Social Media -- 4 Important Tends To Watch in 2012 | Mobile Marketing Strategy and beyond |

This piece was written by Beverly Macy for The Huffington Post

2012 is the year companies will move from social media to social business.

Every department is affected by social technologies.

Did you know that even if your company never sends a Tweet, you could be using Twitter for competitive and business intelligence?

The same is true with Facebook, LinkedIn, and YouTube.

Here's what you need to know:

The 4 social enterprise trends in 2012:

**The Power of Real-Time Harnessing Chaos

**The Global Social Brain - It's Everywhere & It's Getting Really Smart

**Content Curation & Discovery - Just Give Me What's Important & Let Me Find What I Need

**Social Media Education - The Enterprise Goes To School