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World map of Flickr and Twitter locations | Flickr - Photo Sharing!

World map of Flickr and Twitter locations | Flickr - Photo Sharing! | Social1 | Scoop.it

Red dots are locations of Flickr pictures. Blue dots are locations of Twitter tweets. White dots are locations that have been posted to both. Larger European and North American excerpts. Something strange is going on off the east coast of Japan.

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Bitly Rolls Out Reputation-Monitoring Tool and Social-Search Product | Digital - Advertising Age

Bitly Rolls Out Reputation-Monitoring Tool and Social-Search Product | Digital - Advertising Age | Social1 | Scoop.it

With the reputation-monitoring tool, Bitly enters an already crowded field. But the 3-year-old company's advantage is that it's sitting on a trove of social-sharing data thanks to its position as one of the most popular URL shorteners. Andrew Cohen, Bitly's general manager, says that Bitly shortens 80 million URLs a day and tracks 8 billion clicks a month.

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Google+ Launches Real-Time Search and Hashtag Support

Google+ Launches Real-Time Search and Hashtag Support | Social1 | Scoop.it
A couple of months ago, we discussed Google's hint that it may be bringing back real-time search.
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Facebook Ad Execs:

Facebook cofounder and CEO Mark Zuckerberg may be the guy who has made the social network many people's home on the Internet.
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There goes the neighborhood: DeHood builds hyper-local social networks | VentureBeat

There goes the neighborhood: DeHood builds hyper-local social networks | VentureBeat | Social1 | Scoop.it

Did you hear about the burglary down the block? Are you coming to the yard sale next Saturday? Did you see the new SUV in the driveway next door?

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Infographic: Generational Media Usage by Time of Day | Ad Age Stat - Advertising Age

Infographic: Generational Media Usage by Time of Day | Ad Age Stat - Advertising Age | Social1 | Scoop.it
A new study by Magid Generational Strategies breaks down who's using what media at what time of day.
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3 Open Source Web Analytics Tools If You’re Not A Google Analytics Fan

3 Open Source Web Analytics Tools If You’re Not A Google Analytics Fan | Social1 | Scoop.it
If you operate your own website, analytic software can be crucial in order to track exactly how well your site is doing.
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Understanding the Social Media ROI Cycle

Understanding the Social Media ROI Cycle | Social1 | Scoop.it
Lots of companies can set up a presence on the "big 4" social networks, but how many are really optimizing engagement and converting it into sales?
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5 Cool Twitter Search Tricks To Monitor What People Are Saying About You

5 Cool Twitter Search Tricks To Monitor What People Are Saying About You | Social1 | Scoop.it
If you own a website or are just trying to earn money online as a freelancer, it is always good to know what people are saying about you over the Internet. People may be citing you, sharing experiences about your services or recommending you.
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Foursquare + Monopoly = Foursquareopoly | TechNews24h

Foursquare + Monopoly = Foursquareopoly | TechNews24h | Social1 | Scoop.it
Of course...now, where's the bank error in my favour...
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10 Awesome Twitter Analytics and Visualization Tools

By: @Garin After researching over a thousand Twitter Tools for the Twitter Tools Book I came across many tools that tried to add value by presenting a different way to visualize or analyze your twe...
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The LinkedIn Profile | Visual.ly

The LinkedIn Profile | Visual.ly | Social1 | Scoop.it

LinkedIn is the top social site for professional networking over Facebook, Twitter, and other popular social feeds. Here's an infographic profile of LinkedIn use...

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Facebook Doubles Revenues in the First Half of 2011 to $1.6 Billion [REPORT]

Facebook Doubles Revenues in the First Half of 2011 to $1.6 Billion [REPORT] | Social1 | Scoop.it
Facebook's revenues hit $1.6 billion in the first half of 2011, according to a report. That's double the amount in 2010.
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Netimperative | News | Today’s top stories

Netimperative | News | Today’s top stories | Social1 | Scoop.it

American consumers are increasingly multitasking when it comes to multimedia, with around 40% of tablet and smartphone owners in the US using their devices daily while watching TV, according to new research.
The study, from Nielson Online alos found that only 14 percent of eReader owners said they watched TV while using their device every day.

Email was the top activity for both men and women during television programming and commercial breaks.

In addition, women reported engaging in social networking more than men, while men checked sports scores more often.

In a boost for advertisers, 19 percent of smartphone and tablet owners searched for product information and 13 percent searched for coupons or deals while the television was on, the research found.

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Eye-C Crowdsources Media Curation Focusing on Hashtags

Eye-C Crowdsources Media Curation Focusing on Hashtags | Social1 | Scoop.it

Want to use social networks to find videos you like, but not just watch random footage of cute kittens? Palo Alto, California-based mobile app maker Eye-C thinks it has found a solution for this problem. The company’s Eye-C app, which launched Thursday for Android and iOS, squarely focuses on hash tags as a way to collaboratively compile playlists and discover videos, music and photos.

 

Eye-C’s app taps into your Facebook friend stream, and also allows to connect with other Eye-C users directly and see what media they’ve been sharing...

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UK Social Media Census 2011 | Visual.ly

UK Social Media Census 2011 | Visual.ly | Social1 | Scoop.it

This infographic provides a census for number, age, sex and other demographics of user of social media in the U.K.

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Online boom as Facebook and Twitter help to push up sales

Online boom as Facebook and Twitter help to push up sales | Social1 | Scoop.it

A survey of more than 1,000 businesses, due to be published next week by payment processing company Sage Pay, shows that the number of online firms using Twitter doubled in the past year to 76 per cent, while 76 per cent also have their own Facebook page, up 18 per cent on last year.
But despite the explosion in the use of smartphones, just five per cent of respondents have developed a mobile application, or ‘app’ for their business.

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How Bear Grylls & Men's Deodorant Unlocked the Secret of Reddit Marketing

How Bear Grylls & Men's Deodorant Unlocked the Secret of Reddit Marketing | Social1 | Scoop.it
It's nearly impossible for brands to market on Reddit, but close attention to the community and a celebrity appearance aligned for a smart play by Degree Men.
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Crowdsourcing creative content: a case study

Crowdsourcing creative content: a case study | Social1 | Scoop.it
Over the past few years, a lot has been made of “crowdsourcing” trends. It seem like everything — from graphic design and logos to funding — can be made better, faster, or cheaper thanks to crowd. But can crowdsourcing work for creative content?
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Digital France: City South Ouest | Visual.ly

Digital France: City South Ouest | Visual.ly | Social1 | Scoop.it
We constructed a battery of 47 qualitative and quantitative indicators to assess their presence on Facebook, Twitter, YouTube and DailyMotion and exis...
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Study: How Men and Women Use Android Apps

Study: How Men and Women Use Android Apps | Social1 | Scoop.it
The folks at Nielsen have released data on an interesting study that looked at the differences in Android app usage between men and women.
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Introducing Twitter Web Analytics | Twitter Developers

Introducing Twitter Web Analytics | Twitter Developers | Social1 | Scoop.it
Twitter Web Analytics will be rolled out this week to a small pilot group of partners, and will be made available to all website owners within the next few weeks. They’re also committed to releasing a Twitter Web Analytics API for developers interested in incorporating Twitter data in their products.
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Social Gaming

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The Good, The Bad, And the Ugly. | Visual.ly

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The ROI of Social Media | Visual.ly

The ROI of Social Media | Visual.ly | Social1 | Scoop.it
Is social media marketing effective?That’s the question being asked as more and more businesses are investing in increasing amounts of social media...
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