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Top Predictions for Facebook in 2012

Top Predictions for Facebook in 2012 | Social 5150 | Scoop.it

"In addition to a groundbreaking IPO, the world's biggest social network has a lot to look forward to in the coming year."

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Healthcare Social Media Study Shows Enormous Opportunity for Companies

Healthcare Social Media Study Shows Enormous Opportunity for Companies | Social 5150 | Scoop.it

"Healthcare companies are launching social media sites (eight in 10 healthcare corporations have at least one social entity), but community sites have a whopping 24 times more social media activity than corporate sites."

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Forbes Midas List: The VCs Who Are Investing In Health IT

Forbes Midas List: The VCs Who Are Investing In Health IT | Social 5150 | Scoop.it

"Health IT is gaining ground. According to Dow Jones VentureSource, venture capitalists invested $659 million in 91 deals in 2011, up 25.5% from $525 million in 71 deals the prior year. In the first quarter of 2012, health IT companies raised $102 million, a 75% increase over the same period last year."

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Facebook Envy? Twitter Tried To Buy Photo App After Facebook Acquired Instagram

Facebook Envy? Twitter Tried To Buy Photo App After Facebook Acquired Instagram | Social 5150 | Scoop.it

"Shortly after Facebook acquired Instagram for a hefty $1 billion, Twitter entered into talks to acquire Tap Tap Tap, the maker of mobile photo app Camera+, according to reports from Bloomberg."

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Pepsi Brings Live Concerts To Their Twitter Followers

Pepsi Brings Live Concerts To Their Twitter Followers | Social 5150 | Scoop.it

"Pepsi is teaming up with Twitter to bring live concerts from some of today’s hottest artists to its followers, in an effort to knock its rival Coca-cola from the top spot as king of the cola world."

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Facebook Tests Another Social Sharing Icon

Facebook Tests Another Social Sharing Icon | Social 5150 | Scoop.it

"Facebook continues to experiment with ways to indicate to users that social content is being shared, with some users seeing a new icon that alerts them if clicking the link will lead to stories being posted on their news feeds."

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Social Marketing Trends

Social Marketing Trends | Social 5150 | Scoop.it

"Pagemodo has just submitted a new infographic on the results of a recent survey on the marketing benefits afforded by social networking."

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Why Twitter Is A Game Changer For Pro Sports

Why Twitter Is A Game Changer For Pro Sports | Social 5150 | Scoop.it

"The numbers are adding up: according to recent data, some 83 percent of sports fans check sports social outposts while watching the game on television, and 63 percent will browse these channels while they’re actually in attendance."

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China's Mobile Market Tops 1 Billion Subscribers; Bullish For Apple

China's Mobile Market Tops 1 Billion Subscribers; Bullish For Apple | Social 5150 | Scoop.it

"Now here's an awe-inspiring stat for you. In March, China's mobile wireless market topped the 1 billion subscriber mark for the first time."

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Target Neutralized: Amazon Beats Tablet Makers At Their Own Game

Target Neutralized: Amazon Beats Tablet Makers At Their Own Game | Social 5150 | Scoop.it

"With the announcement that the Kindle Fire has grabbed 54.4% of the Android Tablet market, it's clear to see that Amazon's Trojan Horse strategy paid off."

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Where’s Your Forum Strategy?

Where’s Your Forum Strategy? | Social 5150 | Scoop.it

"Forums and message boards are where most consumer conversations happen for many industries. Why are marketers not focusing on these channels?"

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Just 10% Of Brands Monitor Their Twitter, Facebook ROI [STUDY] - AllTwitter

Just 10% Of Brands Monitor Their Twitter, Facebook ROI [STUDY] - AllTwitter | Social 5150 | Scoop.it

"While marketers are now spending upwards of an hour each day using social, just one in ten are actively monitoring their return on investment (ROI), says a new study."

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2012 Online Video Marketing Benchmarks and Trends

2012 Online Video Marketing Benchmarks and Trends | Social 5150 | Scoop.it

"Among brands, agencies, publishers, and ad networks surveyed, nearly one-half (49%) say video should be more aligned with TV, whereas 40% say video should be more aligned with online display; 11% are still unsure whether online video represents a new medium entirely."

