News on Social Media

thumbsocial (10)What are the news affecting social media this week? Well, from how your privacy may be handled and the effect it has in businesses to determining whether your social media campaign is working are some of the recent news concerning social media.  Do you even have a social media marketing campaign? Do you know if it’s working, or not? Below, we give you articles that will enhance your understanding of the power of social media.

Customer Privacy: What You Need to Know About Social Media, Passwords and Transparency

Credit card information. Bank account numbers. Personal information, including ages, phone numbers and shopping habits. These are all pieces of data that businesses collect from customers every day. How they handle this information, and how they protect customer privacy are serious issues for entrepreneurs.

How to determine what’s working in your social media campaign

Even though social media has been around for a quite a while and is still trending, many digital marketers are struggling with how to measure the ROI of their social media campaign. This question gets asked a lot, even though many large and small organizations have already integrated this communication medium into their traditional marketing efforts.

Twitter Speaks, Markets Listen and Fears Rise

Could the global economy hinge on 140 characters?
That is the question the financial industry and government regulators are trying to answer after a Twitter hoax on Tuesday that claimed President Obama was injured in an explosion at the White House.


Social Media News and Technology

Are you up to date with the latest technologies shaping the future of Social Media? Do you know the regulations set up by S.E.C for corporations to follow? Below, you will find an array of information relating to social media and the impact it may have in your life.

S.E.C. Sets Rules for Using Social Media to Make Disclosures

Chief executives can now feel free to post, blog or tweet — as long as they inform investors about their social media strategy first.

7 Technologies Shaping the Future of Social Media

In 2019, when you look back at the social media landscape ten years earlier, you might laugh at how hard you had to work. You had to type things into forms (ha! remember those?), type URLs in the address bar (how archaic!), and put up with irritating communications about irrelevant products. Social media in the future will be effortless and everywhere.

Social Media and the Internet: A Retrospective

I still remember sitting in my dorm room at Boston College during the spring of 2004 when Facebook literally first burst onto the scene.

Why Facebook, Twitter And Instagram Put Up Roadblocks To Each Others’ Content

TweetDeck— a Twitter service for managing multiple social media accounts — quietly launched the latest salvo in the social media wars.


Twitter is celebrating its 7 birthday, and we couldn’t forgo the day without shouting out “Happy Birthday Twitter” and wishing you all twitter followers a great time with this social media giant.  Read the articles below.  You are sure to have a good time reading the great things twitter enable us to do, from the great U.S.A to other parts of the world!

Twitter Blog: Celebrating #Twitter7

There’s an old English saying, “Keep a thing seven years, and you’ll always find a use for it.” Today is Twitter’s 7th birthday, which we observe on the day @jack first tweeted. Since then, we’ve seen breathtaking velocity in Twitter’s growth.

@BBCWeather Twitter Hacked – Business Insider

“Saudi weather station down due to head on-collision with camel.”

Twitter Blog: Welcome Twitter for Windows 8

Today, we are releasing Twitter for Windows 8, a new app that makes it easier than ever to share and discover content on Windows 8 devices.