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Social Media 201

Social Media 201Starting October 13Social Media 201 picks up where Social Media 101 left off, to provide you with hands-on instruction for gaining likes, followers, retweets, favorites, pins, and engagement. Social media experts will teach you how to make social media marketing work for your bottom line and achieving your business goals. Register now!

Foursquare Introduces New College Badge Program

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You might be wondering why foursquare choose these colleges first. That is easy to answer because just about every school that is getting a badge has an active foursquare presence. For instance, the University of Oregon and Texas A&M both have sponsored an on campus foursquare-based scavenger hunts. Then, USC quite often asks the student body to check in to campus events, offering incentives to encourage them even more.

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Foursquare and Google Test NFC Check-Ins At Google I/O

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Owners of smartphones equipped with near-field communication (NFC) technology, such as new Nexus S 4G, will be able to check-in on Foursquare and receive a special Google I/O badge by chicking their phones against posters. If you are like most U.S. smartphone owners and don’t have an NFC-enabled phone, you can scan a QR code on the poster instead.

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