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Competition between global and local online social networks

Nature.com - ‎Apr 27, 2016‎
The overwhelming success of online social networks, the key actors in the Web 2.0 cosmos, has reshaped human interactions globally.

Scouting Cards for Social Networks (Infographic)

SocialTimes - ‎Apr 28, 2016‎
Social media channels can have very distinct audiences. There's no one-size-fits-all solution anymore. You wouldn't use Snapchat the way you'd use Facebook or LinkedIn.

Use These 3 Emerging Social Media Networks To Dominate Your Competitors

Business.com - ‎Apr 29, 2016‎
By now almost everyone is an expert in at least a few social media networks. They might not know about some of the lingo used or exactly how to use every aspect of them, but almost everyone has heard of and tried YouTube at some point.
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Twitter doesn't want to be a 'Social Networking' app anymore

The Verge - ‎Apr 28, 2016‎
It's very tempting to read into this: on the iOS App Store, Twitter is now categorizing itself as a "News" app instead of a "Social Networking" app. So excuse me while I give in to temptation. Sarah Perez over at TechCrunch has a very cogent and level ...
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Friends 'better than morphine'

Science Daily - ‎Apr 28, 2016‎
Katerina Johnson, a doctoral student in the University's Department of Experimental Psychology, was studying whether differences in our neurobiology may help explain why some of us have larger social networks than others. She said: 'I was particularly ...
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Twitter changes itself from a social network into a news app

The Independent - ‎Apr 29, 2016‎
Twitter has stopped calling itself a social network, and instead will think of itself as a news app. Its official app has been moved out of its traditional and perhaps expected category - social networks - and instead will sit alongside more ...
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How to choose the right social network to share your content

Brafton (blog) - ‎20 hours ago‎
Without distributing it properly across the right social channels, all that hard work of researching and creating a piece of content could go to waste.

How Should Hyperlocals View Social Networks?

Business 2 Community - ‎Apr 28, 2016‎
There has been significant debate regarding the future of journalism relative to the disruption from social networks. An interview with Jeff Jarvis where he argues that publishing is not dying and that publishers need to learn how to work with social ...
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Twitter now calls itself a news app, not a social network video - CNET

CNET - ‎21 hours ago‎
The micro blogging OG is in denial that it is a social network. Maybe it's some sort of mid life crisis, but the Twitter app just reclassified itself in app stores.
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Here Are the Odds Your Boss Is Snooping on Your Social Media Profiles

Money Magazine - ‎Apr 28, 2016‎
You might not want to be friends with your boss on Facebook (although research shows you probably should), but your supervisor and HR department are very likely checking you out on social media. According to a new CareerBuilder survey of nearly 2,200 ...

​Why banning social networks at the workplace doesn't make sense

Portland Business Journal - ‎Apr 27, 2016‎
Theoretically, then, all organizations could block all staff members from accessing Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, Tumblr, and other social sites with very little effort on the part of their information technology team. But just because you can do ...
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Battle of the social networks, but Facebook masters ads

Proactive Investors UK - ‎Apr 28, 2016‎
Twitter's last quarterly results showed it had lost users, which for a large social network is a big blow. But with Facebook soon to launch Facebook Live, a platform akin to Twitter's real time content feed, the social network's days could well be ...
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Spending your work day browsing social media?

Hotel News Resource (press release) - ‎Apr 29, 2016‎
According to CareerBuilder's annual social media recruitment survey, 60 percent of employers use social networking sites to research job candidates, up significantly from 52 percent last year, 22 percent in 2008 and 11 percent in 2006, when the survey ...

1 in 3 use social networks for product research

Netimperative - ‎Apr 26, 2016‎
One-third of consumers are using social networks to research products before making a purchase, strengthening the case for Facebook's recent AI Messenger chatbots, according to new research.

Goodbye Social Networks, Hello Social Hubs

Equimedia Marketing News (blog) - ‎Apr 26, 2016‎
The world changes at a rapid pace and social media is no different. After building solid user bases the race is on to monetise or die.

Social Media Sharing Interferes With Memory, Learning

MediaPost Communications - ‎Apr 29, 2016‎
From cat videos to vacation photos to recipes and back to cat pictures again, social media is all about sharing content - but that core functionality may be interfering with our ability to learn and remember new information, according to a new study by ...

Stephen Fry Urges Young People to Quit 'Dystopian' Social Networks

Breitbart News - ‎Apr 22, 2016‎
Renowned British comedian, actor, and author Stephen Fry has urged young people to flee “dystopian” social networks in a scathing 2,600 word essay published on his personal website.
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Why Sean Parker thinks the Internet really needs another social network

CNET - ‎Apr 21, 2016‎
But the latest iteration of Parker's app aspires to be a social network, one based almost entirely on real-time video. The premise of Airtime is the room, a virtual place in which users can share content -- be it Instagram photos, YouTube videos ...

QU seminar reviews growing social networks and change

Peninsula On-line - ‎Apr 26, 2016‎
Under the theme, “social networks and change” the seminar discussed three papers presented by Dr Jamal Zran, Dr Nurddin Miladi, and Dr Abdulrahman Al Shami.
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Facebook, LinkedIn, Twitter Earnings Put Light On Social Networks

Investor's Business Daily - ‎Apr 22, 2016‎
Social networking, a top tech trend the past decade, will get the spotlight with earnings reports next week, starting with Twitter (TWTR) on Tuesday and followed by Facebook (FB) on Wednesday and LinkedIn (LNKD) on Thursday, all after the market close.
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