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6 Things Wall Street Should Be Embracing About Social MediaTheStreet.comNEW YORK (TheStreet) — I worked as a securities analyst on Wall Street for about 20 years. My last decade on the Street coincided with the emergence of the social web. The convergence of finance, technology, and social media has changed the way … …read more From:: Social Media News By Google News ...

Bye-bye Facebook: the future of social media for small businessesThe GuardianIt’s 3am in 2016. Bleary-eyed, you stumble away from your desk, switch off the desk light and pick up your phone to set an alarm for the morning. You decide to log on to your social media site to see if you have any messages. But the background isn’t … …read more From:: Social Media News By Google News ...

Proofpoint gets into social media security with $35M Nexgate buySilicon Valley Business JournalSecurity-as-a-service company Proofpoint has agreed to buy social media security startup Nexgate for about $35 million in cash. The Burlingame startup offers a cloud-based service that organizations can use to prevent abuse, add security and ensure …Proofpoint Signs Definitive Agreement to Acquire Nexgate, Enters Social Media …CNNMoneyall 13 news articles …read more From:: Social Media News By Google News ...

Incorporating Google Analytics Into Your Social Media StrategyBusiness 2 CommunityIf you create a Facebook page just because your competitors are doing it, you probably won’t get much out of social media, according to Memeburn. However, if you enter social media with a tangible goal, such as growing a follower base, boosting sales … …read more From:: Social Media News By Google News ...

Facebook SMB head Dan Levy addresses organic reach, personalized help and …Inside FacebookDan Levy, Facebook’s Director of Small Business, knows that you want more direct help and response from Facebook. The small business department has been reaching out to frustrated page owners, guiding them through advertising features such as …3 Tips for SMBs to Increase Engagement with a Custom Facebook Cover DesignBusiness 2 Communityall 5 news articles …read more From:: Social Networking News By Google News ...

The Laborers Who Keep Dick Pics and Beheadings Out of Your Facebook FeedWiredBaybayan is part of a massive labor force that handles “content moderation”—the removal of offensive material—for US social-networking sites. As social … Hemanshu Nigam, the former chief security officer of MySpace who now runs online safety … …read more From:: Social Networking News By Google News ...

Social media takes back seat to in-person networkingMidland Reporter-TelegramUnlike the technology and entertainment industries that rely on social media to recruit and retain customers — particularly during trade shows that get international coverage — exhibitors at the oil show were content with giving away free items and …and more …read more From:: Social Media News By Google News ...

Social media post urges attacks on pit bullsDayton Daily NewsThe rumors first started circulating on a social media account out of Missouri. Weltge said pet owners can protect their animals by keeping them indoors and away from doors where they may be able to escape. Dog owners should also not feed their dogs …and more …read more From:: Social Media News By Google News ...

Why every newborn you see on Facebook is wrapped in the same baby blanketQuartzThe morning after my second daughter was born I took her picture—she was beautiful, serene—and posted it on Facebook. There was much my Facebook friends could surmise from the photo, and much that marketers could mine: her date of birth and her … …read more From:: Social Networking News By Google News ...

Ad of the Day: Whoa, Facebook Actually Made a Great Little TV Ad About …AdweekBut the new spot, titled “Say Love You Better,” takes Facebook in a different direction. Life-size speech bubbles pop up over two lovebirds as they send short messages back and forth to each other via Facebook Messenger. It’s also a clever take on …W+K Offers Cute Take on Modern Romance for Facebookmediabistro.comCharming new Facebook ad captures the nuances of modern loveTech TimesFacebook News Update 2014: FB’s New...

Earnings Preview: Facebook Inc (FB) And Yelp Inc (YELP)ValueWalkYelp Inc (NYSE:YELP) is scheduled to release its earnings results for the third quarter after the market close on Wednesday, October 22. Analyst at Stifel expected that the earnings results of Yelp Inc (NYSE:YELP) for the current quarter would remove … …read more From:: Social Networking News By Google News ...

Japanese TV Execs Share Social Media Strategies at Tokyo Content MarketHollywood ReporterKicking off the presentation, entitled “The Audience Strikes Back: How to Engage Television Audiences Through Mobile and Social Media,” Masaki Hamura, managing director of digital creative agency AKQA, made the basic case for why TV producers need … …read more From:: Social Media News By Google News ...

