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NEW YORK (TheStreet) -- Shares ofaTwittera rose 3.69% to $50.57 in afternoon trading Monday ahead ofathe social media service's developer conferenceaon Wednesday, during which the company is expected to announce new tools to help programmers...
Yahoo  2 hrs ago  Comment 
The $108 billion Fidelity Contrafund continues to have a big appetite for Facebook Inc's stock, adding to its position in the social media company during the third quarter and praising its mobile ad revenue growth and "visionary management."
Forbes  4 hrs ago  Comment 
The evidence for social media as a viable means of marketing is overwhelming, even for businesses traditionally unaffiliated with social media marketing. But many companies, even major marketing and advertising agencies, use objective numbers like...
Forbes  5 hrs ago  Comment 
Harvard Professors John Deighton and Sunil Gupta provide insights into what drives social media success.
Mondo Visione  5 hrs ago  Comment 
Monday 20 October 2014 – Infinigon Group Inc, a New York based high performance software solutions company and leading provider of social media analytics for global financial markets, announced today its release of advanced API (Application...
Forbes  6 hrs ago  Comment 
Call it the “LinkedIn Effect.” Social networks like LinkedIn and Facebook have changed the nature of human interaction forever.
Forbes  7 hrs ago  Comment 
As a small business owner, it’s of the utmost importance to make people aware of your company. And, the best way to spread the word about your business is by being active on social media and other places where they can communicate directly.
The Economic Times  11 hrs ago  Comment 
The increasing use of social media has blurred the lines between the info that is available inside the organisation and the info that we can dig from the external world.
New York Times  Oct 20  Comment 
In a bid to expand its own audience, the social media and blogging site is reaching out to fans of certain shows through deals with the shows’ creators.
Financial Times  Oct 19  Comment 
Country’s vibrant social media spurs a community initiative to combat the virus




 

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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