NPR  1 hr ago  Comment 
A Pew Research Center survey says most Americans on social media are stressed out by online political interactions — and those feelings appear to be bipartisan.
Forbes  Oct 24  Comment 
It’s important to understand the legal risks of using social media for recruiting.
New York Times  Oct 24  Comment 
Donald J. Trump’s use of the phrase “big league” has divided social media into two camps: Those who believe he said “bigly,” and those who heard “big league.”
New York Times  Oct 21  Comment 
Chinese social media erupted in anger over the attack in an elevator, denouncing a lack of respect for women and a male-dominated smoking culture.
Insurance Journal  Oct 21  Comment 
Serious Social Media, developer of the automated social media marketing service, InsuranceSocial.Media, and a 2016 graduate of the Global Insurance Accelerator (GIA) program, announced it has secured a second round of funding led by Iowa-based...
Reuters  Oct 21  Comment 
The apparent lack of interest in Twitter Inc by potential suitors may force the social media company to consider a route anathema to aspiring tech startups: a major restructuring and cutting some its nearly 4,000 employees.
New York Times  Oct 20  Comment 
Two phrases uttered by Donald Trump at Wednesday’s presidential debate caught the attention of social media users and the online marketplace.
MarketWatch  Oct 19  Comment 
The beauty company may have misjudged its latest social media campaign.
New York Times  Oct 19  Comment 
An expanded version of the selfie-filled book “Selfish” follows the robbery in Paris.
Wall Street Journal  Oct 19  Comment 
The latest features from the social media company also allow users to buy movie tickets and book salon appointments straight from the app.


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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