The Week in Social Media (17-23 June)

During this week (17-23, June 2013) in social media we had some interesting news coming from Facebook, Twitter. Here are the improvements: 1. Instagram introduced on June 20th video capabilities to the service in order to compete better with Vine (which… Continue Reading

Social media: positives and negatives in the case of “Lost Girl”

Last Sunday (14/04/2013) was the season finale (s3) of the Canadian show “Lost Girl”, which I have been watching for a while. The show also has a very dedicated fan base – they create websites, forums, art, tumblr, facebook and twitter posts,… Continue Reading

LinkedIn quietly conquers the new publishing frontier

In the beginning of February 2013, LikedIn reported revenue of $303.6 million, and net income of $11.5 million, effectively increasing its stock market valuation by about 20%. But during the call with investors, CEO Jeff Weiner said something very important:… Continue Reading

Online Activism – 2012 and beyond

 There is no person on the planet that is not willing to admit the important role that social networks and online activism played in the recent years – not only for assisting political change in regions like Egypt, the protests… Continue Reading

Amazon is offering customized Brand Pages

Amazon is rolling Brand Pages under its new Amazon Marketing Services, as reported first by Techcrunch on November 20th.  Through the pages, Amazon gives the ability to companies to set their own brand pages with customized URLs (www.amazon.com/YourBrand),  specific design and integration with… Continue Reading