Why Facebook May Spend $1 Billion For Waze
Facebook is in talks to buy social-navigation company Waze for up to $1 billion. In this week’s social media must-reads, we take a closer look at why Facebook is willing to pay the Israel-based startup so much money.
Here’s a recap of the social media news you may have missed last week:
Why Facebook Wants to Buy Waze
Industry analysts explain why Facebook wants to buy the mobile navigation app based in Israel for up to $1 billion. Business insider.
The Broken Link of Social Customer Service
Social media is changing business for the better, but is it enough? Part one looks at the opportunities and challenges businesses face when engaging customers on social networks. Part two talks about the disconnect between social media marketing and social customer service within the organization. Brian Solis.
22 Facebook PR Secrets for Community Managers
Here are 22 secrets for community managers who want to stay ahead of the curve. Search Engine Watch.
Email or Social Media
This interview with DJ Waldow, co-author of “The Rebel’s Guide to Email Marketing” talks about focusing on email marketing and working it into your social media. Social Media Examiner.
Looking at the Numbers
Here‘s an updated look at the number of people using the top social media services and mobil apps. Digital Marketing Ramblings.