Category: Social Media Trends

Emerging Technology
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Four Vastly Different Industries Primed for Wearable Tech

As published to Entrepreneur Wearable technology got its greatest initial growth in the fitness industry, and it’s come a long way since 1984’s Casio’s Databank calculator watches. The true line of demarcation was introduction of 2008’s original FitBit, with true industry validation and surge generated by the Nike Fuel band in early 2012. Three years later, […]

Social Media for Business
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Why 35 Million Mexicans Are Gettin’ #Social

Global Forecast: 2.55 Billion Social People In June 2013, eMarketer released its “Worldwide Social Network Users: 2013 Forecast and Comparative Estimates” report, revealing one in four people worldwide will use social networks in 2013. The number of social network users around the world will rise from 1.47 billion in 2012 to 1.73 billion this year, […]

Case Study
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Social Media Today Study: How Social Is Global Enterprise?

  Today in Atlanta, Social Media Today (SMT) announced its Socially Enabled Enterprise Oracle Study. SMT’s research, done in partnership with Oracle and Leader Networks, was commissioned to explore the changing role of the IT and marketing with the impact of social business in large organizations.   The idea of a “socially enabled enterprise” is one where a set of […]

Social Media Trends
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Survey: Folks in Georgia Less Likely to Be Embarrassed by Bad #Selfies

As published on Business2Community Ah, the “Selfie.” What the Urban Dictionary defines as, “pictures taken of oneself while holding the camera at arms length…usually carried out by girls 12-21.” Oh, but if it were only them; the application is broader. It’s become the leading way to eliminate all that awkwardness and dissatisfaction of traditional two-person […]

Gamification
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Fixing Broken Social Media Channels with Agile Leadership and Gamification: Interview w Fanzy

As written for Technorati Is This the Year of Gamification? Last year I had a prediction that 2012 would be the year of gamification. I may have been wrong. Just this year the Gamification.co proudly announced 1 million views to their consistently compelling SlideShare content. And others are beginning to talk of game integration into processes as line […]

Case Study
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Does Email at Work Create Resentment? [Infographic]

As written for Social Media Today Of all the communication methods in the workplace, 43 percent say email is the one most likely to create resentment between senders and receivers —this according to a new survey from CPP, “The People Development People,” and publishers of the Myers-Briggs®  personality assessment. In a popular article I wrote last year, the company examined which […]

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How Airlines Are Embracing Social Media (Infographic)

Originally published to Business2Community In an effort to build customer engagement, commercial airlines have embraced social media — Twitter accounts, Facebook pages, and check-in locations for location-based mobile apps. Airlines like Southwest Air make a strong point to personalize audience experiences in ways like: Social media duties as part of job responsibility. Seeking out and sharing real customer experiences. Using local station […]

Andre Bourque (SocialMarketingFella) is Editor Emeritus of Technorati.

He covers emerging trends and news in social, mobile, cloud, and related technologies.

Based in San Francisco, he can be contacted via his social channels and at: andrefbourque@gmail.com

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