After the steady stream of water coming in from multiple holes, the captain was forced to abandon ship. Dick Costolo has recently stepped down as the company’s CEO effective on July 1st, 2015. In the meantime, Twitter co-founder Jack Dorsey is taking over as interim CEO. Continue reading
Our last two articles that we posted here talked about Twitter being used to spread threats and Twitter losing billions of dollar on their first quarter due to a major blunder.
In recent news about this social media platform, these two issues have resurfaced once more, although the financial bit isn’t as costly as the last time it bathed in the spotlight. Continue reading
Everyone has that “oops” moment. Tweeting something dumb. Posting a Facebook status without thinking of the consequences. You know the likes. And Twitter does too, except this time it cost them a whopping $8 billion worth of share value. Continue reading
With the rise of social media in recent years, people worldwide have been more connected than ever. Facebook, Twitter, Google+, Instagram – there is a plethora of social media platforms out there where anyone who has a laptop or smartphone and an internet connection can keep in touch with their online friends and following. Continue reading
The desire to feel connected is a basic human instinct. People do most things electronically, so why not nurture online relationships just as one would in person?
Associations, whether close or peripheral, allow people to form personal bonds, expand professional networks, and gain a general sense of connection and purpose. With advances in technology as well as changes in how and when business is conducted, the world has become increasingly interconnected. Continue reading
From its humble beginnings as a slow running personal bulletin board system, the social media revolution today is driving everything about news and information
If you think Social Media began with Facebook, or maybe MySpace, you should take a look at “The Complete History of Social Networking – CBBS to Twitter” which is online at Maclife.
CBBS? Yes, the creation of the first Computerized Bulletin Board System by two Chicago area geeks in 1978 — that’s when it all started, according to writer Michael Simon in the 2-webpage overview of the development of social networking and social media. Continue reading