways? This infographic from Mass Relevance looks at the ... [AllTwitter]

Social Media Newsfeed: Google Fined $22.5M | Facebook Ads | Foursquare Nearby Friends - Posted August 10, 2012
 Click here to receive the Morning Social Media Newsfeed via email. ... [SocialTimes.com]

Social Media: It's About Who, Not How Many [STUDY] - Posted August 9, 2012
Despite the massive number of followers that folks like Lady Gaga and Justin Bieber boast on Twitter, they're not necessarily the social media leaders they appear to be. A new study suggests that the demographic makeup of fans and followers means more than the... [AllTwitter]

Should Brands Be Responsible For What Their Customers Tweet? - Posted August 9, 2012
If I tweet something inappropriate to a brand, who is responsible? The obvious answer would be me, but in the fast-changing world of online advertising, things are never that simple. A new ruling from the Australian Advertising Standards ... [AllTwitter]

Social Searcher Offers Real-Time Facebook Search With Social Buzz - Posted August 8, 2012
The latest to take a crack at creating an effective social search to... [AllFacebook]

Have You Taken A "Social Vacation" This Summer? - Posted August 8, 2012
Look at the picture on the right. It's pretty idyllic - the very definition of a summer vacation. A cloudless sky, gently lapping waves, golden sand and a relaxing lounge chair on the shore... oh, and a smartphone and computer (and maybe even Google's Project Glass in the near future). Do... [AllTwitter]

Rep. Jared Polis Named MVP In Democrats' Facebook Contest - Posted August 8, 2012
Rep. Jared Polis (D-Colo.) was named the winner of the 2012 Member Online All-Star Co... [AllFacebook]

Social Media Newsfeed: Are Likes Free Speech? | LinkedIn Developer Tools | Twitter Subpoena - Posted August 8, 2012
 Click here to receive the Morning Social Media Newsfeed via email. ... [SocialTimes.com]

Standing Up to Bullying with Machine Learning - Posted August 7, 2012
A new study out of the University of Wisconsin, Madison, is using machine learning to fight bullying. According to the study website, "We are a university research team that fights bullying using novel machine learning algorithms. Our interdisciplinary research bridges compute... [semanticweb.com]

Social Media Newsfeed: Apple Drops YouTube | Twitter Languages | Amazon Games - Posted August 7, 2012
 Click here to receive the Morning Social Media Newsfeed via email. ... [SocialTimes.com]

If Social Networks Were Dinosaurs... [INFOGRAPHIC] - Posted August 6, 2012
They're nowhere near extinct, but what if social networks actually were dinosaurs? Can you take a stab at which ancient beast Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn and the rest would be? According to one rather imaginative graphics designer, all of our favori... [AllTwitter]

Social Media Newsfeed: Mars Landing | Nokia Rumor | Reuters Hacked - Posted August 6, 2012
 Click here to receive the Morning Social Media Newsfeed via email. ... [SocialTimes.com]

5 Olympics Examples of Unique Digital Storytelling - Posted August 5, 2012
Media attention is heavily focused on London 2012, and so is media experimentation. With so many eyes looking for every kind of athletic news tidbit (or the opposite, avoiding spoilers), now's a natural time for trying a new approach and seeing what works. ... [TVSpy]

5 Olympics Examples of Unique Digital Storytelling - Posted August 5, 2012
Media attention is heavily focused on London 2012, and so is media experimentation. With so many eyes looking for every kind of athletic news tidbit (or the opposite, avoiding spoilers), now's a natural time for trying a new approach and seeing what works. ... [10,000 Words]

Picking the President: Twindex, Twitris Track Social Media Electorate - Posted August 3, 2012
The U.S. is a mere three months away from choosing who will be its leader for the next four years. The semantic web is a supporting player in the action. This week, of course, saw the debut of the Twitter Political Index (Twindex), a joint effort between Twitter, Topsy, and the Mellm... [AllTwitter]

Social Media Newsfeed: Amazon Video | Facebook Bill | No Apple-Twitter Deal - Posted August 2, 2012
 Click here to receive the Morning Social Media Newsfeed via email. ... [SocialTimes.com]

Twitter Political Index Shows How You Really Feel About Obama and Romney - Posted August 1, 2012
In preparation for the 2012 presidential elections, social analytics company Topsy has collaborated with polling firms Mellman Group and North Star Opinion Research on a social media variation on the classic public opinion poll. Released today, the Twitter Political Index will provide a daily snapshot of how Americans feel throughout... [SocialTimes.com]

The Four Stages Of "Getting" Twitter [INFOGRAPHIC] - Posted August 1, 2012
Despite it's short, simple messages, Twitter is not easy to "get". Although you might not be willing to admit it, I bet you had a tough time figuring out the ropes when you first created your account. This infographic takes you through the four stages of getting Twitter, from a complete... [AllTwitter]

Social Media Newsfeed: Facebook Fallout | New Digg | Tumblr 'Holmies' - Posted August 1, 2012
 Click here to receive the Morning Social Media Newsfeed via email. ... [SocialTimes.com]

Microsoft Rebrands Hotmail As Outlook, Adds Facebook Integration - Posted July 31, 2012
Microsoft's latest attempt to beef up its ... [AllFacebook]

Buffer Beefs Up Facebook Analytics - Posted July 31, 2012
Social sharing application Buffer announced the abil... [AllFacebook]

Buffer Launches Robust Real-Time Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn Analytics - For Free - Posted July 31, 2012
There's so much more to social media than just writing catchy tweets and sending them out. You've got to time your updates, balance your interactions with content, and - perhaps most importantly - track your results. Thi... [AllTwitter]

Boring Books Hashtag Makes Twitter Trend - Posted July 30, 2012
The #BoringBooks hashtag was trending Twitter recently, drawing responses that included Lord of the Flies, 50 Shades of Grey, as well as puns on book titles like Charlotte's Website. The Paris Review's ... [GalleyCat]

Social Media Newsfeed: #NBCFail | Google Fiber | Digg Relaunch - Posted July 30, 2012
Click here to receive the Morning Social Media Newsfeed via email. ... [SocialTimes.com]

5 Tweet Strategies for Highlighting Breaking News - Posted July 29, 2012
Social media producers battle for eyeballs, retweets and clicks. They fight because tweets fly by fast, easily slipping by readers in a stream shared with cat gifs and ... [10,000 Words]

Facebook Influence Can Help You Get Into An L.A. Nightclub For Free - Posted July 27, 2012
Trying to figure out what kind of benefits come with a healthy score on Klout -- whi... [AllFacebook]

London Eye Lights Up With Olympics Sentiment - Posted July 27, 2012
As the opening ceremony for the London Olympics gets underway tonight, sentiment on the event can be gauged nightly in a big way: The EDF Energy London Eye Ferris Wheel, the largest in Europe, will turn colors depending on the sentiment analysis of tweets coming out of the U.K. mentioning the... [AllTwitter]

Twitter Blocks Instagram from 'Find Friends' Feature - Posted July 27, 2012
Instagram users will no longer be able to find their friends on Twitter, as the micro-blogging site has blocked Instagram from that part of its Twitter connection. Now when users log in, they'll see the following message: "Twitter no longer allows its users to access this information in Instagram via the Twitter... [SocialTimes.com]

Social Media Newsfeed: Facebook Results | Twitter Outage | Olympics YouTube Leak - Posted July 27, 2012
 Click here to receive the Morning Social Media Newsfeed via email. ... [SocialTimes.com]

Olympic Organizers Rush To Delete Leaked Opening Ceremony Footage From YouTube - Posted July 26, 2012
Today leaked footage of the Olympic opening ceremony was removed from YouTube in an attempt by the organizers to ensure that Friday's ceremony will be a surprise. During the rehearsal the show's artistic director, Danny Boyle, appealed to spectators to "save th... [SocialTimes.com]

Report: Ketchum, Edelman Among Most Effective Global PR Agencies On Facebook - Posted July 26, 2012
The global public relations powerhouses of Edelman and ... [AllFacebook]

Which Olympic Sponsors Are The Most Talked About On Twitter? [INFOGRAPHIC] - Posted July 26, 2012
Can you name one Olympic sponsor? Five? Ten? Apparently, lots of social media folks can, and do, name them on Twitter. This infographic from StrategyOne shows which Olympic sponsors are getting the most social media ... [AllTwitter]

Is Twitter Preparing To Get Into The Web Series Game? - Posted July 25, 2012
According to a report from Mike Shields of Adweek, Twitter is "in serious talks about the possibility of launching several original video series via Twitter." They already serve as a major platform... [SocialTimes.com]

Is Twitter Preparing To Get Into The Web Series Game? - Posted July 25, 2012
According to a report from Mike Shields of Adweek, Twitter is "in serious talks about the possibility of launching several original video series via Twitter." They already serve as a major platform... [AllFacebook]

Facebook Marketing Developer Unified Debuts Social Operating Platform Summer 2012 Edition - Posted July 25, 2012
Facebook Preferred Marketing Developer ... [AllFacebook]

Badgeville Partners with PeopleBrowsr to 'Gamify' Twitter and Facebook Feeds - Posted July 25, 2012
Brands that are unable to pry their customers away from social media to look at their websites can now give customers medals for talking about them behind their backs. Badgeville has partnered with PeopleBrowsr, the parent company of Kred, to bring its rewards system to Twitter and Facebook. "There should be no... [SocialTimes.com]

Report: 2/3 Of European CIOs Still Block Facebook - Posted July 25, 2012
Despite the emergence of Facebook and other social networks as valuable sales, marketing, and communications tools for businesses, a recent study of 550 ... [AllFacebook]

Badgeville Adds Rewards For Facebook, Twitter User Behavior After Peoplebrowsr Partnership - Posted July 25, 2012
Gamification provider Badgeville will use social media ... [AllFacebook]

Social Media Newsfeed: Mountain Lion | Facebook Resignation | Foursquare Ads - Posted July 25, 2012
 Click here to receive the Morning Social Media Newsfeed via email. ... [SocialTimes.com]

Kaboodle Together Allows Facebook Friends To Shop With Each Other -- Online - Posted July 24, 2012
Shopping is more fun as a social activity, and s... [AllFacebook]

Mark Luckie: Don't Be Another 'Social Media Guru' - Posted July 24, 2012
For Mark Luckie, manager of journalism and news at Twitter, landing a social media job requires more than just knowing how to tweet or post a status update. In his ... [SocialTimes.com]

10,000 Words Founder Mark Luckie Talks About His New Job at Twitter - Posted July 24, 2012
As the manager of journalism and news at Twitter, 10,000 Words founder Mark Luckie is still working "where journalism and technology meet." In his intervi... [10,000 Words]

Social Media Newsfeed: Bus Monitor | Facebook Lobbying | Tumblr Book - Posted July 24, 2012
 Click here to receive the Morning Social Media Newsfeed via email. ... [SocialTimes.com]

Event App Gather Rides Facebook, Twitter Social Graphs - Posted July 23, 2012
The boys on MTV reality hit "... [AllFacebook]

Afghanistan Free Speech Activists Take To Facebook - Posted July 23, 2012
Free speech activists in war-torn Afghanistan are finding a new way to get their message across: Facebook. However, ... [AllFacebook]

Find Sales Leads Through Facebook With Reachable - Posted July 23, 2012
In social marketing, as the saying goes in Hollywood, it's not always what yo... [AllFacebook]

How Do Recruiters In Italy Use Social Media? [INFOGRAPHIC] - Posted July 23, 2012
Sprucing up your Twitter account is almost as important as revising your paper resume these days. But are recruiters really watching you on social media? This infographic should help you decide. ... [AllTwitter]

London Eye To Become Twitter Sentiment Gauge During Olympics - Posted July 23, 2012
The London Eye will be transformed during the Olympics to show global Twitter sentiment towards the Games. The more enthusiastically you tweet, the brighter the tallest Ferris wheel in Europe will become. We've written before about how this year is the "... [AllTwitter]

Social Media Newsfeed: Colorado Tragedy | Facebook Payout | Sparrow Purchase - Posted July 23, 2012
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Companies Face Facebook Backlash After Controversial Statements - Posted July 20, 2012
Just as users can visit a brand's Facebook page to tell it how much they love the product or offer ideas, th... [AllFacebook]

Social Media Newsfeed: YouTube Partners | Facebook-Walmart Meeting | Tweet Archives - Posted July 20, 2012
 Click here to receive the Morning Social Media Newsfeed via email. ... [SocialTimes.com]

Older People Who Use Twitter Are Less Likely To Be Depressed [STUDY] - Posted July 18, 2012
Is your grandma on Twitter? It might be worth spending a few minutes going over hashtags and @mentions with her, since it's likely to make her happier - at least according to the latest research. The University of Alabama surveyed 8... [AllTwitter]

Researcher Graph Helps Academics, Institutions Understand Works' Influence - Posted July 18, 2012
The "publish or perish" model of the academic world has pretty much followed the same pattern since the middle of the last century. It's about a seven-year time-span from the a researcher's original "ah-ha" moment, to the publishing of her paper, to the point where a critical mass of citations are... [semanticweb.com]

Social Media Newsfeed: Google+ Liked | LivingSocial | HootSuite Autoschedule - Posted July 18, 2012
 Click here to receive the Morning Social Media Newsfeed via email. ... [SocialTimes.com]

Viralheat Launches Free Service To Manage, Track Facebook Pages - Posted July 17, 2012
Managing a social media campaign (Facebook page, Twitter account, YouTube channel, etc.) can be exhausting and expensive. ... [AllFacebook]

Facebook Plummets In 2012 American Customer Satisfaction Index - Posted July 17, 2012
Facebook took a beating in the latest American Customer Satisfaction I... [AllFacebook]

Backlash Against Ralph Lauren's Outsourced Olympic Uniforms - Posted July 17, 2012
What could the American public possibly have against our Olympic athletes proudly displaying the red-white-and-blue of our flag on their opening ceremony uniforms? Perhaps it's the fact that when ABC News took a look at the labels of the Ralph Lauren-designed attire, th... [PRNewser]

Reuters' Deputy Social Media Editor Was Addicted to Twitter - Posted July 16, 2012
Twitter can be a great tool, unless you let it take over your life. That's the lesson Reuters' deputy social media editor Matthew Keys has finally realized after ... [Fishbowl NY]

Reuters' Deputy Social Media Editor Was Addicted to Twitter - Posted July 16, 2012
Twitter can be a great tool, unless you let it take over your life. That's the lesson Reuters' deputy social media editor Matthew Keys has finally realized after ... [FishbowlNY]

A History Of Twitter's Acquisitions - Posted July 16, 2012
Over the past six years, Twitter has acquired no less than 19 companies. Some acquisitions, like TweetDeck, made a huge splash in the Twitter-related news-sphere, while others were more quietly done. Here's a look at Twitter's acquisition history from 2008 to today. ... [AllTwitter]

No More #TigerBlood: Charlie Sheen Quits Twitter - Posted July 16, 2012
Charlie Sheen set a world record for amassing a million Twitter followers faster than anyone else, but now the #TigerBlood king is stepping down from his throne - Sheen is done with Twitter. Since March of last year, Sheen has been entertaining us all with his...unique brand of tweetin... [AllTwitter]

Social Media Newsfeed: YouTube News | FB Rotating Ads | Audi's Secret Number - Posted July 16, 2012
 Click here to receive the Morning Social Media Newsfeed via email. ... [SocialTimes.com]

Twitter Is Testing "Non-Organic" Ads - Posted July 13, 2012
Rumor has it that Twitter is testing out a new Promoted Tweet format that would no longer require advertisers to first send the soon-to-be Promoted Tweet from their Twitter account before marking it as an ad. Twitter has been adamant in the past about creating an "orga... [AllTwitter]

Why Social Media Engagement Is A Real Metric [INFOGRAPHIC] - Posted July 13, 2012
Did you know that the average engagement rates for posts made on social media sites range from just 0.01 to 1 percent? Independent studies I've undertaken haveconfirmed this. In my opinion, if your engagement rates are better t... [SocialTimes.com]

Social Media Newsfeed: Digg $500K Buy | Facebook Love | Tweet Screening - Posted July 13, 2012
 Click here to receive the Morning Social Media Newsfeed via email. ... [SocialTimes.com]

Pinterest Users More Likely to Vote for Mitt Romney [Infographic] - Posted July 12, 2012
If you find yourself on Pinterest more often than Etsy, you might be a Romney supporter, according to this infographic. See where you fall on the political spectrum based on the social media sites you use -- the results may surprise you. In what is easily the most shocking analysis of social... [SocialTimes.com]

Twitter Advertising Slide Deck Leaked - Posted July 12, 2012
All Things D got their hands on a slide deck that Twitter is using to entice big advertisers - McDonald's, Pepsi and American Express kind of big - to commit more ad dollars to the ... [AllTwitter]

Social Media Newsfeed: Facebook Events | First Tweets | Reddit Cracks Code - Posted July 12, 2012
 Click here to receive the Morning Social Media Newsfeed via email. ... [SocialTimes.com]

Top 10 Celebrities on Social Media [Infographic] - Posted July 11, 2012
They're talented, they're famous, and now they have Twitter accounts. Celebrities have discovered social media as a way to reach out to their fans and to express themselves outside the stage and screen. This infographic ranks the top 10 celebrities on Twitter, Facebook, YouTube, and Google+. GO-Globe.com took a look at each... [AllFacebook]

Top 10 Celebrities on Social Media [Infographic] - Posted July 11, 2012
They're talented, they're famous, and now they have Twitter accounts. Celebrities have discovered social media as a way to reach out to their fans and to express themselves outside the stage and screen. This infographic ranks the top 10 celebrities on Twitter, Facebook, YouTube, and Google+. GO-Globe.com took a look at each... [SocialTimes.com]

Upworthy Shares Memes That Make You Think, Not Just Laugh - Posted July 11, 2012
There's more to the Internet than LOLcats and dating sites. Sometimes surfing the Internet feels like swimming in an ocean of viral videos and vitriol. I'd like to say news sites are a tropical island in the middle, but too often they promote or fuel the storms. That's why, Upworthy, seems... [10,000 Words]

Upworthy Shares Memes That Make You Think, Not Just Laugh - Posted July 11, 2012
There's more to the Internet than LOLcats and dating sites. Sometimes surfing the Internet feels like swimming in an ocean of viral videos and vitriol. I'd like to say news sites are a tropical island in the middle, but too often they promote or fuel the storms. That's why, Upworthy, seems... [TVSpy]

Who Are The Most Popular Celebs On Social Media? [INFOGRAPHIC] - Posted July 11, 2012
Can you guess who's winning the social media fame game? The usual suspects - Lady Gaga, Justin Bieber - make their appearance, but you might be surprised by some of the other names on the list. This infographic comes to us from ... [AllTwitter]

Social Media Newsfeed: New Twitter Apps | NBC-Facebook Partnership | Dropbox Ups Storage - Posted July 11, 2012
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GroSocial Rebrands Facebook Marketing Suite Customizer As GroSocial Platform - Posted July 10, 2012
Social media marketing software creator GroSocial... [AllFacebook]

News360 Streamlines Personalization on iPad News Discovery App - Posted July 10, 2012
News360 today launches a redesigned version of its semantically-enabled news discovery application for the iPad. In the works for some eight months, the company's goal has been to further its vision of building an AI assistant that understands what someone is interested in and how he consumes differ... [semanticweb.com]

