Social media

News sites on a smartphone. (Photo: Cyndee Maxwell)

Report finds digital sites bring momentum to news

NEW YORK (AP) — Growing digital outlets are bringing “a sense of momentum” to the news business even as long-term problems continue to plague the industry, a journalism think tank said on Wednesday. The Pew […]

03/26/2014

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A mini course on navigating the social media waters

Money 101 host Bob McCormick talks with Teri Thompson, Professor of Social Media at Woodbury University, about social media including: Can Facebook be listed as a job skill on a resume? How can the baby […]

03/06/2014

This Feb. 4, 2014 photo released by NBC shows Rachel Frederickson on the finale of "The Biggest Loser," in Los Angeles. (AP Photo/NBC, Trae Patton)

Social media erupt over ‘Biggest Loser’ winner

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — A day after Rachel Fredrickson won the latest season of “The Biggest Loser,” after shedding nearly 60 percent of her body weight, attention wasn’t focused on her $250,000 win — but rather […]

02/05/2014

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Parenting and social media (AUDIO)

If you’re a parent you know the challenges of raising kids today, then add to it social media. Lisa Heffernan, author and blogger at “Grown and Flown” (a blog focusing on parenting issues addressing the […]

01/17/2014

A technician checks the bell podium of the New York Stock Exchange,  Nov. 7, 2013. (AP Photo/Richard Drew)

Twitter flies higher on heels of new ad program

Twitter’s stock flew to a new high Tuesday and shares are up 26 percent this week after the social media site rolled out a new targeted advertising program. The company announced in a blog Thursday […]

12/10/2013

College costs

UC turns to social media to raise student aid

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The University of California is hoping to harness the power of social media to raise money for student scholarships. The UC system launched a six-week campaign on Wednesday that combines the […]

09/18/2013

Orientation week at the University of Redlands in Redlands, Calif. 2013

Survey shows Class of 2017 is techie, service-oriented and wants to study abroad

The Class of 2017 will rely heavily on technology in many ways, but not all, while attending the University of Redlands. A survey of the freshmen class reveals there isn’t one student without a cell […]

09/10/2013

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Why Instagram is important for any business

Why is Instagram so important for your business? Are you having trouble engaging your audience on social media?  Did you know that photos on Facebook receive 50% more engagement than text posts? Find out how […]

09/09/2013

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Facebook revises facial recognition

Facebook is making it a lot easier for you to be identified among your friends and even strangers. The social media giant has started including profile pictures to its existing facial recognition technology. Up until […]

08/30/2013

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Rockstar Minute – Web Presence

Having a website is important, but do you have Facebook, Twitter, Yelp? Your social media presence is just as important as a traditional marketing strategy. If money is your excuse there are plenty of cost-effective […]

08/02/2013

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