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SocialTimesWedding brand and marketplace The Knot released the results of “The Knot Social Media Survey 2016,” which revealed how brides use social media from the time of their engagements to their honeymoons. The Knot’s survey gathered responses from 1,192 … …read more From:: Social Media News By Google News ...

Christian Science MonitorTwitter revolutionized social media with the advent of 140-character messages. But a decade later, the platform’s growth has stagnated while competing media services dominate the market, leading the company to consider selling the service.Twitter Takeover: Google, Salesforce Express Interest In Acquiring Struggling Social Media Giant,...

The Latest: Suspect Liked Military, ‘Halo’ on Social MediaABC NewsSocial media accounts apparently belonging to Arcan Cetin, the suspect in the Washington state mall shootings that left five dead, show he had a fondness for the military and video games. A Twitter account shows, among other things, various selfies, … and more …read more From:: Social Media News By Google News ...

BenzingaSocial media buzz surrounding Jamba suggests the negative trend will likely continue for the time being. So far in 2016, social media mentions of “Jamba Juice” are down 34 percent year-over-year (Y/Y). The numbers so far in Q3 show the trend is headed … and more …read more From:: Social Media News By Google News ...

Charlotte ObserverIt’s the decentralized nature of social media – meaning anyone can share and spread information, regardless of accuracy – that makes Facebook, Twitter and other platforms such easy breeding grounds for rumors, says Ceren Budak, an assistant professor … and more …read more From:: Social Media News By Google News ...

AdweekTo promote the app, Project Everyone and its partners have created a number of short films they will be promoting at events and on social media. The videos feature pop-culture moments the U.N. and Project Everyone hope will resonate with a younger … …read more From:: Social Media News By Google News ...

International Business TimesTwitter Inc. is inching closer to being sold. According to several media reports Friday — all of which cited unnamed sources — many technology companies, including Google and Salesforce, have expressed interest in acquiring the struggling social …Twitter shares surge as social media firm moves closer to saleIrish TimesTwitter...

Business InsiderSome of the world’s biggest banks are working on using people’s personal information from Facebook, Instagram, and other social media platforms as part of, or in lieu of, someone’s credit history. Yasaman “Yassi” Hadjibashi, chief data officer at … and more …read more From:: Social Media News By Google...

Huffington PostThe ability to create and distribute content is a democratising and liberating force, but its power was grotesquely reflected back to us in the use of videos and photographs of atrocities and their adoption of a range of platforms: from social media … …read more From:: Social Media News By Google News ...

Tencent’s WeChat Social Media Posts Count as Criminal EvidenceBloombergChinese law enforcement agencies can now secretly request access to personal information posted on social media services such as Tencent Holdings Ltd.’s WeChat, as the country shores up its ability to rein in online discourse and monitor public opinion. and more …read more From:: Social Media News By Google News ...

TubefilterIn recent years, a number of companies have found success by doling out small, bite-sized pieces of aggregated news across social media platforms. One of the most significant players within that field is Newsy. If you’ve seen Newsy’s videos, you … and more …read more From:: Social Media News By Google News ...

J.D. Power (press release) (blog)The just-published J.D. Power 2016 New Autoshopper StudySM finds that consumers who use the internet during their new-vehicle shopping process are increasingly turning to social media websites as a source of information. Among automotive internet …More New Car Buyers Turning To Social Media, But Auto Sites Still TopsMediaPost...

CBP Fails to Meaningfully Address Risks of Gathering Social Media HandlesEFFLast month we submitted comments to Customs and Border Protection (CBP), an agency within the U.S. Department of Homeland Security, opposing its proposal to gather social media handles from foreign visitors from Visa Waiver Program (VWP) countries. …read more From:: Social Media News By Google News ...

Bearing ArmsAs Bob covered yesterday, the looming social media war on gun rights is upon us. The democrats are moving forward with their planned social media campaign for gun control at 12:30 PM ET today. Anyone with a Twitter account and the desire to fight back … …read more From:: Social Media News By Google News ...

WUNCMany high school students are settling into this year’s classes, but there is one class that is likely not on the school roster: A course on the ins and outs of how to best use social media. But research shows, much of this generation’s social … …read more From:: Social Media News By Google News ...

The Next WebAs businesses build their web presence and outreach, social media is essential for engaging users and boosting revenue. Through the Silicon Valley Social Media Marketing Course and Certification, you can get certified in this rapidly growing field and … …read more From:: Social Media News By Google News ...

MashableWhile the original social networking sites were initially designed for connecting people, they’ve ultimately turned into transformational business tools and resources that allow brands to connect with customers in unique ways. Understanding the …Social Media: Tech’s Growth IndustrySeeking AlphaWe spend 45 minutes per hour on social media...

ForbesThis week KloboMedia released a ranking of the “Best 100 Meteorologists” in social media. Though fascinating to see many well-deserving colleagues listed (and omitted), it also revealed a rather narrow definition of who meteorologists are as well as a … …read more From:: Social Media News By Google News ...

WIREDSocial media leads people to say a lot of things that aren’t literally true: “ILU,” “LoL,” “That’s cute.” In her new short film, Portlandia star and Sleater-Kinney singer/guitarist Carrie Brownstein makes that notion all too real. In the short …Carrie Brownstein’s new short film imagines your social media world IRLThe VergeCarrie...

PSFK (subscription)Similarly, the app Phenom has taken a more universal approach to fitness marking in social media. Targeted toward young athletes, the app encourages users to share their favorite athletic gear, potentially helping others cultivate a personal fitness … …read more From:: Social Media News By Google News ...

Practical EcommerceEstablished social media platforms continually launch new tools to help businesses connect with prospects and customers. Here is a list of new and updated social media tools for merchants. There are tools to create product offers, post branded stories, … …read more From:: Social Media News By Google News ...

Jerusalem Post Israel News“If other media outlets were to demonstrate how to murder Jews, they would have been closed immediately,” Erdan said. “This is the time for citizens of Israel to demand, in any way they can, that he [Zuckerberg] monitor the platform he created, from … and more …read more From:: Social Media News By Google News ...

5 Ways to Make Social Media Work for the B2B Sales IndustryForbesB2B sales are an area that’s only becoming more competitive. The fact is that more people than ever before are trying to get people to choose their businesses. Making social media work for B2B sales should be considered a top priority for every business. …read more From:: Social Media News By Google News ...

Richmond RegisterReed said Berea police not only use social media to catch criminals, but they also use it and the Berea Kentucky Police Department mobile app to notify the public about road closures and missing people. Facebook is also a good place to find out if the …Police Departments Using Social MediaLEX18 Lexington KY News all 2 news articles …read...

Israel: Rise of Social Media Linked to Rising Anti-SemitismABC NewsIsrael’s U.N. ambassador demanded Wednesday that media companies “stop providing a platform for hate sites,” saying there is a clear link between the rise of social media and the rise of anti-Semitism. Danny Danon told a High-Level Forum on … and more …read more From:: Social Media News By Google News ...

Wealth Adviser Daily Briefing: Danger Ahead, SEC Eyes Social Media UseWall Street Journal (blog)SEC eyes advisers’ social media use. The Securities and Exchange Commissions wants to more closely examine advisers’ social media use, writes InvestmentNews. The SEC said in a recently released final rule that it is adding a section to its so-called … …read more From:: Social Media News By Google News ...

AdweekEver since the line between celebrity and social media celebrity was erased, bloggers have become legitimate influencers across almost all industries, affecting consumer decisions beyond purchasing by acting as both tastemaker and trusted friend. …read more From:: Social Media News By Google News ...