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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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Facebook's missteps, criticisms, and failures [infographic] - Holy Kaw!

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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

Kohl's | social media top stories | Scoop.it

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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The Fun Theory

The Fun Theory | social media top stories | Scoop.it

Volkswagon's the fun theory site is "dedicated to the thought that something as simple as fun is the easiest way to change people’s behaviour for the better. Be it for yourself, for the environment, or for something entirely different, the only thing that matters is that it’s change for the better. "

 

Well done VW, well done. 

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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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10 Facebook Timeline Designs That Will Blow You Away [PICS]

10 Facebook Timeline Designs That Will Blow You Away [PICS] | social media top stories | Scoop.it
We've picked 10 examples of Facebook Timeline cover photo designs that are truly outstanding.
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Speak Media Blog: Idiot Loses Job Offer Over Tweet

Speak Media Blog: Idiot Loses Job Offer Over Tweet | social media top stories | Scoop.it

Tweeting before you get the job. Lesson 1. Don't be stupid

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