Justin Bieber On Social Media–and the Ring on His Left Hand

The organization honored Bieber–and his manager Scooter Braun–with a “Disruptive Innovation Award” today in NYC, saying his discovery on YouTube and his strong social media presence have shaken up the traditional gatekeepers of the music industry.Find out more from Wall Street Journal (blog)

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Philadelphia SEO Company, 1 SEO Launches The Best Set of SMO Services in The …

The company explains the utility of social networking sites like; Facebook, Twitter, MySpace, YouTube to increase the turn over of any business may it be medium sized or large. Philadelphia (PRWEB) April 27, 2012 Philadelphia SEO Company, …Find out more from San Francisco Chronicle (press release)

Beyonce Sets the Celebrity Social Media Benchmark

By Colin Bertram Music star, new mother, social media maven and People magazine’s “most beautiful woman in the world.” Beyonce is constantly expanding into new areas, such as fragrance. The star has four versions on the market; here she introduces one …Find out more from NBC Chicago

The Social Geek: Social media gets hungry

On a related note–and given the hype–I was pretty surprised to see that Singapore’s Prime Minister, who is finally on social media, doesn’t seem to understand social media like Barack Obama (well he probably needs to poach Obama’s social media team, …Find out more from CNET

Social media takes center stage in business

I was privileged, as a social media attorney with Meltzer Lippe, to serve as a panelist on the Trade Nassau social media panel. During the panel, I explained the importance of having a complete approach to social media use.Find out more from Long Island Business News

Cool Social Networking Turns Consumers Into Brand Fans

13, killing 32, critical comments exploded on social media sites such as Facebook (FB) and Twitter. Carnival had no apparent plan to respond to the wave of negative comments. For six days its Facebook page looked as though Carnival didn’t know the …Find out more from Investor’s Business Daily

Turkey Embraces Social Media

April 27, 2012 Turkey Embraces Social Media Dorian Jones | Istanbul Despite Turkey’s poor record on press freedom, the country is witnessing an explosion in Internet-based social media, ranking the 4th largest in global usage on Facebook and 8th …Find out more from Voice of America

Do you have social media Klout?

By Giselle Smith 11 minutes ago If you have a large social media network and post often — and if people like what you say and pass along your opinions to their networks — it could win you not just more friends, but free flights, free products and …Find out more from MSN Money

SNOPA legislation would bar employers from social network passwords

By John Fontana | April 27, 2012, 1:33pm PDT Summary: The proposed Social Networking Online Protection Act is designed to shield the social networking passwords of job applicants and students. New York congressman Eliot Engel Friday introduced SNOPA, …Find out more from ZDNet (blog)

The social network

The archetypal tale points to the popularity of social media. According to a survey by Nielsen and DataAbsolut, Indians now spend more time on social media than on email. A big majority, 58 per cent, use social sites to participate in discussions on …Find out more from mydigitalfc.com

Blog posts about Social Media

How Social Media Is Changing Sports [INFOGRAPHIC]

This infographic shows many of the ways social media has impacted sports over the past few years.More By Sam Laird

Social media not necessarily journalism’s panacea, news bosses …

Tech giants may have their own views on what journalism should become, but some news organisations are questioning what benefits the social vision of future news can really bring at a time when they’re struggling for business survival…More By Robert Andrews

Tragic News Demands Marine Corps Social Media Leadership, Not …

Moments after I posted my sympathies about the loss of two Marines in Afghanistan on their unit’s Facebook page, it was gone. Deleted. Arbitrarily removed as a violation by their public affairs office.More By Randy Clinton

SEO: The Third Pillar of Social Media | Social Media Today

Social search is the most underutilized marketing tool available today. The combination of the search engine power with social network opinions works together to influence people’s buying decisions.More By DebraEllis

The NBA’s Got Social Media Game, But Pinterest?

It’s a typical day on Pinterest. 40 Ways to Tie a Scarf, romantic fashions from Ralph Lauren, Fun Cinco de …More By Cynthia Boris