Social Media Newsfeed: Facebook-CNN Partnership | Twitter App | Free Google Class - Posted July 10, 2012
 Click here to receive the Morning Social Media Newsfeed via email. ... [SocialTimes.com]

Facebook Plays Key Part In How People Discover, Share News - Posted July 9, 2012
It's apparent that Facebook has changed the way people share information, and not just baby photos and event announcements. According to a stud... [AllFacebook]

INFOGRAPHIC: Recruiting Via Facebook, LinkedIn, Twitter Continues To Grow - Posted July 9, 2012
A total of 92 percent of U.S. companies use social networks and social media to recruit talent, up from 78 percent five years ago, according to new res... [AllFacebook]

Dateline Chatline Incorporates Facebook, Twitter Into NBC News' 'Dateline' - Posted July 9, 2012
NBC News primetime newsmagazine "... [AllFacebook]

KTLA Reporter Tweets N-Word? - Posted July 9, 2012
Veteran KTLA entertainment reporter Sam Rubin is trying to set the record straight after a message was sent from his Twitter account containing the N-word. Over the weekend, seemi... [TVSpy]

Social Media Newsfeed: Twitter Search | Yahoo, Facebook Settle | Web Outage? - Posted July 9, 2012
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Money Hunt: More Semantic and Sentiment Analytics Tools Aim At Stock Market Success - Posted July 6, 2012
[caption id="attachment_30546" align="alignleft" width="300" caption="Money image via Shutterstock"]... [AllTwitter]

TV Traffic Report Includes Live Social Media Updates - Posted July 6, 2012
To bring up-to-the minute traffic reporting to the Twitter feed, KING 5 in Seattle has partnered with ... [SocialTimes.com]

Social Media Newsfeed: Internet Outage | Trojan App Axed | Webinar Record - Posted July 6, 2012
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Twitter Releases Transparency Report - Posted July 5, 2012
Mary Long of our sister publication, MediaBistro.com, recently reported that Twitter has released its first Transpa... [semanticweb.com]

Twitter Releases Transparency Report - Posted July 5, 2012
Mary Long of our sister publication, MediaBistro.com, recently reported that Twitter has released its first Transpa... [AllTwitter]

Twitter Chatter During Euro 2012 - Who Won The 140-Character Cup? [INFOGRAPHIC] - Posted July 5, 2012
The final match of Euro 2012 set a new Twitter record for sports, as people tweeted to celebrate Spain's goals and lament Italy's misses. But how exactly did all of that Twitter chatter look? Sunday's... [AllTwitter]

Twitter Joins Google, Herdict in the Fight for Internet Transparency - Posted July 3, 2012
Inspired by Google, Twitter has partnered with Web accessibility startup Herdict to fight censorship and ensure privacy on the Internet. On Monday, the company released a Transparency Report that lists every copyright complaint or government request for information and whether content had to be removed as a result. ... [AllFacebook]

Social Media Newsfeed: Facebook Glitch | Windows Upgrade | Twitter Ruling - Posted July 3, 2012
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Attensity Pipeline: Social Media Conversations Analyzed, In Real-Time And In The Cloud At Scale - Posted July 2, 2012
For many companies, understanding what's being said about them or their products and services in the real-time social media space will only become more important. Vendors of social and customer analytics solutions are aiming to fill the need: A couple of weeks ago, heavyweight Salesfor... [semanticweb.com]

Rupert Murdoch Weighs in on Katie Holmes and Tom Cruise - Posted July 2, 2012
Oh, the irony.... [Fishbowl NY]

Rupert Murdoch Weighs in on Katie Holmes and Tom Cruise - Posted July 2, 2012
Oh, the irony.... [FishbowlNY]

Social Media Newsfeed: LinkedIn Nixes Tweets | Cloud Outage | NY Flash Mob - Posted July 2, 2012
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Pinterest vs. Facebook...On Twitter [Infographic] - Posted June 29, 2012
Twitter users are more engaged with Pinterest than Facebook, according to data visualization community Visual.ly. In this infographic, see how @pinterest and @facebook compare in terms of demographics, number of followers, and interactions on Twitter. Although Pinterest and Facebook have thriving communities of their own, each company maintains a strong presence on... [SocialTimes.com]

Calling Batman: Bane Takes Over Ecko Unlimited Facebook Page - Posted June 28, 2012
Bane, the villain in upcoming Batman feature film The Dark Knight Rises, turned his criminal mind toward the ... [AllFacebook]

Social Media Newsfeed: Best of Google I/O | iTunes Sharing | Twitter Digests - Posted June 28, 2012
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House GOP Members Name Facebook Challenge Winners - Posted June 27, 2012
More than 50,000 Facebook likes, Twitter fo... [AllFacebook]

Five Strategies To Dominate Twitter, Facebook And YouTube [INFOGRAPHIC] - Posted June 27, 2012
They're the "Big Three" of social media: Facebook, Twitter and YouTube. If you have a solid presence on all of them, you're well on your way to social media stardom. Still, you need to know how to approach all three of these networks if you want to dominate them, and this... [AllTwitter]

The Science of the Perfect Tweet - Posted June 26, 2012
If you've ever tried to promote something or someone on Twitter, you may have pondered the art of the perfect tweet (i.e. one that will garner the most attention and retweets). Turns out, it may actually be more of a science. And surpris... [PRNewser]

Facebook, Twitter, Google+ And LinkedIn: The Language Of Social Media [INFOGRAPHIC] - Posted June 26, 2012
The Guinness Book Of World Records once listed a man who spoke 58 languages as the world's greatest living polyglot - but that record has since been smashed by the likes of Facebook, Google+ and other social networks. ... [AllTwitter]

Microsoft Buys Yammer | Facebook Board Finally Gets a Woman | Angry Birds In China - Posted June 26, 2012
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Nissan Revs Up Facebook Marketing - Posted June 25, 2012
After General Motors pulled its Facebook advertising, other car makers have said they re... [AllFacebook]

Advanced Twitter Listening Tip: Track More Than Just Your Mentions - Posted June 25, 2012
Twitter is as much - and maybe more - about listening as it is about broadcasting. If you want your business or personal Twitter account to succeed, you've got to have a listening strategy in place in order to access valuable feedback, learn, and ... [AllTwitter]

Twitter Blames Outage on Bug | Facebook Lawsuit Triggers Sponsored Stories Changes | Flipboard Expanding to Android - Posted June 22, 2012
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Thunderclap Migrating From Twitter To Facebook - Posted June 21, 2012
Thunderclap, a mass-messaging service that gained popularity on Twitter, has set it... [AllFacebook]

If Twitter Started Charging For "Premium" Features, Would You Pay? - Posted June 20, 2012
Twitter currently makes most of its money selling ads and ... [AllTwitter]

Facebook Phasing Out Credits | Twitter Simplifies Timelines | Kremlin to Launch Social Network - Posted June 20, 2012
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Alec Baldwin Punches Daily News Photographer, References Trayvon Martin - Posted June 19, 2012
Today Alec Baldwin allegedly punched a New York Daily News photographer. The incident occurred outside the Marriage License Bureau. Then, because Baldwin is nothing if not annoying, he took t... [Fishbowl NY]

Alec Baldwin Punches Daily News Photographer, References Trayvon Martin - Posted June 19, 2012
Today Alec Baldwin allegedly punched a New York Daily News photographer. The incident occurred outside the Marriage License Bureau. Then, because Baldwin is nothing if not annoying, he took t... [FishbowlNY]

Twitter, the new kid on the Semantic Web block - Posted June 19, 2012
Remember how search engines can show nice snippets in their search results thanks to the structured data that webmasters embedded in the HTML of their webpages (RDFa, schema.org, etc)? Additionally, Facebook gains insight about user's interest through structured data on webpages (i.e. Open Graph Protocol). Now there is a new kid... [AllTwitter]

Twitter, the new kid on the Semantic Web block - Posted June 19, 2012
Remember how search engines can show nice snippets in their search results thanks to the structured data that webmasters embedded in the HTML of their webpages (RDFa, schema.org, etc)? Additionally, Facebook gains insight about user's interest through structured data on webpages (i.e. Open Graph Protocol). Now there is a new kid... [semanticweb.com]

Lady Gaga's Massive Social Influence [INFOGRAPHIC] - Posted June 19, 2012
Lady Gaga is the darling of the social media world. No one has more followers on Twitter than the Mother Monster, and she's got plenty of influence to boot. This infographic takes a look at Gaga's unsurpassed social influence - and some of the numbers are positively staggering. ... [AllTwitter]

The State Of Twitter's Revenue Strategy [INFOGRAPHIC] - Posted June 19, 2012
The speculation game over Twitter's revenue is going wild. Some believe the company will bring in $226 million in revenue this year, others predict closer to ... [AllTwitter]

Panelists Say Social Apps Can Lead to Rape | Microsoft Unveils Tablets | Group to Facebook: Don't Target Ads to Kids - Posted June 19, 2012
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FirstRain Spotlights Semantics Across Domains - Posted June 19, 2012
Enterprises using semantic technology often come up against a problem: Not being able to scale their approaches across domains. "We hear a lot about semantic approaches that work great when targeted to a domain - for example, you can train up an NLP engine for the hotel industry domain that knows 'thin'... [semanticweb.com]

Nearly One-Quarter Of Top 10,000 Websites Have Facebook Integration - Posted June 18, 2012
You've seen those Facebook like buttons pretty... [AllFacebook]

Explore London 2012 On Facebook Hub Launches In Preparation For 2012 Summer Olympics - Posted June 18, 2012
With the 2012 Summer Olympic Games i... [AllFacebook]

Twitter Finally Tells Us Exactly How Many Retweets We Got - Posted June 18, 2012
If you're a longtime Twitter user, this news will probably make your week: Twitter has ditched the "50+" notification when a tweet reaches more than 50 retweets and is actually showing us the real number of retweets it got. It's about time! ... [AllTwitter]

Facebook CTO Leaving | Tumblr to Release iOS App | Social Media and Athletes - Posted June 18, 2012
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Blip and SoundCloud Join Twitter's Expanded Tweets - Posted June 15, 2012
Twitter delighted content creators everywhere when the microblogging site extended its expanded tweets - previously reserved for YouTube videos and Instagram photos - to other content publishers. Blip and SoundCloud were among the launch partners who now have more to offer than 240 characters -- and more to gain in return. Tweets... [SocialTimes.com]

Twitter, Facebook, Google Join Forces To Fight Malicious Ads - Posted June 15, 2012
Twitter, Facebook, Google, AOL and the Interactive Advertising Bureau have come together to battle bad ads that download malware, send users to scammy sites and try to sell counterfeit goods. The new initiative is called the ... [AllTwitter]

Matt Lauer Joins Twitter, Loves Justin Bieber - Posted June 15, 2012
Did you feel the Earth shake beneath you this morning? Did you happen to notice an unusual amount of delays while on the train? That's because Matt Lauer decided to ... [Fishbowl NY]

Matt Lauer Joins Twitter, Loves Justin Bieber - Posted June 15, 2012
Did you feel the Earth shake beneath you this morning? Did you happen to notice an unusual amount of delays while on the train? That's because Matt Lauer decided to ... [FishbowlNY]

YouTube Weighs Paid Subscriptions | Sources: Microsoft Considers $1.2B Yammer Buy | Facebook to Respond to Lawsuits - Posted June 15, 2012
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Panel of Techno-Optimists: The Shift to Social and Who's Doing it Right - Posted June 14, 2012
In an event hosted by New York University's Center for Publishing and the School of Continuing and Professional Studies last ni... [TVSpy]

Facebook Joins The Fight Against 'Bad Ads' - Posted June 14, 2012
Facebook has entered into an alliance with fellow Web giants Google, Twitter, and... [AllFacebook]

Salesforce.com Gets Access To Twitter's Firehose Through New Partnership - Posted June 14, 2012
Salesforce.com, a global enterprise cloud computing company, has inked a deal with Twitter to enable its Radian6 customers to access tweets directly from the firehose. This will be especially useful for those using Radian6 for customer relations management, as they now have insight into what their custo... [AllTwitter]

Angels Pitcher Target of Racial Epithet on Twitter - Posted June 14, 2012
The ugly side of Twitter reared its head on Tuesday night when Los Angeles Angels pitcher Jerome Williams was the recipient of a racist tweet from the handle jgraae007: "@jgraae007: @pinkpuka57 way to lose the game u fucked up tooth Ni**er" Instead of getting mad, Williams and his followers got even. They were... [FishbowlLA]

Rock The Vote, PromoJam Enlist Facebook Like Button In Voter-Registration Campaign - Posted June 14, 2012
Rock the Vote teamed up wi... [AllFacebook]

LA Lakers Are Champs of the Social Media World - Posted June 14, 2012
While they might not be in the NBA Finals this season, the Los Angeles Lakers are the champions of the social media world. Social media company Unmetric determined the Lakers rank as the hi... [FishbowlLA]

Michelle Obama on Pinterest | Expanded Tweets Now Include Video, Audio, Stories | Klout App Gets Swipey - Posted June 14, 2012
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10,000 Words Founder Mark S. Luckie to Join Twitter - Posted June 13, 2012
Congratulations are in order for 10,000 Words founder Mark S. Luckie who will be leaving The Washington Post to join Twitter as its new creative content manager for journalism. "To say I'm thrilled is an understatement. I'... [10,000 Words]

10,000 Words Founder Mark S. Luckie to Join Twitter - Posted June 13, 2012
Congratulations are in order for 10,000 Words founder Mark S. Luckie who will be leaving The Washington Post to join Twitter as its new creative content manager for journalism. "To say I'm thrilled is an understatement. I'... [TVSpy]

Twitter Is Giving Away 1,000 In Advertising To Small Businesses In The UK - Posted June 13, 2012
Twitter wants to get UK advertisers on board with their Promoted Products, so they're making them an offer: share your Twitter stories with us, and we'll give you 1,000 to spend. Announced on ... [AllTwitter]

Facebook: The End Of The Beginning - Posted June 13, 2012
Facebook's initial public offering is a milestone in the evolutio... [AllFacebook]

Facebook Releasing Wordpress Plugin | Apple Kills Ping | Sweden Twitter Experiment Out of Control - Posted June 13, 2012
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SocialGuide Launches First Real-Time Twitter-Monitoring Social TV Dashboard - Posted June 12, 2012
Earlier this year, social TV content and data solutions company SocialGuide launched SocialGuide Intelligence, a social TV data analytics engagement platform that helps provide netw... [SocialTimes.com]

Twitter Must Reveal Bullies' Identities Or Be Held Legally Responsible, New Law Says - Posted June 12, 2012
Unless Twitter coughs up the identities of those using 140 characters to abuse, slander and otherwise troll victims, a newly proposed UK law would see the company hauled into court to pay hefty fines. Justice Secreta... [AllTwitter]

Apple Announces Facebook Integration | Twitter Opens New Headquarters in Style | Americans Skeptical of Social Media - Posted June 12, 2012
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Apple Announces Facebook Integration With IOS6, OSX Mountain Lion - Posted June 11, 2012
Apple officially confirmed that ... [AllFacebook]

Top 5 Television Ads for Social Media Sites - Posted June 11, 2012
On Sunday, Twitter aired its first-ever television commercial during the 2012 Pocono 400 NASCAR race. It was a first for Twitter, but not a first for social media. Other sites, including Groupon, LivingSocial, and Google+ have also put their money on big-ticket ads during major television events. 5. Twitter's commercial features professional... [SocialTimes.com]

LAT Reporter is Blocking the Competition on Twitter - Posted June 11, 2012
An LA Times reporter I've never met is blocking me on Twitter. Between that and their paywall they must really not want anyone to read them. -- Arash Markazi (@ArashMarkazi) June 11, 2012 I was feeling special but apparently this person block... [FishbowlLA]

NBC-Affiliate Tweets About Loving Gay Bars - Posted June 11, 2012
A strange tweet was sent out Friday night from KTSM's Twitter account. "I love the love at gay bars," the El Paso NBC-affiliate tweeted. "I have 5 new bffs in 15 minutes." The station promptly deleted the tweet but not before BuzzFeed's ... [TVSpy]

Semantic App Helps Researchers Understand Prescription Drug Abuse - Posted June 11, 2012
There's been a lot of attention given to the issue of prescription drug abuse, in the wake of violent crimes such as one last year that left four people dead in a pharmacy shooting in Suffolk County, New York. A recent study from the Workers Compensation Research Institute also shows that... [semanticweb.com]

Semantic App Helps Researchers Understand Prescription Drug Abuse - Posted June 11, 2012
There's been a lot of attention given to the issue of prescription drug abuse, in the wake of violent crimes such as one last year that left four people dead in a pharmacy shooting in Suffolk County, New York. A recent study from the Workers Compensation Research Institute also shows that... [AllTwitter]

World Map Of Social Media: Facebook Dominates, Twitter Fights For 2nd Place - Posted June 11, 2012
In the June 2012 edition of the World Map Of Social Networks, social media strategist Vincenzo Cosenza explores the most popular social networks in each country right now... [AllTwitter]

Twitter's Nascar Promotion Hints at Social TV - Posted June 11, 2012
Twitter is one of those services that's always mentioned with a "but" - and it's always about money. The service, which is widely accepted as the most possibly current news source on the web on pretty much any subject, also has the stigma of being unsustainable and a 'flash in the... [SocialTimes.com]

Apple to Unveil iOS 6 | Report: Seniors Use Social, Too | LinkedIn Updates Members on Password Debacle - Posted June 11, 2012
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Facebook-Twitter Integration Quietly Upgraded - Posted June 8, 2012
Twitter integration enhanceme... [AllFacebook]

How Did the Machinima Team Use Social Media at E3? [Video] - Posted June 8, 2012
This year's E3 in Los Angeles has had an unprecedented amount of social media. From live check-ins to Twitter walls, game companies know that engaging their audience using Facebook, Twitter, Foursquare and other social networks is the way to go. In a cool interview by NewMediaRockstars, the social media team from... [SocialTimes.com]

Facebook Opens App Center | The New Foursquare Launches | Bitly Listens to its Users - Posted June 8, 2012
 Click here to receive the Morning Social Media Newsfeed via email. ... [SocialTimes.com]

Create a Social Homepage with Rebel Mouse - Posted June 7, 2012
Have you tried Rebel Mouse yet? Launched in beta on Wednesday, the site combines the layout of Pinterest with all of your status updates from Twitter and Facebook. It's designed to be a living homepage that stays current and lets you organize the contents yourself. Rather than another social network, it's... [SocialTimes.com]

VIDEO: WDSU's Scott Walker Talks About Being Mistaken for Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker - Posted June 7, 2012
WDSU anchor Scott Walker took some time out of the New Orleans NBC-affiliate's 4 p.m. newscast on Wednesday to address the ... [TVSpy]

Facebook's IPO Nosedive Brings Down Twitter's Value By 15% - Posted June 7, 2012
If you've been watching the financial news lately, you'll know that Facebook's IPO was a dud. And its sinking value on the stock market is apparently pulling ... [AllTwitter]

New Service Turns Your Facebook & Twitter Feeds Into A Personalized TV Show - Posted June 7, 2012
Israel-based startup Stevie is bringing a whole new meaning to the term "Social TV." Instead of making TV more social, Stevie actually takes the content from your own s... [SocialTimes.com]

