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Posts tagged “Social Media”

Updated July 17, 2012

Premium Lock Google+ tops social media index; Facebook falters

Google+ ties Wikipedia for No. 1 in a customer service index report while Facebook's score falls due to changes in format, excess of ads and privacy concerns.

A screen shot of Google+ A screen shot of Google+

July 16, 2012

Premium Lock Facebook billionaire's 1.05% mortgage shows how wealthy stay rich

Mark Zuckerberg recently refinanced a $5.95 million mortgage on his Palo Alto, California, home with a 30-year adjustable-rate loan starting at 1.05 percent, according to public records for the property.

Mark Zuckerberg on Time's cover Mark Zuckerberg on Time's cover

Updated July 16, 2012

Premium Lock YouTube emerging as global platform for news, study says

"There's a new form of video journalism on this platform," says Amy Mitchell, deputy director of the Pew Research Center's Project for Excellence in Journalism. "It's a form in which the relationship between news organizations and citizens is more dynamic and more multiverse than we've seen in most other platforms before."

Tracking YouTube growth Tracking YouTube growth

July 13, 2012

Premium Lock Why is N.C. such a draw for big data centers?

The technology website GigaOm cites 10 reasons why (including cheap power from coal) as part of an in-depth, four-part series of stories.

Facebook in NC Facebook in NC

July 12, 2012

Premium Lock Facebook traffic climbs; Olympics to include 'likes'

Facebook User growth returns to the largest social media web site. Meanwhile, NBC strikes a deal with Facebook for its Olympics coverage.

July 10, 2012

Premium Lock Oracle makes another social media tools acquisition

Oracle Oracle is buying closely held Involver makes software tools that let companies interact with customers on Facebook Inc. and Twitter Inc.'s social-networking services.

July 9, 2012

Premium Lock From enemies to friends: Yahoo, Facebook strike a deal

Yahoo!  The companies will work together to bring advertisers ways to promote their products across Yahoo and Facebook's websites. Facebook users will also get access to Yahoo's media event coverage.

July 9, 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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July 6, 2012

Premium Lock Yahoo, Facebook reportedly settle patent dispute

Facebook The agreement includes patent-portfolio cross-licensing, one person said, resolving a dispute kicked off in March, when Yahoo alleged that Facebook infringes patents covering such functions as Internet privacy, advertising and information sharing.

July 4, 2012

Premium Lock Bulldog: Lenovo; lost dog tweets; Kodak; PTO offices

Bulldog Inside the Bulldog Blog: Lenovo shares fall; tweets help track down lost dog on a train; Kodak wins OK to sell some patents; U.S. adding patent offices.

Updated July 3, 2012

Premium Lock After trashing Facebook impact, GM may resume advertising

General Motors. which said it would stop advertising on Facebook on the eve of the social network's initial public offering in May, is talking with the site about resuming the ads.

Will Chevrolet Volts be back on Facebook? Will Chevrolet Volts be back on Facebook?

July 3, 2012

Premium Lock Watch what you tweet: Twitter must turn over protest messages

Twitter      'Occupy Wall Street' case will determine whether Twitter faces the burden of responding to subpoenas for its users, the San Francisco-based company has said. The outcome is significant throughout the U.S. as law enforcement becomes more aggressive in seeking information about what people do and say on the Internet, the American Civil Liberties Union says.

July 2, 2012

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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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June 27, 2012

Premium Lock Privacy group wants probe of Facebook email change

Internt and privacy don't mix The Electronic Privacy Information Center wrote the FTC Wednesday urging the agency to investigate Facebook's decision to display @facebook.com e-mail addresses under the 'Contacts Info' section of users' profiles.

June 26, 2012

Premium Lock Facebook changes users' email - You like that?

Facebook Facebook replaced the email address users chose when they signed up and changed it to a facebook.com address. The Facebook email accounts allow users to communicate with outside email addresses via Facebook.

June 26, 2012

Premium Lock Under pressure, Facebook names first female board member

Sheryl Sandberg Chief Operating Officer Sheryl Sandberg is named to the board by the social media giant.

June 26, 2012

Premium Lock Microsoft buys Yammer for $1.2B in enterprise social media play

Yammer provides features - similar to those found on Facebook - to more than 200,000 companies such as Ford Motor Co. and EBay Inc. The purchase will help Microsoft compete with corporate-social features like Salesforce.com Inc.'s Chatter product, as well as startups such as Jive Software Inc. and Asana Inc.

Yammer Yammer

Updated June 25, 2012

Premium Lock Like this? Facebook ads on Zynga; shares rise; hires Apple designer

Facebook The Zynga move is likely the first step in the creation of an advertising network for Facebook that allows it to show ads on websites beyond Facebook.com. Meanwhile, Facebook stock is up 10 percent.

June 25, 2012

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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 June 22, 2012

Premium Lock Evaluating social media technology: Free tools can help

Three Ships Media Analysis: Often times, marketing managers lack the knowledge or access to domain expertise that would allow them to make an informed decision. Luckily, there are tools that can help make these complex decisions a little easier.

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