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Posts tagged “Social Media”

August 25, 2011

Premium Lock More online deals: AmazonLocal adds Raleigh, Charlotte

The two North Carolina markets are among 30 new targets for the online discount service. AmazonLocal is a new competitor for sites such as Groupon and LivingSocial.

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August 24, 2011

Premium Lock ReverbNation launches Facebook tool to help bands drive business

ReverbNation The Durham based firm rolls out "Promote It," a product it says will provide "end-to-end music promotion" for artists, labels and venues.

August 23, 2011

Premium Lock Facebook now requires friends to get OK before tagging photos

Pre-approving photo tags has been the most requested change, said Kate O'Neill, product manager for Facebook. The pre-approval process will also apply to written posts that others tag you in. In addition, you have the option of pre-approving what others tag on your own photos and posts.

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August 22, 2011

Premium Lock Facebook apologizes for blocking some groups as spam

Spam Some environmentalist activists were flagged by an anti-spam program and told they couldn't post for 15 days. Other users, including an animal rescue activist, reported the problem, too. Some have even created new Facebook pages where people who've been blocked can commiserate.

August 19, 2011

Premium Lock Foursquare adding events to offerings menu

A Foursquare sample  Foursquare said it is working with ESPN, and concert tracking site Songkick to add event details to venues. Now, if you check in to a movie theatre, for example, you will see a list of movies playing

Updated August 17, 2011

Premium Lock Raleigh-based agency lands Chrysler account, to hire 40 people

Ignite Ignite Social Media plans to hire people in a variety of positions in Raleigh as well as Detroit to support the automaker.

August 15, 2011

Premium Lock Facebook claims 'smoking gun' to sink lawsuit over ownership

Facebook Attorneys say they have found evidence on a New York man's computer proving he made up his claim that a contract he signed with Zuckerberg in 2003 makes him part owner of the social network.

Updated August 12, 2011

Premium Lock Facebook Commerce index shows no recession, only growth

E-commerce services provider Channel Advisor's latest review of Facebook Commerce shows the addition of another 13.8 million "fans."

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August 12, 2011

Premium Lock As recession looms, here's a marketing playbook for CEOs

Opinion: What is tomorrow's game when it comes to marketing? It's faster, more targeted, more data-driven, and less fluffy. Most importantly, it's accountable.

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August 12, 2011

Premium Lock Google adds gaming in social duel with Facebook

"With the Google+ project, we want to bring the nuance and richness of real-life sharing to the web," Google says. "But sharing is about more than just conversations. The experiences we have together are just as important to our relationships. We want to make playing games online just as fun, and just as meaningful, as playing in real life."

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August 12, 2011

Premium Lock Scotland Yard using facial recognition tech to track rioters

A spokesperson says that, generally, the technology would only be used to help identify those suspected of serious crimes, such as assault, and that in most cases disseminating photographs to the general public remains a far cheaper and more effective way of identifying people.

August 9, 2011

Premium Lock Nationwide clothing chain picks SAS to boost social media efforts

Chico's Chico's FAS Inc., which operates in 48 states and the Caribbean, plans to use SAS Social Media Analytics to discover what customers are thinking and to boost buying.

Updated August 8, 2011

Premium Lock Twitter, others saying 'No' to 'Wild West' of secondary exchanges

Venture Emerging Internet firms are trying to exercise more control over their investors who want to share shares outside of a stock offering.

August 5, 2011

Premium Lock Google+ may soon pass Twitter, LinkedIn in social media race

Started in late June, Google+ is growing faster than Facebook and MySpace Inc. did in their early days. The service, which lets people connect with and manage groups of friends on a website, gained about 25 million users worldwide in less than a month, estimates market researcher ComScore Inc.

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August 5, 2011

Premium Lock Facebook founder's sister launches own company

Facebook Radi Zuckerberg, who led the consumer marketing team for Mark Zuckerberg and Facebook, starts RtoZ Media. But few details are known about the new venture.

August 5, 2011

Premium Lock LinkedIn keeps sizzling post IPO with revenues, new members

LinkedIn LinkedIn's performance served as a reminder that there is at least one significant difference in the latest Internet frenzy: Some of today's online companies are making money, unlike the ones hatched in the Web's early days.

August 4, 2011

Premium Lock New service offers 'crowd control' for social media

Katango Katango rolls out an iPhone app and web app to help group your Facebook friends, other contacts.

Updated July 26, 2011

Premium Lock 'Friends' produce a $20,000 victory for Durham startup

Spoonflower, which enables customers to design and print fabrics, finished in the top five of an American Express Facebook contest. That means some cash and a "makeover" plus a trip to Facebook headquarters.

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