Vadim Lavrusik, Facebook’s new journalism program coordinator, has starting talking to journalists publicly about how they can better use Facebook. At Columbia’s recent Social Media Weekend, he gave a presentation in which he offered some interesting facts and tips. The presentation is included below. Here are some of the highlights.
A new social network is launching that is a game-changer that will blow away Facebook, Twitter and Google Buzz, the Huffington Post reports.
Lots of chatter online about Google launching its new Buzz product and what it might mean for Facebook and Twitter. Mashable says Buzz needs Facebook integration to succeed. ReadWriteWeb points out that Google already has the user base and a strong integration with Google Maps, and suggests it could be the mainstream’s “geo-social network.”