Social Media’s Modern Day Role in PR and Marketing Campaigns: Highlights and …

After many inquires, much analysis, and contemplation, I thought I would highlight a few recurring points that keep resurfacing amongst friends and clients when asked about social media and the role it is now playing in our public relations and …Find out more from Huffington Post

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London Marathon death: donations surge thanks to social media

Thousands of pounds were being pledged every few minutes as the link circulated on social media sites. (CNN) — Donations to the fundraising page of a young woman who died less than one mile (1.6km) from the London Marathon finishing line, …Find out more from CNN

Transition Game: Using social media to create a brand, not problems

By Monica McNutt Thanks to the wonderful world of social media, athletes now have the power to create a personal brand that defines their image. Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, Tumblr (the list goes on) are all outlets that provide fans, coaches, …Find out more from Washington Post (blog)

Kuwait to regulate social networking sites-minister

By Sylvia Westall | KUWAIT (Reuters) – Kuwait plans to pass laws this year to regulate the use of social networking sites such as Twitter, the information minister said on Tuesday, in the wake of cases of alleged blasphemy and sectarianism that have …Find out more from Reuters

Report from Social-Media’s Front Lines

The best way to stay ahead of the fast-changing social media and digital-marketing ecosystem is to go to its mecca: Silicon Valley. I got to do that recently, with other CEOs from a variety of industries around the world. In three crammed days, …Find out more from

Social media gives police, school officials and parents new worries

Both events have one thing in common with a ruckus early this month at Lamar High School: word of the events spread to teens and young adults through social media. Houston is not unique in chaotic gatherings fueled by Twitter and Facebook.Find out more from Houston Chronicle

Social iQ Networks Launches First Solution to Manage and Control Enterprise …

Social media has quickly become a critical communication channel for all corners of the modern enterprise. Marketing, sales, support, human relations, and many other business units leverage social networking to give competitive advantage to the …Find out more from MarketWatch (press release)

How Social Media Is Giving the Fashion Industry an Extreme Makeover

A cool fashion mash-up is trending that brings music, entertainment, technology, lifestyle and social media together and it is happening the loudest in Los Angeles, Calif. Partly due to LA now being the largest apparel industry market in the country, …Find out more from Huffington Post

Facebook IPO Delay: Adverse Impact On Social Media ETF? (SOCL)

By Following a CNBC report that social media darling Facebook could delay its initial public offering until June, the Global X Social Media Index ETF (NASDAQ:SOCL) , the lone ETF devoted exclusively to social media stocks, …Find out more from MarketWatch

UK Ex-Spy Chief Calls for More Social Media Snooping — But Rules Too

by Erik Sass, 56 seconds ago The former director of the UK’s Government Communications Headquarters has co-authored a report for Demos, a think tank, calling for enhanced surveillance capabilities to combat criminals and terrorists using social media …Find out more from MediaPost Communications

Blog posts about Social Media

20 TV Shows With the Most Social Media Buzz This Week

Which TV shows generate the most buzz on social networks? Find out each week from our social TV chart.More By Stephanie Buck

Integrated Marketing: 4 Reasons Social Media is Needed | Social …

Debra Ellis is a speaker, consultant, and author of the integrated marketing guide, “Social Media 4 Direct Marketers”. She is the founder of Wilson & Ellis Consulting (, a boutique firm that specializes in integrated …More By DebraEllis

Church Evangelism: More Churches Turning To Social Media

By Cathy Lynn Grossmann/USA TODAYReligion News Service (RNS) No matter where you live, you can go to church, so to speak, with Christ Fellowship in McKinney, Texas, which is on board with almost every high-tech gambit under …More By The Huffington Post News Editors

How Senior Leaders Can Harness Social Media for Their …

Executives can even claim to know what makes social media so potent. Yet the vast majority of executives have no idea how to harness social media’s power.4 tips on how senior leaders can harness social media:1.More By RagyThomas

Astros Players And Social Media Use – The Crawfish Boxes

A look at what Houston Astros players are using the social media website twitter for.More By Timothy De Block