Using her Twitter account to proclaim her innocence once again, Amanda Bynes took to the social media site on Saturday (May 25) to accuse a New York policeman of sexual harassment. The “Hairspray” actress was arrested on Thursday for...Show More Summary
Doctors at UCLA Health in Southern California documented a brain surgery on Thursday by using Instagram and Vine, showing yet another ground-breaking use of social media in the hospital setting. We've already witnessed the world's first live-tweeted open-heart surgery from Houston, as well as a live-tweet of a brain surgery. Show More Summary
Foursquare is putting your check-in data to use through its new partnership with Gnip, a service that aggregates social media APIs. Gnip has similar deals with companies like Tumblr and Disqus, and it plans to provide Foursquare-sourced information to market and academic researchers. Show More Summary
According to a recent study, 78% of parents helped create their children’s Facebook pages, and 7.5 million users are under the age of 13. The way your kids use social today will shape their future. It's time for everyone to get educated on how--and how not--to live online. Show More Summary
Credit to Borussia Dortmund for making fun out of themselves using a classic German stereotype. BVB’s social media department have offered Londoners a reason to get behind their side, by circulating a couple of images which show Borussia have a sense of humour. Latching on the widespread notion that vacationing Germans get up at the crack [...]
Are the images in your Pinterest feed not quite manly enough for you? If you think the virtual pinboard site is a little too feminine, you’re not alone In a recent Pew study of social media users, 25% of women said they used Pinterest,...Show More Summary
Twitter was atwitter yesterday with news of a big change to the site’s security protocols: users can now choose to enable two-factor authentication. That’s big news for everyone, even if you don’t use the social media site. After all, remember that fake tweet by a hacker that caused the stock......
Juha sez, "If you're going to build a protest movement, it might be better to stay off Facebook and Twitter because the cops are fully tuned into social media these days. The Open Source Intelligence Unit at London's Metropolitan Police Service has a staff of seventeen who work seven days a week - to track [...]
Lawyers who choose to use social media as a marketing strategy should consider it a job just like any other on their list. Facebook is so popular it is ranked number two of the most used app for local searches, just behind Google Maps. If you haven't jumped on the bandwagon......
The internet cannot climb onto your roof to install a solar panel. But there is a movement afoot where social media, IT, big data and mobile communications could upend how we use limited resources in the future.
Apple is reportedly going to expand social media use in iOS by adding support for Flickr and Vimeo in iOS 7. This means users will now be able to upload photos and videos directly from their iOS device without having to go through an individual application. Flickr integration would continue to strengthen the relationship between Yahoo and Apple.
In this day and age, we’re all part of networks and groups of peers that communicate and interact multiple times a day. With the rise of social media and other interactive networks, it is easier than ever before to reach out to someone and get information directly from the source. This is never more prevalent [...]Show More Summary
In the last 10 months, I’ve been working day and night to finish a book that could fill a huge gap regarding the practical use of social media in medicine and healthcare. Social Media in Clinical Practice was meant to introduce medical professionals to the digital world through real-life examples, suggestions and step-by-step instructions. I’ve […]
Consumers are willing to pay for better technology in public transport.
Just Over Half of Employers Using Social Media Tools for Internal Communication, Towers Watson Survey Finds Flash survey reveals little consensus on effectiveness NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Despite the explosion of social media in the...Show More Summary
Eighty percent of companies plan to use social media for customer service and brands must respond quickly to customer queries on social channels. There is also an opportunity to use social customer service to increase brand loyalty.
Teens hate Facebook so much that they refuse to delete their accounts, but are using other social media websites like Tumblr, Instagram and Twitter in futile attempts to escape the boring old people (I'm looking at you, parents) that are harshing their social media experience. Show More Summary
One of the questions I hear asked most often is the burning issue of how many social media channels a recruiter should use. Should you focus your efforts on just the mainstream offerings of the big networks like LinkedIn and Facebook?...Show More Summary
American teenagers have "waning enthusiasm" for Facebook, but they're still using the social network while upping their time spent on other social media sites like Twitter, Instagram, Snapchat and Tumblr, according to a new study.The...Show More Summary
Lob one at Tsonga in the name of training for the French Open. Social media has allowed fans to send message of support to pro athletes before (see Nike Chalkbot). Now, in preparation for the French Open, you can use Twitter to launch tennis balls at France’s top contender, Jo-Wilfried Tsonga. Show More Summary