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Amazon.com Builds Social Media and Gaming Teams

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Amazon.com has had its fun with the Internet retail business, and now it’s ready to take on social media and gaming.

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StumbleUpon Logs 1 Billion Stumbles a Month

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Facebook might seem like a social media behemoth, but according to StatCounter StumbleUpon made up 47.11 percent of all social traffic in the U.S. as of July 2011.

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Kenneth Cole Has Social Media Issues

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Kenneth Cole must be tired of fashion, because he’s using social media to spark political debates about war, gay rights, guns and abortion.

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Cop Crackdown on Social Media

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Watching what you post on Facebook, Twitter and other hubs on the social net will take on new meaning. The NYPD has appointed a new Assistant Commissioner to mine your [...]

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Top 5 Ways To Connect With Other Fans During The World Cup

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Photos and video of the FIFA World Cup are essential; but connecting with die-hard fans online is another way to share in the exciting competition. There are a number of [...]

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4 Brands Promoting Social Change Through Social Media

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Part of Internet Week New York this year focused on social change at a day-long “Promise” summit. That event, produced by ThinkSocial and sponsored by Pespico, showcased brands, executives and [...]

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Five Ways to Say Happy Father's Day with Social Media

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Just about everybody’s dad is now on Facebook. (Though they might not be ready for Twitter just yet.) They see your status messages and all your latest out-on-the-town photos. It’s [...]

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5 Social Media Risks for Companies and Employees… And How To Prevent Them

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According to a new study based on IT governance groups, businesses need to know the risks of social media. The new study lists the five risks associated with Twitter, Facebook, [...]

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Book Reveals 7 Ways Good Social Media is Like a Good First Date

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The similarities between social media and dating are eye-opening. Listening to relationships expert Andrea Syrtash at the “Branding Your Way to Better Relationships: Using the Tools of Social Media to [...]

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Connecting Through Augmented Campaigns

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Esquire’s director of design last week showed off his foray into the world of “augmented reality” at a Sobel Media event in Manhattan. David Curcurito created a December cover featuring [...]

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Twitter Coming To Your Valentine's Day Candy

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If those little heart-shaped Valentine’s Day candies weren’t dorky enough with their “Puppy Love” and “Soul Mate” taglines etched into the sugar, then this certainly takes the cake. The candy [...]

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Social Media Week Returns To NYC

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Social Media Week, five days in which all online networking junkies and “gurus” can come out behind their TweetdDecks to play, is scheduled for Feb. 1-5. Toby Daniels, the New [...]

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Haiti Relief By The Tweet

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The relief effort for Haiti is growing by tweets and bounds as social media takes fund-raising efforts to new levels. Twitter and Facebook helped the Red Cross raise more than [...]

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Curbing Your Comments At Conferences

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A Twitter backchannel caused quite the stir at the Web 2.0 Expo this week in New York. As Danah Boyd, social media researcher at Microsoft Research New England, spoke about [...]

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Lynne D Johnson: Advertising's New Social Media Conscience

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As a journalist, former programmer and senior editor at Fast Company, Lynne D. Johnson is a social media maven. She was also a general manager for Vibe and Spin magazines [...]