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Social media: Join the evolution, not revolution

Since the days of cavemen, we’ve always communicated. Whether by drawings on a cave wall, telegraph messages or, now, texting. All that has changed over time are the ways we communicate. Because of advances in technology, not only can we interact with the person next to us but now we can chat live with someone… Continue Reading Social media: Join the evolution, not revolution

More businesses are using Pinterest to attract consumers, according to a survey from shop.org.   According to the 2012 Social and Mobile Commerce study, Pinterest has become a huge player in social media – online consumers report that they follow and average of 9.3 retail companies on the site, compared to the average 6.9 retailers… Continue Reading Study: Pinterest gaining ground with consumers

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Wineries compete for best tweet

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Colorado’s top wineries and a single meadery will pour at the Nomacorc-Colorado Twitter Taste-off at the fourth annual DrinkLocalWine conference at St. Cajetan’s on the Metropolitan State College campus in Denver. The conference, presented by the Colorado Wine Industry Development board, will focus on the diversity and quality of the 100 wineries in the state.… Continue Reading Wineries compete for best tweet

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Twitter has opened its new East Coast headquarters on Manhattan’s Madison Avenue. Twitter Chairman Jack Dorsey made the announcement Thursday with Mayor Michael Bloomberg. Besides appearing in person, both of them tweeted the news. The Madison Avenue office will have 40 full-time employees, including engineers, designers and — of course — advertising executives.

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Facebook postings, Twittering and Fantasy football leagues in the office can become productivity and legal issues, for both the boss and the employee. Fidelity Investments fired four workers for violating its anti-gambling policies by participating in a fantasy football league at work. And estimates are that employers lost $615 million in productivity every week during fantasy… Continue Reading Social media a mixed legal bag for bosses and workers

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The social networking venue you choose apparently has a lot to do with your demographic profile. Researchers at the Neilson Co. have published a report they say shows there’s a connection between affluency and social networking choices, according to a CNN report. People in more affluent demographics were 25 percent more likely to use Facebook, while… Continue Reading Facebook or LinkedIn? It depends on how much you make

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Tweet, Facebook right from your TV remote

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Everyone knows it’s a real pain to have to leave the couch during your favorite TV show to update your Facebook page or check in on Twitter. Well, it appears that IBM may have solved that problem. They’ve filed a patent for a system that would allow TV watchers to access social media sites without having… Continue Reading Tweet, Facebook right from your TV remote

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