Happy 10th Birthday, Facebook!

By: Editor on February 5, 2014  |   Tags: , , ,

Wednesday, February 4, 2004, a Harvard sophomore launched thefacebook.com from his dorm room. Today, he is worth almost 30 billion dollars. That is $1 billion for every year he has lived. We all know that in the social media world, Facebook is the big cheese. Currently, there are about 1.23 billion monthly active users. Let … Continue reading Happy 10th Birthday, Facebook! »

Meet the New Facebook: Summary from f8

By: Jackie Conover on September 23, 2011  |   Tags: , , ,

Yesterday, Mark Zuckerberg and social media giant Facebook held their annual f8 Developer Conference in San Francisco. (Did you follow along with us? We had a good time live blogging about it.)

Better Late than Never – Google Unveils Google+

Google has arrived a little late to the social network party. Google has just unveiled Google+ (If you’d like some first impressions, check out PC World’s thoughts), their much anticipated answer to Facebook.  Fashionably late but realistic, Google  has no desire to derail Mark Zuckerberg and Facebook. Google+ simply aims to be a useful and … Continue reading Better Late than Never – Google Unveils Google+ »

The Royal Wedding Redux – Lessons Learned for Marketing and PR Pros

Just when you’d thought you’d heard, seen and read all you possibly could about the Royal Wedding (if you feel like you missed anything, don’t worry.   There’s a website devoted to it) there are a few things I’d like to say.  PR and marketing folks can learn a lot from the Royals, and I don’t … Continue reading The Royal Wedding Redux – Lessons Learned for Marketing and PR Pros »

American Idol Goes Social

By: Jackie Conover on March 2, 2011  |   Tags: , , , , , ,

Business are starting to get social media. This is the year that the majority of businesses, even your local grocery store and insurance agent, are turning to blogging, Twitter and even Facebook. Seems like America’s hit TV show has finally jumped on the bandwagon and this season is offering online voting … via Facebook.