Seed Users and Roles with MVC 4, SimpleMembershipProvider, SimpleRoleProvider, Entity Framework 5 CodeFirst, and Custom User Properties


Originally posted on Long Le's Blog:
I’ve been Googling over the weekend and so far didn’t find any articles out there on how integrate EF5 CodeFirst nicely with SimpleMembership and at the same time, seeding some of your users, roles and associating users to roles while supporting custom fields/properties during registration, hence this blog…

How People in Arab Spring Countries Actually Use Social Media, in Charts – The Atlantic


See on Scoop.it – Social Media for the Masses How People in Arab Spring Countries Actually Use Social Media, in Charts The Atlantic To more rigorously study how people in the Arab world access news and information, rate the credibility of information sources, and use social media, Northwestern… See on http://www.theatlantic.com

Tumblr updates iOS app for wider social media sharing – PCWorld


See on Scoop.it – Social Media for the Masses Tumblr updates iOS app for wider social media sharing PCWorld Tumblr is giving its users more options to share their posts across other social networks such as Twitter and Facebook, with a new iOS app released Wednesday. See on http://www.pcworld.com

Zillow Will Now Take Earnings Call Questions Via Twitter And Facebook – Business Insider


See on Scoop.it – Social Media for the Masses Knowledge@Wharton Zillow Will Now Take Earnings Call Questions Via Twitter And Facebook Business Insider Zillow has been an enthusiastic user of social media to communicate with investors, as CEO Spencer Rascoff has nearly 9,000 tweets, and the… See on http://www.businessinsider.com

Hoax Won’t Deter Tweeting – Wall Street Journal


See on Scoop.it – Social Media for the Masses Globe and Mail Hoax Won’t Deter Tweeting Wall Street Journal Allowing broader employee access to social media on Wall Street could remove a roadblock that companies say discourages them from using social media as an exclusive channel for major… See on online.wsj.com

As Wall Street relies more on technology, social media can tilt the markets – Washington Post


See on Scoop.it – Social Media for the Masses Washington Post As Wall Street relies more on technology, social media can tilt the markets Washington Post A new generation of analytical software sifts through hundreds of millions of tweets and other forms of social media for early warnings… See on http://www.washingtonpost.com

Social networking sites play more prominent role in politics – San Jose Mercury News


See on Scoop.it – Social Media for the Masses Social networking sites play more prominent role in politics San Jose Mercury News In 2008, 26 percent of American adults used social networking sites of any kind. See on http://www.mercurynews.com

Zach Braff harnesses the power of social media for new film – euronews


See on Scoop.it – Social Media for the Masses euronews Zach Braff harnesses the power of social media for new film euronews His smart use of social media is probably the secret of his success; he makes his posts funny and personal and has more than a million followers on Twitter. See on http://www.euronews.com

Bombing Victims Get Millions as Social Media Redefine Charity – Businessweek


See on Scoop.it – Social Media for the Masses Bombing Victims Get Millions as Social Media Redefine Charity Businessweek Starting a donation page on most of the so-called crowd- funding websites takes less than five minutes and can be connected to social-media sites, such as Facebook.com (FB)… See on http://www.businessweek.com

Senate Cracks Down On Social Media ‘Flash Mobs’ – CBS2 Chicago


See on Scoop.it – Social Media for the Masses Senate Cracks Down On Social Media ‘Flash Mobs’ CBS2 Chicago SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — Anyone convicted of using social media to plan or incite a mob attack could face tougher punishment under legislation approved by the Illinois Senate. See on chicago.cbslocal.com

Reports: Twitter ‘insult’ brings 2-year Kuwait prison sentence against social … – Fox News


See on Scoop.it – Social Media for the Masses IBNLive Reports: Twitter ‘insult’ brings 2-year Kuwait prison sentence against social … See on http://www.foxnews.com

Americans Spend 6 Hours a Day on Social Media


See on Scoop.it – Social Media for the Masses social media addiction study (Americans Spend 6 Hours a Day on Social Media: Your intention might be to hop online to quickly update your st… See on http://www.foxbusiness.com

Social media predicts the NFL draft – USA Today – USA TODAY


See on Scoop.it – Social Media for the Masses Social media predicts the NFL draft – USA Today USA TODAY Social media may be the key to predicting the NFL draft, according to online marketing company iProspect. See on http://www.usatoday.com

Social media in spotlight on NFL draft night – ESPN (blog)


See on Scoop.it – Social Media for the Masses thescore.com (blog) Social media in spotlight on NFL draft night ESPN (blog) Sam Decker (@samdecker), founder and CEO of the social media management firm Mass Relevance, sees plenty of benefits for someone like Joeckel to become an active… See on espn.go.com

Sunil Tripathi Update: Outpouring of social media support for Brown Univ … – CBS News


See on Scoop.it – Social Media for the Masses CBS News Sunil Tripathi Update: Outpouring of social media support for Brown Univ … See on http://www.cbsnews.com

Google Adds Google+ Profile Pictures, One-Click Chat | India’s No 1 …


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Law Enforcement Adapts To Social Media – NPR


See on Scoop.it – Social Media for the Masses Law Enforcement Adapts To Social Media NPR The Boston Police Department tweeted photos of bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev and later announced his capture via social media. See on http://www.npr.org

Business Networking With Social Media — Add Twitter, Facebook and Instagram … – Huffington Post (blog)


See on Scoop.it – Social Media for the Masses WordStream (blog) Business Networking With Social Media — Add Twitter, Facebook and Instagram … See on http://www.huffingtonpost.com

Florida staff using social media as recruiting tool – Gatorsports.com (blog)


See on Scoop.it – Social Media for the Masses Florida staff using social media as recruiting tool Gatorsports.com (blog) The Florida football staff is going on the offensive when it comes to social media. See on recruiting.blogs.gatorsports.com

St. Paul urges volunteer #CleanupStPaul effort through social media – Pioneer Press


See on Scoop.it – Social Media for the Masses St. Paul urges volunteer #CleanupStPaul effort through social media Pioneer Press After canceling the 27th annual citywide parks clean-up due to two late-season snow storms, the St. See on http://www.twincities.com