For the past three months, I have been working on a team teaching project called “Social Media E-Commerce,” or #SMECom. The project has fascinated me, as I learned about the Want button, Tango Card, and F-Commerce. To learn more about each of these three points, I encourage you to check out my group’s Slideshare presentation on #SMECom:
Thanks again to our friends at Column Five Media for this great infographic on Pinterest.
New “Listen” Button On Facebook Musician Pages Instantly Plays Their Songs In Your Favorite Streaming AppToday Facebook co-opts the best thing about Myspace pages — rapid music discovery — by prominently adding a “Listen” button to musician Pages right next to the Like button.
Over the past few months such high-profile retailers as GameStop Corp. , J.C.
Yahoo Meme, a Twitter-like service that was a failed attempt to get Yahoo into social, is closing down on May 25th according to a “meme” on the site itself. Specifically, the site allowed users to share pictures, videos and status updates with friends. They also emphasized the sharing of music as MP3 files — this made the site something of a Twitter-MySpace fusion.
Some have questioned the effectiveness of Facebook as a commerce platform, but can you dismiss an ad and marketing channel with 800+ million users? Here are some tips for increasing the opportunities for commerce on Facebook.
Republican Congressman Darrell Issa of California gave travelers a chance to air their complaints against the Transportation Security Administration using stories posted to Facebook. Issa, chairman of the House Oversight and Government Affairs Committee , solicited travelers’ stories via Facebook, and TSA officials were in the uncomfortable position of having to respond to the complaints at a committee hearing Monday. While more than 350 comments were submitted directly to the pages of the committee and the Issa page over the weekend alone, four stories were selected and read aloud by the California congressman.
In my social media class, we received a visit from Oliver Starr , Chief Evangelist for Pearltrees . Pearltrees is a unique social networking site that allows you to turn bookmarking into an interactive and connective activity.
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Pinterest , the hugely popular website that lets people share photos and images on a virtual pinboard, has had trouble brewing for a while over what some people say are frequent copyright violations that happen when users ‘pin’ photos on the site without permission. But one woman recently discovered that the copyright issue at Pinterest is a little more complicated than that: Pinterest’s own rules of etiquette make it very difficult for regular people to use the site at all without being liable in the event of a copyright lawsuit. Kirsten Kowalski blew the whistle on this issue in a blog post that went viral late last month.
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