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Twitter edges closer to TV with advertising deal

Apr 23, 2013
Twitter and Starcom, sitting in a tree...bringing more advertising to your newsfeed. More on how the deal brings Twitter ever so closer to television.
Posted In: Twitter, television, starcom, advertising, social media

SEC hits 'like' on corporations releasing info on social media

Apr 3, 2013
Reed Hastings landed in hot water for sharing info about Netflix on his personal Facebook page. Now, the SEC says, companies can share, tweet and Facebook, as long as investors know where to look.
Posted In: social media, SEC

The SEC gives social media a thumbs up

Apr 3, 2013
In a move that could change the way companies communicate with their investors, the Securities and Exchange Commission has ruled that company executives can use sites like Twitter and Facebook to release market moving news.
Posted In: Securities and Exchange Commission, social media, netflix

YouTube hits a billion

Mar 21, 2013
YouTube announced that it’s reached a billion viewers per month, putting in the same league as its parent company Google and Facebook.
Posted In: YouTube, social media, Tech

Foursquare turns four: CEO Dennis Crowley on what's next

Mar 21, 2013
CEO of Foursquare, an app which lets users check in to physical locations and tell their social media friends about it, reflects on where the company has been and where it's headed.
Posted In: foursquare, Dennis Crowley, social media

2 secrets to Buzzfeed's success according to CEO Jonah Peretti

Mar 14, 2013
Founder and CEO of Buzzfeed, Jonah Peretti, shares his take on finding the right balance of silliness and seriousness on the social web.
Posted In: media, news media, social media

Twitter and public opinion: Can't see the forest for the tweets

Mar 6, 2013
According to new research from the Pew Research Center, Twitter is a bad way to predict public opinion.
Posted In: Twitter, social media, pew, public opinion

How much is a Facebook 'like' worth to your business?

Feb 28, 2013
What online activity actually leads to sales? An digital data cruncher breaks down the value of Facebook 'likes', Instragram photos, and online posts.
Posted In: social media, advertising, Facebook, Google

Maker's Mark backs down from plans to dilute bourbon

Feb 18, 2013
The company that owns Maker's Mark, the brand known for bottles that are hand-sealed with wax, is backing down from a decision to water down its whiskey.
Posted In: beverages, social media, alcohol

Thirst CEO on creating the future of online news

Feb 18, 2013
A startup called Thirst has just launched an app for iPhone-iPads that is trying to re-invent the way we get news online.
Posted In: news, media, social media, app

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