Social media battle: Obama engages more voters despite aggressive Romney …

The loser in the bid for buzz was social media itself. Twitter and Facebook, the prime sources of instant commentary on the presidential campaign, rung up lower numbers than the record-breaking response to the first debate. Call it debate fatigue or …Find out more from San Francisco Chronicle (blog)

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How to Use Social Media To Build Your Construction Company’s Brand

Social media helps build brands by creating a 24/7/365 interactive experience between companies and consumers. Social media, along with your website, helps your intended audience learn about your brand online and, over time, can turn consumers into …Find out more from (blog)

The Top Four Trends Shaping Social Enterprise in 2013

I have been on a mission to help senior management teams at Fortune 500 companies learn about the power of real-time social media. It hasn’t been easy. There are still so many misconceptions about what social media is; why it’s changing everything …Find out more from Huffington Post

Social Media and the New Political Landscape

On Sunday, October 21st,’s Ben Smith moderated a panel on social media and the new political landscape featuring New York Times Media Reporter Brian Stelter, founder Rachel Sklar and journalism legend Dan Rather.Find out more from Huffington Post

Fast Food And Social Media: Starbucks Leads The Game Ahead Of McDonald’s …

It’s been clear for some time that fast food companies have wholeheartedly embraced social media, and now an infographic created for the conference Foodservice Social Media Universe confirms it. Starbucks emerges as the clear victor in the social media …Find out more from Huffington Post

Social media cat finds a home

A former fat cat who turned to social media to find a prime office position, has instead found a golden parachute into retirement. Pierre, a tuxedo cat with a LinkedIn account, has at last found a home. Pierre had spent the past two years in the care …Find out more from San Jose Mercury News

Social Media in the Workplace, with Wendi Lazar of Outten and Golden, LLP

The National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) came down with a decision recently that tossed out Costco’s social media policy, which stated that an employee could not go on any social media sites and damage the reputation of the company or damage the …Find out more from Legal Broadcast Network (blog)

New Social Media Platform, Vir2o, to Host Press Event at W Atlanta – Midtown …

ATLANTA, Oct. 23, 2012 — /PRNewswire/ — East Coast Diversified Corporation (OTC Bulletin Board: ECDC) is pleased to announce its new social media and engagement platform, Vir2o, will host an opinion leader’s press event Thursday, November 29 from …Find out more from Sacramento Bee

Infographic: What Social Media Says About the 2012 Election

The final presidential debate is over, but America is still talking, turning personal opinions about the latest “most important election of our lifetime” into social media fodder. Real-time engagement tool developer Livefyre broke down the most …Find out more from PC Magazine

Experts: Social media, resort investments key to successful 2012-13 Tahoe winter

Investing in resort facilities, marketing to a wider spectrum of individuals and utilizing social and broadcast media were just a few of the suggestions experts offered at last Thursday’s North Lake Tahoe Annual Membership Luncheon at the North Tahoe …Find out more from Sierra Sun

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Fast-Food Restaurants’ Social-Media Power, in Infographic Form …

This handy chart, created for a conference on social media and restaurant operations that took place last month in Chicago, shows you how the sausage is made. Every PR stunt, viral video, and freebie essentially garners the …More By Hugh Merwin

Big Data and social media: A match made in heaven? | TechRepublic

In the private sector, there’s excitement around a relatively simple premise: that Big Data can divine actionable answers from the chaos of soci.More By Patrick Gray

Social Media Intelligence Brief: October 23 2012 | Social Media Today

A new study by Eloqua highlights the fact that 83% of marketers use social media “to create company and brand awareness” and more than 60% use social media to market their companies. For more information on this story, please visit …More By Steve Momorella

Datasift: Social Media Information You Can Act On

Datasift has released a new query builder for customers working with social media. It answers a simple question: what do you do as a company, with all that data, all the Tweets, Facebook and blog comments about you? It turns out, that if you …More By Greg Bates

Study: Most Social Media Users Into Politics | Right Wing News

A new study by the Pew Research Center finds that two thirds of social media users are also active in politics. The study found that 66 percent of adult social media users (which is 39 percent of all U.S. adults) had promoted political or …More By Warner Todd Huston