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Posts tagged “Twitter”

September 4, 2012

Premium Lock Twitter unveils new targeting tool for advertisers

Twitter Ads Twitter is offering a new way for advertisers to deliver their marketing pitches to the people who are most likely to buy their products and services.

August 31, 2012

Premium Lock Twitter offers advertisers targeting tools to promote products

Twitter      Marketers can deliver Promoted Tweets and Promoted Accounts to sets of users by choosing from more than 350 interest categories, such as science or personal finance.

Updated July 30, 2012

Premium Lock Apple reportedly considers, decides not to invest in Twitter

Twitter      The two firms held talks in recent months about Apple making an investment in the hundreds of millions of dollars, the New York Times reported last week. The deal would have valued Twitter at more than $10 billion, the Times said.

Updated July 17, 2012

Premium Lock Google+ tops social media index; Facebook falters

Google+ ties Wikipedia for No. 1 in a customer service index report while Facebook's score falls due to changes in format, excess of ads and privacy concerns.

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July 4, 2012

Premium Lock Bulldog: Lenovo; lost dog tweets; Kodak; PTO offices

Bulldog Inside the Bulldog Blog: Lenovo shares fall; tweets help track down lost dog on a train; Kodak wins OK to sell some patents; U.S. adding patent offices.

July 3, 2012

Premium Lock Watch what you tweet: Twitter must turn over protest messages

Twitter      'Occupy Wall Street' case will determine whether Twitter faces the burden of responding to subpoenas for its users, the San Francisco-based company has said. The outcome is significant throughout the U.S. as law enforcement becomes more aggressive in seeking information about what people do and say on the Internet, the American Civil Liberties Union says.

Updated June 21, 2012

Premium Lock Tweet hack or a bug? Access woes strike Twitter

Twitter      The outage triggered a headline on The Drudge Report: "TWITTER Down, Users Panic: 'My life has no meaning anymore'..."

Updated April 23, 2012

Premium Lock MCNC to celebrate broadband expansion with Twitter 'town hall'

MCNC Twitter Town Hall The first phase of the Golden LEAF Rural Broadband Initiative is complete. To celebrate this achievement, MCNC will host a live Twitter Town Hall on Friday to answer questions about the project and the state of broadband connectivity in North Carolina.

March 22, 2012

Premium Lock Smart tweets for deals: Spring Metrics launches new tool

Seeking to capitalize on the social media boom and Twitter mania, Durham-based Spring Metrics is rolling out "Smart Twitter offers" for merchants wanting a different spin on daily deals.

March 9, 2012

Premium Lock Cisco eyes iPad opportunity; Facebook personalized news; Twitter ads; AT&T selling a Yellow Pages stake?; South by Southwest changes gears

Bulldog Inside the Bulldog blog: Cisco sees opportunity in new iPad; Facebook is personalizing news; Twitter making branding changes; AT&T reportedly mulls selling part of Yellow Pages; South by Southwest conference shifts away from social media.

February 17, 2012

Premium Lock Tweet this: Buying ads on Twitter is getting easier

Twitter      The popular social media messaging service is unveiling a long-awaited automated system that will enable advertisers to manage their marketing campaigns and budgets without having to deal with sales representatives.

Updated February 7, 2012

Premium Lock Who won 'Social Bowl'? Super Bowl ads paying fans to play

Ad agency McKinney and social media data firm EvoApp tracked and are now analyzing tons of social media data "buzz" generated by Super Bowl-related advertising campaigns. The early analysis shows brands that paid their fans with contest offers harvested the most benefit.

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Updated February 3, 2012

Premium Lock In Super Bowl of social media, Patriots win, Triangle firm says

iContact tracks the Giants and Patriots in use of Twitter ahead of the Super Bowl and declares the AFC champs are No. 1.

Pats vs. Giants in social media (iContact graphic) Pats vs. Giants in social media (iContact graphic)

January 31, 2012

Premium Lock Censoring tweets is overblown issue, says Twitter CEO

Twitter's reasoning has been mostly lost in a barrage of comments -- many from Twitter users themselves -- that the company is caving into attacks on free speech, especially in countries with repressive regimes.

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January 30, 2012

Premium Lock Tweet this: Teens moving to Twitter where posts are more private

Teens tout the ease of use and the ability to send the equivalent of a text message to a circle of friends, often a smaller one than they have on crowded Facebook accounts. They can have multiple accounts and don't have to use their real names. They also can follow their favorite celebrities and, for those interested in doing so, use Twitter as a soapbox.

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Updated January 30, 2012

Premium Lock Twitter's censorship plan ignites global uproar of protests

It was a stunning role reversal for a youthful company that prides itself in promoting unfettered expression, 140 characters at a time. Twitter insisted its commitment to free speech remains firm, and sought to explain the nuances of its policy, while critics -- in a barrage of tweets -- proposed a Twitter boycott and demanded that the censorship initiative be scrapped.

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January 27, 2012

Premium Lock Twitter may censor tweets in individual countries

Twitter said Thursday that it has refined its technology so it can censor messages on a country-by-country basis.

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Updated January 18, 2012

Premium Lock Getting social: The GOP race and lessons for businesses

While it's never a one-size-fits-all approach, as we see here, the common takeaway remains that social media presence can lead to increased engagement and a return on investment," iContact says.

iContact tracks GOP candidates and social media impact iContact tracks GOP candidates and social media impact

Updated January 2, 2012

Premium Lock Tweet this: SC firm sues ex-writer for taking Twitter followers

PhoneDog LLC fsues Noah Kravitz, a writer who worked for the company from 2006 until last year. Attorneys for the website, which reviews mobile devices like phones and tablets, said Kravitz owes them $340,000.

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December 28, 2011

Premium Lock Ky. middle school teacher using Twitter in classroom

A Kentucky middle school teacher decided to use Twitter as a teaching tool rather than swim against the tide.

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