Is Social Media to Blame for the Rise in Narcissism?

According to Laura Buffadi, a postdoctoral researcher at the Universidad de Dueto in Bilbao, Spain, “Narcissists use Facebook and other social networking sites because they believe others are interested in what they’re doing, and they want others to …Find out more from Huffington Post

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Ford Social Media Chief Scott Monty Tells Us Whether Advertising On Facebook …

SM: We kind of take it from what we call the “Woody Allen Theory of Social Media,” which is 90 percent of social media is just showing up. You need to be where people expect you to be. And a while back we would see people tagging us with that …Find out more from Business Insider

Smear campaign against Malala on social media

The elements upset over the unprecedented world-wide reaction against the brutal attack on a 14-year-old schoolgirl Malala Yousufzai have launched a smear campaign on social media to try to countermand the continuing public outrage against the tragic …Find out more from Business Recorder (blog)

Social Media is a Soft Sell

When using social media, companies need to abandon the hard sell, pushing strategies that may work in other environments. Instead, they need to focus on problem solving, solution-selling techniques. That will win over potential customers and increase …Find out more from (blog)

Agents of Change: Carrie Rollwagen connects customers with coffee, literature …

It didn’t take long for word to spread about Church Street, thanks to an active social media presence and Rollwagen’s blog, PostScript, where she posts three to five days a week. In the first year of the shop’s existence, sales figures were 20 percent …Find out more from (blog)

BBN Selects Visible Intelligence Platform to Power Social Media Listening …

LAS VEGAS/DMA (October 15, 2012) — Visible Technologies®, a leader in social media monitoring and analytics, today announced that BBN, an industry pacesetter in large-scale digital marketing solutions for business-to-business marketers, has selected …Find out more from ADOTAS

Social Media vs. Big Data Analytics in US Presidential Election

While a lot of folks are getting lost in the battle between Mitt Romney and Barack Obama in what appears to be a race to prove who is least qualified to run the US, the more interesting battle may be between Big Data Analytics and Social Media. This …Find out more from Datamation

Chinese social-media firm YY unveils IPO plans

China-based social-media platform YY Inc. and some selling shareholders plan to offer up to $100 million American depositary shares in an initial public offering to raise funds for purposes such as purchasing servers and leasing more bandwidth to …Find out more from MarketWatch

Blog posts about Social Media

Take Richard Branson’s Word for It – Social Media Today

social media marketing dont take my word for it take richard bransons.More By seanroyer

Social Media Is Not Your Job | Social Media Today

I hear and read that ‘social media’ isn’t working, that it offers no results, that it’s a distraction, that it prevents you from doing the job that matters, that it’s a waste of time, taking up most of your time and leading nowhere. I believe it depends on …More By Isra Garcia

Cisco Blog » Blog Archive » Sniffing Out Social Media Disinformation

The raw, edgy nature of social media is part of its charm, and its value. As Cisco’s global threat analyst, I often look at my Twitter feed in the morning before I check mainstream media sites because it provides quick, frequently expert, irreverent …More By Jean Gordon Kocienda

AP Names First Social Media, User Generated Content Editor …

The Associated Press has named Fergus Bell its international social media and UGC (user generated content) editor, a new position at the company. Bell has been with the AP since 2006, most recently serving as senior producer, with a focus …More By Chris O’Shea

How to Use Social Media to Find a Job Before It’s Posted …

How to Use Social Media to Find a Job Before It’s Posted.More By Mona Zhang

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Customizable keyword searches of social media; Automated and editable … Social Monitor makes it easy to search social media for keywords, such as brand …Read more here.