Posts tagged “Social Media”

July 24, 2013

Premium Lock Mobile ads start to pay off, Facebook beats analysts' 2Q estimates

Facebook Facebook's status: profitable. The social networking firm beat analyst estimates as the impact of mobile advertising started to boost the company's bottom line.

Updated July 24, 2013

Premium Lock Silicon Valley accelerator picks Durham's ArchiveSocial

The "Code for America Accelerator" will provide the Durham startup $25,000 in cash and include executives in a four-month mentoring program. But perhaps most importantly of all, ArchiveSocial's CEO expects to gain access to sources within its key market: Government services.

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Updated July 24, 2013

Premium Lock Dex Media lays off 44 workers in Cary

Dex One The merger that formed Dex Media and moved the former Dex One's headquarters to Texas is costing at least 44 more jobs.

July 22, 2013

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From its launch 11 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.

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July 15, 2013

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July 8, 2013

Premium Lock Facebook pushes search feature to more users

Facebook Facebook unveiled its social search tool in January, but only made it available to a small fraction of its 1.1 billion users. Starting Monday, the company is rolling out the social search tool, called "Graph Search," to everyone whose language is set to U.S. English.

July 5, 2013

Premium Lock Screening job applicants by their Facebook posts? That's a mistake, study says

Employers who screen job applicants based on social media posts may be screening out top candidates. Learn what an N.C. State University study found.

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Updated July 1, 2013

Premium Lock SAS: Consumers rely on customer reviews in picking hotels

Findings in a new study could shed light on consumer behavior in other businesses, such as restaurants or retail, but only hotels were studied for this report. In it, user reviews hold more weight than price for consumers selecting hotels. Read how SAS plans to use these findings.

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July 1, 2013

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From its launch 11 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.

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June 26, 2013

Premium Lock Good news: FTC warns Google, others for search ad tactics

In a letter sent to Google, Yahoo and several other companies, the Federal Trade Commission warns that the firms must do a better job of differentiating ads in delivering search results. That's good news for consumers - if these companies obey.

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June 24, 2013

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June 17, 2013

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June 12, 2013

Premium Lock Facebook introduces hashtags #CopyingTwitter #advertising

Facebook Facebook Inc.'s more than 1 billion members will be able to use hashtags, a tool popularized on Twitter Inc. that makes it easier for social-network users to discover and share topics that are being discussed.

Updated June 11, 2013

Premium Lock Google's Waze acquisition maps out mobile strategy

Google HQ Google's acquisition of Waze ends several months of speculation as Waze flirted with potential buyers interested in its rapidly growing service. Waze blends elements of a social network into its maps to produce more precise directions and more reliable information about local traffic conditions.

June 11, 2013

Premium Lock Facebook shares rally on rumors company may join S&P 500

Facebook "Inclusion in a major index would significantly broaden Facebook's investor base, providing added liquidity and price support, and the addition would likely cause a near-term pop in the share price," analyst says.

June 10, 2013

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June 3, 2013

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May 23, 2013

Premium Lock Twitter beefs up account security with two-step process

Twitter      Twitter is adding a new security tool to its website, making it harder for outsiders to gain access to accounts, a month after a false posting triggered a stock-market decline.

May 20, 2013

Premium Lock With a curse of joy, Tumblr's 26-year-old CEO cashes in on $1.1B Yahoo deal

Tumblr goes Yahoo "Our headquarters isn't moving. Our team isn't changing. Our road map isn't changing," says founder David Karp. "Our mission -- to empower creators to make their best work and get it in front of the audience they deserve -- certainly isn't changing."

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