Who Won the Debate? Think Twice About the Answers on Twitter

Who Won the Debate? Think Twice About the Answers on Twitter
New York Times (blog)
People wanting objective assessments of that question might not want to turn to their Twitter feeds for the most fair-minded answers. Social media services like Twitter are often hailed for their ability to rapidly deliver the latest news and opinions ...

New York Times (blog)

HootSuite Announces Social Media Command Center Offerings
HootSuite, the leading social media management platform used by companies to coordinate their marketing across multiple social networks, today announced it will now be offering Social MediaCommand Center services. According to HootSuite, the ...

Social media kids: 'Perfect profile' may help with college
Christian Science Monitor
In an interview for ReadWriteWeb.com, a high school teacher in Reno, Nev., called it “admissions jiu jitsu,” referring to his students' workarounds for college and university admissions offices' growing scrutiny of students' social media profiles. Skip ...

Christian Science Monitor

Social media tide turning red
Human Events
The selection of Paul Ryan to the ticket has been magical within the social mediamarketplace. Ryan has taken all of the air out of the competitive battle between he and VP Joe Biden. Despite the laughter and smirks in their most recent debate, it ...

Human Events

Dear Bank CEOs: Take the Social Media Plunge
As a panelist on Social Media Week's “Socializing the C-Suite”* hosted by MWW recently, I observed first hand that risk is the biggest roadblock keeping most C-level executives from embracingsocial media as the game-changer it can be. Risk, inherent ...

Myriad Interactive Media Acquires Social Media Technology
Sacramento Bee
"We are excited to announce that we've completed the letter of intent to acquire this innovative social media application that combines popular social media networks like Facebook, Twitter, Google+ and YouTube into one place. This will allow for ...

Social media at school, Lance Armstrong, House endorsements: Opinion roundup
Inappropriate contact between students and teachers via computer-based social media is best addressed by more rigorous teacher hiring and review policies. The Albany Democrat-Herald acknowledges the good intentions of the Oregon School Boards ...


Aptitude, not influence, makes good social media pros
Freda Kwok, lead consultant at social media marketing agency Blugrapes, said while potential hires need to have experience using popular social networking platforms such as Facebook and Twitter, they should not be judged based on their personal use of ...

87 More Vital Social Media Marketing Facts and Stats for 2012
Business 2 Community
Though social media marketing is now used in about 90% of companies, techniques, platforms and best practices continue to evolve. Should you include Pinterest in your mix? Increase use of video marketing? Is blogging coming back or trailing off? What ...

Business 2 Community

Trucking social media bids farewell to The American Driver
With a passion for America's truck drivers, he soon became involved in social media as a true "driver advocate" serving as the Administrator for the Face Book page, True Patriots Stand Together. He began broadcasting on Plains Radio Network, later ...

Koch Social Media Policy May Be Unlawful; Employers Still Have Broad Leeway ...
PR Watch
The Koch Industries policy limiting employee speech on social media may be unlawful in light of recent decisions by the National Labor Relations Board, but employers still have broad leeway to impose their political views on workers and punish those ...

Interscope's New Website Relies on Artists' Social Media Activity
By Brian Anthony Hernandez
Interscope Records overhauled its website, turning it into a Pinterest-style experience that relies on the social media use of its artists and their digital teams.
Mashable » Tech

How to Maximize Your New Twitter Profile | Social Media Examiner
By Charlene Kingston
The new Twitter Profiles: here's everything you need to know about the new Twitter design and how to use it to share your business story with images.
Social Media Examiner

Take Richard Branson's Word for It - Social Media Today
By seanroyer
social media marketing dont take my word for it take richard bransons.
Social Media Today - The world's...

Join Jeff Goldblum for a chat about the play 'Seminar' on Tuesday
Los Angeles Times
October 15, 2012, 3:45 p.m.. Jeff Goldblum, starring in "Seminar" at the Ahmanson Theatre through Nov. 18, will participate in a Google+ Hangout in this space at noon Pacific on Tuesday. The actor will talk about the stage comedy, written by Theresa ...

