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The Year of Social Media 2010

Year of Social Media 2010 By MINDJUMPERS ANUARY 2010 starts off with viral updates on Facebook. Women all over the world start sharing the colour of their bras to raise awareness of breast cancer. EBRUARY The social micropayment platform Flattr is launched Flattr Facebook Mobile reaches 100 million users The social media aggregator is launched Linked in Linkedin hits 60 million users Launch of Google Buzz ARCH PODIO The work platform called Hoist, now Podio, wins the MIT Global Start-up award American TV host Conan O'Brien makes Sarah Killen famous by only following her on Twitter @LovelyButton PRIL Facebook starts to build the social web with open graph and introduces social plugins such as the Like Button to be incorporated on external sites 30,000 people a day are signing up to tweet Tweet 1 Becoe a Fan Facebook changes their pages: now you 'Like' instead of 'become a fan' Ning Ning announces that they will no longer be a free platform AY tyrannybook Amnesty International launched Tyrannybook to fight for human rights. The site has had more than 3 million visitors Youtube exceeds You Tube 2 billion views a day Toyota goes viral with hip hop family car in the Swagger Wagon campaign. Currently, the video has 7,840,530 views on Youtube UNE facebook Facebook hits new traffic record with more than 141 million unique visitors in the US during the month, which is around the double of the number of unique visitors from June 2009 ULY facebook Facebook helps you connect and share with the people in your life. Facebook hits 500 million users 500,000,000 Old Spice shows viral success with the campaign featuring the 'Old Spice Guy aka 'the man your man could smell like'. foursquare Foursquare reaches 100 million checkins UGUST Facebook launches the geolocation service called Places in the US Launch of, which allows users to create a personal profile page that guides people to all their other profiles online goes offline нот Cr to launch an improved version 14 days later EPTEMBER Ping Apple launches their own social network called Ping A hunter Tipp-ex goes viral with their video called 'A Hunter Shoots a Bear' with almost 14 million views on Youtube CTOBER foursquare Foursquare hits 4 million users Facebook launches new groups, which give users a shared space where members can participate in communal activities like group chat, bbing document sharing etc. Later on, they enable social search on collaboration with Bing. YOU DON'T GET TO 500 MILLION FRIENDS WITHOUTMAKING The film 'The Social Network' about Facebook premieres A FEW ENEMIES skype Skype integrates Facebook, so users can chat, call or sms Facebook friends facebook. OVEMBER The First International Social Media Competition for Professionals The Bees Awards The Bees Awards is held – the first social media award for marketing and communications professionals Eece Фое1 The network Diaspora is launched for the public, so far in alpha diaspora* jumo Jumo - a social network for non-profit organizations, is launched in beta by among others Facebook co-founder Chris Hughes Facebook launches new Messages and Facebook Deals Linked in Linkedin introduces new Company Pages to help businesses of all sizes attract new customers using trusted and professional product and service recommendations Rockmelt is launched - a social browser built on Chromium that integrates Facebook and Twitter hootsuite HootSuite, which lets users manage multiple social networks through one platform, reaches 1,000,000 users ECEMBER Celebs like Lady Gaga, Justin Timberlake, Elijah Wood and many others participate in World AIDS Day and announce their digital death to raise money for the cause Alexandre Oudin Facebook launches new profile design 4:16 Thursday, 5 August foursquare Foursquare enables photo sharing and comments to their service Sam B. commented on your check in at Starbucks: "Tm ike two blocks from there right now! Wanna meet up? Close View slide to unlock Person of the Year IME Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg is announced Time Magasine's Person of the Year References: S MINDJUMPERS

The Year of Social Media 2010

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