"Twitter" Essays and Research Papers

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questions on Twitter. Twitter is simply one of the popular online-places where people can socialize. But what is it that has made this online-place so popular? Why don’t just socialize via phone or e-mail? Twitter was created on the side of the company ODEO. The website was supposed to be a secondary company compared to ODEO, but after some time Twitter started to grow and the possibilities within too. Evan Williams – the founder of Twitter and former CEO of Twitter – also says that Twitter take all...

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Twitter

What are you up to? - Twitter, of course Twitter is a great social medium. There are more people than you could imagine, tweeting at this very moment. It is a phenomenon which by the looks of i will remain popular for decades. In the following article, I will emphasize some of the advantages and disadvantages of using it for business, political and social purposes. The “hunch” Back to where it all started, a CEO of a company called ODEO, hired an engineer named Jack. His name was Evan Williams...

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Twitter

Using Twitter to Effectively Make a Brand Reach Out to the Millenials Twitter is an online free micro blogging and social networking site founded by Biz Stone and jack Dorsey in 2006. It enables those using it to read and send tweets, which are 140-character short bursts of information. Users can also include in the tweets links having other content and broadcast them either publicly or privately. Companies and many business firms are nowadays using it as a way of engagement with customers. It...

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Twitter Privacy

Privacy Issues and Monetizing Twitter Strengths The first strength that Twitter has is its large amount of users. Twitter has hundreds of millions of users and the number continues to go. This is a quality strength because it give Twitter a large audience to send information to. It is a powerful thing to have such a large base of people all under one system. Twitter can utilize large group of people in multiple ways. The size also makes Twitter appealing to other outlets and companies. The amount...

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The Effects of Twitter

Kate Rohani Professor Keogh Intro to Sociology 20 September 2012 The Effects of Twitter Usage in America In a material world like ours today, cultural expressions are crossing all borders and affecting traditions and customs of societies more and more. Many new innovations are introduced and carried all around the world, changing the ways people view things and the way they live. No matter how small, the inventions always have social consequences attached to them. All of these innovations...

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About Twitter

[pic] What is it? Why use it? And what are the advantages and disadvantages of Twitter? Twitter is an online application that cannot be defined as one single tool. As such, this application is part a blog, part a social networking site and part cell phone/IM tool, designed to let users answer the question: “What are you doing?”. Users have 140 characters for each posting (or “tweet”) to say whatever they care to say. Many tweets do answer the question of what the user is doing, but plenty...

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Twitter Trap

 The Twitter Trap STUDENT NAME: Pretty Vaddi Student Number: 300782105 COMM 170 Instructor: Evelyn Holmes The Twitter Trap Bill Keller in “The twitter trap” published in The New york Times (18 May 2011) notes that he felt as though he had poisoned his daughter by allowing her onto Facebook. He equates it to giving a drug and sees it as eroding a youth’s intellect or skills development memory skills, math skills, penmanship, innate sense of direction, attention span, problem solving...

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Twitter as a Social Sixth Sense

Dashua Williams English II Professor Patrick Murphy 12 October 26 Twitter Phenomenon Living in an Era where digital and social media is on the rise every single day, Author Clive Thompson presents to us on how twitter creates a sixth sense. When one thinks of sixth sense one automatically thinks psychic-like abilities. However, in this context Clive explains to us social proprioception through websites like twitter. Social proprioception-is giving a group of people a sense of itself. In...

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drawbacks of twitter to businesses

Drawbacks of Twitter to Businesses Twitter is considered as a major social media network helping businesses. However the use of twitter also has many drawbacks. I have pointed out some disadvantages of twitter specifically to businesses. Some companies use twitter to share employee ideas and thoughts through twitter. Even though it seems like an advantage for a company, employees might get caught up on other tweets that they have a self interest on. For example, A Canucks fan might get caught...

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new words appear on twitter

I. Introduction Twitter is one of the most popular social media website in this era. Many people use twitter to be connected to others, business, or just to get along with trend. Behind the popularity of twitter, it is also gave effect in language field where it brings out new words which once only used for the site then become popular among the social media world. In this paper, I want to explain the some new words from twitter. II. New words a. Data No. New Words Phonetic Transcription Etymology...

