Age of Context: Social Media Becomes a Mature Platform – Forbes


See on Scoop.it – Social Media for the Masses ForbesAge of Context: Social Media Becomes a Mature PlatformForbesOur opening chapter deals with five converging forces: [1] social media, [2] really smart mobile devices, [3] sensors, [4] Big Data and [5] mapping. See on http://www.forbes.com

Ready For This? GlassMap Maps Social Network Streams – InformationWeek


See on Scoop.it – Social Media for the Masses Ready For This? GlassMap Maps Social Network StreamsInformationWeekI think about the future of media a lot. Now that we are inundated with photos of our friends’ kids and weddings and dinner plates, what’s next? See on http://www.informationweek.com

Social media voices help shape images of convention speakers Backlash erupts … – Washington Times


See on Scoop.it – Social Media for the Masses Washington TimesSocial media voices help shape images of convention speakers Backlash erupts …Washington TimesThe Williams quips stunned TV colleagues, who challenged his reaction even before social media responses exploded. See on http://www.washingtontimes.com

Disaster-relief groups try tweets, apps to spread the news – USA TODAY


See on Scoop.it – Social Media for the Masses USA TODAYDisaster-relief groups try tweets, apps to spread the newsUSA TODAYSocial media’s reach may be far greater than Isaac’s storm front. See on http://www.usatoday.com

Pentagon fighting Taliban on social media front – USA TODAY


See on Scoop.it – Social Media for the Masses USA TODAYPentagon fighting Taliban on social media frontUSA TODAYThe U.S. See on http://www.usatoday.com

Five social media marketing mistakes – Florida Today


See on Scoop.it – Social Media for the Masses Business 2 CommunityFive social media marketing mistakesFlorida TodayBuilding your company’s social media presence takes time and effort, and it starts with a solid strategy that includes goals and measurements. See on http://www.floridatoday.com

More use social media for entertainment during Isaac – Shreveport Times


See on Scoop.it – Social Media for the Masses More use social media for entertainment during IsaacShreveport TimesSocial media sites such as Facebook, Twitter, Google+ and YouTube have become as much a part of our lives as cellphones. See on http://www.shreveporttimes.com

Are Athletes Social Media Idiots? | Social Media Today


See on Scoop.it – Social Media for the Masses social media censorship Should college athletes suffer a penalty if they make a reference to illegal drug use on Facebook?When does an athlete’s tweet cross the line from confident and playful trash-talk to unsportsmanlike … See on socialmediatoday.com

Shear on Social Media Law: California: First state to pass …


See on Scoop.it – Social Media for the Masses California has become the first state to pass social media privacy legislation that protects employers/employees/job applicants and schools/students/student applicants. Yesterday, California passed AB 1844 which prohibits … See on http://www.shearsocialmedia.com

Hurricane Isaac Hits New Orleans: Social


Hurricane Isaac Hits New Orleans: Social Media Plays Eye Witness – http://ow.ly/djAnb #SocialMedia

OneRepublic’s ‘Feel Again’ Uses Real and Social Media Heartbeats


See on Scoop.it – Social Media for the Masses OneRepublic’s music video for “Feel Again” has arrived— escorted online with a social good initiative benefiting Save the Children and Ad Council’s “Every Beat Matters” campaign. See on mashable.com

Social Media Content Violates FTC Regulations | Social Media Today


See on Scoop.it – Social Media for the Masses Good Judgement Experience Your Social Media Marketing tactics may be in violation of Advertising Standards designed to protect consumers from unwanted solicitation, deceptive ad practices, and inappropriate content. See on socialmediatoday.com

Is the social networking monoculture ready to crumble? – ZDNet


See on Scoop.it – Social Media for the Masses Is the social networking monoculture ready to crumble? See on http://www.zdnet.com

Social media analysis: Ryan’s record questioned from left and right – NBCNews.com (blog)


See on Scoop.it – Social Media for the Masses ABC NewsSocial media analysis: Ryan’s record questioned from left and rightNBCNews.com (blog)Many Americans have taken to Twitter and Facebook to charge that Rep. See on nbcpolitics.nbcnews.com

Social media ‘staged’ at conventions – Politico


See on Scoop.it – Social Media for the Masses PoliticoSocial media ‘staged’ at conventionsPoliticoEven the purveyors of the major social media outlets acknowledge that the seemingly altruistic goal — to use social media to connect the public to its leaders — can be manipulated just like many … See on http://www.politico.com

Social media makes it easy for fans to voice their displeasure – New York Post


See on Scoop.it – Social Media for the Masses New York PostSocial media makes it easy for fans to voice their displeasureNew York PostOPEN MIKE. Social media has opened up a lot of doors. You want to rip a politician? Sign on to Facebook, 40 of your friends have beaten you to it. See on […]

Social media plays part in Alaska state Senate race – Fairbanks Daily News-Miner


See on Scoop.it – Social Media for the Masses Social media plays part in Alaska state Senate raceFairbanks Daily News-MinerSocial media is an extremely unscientific measure of each candidate’s popularity. See on newsminer.com

US party conventions target social media audience – World|nation.co …


See on Scoop.it – Social Media for the Masses The US Republican and Democratic conventions have traditionally targeted television viewers above all. See on http://www.nation.co.ke

2012 Republican Convention: First to be most accessible thanks to social media – Examiner.com


See on Scoop.it – Social Media for the Masses Kansas City Star2012 Republican Convention: First to be most accessible thanks to social mediaExaminer.comThis year, both the Republican and Democratic National Conventions will be historic as social media networking takes stage and creates a… See on http://www.examiner.com

Social media has us rapt with our own reflections – Vancouver Sun


See on Scoop.it – Social Media for the Masses Social media has us rapt with our own reflectionsVancouver SunWhat’s wrong about going to the gym and being healthy, or to be alone and meditate? Is there any wrong in practising yoga and seeking peace and harmony? See on http://www.vancouversun.com