Social Media Weekend 2012: Great, Important, Wonderful Stuff

Comparing Foursquare badges, swapping Twitter handles and basking in the glow of Brian Stelter at the annual Columbia event.

Gianna Palmer is a guest blogger for Betabeat.

This past weekend, Columbia’s Journalism School hosted its second annual Social Media Weekend. We’re not entirely sure what the event was like, because we couldn’t afford to shell out $200 for the all-inclusive weekend pass. Imagining that it had a lot to do with Twitter, Betabeat turned to the official hashtag for Social Media Weekend— yes, there was one— for clues. Here’s what #smwknd found us: