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PostHeaderIcon Training in social media is urged for judiciary

Training in social media is urged for judiciary
District Judge Barney McElholm said he was concerned that there was not a great enough understanding of social media sites like Facebook. His comments came after he dismissed a case against a man with a history of violence against his partner who …
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Kaplan College Partners with National Institute for Social Media to Offer
NASHVILLE, Tenn.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Kaplan College's Nashville campus, today announced it has become an authorized educational partner with the National Institute for Social Media (NISM) to offer training and certification preparation courses in social …
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Social media training boosts well-being of elders
London: Learning to connect with family members residing in distant countries through Skype, liking their pictures on Facebook and related use of such social media improves physical as well as mental health of the elderly, says a study. Training older …
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PostHeaderIcon Fears of Frankennotes spark social media debate in Vietnam

Fears of Frankennotes spark social media debate in Vietnam
Social media warnings about a new spliced banknote scam have sparked a wide online dialogue and fears of yet another street scam. The scams involve cutting high value notes in half and then fusing them with low-value ones of the same color. Layering …
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Thais turn to social media to talk politics — Pavin Chachavalpongpun
How has social media contributed towards the opening up of society at a time when the country is under military rule? First, the nature of social media, which is relatively free and unrestrained, decentralises sources of information, making the …
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PostHeaderIcon ABMB14: Why is the Art World Like Social Media?

ABMB14: Why is the Art World Like Social Media?
There was a press release in the Art Basel Miami media hub in the Convention Center for another development, 1 Hotel & Homes South Beach, which is set to open on Collins between 23rd and 24th early next year, the site of the “old” Gansevoort Hotel.
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Weinstein Co. bets on social media for Paddington's US launch
The characters from Zepto Lab's Cut the Rope app and the Weinstein Company film will see their worlds merge in an ad campaign that's rolling out ahead of the US release of Paddington. As part of the digital promo, influencer-produced videos will appear …
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Boulevard releases 2015 calendar with lots of new brews
Boulevard released its 2015 lineup on social media today, and there are several new beers on the slate. Brewmaster Steven Pauwels had already told us to expect of series of imperial stouts throughout the year, and now they're on the calendar (a coffee, …
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Star Wars 7 trailer teases agonises release date
Social media is going crazy at the moment, the Star Wars trailer is trending everywhere. The official Star Wars: The Force Awakens teaser trailer on the Star Wars YouTube channel has had 6,916,141 views. However, over on the MOVIECLIPS Trailers …
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PostHeaderIcon Studying society via social media is not so simple

Studying society via social media is not so simple
Behavioral scientists have seized on social media and their massive data sets as a way to quickly and cheaply figure out what people are thinking and doing. But some of those tweets and thumbs ups can be misleading. Researchers must figure out how to …
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OPINION — Tijerina: Social media allows society new ways of communication
In today's society, social media plays a huge role in the way we communicate with each other. Social media sites such as Facebook, Instagram and Twitter are some of the most popular tools people use to communicate with family, friends and even celebrities.
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Skyline View Points: Is social media a problem in our society?
A majority of social media is used in idiotic ways, in that it does nothing more than waste people's time. The fact of the matter is that the development of the internet and social media in general has done nothing more then manifest problems that …
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Sports governance in the spotlight
The corruption crisis at FIFA, world football's governing body, over the awarding of the World Cups to Russia and Qatar and the new reforms on the table this week at the International Olympic Committee (IOC) have put sports governance high on both the …
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At Pinterest, a New Pitch to Small Businesses
pinterest-icon In a social media market littered with high-profile failures, Pinterest is a phenom. The bookmarking site has managed to capture and sustain the attention of an overwhelmed consumer, carving its own domain in a jam-packed social media …
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PostHeaderIcon Banks seek to end Twitter fiascos with social media guidelines

Banks seek to end Twitter fiascos with social media guidelines
Back to the drawing board”. Last month, even one of Twitter's own executives, the former Goldman Sachs banker Anthony Noto, came a cropper on the social networking site, when he accidentally revealed that the company should make an acquisition.
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Western Social Media Companies – At The Heart Of Al-Qaeda, ISIS, Other
Social media are increasingly instrumental in spreading Al-Qaeda's ideology to the younger generation, now in their 20s or even younger, who have grown up watching video clips on YouTube and for whom social media are an integral part of life. Al-Qaeda …
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Which Companies Should Not Use Social Media
In one of the most insightful explanations of how companies can use social media, Jay Baer, the president of Convince & Convert describes seven myths relating to social media. His third myth, “that social media doesn't apply to our business,” is my …
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PostHeaderIcon Sophisticated network, social media drive Ferguson protests

Sophisticated network, social media drive Ferguson protests
This affiliate appears responsible for issuing press releases, soliciting donations, and stating public demands. Hands Up United's list of 11 demands includes immediate release of jailed protesters, identification and suspension of officers accused of …
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Verizon Enterprise Solutions: Online Shopping Increased by 12 Points on Black
Verizon Enterprise Solutions Online News Center: News releases, blog posts, media contacts and other information are available in Verizon Enterprise Solutions' online News Center at News from Verizon Enterprise …
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PostHeaderIcon 30 Seconds with Chris Brogan — What We Can All Learn From The Social Media

30 Seconds with Chris Brogan — What We Can All Learn From The Social Media
A rock star in the world of social media — Chris Brogan. So there I was, with my wife Susan, patiently waiting for our turn to step in. Camera out and ready to snap. My mind racing on what I was going to say. Now please understand I am a huge fan of …
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Chris Brogan Shares the Secret to Digital Relationships
That doesn't mean that Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn or any other social network can't factor into the equation, he explained. Brogan told the story of Joe Sorge, a Milwaukee restaurateur who literally built his clientele at AJ Bombers via Twitter (check …
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Chris Brogan on How to Build a Network of Value
It took Chris Brogan – an early adopter to the world of blogging – eight years to reach his first 100 subscribers. Since then, he's become one of the most influential writers and speakers about social media and business. In his newly-released book The …
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Community moderator takes social media role very seriously
City resident Bea McManis usually spends three hours or more as moderator of the Facebook site Batavia Neighborhood Watch. The volunteer job has allowed her to help stimulate conversation and community involvement through online posts, she says.
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Kings of the Cashtag – Analysing Cashtags Using a Social Media Monitoring Tool
For investors and investor relations professionals everywhere, keeping track of such fast moving and constantly fluctuating information was probably hard enough before the advent of social media. But now with the worldwide usage of social media sites …
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Ready, Set, Connect: Seven Social Media Tools That Make an Impression
Ready, Set, Connect: Seven Social Media Tools That Make an Impression image Social Twenty years ago, GeoCities made its online debut. As one of the world's first social media communities, GeoCities set the benchmark for future sites like Twitter and …
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PostHeaderIcon 100 Top Social Media Marketing Companies Named by for

100 Top Social Media Marketing Companies Named by for
Businesses looking for distinguished social media marketing firms access the rankings at Each firm highlighted within the rankings has been put through a rigorous analysis to decide how well they perform compared to industry standards and …
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Forget engagement: This holiday season, social media is all about getting
This holiday season, brace yourself for a new paradigm in social marketing — one that values sales over status updates and commerce over engagement. Last holiday season, social marketers for major retail brands saw how many fans they could corral or …
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