social-media

Facebook shares post biggest single-day gain

NEW YORK (AP) – Facebook shares are posting their biggest single-day gain since going public, jumping 21 percent after the social media company made inroads in mobile advertising and posted accelerating growth in overall ad […]

10/24/2012

Judge: Zimmerman defense can see Martin records

SANFORD, Fla. (AP) — A judge has ruled that attorneys for a Florida neighborhood watch volunteer can inspect the school records and social media postings of the unarmed teenager he is accused of murdering. Judge […]

10/19/2012

Tuesday's debate a hit on social media

NEW YORK (AP) – Tuesday’s presidential debate was a big hit on social media. The 90-minute nationally televised exchange between President Barack Obama and Republican Mitt Romney generated 12.24 million comments on Twitter and Facebook […]

10/17/2012

Bieber publicist: Stolen laptop tweet not a hoax

SEATTLE (AP) – Was pop star Justin Bieber’s laptop actually stolen during a show in Washington state? Bieber tweeted to his nearly 29 million followers he and his tour manager were victimized during the show […]

10/12/2012

Facebook will charge to 'promote' user posts

NEW YORK (AP) – Facebook has long declared that it’s “free and always will be.” And it still is – unless you want more friends to see what you have to say. The social media […]

10/03/2012

NYPD to boost gang unit over social media violence

NEW YORK (AP) – The New York Police Department is planning to double the size of its gang unit to 300 detectives to combat teen violence fueled by dares and insults traded on social media. […]

10/02/2012

Pittsburgh negotiators new to Facebook wrinkle

PITTSBURGH (AP) – Pittsburgh police negotiators say they had never dealt with a hostage taker who communicated publicly on Facebook before they convinced a man to surrender after he did just that last week. And […]

09/25/2012

2012 conventions embrace social media openness

(AP) – Democrats and Republicans are using social media to turn their national conventions away from the smoke-filled rooms and into meetings where anyone who wants to get involved is just a click away. Leaders […]

08/17/2012

PR nightmare for Progressive Insurance (audio)

The viral blog post, “My sister paid Progressive Insurance to defend her killer in court,” has caused a massive, negative social media campaign against the company via Twitter. Posts with the words “horrific, despicable, and […]

08/16/2012

Vote: Should under 13s be allowed on Facebook?

(AP) – Though Facebook bans children under 13, millions of them have profiles on the site by lying about their age. The company is now testing ways to allow those kids to participate without needing […]

06/05/2012

Money 101 guest info, May 17

Hilary Cable Specialties: Small business, social media, business plans Phone: (626) 318-2674 Email: hilary.cable@gmail.com Website: http://www.scorela.org   Michele Ruiz Specialties: Business topics, entrepreneurial topics, women in business Phone: (310) 853-3605 Email: info@micheleruiz.com Website: http://www.micheleruiz.com   […]

05/17/2012

Money 101 guest info, April 26

Gustavo Arellano Specialties: Mexican food in Orange County Phone: (714) 550-5916 Email: garellano@ocweekly.com Website: http://www.gustavoarellano.net   Teri Thompson Specialties: Social media Phone: (805) 558-5340 Email: terithompson@rockypeak.com LinkedIn: TeriThompson1

04/26/2012

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