News and Articles About Social Media
Yelpers argue that their lack of payment for reviews is exploitative unpaid labor, comparing practices to a 'galley slave ship.'
Digital-marketing pro Ian Lurie offers up tips on how to break into the social media and digital advertising industry in this week's Ask the Expert column.
How to avoid passing on a sketchy tweet that could risk your and your startup's reputation.
Research firm Forrester recently penned a scathing letter to Facebook's CEO Mark Zuckerberg taking the social network to task over its marketing platform. But are its criticisms fair?
Google rolls out a handful of new features to make using its social network easier.
Short-form social videos can turn your cinematic dreams into marketing gold.
The New York Stock Exchange ran three trial IPOs this past weekend, seeking to prevent a repeat of Facebook's glitch-plagued Nasdaq debut.
From General Electric to Red Bull, these 24 brands selected by the Webby Awards are proving there is more to social media than cat pictures. Heres what you can learn.
Here are four effective tips for using the social network's new feature to your startup's advantage.
The virtual-scrapbooking social network site has raised $564 million to date without any visible source of revenue. But that will soon change.
How to get customers to go from 'Friending' to Spending.
Our Ask the Expert digital marketing pro Ian Lurie offers up best practices on handling social media, SEO and a business' website on a budget.
The social network has rolled out a feature that offers suggestions to media organizations about which articles they should post to their pages.
The first @reply, hashtag and retweet happened less than a decade ago, but in the world of social media, they're historic.
When a disaster happens or as the anniversary of a catastrophe approaches, it may seem like commenting is the right thing to do. Sometimes, silence is best.
In a move that could change the way companies market to teens online, Facebook will give teens the option of making their content public.
Businesses can now schedule promoted tweets and receive direct messages from followers they haven't necessarily followed back.
Hoping to generate big revenues, Foursquare has rolled out a self-service ad tool to all 1.5 million registered businesses.
The $200 million acquisition could also help in Facebook's mission to bring the internet to the masses.
RoboRoaches for sale, iBeengo wants you to go too, a MBA for entrepreneurs, the war on working from home, Burberry CEO on the future of retail and design, A tech writer goes on a social-media diet. This week's notable news and tantalizing tidbits for entrepreneurs.
The number of social network users are growing internationally at an incredible pace. Heres an infographic on what to expect, where.
Co-founder of nonprofit Practice Makes Perfect startup delves into how focusing on value can help attract volunteers and ensure they will be in it for the long haul.
It's not enough if you think you're special. Others should think you are too.
Our Ask the Expert this month is digital-marketing guru, Ian Lurie. Check out what he thinks businesses absolutely need in their social-media marketing strategies.
If you're looking to launch a business while still in school, here are a few lessons learned from StudyMode founder Blaine Vess.