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Posted on Feb 23, 2015 (6 days ago)

How to handle an employee's offensive social media post
The Daily Progress
Whether it's comments about news events, long-held beliefs or a bad joke, an employee's offensive posts on Facebook, Twitter and other social media sites can damage a company's image and profits. If the comments are racist, homophobic, sexist or ...

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Posted on Feb 21, 2015 (7 days ago)

Photographer's images of Pittsburgh capture social media stardom
Tribune-Review
His work has found recent acclaim via social media. Last March, he recalled, he had about 550 followers on Twitter. Then he posted a photo and an avalanche of re-tweets ensued. Today, he has more than 12,500 followers, including Mayor Bill Peduto.

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Posted on Feb 13, 2015 (16 days ago)
How YouTube is Forever Changing Our Expectations February 13, 2015Our patience has taken quite a hit since the invention of Twitter and Facebook where we read in snippets and images. We expect more “snackable content,” that is designed for “simple and flexible audience consumption.”
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Posted on Feb 10, 2015 (18 days ago)

MyFox Houston

New hire fired before 1st day of work because of social media post
MyFox Houston
Getting fired is bad enough, but how about getting fired before you even start work? That's what happened to one
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Posted on Feb 6, 2015 (22 days ago)

'Thinspo' twins work out dream career on social media
USA TODAY
FORT MYERS, Fla. -- Like many people their age, twins Danielle and Deanna Inzano spend a lot of time on their phones. But they also juggle part-time jobs. Go to class. Try to stay in shape. Unlike most 21-year-olds, they have a combined 77,000 Twitter ...

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Posted on Feb 6, 2015 (23 days ago)

Voice of America

China Tightens Controls as Reach of Social Media Expands
Voice of America
The wall blocks access to news and information sites such as VOA, The New York Times and others, topics such as Tibet, Tiananmen and
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Posted on Feb 5, 2015 (23 days ago)

What Twitter CEO Dick Costolo Is Still Getting Wrong About Harassment
Inc.com
Human Resources is in charge of many vital functions for growing companies--especially recruiting, hiring, and benefits administration. So it makes sense that the industry is booming. With a three-year revenue growth rate of 112 percent, every Inc ...


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Posted on Feb 5, 2015 (24 days ago)

Seward County Independent

Schools work to end social media bullying
Seward County Independent
A new move in social media has led to the founding of sites that allow anonymous
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Posted on Feb 4, 2015 (24 days ago)
2014 interest expenses hurt IMS Health bottom lineModernHealthcare.com... offering 65 million shares at an initial price of $20 a share, raising roughly $1.3 billion. Follow Adam Rubenfire on Twitter: @arubenfire. Tags: Costs, Finance, Financial Results, Healthcare Information Technology, Income, Information Technology ...
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Posted on Feb 4, 2015 (25 days ago)

Chinatopix

14 Social Media Myths Killing Your Success
Business 2 Community
Let's put the biggest social media myths to rest. Social Media Myth #1 — Trying to maintain an active social media
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Posted on Feb 3, 2015 (25 days ago)

Full-Time Whistle

Survey: 71% of Employees Check Their Social Media Accounts at Work
Full-Time Whistle
With a smartphone and mobile data or Wi-Fi, people can now
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Posted on Jan 31, 2015 (29 days ago)

Channel 4 News

British army creates team of Facebook warriors
The Guardian
The Israel Defence Forces have pioneered state military engagement with social media, with dedicated teams operating since Operation Cast Lead, its war in Gaza in 2008-9.
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Posted on Jan 26, 2015 (33 days ago)

NBCNews.com

State employees told to unfriend social media while at work
Charleston Post Courier
South Carolina's ban on social media was likely met with a
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Posted on Jan 26, 2015 (34 days ago)
WXIA-TVTwitter plans Atlanta expansion, picks Ponce City MarketWXIA-TVThe company was attracted to Ponce City Market, a 2.1 million square foot former Searswarehouse being redeveloped by Jamestown Properties, because it offers the kind of destination workspace required to nurture a startup culture and attract skilled ...and more »
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Posted on Jan 23, 2015 (36 days ago)

The State

Social media to be banned for state employees while working
The State
Ban the use of social media on state equipment unless it is a part of the employee's job. “Unless specifically required by
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Posted on Jan 23, 2015 (36 days ago)

The State

Code of conduct for SC state workers to go into effect in July
The State
“Unless specifically required by the agency to perform a job function, you may not use social media, including but not limited to Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter,
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Posted on Jan 23, 2015 (37 days ago)

PersonnelToday.com

First Twitter tribunal case offers lessons on social media at work
PersonnelToday.com
In December 2014, the Employment Appeal Tribunal (EAT) considered the misuse of Twitter by an employee for the first time. The decision gives employers plenty to think
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Posted on Jan 21, 2015 (39 days ago)

Business 2 Community

Here's How Social Media Marketing Will Change in 2015
Huffington Post
It's also important to note that when I say I'm a "social media marketer,"
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Posted on Jan 20, 2015 (39 days ago)

Social media transforms police work
The New Age Online
Knowledge is power and having Twitter, Facebook, Instagram and WhatsApp, among other social media platforms, at your fingertips, has changed how and what information gets out, as well as at what speed. Being able to broadcast video and photographs, ...

