Social Media News Ticker: Instagram Launches Bolt, Foursquare Debuts New Logo, Facebook Drops Gifts

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Check out all the latest social media news from the last two weeks, including changes and new features for Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, Instagram and Foursquare: Facebook. Foursquare.

Mobile Necessary Now for Brand Relevancy

Geoff Livingston

If you are not preparing your organization for a mobile web , you will lose competitive positioning. Many brands have dabbled and experimented, but have put off mobile media as they struggled to swallow social media. Brands confided that they had started hiring mobile media managers.

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Social Networking Stats: LinkedIn Tops 259 Million Members, #RLTM Scoreboard

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Foursquare: 40 million users. Unique users are up 49% year-over-year, including both desktop and mobile. Total pageviews for mobile and desktop increased 72% year-over-year. The #RLTM Scoreboard: Social Networking Stats for the Week. Facebook: 1.15 billion monthly active users.

10 Tips For Taking A Vacation From Social Media

SocMed Sean

Because we are becoming an “always on” society and are never more than 3 steps from our mobile devices and computers, social is invading everything we do. If you feel comfortable that they won’t abuse it, provide your mobile number for emergencies.

Unlocking the value of Foursquare « The Cube

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Skip to content The Cube Home About us Speaking/Training Contact us Pitch us Subscribe Unlocking the value of Foursquare 28/01/2010 tags: Foursquare , Gowalla , location based social netoworking apps by Gemma Went For those of you not yet using Foursquare and other location based social networking apps, the presentation below from 22 Squared gives you a bit of background on what it’s all about. Foursquare is the clear favourite for me so I will focus more on that here.

Would You Sacrifice Your Privacy For A $5 Gift Card?

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Location analytics startup Placed convinced those people to download a mobile app that tracks them wherever they go, 24/7, in exchange for accumulating $5 and $10 gift cards over time, as well as being eligible for drawings of bigger ticket items, like an Apple iPad.

50 Great Apps for Your iPad

Dave Fleet

Wondering what apps to install on your iPad? Hoping an iPad-optimized one is released soon. Dictionary.com – Dictionary for your iPad. Adobe Ideas 1.0 – Sketchbook for your iPad. BBC News – Great mobile interface for catching up on the latest news.

Book Excerpt: The Death of Facebook

Geoff Livingston

We saw this with Facebook Places and the competition it offers Foursquare. Several new apps on iPad have shown a new way to interact. One iPad application, Flipboard, allows users to create their own magazines based on preferences and socially recommended content.

Kill The Drudgery Of Social Media With IFTTT

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Foursquare. 15 deliciously fun IFTTT recipes for iPhone and iPad. You know what’s a huge time-suck? Social media drudgery. You know, the tedious and repetitive tasks that are part of every social media manager’s job.

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Social Media and Travel

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Whether it's at an airport, on a train or in a car, you're mobile and your digital life is mobile too. million iPads in the fourth quarter of 2011 alone. And their use of Groupon, Loopt, Foursquare and more prove it. Charging stations, iPad kiosks Salt Lake City* SLC 8.97

Facebook Credit: Zuckerberg next Treasurer of the Internet App2User

Laurel Papworth

Foursquare? They can be cds/dvds, software for your office, downloadable whitepapers and books on an iPad, ringtones, music/videos on the iTunes store, films on DVD, images like backgrounds and avatars. Future: Facebook buys Foursquare, you get stuff.

Ignore Foursquare at Your Peril - An Analysis of Potential.

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Now, I’m not suggesting Foursquare will ever approach Twitter’s level of ubiquity, much less Facebook’s. Because Foursquare makes very little sense unless you’re in a physical location like a store, restaurant, etc. But, if you are a business with a physical location (or you have clients that fit that bill) you need to pay attention to how Foursquare and geo-location can help you – and it can. Foursquare and Gowalla are evolving quickly.

HOW TO: Properly Use Badges to Engage Customers

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Create a World-Class Online Community for Your Business

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Reward Members in Pixels, Not Pennies If Foursquare has taught us anything, it’s that people will do a lot for a little digital recognition. Mobile 2.0

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15 Top iPhone Apps for Work and Play

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And this is only for the iPhone, though several are on my iPad as well (but that’s another post), and some of these can be used on Androids and BlackBerrys as well. HootSuite has great apps for both the iPhone and iPad, so I have it set up on both.

Winners of Mashable Awards

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Best New Gadget: iPad. Best Location-Based Service: Foursquare. Best Mobile Device: iPhone. Best Mobile Game: “Angry Birds”. Best Mobile App sponsored by Mobile Future : DriveSafe.ly. Best Mobile Platform: Android. Best Mobile User Experience: eBuddy.

Nielsen Report: Blogs Still on the Rise | ClickZ

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Should You Outsource Your Social Media Efforts?

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Content vs. Community: How Online Publishers Can Nurture Both

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5 Proven Strategies for B2B Social Media Marketing

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What the Future Holds for B2B Social Media Marketing

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HOW TO: Gain Twitter Influence

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What the Future Holds for B2B Social Media Marketing

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What to Consider When Building an In-House Social Media Team

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5 Tips for Great Content Curation

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Making Data Relevant: The New Metrics for Social Marketing

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Get the Most Out of Twitter Hashtags

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What to Look For When Hiring a Community Manager

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Top 10 Reputation Tracking Tools Worth Paying For

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5 Essential Spreadsheets for Social Media Analytics

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5 Proven Strategies for B2B Social Media Marketing

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How PR Pros Are Using Social Media for Real Results

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First Look: Starbucks Digital Network Is Here

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HOW TO: Activate Your Brand's Super Influencers

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3 Tips for Maximizing Engagement With Facebook Likes and Shares

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Why Curation Is Just as Important as Creation [OPINION]

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9 Tools to Improve Social Media Productivity

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Share Mobile Updates from Glyder. In addition to blog comments, you can also track conversations on other popular social networks such as Twitter, LinkedIn, Google+, Facebook, YouTube, Foursquare, and Tumblr. Do you find that the daily demands of social media promotion are increasing?

Social Media? There's an app for that!

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The app is currently available on Apple’s App Store for the iPhone, iPad, and iPod Touch. To have your event listed contact info@langfordmedia.com About LangfordMedia LangfordMedia specializes in social media, web development, and mobile application development for small businesses.

Here are 10 Utah Entrepreneurs You Need to Know

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As a result of that, the majority of the Church's mobile apps have been developed by volunteers, and many other technologies have also resulted from this volunteer effort. Tyler Bye, Owner, Protoven - I became familiar with Protoven with some of their mobile work that they've done at a few places I've worked. If any of you have ever downloaded the ABC app for iPad or iPhone , you have downloaded their work.

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Content Is No Longer King: Curation Is King

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See Also: THE MICROSOFT INVESTOR: Even With Impressive ROIC, Stock Might Reach New Lows Watch Out Data Hogs: Verizon To Join AT&T With Its Own Tiered Data Plans Foursquare Is Going To Tell You Where To Eat Pretty Soon "Content is King" -- no longer.