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Top Five: Social networks invest in quality news

Sherrilynne Starkie

This week’s must-know social media news for marketing and communications professionals includes headlines about Facebook’s attempt to clean up, support for journalism from Twitter and Google, the continuing importance of links in SEO and some new, clever features from LinkedIn.

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Has Social Media Killed Off Privacy?

Laurel Papworth

The Social Web becomes the Intelligent Web. Online Communities social media social networks facial recognition online community privacy real world social network tom tom

Facial Recognition, Privacy and Social Media

Laurel Papworth

This is what I was talking about in this post on privacy and facebook facial tagging and recognition -. augmented reality Online Communities social media social networks Facebook facial recognition privacy

Social Networking Friends vs. Real Life Friends | Almost Savvy

Almost Savvy

How secure should I feel when using Facebook’s privacy settings to determine which groups of friends can or cannot see particular photos? Social Networking Lines Get Blurred With the unprecedented growth of Facebook, it has become the largest social networking platform by far.

A Social Media Status Quo Pt.1-Japan

Mindjumpers

The following post is part of the Mindjumpers Network series t hat examines the state of social media around the globe. Mindjumpers’ global network consists of local country community managers, creating a platform of multinational professionals.

Can Publicly-Traded Social Media Companies Survive?

SocMed Sean

Social media companies, like Facebook, who choose to trade on the exchanges are going to have to walk a fine line between serving their members and their shareholders. Heck, Bono was a huge pre-IPO investor in Facebook but still isn’t an active participant in the social space.

Mastodon: What to Know About The New Social Media Platform

Ignite Social Media

Every so often a new social media platform arises and one cold day while I was sitting in the Toronto airport, Mastodon came to my attention. To blatantly steal from their about page , Mastodon is a free, open-source social network.

Protecting Children from Social Media

Direct Marketing Observations

How can you protect your children from social media? “I’m on top of it, I know what this social networking thing is all about&# , “My child doesn’t really use it&# , “Does it really matter? Create a network via Ning.

How to Be Great at Social Media for Financial Services

agora pulse

The industry has seen an average year-on-year growth of 31% on social media with companies waking up to the fact that a digital presence is good for business. So, here’s how to be great at social media for financial services. Can you use emojis in your social media?

Applying Social Network Analysis to Social Media

Net-Savvy Executive

Social network analysis has been a part of social media analysis ( not the same thing ) for a long time, but it hasn't been central to the social media discussion lately. replies Probably weaker than a social network connection, but stronger than a follow.

Facebook: Reclaim Privacy Security and Safety

Laurel Papworth

Also a diagram on private to public social networks. And I know that it will sound odd to those who assume that “everything that goes online is for public broadcasting&# but my experience of Facebook is that it was the most private, gated social network online.

Facebook Groups: Privacy Bait and Switch?

Almost Savvy

The new Facebook Groups were promoted as a better way to communicate and share content only with those who are in your appropriate social circle, rather than sharing everything with everyone. ( Tags: Facebook community Fun organize Students trust

Just Because We're Social Networking “Friends” Doesn't Mean I'll.

Almost Savvy

If this happened at a live networking event, the conversation would go something like this: “Hi. Related articles which may interest you: How Facebook Hurt My Feelings Social Networking Friends vs. Real Life Friends Happy Holidays!

Social You Should Know—April Social Media Updates

Ignite Social Media

A lot happened this month in social media with most of the news centered around the Facebook privacy scandal. With recent app updates, Snapchat has started positioning themselves as a camera versus a social media network.

Facebook Privacy: First Day Back To School photos

Laurel Papworth

No decent socks either… Things to consider: risk assessment (low risk, high risk), the invisible audience (who is watching, how do you know), are you taking privacy away as a choice for kids when they get older (their life is already online cos mum put up there), perhaps there’s a safety pointer too – everyone will know what your kids look like, and the “global neighbourhood village” will come into play, as a crowdsourced “Net Curtain Flicking” LOL.

8 Tips for Using Social Media for Political Campaigns

Almost Savvy

By now, most candidates for public office have figured out that incorporating social media into their campaigns is a critically important step. The last couple of election cycles, much of this social media business was new.

Social Network Identity: Anonymity, Pseudonymity and Accountability -Media140

Laurel Papworth

She stays on message – online communities are good, broadcasting spammy advertising is bad. We’ve used them since day dot (well, since I’ve been in online communities, anyway, around the end of the 1980′s).

Five Things to Do About Facebook Privacy Other Than Closing Your Account

Socialized

Sure you’re ticked off about Facebook’s abuses of consumer privacy, but does closing your account accomplish anything? Facebook should not make it so hard to maintain personal privacy and should not make clandestine changes to its privacy settings. Under the “Account&# tab on the top right of your screen is a “Privacy Settings&# link. Read and understand the privacy settings, and adjust them to your personal preferences.

38+ Cool Social Media and Web Tools and Reviews

Webbiquity SMM

Manage all of your social media accounts from a single login on your iPhone? Make more productive use of your time on social networking sites? Cool Social Media Tools. Storefront Social. 250 best iPad apps: social media apps by The Telegraph.

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Marie Claire Australia – Socialite social media spats

Laurel Papworth

I know that some of you readers out there in bloggy land like to read traditional media from time to time – especially when a social media goddess a la me (heh) is in it – so here’s the link. Marie Claire social media article.

2012 in Recap: The Year of Visual Social Media

Mindjumpers

Brands quickly picked up on the importance of visual communication and started building Instagram communities. Facebook’s acquisition of Instagram triggered an outrage against the world’s biggest social network when Instagram during December made two announcements.