How Facebook Finds Out If Your Passwords Were StolenForbesSome of the largest companies around the world have been dealing with security breaches over the last couple of years. Making matters worse, people often use the same e-mail address and password combinations on multiple websites. Consequently …Facebook scours the web for personal information to keep hackers outDaily MailFacebook to locate your stolen pass…Economic TimesFacebook Reinforces Password SecurityeWeek (blog)IBNLiveall 32 news articles …read...

From Friendster to Facebook: Social networking do’s and don’tsEngadgetLet’s face it: There are only a handful of social networks these days that people care about; namely, Facebook, Twitter and, to a certain extent, Google+, even as newcomers like Ello emerge. Some oldies like Myspace and Friendster are still hanging on … …read more From:: Social Networking News By Google News ...

Three Simple Steps To Building A Powerful LinkedIn NetworkForbesLinkedIn is an important tool for building your personal brand, but you can only tap its real value if you have a clear strategy for building and nurturing your connections. Before adding connections or accepting requests, make sure your profile is up … …read more From:: Social Networking News By Google News ...

Post like a pro: Three social media apps for scheduling and morePCWorldManaging your social media presence can be a full-time job—and an expensive undertaking. A host of products is available to help, but not every tool is right for everyone. Read on to learn about three apps that can help you post your content across … …read more From:: Social Media News By Google News ...

BBC’s Mishal Husain calls for social media campaign to combat IsisThe Guardian“I would really like to see much more of the counterpoint from a theological perspective, with scholars taking to social media to refute the awful arguments we see put forward in those videos.” Husain added: “I don’t think my way of life is under any …and more …read more From:: Social Media News By Google News ...

What A Former Facebook Employee Learned About His ‘Soul-Crushing’ 45 …Business InsiderFormer Facebook VP of product management Sam Lessin writes on The Information that since he quit the company six weeks ago, he’s realized that he had overestimated how bad the drive was and underestimated the benefits of a tech company campus …and more …read more From:: Social Networking News By Google News ...

Social Media Actually Reduces Political Extremism, Study SaysFast CompanyIn short: It’s because social networks are big. Users follow many acquaintances who are outside their immediate circle of (frequently like-minded) family and friends, and those acquaintances increase the diversity of political opinions that a social … …read more From:: Social Media News By Google News ...

Reds reach 60 million fans on FacebookManUtd.comFor example, United’s official Facebook page is showing three football challenge videos with Wayne Rooney and Andreas Pereira taking on team-mates Juan Mata and Adnan Januzaj. In the opening contest, available to watch now on Facebook, the two …Manchester United celebrate reaching 60 million Facebook likes with 60-yard …MetroManchester United stars mark Facebook milestone with 60-yard challengeGiveMeSportMan Utd Facebook Club: Reds celebrate scoring 60m likes with...

How To Create The Ideal LinkedIn ProfileForbesAs almost 90% of recruiters use LinkedIn LinkedIn, it’s imperative to put your best foot forward there. But the amount of space the site offers can be intimidating. Is it helpful or just too much information fill out every single section, including … …read more From:: Social Networking News By Google News ...

Social media pressure mixes good, badGreat Falls TribuneSecrets: Are they inherently good or bad? Our nation has been stuck on that topic, ranging from the Edward Snowden-National Security Agency scandal to local Twitter accounts. Unfortunately nothing is as simple as just good or bad, especially when it …and more …read more From:: Social Media News By Google News ...

Best Social Media Reactions to Peyton Manning’s Touchdown RecordABC NewsSoak it in, Peyton Manning. The Denver Broncos quarterback set an NFL record Sunday by throwing his 509th career touchdown pass, breaking the record set by Brett Favre. The milestone was celebrated on social media, with #Peyton509 becoming a …and more …read more From:: Social Media News By Google News ...

Facebook tells the DEA it can’t use phony profiles to go after suspectsThe VergeFacebook has a message for the DEA: if you want to use our service, you have to use your real name. In a letter sent to the Drug Enforcement Administration on Friday, chief security office Joe Sullivan chided the agency for allowing one of its officers …Facebook wants DEA to confirm it stopped using fake profiles impersonating othersNetwork WorldFacebook says the DEA’s fake accounts go too farWPXI PittsburghFacebook ‘unfriends’...

