Olympic’s Social Media War Room

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Olympic’s Social Media War Room

According to Reuters, “NBC’s parent, Comcast Corp, paid more than $7.75 billion for the rights to broadcast the Olympic Games to U.S. audiences, up until 2032. Most of its Olympic revenues will come from selling TV advertising or from …

Science News on Social Media Not Trusted

Americans have mixed opinions on science news seen on social media websites. For the most part they are distrustful according to Pew Research Center. “Twice as many social media users distrust science posts on these sites than trust them.” However, …

Past Facebook Exec Decries Social Media

How bad is Facebook and other social media for society? After another former top executives at Facebook has come out against social media, we’re beginning to wonder. “Chamath Palihapitiya, who joined Facebook in 2007 and became its vice president for …

Social Media: A Dilemma for Government

Social media works best when a dialog is created between the organization and the individual. State and local governments have found it hard to get residents to follow their social media if they only push out information, so having an …

More on Social Media as Prime News Source

Here are more interesting results from the Pew Research Center’s analysis of how American use social media to obtain news. Though we wrote about social media as a growing source for news for most demographics, there is a segment of …

Getting News on Social Media Grows in 2017

Pew Research Center has an analysis of social media as a source for news. As of August 2017, nearly two-thirds of Americans received their news from a variety of social media sources. This is up overall from 62% in 2016 …

What Travelers Share on Social Media

With summer vacations starting to wind down, Adweek has prepared an infographic of the images that travelers most share on social media and why. The most-shared run the gamut from famous sites to aspirational living. The “why” people share seems …

It is Social Media or Social Networking?

Thoughts on the difference between social media and social networking, from the Huffington Post.…

The Most Popular Social Media Site? Not What You May Think

Some surprises about which social media sites are most popular … details from Motley Fool.…

Social Media Security Basics

Some ABCs on social media security from Popular Science.…