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Online Peace During Safer Internet Day

Feb 19, 2014, 5:15 PM

​If I were to tell you that companies like Facebook, Google, and others would have the ability to work together, you might think that it’d be a silly claim to make. After all, these are companies that are looking to make it to the top and the only way that…

The Video-Sharing War: Microsoft Battles Google for Equal YouTube Rights

Jun 18, 2013, 2:00 PM

​Since January, Google and Microsoft have been clawing each other’s eyes out over YouTube. The trouble started way back in 2010 when “Google blocked Microsoft’s new Windows Phones from operating properly with YouTube,” according an article on WP Central.

YouTube's 8-year Anniversary: The Evolution Into A Major Media Giant

Jun 5, 2013, 2:00 PM

​Since 2005, YouTube has transformed itself from a small website where the average person could share home videos to the MTV of the 21st century.

#YahooWantsSome: Marissa Mayer’s continuing forays into social media

May 28, 2013, 6:14 PM

​Yahoo is finally tossing its hat into the social media ring. Recently, Yahoo announced that it would be incorporating tweets into its newsfeed on Yahoo.com. This signals a serious shift, since Yahoo is giving equal weight to tweets and ‘bona fide news.’

Who Has the Right to Be Anonymous?

May 1, 2013, 6:13 PM

​Hackivist group Anonymous took to Twitter on Monday with the trend #CISPABlackout to encourage websites to shut down in protest of a bill called CISPA (Cyber Intelligence Sharing and Protection Act), which seeks to increase cyber security.

Google Apps down. How do we function?

Apr 24, 2013, 6:15 PM

​Wednesday morning, Twitter users flocked to the social media site to complain that Google Apps weren’t working. The problems started with Gmail and Google Drive before spreading to Google Documents, Google Spreadsheets, and Google Presentations. Google…

GM and Facebook are Friends Again (but only on mobile)

Apr 18, 2013, 6:16 PM

The rift between the auto manufacturing giant and the social media titan is temporarily over.General Motors is cautiously returning to Facebook advertising only 11 months after making a high-profile exit from the network’s advertising platform, having…

Social Media Is Like A Game Of Thrones

Apr 11, 2013, 6:18 PM

​“When you play the game of thrones, you win or you die.” Spoken like a truly tyrannical queen, Cersei Lannister offered this piece of advice to Ned Stark in the first season of the HBO series “Game of Thrones.” He might have lost his head, but that…

Apple’s Acquisition of WifiSLAM: What’s The Marketing Potential?

Apr 2, 2013, 4:45 AM

​The Internet marketing realm is evolving at a rapid pace. Marketers realize that flooding social networks with ads isn’t the best way to promote brands to consumers. Now, they are learning that it might be more beneficial to focus on specific demographics…

Will Pinterest Analytics Make Pinning Worthwhile?

Mar 14, 2013, 7:22 PM

​Images seem to be all the rage these days with Instagram growing like wild fire and YouTube serving as the second largest search engine to date. Pinterest however always seems to lack in any type of social media — street cred’ being labeled as a — girl’s…