Social media update: 3/09/2011

3 Sep

Afternoon All,

There are some interesting Facebook apps in this week’s social media update. Find out more about Oprah’s live appearance on Facebook next week, a new social networking car and the fight is still on between Facebook & Google+!

Happy reading 🙂

IN THE NEWS THIS WEEK…

General news Brands involved in riot clean-up are seen more favourably by young people – find out more here…

The exciting new social networking car by Ford!

Have your face on grilled cheese – yummy fun!

Beyonce’s baby reveal reached 8.868 tweets per second! What’s going to happen when s/he’s born?

Infographic about how travellers use in-flight Wi-Fi. How do we use it?

Tesco Book use social media to blog & tweet about events, book launches, reviews & author interviews – sounds great!

UK Radioplayer allows you to share what you’re listening to with your Facebook friends – have you tried it?

Are Facebook playing catch-up with Google+ and their privacy settings again?

Any questions for Oprah? Catch her on Facebook next week!

Domino’s anyone? Now you can order from your iPad – great!

BA’s Perfect Days Facebook app – find out what to do on holiday & share your experience too!

And now there is a social network for leaves – our prayers have been answered!

One to watch…  HootSuite have made some changes to their management system – find out more here!
This week’s awesome case study Just what you need to convince your clients to get on board with social media.
This week’s must bookmark site Have some fun with Twix!
Quote of the week It’s jarring to see a first name and last name and profile picture next to someone that’s only using a first name and no picture. I think that people with identity in the system will get trusted more.”

Joshua Schachter, founder of Delicious and Jig, as quoted by All Things D

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