Why Chinese Are Getting Sick of Chinese Social Media

Why Chinese People Are Getting Sick of Chinese Social Media
The Atlantic
Sina Weibo, China's most active and influential micro-blogging platform, has long been heralded as a revolution in the way Chinese interact with the state and with each other. But on the eve of a power transition taking place behind closed doors, many ...

Social Media Game Plan Equals Higher Profits
Social media is why some companies fail and others succeed, according to author Mark Fidelman. In his new book, Socialized! How the Most Successful Businesses Harness The Power of Social, due out Nov. 15, Fidelman writes about how successful ...

Athletic departments eye new social media limits
Kansas Baylor Football. JERRY LARSON/THE WACO TRIBUNE-HERALD VIA ASSOCIATED PRESSKansas football coach Charlie Weis, right, urges his players to use common sense when using various social media outlets. Jerry Larson — ASSOCIATED ...


Small businesses get personal with social media
Social media and the Internet have leveled the playing field for small business owners, helping them foster closer relationships with clients and identify potential customers. Although small business owners are under much pressure to generate new ...


Can Social Media Make #PolarBearWeek the Next Shark Week?
Though Polar Bear Week doesn't have Shark Week's 25-year history, it does have one big advantage starting off: social media. Explore.org aims to use new media to rapidly build awareness for the devastating effects climate change is having on the lives ...

How safe is your company's Twitter account?
By Don Sears, contributor. FORTUNE -- Did Twitter force you to change your password last week? While it may have been an inconvenience to social media managers, the micro-blogging giant had some very good reasons to take this action. Twitter admitted...


Social Media Shows Strong Growth In Contracting
govWin (blog)
Analyzing opportunities from 2008 through 2012, Deltek shows particularly heavy social media use in higher education, general government, economic development, transportation, social services, and health care. Comparing state and local government ...

Social media builds community
Social media builds community. Saint Martin's University in Lacey is ramping up its marketing efforts in places officials believe they can reach plenty of prospective students: on Twitter, Facebook and other social media websites. LISA PEMBERTON; Staff ...

Catholic Bishops Get Crash Course in Social Media
The majority of Catholics use social media, but only the most ardent visit Catholic sites, which typically do a poor job of attracting fallen-away Catholics and those searching for a faith connection. The statistics came from a study released just ...

Meet the social media guru who's giving celebrities an online edge
Sydney Morning Herald
With his new company — a social media startup called theAudience — Luckett promises nothing short of rewiring celebrity economics, and he abruptly dismisses sceptics. 26 million followers ... the singer Rihanna in ''Battleship''. 26 million followers...

Sydney Morning Herald

Be careful what you share: How fraudsters use social media - and directory ...
Daily Mail
The fraudster said he felt social networks and social media sites 'didn't care' their services were being exploited by criminals. 'The more popular they are with everybody the happier they are,' he said. 'I think the thing they are worried about is if ...

Daily Mail

Create, Collaborate And Share Social Media Websites Through Your iPhone In ...
Zapd, the top 10 iPhone app that lets users create and publish social websites directly from their iPhone, today announced the general availability of Zapd 2.0. With no design experience or coding required, Zapd makes creating, sharing and ...

Using Social Media for Biosurveillance
While Accenture's work in this pilot focuses on analysis of social media data, the biosurveillance effort has underlying capabilities that could be expanded to integrate data from other sources, such as hospital emergency departments, drug distribution...


WATCH: 60 Seconds of Social Media
Huffington Post (blog)
We've been watching television coverage of presidential elections since 1948, but -- holograms and virtual senates notwithstanding -- it hasn't changed a whole lot: mostly anchors sitting around gabbing while they wait for returns. But on social media ...

Social Meme Monday: Funniest Pinterest Someecards
Search Engine Journal
Since you love our Facebook Someecards Monday Meme, we thought today we bring you its Pinterest version. Many of us are helplessly addicted to the social media pinning site, and today's social ecards will show you how normal this addiction is. Have a ...

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