Social Media Costs U.S. Economy $650 Million? No Way

The social media infographic from the blog Learn Stuff below contains some really interesting data on the impact of social media on the American (U.S.) economy. But the premise of…

Which Livestream Platform To Use? A View From Flux Rostrum

It’s clear that livestreaming, where a person can use a smartphone or computer, and a special software platform, to send out a live video to an audience over the Internet…

The Role Of Blogs In Social Media

For some reason, many new to Social Media act as though blogs don’t exist. While the number of blogs has not diminished, there’s a lot of anecdotal evidence to suggest…

Hey Jessica Levco, Social Media Doers Aren’t Jerks!

This blogger and Social Media Doer saw an article called “10 signs you’re a social media jerk,” by Jessica Levco in PR Daily. After reading it, any real Social Media…

Social Media, Restaurants, And Shopping Centers: A Call To Action

Good Social Media and restaurants involves a call-to-action. In other words, you have to use social media to get potential guests (note that I did not use the term “customers)…

Happy Social Media Day! #smday

Social Media Day is today! It’s the invention of the blog Mashable, and has taken on a following and actually became a happening as Mashable’s readership has grown. The website…

Pownce V. Twitter – Remembering An Old Social Media Battle

Pownce V. Twitter. What’s Pownce you ask? What’s fun about 2012 and the emergence of Social Media as both a term and an industry (remember when “New Media” was the…

Tell Hope Solo Social Media Will Be Used While Watching Olympics, Study Says

Hope Solo, the soccer star who’s active on Twitter and headed the London 2012 Olympics, should take note. The results of an interesting study reveal that viewers of the 2012…

Social Media Ad Trust And TV Activity Trust Now Common Measure

“Social Media Ad Trust Grows; Old Media Ad Trust Shrinks?” That’s right. According to a number of sources, as more and more people go online trust in social media ads,…

Turntable.fn Latest In Digital Music Revolution

Ok, a full disclosure. I discovered Turntable.fn via a blog post that was linked to by my friend Davey D on Facebook. So this is a friend using social media,…

Super Bowl XLVI Sets Twitter Tweets Per Second Record

Twitter reports that the last three minutes of Super Bowl XLVI set a new Twitter Tweets per Second record with 10,000. That beat Tim Tebow’s now-short-lived record of 9,420 tweets-per-second…

Atlanta, Taste Of Atlanta, Woodfire Grill, and Social Media

Atlanta, Georgia – As regular readers of my blog know, I travel back and forth between Atlanta and Oakland. Mom is here, and much of my occupational and personal life…

Social Media Would Have Prevented September 11th

Today is 9-11 – September 11th 2011 – ten years ago, America was the victim of a crime of massive proportions. Four airplanes were directed at The World Trade Center…