With social media updates from Facebook, Twitter, Google+ and Foursquare, this past week was a big week in social media. Here are the developments that caught Social Moms’ attention: Facebook Following its f8 developers conference last week, Facebook hit a major milestone and rolled out several new features. Facebook has now surpassed 800 million active users with another 350 million people using Facebook via a mobile device. With this achievement under its belt, the industry giant has ... Continue Reading
Several social media updates were announced this past week. Here are a few that caught Social Moms’ attention.
With f8, just around the corner, Facebook introduces major enhancements and innovations.
With its annual developers conference, f8, just around the corner, Facebook introduces major enhancements that are sure to capture the attention of fellow industry giants: Google, Twitter and Blackberry. In the past week, Facebook has released several major innovations, positioning the company to become more than just another website on the internet. To help you stay up-to-date on these social media changes, here are some of the news items that caught Social Moms’ attention: Facebook has ... Continue Reading
Learn the best web tools for analyzing your blog and social media outreach.
There is tons of advice available out there for those new to blogging and social media – how to come up with post ideas, where to get free graphics, the top ten best things to do, the top ten mistakes everyone makes. But, whether you’re new to Blogland or a seasoned pro, we all end up with the same question: How am I doing? Some professions are easy to label successful or unsuccessful, but it's a bit more complicated with blogging. For many of us, a successful blogger is someone who has ... Continue Reading
Use the Internet to get the same travel deals and savings as the locals, no matter how near or far your destination.
Wouldn’t it be great if you had a best friend in every top travel vacation destination? Someone who could take you to their favorite places, the ones that never make it in to a guidebook so you could travel like a local? The Internet can connect you with local flavor before your trip and after you arrive so you can act like a local, no matter where you are headed. Here are a few places you can look to find the best deals, restaurants, and attractions. Newspapers The local paper has ... Continue Reading
Hacker group Anonymous threatens to take down Facebook on Nov. 5, 2011, alleging Facebook shares private data with governments and privacy controls are lacking
The hacker group known as Anonymous posted a video today, promising to destroy Facebook on Nov. 5, 2011. The group said the purpose of the attack is to revolt against Facebook allegedly selling or sharing information with governments, and the lax privacy controls Facebook offers consumers. The group has claimed responsibility for successful attacks against Visa, PayPal, Bank of America and a host of governmental agencies around the world. The group denied responsibility for the recent ... Continue Reading
Learn about resources available for you and your teen to harness everything Facebook has to offer, safely, as it becomes an inevitable part of their lives.
A quick Google search confirms my suspicions. All the dangers of Facebook for kids – everything from cyber bullying to sexual predators to misbehavior that can impact a child’s college admissions to a host of other issues – do indeed exist and there is already a wealth of information on the Internet that addresses these challenges. A similar search, one that seeks what is good for teens about the world’s most successful social network, comes back with far less information and ... Continue Reading
I’m always talking to people about different ways they can expand their brand or business on the web. If you’re not using social media, you are missing out on potential customers for your business, or potential readers for your blog. Sometimes businesses put too much thought into whether or not they need a Facebook page. … [ Read full post ]
I'm always talking to people about different ways they can expand their brand or business on the web. If you're not using social media, you are missing out on potential customers for your business, or potential readers for your blog. Sometimes businesses put too much thought into whether or not they need a Facebook page. Let me make this really clear: the answer is yes, no matter what. Why? Because you need to stay in touch with your customers and they are spending more time than ever logged in ... Continue Reading