Posts tagged “Social Media”
TechLaw: Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, and other social media create new opportunities, risks, and obligations for a business, and especially when litigation is involved. This article briefly highlights a few of the most salient information management and litigation issues raised by a business's use of social media.
Ning, the social networking venture backed by Internet pioneer Marc Andreessen, says the new tool is built for real time communications.
Facebook's addition of civil unions and domestic partnerships to the list of relationships its users can pick from came after talks with gay rights organizations, including GLAAD, the Gay & Lesbian Alliance Against Defamation.
Pandora indicated it would raise $100 million with an initial public offering stock. That figure will likely change as bankers gauge the demand to invest in a company that has helped change the way people listen to music.
"Confession: A Roman Catholic App" can't grant forgiveness -- you still need to receive the sacrament from a real, live priest like always. But the app's designers and some believers see it as a way to spur Catholics back into the habit of repenting.
An overview of surveys about location-based services shows that the use of them is growing, especially among young men.
"Facebook is for every person you've met or have come across,"says co-founder of the new social networking website. "Shizzlr is for your actual 20 friends and the people you hang out with."
The talks have valued Twitter at $8 billion to $10 billion, according to unnamed sources cited by The Wall Street Journal. The sources said the company had 2010 revenue of $45 million but lost money as it hired and invested in data centers.
EmergingMedia Research Council, which is based in the Triangle, says 76% of ads included online presence; eight touted Facebook; and Audi became the first Super Bowl advertiser to use a Twitter hashtag.