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Your no bullsh*t 2014 social media trends post

Your no bullsh*t 2014 social media trends post

I'm quite the cynical guy. I'm not one to make bold predictions either. Combine those two attributes together and you get my annual 2014 social media no bullish*t predictions. Brace yourself. Your mind will be blown. Well, maybe not blow, but you'll probably nod quite a bit and chuckle.

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The White House and Social Media

The White House and Social Media

President Obama has been dubbed as one of the most "social" President's in history. By social, I mean social media. 

The President is always using Google+ hangouts, Twitter chats and other ways to connect with his constituents. It's a great way to connect with voters, drive influence and rally support for his political agenda.

In a Q&A on The Next Web, Kori Schulman describes what it's like to be at the hub of this effort (though I'm disappointed that some questions weren't asked).

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Is the #Brandowl a Glimpse of What Social TV Could Really Be Like?

Is the #Brandowl a Glimpse of What Social TV Could Really Be Like?

It's Monday and those of us who love sports are doing out Monday Morning Quarterback thing. Those of us who are marketers, and arguably those who aren't, are talking about the #Brandbowl. 

Whether you liked some, all or none of the multi-million dollar spots, one thing loads of us liked was using social media to talk about them and share our opinions.

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Graph Search and the Future of Customized Content

Graph Search and the Future of Customized Content

We are in living in a social-network-minded world. People you know, don't know, think you know and want to know, are creating content on a frantic pace. It's hard to keep up with it all. 

As a result, Facebook, the largest network, is trying to simplify how we get our content -- or at least search for relevancy in content. Question is, how will other networks react, specifically the likes of Twitter, Pinterest and Linkedin?

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