Hottest News on Social Media

Research Essay: Do Ads Work on Social Network?

  • August 8th, 2011 by SEM Contributor
Friends to Fans and Followers: To generate brand awareness for its Old Spice fragrance line, Procter & Gamble invited Facebook users to “Turn Up Your Man Smell” by becoming “fans” of its products. Within a week, the brand’s fan page had more than 120,000 new fans. Not content merely to draw fans to its Facebook page, the Red Robin… Read more

The Hidden Psychology behind Rebecca Black’s Friday

  • April 29th, 2011 by Ann Smarty
Traffic has slowed to a crawl. Everyone’s peaking their heads over to the other side of the highway, where two cars are entangled in a mass of metal. You shake your head at all the drivers slowing down and rubbernecking, but you can’t help taking a quick peak as you drive by. It’s that “it’s so bad I just can’t… Read more

Free Video Streaming Sites Besides YouTube

  • March 24th, 2011 by SEM Contributor
YouTube dominates the world of online video sharing.  Unfortunately, most of the videos uploaded to the site are (frankly) not worth watching.  Sure, there is an occasional viral video that catches the eye of millions, but most are of no interest to a mainstream audience. That’s a shame for those YouTubers who come to the site to watch music videos,… Read more

The Various “Fail” Categories (Youtube)

  • March 21st, 2011 by SEM Contributor
We all know that fails are all over the internet but when thinking about it there are actually many different types of the fail and it is this what has kept them going and popular over the years. (They are just so devilishly funny too.) Here are some of the categories that people tend to search on when thinking of… Read more

YouTube Pushes For Awesome Non-Profit Videos

  • February 23rd, 2011 by Tisha Tolar
Everyone knows YouTube is the place to get discovered and the site is using its star power to move forward with its Annual DoGooder Non-Profit Video Awards. This is their 5th year with the awards program and they have set up a new award to encourage online participation. There will be $10,000 grants give to the winners in the… Read more

Social Media – The Secret to Finding a Job

  • February 17th, 2011 by SEM Contributor
The US was quite badly hit by the recent economic crisis. Countless businesses had to shut down and millions of people lost their jobs during the past three years. Take the opportunity and use social media to connect with potential employers. Although the Internet has been around for a long while now, but nothing has ever been able to attract… Read more

Learn How to Become a Youtube Celebrity

  • February 7th, 2011 by SEM Contributor
There are plenty of lessons to learn about how to become a Youtube personality from those who have already made it. Here are some of the most important tips that will make you a Youtube sensation. First of all, understand that Youtube personalities become famous when they have a concept that is unique, very interesting and worthy of attention. Find… Read more

DUI – The Social Media Sobriety Test

  • November 18th, 2010 by Tisha Tolar
Everyone likes to have a good time but some individuals go over the edge and leave inappropriate messages on social media sites while in a drunken stupor. Text messages, Facebook status and Twitter updates should not be done while fueled with tequila chasers. To avoid making what seemed at the time to be a clever response, welcome the Social Media… Read more

An Easy Way to Embed Tweets, Videos and Pretty much Anything Else

  • November 8th, 2010 by Ann Smarty
Embedly is a WordPress plugin that offers an easy way to embed any content (including Tweets) to your web pages. Enjoy!
We built the Embedly plugin not to compete with Embeds in WordPress, but to expand the number of providers they offer. With the plugin right now, 14 becomes 73 with a few clicks. So let’s look at the Plugin.
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Unify your Social Sites with Meevr.Com

  • October 8th, 2010 by Ann Smarty
One of the most annoying aspects of the fractured social platforms many of us make use of around the web on a daily basis, is that they are spread out all over the place. hopes to remove the frustration of trying to manage a large number of web 2.0 accounts, by providing a social aggregator under which all accounts… Read more