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Interesting.

TechCrunch

Facebook has created a new feature that lets users find friends and potential friends nearby. Currently Initially called “Friendshake” and also accessible through a URL that is the abbreviation of “find friends nearby” (http://fb.com/ffn), it’s another step in Facebook furthering its reach into mobile, and creating services to meet new people — rather than building up more connectivity with the ones you already know. And, in keeping with Facebook’s emphasis on being as ubiquitous as possible, for now it’s not being delivered in a native app, but via the mobile web. Update: it’s accessible via Facebook’s mobile apps, too (see below the break for more details, including comments from the developer).

The service comes a little under two months after Facebook announced the acquisition of Glancee, a mobile app that helps users discover people near them with similar interests, whose three founders have now joined Facebook…

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Top jobs of the week in digital media

Gigaom

Summer is fully in effect, but that doesn’t mean our readers or our job listings have gone on vacation. This weekend, check out the latest batch of jobs listed on our site, including:

Classified ads

We have more listings from companies like Akamai Technologies, Wenner Media and SponsorPay. Click here to see what else is on our job board.

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How Top Brands Like Gatorade And The Super Bowl Use Social-Media Command Centers | Fast Company

http://www.fastcompany.com/1841131/how-gatorade-the-super-bowl-use-social-media-command-centers-to-build-their-brands?partner=rss&utm_source=pulsenews&utm_medium=referral&utm_campaign=Feed%3A+fastcompany%2Fheadlines+%28Fast+Company+Headlines%29

Social Media Is Just One Part Of A Complete Marketing Plan – http://lorirtaylor.com

 

What Role Does SMM Play For Your Brand?

 

Social media marketing is quick, inexpensive (compared to traditional marketing) and provides global coverage, but despite all these benefits it is cannot do the job of marketing your brand all by itself.

Read more: http://lorirtaylor.com/social-media-is-just-one-part-of-a-complete-marketing-plan/