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Facebook vs. Twitter Analysis

CASE 1, FACEBOOK VS. TWITTER Unit 3, Facebook vs. Twitter Case Study Analysis Kaplan University School of Business and Management MT460 Management Policy and Strategy Author: Jennifer Sikes Professor: Dr. Sokol Date: July 25, 2011 Introduction Facebook is a social networking website launched in February 2004. Facebook has gained in, as Sarah Lacy calls it, “some made-up social media war”, on its’ at one time rivalries: MySpace and LinkedIn. However, Twitter, another, very similar...

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Twitter Searches For A Business Model

Twitter Searches For A Business Model Case Study Questions: 1. Twitter began as a web-based version of popular text messaging services provided by cell phone carriers. Basically, Twitter doesn’t make money. However, if a company signs up to blast messages to users, they could earn a profit. In April 2010, Twitter announced its first foray into the big-time ad marketplace with promoted Tweets. This was thought of as Twitter search engine. In June 2010, they announced their newest addition which was...

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Twitter Case Study

Analysis: Privacy Issues And Monetizing Twitter Jessie Eddy MSYS-CU05 Instructor: Tetsu Nakashima September 28, 2012 The main problem that the Twitter Trio is facing is their ability to generate revenue. With all this information available to them via their Twitter network, and their 100 million Tweeters, Twitter could be generating massive amounts of revenue through data mining. The problem is that users could see this as a breach of their privacy. Twitter must find a way to use this information...

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Facebook vs Twitter

RUNNING HEAD: Facebook vs. Twitter: The Coming Facebook-Twitter Collision Unit 3 Facebook vs. Twitter: The Coming Facebook-Twitter Collision Case Study Analysis Kaplan University School of Business and Management MT460 Management Policy and Strategy November 11, 2011 Introduction Over the past several years social networking has basically gone viral and there are many social networking sites available to the public including Facebook, MySpace, Twitter and LinkedIn. Facebook has been...

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Social Network Service and Twitter

providers: Twitter. Twitter is an online social networking service and microblogging service that enables its users to send and read text-based messages of up to 140 characters, known as "tweets".It was created in March 2006 by Jack Dorsey and launched that July. The service rapidly gained worldwide popularity, with over 500 million active users as of 2012, generating over 340 million tweets daily and handling over 1.6 billion search queries per day.[6][8][9] Since its launch, Twitter has become...

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The Coming Facebook Twitter Collision

Case Study Facebook vs. Twitter: The Coming Facebook-Twitter Collision Business Strategy Submitted by: Sunita Shrestha IAU ID: 102236 King's College Facebook vs. Twitter: The Coming Facebook-Twitter Collision Introduction A social networking website launched in February 2004, Facebook has gained in some made up war with rivalries: MySpace and LinkedIn. However, Twitter, the micro blogging site started in 2006, has forced Facebook onto a collision course despite having some key difference...

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Twitter Case Study

TWITTER SEARCHES FOR A BUSINESS MODEL Twitter, the social networking site based on 140 character text messages, is the buzz social networking phenomenon of the year. Like all social networking sites, such as Facebook, MySpace, YouTube, Flickr, and others, Twitter provides a platform for users to express themselves by creating content and sharing it with their “followers,” who sign up to receive someone’s “tweets.” And like most social networking sites, Twitter faces the problem of how to make money...

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Facebook vs Twitter

 Facebook vs. Twitter Jaimie Mckeen English Comp Linda Gardner 06 November 2012 Jaimie Mckeen English Comp Linda Gardner 06 November 2012 Facebook vs. Twitter In today’s society social networking sites are very popular. It seems that most people have at least one account with a social networking website. Two of the most popular social networking sites are Facebook and Twitter. Social networking sites like these allow people to keep in touch with their friends...

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Case Study-Twitter

Case Study: Privacy Issues And Monetizing Twitter Name: Sabrina Parmar Class: MSYS 200-CU04 Instructor: Keltie Gower Date: January 30th 2011 ...

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The Contagious Effect of Twitter

THE CONTAGIOUS EFFECTS OF TWITTER A visionary man will inspire his society by his passionately words. Giving good impact for his social environment and triggers the followers by his actions. It is. “The task of a leader is enabling the emergence of the new leaders.”-@aniesbaswedan A humorous man will entertain people by his jokes. Giving happiness for others and accidentally bringing them into his amusement world and follow him. It is. “I hope that my 2012 resolution won’t end up as fast as...

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Twitter Case Analysis

To the average technologically advanced American, Twitter is one of the most visited social media sites. From a popularity contest standpoint, Twitter would be amongst the top winners; however, when evaluating Twitter from a business analytical aspect it might not be a lucrative business venture. The attractive attribute to Twitter Inc. is the fact the sites does not make any of its users pay. Twitter is designed to allow users to voice multiple thoughts, ideas, or share different information amongst...

