Every day while researching the latest trends for clients or finding stories for the blog, I come across some brilliant reads that I bookmark and keep for myself to read when I have a bit of spare time. Rather than being selfish and keeping all that great content to myself, I decided to start a feature here where I share ten must-read social media and technology stories of the day. Most of these will go beyond breaking news and will be insightful posts, articles or videos that are worth starting your day with.
The Jig Is Up: Time to Get Past Facebook and Invent a New Future. This is an interesting look at the changing times at Facebook and how we all live in the future and how it could be time for something different.
There are a ton of companies jumping in to the social mobile video sharing space to try and become the next Instagram. One of those is Vidly and With Help From Facebook Timeline, Viddy Becomes Top Free iPhone App
If you are stuck for a little inspiration then these 7 Creative Social Media Marketing Mini Case Studies will be just what you need to get yourself going.
Most people have been very positive about the social readers on Facebook but the guys over on Readwriteweb take a view from the other side of the fence?Why Facebook Social Reading Apps Don?t Work
Tumblr have been getting a ton of traction lately with lots of users and page views but how are they going to make money? Here is How Tumblr plans to attract brands & their money
Honda Wants You to Stop Using That Damn Pinterest Already Automaker gives pinners $500 to take a break
What Facebook Understood That Yahoo Didn?t: The Magic of a Billion Dollars. Seems that if you are doing anything serious in tech these days that you need a billion dollars to be taken seriously!
It has taken a while but it seems like location tagging of posts seems to finally be taking off and expanding on Facebook?200M users include location in Facebook posts; company looks to expand location APIs
Social Media Time Savers: 4 New Productivity Tools and How to Use Them. With so many different tools and solutions out there these are 4 simple time savers.
Everywhere you go in the world of social media these days people are talking about influence and how to measure it but this is a good piece on The Fallacy Of Influence
12 Industry Leaders Share Advice For Marketers Starting Out In 2012. a great piece if you are getting in to marketing online for the first time.
A little video today that has nothing to do with marketing or social media but that put a huge smile on my face and will hopefully do the same for you. These children will never have heard of Facebook or Twitter but look how happy they are!