Forbes  58 min ago  Comment 
For once, Dwayne Johnson was outmuscled at the box office, but with savvy counterprogramming and promotion, his 'Central Intelligence' was no minnow.
Clusterstock  2 hrs ago  Comment 
Business Insider is looking for a late-shift news intern for its San Francisco office. This intern will help the San Francisco editorial team with research and social media promotion, and will have ample opportunities to write both tech and...
Forbes  7 hrs ago  Comment 
In a paper on social commerce published by AASCIT (American Association for Science and Technology) in International Journal of Management Science, authors Diao, He and Yuan have neatly divided different ways we do social...
Forbes  8 hrs ago  Comment 
“Social media: it’s one of the primary forms of communication today,” says Stealz, Inc. co-founder and CEO Jim Zidar in his pitch to potential customers and investors.
New York Times  Jun 19  Comment 
A rush to judgment has been a human inclination throughout history, but modern social media like Facebook and Twitter have magnified it. Just ask the woman vilified over a hug gone awry.
New York Times  Jun 19  Comment 
Shaming punishments have been around since Eve, but the advent of social media has created a new type of mob online.
TechCrunch  Jun 19  Comment 
 Schrode’s campaign to become the youngest representative in Congress really caught fire on social media. Read More
Forbes  Jun 19  Comment 
Warning: Well-marked spoilers, mostly posted by Williams, lurk inside.
New York Times  Jun 18  Comment 
Portraits of the lives lost in the attack at the Pulse nightclub in Orlando, Fla., from tributes by family and loved ones and in messages across social media.
NPR  Jun 18  Comment 
It seems "startlingly banal," but killers' social media use during mass shootings has become the norm for the attacks. It's another sign of how intrinsic the sites are to affirming our identities.


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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