Don’t look now but school will be back in session soon (if it has not already started where you live). We are now suffering from Olympic withdrawls. In the social world, Facebook saw more than 116 Million posts and comments, while athletes gained more than 12.2 million likes to their pages. Instagram updated their app this week. Be wary of the location based data it now provides. Also, check out how you can automate your life by using one of our favorite apps - IFTTT. Take a look at this story about how United Airlines lost a child and the social media backlash because of this. Understandably, the parents were besides themselves. For our viral video this week, look at this video of elementary school students in Montana making predictions about the Internet back in 1995. All of their predictions came true!
- Social Media 101 – August 23, 2012 8:30 AM-11:30 AM
- Social Media 201 – August 28, 2012 9AM – 12 noon
- Social Media 101/201 (Accelerated Class) – September 6, 2012
- How to Start a Blog – September 18, 2012
Email Amani@fiftyandfive.com if you are interested in a class. Use the #SocialMediaROI tag for our discount.
Here are five other gems you may have missed from the past week in social media: