Monday, June 26, 2017

SOCIAL MEDIA

SOCIAL MEDIA

by Matt Sabourin (courtesy PFSK) From June 1st through June 16th, 88 pianos (one for each key on a instrument) are being placed throughout NYC’s five boroughs by the non-profit organization Sing for Hope. Formally...

Selections from this year’s Innovations summer reading list curated by Dominic Basulto The summer vacation season is finally upon us, meaning now is the perfect time to catch up on your reading. Part of being...

courtesy TNJ Staff Make social media work to your advantage While the proper use of social media can drive highly targeted traffic to websites, build brand awareness, improve conversion rates and...

courtesy AFP Facebook on Wednesday added Twitter-style hashtags to help the more than one billion members of the social network tune into topics of interest at the leading social network. “To date, there has not been...

by Josh Luger (courtesy BusinessInsider) The media constellation has become increasingly fractured. The  Web produced the initial fissure, but mobile created new cracks in the  landscape. Today, no single medium earns more than 45% of...

San Francisco Home Get Its Own Twitter Account by Lana Bandoim (courtesy technorati) A San Francisco home has its own Twitter account and posts frequent updates. The MIT Technology Review reveals on May 21 that Tom Coates owns...

Downloading videos and showing restricted videos are the app's two other sins. by Peter Bright (courtesy ArsTechnica) Google tells Microsoft to cease and desist its ad-free YouTube app Last week, Microsoft released a YouTube client for Windows...

by Peter Kafka (courtesy allthingsd) YouTube finally rolled out its paid subscription service yesterday, which generated a lot coverage. But the YouTube folks went out of their way to downplay the launch, describing it is as...

by Henry Blodget (courtesy BusinessInsider) Liberal Groups Begin Facebook Ad Boycott Over Zuckerberg's Big Oil Lobbying Mark Zuckerberg's Political Group Is Trashing Obama And Obamacare And Promoting Wildlife Oil Drilling Mark Zuckerberg's Political Group Is Trashing Obama...

By Lulu Yilun Chen (courtesy Bloomberg) Billionaire Jack Ma, founder of Alibaba Group Holding Ltd., said he plans to focus on environmental protection and education as he steps down as chief executive officer of China’s...

CFO tells analysts Internet media company will focus on high-growth areas, including video by Todd Spangler (courtesy Variety) AOL shut down several unprofitable music websites last month — and the Internet media company isn’t done pruning...

As the Boston Marathon attack demonstrated, cellphone services go down city-wide in times of crisis. It becomes much more difficult to reach one another and ask “Are you OK?” If phone systems go down,...