How Do College Students Use Twitter? [INFOGRAPHIC] - Posted June 7, 2012
They're the target market of many an energy drink and laptop company, and marketers love getting their hands on data about college students. This infographic takes a look at how studious late teens and early twenty-somethings use Twitter: the brands they follow... [AllTwitter]

How the MTV Movie Awards Rocked Tumblr, Facebook, Twitter - Posted June 7, 2012
Less stuffy than the Oscars, the MTV Movie Awards inspires fashion risks and public outbursts as stars vie for buckets of golden popcorn and dubious honors like "Best On-Screen Dirtbag." It's one of MTV's biggest events of the year, which is why the network leaves little to chance, giving viewers... [SocialTimes.com]

LinkedIn Hacked, Exposing Passwords | New Twitter Bird Takes Flight | Google Upgrades Mobile Maps - Posted June 7, 2012
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New Twitter Logo - Posted June 6, 2012
Twitter unveiled a new logo today and I must need another cup of coffee because I needed a lot of help to see the difference. Thank goodness for TechCrunch, which breaks down th... [PRNewser]

Social Media Marketing Boot Camp Starts Tomorrow - Posted June 6, 2012
If you want to build your brand or generate revenue for your business, make sure you check out Mediabistro's Social Media Marketing Boot Camp online conference and workshop, starting tomorrow, Thursday, June 7. You'll learn how... [AgencySpy]

Social Media Marketing Boot Camp Starts Tomorrow - Posted June 6, 2012
If you want to build your author platform, make sure you check out Mediabistro's Social Media Marketing Boot Camp online conference and workshop, starting tomorrow, Thursday, June 7. You'll learn how to launch a social media marketing campaig... [GalleyCat]

Social Media Marketing Boot Camp Starts Tomorrow - Posted June 6, 2012
If you want to build your brand or generate revenue for your business, make sure you check out Mediabistro's Social Media Marketing Boot Camp online conference and workshop, starting tomorrow, Thursday, June 7. You'll learn how to launch a social media marketing campaign and measure its results. Over eight weeks, you'll hear... [Fishbowl NY]

Social Media Marketing Boot Camp Starts Tomorrow - Posted June 6, 2012
If you want to build your brand or generate revenue for your business, make sure you check out Mediabistro's Social Media Marketing Boot Camp online conference and workshop, starting tomorrow, Thursday, June 7. You'll learn how to launch a social media marketing campaign and measure its results. Over eight weeks, you'll hear... [FishbowlNY]

Social Media Marketing Boot Camp Starts Tomorrow - Posted June 6, 2012
If you want to build your brand or generate revenue for your business, make sure you check out Mediabistro's Social Media Marketing Boot Camp online conference and workshop, starting tomorrow, Thursday, June 7. You'll learn how to laun... [FishbowlDC]

Social Media Marketing Boot Camp Starts Thursday - Posted June 6, 2012
If you want to build your brand or generate revenue for your business, make sure you check out ... [AllFacebook]

WDSU Anchor Scott Walker Gives Up and Just Starts Being Governor Scott Walker on Twitter - Posted June 6, 2012
Long day. I'm beat. But back to governing the people of Wisconsin tomorrow! Go Pack! -- Scott Walker (@ScottWalker6) June 6, 2012 As the results of Wisconsin's recall election poured in Tuesday night, Scott Walker celebrated victory on Twitter. WDSU anchor ... [TVSpy]

Rumor: iOS 6 Includes Facebook Sharing | Airtime Launch Faces Glitches | Google Purchasing Meebo - Posted June 6, 2012
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Report: Facebook Still A Distant Third Behind LinkedIn, Twitter In Terms Of Job Postings - Posted June 5, 2012
Despite the strides Facebook has made on both sides of the jo... [AllFacebook]

Instapaper Surprisingly Available for Android | Foursquare Redesign to Launch Thursday | Square Doubles Retail Presence - Posted June 5, 2012
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Facebook for Kids? | Twitter Heading Toward $1B in Revenue | Instagram Competitor Closes - Posted June 4, 2012
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Report: Next Version Of Apple IOS To Include Integration With Facebook - Posted June 1, 2012
"Stay tuned," was what Apple Chief Executive Officer Tim Cook had to say about his company's relationship... [AllFacebook]

IPO Sinks Facebook In Customer Loyalty Study - Posted June 1, 2012
The list of casualties of Facebook's staggering ... [AllFacebook]

Facebook Apparently Hacked | Flipboard for Android Coming | Skype-Windows 8 Integration - Posted June 1, 2012
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Rotten Radio | Rock Center Redux | Twitter Surge - Posted May 31, 2012
FishbowlLA: Here's one time that being rotten is good! Rottentomatoes.com is bringing its love of movies to radio. Starting next week, Rotten T... [FishbowlLA]

Study: Number of Daily Twitter Users Have Doubled - Posted May 31, 2012
A new study from Pew Internet finds that the number of daily Twitter users among adults has doubled since May of last year, even though the overall percentage of Twitter users has only grown 2 percent since that time. The authors of the study attributed the increase to a rise in... [10,000 Words]

@LAScanner on His Popular Twitter Account - Posted May 31, 2012
If you aren't following @LAScanner on Twitter, you're missing out on one of the most informative (and at times scary) sources of local news on the Internet. The mysterious person behind the account was recently interviewed by Jos Martinez of OnCentral: The person behind the popul... [FishbowlLA]

Only 44% Of Customer Questions On Twitter Are Answered Within 24 Hours [STUDY] - Posted May 31, 2012
Got a question about that phone you just bought? You might want to take the old-school approach and wade through option after option on the company's customer service phone line if this new study is any indicator. Of the customer ser... [AllTwitter]

Romney Buys #Amercia Promoted Tweets | Google+ Local Launches | Oracle CEO Loved Facebook - Posted May 31, 2012
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Reporters Will Be Able to Live-Tweet Sandusky Trial - Posted May 30, 2012
Journalists won't be allowed to record the sex-abuse trial of Jerry Sandusky but they will be able to live-tweet it. According to ... [TVSpy]

Tech Roundup: Bitly Rage, Hitch up Your 'Sidecar' - Posted May 30, 2012
Twitter page loading is getting snappier, thanks to an engineering change that reworks hashbangs, or those tags that look like this: !#. The pages are said to load five times fast... [PRNewser]

6 Twitter Tips For TV Reporters - Posted May 30, 2012
Has promoting your station's stories on Twitter, Facebook, Google+, Pinterest, and (yep, even) LinkedIn turned your pages into boring RSS feeds? You're not alone. According to Robert Quiqley, journalism professor at University of Texas at Austin an... [TVSpy]

Salesforce.com Buying Buddy Media? | Facebook Shares Reach New Low | Twitter Speeds Up - Posted May 30, 2012
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6 Huge Mistakes Journalists Make in Social Media - Posted May 30, 2012
No. 3? You don't have a plan. Whether you're looking to increase followers, drive clicks back to your website, or just get people buzzing about your stories, you need to have a plan for any social media platform you join. A good strategy will help you avoid wasting resources or, worse, breaking... [FishbowlLA]

Facebook Smartphone in the Works? | Apple Rejects Flattr Apps | Wayne Coyne Talks Twitter - Posted May 29, 2012
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Haines: Year Later | Yahoo Redesign | Long Form Tweets - Posted May 24, 2012
TVNewser: Hard to believe 365 days have passed since CNBC mainstay Mark Haines... [Fishbowl NY]

Haines: Year Later | Yahoo Redesign | Long Form Tweets - Posted May 24, 2012
TVNewser: Hard to believe 365 days have passed since CNBC mainstay Mark Haines... [FishbowlNY]

Elevator Pitch: Fondu Is Yelp Meets Twitter - Posted May 24, 2012
In the latest episode of mediabistroTV's "Elevator Pitch," host Alan Mec... [SocialTimes.com]

Elevator Pitch: Fondu Is Yelp Meets Twitter - Posted May 24, 2012
In the latest episode of mediabistroTV's "Elevator Pitch," host Alan Mec... [PRNewser]

Elevator Pitch: Fondu Is Yelp Meets Twitter - Posted May 24, 2012
In the latest episode of mediabistroTV's "Elevator Pitch," host Alan Mec... [Fishbowl NY]

Elevator Pitch: Fondu Is Yelp Meets Twitter - Posted May 24, 2012
In the latest episode of mediabistroTV's "Elevator Pitch," host Alan Mec... [FishbowlNY]

The New Yorker to Tweet Entire Short Story - Posted May 24, 2012
Long form writing has found all sorts of outlets in our digital world of tweeting and blogging. There are curators like Longform and Pocket, Kindle Singles for novellas and non-fiction exploration,... [TVSpy]

Elevator Pitch: Fondu is Yelp Meets Twitter - Posted May 24, 2012
In the latest episode of mediabistroTV's Elevator Pitch, host A... [FishbowlLA]

How Is Twitter Being Used During Disasters? [STUDY] - Posted May 24, 2012
Twitter is a real-time social network, so it is a naturally good fit as an emergency communication tool. But just how are we actually using it to share information in times of trouble? A study from North Carolina State University explores how people used Twitter... [AllTwitter]

Shareholders Sue Facebook | Disqus Adds New Features | Oracle Acquires Vitrue - Posted May 24, 2012
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Was It Right For Twitter To Suspend This Olympics Protest Account? - Posted May 23, 2012
Twitter has suspended an account that has been vocal in its opposition to the Olympics. @spacehijackers is a Twitter account run by a group of activists with anti-capitalist aims, and is part of a social media campaign to protest the Olympics. Those ... [AllTwitter]

How YouTube, Google+ and Social Media Affected the Arab Spring [Video] - Posted May 23, 2012
Ahmed Shihab-Eldin, a host and producer for the Huffington Post, talks about his experience with various social media feeds as he tried to cover the Arab Spring for the Huffington Post. What's notable about the video is that he identifies the new journalistic experience and it is remarkably fast and... [SocialTimes.com]

Instagram, Pinterest, Facebook Take Home Webbys | Social Media and Elections | FaceTime for 3G? - Posted May 22, 2012
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VIDEO: Narrating Hockey Highlights, LA Sports Anchor Refers to Puck as 'the Ball' - Posted May 21, 2012
Even though the Los Angeles Kings are in the NHL western conference finals, the team has apparently failed to win the full attention of the city's news stations. After KNBC mistook the Sacramento Kings of the NBA for the LA Kings las... [TVSpy]

Surprise! Mark Zuckerberg Gets Married | Pakistan Blocks Twitter Over Cartoon Contest | Microsoft Launches Academic Social Network - Posted May 21, 2012
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Predict Facebook's Friday Closing Price On FacebookIPODayClosingPrice.com - Posted May 18, 2012
We were so proud of ourselves yesterday for posting a ... [AllFacebook]

Facebook's Big Day | Twitter Improves Follow Recommendations | Report: Larger iPhone Coming - Posted May 18, 2012
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How Popular Are Obama And Romney On Twitter? This App Checks - In Real-Time - Posted May 17, 2012
It's a student project, but Twipolitico has the potential to add some serious insight into the 2012 race. The site tracks the real-time popularity of Barack Obama and Mitt Romney on Twitter, to see who's winning the social media sentiment race. ... [AllTwitter]

Facebook to Set Final IPO Price | Pinterest Raises $120 Million | States Weigh Social Media Gambling - Posted May 17, 2012
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This Is One Type Of Trending Topic You Don't Want To See When You Launch A Product - Posted May 16, 2012
The much-anticipated video game Diablo III was released on Tuesday. But most players haven't been able to actually play the game yet - and they're voicing their complaints on Twitter. This is one PR nightmare that no company wants on t... [AllTwitter]

Facebook, Twitter, Google+, Pinterest: The Users Of Social Media - Posted May 15, 2012
It's sometimes tough to keep up with the daily growing user numbers of our favorite social networks. How many people are on Facebook now? And how many users does Pinterest have? What about the number of women on Twitter? This infographic from ... [AllTwitter]

INFOGRAPHIC: 59.5 Percent Of News Via Social Media Is From Facebook - Posted May 14, 2012
Nearly 30 percent of Americans get their news from social media, a... [AllFacebook]

How To Get Your Complaint Heard On Twitter - Posted May 14, 2012
Twitter is becoming the new call center, with customers tweeting to companies to voice their complaints, comments and questions. But in order to get an answer, you've got to know how to make your 140-character concerns stand out from the crowd and grab their attention. ... [AllTwitter]

Facebook IPO Expected Friday | New Jersey City Bans Texting and Walking | Yahoo Interim CEO Oversaw Myspace Acquisition - Posted May 14, 2012
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Tech Round Up: Twitter Buys RestEngine; Digg Staff To Work at WaPo - Posted May 11, 2012
If you have been lagging and not Tweeting, Twitter has a plan to get you back. Twitter has acquired RestEngine, a personalized email service that will send out a "best of" list each week to show you all the fun you've been missing. Twitter will ta... [PRNewser]

Does Twitter Take Away Businesses' Verified Badge Once They Stop Advertising? - Posted May 11, 2012
Some very interesting speculations have cropped up this week about the way Twitter handles its hush-hush verification process. More than one business has reported Twitter yanking their verification badge the minute they stopped paying for ads ... [AllTwitter]

Bing Goes Social | Facebook-Instagram Probe | Twitter Followers Stop Almost-Suicide - Posted May 11, 2012
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Facebook App Center Coming | Brain Surgery Live-Tweeted | iPhone App for Google+ Redesigned - Posted May 10, 2012
 Click here to receive the Morning Social Media Newsfeed via email. ... [SocialTimes.com]

Bragging On Twitter Is Like Candy For The Brain [STUDY] - Posted May 9, 2012
A new study suggests that social networks like Twitter are closely linked to how our brain operates. When we tweet about our super-delicious lunch, our newest tech gadget purchase or how we're so sick of having to wait in this link, our brains feel a rush of ... [AllTwitter]

What Does Social Media Success Mean For Your Business? [INFOGRAPHIC] - Posted May 8, 2012
Did you know that some 53 percent of businesses are now using social media, and 88 percent of these say that exposure is the biggest benefit? While measuring the return on investment (ROI) of social media has always been problematic (certainly when concerned specifically with the bottom line), m... [SocialTimes.com]

Enterprise Companies Choosing Twitter Over Facebook [REPORT] - Posted May 8, 2012
Enterprise companies have to deal with the balance between happy employees who get to update their statuses on their lunch breaks, and enhancing productivity by blocking Facebook and Twitter altogether. And according to a recent report, companies are tar... [AllTwitter]

AllFacebook Stats Adds Sharing Features - Posted May 8, 2012
AllFacebook Stats added the ability for its subscribers to share ... [AllFacebook]

Feds Urge Social Media Wills | Facebook's Next Stop: Boston | 'Hangouts on Air' Rolling Out - Posted May 8, 2012
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19 Twitter Profiles Now Have More Than 10 Million Followers (Including, Finally, @Twitter) - Posted May 8, 2012
It was a big weekend for Twitter as the official @Twitter profile became the 19th and latest account to reach 10 million followers on the micro-blogging network, passing the benc... [AllTwitter]

Rupert Murdoch Has Twitter Down Pat - Posted May 7, 2012
Rupert Murdoch had some good times on Twitter recently. He tweeted the above on Saturday, which, coming from him, is sort of ironic... [Fishbowl NY]

Rupert Murdoch Has Twitter Down Pat - Posted May 7, 2012
Rupert Murdoch had some good times on Twitter recently. He tweeted the above on Saturday, which, coming from him, is sort of ironic... [FishbowlNY]

The Freelance Hustle: Five Ways to Land New Gigs - Posted May 7, 2012
Let's face it, as freelancers we've been known to do the hustle. It's in our blood and hey, even if it's not, it has to become part of our life whether we're born with it or not. According to an article on The Daily Muse, there are a few strategies to land... [MediaJobsDaily]

Days Later, People Are Still Tweeting About 'The Avengers' - Posted May 7, 2012
With gratifying action sequences and a perfect mash-up of Marvel comic book characters, it's no surprise that The Avengers grossed a record-setting $200.3 million at the box office this weekend. Here's the story, in tweets, of the moment the fans realized just how awesome the movie was going to be. ... [SocialTimes.com]

Facebook IPO Video | FBI Social Surveillance | Supermoon Goes Viral - Posted May 7, 2012
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Twitter Is Just One Piece Of The Online Marketing Puzzle [INFOGRAPHIC] - Posted May 4, 2012
Twitter is a great tool for reaching out to your customers and brand ambassadors, but it's not the only one in your toolbox. In fact, some data suggests that Twitter does not drive high volume sales, and thus should only be a small part of your marketing eff... [AllTwitter]

Social Media Roundup: Reaching New Audiences, Creating Social Content and More - Posted May 4, 2012
Every Friday I post links to a few of the blog posts that I read during the week that I found interesting and insightful. Included in this week's round-up is discussion about researching how to reach new audiences; why Per Active Member is an important metric; and best practice for socia... [10,000 Words]

LinkedIn to Acquire SlideShare | Facebook Sets IPO Range | Future Bright for Social Media Ads - Posted May 4, 2012
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Study: Only 36 Percent of Tweets Are "Worth Reading" - Posted May 3, 2012
With all the tweets bombarding our Twitter streams, it's not uncommon to wonder how many people are actually reading your tweets. The answer, according to one new study, may surprise you. ... [10,000 Words]

How (And Why) You Should Move A Conversation Off Twitter - Posted May 3, 2012
It might sound funny coming from a blog that focuses on Twitter all day, every day, but there are things that Twitter isn't the greatest at. We admit it. Twitter isn't the be-all-end-all social tool - it's an amazing one for networking, learning, branding and... [AllTwitter]

Social Media And The 2012 London Mayoral Election [INFOGRAPHIC] - Posted May 2, 2012
This morning we took a look at how social media is playing a significant role in the 2012 U.S. Presidential Election, but what about over on the other side of the pond? London is currently in the midst of deciding on its next mayor, with the election due to t... [SocialTimes.com]

Who's Tweeting About Your Beat? TweetCharts Tells You - Posted May 2, 2012
There's a new tool for local reporters and editors, or those on specific topic or business-related beats, to figure out who the top tweeters are about their beats. Thankfully, you won't need to hire a social media analyst to track this information down. It's free and as easy* as crafting a... [10,000 Words]

Who's Tweeting About Your Beat? TweetCharts Tells You - Posted May 2, 2012
There's a new tool for local reporters and editors, or those on specific topic or business-related beats, to figure out who the top tweeters are about their beats. Thankfully, you won't need to hire a social media analyst to track this information down. It's free and as easy* as crafting a... [TVSpy]

Twitter's New Discover Tab | NYC Teacher Social Media Policy | Flickr-Pinterest Integration - Posted May 2, 2012
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GOP Members Battle For Facebook Fans - Posted May 1, 2012
Republican members of the U.S. House of Representatives are entering the Facebook round of the 201... [AllFacebook]

Pepsi Brings Live Concerts To Their Twitter Followers - Posted April 30, 2012
Pepsi is teaming up with Twitter to bring live concerts from some of today's hottest artists to its followers, in an effort to knock its rival Coca-cola from the top spot as king of the cola world. The new promotion will give followers of Pepsi's Twitter account (... [AllTwitter]

Facebook CEO Zuckerberg Sics Beast On Viddy - Posted April 30, 2012
Following Facebook's sudden $1 billion acquisition of photo-sharing service Instagram... [AllFacebook]

