internet is hard
The New York Police Department might be the most social law enforcement agency on earth. Last week, some officers went through a three-hour training session about how to effectively use social media and how to improve their personal #brand online.
The Rich Are Different
It’s a national pastime: bitch and moan at an airline on Twitter until you finally get what you want. But a Minnesota man is learning that doing that sometimes has adverse effects.
Just Dronin' Around
Millionaires love lots of things, but when it comes to social networks it’s just one.
According to a new survey of millionaires from the the mysterious sounding Spectrum Group, nearly six in ten said Facebook is their preferred social network. LinkedIn placed second at 41 percent while Twitter barely registered in third place with just 10 percent of the votes.
Soccer and Porn
Ever wonder what Martha Stewart’s house looks like? Here are 31 drone pics to show you.
Ms. Stewart posted a slideshow of aerial photos of her home and farm taken via drone on her blog today.
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World Cup Media
The world watched in awe as yesterday’s world cup match left Brazil players and fans soar and on their knees. Crying, that is.
Porn fans got a second peek at the horrific 7-1 World Cup defeat when users began uploading game highlights to Pornhub’s “public humiliation” section.
NYC Disrupts Disruptors
It’s no secret that this year, the World Cup and social media have gone hand in hand. The FIFA tournament even led to a 50% increase in Tinder activity in Brazil.
Huge, a company that helps expand businesses and brands, created a website called The Hashtag World Cup to Read More
NYC Disrupts Disruptors
Market Prophit generates an accuracy score for each Twitter user chiming in on the market conversation and creates charts about the larger digital dialogue–like a Klout score. Users can compare themselves to financial pundits, Jim Cramer’s tweeted market predictions prove quite accurate, and compete amongst themselves for the best accuracy ranking. Alternatively, traders can use the real time charts about market chatter to make their trades. Read More
At last night’s FinTech Cup, there were two stand out competitors harnessing the power of social media for the greater good of financial technologies: Open Folio and Market Prophit. Read More
On Friday June 6, the Twitterverse welcomed its newest government organization: the CIA. For such a secretive organization, they certainly kicked things off with a surprising amount of humor and pizazz:
We’ve all convinced ourselves that our habits of constantly checking Twitter and broadcasting our every thought aren’t actually affecting any other areas of our lives. But a new study shows that maintaining an active Twitter presence could be bad for your romantic relationships, despite being totally awesome for your precious personal brand.
The research comes from the University of Missouri, where doctoral student Russell Clayton “found a positive correlation between Twitter use and relationship woes,” Mashable reports. He surveyed 581 adult Twitter users, asking them about their Twitter activity and how often they argue with significant others.