This post comes via Know More, Wonkblog's social media site. This 2D timeline from web comic site Xkcd.com is a novel way of tracking movies, books and TV shows about the past and future. The chart is a little hard to understand at first, but once you get it, it’s pretty interesting. The date of […]
This post comes via Know More, Wonkblog's social media site. The number of people identifying as both white and black in the U.S. Census doubled between 2000 and 2010, to 1.8 million. According to Bill Frey, a senior fellow at the Brookings Institution who studies demographics, the rapid change is a sign that historically stark […]
I saw that Yahoo! Celebrity did a post sharing some of the best celebrity pregnancy announcements. I thought it was cute how the site pointed out the 5 different ways that celebrity women have used social media to announce their respective...Show More Summary
Republican Rep. Ted Poe (R-TX) thinks social media sites have an obligation to further crack down on ISIS propaganda. When asked by a CNN host if his criticism extends to media outlets like Fox News -- who published video of ISIS forces burning alive a captured Jordanian pilot -- he wavered just a bit in his staunchness.
Businesses interested in boosting their brands on the latest social media channel are taking a hard look at Instagram. The site where users can share both photos and short videos is growing rapidly, with more than 300 million accounts online. A startup called SharkReach claims it can help small businesses leverage the power of this...
Australian football and A-League players signed with adidas took part in an excellent video involving social media site Twitter. As has been done over the past couple of years, mean tweets were hand-picked for the professional athletes to read out on camera. 36 year old Archie Thompson read out a pretty damning tweet while Besart […]
A viral YouTube video of a jaw-dropping visit to the dentist has resurfaced on several social media sites. The footage shows what one man’s plaque buildup looked like after 10 years of skipping dental visits. The revolting, one-minute video starts off with a view of the man’s mouth before the dentist gets to work. Show More Summary
When Sam Sheffer, The Verge’s social media editor, launched the site’s Snapchat account at the end of July last year, he meant it to be a small-scale experiment. “I only promoted it on my personal Twitter account,” Sheffer told me. “I didn’t make it an official thing that it was our account, I just told...
More than nine in ten business to business (B2B) marketing executives use social networking sites to distribute content, but just one third rely on mobile, reveals a new study. A January 2015 survey by Regalix found that 92 percent of...Show More Summary
Use with Caution: Social Media and Divorce February 22, 2015 If you are getting divorced, be extremely careful about how you use any social media site. As social media opens our lives for all the world to see, it is important you do not make any statement, comment or post you may later regret. Show More Summary
Back by popular demand! Social media has become a hotbed on which the Buddhist sangha has flourished. On Twitter and various other social networking sites, Buddhists have been signing on in droves to participate in the conversation. As we open...
Social Media and Common Courtesy June 19, 2010 Update: I wrote this over a year ago. I spent a good time away from Twitter and honestly, started weaning out folks I followed, based on this post. With even more social sites to choose from, I've realized how important this still is today, in 2012. This is more of a personal rant, and possibly a...
Brazil Tops League of Worldwide Social Media Users June 15, 2010 Image by olivcris via Flickr In Brazil 86% of internet users regularly use social networks and other social media sites. This places them top of the league of social media users globally, with Italy in second place (with 78% of internet users regularly using social media) and Spain in third place (...
The vast majority of social media users in Brazil are young people, reveals a new study. Site visitor data from Experian Marketing Services found that more than half (54.4 percent) of Brazilian social networkers were aged 18-24. Additionally,...Show More Summary
When you’re searching for a new job or even prepping for college, your online presence is just as important as your physical appearance. More and more companies use social networking sites as part of their recruitment process and Google taps into not only Facebook, but also into your activity on Twitter, Google Plus and personal Keep Reading ?
If you use Facebook, Twitter or other social media sites, do you know who can see your posts? If your employer can, you’ll want to read this to see how the information you share online can -- or can’t -- affect your job. The post Using Facebook at Work: How Social Media Laws Affect Your Job appeared first on Brazen Life.
All the social media channels blew up earlier today when unretouched photos of Beyoncé from an ad campaign (which, frankly, still look pretty great to me) briefly hit the internet on a fan site called The Beyoncé World. In fact, theShow More Summary
With eCommerce exploding and sales for products and services increasingly growing online, social media is a must-do for companies. But it takes more than a presence on Facebook or other social media sites to keep companies large or small connected with their customers. The real game changer is Social CRM or social customer relationship management. Show More Summary
France isn’t the only nation that wants Facebook, Twitter, and other social media sites to be more strict about removing content published by extremist organizations. Yahoo News reports that the United States government plans to pressure...Show More Summary
A couple of weeks ago I posted a photo of a corbel arch that I made out of some extra bricks lying around the house on a social media site. “Remodeling?” a friend asked. “Building a Hindu temple in the kitchen,” I replied.