Social Media articles published in April 2013
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April 29, 2013
Is HealthUnlocked Heralding the Rise of Social Healthcare?
Matt Jameson Evans, founder of HealthUnlocked, talks about the role of social media in healthcare.
Facebook Deserted by Millions of Users
Data reveals that fewer people are using Facebook in the developed world, and they're spending less time on site.
Social Sites Make Push For Mobile Content
Facebook is building relationships with companies and merchants.
April 28, 2013
Which Celebs Have Been Buying Fake Followers?
Researchers reveal the brands that are appearing to buy large numbers of fake Twitter followers
April 27, 2013
LinkedIn Contacts App Introduced for iPad, iPhone and iPod
LinkedIn Unveils New Contacts App
Disneyland Parks In-Park Twitter Feeds Keep Guests Informed
Disney Parks "Today" Twitter Feeds is Just for Guests
Social's Landscape Via Google+ Hangouts. Will it Overtake FB and Twitter?
Google+ Hangouts Create a Human Media Movement. Will it's Immediacy Trump FB and Twitter?
April 24, 2013
Jive Improves Their Enterprise Collaboration Offering
Jive announce a number of upgrades to the social business software.
IBM Continues to Top the Social Business Marketplace
IBM are announced as market leaders in social business software by an annual IDC report.
Salesforce Unveils Social.com
Salesforce continue their march into the social business space with the launch of Social.com
April 22, 2013
Social Media Strategies Summit Workshops Bring Your Brand's Future into Focus
Social networking pros will visit Chicago for unique summit designed to help them hone their craft in a still-emerging field.
April 21, 2013
Google's Blogger Gets New Commenting System Feature
Google Adds G+ Comments System To Its Blogger Blogging Platform
April 19, 2013
Talking Social Media Strategy for Business with Maya Grinberg
Maya Grinberg of Wildfire (a Google company) talks to Technorati about social media marketing for business and the upcoming Social Media Strategy Summit in Chicago.
April 18, 2013
Gaming Your Way to a Healthier Heart
The Heart Foundation turn to gamification to encourage people to live a healthier lifestyle.
Going to College? You've Got Company
Are you interested in attending a four-year college to get a bachelor’s degree? Now, more than ever before, you will have plenty of people surrounding you with the same goal in mind.
Technology Helps Spread Formal Announcements (Yes/Maybe/Not Attending)
How social tech is changing the announcement habits of everyone.
April 17, 2013
Social Messaging app just.me Launches on iOS
New social media messaging app just.me chooses DEMO to launch on iPhone and iPod Touch using contacts on phones to drive conversations
PostJoint Passes $100k in Revenue for Bloggers
PostJoint has helped bloggers monetize their reach and content marketers reach new audiences. I speak to their founder about the site.
April 16, 2013
NovoEd Brings Collaboration to Social Learning
New startup NovoEd bring collaborative learning to the MOOC world.
April 15, 2013
Doctors Advised not to Friend Patients on Social Media
The American College of Physicians and Federation of State Medical Boards recommend that physicians refrain from befriending patients on social media. Good advice or overly cautious?
April 12, 2013
17-year-old Girl Kills Self After Rape Photo Goes Viral
Social Media Used for Bullying and Perhaps to Right a Wrong
April 11, 2013
Online Learning Helps Undergraduates Get Better Grades
A pilot study allowing university students to learn via MOOC style methods reveals amazing results.
GE Attempts to Crowdsource New Consumer Products
GE team up with Quirky to try and turn their patents into products.
Is Google Crowdsourcing Maps in the UK?
Google release Map Maker in the UK, allowing users to update and alter maps with new information.
April 10, 2013
Social Media: Are We Cyborgs Now?
The lines between social networks are blurring. But are the lines between humans and social are all but gone?
Book: Online Reputation Translates Into 'Social Currency'
In her book published on April 9, Marina Gorbis states that online reputations will be quantified into social currencies.
April 9, 2013
Social Marketing Directors Share Social Tips and Wisdom
Social Marketers Share Wisdom and Tips
Social Media Unites Girls Who May Be Biological Twins
The potential twins have raised more than $30,000 through a Kickstarter campaign so they can see each other.
April 8, 2013
New Facebook Home App Stirs Privacy Concerns
Facebook Home App Sparks Critics Concern Over Privacy
April 6, 2013
Market in Fake Twitter Followers Continues to Boom
Researchers go underground into the murky world of fake Twitter followers and find a thriving business.
April 5, 2013
Is Andrew Sullivan's Way the Only Way for Bloggers to Earn a Living?
The demand for quality and veracity will inevitably grow due to scarcity and bloggers will be no exception to this trend. This of course implies that not only News Bloggers like Andrew Sullivan but anyone who wants to keep high standards and quality will have to start expecting to be paid for it in some manner.
April 4, 2013
LinkedIn Updates Search to Compete with Google
LinkedIn is slowly unveiling its updated search to members, and there are reports that some users are already seeing the new experience as the company attempts to compete with Google.
Should Kids Accept Their Parent's FB Requests?
Should Parents and Kids be Friends on Facebook? Hmmm!
April 3, 2013
Sheryl Sandberg Answers Lean In Critics; Points to Early Stereotypes as Discouraging Women
The gender equality movement begins with how we label girls
Klout Adds Bing and Instagram to its Social Measurement Tool
Klout brings Bing and Instagram into its social influence measurement tool, highlighting high-profile professionals and celebrities in search results
April 2, 2013
Twitter Introducing New Twttr Platform And Premium Service?
Twitter To Roll Out New Twttr Platform and $5 a month Premium Service?
Google+ Hangouts Provides Musicians Spotlight, as Daria Musk Reaches 2M Fans
+Hangouts Worked For singer/songwriter Daria Musk.
Talking Digital Influence with Shani Higgins, CEO of Technorati Media
Shani Higgins, CEO of Technorati Media, discusses the Digital Influencer Report and her upcoming speaking engagement at the Social Media Strategies Summit.
April 1, 2013
YouTube Shutting Down On April 1 At Midnight?
YouTube Service Closing Today (April 1, 2013) At Midnight?