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SeekingAlpha  51 min ago  Comment 
By Stone Fox Capital: Earlier in the year, when all of the social media and high-flying stocks crashed, one notable stock soared to new all-time highs. The move by online real estate leader Zillow (NASDAQ:Z) was made despite valuation multiples...
Financial Times  3 hrs ago  Comment 
Frankfort, Rosen, Zoe and Arnault back Spring app, which taps social media to make shopping easier on a mobile phone
Forbes  3 hrs ago  Comment 
As social media sucks up ever more of our time and attention, marketers are scrambling to find ways to listen in on what people are saying about them, engage them in conversations, and track the results. And ideally they don't want to do that with...
New York Times  7 hrs ago  Comment 
The police dispersed demonstrators in Ferguson, Mo., by force on Wednesday night. The developments were recounted in real time on Twitter and other platforms.
Insurance Journal  Aug 14  Comment 
Facebook’s fight against prosecutors over nearly 400 search warrants for users’ postings and other data is drawing support from other social media companies and civil libertarians. Lawyers for Foursquare, Kickstarter, Meetup, and Tumblr said...
Motley Fool  Aug 13  Comment 
The company removed messaging from its main app and is forcing customers to download a second standalone app to send messages.
DailyFinance  Aug 13  Comment 
MONTREAL, QUEBEC and TORONTO, ONTARIO and PARIS, FRANCE -- (Marketwired) -- 08/13/14 -- Engagement Labs Inc. (TSX VENTURE:EL) announced that the Board of Directors granted 550,000 stock options to directors and officers of the Corporation; all...
DailyFinance  Aug 13  Comment 
Company Launches New Streaming Subscription Service With 1st Live Events With Cameron & Nash on August 20thNEW YORK, NY -- (Marketwired) -- 08/13/14 -- Eyes on the Go, Inc. (OTCQB: AXCG) ("Eyes"), announced today that it has entered into...
SeekingAlpha  Aug 13  Comment 
By Point Of Return: This article is the second in my series on social media. Its focus is to analyze the Global X Social Media Index ETF (NASDAQ:SOCL) versus its individual holdings in order to help myself and others determine an appropriate...
The Economic Times  Aug 13  Comment 
India is emerging as a digital outsourcing hub for diverse services including online advertising, social media and website design.




 

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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