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LinkedIn Will Find You Better Jobs at Your Current Company

LinkedIn Will Find You Better Jobs at Your Current Company | Go Social Media | Scoop.it
LinkedIn knows when its users are looking to switch jobs. Now the company believes it's identified why.
A new LinkedIn survey asked more than 7,500 users what sparked their recent job switch.
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Writers Of Color Flock To Social Media For A New Way To Use Language - NPR (blog)

Writers Of Color Flock To Social Media For A New Way To Use Language - NPR (blog) | Go Social Media | Scoop.it
NPR (blog) Writers Of Color Flock To Social Media For A New Way To Use Language NPR (blog) Indeed, we write the books and submit to the journals and magazines, but writers of color have also found ways to use social media to create and sustain...
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Social Media proves important resource for law enforcement - The State

Social Media proves important resource for law enforcement - The State | Go Social Media | Scoop.it
Social Media proves important resource for law enforcement The State The investigation, originated when police obtained Facebook messages between Moss and the student that were deemed inappropriate, is just one example of how social media has had...
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Court Orders Turkey to Lift Twitter Ban

Court Orders Turkey to Lift Twitter Ban | Go Social Media | Scoop.it
A Turkish court on Wednesday ordered the government to lift its Twitter ban, according to reports.
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The Free-Marketing Gravy Train Is Over on Facebook | TIME

The Free-Marketing Gravy Train Is Over on Facebook  | TIME | Go Social Media | Scoop.it
Over the past several months, Facebook has been reducing the organic reach of Pages. A recent study found that companies' posts dropped from reaching 12% of their followers in October to just 6% by February
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Predicting the Next Social Media Hit - Re/code

Predicting the Next Social Media Hit - Re/code | Go Social Media | Scoop.it
Predicting the Next Social Media Hit Re/code Facebook and Snapchat and WhatsApp may be changing our social behavior — the way in which we socialize — but they have not changed the underlying social impulses, or why we choose to engage in those...
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Too many tweets?

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MATT STEWART does not mince words when explaining why he tweeted his 95,000-word debut novel, “The French Revolution”, five years ago. “It was a publicity...
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Social Media Researcher Gets How Teenagers Use The Internet - NPR

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Social Media Researcher Gets How Teenagers Use The Internet
NPR
Playlist; Download. In the world of social media research, danah boyd is a star. She says most adults misread and overreact to the online lives of teenagers.
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"Context is everything, says Boyd. She believes teenagers' behavior online is often misinterpreted without it."

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Social media lie detector app in development - CANOE

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Social media lie detector app in development
CANOE
A prototype of Pheme, an app dedicated to weeding out false information and fake stories on social media, has been developed by a team of researchers.
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Twitter Testing Major Profile Redesign That Looks a Lot Like Facebook

Twitter Testing Major Profile Redesign That Looks a Lot Like Facebook | Go Social Media | Scoop.it
Twitter is testing a major redesign that's very reminiscent of Facebook and Google+.
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Calgary’s Inglewood residents ‘Twitter shaming’ CP Rail over Alyth Yard noise

Calgary’s Inglewood residents ‘Twitter shaming’ CP Rail over Alyth Yard noise | Go Social Media | Scoop.it
In spite of a federal order prohibiting nighttime work at a CP Rail locomotive maintenance facility, nearby residents say loud noise continues to keep them up at night, and they’ve launched a new Twitter campaign in response. “I hear it…
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MIT Algorithm Takes Aim At Social Media Cyberbullying - WGBH NEWS

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MIT Algorithm Takes Aim At Social Media Cyberbullying
WGBH NEWS
And Max, Michael and Hyacinth — seventh graders at Weston Middle School, are among them. Each has an iPhone, and using mobile apps comes as second nature to them.
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A great idea for adults too.

 

 

 

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Facebook Acquires Social Media Startup Branch - PC Magazine

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Facebook Acquires Social Media Startup Branch
PC Magazine
Facebook is branching out—pun intended—with its recent acquisition of social networking startup Branch Media.
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Employee activists are a good thing: one more reason to encourage workers to use social media

Employee activists are a good thing: one more reason to encourage workers to use social media | Go Social Media | Scoop.it
Back in December, when UPS’s Facebook page was the target of blistering comments from customers who didn’t get their deliveries by Christmas, many employees dove into the conversation, leaping to their employer’s defense.
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The Hashtag: The Search Bar for the Social Web (Infographic)

The Hashtag: The Search Bar for the Social Web (Infographic) | Go Social Media | Scoop.it
How the popularity of hashtags mirrors the rise of search in organizing and aggregating social media.
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SEO for the web, hashtags for social media.

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Online Journalism Is Growing, But That Doesn't Mean Much

Online Journalism Is Growing, But That Doesn't Mean Much | Go Social Media | Scoop.it
The emergence of digital native media outlets and continued growth in online video has not yet drastically changed the face of the U.S. news media.
Nearly one third of U.S.
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How alleged social media leaks are shaping politics in Ukraine and Turkey - Washington Post (blog)

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Washington Post (blog) How alleged social media leaks are shaping politics in Ukraine and Turkey Washington Post (blog) This file photo taken on March 6, 2014 shows Yulia Tymoshenko, leader of Ukraine's Batkivshchyna Party, addressing the media...
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Campaigns Contend With Vitriol on Social Media - Texas Tribune

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Campaigns Contend With Vitriol on Social Media
Texas Tribune
Dave Carney, Abbott's chief campaign strategist, said it is indeed a tricky job to handle controversial remarks on social media, where commenters are often anonymous.
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The Year of the Social SMB (infographic)

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Small business is investing in social more than any other channel for marketing

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6 Random Tips for the Most Popular Social Platforms Right Now

6 Random Tips for the Most Popular Social Platforms Right Now | Go Social Media | Scoop.it
You probably have signed up for Twitter, Facebook, Pinterest and even Google Plus... but are you seeing actual results? If not, these tips will help you!
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Why men share everything on social media, but not in-person

Why men share everything on social media, but not in-person | Go Social Media | Scoop.it
They won't express their thoughts to you in person, but they'll shout it to their hundreds of Facebook friends and Twitter followers (Why men are sharing their feelings on social media | http://t.co/HIkocTzN1Z)...
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With all the usual cautions...this is fascinating research.

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Mark Zuckerberg - I’m excited to announce that we’ve... | Facebook

I’m excited to announce that we’ve agreed to acquire WhatsApp and that their entire team will be joining us at Facebook.

Our mission is to make the...
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Facebook Page managers will see names of admins who made posts and comments starting February 20

Facebook Page managers will see names of admins who made posts and comments starting February 20 | Go Social Media | Scoop.it
Facebook today posted a message at the top of Pages on the social network to notify administrators that their the names will soon start to show up next to their posts and comments. ...
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This is a much welcomed feature!! 

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5 tips for live-tweeting

5 tips for live-tweeting | Go Social Media | Scoop.it
Don’t tweet in a vacuum. Engage with other live-tweeters, use the right hashtag, and reach out to speakers.
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Vision 2025's comment, February 1, 1:15 PM
nice article. found it very helpful
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Dealing With Difficult Social Media Followers - Forbes

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Dealing With Difficult Social Media Followers
Forbes
Businesses today can't avoid creating a social media presence.
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Trolls as described in this article are not all that common but when confronted with a troll of this nature, this is a good how-to.

 

Most importantly, if the person (anonymous or not) is suppressing the comments of others by insulting deriding or otherwise bullying them, it's time to cut them off. Allowing them to continue creates an unsafe environment for all.

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