Facebook Leads Brazil’s Social Surge

Brazil is fast becoming one of the world’s largest internet markets and Facebook is capitalizing on the country’s growing user base. According to a study from comScore, Brazil now ranks as the 7th largest internet market globally and Latin America’s…

How Business Can Incorporate Social Media

We are at a point where social media in the business world cannot be denied. Odds are, if you are an employer, you will have numerous employees using one outlet or another. If you want to get brand recognition, you…

Content More Memorable When Shared By Close Friends

Data suggests that content and ideas online spread most effectively through large numbers of people sharing with small groups. There is little supporting data to prove that influencers are the best way to go viral and share information online. The…

Social Seating Plans Now Available On An Airlines

Forget First Class! Find out who’s sitting next you on your next flight. Remember the days when you sat at your airport gate wondering and worrying who might be sitting next to you? Those days are over now for travelers…

EXCLUSIVE: Salesforce Talks Desk.com, Its New Customer Service Platform

Earlier this week, Salesforce announced the launch of a new customer service platform called Desk.com. The service is cloud-based and integrates social media as well as traditional channels including email and phone.

Urbanspoon Gets More Social with “Dineline”

As Chris Crum reported last week, popular mobile app Urbanspoon updated and added a new feature. The new feature is called Dineline, and it allows users to record their dining experiences.

Social Conversion, Brand Storytelling, and Cell Phone Poop

Today’s infographic round-up looks at the differences and features of paid, earned, and owned media. The second infographic shows what it takes to convert in a social world. Finally, learn about the dirtiness of the things we touch on a…

Foursquare Lists Let You Share Recommendations With Friends

Foursquare has added a new element to their social experience, as their all new Foursquare Lists went live today. Now you can categorize your favorite places into convenient, sharable lists that you can use to document travel experiences, plan future…

Facebook API Down, Affecting Farmville, Words With Friends and More

Facebook is currently dealing with some problems with API response time. Around 4 a.m. this morning, the API response time shot up dramatically and Facebook has been experiencing problems ever since. It appears that the worst part is over, but…

Weather Channel Goes Social With Twitter Integration

People have been bitching about the weather since before the age of the internet, but social media has allowed that particular hobby to grow and flourish. The Weather Channel and their weather.com have just launched Weather Channel Social, a platform…