What if your likes and interests on social media were broadcast to the world offline? Would that make it easier for you to make real-world connections with people? That’s the idea behind Social Textiles, a wearable social network created...Show More Summary
At its 2014 Digital Content Newfronts presentation, BuzzFeed discussed the ways in which it uses share data, psychology, and hyper-specific categories to create videos that resonate with its users across social media networks. In 2015, BuzzFeed has grown even larger. Show More Summary
Facebook is helping users connect with loved ones affected by the earthquake in Nepal and stretch their donation dollars. The social networking site announced on Monday that it will match every dollar contributed through its donation widget to the International Medical Corps (IMC), up to $2 million. Show More Summary
Job hunting is the worst. After you spend hours navigating hundreds of job boards and company career sites, you send out a few dozen resumes and hope that at least a handful will make it into the hands of an actual, … Continue readi...
Social marketing app Buffer has teamed up with Pinterest to allow you to schedule pins and managed your presence on the social network. To take advantage, you’ll need a paid Buffer Awesome or Buffer for Business account. You can nowShow More Summary
The social network’s mobile IM app is more like Skype now, as it also allows users to have video conversations, …
If your product is fantastic, when identified and energized your Advocates will spread the word like wildfire. Social networks and traditional word-of-mouth will start buzzing with your product, and sales will reflect your Advocates'...Show More Summary
Today, Facebook announced that Messenger is getting a bit more video friendly, as the social networking giant has confirmed that video calling is coming to the app. The rollout for the next version of Messenger that will support video calling should be rolling out today, according to Facebook. When it arrives, a camera icon at [...]
The social networking company has allowed free voice calls on its Messenger app for about two years, but now it is adding video calling, matching a key feature offered by rivals.
Facebook is urging its members to donate to the emergency response teams responding to the 7.8-magnitude earthquake that struck near Kathmandu, Nepal, over the weekend — and the social network will match contributions up to $2 million. Facebook...Show More Summary
Facebook will hold its 2015 annual meeting Thursday, June 11, at 11 a.m. PT, at the Santa Clara Marriott in Santa Clara, Calif., the social network announced in a Schedule 14A filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission Friday. The...Show More Summary
Facebook is the most popular social network in the world, but as usual, teens have their own ideas. A new Piper Jaffray survey shows that Facebook-owned Instagram is considered the "most important" social media outlet among teens. In a new Piper Jaffray survey 32% of teens responded that Instagram was...
A new technology from BuzzFeed tracks content across social networks, offering a more realistic view of how stories spread. The traditional view of how content spreads socially is tightly bound to a specific network. Share your cat GIF...Show More Summary
How social should your online collaboration network be? Social enough to make your employees more productive and not enough to make them distracted. Finding the perfect formula is still a work in progress. I’m writing this on the plane to the Interop conference in Las Vegas, where I will be riffing [...]
The world’s largest social network has a tremendous amount of data about the people that inhabit it. Facebook wants to use this to help you identify who is calling you and give you a little more information along the way with a new free app for Android: Facebook Hello. Show More Summary
In the last two years Twitter has widely grown in popularity. Even though it has been labeled a fad like other social networking sites (Facebook, MySpace, Bebo, etc.), it continues to flourish and establish itself as one of the most effective and versatile social media channels. Twitter can be used as a tool for staying […]
@NUFCVine, a Newcastle fan account on Twitter, posted an interesting picture on the social network on Saturday after the 3-2 home defeat to Swansea. For the second home game running, Newcastle United fans staged a protest against owner Mike Ashley during the Premier League fixture. Fans at St James’ Park stood up in the 34th […]
That is the subtitle, the title proper is Pedigree, by Lauren A. Rivera. This is a very good book on the microdynamics of inequality and the important role played by social networks, how you present yourself, and…pedigree. Not all of it is a revelation, because by now many of these mechanisms are well-known. Still, it […]
If you've checked almost any social network in the last few days, chances are you've seen weird animated avatars of your friends (or celebrities) singing, dancing or gyrating on stripper poles All these images and videos have come from MyIdol, a Chinese app that's blown up in the U.S. Show More Summary
This week, we celebrated Earth Day and for the 45th anniversary, the Earth Day network challenged others to lead the way. While there were events and initiatives around the globe, social media was abuzz with love for the Earth. Brandwatch...Show More Summary