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Social Media Newsfeed: Royal Baby News on Social Media | Netflix Earnings


8 Sweet Social Media Reactions to Royal Baby News (SocialTimes)
The newest heir to the throne — a boy — came into the world Monday at at 4:24 p.m. weighing 8 pounds, 6 ounces. The son of the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge was a trending topic on Twitter and inspired a great deal of fan art on Tumblr and Pinterest as well. On Facebook, there were more than 1 million global mentions of the royal birth. Here are a few of our favorite memes.

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Social Media Users Predict Royal Baby Will Be a Girl Named Alexandra


Social analytics are great for answering the questions that no one’s asked, like what do complete strangers think Prince William and Kate Middleton will name their unborn baby? According to social media users, the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge will have a little girl and will name her Alexandra, according to data from Synthesio, a global social media monitoring and analysis software provider.

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5 Things You Need to Know This Week: Herman Cain Sings and Matt Lauer Goes Missing

In this week’s episode of “5 Things You Need to Know This Week,” Herman Cain sings about sexual harassment, Justin Bieber has a baby with Kate Middleton (I think I have that right), and nobody seems to know the whereabouts of Matt Lauer. Plus, we debut the 1st annual “Where in the World is ‘Five Things You Need to Know This Week?’”

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New Media Index: Microsoft-Skype Deal Tops Tweeted News Links


Microsoft’s announcement of its deal to buy Skype was the subject of the most news links shared via Twitter for the week of May 9-13, while the breakup of Maria Shriver and Arnold Schwarzenegger barely edged the death of Osama Bin Laden in the blogosphere, and the most-watched news and politics video on YouTube was President Barack Obama speaking at the 2011 White House Correspondents Dinner, according to the Pew Research Center’s Project for Excellence in Journalism’s New Media Index.

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Twitter, Television Sit Together for Royal Wedding


Media outlets including ABC News, CNN, BBC, ITV, and Sky incorporated Twitter into their coverage of the Royal Wedding of Prince William and Kate Middleton last Friday, and Chloe Sladden of Twitter’s media team highlighted some of the ways Twitter and TV worked together in a post on the Twitter Media blog.

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Second Annual iVillage Entertainment Awards: Cast Your Votes

Voting is now under way for the Second Annual iVillage Entertainment Awards, which encourages visitors to the NBC Universal-owned women’s online destination to choose their favorites in categories including “Sexiest On-Screen Chemistry,” “Man You’d Trade Your Husband For,” “Most Welcome Celebrity Comeback,” “Star Who Makes Us Proud to Be a Woman,” “Female Star You’d Want as Your BFF,” and “Cutest Celebrity Mini-Me.”

The complete list of categories and nominations is available here, along with video, celebrity picks, and an interview with iVillage entertainment editor Serena Kappes, who said:

iVillage Entertainment is celebrating its best year yet, with traffic increasing in the triple-digits. As a go-to resource for everything Hollywood, we’re excited to bring celebrity news, gossip, and exclusive interviews to our soaring online community of millions. We know that our iVillage women can’t get enough of Angelina Jolie, The Real Housewives franchise, and Robert Pattinson, hate to love Snooki, and are fascinated with Prince William and Kate Middleton‘s ultra-fabulous wedding. Our awards recognize the conversations that these stars, shows, and movies have jump-started.

Winners will be announced Feb. 22.