It’s hard to ignore the major impact social media is having across the globe. As of 2012, users were uploading 72 hours of video to YouTube every minute. Celebrities have accumulated millions of Twitter followers, without paparazzi, in an online medium where they control their own message
Millions of people are taking service issues to social media channels as their preferred communication route. These questions and complaints are public, and the only real question for businesses is how - not if - they will respond. Listening is no longer an end, but rather a means to evaluating where you need to engage
It's a sad day for anyone who's ever known the joy of carefully hoarding frequent flyer miles. United Airlines announced that beginning March 1, 2015, members of the company's MileagePlus program will earn award miles based on the price of their ticket, rather than how far they are traveling.