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Companies attempt to cash-in on #RoyalBaby

Jul 22, 2013
Hostess, Chili's and Pizza Hut are just a few of the companies who have joined in on the social-media frenzy around the royal baby.
Posted In: royal baby, social media, advertising

Educating a journalist: Is J-school worth it?

Jul 22, 2013
Journalism is changing, and so are J-schools. But what about all the students in the middle?
Posted In: Journalism school, media, newspapers, social media

Soundcloud wants you to see and touch sound

Jul 18, 2013
Soundcloud will turn six-years-old at the end of this month. In the last two years alone, Soundcloud's registered users have increased 400 percent to 40 million.
Posted In: soundcloud, social media, audio, Music

Marissa Mayer's report card: Buy!

Jul 16, 2013
This week marks one year of the Marissa Mayer era at Yahoo. Mayer has bought 16 companies in her time at the helm.
Posted In: Yahoo, tumblr, social media, Marissa Mayer

Daughter mines social media to track down father's killer

Jul 8, 2013
Joselyn Martinez says her own Internet legwork was the key to catching her father's escaped murderer over 25 years later.
Posted In: social media, Crime, big data, Internet

Upworthy aims to turn viral into meaningful

Jul 5, 2013
There's a new video website that wants you to stop watching cat videos and start paying attention to things that matter.
Posted In: social media, Internet, media

Screening out job candidates with Facebook? Don't

Jul 3, 2013
A new study says Facebook behavior isn't a good indicator of prospective employee performance.
Posted In: Facebook, Jobs, career, job interview, social media

Facebook to remove ads from offensive pages

Jul 1, 2013
If you go to Facebook today, you’ll find more content with no ads next to it. Why? It’s deemed controversial by the site, and advertisers don’t want any part of it.
Posted In: Facebook, advertising, social media

Can Myspace come back from the dead?

Jun 17, 2013
The brand just relaunched with a fancy party and a promise to return to its roots. And Justin Timberlake, who co-owns the social network with digital ad company Specific Media, wants it to be cool again.
Posted In: MySpace, social media, Justin Timberlake

Snapchat's latest demographic? Wall Street bankers

Jun 13, 2013
Wall Street bankers are catching on to Snapchat, an app which allows user to send photos and other messages that self-destruct in a seconds.
Posted In: apps, Wall Street, social media

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