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Social Media Week

Social Media Week's 'Invisible Hand'

Steve Rosenbaum | Posted 02.11.2017 | Technology
Steve Rosenbaum

There are lots of "weeks" in the year. Lot's of industry gatherings vying for your attention. But one of the gatherings that has always risen above, a...

Rohit Varma on India's Surge in the Digital Era

2morrowknight | Posted 06.23.2015 | Technology

In a country where Cricket and Bollywood are the consistent favorites, a wave of social media titans are pushing their way to the top, one impactful project at a time. One of the hottest and most talked about figures in the digital community is Rohit Varma, founder of the Bangalore-based R. Square Consulting.

The GIF That Keeps on Giving

Elle Muliarchyk | Posted 05.09.2015 | Style
Elle Muliarchyk

We remember and dream in GIFs. Think of a special moment in your past, like your first kiss. How do you visualize it? I bet it's not a static image like a perfect photo in a frame. Most likely it's a movement on a loop.

Adventure Into Social Media Land and Other Foreign Landscapes

Carole Sumner Krechman | Posted 05.24.2014 | Technology
Carole Sumner Krechman

The past few months I have traveled across our country to various conferences that covered a vast landscape of our industry: broadcast. We are all wit...

Exclusion or Equality: Where Are The Men in Women's Empowerment?

Marissa Bronfman | Posted 04.28.2014 | Women
Marissa Bronfman

While the semantics of "feminism" tend to polarize people, its definition is very simple: equality between men and women.

The Human Connection in a Digital World

Danny Chan | Posted 04.27.2014 | Technology
Danny Chan

As funny as it is, it is easy to forget how to be a human. We're so driven by data that we often overlook the human aspect of marketing and business.

WATCH: Everything You Need To Know About Social Media Week

HuffPost Live | Posted 02.17.2014 | HuffPost Live 321

Feb. 17 marks the beginning of Social Media Week 2014, a time for thoughtful discourse about how the always-changing technology landscape is impacting...

How Women Can Save the World by Telling Epic Stories in the Movies

Govindini Murty | Posted 01.23.2014 | Entertainment
Govindini Murty

As female filmmakers, we've been told to accept small stories, low budgets, and modest expectations. But what if we have much larger visions? What if we want to make blockbuster movies with heroines who are full of valor, keen intelligence, and a desire to change the world?

7 Sizzling Entrepreneurs Under 40 (2013)

MeiMei Fox | Posted 08.18.2013 | Impact
MeiMei Fox

Continuing in last year's tradition, here are seven amazing young entrepreneurs who are following their dreams in the fields of fashion, media and entertainment, personal and professional development, philanthropy, and fitness.

Development, Diplomacy, & Defense: Solutions via Social Media

Mehrunisa Qayyum | Posted 05.14.2013 | Home
Mehrunisa Qayyum

In the U.S., pundits may tweet about Syria. But average citizens in Bahrain, Saudi Arabia, and Syria are risking their lives because of what they tweet. Yet, they still choose to engage.

From Crowdsourcing to Crowdstorming

Shaun Abrahamson | Posted 04.24.2013 | Technology
Shaun Abrahamson

Over the last decade, organizations like GE, P&G, DARPA and LEGO have pioneered working with crowds to brainstorm. And in recent years, startups like Quirky, Localmotors and Giffgaff have put "crowdstorming" at the core of their strategies to bring better products and services to market.

Changing The Image Of A Country One 'Like' At A Time

The Huffington Post | Carolina Moreno | Posted 09.12.2013 | Latino Voices

Social Media week is winding down, but there's a campaign that's only beginning to pick up steam. With nearly 9,000 Facebook 'Likes' since its launch ...

Why I Did NOT 'Celebrate' Social Media Week

April Rudin | Posted 04.24.2013 | Technology
April Rudin

I will celebrate when the annual "Social Media" parade marches down Fifth Avenue in New York City, and spills over onto the sidewalks with enthusiasm, rivaling the St. Patrick's Day parade.

The 13 Most Meaningless Platitudes Of Social Media Week 2013

The Huffington Post | Jason Gilbert | Posted 02.22.2013 | Technology

Social Media Week is a conference in which people with a lot of Twitter followers brag about how many Twitter followers they have to a room full of pe...

BuzzFeed Chief Battles Andrew Sullivan | Posted 02.22.2013 | Media

A standing-room-only crowd packed the hang-out area on the 11th floor of Buzzfeed's Flatiron District headquarters last night, draining plastic wine g...

Roy Sekoff Speaks At Social Media Week Panel: The Shift From Presentation To Participation (VIDEO)

Posted 04.23.2013 | Media

HuffPost Live president and co-founder Roy Sekoff discusses HuffPost Live and The Shift From Presentation to Participation at Social Media Week in New...

How Social Media Is Humanizing Brands

Dave_Brown | Posted 04.17.2013 | Technology

It's simple. Talk to me like I'm a human being. I'm more than an inbox, Twitter handle, or opportunity for a Facebook "Like." I'm your audience. And if we connect, there can be a meaningful exchange that's beneficial for both of us.

Let's Get Scenius

Faris Yakob | Posted 04.13.2013 | Technology
Faris Yakob

Increasingly, thinkers become ever more specialized in every field and so we need people who can traverse different fields, or at least translate between them, to find the non-obvious combinations that are ideas and innovation. Collaboration will drive big new solutions.

Architects, Inventors, and Collaborators: The People That Drive Change Via Social

Brian Quinn | Posted 02.06.2013 | Technology
Brian Quinn

Championing the architects, inventors, collaborators and all of their ideas and interaction is only the beginning. Encouraging society to take part is the next step.

WATCH: 60 Seconds of Social Media

Shawn Amos | Posted 11.21.2012 | Technology
Shawn Amos

With mobile ad spending predicted to reach $6.4 billion worldwide in 2012, it's clear the future of advertising is in your hands.

The Evolution of Social Media Week

2morrowknight | Posted 10.03.2012 | Technology

The web is not simply a place to make a declaration, but in fact, a multi-layered medium that intersects with nearly every aspect of our lives. We build alliances, raise awareness and forge momentum for future innovation.

Hong Kong Jumps Into Social Media With Both Feet!

April Rudin | Posted 04.23.2012 | Technology
April Rudin

Think about electronics, think about Hong Kong. Think about portable radios, think Hong Kong. It's no wonder that social media has penetrated so much of Hong Kong (and other parts of Asia) so quickly.

Five Social Media Lessons From the Cutting Edge

Dr. Layla McCay | Posted 04.17.2012 | Media
Dr. Layla McCay

If social media is really a game changer, I'd hoped the new game might be more exciting. In reality, I know it is. So who is playing, and where are they?

The Classroom of the Future

Tanyella Evans | Posted 04.16.2012 | Technology
Tanyella Evans

At the panel event it was clear that this unassuming 8th grade history teacher from White Plains was using technology her fellow well-groomed panelists hadn't even heard of -- integrating tools such as My Big Campus, Edmodo and Socrative, to revolutionize the classroom dynamic.

Is Michael Graves the James Dyson of Healthcare?

Rosina Samadani | Posted 04.15.2012 | Business
Rosina Samadani

Michael Graves has noticed the deficit in understanding in the design of hospital rooms -- including layout, bathrooms, and even décor, and the tremendous need in assistive devices for patients.