Tag: social networks

by Reuben Stern

Reported by Reuben Stern and Olga Kyle. On-air TV programming combined with social media channels — dubbed “Social participation TV” — is expected to grow significantly in the coming years. This week we explore three tools that bring the mobile-device-using audience into a live broadcast. PART 1: Wayin Denver-based startup Wayin has created a system to help newsrooms make […] more »

by Julie Keck

1. LEAP hopes its open-source, encrypted email will be useful for journalists, newsrooms (Lauren Kirchner / Columbia Journal Review) 2. Blogger’s incarceration raises First Amendment questions (Campbell Robertson / New York Times) 3. As informal English flourishes online, Standard Written English limits old media’s appeal (Jon Evans / TechCrunch) 4. Introducing the TGM SecureDrop Vault […] more »

by Jenny Xie

The level of people’s political participation online in 2012 has increased since 2008 — with 72 percent of all Americans participating in at least one activity, such as posting links to political stories or following elected officials, according to the latest Pew Research Center report on civic engagement. But one thing hasn’t changed: Those with […] more »

by Matthew Syrett

In 2010, the launch of Facebook “likes” marked a dramatic change in the social network’s strategy to one poised to compete directly for search audiences. This effort has now fully materialized as Facebook’s Graph Search. Based on what is publicly known about this beta product, Facebook’s product team wants to use a social media spin […] more »

by Mark Glaser

Is someone watching you when you’re online, on email, on your smartphone? There’s no doubt about it when you consider that even the head of the CIA, David Petraeus, isn’t exempt from having emails come under scrutiny. But what about the average consumer? Should you put up with marketers, social media sites and pretty much […] more »

by Josh Stearns

Earlier this year, Bill Diggins, a marketing executive at Verizon Wireless, revealed a chilling fact about how much information the company collects about its customers. “We’re able to view just everything that they do,” he told a crowd at the Paley Center in New York. “And that’s really where data is going today. Data is […] more »

by Lily Leung

The best stories across the web on media and technology, curated by Lily Leung.1. One-third of adults under 30 get news on social networks now (Poynter) 2. ‘Innocence of Muslims’ filmmaker arrested (Poynter) 3. In changing news landscape, TV is increasingly vulnerable (Pew Research Center) 4. Microsoft to integrate Klout scores on Bing (ZDNet) 5. […] more »

by Jenny Xie

Click to read our whole series The 2012 Summer Olympic Games in London have largely been anticipated as the first social media Olympics. Athletes, fans, and the media shared their voices online during the 2010 Winter Games in Vancouver, but this time in London, even the International Olympic Committee (IOC) decided to adopt a full-fledged […] more »

by Susan Currie Sivek

Reading a print magazine doesn’t have to be a lonely experience anymore. Magpile, a new social site for magazine lovers, offers enthusiastic readers a place to share their favorite magazines and discuss them online. Founder and print magazine fan Dan Rowden, a web developer, noticed that although a number of websites let readers rate and […] more »

by Lily Leung

The best stories across the web on media and technology, curated by Lily Leung. 1. How much is past hacking costing News Corp now? (PaidContent) 2. Facebook launches app store (VentureBeat) 3. The best time to post links on certain social networks (Poynter) 4. The many ways journalists can use Pinterest (Buttry Diary) 5. Will […] more »