Social Media articles published in May 2012
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May 31, 2012
Olympic Champion Quitting Twitter During the Games
Double Olympic champion Rebecca Addlington is boycotting Twitter during the Games after criticism over her appearance on the site.
Are Teens not as Keen on Social Media as Their Parents?
With a flopped IPO is Facebook falling out of fashion with the younger audience it craves?
May 30, 2012
Google+ Local Adds Where to Social's Who and What
Search giant Google has rolled out Google+ Local, an integrated search tool for local hot spots, coupled with Zagat and personal reviews. Find out what's cooking near you!
May 29, 2012
Social Media Savings, it's Out There
Coupons and discounts are available on social networks such as Facebook and Twitter. Who doesn't like to save money?
May 28, 2012
Cash Flash on Facebook Brings Thieves a'Knocking
An Australian teen flashed her grandmother's cash, providing a valuable lesson to the rest of about financial TMI.
May 25, 2012
Is a Facebook Browser in the Works?
Hot on the heels of Yahoo! announcing its own mobile web browser, rumor has it that Facebook might be considering a major purchase and muscling in on the same territory.
May 23, 2012
The Changing World of Social Media [Infographic]
Visualizing 2012, a true breakout year social media for Pinterest, Facebook, and more in a concise infographic.
YouTube Celebrates Its 7th Anniversary
Video-Sharing Giant YouTube Is Now 7 Years Old
May 21, 2012
Who Got Richer After The Facebook IPO?
People Who Expanded Their Net Worth After Facebook's IPO
Facebook Founder and CEO Mark Zuckerberg Updates his Relationship Status To "Married"
Facebook Founder and world's youngest billionaire Mark Zuckerberg marries his longtime girlfriend Priscilla Chan.
May 20, 2012
Microsoft's So.cl Now Online
Microsoft So.cl now online.
Facebook Founder Mark Zuckerberg Gets Married
Mark Zuckerberg Weds The Day After Facebook's Much-Celebrated IPO
What a Week for Zuckerberg: Takes FB Public Then Gets Hitched
Zuckerberg takes Facebook public, then gets hitched.
May 18, 2012
Breaking: Facebook Hit By A $15 Billion Class-Action Lawsuit
Is Facebook Finally Getting Into Trouble About User Privacy Issues?
Facebook IPO Launches at $38 Per Share
Facebook is set to begin trading on the Nasdaq at $38 a share today.
May 17, 2012
What Facebook's Eduardo Saverin Is Really Taking With Him
Eduardo Saverin dumping his citizenship in the very country that protected him earns him no PR points. So, what was the tax loss worth to those of us left holding the bag?
Facebook Billionaire Saverin Triggers Creation Of New "Ex-Patriot Act" Law
Facebook Co-Founder Eduardo Saverin Allegedly Renounces His U.S. Citizenship To Avoid Paying Tax?
Twitter Agrees to ”Do Not Track Privacy” Option
Twitter agrees to acknowledge” Do Not Track Privacy” option
Pinterest To Become An E-Commerce Site?
Pinterest To Become Another E-Commerce Powerhouse Soon?
May 16, 2012
GM Scraps Facebook Ads Stating Ineffective Returns
General Motors causes alarm ahead of the Facebook IPO as they dump their Facebook adverts claiming they don't deliver results.
May 15, 2012
Why a Fast Facebook Move May be Worth the IPO Penalty
There are penalties for getting in and out quickly on an IPO, but Facebook may be worth it.
Twitter Passes 10 Million UK Users
Twitter reveals that they have passed 10 million UK users recently.
Twitter Launches Email Digest of Your Best Tweets
Twitter launches a new service providing an email digest of your best tweets.
May 13, 2012
More Time is Spent on Facebook Mobile than Facebook Website
Americans now spend more time on Facebook mobile than on the main website.
May 11, 2012
Facebook, Twitter and Our Self-Esteem
Why we use social networking sites so much?
Facebook's IPO Already Oversubscribed
Facebook shares continue to be incredibly popular, with the IPO set to be one of the biggest ever.
May 10, 2012
Is Social Proximity More Important Than Geographic Proximity in Sales?
Reachable CEO explores social proximity, geographic proximity in sales and how his company can help expand professional reach.
LinkedIn Introduces 2 New Features – Targeted Updates & Follower Statistics
New LinkedIn features every business should look out for
May 9, 2012
Social Media 3.0 is Coming, Like it or Not
The Future of the Social Web
Mayweather Packs Marketing Punch
Viewers Hit with Self Promotion
May 8, 2012
The Continuing Reign of Mommy Bloggers [infographic]
New infographic showcases the growth of Mommy Bloggers
May 7, 2012
Hangouts On Air: Google+ Just Rolled Out Your 15 Minutes of Fame
With today's Hangouts on Air release, Google has provided all the tools one needs to achieve their 15 minutes of fame (and beyond).
Triberr Looks to Help Bloggers Pump Up Their Content
In fact Triberr imbibes the most natural process of “survival of the fittest” by bringing the best of content to widest of audience by personal endorsement, a process millions of bloggers who have no access to financial or other resources to publish their material, hope existed.
The Bull Market for Bands: Interview with TastemakerX CEO, Marc Ruxin
In what may be a breakthrough year for gamification applications, one pioneering company is making a marketplace for music.
May 6, 2012
Sorry, No Social Sharing at the London Olympics
London Olympics 2012 Bans Social Networks, Photo and Video Sharing
May 5, 2012
UK Prime Minster Looking to Block Porn from Search Results, Adding Opt-In Option Instead
The UK Prime Minister calls for plans to block access to porn sites by default, with users opting in instead.
May 4, 2012
LinkedIn Buys Slideshare for $119m
Professional social network LinkedIn buy Slideshare for $119 million
LinkedIn Sales Navigator: Social Selling or Just Plain Selling Out?
Overview of LinkedIn's new premium account for sales professionals, Sales Navigator.
May 3, 2012
Can All Things in Life Be Drag-and-Drop?
Weebly launches app for iPhone
May 2, 2012
Facebook and the NHS Team Up for Organ Donation Campaign
Social network Facebook and the NHS team up for organ donation campaign to raise awareness of the organ donor register
Facebook Adds New Life-Saving Tool Feature
Facebook Adds Organ Donor To Facebook Timeline
A Different Type of Activism
Individuals are becoming social media microactivists and making changes.
Take Your Blog on the Road With Weebly's New Mobile App
Online site and blog builder Weebly has just released its iPhone app, taking over 11 million sites' content on the road.
May 1, 2012
Be Your Own Media Machine
Techniques for any company or organization to be its own media machine.