Ads for Super Bowl ads build social-media buzz

The mania for Super Bowl teasers — call them ads for ads — began last year, with Volkswagen posting a teaser online aimed at driving folks to social media to get hints about VW’s Super Bowl game ad. “A good teaser can become viral,” says Steven …Find out more from USA TODAY



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Law to Keep Sex Offenders from Social Media Ruled Unconstitutional

Doe’s lawyers from the ACLU of Indiana argued in court papers that he wanted to access social media, particularly Facebook, to monitor his son’s usage, as well as engage in political discussions, comment on news stories and share photos and videos with …Find out more from ABC News (blog)

The Role of Social Media in Disaster Psychiatry (or how I became a fan of …

Hidden amongst all the intense media coverage surrounding Facebook’s IPO last Spring, there was a news item that was covered so briefly that if you blinked you may have missed it: Facebook’s CEO, Mark Zuckerberg, took a trip to Japan and during this …Find out more from PLoS Blogs (blog)

Nobody went for the ‘social media butler’

The Madison Hotel’s $47,000 “Inaugural Town and Country Package” (“Dedicated social media butler … private presidential Inauguration tour for you and 22 of your friends. … $5,000 shopping experience at Brooks Brothers … personal town car and driver …Find out more from Politico

Should You Follow Up on Social Media?

Should you attempt to showcase your wicked social media smarts by posting your thank you note directly to your dream employer’s wall after the interview? Absolutely not. I am seeing this billboard-style nonsense with increasing frequency in recent …Find out more from Forbes

How Social Networking Puts Your Business on Steroids

Size matters. At least it does when it comes to your network. The larger and more diverse it is, the more likely your business is to grow big, according to a Global Entrepreneurship Monitor report. It may come as a surprise that women, who tend to be …Find out more from Forbes

Fast-changing social media makes advisers scramble

REUTERS – Fast-changing features on social media sites are triggering a new wave of compliance challenges for financial advisers at a time when many are just becoming comfortable with the technology in the first place. As social media sites such as …Find out more from Reuters India

Clinton says will use social media to fight Qaeda

US secretary of state Hillary Clinton promised Wednesday that the United States would use the internet and social media in its fight against al Qaeda and other extremist Islamist groups. The outgoing top diplomat said the US state department had …Find out more from Hindustan Times

Social Media Overcrowding Is LinkedIn’s Opportunity

How many social networks do you belong to? How many devices do you have connected to those channels? How many apps, websites and services have you granted “permission” to access your data on those networks? How many friends, acquaintances …Find out more from Huffington Post

It’s Time to Cut Back on Social Media

I recently got back from the New Media Expo in Las Vegas. Scheduled before the massive annual CES gathering, it’s a powwow for bloggers and other social media enthusiasts, early adopters who are quick to jump on board the next great thing. So imagine …Find out more from blogs.hbr.org (blog)

Blog posts about Social Media

Social Media Morning Report | Social Media Today

Why your next job will come through social media:More By Adam Chapman

5 Ways Marketers Can Use Instagram | Social Media Examiner

Instagram: Learn how to use this platform to reach a new audience in a way the audience wants to be marketed to: with visuals and short messages.More By Rachel Sprung

Public Relations Focus and Social Media | Social Media Today

Current developments in technology and media have greatly complicated public relations management. However, the myriad ways of spreading and obtaining news round the clock also presents new avenues for managing information and …More By r_am_jones

What’s the Value of a Large Google+ Following? | Social Media Today

Last September I chronicled the growth of the Slingshot SEO Google+ page in which we hit critical mass around 1000 followers resulting in an exponential growth in followers. Between the months of October 2012 and January 2013, follower …More By sashattuck

The benefits of using social media in the classroom | eSchool News

Hesitation on administrators’ part is often cited as a top barrier to incorporating more social media tools in classrooms. But with a carefully crafted social media policy, educators and administrators can learn to use social media tools effectively …More By Laura Devaney

Other stuff around the web on Social Media

Avoid Oklahoma! Social-media map warns of flu hotspots | Crave …

Track the germy spread of influenza with a social-media map of tweets and videos complaining of symptoms and outbreaks. Read this article by Amanda Kooser …Read more here.