Latest online conversations Stories

2009-10-01 11:01:00

BOULDER, Colo., Oct. 1 /PRNewswire/ -- The use of social media is a growing trend for customer communications, and some utilities are starting to leverage social media tools such as blogging, Twitter, and virtual communities to share energy-conservation tips and to communicate with customers and the media during outages. For more than 20 years, E SOURCE has been delivering utility-focused research and advisory services, and the E SOURCE Utility Communicators Service focuses on...

2009-09-16 07:00:00

SAN FRANCISCO, Sept. 16 /PRNewswire/ -- BuzzLogic, a media company that identifies and analyzes online conversations to help brands reach engaged audiences, today announced Eric Larsen as Executive Vice Chairman of its board of directors. Eric will play a significant day-to-day management role at BuzzLogic, and will be responsible for driving sales and revenue growth for the company, whose clients include some of the world's top agencies and brands. A former member of Young &...

Word of the Day
  • A murmuring sound; a rushing or whistling sound, like that of the wind; a deep sigh.
  • A gentle breeze; a waft; a breath.
  • Any rumor that engages general attention.
  • A cant or whining mode of speaking, especially in preaching or praying; the chant or recitative characteristic of the old Presbyterians in Scotland.
  • To make a rushing, whistling, or sighing sound; emit a hollow murmur; murmur or sigh like the wind.
  • To breathe in or as in sleep.
  • To utter in a whining or monotonous tone.
According to the OED, from the 16th century, this word is 'almost exclusively Scots and northern dialect until adopted in general literary use in the 19th.'