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Half Lives. Social Media. And Snapchat Stories.

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The bad was that it seems like when I shared media on Facebook I wouldn’t get any heat initially so Twitter was my go to place to share my blog.

Infographic: Social Media Spurring E-Commerce Activity

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This Generation Will Be Fine: Why Social Media Won’t Ruin Us

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The post This Generation Will Be Fine: Why Social Media Won’t Ruin Us appeared first on TechZulu. Let’s be very clear here.

TZ Tech Crawl | Social Media Week LA Edition

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TZ Tech Crawl is back and teaming up with  Social Media Week Los Angeles! !! Starting Point. The Broad Stage 6pm. Purse Case 7:00pm.

Social Media Week Efforts Kick Off

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The local events--part of a broader, global Social Media Week effort--will include keynotes and meetings, breakfasts, and parties.

Harvest your social media contacts

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You may not know that you have access to many “free” sources of social media contacts to help you in your marketing effort. Growth!

SOCi Scores $2.25M For Social Media Marketing Tools

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San Diego-based SOCi , a developer of social media management and marketing software, has raised $2.25M in funding, the company said Wednesday. SOCi is taking aim at competitors such as Hootsuite, with what it says is a "next-generation" social media content discovery and marketing product. READ MORE>>.

Fanattac Gets $1M, Tackles Social Media, Music

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the firm said it is providing a "unique" social media experience for music lovers, where fans will be able to interact with artists online.

LA Looks To Prove It's A Social Media Mecca

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Los Angeles is looking to prove it is a center of the social media universe next week, with a roster of events for Social Media Week Los Angeles.

Yardi Adds Social Media Marketing Features

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Santa Barbara-based apartment leasing software suite developer Yardi has expanded its software to handle social media marketing, according to the firm. Yardi said it has expanded its Yardi Marketing Suite to now handle social media marketing, including a Facebook application and links to Twitter. READ MORE>>.

What You Could Learn from @John About Teens and Social Media

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When most people think of John Shahidi two words come to mind. Bieber & Mayweather. million Twitter followers, 12 million on FB). Make it great.

Here’s What The @NYTimes Should Teach Its Writers About Social Media

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So it’s a disappointment to me that these esteemed journalists haven’t adapted to the modern media – to social media.

Fan Appz Launches Social Media Marketing Product

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Los Angeles-based Fan Appz , which is headed by Jon Siegal, said today that it has launched a new social media marketing product. Fan Appz said it differs from other, social media marketing products because it is focused on helping brands close a sale. service software marketing media social appz fanappz

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Social Media Trend Spotting Turns $20,000 into over $2 million

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Cheers to discovering a real return on using social media. He teaches how to take the risk out of being risky. How was this possible?

BackAtYou.com Takes On Social Media Marketing

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Los Angeles-based BackAtYou.com , a new startup headed by former SodaHead.com founder Michael Glazer, launched itself Wednesday, saying it is providing a self-service platform to help business owners and marketers to create, launch, and analyze social media marketing campaigns and promotions. READ MORE>>.

GotCast Plans Spinoff Website For Social Media Contests

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BAT Launches Social Media Efforts With Celebrities

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Irvine-based Brand Affinity Technologies , the new startup of Ryan and Chad Steelberg, said this morning that it has launched social media campaigns for three companies. Financial details of the new social media campaign wins were not announced. brand affinity technologies social media celebrity advertising

SheKnows Launches Social Media Feature

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Los Angeles-based SheKnows , the women's media site run by Evolve Media, said this morning that it has launched a new social media, community features for the service. sheknows evolve media content publishingREAD MORE>>.

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X1 Discovery Takes On Social Media Discovery

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X1 Discovery said today that it has launched a new, electronic discovery software called X1 Social Discovery, which is specifically aimed at helping computer forensics professionals address social media content. X1 Discovery said it will be releasing its software on October 18th, priced at $945 per seat annually. READ MORE>>.

Social Media Marketing World | San Diego

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On April 7-9, 2013 San Diego welcomes the top influencers of social media in an extensive networking conference, Social Media Marketing World.

Soci Gets $1.5M For Social Media Marketing

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San Diego-based Soci , a developer of a social content discovery engine and social media marketing software product, has raised $1.5M in a Series A funding. Soci, led by Afif Khoury, develops a social content discovery and marketing engine. soci social media marketing venture capital content discovery

Social Media School - Beginners

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Thursday, June 28, 2012 -- Social Media School - Beginners. It's time to dive into the social media world. If you have been wondering about social media and how to get involved , this is the class for you. Facebook, Twitter, Google Reader, Google+ and other platforms are reviewed in this interactive class.

