Social media

  • Digital Business: How To Sell On Twitter

    Question: Our management team really doubts the value of social media for our business (B2B). Any tips on how you can create sales opportunities using Twitter (or other social media)? Unlike the sales channels that most B2B companies are used to, social media tends to be harder to measure the exact…

    Business 2 Community
  • Spiritual Teacher Gary Zukav On How To Connect With Your Technology-Obsessed Kids (VIDEO)

    When it comes to her 11-year-old and 13-year-old children, Louise feels like she’s losing the battle against video games and social media. With her children's minds wrapped up in technology, she worries that she’s losing her connection with them. "How

    Huffington Post
  • International Peace Day: Social Media as a Tool for #TalkingPeace

    The unprecedented scale of war and human catastrophe that has raged across the world has marked this year as one of the most violent in recent times. Greater pessimism is expressed around prospects for peace, an idea that seems distant at best and unattainable

    Huffington Post
  • 'Imitation Game' and 'Men, Women and Children' lead tech-focused films of 2014

    Benedict Cumberbatch leads the cast of "The Imitation Game", the story of Alan Turing and the computing pioneers who cracked enemy codes in World War II. Jack English A selection of new movies appearing at the 2014 London Film Festival explore our relationship with technology, adding instant…

    CNET
  • Nike Needs A New Buzz Model

    For years, Nike, Inc. (NKE) has been relying on endorsements and sponsorships featuring sports celebrities like Adrian Peterson, Ray Rice,  Tiger Woods and Lance Armstrong to spread the buzz for its products. Sometimes, new product lines have even been developed and launched under an athlete’s…

    Forbes
  • Iran prosecutor gives government 30 days to block social media

    Iran's hardline judiciary has given the government one month to block WhatsApp and other popular instant messaging services, as pressure mounts on reformist President Hassan Rouhani to scale back his social and political liberalisation. In the severest warning yet to Rouhani's one-year-old…

    Reuters
  • Innovation in Social: A Look at IKEA’s Journey

    No, we were there to tackle the concept of a social business, and share some of the challenges and processes that IKEA are going through, with an audience of other similar organisations, to try and uncover how brands can undergo this change. Alongside her Hans Gärtner, who works in digital…

    Business 2 Community
  • Publications See Pinterest as Key Ally

    Autumn is not yet upon us, but Jill Waage, a top editor at Better Homes and Gardens, has already predicted some of the biggest trends of the coming holidays. Pinterest has forged close relationships with magazines, especially those focused on women, who make up 71 percent of Pinterest users. It is…

    The New York Times
  • Why PR Has Taken the World By Storm

    Public relations is everywhere. Be it social media, blogs, or even an offline event, businesses have embrace the PR world wholeheartedly. In fact there are several reasons why public relations has taken the world by storm recently.

    Business 2 Community
  • St. Louis County cops apologize for flier wording

    St. Louis County police apologized Monday for the wording of a flier announcing a seminar to help officers interact with the media. The flier on county letterhead says topics of the Oct. 24 program at the St. Louis County and Municipal Police Academy will include "Feeding the Animals" and "Meet the…

    Associated Press
  • Ellen DeGeneres a hit on social media with fashion week pic: Starcount

    US comedian Ellen DeGeneres is on Starcount's global social media chart for the second week in a row, thanks to a Photoshopped picture that became the most-liked Instagram post of New York Fashion Week. On September 5 DeGeneres posted a doctored photo of what looked like her walking in a Betsey…

    AFP Relax News
  • How to Trade the Market's Most-Active Stocks: RAD, ANR, AZO

    Must Read: Warren Buffett's Top 10 Dividend Stocks From hedge funds to individual investors, scores of market participants are turning to social media to figure out which stocks are worth watching. It's a concept that's known as "crowdsourcing," and it uses the masses to identify emerging trends in…

    TheStreet.com
  • 5 Ways to Save Money Using Your Smartphone

    We all want to save a little money, but sometimes our busy schedules get in the way of our budgets. However, there's no excuse for overspending when most of us have a great money-saving tool in our purses and pockets. Here are five ways to save a ton

    U.S.News & World Report LP
  • 'No regrets' for retiring Li Na at emotional farewell

    Pioneering Chinese tennis star Li Na said Sunday she has "no regrets" about her decision to retire over persistent knee injuries, but wiped away tears as she acknowledged she thought long and hard about the decision. The two-time Grand Slam winner was making her first public remarks since she…

    AFP
  • Muslim youths counter Islamic State with #NotInMyName Twitter campaign

    Muslim youths around the globe have been using #NotInMyName on Twitter and other social media sites the past few days to denounce the well-publicized atrocities of Islamic State. Launched by the British community organization Active Change Foundation, based in east London, the social media campaign…

    Christian Science Monitor
  • Arab states lag in media war against extremists

    As the Islamic State group battles across Syria and Iraq, pushing back larger armies and ruling over entire cities, it is also waging an increasingly sophisticated media campaign that has rallied disenfranchised youth and outpaced the sluggish efforts of Arab governments to stem its appeal.…

    Associated Press
  • Authorities: Islamic State group an online threat

    The latest issue of the digital magazine "Dabiq" features glossy photos of smiling militants from the Islamic State group, mutilated bodies on the battlefield and articles with titles such as, "There is No Life Without Jihad" and "Foley's Blood is on Obama's Hands." Authorities say the magazine —…

    Associated Press