Social Media Denial Common for US Businesses

Social Media Denial Common for US Businesses
New research finds that 72% of businesses that use social media do not have a clear set of goals or a clear strategy for their social media platforms. This lack of direction is happening despite the fact that 60% of Americans use some sort of social ...

Israel's Military Begins Social Media Offensive as Bombs Fall on Gaza
New York Times (blog)
Last Updated, 8:44 p.m. Almost as soon as the Israeli military began bombing Gaza on Wednesday, with residents of the Palestinian enclave documenting the strikes in real time on Twitter, the Israel Defense Forces initiated a social media campaign to ...

8 social-media changes since the 2008 elections
In social media, as in politics, four years is an eternity. That's an example of a tweetable thought -- pithy and likely to be shared -- that you find sprinkled throughoutsocial media these days. The mild pressure to come up with re-tweetable posts is ...

Deborah Petersen: Silicon Valley social media startup Storylane banks on ...
San Jose Mercury News
To understand why Gheller, a Caracas transplant, would be so intrigued by the person sitting opposite him is to get a glimpse into Storylane, a social media site he has built around people telling stories about themselves and their experiences. "Can we ...

Social Media Emerges As Major Source of Holiday Gift-Giving Ideas
Sacramento Bee
NEW YORK, Nov. 14, 2012 -- /PRNewswire/ -- Social media has become so influential in the past year to consumers as they shop that, according to a new survey, it is as relied upon as much as both word-of-mouth and store advertising to provide holiday ...

Social media helps police fight crime
The Australian
Australian police forces were early adopters of Facebook, Twitter and YouTube, regularly using them to publish appeals for help and access potential witnesses and tip-offs. It is (in some cases) a demonstrably faster way to catch crooks. But social ...

CFL fines Stampeders receiver Lewis for violating social media policy
Globe and Mail
The CFL fined Lewis an undisclosed sum for breaching the league's social media policy, but didn't suspend him for the Western final. Lewis wasn't ducking the cameras and microphones Wednesday, and he wasn't apologizing either. His explanation was that ...

Globe and Mail

Post Election Day Social Media: Freedom of Speech or Intolerance?
Huffington Post
Now that the craze of the coming presidential election has passed we can take a sigh of relief. Whew! That was a lot to take in. Oh, but wait -- we're not done yet. We still have all of the media there to help us reflect on the decisions that we made ...

Opinion: What social media will never replace
Montreal Gazette
The Internet and social media do allow us all to share ideas and opinions. They help contribute to an international and national dialogue. And the Internet provides an opportunity to join a movement that can be created and disseminated by its ...

Kim Kardashian Fans Unite With Powerful New Social Media Site
Sacramento Bee
14, 2012 -- /PRNewswire/ -- is a combined social medianetwork as well as a fan website created in order to celebrate Kim Kardashian and her accomplishments as a businesswoman, fashionista, TV personality and overall ...

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