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2014-07-28 23:07:19

Friday, after Facebook posted their 2nd quarter earnings, WebiMax founder and CEO Ken Wisnefski released the following statement on how Facebook's mobile dominance has driven advertisers to invest in their platform and positioned them for future growth, possibly surpassing Google. Mt. Laurel, NJ (PRWEB) July 28, 2014 When Facebook held its initial public offering, investors were skeptical of its valuation and ability to monetize their platform, but Facebook has been making a...

2014-07-21 04:22:31

Following an article posted on Mashable.com, fishbat leading online marketing firm, comments on the reasons for clinging to Facebook. BOHEMIA, N.Y., July 21, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- fishbat, a leading online marketing firm, responds to the July 10(th) article posted on Mashable.com titled, "Top Ten Reasons For Clinging To Facebook" which discusses the main purposes behind the reason for clinging to the social media site. Photo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140714/126755 In the...

give it up already
2014-07-10 15:16:52

Alan McStravick for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online We've all heard the adage that the struggle to form a habit, good or bad, requires 21 days of consistent and mindful action. Unfortunately, the myth behind the three-week transformation was exposed in an excellent article written by Jason Selk with Forbes last year. In it, he detailed a two-pronged continual approach originally conceived by esteemed business coach Tom Bartow that consists of 'the Honeymoon' and 'the Fight-Thru'....

2014-07-10 08:25:42

In response to Facebook's controversial mood experiment involving some 700,000 unwitting users, a new initiative has launched an experiment of its own -- determining how life without Facebook impacts user happiness. LEIDEN, The Netherlands, July 10, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- The non-profit initiative, known as "99 Days of Freedom," asks users to refrain from Facebook use for a period of 99 consecutive days and report-back on how the hiatus affects personal notions of happiness. The...

2014-07-10 04:20:58

Following an article posted on Mashable.com, fishbat a leading online marketing firm, confirms how to avoid Facebook's algorithm and how to keep customer's engaged. BOHEMIA, N.Y., July 10, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- fishbat, a leading online marketing firm, responds to an article published by Mashable which explains in eight ways how it is possible to beat Facebook's algorithms and keep clients engaged. Photo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140708/125349 The article posted...

Reducing Global Poverty Tops Zuckerberg's Idea Of A Global Internet-Connected World
2014-07-08 10:27:50

Peter Suciu for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online On Monday Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg offered his vision for a future where the Internet is available to all in an op-ed for The Wall Street Journal. While his pioneering vision for social media has made him a billionaire Zuckerberg believes that by connecting everyone in the world through the web it could create opportunity and reduce poverty globally. "There have been moments in history where the invention of new technology has...

News Feed Study Leads Facebook To Issue A Public Apology
2014-07-03 08:57:18

Alan McStravick for redOrbit.com - Your Universe online Sheryl Sandberg, the very likeable chief operating officer for Facebook and author of the popular and controversial 'Lean In: Women, Work and the Will to Lead,' was selected to be the public face for the social network's apology after it came to light the company, working with researchers from the University of California, San Francisco and Cornell University, manipulated the news feeds of 689,003 of their users. Unfortunately,...

2014-06-30 16:29:22

SANTA MONICA, Calif., June 30, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A 2012 secret experiment in which Facebook manipulated users' news feed to see whether certain kinds of content made users happy or sad, violated basic research ethics, Consumer Watchdog said today. Results of the experiment, which also involved academic researchers, were published in the prestigious Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences this month. "There is a longstanding rule that research involving human...

facebook emotions study
2014-06-29 05:16:31

Alan McStravick for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online The social media universe lit up this weekend with news that Facebook and social scientists from the social network as well as Cornell University and the University of California, San Francisco had manipulated news feeds for some 689,000 users without their knowledge or prior specific consent. If you frequent the redOrbit website, you may know that I wrote about the actual study approximately two weeks ago, detailing the exact nature...

Facebook Releases Current Employee Diversity Figures
2014-06-26 08:10:41

Peter Suciu for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online The social media giant Facebook claims to have more than a billion users worldwide, so there is likely a lot of diversity among those who connect through the social network. There is not the same amount of social diversity at the company however, and Facebook announced it has plans to change and become more diverse. Facebook's newly released employee diversity report revealed that 69 percent of its employees are male, which isn't...


Word of the Day
toccata
  • In music, a work for a keyboard-instrument, like the pianoforte or organ, originally intended to utilize and display varieties of touch: but the term has been extended so as to include many irregular works, similar to the prelude, the fantasia, and the improvisation.
This word is Italian in origin, coming from the feminine past participle of 'toccare,' to touch.
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