MarketWatch  2 hrs ago  Comment 
A new app that promises to rate people like restaurants is going down a storm on social media. And not a good one.
New York Times  3 hrs ago  Comment 
A custom known as “sitting the month,” when new mothers must stay indoors to restore their energy, has evolved into an opulent level of care.  5 hrs ago  Comment 
New profile videos let you ‘show a part of yourself you couldn’t before’, says social media company RIP the static profile pic. Facebook has reincarnated the highlight/lowlight (depending on your tolerance for flashy things on the...
Cellular News  7 hrs ago  Comment 
While Facebook is the most prevalent, still 11% say that they don't currently have an account, with another 16% saying that they have an account but use it less than once a week. Click here for more.
The Hindu Business Line  8 hrs ago  Comment 
Social media voices have backed India after Pakistan’s Prime Minister raised the Kashmir issue at the UN General Assembly even as a former top Pakistani diplomat tweeted that Nawaz Sharif’s speech...
TechCrunch  Sep 30  Comment 
 When I moved to Taiwan in 2007, I was struck by the large number of independent designers in the city—and how hard it was to find them. Most only sold at weekend craft markets and their online presences were scattered across different blogging...
Channel News Asia  Sep 30  Comment 
Smartphones, tablets and social media are now an integral part of our everyday lives and that means a lot of conversation takes place virtually. Channel NewsAsia finds out how brands and marketeers are changing the way they reach out to consumers. 
Automotive World  Sep 30  Comment 
A new study shows that suppliers are taking to social media with greater effectiveness The post Top US suppliers increase social media activity by 144% in 2015 appeared first on Automotive World.
NPR  Sep 30  Comment 
Page 25 of "The Twitter Government And Elections Handbook" begins, "What Is Twitter?"
Benzinga  Sep 30  Comment 
Since its emergence on the social media scene, Twitter Inc (NYSE: TWTR) has been branded as a "micro-blogging" site because the platform only allows users to send tweets with 140 characters or less. That limitation has set the site apart from its...


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

Which are top 10 social media?

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