Twitter Appoints 'Internal Data Governance Committee' to Oversee Usage of User Data

Social Media Today

The new Data Governance Committee will oversee all systematic updates that relate to the usage of user data

Social Media Liability Bill Passed California State Committee - Are Teens Actually ‘Addicted’ To Social Media?

Forbes Social Media

If passed into law, AB 2408 would allow parents and the state Attorney General to sue social media companies on behalf of children who are harmed as a result of a social media addiction.

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Google, Facebook, Amazon and Apple Face Difficult Questions from House Judiciary Committee

Social Media Today

The CEOs of Google, Facebook, Amazon and Apple all fronted a House Judiciary Committee in the US, and some key questions about their business practices

Social Media Reacts To Remove Greene And Omar From House Committees

Forbes Social Media

If you needed any further proof that the nation has remained deeply divided despite calls for unity, posts on social media could be an indication why. Social Media /social-media Innovation /innovation Social Media /social-media innovation socialmedia

Can My Social Media Actually Hurt My College Admissions?

SocMed Sean

Using social media has become an ingrained facet of our lives. When we experience something, our second nature is to post about it to social media. From text posts to photos and videos, we leave a unique trail behind us on social media.

(Social Media) Strategy: Lessons from the Trenches

Dave Fleet

When Bill Doern asked if I would participate once again this year I readily said yes, and on a Friday afternoon this Spring I listened and provided feedback on social media strategy presentations by 10 teams of aspiring digital marketing professionals. 101 social media strategy

Dems Call Senate Committee Hearing On Section 230 A Partisan Sham

Forbes Social Media

Social Media /social-media Innovation /innovation Social Media /social-media“What we’re seeing is an attempt to bully the CEOs of private companies into carrying out a hit job on a presidential candidate by making sure they push out foreign and domestic misinformation meant to influence the election.”.

How Twitter & Facebook are making social media ads more transparent

Sherrilynne Starkie

A certain leader of the free world bandies the term about to denigrate negative media coverage but that’s not an accurate definition. Hot the heels of having been compelled to answer questions from a Senate committee hearing on Russian interference in the US election, Twitter and Facebook have both introduced new ‘transparency’ policies, features and functions. Facebook Featured Headline Social Media Twitter fake news

57 Social Media Policy Examples and Resources

Dave Fleet

Over time I’ve found myself doing more and more foundational work for organizations looking to dip their toes into social media. One of the key elements of this work, in my opinion, is creating a social media policy that fits well with the organization’s goals, culture and risk tolerance. As it happens, lots of organizations publish their social media guidelines online, ready for you to review and use yourself. Social Media Policies and Guidelines.

The CEOs of Facebook, Google and Twitter Share Their Thoughts on Section 230 Ahead of New Hearing

Social Media Today

The CEOs of Facebook, Google and Twitter have presented their thoughts on proposed Section 230 reform ahead of this week's Committee hearing

Tips for Your Business from Social Media Day Conference

yMarketingMatters

What a week… I am still on a high and catching my breath from Social Media Day Conference at the Mahwah Regional Chamber of Commerce. I am honored to have been such an intrinsic part of organizing this Conference together with other members of the (small kickass) MRCC social media committee. Each workshop topic is a key component for making social media and digital marketing work for your business. Social Media Channels.

Universities: How to Use Social Media as Well as Students Do

agora pulse

College students are savvy about social media, so shouldn’t it also be the other way around, too? Here’s how universities can use social. After all, social media is for much more than a post here or there. Most likely, it was from a social media post.

10 Ways for Social Marketers to Avoid Social Media Burnout

Hootsuite

The fuse of a social media manager burns at both ends. Most people experience social media burnout and workplace fatigue at some point. But social media managers often feel the burn of both at the same time. What is social media burnout?

U.S. Senator Mark Warner Urges Tech Companies To Fight Russian Propaganda In Ukraine—Russian Officials Punish Those That Do

Forbes Social Media

Senate Intelligence Committee sent letters to Alphabet, Meta, Reddit, Telegram, TikTok and Twitter as Russian officials limit access to Facebook. The chairman of the U.S.

The Case for Letting Your Social Media Managers Get Weird

Hootsuite

It often takes something special to stand out as a brand on social media. We craft messaging in committees and then run it through a tumble drier of stakeholders and higher-ups before putting it out in the world. Good things happen when brands get weird on social.

Social Media Security Tips and Tools to Mitigate Risks

Hootsuite

With the increased use of social tools for business communications, social media security is more important than ever. While the benefits of social are clear, there are risks to be wary of. If you are on social (and who isn’t?), Common social media security risks.

