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Collaborative Marketing Without the Risk

We seem to have gotten used to a distributed way of business — where marketing, especially social media marketing doesn’t happen in one place. As wonderful as collaborating in this manner is, many of us haven’t paid attention to the risky behaviors that could cause hiccups in our process. read more

5 Ways Small Businesses Can Make a Big Impact on Social Media

Whether it’s a lack of time, budget or know-how, keeping your small business off of social media might just be the missing puzzle piece to a profitable year. It’s time to fix it! Here are five actionable ways small businesses can make a big impact on social media. read more

Improving Content by Breaking Your Addiction to Links

Links are good. They let us – well – link to longer format content that we’ve curated from the web or spent time and effort to create ourselves. We know how often they’re clicked, where they’re clicked, the origin of their click, and more. All valuable intel. This said, I think we all might be a little addicted to our blue-underlined friends. read more

Sexual Predator In Biloxi Lured Teens With Fake Social Media Profiles

Recently a Biloxi man was taken into custody and charged with sexual exploitation of children and contributing to the delinquency of a minor. The would-be sexual predator allegedly lured teens to his residence using fake social media profiles. Biloxi Police Department Sergeant Donnie Dobbs said Bruce Kearney Burks, 56, was initially arrested for contributing to […]

What Caused the NSFW Tweet from US Airways

Goof ups by brands on social media aren’t new. But what happened yesterday with US Airways is the worst nightmare a brand could face on social media. The airline is now occupied with damage control after inadvertently publishing a pornographic tweet in response to a frustrated customer query. read more

Turkey Wants to Tax Facebook and Twitter

In a new stage in Turkey's strife against U.S. social media companies, the Turkish government now wants Twitter and Facebook to pay taxes to its treasury — despite the fact that neither have an office in Turkey. All social media companies...Show More Summary

Gmail Makes Sending Mobile Photos Much Easier

Google users who back up their smartphone and tablet photos on Google+ will be able to add them to Gmail messages much more quickly Now, you can insert an assortment of pictures or photo albums directly into email, resize them within...Show More Summary

This Hilarious Flight Attendant Speech Is Why We Always Fly Southwest [Video]

We write about airplane drama a lot at SocialNewsDaily, but we’re not really the type to go ahead and make an airline recommendation for our frequent-flyer readers. Just kidding, it’s Southwest. Always fly Southwest. Why? Bags fly free for one, and for two, they just have … what should we call it … personality. Published […]

The Boston Stories You Must Read Today

In the year since two brothers allegedly set off a pair of bombs at the Boston Marathon, online outlets have published stories remembering the victims, investigating the perpetrators and spotlighting the survivors. See also: She Survived...Show More Summary

Now You Can Buy Microsoft Office 365 for $6.99 a Month

Microsoft began selling Office 365 Personal on Tuesday, a variant of its productivity suite that delivers all the apps for only $6.99 per month. (The full Home version sells for $9.99 per month.) The tradeoff is in the number of your devices that can be running Office. Show More Summary

Google Reportedly Looking for Even More Office Space in New York

Google's presence in the Big Apple is about to get even bigger, according to a new report. The search giant is in talks with various property owners to lease as much as 600,000 square feet of additional office space in New York, The Wall Street Journal reported. Show More Summary

Win $1,000 From JackThreads and Find Your Dream Job

Are you ready to revive yourself for spring? Mashable and Wakefield have partnered to bring you the right ingredients for a flourishing season: a fresh wardrobe and a new career. Enter our sweepstakes here for your chance to win a $1,000 shopping spree at the online men's fashion retailer Jackthreads. Show More Summary

Boo, You Bastard: 'Game of Thrones' Mixes Seamlessly With 'Mean Girls'

You know nothing, Gretchen Wieners Game of Thrones collides with Mean Girls for a series of totally fetch GIFs. Imagine Regina George facing off with Cersei Lannister in the ultimate battle of bitchy blondes. The brutality of Westeros has nothing on high school. See also: 15 Things You Didn't Know About 'Game of Thrones' You go, Hodor. Show More Summary

Twitter Acquires Social Data Partner Gnip

Twitter acquired two companies focused around social TV analytics last month, and today added social data company Gnip to its team for an undisclosed sum. Gnip is one of the largest providers of social data, and first partnered with Twitter in 2010 at a time when the social network was really hitting its stride. To […]

19 Incredible Photos From Last Night's 'Blood Moon'

Monday night's Blood Moon didn't disappoint astronomy fans. The total lunar eclipse occurred when the moon entered the Earth's shadow in an event that is actually pretty rare. Light from the sun scattered about the atmosphere, casting a reddish hue on the lunar surface. Show More Summary

The Rise and Fall of AIM, the Breakthrough AOL Never Wanted

When we think about the spectacular collapse of once untouchable Internet properties, companies like MySpace and Pets.com come to mind. The rise and fall of AOL Instant Messenger rivals them all. Once the dominant force in digital messaging...Show More Summary

How the Klout Acquisition Affects the Future of Influence Marketing

To Greater Personalization The last few months have been particularly fertile in social media industry. Mergers and acquisitions have increased which provides greater depth to the major players in social media influence marketing. The...Show More Summary

Twitter Acquires Data Startup Gnip

Twitter has announced the acquisition of Gnip, a social data provider. The value of the deal was not immediately disclosed. Gnip has raised $6.6 million in funding. "We want to make our data even more accessible, and the best way to do that is to work directly with our customers to get a better understanding of their needs. Show More Summary

Kevin Hart Is Pretty Sure He's Dying in This Deleted Scene From 'Ride Along'

A bleeding Kevin Hart is experiencing a moment of intense vulnerability in this deleted scene from the movie Ride Along — and starts bro-fessing his profound respect for tough cop and soon-to-be brother-in-law Ice Cube. "I respect you so much," Hart says in the clip. Show More Summary

The 12 Most Coachella Things to Happen at Coachella

Coachella's successful first weekend was jam-packed with music, celebrities and seriously questionable outfit selections -- all standard fare for the annual music festival. The annual two-part festival in Indio, Calif. draws in nearly 225,000 fans per weekend. Show More Summary

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