21 06, 2013

What is the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act (FISA)?

By |2013-6-21|Blog, Social Media|1 Comment

The Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act (FISA) has greatly impacted the way our social media, email and other personal online information is stored and monitored. And because Big Brother is watching your online activity, it's time for you to get educated about what it means for you and your business. What the F.I.S.A. is Going On? While President Obama is currently taking the heat, the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act was actually signed into law by President Jimmy Carter in 1978. But [...]

5 04, 2013

Modera: How Shane Barker Landed the Coolest Job Ever!

By |2013-4-5|Blog, Social Media|0 Comments

I've been a social media user since 2005. In that time, you could say I've become a fierce addict -- at times managing up to 50+ social profiles! But it's been more than a way to pass time. I've treated it as a serious job. A few months ago, some entrepreneurs from Uzbekistan found me on Twitter, read my blog and now it is another chapter of my amazing journey. How I Use Social Media Before we get into the [...]

21 03, 2013

Pheed: The Newest Social Networking Site

By |2013-3-21|Blog, Social Media|0 Comments

A small startup based in Los Angeles is making waves in the social media world. Pheed is a social networking alternative to Facebook and Twitter that appeals to the younger crowd. Teenagers and young adults are adopting the new site in a big way. The Pheed app had a huge spike in downloads last month, making it the number one free social networking app in the Apple Store. Why Users are Leaving Facebook Like Facebook, Pheed offers photo and video [...]

30 12, 2012

Top 10 Social Media Statistics of 2012

By |2012-12-30|Blog, Social Media|2 Comments

As 2012 draws to a close and the New Year is almost up on us, it's time to reflect on how we have used social media.  Whether for business, politics, or pure social fun, we've been posting, tweeting, pinning and sharing our way through the year.  The trends are fascinating.  Not only are there distinct differences in male and female social media users, but people are increasingly using social media to champion and share the things they are truly passionate [...]

27 10, 2012

Social Media: San Francisco Giants Are On FIRE!

By |2012-10-27|Blog, Social Media|1 Comment

With the 2012 World Series in sight, the San Francisco Giants are the hottest team in sports.  But did you know they’re also the most talked about team on social media? Fresh out of the third game of the World Series, the official Twitter home of the Giants, @SFGiants has 342,000 followers.  Just reading some of the tweets from the official site and the fan response demonstrates the excitement during Game 3: #SFGiants lead 2-0 as @BCraw35 delivers 2-out run-scoring [...]

14 09, 2011

Nielsen: Social Networks Dominate Online Time

By |2011-9-14|Blog, Social Media|0 Comments

Americans spend nearly 75% more time on social networking websites than watching videos and movies, according to new Nielsen research. The research company’s third-quarter “State of the Media: The Social Media Report” found that Facebook dominates social networking, generating 83% more traffic than Twitter and reaching 70% of all adult Internet users. Indeed, among the top 10 online user categories, social networking and blogs accounted for 22.5% of users’ time, followed by online video games at 9.8%, email (7.6%), portals [...]

20 08, 2011

Social Media is Changing the NFL

By |2011-8-20|Blog, Social Media|0 Comments

The National Football League was founded on August 20, 1920 — 91 years ago to the day. But the sport has undergone its most radical transformation at the hands of social media in the past two years. “Now social media is front and center for all 32 teams, and the league,” Joel Price says. “Every single team thinks it’s important.” Price, manager of Internet services for the San Diego Chargers, wakes up to his iPad each morning and fervently scours Twitter to take [...]

18 08, 2011

10 Great Mobile Websites & 5 Mobile Website Builders

By |2011-8-18|Blog|7 Comments

Facebook If you are on Facebook, then you must’ve noticed its mobile version. It’s pretty neat. Everything is packed into the tiny mobile screen, and all the important links are there. You can log in and see your wall on the home page. Flickr It is a great example of a mobile website. It is extremely easy to use with its big text boxes. Plus it has a lot of information on its pages without making it look cramped or [...]