Facebook, Email More Irresistible Than Sex

Facebook, Email More Irresistible Than Sex
ABC News (blog)
While the desire for sex was stronger, the study subjects were more likely to cave into the desire to use media, including email and social networking platforms like Facebook and Twitter, according to the study. “Media desires, such as social ...

How to Win the Pinterest Game
As much we love repinning content that others post, it is important to add unique content topinterest too – especially if the posts link back to your website. Unique content has a better chance of being repinned and helps build your reputation as a ...

Social Saturday: Newfangled Instagram menu reflects new trends
Humphrey's a Ph.D. student in marketing specializing in business strategies related to social mediaand mobile marketing at Texas Tech University - and someone who I talk to regularly via Twitter mostly about social media/mobile news and trends. He ...

Social Media: How to listen first
The Gazette: Eastern Iowa Breaking News and Headlines (blog)
You can't overflow someone's cup with your own ideas until you first let them pour out their cup by listening to their thoughts and needs. A great parable for leadership, management and relationships in general, it has a great lesson for social media ...

Givers Take to Social Media to Find Causes
Wall Street Journal
From Facebook posts to Twitter feeds, charities are embracing social media as a tool to find, engage and keep donors long after the first check is written. Donors also are taking to social networks to find and share information about charities they ...

Wall Street Journal

Inside Stories: Politics invades social-media, some aren't happy about it
Statesman Journal
About 60 percent of American adults use either social networking sites like Facebook or Twitter and a new survey by the Pew Research Center's Internet & American Life Project finds that 66 percent of those social media users — or 39 percent of all ...

A council clash on not-so-social media
Philadelphia Inquirer
Modern technology makes our lives so much easier in so many ways - it even allows politicians to trade snide remarks without even being in the same room. To wit: Council members James F. Kenney and Bill Green, who have been willing to exchange snide ...

savaging for out-of-touch brands
The Australian
Evidence of the power of social media in Australian culture is mounting. Examples range from the resounding backlash against Charlotte Dawson's Twitter trolls to activist group Destroy the Joint's ability to pressure hundreds of sponsors to pull out of ...

How The Smartest Companies Leverage Visual Social Media
There's a strong trend in social media toward all things visual. A 2012 study by ROI Research shows that with more people engaging with social media from smartphones (63% of the 1,297 people queried), they're discovering that taking pictures on the go ...


Social media in China has censors working overtime
Alaska Dispatch
Before Cai Bin, social media was obsessed with another scandal, about a top official's son who died a fiery death at the wheel of a $680,000 Ferrari while in various stages of undress with two young women. There was also a drunken official who ...

Politics, socail media can be an uneasy mix
CHICAGO — Sean Bergan has witnessed the turbulent confluence of a heated presidential race and the free-wheeling world of social media. And, like many this election season, he has responded by putting a virtual finger to his lips, saying "Shhhhh!" and ...

58 Digital Media Resources You May Have Missed
By Fran Berkman
As always, the roundup includes the latest social media tutorials, online resources for businesses and enriching digital lifestyle developments. It's all about the Internet, and we're breaking it down for your benefit and enjoyment.

The Power of the Opening Paragraph | Social Media Today
By hishaman
It's been said that the purpose of all writing is to merely persuade the reader to proceed to the next sentence. Considering the importance of first impressions, this puts a lot of pressure on a writer to absolutely nail the opening paragraph of any ...
Social Media Today - The world's...

Strategies for Succeeding in the Cloud: What's Stopping You ...
By Debra Askanase
In both case studies that on nonprofits that successfully moved into the cloud, the critical elements were collaboration and management support. It's interesting that these same two elements are critical for social media success as well.
Social Media Strategy for Nonprofits...

Facebook Worldmap | Visual.ly
By lukeanker
Rank: 2221 of 2222 in Social Media. Tags: facebook, world ... Google's History of Social MediaInfographic · Google's History of ... How the Automotive Industry is Embracing Social MediaInfographic ... Social Media Dashboard Infographic ...
Visual.ly - Social Media

Can Social Media Play A Role in Improving Retention in Higher ...
By K. Walsh
Studies have concluded that social engagement can benefit retention efforts, and schools and teachers are successfully pursuing this tactic with the help of.
Emerging Education Technology

4 Social Media Management Tips For Communication During
Here are 4 tips on using social media management during a crisis. When natural disasters strike, people turn to online networks to find information quickly.

The Police Cost Of Facebook And Twitter
New figures obtained by The Mail on Sunday show that at least three arrests are being made every day for sending offensive messages via phones and computers, including people harassing ex-partners by text message and making hoax threats as well as ...

Ceglia held on Facebook fraud charges
Irish Times
A New York man has been arrested on charges he forged documents in a multibillion-dollar scheme to defraud social networking site Facebook and its chief executive, Mark Zuckerberg, through a lawsuit claiming an ownership stake in the Internet company.

