Social Media articles published in December 2012
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December 30, 2012
Partying Tweets Sink Damages Award for Woman
A jury lowered a damages award to a woman whose tweets were not in line with her lawsuit following an accident.
December 27, 2012
Randi Zuckerberg's Family Picture Leaks On Facebook
Private Photo Of Facebook's Mark Zuckerberg Sister, Randi, Leaked On Web
Cops Offer Virtual Ride-Alongs Via Twitter
Wanting to provide a greater level of transparency to its activities, police departments are increasingly offering Tweet-alongs.
Tweet This: Help Find a Missing Dog, Win a Role in a New Mystery Novel
With the loss of a beloved family dog, one author is offering a very unique reward to get her back home safe and sound.
December 26, 2012
Kabang the Hero Dog Beats Cancer
Dog who lost her snout saving a little girl is now one step closer to receiving reconstructive surgery.
December 21, 2012
Research Shows Top Social Networks for Driving Offline Activities
Survey by ACTIVE Network shows which social platforms drive the most action and what happens 'beyond the click'.
Trapster Helps You Find Those Awesome Christmas Light Displays
Trapster launches interactive holiday-light map to help you find and share the best displays in your neighborhood
December 20, 2012
Facebook and Instagram: Tech Giant Transgressions of 2012
Will 2013 encourage new awareness and consideration for customers?
December 19, 2012
Zuckerberg Gives $500 Million in Stock to Charity
Mark Zuckerberg gives nearly $500 million in stock to a Silicon Valley charity.
December 17, 2012
Santa's Online Resources to Help Your Kids Say "I Believe"
Have a kid who is losing belief in Santa? Here's a list of increasingly more realistic online tools to keep the magic flowing this Christmas.
This Facebook Message will Self Destruct in Three...Two...
Facebook looking to create a Snapchat copycat app
Instagram's Wheeling and Dealing Path to Facebook
Instagram was going to see to Twitter first, according to reports, but bailed for a sweeter pot with Facebook.
Social Media for Business: No Celebrities Allowed
Facebook and Twitter are designed for celebrities. Businesses need to work harder to make social media work for them.
December 16, 2012
Post-Tragedy, How To Avoid Online Scams
After a tragedy, people rush online for information, support, and to feel helpful, which is when scam artists prey attack.
December 15, 2012
Twitter Responds With New Features in Instagram Battle
After Instagram "broke" their Twitter embedding feature, Twitter has responded with features of its own. How to use them.
December 11, 2012
NuffnangX Launches Mobile Friendly Blog Reader
NuffnangX's mobile app 'speeds up' blog reading, discovery with short excerts, images designed for mobile consumption.
What if Facebook Just Disappeared?
Our entire lives are online. What would happen if we could no longer access all of that content?
December 10, 2012
Woman Sued for $750,000 for a Negative Review
A woman is sued $750,000 for the review she left of a workman on Yelp.
December 9, 2012
Microsoft Social Network Site "Socl" Now In Beta
Microsoft's Own Social Network "Socl" To Fully Launch Very Soon
December 6, 2012
New MySpace: A Review and How To Get Your Invite!
MySpace's long-anticipated reboot has arrived, for a few. Here's a review, and how you can get an invite, too.
December 3, 2012
The Pope Comes to Twitter via @pontifex
The Vatican announce that the Pope is to join Twitter, using the @pontifax handle
A Glass of News; No Lemon, Please
Why must all news sources be flavored? Like my water: fresh, in a clear glass, and unflavored.