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Social Good Summit Logo. Image Credit: Social Good Summit 2012. Mashable, one of the top social media online publications, will be holding the 2012  Social Good Summit conference in New York City, once again showcasing the “the unparalleled effects of people united through social media and technology to change the world.” The Social Good Summit [...]

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Admit it: downloading mobile apps (especially when they’re free) is a guilty pleasure you simply can’t get enough of. But are you sure about who’s accessing and pulling your information, and for what reasons they’re being used? Check out this report on the four levels of risk that mobile apps may be violating.

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Credible Tweeting

A study from Microsoft and Carnegie Mellon University has found that there are ways to make your tweets more credible to the public. How do you make what you are significant to others? Twitter users only spend about three seconds reading a tweet so the perceived legitimacy of the person tweeting is important. Twitter is [...]

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The creator of Reddit, Alexis Ohanian, tells the tale of a whale’s rise to Web stardom. Well, not really. He talks about the rise of social media in the story of Mister Splashy pants. TEDTalks is a daily video podcast of the best talks and performances from the TED Conferences, where leading thinkers from around [...]

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According to Nielson, an international marketing research company, which a division specializing in consumer-generated media measurement and analysis solutions, has found that Americans spent a quarter of their online time on social networking sites. The report combines data from Nielson mobile and online meters, buzzword data and survey has found that people spent more than [...]

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How to Increase Blog Traffic With hundreds of thousands of websites and blogs floating in cyberspace, how to you attract readers to your blog? Regardless if your blog is for consumption by the general public or if it is a special interest blog, which will only be read by a very specific population, you still [...]

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You’ve been building your social media profiles for months now, but you don’t go beyond a few hundred followers. What are you doing wrong? Unlike traditional marketing in television and print media, social media marketing is much more vigorous and strategy-based. Whereas a lot of money can easily land you a tv or radio commercial [...]

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Social Media Jobs

When people ask me what I do for a living, they’re often shocked to hear that I’m a professional Blogger and Social Media Coordinator. Ten years ago, this role did not exist and social media writers were not taken seriously. How the world has changed. With social media becoming a major global marketing force, it [...]

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Time Magazine recently released their collection of Bests and Worsts for 2010. One of the lists was entitled The Five Most Overrated Blogs of 2010. This is the third year in a row that time has compiled this selection of overrated blogs. The list is comprised of the following: 1. Fail Blog 2. The Big [...]

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For anyone with social media access or a private or company blog, one of the easiest ways to get yourself in legal, professional or personal trouble is publishing too much information about oneself or a related organization. While Twitter, Facebook and other social media sites make it easy for people to share their ideas, thoughts [...]

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