Give Your Social Networks The Spring Cleaning They So Desperately Need

The Social Media Hat

Social Media Give Your Social Networks The Spring Cleaning They So Desperately Need. Along the same lines, periodically, it's a good idea to take stock of your social profiles and do a little Spring Cleaning of your own.

What To Include In a Social Media Policy

Mindjumpers

Follow George on Twitter @GeorgieC and catch her own social media thoughts at: What’s a Girl to Do? N ot one for the bottom drawer Remember that you want your policy to empower the reader to embrace social media rather than scare them off.

The Social Media Policy – not just for the big players

Mindjumpers

Follow George on Twitter @GeorgieC and catch her own social media thoughts at: What’s a Girl to Do? N ot one for the bottom drawer Remember that you want your policy to empower the reader to embrace social media rather than scare them off.

7 Skill Sets for Nurturing Open Community

Convince & Convert

Tweet Guest post as part of the virtual book tour by Maddie Grant and Lindy Dreyer to explore concepts from their new book Open Community : a little book of big ideas for associations navigating the social web. You Don’t Have to Own A Community to Build Community.

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This is All You Need to Write the BEST Social Media Bio

Rebekah Radice

When was the last time you updated your social media bio? That’s why I’ve put together a 4-step process to help you create a bio for every social network. This is All You Need to Write the BEST Social Media Bio. Design social media graphics.

Why Can’t Social Media Tools Post Directly to Instagram?

agora pulse

Social media tools like Agorapulse work because social media platforms (like Instagram) have APIs (application programming interfaces). Each social media network controls what their API can do. Your published media could be deleted from Instagram.

Facebook’s little secret…

Sherrilynne Starkie

It’s based on how I helped one company start its journey into social media by creating a Facebook secret group. The plan was that once we’d gained trust and confidence, we’d look at expanding activity across other social platforms. Social media is key PR driver.

Open community and clarity over control: American Nurses Association

SocialFish

Clicking on the link leads you to this : Submit Comments: Principles of Social Networking and the Nurse. Patient privacy is a fundamental ethical and legal obligation of nurses. Association Case Studies Open CommunityHow awesome is this!

55 (of the) Best Social Media Tips, Tactics and Tools of 2010

Webbiquity SMM

If 2009 was the year many marketers puzzled over, poked at and pondered incorporating social media into their marketing mix, 2010 was the year of diving in. 500 companies now call social media “very&# or “somewhat&# important to their marketing or business strategy.

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In Time of Social Media Crisis – How Do You Respond?

Mindjumpers

Blog About Clients Cases Tribesourcing Video People & Contact Bloggers « Charity & Technology in the Online Universe How To Post Effectively on Facebook » In Time of Social Media Crisis – How Do You Respond?

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Sysomos Audience Moves Towards Measuring Social Media ROI

Dave Fleet

Social media ROI is a hot topic right now, as social media begins to (slowly) mature. At first glance it seems similar to Google Analytics in nature – in fact, I previously under the incorrect impression it simply connected social media traffic to web analytics.

How Human is Your Brand? Here are 13 Characteristics of Human Brands

Pam Moore

It’s everything from your privacy policy, social media policy to the amount of spam email you send. You may find them listening more than talking when it comes to social media. They don’t guess what to post or pin as they engage in social with confidence and pride.

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Social media training on Foursquare Google Plus Pinterest Facebook Training for June and July 2012

Laurel Papworth

Here are some social media courses for you (or perhaps, for someone you know) for June and July. All social media training below is held in Sydney – please contact laurel [at] communitycrew.com for other locations and inhouse corporate training.

Sony online communities hacked

Laurel Papworth

Playstation and other online communities have been hacked. In doing so you have violated the privacy of thousands of innocent people who only sought the free distribution of information. If you are the community host YOU are responsible for protecting members online. Also, the consumer now has the same tools that big companies have – these guys are shutting down Sony, using community tools, as a response to the corporates shutting them down using corporate tools.

78 (of the) Best Social Media Marketing Tips, Guides, Tools and Strategies of 2010 (So Far)

Webbiquity SMM

With the amount of helpful content about social media marketing growing faster than Facebook’s user base or Lindsay Lohan’s court appearances, it’s tough to keep up. Social Media Marketing Tips, Tactics and Guides. Building Social Bookmarking Networks 101 by Search Engine Journal. What is Social Media Optimization and Why Should I Care? 30 Tips: The Productivity Guide of Social Media by WebStudio 13.

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How Social Media Should Connect Us

Ari Herzog

I need to tell you why I refused your friend requests over the past two years on social networking sites like Facebook and LinkedIn. I want to say I am sorry for reading your messages and requests to be my friend, for me to join your networks and for you to join mine.

Social Media From A Worldwide Perspective: Japan

Mindjumpers

This is the follow up to our Brazil post in our short series that examines the state of social media around the globe. Mindjumpers’ global network consists of local country community managers, creating a platform of multinational professionals. Japan’s social status quo.

15 Things Smart, Social Savvy Business Marketers Never do on Facebook

Pam Moore

It’s no surprise that Facebook is still one of the hottest social networks around. Facebook presents tremendous opportunity to nurture relationships, establish and grow community, increase brand awareness and even your business bottom line.

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Should We Expect Health Care Professionals To Post And Tweet?

SocMed Sean

There’s no doubt about the fact that patients are becoming more vocal in the social media space. Doctors that I have discussed social media with have a broad range of opinions about whether they should engage with their patients online.