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LinkedIn to Emphasize ‘Follow Company’ Feature at Advertising Week | Adweek

LinkedIn to Emphasize ‘Follow Company’ Feature at Advertising Week | Adweek | Social media news | Scoop.it
Brands hoping to keep up online better hurry up and start courting LinkedIn followers fast.
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Dell Defines Social Media ROI: An Interview With Rishi Dave

Dell Defines Social Media ROI: An Interview With Rishi Dave | Social media news | Scoop.it
Specific examples of how a successful company is using social media to its advantage. Part two in a two-part series.
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Facebook to Launch iPad App at Apple’s iPhone 5 Event [EXCLUSIVE]

Facebook to Launch iPad App at Apple’s iPhone 5 Event [EXCLUSIVE] | Social media news | Scoop.it
Facebook will launch its long-awaited iPad app at Apple's iPhone 5 launch event on Oct. 4, Mashable has learned.
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Who’s Using Tumblr? - eMarketer

Who’s Using Tumblr? - eMarketer | Social media news | Scoop.it
Unique visitors to Tumblr have skyrocketed since May 2010. Tumblr, the social blogging site, has seen solid growth since its launch in 2007.
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The Facebook Ticker: Good News for Brands | ClickZ

The Facebook Ticker: Good News for Brands | ClickZ | Social media news | Scoop.it
Facebook's latest tweak to its interface gives brands a new way to be a part of a consumer's social life.
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YouTube Introduces Video Editing Feature

YouTube Introduces Video Editing Feature | Social media news | Scoop.it
YouTube users are being offered a new feature that allows them to edit their videos onsite starting Wednesday.
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bobcat11013's comment, September 18, 2011 5:00 PM
As a video production major, this is kind of threatening. Obviously amateurs won't be able to create completely professional videos, but will the people paying the bills care enough to hire me instead of some guy they can get for half the price?
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Business leaders fear being out of step with technology

Business leaders fear being out of step with technology | Social media news | Scoop.it
Nearly half of European business leaders fear being out of touch due to the rapid pace of technology, according to a new study by CNBC.
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When Bloggers Don’t Follow the Script, to ConAgra’s Chagrin

When Bloggers Don’t Follow the Script, to ConAgra’s Chagrin | Social media news | Scoop.it
An exclusive meal for food lovers turned out to be a frozen-food switch — but the marketing strategy backfired.
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Google acquires Zagat

Google acquires Zagat | Social media news | Scoop.it
Google agreed to buy restaurant-review firm Zagat, a deal that highlights the Internet giant's recent moves to grab a share of the revenue from local businesses.
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Watchdog wants fair trade rules for Facebook, Twitter, Google | ZDNet

Watchdog wants fair trade rules for Facebook, Twitter, Google | ZDNet | Social media news | Scoop.it
A leading regulatory watchdog is petitioning the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) in a bid to establish a “trade regulation” framework, whic...
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Why Marketers Must Read 'Counterinsurgency' Field Manual | CMO Strategy - Advertising Age

Why Marketers Must Read 'Counterinsurgency' Field Manual | CMO Strategy - Advertising Age | Social media news | Scoop.it
Marketers often look to books by military strategists when it comes to winning in the marketplace. But now warfare is in counterinsurgency.
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Jesus Daily on Facebook Nurtures Highly Active Fans

Jesus Daily on Facebook Nurtures Highly Active Fans | Social media news | Scoop.it
For the last three months, more people have “Liked,” commented and shared content on the Jesus Daily than on any other Facebook page.
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Facebook deletes hacked Pages, destroying years of work

Facebook deletes hacked Pages, destroying years of work | Social media news | Scoop.it

Businesses and individuals using Facebook Pages are getting booted off their fanpage with no way back on, and it's costing some of them money.

Typically, the administrator tries to access the Page, only to discover that someone else has managed to get admin privileges and then deleted their admin status.

