Posts tagged “Social Media”

July 10

Premium Lock Touching base with WTW across 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 July 7

Premium Lock No battery cell phone; new mixed village Facebook campus; Pokemon Go a year later (plus video)

In today's update of technology news: researchers create batteryless cell phone; Pokemon Go, hot or not? New Facebook campus will have 150 apartments, a grocery store and a retail street.

July 3

Premium Lock Staying in touch with WTW across 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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June 30

Premium Lock Google conondrum: We can't live with it or without it

Google The Internet promised us a perfect market--that is, one where there are many buyers and sellers with full information who freely and effortlessly strike deals unfettered by rules and regulations. But did it also give us a perfect monopoly?

June 27

Premium Lock As Facebook hits 2B users it steps up hate speech deletions

Facebook  Facebook just topped 2 billion monthly users -- a population equivalent to roughly 51 times that of California. Meanwhile, Facebook also says it has deleted about 66,000 posts a week in the last two months as the social media giant cracks down on what it deems to be hate speech.

June 26

Premium Lock How to keep in touch with WTW across 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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June 23

Premium Lock Dream or reality? What Facebook's new mission can and can't fix

Facebook  Facebook's new mission statement: "Give people the power to build community and bring the world closer together." But how much of the company's problems can really be fixed by the new direction?

Updated June 20

Premium Lock Supreme Court strikes down NC's sex offender social media ban

Social Media The Supreme Court struck down a North Carolina law Monday that bars convicted sex offenders from Facebook, Twitter and other popular sites.

June 19

Premium Lock Keeping in touch with WTW across 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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June 16

Premium Lock Twitter unveils a new look - and some Twitterati aren't impressed

Twitter has unveiled a new look, and much like some previous changes the company has made to its short-messaging service, it's not going over so well with the Twitterati.

Updated June 15

Premium Lock Facebook: We're using AI to combat terrorism but we also want your help

Facebook says it's using artificial intelligence to help it combat terrorists' use of its platform. The social media giant also is asking for help from the public in debating controversial subjects.

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Updated June 13

Premium Lock Researchers: Much work to be done in 'sexting' research

Texting  A recent analysis of research into how so-called "sexting" may affect sexual behavior finds that it has little impact on sexual activity - but highlights significant shortcomings in the research itself.

Updated June 12

Premium Lock Twitter cuts 9 percent of workforce + Graphical view: Slowing user growth

Twitter Twitter, seemingly unable to find a buyer and losing money, is cutting about 9 percent of its employees worldwide. Plus: A graphical view of its slowing growth.

Updated June 12

Premium Lock Gawker goes bankrupt + Graphical view: Hulk Hogan vs. Gawker

Gawker's Nick Denton ​Gawker is filing for bankruptcy protection and will sell itself rather than pay $140 million to pro wrestler Hulk Hogan. Plus: A graphical view of Hulk Hogan vs. Gawker.

Updated June 12

Premium Lock Inside Twitter: Live event coverage offering hope for future

Twitter Analysis: Twitter reports slight growth in users, but the social media firm's embrace of live events - including the NFL - offer hope for the future, says an analyst who researches the company.

Updated June 12

Premium Lock Tweet this: Not all is bad news for Twitter + a graphical view

Twitter Twitter's latest earnings report will disappoint some, and the news of a stall in user growth is hardly good news. But a Warwick Business School researcher offers some positive spin. Plus, Insiders get a graphical view of Twitter.

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