5 Reasons CMOs Can No Longer Own Social Media

Hootsuite

For many organizations, it’s not even a question: Marketers own social strategy. After all, if social media serves primarily as a promotional and communications channel, who else would run it? If you only use social media for marketing, you’ve already fallen behind.

Misinformation, Conspiracy Theories, And Real World Harm. Can We Save The Election?

Forbes Social Media

On Thursday, the House Intelligence Committee held a hearing to explore the role of Facebook, Twitter and other social media platforms on the spread of misinformation and conspiracy theories, as well as potential solutions.

B2B Social Media Gets Intimate

Social Media Marketing

Up to now, one the biggest challenges that social media posed was forcing organizations to decide just how open they should be. The belief was that information that could be public should be transitioned to social media, but proprietary information should remain under wraps in email, on the phone and in meetings. Migrating external communications to the social web turns customer service into public relations, and minimizes call center demand.

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How I Got My Job As Director Of Social Media – Step 2: Real-Life Relationships Matter

SocMed Sean

Additionally, I discussed the value of spending time outside of my “day job” exploring social networks, developing ideas about how they could be useful in business, and volunteering on the social media committee at my company. The key element, in fact, is one that has everything to do with social networking and nothing to do with online social media. In my opinion, this experience embodies what social media is all about.

How Government Agencies Can Best Engage Their Communities on Facebook

Social Media Strategies Summit

You’ll want to review regularly to make sure to remove anyone who leaves the agency or isn’t responsible for social media anymore. Since 2016, Facebook has increased the level of transparency around Pages and ads about social issues, elections, and politics.

Best Business Social Media and Blogging Guidelines

The Way of the Web

Social Media policies and guidelines are vital for every business and employee. Not only are they helpful in ensuring that everyone in a company understands what is expected of them, they can also be a way to empower your employees to feel comfortable and confident in engaging with customers or clients via social media. List of Social Media Guidelines and Policies: Company Name Document Name Link. AFP Guidelines for using social media [link] (PDF).

Klout, the Super Bowl, and Our Addiction to Shooting the Messenger

Convince & Convert

Two weeks ago, I received a Klout Perk to be part of the Social 46, a gathering of Indiana’s top social media influencers. According to the Indianapolis Super Bowl Host Committee , Klout was used to help identify the participants, and the list was augmented manually with known local bloggers, gadflies, and connectors. I do not know how many of the 46 were “found” by Klout versus already known by the committee, and it’s not particularly relevant.

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Who Owns Social Media? Everyone and No One | Social Media Strategery

Social Media Strategery

Events Calendar Subscribe: Posts | Comments | Email Social Media Strategery Best Of Best Practices Enterprise 2.0 Development Social Media Who Owns Social Media? I’m finding that I’m no longer justifying the use of social media, but helping develop the processes, policies, and personnel that will move the use of social media from interesting experiment to a long-term way of doing business. Who Owns Social Media?

Firebelly begins work with Team USA

Firebelly

It is recognized by the International Olympic Committee, the United States Olympic. Blog Social Media Marketing We’re excited to announce that we have recently started working with Team USA—specifically U.S. Synchronized Swimming. Synchronized Swimming, also known as USA Synchro, was established as a nonprofit organization in 1979 and is the United States national governing body for the sport.

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Intro to Foursquare, Brightkite & Location-Based Social Media

Socialized

Location-based services — applications that “know” where you are and can use that information to connect you with people, places and things — are one of the hot new classes of social media applications. Most location-based services have a few basic social networking features like finding and adding friends, and communicating with friends via private messages. The National Space-Based PNT Executive Committee says GPS has “accuracy of 7.8

DNC Said To Warn Campaign Staffers Of Possible ‘Sting’ On Dating Apps

Forbes Social Media

The Democratic National Committee has warned campaign staffers to be careful on dating apps as officials said they’ve received reports that some political opposition groups are using dating apps to organize “sting” operations to get dirt on staffers and their campaigns, according to CNN.

Todays #SocialMedia Tweetchat Topic: The Social Media RFP: How to Get the Best Results

Direct Marketing Observations

Now, if you want to source some external help for social media, well that’s a different story. We hear how everyone is a social media expert whether they’re certified or self-proclaimed. That is the point of this post, to effectively source external software and/or services to help deliver on your social media initiatives. For this, we bring in the creator of the Social Media RFP and top strategist Maggie Fox.

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How Public Safety Agencies Can Best Engage Their Communities on Facebook

Social Media Strategies Summit

You’ll want to review regularly to make sure to remove anyone who leaves the agency or isn’t responsible for social media anymore. Since 2016, Facebook has increased the level of transparency around Pages and ads about social issues, elections, and politics.

[Interview] The Story Of The World’s First Global Flight Without Fuel, And How Social Media Helped

Audiense

Your exits are here, here, and here, now please fasten your seatbelts as we fly into the social stratosphere with the Solar Impulse team… After over 24,000 miles of flying, on July 26th the Solar Impulse aircraft landed in Abu Dhabi having travelled the whole way around the planet without using any fuel. This flight allowed us to open many conversational doors, and social media had a big role to play in that. What were the main social media highlights of the mission?

Social Media Beyond The Sale

Diva Marketing Blog

We committee. In the world of social media where interaction follows a less controlling flow there is a fallacy that planning gets in the way. A: As many as in your committee. The big question is how can you plan to use social media to keep in touch beyond the sale ? Your challenge : Share 1 idea how a business or nonprofit organization can use social media after the sale (or donation) to continue the relationship. .

London2012: The Numbers from Twitter [Infographic]

Mindjumpers

Tweet Long before the opening ceremony on July 27 th , Twitter had taken centre stage in a heated discussion about the use of social media concerning London2012, caused by the Olympic Committee’s initial ban of posting any potentially brand promoting content revolving The Olympics to social networks. However, the success of the Olympic Committee’s ban is doubtful. Twitter London2012 Rule 40 Social Media Summer Games The Olympic Committee

100 Examples of Corporate Social Media Policies

Koka Sexton

The following table contains the names of over 100 companies and organization that have published their Employee Social Media Policies or Guidelines online… The left side column is the name of the organization, and it is linked to their organizational or corporate home page. Template: Blogging and Social Media Policy. Social Media Handbook for Local Red Cross Units. Interim Protocols for Online Media Participation. Social Media Policy.

[Interview] The Story Of The World’s First Global Flight Without Fuel, And How Social Media Helped

Audiense

Your exits are here, here, and here, now please fasten your seatbelts as we fly into the social stratosphere with the Solar Impulse team… After over 24,000 miles of flying, on July 26th the Solar Impulse aircraft landed in Abu Dhabi having travelled the whole way around the planet without using any fuel. This flight allowed us to open many conversational doors, and social media had a big role to play in that. What were the main social media highlights of the mission?

Social Media Takes Gold at the London 2012 Olympics

Cody Ward

For the London 2012 Olympics, the organizers and the International Olympic Committee (IOC) has recognized that people want to receive their event news in different ways. They have therefore responded by embracing and focusing on social media, in addition to more traditional media such as print and television. For the London 2012 Olympics, the IOC created a website to become the hub of all digital media.

5 Reasons I’m Thankful for Social Media

Webbiquity SMM

many people pause to think about what they’re thankful for: family, friends, TiVo, the Yankees not winning the World Series… I’m thankful for all of those things too of course, but also for the development and growth of social media. Here are a few reasons why: Social media makes it easy to reconnect with old friends and co-workers. Now, social media tools like Facebook and LinkedIn make it easy and (usually) non-awkward.

Social Pros Podcast – Super Bowl Social Media Command Center

Convince & Convert

This is Episode 1 of the Social Pros Podcast : Real People Doing Real Work in Social Media. This episode features Taulbee Jackson , CEO of Raidious , the social and content agency that built and is managing the Super Bowl Social Media Command Center. Read on for insights from Taulbee, our “Work It Out” advice segment, and Eric’s Social Media Stat of the Week (this week: The Edelman Trust Barometer ).

How I Got My Job As Director Of Social Media – Step 1: Build Experience Then Blog, Tweet, Collaborate!

SocMed Sean

When people ask me what I do for a living and I tell them I’m a Director of Social Media for a digital agency, they usually respond with 1 of 2 questions: 1) Does that mean you get to play on Facebook all day? -or- ” (see this infographic on A Day In The Life of A Social Media Manager for more on that), the answer to the second question takes a little more time. Social media is about people and relationships.

How to Use Social Media for Crisis Communications and Emergency Management

Hootsuite

On a regular day, connecting with your audience on social media requires tact, care, and forethought. Social media crisis communication for brands comes down to one reassuringly simple question: how can you help? So, here’s our guide to social media crisis communication.

The 5 Most Scandalous Social Media Fails of 2013

Bill Hartzer

Let’s wrap up 2013 with some of the worst social media fails so that you have an idea of just how easy it is for a slip-up to go viral. Because it only takes one mistake to mess up your online reputation, exercise caution in how you express yourself on the social media front. Despite all this not-so-favorable media attention, he’s put his name on the ballot to run for re-election. Just when you thought social media had gone too far, well, it went to the grave.