7 Tips for Staying on Top of the Social Wave

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Think of Wal Mart or Astroturfing. There’s a reason why Twitter is killing Facebook in CTR rates. Information posted publicly on blogs, Facebook , Twitter , forums and other sites is fair game. Often times you have to step in it to realize you are in it.

Five Social Media Predictions for 2010


Location-based applications like Foursquare and Brightkite will not be the darlings of social media as some predict, but will instead turn into features and dissolve into general social networks like Facebook and Twitter. Twitter recently rolled out its Geotagging capability on a limited basis. Here are my five social media predictions for 2010. Augmented Reality Applications Will Start to Go Mainstream.

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Ethics in Social Media: A Glossary | Bare Feet Blog

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Here’s a good example of a PR professional (Todd Defren) who discloses when he is Twittering on behalf of a client. One of the better known cases was “Janet&# who created a Twitter profile for Exxon Mobile. See “Astroturfing&# above for more.

Adventures in Social Networking with Mom and Dad | Almost Savvy

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Twitteleh – Twitter for Your Jewish Mother Why answer the simple “What are you doing?&# question on Twitter, when you could be providing the information you mother really wants to know?