25 Unmissable Social Media Articles From The Last 7 Days To Read This Weekend

  • Author: Niall
  • Niall Harbison,

Every week we have a look at some of the biggest social media stories that are out there and sift through the 1000s of articles to bring you 25 that you simply have to read. These are never breaking news stories but rather some of the deepest thinkers and smartest minds from the world of technology and social media. You might not be able to get through them all in one sitting but the idea is that after a busy week where the real time streams can be out of control we offer you a selection of curated news that you can read at your leisure. It's been a big week for Google with lots of new updates to their social network while Facebook were busy making more subtle changes to their platform especially around social currency with fixing their credits and teaming up with Paypal to launch a new social money sharing app. Here are the biggest stories this week...

Facebook Employees Go Nuts As Zuckerberg Tells Them The IPO Is Coming

TechCrunch CEO Reported Out After Clashing with HuffPost-ers

Google+ continues battle with fading user interest, data say

Look out! Here comes Apple's killer location-services patent

Why I'm treating startups more critically lately

The Wisest Entrepreneurs Know How to Preserve Equity

Zappos founder launches RNKD to connect brands and the people who love them

You Don't Have to Tweet to Twitter

Rushdie Runs Afoul of Web's Real-Name Police

Why Americans Use Social Media

Third Party Tools To Help Manage Your Google+ Page

Jeff Bezos Owns the web in more ways than you would think

Google's Lab of Wildest Dreams

How Mainstream Media Outlets Use Twitter

Zynga, Equity & Tough Decisions

FAIL UPWARDS

Why MANY smart people are not social?

What happens when journalism is everywhere?

10 Reasons Why I Opted-Out of Klout

3 Reasons Using Apps For Posting On Facebook Works Again

High quality global journalism requires investment

One on One: Walter Isaacson, Biographer of Steve Jobs

5 Tips for Using the New LinkedIn Company Pages

Facebook Credits Update: Faster Payments, Greater International Reach

When Social Ads Backfire

David Kirkpatrick: The Two Competing Futures Of Facebook