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Marketers Jump on Super Bowl Blackout With Twitter | Special: Super Bowl - Advertising Age

Marketers Jump on Super Bowl Blackout With Twitter | Special: Super Bowl - Advertising Age | social media top stories | Scoop.it
marketers immediately tried to leverage the super bowl power outage -- which otherwise disrupted some of the most expensive and long-laid plans in advertising.
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High five for the social media teams here who were ON IT!

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Papa John’s taps crisis PR firm to burnish CEO’s image | Articles | Home

Papa John’s taps crisis PR firm to burnish CEO’s image | Articles | Home | social media top stories | Scoop.it
John Schnatter was a polarizing figure last year due to his remarks about Obamacare. Now he wants everyone to know the reporting about him was wrong.
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Crisis firms are even more important now that social media can flare up a sitiuation like this in seconds. How long does it take to fix?

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Coca-Cola Proves Social Media Savvy With 2013 Super Bowl Commercial | Business 2 Community

Coca-Cola Proves Social Media Savvy With 2013 Super Bowl Commercial | Business 2 Community | social media top stories | Scoop.it
As the Super Bowl approaches fans are gearing up for the exciting day. On the other hand, many companies are preparing to analyze the effectiveness of Super
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Optimizing Facebook Pages for Graph Search?

Optimizing Facebook Pages for Graph Search? | social media top stories | Scoop.it
It's all the buzz right now, and Facebook is slowly letting users see what the fuss is all about. Marketers everywhere are frantically trying to figure out how
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Should you be optimizing your Facebook page for graph search? Of course you should!

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The Biggest Facebook Page in the US is Walmart

The Biggest Facebook Page in the US is Walmart | social media top stories | Scoop.it
The biggest Facebook pages in the world, brand wise, have not changed in the past 2 years. They are Facebook, Youtube, and Coca-Cola. In that order.
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@Socialbakers launching a local Facebook analytics tool? Awesome.

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Facebook hacker poses as aunt, cons couple - Inquirer.net

Facebook hacker poses as aunt, cons couple - Inquirer.net | social media top stories | Scoop.it
Inquirer.net Facebook hacker poses as aunt, cons couple Inquirer.net McRyan Jay Cortez, a supervisor of a construction firm and his wife, Madelene, claimed that they only learned that they had been duped after they contacted their aunt who told...
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PR doesn't own social media; it belongs to every department | Articles | Home

PR doesn't own social media; it belongs to every department | Articles | Home | social media top stories | Scoop.it
The CEO of a marketing firm takes issue with a PR Daily story insisting public relations should handle social media for organizations. She insists everyone owns social. Do you agree with the author?
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The 7 Best On-The-Fly Corporate Social Media Comebacks Of The Year

The 7 Best On-The-Fly Corporate Social Media Comebacks Of The Year | social media top stories | Scoop.it
Reacting with style to social media flare ups
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Here's How Police Get a Suspect's Facebook Information

Here's How Police Get a Suspect's Facebook Information | social media top stories | Scoop.it
Wondering how police get the Facebook data of a suspect in a crime? Here's the procedure.
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Social media is increasingly used by law enforcement and by journalists. Is this OK with you?

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11 Biggest Social Media Disasters of 2012

11 Biggest Social Media Disasters of 2012 | social media top stories | Scoop.it
A look back at the biggest blunders brands made on social media this year.
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BBC - BBC Internet Blog: Connected Studio: Now pilot

BBC - BBC Internet Blog: Connected Studio: Now pilot | social media top stories | Scoop.it
In May the BBC Homepage became the first product to take part in the new Connected Studio initiative. As product manager for the Homepage I was really looking forward to...
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Actor George Takei To Take On Facebook’s Algorithm In Upcoming Book - AllFacebook

Actor George Takei To Take On Facebook’s Algorithm In Upcoming Book - AllFacebook | social media top stories | Scoop.it
Actor George Takei has been a fierce opponent of the way Facebook determines which users see certain posts from pages.
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8 viral memes from the 2012 election | Articles | Home

8 viral memes from the 2012 election | Articles | Home | social media top stories | Scoop.it
From ‘binders full of women’ to Clint Eastwood’s chair, here are the viral topics that have taken the Web by storm this presidential election season.
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Pastor Who Left Sanctimonious Tip Gets Waitress Fired from Applebee's, Claims Her Reputation Was Ruined

Pastor Who Left Sanctimonious Tip Gets Waitress Fired from Applebee's, Claims Her Reputation Was Ruined | social media top stories | Scoop.it
Hell hath no fury like a pastor scorned by the Internet. After a copy of her Applebee's receipt began circulating online yesterday, Pastor Alois Bell of the St.
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OK, so posting her name on the internet wasn't so smart, but I would support her posting what is visible in this screen shot. You?

