Today the Department of Outstanding Origami explores the work of ?????, a skillful Chinese paper folding artist who shares their wonderful creations on the Chinese social network Baidu Tieba. We love the variety of the pieces they make,...Show More Summary
Here's an obvious, yet poorly understood fact: a single social network could have a major influence on who gets to control our government in the future. This isn't an accusation of corporate conspiracy or a condemnation of a technology...Show More Summary
Hello Friday followers, it’s time for another quick look at all those stories that were too small to print. The social networks keep tweaking their features and everyone is in the holiday spirit but whether it’ll be a good year or a so-so year depends on who you ask. Let’s get to it starting with […]
Let's face it, Facebook is a social media leviathan. With more users per day than some countries have people, the social networking phenomenon is beginning to run into a problem: it's become too popular. In fact, even President Obama...Show More Summary
In the early days of Facebook, a universal password reportedly gave the social network’s employees access to user accounts. Seven years later, Uber, another startup growing at lightning speed and writing the rules as it goes, faces a firestorm over its use of detailed data on its customers’ comings and goings.
Teenagers and their stupid social networks. They're always on their Instagrams and their Yakity Yiks (or whatever), sending naked selfies and inadvertently getting their dads arrested for misdemeanor assault.
Joey Kotkins is the CMO and co-founder of Inside Social. This is an excerpt from Inside Social’s e-book on ecommerce social-selling best practices – a study of 100 top brands. We all know social networks are not to dismissed when itShow More Summary
Divorce spreads through a social network like a contagion, suggests one 2013 paper — messy, expensive, complicated contagion. People who had divorced friends were 75 percent more likely to become divorced themselves. And even if it was a friend of a friend doing the divorcing, the people this study tracked were... More »
Social networks were the first phase of digital P2P. They enabled anyone to create media and then share it. The Collaborative Economy is the second phase. It enables anyone to create goods and share what they already own. So, how similar or different are the funding amounts for these two movements? This post provides some [...]
POS REP is a social network for military personnel to find and support each other when they leave service.
Social media marketing is a powerful tool and you can generate huge amounts of traffic if utilized properly. The problem with using social media networks these days is that spamming has become a major issue. Social networks are changing the […]
Around this time last year, the big question about Twitter was how much would the social network and the company's culture change after going public. The answer, as we now know, is that it would change quite a bit Twitter enjoyed a honeymoon...Show More Summary
Shout App is a locality based social app which was launched as an android app across the globe in April, 2014. A
I just spent $40 on a t-shirt. I don’t think I’ve ever spent $40 on a t-shirt in my life. The t-shirt is a limited edition threadless Ello t-shirt designed by @nopattern. I’ve been given t-shirts in the past by many social networks and sites. I have a Google+ t-shirt, I have a Facebook t-shirt, […]
As one southern California high school reopened Thursday after a two-day lockdown following threats from an anonymous social networking app, another was put on lockdown. In both instances, the threats came from an app called Yik Yak,...Show More Summary
Marketers are increasingly turning to social networks Facebook and Twitter in an attempt to start "conversations" and "relationships" with consumers. According to research firm Forrester, they might be wasting their time and money doing so.
Lately we’ve seen the impact social networks can have on the election cycle. The effect on voter participation can be cause for concern over potential biasing of the voting public. Another impact that’s been spotted is some potentially...Show More Summary
Last week, Twitter announced a list of improvements coming to the service including enhancements to Direct Messages and video capabilities slated for next year, and today the social network started rolling out its new features as promised. Show More Summary
Who uses Bing? Europeans, apparently… As consumers spend more time online, digital advertising grows as well. With the increases in search engine and social network use comes increased revenue and a number of other benefits. According...Show More Summary
Most leaders of traditional organizations are missing enormous opportunities to tap into the social networks, ingenuity, and good will of their own constituents.