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Social Media In Healthcare

Social Media In Healthcare | Social 5150 | Scoop.it

"More and more healthcare professionals and facilities are using social media to connect with their current patients and prospective patients. People are now turning to social media to find out health related problems. This infographic shows how social media is being used in healthcare."

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First #mHealth Tweet Chat Tonight With iMedicalApps!

First #mHealth Tweet Chat Tonight With iMedicalApps! | Social 5150 | Scoop.it

"If you’re interested in mobile health, join iMedicalApps on Twitter for the first #mHealth Tweet Chat!

The chat will be held tonight, Wednesday, May 2 at 9pm EST/8pm CST using the hashtag #mHealth."

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Social Video Sharing App Socialcam Hits The #1 Spot For Apple’s Free Apps

Social Video Sharing App Socialcam Hits The #1 Spot For Apple’s Free Apps | Social 5150 | Scoop.it

"Socialcam, a company that was spun off from Justin Kan’s Justin.tv, already has 20M users for its video sharing app and doesn’t look to be slowing down. Kan pointed out the milestone today on his blog."

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SocialAppsHQ Debuts Social Reader For Facebook

SocialAppsHQ Debuts Social Reader For Facebook | Social 5150 | Scoop.it

"Facebook tab developer SocialAppsHQ incorporated some of the functionality of social reader applications for Facebook into its new tab app, aptly named Social Reader."

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5 Tips to Build & Grow Your LinkedIn Network

5 Tips to Build & Grow Your LinkedIn Network | Social 5150 | Scoop.it

"Do you want to tap into LinkedIn’s 150 million–member worldwide network?

It’s important to focus on the right kinds of activities that will yield the best results.

In this article, SocialMediaExaminer.com reveals five key strategies and activities you can focus on to build and grow your network."

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Google Gets Competitive In ‘Big Data’ With Launch Of SaaS-Based BigQuery

Google Gets Competitive In ‘Big Data’ With Launch Of SaaS-Based BigQuery | Social 5150 | Scoop.it

"Google's BigQuery application has launched into general availability with an aim to help businesses crunch 'big data' sets easier and cheaper than ever, the company said Tuesday."

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7 Clever Email Campaigns That Get Customers Buying Again

7 Clever Email Campaigns That Get Customers Buying Again | Social 5150 | Scoop.it

"Learn how you can use email campaigns to remarket to your existing customers so they become repeat purchasers."

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This Projector Lets You Watch TV, Play Games On Any Wall

This Projector Lets You Watch TV, Play Games On Any Wall | Social 5150 | Scoop.it

"WowWee's Cinemin Slice pico projector lets you display everything from your favorite films to your favorite video games on a wall."

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Consumer Behavior: Spenders By Nature

Consumer Behavior: Spenders By Nature | Social 5150 | Scoop.it

"People are tired of doing without. The term being bandied about right now by market observers is 'frugality fatigue,' meaning the pent-up desire among hard-pressed, anxious consumers to pick up their buying. Obviously, some consumers remain too distressed for their spending to rebound. But most people feel hopeful about renewing their engagement with shopping. Consumers want to believe again. So help them."

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Aligning Brand Personality And Brand Values

Aligning Brand Personality And Brand Values | Social 5150 | Scoop.it

"BrandingStrategyInsider.com gives perspective on the question: Is it appropriate for the brand personality (corporate and employer brand) to be the same and/or similar to the brand values.”

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The Home 3-D Printer Is More Real Than Ever--And Costs As Much As An iPad

The Home 3-D Printer Is More Real Than Ever--And Costs As Much As An iPad | Social 5150 | Scoop.it

"The printer of the future is no longer just for professionals and electronics buffs. They're here, they're affordable, and they're multiplying."

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Facebook Adds API Support For Offers

Facebook Adds API Support For Offers | Social 5150 | Scoop.it

"Facebook is putting some elbow grease behind its offers initiative, adding support for creating and managing offers via its application-programming interface, and expanding the beta-test to five more countries."

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27 LinkedIn Social Marketing Tactics

27 LinkedIn Social Marketing Tactics | Social 5150 | Scoop.it

"HubSpot.com has put together a list of free and paid marketing and media opportunities on LinkedIn. And broken down the tactics and features into free and paid categories that businesses (or their advocates) can use to promote their brands, products, and services. See them now."

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