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Posted on Jan 19, 2015 (40 days ago)

Gigaom

How much work the NYT has to do on social sharing, in one chart
Gigaom
The newspaper clearly understands this: not only did it create the job of audience-development editor and hire former Huffington Post staffer MacCallum to fill it, but the Times paywall has
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Posted on Jan 19, 2015 (40 days ago)

YourTango

Social Media Lowers Stress In Women (But Guys Aren't So Lucky)
YourTango
I receive anywhere from 50 to 60 work-related emails a day, I am constantly browsing Twitter for story ideas, and am definitely on Facebook more than I should be, for work
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Posted on Jan 12, 2015 (48 days ago)

Daily Mail

Illegal Immigrants Turning To Social Media To Gain Access to Europe
Sputnik International
According to the Associated Press, quoting European officials and citing a pertinent EU document, information obtained from migrants rescued at sea
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Posted on Jan 8, 2015 (52 days ago)

WGBH NEWS

True or False: Social Media Marketing Works
CMSWire
As someone who earns a living helping B2B marketers make social media work, I was surprised by a recent claim from Forrester Research.
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Posted on Jan 6, 2015 (54 days ago)

Financial Times

Advertisers ride wave of social media influencers
Financial Times
These social media platforms, unlike Facebook and Twitter, are in the early stages of working out their paid advertising model. They do not provide detailed data on who sees each image, so marketers are forced to rely
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Posted on Jan 5, 2015 (54 days ago)
Cambridge Health Alliance appoints new IT executiveModernHealthcare.comFollow Adam Rubenfire on Twitter at @arubenfire. Have news to share about executive comings, goings or promotions? E-mail News Editor John N. Frank at jfrank@modernhealthcare.com. Tags: Executive Moves, Executives, Healthcare Information ...
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Posted on Dec 30, 2014 (61 days ago)

Re/code

Email Remains Dominant Technology For Work, 'Social' Is An Also-Ran
MediaPost Communications
Social media is very low in importance,”
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Posted on Dec 24, 2014 (67 days ago)

SCNow

#ConnectHartsville aims to build social media branding
SCNow
They also needed to be more active on other social media networks, so I set up Twitter and Instagram profiles. It's been a true learning experience and I've picked up a few new skills, such as how social media
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Posted on Dec 24, 2014 (67 days ago)
O'Brien joins Piper JaffrayModernHealthcare.comBefore working at William Blair, O'Brien worked in investment banking and financial advisory at New York City-based Duff & Phelps. Follow Adam Rubenfire on Twitter: @arubenfire. Tags: Executive Moves, Executives, Healthcare Information Technology, ...and more »
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Posted on Dec 23, 2014 (68 days ago)
'This story is literally ALL OVER my Twitter feed this morning: Coca-Cola Disconnects Voice Mail at Headquarters. The headline is pretty self-explanatory, but if you needed more context, here is an excerpt from the piece on Bloomberg : Forget about leaving a voice mail at Coca-Cola Co.’s ’s (KO) Atlanta headquarters. Send a text instead.Brought to you by: HR Tech Central
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Posted on Dec 22, 2014 (68 days ago)

Prominent Black Female Activists on Twitter Launch #ThisTweetCalledMyBack ...
Atlanta Black Star
On December 12, the women launched the hashtag #ThisTweetCalledMyBack to voice their frustrations with the way their social media work has been appropriated and devalued by mainstream media. In addition to launching the hashtag the women are ...

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Posted on Dec 19, 2014 (72 days ago)
Despite all the technology available, your ability to reach, engage, and influence business decision makers is still limitedBrought to you by: HR Tech Central
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Posted on Dec 15, 2014 (76 days ago)
Health information exchanges form national trade group, look to joint venturesModernHealthcare.com... which several expected-SHIEC members belong to, Thompson said. Follow Adam Rubenfire on Twitter: @arubenfire. Tags: Associations, Health Information Exchanges (HIE), Healthcare Information Technology, Information Technology, Technology ...and more »
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Posted on Dec 11, 2014 (80 days ago)

Put social media to work in the Christmas holidays
The National
Here's some good news for small businesses in the UAE on social media this Christmas: you're in just the right place to connect with shoppers who are deciding what to buy. More than 50 per cent of Twitter users say that they are directly influenced by ...

