Disney Parks has been blogging for years, and according to an article published by Ragan Communications, it’s the company’s flagship news vehicle. Everything else is based on what’s on the blog, and it folds-in feedback directly from fans and visitors via its three-types-of-content strategy. See a behind-the-scenes video of a crew member setting up a new attraction at the Magic Kingdom’s Haunted Mansion and more, by clicking here.
The most buzz created on social media during the Super Bowl was not about Beyonce, but the power outage teeing her up. According to an article on Mashable, conversations about technical difficulties during the stadium’s 34-minute blip accounting for 11% of the entire day’s online social activity. Among mobile devices used for the social chatter, the iPhone was number-one, with a 60% share. For more, including a Super Bowl infographic: click here.
Happy New Year! Here’s a great article about embracing the basics of social media for your business or small venture, and one author’s encounter with a live social media interaction with a local restaurant on New Year’s Eve: click here.
This is the best social media story of 2012, spawned by a challenge from a Twitter follower. Cory Booker, the mayor of Newark, New Jersey, tried living on food stamps for a week by spending just $4.32 per day. He survived on canned corn and beans, and lots of sweet potatoes. Sure, he’s a politician, and there’s probably some motivation for him to do this in the public eye, but he still tried it. Visit his LinkedIn page for more, including what he ate via posts on the right side of the screen: http://linkd.in/VcbKOc.
The most popular side dish mentioned on social media is stuffing, according to an article on Mashable today and a study of 150,000 tweets by company Viralheat. The next-closest? Beloved mashed potatoes. Also of note, pumpkin pie is the most popular dessert, with pecan pie as an honorable mention. Happy Thanksgiving, everyone! See the full infographic: click here.