This week, the NCAA is hiring an assistant director of digital and social media, while LKR Social Media needs a social media marketing content creator. Make Meaning is seeking an online marketing manager, and GreenRoom Social is on the hunt for a PR account manager. Get the scoop on these openings below, and find additional social media jobs on Mediabistro.
Archives: June 2013
The Prop 8 plaintiffs are being married at San Francisco’s City Hall by the California district attorney Kamala Harris.
Facebook is changing its review process to protect brands from having their advertising placed next to violent, sexual, or otherwise objectionable content, but critics say that the policy does not go far enough to remove the content altogether.
It is with a wisp of nostalgia that we bid farewell to AltaVista, one of the Web’s first search engines. The iconic product was on a death list Yahoo released today, alongside the Axis mobile search app, the company’s 2012 effort at leapfrogging Google in mobile search.
The New York tech scene, dubbed Silicon Alley, has gotten a lot of PR of late, with hot companies like MakerBot, Tumblr, Etsy and Foursquare and the high-profile venture firm Union Square Ventures. But it wasn’t until today that it produced a billionaire founder.
StoryKit by ICDL Foundation is today’s Recommended Children’s App of the Week. The iPhone app is free tool that lets you and your child create your own digital storybooks.
The app is great for toddlers and older kids alike. You can use it to write text, create digital drawings, capture audio recordings and take photos and then assemble all of these pieces to make your own storybooks. Here is more from the app’s description:
The application includes four public domain children’s books that you can rewrite and rearrange into your own new story. These are scans of the original bound books that have been specially processed for use on the iPhone. Take ‘The Three Bears’ and make them four. Rewrite ‘The Three Little Pigs’ with the wolf as the victim. Or, start with a blank book and write whatever story is on your minds.
Google today rolled out a new set of widgets for Google+ that include a stand-alone “follow” button and larger “badges” for pages, profiles and communities.
Do you shoot in vertical video mode? YouTube Chescaleigh is talking to you!
if your video is the dopest but it’s portrait
then it’s bogus
don’t want some hocus pocus up in adobe
to choke these bonus components
that shouldn’t show in your video
if you go with an aspect ratio that’s not the grossest
you need atonement, if you haven’t turned your phone yet
Facebook is opening its beta testing program to all Android users, so if you have a hankering for the latest and greatest from the social network, head over to the Google group. Why Google? Facebook is utilizing Google’s new beta testing program that allows companies to roll out updates in stages, by joining you’ll be getting previews of updates before most users.
Anyone can join the beta program. When you join, you will get a small batch of fixes and new features every month. We ask that you use your app as you normally would, but submit a report when you encounter a bug or other issue. Because the beta build will have features that are still in progress, the app may be less stable than you’re accustomed to. Feedback on stability, as well as any other performance issues you experience, is crucial and deeply appreciated.
Banjo, one of the trailblazing crop of location-based social networking apps that launched three years ago, today launched an update that allows users to tune into real-time content based on topic area and to scroll back into the past to find content related to a particular event.