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Posted on Dec 8, 2014 (83 days ago)

5 quick ways to shine on social media
Fortune
With everyone from your boss to your competitors and everyone in between checking your LinkedIn profile, Twitter feed and Facebook page on a constant basis, there is a lot of pressure to self-promote. Yet despite the expectation to blog, tweet and ...


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Posted on Oct 9, 2011 (1238 days ago)

Bikya Masr

Benign post? Maybe not to boss
Monroe News Star
At St. Francis Medical Center, employees are not allowed to access social media while at work, said Jim Novak, vice president of human resources. Novak said the computers are set up to block access to social media sites, which he said is for ...
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Posted on Oct 8, 2011 (1240 days ago)

Share Our Stories On Facebook, Twitter
Patch.com
Grafton Patch uses social media daily to help spread the word about the goings-on in town. By Danielle Horn We at Grafton Patch love to use social media to complement our work and activity on this page. Our Twitter and Facebook pages are tools that ...

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Posted on Jun 26, 2011 (1344 days ago)

Social media gaining in business popularity
Hometownlife.com
Other networks — Facebook and Linkedin among them — are also gaining in popularity as people begin to combine work and pleasure. McCann said Twitter is now four times more popular than Bing, and twice as popular as Yahoo! She said social sites are ...

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Posted on May 18, 2011 (1383 days ago)

NYT Exec Editor Bill Keller Tackles 'The Twitter Trap'
Mediaite.com
Keller isn't too convinced that many of today's social media outlets are “social” so much as noisy distractions keeping us from spending time on other pursuits, like our work and one another. Although a virtual fireplace isn't too bad of a place in ...

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Posted on May 7, 2011 (1394 days ago)

Flipboard iPad App Doubles Users, Triples Traffic In Two Months
PCWorld
The app picks up Facebook, Twitter, Google Reader, Flickr and other social media feeds and arranges them into a magazine-like layout. Instead of wandering aimless like a cloud through my browser, mailbox, and desktop to see my RSS feeds, ...

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Posted on Apr 21, 2011 (1410 days ago)

SF Weekly (blog)

Is Social Media Ruining Our Relationships?
SF Weekly (blog)
Your question raises another issue I've been pondering lately about how social media influences our relationships, which OkCupid conveniently brought up yesterday in its geektastic data blog, OkTrends. It found that people who use Twitter every day ...

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Posted on Apr 21, 2011 (1410 days ago)

Old generation of social media becomes obsolete
The Daily Titan
Unlike Xanga and LiveJournal, Myspace continues to work toward social media relevancy in 2011 despite declining traffic rates in comparison to heavyweights like Facebook and Twitter. The site has suffered a significant loss in traffic and is currently ...

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Posted on Apr 20, 2011 (1411 days ago)

ClickZ News

Attention Walmart Shoppers: Social Media Are In Aisle K
Search Engine Watch (blog)
Walmart announced the purchase of Kosmix - "a social media filter aggregating information by topic from Web sites, Twitter messages and other sources in real time -- a potentially important new way to give shoppers information, and get it from them," ...
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Posted on Apr 19, 2011 (1412 days ago)

The Writer as Willy Loman
Huffington Post (blog)
For one thing the way feeds work -- how many people read backwards at social media sites? How easy is it to miss a post? But even more important, Facebook and Twitter own their sites and the information on them. They can wipe any one of us out in a ...
Police warn against sharing too much info onlineLas Cruces Sun-News

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Posted on Apr 13, 2011 (1418 days ago)

CNN International

New Twitter Competitor Rumored, But Can It Work?
The Atlantic
Sure, they, like every media company, compete with *everyone* for eyeballs, but they don't really have any direct competitors left in the social networking around short messages space. Here's CNN's Mark Milian's scoop: UberMedia, which owns several ...
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Posted on Apr 12, 2011 (1418 days ago)

Technorati (blog)

Students head straight to Facebook in the morning
Online Recruitment
When it comes to jobs, although just 29 percent of students use social media to promote themselves to potential employers, 81 percent would be more proactive if they had more guidance on how to make the most of social media channels to find work. ...
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Posted on Mar 28, 2011 (1433 days ago)

The Guardian

Why You Can't Ignore Social Media
The Business Insider
... via Networked Blogs, a web-based application which integrates your accounts so when you make a post to your blog, it automatically posts to your Facebook and Twitter feeds with no extra work from you. How do you use social media for your business? ...
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Posted on Mar 28, 2011 (1434 days ago)

New York Times (blog)

Less Is More: Using Social Media to Inspire Concise Writing
New York Times (blog)
Creative Writing: Students write pieces inspired by so-called Twitter novels and cellphone novels, either by writing the equivalent of an original story or novella 140 characters at a time, or by “crowd-sourcing” the work, by having each student ...

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