DailyFinance  4 hrs ago  Comment 
Filed under: News, US, Controversy Moments after what police are calling a "terrorist incident" in London on Wednesday, President Donald Trump's oldest son posted a tweet that had social media users up in arms. Read...
The Hindu Business Line  5 hrs ago  Comment 
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Clusterstock  7 hrs ago  Comment 
Snap, the parent company of social media app Snapchat, is having another big day. Snap is up 6.33% as of 10:23 a.m EST, having gained roughly 1.7% on March 21.  The company just received its second "Buy" rating from Wall Street...
Motley Fool  7 hrs ago  Comment 
Dylan Lewis reports from Austin, Texas, at the SXSW conference, where he attended a session on the future of the payments industry. Tune in to hear more about the relationship between social media and existing payment processors as well as what...
Financial Times  8 hrs ago  Comment 
Chinese social media group is paying more for original content in bid to engage users
BBC News  8 hrs ago  Comment 
A social media firm was among two companies targeted in an email phishing scam, officials say.
Forbes  Mar 21  Comment 
An agency that truly values and prioritizes thought leadership is constantly seeking ways to share their thinking, including through their social feeds.
Forbes  Mar 21  Comment 
If the accusations against Russia are to be believed, it masterfully wielded a few hundred trolls and a botnet or two to sway an American presidential election – what does this tell us about the ever-growing power of social media to shape how we...
Benzinga  Mar 21  Comment 
Gene Munster was one of the most notable Apple Inc. (NASDAQ: AAPL) analysts until he co-founded a venture capital firm called Loup Capital late last year. But that doesn't mean the Apple pro no longer provides his expert analysis. Munster was a...


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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