Social Media articles published in March 2012
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March 31, 2012
Highlight Business Connections with Highlight
Is Highlight Creepy or Creative?
March 30, 2012
Is Facebook Muscling in on Search?
A new report reveals that Facebook is to revamp its search engine to compete with Google.
Be Careful What You Tweet: Take it From Spike Lee
Spike Lee's Twitter Mistake. Can it Happen to Anyone?
March 29, 2012
Hitachi Data Systems Shares 5 Steps to B2B Social Media Success
Hitachi proved that a conservative, high-end B2B technology provider can drive serious ROI through these 5 social media steps.
Starbucks is the Nation's Most Socially Engaged Company
Starbucks is Ranked as #1 in Social Media Engagement
Igniting Social Media: Technorati Interview with Jack Krawczyk, Senior Product Marketing Manager of StumbleUpon (Part Two)
StumbleUpon has become one the most powerful sources of traffic on the internet. In this exclusive interview, Shani Higgins speaks to Jack Krawczyk of StumbleUpon about their paid discover platform and the need to create great content.
Are Your Tweets Good Enough to Wipe Your Bottom With?
A new service launched this week that lets you print your tweets onto toilet paper.
March 28, 2012
Breaking News: President Barack Obama Joins Pinterest
U.S President Barack Obama Is Now On Pinterest
Google Comment System Launch To Battle Facebook
Google is reportedly launching a new third party commenting system to rival facebook and draw interest back to Google+.
A New Facebook App Allows Users To Name Enemies
New App Supports Dislike Feature On Facebook
Are You Pinning Your Own Stuff to Pinterest? Shameless Promotion Allowed!
Pinterest is Changing. Post Your Own Stuff!
March 27, 2012
Lifecrowd Lauches Out of Beta, Aims to Help Users Find Local Activities
Lifecrowd, the social activity discovery site officially launches in three new cities out of LA incubator/accelerator MuckerLabs.
Will Pinterest's Ban on Pins Showing Self-Destructive Behavior Work for Twitter?
Pinterest's Ban on Pin Boards That Encourage Eating Disorders
Greek Myths and Powerful Internet Storytelling
We are all on a journey in life. Does your favorite Internet sites help you on your travels?
Why Aren't Companies Responding to Questions on Facebook?
Some companies aren't responding to posts and comments on their Facebook walls. Why not? Isn't that half the point of being on Facebook?
The World is Connected by Email and Social Media
New research reveals the extent of email and social media use around the world.
March 26, 2012
Could Google Suggest Lose You Your Job?
A Japanese man has sought an injunction against Google after Google Suggest linked him with criminal acts.
Hand Over Your Facebook Passwords?
Will You Get the Job if You Don't Comply?
Overuse of Video Clips
When it comes to videos in our news, give me some words, to save time, please.
Facebook to Marketers: "You're Going About It the Wrong Way"
Marketers are trying to apply the ways they work with existing media, to how they use Facebook.
March 24, 2012
Facebook, U.S. Lawmakers Issues Warning To Employers On Passwords
Facebook And U.S. Lawmakers Takes A Stand Against Obtaining Passwords Of Employees By Employers
March 23, 2012
Intel’s Social “Status Update”: Make Conversations, Not Ads
People don’t buy processors, they buy experiences, and Intel is embracing social media to capture these experiences.
Facebook Added A New "Friend to Just Acquaintance" Feature
Say Goodbye To Annoying News Feeds With Facebook's Newest Feature
March 22, 2012
Crowdsourced Learning for Professionals
Professionals looking to keep up to date with relevant classes can learn from world class professors, at their own pace with Faculty Project from Udemy.
Igniting Social Media: Technorati Interview with Jack Krawczyk, Senior Product Marketing Manager of StumbleUpon
StumbleUpon has become one the most powerful sources of traffic on the internet. In this exclusive interview, Shani Higgins speaks to Jack Krawczyk of StumbleUpon about their "restart", relevance and growth of the company.
Would You Give Recruiters Your Facebook Login?
Recruiters have taken to asking candidates for their Facebook logins to snoop on their profiles before hiring them.
March 20, 2012
Internet Becomes Investigative Source In French Hate Murders
Police scouring the Web for clues as they hunt a cold-blooded killer in France.
March 19, 2012
"Friendly Twitter" Gets Even Friendlier: Interview with Eric Kim, CEO of Twylah
Over a year ago, Eric Kim, CEO of Twylah, set out to build a new user Twitter experience. A half a year later, and the product has gained a powerful following.
The Social Face of the St Patrick's Day Riots
Social media has again played a central role in civil unrest as riots hit Ontario.
Facebook Added New "Interest Lists" Feature
Facebook Added A New Pinterest-Like Feature
Why Are Only 3% of Websites Doing Their Job?
New research reveals that just 3% of websites deliver a good experience for users.
March 18, 2012
Pinterest Is The Web's Newest Darling
Pinterest Is The Internet's Newest Sensation
March 16, 2012
Social Customer Service Provides Savvy Companies Competitive Advantage
Companies who use social media for customer service, and do it right, can create sustainable competitive advantages in their market.
Hard Cases Make Bad Law
Ravi Committed A Hate Crime But Did He Hate His Victim
Groupon Receive a Record Number of Complaints
Groupon have landed in hot water after the OFT slammed the company in the wake of a record number of complaints
March 14, 2012
Are Social Media Campaigns Like Kony Successful in Effecting Change
The use of social media as an activist tool poses interesting questions.
Kony 2012 Goes to Washington
Kony 2012 uses classic film-making techniques to gain attention for Ugandan issue.
March 13, 2012
The Death of a Blogging Platform: Twitter Buys Posterous
Twitter buys Posterous in a move to grab talent and hopefully, a better UI for users
March 12, 2012
Infographic Creation Tool Released With Visual.ly Create
Is a revenue stream creating infographics about to slip away from designers with infographic making tool Visual.ly Create?
Is the Rumored Sale of Mashable to CNN a Sell Out or Win?
CNN is rumored to be buying Mashable, according to various reports.
Pinterest: Friend or Foe to the Blogosphere?
Pinterest is creating an amazing tool for bloggers, but is it really good for the blogosphere? Dozens of bloggers interviewed, revealing a dark side to Pinterest.
March 11, 2012
Weibo: Is China's Twitter Going to Come Here?
Weibo is China's answer to Twitter. Will we see it here as well?
Wal-Mart Buys Social Calendar
Wal-Mart continues to push into social media and customer technology with new acquisition.
March 8, 2012
Content Curators Needed: Facebook's Interest Lists Unveiled
Facebook unveils Interest Lists. Let the all-out content curation contest begin!
March 6, 2012
Are Companies Finally Warming to Social Media?
New research shows that the number of companies banning social media at work is falling.
March 5, 2012
New Facebook Ads May be Straw that Breaks the Camel’s Back
Under pressure to produce results for advertisers, Facebook resorts to even more blatant advertising, pushing fresh ads on its membership base. The last straw?
March 2, 2012
Harnessing the Power of Social Media: Good vs. Bieber
#BeatCancer world record finally toppled to Justin Bieber fans who set off to beat the record in honor of his 18th birthday. After all, what else do you get for a boy who has everything?
March 1, 2012
The End of Privacy?
The Internet Appears Completely Out of Control
Promoted Tweets: A Goldmine for App Developers
Promoted Tweets and Accounts on Mobile Apps
Twitter and AMEX Deal – What Does It Mean for Local Business Owners?
How the Twitter and Amex deal will affect business.