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Channel News Asia  9 hrs ago  Comment 
Snap Inc shares rebounded on Monday from a record low in a volatile trading session as big investors reported their stakes in the social media company and a wave of employees became eligible to sell their shares.
Reuters  9 hrs ago  Comment 
A U.S. federal judge on Monday ruled that Microsoft Corp's LinkedIn unit cannot prevent a startup from accessing public profile data, in a test of how much control a social media site can wield over information its users have deemed to be public.
MarketWatch  Aug 14  Comment 
A short propaganda film created to sound the alarm on World War II-era bigotry and xenophobia has resurfaced and is getting a lot of attention across social media.
Financial Times  Aug 14  Comment 
Social media group draws publishers into producing viral videos for new platform
Motley Fool  Aug 14  Comment 
Apparently, here's where all of our money goes.
NPR  Aug 14  Comment 
As it celebrates 500 years since Martin Luther and the Reformation, the Protestant church in Germany is turning to social media to reach those too busy to attend.
New York Times  Aug 12  Comment 
Gov. Eddie Calvo uploaded a phone call with President Trump to social media in which Mr. Trump says, “We are with you 1,000 percent.”
Financial Times  Aug 12  Comment 
Social media company’s disregard of shareholder rights is wrong, says Peter Smith
The Economic Times  Aug 12  Comment 
Executive search firm Ema Partners said it has mandates from cos to hire social media experts where the salaries could range from $150,000 to $250,000.
Reuters  Aug 11  Comment 
China is investigating its top social media sites, including WeChat and Weibo, for failing to comply with cyber laws, the latest step in the country's push to secure the internet and maintain strict Communist Party control over content.




 

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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