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2013-05-08 12:32:22

Conducts online survey. BOSTON, May 8, 2013 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Market Directions announced today that it is conducting a study about people's reactions to the Boston Marathon bombings. Market Directions is a Boston based market research firm that has been collecting data about people and places for over 20 years and whose family was close to the incidents of April 15, 2013. "There are heroic and tragic stories that have been and will continue to be told about the people...

2013-05-08 11:36:35

An analysis by researchers at the Institute for Immigration Research (IIR) at George Mason University shows that the Boston Marathon bombings had little effect on conversations on social media regarding immigration reform. Using two different data mining applications, the researchers collected more than 750,000 tweets containing the word “immigration” beginning in February 2013. “The Boston Marathon bombings on April 15, 2013 provided an unexpected opportunity to...

2013-05-05 23:02:28

Boston Police Deputy Superintendent and CTO will speak about social media techniques used to respond to the Boston Marathon attack and during the investigation to help apprehend Dzhokhar Tsarnaev. Catonsville, MD (PRWEB) May 05, 2013 InTTENSITY Corporation will be hosting its second annual Federal Social Media Summit at the Crystal Gateway Marriott in Arlington, VA on May 22, 2013. This year´s summit will focus on federal agency use of social media and citizen privacy, law enforcement...

2013-05-01 16:33:51

AUSTIN, Texas, May 1, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Clockwork has received many inquiries over the past two weeks regarding the company's CEO Joe Berti and his accounts of the explosions at the Boston Marathon and West, TX. To that request, we have provided this written account of Joe's experience and provide permission to use this statement to share his story. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20120531/MM16963LOGO) Everyone is asking Joe if he believes he was "lucky" or "unlucky" to have...

2013-05-01 12:25:49

When victim asked 'why are you punching me?' alleged attacker replied, 'You're a [expletive] Muslim.' WASHINGTON, May 1, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR), the nation's largest Muslim civil rights and advocacy organization, today said it is seeking hate crime charges for an alleged assault on a Muslim U.S. Army reservist and Iraq veteran reportedly attacked by a passenger who compared him to those who carried out the Boston Marathon...

2013-04-30 16:28:37

Orthotic and Prosthetic Companies Band Together to Provide Compassionate Assistance to Uninsured and Under-Insured Terror Attack Victims; Problems Seen With "Holes," Often Severe Limits in Private Health Insurance WASHINGTON, April 30, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Uninsured and under-insured victims of the Boston Marathon terror attack who are undergoing amputations will be provided major assistance with the cost of their initial prostheses and related care as a result of the...

2013-04-29 08:29:31

Bridal and Formal/Occasion Wear Designer/Manufacturer Creates One-of-a-Kind Bridal Gown From Donated Remnants and Swatches TUSTIN, Calif., April 29, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Orange County-based premier international bridal designer and manufacturer Enzoani has created an innovative way to contribute to those who suffered the effects of the Boston Marathon tragedy: "Brides for Boston." This charitable endeavor will bring together retailers and consumers from around the globe to help...

2013-04-24 23:20:41

Donate to the victims of the Boston Marathon tragedy and you will automatically be entered into a raffle for a free seven-night Norwegian Cruise Lines cruise for two. The winner of this raffle can choose any seven-night 2013 or 2014 Norwegian Cruise Line sailing departing from Boston, MA or New York City, including sailings on the brand new Norwegian Breakaway. Salem, NH (PRWEB) April 24, 2013 Cruise Travel Outlet of Salem, NH has created a website to collect donations for the Victims of...

2013-04-24 16:30:08

ORMOND BEACH, Fla., April 24, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Less than 30 minutes after two bombs struck near the finish line of the Boston Marathon on Monday, multiple agencies within the Boston area utilized Emergency Communications Network's (ECN) massive dialing infrastructure to quickly send critical communications to both runners and the public. On Monday alone, more than 228,000 calls, tens of thousands of texts and emails, in addition to 700 CodeRED Mobile Alert app notifications kept...

2013-04-16 16:28:40

Tragedy Hits Home For Co-Founder From Boston ATLANTA, April 16, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- MoZeus Worldwide, a global leader in mobile-app development and social media marketing is pleased to announce that it's made a sizable donation to the relief efforts for the Boston Marathon Tragedy that took place on Patriot's Day in downtown Boston. MoZeus, creators of the critically acclaimed SMART Activator, the most used brand marketing app in the world, has close ties to the city of Boston as...