Twitter is planning to encrypt direct messages. Red Sox win big on Facebook. These stories, and more, in today’s Morning Social Media Newsfeed.
president barack obama
Facebook research shows romantic relationships through links. President Barack Obama’s Facebook, Twitter accounts hacked. These stories and more, in today’s Morning Social Media Newsfeed.
Twitter measures the world’s reaction to President Obama’s prime time speech on Syria.
Obama’s Syria Speech: 10 Things You Need to Know (USA Today)
President Obama told the nation Tuesday he is exploring a Russian diplomatic plan to end a chemical weapons dispute in Syria, but reserves the right to take military action. Obama spoke to the country about why Syria matters, and where the nation goes from here.
As the Obama Administration weighs how and when to take action against a Syrian regime that reportedly used chemical weapons against its own people, YouTube, Twitter and even Reddit have played a key role in both breaking the news and keeping the world informed.
We talked to digital media strategist Nick Westergaard of Brand Driven Digital about social media tools for social advocacy.
Users Can Now Promote Facebook Friends’ Posts (AllFacebook)
A few months ago, Facebook made it possible for users to pay to promote their own posts. The social network announced Thursday that now, users can do the same for their friends’ posts.
9 Ways to Watch Obama’s Inauguration Online (Mashable)
Barack Obama’s second inauguration ceremony is happening today at 11:30 ET, followed immediately by the inaugural parade, the commander-in-chief’s ball and the inaugural ball. Looking for a place to watch online? Mashable has rounded up nine options for you.
Twitter Users Can Finally Download and Save All Their Tweets (SocialTimes)
Twitter has announced a new tool that lets users download, save, and search through every tweet they’ve uttered since the day they joined Twitter. Historically, the microblogging site has been stingy with its tweet records.
Obama Hosts ‘Fiscal Cliff’ Chat on Twitter (USA Today)
President Obama urged Twitter followers on Monday to lobby Congress for a debt reduction deal that includes higher taxes on the wealthy. “Keep pressure on Congress,” Obama tweeted during a chat that was part of the White House “My2K” Twitter campaign to drum up support for its position in the “fiscal cliff” debate.