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PostHeaderIcon Are social media e-discovery's next nightmare?

Are social media e-discovery's next nightmare?
The arrival of social media is in many ways a repeat of those challenges. As was true of email, social media comes with new metadata and formats. But because of the similarities, there is an opportunity to avoid the mistakes made with email. One thing …
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New York City Launches Digital Toolkit for Small Businesses
New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg on Thursday announced the city's first Digital Toolkit for small businesses, a new education program aimed at helping the small businesses of New York City develop their online presence and social media strategies.
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PostHeaderIcon Social media networks can spoil job opportunities

Social media networks can spoil job opportunities
The flip side of social media’s interconnectivity is now coming to light. Information posted on those sites can also be used to spoil job opportunities. Asa Aarons has more in this Consumer Watch report.
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Experts warn ‘checking in’ through social media can be risky
Social media websites such as Facebook and foursquare allow people to “check in” whenever they arrive somewhere, letting their friends know where they are at any given time. There has been a growing concern that this feature of social media may be a dangerous one.
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PostHeaderIcon Madwire Media Announces the Launch of Three New Websites for the Active Lifestyle

Madwire Media Announces the Launch of Three New Websites for the Active Lifestyle
Today’s active lifestyle calls for more companies to service it. Madwire Media is proud to announce the launch of three new websites designed to do just that: Cachebox, for the game of geocaching; Double A Boxing, a company supplying boxers with all of their gear including gloves, protective gear and apparel; and Village Hoodie, dedicated to making custom hoodies emblazoned with the name of your …
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Social media network misuse a workplace problem: Survey
Many global businesses have had to deal with the misuse of social media networks in the workplace, according to a survey by law firm Proskauer Rose L.L.P.
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PostHeaderIcon bryantBROWN Healthcare Offers “Social Media Made Simple,” the Free, Easy-To-Read Guide to Using Social Media for …

bryantBROWN Healthcare Offers “Social Media Made Simple,” the Free, Easy-To-Read Guide to Using Social Media for …
“Social Media Made Simple,” the new book exploring why and how to use social media in medical marketing, is offered compliments of bryantBROWN Healthcare, specialists in healthcare advertising and medical communications (PRWEB) July 11, 2011 “Social Media Made Simple,” by bryantBROWN Healthcare, is the new guide that shows how to incorporate social media into the marketing of pharmaceuticals …
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Publicis Groupe Offering To Buy Social Media Marketer Big Fuel
The trend of agencies look to build up their social media capabilities with specialized marketing services acquisitions has accelerated in recent months, and that is what’s behind the news that Publicis Groupe’s VivaKi is in acquisition talks with social marketer Big Fuel, as AdAge reports, citing unidentified sources.
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6ixspace Rolls Out Social Media Web Platform for 310 Sports Marketing
6ixspace (http://www.6ixspace.com), a leader in social media and business-centric website solutions, has successfully rolled-out a web platform for the Los Angeles based sports marketing firm, 310 Sports Marketing (http://www.310sportsmarketing.com).Costa Mesa, CA (PRWEB) July 12, 2011 6ixspace (http://www.6ixspace.com[[[SHIFTIN …
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The Social Media Wars Turn Hot
Forget the browser wars . Social media is the new hot zone. A week after Google ( Nasdaq: GOOG ) introduced its Google+ social platform , Facebook fired back yesterday with a video messaging service built on Skype.
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Guest Post: “Creepy” invasion of pharma into patient-targeted social media space
Editor’s Note: Recently I wrote about why patients should be subject to the same critical scrutiny as anyone else when their views about medical and scientific topics are presented in news coverage of medical stories. One aspect of the subject that I didn’t consider is that those patient views may well have been influenced by industry, as suggested in this guest post by Gary Schwitzer, which …
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Soliman, Luistro, Ona of the Human Development and Poverty Reduction cluster in Cabinet forum
Department of Social Welfare and Development Secretary Corazon “Dinky” Soliman will discuss on Friday how the government has intensified the conditional cash transfer program (CCT) in an effort to ease poverty in the country.
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Dermatology Alliance-Keller Launches New Website
Search engine optimization and social media also being used to promote new practice.Keller, TX (PRWEB) July 05, 2011 Dermatology Alliance-Keller opened May 23 offering the most advanced dermatologic treatments to residents in Keller, Roanoke, Watauga and North Fort Worth. To promote its grand opening and kick-off its online marketing program, a new website was launched in June: [[[SHIFTOUT …
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Drawing the Line Online: Professional vs. Personal Use
www.myprgenie.com) — Three experts on social and digital media and compliance will present a free webinar on Thursday, July 14, that will clarify the rules for companies — and employees — in regulated industries when using online services like LinkedIn, Facebook, Twitter, and others.Â
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PostHeaderIcon Embracing social media during natural disasters

