Social media bring fashion to the masses

Social media bring fashion to the masses
The proliferation of online fashion portals, live streaming and social media are bridging the gap between brands and consumers, making the rarefied world of high fashion more accessible than it has ever been, insiders said. And, perhaps nowhere else is ...

This Week in Small Business: Best Facebook Pages
New York Times (blog)
Jeff Bullas says there are two ways to advertise on Twitter without spending a lot of money. Lisa Peyton offers nine Twitter lessons she learned from tennis pros. The Social Media Examiner names its top 10 small-business Facebook pages. LinkedIn adds ...

5 Ways Your Business Should Use Twitter Hashtags
By Stephanie Buck
Assuming you already have a Twitter account dedicated to your small business, you should also be investing in hashtags as part of your social media strategy. But let's .... To leave a comment on this story, please log in with Facebook or Twitter ...

How Pinterest and a single blog post completely changed a company
Go to today and you'll find a company that prides itself on offering a vast selection of unique iron works and home decor. The small store peddles picture frames, racks, and designs you can't find anywhere else. Step on into the company's ...


Facebook's China problem
FORTUNE -- Last May when Mark Zuckerberg wed his Chinese-American girlfriend, Priscilla Chan, a joke began to make the rounds on China's version of Twitter, a microblog -- or weibo -- run by the Internet portal Sina. It went something like this: Chan ...


LinkedIn receives a streamlined makeover
LinkedIn has Katy Perry on its mind. But not in the usual I-have-that-Firework-song-stuck-in-my-head way. The pop singer is the namesake, and underlying inspiration, for the company's largest product design undertaking since its launch in 2003. As a go ...

Infographic: The Astounding Power Of Pinterest
In our upcoming October design issue, one of the many fascinating feature stories we've lined up is a lengthy profile of Pinterest and its elusive CEO, Ben Silbermann. That story goes live later this week, but until then, I wanted to offer a teaser, in ...


Startups' Missed Connections
Fast Company
Why aren't we seeing more mashups like Pinstagram (Pinterest+Instagram, get it?). Or more creative thinking around social networks, like the service created by the Financial Times at LinkedIn's recent hack day, which lets users see where people in ...

Fast Company

This Week in Small Business: Best Facebook Pages
New York Times (blog)
Jeff Bullas says there are two ways to advertise on Twitter without spending a lot of money. Lisa Peyton offers nine Twitter lessons she learned from tennis pros. The Social Media Examiner names its top 10 small-business Facebook pages. LinkedIn adds ...

On Facebook, Bullies 'Like' if You Hate
New York Times (blog)
I weed through my Facebook friends weekly, de-friending those whose names I don't remember or maybe never really knew. I have friends with separate work and personal Twitter accounts and those who take weekends off from the Web. We deal with the ...

Two Books Help Lawyers Get LinkedIn · Robert Ambrogi's LawSites
By Robert Ambrogi
The two books are LinkedIn & Blogs for Lawyers: Building High Value Relationships in a Digital Age, written by Amy Knapp and Adrian Dayton and published by West last January, and LinkedInin One Hour for Lawyers, written by Dennis ...
Robert Ambrogi's LawSites

LinkedIn Profile Quick Tip #4: Adjust Your Specialties - Careerealism
By J.T. O'Donnell
The “Specialties” section of your LinkedIn profile summary offers you a valuable opportunity to get noticed. 

LinkedIn: The Hot "New" Social Media Platform - Roundpeg
By Lorraine
As a small business Linkedin is our "Hot" new traffic source. Linkedin doesn't take much time. Unlike the more interactive, Twitter or Facebook, it doesn't.
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KC's Social Media Club grows into a force for civic, business projects
Kansas City Star
Look now at the Social Media Club of Kansas City: On Friday, about 150 members — and that's just 5 percent of the total membership — crammed into the Google Fiber Space facility on Westport Road for the group's monthly breakfast. They were eager to ...

Kansas City Star

How We Use Social Media to Source Stories, By Local Journalists
Except for few who have their reservations on the social media, journalists in Nigeria are excited with the opportunities the social networks offer them. For one, it has aided them in carrying out their tasks of news monitoring and gathering. Like ...

Indian PM warns of dangers of social media
New York Daily News
Indian Premier Manmohan Singh warned Saturday over the use of social media to inflame ethnic tensions after online threats and text messages sparked a mass exodus of migrants from southern cities. The use of "social media to aggravate the communal ...

Social media policies in the works for Manatee school district
Bradenton Herald
After examples of social media misuse in the district, such as the Rogers Garden Elementary teacher who posted a disparaging comment about a student on her Facebook page, Manatee County School Board Chairman Harry Kinnan asked Superintendent ...

STEVE AND COKIE ROBERTS: Social media change rules of engagement
Herald Zeitung
STEVE AND COKIE ROBERTS: Social media change rules of engagement. Story · Comments. Print: Create a hardcopy of this page; Font Size: Default font size: Larger font size. Posted: Saturday, September 8, 2012 11:45 pm. STEVE AND COKIE ROBERTS: ...

