Tragedy struck outside the Empire State Building early Friday AM as a gunmen killed a former colleague and injured nine other people. Word spread via social media very quickly and even some controversial pictures were shared. One again, social media proves to be the first in breaking (unfiltered) news stories. Bing chose a very wise partner by the name of Quora to add to their search and social integration for their search engine. Nintendo Power magazine is closing it’s doors after 24 years. Check out the classic covers from years past. This past Tuesday, the California Senate determined that colleges and universities are not allowed to require students to provide administrators access to their social media accounts. Now we wait for Governor Jerry Brown to sign the bill. Finally, have you heard of couchsurfing? The next time you are planning a road trip, check out your options. It’s gaining steam!
Upcoming Classes at Fifty & Five
- 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:
Happy Weekend from the Fifty & Five Team!