Social Media

Social Media articles about Social Media services such as Digg, Mixx, Reddit, Delicious, StumbleUpon.

Michelle Obama’s Speech brings in widespread internet attention from Twitter, Reddit, Facebook

Michelle Obama DNC speech

As politics gets heated up in anticipation for the Election on November 6th, we witnessed a great surge from Michelle Obama's emotionally charged yet positive speech about what it means to be a hard working American. The First Lady was able to get Twitter talking about her speech at 28,000 tweets per minute.

The twitter blog talks about the impressive numbers:

twitter wrote:

Generating Buzz: Optimization for Social Media

Social Media Optimization

The place to start when utilizing any form of social media as an Internet marketing tool to promote your website is to first determine if that particular tool is the right one for your business. Bearing in mind that trending is not a sure-fire road to success, don't jump on the bandwagon just because it is what everyone else is doing.

Where is the Facebook Timeline?


Where is the Facebook Timeline?
If you have been keeping up with the latest trends in social media, there is no way you haven't heard about the new Facebook Timeline feature. What was touted by critics to be the ultimate stalking service has been late to develop on the social network.

Google 'do a barrel roll' easter egg

google do a barrel roll

If you happen to search 'do a barrel roll' on, google will surprise you with a very cool effect.

Yeah, they actually programmed google to do a barrel roll if you ask it to do so.

Facebook Increases Security with HTTPS and Social Friend Captchas

Facebook HTTPS

Today, Mark Zuckerberg's fan page got hijacked by a skilled hacker, who posted something about how Facebook should fund itself through the social network rather than banks. After that, Facebook came out with some new security protocols.

StumbleUpon Tops Facebook in Social Media Traffic

StumbleUpon Facebook Statcounter

One of the most well known traffic analyzer systems, Statcounter, reported that StumbleUpon beat Facebook as the top social media traffic generator in the United States.

Statcounter keeps track of the top 7 social media traffic generators including Stumbleupon, Facebook, Twitter, Reddit, YouTube, Myspace and Digg.

8 Twitter Improvements We've Been Dying to See

Twitter Spam Real Place

Twitter has a ton of potential, but for some reason, its owners perhaps sick of so many people using their service are trying to avoid some significant improvements that could quickly make twitter the best social network.

Why can't twitter just create some of these essential features that would actually make twitter more relevant to avid social network users? Currently, my own use of twitter has been quite unsatisfactory, I haven't seen any benefit for spending any time on twitter.

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