Posts tagged “Social Media”

September 13, 2010

Premium Lock YouTube joins live video ‘streaming’ trend with two-day trial

YouTube live promo "This is just an initial trial, a first step," says YouTube product manager Josh Siegel. "We're going to look at a whole bunch of data about the performance of our new platform and then, based on that, make decisions about how we'll open it up, with the goal of opening it up to all of our partners over time."

September 13, 2010

Premium Lock Live - It's streaming video on YouTube

YouTube  An experimental trial for a live streaming platform begins Monday, with four new media partners.

Updated September 10, 2010

Premium Lock Facebook tops Google as net destination

Facebook Researchers at comScore say U.S. net users spend on average 9.9 percent of web time at Facebook vs. 9.6 percent at Google.

September 9, 2010

Premium Lock What does ‘Google Instant’ really mean for your business?

Digital marketing analysis: Businesses can adapt to the new changes in the Google search delivery simply by committing to publishing fresh, relevant, up-to-date content that solves problems and answers questions. Users will "vote" on sites and articles they find useful by visiting them frequently and linking to their resources.

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Updated September 3, 2010

Premium Lock How can marketers capitalize on the Facebook phenomenon?

Facebook Analysis: Advertising on Facebook offers a rich ability for marketers to target sectors of the gigantic user base by age, location, and even interests. While this ability is very attractive to marketers, they should approach this method with care, given the customer dissatisfaction with that attribute of Facebook.

September 3, 2010

Premium Lock Digital marketing strategy: What traditional media can't provide

Rupert Murdoch Social media analysis: Rupert Murdoch sets up the Times of London behind a pay wall, and the strategy isn’t working.

September 3, 2010

Premium Lock Facebook's new security feature: Remote logouts

Facebook Facebook is making the addition over the next couple of weeks. It will be accessible on computers, but not mobile devices.

Updated August 31, 2010

Premium Lock MySpace allows users to sync posts to Facebook

MySpace MySpace users will also be able to share music, videos, game applications, links and photos across both social networking sites.

August 26, 2010

Premium Lock Location services: How to protect your privacy

Facebook Places sample. The more information you broadcast about yourself online, the more that marketers, strangers, future or current employers and anyone else will know about you. Are you OK with leaving an ever-expanding digital trail behind?

Updated August 20, 2010

Premium Lock Digital marketing growth: Internet spend to top print

Three Ships Media Analysis: This move encompasses everything from SEO to blogs, from webinars to social media, and serves as further evidence of the budgetary trends across industries and away from traditional media and toward digital.

August 19, 2010

Premium Lock It's location, location now for Facebook users

"Where are you?" is joining "What's on your mind?" as Facebook lets its users declare their whereabouts to their friends and people nearby.

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August 13, 2010

Premium Lock A pet lovers’ game nirvana? Chapel Hill firm develops Purina Pet Resort

Merscom, which is now part of social game developer Playdom, teams up with pet food giant for Facebook simulation game. It’s for people who love VIPs (very important pets.)

VIPs - very important pets - feted at Pet Resort VIPs - very important pets - feted at Pet Resort

August 13, 2010

Premium Lock See something worth tweeting? Twitter makes it easier

Pressing the button automatically creates a shortened link that appears in a pop-up box tied to the Twitter user's account. A comment can be added next to the link, staying within the 140-character limit of Twitter's messaging service.

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August 6, 2010

Premium Lock Opinion: Five reasons why company blogs are important

Why blog? Analysis: Corporate executives often question the need to have a company blog. Three Ships Media guest blogger Callie Berchem explains the value they have and what affect blog post can have on your bottom line.

August 6, 2010

Premium Lock TriOut expands to provide local business support

TirOut Location-based marketing is one of the hottest forms of social media marketing currently available. TriOut is expanding its software to support businesses that want to use location-based marketing for interactive engagement with their customers in North Carolina.

August 2, 2010

Premium Lock Games defeat e-mail as online time-eaters

How do you spend your time online? Americans spend nearly a quarter of the time they're on the Internet from their PC, or about six hours a month, on social-networking sites and blogs. That's a quantum leap from a year ago and underscores the growing power of Facebook, Twitter and YouTube, according to Neilsen numbers released Monday.

August 1, 2010

Premium Lock Japanese user claims Twitter's 20 billionth tweet

Twitter      Twitter's 20 billionth message didn't make much sense, but it spoke volumes about the rapid global growth of the microblogging service.

Updated July 29, 2010

Premium Lock Venture Update: Investors scoring big in social gaming

Venture Update Most social networking or gaming sites are making a mint off of virtual goods, but many VCs are banking that advertising will become a greater part of their revenue stream.

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