Embracing social media during natural disasters
Regardless of their location, victims of natural disasters have increasingly turned to social media to reach out to their loved ones and friends, whether it was the earthquake in Sendai, Japan , or the recent tornadoes in Joplin, Mo., and Tuscaloosa, Ala. And it is becoming a more mainstream reality for social-media tools to become a go-to, reliable medium before, during and after such tragic …
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5 Tips for Creating More Efficient Social Media Processes
The Social Media for Business Leaders Series is supported by The Awareness Social Marketing Hub , the leading social media marketing software for …
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PostHeaderIcon Accountancy Firm Conducts Research Into Social Media Use Among Self-Employed Professionals

Accountancy Firm Conducts Research Into Social Media Use Among Self-Employed Professionals
Specialist contractor accountancy firm, Brookson, is a leading provider of accountancy, tax advice and support services to freelance contractors and individuals working in business for themselves.London (PRWEB UK) 4 July 2011 Specialist contractor accountancy firm, Brookson, is a leading provider of accountancy, tax advice and support services to freelance contractors and individuals working in …
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Lance Armstrong, panel discuss power and danger of social media at Aspen Ideas
Livestrong CEO Doug Ulman, left, and panel moderator Jerry Murdock listen Saturday morning as Lance Armstrong discusses how he has used social media at the Aspen Institute. The discussion was a part of the Aspen Ideas Festival.
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PostHeaderIcon Social Media Is Changing College Athletics

Social Media Is Changing College Athletics
STARKVILLE, Miss. (WCBI) – If you follow Mississippi State’s athletic director, Scott Stricklin, on Twitter, you’ll become familiar with the hashtag phrases “grindin’formystate” and “Maroon Friday.”
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New Media Strategies Named Social Media Agency of Record for Special Olympics World Summer Games Athens 2011
Special Olympics Chair and CEO Shriver Touts “Invaluable Partnership”Athens, Greece (PRWEB) June 29, 2011 New Media Strategies (NMS), the pioneering and largest social media marketing agency, today announced that it will serve as the Social Media Agency of Record for the Special Olympics World Summer Games Athens 2011. “New Media Strategies has been an invaluable partner to the Special Olympics …
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Trend Spotting: Social Objects
And—even in the more remote and physically unsophisticated markets—social media is a great global tool for reach and recognition and a way to buy into the perceived sophistication of the brand experience.
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Church takes steps into social media
When it comes to social networking, some Catholics are slow to click the “like” button. To read recent headlines, you might think the church is sticking to stone tablets: “Facebook and Christianity a bad mix, parish warns” and “Alabama church bans social networking with minors.”
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PostHeaderIcon Social media day: Did Twitter and Facebook really build a global revolution?

Social media day: Did Twitter and Facebook really build a global revolution?
Social media day: From Iran to Tunisia and Egypt and beyond, Twitter and Facebook are the power tools of civic upheaval – but social media is only one factor in the spread of democratic revolution.
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Social media as change agent: Did Twitter and Facebook really build a global revolution?
From Iran to Tunisia and Egypt and beyond, Twitter and Facebook are the power tools of civic upheaval – but social media is only one factor in the spread of democratic revolution.
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Social Media Day Marked by Free ‘Ask the Expert’ Webinar and Web 2.0 Courses for Business Professionals
Social media marketing university to kick off “no holds barred” social media Q&A webinar series on Social Media Day (June 30), featuring Entrepreneur.com Columnist and Facebook expert Jennifer Shaheen; 14-Day trial also available for newly expanded curriculum.Atlanta, GA (PRWEB) June 29, 2011 Social Media Day was first created by Mashable in 2010 to acknowledge and celebrate the ‘revolution of …
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