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2014-05-20 12:21:03

DoSomething.org and Sprint kickoff fourth annual Thumb Wars campaign NEW YORK, May 20, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Texting and driving is one of the most prevalent causes of fatal car crashes for teens in the U.S., More than half of the teens polled in a recent safe driving survey admit to using their phone while operation their vehicles.[1] Studies show that scare tactics are not always effective and can often backfire [2] http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20130529/DC22080LOGO-a...

2014-05-20 08:28:11

The first book for teens that explains how to be plugged in without neglecting the power of human interaction DENVER, May 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The new book Beyond Texting (Canon Publishers, May 2014), by best-selling author Debra Fine, offers teens the tools to balance their digital and real world experiences and relationships by sharpening their ability to have fulfilling face-to-face conversations. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140519/89074 In Beyond Texting, Fine, an...

2014-05-17 23:00:22

Tweet Earth from Digital Emergence features all of the tools found in a traditional Twitter Client, and visually represents where a topic is the most popular by displaying tweets in a speech bubble superimposed on a HD graphic of the Earth. The unique and innovative iPad app also places the sun in proximity to a tweet based on when it was sent, and makes following a user’s trip across a country, continent or globe much more insightful and interesting. Cupertino, CA (PRWEB) May 17, 2014...

2014-05-15 23:04:29

Michael Lira, a sixteen-year-old high school student and race car driver from Port Orange, Florida, has partnered with local personal injury attorneys Rue, Ziffra and Caldwell in a concentrated effort to promote a “Text-Free Zone” by raising awareness about the dangers of texting and driving. Daytona Beach, FL (PRWEB) May 15, 2014 Michael Lira is a sixteen-year-old high school student and race car driver from Port Orange, Florida, who competes in the ARCA Racing Series presented by...

2014-05-14 23:05:21

Convies was first released on the beginning of April and got much attention for its new take on video messaging. In the latest release, Convies introduces a new way to broadcast short text messages and comments on videos to a group of people. New York, NY (PRWEB) May 14, 2014 On April 7th, 2014, Convies released a Vine-like messenger for chatting with groups of friends. The application received a lot of interest in the tech startup community partly for bringing a fresh take on video...

2014-05-14 23:02:38

KollideTV is the Only Streaming Digital Platform Focusing on a Multicultural America with Programming that Showcases and Reflects Their Lives New York, NY (PRWEB) May 14, 2014 Beginning tonight at 9pm ET, KollideTV (kollidetv.com) premieres all new epsodes of its original programming lineup, including Black Actress, Finding My Obama, Focus:Film, Henry, In Between Men, Lenox Avenue, Things I Learned This Week,The Blue Line, The Daily Dos & Travelista Teri. Launched on May 7th,...

2014-05-14 08:26:49

Award-Winning Technology Communications Specialists Selected Based on Data Security and Authentication Expertise SCOTTS VALLEY, Calif., May 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Nadel Phelan, Inc., a leader in strategic and tactical high tech public relations, today announced that SMS PASSCODE, a technology leader in adaptive multi-factor authentication software, has selected Nadel Phelan, Inc. for its comprehensive public relations offering and security expertise. KEY FACTS: -- As the popularity of...

Muted Tweets: Update Allows Users To Reduce Unwanted Twitter Posts
2014-05-13 10:33:50

Peter Suciu for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Social media doesn't stand still. In recent months Twitter has added new features including the ability to tag people in photos and even tested an option to allow users to see tweets nearby sources. On Monday the micro-blogging service announced a new feature that could reduce the constant barrage of tweets without the need to unfollow someone. This can be especially helpful when following a friend or family member -- including those...

2014-05-13 08:40:53

SEATTLE, May 13, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Vestalink, the leading provider of BYOD (bring your own device) residential phone services has grown 30 times its size over the past few months due to the impending changes with Google Voice this Thursday. Photo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140512/86813 Google employee Nikhyl Singhal posted on Google+ last year "Finally, we want to make Google Voice as secure as possible. There are a few third-party applications that provide...

2014-05-10 00:22:07

SAN FRANCISCO, May 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- A recent class action settlement resolves a lawsuit brought by plaintiffs who allege they received unsolicited text messages from the phone number 650-283-0793 between November 28, 2010 and December 2, 2010 sent by Trifecta Marketing Group, LLC on behalf of Stonebridge Life Insurance Company (collectively, "Defendants"). The named plaintiff alleges that she received a text message that stated "Thanks 4 visiting our website please call...


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