Social Media Round Up of the Week – 6th June

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June 6th, 2011

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Welcome back to our weekly instalment of what’s hot in the world of social media. In case you missed what happened over the past week, here’s a run-down of our top five:

1. Siege-at-bank-in-Watford-007Hertfordshire Police found themselves at the centre of a social media #fail last week after refusing to comment on a rumoured explosive devise at a Watford bank and calling for public calm. They then, however, went on to post updates on Twitter using #watfordbomb

2. Twittersphere has made it into the Oxford Dictionary Online as computing and social networking terms continue to dominate the English language. Other new inclusions are badware, social graph and network neutrality

3. Hot on the heels of Sony’s hacking crisis, this time Nintendo have been targeted by the same group, although no sensitive data was affected. Taking a ‘friendlier stance’ towards Nintendo, the group tweeted that they ‘mean no harm’

4. Is Groupon worth $20 billion? That is the top figure being touted as it takes its first steps towards becoming publicWaynehair

5. There is no stopping football’s newest convert to Twitter – @WayneRooney. This weekend he used the social networking site to announce his hair transplant – even posting a picture to show off the results

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