Social Media News

Google+ Social Network Launches New User Interface

Posted by on 04/11/2012 at 6:26 pm

Social Networking Platform Google+ by Samantha Murphy Google announced on Wednesday that it is rolling out a significant redesign for its social platform Google+, which will allow users to create a more customized experience on the site. Google+ Social Network adds navigation bar and flexibility with profile pages and pictures The company said it will [...]

What Happens to Your Facebook Account When You Die?

Posted by on 04/05/2012 at 6:19 pm

In 2005, college student Loren Williams was killed in a motorcycle accident. His grieving mother, yearning to feel closer to her son, wanted to use his Facebook page. More than just seeing the site, she wanted to see his correspondence, to read his messages, in hopes of understanding her son better. A 25-year-old federal law, [...]

6 Ways to Acquire New Customers via Social Media

Posted by on 04/04/2012 at 12:37 pm

by Lauren Drell We all know social media is an important tool for brand awareness and customer acquisition — but how exactly are you supposed to convert random Twitter and Facebook users into real-life customers? Well, that depends. Different brands have different challenges when it comes to customer acquisition: “If you’re our customer, you’ve signed up for a year-long service, unlike the [...]

Going Viral on Pinterest: Driving Big Traffic and Making Pinterest a Real Marketing Solution

Posted by on 03/31/2012 at 12:45 pm

by Colby Almond When I was first introduced to Digg in 2007 I didn’t leave the computer until I absorbed every piece of information that Kevin Rose made available to me. When I switched over to Reddit in 2008, I found the content even more enthralling and gave out upvotes until my fingers bled on nearly [...]