Posts tagged “Social Media”

April 3

Tech leaders, others launch $14M 'News Integrity' nonprofit

Internet  Facebook and Mozilla are among the companies and organizations launching a $14 million fund to promote news literacy and increase trust in journalism. The new group is called the News Integrity Initiative.

April 3

Staying in touch with 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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April 2

Poll: Person, not source, is key on social media to believability

Facebook  The person who shares a news story on social media is more important than the story's actual source in determining whether readers believe it, a study by the Media Insight Project has found.

March 30

Twitter eases 140-character limit in replies + How changes work

Twitter says says that when you reply to someone -- or to a group -- usernames will no longer count toward those 140 characters. This will be especially helpful with group conversations, where replying to two, three or more users at a time could be especially difficult with the character constraints. Here's how it works.

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Updated March 30

Elon University remains at forefront of Internet research in new disturbing Pew survey

Researchers at North Carolina's own Elon University remain deeply involved in some of the world's best Internet research as a partner with the Pew Research Center. And the collaboration of the two has produced a disturbing view about the future of free speech on the net.

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March 27

Premium Lock How to stay in touch with 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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March 20

Premium Lock Where to stay in touch with 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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March 18

Premium Lock Find 'Freedom' from online distraction with Durham-made app

Social media Do you struggle to stay focused online? There's an app for that, and its designers hope it can help social media addicts be more productive.

Updated March 15

Premium Lock Finance execs, Duke economist tell Trump: Stop using Twitter

Corporate financial executives have a clear message for President Trump: Cease and desist with the Twitter tweets. And a Duke economics professor agrees: "They create a lot of noise and uncertainty, which detracts from the positive things that can be accomplished."

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March 14

Premium Lock Facebook, Instagram join data surveillance ban

Facebook  Facebook and Instagram are prohibiting developers from using the massive amount of data it collects on users for surveillance. This includes using such data to monitor activists and protesters.

Updated March 14

Premium Lock Zuckerberg's face time with Coack K, Williams a slam dunk

Mark Zuckerberg's whirlwind tour of North Carolina takes him to N.C. A&T for a town hall with students then on to personal face time with Roy Williams, Mike Krzyzewski and their basketball teams. It's part of his "are we building the world we all want" tour. And he likes what he hears in our state.

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March 13

Premium Lock Staying in touch with 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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March 7

Premium Lock Facebook's Zuckerberg to speak at NC A&T on March 13

Mark Zuckerberg Facebook founder and CEO Mark Zuckerberg will speak at a "town hall" being put on by North Carolina A&T University in Greensboro on March 13.

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