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Posts tagged “Social Media”

Updated March 24, 2012

Premium Lock IBM: Hackers target 'cloud,' social media, mobile

Think "cloud computing" is automatically safe for your company's data? Think your personal information can't be hacked at social media sites? You're wrong, says new X-Force security report from Big Blue. While spam and other security threats are declining, hackers are looking for new targets of opportunity.

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Updated March 24, 2012

Premium Lock Social media aids angst in Florida shooting case

Thousands participate in a rally for Trayvon Martin. Hundreds of thousands of messages have spread the word about Trayvon Martin, a black teenager who was shot to death Feb. 26 by neighborhood watch volunteer George Zimmerman. Racial tensions have rapidly escalated as civil rights groups have held rallies, saying the shooting was unjustified. But not all the online sentiments side with the Martin point of view.

March 24, 2012

Premium Lock Facebook attempts to address growing privacy concerns

Facebook Clarification in "rights and responsibilities" policies angers thousands of users. Plus, a news story about prospective employers demanding applicants' Facebook passwords alarms the social media giant.

March 23, 2012

Premium Lock Facebook warns employers not to demand passwords

Internt and privacy don't mix Facebook is warning employers not to demand the passwords of job applicants, saying that it's an invasion of privacy that opens companies to legal liabilities. The social networking company is also threatening legal action. ACLU also sounds protest.

March 23, 2012

Premium Lock Facebook buys 750 patents from IBM after Yahoo lawsuit

IBM Big Blue blog: Facebook has acquired patents from IBM as it girds itself for litigation, including a lawsuit by Yahoo. Plus: Data analysis is like solving puzzles. And: IBM promises help for small suppliers.

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March 22, 2012

Premium Lock Smart tweets for deals: Spring Metrics launches new tool

Seeking to capitalize on the social media boom and Twitter mania, Durham-based Spring Metrics is rolling out "Smart Twitter offers" for merchants wanting a different spin on daily deals.

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March 20, 2012

Premium Lock More companies want applicants' Facebook passwords

Internt and privacy don't mix In their efforts to vet applicants, some companies and government agencies are going beyond merely glancing at a person's social networking profiles and instead asking to log in as the user to have a look around.

Updated March 19, 2012

Premium Lock Like us? Follow WRAL Tech Wire at Facebook

From its launch 10 years ago, Local Tech Wire as it was known then has offered a daily e-mail blast. Adding a news feed on Twitter brought on more readers. With Facebook, readers have a new channel to follow our news.

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Updated March 16, 2012

Premium Lock Scale of iContact layoffs 'pretty shocking' to former chairman

Aaron Houghton, who stepped down as chairman of iContact last month when the company was acquired by Vocus, did not expect Vocus to cut a third of the iContact work force in Morrisville. "It's fair to say that my understanding was different about what would happen," Houghton says.

iContact's new Morrisville headquarters iContact's new Morrisville headquarters

March 16, 2012

Premium Lock 'Social Bowl' honor goes to Kia, say EvoApp and McKinney

The Durham-based social media analytics firm and marketing agency declare Kia the top performer among NFL Super Bowl advertising and promotional campaigns.

Social Bowl Social Bowl

Updated March 14, 2012

Premium Lock Triangle Wiki: A community-built who, what, when, where 'insider' site

A group of volunteers is unveiling a website packing content about the region, and they want more people to pitch in to create a "vibrant online community" with "insider" information from its users.

A sample from Triangle Wiki A sample from Triangle Wiki

March 13, 2012

Premium Lock Yahoo sues Facebook over alleged patent infringement

Yahoo!  As with many patent suits, this one will likely be resolved in a settlement or licensing deal. That said, the patent claims could cast a spotlight on Facebook's vulnerabilities as the company tries to complete an IPO this spring.

March 12, 2012

Premium Lock Like us? Follow WRAL Tech Wire at Facebook

From its launch 10 years ago, Local Tech Wire as it was known then has offered a daily e-mail blast. Adding a news feed on Twitter brought on more readers. With Facebook, readers have a new channel to follow our news.

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March 9, 2012

Premium Lock Cisco eyes iPad opportunity; Facebook personalized news; Twitter ads; AT&T selling a Yellow Pages stake?; South by Southwest changes gears

Bulldog Inside the Bulldog blog: Cisco sees opportunity in new iPad; Facebook is personalizing news; Twitter making branding changes; AT&T reportedly mulls selling part of Yellow Pages; South by Southwest conference shifts away from social media.

March 6, 2012

Premium Lock IBM tops $200; EMC gains, NetApp loses market share; Facebook Messenger; Epic's license deal; Yahoo cuts

Bulldog The Bulldog blog: IBM shares topped $20 on Monday; NetApp is losing and EMC is gaining storage market share; Facebook's Messenger is official; site license deal for Epic; Yahoo expected to make big job cuts.

March 5, 2012

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February 29, 2012

Premium Lock Business is now social business - How do you cash in?

At Entrepreneur's Series event in Raleigh, social media experts stress the opportunities social media offer - and the mistakes companies make in muffing the chance to keep as well as win customers.

Social Media Social Media

Updated February 27, 2012

Premium Lock How safe are you? Raleigh 9th 'Riskiest Online' city

Cyber Security  Internet security firm Symantec says Raleigh market has "high levels of risky online behavior." Charlotte ranks 25th out of 50 reviewed cities. Atlanta is fourth.

Updated February 27, 2012

Premium Lock Survey: We're getting less social at Facebook, other sites

Pew Internet & American Life Project says people are managing their privacy settings and their online reputation more often than they did two years earlier. For example, 44 percent of respondents said in 2011 that they deleted comments from their profile on a social networking site. Only 36 percent said the same thing in 2009.

Privacy setting use grows across all ages Privacy setting use grows across all ages

February 27, 2012

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