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I Had Cancer social network signs up 3,000 users in 3 weeks

I Had Cancer social network signs up 3,000 users in 3 weeks | Social Media Updates | Scoop.it
I Had Cancer is a free social network specifically for people suffering with cancer either directly or indirectly. The network launched in private beta late July, and is now in public ...
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AmazonLocal Daily Deals Service Comes to New York

AmazonLocal Daily Deals Service Comes to New York | Social Media Updates | Scoop.it
Amazon is expanding its AmazonLocal daily deals service into New York.
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Google+ launches an “ignore” option. Hide people but let them interact with your content.

Google+ launches an “ignore” option. Hide people but let them interact with your content. | Social Media Updates | Scoop.it
Google has just introduced a new way of customizing Google+ so you only see content from people you're interested in with having to completely block them.

The Block Option

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Ness Is a Personalized Search Engine for the Mobile World

Ness Is a Personalized Search Engine for the Mobile World | Social Media Updates | Scoop.it
Ness is a mobile app that can figure out which restaurants you'll enjoy the most, based on a recommendation engine designed for mobile.
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Google agrees book scanning deal with yet another French publisher

Google agrees book scanning deal with yet another French publisher | Social Media Updates | Scoop.it
Google has resolved an outstanding legal dispute with French publishing house La Martiniere Groupe and agreed a deal to start scanning the company's copyright protected out-of-print ...
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How User-Generated Content Is Changing SEO

How User-Generated Content Is Changing SEO | Social Media Updates | Scoop.it
Google has been integrating social media into its search results long before Google+. User-generated content like product reviews and ratings have been affecting results (and clickthrough) for some time.
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Where Are Your Facebook Friends Sitting? Ticketmaster Tells You

Where Are Your Facebook Friends Sitting? Ticketmaster Tells You | Social Media Updates | Scoop.it
Ticketmaster, is enhancing its interactive seat maps Tuesday so that ticket buyers can see where their Facebook friends are sitting,...
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Facebook: Acquisitions and a focus on design and mobile will repel rivals

Facebook: Acquisitions and a focus on design and mobile will repel rivals | Social Media Updates | Scoop.it
Facebook will double its number of acquisitions from last year, focus on design, website reliability and roll out new mobile apps and services to ensure it remains the world's most ...
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Free API For Sentiment Analysis From ViralHeat

Free API For Sentiment Analysis From ViralHeat | Social Media Updates | Scoop.it
If you use tools such as Radian6 to analyze how the social Web is talking about your company, brands or products, perhaps it might be time to take ...
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How International is Twitter? @Twitter_Es Now Has More Followers Than @Twitter

How International is Twitter? @Twitter_Es Now Has More Followers Than @Twitter | Social Media Updates | Scoop.it
It's a little discussed but widely-known fact that Twitter is bigger outside the United States than it is inside its home country: it's huge in Brazil, Japan and the Philippines, for example.
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Facebook, Twitter see record number of visits in July

Facebook, Twitter see record number of visits in July | Social Media Updates | Scoop.it
Facebook grabs 162 million visitors, while Twitter brings in more than 32 million, according to new data from ComScore. Read this blog post by Lance Whitney on Digital Media.
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Google Adds Friend Annotations to the +1 Button

Google Adds Friend Annotations to the +1 Button | Social Media Updates | Scoop.it
Google is making the +1 Button more social with the addition of friend annotations.
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How Are People Using Twitter? [INFOGRAPHIC]

How Are People Using Twitter? [INFOGRAPHIC] | Social Media Updates | Scoop.it
Okay, I admit it. I'm addicted to Twitter. But this infographic made me feel a lot better, because it shows me that I'm not alone.
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Facebook shutting down Facebook Deals service after 4 months

Facebook shutting down Facebook Deals service after 4 months | Social Media Updates | Scoop.it
Facebook is shutting down its Deals service reports Reuters. Facebook's Groupon-like deal service launched late April in 5 major cities and offered the ability to cash in on deals local ...
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Amazon.com Investor Relations: Press Release

"LivingSocial (http://www.livingsocial.com/) has secured a $175 million investment from Amazon (Nasdaq: AMZN)."

