Posts tagged “Social Media”

Updated January 6

Premium Lock Inside ArchiveSocial's Obama Archive deal + What about Trump?

A deal for the "Greatest Office in the Land" (White House) social media archive of President Obama can take Durham startup ArchiveSocial to "the next level," its founder says. And what about Donald Trump's tweets? "We would welcome the opportunity to service the next administration."

Anil Chawla with an award won in 2013 Anil Chawla with an award won in 2013

January 3

Premium Lock Following WTW on social media in 2017: 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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December 30, 2016

Premium Lock Apple cutting iPhone production; Google Pixel has issues; editing tweets a bad idea?

Bulldog In today's update of technology news: Apple to cut iPhone production; Google's Pixel devices shutting down; editing tweets a bad idea?

Updated December 23, 2016

Premium Lock Audio Advice Online wants to be "Exhibit A" of ecommerce sites made locally

When Audio Advice, a 40-year-old Raleigh company specializing in high end audio and home theatre equipment decided to go online, it proved two things.

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Updated December 23, 2016

Premium Lock Social media advertising growing at 20 percent a year

Global advertising spend on social media is set to overtake newspapers in the next four years, according to a study by Ad agency Zenith. Social media advertising is growing at 20 percent a year and by 2019 it will be worth $50.2 billion compared to $50.7 billion for newspapers, it says.

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December 22, 2016

Premium Lock Nokia sues Apple; Regtech hot; Facebook making you sad?

Bulldog In today's roundup of technology news: Nokia sues Apple again; Regtech startups see more business; Facebook may be making you sad.

December 21, 2016

Premium Lock PEW survey: eight in ten Americans shop online

Pew Research Americans have embraced online shopping. About eight in ten have made an online purchase, 51 percent bought something using a cell phone, and 15 percent made purchases from a social media site link, says a Pew Reseach Center survey.

Updated December 21, 2016

Premium Lock More execs depart Twitter, first delivery by drone, NASA direction

Bulldog In today's roundup of technology news: More Twitter execs depart; Trump NASA tradition team adding members favoring public/private partnerships; first company to make a drone delivery isn't Amazon.

December 19, 2016

Premium Lock Keeping up 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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Updated December 12, 2016

Premium Lock Trump invites top tech execs to Wednesday summit

Donald Trump A handful of top tech execs from Google (Alphabet), Facebook, Amazon, Apple, Microsoft, Intel, and Oracle and others have been invited to a summit Wednesday by U.S. President-elect Donald Trump, Recode reports.

December 5, 2016

Premium Lock 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, 2016

Premium Lock 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, 2016

Premium Lock 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, 2016

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, 2016

Premium Lock 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, 2016

Premium Lock 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.

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