Clusterstock  3 hrs ago  Comment 
Business Insider is looking for a social media editor to join our growing social media team. This team manages the site's Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, and other social media accounts, and directs our social media strategy across the...
Forbes  8 hrs ago  Comment 
A maker just created a home built Millennium Falcon drone that has taken off in social media.  The drone is built around a carbon fiber quadcopter frame with foam parts and it is most definitely not a "piece of junk." Not only does this drone...
Forbes  Feb 4  Comment 
This year has been called “The Year of Video Marketing,” as businesses find new, inventive ways to use the medium to reach customers. Videos stand out on social media, giving customers a quick overview of a product without overwhelming them...
Financial Times  Feb 4  Comment 
Bangalore base to be social media group’s first such facility outside US
Yahoo  Feb 3  Comment 
Twitter Inc's stock jumped more than 6 percent on Tuesday after the social media company said its promoted tweets will appear on third-party mobile apps and websites under a new advertising distribution program. The syndication program will...
WA Business News  Feb 3  Comment 
Social media company migme has cancelled plans to undertake a share placement, after being battered by volatile markets and selling by long-term shareholders who had acquired the stock when it was a mining business.
TechCrunch  Feb 3  Comment 
 We’ve gotten to the point where pretty much every social media and advertising company has to release its own report about Super Bowl ad trends and effectiveness. One of the more interesting ones was a collaboration between Chute and Ditto....
New York Times  Feb 2  Comment 
The Budweiser ad, which also featured the brand’s Clydesdale horses, scored big on social media, while a Nationwide spot angered viewers.
The Hindu Business Line  Feb 2  Comment 
The party is sending a letter to 1.2 crore voters apart from wooing them on social media.  Feb 2  Comment 
With more than 70m users and a new promoted pins service, the online cork board can be used as a vehicle to grow your brand Think Pinterest is just for people to post pictures of lovely lounges, crocheted owls or ice cream? Think again. While it...


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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