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Traditional Media’s Role in the Adoption and Survival of Social Media

Traditional Media’s Role in the Adoption and Survival of Social Media | Online Relations & Community management | Scoop.it

Major television networks have latched on to Facebook, and especially Twitter, and have made it a part of who they are. You can’t watch a news or sports program without seeing or hearing references to Twitter. The tweets and, to a lesser extent, Facebook posts, of celebrities and newsmakers are now news. Social media is the new source for direct access to those who are making the news.


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Has Social Media Created A Copy And Paste Generation? [INFOGRAPHIC]

Has Social Media Created A Copy And Paste Generation? [INFOGRAPHIC] | Online Relations & Community management | Scoop.it

Since 2009, the amount of plagiarized content on the internet has leapt from 25 percent to 44 percent last year, and this uptrend is expected to continue through 2012. File-sharing, as you might expect, is the number one source of plagiarism, but web and video content are also heavily copied and shared, and a lot of that takes place on social media.


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Twitter founders launch two new websites, Medium and Branch

Twitter founders launch two new websites, Medium and Branch | Online Relations & Community management | Scoop.it

They inspired a boom in self-publishing with Blogger, then turned the world to 140 characters with Twitter. Now Ev Williams and Biz Stone have launched two new websites – Medium and Branch – in what they hope will prompt an "evolutionary leap" in online sharing.


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10 intriguing facts and figures about social media

10 intriguing facts and figures about social media | Online Relations & Community management | Scoop.it

For instance, Facebook is the most addictive of the social networks, and most Twitter users are Democrats. Those facts and more.


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Future of social networks will be shaped by passive users?

Future of social networks will be shaped by passive users? | Online Relations & Community management | Scoop.it

In contrast to the early days of social media, when consumers were focused on publishing to the world and communicating with peers, networks are increasingly becoming broadcasting channels, new research finds.

 

According to the report: “As users become more passive over time and increasingly turn to people in the public eye or well-known organisations for interesting content, social will increasingly become a broadcast channel.”


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Will Marketing Muck Up Social Media? - Forbes

Will Marketing Muck Up Social Media? - Forbes | Online Relations & Community management | Scoop.it

There was once a Golden Age of social media, when people talked about the ability to find useful, interesting, valuable people to talk with all over the world. Businesses of all sizes discovered that there was great value in listening and engaging with customers and other relevant people. What had once been one-directional monologues became two-directional dialogs and most people saw that it was good.

 

Then the marketers got their hands around the throat of social media strangling engagement and stuffing messages down its throat.


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