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LinkedIn - Can A Monetization Increase Offset Slower Member Growth?
Seeking Alpha
Shares of LinkedIn (LNKD) ended Friday's trading session roughly flat. The professional internet network reported its third quarter results on Thursday after the close. Shares opened around $115 on Friday, but closed at $107 eventually. Third Quarter ...

Free eBay Webinar - "Pinterest for eBay Sellers"
Sacramento Bee
REDWOOD CITY, Calif., Nov. 5, 2012 -- /PRNewswire/ -- Outright along with Page Mage Inc., eBay Radio, and Terapeak will be hosting this free webinar for eBay® sellers. Join Sandi Garcia, Top-rated seller and Platinum Power Seller, to learn ...

The Biggest Threat To LinkedIn: The Power Of Many, Not One
Seeking Alpha
Given how well LinkedIn (LNKD) has been doing of late, the headline for this post may seem a bit out of place. Just a few days ago, LinkedIn yet again exceeded Wall Street's expectations, posting strong third quarter results and increasing revenue for ...

LinkedIn Steps Up To Help Children In Need After Hurricane Sandy Devastation
Today, LinkedIn's CEO Jeff Weiner tweeted out a link to a new initiative that his company is participating in. As I noted over the weekend, people really need to step up when it comes to those affected by Hurricane Sandy. Things aren't kosher on the ...


The Problems With LinkedIn's Q3 Revenue And Earnings
Seeking Alpha
LinkedIn (LNKD) reported Q3 earnings on November 1. Initially it looked like a great quarter, particularly when you looked at very strong revenue growth. The market at first cheered those results, sending the stock up over $8 in after-hours trading ...

How Cathay Pacific nudged executives on LinkedIn to recommend its products
When Cathay Pacific, the Hong Kong airline, wanted to boost brand awareness among American executives who fly often to Asia, it turned to social network LinkedIn. As part of a nine-month campaign that ended last year but came to light recently ...

Pinterest Fans Love Mitt Romney? The Case for State-by-State Segmentation
Business 2 Community
With one day to go until the election, all of the headlines about red states, blue states, and swing states might have you feeling like you're in the middle of a spin art painting. But when it comes to ecommerce, there's good reason to keep examining ...

The Biggest Threat To LinkedIn: The Power Of Many, Not One ...
By Rip Empson
Given how well LinkedIn has been doing of late, the headline for this post may seem a bit out of place. Just a few days ago, LinkedIn yet again exceeded Wall..

The Businesses Using LinkedIn the Best | Digiday
By Giselle Abramovich
LinkedIn doesn't have the cachet of social platforms like Twitter and Facebook, but it's big and very important for business-to-business marketers. In fact, LinkedIn drives more traffic to Facebook pages than Google and Bing combined.

LinkedIn Blog » InDay Speakers: Marc Andreessen and Reid ...
By Meg Garlinghouse
As part of our InDay Speaker Series, LinkedIn's co-founder Reid Hoffman sat down with one of Silicon Valley's most prominent visionaries, Marc Andreessen, to talk about software, platforms and career advice. It was standing room only, but I ...
LinkedIn Blog

Building Social Media Communities
Huffington Post
Maybe bragging rights, maybe access to perks, or maybe just to establish to the people in your space that you're really a social media player and not someone who ignored social media as an essential aspect of your organization until last Thursday (I ...

On Social Media, Commute Enrages New Jersey Transit Passengers
Wall Street Journal (blog)
Frustrated commuters took to social media to vent their frustrations and share their tales of woe. [View the story "Commute Enrages New Jersey Transit Passengers" on Storify]. See more photos of the post-storm commute in our slideshow. Hurricane Sandy ...

Wall Street Journal (blog)

Social Media Giants Leap Into Arab World
Popular social media platforms including the likes of Twitter and Facebook were pushed further into the limelight with the onset of the Arab Spring. The increased adoption of powerful communication tools holds prospects for businesses to grow, while ...

Ched Evans: Nine admit naming rape victim on social media
BBC News
Nine people have each been told to pay £624 to a woman raped by footballer Ched Evans after they admitted naming her on Twitter and Facebook. The former Sheffield United and Wales striker was jailed for five years in April for raping the 19-year-old.

