• SocialToaster today revealed some "rules" on running a successful social media brand program, as evidenced by several NFL and NBA professional sports teams. “You have to listen, analyze and adjust the content you are providing your fans,” said Mike Donnay, Senior Director, Brand Networks of Palace Sports & Entertainment and The Detroit Pistons. For more information on this story, please visit http://www.heraldonline.com/2012/11/13/4409965/nfl-and-nba-teams-reveal-...

 

  • Chatwing has introduced a "reliable chat widget with social media features" offering easy installation and quick time-to-market. For more information on this story please visit http://www.sfgate.com/business/prweb/article/Chatwing-Introduces-Reliable-Chat-Widget-with-4030428.php or get the download directly at http://www.chatwing.com/

 

  • British Columbia is planning a major "social media push" aimed at providing real-time warnings for tsunamis along the Candian coast. A mixture of Twitter, websites, mobile sites, and emails will allow for a much more interactive warning system providing maps and audio clips as well. For more information on this story please visit http://www.vancouversun.com/news/taps+into+social+media+tsunami+warnings...

 

  • A new survey released from Offerpop highlights the impact that social media is having on the consumer buying decision. One key finding showed that 90% of respondents said that following a brand on social media makes them either somewhat likely or very likely to consider the brand when planning their holiday shopping list. For more information on this story, please visit http://www.sfgate.com/business/prweb/article/Social-Media-Outranks-TV-Ne...
     
  • A group of Army and Marine Corps veterans have launched a military-only social media networking site. RallyPoint's developers say their creation is "more like a military-only version of the professional networking website LinkedIn, which they hope will become a valuable career tool for servicemembers." For more information on this story, please visit http://www.hispanicbusiness.com/2012/11/13/veterans_launch_militaryonly_...