A round-up of some of the social media headlines from the past week
Brands need to become ‘friends’ with customers on Twitter and Facebook – Daily Telegraph
The idea of the largest social network becoming a web within the web could be a golden opportunity for businesses.
‘Social networking experts’: New job, high demand – Deseret News
Social media use amongst small business has doubled, with 75 percent owning a page on a social networking site. Social media managers become a must for small businesses.
Elgan: How to automate Google+ – Computer World
A cool new Web service, plus an exclusive hack, let you do amazing tricks with
Google’s social network.
Why Facebook will never charge you – CNN
Facebook has a critical mass of users, and would never risk losing it by charging people for basic access to the tools that make its multi-billion dollar business work.
Twitter goes wild as X Factor judges are joined by celebrity mentors – Metro
Twitter wasn’t just bursting with love for the X Factor judges and their famous assistant mentors last night. When young contestant Luke Lucas sang off-key and out of time with the music in his audition, ‘Poor Luke’ became a trending topic.
Twitter reveals human trends – Hindustan Times
Twitter shows people are more cheerful in the morning, get gloomier as the day wears on and rebound in the evening, with a peak right before bedtime.
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