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Bill Cosby And The Ultimate Crowdsourced Memes Fail

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Bill Cosby recently learned a hard lesson about crowdsourcing when his social media people decided to invite the 'Net to take images of Bill and turn them into memes. (Image Link) Their site showed silly, and very gentle, examples of...Show More Summary

Homage or plagiarism? WWE borrowed some lines from ‘A Few Good Men’ on Monday’s ‘Raw’

Can you handle the truth? Great. Now there’s just the small task of trying to figure out what the truth is. Mainly, WWE fans on Reddit, Twitter, Facebook and other social media sites are debating whether the WWE plagiarized part of Triple H’s monologue on Monday night from the film “A Few Good Men,” or […]

Jeremy Calvert Says He's "Done" With Leah Messer, Flirts With Models on Twitter

The final days of Leah Messer's marriage seem to be playing out before our eyes on Twitter and other social media sites. It all started back in October when Calvert accused Messer of cheating on him with her ex-boyfriend Robbie Kidd....Show More Summary

Serious threats or harmless venting? Supreme court case tests boundaries of Facebook free speech

The ease of communication provided by social media like Facebook and Twitter is not always a good thing, especially when those sites are used to promote spousal abuse by posting threatening messages. The Supreme Court will hear arguments in a case … Continue reading ?

Swedish Hotel Offering Free 7-Night Stays For People With More Than 2,000 Facebook Friends

We already know the value companies place on attracting new fans on social media, which is part of the reason using sites like Facebook and Instagram is free: Advertisers want your attention and they want the attention of your friends. So in order to harness the power of social media, one Swedish hotel is offering up a tasty bit of … [More]

Anger over ‘Crack Mayor’ headline for TMZ’s Marion Barry post

When the TMZ web site reported Marion Barry’s death early this morning, subtlety was not in the offing. The headline for its posting: “CRACK MAYOR DEAD AT 78.” That prompted an uproar on social media among people upset that Barry’s decades in public life had been reduced to “CRACK MAYOR” and a YouTube clip of […]

Comments Are Dead, Long Live Comments

Yet another mainstream media site took down comments this week. In the post explaining the move, Walt Mossberg and Kara Swisher explained that “as social media has continued its robust growth, the bulk of discussion of our stories is increasingly taking place there, making onsite comments less and less used and less and less useful.” […]

On Calmness, Compassion, Command Presence, and Code Choreography

Four things to bring order to a chaotic scene. A number of people in the various social media sites fixated on the one example where I allowed the mother of an infant to accompany her child in the back of my rig while I performed CPR. The objections were predictable. We don’t have enough room....

Static Sites with Sculpin - Nomad PHP

Presented by Chris Tankersley @dragonmantank We can build anything we want with PHP, be it a small little blog for ourselves to a giant world-spanning social media network. There are times though that we do not need all of the dynamic goodness that PHP brings and we just need a site that sits there. Sculpin … The post Static Sites with Sculpin appeared first on Nomad PHP.

Facebook Inc (FB) Gets Obama’s Endorsement For Breaking News

Facebook Inc (NASDAQ:FB) is not just on the verge of being a news site, it has become one. On Fox Business, Stuart Varney discussed the new direction that the owner of the largest social media platform is taking, with MediaBuzz host, Howard Kurtz. “[...] President Obama chose  Facebook Inc (NASDAQ:FB) to announce his executive order […]

Re/code joins the list of news orgs cutting comments

Re/code Re/code’s Kara Swisher and Walt Mossberg wrote on Thursday that comments are now gone from the site. We thought about this decision long and hard, since we do value reader opinion. But we concluded that, as social media has continued...Show More Summary

B2B's Can't Afford to Avoid Marketing on LinkedIn

Just because LinkedIn has the reputation of being the suit and tie of the social media world doesn’t mean it lacks value. A lot of marketers have passed over the site on first glance because they saw it as too stuffy and not as social as it’s cousins, Twitter and Facebook.

Western Media Is Obsessed With Kurdish Female Fighters Battling ISIS

Social networking sites are abuzz with pictures of female Peshmergas. However, there are dozens of examples which illustrate women fighters are not new, but have existed within Kurdish communities historically.

Jimmy Soni, the top HuffPost editor who left the site after an internal investigation into several y

Jimmy Soni, the top HuffPost editor who left the site after an internal investigation into several young staffers’ sexual harassment claims against him, is now a “social media consultant” for The New York Observer. Read more...

The Prynt Case turns your phone into a Polaroid camera

There comes a point after you’ve taken so many thousands of pictures that you realize you don’t have any hard copies of the moments you’ve captured. One wrong click or a social media site shutting down permanently could mean every photo you’ve posted could go up in smoke. Show More Summary

Attract More Website Visitors for Your Personal Brand

A professional website presence that reflects your brand is the start to showcasing what you have to offer. Engaging in social media and posting content on other sites is important as well – but, the goal is to have a web design that...Show More Summary

Ted Cruz Is Going All Out On Social Media In His Fight Against Net Neutrality

Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Texas) isn't backing down after calling so-called net neutrality "Obamacare for the internet" last week. On Monday, Cruz's office fired off a series of new videos on social media sites — Vine and YouTube — where the potential 2016 presidential candidate decries any new government regulation of the internet. Show More Summary

Dave And Buster's Tweets, Deletes, & Apologizes After Sending Out An Offensive Message On Twitter!

In this day and age, social media sites like Twitter are a great way to connect with friends, reach new audiences, and keep in touch with current events! Unfortunately, it's also a great way to say some seriously stupid and offensive things! Just ask Dave and Buster's, the restaurant/bar/arcade that sent out a tweet in hopes to [...]

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