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iStrategy Blog | Qantas social media campaign on Twitter backfires‎

This week, two social media campaigns from the tourism industry caught my attention

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Berlusconi Takes to Facebook to Deny Resignation Rumors

Berlusconi Takes to Facebook to Deny Resignation Rumors | social media top stories | Scoop.it
The world has apparently reached the point where the best way for a politician to smother rumors of his impending resignation is to update his Facebook status.
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How Ford Blew It On Facebook | DigitalNext: A Blog on Emerging Media and Technology - Advertising Age

How Ford Blew It On Facebook | DigitalNext: A Blog on Emerging Media and Technology - Advertising Age | social media top stories | Scoop.it
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Facebook May Track Users Who Leave Service, Data Agency Says

Facebook Inc. may be tracking users’ Internet activity even after they cancel their accounts with the social-networking site, a German privacy watchdog said.
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Nikon’s Facebook page is blowing up with comments. But not for the right reasons

Nikon’s Facebook page is blowing up with comments. But not for the right reasons | social media top stories | Scoop.it
Giant camera manufacturer Nikon has found itself the subject of scrutiny on the web, but not for the reasons the company might have hoped for. In yet another example of how social media ...
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ChapStick Gets Itself in a Social Media Death Spiral | Adweek

ChapStick Gets Itself in a Social Media Death Spiral | Adweek | social media top stories | Scoop.it
We're catching up on all the social media shitstorms today. The major one this week involves ChapStick—a brand whose marketing I don't recall ever making any sort of impact. Until now. Here's the play-by-play.
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Are bloggers over-reacting to Ragu social media "crisis"? |

Are bloggers over-reacting to Ragu social media "crisis"? | | social media top stories | Scoop.it
In case you've been hiding under a rock for the last week (and apparently, I was until last Friday, because I hadn't seen this until then), there was some controversy surrounding Ragu and Dad bloggers and other social media celebrities online.
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7 Reasons Why Recruiters Like Facebook More Than LinkedIn

7 Reasons Why Recruiters Like Facebook More Than LinkedIn | social media top stories | Scoop.it
While employers continue to use LinkedIn for recruiting -- especially for executive positions -- they prefer interacting with students and graduates via Facebook. Here's why.
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Ford CMO Jim Farley: Social media leading to ‘massive cost savings’ for Ford | MackCollier.com - Social Media Training and Consulting

Ford CMO Jim Farley: Social media leading to ‘massive cost savings’ for Ford | MackCollier.com - Social Media Training and Consulting | social media top stories | Scoop.it
How cool is this? My friend Kaitlyn, who works for Ogilvy, wrangled some time with Ford CMO Jim Farley at the Paris Auto Show to answer a few questions about...
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Facebook sued over tracking users after logout - CNET

Facebook sued over tracking users after logout - CNET | social media top stories | Scoop.it
CNETFacebook sued over tracking users after logoutCNETFacebook is getting more heat over two controversial practices--tracking users after they log out and new automatic "frictionless sharing." The tracking, done with cookies on users' computers, ...
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Facebook Is Getting Too Damn Complicated [OPINION]

Facebook Is Getting Too Damn Complicated [OPINION] | social media top stories | Scoop.it
Unfortunately for its 800 million users, Facebook is falling victim to feature creep -- and settings that are becoming increasingly complex.
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Kohl's

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the Kohl's cares campaign puts their heart right out there for all to see and it's paid off with over 5 million followers.

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Who Are The 3 Biggest Losers Of Social Media? | Jeffbullas's Blog

Who Are The 3 Biggest Losers Of Social Media? | Jeffbullas's Blog | social media top stories | Scoop.it
Facebook has become the biggest party pooper since the term "social media" was invented with it's success sucking the oxygen out of the air for most of the second tier social networking platforms. So which social media sites are the biggest losers?Publish
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How Glamour's Social 2-D Barcodes Performed for Advertisers | MediaWorks - Advertising Age

How Glamour's Social 2-D Barcodes Performed for Advertisers | MediaWorks - Advertising Age | social media top stories | Scoop.it
Over 100,000 readers activated the socially-enabled 2-D barcodes in Glamour's September issue, which let readers 'like' brands on Facebook.
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Giving Kick-Ass Presentations In The Age Of Social Media | Fast Company

Giving Kick-Ass Presentations In The Age Of Social Media | Fast Company | social media top stories | Scoop.it

Jon Bond, the former ad giant turned social media honcho, was actually getting heckled at the Pivot Conference. When faced with what was a feisty crowd to begin with, Bond admitting that he “didn’t like Twitter” was like throwing fresh meat at rabid dogs. But rather than raise their voices, they let their fingers do the shouting. So while Bond continued to speak, a steady stream of snarky tweets projected on the wall behind him, acting like foghorns and essentially drowning him out.

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NASA gets Twitter happy, invites press and followers to two new Tweetups

NASA gets Twitter happy, invites press and followers to two new Tweetups | social media top stories | Scoop.it
For 50 lucky NASA Twitter followers, their dreams of dining with astronauts and walking the same grounds as Neil Armstrong have finally come true. After a random selection a few weeks ...
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Glitches in USAJobs site spark an online firestorm | Articles

Glitches in USAJobs site spark an online firestorm | Articles | social media top stories | Scoop.it
Users take to Facebook and Twitter to jeer at a relaunch of fed job-hunting site, proving that government isn't immune to social media backlash.
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The Power of Like: How Brands Reach and Influence Fans Through Social Media Marketing - comScore, Inc

The Power of Like: How Brands Reach and Influence Fans Through Social Media Marketing - comScore, Inc | social media top stories | Scoop.it
This white paper offers an in-depth analysis of how social media brand impressions reach Fans and Friends throughout Facebook, as opposed to just on brand Fan pages.
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Olive Garden bans American flag—then reverses decision | Articles

Olive Garden bans American flag—then reverses decision | Articles | social media top stories | Scoop.it
The ire of an Alabama patron has left Olive Garden (and its parent company) in hot water with customers.
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Facebook user engagement up 31%, ‘Like’ feature is key driver

Facebook user engagement up 31%, ‘Like’ feature is key driver | social media top stories | Scoop.it
While Facebook's new user sign-up rate may have slowed, the user engagement on the world's largest social networking site continues to grow strongly.

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Marketers struggle to harness social media - survey

LONDON, Oct 11 (Reuters) - Marketing chiefs feel overwhelmedby the growing volume of customer data on websites like Facebookand Twitter, and while they realise its potential value theyconsider themselves...
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USA TODAY, Facebook join for Super Bowl Ad Meter

USA TODAY, Facebook join for Super Bowl Ad Meter | social media top stories | Scoop.it
USA TODAY and Facebook are joining forces in 2012 to launch the 24th annual Super Bowl Ad Meter.
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On Facebook, Recalling Neighborhoods as They Once Were

On Facebook, Recalling Neighborhoods as They Once Were | social media top stories | Scoop.it
Current and former New Yorkers are going online to post photographs, documents and other memorabilia of their neighborhoods as they used to be.
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Facing a boycott, Southwest issues statement about kissing incident | Articles

Facing a boycott, Southwest issues statement about kissing incident | Articles | social media top stories | Scoop.it
Actress and musician Leisha Hailey tweeted Monday night that a Southwest flight attendant told her that kissing her girlfriend was taboo on a family airline. The carrier insists it was a matter of degree.
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