4 Ways Fitness Brands Can Use Facebook’s Open Graph

August 29, 2012jeremygoldmanApps, FacebookNo Comments

Today Rose Yao shared on the Facebook Developers Blog some Open Graph success stories in the fitness category. Among the highlights featured include Nike+ Running, Livestrong, runtastic,and RunKeeper, among others. Here are some best practices these apps employ in order to resonate: #1: Make signing up easy. It’s not just fitness apps that use Facebook Login to help drive easier sign-ups from […]

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The Social 6: 8/25/12 News Roundup

August 25, 2012jeremygoldmanApps, Devices, Facebook, Journalism, Social 6 Daily RecapsNo Comments

Social media in sustainability: your questions answered This Guardian piece is a Q&A with Dana Poole, a global digital communications consultant with BP. The answers given here are useful not just for a social media practitioner interested in sustainability, but for anyone involved with social marketing in general. Storytelling, One Frame at a Time Want a compelling […]

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The Social 6: Stories You Missed Yesterday, 8/21/12 edition

August 21, 2012jeremygoldmanFacebook, Google, Journalism, Social 6 Daily RecapsNo Comments

#6: Internet and Attitude, a Powerful Combination The NY Times Room for Debate typically has some interesting conversations going on, and this piece by Spencer Ackerman of Wired.com isn’t any exception. Nice discussion of Russia’s Pussy Riot controversy, and how social platforms like YouTube and Twitter played major parts in the story. #5: Coca-Cola worried about Ottawa […]

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Here’s Why Zuckerberg Needs to Stay as Facebook’s CEO

August 20, 2012jeremygoldmanFacebookNo Comments

Todd Wasserman just posted an article entitled Should Zuckerberg Resign From CEO Position?, with a poll included. Snapshot in time, here’s where results are netting out right now: No way. Everyone needs to chill out.  45.35%  (2,321 votes) Yeah. Sorry, dude, but you’re in over your hoodie. 41.91%  (2,145 votes) Not sure.  12.74%  (652 votes) To take you back […]

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The Social 6: Key Stories of The Last 24 hours, 8/17/12

August 17, 2012jeremygoldmanEcommerce, Facebook, Going Social, Social 6 Daily RecapsNo Comments

#6 A $12-Million-A-Month iOS Game? NaturalMotion Has It With CSR Racing Benchmark Capital-backed NaturalMotion has announced that its high-profile game, CSR Racing, is now surpassing $12 million in monthly revenue. If that’s the case, that would be the most any iOS game has hit to date, and illustrates the potential market opportunity here. #5 Case Study: Salon […]

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The Social 6: Key Stories of The Last 24 hours, 8/15/12

August 15, 2012jeremygoldmanApps, Facebook, Going Social, Mobile, Social 6 Daily Recaps, TwitterNo Comments

#6 Done Deal: 10 Weeks Later, Salesforce.com Owns Buddy Media Peter Kafka delivers a great article for AllThingsD sharing that Salesforce.com now officially owns Buddy Media. The deal was said to have closed at $750 million. All in all, a pretty quick acquisition as these deals tend to go. Congrats to my friends at Buddy Media for officially […]

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The Social 6: Key Stories of The Last 24 hours, 8/10/12

August 10, 2012jeremygoldmanEcommerce, Facebook, Going Social, Pinterest, Social 6 Daily Recaps, TwitterNo Comments

#6 Facebook turns to its army of users to report phising attacks using new public email address Facebook’s success unfortunately makes it a target for phishers and scammers. Matt Brian writes a great article on TheNextWeb explaining how Facebook is turning to its users to cut down on Facebook-related phishing. Solid move for the company to get the rise […]

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