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Buzz and TV Shows: Are We Listening to the Right Voices?

Buzz and TV Shows: Are We Listening to the Right Voices?

Re-syndicated from MediaBizBloggers.com The new television season is upon us, and the trade press has been abuzz, not only with talk about which new shows will thrive and which will die, but also about social media and so-called social media ratings. Senior TV executives are joining the conversation. Some see social ...

When Hackers Attack, Earthquakes Follow

When Hackers Attack, Earthquakes Follow

Hackers of the world have gone wild, infiltrating a variety of sites such as those of the CIA, PBS, and just the other day, NBC.  Supposedly “secure” servers of companies as notable as JP Morgan Chase and Sony have been hacked to get credit card or customer information. In fact, hacking has had such a substantial ...

Twitter Launches Sharing Analytics

Twitter Launches Sharing Analytics

Twitter finally launched a way to track how many visitors your website receives from its microblogging platform. The analytics will show you how many people share content on your site, how often your "tweet this" buttons are pressed and what amount of traffic is sent to your site from Twitter. Analytics have been offered by ...

Why Zappos’ Tony Hsieh Dislikes Social Media, Despite 1.8M Followers on Twitter

Why Zappos’ Tony Hsieh Dislikes Social Media, Despite 1.8M Followers on Twitter

Originally posted at KellerFay.com The CEO of Zappos Tony Hsieh has 1.8 million followers on Twitter. In many marketing circles, he is something of a Twitter god, using the Twitter feed to promote Zappos and his way of thinking about business (as expressed in his book, Delivering Happiness: A Path to Profits, Passion, ...

Twitter to Push More Ads on Users

Twitter to Push More Ads on Users

Twitter announced that it’s reached over 100 million users and is looking to profit off of this years 80% growth. Sponsored tweets and hashtags used to be limited to accounts you followed, but now you can expect to see ads from accounts that are similar to your interests. Read the full article at mercurynews.com ...

Shelly Palmer Radio Report – September 9, 2011

Shelly Palmer Radio Report – September 9, 2011

Google has purchased the restaurant guide and review publication Zagat. The purchase will help Google’s Places initiative by adding Zagat’s reviews and ratings to search results. Google has been trying to make a purchase like this for a while, allowing it to compete with sites like Yelp and Yahoo. In other news, Twitter ...

New York Post APP available on ANDROID MARKETPLACE TODAY

Exclusive Post Content Available Including News, Sports, Business, Page Six® and More New York, NY  (August 17, 2011) – The New York Post app for Android, which makes content – including breaking news, sports, business, opinion and Page Six – available to Android users, makes its debut on Android Marketplace ...

Would Social Media Ban Stifle London Riots?

Would Social Media Ban Stifle London Riots?

The U.K. prime minister recently called out Facebook, Twitter and RIM to take responsibility for the content pushed through their networks. The companies will soon meet with the prime minister and responded by removing some content that could incite violence. The government may be better off fighting social media, with ...

Shelly Palmer Radio Report – August 12, 2011

Shelly Palmer Radio Report – August 12, 2011

The U.K. prime minister recently called out Facebook, Twitter and RIM to take responsibility for the content pushed through their networks. The companies will soon meet with the prime minister and responded by removing some content that could incite violence. The government may be better off fighting social media, with ...

Are Facebook and Twitter Valid Military Targets?

Are Facebook and Twitter Valid Military Targets?

"Free flow of information can be used for good. But it can also be used for ill," said British Prime Minister David Cameron. "And when people are using social media for violence we need to stop them. So we are working with the police, the intelligence services and industry to look at whether it would be right to stop people ...