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Posts tagged “Social Media”

June 5, 2012

Premium Lock Argyle Social targets social data feeds, integrates with Salesforce.com

The Durham-based social media marketing firm rolls out a new application to track and integrate marketing programs. Argyle also launches a new program to work with Salesforce.com information.

Graphic tracks Argyle Social's new offerings Graphic tracks Argyle Social's new offerings

June 5, 2012

Premium Lock Lawmakers criticize Facebook's under-13 user moves

Facebook The co-chairmen of the Bi-Partisan Congressional Privacy Caucus sent a letter to Facebook Chief Executive Officer Mark Zuckerberg on Monday asking him to provide details on the company's plans for allowing access to children under age 13, who fall under stricter regulations around online privacy.

Tags: Facebook
Updated June 5, 2012

Premium Lock Explaining social media - with donuts!

In honor of our favorite deep-fried food, Three Ships Media presents you with a revamped donuts list to explain social media using tasty pastries.

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June 5, 2012

Premium Lock Google goes more social, buying startup Meebo for $100M

Meebo Google is bolstering social features for its Google+ network as it tries to lure users from Facebook Inc.

Updated June 4, 2012

Premium Lock Facebook looks to allow children online - without lying

Facebook The social media giant is testing ways to allow younger kids on its site without needing to lie. It would be under parental supervision, such as by connecting children's accounts to their parents' accounts. That would allow Facebook to comply with federal regulations regarding children under 13 online.

Tags: Facebook
June 4, 2012

Premium Lock Attention, Facebook users: Vote on privacy policy

The previously announced changes include new sections explaining how it uses people's information. The updates also reflect recently added features such as a new profile format called Timeline.

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Tags: Facebook
June 4, 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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June 3, 2012

Premium Lock Twitter expects at least $1B in sales by 2014

Twitter      Demand for advertising aimed at Twitter's more than 140 million users is benefiting the company. Researchers at EMarketer Inc. have said that in 2014, Twitter will reach $540 million in ad sales, which make up virtually all of its revenue, up from $139.5 million last year.

May 29, 2012

Premium Lock Report: Facebook might buy web broswer firm Opera

Opera The Opera browser is utilized by 150 million users a month around the world. An acquisition of a company such as Opera could help Facebook create its own phone or help it improve its services on mobile phones, computers and televisions, an anlyst in the U.K. says.

Updated May 28, 2012

Premium Lock Facebook IPO fiasco likely to increase mistrust of Wall Street

"This is clearly the latest in a long string of events that is eviscerating the confidence investors have in the market," says Andrew Stoltmann, a Chicago attorney who represents retail investors. "The perception is Wall Street jiggered this IPO so the underwriters made money, Facebook executives made money and the small investor got left holding the bag."

Ringing the bell for Facebook Ringing the bell for Facebook

Tags: Facebook
May 28, 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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Updated May 25, 2012

Premium Lock Facebook's camera app for iPhones draws mixed reviews

The new app is similar to Instagram, the photo-sharing app Facebook is in the process of buying for $1 billion. The acquisition, however, has not yet been completed, and Instagram's employees did not work on the photo app.

A sample from Facebook's iPhone app A sample from Facebook's iPhone app

May 23, 2012

Premium Lock Morgan Stanley faces more scrutiny over Facebook IPO

Facebook Morgan Stanley, already taking heat for helping price the IPO, received more scrutiny Tuesday. The company may face regulatory review over claims an analyst shared negative news about Facebook with institutional investors before the IPO, said Richard Ketchum, chairman and CEO of the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority, the industry watchdog.

Tags: Facebook
May 22, 2012

Premium Lock Facebook IPO muff: 'The gang that couldn't shoot straight'

After one of the most anticipated initial public offerings in history, Facebook's 11 percent drop yesterday prompted investors to fault everything from Morgan Stanley's role as lead underwriter, to the company's greed and the Nasdaq Stock Market.

Ringing the bell for Facebook Ringing the bell for Facebook

Tags: Facebook
May 21, 2012

Premium Lock ChannelAdvisor CEO likes Facebook play despite lack of IPO 'pop'

Facebook's massive IPO fizzled Friday with virtuall no "pop" in its opening sales price of $38. But Scot Wingo, CEO at ChannelAdvisor and an investor, says he made a Facebook play for the long term.

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Updated May 21, 2012

Premium Lock Nasdaq's Facebook fumble: 'This was not our finest hour'

Nasdaq Computer systems used to establish the Facebook opening price were overwhelmed by order cancellations and updates as the "biggest IPO cross in the history of mankind" was occurring, Nasdaq Chief Executive Officer Robert Greifeld says.

Updated May 21, 2012

Premium Lock Looking for better nightlife? Now there's an app for that

A new app - SceneTap - launched this weekend that will scan the faces of patrons in 25 bars across the city to determine their ages and genders. Would-be customers can then check their smartphones for real-time updates on the crowd size, average age and men-to-women mix to decide whether the scene is to their liking.

App checks venues for size, age, gender App checks venues for size, age, gender

Updated May 21, 2012

Premium Lock SceneTap FAQ: How venue survey technology works

A new website, SceneTap, uses facial recognition software placed in a bar or other venue to calculate approximate ages as well as gender and to count the number of people inside. An FAQ at the firm's website explains how the technology works.

Tracking nightlife scene via web Tracking nightlife scene via web

May 21, 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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