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Should You Use Twitter? This Flowchart Has The Answer

Should You Use Twitter? This Flowchart Has The Answer | Social Media and its influence | Scoop.it
We're all already using Twitter it seems. But should we? This flowchart answers the big question: should you use Twitter?
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Gust MEES's curator insight, January 14, 2013 9:59 AM

Great Infographic...

 

Ed Bonhaus's curator insight, January 14, 2013 10:43 AM

After following this flow chart, I've discovered that I should continue using Twitter.

Randi Thompson's curator insight, January 14, 2013 10:47 AM

What you want to know about Twitter.

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Social Media Explained Visually

Short, sweet and simple!...

 

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Lucy Beaton's comment, August 6, 2013 5:36 PM
I'm glad it was useful.
TheSoulfulEMU's curator insight, September 24, 2013 7:54 AM

Well Explained! Quick overview of what is happening around Social Media, Visually.

Martin (Marty) Smith's curator insight, January 12, 7:44 AM

Don't let the simple music at the start fool you, this is a great video for explainging the core value of social media - own the conversation, own the traffic.

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Apple Confirms it Acquired Book Data Startup BookLamp

Apple Confirms it Acquired Book Data Startup BookLamp | Social Media and its influence | Scoop.it
Apple has acquired BookLamp, a startup that, among other things, developed book recommendation technology known as the 'Book Genome Project'.


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Apple has acquired BookLamp, a startup that, among other things, developed book recommendation technology known as the 'Book Genome Project'.


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Yahoo Is Buying Mobile Analytics Firm Flurry For North Of 300M

Yahoo Is Buying Mobile Analytics Firm Flurry For North Of 300M | Social Media and its influence | Scoop.it
Yahoo has made no secret of its ambitions and advances in mobile, earlier this month reporting 450 million monthly active users and search and display mobile..


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Google Is Shutting Down Two Old Products, Orkut And Quickoffice | GraveYard gets BIGGER

Google Is Shutting Down Two Old Products, Orkut And Quickoffice | GraveYard gets BIGGER | Social Media and its influence | Scoop.it
See ya never, Orkut and Quickoffice


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Twitter rachète la plateforme SnappyTV

Twitter rachète la plateforme SnappyTV | Social Media and its influence | Scoop.it

Twitter entend renforcer ses relations avec les chaines de média et annonce avoir effectué le rachat de la société SnappyTV pour davantage d'interactions multi-écrans...

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Twitter entend renforcer ses relations avec les chaines de média et annonce avoir effectué le rachat de la société SnappyTV pour davantage d'interactions multi-écrans...


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#LinkedIn accusé d'exploiter les listes de contacts de ses membres

#LinkedIn accusé d'exploiter les listes de contacts de ses membres | Social Media and its influence | Scoop.it
Des utilisateurs ont lancé une class-action contre le réseau social à vocation professionnelle. La justice évoque déjà des pratiques "déroutantes".

Via Frederic GOUTH
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Des utilisateurs ont lancé une class-action contre le réseau social à vocation professionnelle. La justice évoque déjà des pratiques "déroutantes".


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Facebook to let advertisers see where you're surfing

Facebook to let advertisers see where you're surfing | Social Media and its influence | Scoop.it
Like many services already do, Facebook's now going to mix in our browsing histories with the advertising stew. It's also introducing a tool that lets us see (and edit) the dossiers they keep on us...


If you don't want to see a particular ad, you can tell Facebook that, or you can choose the option of hiding all ads from a given advertiser.


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If you don't want to see a particular ad, you can tell Facebook that, or you can choose the option of hiding all ads from a given advertiser.


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Google Confirms Purchase Of Satellite Startup Skybox Imaging For $500M

Google Confirms Purchase Of Satellite Startup Skybox Imaging For $500M | Social Media and its influence | Scoop.it

Google is today confirming that it has purchased Skybox Imaging, the satellite startup that we reported it was close to acquiring last month. The price is somewhat lower than we had heard it would be: $500 million rather than close to the $1 billion our sources had told us.


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Twitter releasing trove of user data to scientists for research

Twitter releasing trove of user data to scientists for research | Social Media and its influence | Scoop.it
Data uses include measuring happiness levels in cities based on Twitter images shared.


Twitter has a 200-million-strong and ever-growing user base that broadcasts 500 million updates daily. It has been lauded for its ability to unsettle repressive political regimes, bring much-neededaccountability to corporations that mistreat their customers, and combat other societal ills (whether such characterizations are, in fact, accurate).


Now, the company has taken aim at disrupting another important sphere of human society: the scientific research community.


In response, computational epidemiologists Caitlin Rivers and Bryan Lewis have proposed guidelines for ethical research practices when using social media data, such as avoiding personally identifiable information and making all the results publicly available.

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Whether or not Twitter and the scientists who have access to the company's data follow such guideposts, one thing is clear—the trend of mining social media data for various purposes won’t be tapering off anytime soon.

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Whether or not Twitter and the scientists who have access to the company's data follow such guideposts, one thing is clear—the trend of mining social media data for various purposes won’t be tapering off anytime soon.


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Twitter Lands $230M Deal With Omnicon

Twitter Lands $230M Deal With Omnicon | Social Media and its influence | Scoop.it
Twitter's MoPub will integrate with Omnicon's programatic ad purchasing product in a two-year deal valued at $230 million. According to AdAge, the agreement..


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Google/YouTube Reportedly Prepping To Buy Twitch

Google/YouTube Reportedly Prepping To Buy Twitch | Social Media and its influence | Scoop.it
Yowza. So much for Sunday being a slow news day. About an hour after AT&T officially announces their plans to buy DirecTV, word of another billion-dollar..


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Adios, Over-Tweeters: Twitter Finally Adds a Mute Button

Adios, Over-Tweeters: Twitter Finally Adds a Mute Button | Social Media and its influence | Scoop.it
Twitter has finally added a mute button for users of its website and apps on the iOS and Android platforms.
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mixmaxmin's curator insight, May 12, 9:34 PM

Sounds odd to me... don't monitor or ignore is much easier. Why be on Twitter if you need to mute?

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Why Apple Wants Beats | Acquisitions

Why Apple Wants Beats | Acquisitions | Social Media and its influence | Scoop.it
We shouldn't be surprised that the strongest brand in the world is looking to buy another solid brand. Far beyond the guffaws of audiophiles and tut-tutting..


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Twitter acquires password security startup Mitro

Twitter acquires password security startup Mitro | Social Media and its influence | Scoop.it
The social network buys Mitro and lets it keep operating as is -- the only change is now the startup's code will be open source.


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Getting Smart on Social Media SMART BUNDLE | EDUcation

Getting Smart on Social Media SMART BUNDLE | EDUcation | Social Media and its influence | Scoop.it
Getting Smart on Social Media SMART BUNDLE
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Paul's curator insight, July 25, 6:24 AM

Good summer reading! 

Shari Hudgeons's curator insight, July 25, 8:00 AM

This is a great way to introduce yourself to social media ideas.

Susan Wegmann's curator insight, July 25, 11:00 AM

Great basic info about Twitter, LinkedIn, FB, etc.

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Google Buys Songza | Some thrown to the GraveYard & new acquisitions

Google Buys Songza | Some thrown to the GraveYard & new acquisitions | Social Media and its influence | Scoop.it
Google has acquired music streaming service Songza after weeks of speculation around a potential buyout. Songza uses information about the user and..




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Google and Nest Acquire Dropcam For $555 Million | BIG laugh for #Privacy

Google and Nest Acquire Dropcam For $555 Million | BIG laugh for #Privacy | Social Media and its influence | Scoop.it
Remember those rumors a few weeks ago that Google was looking to acquire the plug-in-play security camera company, Dropcam? Yep. It just happened. Just..


Like Nest customer data, Dropcam will come under Nest’s privacy policy, which explains that data won’t be shared with anyone (including Google) without a customer’s permission. Nest has a paid-for business model and ads are not part of our strategy. In acquiring Dropcam, we’ll apply that same policy to Dropcam too

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Like Nest customer data, Dropcam will come under Nest’s privacy policy, which explains that data won’t be shared with anyone (including Google) without a customer’s permission. Nest has a paid-for business model and ads are not part of our strategy. In acquiring Dropcam, we’ll apply that same policy to Dropcam too.

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Google rachète mDialog, spécialisée dans la pub vidéo

Google rachète mDialog, spécialisée dans la pub vidéo | Social Media and its influence | Scoop.it

En s'offrant la start-up mDialog, Google renforcera l'offre de sa régie DoubleClick et permettra aux groupes médias de diffuser de la publicité en vidéo sur différents types de terminaux.


