Social Media: The Inscrutable Bubble! When the Bubble Bursts, Does It Make a …

Lately, it seems that pundits of every stripe are concerned with the nature of the current “social media bubble” and when, not whether, it will burst. No surprise there. Many fads, crazes and social movements seem to belong to boom-and-bust cycles.Find out more from Huffington Post (blog)



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Sir David Omand – Social media snooping powers out of date

But Sir David warned that fears over surveillance could have a “chilling effect” on the use of social media. Government proposals to allow intelligence officers “real-time” access to emails, calls and messages without a warrant are expected to be …Find out more from BBC News

Your Social Media Profile Could Make Or Break Your Next Job Opportunity

My husband and I have trained our three daughters on the importance of posting only appropriate information on any type of social media. This includes not posting pictures of Saturday night’s party on Facebook and not posting or Tweeting anything when …Find out more from Forbes

Cleveland Indians offer social media suite

By Steve Olenski | Special to ESPN.com Cleveland Indians The Cleveland Indians have dedicated a Progressive Field suite specifically to fans of social media. Recognized as one of “MLB’s most Twitter-friendly teams” by ESPN the Magazine, the Cleveland …Find out more from ESPN (blog)

Social media in your pocket, courtesy mobile devices

With nearly 700 million mobile subscribers in India, and 200000-300000 being added every day, the opportunity is obvious and social networking firms are cashing in. Facebook had about 38 million members from India, as of December 2011, according to We …Find out more from Economic Times

Track criminals via social media, says ex-GCHQ head

By James Blitz, Defence and Diplomatic Editor The government should draw up a framework outlining how the police and security services could covertly intrude on criminals or terror groups using social media networks, but without compromising the …Find out more from Financial Times

Liza Minnelli Talks Social Media, Marriage & Dating Multiple Men At Once

Also, what are some reasons that she doesn’t do much social media? Liza Minnelli has a whole scenario worked out about dating multiple guys at once, and she shares it with Billy Bush and Kit Hoover. Plus, why doesn’t she think that marriage is for her?Find out more from Access Hollywood

The 5 Best Free Social Media and Communication Tools of 2012

Illustration: I Love DustStay on top of your social media with a few communication tools. HootSuite is a Web app that helps you manage your Facebook, Google+, LinkedIn, and Twitter accounts in the same spot. The ad-supported free version lets you add …Find out more from PCWorld

Toy Maker Plays With Social Media to Grow Sales

Top toy makers Hasbro and Mattel are struggling through tough quarters, but smaller US rival Step2 grew its toy sales over the past 18 months, in part by employing social media and web review software. Hasbro Monday recorded a first-quarter loss, …Find out more from Wall Street Journal (blog)

Social Media and Generational Shift In The War on Women

We have seen social media be a player on the world stage, helping to move revolutions, giving voice to women in far reaches of the globe. If we use it to keep addressing the issues as they arise, keep shining light on the inequities, the hate, …Find out more from Forbes

Blog posts about Social Media

Confessions of a Social Media Girl: Hey Twitter, Put Your Big Boy …

After a seemingly endless 48-hour marathon weekend filled with debauchery and incoherent Tweeting, I was looking forward to logging in on Monday morning to read through the few thousand Tweets on my Twitter feed. I logged into Gmail, …More By Veronica Button

The Third Industrial Revolution: What Should Social Media Become …

Over the last three centuries manufacturing has changed radically. We went from small cotten farms to large textile factories, from specialized shops to huge assembly lines. Just in the past several decades we have seen the emergence of …More By Cosmoholotech

Social Media: Lessons from the Field

There was a healthy social media conversation going on, however, even if the company was not very active in it. Other people impacted by the disruption were looking for answers and it was fellow travelers who were supplying them in the …More By Carol Rozwell

Social Media and Mindfulness | Care2 Healthy Living

If you’re like me, you have a bit of a love-hate relationship with social media. I have reconnected with old friends via Facebook – a blessing that would never.More By Sarah Cooke

How The New York Times Does Social Media ‹ PhotoShelter Blog

That’s where social media comes into play. It’s the one place where all brands, no matter how big or small, can have a voice and engage with their community. We continue to tout the importance of social media in driving traffic to your website …More By Lauren Margolis

Other stuff around the web on Social Media

Infographic: Klout vs Kred | Social Media Delivered

In the battle of social influence measurement, which one rules: Klout or Kred?Read more here.