The Problem with Social Media Coverage of the Boston Marathon Tragedy

I listened, shared and watched the details of the Boston Marathon bombing unfold via social media. It captivated a nation and through the power of social media we collectively stood together in unity seeing through every detail leading to the capture of the remaining bombing suspect which I will intentionally not make mention of by … Continue reading The Problem with Social Media Coverage of the Boston Marathon Tragedy

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Social Media Technology Acquisitions – Superpowers Unite

Social Media Acquisition

The companies available for acquisition in the social CRM space just got a whole bunch smaller. Corporate giants Salesforce, Adobe and Oracle are building a monster. Acquiring social media management systems Virtue, Buddy Media, and Context Optional these companies are poised to make a move to dominate the social marketing, listening and CRM space. With … Continue reading Social Media Technology Acquisitions – Superpowers Unite

Involver & Klout for Cool Kids Only?

Last week Klout and Involver partnered together to do something very interesting on Facebook. First, you should know what Klout is about. Klout is a tool that measures social influence across the web. The higher the Klout score, the higher the social influence, at least to according to the people at Klout.  Involver is a … Continue reading Involver & Klout for Cool Kids Only?

Osama Bin Laden is Dead and News Breaks on Twitter

Many of you who went to bed early last night are waking up to the news that Osama Bin Laden is dead. Killed by US Navy Seal Forces in Abbottabad Pakistan, Osama wasn’t hiding in a cave but a million dollar mansion designed with the sole intent of protecting him. As news began to trickle … Continue reading Osama Bin Laden is Dead and News Breaks on Twitter