Social media update:21/4/2011

24 Apr

Afternoon All

This week Facebook has launched a showcase for creative’s called Facebook Studio, Twitter is going to buy TweetDeck and Apple is suing Samsung! It’s all happening in the world of social media.

If there’s anything that you found interesting or if there are any stories you would like to share, please do comment here.

Thanks and happy reading! 🙂


General news Apple sues Samsung – claiming that they are copying the iPhone and iPad.

Twitter is going to buy Tweetdeck for $50m!

Obama meets Facebook …

Facebook launches Facebook Studio for your creative campaigns – very exciting!

40% of European pre-teens are on Facebook!

The Royal Wedding is coming to you LIVE from YouTube!

Wal-Mart is using a social media company to help with their growth.

Social media spend is planned to increase this year according to a study.

3 million check-ins in one day by Foursquare!

Like walls on Facebook  have cheapened the Like.

Your iPhone is tracking your every move – scary huh?

One to watch…  A panic button for kids on iPhone/ Android.

RockMelt social browser brings Twitter and Facebook together on your iPhone.

Him, Her and Them – the new social film on Facebook.

This week’s awesome case study The Mortal Kombat Youtube web serial – how did this all come about?
This week’s must bookmark site If you’re a band waiting to break into the industry – this is one for you.
Quote of the week Most of the time what people want is the most relevant and important information, and without filtering its content for individual users that’s difficult for Twitter to satisfy.”

Jonathan Strauss, CEO of


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