Mediabistro Course

Social Media 201

Social Media 201Starting October 13, Social Media 201 picks up where Social Media 101 left off, to provide you with hands-on instruction for gaining likes, followers, retweets, favorites, pins, and engagement. Social media experts will teach you how to make social media marketing work for your bottom line and achieving your business goals. Register now!

Social Media Jobs: Avanquest, NBCUniversal, Elements Bahavioral Health

avaquest304

This week, Avanquest is hiring a social media manager, while NBCUniversal needs a social media marketing manager. Elements Behavioral Health is seeking an SEO and Google specialist, and  is on the hunt for a director of communications and media. Get the scoop on these openings below, and find additional social media jobs on Mediabistro.

Read more

REPORT: U.S. Adults Avg. 21 Minutes/Day on Facebook

eMarketerLogo304

Adults in the U.S. will spend an average of 21 minutes per day on Facebook in 2014, or 6 percent of their digital time, but 10 percent of U.S. digital ad spending goes to the social network, whereas in other digital media categories, U.S. adults’ digital time usage percentages are higher than digital ad-spending percentages, according to new data from market researcher eMarketer.

Read more

Little Resolved in Facebook Meeting with LGBT Activists Over Real-Name Policy

AngryDragQueen304

Facebook did not budge on its real-name policy in a meeting Wednesday at its headquarters in Menlo Park, Calif., with activists representing the LGBT (lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender) community and drag queens, with the only concession being a promise to reinstate deleted profiles for two weeks, which did little to quell anger toward the social network.

Read more