June 12, 2012 12:00 PM
Location: Bloomberg Room
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Have you heard about ambient social recommendation apps? What about the latest social discovery tools? In this essential workshop for social media managers, we're going to highlight the most important trends in networks, analytics and apps, and we'll look at several case studies highlighting how brands are using – and in some cases, abusing – social media.
This session is being taught by Amy Webb, lead trendspotter and CEO of Webbmedia Group. Amy studies disruptive technologies and advises a worldwide client base for Fortune 100 and Global 1000 companies, government agencies, media organizations and foundations. She holds a number of professional affiliations, including the MIT Media Lab (Research Affiliate), Columbia University (Lecturer, Sulzberger Program) and as a Delegate on the U.S.-Russia Bilateral Presidential Commission. Amy judges many of the emerging tech/ accelerator awards and serves on a number of boards, including SXSW Accelerator, Online News Association, Knight Batten, International Center for Journalists and International Press Institute.
She has an M.S. from the Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism and holds a B.A. in political science with a concentration in economics from Indiana University. Amy also earned Nikyu Certification in the Japanese government-administered Language Proficiency Test and speaks fluently. Amy is an active startup investor and advisor and is a keynote/ featured speaker at conferences and industry gatherings. Her book, "DATA: A LOVE STORY"(published by Penguin) will be available in bookstores everywhere on Valentine’s Day.
Follow her using @webbmedia on Twitter and most social networks.
PLEASE NOTE: This class is intended for experienced social media managers. If you're brand-new to Twitter or haven't heard of Pinterest, it's best to skip this workshop.