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9 Companies Doing Social Media Right and Why | Social Media Examiner

9 Companies Doing Social Media Right and Why | Social Media Examiner | Social media news | Scoop.it
Great ideas and tactics to transform your online presence by integrating social media into your marketing strategy.
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Friendslist Wants To Topple Craigslist By Being Even More Social

Friendslist Wants To Topple Craigslist By Being Even More Social | Social media news | Scoop.it
So many companies have tried to topple Craigslist, and they have all failed. Jonathan Wegener thinks they've all done it the wrong way.
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Popgadget Personal Technology: Suwappu augmented reality toy app

Popgadget Personal Technology: Suwappu augmented reality toy app | Social media news | Scoop.it
Augmented reality technology has been used as part of many apps and promotions over the past few years.
However, this has to be one of our favourite uses, an augmented reality toy concept devised by London design company Berg and Japanese ad agency Dentsu.
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Reasons people unlike brands on Facebook

Reasons people unlike brands on Facebook | Social media news | Scoop.it
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4 Reasons Your Boss Should Care About Social Media for SEO | ClickZ

4 Reasons Your Boss Should Care About Social Media for SEO | ClickZ | Social media news | Scoop.it
Dismissing Facebook and Twitter? Personal communication, rankings, reputation management, and social media sells/converts are four reasons not to.
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Fowndr Offers Private Social Network for Start-Ups

Fowndr Offers Private Social Network for Start-Ups | Social media news | Scoop.it
Fowndr, a new social network opening in the coming weeks, hopes to offer a place for like-minded entrepreneurs and start-ups to share ideas, files and learning.
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LinkedIn's Answer to Facebook's Open Graph

LinkedIn's Answer to Facebook's Open Graph | Social media news | Scoop.it
Professional social network LinkedIn has opened up access to a new developer platform today that should bring LinkedIn content, buttons, Twitter-esque "profile summaries" and more to websites throughout the Web.
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Metrics advice: Think KPIs not ROI

Metrics advice: Think KPIs not ROI | Social media news | Scoop.it
One of the most packed sessions at this last's Web 2.0 Expo in San Francisco was "Measuring the Future: New Metrics for New Media," a solo talk given by Margaret Francis, Vice President of Product at Lithium, one of our top 10 social media monitoring vendors.
"Social media is an effective way to create awareness of and interest in products and services," she told the 400 onlookers. So, how do you do that?
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Social media marketers focus on loyalty over sales, survey shows

Social media marketers focus on loyalty over sales, survey shows | Social media news | Scoop.it
Brands place value on insights and loyalty, not spending. How much is a brand fan worth? It’s a question some social media marketers have been asking for a while, but research suggests many are moving on from the search for a hard number.
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[SURVEY] Most business-to-business marketers use social media

[SURVEY] Most business-to-business marketers use social media | Social media news | Scoop.it
Find information on B2B Marketing strategies and tactics. BtoB Magazine offers information on email marketing solutions, search engine marketing strategy as well as valuable business to business directories and B2B lead generation articles.
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Foursquare Makes Discovering Brands Easier

Foursquare Makes Discovering Brands Easier | Social media news | Scoop.it
In an effort to make it easier for users to find brands to follow, Foursquare has launched a new web page to showcase top brands.
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Twitter to offer brands Facebook-style pages

Twitter to offer brands Facebook-style pages | Social media news | Scoop.it
Twitter to offer brands Facebook-style pages marketing news. Read Twitter to offer brands Facebook-style pages and other marketing news online.
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How Brands Can Access an Instant Audience with Instagram

How Brands Can Access an Instant Audience with Instagram | Social media news | Scoop.it
If you own an iPhone or take a general interest in mobile applications, it can probably be assumed that you have heard and may likely use Instagram, a simple mobile application that allows users to snap a photo (or choose from an existing one within their albums), apply one of 11 different filters and quickly share across the social space.
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Google to sentence YouTube violators to 'copyright school'

Google to sentence YouTube violators to 'copyright school' | Social media news | Scoop.it
Copyright violators will have to watch a tutorial and pass a test before they can use the online video service.
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Social Brands 100 Report

The Social Brands 100 was compiled over a period of three months with the contribution of an external panel of social experts drawn from business, academia, media and communications, and Brandwatch, the social media analytics data provider.
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Could the "Dark Web" mean lights out for Facebook?

Could the "Dark Web" mean lights out for Facebook? | Social media news | Scoop.it
A few years ago, it was not uncommon to hear search people talk about The Dark Web (also known as Dark Net or the Deep Web).
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Under 25’s swap remote controls for iPhones as ‘Social TV’ trend takes over | Digital Clarity

Under 25’s swap remote controls for iPhones as ‘Social TV’ trend takes over | Digital Clarity | Social media news | Scoop.it
Under 25’s swap remote controls for iPhones as ‘Social TV’ trend takes over 72% comment on programmes via social networks as they watch them How...
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7 Million Fans Like Leo Messi's Facebook Page in 7 Hours

7 Million Fans Like Leo Messi's Facebook Page in 7 Hours | Social media news | Scoop.it
Seven hours after Argentine Soccer player Leo Messi started a Facebook Page, he has 7 million likes.
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KLM Fly2Miami: It Started With A Tweet? -

KLM Fly2Miami: It Started With A Tweet? - | Social media news | Scoop.it
KLM Royal Dutch Airlines is showing their great social DNA again. The airline has invested in a massive social media team and proves that smart social marketing is all about listening, dialogues and social interactions.
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YouTube is planning a shift from user-generated content to multiple TV-style channels

YouTube is planning a shift from user-generated content to multiple TV-style channels | Social media news | Scoop.it
Google is planning to increase its investment in original content for its video platform YouTube, according to widespread reports.
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Twitter Tweets Some Big Q1 Stats; 155 Million Tweets A Day Now

Twitter Tweets Some Big Q1 Stats; 155 Million Tweets A Day Now | Social media news | Scoop.it
Since the first quarter just ended, Twitter's PR team decided to tweet updates stats regarding the state of Twitter today. Of them, the biggest is that Twitter saw a 41 percent increase in tweets per day (and a 38 percent increase in the U.
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How to deal with your brand's online critics

How to deal with your brand's online critics | Social media news | Scoop.it
Everyone person knows how to broadcast a message online, and in this day and age, many know (or are learning) how to start a conversation, but do you know how to handle oppositional responses?...
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StumbleUpon: 800 million monthly stumbles can’t be wrong

StumbleUpon: 800 million monthly stumbles can’t be wrong | Social media news | Scoop.it
Those who are dedicated users of StumbleUpon won't be at all surprised by what I found via an interview on Friday. For those of you who haven't used the service, or perhaps you have ...
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Facebook For iPhone Gets Event Check-Ins, Maps, And Unfriending

Facebook For iPhone Gets Event Check-Ins, Maps, And Unfriending | Social media news | Scoop.it
A couple weeks ago, after All Facebook spotted the ability to check-in to Facebook events, the social network confirmed to us that the feature would be launching shortly on the iPhone and their mobile-based touch site. Today, here it is.

Version 3.4 of Facebook's iPhone app actually has a few other nice updates as well. These include the ability to view your friends on a map from the Places area (and it uses Google Maps, not Bing Maps), an
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Mobile - Android Widens Smartphone Lead, Apple Up on Verizon iPhone

Mobile - Android Widens Smartphone Lead, Apple Up on Verizon iPhone | Social media news | Scoop.it
Mobile - Google Android strengthened its lead in the US smartphone market as of February 2011, accounting for 33% of smartphone subscribers, up 7.0 percentage points from the previous three-month period, according ...
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