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So you're new to this whole social media thing. Maybe you're savvy enough to know your Facebook from your Twitter , your Pinterest from your Spotify . But what about Tagged ?
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Who needs an expensive social media consultant when you can train your employees in Twitter , Facebook and LinkedIn best practices yourself? This Mindflash infographic breaks down the types of social media users you'll find in your company — the digital native, savvy technologist, reluctant user, digital newby and digital contrarian — and how to approach training each of them. This guide also highlights an important fact: 76% of companies do not have a clearly defined social media policy.
More than 66% of adults are connected to one or more social media platforms, but who exactly are these people? The infographic below, created by Online MBA, breaks down the demographics, including education level, income, age and gender of social media users, along with other miscellaneous facts.
Twenty years ago, if you were dissatisfied with a company's product or business practices, you'd probably stop buying from them. You might write an angry letter.
Is Justin Timberlake really bringing MySpace back? Could be, according to data released by the company on Monday.
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Social Media Week is upon us, so we thought it would be appropriate to delve into the social media industry and see how its salaries stack up.
Adults know how to play nice online, according to a recent survey that asked U.S. adults who use social networking sites how many of their interactions were positive.
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Should universities be allowed to force student athletes to have their Facebook and Twitter accounts monitored by coaches and administrators? No, says a bill recently introduced into the Maryland state legislature. The bill would prohibit institutions "from requiring a student or an applicant for admission to provide access to a personal account or service through an electronic communications device" — by sharing usernames, passwords or unblocking private accounts, for example.
And as many as seven out of 10 had little awareness of what constitutes a libellous message. Other stark findings of the study, set up by Nominet, the group which runs Britain’s web infrastructure, included that: :: Half of users were unable to see danger in hacking into other people’s Facebook accounts to make postings or read their private messages.
Social media, types of media where everyday people can publish and subscribe to what one another publishes, have changed the world. At least in the United States, though, their rapid expansion through acquisition of new users may be over. Facebook specialist Eric Eldon published a compilation of statistics from around the web this week on TechCrunch that pointed towards US and Canadian market saturation this past year for Facebook. Surely Facebook represents the forward line of all social media. Academic and tech industry analyst Vivek Wadhwa posted a set of predictions for 2012 in the Washington Post last night, starting with a prediction that the period of rapid growth for social media is over. In the future it will be a feature, not a product, he argues.
The White House’s social media moguls turned to Twitter, Facebook, Flickr and YouTube to drum up public support for extending the payroll tax cut last week, once it became clear that Congress was deadlocked. The campaign generated a huge response to the question, “What does $40 mean to you,” which resulted in #40dollars trending on Twitter for a few hours.