On-message with social media? Good luck with that

A tweet from this reporter about Romney’s nonresponse was re-tweeted by other media outlets and within seconds it had entered the social media bloodstream. Before long, the news (or lack thereof) was picked up by the left-leaning Web sites Huffington …Find out more from CNN

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Social media abuzz with versions of Friday mayhem

The social media has reacted sharply to Friday’s ugly incidents at the City Civil Court Complex, with most users describing the lawyers’ assault on journalists and policemen as “shameful”, but a handful of others have defended the black coats and said …Find out more from Deccan Herald

Airlines need to empower social media managers

The blogger, who did not wish to be named, cited this example to explain how people employed to monitor social networking websites in the Indian aviation sector, particularly in airlines, have a scripted job. “If I was working with the airline, …Find out more from Hindustan Times

OMG: Social media helped spread word of tornadoes

As tornadoes tore through Kentucky, Indiana and Tennessee Friday afternoon, social media sites were buzzing with information. Photos and videos of tornadoes and hail storms began popping up on Facebook pages shortly after the storms faded, …Find out more from Louisville Courier-Journal

Yelp leaps as social media frenzy trumps long-term concerns

The stock jumped 64 percent in its first day of trading Friday, a reflection of investor enthusiasm for social media ahead of what is expected to be Facebook Inc.’s mammoth IPO later this year. “This is a hot space,” said Josef Schuster, founder of IPO …Find out more from Minneapolis Star Tribune

Social Media Saturday: Mass Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu

Courtesy of Mass Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu Social Media is important here at Patch. Every day, we use Twitter and Facebook to share stories and important facts about life in Arlington. But the most important part is interacting with the Arlington community, …Find out more from Patch.com

“Social media needs to be carefully watched by those in government”: Former …

Blair noted that social media and technology have played major roles in recent uprisings in Arab countries, but noted that they cannot take the place of a democratic government. “Social media is a wonderful way of bringing people out on the street, …Find out more from The San Francisco Appeal

Social Media Darlings

“A lot of the topics that we normally cover like fashion or architecture are exciting and visually invigorating but they’re not really life-changing like social media is,” said Dan Peres, the publication’s longtime editor. “I’m getting geekier and …Find out more from Wall Street Journal

Social media helps parents cope with child care crisis

As parents scramble to find solutions to keep their kids occupied and cared for during next week’s teachers’ strike, they have a formidable tool in social networking. Worried about what she’d do with two young boys while she and her husband worked full …Find out more from Vancouver Sun

Blog posts about Social Media

9 Social Media Hacks I Use Every Day | Social Media Today

Social media isn’t inexpensive, it’s just different expensive. To do it well requires a tremendous time commitment, and regardless of what your life and lifestyle entails, the time you spend on social comes with an opportunity cost price tag.More By JasonBaer

Building A Location Based Social Media Marketing Campaign …

In 2009, a promising startup introduced a concept that let users share the geographical location of their mobile devices. The concept of location-based user engagement soon caught fire, and the company, Foursquare, soon rode at the helm of …More By Edwin Huertas

The spiritual nature of social media | The Christian Century

A curious former professor, who is not involved in social media at all, heard about it and asked me, “What would that look like? How would that work?” His question itched for something more than just an explanation of the mechanics of an …More By Carol Howard Merritt

Social Media Marketing and The Law | Business 2 Community

If you are engaged in online marketing, whether you’re promoting your own website, or you have been hired to market somebody else’s online business, there.More By John Richards

Who Are The Top 10 Women Social Media Influencers? – Ecademy

Who Are The Top 10 Women Social Media Influencers? Dear Ecademists, On December 15, 2011 Haydn Shaughnessy, Forbes Contributor asked who are the top 10 women social media influencers? Haydn’s list on December 15, 2011 …More Ecademy: user blogs

Other stuff around the web on Social Media

Social Media Club is Looking for Speakers at SxSW

The Social Media Club editorial team will be providing session, event and party coverage throughout SxSW, along with daily recaps featured on our Ustream …Read more here.