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Social Media News Ticker: Twitter Amplify & TV Ad Targeting, Google+ Mobile Redesign

Social Media News Ticker

Here’s your quick weekly summary of all the latest social media news, including changes and new features on Twitter, Google+, Pinterest and Flickr: Read →

Social Media News Ticker: Facebook “Replies,” Pinterest Acquires Livestar, Flickr Adds Hashtags

Social Media News Ticker

Here’s your quick weekly summary of all the latest social media news, including changes and new features on Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest, Flickr and Klout: Read →

Social Networking Stats: TwitPic & Instagram on the Rise in EU5, #RLTM Scoreboard

Twitpic and Instagram Growing Fast in the EU5

New data from comScore looks at the growth of mobile photo-sharing services in the EU5; then check out this week’s #RLTM Scoreboard. Read →

Iceland Crowdsources New Constitution Via Social Media

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Iceland is in the process of drafting a new constitution for its 320,000 citizens. While the process is in the hands of a democratically elected 25-member council, recommendations are being solicited from all Icelanders via online, realtime channels, including Facebook, Twitter, YouTube and Flickr. Read →

City of Chicago Embraces Social Media

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On January 4, The City of Chicago’s Treasury Office, in partnership with Constant Contact, announced an Online Marketing Contest, focused on social media and email marketing. Read →

Social Media Helps Salvation Army Bell Ringers

Founded in London in 1852, the Salvation Army came to the United States in 1879 and launched its concept of reaping donations at Christmas time by putting bell ringers out in front of stores with red kettles in San Francisco in 1891. Today, the faith-based social service charity is as modern as can be, streaming […] Read →

Manchester Police "Twitter Day" Educates Public and Builds Awareness [VIDEO CASE STUDY]

GMP Trending Topic

On October 13 of this year, the Greater Manchester Police force staged a Twitter campaign to educate its community about the nature of policing and raise awareness about the broad range of social issues the force addresses on an average day.  The campaign, during which the Manchester Police tweeted every emergency call it handled for […] Read →

JetBlue Case Study: Social Media, With Emphasis on the Social (Part 1 of 4)

Part 1: Marty St. George, Senior Vice President of Marketing & Commercial Strategy at JetBlue Airways, speaks about how and why JetBlue began to use social media.  He presents the challenge of creating a successful marketing plan in the airline industry, which traditionally isn’t rated well with consumers. Read →

Microsoft, eBay and Amazon Have the "Most Social" Employees

Database marketer NetProspex has analyzed the social media activity of 100,000 NetProspex contacts from the nation’s largest contacts, based on data provided by Rapleaf, to create the NetProspex Social Report, The Social 50 ranking of companies with the most social employees, The Twitter 20 list of companies with most active employees on twitter, a Network Breakdown […] Read →

Social Counting: The Census Bureau Reaches Out With Social Media

It’s a big job to try to count some 300 million people one by one, so the U.S. Census Bureau is turning to social media. It has built a presence on Facebook, Twitter, MySpace, YouTube, and Flickr. The Bureua’s YouTube videos include a clip about the Census’s Road Tour that had 1,637 views as of […] Read →

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