Yahoo! has been extremely busy with social media announcements of late. Though it promised to not screw up Tumblr, it would appear that promise didn’t extend to Flickr. Or maybe, because they messed with Flickr so much, what Marissa Mayer … Continue reading ?
WASHINGTON — Yahoo! is in the process of buying the popular social media platform Tumblr for $1.1 billion cash, which Yahoo! announced yesterday morning. This is a big and bold move by Yahoo! CEO Marissa Mayer, who is revamping the struggling Internet giant by purchasing a popular blogging site that brings in visitors but is [...]
Even though the highest growth is happening with young adults, the Baby Boomer generation is also consuming news on social media in growing numbers. Mary Madden reports that “While seniors are testing the waters, many Baby Boomers are beginning to make a trip to the social media pool part of their daily routine.”
There is a strong case for keeping the free trade agreement on the front burner in the media including social media, not to treat it as news in that fast paced news cycle. In the end it's about the big picture, not about the small print.
Given her propensity for on-screen lap dances, we’re not sure if Nicki Minaj is the best role model for young girls. But the American Idol judge still managed to land a spot on the front cover of Teen Vogue. And she spent a good portion of her interview dishing on the world of social media. What does [...]
Social media is has become an integral part of Internet marketing. However, most businesses are not using social media to its full potential. Apart from Facebook, Twitter and LinkedIn, which other social media sites are you concentrating on? You should be in every social media site where your target audience is hanging out on. And [...]Show More Summary
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What are teenagers up to on social media? Twitter use has grown dramatically since 2011, while Facebook stays dominant but shows flat growth.
Still in her 20s, Callie Schweitzer has leveraged social networking into real-life success. Callie Schweitzer, director of Marketing and Communications for Vox Media (which publishes the Verge, SB Nation, and Polygon), can often be found curating the news from other sources on her popular Twitter account. Show More Summary
EA Sports' official NBA Live social media accounts sprang to life as recently as May 17 after being on hiatus since late September 2012. A recent tweet from the NBA Live team's Twitter account indicates that the game may be part of today's...Show More Summary
Question: What is your #1 advice for social media strategists and managers? Answer: Stop talking about social media Type “social media” into a Google search bar and you’ll find roughly about 4.7 billion results in.30 seconds. Next, try “social media conference.” You’ll see something along the lines of 1.2 billion results in.25 seconds. [...]
Following the Bangladesh factory collapse that killed more than 1,200 people, H&M is looking into sourcing from Latin America and Africa. What was rumor is now official: Yahoo purchases Tumblr for $1.1 billion. The social media site has over 100 million users, most of whom are under 35. Show More Summary
I had a chance to sit down with Adam Naide, Social Media & Digital Marketing Lead at Cox Communications to discuss some of the topics that you will see at the Social Shake-Up Conference where Adam will be speaking. The following is a transcript of that conversation.
Nearly one million people are affected by natural disasters each year. In the U.S. alone, some 400 people die from disasters that cost the economy $17.6 billion. Helping respond to these cataclysmic events, social media is now a go-to tool for those effected by disasters One in five Americans has used an emergency app. Show More Summary
A category 4 tornado swept through Oklahoma City and its suburbs Monday, overflowing social media accounts with images and videos of the overwhelming destruction But University of Central Oklahoma student Levont'e D. Douglas managedShow More Summary
The sheikh says Twitter is bad, and that anyone using it "has lost this world and his afterlife." A bit extreme, but I understand the sentiment. Myself, I would have put it in a more Wordsworthian way. I think that most social mediaShow More Summary
What if you could tap into the minds of 3,000 marketers to find out where they stand when it comes to social media marketing? How valuable would it be to know how your peers are handing the time commitments, social media platforms and measurement? Lucky you and lucky me, the answers to those questions are found [...]
I have a simple question for you: How much does social media guru Gary Vaynerchuk stand to make from Yahoo’s purchase of Tumblr? On Gary Vaynerchuk’s website, he discloses that he has an investment in Tumblr. As far back as 2008, according to The Wall Street Journal, Gary has been seen “backslapping” with Tumblr CEO David Karp. Show More Summary
A new video sharing app is emerging as the latest source of anxiety for employers worried about social-media risks at the office.