Channel News Asia  4 hrs ago  Comment 
SAN FRANCISCO: Facebook Inc Chief Executive Mark Zuckerberg said on Wednesday that his company made mistakes in how it handled data belonging to 50 million of its users and promised tougher steps to restrict developers' access to such...
Clusterstock  6 hrs ago  Comment 
Twitter rebounded after negative news out Tuesday battered the stock. Twitter and other social media stocks outperformed the Nasdaq. Watch Twitter shares in real time here. Twitter shares rallied Wednesday, gaining 4.37% to $37.72 apiece,...
Forbes  9 hrs ago  Comment 
Underdog darling UMBC saw the biggest increase in social media engagement: 2,573%, followed by Penn State with 1,665% and UNCG at 1,232%.
Channel News Asia  9 hrs ago  Comment 
NEW YORK/LONDON: A U.S. resident has sued Facebook and a British-based political consultancy for obtaining data from millions of the social media site's users without their permission, while an academic at the center of the storm accused both...
Financial Times  Mar 21  Comment 
Social media and gaming group has many fronts on which it can continue increasing revenue
Forbes  Mar 21  Comment 
Look beyond content and social media marketing to more unique channels.
Forbes  Mar 21  Comment 
Although traditional focus groups can provide valuable qualitative information, social media is a more relevant approach to understanding consumer behavior in today’s data-driven world.
Mondo Visione  Mar 21  Comment 
The Securities Commission Malaysia (SC) today issued a warning to investors over the increase use of blogs, forums and social media platforms to spread false and misleading information on certain companies in order to perpetrate ‘pump and...
Financial Times  Mar 21  Comment 
One-year forward P/E ratio plumbs lowest level since social media giant listed in 2012


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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