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Twitter as a News Source

Twitter has become a huge phenomenon in most people’s everyday lives. It has evolved and branched off from Facebook. In a way it is a lot like Facebook, by being able to create statuses and post pictures, but Twitter is also very different. Some may even say Twitter is much easier to navigate so easy that it is now people’s “go-to” website when in need of information. But is Twitter taking the place of news, gossip and sports websites? Has it become too much of a convenience that people just...

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Analysis on Twitter, Youtube & Facebook

Section 1: Introduction and Background Social networking sites have been steadily rising in the past decade. Some of the biggest names in the recent social culture are Facebook, YouTube and Twitter. Let’s start with a little history lesson about the humble beginnings of these social networking giants. First off, let us begin with Facebook. Prior to its launch in February 2004, Mark Zuckerberg had experimented with a number of different web products from his Harvard dormitory. In fact, his first...

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Speech to Inform: Twitter

Informative Speech Outline General Purpose: To Inform Specific Purpose: To inform my audience of how Twitter has changed the way we communicate Central Idea: Twitter has revolutionized the way people all around the world communicate, bringing the entire world into the same conversation within seconds. I. Introduction In the last century, the world has been introduced to many new modes of communication, some more revolutionary than others. In the past twenty years we have seen several that...

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Old Girls Twitter

is my father doing asking me about twitter, he doesn’t even own a computer. I assumed that he had seen a newspaper article about it or heard it on the news. I stood correct. Twitter has become new media phenomenon and let’s be honest- who doesn’t have a Twitter account these days? In defense of Twitter by Caroline McCarthy and Do I Really Have To Join Twitter? By Farhad Manjoo were two articles that struck me as captivating. Personally, I’ve never found twitter all that appealing, and yet I still...

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Best Buy Uses Twitter

Best Buy Uses Twitter to Enhance Customer Service 0 Tw eet T By Kylie Jane Wakefield (http://contently.com/blog/author/kylie-jane-wakefield/), under Case Studies (http://contently.com/blog/content-strategy-case-studies/), Social Media (http://contently.com/blog/social-media/). Kylie Jane Wakefield (http://kjwakefield.contently.com/) is a Los Angeles based freelance writer and publicist. his post is part of the Twitter for Brands Series (http://contently.com/blog/tag/twitter-for-brands-series)...

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Facebook vs. Twitter Case Study

Unit 3 Facebook vs. Twitter Case Study Analysis Kaplan University School of Business and Management MT460 Management Policy and Strategy Author: Professor: Keanon Alderson Date: August 26, 2012 Introduction Facebook is a social networking website launched in February 2004. Facebook's mission is to give people the power to share and make the world more open and connected. People all around the world actively use Facebook to stay connected with their friends and...

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McDonald's Twitter Campaign Backfires

In January of 2012, McDonalds created the Twitter hashtag “#MeetTheFarmers” to promote connections with family farms and local suppliers. Halfway through the first day of the campaign, the director had switched the hashtag from “#MeetTheFarmers” to “#McDStories”, to create an opportunity for the public to share their own McDonald’s stories. However, numerous critics used the hashtag to mention bad experience and express negative comments towards the corporation. In an attempt to change the course...

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Comparative Case Study on Facebook & Twitter

Course: MA Digital Media Module Name: E-Solutions and Digital Media Applications Module Code: CMP010N Module Leader: Elena Moschini Report Topic: Comparative Case Study on Facebook & Twitter Student Name: Prakriti Sharma Student ID Number: 11070550 CONTENTS Introduction 3 Main Features 5 Work Culture 6 Infrastructure 8 Communication Models 8 INTRODUCTION In the year 2008, Social Networking took over pornography as the number one activity on the World Wide...

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Facebook Trumps Twitter as the Social Media King

Facebook Professor Hoffman WRTG 101 February 21, 2012 Facebook Trumps Twitter as the Social Media King Comparing Facebook and Twitter and showing their commonalities as well as their differences, was not an easy task. I’ve learned that the likeness outweighs their differences. Although on the surface it may seem that they are 2 total different companies, there goal is common in their purpose of bringing people closer together. They provide many people with an avenue to market...

