This Month's posts: June 2012
June 28, 2012
Google co-founder Sergey Brin demonstrates how social media takes flight:
June 27, 2012
Microsoft is plunging, leaping into the world of social media with its announced $1.2 billion purchase over last weekend of Yammer, an intra-company social services often touted as, "Facebook for businesses."
June 26, 2012
The social media juggernaut is currently testing and about to unleash Facebook Exchange (or FBX), which will sell and target advertising based on websites you visit…um…outside of, away from, the time you spend on Facebook.
June 21, 2012
Why in the world would an organization - any organization, institution or company for that matter - wade into the ocean of social media and, yet, restrict the socializing?
June 19, 2012
To be honest, when it comes right down to it, email remains the primary tool for communcation along the Interwebs - even among social media geeks.
June 18, 2012
But Facebook announced it is going to the Olympics or, rather, created a hub or portal for all Olympic sports and festivities for the upcoming London Games.
June 15, 2012
RebelMouse launched a week ago? And over 12,000 people have already signed up?
June 14, 2012
Twitter announced yesterday an expansion of its 140-character limit - for some news and information partners.
June 13, 2012
In a moderately medium announcement last week that inbound marketing giant Hubspot let us all know it has teamed up with social media management system Hootsuite to "make it easier for marketers to generate, nurture, and manage leads via social media, so they can finally 'close the loop' on their social media marketing efforts."
June 12, 2012
Because we know two-thirds of all adults are connected to social media and we know the great majority of people now use smartphones (64 percent for the crowd between 24 and 34 years old), it only stands to reason the next emerging battle for attention and dollars from us humble users will be between Google and Apple: Android vs. iPhone.
June 08, 2012
With Google announcing last week its improved GooglePlus-Local feature, the popular Foursquare upped the ante, too, by rolling out a new, improved Foursquare. Gowalla, Facebook Places, Yelp? You listening?
June 06, 2012
Facebook's biggest problem is its goal to succeed Google as the dominant company on the Internet.
June 05, 2012
Facebook made some changes last week to its company pages feature. We have a quick piece about it on our Social Media Technology blog on Tumblr.
June 04, 2012
Bitly's recent redesign has made URL shortening easier, more functional and more easily shaired around the social spaces. Bitmarks, for example, will let you save and share particular shortened URLS. You can read, um, ahem...a bit about this at our Social Media Techonology blog on Tumblr.
June 01, 2012
There is little doubt the healthcare world is moving quickly to embrace and put to work social media in all its forms. Barbara Ficarra, a leading healthcare journalist, broadcaster, speaker and trainer has in HealthWorksCollective three quick tips for practitioners wading into the waters of social media: