Tag: Twitter

Social Media Week ends on a social note with media industry veterans

Social Media Week ends on a social note with media industry veterans
Social Media Week was a success in Chicago, and also around the world. Hosted by the Z√≥calo Group and The Chicago Tribune, the weeklong focus on social media ranged from discussion topics on mobile applications and the newest technology, to also focusing on how the traditional media (such as radio, TV and newspapers) are currently... Read more »

Impressions on Google+ and the effect on social media

While Google+ seems to be open to accounts all day for people to sign up, it seems as if Google is still limiting the window to those who check the Web site at the right time or those who receive invites from friends. So while some still eagerly await the chance when they can use... Read more »

Super Bowl commercials use social media for advertisements

Today and this week in general happens to be one of the most busy times for social media. It’s a given that the current audience on the Internet today embraces social media in some way. Whether using it to keep in touch with friends or sharing news, there’s no denying the eyes are on the Internet. While... Read more »
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City of Chicago embraces social media

It’s 2011 and the City of Chicago is already jumping on board with new trends and embracing social media and technology to accomplish city and business tasks.   The City of Chicago now allows everyone to connect to the vast network of Facebook “Pages” through social media on the city’s Web page. Example Pages include Mayor Richard M. Daley’s page (take... Read more »

Twitter adds analytics, still in testing: other options with Google Analytics

Twitter adds analytics, still in testing: other options with Google Analytics
Twitter announced back in November of 2010 that it would be releasing an official analytics platform. Well, that analytics platform has still yet to roll out to the general public. They are still undergoing a private beta testing of the analytics tracking features. However there are still several options open to us “general public” people who... Read more »

New Twitter iPad app available

Today a Twitter app for the iPad was released. For the really tech-saavy this is a must download as the word is that it will offer enough features to replace the other apps that were being used prior to this official release. Personally it hasn’t yet been tested by Media Tech Connection, though once we do... Read more »
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LeBron James logs on to Twitter

In the latest twist in the LeBron James saga, it’s been confirmed today that LeBron James now has a brand new Twitter account in his name. Up to now, LeBron hasn’t had a big social media presence or personal ties with a direct Internet outlet. Though now, he or someone behind the scenes as one of his publicists,... Read more »