Volume, Emotion, Sponsorship: What Brands Have An Edge on Social Media Strategies? - Posted April 30, 2012
Market Strategies International recently released the first edition of what it says will be an annual Social Media Brand Index, a measure for brands both of consumer-generated soci... [semanticweb.com]

Dine And Dish: Social Sites And Food Get The Infographic Treatment - Posted April 27, 2012
Have you ever snapped a photo of your food and posted it to Facebook or Twitter? Do you use social media while you're eating? Have you ever turned to a website, app or blog to learn about food? If so, you're not alone. A new ... [SocialTimes.com]

Hojoki Goes Mobile, Drives The Social Work Graph - Posted April 27, 2012
Hojoki, the cloud productivity-app aggregator with semantic tech underpinnings that The Semantic Web Blog first discussed here, is going mobile. The company's launching the take-along version of the app, which... [semanticweb.com]

LinkedIn's iPad App | Facebook Hacker Tells All | Twitter Meets Movie Trailer - Posted April 27, 2012
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LinkedIn's iPad App | Facebook Hacker Tells All | Twitter Meets Movie Trailer - Posted April 27, 2012
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Prometheus Trailer To Be Part Of First-Ever Live Tweet Commercial - Posted April 26, 2012
Ridley Scott's Prometheus is garnering a lot of buzz online, and it's about to hit new heights. The UK TV network Channel 4 will air the world premier of the official trailer this weekend, followed by the first-ever commercial chock-full of live Twitter reactions. According t... [AllTwitter]

WSJ's Market Pulse Redefines 'Sticky' News Site - Posted April 25, 2012
Most news organizations seem to use streams on a one-off basis. We livestream video or tweets from events, storify breaking news coverage, or create hubs/landing pages for stories related to a single topic or series. But what if the news pages were more like your Twitter stream, always on and always... [10,000 Words]

KNBC Live-Tweeting LA Riots to Mark Anniversary - Posted April 25, 2012
#BREAKING: Jury begins deliberations in #RodneyKing beating trial. -- Real Time LA Riots (@RealTimeLARiots) April 23, 2012 KNBC is currently... [TVSpy]

Google Drive Unveiled | Facebook May Delay IPO | Groupon Seeks Directors - Posted April 25, 2012
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Facebook and Microsoft's AOL Patents | YouTube and Twitter's New Ads - Posted April 24, 2012
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3 Essential Things To Do Right After Signing Up For Twitter - Posted April 23, 2012
It's easy to sign up for Twitter. Right there on the homepage, you'll notice the signup box: just enter your full name, email, and password and you're on your way. But what happens after you click the confirmation number in that email, and you're treading into the op... [AllTwitter]

Twitter Ad Revenue Could Explode To $400M This Year - Posted April 23, 2012
Although previous reports suggested otherwise, new data from GroupM says that Twitter is poised to bring in between $300 and $400 million in a... [AllTwitter]

Social Media Roundup: Advocacy, Corporate Social Strategists, and Social Media Campaigns - Posted April 20, 2012
Every Friday I post links to a few of the blog posts that I read during the week that I found interesting and insightful. Included in this week's round-up is discussion about the shift from influence to advocacy in the development of online communities; the changing future of today's corp... [10,000 Words]

Twitter Is Sponsoring The Apache Foundation (And Anonymous Seems To Approve) - Posted April 20, 2012
Twitter announced on Thursday that it would join the ranks of Facebook, Google, Microsoft and Yahoo as sponsors of the Apache Software Foundation (ASF). The ASF is a non-profit collective that supports open source projects. ... [AllTwitter]

Infographic: How Social Media Wins At Breaking News - Posted April 18, 2012
Here's some lunch-time fodder to consider. How reliant are you on social media to keep up on the latest news? How has this changed for you in the past decade? To put this in perspective, think about this: On September 11, 2001, how did you hear about the World Trade Center attacks?... [10,000 Words]

INFOGRAPHIC: Look Like An Expert On Facebook - Posted April 18, 2012
Facebook dominates social media, but that doesn't mean you should post everything you can think of on the site. Consider limiting it to blog posts, videos, photos, questions and answers. And keep in mind that attempting to connect to too many people at once can dilute genuine connections. This advice comes from... [AllFacebook]

Twitter Scores An "F" When It Comes To Energy Use [REPORT] - Posted April 18, 2012
According to the latest study from Greenpeace, Twitter scores a failing grade when it comes to using clean energy to power its tweets and trending topics. Greenpeace examined the energy use of 14 major... [AllTwitter]

Twitter's Patent Agreement | Hulu's Ad Guarantee | Tumblr to Beat Blogs - Posted April 18, 2012
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Facebook Like Buttons On TV Make People Click - Posted April 17, 2012
Facebook icons on television make consumers click. Almost two out of every three people ... [AllFacebook]

58% Of Fortune 500 Have Corporate Facebook Pages - Posted April 17, 2012
More Fortune 500 companies have corporate Facebook pages than Twitter aliases, only by a slight margin. Some 58 percent have corporate pages on Facebook, compared to 56 percent last year. And 62 percent of them have corporate Twitter accounts. These data points appear in an infographic compiled by Go-Gulf.com. As far as... [AllFacebook]

Path Gets More Funding | Foursquare's Holiday | Klout Dating - Posted April 17, 2012
Click here to receive the Morning Social Media Newsfeed via email. ... [SocialTimes.com]

9 Ways to Get More Buzz for Your Article - Posted April 16, 2012
If you're wondering why your article is generating zero buzz online, you might want to rethink its format. Even the most compelling piece of copy will be lost on readers if it's presented as a giant block of text. So whether you use a list, bullets or just subheads, avoid the chunky... [10,000 Words]

9 Ways to Get More Buzz for Your Article - Posted April 16, 2012
If you're wondering why your article is generating zero buzz online, you might want to rethink its format. Even the most compelling piece of copy will be lost on readers if it's presented as a giant block of text. So whether you use a list, bullets or just subheads, avoid the chunky... [TVSpy]

Rewrite That Headline To Make Your Story Go Viral - Posted April 16, 2012
When readers are skimming through a site on their browsers or Twitter feeds, the headline is the only thing that tells them whether a piece is worth their time. So, when tackling headlines for the Web, remember that clarity trumps cleverness (unless you're writing for the front page of The New... [Fishbowl NY]

Rewrite That Headline To Make Your Story Go Viral - Posted April 16, 2012
When readers are skimming through a site on their browsers or Twitter feeds, the headline is the only thing that tells them whether a piece is worth their time. So, when tackling headlines for the Web, remember that clarity trumps cleverness (unless you're writing for the front page of The New... [FishbowlNY]

Twitter To Aggressively Build Sales Staff In Japan, According To CEO - Posted April 16, 2012
Twitter's CEO, Dick Costolo, spoke to reporters in Tokyo today about Twitter's plans to aggressively grow its presence in Japan. Bloomberg reports that Costolo is looking to expand Twi... [AllTwitter]

Facebook Offers | Pottermore Goes Public | Beauty of Pinterest - Posted April 16, 2012
Click here to receive the Morning Social Media Newsfeed via email. ... [SocialTimes.com]

Social Media Roundup: The Connected Customer, Social Media Crisis Comms, Timeline for Power Users, and more - Posted April 13, 2012
Every Friday I post links to a few of the blog posts that I read during the week that I found interesting and insightful. Included in this week's round-up is discussion about the connected customer and what that means for brands and media; why it's good to use social media as part... [10,000 Words]

Downloading Facebook Info | Tumblr's Business Savvy | Stumbling Gets Social - Posted April 13, 2012
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The Biggest Loser In Facebook Versus Google Is You - Posted April 12, 2012
Google is strong-arming users by forcing them to have a social search experience built around one service provider, Google. Not only is this anti-competitive, but it goes against users' best interest. T... [AllFacebook]

When Is Automation OK On Twitter? - Posted April 12, 2012
Twitter is all about personalization, accountability, transparency... everything that automation isn't. Still, there are some cases where automating part of your Twitter account is actually beneficial - as long as you know when and what to automate. Finding the time ... [AllTwitter]

Google+ Redesign | Apple's eBook Lawsuit | Spotify's Web Button - Posted April 12, 2012
Click here to receive the Morning Social Media Newsfeed via email. ... [SocialTimes.com]

Smart Argentina Turns Their Twitter Feed Into An Animation - Posted April 11, 2012
Wanna see something really cool? Just head over to Smart Car's Argentinean Twitter account, let the page load, hold down the 'J' key on your keyboard, and get ready for the ride of your life! Smart Argentina has turned their Twitter feed into a sweet... [SocialTimes.com]

For $200 (For A Press Release) One Charity Got Itself 22 Million Unique Impressions On Twitter - Posted April 11, 2012
Getting a message to go viral on Twitter is the holy grail of social media marketing. If you can get one person to share your content with three people, who share it with twenty people, who share it with one hundred people... there's really no end to how far your... [AllTwitter]

Anonymous Tops Reddit | Twitter Bribe | Is Facebook Uncool? - Posted April 11, 2012
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What Are Basic Social Media Skills Journalists Need? - Posted April 10, 2012
By now the consensus is that most journalists should "know how to use social media" in their day-to-day jobs. But what does that really mean? Here's a short list of skills that I believe should be part of the basic social media skill set for a journalist today: ... [TVSpy]

POLL: Twitter Is The Least Popular Tech Brand, After Google, Apple And Facebook - Posted April 10, 2012
We love Twitter here at AllTwitter. We'd do a pretty poor job of writing about it all day if we didn't. But it looks like we're not among the majority when it comes to our obsession with 140 character soundbites - according to a new po... [AllTwitter]

Facebook Buys Instagram | How OMGPOP Cashed In | Twitter's Strong Ads - Posted April 10, 2012
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Twitter Ads Earn More Money Per Impression Than Facebook Ads [REPORT] - Posted April 9, 2012
Twitter and Facebook treat their ads very differently. Twitter's are integrated into users' timelines, displayed alongside tweets, while Facebook ads appear on the sidebar. And it sounds like Twitter's strategy is paying off: Twitter is attract... [AllTwitter]

OpenMenu Serves Up Structured Data Standards For the Restaurant Industry - Posted April 9, 2012
What's on the markup menu for the restaurant industry? Among the schema.org tags for marking up web pages is one for restaurants, which includes item properties for priceRange, servesCuisine, place, and menu, among others. Restaurants that use the markup language to structure their data are promi... [AllTwitter]

OpenMenu Serves Up Structured Data Standards For the Restaurant Industry - Posted April 9, 2012
What's on the markup menu for the restaurant industry? Among the schema.org tags for marking up web pages is one for restaurants, which includes item properties for priceRange, servesCuisine, place, and menu, among others. Restaurants that use the markup language to structure their data are promi... [semanticweb.com]

KABC Leading the Way in Social Followers - Posted April 9, 2012
With television networks finding new ways to incorporate social media into their broadcasts, it's important to have a solid digital footprint. In the case of KABC, they are leading the country in the number of Facebook likes (344,145) and Twitter ... [FishbowlLA]

Zeen's Pretty Publishing | Etsy Scholarships | Facebook Subpoenas - Posted April 9, 2012
Click here to receive the Morning Social Media Newsfeed via email. ... [SocialTimes.com]

Social Media Roundup: Social Media Insights, Successful Social Media Promotions and More - Posted April 6, 2012
Every Friday I post links to a few of the blog posts that I read during the week that I found interesting and insightful. Included in this week's round-up is discussion about actionable social media insights; the maturing of community management; advice for making a successful social medi... [10,000 Words]

Viacom Wins Reversal | Facebook on Nasdaq | Twitter's Spam War - Posted April 6, 2012
Click here to receive the Morning Social Media Newsfeed via email. ... [SocialTimes.com]

Twitter's New Comms VP Tweets About New Job - Posted April 5, 2012
Twitter has a new VP of communications: Gabriel Stricker, who comes to the the job after serving as Google's director of comms and public affairs for m... [PRNewser]

Google's Project Glass Unveiled | Reality Tech TV | Introducing Aviary - Posted April 5, 2012
Click here to receive the Morning Social Media Newsfeed via email. ... [SocialTimes.com]

StreamGlider iPad News Reader App Will Evolve To Help Businesses Correlate Diverse Data Sets - Posted April 5, 2012
The latest version of the StreamGlider iPad news reader app for providing consumers with topic-oriented streams of information debuted this week. It brought with it the capability to limit hashtag or keyword searches in a Twitter, YouTube, or Flickr frame to a local area and turn on ... [semanticweb.com]

Twitter Opens New Detroit Office - Posted April 4, 2012
Twitter is settling into its newest office, right in the middle of downtown Detroit. Employees in this new office will help get advertisers, like those in the automotive industry, get their 140-character ads up and running. Twitter's Detroit office will be located... [AllTwitter]

How A Bad Profile Pic Can Damage Your Personal Brand [INFOGRAPHIC] - Posted April 3, 2012
Whether you like it or not, you are building a personal brand the moment you sign up for Twitter. Your username, the content of your tweets, your bio... everything comes together to give your followers a snapshot image of who you are. And there's no clearer image than... [SocialTimes.com]

Twitter Beefs Up European Presence, Seeks 12 New Hires In Dublin, London - Posted April 3, 2012
Twitter is expanding its sales and marketing branch, and fast. The company has just posted 12 new positions on its job board, all for its Dublin and London offices. Since ... [AllTwitter]

Pinterest Co-Founder Exits | Groupon's Stock Drops | Tumblr's Facebook Integration - Posted April 3, 2012
Click here to receive the Morning Social Media Newsfeed via email. Welcome to the Morning Social Media Newsfeed! Here, we... [SocialTimes.com]

5 Steps to a Successful Social Media Promotion - Posted April 2, 2012
One of the easiest ways to snag a mass influx of followers is running a promotion on your social media networks. But contests, giveaways, sweepstakes, and the like can often bring in uninterested consumers merely attracted by a freebie. "It seems like people that are short-sighted on this thinking are trying to... [PRNewser]

Analyzing Rupert Murdoch's Revenge Tweets - Posted March 30, 2012
The Rupert Murdoch Twitter Experience continues. He has bored us, he has surprised us, and now -- like any Twitter veteran does at least once -- he has vowed revenge agai... [Fishbowl NY]

Analyzing Rupert Murdoch's Revenge Tweets - Posted March 30, 2012
The Rupert Murdoch Twitter Experience continues. He has bored us, he has surprised us, and now -- like any Twitter veteran does at least once -- he has vowed revenge agai... [FishbowlNY]

Social Media Roundup: Lies about social media ROI, investing in your community and more - Posted March 30, 2012
Every Friday I post links to a few of the blog posts that I read during the week that I found interesting and insightful. Included in this week's round-up is discussion about why you should invest in your community; existing passion in online communities; big lies of social media ROI; and... [10,000 Words]

Zuckerberg in Japan | LivingSocial Takes on Takeout | Draw Something Scam - Posted March 30, 2012
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Mirror on the Facebook Wall, Where is Julia Roberts? - Posted March 29, 2012
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Twitter's Unfollowing Bug | Tumblr's 20 Billion | Gingrich on Pinterest - Posted March 29, 2012
Click here to receive the Morning Social Media Newsfeed via email. ... [SocialTimes.com]

Love Madonna? Ask Her A Question During Her First Ever Twitter Chat Tonight - Posted March 26, 2012
Madonna is doing a huge social media push for her 12th studio album, MDNA, and as part of this massive social campaign the songstress will be answering questions via Twitter tonight at 10p.m. ET. The queen of pop has never been the queen of tech. She hasn't even actually be... [AllTwitter]

Gravity Gets The Interest Graph Going; Partners Include Wall Street Journal and TechCrunch - Posted March 26, 2012
Just a little over a year ago The Semantic Web Blog introduced our readers to Gravity in this article. The project, spearheaded by former MySpace execs, is f... [semanticweb.com]

How To Create A Useful Staff Twitter Directory For Your Newsroom - Posted March 23, 2012
With the advent of Twitter lists back in 2009, we thought we'd ditch the concept of listing out people to follow on a page on a website --or at least that's what I thought. But since Twitter lists aren't natively emeddable or easily discoverable, many news... [10,000 Words]

Japanese Columnist Stalks People To Show How Twitter Makes You A Target - Posted March 23, 2012
In an unnerving experiment, a Japanese writer tracked down three people in a crowded region of Japan - all because of the tweets they sent. Media outlet Omocoro sent one of their writers Sebuyama into the c... [AllTwitter]

Don't Want Underage Twitter Followers? There's An App For That - Posted March 22, 2012
Okay, it isn't really an app - it's a feature of a larger platform, but it's still pretty cool and, at the very least, chock-full of potential. Imagine you're a wine company and you're on Twitter. You may feel an eensy bit uncomfortable tweeting about your newest offering's full-bodied tas... [SocialTimes.com]

Is Social Media a Fad? Students Are Beginning to Wonder - Posted March 22, 2012
This week I've been speaking to classes at Central Michigan University about social media and how it relates to mass communications and journalism. At the end of my lecture, I took questions from the audience. A recurring theme a... [10,000 Words]

Roll Call: Glover Park Group, Univision, the AAF, and More - Posted March 21, 2012
Jon Gans is joining Glover Park Group as MD. Gans is a lawyer, currently serving as policy director and deputy chief of staff for Senate Republican... [PRNewser]

Can Twitter Predict the Volume and Price of a Specific Stock? - Posted March 21, 2012
In a world where everyone's opinion is publicly recorded, it should be theoretically possible to determine the most popular concept of the moment -- be it a movie, a song, a feeling or even a stock. Certainly, we don't have enough information at this point to record everyone's fleeting thoughts,... [SocialTimes.com]

The 140 Best Twitter Accounts Of 2012 According To TIME - Posted March 21, 2012
TIME has put together their picks for the best 140 Twitter accounts of 2012 - those accounts that they think will shape the conversation in the year to come. What do you think about the accounts on their list? TIME has divided the accounts they believe are the most influential on Twitter,... [AllTwitter]

Happy 6th Birthday Twitter! - Posted March 21, 2012
Six years ago today, the first ever tweet was sent by Twitter co-founder Jack Dorsey. And today, there are over 500 million registered users sending more than a billion tweets a week. You've come a ... [AllTwitter]

PeerIndex Raises $3M in Funding - Posted March 20, 2012
Semantic startup PeerIndex has raised $3 million in Series A funding to help build its social influence marketing platform. According to Krystal Pe... [semanticweb.com]

Estonian Courts Want To Use Twitter To Contact Crime Suspects - Posted March 20, 2012
No one can say the Estonian courts are technologically backwards: they're blazing a new social media trail as they attempt to outline the ways in which they can contact criminals and suspects via Facebook and Twitter, serving subpoenas in 140-characters or less. I... [AllTwitter]

Why You Won't Be Taken Seriously If You're Still Using The Default Egg Avatar On Twitter - Posted March 20, 2012
We've been over this time and time again: your Twitter profile picture is important. It can make or break you, fast... [AllTwitter]

What's The ROI Of Social Media? Why Brands Need To Embrace Online Culture [INFOGRAPHIC] - Posted March 19, 2012
It's all well and good signing your brand up for Twitter or emblazoning your logo on a Facebook Page, but if you're not actively engaging with your customers, listening to their complaints and delivering first class support, not only are you wasting your time, but you might actually be hurting the... [SocialTimes.com]

