The right person with a mobile phone at the right time can disseminate news sooner than newsrooms. But publishers should be aware of the potential pitfalls when using social media to research and report.
Twitter has hired a product director from YouTube to help its efforts in the Web video space.
“Your social media presence is your online party.” Don’t be a boring host.
Ad revenue is falling, user growth may be slowing down and Twitter posted a loss for its first few months on the stock exchange.
User-generated content makes up 30 percent of millennials media time, and they trust it 35 percent more than other sources.
Users spend roughly 80 percent of their time with smartphone apps, whereas 20 percent or less of their time is spent on websites.
The hackers accessed a massive database and 716 megabyte file detailing over a million trades, among other things, and posted it to Karpeles’ personal website.
Facebook announces April developer conference. Ads are coming to Instagram. These stories, and more, in today’s Morning Social Media Newsfeed.
Do we need to turn off technology altogether? Lauren Bacon and Rohan Gunatillake give tips on how to rethink your use of technology, without having to unplug completely.
“[Teens] are trying to be a part of public life. They will not stick to one system. As soon as their parents find out about it, it’s not cool anymore,” said research analyst Danah Boyd.