The Mountain View-based site points to expansion into China as a primary growth strategy. But analysts question whether it can succeed in China given different hiring culture, censorship and high regulation.
As Twitter’s prominence has grown, some pro athletes have gotten into trouble for the words they send into cyberspace. But the San Jose Earthquakes encourage their players to use social media, and so far, it’s been a big success.
Hours after the Facebook IPO, the company’s name appeared in more than 1 percent of all Twitter posts worldwide. The graph above shows the spike in Facebook-related social media activity.
Almost before news of this month’s Cupertino shootings broke, details were being spread through social media. Listen to this podcast and discover how Tweets spread the word and sparked conversations.
Friday morning, the parents of a 22-year-old Stanford student reported him missing in Malaysia. His friends created a social media campaign to find him. Read the story through the actual tweets and Facebook posts.
In just a few years, smartphones with high-quality cameras have revolutionized the way people take and share photos. Older photo-sharing websites like Shutterfly are trying to find their niche.
Burt Herman, founder of Hacks/Hackers, urged business people, technologist and journalists to collaborate on new media solutions at a Stanford Entrepreneurship Week event.