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iPhone owners can now access Facebook Timeline

December 19, 2011

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Facebook’s new Timeline features is now available for iPhone owners. When the desktop version was released late last week, the social media network only had the mobile app available for Androids. Facebook users must first enable Timeline on their desktop version beforehand. Then an update of the mobile app will allow iPhone users to see […]

Feedback Friday: What do you think of Facebook’s Timeline feature?

December 16, 2011

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As we noted on our site yesterday, Facebook users only have a week to clean up their archives on the social media site before it all becomes public with the new Timeline feature. We think it depends on how you look at it. Are you the same person and in the same profession as you […]

NYC cops post racial slurs in Facebook group

December 12, 2011

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You’d think cops would know better; especially in New York City where the Big Apple’s police department announced earlier this year that they were going to start using Facebook and Twitter to track criminal activity. However, according to the Huffington Post, some NYPD officers were confirmed to have posted racial slurs on a Facebook page […]

Twitter, Facebook vital tools for Va. Tech newspaper during tragedy

December 12, 2011

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Virginia Tech, which suffered the worst mass shooting in the U.S. back in 2007, was again at the center of tragedy on Dec. 8 when another shooting left two dead (including a police officer) on its campus. The university’s newspaper, The Collegiate Times, turned to its social media networks to keep the public updated on […]

Are you embracing the changes in Gmail, Twitter and Facebook?

December 8, 2011

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It’s apparently the time of change for many social networks. Some of the changes have been slow rollouts, while others have come out of the blue and hit us without an announcement and beyond our expectations. Some changes, as with Gmail, were announced and you could opt in at your discretion with the understanding that […]

College students would take less pay over limited access to social media

December 6, 2011

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This has been reported before but the frequency of the message is what makes this pertinent. College students want access to their social media. The U.S. News & World Report posted an article interviewing Gabbi Baker, a social media savvy student at George Washington University. She says her social media usage is “more of a […]

Fried Kool-Aid, #tigerblood among Twitter’s hot topics & hashtags for 2011

December 6, 2011

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Oh, Twitter. Again, you don’t disappoint with your year in review for the list of hot topics and hashtags. Today, the social media network categorized topics and listed the most used hashtags in 2011. Some (such as the iPad and iPhone) are not very surprising. It looks like Charlie Sheen is #winning by being listed […]