Posts tagged “Social Media”

October 29, 2010

Premium Lock MySpace plays copy cat – and makes itself less relevant

New at MySpace Social media analysis: Instead of developing features that the other two sites do not already have, it seems MySpace did a straight rip in an effort to stop losing users to the other platforms.

October 25, 2010

Premium Lock Mobile marketing spending will double by 2011, study says

eMarketer forecasts mobile ad spending growth Savvy marketers should begin considering what function a mobile strategy could serve in their marketing mix.

October 23, 2010

Premium Lock MySpace acknowledges sharing ad data that can identify user pages

MySpace The company says it does not consider the data to be information that could identify a person, partly because MySpace doesn't require members to use their real names.

October 23, 2010

Premium Lock Six reasons your B-to-B company needs an online marketing strategy

Three Ships Media Social media analysis: Some say that there aren’t opportunities for their company to be discovered there because their target audience is a business, rather than a 19 year old college freshman posting pictures of their latest intramural victory. This is a misconception about social media. A change in perspective is necessary.

October 22, 2010

Premium Lock Silicon Valley VC firm launches $250M social media effort

sFund Amazon, Facebook and several other partners join Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers effort to boost social mead startups focused on applications and services.

Updated October 18, 2010

Premium Lock Report: Facebook apps transmitted personal info

Facebook Wall Street Journal says the breach includes users who set all their information to be completely private. And in some cases, it says, the apps provided access to friends' names.

October 16, 2010

Premium Lock Facebook launches effort to remove anti-gay hate speech

Facebook The Gay & Lesbian Alliance Against Defamation said it reached out to Facebook last week after Internet bullies flooded a page set up to honor teens who recently killed themselves in response to anti-gay hate.

October 14, 2010

Premium Lock Hashable aims to make social connections more meaningful

Hashable Social media analysis: Hashable lets people connect mutual friends on LinkedIn and Twitter in an online private chat where they can “break the ice.”

October 14, 2010

Premium Lock Microsoft, Facebook team up for social search

Social search from Bing, Facebook Bing search engine offers a feature that shows what someone's Facebook friends "like" on the search results page.

September 25, 2010

Premium Lock A new face for Facebook’s Zuckerberg – Philanthropist

Facebook to help Newark Schools Mark Zuckerberg pledges $100 million for Newark, N.J. schools. It’s the first big charitable gift by the founder of the social media network. The donation, which was made live on “Oprah,” is based on Zuckerberg’s meeting with the New Jersey city’s mayor.

September 24, 2010

Premium Lock In social media, is Facebook becoming the new Microsoft?

Three Ships Media Digital marketing strategy: With all the social networks and social apps swirling around today’s web, it’s hard to decide which one to use and if it’s worth your time. Facebook is streamlining this decision process for you and taking the values of other social networking sites, such as Foursquare and LinkedIn, and incorporating them into its social platform.

September 22, 2010

Premium Lock Hackers strike Twitter, triggering bogus tweets, popup windows

Twitter's new look Tuesday's hack coincided with Twitter's ongoing rollout of a redesign of its website, which tries to streamline users' Twitter feeds and make it easier to see photos and videos directly on the site, without having to click on a link to YouTube or Flickr.

Updated September 21, 2010

Premium Lock Social media as art: Guggenheim museums showcase YouTube videos

From among more than 23,000 submissions from 91 countries, 125 videos were shortlisted for the inaugural "YouTube Play: A Biennial of Creative Video."

September 17, 2010

Premium Lock Online marketing strategy: Social search changes the game for marketers

Three Ships Media Social media analysis: As social data integrates with search results, companies will need to have a social game plan in place to continue to be found by potential customers.

September 16, 2010

Premium Lock Twitter’s new tools give social media a make-over

Twitter's new look Analysis: The user-friendly, engaging multi-media format update gives micro-blogging a creative make-over. It allows users to keep messages short and to the point, but gives them the opportunity to show what they are sharing as well.

September 16, 2010

Premium Lock NC STEM to announce guest speakers via Twitter today

NC STEM Community Collaborative The NC STEM Community Collaborative is hosting two events on Tuesday, Sept 28, in Raleigh. The organization will announce the line-up of speakers hourly today on Twitter.

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