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Facebook’s Mobile Chief: Within 1-2 Years, We’re Going To Be A Mobile Company

Facebook’s Mobile Chief: Within 1-2 Years, We’re Going To Be A Mobile Company | Social media news | Scoop.it
Facebook has their sights locked on mobile. We know that. This afternoon at GigaOm's Mobilize conference, Facebook Mobile Chief Erick Tseng touched on just how crucial mobile is to them — and more importantly, how crucial it will be.
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Facebook to Marketers: Time to Make Your Apps More Social |

Facebook to Marketers: Time to Make Your Apps More Social | | Social media news | Scoop.it

Mark Zuckerberg wants you to create a mobile social application.

Facebook's CEO may not have said that directly, but its f8 event last week marked one of the most important milestones in the progression of mobile social media. Pretty soon, most mobile apps will be social apps, and Zuckerberg just ensured that these apps will integrate with Facebook.

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Facebook Defends Getting Data From Logged-Out Users

Facebook Defends Getting Data From Logged-Out Users | Social media news | Scoop.it
Facebook on Monday defended its practice of gathering data from “Like” buttons even after users have logged out.
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Tools aim to help marketers grapple with social ROI

Tools aim to help marketers grapple with social ROI | Social media news | Scoop.it
Social media has outgrown its experimental play-money stage. With marketers sinking up to $6 billion into social campaigns this year (according to eMarketer), the category has officially become a legitimate form of advertising.
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Facebook plans ad giveaway that targets small businesses

Facebook plans ad giveaway that targets small businesses | Social media news | Scoop.it
Next week, Facebook will unveil a plan to offer free $50 advertising credits for up to 200,000 small businesses.
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At Long Last, Facebook Adds Twitter-Style Following, Calls It “Subscribe”

At Long Last, Facebook Adds Twitter-Style Following, Calls It “Subscribe” | Social media news | Scoop.it
Though asymmetrical relationships are something Facebook has long resisted, Facebook users will now be allowed to offer people the option to subscribe to their public updates.
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4chan Founder Launches Canvas, a Social Forum For Remixing Images

4chan Founder Launches Canvas, a Social Forum For Remixing Images | Social media news | Scoop.it
Canvas, an online forum for sharing, remixing and commenting on images came out of private beta recently.
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Exclusive: Facebook doubles first-half revenue

Exclusive: Facebook doubles first-half revenue | Social media news | Scoop.it
SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Facebook's revenue doubled to $1.6 billion in 2011's first half, a source with knowledge of its financials told Reuters, underscoring its appeal to advertisers while it grapples...
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Amazon steps up social media efforts

Amazon steps up social media efforts | Social media news | Scoop.it
SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Amazon.com Inc is stepping up social media efforts after the largest Internet retailer partially missed one of the hottest technology trends of recent years.Amazon...
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Is the future of social commerce on Facebook?

Is the future of social commerce on Facebook? | Social media news | Scoop.it
Facebook’s explosive growth has led many to question whether it will become the de facto hub of commerce for retailers. Here are three ways to leverage Facebook and social commerce on your site to grow conversions and sales.
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Social media editor role expands to include fighting misinformation during breaking news | Poynter.

The buzzwords for social media editors at news outlets are conversation, curation and collaboration. But when using Twitter and its ilk to collect and disseminate news in real-time, another word is becoming just as important: corroboration.

During big, breaking events such as Hurricane Irene, the East Coast earthquake and uprisings in the Middle East, social media editors monitor Twitter, YouTube and Flickr. They ask people what they’re seeing and spread eyewitness accounts and images to a broader audience.

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Exclusive: Sneak peek at Pursuitist’s social network for affluent consumers & luxury brands |

Exclusive: Sneak peek at Pursuitist’s social network for affluent consumers & luxury brands | | Social media news | Scoop.it
It's the country club come to the Internet: Pursuitist, the website about all things high-end, is getting ready to unveil a new social layer for those who live the good life.
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