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Getting and Processing Data from Twitter

EA Report: NodeXL Assignment APM 1st year student 12410179 HOANG Nguyen Phong Due Date: January 25, 2011 16:00 HOANG Nguyen Phong 12410179 Page 1 Mathematics for Information Technology EA I. Getting and Processing data from Twitter: Firstly, by “import tool” in NodeXL plug-in for Microsoft Excel, I searched for people whose tweets contains the key word “Julian Assange”, and ticked to all of three boxes “Follows”, “Replies-to”, and “Mentions relation” with the 100 people limitation...

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Case Study Analysis: Privacy Issues and Monetizing Twitter

Analysis: Privacy Issues and Monetizing Twitter Problem Statement This case looks at Twitter in early 2010. At this point, Twitter had a market valuation of $1 billion, but was a free service without a viable business plan. The challenge facing Twitter at this point in time is finding a balance between Twitter’s revenue generating initiatives and protecting the privacy rights of the tens of millions using Twitter’s popular social networking service. Twitter was founded in 2006 by Jack Dorsey, Evan...

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outline compare and contrast facebook vs twitter

• Compare or contrast two businesses to determine which one you prefer; for example, Tim Hortons or Starbucks, Canadian Tire or Home Depot, Future Shop or Best Buy, H&M or Old Navy. Use your own observations. • Compare or contrast Facebook vs. Twitter (or two other social media sites) as a) marketing tools to determine which is effective; or b) as communication tools to determine which is effective. Use your own observations. • Compare or contrast two reality TV shows to determine which is successful;...

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Facebook vs. Twitter Case Study Analysis

Unit 3 Facebook vs. Twitter Case Study Analysis Kaplan University School of Business and Management MT460 Management Policy and Strategy Author: Tosha Collins Professor: Dr. Karli Peterson Date: January 22, 1970 Facebook (originally "The facebook") is a social networking website launched in February 2004 by Mark Zuckerberg, then 23, while studying psychology at Harvard University. Membership was initially limited to students of Harvard College, but soon the social site...

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Teachers Blame Social Networking And Twitter For Pupils

Teachers blame Social networking and Twitter for pupils' poor grades and academic performance Teachers believe social networking sites such as Facebook and Twitter are to blame for pupils' poor grades, a study has concluded. Children who spend much of their time online find it harder to concentrate in class, are permanently distracted and have shorter attention spans, researchers found. Many teachers are also unhappy at the increase in the number of children who are using text-speak or social...

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The Entrepreneurs at Twitter: Building a Brand, a Social Tool or a Tech Powerhouse?

The Entrepreneurs at Twitter: Building a Brand, a Social Tool or a Tech Powerhouse? Summary Proclaimed as the hottest company since Google and Facebook, Twitter introduced a revolutionary micro-blogging service in 2006 that allowed users to spread and share short messages of 140 characters (“tweets”) with friends and strangers subscribing to follow their communication flow (as so called “followers”) in order to find out what is happening right now from any point of the globe. Raising a total of...

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Would You Agree That Social Networks Such as, Twitter, Facebook and Myspace Contribute Significantly to the High Increase of Cyber Crimes?

Would you agree that social networks such as, twitter, facebook and myspace contribute significantly to the high increase of cyber crimes? The world of online social interactivity has undergone a sea of change which has been highlighted by the continued rise in the importance and increased usage of social networking sites on the Internet. Unfortunately, the increasing popularity of cyber communities, such as social networks, has been accompanied by an equivalent growth of cyber crimes. As social...

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The Age of Oversharing

tweet but can’t text back?” is what floods Twitter user’s timeline on a daily basis. Meghan Daum refers to this as the Age of Oversharing in her essay “I Don’t Give a Tweet What You’re Doing,” where she sarcastically dissects the controversies behind Twitter and how nearly fourteen million users have completely abandoned Twitter’s “initial function to serve as an information conduit between close friends and family” (233). Along with her beliefs of Twitter adding to our already compromised interpersonal...

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Media functions in the context of social media

following discussion will be based on this clarification. 1. Social Media Functions Self-expression: In the context of social media, self-expression has been enhanced to the main and fundamental function for mass individual users. Facebook and Twitter users have identified their top 3 activities: “comments on daily activities”, “upload and share photos” and “comment on friends’ posts” [1], which all serves the function of self-expression. Based on these expressions, some active individuals influencing...

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Social Media's Impact on Journalism

MM100A 26 October 2012 Social media has become extremely popular over the last decade. Facebook, Twitter, and YouTube have become a part of most people’s everyday lives. Journalism, as well as social media, is a huge part of the world today primarily because it is how a lot of people get their information. While social media benefits journalism, it is a major hurting factor as well. Social media is often seen as an optimistic thing for many journalists around the world. More times than not...