How Richard Branson and Snoop Dogg Use Social Media Vs. Social Unrest

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It’s almost like we’re in a war right now. Nations are split in half. When we arrived on Necker Island before the U.K.

ShowUhow Links To Social Media Sites

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San Diego-based ShowUhow , which develops video-based sales and product information for online retailers and manufacturers, said today that it has added a suite of social media integration features for the firm's offering. showuhow social media sales product information ecommerce twitter facebookREAD MORE>>.

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Social Media School - Intermediate

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Tuesday, June 26, 2012 -- Social Media School - Intermediate. Come and enjoy the second part of Social Media School. Take a deep dive in platforms such as paper.li, ifttt, quora, Facebook Insights, Delicio.us and others and learn how they can enhance your personal and professional life. Email Amani@woodsidemediagroup.com.

Active.com Brags About Social Media Growth

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San Diego-based Active.com , the sports and fitness site owned by Active Network, is bragging today that it has reached more than one million social media fans. Those fans include both Facebook fans and Twitter followers, as well as other social sites. active network sports fitness social media twitter facebook gamification

Social Media School -

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Thursday, May 31, 2012 -- Social Media School. It's time to stop wondering about the best ways to use Facebook, Twitter, Linkedin, Quora, Pinterest and other social platforms for personal and professional use. Come to Social Media School with Woodside Media Group and Fifty and Five and learn numerous best practices.

X1 Discovery Ships Social Media Discovery Software

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Pasadena-based X1 Discovery , the Idealab-backed electronic discovery firm split out from X1, said today that it has shipped its first product, X1 Social Discovery. The company said its software is designed to collect "tens of thousands" of social media items per hour, and uses the X1 engine to allow users to search and find information.

Beyond Entertainment | Social Media as a Tool for Marketers

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It is now a standard with any new social network to be able to cater to both the consumer and the brand; the person and the product.

Spreeify Adds New Social Media Giveaway and Promotions Product

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Using Social Media To Deal With Customer Trolls

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Pander, Don''t Preach - When addressing complaints via social media, your intended audience is not the person who feels they were wronged.

WhoSay Gets Funding To Connect Celebrities With Social Media

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The firm, headed by Steve Ellis and which was co-founded by Creative Artists Agency (CAA), said it is looking to become the personal media management platform for celebrities and influencers. whosay social media celebrity creative artists agency talent venture capitalEllis is the former founder and CEO of Pump Audio.

CitizenHawk Takes On Social Media Monitoring

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Aliso Viejo-based CitizenHawk , the venture backed developer of online brand protection services, said today that it has launched a social media monitoring tool. citizenhawk social media monitoring brand protection softwareCost of the new tool was not announced. CitizenHawk is led by David Duckwitz. READ MORE>>.

GumGum Launches New Social Media Analysis Tool

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Santa Monica-based GumGum , the developer of digital advertising and marketing tools which tie advertising into online photographs and visual content, has rolled out a new social media analysis tool. gumgum social media advertising analysis twitter instagram facebook marketing analytics softwareREAD MORE>>.

Heritage Brands: How Brands With a History Use Social Media to Tell Their Story [Live]

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Kyle Maurer Global Director – Social Media Guess? Denise Garciano Buzzsmith Marketing Partner & Chief Social Strategist.

X1 Discovery Takes On Social Media Discovery, Analysis

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Pasadena-based X1 Discovery , the provider of electronic discovery software which was originally part of X1/Idealab, said today that it has launched a new version of its software aimed at capturing and analyzing social media content. READ MORE>>.

Publishing 2.0: Social Media’s Transformation of Publishing

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Social media has transformed the way books are marketed and sold. Cheese, Etak, ByVideo, Axlon, uWink. The post Publishing 2.0:

GraphEffect Taps Social Media Experts For Advisory Board

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Santa Monica-based GraphEffect , which develops social marketing software, is tapping a bank of experts in the social media industry for its advisory board, the company announced today. Menon was most recently at Collective Media, after serving as Founder and CEO of Tumri, among other companies. READ MORE>>.

Yuneec Rolls Out Flying, HD Selfie Camera, Beats Lily To Market

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The new drone--which costs $499.99--is specifically designed to take aerial photos and videos of consumers, for sharing on social media. yuneec lily selfie camera flying social mediaYuneec , the Chinese flying drone developer which has its U.S. READ MORE>>.

Social Media School

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Tuesday, April 17, 2012 -- Social Media School. Social Media School is in session. This is the beginners class. We will teach you how to maximize Twitter, Facebook, Google Reader, Pinterest, Evernote, Tumblr and all emerging platforms in your personal and professional life. Laptop is required.