Facebook demands DEA stop using fake profile pages to conduct investigationsFox NewsThe social networking giant said in a letter Friday it wants assurances that the federal agency is no longer using fake profile pages to conduct investigations. The letter was in response to a New York woman’s federal … In the letter, Facebook’s …Facebook Tells DEA To Stop Operating Fake Profile PagesHuffington PostFacebook to Federal Drug Agency: No More Fake Profiles, PleaseNBCNews.comFacebook to federal agents: No, you don’t...

Facebook is now bigger than IBMQuartzFacebook’s shares—up 44% over the past 52 weeks—have fared far better than the broader S&P, which rose about 9% over the same period. The stock has gained mostly on the back of a solid earnings story that has quickly changed the story surrounding … …read more From:: Social Networking News By Google News ...

Social Media War: Amul vs Angry ConsumerNDTVSocial Media War: Amul vs Angry Consumer Usually on social media, the conversation between a brand and its customer is a predictable one: a customer complains about a certain product or service and the brand responds with an apology. In some cases it …and more …read more From:: Social Media News By Google News ...

Facebook Tells DEA To Stop Operating Fake Profile PagesHuffington PostFacebook’s chief security officer, Joe Sullivan, said in a letter Friday to DEA Administrator Michele Leonhart that law enforcement agencies need to follow the same rules about being truthful on Facebook as civilian users. Those rules include a ban on …Facebook to Federal Drug Agency: No More Fake Profiles, PleaseNBCNews.comall 73 news articles …read more From:: Social Networking News By Google News ...

Joliet Mom Turns to Social Media After Teen Injured in Possible Hit-and-RunNBC ChicagoA Joliet mother has taken to social media in hopes of finding someone who knows something about the motorist who may have hit her 13-year-old son while he was skateboarding and left him lying on the ground. Colleen Stueckrad said her son was riding his …and more …read more From:: Social Media News By Google News ...

The Name of Google’s New Text-Messaging App Is Really Going to Annoy …Slate Magazine (blog)Facebook Messenger is a juggernaut: It’s currently No. 1 in the app store charts, according to App Annie. It has more than 200 million users, and that number will climb as Facebook requires its users to do their messaging separately inside Messenger …Facebook Messenger update for iOS lets you draw on photos before sendingThe Next WebFacebook Messenger Privacy Settings for iPhone: What You Need to KnowHallelsall 32 news...

People Are Laughing at Your LinkedIn ProfileThe New YorkerPeople are looking at your LinkedIn profile, and they’re laughing at what you, in a public forum, have decided to present as your professional identity. Last week, five people (who chose to remain anonymous) scrolled through your hobbies and skills and …and more …read more From:: Social Networking News By Google News ...

Lululemon received a lesson in social mediaBuffalo NewsIt’s a lesson in how much power consumers hold in the age of social media, how quickly things can go wrong and how little control companies have over their own brand image in the digital era. It’s also a lesson in authenticity, and how quickly a …and more …read more From:: Social Media News By Google News ...

The Most Popular Skills to Show Off on LinkedInInc.comBut according to an infographic from LinkedIn, you might be overlooking one of the networking site’s key features. Having a profile on LinkedIn is all about telling the world what you’re good at. So why aren’t more people using the Skills feature … …read more From:: Social Networking News By Google News ...

Job seekers: 3 simple ways to make recruiters love your Facebook profileInside FacebookAdditionally, 73 percent of recruiters polled said they’ve hired a candidate through social media — 26 percent of that group said they hired someone via Facebook. Though LinkedIn remains the dominant social network for recruiting, the study shows that …STUDY: Job Seekers Turn to Facebook, But Recruiters Still Favor LinkedInAllFacebookJob seekers rely on Facebook, but recruiters prefer LinkedInHuman Resources Onlineall 11 news articles ...

Facebook Offers To Freeze Female Employees Newborn Children’The Onion (satire)MENLO PARK, CA—As part of their efforts to accommodate women who wish to delay parenthood, Facebook officials announced Wednesday that the company will offer financial assistance for female employees to freeze their newborn children. …read more From:: Social Networking News By Google News ...