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NPR  12 hrs ago  Comment 
In the ad, the lost puppy returns home only to find that his owners have sold him using a website made with GoDaddy. Its an apparent parody of the latest Budweiser Super Bowl commercial.
Benzinga  Jan 28  Comment 
Market Prophit gathers the social media commentary that's related to investing and the stock market, analyzes it, and develops statistics that can tell users both crowd and expert sentiment. The company’s CEO, Igor Gonta, spoke with Benzinga...
Forbes  Jan 28  Comment 
1. Don't End Up Like Barbra: Why You Should Fear The Streisand Effect When someone uses social media to attack your business, your first urge, naturally, may be to sic lawyers on the critic, or otherwise try to intimidate the attacker into...
New York Times  Jan 28  Comment 
Jonathan Lamberton’s expressive style, an innovative form of interpreting that can be easier for some hearing-impaired people to understand, has created awe and amusement on social media.
The Economic Times  Jan 27  Comment 
India has nearly 51 million such businesses, of which 12 million have a high degree of technology influence and are looking to adopt newer IT products.
Forbes  Jan 27  Comment 
Barry Trailer, Jim Dickie, and their company CSO Insights have been the leading sales research firm for 20 years; it’s all they do. CSO is the Chief Sales Officer, and that is who tunes in to anything they say. Every year they do four annual...
Forbes  Jan 27  Comment 
A culture where seniors don't have a voice is incomplete and Cyber-Seniors demonstrates how a fuller representation of ages can enrich the digital realm.
Jutia Group  Jan 27  Comment 
Twitter Metrics Soaring, but Investor Patience Isn’t Unfortunately, it’s going to take me more than 140 characters to describe Twitter, how it makes money, and why its share price is suffering. What Is Twitter? For those not in the know,...
Wall Street Journal  Jan 27  Comment 
Social media platform Facebook and photo sharing app Instagram were inaccessible for about 45 minutes Tuesday.
The Hindu Business Line  Jan 26  Comment 
India has 243 m Internet users, of whom 106 m are active on social media websites




 

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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