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SAINT-GEORGES, QUEBEC -- (Marketwired) -- 08/19/14 -- Komutel, a leading unified communication solution developer, today announced that its multimedia 'Kontact' center solution is compliant with key collaboration solutions from Avaya, a global...
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The Internet is alight with the Ice Bucket Challenge, a silly joke that's being shared on social media by billionaires. Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg dumped a bucket of ice on his head. He was followed by Microsoft founder Bill Gates, who, in a...
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By Bill Maurer: It's been a little while since I discussed social media darling Twitter (NYSE:TWTR). In my most recent Twitter article, I had detailed how the company needed to deliver. Expectations were high, and shares had rallied strongly off...
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Taylor Swift took the next step in a constantly evolving game of album promotion by pop stars when she announced the release of her new “1989.”
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SeekingAlpha  Aug 18  Comment 
By Christopher F. Davis: Social media is a fast growing sector, led of course by the titans in the industry Facebook (NASDAQ:FB), Twitter (NYSE:TWTR) and Linked-in (NYSE:LNKD). These stocks have seen meteoric rises, falls, and increases time and...
Forbes  Aug 18  Comment 
In the selfie era, there’s perhaps no one better engineered to leverage image-based platforms like Instagram and Vine than the supermodel. Beauty, of course is a major component to their success (does anyone not like to look at photos of Adriana...
TechCrunch  Aug 18  Comment 
 We’ve all had those moments when we share a picture or document with a friend but suddenly you’ve lost control and they’re showing it to everyone they know. It works the same on social media — once a tweet, a Facebook post or email is...
New York Times  Aug 18  Comment 
The “Ice Bucket Challenge,” a campaign to raise money to fight Lou Gehrig’s disease, has caught fire on social media, with celebrities drenching themselves in ice water.




 

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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