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The Times of India  3 hrs ago  Comment 
True to the Modi government’s stress on social media, Doordarshan is tying up with mobile companies to ensure that updates on weather, market rates and crop conditions are streamed through DD Kisan for the farmers. 
The Hindu Business Line  9 hrs ago  Comment 
Nestle India has taken to social media to assure its consumers about the quality and safety of Maggi Noodles. The last few days, Maggi noodles issue has been trending across social media networks a...
Forbes  May 22  Comment 
I'm endlessly fascinated by what's happening to the role of the salesperson due to social media adoption. Last year, I wrote about the top social sales people in the world, which tells the story of some of the most socially influential people...
New York Times  May 22  Comment 
Confronted with an austere version of Islam and strict social codes, they increasingly rely on apps and social media for self-expression and liberation.
TheStreet.com  May 22  Comment 
NEW YORK ( TheStreet) -- People haven't exactly been McLovin' the return of a creepy, middle-aged human Hamburglar to the TV airwaves. That raises one supersized question. How can McDonald's produce advertising that will appeal to social...
New York Times  May 22  Comment 
The attack on Shiites during midday Friday Prayer left at least 21 people dead, and some Saudis on social media rushed to blame Iran.
Forbes  May 21  Comment 
Firms need to identify the risks of social media, develop comprehensive governance policies to mitigate risk and then deploy the right technology to reinforce those polices.
The Hindu Business Line  May 21  Comment 
Are you going to have fewer friends on social media? Will India get the confidence to create for its own population rather than serve the world? A digital messiah looks at the crystal ball to make some predictions
New York Times  May 21  Comment 
President Ramzan A. Kadyrov of Chechnya finally had enough Wednesday of social media users mocking him relentlessly for seeming to push polygamy. His solution? Keep women locked up at home.




 

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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