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Facebook is trying to be the next YouTube

Facebook is trying to be the next YouTube | Go Social Media | Scoop.it
Facebook has been slowly expanding its platform to become more like YouTube. Here's a look at the most significant changes the site has made over the past two years.
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How does social media help and hinder in times of crises? - Star Phoenix - Saskatoon StarPhoenix

How does social media help and hinder in times of crises? - Star Phoenix - Saskatoon StarPhoenix | Go Social Media | Scoop.it
Provincial and municipal leaders used social media to disseminate information as wildfires raged across northern Saskatchewan.
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Report: Vintage Car Values Are Boosted by Social Media - Bloomberg

Report: Vintage Car Values Are Boosted by Social Media - Bloomberg | Go Social Media | Scoop.it
According to Black Book, a car’s presence on Instagram or Facebook can influence its price at auction
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Lawyers May Advise on Clients' Social Media Clean-Up | The National Law ... - The National Law Review

Lawyers May Advise on Clients' Social Media Clean-Up | The National Law ... - The National Law Review | Go Social Media | Scoop.it
Most lawyers can easily recall a litigation scenario where a client’s past social media post, photo, or video caused more than a little consternation in both client and lawyer. A new opinio
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Last week, a committee affirmed a Proposed Advisory Opinion from The Florida Bar’s Professional Ethics Committee that permits attorneys to counsel clients to change privacy settings on and remove information from social media accounts prior to litigation, so long as such action does not violate substantive rules or laws and the data is preserved.

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Standoff over social media passwords breaks new legal ground - U.S. News & World Report

Standoff over social media passwords breaks new legal ground - U.S. News & World Report | Go Social Media | Scoop.it
HOUSTON (AP) — A Texas man used social media to promote his gun store, posting politically charged messages that criticized the president and promoted Second Amendment rights.
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Fort Myers Fire Department's social media policy under review

Fort Myers Fire Department's social media policy under review.
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Neighborhood association social media sites build sense of community - Leader-Telegram

Neighborhood association social media sites build sense of community - Leader-Telegram | Go Social Media | Scoop.it
From posting information about the city’s history to previewing upcoming gatherings to helping people find lost pets, a growing number of Eau Claire residents are keeping connected and informed via neighborhood social media sites.
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5 Rules for Artists When Using Social Media to Promote Art | Socialnomics

5 Rules for Artists When Using Social Media to Promote Art | Socialnomics | Go Social Media | Scoop.it
As an artist, you have your work cut out for you when it comes to promoting the art you make
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Facebook Messenger Adds Contextual Information on First-Time Senders

Facebook Messenger Adds Contextual Information on First-Time Senders | Go Social Media | Scoop.it
Facebook Messenger users who have ever received messages and wondered where they knew the senders from will embrace a new feature the social network introduced Thursday.
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Friday Wrap #154: Amtrak’s crisis fail, higher stakes in native advertising, CEOs prefer Twitter

Friday Wrap #154: Amtrak’s crisis fail, higher stakes in native advertising, CEOs prefer Twitter | Go Social Media | Scoop.it
Welcome to the Friday Wrap, my weekly roundup of news, posts, reports, and other content designed to help you stay current with developments that will affect the way companies communicate.
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How To Manage Negative Social Media Comments #infographic

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How To Manage Negative Social Media Comments #infographic #SocialMedia #HowTo
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Water protests first to go viral on Irish social media - Irish Times

Water protests first to go viral on Irish social media - Irish Times | Go Social Media | Scoop.it
Analysis: YouTube and Facebook key tools for protesters throughout State
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Beme App Taps Into Trend of Raw, Authentic Communications

Beme App Taps Into Trend of Raw, Authentic Communications | Go Social Media | Scoop.it
The new Beme social media app wants to challenge the established notion of the carefully crafted personas people currently present on social media.
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Will this be the new standard form of storytelling?

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Aboriginal People and the Role of Social Media

Abishnabe CBC reporter Duncan McCue delivers an insightful talk on the egalitarian role social media plays nowadays in the affairs on society in general and ...
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How social media magnifies sectarian hatred in Lebanon - Al Arabiya News - Al-Arabiya

Al-Arabiya How social media magnifies sectarian hatred in Lebanon - Al Arabiya News Al-Arabiya The scenes were edited into a video that thousands circulated inside and outside Lebanon, and it was accompanied by sectarian comments on social...
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German-Led Demands To Greece Trigger Fierce Social Media Backlash - Fortune - Fortune

German-Led Demands To Greece Trigger Fierce Social Media Backlash - Fortune - Fortune | Go Social Media | Scoop.it
Resentment flares in a flurry of Nazi allegories after Berlin's power play.
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Twitter's Periscope is a 'platform for truth', claims founder

Twitter's Periscope is a 'platform for truth', claims founder | Go Social Media | Scoop.it
Exclusive: Periscope founder and chief executive tells Sophie Curtis about how he hopes the app will become a platform for transparency and truth
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Mr Beykpour hasn’t read The Circle, but does believe that transparency is a force for good, allowing people to see what is happening in places that they otherwise would not have access to: “Periscope is built as a platform for transparency. Everyone can broadcast but everyone can watch. That is a world that I’m OK living in,” he said.

 

He also claims that cultural norms and expectations of privacy have changed since people started carrying smartphones with high quality cameras and internet connections around in their pockets.

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Social media helps wildlife researchers track Madison's urban foxes and coyotes - Minneapolis Star Tribune

Social media helps wildlife researchers track Madison's urban foxes and coyotes - Minneapolis Star Tribune | Go Social Media | Scoop.it
Plenty of people use Facebook to keep up with friends. Now, a new UW research project is using social media to keep up with the lives of local foxes and coyotes.
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Video ads on Facebook, other social media on the rise - The Seattle Times

Video ads on Facebook, other social media on the rise - The Seattle Times | Go Social Media | Scoop.it
More big-name advertisers are putting video advertising squarely in their marketing plans. Projections say U.S. spending on video ads will reach nearly $8 billion this year.
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"Facebook and Twitter are making a stronger push to attract lucrative video advertising as more people use computers and smartphones to watch videos online."

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How does Apple fare on social media with no Twitter profile? - Marketing

How does Apple fare on social media with no Twitter profile? - Marketing | Go Social Media | Scoop.it
How does Apple fare on social media with no Twitter profile?, How does Apple - the tech firm with no core brand Twitter presence - fare on social media? | Marketing Magazine
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QuizUp Update Turns Game Into Social Networking Platform

QuizUp Update Turns Game Into Social Networking Platform | Go Social Media | Scoop.it
Plain Vanilla Games has announced the release of an overhauled version of its mobile social trivia game, QuizUp.
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Former SBS reporter Marion Ives sues over sacking after social media post - The Guardian

Former SBS reporter Marion Ives sues over sacking after social media post - The Guardian | Go Social Media | Scoop.it
Ives was dismissed a day after sharing an article on Facebook that was critical of SBS and is the second reporter to take legal action against the broadcaster
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Social Media Newsfeed: Instagram Carousel Ads | Etsy Going Public

Social Media Newsfeed: Instagram Carousel Ads | Etsy Going Public | Go Social Media | Scoop.it
Click here to receive the Morning Social Media Newsfeed via email. Instagram Launches Carousel Ads (SocialTimes) Similar to Facebook’s multi-product ads, advertisers can now showcase multiple photos at once in a sponsored Instagram post.
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