24-mile skydive a boon for social media and YouTube given cable-only TV airing

Felix Baumgartner’s 24-mile skydive from the stratosphere on Sunday was a boon for social networks as millions of users shared in the wonder of the moment from their computers, tablets and phones. Here’s a look at how the world, through the Internet, …Find out more from Washington Post

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Social Media’s Impact on 2012 Presidential Election : ‘This Week’ Panel Discussion

Social Media’s Impact on 2012 Presidential Election : ‘This Week’ Panel Discussion. ABCNews. Subscribe Subscribed Unsubscribe. Loading… 11,499 videos. Loading… Alert icon. You need Adobe Flash Player to watch this video. Download it from Adobe.Find out more from ABC News

Obama and Romney’s social media face-off

Present on the social network since March 2007, his team often posts comments on his behalf. His own tweets are followed by the initials ‘bo.’ Obama’s account is the 6th most followed in the world, according to Twopcharts, which tracks the most …Find out more from Phys.Org

Rodriguez: What Twitter can’t tell you

Because Facebook promises to keep us in touch with the people around us, and Twitter touts its ability to instantly share what’s important, social media seemed like a quick fix. I started following the feeds of some trusted local reporters, television …Find out more from Los Angeles Times

Social Networking, Facebook And The Vote

No, they now demand volunteers turn over their social media profiles. Data specialists will then request that they contact designated friends, those they believe are likely to support their candidate thanks to dining at certain restaurants, or …Find out more from Forbes

Social media surveillance helps the government read your mind

Big Brother has more collected more info on the average American than the Stasi did on East Germans. In fact, the more you use social media, the more you give government to collect about you. The Army even considers the use social networks to be a sign …Find out more from Network World

Social media and the PCC elections: Tweeting candidates

Social media has been seized upon by politicians and election candidates as a way to raise awareness and reach potential voters. Sites such as Twitter and Facebook are seen by many as an essential part of any candidate’s campaign. But with a month to …Find out more from BBC News

What’s Fair for ‘Social’ Media in the Workplace?

Facebook and other social media sites can be handy tools for connecting with friends. Or they can sap up time on the job and give the world a look at intimate details of personal life. When it comes to the workplace, those factors — combined with a …Find out more from HispanicBusiness.com

Johnson County Sheriff – The Social Media Experiment

Today, we are in the midst of a massive, worldwide experiment called social media. This offers us in corrections and law enforcement new options. We can be a part of the experiment, learning to crawl then walk, or we can turn a blind eye, bury our …Find out more from Corrections.com

Blog posts about Social Media

Social Media Upending Privacy in Real World – NYTimes.com

While you’re going about your daily life, stopping to get coffee with a crush, meeting friends for drinks or going to a Madonna concert, people are watching you on Twitter, Facebook, Foursquare, Path and an interminable list of other social …More By By NICK BILTON

7 Ways to Find a Job Using Social Media | Social Media Today

When it comes to job hunting, most of us know the saying: “It’s not what you know, it’s who you know.” In this age of social media, we’re more connected than ever before. More job seekers are using social media to find and research new …More By Christian Arno

Bieber and the Billboard Babes are Sucking the Blood Out of Twitter …

Image Ladies and gentlemen, er, I probably should say, “boys and girls,” I want to warn you that you won’t like this article if you’re a fan of Justin Bieber, Lady Gaga, Katy Perry, Selena Gomez, Rihanna or Taylor Swift.More By FeldmanCreative

On the Effects and Usage of Social Media by Organizations, episode II

Disclaimer: This theory of mine is only mine, and is not the thinking or policy of the US Navy or NATO. Further more, this is only the second time I’ve.More By YN2(SW) H. Lucien Gauthier III

Virginia congressional race aims to make gains with social media …

Congressman Scott Rigell faces the tightest re-election battle in all of Virginia, so while he steps up his campaign ground game, the lawmaker is turning to what helped get him elected in the first place: social media. Barely an hour after Rigell …More By Agence France-Presse

Other stuff around the web on Social Media

NASA – NASA Social Media Event to Celebrate the Final Journey of …

NASA and the Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex will invite 28 of their social media followers to a two-day NASA Social Nov. 1-2 in Florida.Read more here.