Posts tagged “Social Media”
Non-profits and technology: Internet giving came of age after 9/11 and posted big increases after Hurricane Katrina, the tsunamis in Asia and the recent earthquake in Haiti. Still, online giving represents only about 5 percent of overall giving.
Venture-backed startup Flipboard puts a new twist on digital publishing by following social media links, converting them into a magazine format.
Analysis: So why should marketers care about the additional funding the company received? It’s a matter of scale, the market, and the potential.
Director Kevin Macdonald and producer Ridley Scott to oversee YouTube’s “Life in a Day” Hollywood production.
Services will say which aspects of a profile they will mine, but the user still won't be able to pick out which pieces they want to grant access to. They have to either grant permission or disallow the app from working at all.
As 3D, virtual reality and web technology continue to evolve and as Internet speeds climb ever faster at home, at work and through wireless, a new Internet beckons – The “Immersive Internet.” How can you and your business take advantage of opportunities created by virtual worlds, real-time collaboration, and the life-like experience of 3D? Internationally published and recognized expert in all things 3D, Tony O’Driscoll will discuss and demonstrate the potential of the Immersive Internet at Local Tech Wire’s Executive Exchange event on July 28.
Social media: In an online community with more than 650,000 groups, the largest containing slightly more than 200,000 members, it is essential to simplify interactions between group members, and LinkedIn’s developments have made significant progress toward that end goal.
Analysis: All the tweets about the U.S. victory over Algeria in the World Cup crash the Twitter site. You can’t always predict spikes in traffic. And in business, it’s imperative that you be able to handle the unexpected. That’s why cloud-based infrastructures increasingly make sense.
Dmitry Medvedev tours Silicon Valley, saying he wanted "to see with my own eyes the origins of success." Cisco's John Chambers commits $1 billion to a project in Russia. "We're very honored to commit to your dream," Chambers says.