Social Media articles published in June 2012
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June 30, 2012
Twitter Waves Bye Bye to LinkedIn
Twitter has scrapped the partnership with LinkedIn that saw tweets appear in users activity feeds
June 29, 2012
Twitter Use at Work on the Rise
New research reveals that Twitter usage at work is on the rise.
Is Twitter Nailing Mobile Advertising?
Early results show that advertising on Twitter mobile is producing excellent results.
June 27, 2012
Friendthem Vs. Facebook: A Great Idea Stolen
Facebook has come up with a great idea - That unfortunately for them they were not an innovator of... A recurring theme, perhaps?
June 26, 2012
Facebook Email Backlash
Facebook faces backlash over its mandatory email switch over
Is Facebook Trying to Hijack Your Email Address?
Facebook have landed in hot water after automatically changing the default email on users accounts
June 25, 2012
Would You Like to See When Your Facebook Friends are Nearby?
Facebook is rumoured to be launching a new location based friend finder for the mobile version of their site.
June 20, 2012
Nike's Twitter Ad Campaign Banned
The UK advertising watchdog has banned a Nike campaign on Twitter for not distinguishing tweets as adverts
New Enhanced Twitter Profiles
Twitter has rolled out a new profile allowing you to see @replies as well as tweets
June 19, 2012
Facebook Buys Face.com for $100 million
Face.com Acquired By Facebook
Is Facebook's Stock Bouncing Back?
Facebook stock has bounced back from it's post-IPO low, rising 20% in the last 2 weeks
June 18, 2012
Emirates – Play That Music, Airline!
Airline aims to create ultimate musical journey through new campaign
June 16, 2012
Retailers Using Free Facebook Tools Rather than Taking Adverts
Retailers increasingly shun Facebook ads in favour of free tools such as Pages.
Twitter Reveals New Tailored Trends Feature
Twitter Announces New Targeted Algorithm For Twitter Users
June 15, 2012
The Cost of Government Online Snooping
New government plans to snoop on our online browsing is set to cost over £2 billion.
How Long Before You Will Scoop.it Instead of Google It?
It is really about how the cyber world is changing and shaping the needs and expectations which have evolved beyond mere key word search and how services like Scoop.it will meet those because Google won’t. Pretty soon the question will be “have you scooped it?” rather than “Have you Googled it?”
June 12, 2012
Using Social Media to Get Your Community-Related Cause Activated
Using social media to get your community cause activated online.
Groupon Wants to Name Your Next Kid
Crowd-deal savings site Groupon has an odd new deal - they want to name your kid for a cool grand. Will you bite on this one?
New Law to Force Identification of Trolls Set to be Unveiled
A new UK law could force website owners to divulge information about online trolls.
Nearly Half of all Twitter Followers are Bots
A new study has revealed that nearly half of the Twitter followers of major brands are fake.
June 11, 2012
Thoughts on Cyberbullying
Courts Unlikely To Prevent Private Cyberbullying
Is Facebook's Member Growth Slowing?
Latest comScore data suggests that Facebook growth is slowing.
Facebook Rules the Social Media World
A new map reveals the extent of Facebook's dominance of the global social networking world.
June 8, 2012
Which Ecommerce Brands are Best at Turning Social into Sales?
The Echo System Index Measures How Top Ecommerce Brands Turn Social into Sales.
Will Facebook be Forced to Name Cyber Bullies?
A court has ordered Facebook to reveal details of users charged with cyber bullying a British lady.
Facebook Beefs Up Security to Avoid LinkedIn's Fate
Facebook announce plans to make their mobile site more secure in the wake of hack attacks on LinkedIn this week.
Social Gives Operation Blankets Of Love New Ride Thanks to Toyota
OBOL's Social Media wins animal lover’s hearts and a much needed van in Toyota 100 Cars for Good Giveaway
June 7, 2012
Twitter Passes 400 Million Tweets Per Day - Most From Mobile
Twitter passes 400 million tweets per day, most of which are from mobiles.
June 6, 2012
Facebook Governance Vote Closes June 8th – 2 More Days to Put Your 2 Cents In
Vote now for Facebook rights, responsibilities, and changes!
Six Million LinkedIn Passwords Leaked
6 million passwords of LinkedIn accounts have been leaked onto a hacking website
Google Buys Social Start-Up Meebo For $100 Million
It's Official: Google Acquires Chat and Ads Service Meebo
June 5, 2012
Some Say Opening Facebook To Youngsters Risky
Salesforce.com Gets Social With $689 Million Buddy Media Acquisition
Salesforce.com gets social with $689 million USD acquisition of Buddy Media enabling the sale of ads through social networks
June 4, 2012
URL Shortening Service Bitly Redesign Gets Slammed
Redesign from popular URL shortening service bitly brings in a fresh new look, functionality and deluge of complaints
Will Facebook Get the Jolt They Need from the FTC Revisions on COPPA?
Will the Kids Under 13 Finally Get What They Want; A Legal Facebook Account?
June 2, 2012
Facebook Users: It's Time To Vote On Facebook's Privacy Policies
June 1, 2012
Social Discovery Site 20blinks Launches Mobile App
Amsterdam based social discovery site 20blinks announces mobile app, easier to capture what might otherwise be lost in a "blink"