Posts tagged “Social Media”

March 14, 2013

Premium Lock R.I.P for RSS: Google to shut down Google Reader

Google logo Google announced on its blog Wednesday that the company will "retire" Google Reader on July 1, leaving users loyal to getting information from RSS feeds scrambling to find an alternative.

March 13, 2013

Premium Lock More youth use smartphones as route to web

Is iPhone 5 just too much? A new report from the Pew Internet & American Life Project finds that 78 percent of young people, ages 12 to 17, now have cellphones. Nearly half of those are smartphones, a share that's increasing steadily -- and that's having a big effect on how, and where, many young people are accessing the Web.

Updated March 12, 2013

Premium Lock Report points to potential of using analytics for good, not just proft

A new research paper published by MIT Sloan Management Review and SAS documents a surging increase in business interest for the use of data analytics. But the report also points to ways in which society could benefit as well.

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Updated March 11, 2013

Premium Lock Smart execs think 'omni-channel' - not online or offline

Three Ships Media Analysis: I am energized about how digital media is pushing businesses to get better both online and off. When business leaders ask the right questions about how they make their companies better, I remember why I do what I do.

March 11, 2013

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From its launch 11 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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March 7, 2013

Premium Lock Facebook goes for 'personalized newspaper' design

Facebook is revamping its News Feed to include bigger photos, sorting by topics and a more consistent design across devices as the world's most popular social network ramps up efforts to make money from content.

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Updated March 7, 2013

Premium Lock Study proves what pros have long believed: Interpret Twitter with caution

Analysis: A study from Pew Research finds that Twitter tweets often run counter to overall public opinion. But professionals can still find benefits in what the Twitterverse is saying.

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Updated March 6, 2013

Premium Lock Twitter dumping some apps to focus on mobile, web

Twitter      "To continue to offer a great product that addresses your unique needs, we're going to focus our development efforts on our modern, web-based versions of TweetDeck," Twitter says. "To that end, we are discontinuing support for our older apps: TweetDeck AIR, TweetDeck for Android and TweetDeck for iPhone. They will be removed from their respective app stores in early May and will stop functioning shortly thereafter."

March 4, 2013

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From its launch 11 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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February 28, 2013

Premium Lock Groupon CEO out; Facebook buys Microsoft ad biz; Google keeps cash; iTune U downloads top 1B

Bulldog Bulldog Blog: Struggling Groupon ousts its CEO; Microsoft parts with ad business Atlas; Google keeps cash for acquisitions; Apple says iTune U downloads top billion.

February 28, 2013

Premium Lock Grifols profits surge; LinkedIn shares climb; Groupon tumbles; EU pursues Google

Bulldog Bulldog Blog: Pharma giant Grifols reports jump in profits; LinkedIn growth sparks stock; Groupon shares fall on earnings miss; EU data watchdogs pursue Google.

Updated February 26, 2013

Premium Lock Duke CMO study: Marketing execs to double social media spending

In the next five years chief marketing officers plan to double their spending on social media as a percentage of their marketing budgets, according to a Duke University survey of top marketing executives at 468 U.S. firms.

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February 22, 2013

Premium Lock Biggest threat to Facebook? 'Growing too fast,' co-founder warns

Eduardo Saverin Facebook, the operator of a social network with 1.1 billion users, may struggle to keep pace with the need to educate customers and governments on privacy issues, says billionaire co-founder Eduardo Saverin.

February 20, 2013

Premium Lock Apple hacked; sources say Eastern European gang behind attack

Cybersecurity   Apple says some of its internal systems were hacked. Sources say Apple, Facebook, Twitter and at least another 40 companies have been targeted by an Eastern European gang.

February 18, 2013

Premium Lock Facebook working with FBI to investigate malware attack

Facebook Inc., operator of the largest social network with more than 1 billion members, is working with the U.S. Federal Bureau of Investigation to probe a malware attack, sources say.

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February 18, 2013

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Updated February 15, 2013

Premium Lock Facebook to let people pay to promote friends' posts

Facebook Facebook, operator of the world's largest social network, is rolling out a feature that will let users pay to promote friends' posts on the website as it seeks new sources of revenue.

February 14, 2013

Premium Lock Facebook looks to hire executive to lead diversity efforts

Facebook Facebook, operator of the world's largest social-networking service, is seeking a global head of diversity, as the quickly expanding company's recruits people from different backgrounds to foster creativity.

February 12, 2013

Premium Lock Yahoo's CEO looks to strengthen Facebook ties, eyes mobile push

Marissa Mayer Yahoo! Chief Executive Officer Marissa Mayer plans to focus on mobile applications and strengthening ties to Facebook Inc. to bolster turnaround efforts at the biggest U.S. Web portal.

February 11, 2013

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