New Happenings in Social Media

thumbsocial (6)Who Knew? Did you ever imagine the important role social media would play in everyone’s life? Jobs are created because of social media, news is a twit away, and now we have to follow social media etiquette. Really? Below are four articles with information, and recent news about social media.

Social media now crucial to how Americans get their news

One of Meg Wagner’s favorite childhood memories was receiving The Tampa Tribune and the St. Petersburg Times at her front door.
As a child, Wagner loved newspapers and knew she wanted to be a print journalist.

Boston Marathon Bombings Brings to Light Social Media Etiquette Issues

Following the news that two explosions had gone off near the finish line at the Boston Marathon on Monday, Colby Christopher, 29, saw his Facebook Newsfeed become dominated by news of the tragedy. But amongst the photos and posts about the victims and injured, there were a few others about everyday Facebook things.

What else is new in social media?

We all hear about the new things going on with Facebook and Twitter, but often we don’t hear much about some of the newer sites out there. Yet, every day, more sites and apps appear across the Internet.

Here are a few that may make sense for your brand:

  • RebelMouse

Click the link above to read the article and what the apps listed are supposed to do.

Saudi prince: Blocking social media platforms is a ‘losing war’

Saudi Prince Alwaleed bin Talal has called on the Saudi Telecommunication Authority to drop reported plans to block social media platforms, describing the action — if implemented — as a “losing war.”