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StumbleUpon Delivers Half of U.S. Social Media Traffic

StumbleUpon Delivers Half of U.S. Social Media Traffic | Social Media Updates | Scoop.it
According to StatCounter's measurements, StumbleUpon has just surpassed Facebook and now delivers more than half of all social media referral traffic in the U.S. StumbleUpon founder and CEO Garrett Camp tweeted the news this afternoon.
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With one click on YouTube you can now watch videos with your friends on Google+

With one click on YouTube you can now watch videos with your friends on Google+ | Social Media Updates | Scoop.it
In a Google+ status update, YouTube Product Manager Brian Glick revealed that you can now watch videos on YouTube in real-time with your friends via Google+ Hangout.
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Facebook’s first tests to start combatting Google Circles

Facebook’s first tests to start combatting Google Circles | Social Media Updates | Scoop.it
Ever since Google + launched a couple of months ago we have been waiting to see what features Facebook would roll out to combat with Google’s circles feature, which was widely acknowledged ...
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Google’s photo sharing app Photovine is now open to all

Google’s photo sharing app Photovine is now open to all | Social Media Updates | Scoop.it
Update: Read our full review here.

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Photovine has intrigued us for weeks. From the moment we caught wind of a new domain and trademark registration, we wondered what Google was ...
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A Year In The Life Of An $11 Million Startup, GroupMe

A Year In The Life Of An $11 Million Startup, GroupMe | Social Media Updates | Scoop.it
An exclusive interview with the founders about their wild ride.
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Facebook Begins Rolling Out New Left-Hand Navigation

Facebook Begins Rolling Out New Left-Hand Navigation | Social Media Updates | Scoop.it
Facebook has begun rolling out a restructured left-hand navigation that includes revamped bookmarks and notifications.
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Using Google Analytics & Facebook Domain Insights to Track Social Actions on Your Website

Using Google Analytics & Facebook Domain Insights to Track Social Actions on Your Website | Social Media Updates | Scoop.it
What Google Social Interaction Analytics and Facebook Domain Insights can tell you about social actions on your website; how best to use them togethe...
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Google releases browser add-on to surface relevant content from around the Web

Google releases browser add-on to surface relevant content from around the Web | Social Media Updates | Scoop.it
Google has released a new Chrome extension and Google Toolbar feature that lets users automatically see relevant content that's tailored to what's on the page they're currently viewing.

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54% addicted to social networks | Boulder County Business Report

54% addicted to social networks | Boulder County Business Report | Social Media Updates | Scoop.it
BROOMFIELD - About 54 percent of computer users feel addicted to social networks such as Facebook and LinkedIn, according to a survey from Internet se...
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LinkedIn launches HTML5 site, revamps apps

LinkedIn launches HTML5 site, revamps apps | Social Media Updates | Scoop.it
The businessperson-networking site rolls out an improved experience in updated iPhone and Android apps, along with an HTML5-optimized mobile site. Read this blog post by Rachel King on Webware.
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Motorola acquisition means Google gets 17,000 patents, 3 times Nortel’s, with 7,500 pending.

Motorola acquisition means Google gets 17,000 patents, 3 times Nortel’s, with 7,500 pending. | Social Media Updates | Scoop.it
So - Google has acquired Motorola's mobile phone business for a whopping $12.5 billion. Things just got very interesting in the Google, Apple and Microsoft battle.

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TechCrunch | Google Buys Motorola Mobility For $12.5B, Says “Android Will Stay Open”

TechCrunch | Google Buys Motorola Mobility For $12.5B, Says “Android Will Stay Open” | Social Media Updates | Scoop.it
Google just announced that it is acquiring Motorola Mobility. The search and online advertising company is buying the company for approximately $12.5 billion (or $40 per share), in cash.
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Evaluate Your Site Traffic With JumpTime

Evaluate Your Site Traffic With JumpTime | Social Media Updates | Scoop.it
If you run a website, you want to add content that will result in actual money being collected from the most popular areas on your pages. Wouldn't it ...
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Louis Gray To Become The Face of Google+ – Google Plus Headlines

Louis Gray To Become The Face of Google+ – Google Plus Headlines | Social Media Updates | Scoop.it

If you have at all been following internet technology over the last five years, then without a doubt, you know who Louis Gray is. The man, known for his work in social media, as well as being an early adopter of various technologies, has announced on his Google+ page just moments ago that he will be joining the Google+ team as a full time employee, becoming the Product Marketing Manager for the new social network.


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Before Dumping On Google-Motorola, Remember: Google Is The Best Tech Company At Acquisitions

Before Dumping On Google-Motorola, Remember: Google Is The Best Tech Company At Acquisitions | Social Media Updates | Scoop.it
Everyone thought buying YouTube was stupid, too.
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HotelTonight: Impulsively Book a Hotel Room, Save Up To 70%

HotelTonight: Impulsively Book a Hotel Room, Save Up To 70% | Social Media Updates | Scoop.it
When it's 1 a.m. and you don't want the party to stop, HotelTonight offers you a mobile way to find a last-minute deal on a nearby hotel.
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Don't Mean To Be Alarmist, But Groupon Is Running Low On Cash

Don't Mean To Be Alarmist, But Groupon Is Running Low On Cash | Social Media Updates | Scoop.it
$300+ million of bills the company doesn't have the cash to pay...
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Google just launched a new music discovery site called Magnifier

Google just launched a new music discovery site called Magnifier | Social Media Updates | Scoop.it
Google has today launched a new site geared towards helping Google Music users discover new music. The site, called Magnifier,will feature music, videos, live performances, interviews ...
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About.me rolls out branded email addresses to its users

About.me rolls out branded email addresses to its users | Social Media Updates | Scoop.it
AOL owned, about.me has just rolled out a new feature that it's beta testing - @about.me email addresses. While @about.me addresses were previously only used by team members, they're ...
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48% of Google+ users have never made a public post

48% of Google+ users have never made a public post | Social Media Updates | Scoop.it
While Google+ might be taking off (with over 20 million users and counting) the service is mainly dominated by only a few names. As this visualization shows, most of the activity is ...
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S&P Downgrades Google Stock Rating To "Sell"

S&P Downgrades Google Stock Rating To "Sell" | Social Media Updates | Scoop.it
Following Google's purchase of Motorola Mobility, Standard & Poor's has downgraded Google's stock rating to a "sell."...
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Google’s Motorola Mobility acquisition: Will it affect Apple?

Google’s Motorola Mobility acquisition: Will it affect Apple? | Social Media Updates | Scoop.it
Today, Google announced that it had entered a formal agreement with Motorola's smartphone arm Motorola Mobility to acquire the mobile maker for $12.5 billion, providing the search giant ...
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Google to Acquire Motorola’s handset business for $12.5 Billion

Google to Acquire Motorola’s handset business for $12.5 Billion | Social Media Updates | Scoop.it
Google and smartphone vendor Motorola Mobility have entered an agreement where the search giant will acquire the mobile maker for $12.5 billion, formally announcing the beginning of ...
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