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The 15 Most Popular Brands On Facebook

The 15 Most Popular Brands On Facebook | Social media news | Scoop.it
Justin Bieber has some of the most die hard fans in the world, so it's no surprise that they are also the most active on Facebook. But Bieber fans aren't the only ones showing some social networking love.
Fangager looked at some of the biggest brands on Facebook to see who was using the social networking site to its fullest potential.
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Royal Wedding 2011: When Did the Monarchy Become so Social-Media Savvy?

Royal Wedding 2011: When Did the Monarchy Become so Social-Media Savvy? | Social media news | Scoop.it
The so-called out-of-touch British Monarchy has jumped on nearly every social media tool imaginable to broadcast the wedding of Will and Kate.
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YouTube Founders Buy Delicious From Yahoo

YouTube Founders Buy Delicious From Yahoo | Social media news | Scoop.it
A team led by Chad Hurley and Steve Chen, the co-founders of YouTube, will buy the social bookmarking service.
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Why Color May Be The Next Twitter

Why Color May Be The Next Twitter | Social media news | Scoop.it
Love it or loath it, the smartphone app Color is one of the most innovative Web products to have launched this year. It has a user experience that is as unique and different as Twitter was 5 years ago.
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News Corp. Sale of MySpace Seeks Bids Over $100 Million | Adweek

News Corp. Sale of MySpace Seeks Bids Over $100 Million | Adweek | Social media news | Scoop.it
It would be too easy to dismiss MySpace as a lost cause, and that’s precisely why several investor groups are attracted to it.
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How Engaged Is Traffic from Social Sites?

How Engaged Is Traffic from Social Sites? | Social media news | Scoop.it
Web users who follow links from social sites are less interested in their content.Person-to-person sharing has become a major way content producers hope to have their information disseminated as social media has offered the chance for content to go viral. Despite studies that suggest email is still the top way people share content, and that search is still the top way people find websites, social sharing—newer and more exciting—is in the spotlight.
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Will Facebook Deals leave Groupon in the dust?

Will Facebook Deals leave Groupon in the dust? | Social media news | Scoop.it
Facebook introduces its long anticipated Deals service, which will be tightly woven into the social networking service...
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The 5 Qualities of Highly Effective Community Managers

The 5 Qualities of Highly Effective Community Managers | Social media news | Scoop.it
Companies of all sizes are looking to snatch up top notch people to fill community manager roles. Here are the vital traits you should look for when hiring one for your company.
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Page Sharing Service Bo.lt Lets You Copy, Edit And Share Almost Any Webpage

Page Sharing Service Bo.lt Lets You Copy, Edit And Share Almost Any Webpage | Social media news | Scoop.it
With $5 million in funding from Benchmark Capital, web page sharing service Bo.lt launches today after about a year in private beta.
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Don't Ignore Social Media's Research Value |

Don't Ignore Social Media's Research Value | | Social media news | Scoop.it
Social media ROI can be demonstrated through things other than net new revenue from new customers. Market research in social media is another form of social media ROI.
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McDonald's Makes Subtle Play for Children Online

McDonald's Makes Subtle Play for Children Online | Social media news | Scoop.it
A virtual world created by McDonald's shows how food companies aim to keep children on their Web sites for long periods of time.
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Apps promote positive brand image study findes

Apps promote positive brand image study findes | Social media news | Scoop.it
Sixty percent of smartphone users say advertising via an app promotes a good brand image, according to a new study by Eurosport.
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How to Optimize Your Brand's Facebook Page For Search Engines

How to Optimize Your Brand's Facebook Page For Search Engines | Social media news | Scoop.it
So your company has mastered search engine optimization (SEO) for the brand's main Website and established a killer social media strategy, both of which are driving hordes of ...
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Revealed: The 10 Countries Most Addicted To Twitter - AllTwitter

Revealed: The 10 Countries Most Addicted To Twitter - AllTwitter | Social media news | Scoop.it
Revealed: The 10 Countries Most Addicted To Twitter...
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Pepsi Vending Machine Lets You Gift Drinks to Friends Via Social Media [VIDEO]

Pepsi Vending Machine Lets You Gift Drinks to Friends Via Social Media [VIDEO] | Social media news | Scoop.it
PepsiCo's vending machine lets you give free Pepsi beverages to your friends via social media.
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Facebook is getting ready to launch in China, sources say

Facebook is getting ready to launch in China, sources say | Social media news | Scoop.it
Facebook is eager to push out a Chinese version of its site soon, which is likely to be integrated with its larger social graph, but gated by warning messages about Chinese government monitors and censors.
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Yelp Plans to Go Public, Despite Booming Private Market - Digits - WSJ

Yelp Plans to Go Public, Despite Booming Private Market - Digits - WSJ | Social media news | Scoop.it
Yelp, the consumer-reviews website, is declining to seek another round of financing and instead has its sights set on going public.
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Twitter is in Denial About its Massive Spam Problem - Technology Review

Twitter is in Denial About its Massive Spam Problem - Technology Review | Social media news | Scoop.it
Twitter doesn't seem to have enough incentive to eliminate auto-spawned accounts -- and that's a larger problem than most of us realize...
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Facebook Adds "Send" Button to Sharing Arsenal

Facebook Adds "Send" Button to Sharing Arsenal | Social media news | Scoop.it
In a move to support private sharing, Facebook today is launching a companion to its public "Like" button for publishers called the "Send" button.
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Strategy - Four Questions With Guy Kawasaki: Enchantment, Influence, and Marketing to the Rest of Us : MarketingProfs Article

Strategy - Four Questions With Guy Kawasaki: Enchantment, Influence, and Marketing to the Rest of Us : MarketingProfs Article | Social media news | Scoop.it
Strategy - Having been neck-deep in the psychology of influence and the business of marketing while launching my own book, I had the opportunity to ask Guy Kawasaki about succeeding by embracing ...
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A Complete Look At How Social Games Increase Brand Awareness (

A Complete Look At How Social Games Increase Brand Awareness ( | Social media news | Scoop.it
Social gaming presents myriad integration opportunities for advertisers, but is the reality living up to the hype? In this analysis we take a look at how brands can begin integrating with social games today.
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Social Media - Leads via LinkedIn Groups Most Likely to Convert : MarketingProfs Article

Social Media - Leads via LinkedIn Groups Most Likely to Convert : MarketingProfs Article | Social media news | Scoop.it
Social Media - Nearly one in four visitors to B2B websites referred by LinkedIn are enterprise visitors—those arriving at sites via corporate IP addresses—according to a report by LeadPerformix.
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8 Ways to Improve Your Live Event With Social Media

8 Ways to Improve Your Live Event With Social Media | Social media news | Scoop.it
Social channels are a great way to improve the planning, promotion and execution of live in-person events. Take note of these top tips.
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Loopt Introduces Qs: Real-Time Polls in Place of Reviews

Loopt Introduces Qs: Real-Time Polls in Place of Reviews | Social media news | Scoop.it
Think about your average, smartphone-enabled visit to a new restaurant: You sit down, take a gander at the menu and quickly pull out your phone to look up the latest Foursquare tips and Yelp reviews.
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Social Media Participation Gets Rewarded in Vegas

Social Media Participation Gets Rewarded in Vegas | Social media news | Scoop.it
Caesar's Entertainment inks a deal with Topguest to reward checkins via Facebook, Twitter, Foursquare and other mobile platforms.
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