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The Weekly Spread: A Social Derby, Bonnaroo365, and Facebook Addicts

Fri, 05/11/2012 - 8:57am -- SocialToaster

Figure 1 Robert Scoble Got This Message on Facebook This Week

Figure 1 Robert Scoble Got This Message on Facebook This Week

We’ve gathered the most relevant, noteworthy, interesting (and sometimes ridiculous) social media stories and tips of the week to keep you in the loop. Here’s what you missed:

I’ll Have Another won the Kentucky Derby on Saturday, but the telecast won the day in Social Media, amassing 264K comments. 

If you’re looking to boost sales, Pinterest, not Facebook, is your go-to social medium, according to Econsultancy.

Bonnaroo enthusiasts don’t need to travel to middle of nowhere anymore. Thanks to YouTube, Bonnaroo’s a click away and never has to end.

In obvious news: The LA Times reported that people like talking about themselves on Facebook. We’re hoping your comments fall under the optimistic category, or your post may be censored like Robert Scoble’s was.

Not surprisingly, we spent more time accessing social sites on our phones then computers in March.

Speaking of time spent on social sites… you may officially be addicted. For those of you on the opposite end of the spectrum – here are some tips for curing your social media paralysis.

President Obama wants to know what song gets you fired up and is accepting requests for his campaign song on Spotify.

Realtime Report dished on the impact of Facebook Timeline, or should we say, lack thereof.

In closing, if you prefer hearing the news from your trustworthy friends on Facebook over the typical media outlets – this Flipboard is for you.

 

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