Monday, May 22, 2017

SOCIAL MEDIA

SOCIAL MEDIA

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,...

by C. Custer (courtesy techinasia.com) The billboard you see on the left, if read literally, says “dick strings.” It was located in Times Square, placed there by Chinese gaming powerhouse Giant Interactive (NYSE:GA), and it...

  Has Facebook finally peaked? Social media was abuzz Monday with news that Facebook may be losing millions of users per month in the U.S., U.K. and other developed countries, following a report in The Guardian...

The rugged landscape of California’s Gold Country has been sought after for centuries, but its enchanting features have also obstructed 21st-Century Internet access.  Newly-released technology is about to liberate these rural environs, as the...