Information on Twitter and Facebook pertaining to the arrest of activist Alaa Abd El Fattah in Egypt on Thursday spurs fear and anger online.
Archives: November 2013
This week, MIT is hiring a social media community manager, while High 5 Games needs a Flash game developer. IMRE is seeking a social media program director, and CEU is on the hunt for a head of communications and digital strategy. Get the scoop on these openings below, and find additional social media jobs on Mediabistro.
Black Friday, Small Business Saturday, and Cyber Monday … It’s almost like social media was created to promote deals during the holiday shopping season.
The post-Thanksgiving shopping season starts earlier every year. There were many people camped out days before in traditional Black Friday Shopping Style. Stores, such as Staples, had Black Friday deals all week. Others, opened their doors early on Thanksgiving Day.
Here are 5 fantastic social media holiday shopping campaigns:
Earlier this month, a US Senate committee described virtual currencies as a “legitmate financial service” and since then the value of a single bitcoin has surpassed $1,000. In January, it was trading at $20.
Passphrases and mangling are pointless when it comes to securing your passwords.
Ad revenue is still on the rise for Facebook to the tune of 66 percent year over year. But too many ads could be driving away younger users.
FIFA released an app for iOS and Android just ahead of next week’s the final drawing that will determine who plays who in the 2014 World Cup.
Will bulk moderation and automatic filtering of ASCII porn be enough to save the YouTube comment system from the spam backlash of G+ intergration?
Today’s download is a perfect Black Friday read, especially if you are in the mood for more drinks and not more food. It’s a title from Brittany Deal, a savvy wine drinker’s first how-to book that’s full of fun and friendly advice on wine.
It’s hard to imagine a world without wine; I mean, what else would we use to help us decipher the meaning of life, cope with dating mishaps, or get through an episode of The Bachelor?
But do you know what makes great wine better than good wine? Or why one Chardonnay can taste totally different from another Chardonnay? How about why restaurants put us through the whole wine-pouring ritual? Read more
Online shopping on Thanksgiving increased by almost 20 percent over last year with mobile driving about a quarter of those sales, according to an IBM Digital Analytics Benchmark report.
Mobile was up across all categories. It accounted for about 43% of all Thanksgiving online traffic, a 32 percent increase over last year; and mobile drove 26 percent of sales, up by nearly 50 percent. Read more