Benzinga  36 min ago  Comment 
Usually during upfront week, one series catches fire and that series usually involves a big name, a big concept or combination of the two. Yet ensemble drama "This Is Us" isn't really checking either box, but 25 million viewers later the buzz is...
New York Times  3 hrs ago  Comment 
A 22-year-old Home Depot worker wanted to make a statement about Donald Trump. But photos of her hat on social media drew outrage.  8 hrs ago  Comment 
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Forbes  May 19  Comment 
The Star Tribune in Minneapolis is reporting that at least two long-time high school coaches in the area have stepped down recently in large part because they were bloodied with a blunt instrument -- parents' social media presences. From the...
New York Times  May 19  Comment 
People get too close to animals in the wild because they are ignorant about nature or want to document their experience on social media, officials said.
TechCrunch  May 19  Comment 
 The mobile healthtech industry is exploding. There is an estimated $42 billion annual market for personalized medicine and a mad dash to come up with the “next big thing.” The tech world is built and rewarded on hockey-stick growth: The...
Forbes  May 19  Comment 
As Australian electronic music phenomenon gets set to release his second album, Skin, he talks about how social media helped him become a top draw in America.
Yahoo  May 19  Comment 
China’s government fabricates about 488 million social media comments a year -- nearly the same as one day of Twitter’s total global volume -- in a massive effort to distract its citizens from bad news ...
New York Times  May 19  Comment 
What you see on the social media giant is based on an algorithm. It’s anything but neutral.


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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