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Benzinga  7 hrs ago  Comment 
According to data from Yesmail, eMarketer noted that only 23 percent of U.S. brands had an account on Instagram, leaving plenty of room for growth. In comparison, 80 percent of brands had a Facebook Inc (NASDAQ: FB) account, 82 percent were on...
The Hindu Business Line  Apr 3  Comment 
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guardian.co.uk  Apr 3  Comment 
Universal Pictures decided to give the late actor a starring role in its marketing campaign for Fast & Furious 7 – with a little help from its millions of social media fans Paul Walker is all over the world. As Universal Picture’s Fast &...
Forbes  Apr 3  Comment 
There is just nowhere to hide these days. Social media has put pay to the thin belief that we can get away with little fibs, or that our inoffensively meant egregious statements won’t offend anyone, or that those photos won’t surface, or that...
guardian.co.uk  Apr 3  Comment 
Fans of rapper Just Brittany point out similarities to her 2014 song Betta Have My Money on social media New Rihanna single Bitch Better Have My Money has been drawing comparisons to another track of a similar name. Fans of the rapper Just...
TechCrunch  Apr 3  Comment 
 Each day, we talk to lots of people: meetings with coworkers, dinnertime chats with family or friends, messages on social media. When was the last time, however, you had a long conversation with someone about the things that really matter to...
The Times of India  Apr 3  Comment 
When it comes to businesses, social media is certainly a boon.
Forbes  Apr 2  Comment 
Experts use social media to share knowledge. Narcissists use social media to mask their insecurities.
Forbes  Apr 2  Comment 
Even with a devoted fan base, Mad Men isn’t exactly a social media phenomenon like The Walking Dead or Pretty Little Liars.
The Hindu Business Line  Apr 2  Comment 
With the proliferation of the Internet driving increasing democratisation of information, especially via social media, consumers themselves are playing a much larger role in driving brand percepti...




 

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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