Irish Times

Facebook at Risk as Lock-Up Expiration Looms
Sci-Tech Today
As another lock-up expiration period looms for Facebook, Wall Street is keenly watching what happens because this will be the first indication of how loyal, satisfied and optimistic workers are with Facebook and its prospects. This is the first time ...

Sci-Tech Today

Citi fined US$2mil over Facebook IPO, fires two analysts
The Sun Daily
BOSTON/SAN FRANCISCO (Oct 26, 2012): Citigroup fired its top Internet analyst, Mark Mahaney, and paid a US$2 million fine to a Massachusetts regulator to settle charges that the bank improperly disclosed research on Facebook IPO and information on ...

Facebook Gift Event Also Gets Blown Out of NYC by Hurricane Sandy
All Things Digital
Along with cancellation of tomorrow's Google Android product event and postponement of our latest All Things Digital conference, D: Dive Into Mobile, which was set to take place tomorrow and on Tuesday, Facebook is also now putting the kibosh on two ...

All Things Digital

MILBANK: Twitter trend: Groupthink
Rapid City Journal
This was to have been the campaign when Twitter and other social media allowed new voices to enter the debate, delivering a more diverse array of opinion and helping candidates reach beyond the media filter. In reality, social media have had the ...

Stop strangers from contacting you on Facebook
CNET (blog)
To avoid receiving messages or friend requests from people you don't know, you just need to tweak a few of the privacy settings on Facebook. Doing so will save people who get a lot of these requests some hassle, and will ensure that you don't ...

Facebook Fix: Take Control Back from the Puppetmaster
Business 2 Community
Not good Facebook! However, our LinkedIn referrals were up 191.67%, Pinterest referrals were up 56.52%, and Twitter was up 2.84%. Are Facebook users already finding the content they WANT other places instead of what Facebook tells them they want?

Business 2 Community

Keeping Up with Sandy on Twitter - Kara Swisher - News - AllThingsD
By Kara Swisher
So, if you are tracking Hurricane Sandy as it moves up the East Coast today and reaches U.S. landfall, here are some good Twitter accounts to monitor: @weatherchannel: The Weather Channel's updates about, you guessed it, weather.

The big market Facebook is missing out on — Tech News and ...
By Brian McConnell, entrepreneur, publisher Translation Reports
... users at scale (4 of 1200 households in my San Francisco neighborhood are online), while Twitter, which has supported location-based tweets for sometime, lacks the type of intelligent filtering Facebook employs to keep noise levels low.

Mother Who Was Using Facebook When Child Died Sentenced ...
By matthewbuettner
A mother who was using Facebook when her 20-month-old daughter was hit by a van learned her punishment on Friday. ... Facebook, Karen Pena, Laneice Fletcher. AURORA, Colo. (CBS4) – A mother who was using Facebook when her ...
CBS Denver

New York man who sued Facebook faces criminal charges ...
A New York man was arrested Friday on charges he forged documents in a multibillion-dollar scheme to defraud Facebook Inc and its chief executive, Mark Zuckerberg, through a lawsuit claiming a huge ownership stake in the Internet ...
GMA News Online

LinkedIn And The Mutable Rules Of Social Networking
And LinkedIn is a network of colleagues – to cover off a few of the big ones. (I'm still trying to figure out a neat description for Google+ — feel free to add yours in the comments.) But those neat descriptions are simplifications of more complex and ...


Bay Area provides a glimpse of the future
Boston Globe
SAN FRANCISCO — Having beaten my checked bag to the luggage carousel, I fired up my iPhone and did something illegal. Using an app called SideCar, I summoned a complete stranger to come pick me up from the airport. Earlier in October, a California...

Boston Globe

A Quick and Easy Way To See Which Of Your Images Visitors Are Pinning On ...
Business 2 Community
Have you ever wanted to be able to find out which of your images are getting pinned from your website onto Pinterest by your visitors? Fortunately, Pinterest makes it really easy to see all pinned images – from any site – and thus, from your own as well!

Business 2 Community

Pinteresting ideas invade Halloween
And, an idea for the pumpkin punctured with lollipops originated from craft matriarch Martha Stewart's website, www.marthastewart.com. The Better Homes and Gardens website, www.bhg.com, also is a frequent source of holiday ideas pinned to Pinterest.

The Facebook Inc (FB) Hurricane: Wait it Out
Insider Monkey (blog)
Investors have been generous to some of Facebook's peers in this respect such asLinkedin Corporation (NYSE:LNKD). Linkedin's IPO in May 2011 opened at $45 a share, and shares presently trade at slightly over $105. Facebook has been receiving...

Insider Monkey (blog)

Content Marketing Research: 5 Ways You Should Adapt for 2013
Business 2 Community
In addition, our survey found that Pinterest probably holds the bigger promise for brands. For example, 41 percent of Pinterest users are currently sharing brand-related content on the site, compared to 35 percent of Instagram users. Both sites do well ...

Business 2 Community

6 LinkedIn Groups to Help You Land Your Next Job
By Chelsea Gladden
Beyond listing your qualifications, LinkedIn is a place to network, share ideas and make connections that will help you find your next project.
Mashable » Business

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