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Social Media Communication - Risk and Benefit

Century has given corporations a global audience, using the ever growing, and easily accessible interaction of social media. Like many other corporate leaders, Best Buy CEO Brian Dunn accepted his trusted Chief Marketing Officer’s suggestion to use “Twitter” as a form of communication, which could be used to broadcast information to both his employees and customers. Like any form of communication there are basic and fundamental requirements that should be adhered to regarding the publication of a message...

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How can social media be used to improve customer care? How can organisations improve their advertising and marketing strategies as a result? Give examples.

care. (KETLER Presentations, 1987) What is called social media refers to the means of interactions among people in which they create, share, and exchange information and ideas in virtual communities and networks, (Ahlqvist, 2008), like Facebook, Twitter or YouTube. Social media can create a highly interactive phenomenon for customers to share the new products information, discuss and comment on them. It is recorded that about 77 percent of B2C companies and 43 percent of B2B companies solicited...

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Use Of Social Media As A Learning Platform In Tertiary Level Education

innovative way for everyone to communicate with the new developments in the technological world. Social media networks is a phenomenon on the internet that has gained popularity over ten years. Users all around the world use sites like Facebook, Twitter, and Myspace to create and sustain relationships with others. These social media sites allow them to create personal profiles while connecting with other users of the sites. Users can upload photographs, post what they are doing at any given time...

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social blogs, wikis, pod casts, pictures and videos. It is an important aspect of Web Marketing which helps you in building your Company Image, Identification and Online Communication strategy. Orkut, Facebook, Linkedin, Digg, Stumbleupon, Flickr, Twitter, My Space, hi5 and Youtube are some of the Popular Social Media Websites. SMO Services and activites We at Dimakh Consultants Pune treat each customer as unique; as every Customer has different needs and goals to be achieved. Based upon the Customers...

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Social Media

Facebook and twitter to stay informed. A survey in the article, “The State of The News Media” concludes that 70% of Facebook users get their news from friends and family members via Facebook and 13% of users receive their news from news organizations that post their news through social media sites. This survey proves that social media sites are becoming pathways to news. The purpose of this article is to find out exactly how much consumers rely on Social media sites such as, Facebook and twitter for their...

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To Tweet or Not to Tweet?

1010-001 26 September 2011 To Tweet Or Not To Tweet In his essay, which appears on Slate.com, “Do I Really Have To Join Twitter?” Farhad Manjoo focuses on the social blogging site Twitter, and how he disagrees with the necessity of having such a random site like Twitter. He does not understand why people want to share every little detail of his or her life by posting tweets on Twitter. He believes the main reason people blog is so they will be able to keep up to date on the latest gossip. Manjoo argument...

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Appendices………………………………………………………………………………………………………………….. INTRODUCTION Only recently in Jamaica have social networking become a prominent issue. Great deals of speculation have been made about the impacts of social networking sites (SNS) such as Facebook, MySpace, and Twitter on users’ lives particularly on youths. There is also justifiably some fear that SNS would diminish proper communication skills, human relationships and contacts, as well as cause social seclusion. However others believe that with the advent of social...

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Social Networking

When you log onto your computer and start up a web browser, what is the first website that comes to mind? Facebook? Myspace? Maybe Twitter? These websites are just some of the worlds top social networking sites in the worldwide web. ORIENTATION: I have been a member of such sites as; Facebook, Myspace, and Twitter. Due to the mass quantity of users, I have reason to believe that at least over half the class is a member to major networking sites since ...

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Viral Marketing Strategy in Magnum Ice Cream

trend topics in social media like Twitter. Of course this condition is strengthen each brand on customer’s mind and otomatically increasing sales in the market. This condition obviously happened with good planning and campaign strategy that can create “buzz” in the society. Magnum ice cream’s campaign starts with Unilever hired some public figures who has many followers in their Twitter account. In a moment, tweet (the term in Twitter) from the public figure’s Twitter account spread widely to their...

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Social strategy at Nike

does Nike use Facebook, Twitter and YouTube for its digital strategy? Nike did a partnership with Apple to create Nike+. Nike+ was made up of a sensor that was inside the runners shoes and it was able to monitor the runners speed, distance, and calories burned in which it transmitted all that information into an iPod. It also offered training tips and the ability to share the workouts with friends through the Nike website, facebook, and twitter. Nike expanded their twitter account and in order to...

