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Behind the lyrics with Rap Genius

Oct 15, 2012
It's been called the "Wikipedia of rap", and it just got $15 million dollars in venture capital funding. RapGenius.com is a rising star website which allows people to post annotations on the meanings behind song lyrics.
Posted In: social media, Music

Myspace: Will a redesign resurrect the site?

Sep 25, 2012
Myspace has a slick new look, according to a new promotional video--but can that bring it back to its former social media glory?
Posted In: Tech, MySpace, social media, Justin Timberlake

Death of the PC, the Winklevii's other Social Network, and tech ed in New York

Sep 18, 2012
The personal computer is dead, and more on the future of tech from New York City
Posted In: Facebook, social media, Winklevoss, Wall Street, high school

Report: People don't retweet candidates on the economy

Aug 15, 2012
But they do retweet them on anything else. Social media research indicates that voters might be in the mood for a broader discussion.
Posted In: Obama, romney, social media, Twitter, YouTube, according to a recent study

Not so bright idea: Fake Twitter followers

Aug 7, 2012
Mitt Romney's Twitter account had a recent spike in new followers, leading to speculation that his campaign had bought fake followers. Is this really a business?
Posted In: Twitter, fake accounts, social media

How Twitter's exposing NBC's Olympic failures

Jul 31, 2012
Television ratings are up for the 2012 Olympics, even with so-called spoilers all over the Internet. Blogger and author Jeff Jarvis talks about NBC's failures to keep up with the Twittersphere.
Posted In: social media, Olympics, Internet, journalists

Do you have a case of social media depression?

Jul 23, 2012
Commentator Beth Teitell on how social media "friends" erode confidence with sunny status updates and photos of perfect children.
Posted In: Facebook, Twitter, social media

Breaking up is hard to do

Jun 18, 2012
The ways social media makes separation trickier.
Posted In: Tech Report, second life, social media, breaking up

For a brilliant social media campaign

Apr 13, 2012
A 22-year-old college grad dropped $11 on a domain name and poured all of her Web 2.0 talents into creating the ideal job application for a social media director position.
Posted In: social media

'Frenemy' arrives on Facebook

Mar 27, 2012
University of Texas, Dallas professor Dean Terry has co-designed an application that lets users voice their dislikes on Facebook.
Posted In: Facebook, social media, app

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