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Laura Brown's comment, March 19, 2013 6:49 PM
According to the article the pastor and her group routinely went to eat out at this restaurant. How did they not know the automatic tipping policy? If she and her god did not like it they could have eaten somewhere else. It is her own fault and having it published is something she risked when she made her comment on the receipt.
Laura Brown's curator insight, March 19, 2013 6:52 PM

According to the article the pastor and her group routinely went to eat out at this restaurant. How did they not know the automatic tipping policy? If she and her god did not like it they could have eaten somewhere else. It is her own fault and having it published is something she risked when she made her comment on the receipt.

 

Deanna Dahlsad's curator insight, March 19, 2013 8:25 PM

Yes, in the bible it says, "Say you tithe and cheat workers, leave workers sanctimonious crap rather than what they are owed especially thosw who are charged for taxes on tips as part of their income, and then please get the worker fired."

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Questions to Ask Yourself Before You Hit Publish on Your Next Blog Post

Questions to Ask Yourself Before You Hit Publish on Your Next Blog Post | social media top stories | Scoop.it
To improve your blogging, ask yourself these nine questions before you publish your next blog post on your insurance website. (Improve your blogging with these nine questions to ask yourself before you hit publish.
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Jaguar's Instagram contest revs up fans | Articles | Main

Jaguar's Instagram contest revs up fans | Articles | Main | social media top stories | Scoop.it
The automaker asks fans to take photos of their favorite Jaguar cars and upload them to a Facebook app using a special hashtag. It's drumming up excitement for the new F-Type model.
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What's not to love about photos of hot cars? 

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How REI Put A Bow On Social Marketing And Wowed Customer

How REI Put A Bow On Social Marketing And Wowed Customer | social media top stories | Scoop.it
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Real time community response can really make a difference!

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Web Ink Now: Insensitive Newsjacking leads to social media firestorm

Web Ink Now: Insensitive Newsjacking leads to social media firestorm | social media top stories | Scoop.it
My friend Jim Stewart who is CEO of a Melbourne digital marketing firm, points us to an example of inappropriate newsjacking. Recently, Australia has been hit with devastating bushfires. The damage has been especially great in Tasmania.
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Is reporting newsjacking capitalizing on newsjacking? Are fire puns appropriate in this case? Maybe I'm just over-reacting on a Friday morning.

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Google, Microsoft Execs Jump to Social-Media Manager Hearsay

Google, Microsoft Execs Jump to Social-Media Manager Hearsay | social media top stories | Scoop.it
More companies are using social-media sites like Facebook, Twitter and Google+ to communicate with customers with the help of special “social-media management” software.
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Sizing up social business for 2012 - ZDNet

Sizing up social business for 2012 - ZDNet | social media top stories | Scoop.it
Sizing up social business for 2012 ZDNet Without a doubt, organizations of all sizes encountered social media in more of its various forms last year than ever before.
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It's Okay to Outsource Your Social Media | Katie Wagner Social Media

It's Okay to Outsource Your Social Media | Katie Wagner Social Media | social media top stories | Scoop.it
Big brands like Nike have outsourced their social media, so why can't you?
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Interesting. Your thoughts? Has outsourcing finally become OK as long as the ones doing the worlk know what they're doing?

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Yelp Reviewers Sued for Writing Bad Reviews? Say it Isn’t So!

Yelp Reviewers Sued for Writing Bad Reviews? Say it Isn’t So! | social media top stories | Scoop.it
People love to stand behind the concept of Free Speech but even that doesn't give you the right to slander another person, spout lies or yel
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Yelp and several of the other review sites like Trip Advisor have had so many problems with gaming the system. Are they a trusted network for you anymore?

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Why I’m Switching Hotel Brands | Spence Smith

Why I’m Switching Hotel Brands | Spence Smith | social media top stories | Scoop.it
When big brands listen to their customers we do respond, on person's take on rewards and customer outreach
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NY Times lawyers are all over Twitter and we are safe from the obvious

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Is Social Media Destroying Productivity? [INFOGRAPHIC] - AllTwitter

Is Social Media Destroying Productivity? [INFOGRAPHIC] - AllTwitter | social media top stories | Scoop.it

Is Social Media Destroying Productivity? (infgraphic)

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