social_media_marketing.jpg Mashable‘s Erica Swallow, reporting today from the Social Marketers Summit in Prague, spoke about the 10 emerging social media platforms that companies should consider using. Despite what Forrester Research says, Swallow touts the success of location-based platforms and includes Gowalla, SCVNGR, and Whrrl among the social platforms companies should get to know. Others include Help a Reporter Out, StatusNet, and Aardvark.

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