When Karen Huff (senior citizen) was bullied on a bus, the guy Max Sidorov that found the video on Facebook, reposted it to Indiegogo (a social fundraising site) and named and shamed the school involved. He wanted to raise money for Karen to have a vacation – well, $600,000 dollars later (and still a month to go), Karen will get a vacation of a lifetime!
Are you looking for a social media course? Facebook Timeline, Twitter, Google Plus for Business Pages, Pinterest, Foursquare, blogging? Here are a list of current and upcoming courses and social media training in Australia, Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane and other locations. Facebook, Twitter, google plus education by a well known and respected social media consultant Laurel Papworth
Pinterest chooses not to let users block spammers, encouraging users to report the spammers to them instead. Risks: legal, costly, membership loss.
A three day social media training covering campaigns and strategies, revenues and measurement, monitoring and creation of social media content. Course is lecture, group activities and computer exercise based. Sydney, Brisbane, Melbourne, Canberra.
How would you improve this social media campaign on Spot.us to raise awareness about cycling accidents?
One woman, Kristen, got miffed with banks and created Bank Transfer Day, November 5th 2011 which led to 600,000 people changing their bank to a credit union, 16% of business loans shifting to Mutuals/Credit Unions. Ariana Huffington has started MoveYourMoney and others are following suit. Any bets as to when the banks start fighting back a la Fox News and Media?
How to turn off SMO and go back to SEO but: SEO is dead, SMO rules. Search Engine Optimization has been hijacked by your friends and family (Social Media Optimization) and that’s a good thing.
How to make $10million in one weekend of tweeting. Is Social Media just people mucking around on Facebook with their mates or does Social Media make share prices go up or down? Tell your CEO to get a basic understanding of ROI in online community discussions and activities or pay the price.
Online social gaming company, Rockyou with 32 million gamers, and $129,000,000 of funding, got fined $250,000 for revealing the usernames and passwords of their members, and putting at risk their webmail (Gmail, Yahoo etc) accounts. Oh and they fibbed about their security, compromised by a hack that’s been around ten years.
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