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DailyFinance  5 hrs ago  Comment 
Filed under: Trending, Viral, Celebrity, Trending Social media superstar Cameron Dallas, 22, stopped by AOL's BUILD Series recently to catch us up on his crazy, fun-filled (and sometimes drama-filled) life. From working in retail to posting...
New York Times  Jan 6  Comment 
The incident set off new discussions about racial tensions and the role of social media.
Forbes  Jan 6  Comment 
Netflix's 'Coin Heist' takes social media stars and plays against their strengths in a cheap, poorly made movie.
DailyFinance  Jan 6  Comment 
Filed under: Entertainment, Celebrity News It any week could be considered a "big week" in the world of celebrity Snapchats, it would be this one. Ladies and gentlemen, allow us to welcome back Kim Kardashian to her entertaining,...
DailyFinance  Jan 6  Comment 
Filed under: News, White House Speaker of the House Paul Ryan recently ignited Twitter after he called out newly-elected Congressman Roger Marshall's dabbing teen son during a photo op. Well, it seems the top Republican has just been...
DailyFinance  Jan 6  Comment 
Filed under: Entertainment, Celebrity News Kim Kardashian West revealed on Twitter on Thursday that she has developed psoriasis on her face. The frank revelation came at the end of a banner week for the "Keeping Up With the Kardashians"...
DailyFinance  Jan 6  Comment 
Filed under: News, Identities & Heroes ARAPAHOE BASIN, Colo. (KDVR) — A man who was unconscious while dangling from his neck on a chairlift at Arapahoe Basin Ski Area was saved by a professional slackliner in a daring rescue on...
guardian.co.uk  Jan 6  Comment 
Campbell Brown will lead efforts to improve partnerships with news organizations that depend on social media company’s content distribution Facebook has hired former CNN anchor Campbell Brown to help build better relations with news...
Benzinga  Jan 6  Comment 
Snap, the parent company of the wildly popular Snapchat social media platform, is lying about its growth rate — at least according to a former employee who is suing the company. According to Recode, Anthony Pompliano joined Snap in 2015 after...
DailyFinance  Jan 6  Comment 
Filed under: Entertainment, Music In the age of the internet, it's harder than ever to avoid bullies. Twitter has had long-standing issues dealing with trolls and bullies on it's platform. In November, the company announced that it would be...




 

Social media describes websites that allow users to share content, media, etc. Common examples are the popular social networking sites like Friendster, Facebook, MySpace, etc. Social media also includes YouTube, Photobucket, Flickr, and other sites aimed at photo and video sharing. News aggregation and online reference sources, examples of which are Digg and Wikipedia, are also counted in the social media bucket. Micro-blogging sites such as twitter can also be included as social media.

  • News Corporation (NWS) owns Myspace, the most-viewed website in the world. It also purchased Photobucket, a photo-sharing website.
  • Yahoo! (YHOO) has been making moves to enter the social media segment. Its Flickr photo-sharing website and 360 social networking site are examples of this.
  • Google (GOOG) purchased YouTube, a leading online video sharing website.
  • Microsoft (MSFT) announced a minority $240 million investment in Facebook in late October, valuing the company at an estimated $5 to $15 billion overall.
  • AOL announced on March 2008 the $850 million purchase of Bebo. At the time, Bebo was the third largest social networking site behind MySpace and Facebook in terms of page views and unique monthly visitors, both key metrics for online advertising

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