Using social media to reach masses

Using social media to reach masses
The Observer (blog)
Facebook and Twitter are the most common platforms, although others like YouTube, LinkedIn,Google+, blogs and Foursquare are fast catching on. “Social media marketing is the way to go for every company. It does not matter what you deal in because you ...

Social Media Roundup for NFL Week 3
Bleacher Report
The third week of the NFL season was just as charged with social media as Week 2. It began early on with pregame tweets to set the table for the week's action. From virtual highs to lows and sad news amongst the NFL family, here are the most notable...

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Social Media Now A Must Have In The Political Campaign Toolbox
Hartford Courant
U.S. Senate candidate Linda McMahon's campaign tweets regularly, interacts with supporters on Facebook and even uses new social media site Pinterest to highlight things that she likes, such as the cookies she wants to bake for her grandchildren and, ...

Neighbors take to social media in hurricane rescue
BRAITHWAITE, La. -- Bouncing through 6-foot storm swells in a skiff while checking desperate Facebook posts on his iPhone, Jesse Shaffer Jr. rescued one resident after another in this flooded neighborhood as Hurricane Isaac roared and rained around him.

Bell staying away from social media
But during the season, Bell has experienced the downside of social media. The 34-year-old has had a rough year personally, and the Marlins are sitting in last place. The more he struggled, the nastier the comments that came to him on Twitter. When rude ...

Norwood police lead the way on social media
The incident was just one positive of many that the Norwood department and other communities in the region have experienced since signing on to the social media trend by using Facebook, Twitter, and smartphone applications to reach residents.

Sharing is not caring: How social networks ruin amazing secrets
Digital Trends
somethingawful forums social media overshare Tens of thousands of new users flooded in to the forums. Most weren't up to the standards of the previous guard, and many were ignorant of the codes of conduct for the community. When the Barnyard was shut ...

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Man charged over violent social media messages
Sydney Morning Herald
Police said they had been monitoring social networking sites following the establishment of Operation Waterman, a "high-visibility policing strategy" to maintain public safety in Sydney's CBD over the weekend following the protest the week before ...

Social media's lure can create a problem jury
The News-Press
During jury selection last month for a multimillion dollar fraud trial in Fort Myers, U.S. District Judge John Steele told potential jurors ó as he always does ó they werenít allowed to research the case online or discuss it on social media sites such ...

Top 10 Brands With Highest Social Media Engagement This Week ...
By Anita Li
Samsung topped this week's chart for brands with the highest social media engagement.
Mashable » Social Media

SoLoMo Show Ep 37: Twitter's (Good & Bad ... - Social Media Explorer
By Adam Helweh
We discuss the big changes happening on Twitter for users and marketers and why NFC may never become mainstream.
Social Media Explorer

Top 5 Mobile Apps for the Techie Traveler | Social Media Today
By mikepoynton
Smart phones have revolutionized the way many of us travel. The first iPhone running the iOS was released in 2007 and only 3 short years ago the Android OS was just a buzzword. Since the advent of both, the world just hasn't been the ...
Social Media Today - The world's...

Top 10 'Gangnam Style' Parodies (Video)
Hollywood Reporter
Since going viral last month, K-pop sensation Psy's July 15 "Gangnam Style" videohas racked up more than 220 million views on YouTube. It's spawned covers and parodies, and the "dress classy, dance cheesy" moves have taken over pop culture. Psy did ...

Personal Facebook Cleanse | Shelly Palmer Digital Leadershp
By Shelly Palmer
'm going post a simple message to my personal profile, I'm doing a Facebook Cleanse, like or comment here if you want to remain my Facebook friend. ... Social Media · Facebook · Google Plus · LinkedIn · Twitter · Audio · Podcast · Daily Radio ...
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Facebook raises fears with ad tracking
Financial Times
Facebook is working with a controversial data company called Datalogix that can track whether people who see ads on the social networking site end up buying those products in stores. Amid growing pressure for the social networking site to prove the ...

Facebook to charge businesses to run targeted ads in Offers service
Facebook Offers is a service that enables businesses to post an offer, such as a restaurant or movie discount, on their Facebook page. While the service has been available for some time, businesses that want to push those offers to other Facebookusers ...

8 ways to archive your tweets now that Twitter blocks IFTTT
You can no longer link Twitter to IFTTT recipes, but IFTTT still supports LinkedIn, and vice versa. That's handy, because you can use LinkedIn to update your Twitter profile. This means you can have it both ways: You can save your tweets in the service ...


HR checking candidate background on Facebook, Twitter, Google
Times of India
A survey conducted by Australia-based software firm Nuage Software showed over half of human resource managers surveyed ran a Google search on candidates, 74 per cent checked LinkedIn, 23 per cent Facebook and three per cent Twitter. According to ...

LinkedIn Offers Sneak Peak of Company Pages Redesign : Beyond ...
By Stephen E. Arnold
The tech watch Web site PCWorld recently reported on the overhaul planned for LinkedIn's Company Pages. We learn about the upcoming changes in the article “LinkedIn Previews New Company Pages.” Currently only accessible by a select ...
Beyond Search

LinkedIn Blog » The Best Way to Network with Alumni on LinkedIn
The first essential step is to become a member of your university's alumni group on LinkedIn. Virtually every college and university in the world has one or more, ...

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