Social media update: 29/07/2011

29 Jul

Afternoon all,

Google+ seems to be creating a lot of excitement in social media at the moment. Take a look and see what’s been happening, along with many other social media updates!

Happy reading

IN THE NEWS THIS WEEK…

General news Now Facebook tell us how to disable facial recognition!

Microsoft say sorry for their insensitive tweet.

Domino’s Pizza runs a real-time twitter feed in Time Square!

There will be ads in your Twitter timelines – how do you feel about that?

Facebook will be coming to Covent Garden! Wonder if they’ll be our neighbours…

Google maps adds London public transport directions

This should help all you new Google+ starters – 10 tips & tricks.

Facebook or Google+? This is what Google+ lacks on…

…and here’s an infographic on Facebook vs Google+

One year to go for 2012 Olympics – have you tweeted #1yeartogo?

Do you need to get off Facebook?!

Alternative ways to increase your fan base. ..

One to watch…  Check out Scoop.it – another great way to curate everything in one place.

Hugo Boss – interactive experience on YouTube.

This week’s awesome case study We can all learn from Versace’s mistakes – take a look

Excellent celeb-powered social good campaigns J

This week’s must bookmark site Faveous – a new way of aggregating all your online ‘favourites’ in one place!
Quote of the week [Justin] Timberlake’s bet on MySpace is a risky one, but it signals an acknowledgment that buying into the entertainment business these days means buying into new media, not old media.”

Johanna Blakley, managing director at the University of Southern California’s Norman Lear Center, as quoted by Reuters

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