Facebook and Twitter Are Still Relatively Small Drivers for News - Posted March 19, 2012
Facebook and Twitter are overrated. According to the 2012 State of the News Med... [TVSpy]

Tech RoundUp: New iPads Sell Like Crazy, Stringfly Offers Rewards - Posted March 19, 2012
Apple has tons of cash. That's the big takeaway from these stories, which go into detail about the co... [PRNewser]

Who Should Journalists Follow On Twitter? - Posted March 19, 2012
When I was in college, we didn't have Twitter*. But if I had, there are plenty of accounts I would have followed closely -- and they would have extended far beyond my own social circle. I'd have included all of the accounts USA Today picked for its round-up of Nine Twitter... [10,000 Words]

Who Was The Twitter Darling Of SXSW? [INFOGRAPHIC] - Posted March 15, 2012
South By Southwest Interactive wrapped earlier this week - so who was the big star of the show? Twitter itself got a big head start itself during the 2007 SXSW Interactive, winning an award in the "Blog" category, and many other big names in tech have grabbed up awards an... [10,000 Words]

Using Semantic Analysis to Predict the President - Posted March 15, 2012
Karen Hanna recently posed the question, can Twitter predict the President? She explained, "Some data analysts are looking at political sentiment in social media data to make predictions around the presidential campaigns. ... [semanticweb.com]

Twitter Makes It Easier For Musicians To Get Verified - Posted March 14, 2012
Twitter has signed a deal with music and video technology company Gracenote to make it easier for musicians to get that little blue "Verified" checkmark next to their Twitter name. Gracenote works with over 3000 major artists, managers, publishers and labels in the music industry, and now they're of... [10,000 Words]

How Do Facebook, Twitter and Pinterest Make Money? [INFOGRAPHIC] - Posted March 14, 2012
You send a tweet, update a status, pin a picture. There are nearly infinite ways you interact on your favorite social networks. But how do these networks stay in business? Money makes the world go 'round, and even a tweet must have some financial strings attached. This infographic from ... [AllTwitter]

TwooglePlus Automatically Cross Posts your Tweets to Google+ - Posted March 13, 2012
Twitter has definitely shaken off its growing pains in the last few years. We all have the friend who was a staunch critic of Twitter when it first got popular - "How can you say anything meaningful in 140 charaters" - who has now taken to it because it's... [10,000 Words]

TwooglePlus Automatically Cross Posts your Tweets to Google+ - Posted March 13, 2012
Twitter has definitely shaken off its growing pains in the last few years. We all have the friend who was a staunch critic of Twitter when it first got popular - "How can you say anything meaningful in 140 charaters" - who has now taken to it because it's... [AllTwitter]

TwooglePlus Automatically Cross Posts your Tweets to Google+ - Posted March 13, 2012
Twitter has definitely shaken off its growing pains in the last few years. We all have the friend who was a staunch critic of Twitter when it first got popular - "How can you say anything meaningful in 140 charaters" - who has now taken to it because it's a... [SocialTimes.com]

Posterous Acquired By Twitter - Posted March 13, 2012
Twitter has acquired Posterous, the blog-posting service that grew out of the Y Combinator program in 2008. The terms of the sale were not disclosed, but Posterous seems to have traded its staff for Twitter's wider audience. In September Posterous launched Spaces to... [SocialTimes.com]

75% Of Swedes Aren't Familiar With Twitter - Posted March 13, 2012
According to a recent survey, three out of four Swedes say they are unfamiliar with Twitter - although eight of ten from that same survey say that Twitter has a large impact on the issues of the day. Swedish news outlet ... [AllTwitter]

AMEX Twitter Deals Already Being Used By "Millions" - Posted March 12, 2012
American Express cardholders can sync their card to their Twitter account for deals and discounts at their favorite stores - and millions have already taken advantage of the new partnership in just the first five days of the campaign. You could save... [AllTwitter]

BREAKING: Twitter's Financials Leaked, And They're Losing Money - Posted March 9, 2012
Twitter's financials have just been leaked, and they don't look great. Gawker's Ryan Tate got his hands on figures from Twitter's 2010-2011 financials, which show a company hemorrhaging money. Twitter has been pu... [10,000 Words]

Social Media Brings Bullying Issue to the Forefront - Posted March 9, 2012
The power of social media to bring about change has been made evident once ag... [PRNewser]

How Well Is Your Business Doing Customer Care On Twitter? - Posted March 8, 2012
While Twitter might be a fantastic marketing vehicle, more and more businesses are harnessing its power as a low-cost, high-impact customer care center. Answering complaints and questions on Twitter is a great way to engage one-on-one with your customers, w... [AllTwitter]

How Journalists Can Celebrate Women's Day - Posted March 8, 2012
Recently there has been much discussion of the underrepresentation of women in the media industry. It can be easy to lament about the situation, difficult to understand the reasons, and even more difficult to actually... [10,000 Words]

How To Use Social Media To Support Yourself As an Artist - Posted March 6, 2012
If artists are still starving in the digital age, they're not trying hard enough. At DIY Days on Saturday, March 3, filmmakers, writers, performers, hackers, and other artists from 12 countries and 20 states gathered at The New School in New York City to brainstorm ideas on how to ach... [SocialTimes.com]

Seeing Lots Of Twitter Spam Lately? Here's How To Report It - Posted March 5, 2012
Win a free iPad 3! Have you seen the nasty things people are saying about you on blogs? Try this new antivirus software for free! Have you seen any of these tweets lately? They're most likely spam, and they're quite the epidemic on Twitter. The company is trying to fight ... [10,000 Words]

Social Media Roundup: Communities of Practice, Content Strategy, Localism and Social Media Churn Rate - Posted March 2, 2012
Every Friday I post links to a few of the blog posts that I read during the week that I found interesting and insightful. Included in this week's round-up is discussion about why communities of practices are important; 4 focuses of content strategy; why local is becoming more important; a... [TVSpy]

Yandex Partners With Topsy To Offer Real-Time Social Search, Just In Time For Russian Elections - Posted March 2, 2012
Russia's leading search engine Yandex - which is collaborating with U.S. search engine giants in implementing schema.org and which last week ... [semanticweb.com]

How Addicted To Facebook And Twitter Are You? [INFOGRAPHIC] - Posted February 29, 2012
Are you a Twitter addict? If you scoffed at this and said "no" immediately, think again: Twitter and Facebook are possibly more addictive than cigarettes and alcohol, so you might be more hooked on those 140-character text injections than you thought. ... [10,000 Words]

Key Statistics Of The Top 5 Social Media Sites [INFOGRAPHIC] - Posted February 29, 2012
In less than a decade, social media has grown from fairly humble beginnings to an integral and increasingly important part of the everyday lives of hundreds of millions of users around the world, as well as playing a vital role in the marketing and branding aspirations of businesses of all shapes... [SocialTimes.com]

One In Five Credit Unions Have Abandoned Their Twitter Accounts - Posted February 27, 2012
Credit unions are struggling on Twitter, and one in five have given up completely, abandoning their accounts to the digital dust of inactivity. A new study from The Financial Brand found credit unions to... [10,000 Words]

The Oscars On Twitter: 18,718 Tweets-Per-Second Record, But Dwarfed By Grammys - Posted February 27, 2012
Some moments of the Oscars last night promoted a barrage of tweets, but the event was a pretty tame affair overall, according to Twitter. There was no big drama, no crazy stunts, no acceptance speech that was embarrassingly long... which may be why the Oscars failed to compare to this year's... [AllTwitter]

Federal Judge Rules Twitter Must Cough Up ID Of User Who Threatened Bachmann - Posted February 24, 2012
A federal judge ruled on Thursday that Twitter must hand over the identity of a user who made threats against Michelle Bachmann on the network. According to Politico, t... [10,000 Words]

Social Media Blog Round-Up: User Participation, Top Down Community Planning, Social CRM and Enterprise Social Networking - Posted February 24, 2012
Every Friday I post links to a few of the blog posts that I read during the week that I found interesting and insightful. Included in this week's round-up is discussion about increasing user participation by accentuating impact; the problem with top-down community planning; the shift away... [10,000 Words]

Washington Post Launches Personalized News Aggregator Personal Post - Posted February 24, 2012
The Washington Post this week launched Personal Post, a news aggregator that suggests Post stories based on a user's browsing habits on washingtonpost.com. It uses the technology that powers Trove, an aggregator that was built by the paper last year. Trove aggregates headlines from around the Web, and not just washingtonpost.com. My initial... [10,000 Words]

Twitter Brings On Two Ex-Googlers To Bolster Revenue Generation - Posted February 23, 2012
Twitter has just made two significant hires in an effort to focus on its revenue generation. Twitter's president of global revenue, Adam Bain, today announced the two newest members of Twitter's revenue team (on Twitter, of course): ... [10,000 Words]

Yandex Partners with Twitter - Posted February 23, 2012
Yandex, the up-and-coming Russian search engine has struck a deal with Twitter allowing Yandex to post new tweets in search results in real-time. According to the article, "Twitter will give ... [semanticweb.com]

The Pope Is Tweeting Once Per Day For The 40 Days Of Lent - Posted February 23, 2012
In an effort to remind people to observe Lent, the Pope will be tweeting one gospel theme or message per day for 40 days. The Pontifical Council for Social Communications has decided that reaching the non-believers and those who have let their Lent obser... [AllTwitter]

Twitter Hits 500 Million Users, At Least According To Third-Party Site - Posted February 22, 2012
From a small microblogging site skeptics toted as a place for narcissists to share their breakfasts, to the behemoth of news and information (and yes, pictures of food) it is today, there's no doubt that Twitter has come a long way since its inception in 2006. Today, the almost six year... [10,000 Words]

Overheard: Twitter To Remove Hashbangs From Its URLs - Posted February 22, 2012
Update: Dan Webb has noted that Twitter will still support the old URLs with the hashbangs once the change has been made A Twitter front end engineer has confirmed that the company is actively working on removing hashbangs, or "/#!/", from their URLs. ... [10,000 Words]

Overheard: Twitter To Remove Hashbangs From Its URLs - Posted February 22, 2012
Update: Dan Webb has noted that Twitter will still support the old URLs with the hashbangs once the change has been made A Twitter front end engineer has confirmed that the company is actively working on removing hashbangs, or "/#!/", from their URLs. ... [AllTwitter]

Adele Sweeps The 2012 Brit Awards On Twitter, Too [INFOGRAPHIC] - Posted February 22, 2012
2012 will be the year of Adele, if award shows hold any water these days. She won a whopping 6 Grammys earlier this month, and took home 2 Brit Awards this week. But just how is she utilizing Twitter to connect to her fans that have propelled her to musical super-stard... [AllTwitter]

Bottlenose Beta Two Features New Layout and Enhanced Visuals, And Invites More Users In - Posted February 21, 2012
There's a new version of Bottlenose - Beta 2 is up and about today. The service for driving real-time understanding and surfacing of personally relevant content from your social streams, launched back in December (see story ... [semanticweb.com]

Bottlenose Beta Two Features New Layout and Enhanced Visuals, And Invites More Users In - Posted February 21, 2012
There's a new version of Bottlenose - Beta 2 is up and about today. The service for driving real-time understanding and surfacing of personally relevant content from your social streams, launched back in December (see story ... [AllTwitter]

Twitter To Surpass 500 Million Registered Users On Wednesday - Posted February 21, 2012
Facebook might've hit the 1 billion user mark this summer, but Twitter is doing all it can to catch up: the network is poised to reach 500 million registered users as early as Wednesday. In mid-January, we ... [AllTwitter]

Twitter Offering Access To 30 Days Of Historical Tweets Through Gnip - Posted February 17, 2012
There are plenty of social media evangelists who believe Twitter can predict election results, or how many people will buy the latest smartphone, but we often forget how powerful historical data can be. Twitter is now offering access to 30 days of hist... [AllTwitter]

A Complete Ranking of the Most Popular Profiles on Google+ and 5 Other Social Networks - Posted February 16, 2012
Social ranking sites like Klout have made a person's influence online very valuable to both brands and consumers. But the next wave of influence tracking systems might look more like ZoomSphere, a site for ranking brand and profile pages on Facebook, Twitter, Google+, Youtube, LinkedIn, and... [SocialTimes.com]

Geosocial Networking - What's In It for the User? - Posted February 16, 2012
When, where and how much to share are big issues when it comes to social media, especially now that geolocation and search have gone social. But the panelists at a Social Media Week event on Tuesday night agreed that the rewards of connecting onli... [SocialTimes.com]

5 Essential Twitter Search Operators To Find The Most Relevant Tweets - Posted February 15, 2012
Have you used Twitter search? I mean really used it? If not, you'd be surprised at the kinds of insights you can get into what people are talking about right now. Twitter's advanced search lets you go beyond just seeing who... [AllTwitter]

Does Tweeting Make You Sexier? According To This Infographic It Might - Posted February 15, 2012
Who's sexier? Twitter users or Facebook users? According to Euro RSCG Worldwide's annual Valentine's Day survey, it looks like Twitter users win the sexy race. An infographic with the survey results reveals ... [SocialTimes.com]

Nicolas Sarkozy Signs Up For Twitter Just In Time For Campaign - Posted February 15, 2012
He has two tweets to his name, under 24 hours on the network, and over 40,000 followers: not bad for a first day on Twitter. French President Nicolas Sarkozy has just signed up for Twitter, in time for the official start of his re-election campaign today. ... [AllTwitter]

Twitter Stores iPhone Users' Full Contact List For 18 Months - Posted February 15, 2012
Do you know who has access to your private information? If you're an iPhone user, I bet Twitter has access to more of it than you're aware of. By clicking the "Find Friends" feature to scan your contact list for people already on Twitter, you've given... [AllTwitter]

More Semantic Tech Set To Influence Mobile Ad Space - Posted February 15, 2012
The mobile ad space gets more and more interesting. Reports indicate that LinkedIn will be launching mobile advertisements as early as March, based on a statement by CEO Jeff Weiner during its quarterly ... [semanticweb.com]

Where Is The Love? An Interactive 3D Stream of Tweets - Posted February 14, 2012
Do you tweet to spread love and happiness, or to vent? One agency believes that love will conquer all on Twitter, and they created a real-time, interactive, 3D map of the world containing tweets that mention the words "love" or "hate" to prove it. To make the map, Imperial Leisure geo... [SocialTimes.com]

Twitter, LinkedIn Used By More Recruiters Than Facebook [STUDY] - Posted February 13, 2012
When it comes to landing a job, everyone and their grandmothers will tell you you have to have at least one eye on social these days. Your public profiles will be searched and scrutinized before any job offer comes your way. It's not only important... [10,000 Words]

GroupTweet Makes It Easy For Your Entire Team To Manage A Single Twitter Account - Posted February 13, 2012
If you're got a big team managing your Twitter account, you know how hard it can be to coordinate everyone's tweeting efforts. Making everyone use the same platform, handing out your password to dozens of employees and dealing with a decentralized group of people who are working in different time... [AllTwitter]

Who's Got The Most Popular Brand Page On Twitter? - Posted February 13, 2012
Brand pages are one of the newest features of Twitter.com as Twitter continues to court its top advertisers and money-makers. They allow brands to showcase content in a more flexible way than the regular profile page, and they are used by brands like McDon... [AllTwitter]

Rupert Murdoch Tweets His Way to The Top - Posted February 10, 2012
Well, we were wrong. We thought that Rupert Murdoch was a boring Twitter ... [Fishbowl NY]

Rupert Murdoch Tweets His Way to The Top - Posted February 10, 2012
Well, we were wrong. We thought that Rupert Murdoch was a boring Twitter ... [FishbowlNY]

Social Media & Online Community Posts From Around The Web - Posted February 10, 2012
Every Friday I post links to a few of the blog posts that I read during the week that I found interesting and insightful. Included in this week's round-up is discussion about the need for social architecture; how to turn your business into a community building platform; why it's important... [10,000 Words]

Roll Call: Walmart Exec Joins H+K, Groupon Exec Joins Weber, and More - Posted February 9, 2012
George Shelton has been named SVP at Hill + Knowlton Strategies, leading the reputation management and corporate practice starting Februar... [PRNewser]

Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn: How Do Lawyers Use Social Media? [STUDY] - Posted February 7, 2012
Those in the legal profession must tread lightly when it comes to social media, as they are bound by confidentiality agreements, non-disclosure agreements and other legal contracts when broadcasting any message publicly. But that hasn't stopped them from signing up for Fac... [AllTwitter]

The 4 Factors That Make News Stories Popular on Twitter - Posted February 7, 2012
A new study claims it can predict the popularity of a news story on Twitter with an 84 percent accuracy rate by looking solely at four factors that affect content. The study, led by ... [TVSpy]

Brazil Is Suing Twitter Because People Are Tweeting To Avoid Traffic Checkpoints - Posted February 7, 2012
Brazilian authorities are pretty peeved at Twitter. Apparently, users are tweeting to warn each other of traffic checkpoints, radar guns and other safety precautions on the roads - and this has made Brazil mad enough to sue the compa... [AllTwitter]

Twitter Used to Deliver Nevada Caucus Results - Posted February 7, 2012
Typically when an American news organization provides live election night results, it comes over their Associated Press feed, a subscription that costs thousands and thousands of dollars a year to use. But on Saturday night, the night of the Nevada Caucus, Twitter was also used to deliver live results, directly from... [10,000 Words]

UK Supreme Court Will Tweet About Its Judgements - Posted February 6, 2012
The UK Supreme Court has just signed up for Twitter, and plans to tweet about the cases it hears in an effort to increase transparency at the upper echelons of the legal system. The @UKSupremeCourt account has been tweeting for less than 24 hours, and already it has l... [10,000 Words]

Auto Companies, M.I.A., Twitter (And the Giants) Among the Big Super Bowl Winners - Posted February 6, 2012
According to ... [PRNewser]

39% Of Marketers Will Use Twitter For Their Campaigns In 2012 - Posted February 6, 2012
Facebook might still be the juggernaut of social media advertising, but Twitter takes the second-place silver medal. More advertisers will be turning to Twitter this year than YouTube, LinkedIn or Google+ to get at their customers' eyeballs - and their ... [AllTwitter]

Top 100 American And Japanese Brands On Twitter [STATS] - Posted February 6, 2012
Twitter may still a new marketing channel for many top brands, but they're slowly learning the ropes. They're holding contests, advertising new products and increasing their visibility in 140 characters or less. But how are brands in different countries adapting to Twitter? ... [AllTwitter]

The Super Bowl Sets a Social Media Record with 10,000 Tweets a Second [STATS] - Posted February 6, 2012
The closing moments of Super Bowl XLVI, which saw the New York Giants come from behind to edge the New England Patriots 21-17 with a last-minute touchdown, were so dramatic that they set a new tweets per second (TPS) record on Twitter. The final three minutes of the Super Bowl saw Twitter... [SocialTimes.com]

4411 Copyright Infringement Claims Filed Against Twitter In 2011 - Posted February 1, 2012
It's a good thing SOPA didn't pass, or else over 4,000 Twitter users would be facing some serious legal troubles... and, in all likelihood, so would Twitter itself. According to the Chillin... [AllTwitter]

