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The Social Media Trifecta, 2011

The social media world has created a conundrum for both organizations and individual users alike. On one hand, the new digital media gives new opportunities to market their products or mission. Users, however, are becoming more savvy as to how to use these tools. The trifecta, Facebook, LinkedIn, & Twitter, still reign-for now.

Levi’s Partners with Water.org to Provide More Clean Water Worldwide

Levi’s promises to commit US$250,000 to Water.org to fund programs that collectively will provide at least 52.8 million gallons (200 million liters) to safe water projects. Water.org’s programs focuses on clean water and sanitation initiatives in South Asia, Latin America and Africa, regions that could definitely use a boost.

Fenton Hosts Twitter Chat on Communicating CSR

The public interest communications firm Fenton hosted another Twitter chat yesterday, this time focused on effective corporate social responsibility (CSR) communication. For one hour, 40 participants from several countries exchanged over 450 tweets about companies who communicate CSR well, who needs a boost, and discussed some of the better strategies.

eBay Starts GroupGifts Service in Time for the Holidays

Yes, the holidays--not that the election is over, it is time to think about what you are going to buy online on Cyber Monday, unless of course you plan on waking up at 1 a.m. on Black Friday to snag that cheap flat-screen TV or laptop. Well, if you plan to give presents as part of a group, eBay may just have the solution for you.

Zimride Streamlines Carpooling in LA and Beyond

Sitting in traffic is about as fun as watching the Griffith Observatory pendulum (pictured) for hours and hours-- but Zimride as a cure for that monotony.  The Bay Area-based software company builds relationships with universities and corporations, and hosts social networking sites that seek to match commuters who are willing to share a car to reach their destinations.  The results:  reduced emissions, less traffic, and increased social skills . . . after all, some people actually meet their Facebook friends in person.
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