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Just ask Klout

May 23, 2013
Online company Klout, known for ranking people for online influence, is rolling out a search feature that uses those influencers as magnets for consumer questions -- and advertising dollars.
Posted In: Klout, social media, bing, Internet search

Teens tired of Facebook, hot on Twitter, savvy reputation managers

May 23, 2013
Teenagers are less into Facebook and more into Twitter these days, according to a new report from the Pew Internet and American Life project.
Posted In: pew, Facebook, Twitter, social media, teenagers

Meet the Twitter account of the 15,500-page Keystone XL report

May 21, 2013
It appears anyone can get a Twitter account these days, even a massive government document.
Posted In: Keystone XL, Keystone pipeline, Twitter, social media

The app that blocks TV spoilers on Twitter, and its teenage developer

May 10, 2013
Jennie Lamere just turned 18. Between classes and college applications, she developed an app to block the live tweets that were spoiling her favorite shows.
Posted In: app, television, social media

Yearning for the days when we were all disengaged consumers

May 10, 2013
The quest for engaged consumers is relentless (and annoying) in the new advertising world.
Posted In: social media, advertising

Abandoned buildings get starring role in social media

May 8, 2013
Some people like to go into old, vacant buildings to post photos and video of their exploits on social media sites like Instagram and Flickr. Sometimes, that can be an advantage for real estate agents.
Posted In: social media, instagram, history, photography

Obama's digital director takes his talents to business world

May 3, 2013
Big data helped the President Obama's campaign team identify potential voters and get them to the polls. Now Teddy Goff, who was digital director of Obama's 2012 campaign, is taking his ideas to the business world.
Posted In: Obama, big data, social media, media

Quitting the Internet cold turkey

May 3, 2013
Ever tried to quit something cold turkey? What about the Internet? On May 1, 2012, Paul Miller of the tech site The Verge cut himself off from the Internet. No web, no streaming, no email, no texts, or voicemails.
Posted In: Internet, social media

The next generation unfriends Facebook

May 3, 2013
What are the kids doing these days? It's an age old question. But when it comes to technology, it's an important one.
Posted In: high school, social media, Facebook, privacy

To financial advisory firms: A list of words to avoid on Twitter

May 1, 2013
Putnam Investments says certain words used on social media can trigger regulatory scrutiny.
Posted In: Twitter, social media

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