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Social Media in Latin America: Argentina, Brazil, Mexico Helping Region Compete Against Asia-Pacific's Twitter User Growth

Social media across Latin America has been projected to reach hundreds of millions of people, and Twitter is reportedly a cause for the spike.
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MLB The Show 14 Update: Danny McBride Featured in Game; Fans Win Giveaways

Just when you thought MLB 14: The Show couldn't get any better this video happened.
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SMWF 2014: Future of Social Intelligence: Missed Opportunities Available as Technology, Computing Power Grows

Brandwatch global Chief Marketing Officer Will McInnes wants you to think how much the world has changed in the last 10-20 years. From business, education, globalization, politics and the rise of the BRIC (Brazil, Russia, India and China) countries, McInnes said, “It’s astonishing.”

SMWF 2014: Adobe, Intel, State Street Social Media Execs Talk Brand Reputation by Empowering Employees

Social media can be a powerful if used correctly, and employers could utilize the platform to motivate their employees and establish a better brand status.
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SMWF 2014: MasterCard 'Priceless Surprises' Campaign 'Successful' Using 'Storytelling, Emotion, Surprises'

MasterCard's "Priceless Surprises" campaign launched in January, and the campaign has proven successful for the credit card company in terms of social media presence and against rivals.

SMWF 2014: AT&T Lead Social Media Strategist Erik Larson Talks Telecommunication's Social Media Role, Usage

The Social Media Forum (SMWF) returned to New York City, and hosted a breakout session featuring mobile carrier AT&T's lead social media senior strategist discussing the company's online undertakings.
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Twitter in Latin America: Region's Growth to Decline as Asia-Pacific's User Share Increases Through 2018

Internet usage has been projected to rise in Latin America, but it might not equate to social media users in the region.
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Vivica A. Fox Starts Twitter Beef With 'RHOA' Star Kenya Moore

It looks like Porsha Stewart and the rest of the ‘RHOA’ cast members aren’t the only people that “Real Housewives of Atlanta” star Kenya Moore has beef with. 49-year-old actress and television producer Vivica A. Fox is also slamming the former Miss USA winner.
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Social Media Saturday: Facebook Starts Listening and Reminds Us of Privacy, While Twitter Is Dying on Wall Street

This week in social media, Facebook added a Shazam-like feature that can automatically tag music, TV or movies in status updates, just by listening in to your life. Speaking of listening in, Facebook also changed some of its privacy settings for the better with a reminder for users what privacy level their status updates are set to. Also, Twitter's having a bad week on Wall Street (again) while both it and rival Instagram are meeting resistance abroad.
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Facebook Product Director Mike Hudack Posts Rant Against CNN, Nation's Media

Mike Hudack, Facebook's director of product, wrote a lengthy, self-proclaimed rant Thursday in which he blasts the current state of the media and its lack of serious news coverage.
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Social Media Saturday: Pinterest, a Serious Competitor; Foursquare Releases Swarm; Yahoo Buys Its Own Snapchat Clone

This week in social media, Pinterest emerged as a serious competitor in the social media industry. Meanwhile, Foursquare rolled out its new Swarm app, Yahoo bought a Snapchat clone called Blink, Snapchat itself was named one of the worst companies for data privacy, Twitter almost got banned in Russia, and Facebook tested a new location-based notification system that's a bit like Foursquare, with a little Google Now thrown in. It's time for Social Media Saturday!

4j Studios Release 'Minecraft' Screenshots on Next-Gen Platforms

While development for the Xbox One and Playstation 4 versions of "Minecraft" are still underway and expected for release in December, 4J Studios released two screenshots of the much-anticipated game.
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Is Sebastián Rulli the Most Superstitious Latino on Twitter? Make a Wish With Star at 11:11

Have you ever noticed Sebastián Rulli's tendency to Tweet at 11:11?
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Dolphins Suspend Don Jones For Comments Toward Michael Sam

The Miami Dolphins safety Don Jones was fined by the organization and has been suspended from team activities after he posted tweets about Michael Sam, the first openly gay player to be drafted in the NFL.

Walmart Taps Xbox One Edition of Minecraft for December Launch

Gamers from all over the world have been eagerly waiting for the release of "Minecraft" on the Xbox One and Playstation 4 platforms, but until now there were only murmurings of a release date.
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Social Media Saturday: Facebook Culls the App Herd, Twitter Had a Bad Week on Wall Street, and Whisper CEO's Contentious Debate Over Gwyneth Paltrow

This week in social media, Twitter got pretty bruised by Wall Street, Facebook bought a fitness app and got rid of a couple of its less popular mobile offerings, and Whisper's CEO Michael Heyward duked it out with TechCrunch's Michael Arrington. Meanwhile, Tumblr added a huge swath of customization options to its mobile app and the Federal Trade Commission officially chided Snapchat. It's time for Social Media Saturday!
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