Posts tagged “Social Media”

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Following WTW on social media: Like, track, link to us

WRAL TechWire is social media friendly. From its launch 15 years ago, Local Tech Wire as it was known then has offered a daily email blast. Adding a news feed on Twitter brought on more readers. We've recently added a PM email blast, too. With Facebook, readers have a new channel to follow our news. Now there is LinkedIn as well.

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Updated November 30

Game on! Facebook adds free games like 'Pac-Man' to Messenger

Games available include classics such as "Pac-Man," ''Space Invaders" and "Galaga," as well as newer titles. Plus: Watch a video demo.

November 28

Tracking WTW on social media: Like, track, link to us

WRAL TechWire is social media friendly. From its launch 15 years ago, Local Tech Wire as it was known then has offered a daily email blast. Adding a news feed on Twitter brought on more readers. We've recently added a PM email blast, too. With Facebook, readers have a new channel to follow our news. Now there is LinkedIn as well.

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Updated November 25

Premium Lock Are SoLoMo apps the next big tech disruptor?

Are SolLoMo apps the next big disruptor? Could be. When it comes to those increasingly popular applications for social, location and mobile, many smartphone owners are using these apps for such things as Uber and food delivery. And they are a threat to traditional services, says research firm Parks Associates.

Breaking down mobile app usage by generation Breaking down mobile app usage by generation

Updated November 22

Finding hope in the impossible: Why one reader returns to print

Triangle headlines It may surprise you that as the editor of a 15-year-old web-based publication and as co-author of a book about the strategic benefits of the Internet that I have decided to resume subscriptions to a national print newspaper and an international print magazine. Why? The reasons are many.

November 21

Zuckerberg makes case for global connectivity to world leaders (+ videos)

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg urges world leaders meeting in Peru on Saturday to help get more people online to improve global living standards while separately announcing new measures to cut down on fake news stories on the social network that some suggest could have helped sway the U.S. presidential election.

November 21

WTW and social media: Like, track, link to us

WRAL TechWire is social media friendly. From its launch 15 years ago, Local Tech Wire as it was known then has offered a daily email blast. Adding a news feed on Twitter brought on more readers. We've recently added a PM email blast, too. With Facebook, readers have a new channel to follow our news. Now there is LinkedIn as well.

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Updated November 17

Party time! Internet Summit draws 2,200 with bigger entertainment focus

The 2016 Internet Summit brought more than 2,200 people to the Raleigh Convention Center, about 200 more than in the past. That may be at least partly due, to the increasing number of well-known media figures and top business strategy speakers at the event.

Dressing up for Internet Summit Dressing up for Internet Summit

November 17

Premium Lock Internet Summit: Much content marketing advice is bunk, says Wizard of Moz

If you are a marketer who thinks "Facebook is everything," you couldn't be more wrong, Rand Fishkin, CEO of Moz, told the Internet Summit Tuesday in Raleigh as he debunked much common advice on content marketing and SEO.

The SEO pyramid The SEO pyramid

November 16

Twitter adds options to curb abuse, harassment + How muting works

Twitter ​Twitter, long criticized as a hotbed for online harassment, is expanding ways to curb the amount of abuse users see and making it easier to report such conduct. Plus: A guide to muting.

November 15

Fake news sites pose big challenge for Google, Facebook, other media

Google False information is nothing new on the internet, where debunkers have been batting down unfounded claims and urban legends for more than two decades. But the problem has gained more attention in the post-mortem of a bitterly contested presidential election.

Updated November 15

Did Facebook influence the election? 'Crazy,' says Zuckerberg

Facebook  During an interview with "The Facebook Effect" author David Kirkpatrick, Zuckerberg said idea that people voted the way they did because of bogus information on Facebook shows a "profound lack of empathy" for supporters of Donald Trump."Voters make decisions based on their lived experience," he said.

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