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The Social Media Conversion Funnel and ROI
Search Engine Journal
By adding them to your on-line social network (step 1), you can now move the relationship to the next level: building trust. This is established with communication. Each of you can see and monitor the behavior and knowledge of the other. Is he or she ...

Social Media Users Expect Great Customer Service
A recent survey from NM Incite notes that consumers seeking customer service via social mediachannels – or “social care” – have very high expectations. They expect a response from the company the same day – and they expect their problem to be resolved ...

Facing an Election Night Clamor
New York Times
NBC News edited a 911 tape of George Zimmerman in a way that implied race as a factor in the Trayvon Martin shooting. CNN and Fox News falsely reported that the Supreme Court had struck down the individual mandate at the heart of the Obama ...

Social Media, Mobile Marketing Use Rises Among Small Businesses
Social media, propelled by Facebook, appears to be rapidly evolving into a core medium for SMB advertising and promotion. Among LCM: Core respondents, 63 percent said they now use social media. Small businesses are also turning more to mobile ...

How to Avoid Politics on Social Media
ABC News
With 66 percent of social media users reading or participating in political conversation, according to the Pew Center, many have found themselves in the same position as McDowell -- drowning in politics whether they like it or not. Some admitted to ABC ...

ABC News

Tweet, like, and vote: Social media in modern campaigns
During the 2008 election, President Barack Obama changed people's ideas about the way a modern political campaign could be run, by making social media a major component of his efforts. His robust Facebook following and Twitter outreach gained him a ...

92nd Street Y: Brian Stelter: Social Media and the 2012 Election
By 92nd Street Y
New York Times media reporter Brian Stelter recently spoke with us about the evolution of social media and its impact on this year's election. Stelter points to the surges in activity on Twitter and Facebook during the presidential debates, ...
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Global Social Media Usage |
By Jeff Bennett
Though the social media revolution has seemingly conquered the world, there is a broad range of global usage from country to country and channels u. - Social Media

3 Personal Problems Sabotaging Your Social Media Success (And ...
By FixCourse
Your social media success isn't dictated by your budget, competition, or bad economic conditions.It's dictated by you.Because at the end of the day, it's your skill, expertise and execution that will have the biggest impact on your results.
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Social Media Newsfeed: Pres. Election | Hurricane Sandy | Twitter ...
By Tim Sohn
Is Social Media 'Turning Off' Young Voters to Political Discourse? (The Seattle Times) Young voters are more engaged with the election than ever before, thanks to social media. But are today's conversations as deep as they were in the past?

NYC Food Trucks, Social Media Make An Impact In Aftermath Of ...
By newyorkstreetfood
With food trucks coming under fire from city municipalities, one silver lining of Hurricane Sandy may be demonstrating just how vital food trucks can be during a time of crisis.
CBS New York

Anonymous Threatens Zynga, Facebook Takedowns
Last week, notably, members of the group threatened to continue an online attack against the website of the beleaguered mobile game developer Zynga, as well as to release all of its games for free, as well as to take down Facebook, come Nov. 5, as part ...

The Facebook Employee Stock Dump Is On
After a long career at Ernst & Young with a stopover at Juniper Networks, Spillane became Facebook's chief accounting officer in 2009. He was given a big chunk of restricted stock units, a rich compensation package that promised great fortune and 416 ...

Twitter is developing a photo filter tool to compete with Instagram
Twitter is reportedly planning to implement a photo filter system similar to Facebook'sInstagram that will allow users to bypass the app and upload edited pictures directly to the microblogging site. The project is still a few months out according to ...


Family defends Malaysian held over Facebook insult (blog)
The family of a Malaysian man detained for allegedly insulting a state sultan on Facebook called for his release Monday, saying the government is violating his free-speech rights. Police arrested 27-year-old Ahmad Abdul Jalil in Kuala Lumpur and took ...

New Twitter policy notes copyright take-down requests
The policy shift, which was first reported by GigaOm, was noted by a Twitter spokesperson explaining that the infringing tweet will be withheld until "such time as we get (if we ever do) a valid counter-response from the user." Although the infringing ...

Separation of Twitter and Facebook in the Age of Obama
Huffington Post (blog)
When Donald Trump did his best Dr. Evil impression, essentially holding "donation money" ransom unless President Obama released his college transcripts--one can never be too sure of the evildoings one undertook while at Columbia University--it was ...

