MIDTERM ELECTIONS: Facebook’s Interactive Map

MidtermElectionsMap304

The results of elections in the U.S. are not decided by Facebook likes, and this is a good thing, because while Shakira may be very entertaining, she is probably not best-suited to serve as president. But likes do provide an effective way to get a feel for public consensus, and with the midterm elections fast approaching, Facebook created an interactive dashboard examining candidates’ likes and people talking about this totals in races for governor, the House of Representatives and the Senate.

Read more

Mediabistro Course

Content Marketing 101

Content Marketing 101Almost 60% of businesses use some form of content marketing. Starting December 8, get hands-on content marketing training in our online boot camp! Through an interactive series of webcasts, content and marketing experts will teach you how to create, distribute, and measure the success of your brand's content. Sign-up before November 10 to get $50 OFF with early bird pricing. Register now!

Social Media Jobs: The Culinary Institute of America, Moon Tide Media, WellPoint

CIA304

This week, The Culinary Institute of America is hiring a social media manager, while Moon Tide Media needs a content marketing account executive. WellPoint is seeking an online social media manager, and Lionbridge is on the hunt for a social media Internet assessor. Get the scoop on these openings below, and find additional social media jobs on Mediabistro.

Read more

ABC News Town Hall on Ebola Reaches 10M+ Facebook Users, Tallies 1.5M+ Video Views

ABCNewsEbolaTownHall304

With Ebola continuing to be a top health concern, ABC News turned to Facebook to host a town-hall event on the topic, and manager of strategic partnerships for broadcast news Beth Loyd said in a post on the Facebook Media blog that highlight videos posted to the social network by ABC News have reached more than 10 million users and been viewed more than 1.5 million times.

Read more