Live talk on UCLA's Shabazz Muhammad's and Kyle Anderson's status
Los Angeles Times
Times reporters Baxter Holmes and David Wharton discussed the upcoming UCLA basketball season in a Google+ Hangout moderated by Mike James on Monday morning. You can watch the entire discussion above, but here are some highlights: One of the ...

Google To Host Rich Snippets Hangout On Friday
Search Engine Roundtable
To find out about the event, go to Pierre's post on Google+, +1 it and he will invite you. You can submit questions beforehand, even if you can't make it, via Google Moderator. The hangout should be recorded for viewing later and I'll try to update ...

Search Engine Roundtable

Video chat with Walking Dead's Danai Gurira (Michonne) at Fox LA
Advertisement. Michonne is a fictional character from the comic book/TV series The Walking Dead (season 3 premiered last night) and is played by Danai Gurira. It was wonderful to have a video chat with Gurira this morning at Fox LA Google+ Hangout.


LG Nexus 4 photo samples leaked onto Google+
We've certainly heard a lot of rumblings when it comes to Google's upcoming Nexus device. It's about that time of the year when the company usually outs a new product, so it's really no surprise that Nexus rumors are flying around. The latest leak ...


Google+ hangout: Presidential debate, Oct. 16
San Jose Mercury News
Watch as Bay Area News Group politics reporter Josh Richman and a group of Bay Area residents discuss the highs and lows of the Oct. 16 debate between President Barack Obama and Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney. The hangout window ...

Mobile management for Google+ marketers makes it easy to share content on ...
Marketing Land reported that administrators of Google+ marketing campaigns can now manage their Pages from smartphones. Both Android and iPhone users received an update recently that enables them to switch between their personal account and Page...


My 2012 BBA Award Ballot
Halo Hangout
It's almost that time of year again. The time of year when baseball writers from the days of yore rave about archaic stats like RBI and make terrible puns about WAR (wins above replacement, catch the fever). The BBA (Baseball Bloggers Alliance) is the ...

Live discussion: How will the UCLA basketball team fare this year?
Los Angeles Times
College basketball season is on the hortizon, and on today's sports Google+ Hangout, we will be talking with Times reporters David Wharton and Baxter Holmes on the prospects for the UCLA Bruins. The Hangout will start at 11:30 a.m.. As Chris Foster ...

Google Now Promotes Google+, Personal Search to Gmail Users
By Harrison Weber
Following January's Search Plus Your World launch, Google is now bringing that update to logged in Gmail users.
The Next Web

10 Dead Simple Tips to Take Advantage of Google+ for SEO ...
By Cyrus Shepard
It's no secret. When engineers built Google+, they constructed an SEO juggernaut to dominate search results above all other social platforms. Although true that Facebook and Twitter are essential to many marketing efforts, but both restrict ...
SEOmoz Daily SEO Blog

Greg Boser: The Future of Google+ Authorship | Pubcon
By Lisa Barone
The Evolution of Google+ Authorship. We've been talking about authorship non-stop, how did it all start? Greg breaks it down: March 2004: Researchers from Stanford and Yahoo author a paper entitled “Combating Web spam with TrustRank” ...

Facebook Haters Help Make It World's Most Valuable Brand
Facebook's total “impact media value” was estimated at $751 million, with more than half of that total, or $432 million, coming from Twitter. Top 10 global brands in Impact Media Value. Source: General Sentiment Inc. Here's the catch: Impact Media ...


Facebook Opens First Non-US Engineering Center in London
Wall Street Journal (blog)
Facebook first engineering center outside of the U.S. was officially opened Tuesday in London by the U.K. Chancellor of the Exchequer George Osborne. Speaking at the center in the heart of London's West End, Mr. Osborne said: “No British Government has ...

Wall Street Journal (blog)

Twitter Erupts With Citigroup Conspiracies
In the wake of Pandit's sudden resignation investors and financial sector insiders took to Twitter to air theories on the ex-CEO's sudden departure. See if (C) is in our portfolio. Of particular note, some insiders highlighted that the bank faces big ...

Facebook's Anti-Virus Marketplace turns focus to URL blacklist system
Facebook's Anti-Virus Marketplace turns focus to URL blacklist system. Summary: Facebookcontinues to maintain that security is a primary focus as its Anti-Virus Marketplace gets stocked with more solutions from the likes of Avira, Kaspersky, and Webroot.