Social media — a world of wonders for fashion designers
The Express Tribune
A few local designers talked to The Express Tribune about how social media has served as a tool in promoting their labels. “Facebook is a champ!” says Sanam Chaudhri, a designer known for her contemporary designs for the modern woman. “It has done ...

The Express Tribune

False reports of violence on social media cause panic in Mexico
Denver Post
MEXICO CITY — Mothers rushed to pull their kids out of school, shopkeepers slammed down metal gates, and bus drivers radioed one another about streets to avoid after false rumors of shootouts and gunmen traveling in a caravan in a Mexico City suburb ...

Should I Outsource My Social Media Management? | Social Media ...
By jspayn06
social-media-outsourcing Over the past few years, we've seen monstrous shifts in the way small businesses engage their customers, and with those shifts has come a new responsibility for owners: Director of Social Media.
Social Media Today - The world's...

DJ Tiesto joins Russian VKontakte social network — RT
International celebrities are eyeing Russian social networks and launching fan pages. Dutch DJ Tijs Verwest, better known as DJ Tiesto has joined Russia's largest social network VKontakte (In Contact).
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47 Digital Media Resources You May Have Missed
By Fran Berkman
These five political apps are using the power of Facebook's Open Graph to revolutionize politics in the age of social media. Is the Craigslist for Finding People Who Can Help Out is a community board that wants to make an ...
Mashable » Media

Indian PM says social media could spark ethnic tensions | The Raw ...
By Agence France-Presse
Indian Premier Manmohan Singh warned Saturday over the use of social media to inflame ethnic tensions after online threats and text messages sparked a mass exodus of migrants from southern cities. The use of “social media to aggravate ...
The Raw Story

SoLoMo Show EP 35 - Social Media Explorer
By Adam Helweh
We discuss the global behavioral shift towards mobile, important updates to Twitter's advertising offering and Klout's new social influence dashboard.
Social Media Explorer

HootSuite Acquires Seesmic - HootSuite Social Media Management
HootSuite has acquired Seesmic, putting its management tools into the hands of even moresocial media business users. After years of friendly competition, ...

Social media and politics
His speech on social media at this time anywhere in America yeah he said he ran a marathon a ...

LinkedIn Pages Redesigned: This Week in Social Media | Social ...
Social media news and new developments making social media marketing easier. (LinkedIn Company Pages, LinkedIn notifications, Pinterest Flickr attribution)

US enlists Facebook for new suicide prevention strategy (blog)
A new nationwide strategy to prevent suicides, especially among U.S. military veterans and younger Americans, will tap Facebook Inc as part of a community-driven push to report concerns before someone takes their own life. The new Facebook service will ...

Twitter ads to be geared to users' interests
Chicago Tribune
Twitter Inc. will begin allowing advertisers to target users based on the interests they reveal in their tweets, the social media company said Thursday. No longer content to be a "dumb" bulletin board, with 400 million micro-messages posted daily ... 

Buy your way to Twitter fans? You bet
The Seattle Times
It may be the worst-kept secret in the Twittersphere: People with astronomical numbers ofTwitter followers may not have earned them through hard work and social networking; they may have simply bought them. By Austin Considine. New York Times News ... 

Facebook making 'efforts' to weed out fake profiles
Social networking giant Facebook is making a "huge effort" to weed out fake profiles to prevent misuse of such identities, a senior company official has said. "Absolutely, there is a huge effort,"Facebook India business manager Pavan Varma told PTI ... 

Twitter moves ahead of Facebook in mobile ad income
In order to stay competitive, Internet companies must seek a share of the growing mobile market revenue due to the growing public interest in mobile solutions for many of their Internet needs. It appears Twitter has learned this lesson faster than ...

This Is How Facebook Is Tracking Your Internet Activity
Business Insider
Technologies like cookies, pixel tags ("pixels"), and local storage are used to deliver, secure, and understand products, services, and ads, on and off Facebook. Your browser or device may allow you to block these technologies, but you may not be able ...

5 Reasons Social Media Is Ruining Marketing
By Alex Goldfayn
Think social media is the perfect platform for marketers? Think again. Here are five reasons why there's a better answer.
Mashable » Media 

Twitter's API Crackdown May Be Bad For Users, Even If They Never Notice
Twitter has turned TweetDeck into a Twitter/Facebook client only, dropping support for LinkedIn and Foursquare and dashing hopes of any other integrations being added in the future. I'm afraid it's only a matter of time before it becomes aTwitter-only ...

Twitter's API changes are messing up my startup — and Twitter
Now we're working on improving the Facebook functionality because we may have to drop Twitter functionality. (Although our name still would sound a lot likeTwitter.) Like any piece in an ecosystem, we had to adapt. We are becoming less dependant on ... 

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