Humanizing Social Media, Hyperlocal Resources and Lots About Timeline

Partnership models emerging in collaborative journalism (Current)

Why every news org should have a river (Nieman Lab)

Don’t dread tomorrow’s switch to Timeline (TechCrunch)

6 ways to acquire new customers using social media (Mashable)

People confuse Timeline with profiles (AllFacebook)

You life is social; why isn’t your business? (HuffPo)

Google customer survey questions are an offbeat alternative to paywall (Poynter)

Facebook Timeline: friend or foe for brands? (Soshable)

10 ways to humanize your brand on social media (Mashable)

Facebook marketing page posts Timeline photo contest (AllFacebook)

Facebook reportedly working to revamp search (CNET)

Inbound marketing for businesses of all sizes (Soshable)

Disengaging from the news and hyperlocal content (OJB)

Comparing apples and oranges in data journalism (OJB)

Resources for hyperlocal (OJB)


Tumblr’s Milestone, Hangout Apps and the Age of the Incubator

How American Express grows its social media presence (Mashable)

Tumblr hits 20 billion total posts (Mashable)

The second screen generation in a single photo (Lost Remote)

Google+ Hangout apps come out of hiding (TechCrunch)

Google+ developers hope to revolutionize chat with Hangout apps (SiliconValley.com)

Facebook page audiences to plummet (AllFacebook)

Facebook now features app activity more prominently on Timeline (InsideFacebook)

How Google and Adobe aim to measure your true ROI (Mashable)

4 types of journalists, how they tick and what we can learn from them (Poynter)

6 ways to get started in community management (OJB)

Google, Disqus working on new article commenting systems (Poynter)

Alt-weeklies can’t define themselves in terms of newspapers any more (Poynter)

Creating a taxonomy of news partnerships (MediaShift)

Rise of the Y Combinator signals the rise of the incubator in Silicon Valley (SiliconValley.com)


Engagement Editors Are Important, Semantic Search Will Be Huge And, Oh Yeah, Pintrest Stuff

#PBSNeedsIndies catches fire (Center for Social Media)

Engagement editors: an emerging, important job in Digital First newsrooms (Steve Buttry)

As Pintrest grows visitors 52% in one month, journalism profs find news uses for it (Poynter)

How to tap Facebook fans to signal search engines (All Facebook)

How social media users multitask while watching TV (Lost Remote)

Google’s semantic search will change SEO (Mashable)

5 ways in which Spotify is pioneering the hyper-social business model (Mashable)

5 ways TV newsrooms use the cover photo (Mashable)

Pintrest design spreading because it works (CNET)

How social communities are changing online interaction (Forbes)

Where chasing traffic meets “important” journalism: Gawkers experiment (OJB)

Only 8% of US actually uses Twitter (Soshable)

9 hot social networks to watch (Mashable)


If Google Would Ditch Plus…

…and focus on integrating Hangouts with other networks, all might be better.


Flickr Becoming Pintrest, Esquire’s Animals Escape Trailer and a Countdown to Timeline for Brands

Why Esquire created a trailer for the animal escape story (MediaShift)

NYT writer defends Forbes reporter accused of ‘stealing’ his work (Romenesko)

5 key components of a successful interest graph (Mashable)

Countdown to Timeline for pages, profiles (All Facebook)

Is Twitter a newspaper or the phone company? (GigaOm)

Don’t shoot the messenger over user content, courts confirm (PaidContent)

How Google’s +1 button affects SEO (Mashable)

Social media and the millennial brain (Search Engine Journal)

Sneak preview: Timeline on a Facebook page (All Facebook)

WSJ Facebook pages hit by comment flashmob (Poynter)

Everything you need to know about the wireless spectrum (Mashable)

How business uses Google+ (NY Times)

Flickr gets a makeover, looks a lot like Pintrest (Mashable)

BuzzFeed adds a little nostalgia to your Facebook Timeline (TechCrunch)

You can’t sue family over unwanted Facebook photos, says judge (Mashable)

Flickr to get slicker (CNET)

Why are brands shutting their Facebook stores? (Mashable)

Storify launches iPad app (TechCrunch)

Google Hangouts grow in popularity (SiliconValley.com)

The Pintrest effect: Conde Nast casts “Easy Living” in the mold of hot new social network (TechCrunch)

Apple vs. Facebook: why users are the losers (CNET)