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With Google's Help, 'Glamour' Monetizes Hangouts

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With Google's Help, 'Glamour' Monetizes HangoutsIn the two years since its launch, publishers large and small have experimented with Google Hangout to host group video chats with well-known guests, readers and staff, hoping to engage readers and attract new followers. Now, Google is helping publishers monetize their efforts.
On Monday, Glamour magazine is launching a month-long series of Hangouts featuring staffers, online personalities — and products…

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Crowdfunding is getting so much bigger than Kickstarter. Last year alone, it generated 1 million successful campaigns and $2.7 billion across the globe.
Research firm Massolution gathered that data from 308 active crowdfunding platforms (CFPs) worldwide via the website for its 2013 Crowdfunding Industry Report…

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Social Media Resources: Support Pros, Video Games, and CrowdsourcingThis week on Sprout Social Insights we tackled guides for Facebook, Twitter, and to help you better reach your customers with the social media tools that make a difference.
Check out our articles below to find out more about each one and how they can help you with your social media goals. And check in every day to Sprout Social Insights for more how to guides and breaking social media news…

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Facebook Answers Privacy Questions About Home (AllFacebook)
When Facebook announced Home, a heavily integrated mobile platform for Android phones, many people were worried that this is just another invasion of privacy by the social network…

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It’s probably hard to get people enthusiastic about another service that lets you build a professional profile online. But that isn’t stopping Enthuse.me from giving it a go. The startup, based in London’s “Silicon Roundabout”, recently launched a public Beta of its one-page profile creator that targets the self-employed, small business owners, and other kinds of individuals who want to build and promote their personal brand online…

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Now Verified On Twitter: USA Basketball, Johnny Vegas, Al Jazeera America, Vince McMahon, AldiThis is a weekly series of posts that highlights newly-verified brands, celebrities and persons of interest on Twitter.
Twitter verifies accounts to prove authenticity of identity. That is, the little blue verified badge is added to profiles that are at a high risk of impersonation to prove to other users that this person or brand is who they say they are…

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Panasonic Acquires Berlin Audio Streaming Startup AupeoIt’s not a super exit, and it’s not SoundCloud, but we’re getting close.
Panasonic today announced that it has acquired Aupeo, the Berlin-based audio streaming service and technology platform provider behind one of our favorite mobile applications (first reported by GigaOm).
More specifically, Panasonic Corporation of North America and its division company Panasonic Automotive Systems Company of America have acquired Aupeo for its ‘connected car’ product expertise…

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