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MIT on Social Business Market Drivers + Strugglers

MIT on Social Business Market Drivers + StrugglersPractices that correlate with maturing social business.

Social business has jumped in importance to virtually every industry polled in a recent MIT Sloan Management survey, proof that it's no longer a fad, and pointing to the myriad of ways organizations are defining and implementing it.

Forrester Report: The Social Media Habits of B2B Customers

Customer Experience: Forrester How B2B Customers Use Social MediaEvery B2B customer is using social media for business, but how they use it depends on their particular situation. That's the key takeaway in a new report from Forrester Research.

Adobe Social Adds Instagram, LinkedIn + Foursquare Integrations

Adobe Social Adds Instagram, LinkedIn + Foursquare Integrations Adobe Social now allows for annotations that can be shared instantly.

Adobe is expanding its roster of social network integrations with the additions of Instagram, LinkedIn, Foursquare and Flickr to its Adobe Social tool, part of a broader move at completely integrating its Marketing Cloud.

Actiance Adds Social Content Review Feature to Socialite

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Communication, collaboration and social media governance platform Actiance released a new feature that allows a user to approve and review social content through multiple reviewers on Socialite, its social engagement and compliance product.

Get Satisfaction Debuts Responsive Design, Drops Free Version

Get Satisfaction Debuts Responsive Design, Drops Free VersionSocial forum provider Get Satisfaction has debuted a responsive design layout, dropped its free version, and refocused itself around the user generated content its community spaces help foster.

Instagram Video + Photo Posts Can Now Be Embedded

Instagram Embedded PostsEven though it’s mainly known as a photo — and more recently, video — sharing site, Instagram has been making a few changes to improve its functionality, with the most recent update being that posts can now be embedded.

Forrester Wave for Social Depth Platforms: Lithium, Jive, Acquia, Telligent

communities, Forrester Wave for Social Depth Platforms: Lithium, Jive, Acquia, TelligentNot sure when we started calling social community software "social depth platforms", but Forrester's latest Wave has hit the street and there are some well known social platform providers topping the list. 

Facebook Graph Search Rolls Out This Week, Privacy Watchers Standing By

Facebook Graph Search Rolls Out This Week

The wait is over for Facebook users who have been keen to try out the new social graph features of Graph Search. The new features, some six months in beta, roll out this week for U.S. users, with a wider launch to follow. 

Social Media Briefs: Hello Twitter Targeted Ads, Goodbye Alta Vista

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Whether you celebrated Canada Day, the Fourth of July this week or were on a holiday or your own, you may have missed the following social media news. 

Happy Birthday Google+, Celebrates With New Follow Button

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 Happy Birthday to Google+, twhich celebrates its second birthday today. The social network that is steadily building up a head of steam as a conversation maker and builder for netizens, also has some new features for users, as older Google products are closed down. 

Social Media Briefs: LinkedIn, Social Analytics and a Social Celebration

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This week, LinkedIn announced new features, a partnership and a milestone, while several social analytics tools launched. This weekend, we're getting ready to celebrate World Social Media Day. What's not to love?

Smartwatches and Consoles To Drive the Digital Ecosystem, Could Save Your Life

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All the mobile players already have, or are working toward, a smartwatch as a companion for their phones, with potentially life-saving utility for users. It also seems that a games console will be the next desirable ecosystem-expanding object to keep users invested.

Tellagence Discover Offers Marketers Insight into Customer Conversations on Twitter

Customer Experience: Tellagence Launches Tellagence Discover

Social analytics company Tellagence has released Tellagence Discover, a social research and analytics tool for Twitter designed to improve how marketers connect with customers through a keyword conversation method.

Facebook Updates Ads Manager Reports, Mobile Apps Install Ads

Facebook Updates Ads Manager ReportsThe steady stream of updates to Facebook’s advertising platform continues with changes to the Ads Manager Reports and the Mobile App Install Ads tools.

The Four Orders of Benefits for Calculating Social ROI

Calculating Return on Investment on Social MediaWith each generation, the value of social media activity has slowly shifted from a purely personal value proposition to one where online branding, network quality and broadcast have become increasingly important. As these external measures have grown in importantance, social media ROI has become something that can potentially be calculated.

Five Cool Things From Microsoft's Build Keynote #bldwin

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While the release of Windows 8.1 was the biggie at Microsoft's first keynote, there was lots of other smart, useful or fun features, either as part of Windows or from other areas, that are coming developers and users way as part of Microsoft's future plans. 

 

Reported: Facebook to Launch News Reader Service

Reported: Facebook to Launch News Reader Service, social media

According to reports, Facebook is about to be a bit more news-oriented with Reader: a mobile newspaper service.

Instagram Video Comes into View

Instagram Video Comes into View

As video use explodes in the enterprise, Instagram has decided the time has come to slip into the scene, and it has announced its very own video service.

 

Facebook Updates Facebook Insights

Facebook Insights Update

The updates to Facebook continue as its Facebook Insights branch debuts a new look that's designed to make data easier to understand and more actionable.

Facebook Advertisers Reach the 1 Million Mark

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The viability of Facebook as an advertising platform has been reaffirmed with the announcement that 1 million advertisers now use the social network.