GraphDive announces Social API and $1 million in funding
The Avon Foundation uses social media to fight breast cancer
Social engagement tool Buffer will be announcing an integration with top Twitter web and mobile client TweetCaster tonight.
HootSuite announced an new update to its popular social media management utility today, adding functionality that veers into intranet-light territory similar to a Yammer or a Chatter.
Twitter might be considering a replacement metric for follower count that more accurately measures how influential users are.
Editor's Pick When Salesforce.com acquired Buddy Media for $689 million, it made a major step toward cashing in on those untapped marketing dollars.
A leaked video of Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney talking frankly about his election strategy has caused an uproar in social media.
According to an SEC filing, Linqia, a stealth startup that describes itself as a pay-for-performance network for advertisers, has pulled in its first round of funding.
Today's audiences aren't automatically sold by celebrity endorsements anymore. Instead, they're tribal to major online influencers who not only know their industry well but are the ones disrupting it and propelling it forward.
Last night we broke the news that HootSuite, the social media management solution for companies, acquired Loic Le Meur's often-pivoting Seesmic. Today I spoke with Ryan Holmes about the acquisition and about the future of the social media management space.
SumAll launched a metrics tool today that visually represents the power social media has on e-commerce
Flipboard has announced a new milestone: The soccial tablet app has hit 20 million users and is gaining new faces at a rate of one new signup per minute.
Aditive has raised $3 million for its platform that makes advertising fun for consumers.
If you ever wanted to know the age and sex of social media users on Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, Pinterest, Tumblr, Reddit, Hacker News, Slashdot, Github, Stack Overflow, Orkut, Quora, WordPress.com, Blogger, Flickr, Myspace, Tagged, Hi5, LiveJournal, Yelp, deviantART, StumbleUpon, Goodreads and Last.fm -- you're in luck.
Amicus enables non-profits to leverage the social networks of their supporters to raise more money.
Are President Barack Obama and Governor Mitt Romney sticking to their guns, or are they being inconsistent about certain issues in the run-up to the U.S. presidential election?
A semantic search company, Atigeo, has developed red2012blue.com and blue2012red.com, new websites …
Editor's Pick This year's Olympics earned the nickname "Socialympics." It has inspired huge waves of tweets, brought down the reputation of old media giants, and earned athletes millions of new followers.
Four years ago, Facebook had just 100 million users (and we thought that was big). Upstart Twitter was almost as small as the number of characters in a vintage non-media-enhanced tweet: six lonely millions.
Wildfire, the social media marketing company Google unexpectedly acquired last week, has just released a big ol' body of research dealing with the finer points of fandom -- online fans for big brands, that is.
Sprout Social kicked off two new publishing tools today to further help businesses get the most out of their social media campaigns: Sprout Queue and ViralPost.
Sprout Queue makes it easier to coordinate and schedule content for delivery in advance. …