Google n'en finit plus de multiplier les rachats. Après avoir investi dans l'imagerie par satellite en s'offrant Titan Aerospace, puis Skybox Imaging, la firme de Mountain View a décidé de se recentrer sur son coeur de métier, à savoir la publicité.  Le californien vient en effet de confirmer l'acquisition de mDialog, une startup spécialisée dans la publicité vidéo, pour un montant non communiqué.


La technologie de mDialog permettra à Google de proposer davantage d'options de vidéos haute définition à ses annonceurs. L'entreprise compte sur la technologie et l'expertise des équipes de mDialog pour renforcer l'offre de sa régie DoubleClick autour du format vidéo. Elle a précisé qu'il n'y aurait pas de changement dans l'immédiat pour les clients de la jeune pousse  

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La technologie de mDialog permettra à Google de proposer davantage d'options de vidéos haute définition à ses annonceurs. L'entreprise compte sur la technologie et l'expertise des équipes de mDialog pour renforcer l'offre de sa régie DoubleClick autour du format vidéo. Elle a précisé qu'il n'y aurait pas de changement dans l'immédiat pour les clients de la jeune pousse .


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Twitter Adds Translated Tweets to iOS Apps

Twitter Adds Translated Tweets to iOS Apps | Social Media and its influence | Scoop.it
Twitter users can now see translated tweets on their iPhones and iPads.
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Twitter users can now see translated tweets on their iPhones and iPads.


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Facebook va monétiser votre historique de navigation (mais permet de le désactiver)

Facebook va monétiser votre historique de navigation (mais permet de le désactiver) | Social Media and its influence | Scoop.it
Toujours plus gourmand en données personnelles, Facebook va commencer à distribuer des publicités ciblées en fonction de l'historique de navigation. Même plus besoin de "liker".
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Toujours plus gourmand en données personnelles, Facebook va commencer à distribuer des publicités ciblées en fonction de l'historique de navigation. Même plus besoin de "liker".


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The CIA has joined Twitter with the best first tweet possible | Have a BIG laugh :)))

The CIA has joined Twitter with the best first tweet possible | Have a BIG laugh :))) | Social Media and its influence | Scoop.it
The US government loves Twitter. For NASA, it's a public relations goldmine. For the State Department, it's a bizarre weapon in the fight on terrorism. For the CIA, it's a chance to revel in...
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Confirmed: Apple acquires Beats for $2.6B and $400M in stock

Confirmed: Apple acquires Beats for $2.6B and $400M in stock | Social Media and its influence | Scoop.it
After three weeks of rumors, it's finally official. Apple has acquired subscription streaming music service Beats Music, and headphone maker Beats Electronics.


In a press release, Apple said it acquired the company for approximately $2.6 billion in cash, plus $400 million in stock that will vest over time. 


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In a press release, Apple said it acquired the company for approximately $2.6 billion in cash, plus $400 million in stock that will vest over time. 


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Google rachète Divide, un spécialiste de la sécurité des mobiles en entreprise

Google rachète Divide, un spécialiste de la sécurité des mobiles en entreprise | Social Media and its influence | Scoop.it
Google vient d'annoncer le rachat de la start-up new-yorkaise Divide, spécialisée dans la sécurité et le contrôle des appareils mobiles utilisés en entreprise.




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Yahoo buys Blink, messaging rival to Snapchat

Yahoo buys Blink, messaging rival to Snapchat | Social Media and its influence | Scoop.it
The Internet portal will shut down the ephemeral messaging service and put the team to work on its own communication products.






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Google Acquires Cloud Monitoring Service Stackdriver

Google Acquires Cloud Monitoring Service Stackdriver | Social Media and its influence | Scoop.it

Google today announced that it has acquired cloud monitoring service Stackdriver. The company plans to roll many of the service's features into its Cloud..


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Twitter makes password reset easier, account hijacking harder

Twitter makes password reset easier, account hijacking harder | Social Media and its influence | Scoop.it
Twitter has announced two changes aimed at helping protect user accounts and restore access to them.

The company said that they are aware...


"To protect your account in this scenario we built a system that analyzes login attempts on your account - by looking at things like location, device being used and login history - and identifies suspicious behavior," they shared.


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To protect your account in this scenario we built a system that analyzes login attempts on your account - by looking at things like location, device being used and login history - and identifies suspicious behavior, they shared.


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