Forbes  2 hrs ago  Comment 
These basic social media principles can help you build a foundation for creating engaging campaigns.
Forbes  4 hrs ago  Comment 
To build a strategic marketing plan, you need to think about your brand, social media, events and trade shows, content creation, and more.
New York Times  6 hrs ago  Comment 
Feminist Voices was banned from Weibo, a Twitter-like service, for 30 days after it posted an article about a women’s strike planned in the U.S. in March.
The Economic Times  9 hrs ago  Comment 
Billed as one of the largest such pacts in the global social media space, Microsoft acquired LinkedIn for $26.2 billion in an all-cash deal last year.
NPR  Feb 21  Comment 
One day after he lost both a book deal and a prominent speaking gig, Yiannopoulos said he was stepping down as technology editor for the website formerly run by President Trump's chief strategist.
DailyFinance  Feb 21  Comment 
Filed under: Lifestyle, Food, Food Trends Gordon Ramsay is a household name. The British chef, restaurateur and host is known for his incredible talent, no nonsense work ethic and fiery personality. Everyone knows you don't cross Gordon...
DailyFinance  Feb 21  Comment 
Filed under: Finance, Careers, Work Life Rather than "Keeping up with the Kardashians" with your coworkers these days, most people in the office are keeping up with politics. Especially after one of the most controversial presidential elections...
New York Times  Feb 21  Comment 
The social media darling is expected to be tech’s next big winner on Wall Street. Will the land of sun, surf and movies finally have its Google moment?
Benzinga  Feb 21  Comment 
Trip Chowdhry of Global Equities Research has argued in the past the social media boom has come to an end and should be considered an "anti-trend" for 2017 and beyond. Chowdhry also labeled mobility, hybrid cloud and the gig economy as an...
Motley Fool  Feb 21  Comment 
Snapchat's parent company is scheduled to hit the market next week. Everyone seems to hate the IPO, but that's also an opportunity.


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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