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Motley Fool  6 hrs ago  Comment 
Turn off the radio and turn up the inspiration.
TechCrunch  7 hrs ago  Comment 
Never has it been so clear that the attorneys charged with enforcing the laws of the country have a complete disregard for the very laws they’re meant to enforce. As executives of Twitter and Facebook took to the floor of the Senate to testify...
MarketWatch  12 hrs ago  Comment 
Western Japan on Wednesday was left to grapple with the destruction caused by Typhoon, the most powerful storm to hit the country in decades. And the brunt of it was captured on social media.
MarketWatch  Sep 5  Comment 
Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey and Facebook Chief Operating Officer Sheryl Sandberg defended their efforts to prevent outside manipulation of their social media platform by Russian and other foreign actors that also touched on their role in policing...
Reuters  Sep 5  Comment 
Senator Richard Burr, the Republican chairman of the U.S. Senate Intelligence Committee, said on Wednesday that the "national security vulnerability" and "unacceptable risk" of social media platforms remain unaddressed.
Channel News Asia  Sep 5  Comment 
U.S. stocks were set to open lower on Wednesday, as investors weighed the likelihood of President Donald Trump going through with plans to slap a fresh round of U.S. tariffs on Chinese goods right after a public comment period ends on Thursday.
Yahoo  Sep 4  Comment 
Investors unfriending Facebook... Shares of the social media giant falling after analysts at MoffettNathanson downgraded the company to “neutral” from “buy," slashing their price target to $175 from $200.
New York Times  Sep 4  Comment 
The former star is using social media savvy, and a total lack of interviews, to control the narrative of protests in the N.F.L.




 

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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