Social Media Then And Now: The 2008 And 2012 Presidential Elections [INFOGRAPHIC] - Posted January 31, 2012
The 2008 presidential election was a big deal for Facebook, Twitter, Youtube and the like. Candidates flocked to social media to attract voters, and news outlets reported Twitter followers like they were poll results. If that sounds familiar, fast-forward to 2012. This year's presidential ... [AllTwitter]

China Is Second Country To Applaud Twitter's New Stance On Censorship - Posted January 31, 2012
Twitter announced last week that it would start withholding tweets on a country-by-country basis, at the request of specific governments. And although the company has ... [AllTwitter]

Two Young Brits Barred From US For Tweeting Jokes - Posted January 30, 2012
Twitter and Facebook present unique challenges and opportunities for law enforcement. They can provide insight into illicit communication between terrorists... or they can give Homeland Security a reason to flip out over a joke. Two British f... [AllTwitter]

Two Young Brits Barred From US For Tweeting Jokes - Posted January 30, 2012
Twitter and Facebook present unique challenges and opportunities for law enforcement. They can provide insight into illicit communication between terrorists... or they can give Homeland Security a reason to flip out over a joke. Two British f... [10,000 Words]

White House to Say Farewell to Social Media-Savvy CTO - Posted January 30, 2012
It's the end of the first term for the Obama administration, and the end of an era for the Office of Science and Technology Policy. Aneesh Chopra, the White House's first-ever chief technology officer, has announced his resignation. Chopra... [SocialTimes.com]

Twitter: Where People Go to Complain About Other Social Networks - Posted January 30, 2012
It's no wonder that people turn to Twitter for tech support. In the heat of a frustrating moment, it is much easier to fire off a quick question on Twitter than to wait on hold for an operator. But how effective is the microblogging site as a customer service tool?... [SocialTimes.com]

25% Of People Have Tweeted Something They Regret [STATS] - Posted January 30, 2012
Even though the internet is becoming less and less anonymous, people are still treating it like a free-for-all without rules or repercussions. At least according to a recent poll conducted to see just how responsible people are on Twitter and Facebook. ... [AllTwitter]

Thailand Is First Government To Welcome Twitter's New Censorship Policy - Posted January 30, 2012
Thailand applauded Twitter's new stance on censorship, which will give governments the right to ask the network to remove certain tweets. The new policy - decried by... [AllTwitter]

Be Prepared To Pony Up $25,000 If You Want A Slick Brand Page For Your Business On Twitter - Posted January 27, 2012
One way to get your company noticed on Twitter is to convert your regular profile page to a brand page, a feature the company launched in D... [10,000 Words]

Twitter's Reaction To The State of the Union In One Compelling Infographic - Posted January 25, 2012
Last night, President Obama gave the 2012 State of the Union address, and Twitter users immediately took to the platform to livetweet their #SOTU reactions. Over at the Washington Post, ... [10,000 Words]

Twitter Acquires Summify, Ups its Content Curation - Posted January 25, 2012
Matthew Ingram reports, "Twitter made an interesting acquisition on Thursday, when it bought a young Canadian startup called Summify, a company whose service (as its name implies) was designed to cut through the noise of all those socia... [semanticweb.com]

Twitter Love Story To Hit The Silver Screen In Indonesia [VIDEO] - Posted January 24, 2012
Indonesia is really having a love affair with Twitter. A Twitter movie called Republik Twitter is set to hit the big screen next month - just in time for Valentine's Day. The movie will be completely in Indones... [10,000 Words]

iXiGO Offers Natural Language Flight Search on Facebook & Twitter - Posted January 19, 2012
iXiGO, a travel meta search engine has launched a new flight search tool for Facebook and Twitter that utilizes ... [semanticweb.com]

Salesman Is Fired For Telling Boss He's Depressed: Twitter Rages - Posted January 19, 2012
In most instances, I'd caution people to avoid badmouthing their employers - even former employers - on Twitter. Usually, this reflects equally, if not more, poorly on the complainer than the employer. However, one salesman took to Twitter to comp... [AllTwitter]

Twitter Acquires Social Networks Summary Team Summify - Posted January 19, 2012
Twitter has just acquired Summify, a social media summary tool, and will be bringing the team over to "the flock" to work with Twitter's growth team. The Summify service is a natural fit for Twitter. Summify filters through all of the news shared on your so... [AllTwitter]

What Are People Saying About SOPA on Google+, Facebook and Twitter? - Posted January 19, 2012
Unless you've been hiding in your IP-hidden digital cave for the last few weeks, you're probably aware that the Internet is currently rife with protests for SOPA, the Stop Online Privacy Act. Critics from Silicon Valley and various technology companies around the world blacked out their sites to protest the... [SocialTimes.com]

The Art of the 'Twinterview': How to Conduct an Interview on Twitter - Posted January 18, 2012
I thought I had Twitter all figured out. Then I decided to use the micro-blogging site to conduct a real-time Q&A with an author while unsuspecting followers watched. How clever, I told myself. How madcap! How wrong I was. But here, tweeters, is how to do... [SocialTimes.com]

Google's New Search plus Your World - Posted January 17, 2012
Google has introduced a new feature to their search engine: Search, plus Your World. The official announcement states, "We're transforming Google into a search engine that understands not only content, but also people and relationship... [semanticweb.com]

Google's New Search plus Your World - Posted January 17, 2012
Google has introduced a new feature to their search engine: Search, plus Your World. The official announcement states, "We're transforming Google into a search engine that understands not only content, but also people and relationship... [AllTwitter]

AP Updates Its Stance Towards Twitter For The Third Time This Year - Posted January 17, 2012
It must be tough to be in the traditional journalism field. Us tech bloggers have cut our teeth on social media, making mistakes and learning the ropes as we grew. But traditional journalists have had it tougher when it comes to social: they have big brother Associated Press telling them... [10,000 Words]

Hear From The Experts How To Use Social Media To Market Your Business (And Save $100!) - Posted January 17, 2012
If you're struggling with creating conversions on Twitter and have no clue what a social strategy would look like for your brand, you're in luck: Mediabistro's Social Media Marketing Boot Camp will be starting on February 16th, and offers... [AllTwitter]

Wikipedia to Shut Down on Wednesday in Protest of SOPA - Posted January 17, 2012
Time to dust off the old Encyclopedia Britannica, because all your online facts are about to go unchecked. Wikipedia founder Jimmy Wales has confirmed that the free online encyclopedia will shut down on Wednesday, January 18 in protest of the Stop Online Privacy Act (... [SocialTimes.com]

Here's Why You Should Avoid Tweeting At Certain Times Each Hour - Posted January 17, 2012
Here's an exercise for you: Open up TweetDeck or another Twitter client that uses the streaming API. Wait f0r the top of the hour. Then watch closely as your timeline explodes with tweets. It's a problem that hasn't been written about much: Folks who schedule their tweets choose to (or have to,... [10,000 Words]

How To Manage Your Digital Reputation [INFOGRAPHIC] - Posted January 17, 2012
Your online reputation can make or break your business. As much as you might be hesitant about "being fake" online, there is a big difference between managing your reputation and sanitizing everything you tweet - and the former can help your business immensely. ... [AllTwitter]

Twitter UK Hires Former BBC Sports Social Media Editor - Posted January 13, 2012
Twitter is bolstering its UK office with the hire of a new team member, Lewis Wiltshire, a former BBC sports social media editor. Yahoo Finance reports that the loss of Wiltshire... [AllTwitter]

Michelle Obama Joins Her Husband On Twitter - Posted January 13, 2012
Michelle Obama has finally signed up for her very own Twitter account, tweeting to support her husband's reelection efforts in November. She's no Charlie Sheen, ... [AllTwitter]

Olympic Volunteers Can't Tweet About The Celebs They See During The Games - Posted January 12, 2012
The London Olympics are fast approaching, and they've come up with what appears to be a pretty antiquated stance on social media: no communication, whatsoever. The 70,000 volunteers at the Olympics, fondly called the Game Makers, have been instructed not to t... [10,000 Words]

Olympic Volunteers Can't Tweet About The Celebs They See During The Games - Posted January 12, 2012
The London Olympics are fast approaching, and they've come up with what appears to be a pretty antiquated stance on social media: no communication, whatsoever. The 70,000 volunteers at the Olympics, fondly called the Game Makers, have been instructed not to t... [AllTwitter]

Some Advertisers Are Paying Up To $10 Per Follow On Twitter - Posted January 12, 2012
The Financial Times has some interesting insights into just what advertisers are willing to pay for more followers ... [AllTwitter]

12 Steps to Creating a Successful Twitter Chat - Posted January 12, 2012
A growing trend over the past 2 years, if not longer, is the use of Twitter chats. Twitter chats are sometimes spontaneous, but are typically organized as reoccurring events. What defines a Twitter Chat from the general back and forth tweets in your Twitter stream is the use of a common... [SocialTimes.com]

Spin Takes Albums Reviews to Twitter - Posted January 11, 2012
Spin is taking album reviews to a new place in 2012. The magazine has launched the Twitter account @SpinReview... [Fishbowl NY]

Spin Takes Albums Reviews to Twitter - Posted January 11, 2012
Spin is taking album reviews to a new place in 2012. The magazine has launched the Twitter account @SpinReview... [FishbowlNY]

The Top 15 Brands On Twitter In 2011 [INFOGRAPHIC] - Posted January 11, 2012
We're 11 days into the new year, but there are still some things left to learn from 2011. HootSuite, the popular Twitter dashboard, has put together an infographic of the top brands, topics, hashtags, "in memorium" and holid... [AllTwitter]

Twitter Users Shared 58.4 Million Photos In December [STATS] - Posted January 11, 2012
With the news that Twitter would begin hosting its own photos, it's no surprise that photo sharing really took off last year - but just how much might surprise you. Twitter ... [AllTwitter]

New Twitter Distribution Plan Will See Verified Accounts Paired With Third-Party Services - Posted January 10, 2012
That little blue check mark beside Lady Gaga, Sony, and McDonald's Twitter names now means more than just proof of identity for the big names on the network. Twitter has announced a distribution program to sync tweets from Verified Accounts to certain third-party apps, so you can see the tweets... [AllTwitter]

How To Get Fido To Tweet [INFOGRAPHIC] - Posted January 10, 2012
It might not be called a "woof", but Fido has taken to tweeting nonetheless. People sure love their pets, and they're broadcasting this love on social media. We're seeing cats tweeting about their love of catnip, dogs updating Facebook when they get back from a walk, and gerbils posting p... [AllTwitter]

Meet Your Virtual Friends: Google, LinkedIn, Twitter And Facebook [INFOGRAPHIC] - Posted January 9, 2012
She's smart and unique, with a big mouth and lots of connections. She's Twitter, and she's one of four that this infographic from LinkingR details a... [AllTwitter]

Guess Which Country Logs On To Twitter More Than Facebook? - Posted January 9, 2012
According to comScore, there's only one country in the entire world where Twitter is more popular than Facebook. Can you guess which one it is? Here are some hints: Twitter was translated into this country's language first, after English.... [AllTwitter]

Media Moguls Don't Want to Tweet with Rupert Murdoch - Posted January 9, 2012
When Rupert Murdoch joined Twitter, there was a lot of talk about what he was going to say. Then, when he started tweeting, we all found ... [Fishbowl NY]

Media Moguls Don't Want to Tweet with Rupert Murdoch - Posted January 9, 2012
When Rupert Murdoch joined Twitter, there was a lot of talk about what he was going to say. Then, when he started tweeting, we all found ... [FishbowlNY]

Social Media & Online Community Posts From Around The Web - Posted January 6, 2012
Every Friday I post links to a few of the blog posts that I read during the week that I found interesting and insightful. Included in this week's round-up is a ranking of top social media management software; an analysis of global participation in social interactivity; the value of using... [10,000 Words]

Kanye West Launched A Business On Twitter Last Night - Posted January 5, 2012
Music man Kanye West took to Twitter last night in a frenzy, launching a business that would see "as many amazing powerful smart talented wealthy people..." get involved as possible. If you don't follow West's Twitter feed (@K... [10,000 Words]

Could Twitter Predict Election Results Better Than A Traditional Poll? - Posted January 5, 2012
The Washington Post has created an app for election season that tracks Twitter and media mentions of all of the US candidates. And considering the real-time nature of Twitter, it could prove to be a better measure of public sentiment than tradi... [AllTwitter]

How Users Interact With Brand Pages On Twitter [STUDY] - Posted January 5, 2012
When Twitter launched brand pages for select partners in December, there was a lot of fanfare. And now that the hype has died down, there's a ... [AllTwitter]

US State Department To Answer Twitter Questions Every Friday - Posted January 4, 2012
As part of its initiative to harness more digital technology for diplomacy, the US State Department will be taking questions via Twitter in 10 different languages, and answering them during a press briefing every Friday for the month of January. ... [AllTwitter]

Cloud App Activities Unite on Hojoki - Posted January 4, 2012
From Dropbox to Google Docs, cloud applications are increasingly becoming a part of business users' everyday productivity toolbox. Hojoki - taken from the name of an old Japanese book about the way of life and the flow of events - aims to aggregate those cloud apps into a Facebook-like activity feed,... [semanticweb.com]

Your New Year Wish Granted: Rupert Murdoch Signs Up For Twitter - Posted January 3, 2012
Rupert Murdoch is tweeting, possibly signalling his readiness to take over yet another medium. The 80-year-old media mogul has been sending dozens of tweets since signing up on New Year's Eve - and despite getting into a bit of hot water with his (fake) wife's account, he's still tweeting u... [AllTwitter]

Rupert Murdoch Tweets Just Like The Rest of Us - Posted January 3, 2012
As we're sure you've heard, Rupert Murdoch joined Twitter over the weekend (his wife's account is fake). Murdoch didn't waste any time and jumped right into the fray; tweeting away. And just like the rest of us, his Twitter feed is full of inane commentary that probably doesn't deserve to be... [Fishbowl NY]

Rupert Murdoch Tweets Just Like The Rest of Us - Posted January 3, 2012
As we're sure you've heard, Rupert Murdoch joined Twitter over the weekend (his wife's account is fake). Murdoch didn't waste any time and jumped right into the fray; tweeting away. And just like the rest of us, his Twitter feed is full of inane commentary that probably doesn't deserve to be... [FishbowlNY]

Watch: The Story of 2011 Told Through Tweets - Posted January 3, 2012
By now you may be sick of all the 2011-wrap up posts, videos and infographics that are going around, but trust me--you won't want to miss this one. YouTuber Jeremiah Warren has put togeth... [SocialTimes.com]

Twitter Users Welcome 2012 With 16,000 Tweets-Per-Second - Posted January 3, 2012
No one knows what 2012 will bring, but Twitter users were sure excited to welcome it this past weekend. When midnight hit, the tweets erupted, more than doubling last year's tweets-per-second record and bringing in the new year with gusto. As t... [AllTwitter]

Spoiled & Disgruntled Holiday Tweets Get Turned Into A Song [NSFW] - Posted December 30, 2011
"WTF?! I wanted an iPad. WTF?! I wanted a car." So begins the latest hit YouTube song from Jonathan Mann, who has been writing, recording, producing and uploading a song (and a video) every day for more than 1000 days. The song's lyrics are made up of disgruntled tweets... [SocialTimes.com]

Facebook Beats Twitter In Video Sharing By A Landslide [Infographic] - Posted December 30, 2011
How do you engage with online video? Do you watch more online video on your computer, tablet or mobile device? How and where do you share online video content? A new infographic from Wistia... [SocialTimes.com]

South Korea Twitter Ban During Elections Overturned - Posted December 29, 2011
South Korean lawmakers have overturned a ban on Twitter during elections, opening up the network to politicians who want to get their campaign messages out to tweeting citizens. According to Yonhap... [AllTwitter]

Will the Twitter Redesign Threaten Tumblr? - Posted December 27, 2011
Unless you've been living in a bird-free zone, you know that Twitter recently overhauled their home page. The new page allows people to see shared videos, links and photos directly within the stream of Twitter by clicking the 'open' button... [AllTwitter]

Watch A Map Of Early Twitter Adoption Explode Across The US [VIDEO] - Posted December 27, 2011
We've heard it before: 2009 was a watershed year for Twitter. Ashton Kutcher raced CNN to a million followers, Oprah signed up, and the Iranian protests used Twitter extensively that year. But how did the US react to this new "micro-blogging" net... [10,000 Words]

Semantic Tech in 2011: The Year's Misses and Missteps - Posted December 26, 2011
[caption id="attachment_25609" align="alignright" width="244" caption="Courtesy: Flickr/ myaimistrue"][/caption] We recently rounded up some thought leaders' perspectives on the big semantic trends of 2011 - most (if not all) of them positive. Here's so... [semanticweb.com]

Twitter Splits With PR Firm Edelman After Only 3 Months - Posted December 23, 2011
After only three months, Twitter has parted ways with PR firm Edelman, which it hired to help educate the public about the network. It was a short, but apparently passionless, relationship. According to reports from ... [AllTwitter]

Will the Twitter Redesign Threaten Tumblr? - Posted December 23, 2011
Unless you've been living in a bird-free zone, you know that Twitter recently overhauled their home page. The new page allows people to see shared videos, links and photos directly within the stream of Twitter by clicking the 'open' button. Photos are expanded, videos are displayed and even links... [SocialTimes.com]

Twitter and Edelman Break Up - Posted December 22, 2011
The relationship was only announced in September, but Twitter and ... [PRNewser]

Growth of Twitter Fueled by Media Coverage - Posted December 22, 2011
A new study by MIT, which seeks to understand Twitter's "contagion process," has found that news media played a crucial role in the site's growth. The study tracked development from 2006 to 2009, and also found that more traditional forms of social networking, like geographic closene... [10,000 Words]

What Does #40Dollars Mean To You? The White House Wants To Know - Posted December 22, 2011
The White House is once again turning to Twitter to champion a cause and shame their political rivals. They've asked Twitter users what #40dollars means to them, in response to the House Republicans rejecting a Senate compromise to extend a payroll tax cut earlier this week. And within hours,... [AllTwitter]

StreamGlider iPad News-Reader App Touts Mixed Media and Multi-View Modes - Posted December 22, 2011
StreamGlider, which we first covered here, made its debut yesterday. The iPad news and social reader application in its initial version debuts sans the location-aware and some of the more... [semanticweb.com]

Who are the Oldest Twitter Users? - Posted December 21, 2011
Jack Dorsey may only be 34, but he's the oldest Twitter user. His now-famous tweet was the first, ever, to be sent via SMS into the Twitterverse. Aside from Ev Williams and Biz Stone, the other two Twitter co-founders, who is part of that fi... [10,000 Words]

Thousands Telling Washington What 40 Dollars Means to Them - Posted December 21, 2011
The #40dollars hashtag is popping up all over Twitter thanks to a White House outreach effort asking ordinary citizens to tell Washington (the Republicans really) what $40 means to them. The effort was launched in light of Congressional push back against the Senate- ... [PRNewser]

Go Beyond Follower Count: Now You Can Sort Twitter Users By Country, Tweet Count, Klout And More - Posted December 21, 2011
If you're a data hound, or you're just interested in the who's who of Twitter, ZoomSphere is a great place to start. It's not just a database of the top Twitter users, but rather a datab... [AllTwitter]

