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2013

How Influential Are Time’s Most Influential People on Social Media?

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Time recently published its annual list of the 100 people they think have the most influence in the world today. Klout, a site that aims to quantify social media presence, made its own list that juxtaposed the top 50 individuals with their respective “Klout ratings.” We not only listed Klout’s findings for your viewing pleasure, but also included data from Kred, a site that uses data on web traffic to see which Twitter profiles are the most followed and quoted.

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Google’s Page Emphasizes Strange Mix of Moon Shots and Enterprise Products

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In a snapshot of the competing pressures on Google as a large and lucrative Internet business whose revenue nevertheless comes primarily from its original search business, CEO Larry Page emphasized the importance of the big bets on radical innovation for the future of the company while also highlighting the company’s quieter play for the un-sexy enterprise side of the industry.

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No Sleep Till Brooklyn: Inside MTV’s Social Media Campaign for the VMAs

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MTV’s annual Video Music Awards are coming to the brand new Barclays Center in Brooklyn for the first time on Aug. 25, marking the Moonman’s greatest expedition since the moon landing. To commemorate the occasion, MTV revealed the news slowly over Instagram, Facebook, and Twitter in a clever social media campaign following the astronaut-themed trophy as it made its way from Los Angeles to New York City’s outer borough. Tom Fishman, director of Social Media for MTV, helped us retrace his steps.

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Flash Games Industry Experiences (r)Evolution!

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This data will come to life at Mochi Media’s one-day event, Flash Gaming Summit 5, March 24, 2013 in San Francisco. This conference will be dedicated to fostering the growth and success of today’s game creators and publishers.

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