Kobe did what he does best on Sunday afternoon, captivating NBA audiences everywhere. And this time, he didn't even need a court to do it. Handles were active, #hashtags were a-plenty.
As Coachella wraps up tonight, thousands of kids will make their way back home after a weekend of soaking up the sun, the music and plenty of corporate branding.
Over the course of the past week, we witnessed the power of real-time news reporting with a major story. Here's a look back at 50 tweets, including 15 pictures, and five YouTube videos (one for each day) that tell the story of the Boston Marathon bombing, from beginning to end.
This week, starting with the tragic and sensless bombing of the Boston Marathon on Monday, through a riveting manhunt for two fugitive brothers, and ending in the death of one and apprehension of the other, Social Brother showed us just how powerful his genie (Internet+mobile+social+photography) has become.
Twitter came of age in America this week. The citizen journalists of twitter far surpassed the real time coverage of cable television of the events during the Boston and Watertown siege.
By Noah J. Nelson (@noahjnelson) The actual news out of Boston is still unfolding, yet it might be good to take a moment to come up for air and surve...
Find what makes you special and capitalize on it. When someone visits your social media profiles, it should be distinctly "you."
Among all the other aching distress caused by the Boston bombing, its coverage in the major media gave us precious little of American journalism's best work. The wall-to-wall team coverage that such appalling events now engender operates to the severe detriment of meaningful journalism.
I would know a whole lot less if Wikipedia didn't exist. A day rarely passes by without something piquing my interest and then suddenly I'm learning all about the mating rituals of porpoises.
Nestivity turns a Twitter handle into a "Nest" for all of a user's followers to visit. Tweets then become a focal point for engaging in discussions.
I believe such casual use of "I-am-praying-for-the victims-of-xyz" cheapens the more intense practice of prayer performed with zeal. It's true for most religions. According to Islam, prayer is like melting your soul. You focus. You persevere. You cry. You believe.
While most of the world is distracted by events in Korea, Iraq, Syria and elsewhere, a revolution is forming in South America's second largest country.
K12 CIOs, and in fact all CIOs, must embrace the power of social media and leverage it -- not just for their personal benefit, but for the sake of the organizations you serve.
I'm sure we will continue to hear stories about social media faux pas among athletes, but I believe that in the coming years we will hear a lot more examples of how social media is being used to improve the image of professional sports.
Every artist struggles with productivity -- how can you create more work, and how do you know where you should be spending your time? I recently spoke with Dorie Clark, strategy consultant and author of the book Reinventing You: Define Your Brand, Imagine Your Future.
In the 21st century, we could all use the kind of media training provided for college football stars and NFL Draft hopefuls. Quick -- describe yourself in pithy, media-friendly sound bytes that will translate into lucrative business deals. Yeah, I couldn't do it either.