Buffer Your Tweets Within Vienna RSS So They Get The Most Impact - Posted December 20, 2011
Buffer is certainly shaping up to be the little Twitter app that could. It offers the simply functionality of scheduling your tweets to go live when they will be seen by the most people, but it does so in a big way. You can schedule tweets from your ... [AllTwitter]

Tech Round Up: Google+ Photo Upgrade; Cision for Smartphones; and More - Posted December 19, 2011
Google+... [AgencySpy]

Consumers Prefer Brand Updates Via Facebook Over Email & Traditional Ads [Infographic] - Posted December 19, 2011
With over 800 million active users on Facebook and over 100 million active Twitter users, the way that brands interact with consumers is changing. Consumers are looking for more from brands online, and are giving back by liking and sharing brand content with their ever-growing networks. A ... [SocialTimes.com]

Twitter Tops Social Media Buzz List - Posted December 15, 2011
Zeta Interactive, a digital marketing agency, recently released its annual rankings of social networks. They are categorized by "buzz," a ranking calculated by volume and tone (percent positive ranking) of all the sites. This year, T... [10,000 Words]

Twitter Tops List Of Social Network With Most Buzz In 2011 - Posted December 15, 2011
It might be over 5 years old, but Twitter's novelty still hasn't worn off: the social information network is this year's most-buzzed-about social network. As Mashable reports, Twitter beat o... [AllTwitter]

The Top Names On Twitter In 2011 [INFOGRAPHIC] - Posted December 15, 2011
What's in a name? If it's your Twitter handle, quite a lot actually. It's how people identify you and your brand. So what were the most popular names on Twitter, and on the web in general, in 2011? You might be surprised by some of the ones on this list. ... [AllTwitter]

TwitVid Gets A Social Facelift, Now Feels More Like Twitter For Video - Posted December 13, 2011
Twitvid has made a name for itself as one of the biggest repositories of videos shared on Twitter, second only to YouTube, with over 40 million monthly views and over 12 million unique viewers. However, starting today Twitvid is going from repository to social destination with a major facelift... [10,000 Words]

TwitVid Gets A Social Facelift, Now Feels More Like Twitter For Video - Posted December 13, 2011
Twitvid has made a name for itself as one of the biggest repositories of videos shared on Twitter, second only to YouTube, with over 40 million monthly views and over 12 million unique viewers. However, starting today Twitvid is going ... [SocialTimes.com]

Don't Miss Twitter's Great New Way To Embed Tweets - Posted December 13, 2011
Last week, Twitter rolled out a major update to a number of its products: twitter.com, its "official" mobile apps and TweetDeck. With the major redesign came a very simple way to embed tweets. While Twitter's Blackbird Pie and other third-party solutions offered an easy (albeit buggy) way to embed a tweet, this never... [10,000 Words]

When Will Twitter Release Unused Usernames? - Posted December 13, 2011
Dear Twitter, I, like thousands of other users, don't have my ideal username. Rather than tweeting from my desired "@LaurenDugan", I have had to settle for an ugly underscore a la "@Lauren_Dugan". Why? Because "@LaurenDugan" was taken... 3 years ago. And hasn't been used since. ... [AllTwitter]

Did Twitter Just Spark A Bank Run In Latvia? - Posted December 13, 2011
Twitter has been a part of revolutions and riots - and now you can add a run on a bank to that list. Stockholm-based bank Swedbank saw over a third of its ATMs in Latvia wiped out this past weekend, because of rumors spread on Twitter that the bank was in... [AllTwitter]

Day of the Dolphin: Swim In the Personalized Social Stream With Bottlenose - Posted December 13, 2011
It's the Day of the Dolphin. Bottlenose (previously known as Bottleno.se), which we initially covered here, moves out of stealth and into private beta mode. The service lassoes your Twitter, Facebook and Yammer streams, a... [semanticweb.com]

Twitter's Self-Serve Ad Products Available "Early Next Year" - Posted December 8, 2011
During their press conference earlier today, Twitter CEO Dick Costolo and co-founder Jack Dorsey revealed a brand new Twitter.com and official app redesign, which took the spo... [AllTwitter]

Twitter Launches New Brand Pages To Compete With Facebook - Posted December 8, 2011
Brands, welcome to Twitter. We know you've been here for a while, but now it looks like you can really start to call it home. Twitter has launched a total redesi... [AllTwitter]

The AP Settles Over NBA Twitter Lawsuit, Pays $20,000 Fine - Posted December 8, 2011
The Associated Press has settled a lawsuit with an NBA referee who felt he was defamed by a tweet from one of their writers. The AP has agreed to pay $20,000 in damages to the referee to cover his legal costs, as well as remove the tweet from the writer's account.... [AllTwitter]

Only 2% Of Ad Agencies And PR Firms Use Twitter For Their Own Lead Generation - Posted December 8, 2011
When a client speaks with an ad agency about setting up a campaign, they naturally expect that agency to know their way around Facebook, Twitter, YouTube and other social media. And while the agency might have this know-how, new stats show that they... [AllTwitter]

The Facebook Subscribe Button Launches - Posted December 8, 2011
UPDATE: As of Thursday afternoon, the button has launched. You can subscribe to my updates by clicking this button: Regular readers of this blog know that I'm a fan of Facebook... [TVSpy]

Alec Baldwin's Twitter Meltdown Results In A Deactivated Account - Posted December 7, 2011
Here's yet another public celebrity meltdown on Twitter, for those who love to watch the rich and famous crash and burn: Alec Baldwin ranted about his treatment aboard a recent American Airlines flight on Twitter, flinging insults at the company, ... [10,000 Words]

Alec Baldwin's Twitter Meltdown Results In A Deactivated Account - Posted December 7, 2011
Here's yet another public celebrity meltdown on Twitter, for those who love to watch the rich and famous crash and burn: Alec Baldwin ranted about his treatment aboard a recent American Airlines flight on Twitter, flinging insults at the company, ... [AllTwitter]

For The CEO Of The Future, Social Media Is A Must [Infographic] - Posted December 7, 2011
These days more and more companies and brands are understanding the benefits of social media and are jumping on board with marketing campaigns on Twitter, Facebook and beyond. However, it's surprisingly common for company CEOs to be absent from the world of social media. Many CEOs don't even have... [SocialTimes.com]

2011 Top Stories On Twitter More Global Than Us-Centric Bing And Yahoo Search - Posted December 7, 2011
The top stories in 2011 on search and social don't quite match up. Twitter's top news stories of the past year were more global in nature than either Yahoo or Bing search, and tended to favor more international political news than either... [AllTwitter]

As A Twitter Follower, You're Worth About $2.50 - Posted December 7, 2011
An email from Twitter to advertisers has been leaked, and it looks like the company has put a price on all of our heads: as followers, we're each worth about $2.50 to a brand. The email was uncovered by ... [AllTwitter]

WikiLeaks Associates Are (Still) Fighting To Protect Their Tweets From The Government - Posted December 6, 2011
It's been almost a year since the US government issued a subpoena for the tweets and other Twitter-related information from ... [10,000 Words]

This Is How You Can Get in on Facebook and Twitter Pre-IPO - Posted December 6, 2011
If you want a piece of Facebook, Twitter or any number of other pre-IPO companies, you need to come ready to play (and pay). To deal directly with these businesses, you need to wield some serious venture capital money. To pick them up in trading venues such as ... [SocialTimes.com]

The State Of Toronto On Twitter [INFOGRAPHIC] - Posted December 5, 2011
Torontonians sure are a happy bunch! Constantly tweeting words like "love" and "great", supporting charities like Movember and cheering for their favorite sports teams, Toronto tweeters seem to send out positive vibes at all times. This infographic, prepare... [10,000 Words]

Theaters Now Offer "Tweet Seats" To Those Who Want To Tweet During The Show - Posted December 5, 2011
We're all trained to power down our smartphones and leave our iPads in the car when we enter the theater. It's common courtesy to the performers and the other patrons to not distract them with the chime of a new text me... [AllTwitter]

Facebook IPO: Stop Leaving Money on the Table - Posted December 5, 2011
Facebook is running out of time to get its act together. The company is expected to file for its IPO by April 2012, which would mean a likely celebratory opening bell the followin... [SocialTimes.com]

Twitter's Ad Business Is Growing Like Crazy: 50 Percent Since Spring - Posted December 5, 2011
Back in the spring, Twitter boasted a whopping 1,600 advertisers. It was a pretty impressive number when you consider the fact that (a) it's not self-service and (b) the minimums involved, though flexible, are rather hefty. To get on board with promoted tweets or promoted accounts, you can expect to spend... [SocialTimes.com]

IPO Market Roundup: 10 Social Media Sector Companies to Watch - Posted December 5, 2011
Groupon, Angie's List, Pandora, Zillow, LinkedIn ... it's been an interesting year for social media IPOs so far. And, there are more on the way. Zynga is set to go public in the next two weeks, and there are plenty of other inte... [SocialTimes.com]

What Can Twitter Tell Us About The GOP Race? [CHARTS] - Posted December 2, 2011
The GOP race is well underway, with each candidate vying for top spot when it comes to the 2012 election. And this time around, they're focusing more attention than ever on social media. But does the number of people talking about a certain candidate on Twit... [10,000 Words]

Video Infographic Compiles 2011 Social Media Statistics - Posted December 2, 2011
Social media has never been bigger, with hundreds of millions of people checking Facebook, Tweeting, posting and watching videos and sharing their lives on the web. Videoinfographcs have released a new video infographic with the latest statistics, facts a... [SocialTimes.com]

"Old Media" Exec On Twitter: "I understand how to wash dishes. I don't do it regularly." - Posted December 2, 2011
It's refreshing to hear some honesty from the upper echelon of media types, even if that honest is of the sort that belittles Twitter. At Reuter's Global Media Summit, several prominent members of "old media" spoke about their reluctance to hop aboard the Twitter... [AllTwitter]

Social Media & Online Community Posts From Around The Web - Posted December 2, 2011
Every Friday I post links to a few of the blog posts that I read during the week that I found interesting and insightful. Included in this week's round-up is a discussion about finding ways to unite your online community around singular issues; why communities should highlight quality not... [TVSpy]

Federal Social Media Index Lets You Be The Government's Big Brother - Posted December 2, 2011
The US government has checks and balances baked in, but who's watching government agencies on the Wild West of social media? Expert Labs has created a Federal So... [AllTwitter]

Twitter Starts Slowly Rolling Out Self-Serve Ads - Posted December 1, 2011
The rumor mill was right about this one: Twitter has finally launched its version of self-serve ads. Only (like everything Twitter does), it looks like it's going to be a very slow process to get it out to the masses. According to reports from ... [AllTwitter]

Tech Round Up: Brands Missing Links on Google+, Twitter Buys Whisper - Posted December 1, 2011
-In news that suprises probably no one on the planet, brands are not as engaged on Google+ as they are on Facebook. SEO company BrightEdge found that within the first 10 days of availability, 61 percent of the top 100 brands around the globe had a presen... [PRNewser]

Twitter's First Installment Of #YearInReview Series Tells The 10 Best Twitter Stories From 2011 - Posted December 1, 2011
Can you name any of the biggest Twitter stories of 2011? Just like in 2010, Twitter is taking a look at the year gone by and sharing with us some of the most notable events from the past 12 months. The first installment of T... [AllTwitter]

Mayor of Tampa Using Foursquare... to Become Mayor Again - Posted December 1, 2011
Mayor Bob Buckhorn of Tampa might earn the title of "mayor" through Foursquare. Foursquare has always had a political bent -- it offers users the chance to achieve the title of "mayor" by visiting a place repe... [SocialTimes.com]

Twitter Teams Up With Japan's Mixi To Fight Off Facebook - Posted November 30, 2011
Twitter is digging its heels in against an encroaching Facebook in one of its biggest market, Japan. At a joint press conference in Tokyo on Wednesday, Twitter and Japan's largest social network, mixi, announced a strategic partnership. Twitter has always had a... [10,000 Words]

New Twitter Stats: 500 New Employees, 2400 Advertisers And A 3-5% Conversion Rate - Posted November 30, 2011
Twitter's Chief Revenue Officer Adam Bain spoke at Business Insider's Ignition conference on Wednesday in New York, and gave the audience some insight into the curre... [AllTwitter]

Twitter Drove A Paltry 2% Of Cyber Monday And Black Friday Traffic - Posted November 29, 2011
For those of us that foresee Twitter becoming an increasingly important tool for brands and marketers, these numbers don't feel right: Twitter only drove 2 percent of traffic on Cyber Monday and Black Friday. According to ... [10,000 Words]

Is It Crazy For Parents To Choose A Unique Baby Name Just For The Twitter Handle? - Posted November 29, 2011
When it comes to Twitter handles, @JohnSmith and @JaneSmith are obviously taken. So if you're a brand new parent-to-be and you're stuck with the common surname "Smith", you've got to get pretty creative with your baby's first name i... [AllTwitter]

Twitter Acquires Whisper Systems To Bolster Security - Posted November 29, 2011
Twitter has acquired Whisper Systems, a company that builds enterprise-level security software on Android. The acquisition will likely be used to improve Twitter's own security, and assuage worries that the network is vulnerable to hackers and other nefarious types. ... [AllTwitter]

Weathermob for iPhone: Share What the Weather Looks Like in Your Area - Posted November 29, 2011
We can't do much to about the weather but most of us like to talk about it anyway. So, why not organize this weather information sharing? I took a look at the free Weddar for iPhone and Android earlier this year and came a... [SocialTimes.com]

Before Writing a Social Strategy, Think About The Blog - Posted November 28, 2011
When developing a corporate social media strategy, it's important to ensure that there are processes in place to allow the social media communities to scale over time. It's also important to ensure that there is a training system in place for employees who will need to be taught be... [TVSpy]

How The Top 15 Construction Companies In The UK Use Twitter [INFOGRAPHIC] - Posted November 28, 2011
It can't be easy being a construction company trying to harness social media. They don't have a simple or accessible product to sell. Instead, they've got to find a way to be social with a service that is pretty intangible. Pauley Creative too... [AllTwitter]

Mapping Black Friday on Twitter [Infographic] - Posted November 28, 2011
Black Friday is an experience to discover the type of person who chooses to stand outside a Best Buy or Target parking lot at midnight for a great deal on a Panasonic TH - 50PH30U - 50" Class plasma panel or Xbox 360 Kinect game pack. Social media analysis firm MashWork... [SocialTimes.com]

How Influential Are You on Google Plus? Klout Adds New Feature to Let You Know - Posted November 28, 2011
Klout rates social significance on many levels and gives a Twitter user a score based on their influence. The useful service now includes the very young but growing social network --Google Plus. Klout had been waiting for a specific level of population increase on the young social network platform in order... [SocialTimes.com]

How The Biggest Names In Sports Are Connected On Twitter [INFOGRAPHIC] - Posted November 23, 2011
Each industry has its own universe on Twitter. The interconnectedness of thought leaders and participants in a space creates a web of influence - and Chartball has created a massive, interactive infographic showing this universe among the sp... [AllTwitter]

Trouble At Twitter? One Former Engineer Speaks - Posted November 23, 2011
By some accounts, there is a mass exodus going on at Twitter. Key players, engineers, VPs, founders... all are fleeing the company. And the latest employee to jump off the wagon has shed some light onto just why so many may be leaving. Adrien Gaarf (... [AllTwitter]

NASA Joins Google Plus, Now in Over 44,850 Circles - Posted November 23, 2011
NASA has evolved as a federal agency that is exceedingly active on social media sites. Of late, the space agency took another innovative move and became the first federal agency to join Google Plus. The a... [SocialTimes.com]

Report the News -- Not On The News -- Says Time, Inc. Panelist - Posted November 23, 2011
[caption id="attachment_85076" align="alignright" width="300" caption="Moderator of the Medill Club Ethics Panel 2012, Professor Jack Doppelt with alums Joyce Hanson and Sally Fryberger"][/caption] Brian Moylan, an editor at Gawker Media (and self-proclaimed "Gawker shit ta... [SocialTimes.com]

Twitter Mobile Usage In Europe More Than Doubles Over Past Year - Posted November 22, 2011
Twitter is growing in popularity with Europeans on the go. According to new figures from ... [AllTwitter]

Just In Time For Thanksgiving, Twitter's Latest Competitor Is Revealed - Posted November 22, 2011
In the spirit of Thanksgiving, Robert M. Caruso (you may know him as @fondalo on Twitter) has unveiled a new social network set to rival Twitter: Gobbler. ... [10,000 Words]

Regis Philbin's Farewell Earns 21,000 Comments [INFOGRAPHIC] - Posted November 22, 2011
The "Live! With Regis and Kelly" send-off special for Regis Philbin rumbled a huge wave of social media activity, surpassing 21,000 social network comments for the farewell episode. The wave of online activity crested as co-host Kelly Ripa read her tearful goodbye to Regis and viewers. This infographic shows how the social... [SocialTimes.com]

HOWTO: Use Trending Topics To Get More Twitter Followers - Posted November 21, 2011
You might love browsing the funny, bizarre and informative tweets that pop up when you click on Twitter's trending topic list, but did you know you can harness the power of these trends to gain new follower? Before you jump on the trending topic bandwagon and start tweeting all of your... [10,000 Words]

HOWTO: Use Trending Topics To Get More Twitter Followers - Posted November 21, 2011
You might love browsing the funny, bizarre and informative tweets that pop up when you click on Twitter's trending topic list, but did you know you can harness the power of these trends to gain new follower? Before you jump on the trending topic bandwagon and start tweeting all of your... [AllTwitter]

Build Communities For The Long-Term - Posted November 21, 2011
When you're going through the process of developing a new communities, one question you need to ask yourself is how long the community will live. If the community is built around a time-sensitive event or product, with no contingency plan in place once the product or event's prom... [10,000 Words]

Who's Using Twitter In South Africa? [INFOGRAPHIC] - Posted November 17, 2011
Twitter is a global phenomenon. While New York might have the most Twitter users out of all the big cities in the world, the ... [AllTwitter]

Hedge Funds Don't Use Twitter [SURVEY] - Posted November 17, 2011
It looks like hedge funds aren't quite as eager as the Kardashians to share their deepest darkest secrets on Twitter. A new survey of nearly 100 hedge fund managers shows that they aren't too keen on Twitter, and are even less fond of Facebook. But LinkedIn they like. ... [AllTwitter]

Grooveshark Redesign Aims to "add a social network to music" - Posted November 17, 2011
Online music library platform Grooveshark recently introduced a complete redesign of its site. The site now places a heavy emphasis on social media sharing and community features that complement tighter integrations with third-party social media tools such as Facebook, Twitter, StumbleUpon and Reddit. ... [SocialTimes.com]

Salman Rushdie's Facebook Feud (in Tweets) - Posted November 16, 2011
Well, here's a tidbit of social media celebrity gossip for you: Salman Rushdie--yes, the Salman Rushdie-- is upset with Facebook, and he's taken to Twitter to get things straightened out. According to Gothamist, "the whole thing started when, two days ago, Facebook decided to cancel Rushdie's account because they didn't believe... [AllTwitter]

Salman Rushdie's Facebook Feud (in Tweets) - Posted November 16, 2011
Well, here's a tidbit of social media celebrity gossip for you: Salman Rushdie--yes, the Salman Rushdie-- is upset with Facebook, and he's taken to Twitter to get things straightened out. According to Gothamist, "the whole thing started when, two days ago, Facebook decided to cancel Rushdie's account because they didn't believe... [10,000 Words]