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Outline the Current and Proposed Uk Legal Framework Under Which Social Networking Sites Operate. in Your Opinion, Is the Protection Offered to Innocent Users of These Sites Sufficient? If so, What Makes It Sufficient?

US companies to transfer information to their servers. Both US and Europe came together to merge rules to form a “European Union Safe Harbour Framework” which includes the data protection act and the federal data protection act, which is used by twitter. Computer Misuse Act 1990 This law was designed to frame legislations and controls over computer crime and fraud. It was created to: ➢ Criminalise unauthorised access to computer systems ➢ Deter serious criminals from using a computer to...

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Effect of Social Networking Sites

advertisement... Psychological Impact: The psychological impact of social media on individuals is immense. The positive aspect of the entire experience has been the ability to connect with people. The core USP of social networking sites such as Facebook or Twitter is its ability to connect with people across the world and this brings a certain sense of joy to people. You would have met lots of your old friends through Facebook and that ability to stay in touch with them irrespective of locations makes it a...

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Social Media Revolution in Egypt

on Twitter, “Freedom is a blessing that deserves fighting for it.” Soon, another Facebook page was created, with hundreds of thousands of people supporting him and claiming him to be the spokesman for the revolution (Alexander, 2011). “This is an Internet revolution,” he said. “I’ll call it Revolution 2.0.” Google also played a role. After the Egyptian government cut off the Internet, Google created Speak2Tweet, which allowed Egyptians to leave voice messages that could be posted to Twitter (Crovitz...

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The Double life Behind Social Networking sites

peers too. Their thinking is why should they live if they are just exist to be hurt and be bullied all the time. Parents should randomly monitor their children and teens profile that they have on Facebook, Twitter or on MySpace. For instance, social network sites such as Facebook, Twitter, and MySpace is designed to place appropriate pictures and text messages. But, some people use it to post things that are not appropriate and longing the attention from other peers. As such, an 18 year old male...

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Salesforce.com: The Emerging Social Enterprise

matter. Providing a cohesive customer related system which delights customers. Building a social platform for large corporations and their customers. Overall a holistic approach to meet the growing need of using social technologies like Facebook, twitter and google+ to engage their suppliers, employees and customers. Because customers and employees are sometimes spending a majority of their time at social sites. 3 Radian 6(now owned by Salesforce) is described as a “listening and engagement platforms”...

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Social Networking: “How Does It Affect My Life?”

Nowadays, social networking has been taking a big part in our lives especially through the existence of gadgets that helps us to access programs such as; twitter, Face book, MySpace and many more. Did you know that fifty-four percent of companies prohibit the use of social networking, but fifty-seven percent of employees admit to using social networks during work time for personal use? And twenty percent of all divorce cases are directly caused by Face book. Complaints about inappropriate conversations...

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Info Tech

1: List five types of social media and there usage * Skype – video calls * Blackberry messenger – talk to friends * Face book – socialize with people * YouTube – watch videos * Twitter – keep track of people 2: five advantages of using Skype * free communication * can call across the world * cheap to use (if you are a subscriber) * brings societies together * has potential to be a great technology 3: five disadvantages of using Skype * need...

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Social Networking Questionnaire

for your participation. Chris Bateson U0661505@unimal.hud.ac.uk SECTION 1: PERSONAL DETAILS Age: _____ Occupation: __________________________________________ SECTION 2: QUESTIONAIRE 1. Are you part of a social networking society (eg Facebook, Twitter etc). If yes, go directly to question 3, If No, go to question 2. o Yes o No 2. For what reason are you not part of a social networking society? ___________________________________________________________________________ _________________________...

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Purple Rain

Media J Med Internet Res. 2009 Oct-Dec; 11(4): Social Media Use in the United States: Implications for Health Communication Annotated bibliographies Adopting a situated learning perspective, I have come to believe that the true power of Twitter and other social networking tools lies in their potential to extend learning beyond the boundaries of the classroom community. Based on the idea, learning takes place as “newcomers” become more proficient practitioners of a discipline through participating...

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Social Media and the Egyptian Revolution

applications such as Twitter, Facebook and YouTube hold the dynamic power to manipulate, control, inform and motivate. Essentially, they have become excellent tools for activists. This paper seeks to describe and assess specifically the relationship between social media and the Egyptian Revolution. Building on this foundation, this essay will prove that social media platforms were the major catalysts for social change in Egypt. To begin, social media, or more precisely Twitter and Facebook, defined...

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