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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!

Google Nabs 1m for Latitude

google_latitude_218.jpgRemember all the hoopla about privacy invasion and Google playing Big Brother when it launched its Latitude mobile friend-finder application a couple weeks back? Despite all the negative press, more than a million consumers signed up during the first week it was available, Google VP of engineering Vic Gundotra told a crowd at Mobile World Congress.

Gundotra reportedly used the location-based app as an example of a new breed made possible by browsers and software designed to take advantage of the powerful technology in all those advanced handsets coming to market, FierceMobileContent reports.