Category Archives: Social Era

Red Cross in the 21st century: donate for Sandy victims

USA has been hit by Sandy/aka Frankenstorm. The first message I got this morning (I live in Italy) on my iPhone while I was in the underground was from First Aid app by American Red Cross (check it here from … Continue reading

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Identifying social trends and influences pushes for new social media analytics tools

MediaPost just published this cool post, take a look! Some hints? Brennan Carlson, VP of strategy at Lyris, called for search terms similar to tweets in microblogging sites like Twitter. He said Google and Twitter offer analytics tools, but can’t … Continue reading

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Google forays into Social Media – an infographic

Uber-guru and friend Max Guadagnoli shared this on Pinterest. It’s a Mashable-made infographic of some Google forays into social media (sometimes unhappy ones). [click on image to enlarge] [Via Visual.ly]

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The Long Facebook Week (and the week-end too!): here’s a summary of news, hints and thoughts about this event [part I]

Last week has definitely been the (long) Facebook week (and the week-end too!): here’s a summary of news, hints and thoughts about the world’s greatest social network. Facebook shined in the past days in the news headlines and its IPO … Continue reading

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Facebook debut in Wall Street accounts for 0.25 percent of all online conversations

It’s 2.30 PM (NY Timezone) and Facebook just estabilished another ground-breaking record. Conversations about the Facebook IPO accounted for 0.25 percent of all online discussion during the first part of the workday, according to NM Incite, a company that tracks … Continue reading

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What is actually social data value? What is the value of a single “social-bit”?

What is the value of a tweet? How much does Yelp value a review? As a participant in the social media economy, how much value does your participation create for companies like Facebook and LinkedIn? Here comes a pretty infographic … Continue reading

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Facebook goes shopping and acquires Instagram; price tag: $1 billion

Breaking news: Facebook shoots a nice picture! Facebook is buying Instagram according to this post by Mark Zuckerberg. This is an important milestone for Facebook because it’s the first time we’ve ever acquired a product and company with so many … Continue reading

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Sport+TV? Here’s some unbiased opinion about the future

How will TV evolve? How will social TV change all this? ParisLemon says the future is iPad, its ability to watch a game and check all scores etc. I say the future is somewhere in the Social TV zone, where … Continue reading

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Pin me up: according to Experian, Pinterest is the third most popular social network

Here we are: Pinterest, the new kid on the block has become the third competitor in the social network arena. Experian’s “2012 Digital Marketer: Benchmark and Trend Report” says social networking has reached new highs, with 91 percent of adults … Continue reading

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Dating online in 2012: what is really like?

This infographic from FreeDating UK shows how much dating has changed recently – and how much is social media involved! How much is true (or a bunch of lies) in all social relationships sparkling around the ‘net (growing and… failing)? … Continue reading

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