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Have you heard about all of the recent changes on Google+? Google+ is always evolving and recently made some big changes to help create a simpler, more beautiful Google+ .
Sherry Turkle writes as though digital life is something that happens to other people.
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Delving into the depths of how social media affects the film industry and its audience was truly an eye-opening experience. The way in which my group interacted and put together the project, however, was where I learned the most. In this day and age, we all have busy schedules and coordinating is increasingly hard.
In my social media class we all had to do a group presentation on a new or emerging topic in social media. My group decided to discuss social media return on investment.
Topshop continues to grow its following on social media sites, thanks to lots of features, in-store promotions and relatively high levels of engagement with fans and followers.
This story first appears on FOLIO: sister site, minonline. We had "e-commerce" then "m-commerce" and more recently "t-commerce" (tablet commerce for those still catching up). Get ready to add "S-Commerce" to the endless digital lexicon.
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It’s known, at least anecdotally, that newspapers and other traditional outlets for journalism are drifting away in the wake of the instant reporting and crowd-sourced nature of online news.
Marketing is moving from analog to digital and many well established companies have not woken up to this and are still persisting with what was the “tried and true” but is now becoming the expensive and ineffective. There are essentially 3 elements that have emerged in the last decade that have brought us to this generational shift that I mentioned in a previous post . Social media Mobile devices enabled with wireless broadband Google and other search engines continual evolution
Perhaps the most unexpected thing about "tweet seats" is that they exist. Perhaps the second-most-unexpected thing about them is that they appear to be a growing trend.
Facebook co-founder and CEO Mark Zuckerberg announced the social network's acquisition of Instagram on his Facebook Timeline Monday. In his post, he writes that Facebook intends to keep the service as is, saying that the company is "committed to building and growing Instagram independently."
KONY 2012 took the social web by storm last week, as a 30-minute documentary seeking to arrest LRA leader Joseph Kony was viewed online nearly 100 million times.
Filmmaker and producer Adam McKay ( Talladega Nights , Anchorman ) is partnering with director Jason Pollock to develop what they are calling a "social media documentary" that sheds light on the high school dropout rates in the U.S. The goal of the documentary: use social media to tell the stories of students and communities that grapple with high dropout rates. Pollock and McKay believe education is an important issue in the 2012 election and want to use the film as a way to educate voters and politicians.
Social media users are more positive about the upcoming Hunger Games movie than they were about the final installment of Harry Potter , but not quite as stoked as they were for the first Twilight: Breaking Dawn film. The Hunger Games , set for release this weekend, is the latest fantasy-oriented picture to feature a teenage or pre-teen protagonist, so it's interesting to compare its buzz on social media with the two most recent similar blockbusters. The first of two Twilight: Breaking Dawn films was released last November, while Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows Part 2 debuted in July.