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Serendip: Twitter music integration done right

Serendip: Twitter music integration done right | Social Media Updates | Scoop.it
There are a lot of music apps that make it easy to share music on Twitter, and Serendip is one of those latest apps. And a little more. Serendip offers the smartest music integration ...
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Report: Facebook Building Instagram-like Photo Filters

Report: Facebook Building Instagram-like Photo Filters | Social Media Updates | Scoop.it
The New York Times is reporting that Facebook plans to add photo filters to its mobile app "in the coming months," looking to challenge Instagram, Camera+ and other camera apps with built-in fancy filters.
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Round 1 To Foursquare: Facebook Is Scaling Back Its Places Check-Ins

Round 1 To Foursquare: Facebook Is Scaling Back Its Places Check-Ins | Social Media Updates | Scoop.it
Facebook just announced plans to abandon the "Places" feature inside its mobile application.
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Google 1Gbps network near Stanford is live

Google 1Gbps network near Stanford is live | Social Media Updates | Scoop.it
Stanford University faculty and professors living near the campus are the first to get access to Google's super fast broadband network. Read this blog post by Marguerite Reardon on Signal Strength.
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» It’s Facebook+ as Social Giant Adds Google+ Features

» It’s Facebook+ as Social Giant Adds Google+ Features | Social Media Updates | Scoop.it

Facebook just announced with a blog post and big media splash that it’s now mimicking some Google+ features by letting users edit posts, and making it easier to control who sees their updates and view their profile as others do.

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New Infographic: The Brandsphere by Brian Solis and JESS3 | Brian Solis

New Infographic: The Brandsphere by Brian Solis and JESS3 | Brian Solis | Social Media Updates | Scoop.it

In discussions about new media, you will often hear the division of media opportunities as Paid, Owned, and Earned media (P.O.E.M.). Over the years, I’ve studied the various categorization of media from a few perspectives, that of content creation, how social networks cater to consumption and sharing, and also how media opportunities are packaged and sold by each network. I believe media is not limited to three groups, but instead categorized into five key segments: Paid, Promoted, Owned, Shared, and Earned. To visualize the model that reflects the state of new media, I once again partnered with my good friends at JESS3. The result…The Brandsphere.



Social networks and channels present brands with a broad array of media opportunities to engage customers and those who influence them. Each channel offers a unique formula for engagement where brands become stories and people become storytellers. Using a transmedia approach, the brand story can connect with customers differently across each medium, creating a deeper, more enriching experience. Transmedia storytelling doesn’t follow the traditional rules of publishing; it caters to customers where they connect and folds them into the narrative.....

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Google’s Brainteaser Shows Off Chrome Features - DesignTAXI.com

Google’s Brainteaser Shows Off Chrome Features - DesignTAXI.com | Social Media Updates | Scoop.it
Google’s Brainteaser Shows Off Chrome Features - DesignTAXI.com...
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Tumblr's Amazing Success Shows The Importance Of Design For Startups

Tumblr's Amazing Success Shows The Importance Of Design For Startups | Social Media Updates | Scoop.it
Tumblr is one of the most design-centric startups out there.
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Twitter rolls out user galleries, which show every image you’ve tweeted

Twitter rolls out user galleries, which show every image you’ve tweeted | Social Media Updates | Scoop.it
Today, Twitter announced it's rolling out...
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The Social Timing Sweet Spot: Timing your posts for optimal results

The Social Timing Sweet Spot: Timing your posts for optimal results | Social Media Updates | Scoop.it
Some of us tweet and post on Facebook almost nonstop throughout our day, while others tend to limit their posts to a few updates here and there for fear of overloading their friends ...
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