Facebook's New Ad Exchange Has 'Quadrupled' The Market; Performs 'Better ...
Business Insider
It's been hard to gauge how big Facebook's new real-time bidding platform for advertisers, Facebook Exchange, has become since it was launched in June, but global sales chief Carolyn Everson let slip just how big it could be in a recent conversation ...

Business Insider

Facebook password-bypass flaw fixed
The flaw centered on e-mails sent out by the social network which contained links that, once clicked, would log a user straight into a Facebook account without the need for any secondary authentication, such as entering a password. The e-mails could be ...

Facebook wants you -- to vote
When you log in to Facebook on Election Day you will likely be greeted by a note reminding you of your civic duty. The social network is expected to post messages for its voting-age members in the U.S., as it did in 2010 when it sent out a "Today is ...

Facebook Admits Too Much Facebook Probably Isn't Healthy ...
By Josh Constine
I know I've been late to get-togethers with friends, or grabbed a seat in the corner at a party because I couldn't help but browse Facebook, Twitter, news, and other web content. I truly believe there are benefits to the ambient intimacy of the ...

Twitter now replacing tweets reported for copyright violations with ...
By Chris Welch
In an effort to be more transparent with its massive user base, Twitter will no longer delete tweets that have received copyright violation claims. Instead the company will take a less drastic...
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Twitter Will Soon Add Native Photo Filtering [REPORT] | WebProNews
By Josh Wolford
Across the entirety of Twitter, you're likely to stumble upon plenty of tweets containing photos, and a large percentage of those photos will include some sort of filter. I mean, your lunch simply ...Facebook Ads, No Shave November, and Glee ...
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Which Facebook Insiders Dumped Shares into Lockup? - 24/7 Wall St.
By Administrator
Sheryl Sandberg, who is chief operating officer, and often considered the adult supervision at Facebook, acquired shares via options but some 13392 shares were sold at an average of $20.79 and another 339512 shares were sold at [...]
24/7 Wall St.

Step-by-Step SEO: How to Setup Google+ Authorship
Search Engine Journal
Google initially announced its authorship markup efforts at the 2011 SMX Advanced conference, and yet, many website owners and entrepreneurs have still failed to take the necessary steps to bring these potentially powerful benefits to their own businesses.

Google Drive files can now be shared on Google+
GMA News
In what promises to be a boon to Google+ members working on a project, Google has allowed them to share files in their cloud-based Google Drives via their Google+ accounts. Software engineer Li-Wei Lee said the files may range from photos and videos to ...

Brandlective Communications Increases Click-Through Rate (CTR) by 22 ...
Einnews Portugal
One year later, Stephanie Mlot reports in PCMag that Google+ now tops Facebook in customer satisfaction. Facebook suffered its largest decline in customer satisfaction according to the American Customer Satisfaction Index (ACSI), dropping 8% to 61 on a ...

The FSF's Trick-or-Treat Stunt at the Windows 8 Launch
TechNewsWorld (blog)
"I like the fact that they approached this in a more light-hearted manner than the Free Software Foundation sometimes does," offered Google+ blogger Kevin O'Brien. "I am proud to be a FSF member, but I sometimes cringe when they get a little too much ...

50 States: Voters Join Sky For Google Hangout
Sky News
Sky News is set to broadcast 50 States: 50 Voices, a unique project based on films made by the people who really count at election time - the voters. The contributors, one from each US state, shed some light on the issues that will determine who wins ...

From reviews to social media: why your online brand is so important
Joining me and Franson on the panel were Shanee Ben-Zur, social media strategist and manager for NVIDIA and Daniel Bernstein, product partnerships lead for social/Google+ at Google. Why your online brand matters. We're discovered via our online brand ...


Social Media Changes Driving Some Marketers Buggy - By Marsha Friedman
Hotel News Resource
“Like Twitter, Google+ uses hashtags to help sort information and allow people to search for posts on particular topics,” she says. “For instance, if you type #cutecats into the search box at the top of your page, you'll see everything with that ...

Google adds sharing functions between Drive and Google+ services ...
Firm enhances collaboration between tools,Search ,Collaboration,Gmail,Google, Google+.

Google Drive Adds Google+ Sharing Functions - Search Engine Watch
Google has announced another upgrade to its Google Drive storage and sharing tool that will allow users to post information directly into their Google+ accounts ...

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