U.K.’s Biggest Social Media Fans: The Middle Aged

The biggest adopters of social media in the U.K. aren’t teens — the usual suspects — but their middle- aged parents. But late Baby Boomer converts might need to know that obtaining a digital identity is not a panacea, especially when it comes to …Find out more from InformationWeek

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Voices: Tony Drake, on How SEC’s Social-Media Ruling May Affect Advisers

There weren’t many rulings out there about using social media, and many advisers have been afraid to adopt it at all. But a new SEC ruling this month regarding CEOs and their use of social media makes me think we’re seeing a crack in the door for the …Find out more from Wall Street Journal

As Wall Street relies more on technology, social media can tilt the markets

A new generation of analytical software sifts through hundreds of millions of tweets and other forms of social media for early warnings about news that may move markets, and, in some cases, the programs order trades automatically, without human …Find out more from Washington Post

Social media giving MLB fans a voice

Social media nights are nothing new for MLB teams. Most teams have at least one on their promotional calendar this year. Although each team does things a bit differently, they generally include discounted tickets for the team’s social media followers …Find out more from ESPN (blog)

Social media support for Boston bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev spreads …

Despite the fact Dzhokhar Tsarnaev has seemingly admitted his involvement in the blasts by reportedly naming his brother as the “driving force” behind the attacks and claiming the pair worked independently of any terrorist network, a large group of …Find out more from Belfast Telegraph

Social media get it badly wrong

They organised searches, appealed for help on social media and uploaded a cheery, home-made video on to YouTube urging “Sunny” to come home. Last night the Boston Globe reported that police in Providence had pulled a man’s body from the …Find out more from New Zealand Herald

Social media pose challenge for regulators

The ease with which a Twitter account in particular can be hacked, however, should make companies and investors very wary about relying on information from social media, says cyber-security expert Daniel Tobok, head of forensics for telecom giant Telus …Find out more from Globe and Mail

Social media takes hold of Boston

Naturally, social media became a frenzy of info. From Monday through to Friday, all channels were abuzz with the latest news and speculation. From the first grizzly photos to the crowd-funding of medical treatment for victims, it became clear that …Find out more from ITWeb

China’s Social Media Revolution

Published on Apr 24, 2013. April 24 (Bloomberg) — Innovation Works Chairman and CEO Dr. Kai-Fu Lee discusses China’s social media revolution with Emily Chang on Bloomberg Television’s “Bloomberg West.” (Source: Bloomberg) — For more “Bloomberg …Find out more from Bloomberg

Blog posts about Social Media

5 Social Media Management Tools You Should Consider | Social …

Social Media Tools: Here are five social management tools to simplify the management of your social media marketing.More By Jamie Turner

Hearsay Social Brings Its Social Media Tools To Europe With New …

Hearsay Social, a Sequoia- and NEA-backed company that helps large organizations manage their social media presence across local branches and sales teams, is..More By Anthony Ha

Gnip Adds Estimize To Its Enterprise Social Media Data Service

It’s attracted some massive clients as a result, including IBM and Adobe, as well a wealth of social media and data analytics firms such as Greenplum, Networked Insights and NetBase. These customers now deliver analytics to over 90 percent …More By Nick Summers

The 2013 NFL Draft According to Social Media | Visual.ly

Through an extensive search of social mentions across a variety of platforms, iProspect and ICUC Moderation identified the first ten picks of the 2013.More By iProspectUS

Detroit Dollar Stores Mock Black Customers On Social Media

Detroit dollar stores mock black customers on social media.More By NewsOne Staff

Other stuff around the web on Social Media

Boston bombings: Social media spirals out of control – Los Angeles …

Over the last few days, thousands of people have taken to the Internet to play Sherlock Holmes. Armed with little more than grainy surveillance camera videos, …Read more here.

Boston ‘witchhunt’ on social media sites – and a bad week for the old …

Virtual manhunt taking place on sites such as Twitter in reaction to Boston bombings showcased growing role of online tools.Read more here.