Social media could be restricted for county employees

(WKYT) They say time is valuable and too many employees are wasting it on social media while on the clock. So now, Clark County leaders are discussing an ordinance that would ban county employees from posting or viewing social media pages while on …Find out more from WKYT

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From social media to social worker, Dugan turns it around

When he first arrived at the Dragons, Dugan lectured their under-20s players about the pitfalls of social media. That, as well as undertaking a social worker’s course, are what he hopes are the first steps to becoming a role model. ”I want to give …Find out more from Sydney Morning Herald

Social media campaign sets up comeback for Hostess, Twinkie fans excited

Hostess is planning a comeback with a fun social media campaign leading the way. The company is calling it the “sweetest comeback in the history of ever.” In November of last year, Hostess filed for bankruptcy. Twinkie lovers thought that this was the …Find out more from WXYZ

Social media has ‘dark side’ for teens

Thirteen-year-old Eden Thompson says parents and teens need to take responsibility for the harm caused on social media. Social media is great for teenagers. It lets you talk to old friends, upload and share pictures, get the latest gossip, and find out …Find out more from

Social media and Maori political engagement studied

A Massey University master’s student is investigating the role of social media sites in encouraging political participation and engagement among MÄ ori. Joanne Waitoa (NgÄ ti Porou and NgÄ ti Kahungunu) is examining the Mana Party’s Facebook pages …Find out more from Voxy

Social media erupts as search for attempted kidnapper continues

“Getting the word out via social media is actually a good tool,” said Dorchester Co. Chief Deputy Sam Richardson. Richardson believes the more people who know, the better. “Especially in this particular case we want to get the word out to everyone as …Find out more from Live 5 News

Social media racism on the rise

A social media law consultant, Emma Sadleir, has also warned that a racist tweeter or facebooker could be charged with crimen injuria or hate speech. She was reacting to a string of racist posts made this week on Twitter by a former member of the …Find out more from Independent Online

How social media is changing the way TV is judged

It is believed that up to 62 per cent of people now use social media whilst watching television, leading to an increase in the monitoring of online reaction by those keen to gauge the popularity of a programme. Virgin Media’s Hotlist, a new formula for …Find out more from

Blog posts about Social Media

6 Ways Businesses Use Facebook Apps | Social Media Examiner

Facebook apps: How to create stronger ties with customers and increase the lines of communication using custom tab apps.More By Jim Belosic

Helena Carlberg, Social Media Manager, & Other Stories | Into The …

Helena Carlberg, Social Media Manager, & Other Stories. “I work on social media and content for & Other Stories, which is a new women’s lifestyle and fashion brand, carrying everything from lipstick, shoes, lingerie, and ready-to-wear.More By Into The Gloss

Up Your Instagram Marketing Game With Web Embeds, Social …

The launch of video on Instagram focused a lot of attention on the photo and video sharing service. In such circumstances every upgrade and tweak is going to get extra coverage but this week Instagram upped their game by adding the ability …More By Clyde Smith

Manage Your Social Media Content with These Top Tools

Keeping your social media outposts filled with relevant, useful content takes time — and plenty of it. Manage your social media content with these top tools.More By Shanna Mallon

Shear on Social Media Law: U.S. Rep. Duncan Introduces The …

Duncan’s office, the Act would ban social media sites from using the faces of underage users for advertisements or commercial purposes. Protecting our children in the Social Media Age is paramount and it is imperative that the digital business …More By Bradley Shear

Other stuff around the web on Social Media

Real-Time Marketing: A Social Media Layup That Any Brand Should …

I’m guessing most CMOs don’t know that this Monday is the inaugural “Social Media Giving Day.” And why should you, right? It’s probably just some new lame …Read more here.

The 2013 Social Media Landscape [Infographic] – Brian Solis

For those unfamiliar with The Conversation Prism, it is an evolving infographic that captures the state of social media, organized by how important social …Read more here.