The State Of Social Media In The UK [INFOGRAPHIC] - Posted November 16, 2011
How do companies in the UK perceive social media? And Twitter specifically? That's the question that Big Mouth Media asked when they put together this infographic visualizing the current state of social media in the UK. Twitter takes front and center stage among UK... [AllTwitter]

SoundTracking Receives $4.75M in Financing - Posted November 16, 2011
SoundTracking is becoming more and more popular and, of course, that means that it's becoming more and more attractive to investors -- to the point that it has just received some $4.75 million in venture capital. The investment came to SoundTracking by way of Accel Partners, SoftBan... [SocialTimes.com]

Vitrue Social Marketing Platform Is Betting On Klout With New Twitter Moderation Product - Posted November 15, 2011
Vitrue, one of the leading social marketing platforms, has just launched its new Twitter Moderation product for its customers. And they're hoping that Klout's social media clout will come in handy - and will contin... [AllTwitter]

Employees are Happier When Accessing Social Media at Work [Infographic] - Posted November 15, 2011
Majority of the people who log on to social networks in the course of a work day do it once or twice a day. They visit the social media sites via mobile phones or from their office computers in order to keep current with their networks. Those who do access social... [SocialTimes.com]

#protip: Create a Flowchart For Responding to Comments On Company Pages - Posted November 14, 2011
When you're the point person for your company's social media efforts, and there are a lot of pages to be managed, one thing you will need is a post-response flowchart to guide how employees should respond to posts and comments. The need for a post-response tree will make itself known once the... [10,000 Words]

7 Social Times Stories You May Have Missed This Week - Posted November 11, 2011
If you are an avid reader of our daily content, you may remember reading a lot of articles that were vital to your title as a social media intellect this week. Whether we were discussing slavery of the 21st century or providing you with ... [SocialTimes.com]

The New York Times' Tweeters - Posted November 11, 2011
The New York Times has so many journalists that are active on social media platforms it can be hard to keep up. Thankfully the Times has put together a listing of all its writers who are on Twitter. It makes following a few -- or all of them ... [Fishbowl NY]

The New York Times' Tweeters - Posted November 11, 2011
The New York Times has so many journalists that are active on social media platforms it can be hard to keep up. Thankfully the Times has put together a listing of all its writers who are on Twitter. It makes following a few -- or all of them ... [FishbowlNY]

Social Media & Online Community Post From Around The Web - Posted November 11, 2011
Every Friday I post links to a few of the blog posts that I read during the week that I found interesting and insightful. Included in this week's round-up is a discussion about handling complaints that appear on your company's social media profile; why images help boost fan engagement; pr... [TVSpy]

Music WithMe Lets You "Tune In" To The Music Of The People You Follow On Twitter (Or Tune Them Out!) - Posted November 10, 2011
If you're a music lover looking for a way to mine the depths of music on your social networks, the latest update from Music WithMe should help. Music WithMe, a service that allows you to wirelessly sync up your iTunes to your Android phone, has just launche... [AllTwitter]

Music WithMe Lets You "Tune In" To The Music Of The People You Follow On Twitter (Or Tune Them Out!) - Posted November 10, 2011
If you're a music lover looking for a way to mine the depths of music on your social networks, the latest update from Music WithMe should help. Music WithMe, a service that allows you to wirelessly sync up your iTunes to your Android phone, has just launched version 3.0 and has become... [10,000 Words]

StumbleUpon Most Content Sharing Site for Mail Online - Posted November 10, 2011
The Mail Online, a British media outlet, has revealed that StumbleUpon is the service which drives the most shares from their website. SU drives more shares than Facebook and up to fifteen times more links worldwide than on Twitter, according to a study by Searchmetrics. ... [SocialTimes.com]

When Tweeting Can Cost You Your Job, What About Retweets? - Posted November 10, 2011
Last week, The Associated Press updated its social media guidelines to address the issue of retweets. Since then, the new guidelines' concern with bias and objectivity sparked much online debate fr... [10,000 Words]

Goodbye TwitPic, Yfrog? Twitter Becomes #1 Photo Hosting Service - Posted November 10, 2011
Twitter announced that it would offer an official image hosting and uploading service in August of this year, and it looks like it's taken a chunk of out the third-parties th... [AllTwitter]

5 Benefits Of Customizing Your Twitter Background - Posted November 8, 2011
We've written before about how to redesign your Twitter background for #NewTwitter's dimensions, or change it without ... [AllTwitter]

Social Media, Sentiment, and the CIA - Posted November 8, 2011
A new article asks, "How stable is China? What are people discussing and thinki... [semanticweb.com]

70 Percent Of Brits Would Agree With Shutting Down Twitter During Civil Unrest - Posted November 8, 2011
A new survey indicates that the majority of Brits would agree with their government or service providers shutting down social media during an outbreak of civil unrest in their country. Security firm ... [AllTwitter]

Twitter Integration With New Panasonic TV Is The Best Yet [PICS] - Posted November 7, 2011
There are a few TVs on the market that offer social media integration, including Panasonic's Viera line. However, the newly upgraded Viera features one of the most seamless integrations with Twitter we've seen yet, encouraging you to tweet your predictions for America's next biggest thing or you all-caps shouts of "GOALLL!"... [AllTwitter]

Two Arrested After Sending Racist Tweets to Newcastle Football - Posted November 7, 2011
Two teenagers have been arrested over racist tweets they made towards an English footballers as problems with social media and sports connect to rise in England. Samuel Ameobi, an English born athlete of Nigerian descent, logged into Twitter one day to find his page vandalized. [caption id="attachment_83398" align="alignleft" width="300" caption="Newcastle United... [SocialTimes.com]

An Industry First: Twitter Partners With Mass Relevance To Re-Syndicate Tweets For Display - Posted November 7, 2011
Content publishers now have another tool in their social media belt. Through a recently announced partnership between Mass Relevance and Twitter, publishers will be able to re-syndicate Twitter content to display on a website, on air, at... [AllTwitter]

An Industry First: Twitter Partners With Mass Relevance To Re-Syndicate Tweets For Display - Posted November 7, 2011
Content publishers now have another tool in their social media belt. Through a recently announced partnership between Mass Relevance and Twitter, publishers will be able to re-s... [10,000 Words]

Louis C.K. Tells Conan Why He Hates Twitter [Video] - Posted November 7, 2011
What does comedian Louis C.K. think about social media? "Well I kinda hate it," he told Conan O'Brien on his late night show last week. "I think it's awful." Louis C.K. has Twitter for his own selfish self-promotional reasons, but he doesn't follow anyone, doesn't care what other... [SocialTimes.com]

What Have You Liked Today -- And What Are You Going To Do About It? - Posted November 7, 2011
So, how many things have you liked today? Chances are that somewhere in the last 24 hours you've given a thumbs-up to a news article you came across on a friend's Facebook post, a movie on Netflix, or a beer garden on Foursquare. An application in beta from Cascaad, dubbed CircleMe, hopes... [AllTwitter]

Social Media & Online Community Posts from Around The Web - Posted November 4, 2011
Every Friday I post links to a few of the blog posts that I read during the week that I found interesting and insightful. Included in this week's round-up is a discussion about high value community management; how to use online communities to keep B2B customers satisfied; best practice fo... [10,000 Words]

Artist Pledges To Draw Everyone Who Follows Him On Twitter By November 14 - Posted November 4, 2011
British artist Greg Burney is pulling out all the stops to get people to follow him on Twitter. He has pledged that he will hand-draw the profile pictures of every new follower he gets before November 14. He's calling the project ... [SocialTimes.com]

AP updates social media guidelines to address retweets - Posted November 3, 2011
The Associated Press released new guidelines today on how staffers should handle re-tweets. Here's the text of the new section of their guidelines. RETWEETING Retweets, like tweets, should not be written in a way that looks like you're expressing a personal opinion on the... [TVSpy]

UFC Gives Its Tweeting Fighters A $5,000 Twitter Bonus - Posted November 2, 2011
The UFC is making good on its promise to reward its tweeting fighters - by giving out $5,000 prizes to a dozen fighters who have proven to be champs in the ring and in 140-characters or less. Back in May, ... [10,000 Words]

Have A Private Twitter Chat Just By Typing "!b" - Posted November 2, 2011
With more than a billion messages being tweeted every week, Twitter is the place to be if you want in on the conversation - any conversation. But with all of that chatter, it can be hard to focus in on one or two people you're interested in having a real... [AllTwitter]

Twitter Launches "Twitter Stories" To Highlight How One Tweet Can Have A Big Impact - Posted November 2, 2011
Twitter has launched a new initiative called "Twitter Stories", intended to show the world just how powerful a single tweet can be. The company is highlighting the heartwarming stories of individuals using Twitter to change their lives and the liv... [AllTwitter]

Twitter Wins Patent Lawsuit, Won't Have To Pay $8 Million In Compensation - Posted November 1, 2011
In just under a year, Twitter has fought and won a more than $8 million patent lawsuit. Twitter was being sued for infringing on a patent filed in 2002 for "creating an interactive community of famous people," and won its courtroom battle this week. According to reports from ... [AllTwitter]

Social Media Adoption and Fortune 500 Companies -- Have They Reached their Peak? - Posted November 1, 2011
Fortune Magazine annually tracks America's largest corporations due to their influence in the business world. For this study, Academics from Center For Marketing Research Dartmouth examined the social media activity, specifically blogging, of various organizations, concluding that the biggest companies have slowed down their social media efforts and appear to... [SocialTimes.com]

US Department Of Homeland Security Wants To Start Using Twitter For Threat Intelligence - Posted November 1, 2011
Forget celebrity gossip and tracking weather patterns - the US Department of Homeland Security sees Twitter as a potential goldmine of intelligence pertaining to possible domestic threats. The question is, how do you find the gold nuggets buried in the rubble? Anyone following t... [AllTwitter]

Nick Kristof Easily Wins Twitter Spat - Posted November 1, 2011
Yesterday Nick Kristof, like seemingly everyone else in the entire world, tweeted his opinion about Kim Kardashian's 72 day all expense paid vacation to married life. However, unlike everyone else, Kristof's comment -- that Kardashian could have spent that money on building a school for poor children -- sparked some outrage... [Fishbowl NY]

Nick Kristof Easily Wins Twitter Spat - Posted November 1, 2011
Yesterday Nick Kristof, like seemingly everyone else in the entire world, tweeted his opinion about Kim Kardashian's 72 day all expense paid vacation to married life. However, unlike everyone else, Kristof's comment -- that Kardashian could have spent that money on building a school for poor children -- sparked some outrage... [FishbowlNY]

iPhone Vs. Android: The Social Apps Battle [INFOGRAPHIC] - Posted October 31, 2011
Is there a difference between how iPhone users and Android users access their social media? Apparently so. Owners of each device favor Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn and Foursquare differently, accessing some social apps more than others. This infographic from onavo ... [10,000 Words]

@GuardianTagBot is Here to Answer Your Questions - Posted October 31, 2011
A new article reports, "the Guardian announced the birth of @GuardianTagBot, the living, tweeting, occasionally sleeping Twitter account that serves as the public ... [AllTwitter]

@GuardianTagBot is Here to Answer Your Questions - Posted October 31, 2011
A new article reports, "the Guardian announced the birth of @GuardianTagBot, the living, tweeting, occasionally sleeping Twitter account that serves as the public ... [semanticweb.com]

Linguistics Professor Finds Average Word Length In A Tweet Is Longer Than In Shakespeare - Posted October 31, 2011
There has been a lot of discussion both here at AllTwitter and in the Twitter-sphere in general about how Twitter is affecting language. The latest round of the debate was sparked by some rather ... [AllTwitter]

Would You Read Funny Man Steve Martin's Twitter Book? - Posted October 31, 2011
He's amassed nearly 1,800,000 followers, has tweeted more than 2,700 times and he's one of the funniest people on Twitter. Comedian Steve Martin has embraced Twitter more than many of his celebrity pals - and he's taking his tweeting one step further, to an "offline" format: A book. ... [AllTwitter]

How The Presidential Candidates Are Using Twitter [STATS] - Posted October 31, 2011
Did you know that Herman Cain is the Republican Presidential candidate most likely to be retweeted? Or that Newt Gingrich tweets nearly 500 times in a week? The ... [AllTwitter]

Is Twitter Dumbing Down English, Like Ralph Fiennes Thinks? - Posted October 28, 2011
Ralph Fiennes thinks that kids today have difficulty with words over two syllables, and that Twitter is to blame. Although Twitter does appear to be the social network of choice for celebrities, Fiennes is having none of it. He doesn't have his own account, but he apparently ... [AllTwitter]

Social Media and Online Community Posts From Around The Web - Posted October 28, 2011
Every Friday I post links to a few of the blog posts that I read during the week that I found interesting and insightful. Included in this week's round-up is a discussion about the confusion surrounding the title of community manager; why you should do a check-up on your community every... [10,000 Words]

Create A Twitter Poster For Your Tweet Obsessed Friends (Or Yourself!) - Posted October 28, 2011
What do you get for someone who is completely obsessed with Twitter? This poster is a good place to start. Coming to you from FireBox, the Twitter Poster is a self-portrait made up of your Twitter p... [AllTwitter]

Expect More Musical Content From Twitter: New Hire To Handle Music Partnerships - Posted October 27, 2011
Twitter's record-breaking tweets-per-second moment came thanks to Beyonc 's baby announcement at the Video Music Awards, so it's no wonder the company wants to step up its focus on the music industry. Twitter... [AllTwitter]

Take Mobile Advantage of Twitter TV Show Tweeting Advice - Posted October 27, 2011
Social network upstart Google+ has been promoting celebrity activity on its network since it left its private beta testing phase this past summer. While celebrities have been on and using Twitter for a couple of years now, Twitter is not just sitting back passively. They are activity partnering with shows like... [SocialTimes.com]

UK Politicians Are Taking Over Twitter [INFOGRAPHIC] - Posted October 26, 2011
Yatterbox is a new website that aggregates the tweets, status updates, RSS feeds and more of politicians around the world, so you can see what they're up to on social media. And in a new infographic looking at the data gathered by Yatterbox thus far, it looks like UK politi... [AllTwitter]

Paranormal Activity 3 Breaks Box Office Records... Thanks To Twitter? - Posted October 25, 2011
Last weekend Paranormal Activity 3 broke box office records when they closed the largest grossing weekend of all time for horror movies, and the biggest October opening ever, at a whopping $54 million. How did they do it? It looks like social media, and more specifically Twitter, played an important role... [10,000 Words]

1 In 4 Small Biz Hate Social Media, Love Facebook - Posted October 25, 2011
One-quarter of small business owners hate social media, but they love Facebook -- or better to say they hate it the least. A recent survey by iContact f... [Lost Remote]

Explore The Popularity And Lifespan Of Twitter's Trending Topics [INFOGRAPHIC] - Posted October 25, 2011
The Trending Topics sidebar is a great place for an at-a-glance look at what's popular on Twitter right now, but it doesn't give you any context. How long has that hashtag been popular? Which is the most popular one right now? There's a great in... [AllTwitter]

Twitter Hires Ex-Google Communication Manager For Editorial Director Role - Posted October 25, 2011
Karen Wickre, the former blog strategist and global communications manager for Google, has taken a job at Twitter as its editorial director. Wickre will be charged with developing a consistent Twitter "voice" across its various public platforms. Wickre left Google earlier this month, after 9 years on the ... [AllTwitter]

Social Media Helps Turkey After Earthquakes - Posted October 25, 2011
When disaster strikes, it is social media to the rescue. When an earthquake hits Turkey, people turn to social media in key moments. On Sunday October 23rd, 2011, at 1:41 in the afternoon local time, a destructive earthquake with a magnitude of 7.2M struck Van, Turkey. The earthquake has caused heavy damage... [SocialTimes.com]

Paranormal Activity 3 Breaks Box Office Records... Thanks To Twitter? - Posted October 25, 2011
Last weekend Paranormal Activity 3 broke box office records when they closed the largest grossing weekend of all time for horror movies, and the ... [SocialTimes.com]

Flipzu for Android & iPhone: Voice Broadcast Via Facebook & Twitter - Posted October 25, 2011
In a mobile world seemingly focused on video, Flipzu is a bit of a throwback by focusing on real-time streaming audio to friends and followers on Facebook and Twitter. Flipzu provides free apps for Android and iPhone that can streams and records audio using a 3G or WiFi connection. A link... [SocialTimes.com]

Social Media and Online Community Posts From Around The Web - Posted October 21, 2011
Every Friday I post links to a few of the blog posts that I read during the week that I found interesting and insightful. Included in this week's round-up is a discussion about the future of online community; how to spot a bad community manager; why agencies are having trouble using socia... [10,000 Words]

GetGlue's Fan Base Loves Its Geek TV - Posted October 21, 2011
[caption id="attachment_29060" align="alignleft" width="300" caption="A zombie from GetGlue fave "The Walking Dead""][/caption] Damn! Why didn't I check in last night while I was watching that fascinating PBS show ... [PRNewser]

comScore: LinkedIn & Twitter Mobile Access Growing Faster Than Facebook Mobile Access - Posted October 21, 2011
comScore, an Internet market research firm, released information from data about mobile social media usage changes during the period of August 2010 to August 2011. comScore's data, if accurate provides interesting insights into our mobile social activities. Note that comScore does not differentia... [SocialTimes.com]

Twitter for BlackBerry 2.1 Beta Adds Multiple Accounts Support - Posted October 21, 2011
RIM released another beta update to its BlackBerry Twitter app. The version 2.1 beta brings the BlackBerry Twitter experience closer to what is available on other mobile platforms. Twitter for BlackBerry Smartphones v2.1 (Beta): Multi-Account Support (Official BlackBerry Blog) ... [SocialTimes.com]

Is A Saudi Prince Looking To Own 3% Of Twitter? - Posted October 20, 2011
Reports are circulating that a Saudi prince met with one of Twitter's founders recently in a bid to acquire part of that founder's shareholding in the company worth between $200 and $300 million. ... [AllTwitter]

Facebook Still the Fastest Social Network; LinkedIn and Twitter Close Behind - Posted October 20, 2011
SmartBear Software company released its standard quarterly report for overall Web Performance for Social Networks. The company ranked each social media site by... [SocialTimes.com]

Don't Expect A Google-Twitter Reconciliation Any Time Soon - Posted October 18, 2011
Google's Realtime Twitter search results went offline in July 2011, and, according to Twitter's CEO Dick Costolo, we shouldn't expect the two companies to come to an agreement to renew the service any time soon. Google and Twitter partnered ... [AllTwitter]

Citizen Sensing and the Semantic Web - Posted October 18, 2011
A new article discusses the growing trend of citizen sensing. It states, "In 1999, before the advent of Foursquare, mobile Twitter clients or sensor-enabled phones, a somewhat prescient Neil Gross in Bloombe... [semanticweb.com]

How To Destroy Twitter - Posted October 18, 2011
There is one thing you can do if your goal is to undermine the credibility of Twitter as a social information network. Sabotage from within. And even if you gasp and say you'd never want to destroy the thing you love, think long and hard about this: Have you ever tweeted (or... [AllTwitter]

5 Great Examples of How Nonprofits Should Use Twitter - Posted October 18, 2011
Nonprofit organizations can definitely benefit from starting a Twitt