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2012-10-24 04:03:09

New backlinks, SEO and Internet marketing forum, TheRankingTeam.com, has just launched and features a wide range of in-depth information about the online world of marketing. Ho Chi Minh, Vietnam (PRWEB) October 23, 2012 New Internet marketing forum, TheRankingTeam.com, has just launched to provide individuals, webmasters, entrepreneurs and businesses with a wide range of in-depth information about how to master the online world of marketing. The site, which already has nearly 500 members,...

2011-05-09 20:48:44

Sharing, tagging and personalization make online photos, music, avatars valuable Digital imagery, Facebook updates, online music collections, email threads and other immaterial artifacts of today's online world may be as precious to teenagers as a favorite book that a parent once read to them or a t-shirt worn at a music festival, Carnegie Mellon University (CMU) researchers say. The very fact that virtual possessions don't have a physical form may actually enhance their value, researchers at...

2010-10-06 09:03:00

WASHINGTON, Oct. 6 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Washington, D.C. office of Ogilvy Public Relations Worldwide (Ogilvy Washington), an integrated global communications firm, announced today that it has been awarded a contract from the Family Online Safety Institute (FOSI). Ogilvy Washington is designing a core public relations campaign to enrich the online safety movement and is also supporting media outreach efforts around FOSI's 2010 Annual Conference and Exhibition. "FOSI has worked...

2008-11-01 10:30:00

Diplomats or military envoys making their first trip to China may soon have a chance to visit a Chinese office building, stop in at a traditional teahouse or hop a cab "” all before they board a plane. A team of University of Florida computer engineers and scholars has used the popular online world Second Life to create a virtual Chinese city, one that hands a key to users who want to familiarize themselves with the sights and experiences they will encounter as first-time visitors. The...

2008-10-02 03:00:22

By Turow, Joseph Hennessy, Michael; Bleakley, Amy Studies suggest the general structure of Web sites leads consumers away from demanding that online merchants take certain approaches to privacy as a condition for dealing with them. This article presents findings from a nationally representative survey showing that the absence of such a privacy marketplace can also be attributed to the public's incomplete knowledge of privacy regulations. Most respondents correctly understood that...

2008-07-25 00:00:25

By ANDY BURNHAM YOUNG PEOPLE - and today I am addressing 300 of them at the European Youth Parliament in Liverpool - might think this a contentious statement: I believe we should pay for music. I don't mean pay through the nose, as we did from the 1970s through to the 1990s, but the principle must be that we should pay something. This is really part of a bigger, more difficult argument: that as a society we need to develop a new consensus about the internet, and to challenge the basis on...

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