Facebook 'likes' Republicans
As the social media company prepares to influence policy, Facebook's political action committee has raised a sizable amount of money. It has doled out more to Republicans, $140,000, compared with $127,000 to Democrats through the end of September, ...

Facebook removes two-factor authentication mobile numbers from search
IDG News Service - Facebook users who have associated a mobile phone number with their accounts in order to enable the "Login Approvals" security feature can no longer be found on the website based on those phone numbers, the company said Monday.

Facebook sued in Flint federal court over new 'want' button
The lawsuit claims CVG-SAB has received multiple inquires into whether the newFacebook platform has any relationship with its own want button since the trial launch of Facebook's new platform earlier this month. These emails, the lawsuit claims, prove...


Twitter uproar over Tendulkar's Order of Australia award
New York Daily News
New Delhi, Oct 16 — There was an uproar on the social microblogging site Twitter after Australian Primer Minister Julia Gillard announced Tuesday that Indian batsman Sachin Tendulkar would be conferred with the Member of the Order of Australia award.

How To Fight "Socware" - Malware On Facebook And Other Social ...
By Dave Copeland
Like on Facebook. Share on Twitter. Share on Google+. Share on LinkedIn. Engineering professors and graduate students at University of California-Riverside have coined a new term to describe malware distributed on social networks, but ...

Will Pinterest dominate Facebook?
Pegasus News
Mary-Kathryn Vest enjoys keeping up with her friends and family on Facebook, but logging on to Facebook and seeing public bickering between her family members leaves her annoyed and frustrated. However, Vest has found a new social media outlet with ...

Is Pinterest the Best Social Platform for Ecommerce?
Practical Ecommerce
Early this year, Monetate, the shopping-personalization firm, made headlines when it pronounced that Pinterest was reshaping social commerce and could be a leading source of social media traffic to online retail sites. And even if the Monetate findings ...

What's Cooking on Pinterest? Baked Pumpkin French Toast
Houston Press (blog)
Pinterest always has a wonderful selection of recipes you can prepare ahead of time to ease the stress of getting things cooked on time. I came across this recipe last week and just loved the ingredients the blogger used to make it, as well as the ease ...

Houston Press (blog)

LinkedIn CEO Jeff Weiner's Key To Good Business: Managing Compassionately
A job is almost never “just a job” — it's a defining feature of a person's life. It impacts our sense of achievement, belonging and self-worth. How we relate to our colleagues and the kinds of opportunities we have can mean the difference between an ...

LinkedIn for Marketers: 4 Easy Ways to Find Content for Your Audience
LinkedIn's newly redesigned Company Pages is the hub for businesses, featuring a Careers section that's updated with job postings, a Products tab with information on what's new and upcoming, an Employee Insights page and an Overview section with ...


Sales -- Moving Beyond LinkedIn
Huffington Post
I had two oddly similar conversations last week. The first was with a colleague who made a name for himself selling multi-hundred-million dollar projects to the Fortune 50 and the federal government. The second was with a salesperson for a very small ...

How To Get a Job At The World's Most Desirable Companies
LinkedIn's list of the 100 most in demand employers is a fascinating group of well known brands. But did LinkedIn manage to create a good list and is it relevant to you? The list is topped by Google and has folks like Apple running close behind, so no ...

LinkedIn Blog » Celebrating 10 Million Members in Brazil ...
By Osvaldo Barbosa de Oliveira
Today, I'm proud to share that we now have more than 10 million LinkedIn members in Brazil. Our growth in this market has been truly incredible to witness. When we made LinkedIn available in Portuguese in April 2010, we had just over one ...
LinkedIn Blog

Live From The “Meet The New LinkedIn” Event, Watch The ...
By Drew Olanoff
CEO Jeff Weiner discussed the history of LinkedIn and how it is being used today. He says that it's for connecting talent to companies, which mirrors LInkedIn's missions statement. He says “Our exclusive focus is professionals. There's really ...

LinkedIn Reaches 10 Million Registered Users in Brazil
By Anna Heim
LinkedIn has reached the 10 million member milestone in Brazil.
The Next Web

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