Inspiration for writing columns comes from many places. Sometimes it's from timely news surrounding companies or new research, and sometimes it's from something completely benign, like a horse head mask for sale on Amazon.com. On Black Friday, one of the fine employees in the office posted that horse head mask on Facebook as his pick of the day for best deal online. As is the case with Facebook and inane items, a few people liked his post and a couple more commented, and suddenly it became a Facebook Sponsored Story being shared with his network.
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Jifiti Launches Mobile Shopping App
November 30, 2012
From eM+C Weekly
Company: Jifiti, a mobile wish list gifting platform
Product/Service: A mobile shopping app
What it Does: Jifiti's mobile app drives shoppers back to brick-and-mortar retail stores, bridging online catalogs and offline shops by providing shoppers with a convienent way to purchase items. The company's app, which is available on iOS, Android and HTML5 mobile web, encourages shoppers to tag items to their wish list and then share that list with friends and family via Facebook, Twitter, email and SMS.
Infographic: Facebook and Pinterest Are the New Wedding Planners
November 30, 2012
After getting a new job or promotion, you probably post an update to Facebook, Twitter and other social profiles to let everyone in on the good news. But when something more personal happens like getting engaged, do you immediately post the information for your connections to see? Do you wait to tell your close friends and family first? It turns out about one in 10 (8 percent) brides are updating their Facebook relationship statuses within minutes of saying "yes." Mashable's
Social and Tech wedding survey, done in conjunction with TheKnot.com, shows that today's bride is both connected and social.