Tag : social media

Facebook Uses Offline Purchases to Target Ads

Facebook Uses Offline Purchases to Target Ads

From: CNN   If you head to a department store to buy a pair of jeans, you might start seeing a lot of ads for pants on Facebook. For the first time, Facebook ads will target specific users based on their past buying history — even if the purchases happened offline. Facebook unveiled the new [...]

Facebook to announce new look for News Feed

Facebook to announce new look for News Feed

From: CNN Facebook is rolling out a fresh design for its central page, the News Feed, at an event Thursday. The main column that cuts down the center of the Facebook home page currently shows a hodgepodge of updates, photos, links and likes from friends, companies, organizations and any other pages you follow. The feed [...]

Six Tech Resolutions for 2013

Six Tech Resolutions for 2013

From: CNN Between your new regimen of daily workouts, volunteering, painting or whatever else you’ve resolved to do more of in the New Year, make time for a few tech-centric resolutions. They’re low impact and will keep your memories and online identity safer, your mind sharper and your friendships healthier. Here are six you can [...]

Twitter Is Already Winning The Social TV War, But It Will Soon Do More

Twitter Is Already Winning The Social TV War, But It Will Soon Do More

From: TechCrunch The past few years have been a rollercoaster ride for the social TV market. Driven by the growth of smartphone and tablet usage while viewers watch television, dozens of companies have emerged in that time to aggregate audiences who wish to share what they’re watching on TV with other, like-minded viewers. But for [...]

Who Is This? (Sprint + Google Voice Is Hopeless)

Who Is This? (Sprint + Google Voice Is Hopeless)

From: Tech Crunch You can’t say I didn’t give it an honest try. It was over a year ago now that I tried switching from an Android phone to the iPhone. The main reason I had waited so long was my tether to Google Voice – I’m all in there after porting my phone number to them [...]

How Social Media Influences Fashion

How Social Media Influences Fashion

From: CNN Cash-strapped millennials curate style via social media Editor’s note: To many Baby Boomers and Gen Xers, the millennial generation is a mystery. These 18- to 29-year-olds are history’s very first “always connected” generation, defined by all their phones and gadgets, and they’ve been accused of being overly entitled. The series “Millennials: A Generation Revealed” [...]