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Technology and altruism: Social media can bring out the best in people… but does the cause matter?

Technology and altruism: Social media can bring out the best in people… but does the cause matter? | social media literacy | Scoop.it
If you happened to miss the story, as a pay-it-forward social experiment, Jonathan Stark, a programmer, shared his Starbucks card online. He encouraged people to use the card to buy ...

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Five Not-Too-Distant Technologies that Might Change Social Media

Five Not-Too-Distant Technologies that Might Change Social Media | social media literacy | Scoop.it
It is no secret that technology is evolving at an ever-increasing pace and producing some really cool products.  It really wasn’t that long ago that I was slowly connecting to the Internet using AO...

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Study Finds the Internet Is Actually Bad for Revolutions

Study Finds the Internet Is Actually Bad for Revolutions | social media literacy | Scoop.it
A new study says turning off the Internet is actually what sparks action...

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Google Plus forces us to discuss identity

Google Plus forces us to discuss identity | social media literacy | Scoop.it
Google's Real Name policy embodies a theory that states the way to maximise civility is to abolish anonymity.

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#hcsmuk

#hcsmuk | social media literacy | Scoop.it
A newspaper created by Alex Butler - built from articles, blog posts, videos and photos shared on Twitter.

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How social media ‘broke marketing’ and became its future | memeburn

How social media ‘broke marketing’ and became its future | memeburn | social media literacy | Scoop.it
Social media is seemingly everywhere and just about every man and his dog is using it in some way or another.

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Like Is the New Link: Attracting Clients in a Social Media World

Like Is the New Link: Attracting Clients in a Social Media World | social media literacy | Scoop.it
Almost half of the world's Internet users are on Facebook. But how many are "likable?" For anyone with something to sell, this is a particularly tricky question.

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Social networking is most popular mobile internet activity

Social networking is most popular mobile internet activity | social media literacy | Scoop.it
Mobile users accessing the internet via their devices do so mainly to log into Facebook, Twitter and other social networks.

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The Patent Arm's Race Explodes with Google Buy of Motorola - Forbes

The Patent Arm's Race Explodes with Google Buy of Motorola - Forbes | social media literacy | Scoop.it
Patents are behind Google's bid for Motorola.

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The 10 biggest brands on Facebook: What’s hot and what’s not

The 10 biggest brands on Facebook: What’s hot and what’s not | social media literacy | Scoop.it
Social media is on target to be a $30bn industry (per year) by 2015 and Facebook is growing faster than any site in history. It is the #1 place to have a community for a brand because ...

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When is an ad not an ad? The problem of disclosure online

When is an ad not an ad? The problem of disclosure online | social media literacy | Scoop.it
As advertising becomes more pervasive in social media, the forms that it takes vary greatly and it becomes harder to spot what is an ad and what isn't...

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TechCrunch | Facebook Climbs To No. 3 Video Site In U.S.

TechCrunch | Facebook Climbs To No. 3 Video Site In U.S. | social media literacy | Scoop.it
Facebook is already the largest photo site in the U.S., and now it is climbing up the charts for online video.

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StumbleUpon Delivers Half of Traffic, Challenges Marketing Strategies

StumbleUpon Delivers Half of Traffic, Challenges Marketing Strategies | social media literacy | Scoop.it
How do you use Stumbleupon? The discovery engine is reportedly responsible for delivering more than half of all social media referral traffic in the U.S. -- even more than Facebook and Twitter. What does this mean and why should you care?

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How International is Twitter? @Twitter_Es Now Has More Followers Than @Twitter

How International is Twitter? @Twitter_Es Now Has More Followers Than @Twitter | social media literacy | Scoop.it
It's a little discussed but widely-known fact that Twitter is bigger outside the United States than it is inside its home country: it's huge in Brazil, Japan and the Philippines, for example.

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Only 50% of U.S. Adults Use Social Media

Only 50% of U.S. Adults Use Social Media | social media literacy | Scoop.it
Social media is not ubiquitous. In fact, says a Pew Internet Survey released on Friday, just half of U.S. adults are logged on to sites like MySpace, Facebook or LinkedIn.

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2 Easy Ways to Present Your Personal Brand | Social Media Today

2 Easy Ways to Present Your Personal Brand | Social Media Today | social media literacy | Scoop.it
You’ve probably spent the last few years working on your LinkedIn profile (if not–you should probably get on that…) So, when you saw that new position or opportunity that sounded like a perfect fit, and were asked for a resume–an actual document–you...

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TechCrunch | (Founder Stories) Mike Lazerow On Google+ “I Know No One Who Is Using It”

TechCrunch | (Founder Stories) Mike Lazerow On Google+ “I Know No One Who Is Using It” | social media literacy | Scoop.it
In Chris Dixon's previous Founder Stories episode with Buddy Media's Mike Lazerow, Lazerow told Dixon that Buddy Media was "Facebook plus," meaning Buddy Media helps brands manage consumer interaction and engagement across social media platforms,...

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TechCrunch | 160-Year-Old American Express Out-Innovates Google and Groupon

TechCrunch | 160-Year-Old American Express Out-Innovates Google and Groupon | social media literacy | Scoop.it
This morning American Express is launching a new deals platform in partnership with Facebook that should make big waves in the payments and offers space.

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5 Current Trends Shaping the Television Industry

5 Current Trends Shaping the Television Industry | social media literacy | Scoop.it
How is digital’s infiltration of the mainstream affecting the television industry? Our analysis of a recent report sheds some light on how TV is changing.

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Android is under attack from patent vultures

Android is under attack from patent vultures | social media literacy | Scoop.it
Apple and Microsoft are after blood...

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Picking the perfect story

Picking the perfect story | social media literacy | Scoop.it
Stories are a basic part of being human. No matter our background, our age, what we do for a living or where we live, everyone enjoys a good story.

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TechCrunch | Photovine Grows Ready For Public Use; Easily Google’s Most Ambitious Photo-Sharing App Yet

TechCrunch | Photovine Grows Ready For Public Use; Easily Google’s Most Ambitious Photo-Sharing App Yet | social media literacy | Scoop.it
Google's Slide team has been busy. In the past few months, they've unleashed a range of social apps meant to fulfill different needs. But the strange thing is that Google hasn't done a thing to promote any of them.

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Facebook is Good, But StumbleUpon Rules through “Freshness”

Facebook is Good, But StumbleUpon Rules through “Freshness” | social media literacy | Scoop.it
In social media, traffic is everything.While most use sites like Facebook and Twitter for socializing, there is a growing number of people who use them and...

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Influencers Are Real, But they’re Not Always Who You Expect

Influencers Are Real, But they’re Not Always Who You Expect | social media literacy | Scoop.it
This guest post is by Dan Zarella of of danzarrella.com. I find myself in the quantity of followers versus quality ...

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4 Tips for Effective Facebook Community Management

4 Tips for Effective Facebook Community Management | social media literacy | Scoop.it
Facebook community management: How to facilitate discussions, postings, moderation and respond to spam comments on your Facebook page.

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