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Are Authentic Social Relationships Over Rated? | The Marketing Nut

However, just because we may be tired of the word authenticity does it change the importance and ability to embrace, desire and appreciate real relationships?
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97% of journalists use social media – but most worry about reliability - News - THE DRUM - Advertising, Design, Media, Marketing, Digital, PR - News, Information & Jobs

97% of journalists use social media – but most worry about reliability - News - THE DRUM - Advertising, Design, Media, Marketing, Digital, PR - News, Information & Jobs | social media literacy | Scoop.it
A survey by Cision and Canterbury Christ Church University has revealed that although 97% of journalists use social media, more are worried about the accuracy and reliability it provides.

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11 ways to measure the value of social media

11 ways to measure the value of social media | social media literacy | Scoop.it
This article is the third in a series of ongoing extracts from Econsultancy's new Internet Marketing Strategy Briefing. The free-to-download report covers the most important online trends in digital marketing that currently occurring.

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Face recognition and social media meet in the shadows

Face recognition and social media meet in the shadows | social media literacy | Scoop.it
Researchers obtain partial SSNs and other sensitive information starting with just a Facebook profile photo. Richard Power interviews Alessandro Acquisti.

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How Facebook and Google Cured Cancer - Technorati Technology

How Facebook and Google Cured Cancer - Technorati Technology | social media literacy | Scoop.it
Doctors at UPenn Cure Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia...

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A picture can say a thousand apps – the insane rise of photo sharing – Simply Zesty

A picture can say a thousand apps – the insane rise of photo sharing – Simply Zesty | social media literacy | Scoop.it
Photo sharing is experiencing huge growth recently, as both existing social players and new startups enter aggressively into the marketplace.

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A Short History of Social Media (infographic)

A Short History of Social Media (infographic) | social media literacy | Scoop.it
Do you remember the days when Geocities and bulletin board systems walked the earth? It might be a stretch to say that these early communities were social media. ...

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Memo to newspapers: The future of media is a two-way street

Memo to newspapers: The future of media is a two-way street | social media literacy | Scoop.it
While plenty of newspapers and other media entities are happy to use social tools like Twitter and Facebook to promote their content, few are really engaging with their readers on a regular basis, says Reynolds Journalism fellow Joy Mayer -- but...

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Facebook and Yahoo test the six degrees of separation theory - SlashGear

Facebook and Yahoo test the six degrees of separation theory - SlashGear | social media literacy | Scoop.it
I bet you have all heard of the Six Degrees of Kevin Bacon. This is the old we are all connected to Mr. Footloose by no more than six friends.

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TechCrunch | Editing Community Kibin Helps You Proofread Your Writing Fast And For Free

TechCrunch | Editing Community Kibin Helps You Proofread Your Writing Fast And For Free | social media literacy | Scoop.it
I am primarily writing about this startup because I need it desperately, and because it is the problem I would attempt to solve if I ever decided to flip the switch and become a startup founder instead of the personification of...

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Historical Timeline of Computable Knowledge: 20,000 BC-0

Historical Timeline of Computable Knowledge: 20,000 BC-0 | social media literacy | Scoop.it

[Infographic] History of systematic data and the development of computable knowledge.


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After joining Foursquare, what's next for Obama?

After joining Foursquare, what's next for Obama? | social media literacy | Scoop.it
(AP) -- President Barack Obama joined the location-based social network Foursquare this week, adding to his other hip, online destinations that include Facebook, Twitter and YouTube.

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Affordable smart phones to drive Africa’s Internet adoption

Affordable smart phones to drive Africa’s Internet adoption | social media literacy | Scoop.it
We've already covered Huawei's $100 Android IDEOS phone, which has quickly become a 2011 smartphone bestseller in Kenya. Huawei recently partnered with Nigerian CDMA operator, Starcomms ...

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E-government makes policy-making social - Public Service Europe

E-government makes policy-making social - Public Service Europe | social media literacy | Scoop.it
Daniel Mason charts the rise of a new type of e-government, which is less about providing public services than involving people directly in the policy-making process...

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The FASTForward Blog » Now, Social Media Shapes Nations: Enterprise 2.0 Blog: News, Coverage, and Commentary

The FASTForward Blog » Now, Social Media Shapes Nations: Enterprise 2.0 Blog: News, Coverage, and Commentary | social media literacy | Scoop.it

Iceland had its share of financial debacles in recent years, and, as a result, decided it needed to re-invent its government to incorporate a better system of checks and balances. However, the new constitution isn’t being written by a group of men holed up in a room somewhere — it’s an open process involving the latest social networking tools and technology.


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Science of the social network

Science of the social network | social media literacy | Scoop.it

Forget the scare stories, what effect is Facebook really having on how we interact with each other? Nick Harding gets an anthropological insight


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danah boyd | apophenia » “Real Names” Policies Are an Abuse of Power

danah boyd | apophenia » “Real Names” Policies Are an Abuse of Power | social media literacy | Scoop.it

My name is danah boyd and I'm a researcher at Microsoft Research New England and a Fellow at the Harvard Berkman Center for Internet and Society.


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Repressing the Internet, Western-Style

Repressing the Internet, Western-Style | social media literacy | Scoop.it
As politicians call for more online controls after London and Norway, authoritarian states are watching, says Evgeny Morozov.

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44% of companies monitor employees’ use of social media in AND out of the workplace

44% of companies monitor employees’ use of social media in AND out of the workplace | social media literacy | Scoop.it
A new survey has been released, which shows how companies are monitoring employees use of social media at work, and the extent to which this is being...

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Infographic: Why London rioters like to use BlackBerry smartphones

Infographic: Why London rioters like to use BlackBerry smartphones | social media literacy | Scoop.it
How it works: BlackBerry’s Messenger application encrypts data traffic in transit between the BlackBerry devices automatically.

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YouTube Makes Peace With Music Publishers, Will Continue to Host Songs

YouTube Makes Peace With Music Publishers, Will Continue to Host Songs | social media literacy | Scoop.it
The National Music Publishers Association (NMPA), a group that represents hundreds of songwriters and music publishers, has backed out of four-year-old litigation against YouTube after reaching a settlement with the video-hosting giant.

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Foursquare taps into Songkick data for music gig check-ins

Foursquare taps into Songkick data for music gig check-ins | social media literacy | Scoop.it
Stuart Dredge: Social location service won't just know where its users are, but which band they're seeing...

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Rihanna could soon be the most popular person on Facebook – here’s how she did it

Rihanna could soon be the most popular person on Facebook – here’s how she did it | social media literacy | Scoop.it
Rihanna recently beat Lady Gaga to the position of number one female on Facebook, and she could soon be on her way to the number one person on Faceboo...

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The dark side of social media: Who has the "right" to be online? - What's Trending - CBS News

The dark side of social media: Who has the "right" to be online? - What's Trending - CBS News | social media literacy | Scoop.it
The reach of social media is examined in connection with this summer's uprisings against government Read more by Devin Brown on CBS News' What's Trending.

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The Singularity

Technological singularity refers to the hypothetical future emergence of grea...


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