Articles tagged j-zone, twitter, facebook, social media

6 May 2010 // 11:46 AM

Firms quickly realize PR possibilities of social media

KANSAS CITY, Mo.  — Richard Pesce loved his Clif Bars. Then the company sent him an expired box of the energy snacks. He e-mailed complaints.

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6 May 2010 // 7:00 AM

Facebook’s New Format Shows Contempt for User Privacy

SAN JOSE, Calif.  — When Facebook announced at its f8 conference last month that it is making changes to its giant social networking site, I

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16 Apr 2010 // 6:30 AM

Sponsored tweets pave way for Twitter’s official ads

SAN FRANCISCO — L.A. indie rock band Hypnogaja doesn’t have a large marketing budget or the backing of a major label, but it does

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25 Feb 2010 // 7:00 AM

The Twitter Effect on Oscar

LOS ANGELES — On Twitter, Jesse James has never been one to mince words. He tweets with all the bad-boy attitude and mucho macho swagger you’

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What It’d Be Like to Tweet, FB-Update or Podcast Live from the 1963 March on Washington

Digitizing revolutions: The Negro still is not free [‘My lord’ a sister can be heard saying, and you can almost see her gleaming from sweat, fanning herself and shaking her head side to side with her eyes firmly fixed on Dr. King].

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When more folks today seem interested in protecting their anonymity online, and are even concerned with the death of a social networking account following an

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PHILADELPHIA — Facebook. Twitter. MySpace. Cell phones. Blogs. Time thieves, all of them. Or at least that’s how they’ve sometimes been portrayed in news

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Privately Exposed: New Facebook Privacy Settings Betrays Users

Without providing a choice to opt-out or pay a membership fee, Facebook switched Darrins and expected us not to notice -- and your private life was opened up for the world to see.

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Nobody Puts Twitter in a Curation Corner

Twitter has fast become a land of curators. But where does curation go from here, and do we really want it to go there?

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A colleague of mine who works in the non-profit world made this prediction: “it’s my belief that, within the next year or two, Facebook

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SAN JOSE, Calif. — As the Internet’s microblogging superhero Twitter continues to balloon with 40 million users worldwide and countless apps like Twhirl and TweetDeck, the

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CHICAGO — Without advertisements or subscription fees, the micro-blogging service Twitter has had many wondering how the site makes money. Since Twitter’s creation in 2006, co-founders

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Music Scrobbling as a Panopticism of Taste

Among social networking sites, it's only Last.fm, only scrobbling -- which, once activated, operates entirely on its own, as an unconscious background function -- that channels the essence of Foucault's social panopticism.

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26 Aug 2009 // 6:05 AM

MINNEAPOLIS — Perhaps there should be a Miranda warning for social network users just as there is for suspected criminals. “Any thing you say, tweet, blog

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24 Jul 2009 // 9:40 AM

It’s foolish to say this without data to back it up, but it feels as though the Facebook fad is losing steam. Critiques of

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23 Jul 2009 // 5:32 AM

The publication of internal documents about Twitter that were filched by a hacker caused fans to express their outrage — before they hunkered down to read

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What has 140 characters or less and no Letterman? Oscar-winning actor Kevin Spacey talked up Twitter during a witty exchange Tuesday night on “The Late Show

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‘Lifecasters’ part of a growing group of social-networking junkies

FORT WORTH, Texas — It’s just before noon, and Jeni Searcy is sitting in her room, talking to a friend about driving to the Apple

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CHICAGO — You’ve created an account and started following some users. You may have even sent a few tweets out into the world, expressing how

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17 Jun 2009 // 7:00 AM

(Cliff Owen/MCT) WASHINGTON — Sen. Charles Grassley was darned annoyed when he saw that President Barack Obama was having a good time in Paris. So

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Treasuring Memories of Paul McCartney on 'One on One' Tour

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"McCartney welcomed Bruce Springsteen and Steven Van Zandt out for a song at Madison Square Garden.

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