The social-media takes on Paterno’s death | Philadelphia Inquirer |

Similar mourning and sadness reverberated throughout the social-media world. But Paterno’s final chapter, overshadowed by his troubling connection to the Jerry Sandusky scandal, also was reflected in the social-media reaction to his death.Find out more from Philadelphia Inquirer

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Social Media Predicting Stock Moves Spawn Sentiment Firms: Tech

Enlarge image Social Media Predicting Stock Moves Spawn Sentiment Firms Social Media Predicting Stock Moves Spawn Sentiment Firms Jin Lee/Bloomberg Topsy Labs Inc., a site that searches data on the microblogging service, analyzed tweets during a period …Find out more from Bloomberg

Super Bowl first: Social media command center

Through a newly installed social media command center, visitors to the big game in Indianapolis will be able to ask questions and receive answers leading up to the Feb. 5 showdown. For the next two weeks until the NFL’s most important game, …Find out more from

Leading Latino Social Media Industry News Platform Relaunches …

MIAMI, FL, Jan 23, 2012 (MARKETWIRE via COMTEX) —, the nation’s leading news and industry insights platform about Latino social media trends in technology, marketing, entertainment and media, has relaunched its website with expanded …Find out more from MarketWatch (press release)

Most Boards Misunderstand Social Media Risk

23, 2012 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ — “Reputation and risk management are key concerns of corporate directors, and social media can define a company’s risk profile and redefine its reputation at electron speed,” says reputation, marketing, …Find out more from MarketWatch (press release)

Social media drive chance to socialize with governor

Gazette.Net: Maryland Community News Online As part of his proposed budget for the coming fiscal year, O’Malley is seeking an arrangement in which the state and local jurisdictions each would pay half the annual cost of teachers’ pensions and Social Security, which would shift $239 million of …Find out more from See all stories on this topic:

Facebook, Twitter Call Out Google On Social Search Results

By Shayndi Raice A group of engineers from Facebook, Twitter and Myspace have ganged up against Google in an effort to prove that the search giant is unfairly promoting its own social media site, Google+, at the expense of relevant search results for …Find out more from Wall Street Journal (blog)

Social Media Minute: Pres. Obama Holds ‘Hangout’ on Google Plus

The move comes just before the State of the Union address… and is part of an active social-media campaign by the administration that also includes Twitter and Facebook. It’s promoted as soon as you go to White House dot gov. After the speech Tuesday …Find out more from

Hashtag Hail Mary: Social Media Blitzes The Super Bowl

This year, the Super Bowl will also be big business for social media and mobile app developers. Chevrolet/General Motors is taking advantage of the Super Bowl to launch an ambitious smartphone and social media crossover app. The Chevy Game Time app, …Find out more from Fast Company

HireClix Hosts Free Social Recruiting Seminar and Networking Mixer for …

HireClix will provide strategic insights and practical steps on how and why recruiting teams can use social media channels for recruiting in their first San Diego social recruiting seminar on Wed., Feb. 1 from 8:30 am to 10:30 am The free breakfast …Find out more from PR Web (press release)

Blog posts about Social Media

Your Social Media and SEO Game Plan for 2012 : @ProBlogger

This guest post is by Herman Dias of Unless you’ve been living under a rock, you will have heard …More By Guest Blogger

Social Media Tips for the New Year | Social Media Today

2011 was a big year for social media. The “Big Three,” Facebook, Twitter and LinkedIn got bigger. Hundreds, maybe thousands of other social networks flourished. One would be hard-pressed to make the case that social media is still just a fad …More By BradFriedman

5 Social Media Management Tips for Real Estate Businesses …

For Social Media freelancers the real estate industry will be the source of some of your most lucrative clients. Social Media platforms hold enormous potential for Realtors to grow their business, sell and let more property and promote new …More By Mark Paddock

Social media for the complex sale: Where should you start?

Andy DeBrunner is social media manager at Godfrey, and has worked with Fortune 100 companies to tackle their social media needs. He was also a contributor to Godfrey’s e-book, “Jumpstart Your B2B Marketing.” Follow him @adebrunner …More By Guest Blogger

How Companies Use Social Media To Pick Stocks

This week Topsy Labs Inc. released a report claiming its model was able to predict a drop in Netflix’s share price after it decided to split its DVD rental and streaming video services by tracking phrases like “just canceled my Netflix subscription.More By Dave Copeland

Other stuff around the web on Social Media

MediaPost Publications Social Media ROI Metrics Still Chaotic 01/18 …

Social Media ROI Metrics Still Chaotic – 01/18/2012.Read more here.