Microsoft Minecraft Purchase Is About Social Media, Not GamingForbesDefinitions and labels get confused when we describe technologies that enable social experience, and it's particularly evident in the way we're talking about Microsoft Microsoft's $2.5 billion purchase of Minecraft. It's not really a game, per se ...
10 Things We Learned About Social Media Users' Charitable HabitsMashableAs the #IceBucketChallenge campaign showed us, social media can be a powerful medium for charitable organizations. However, the precise nature of the relationship between social good and platforms like Facebook and Twitter can often be unclear.
WXIA-TVPolice: UGA student arrested for threat on campus buildingAtlanta Journal ConstitutionShortly before noon, several students reported that a violent threat directed at the Miller Learning Center had been made on social media, UGA Police Chief Chief Jimmy Williamson said. The threat was believed credible, and officers were immediately ...Arrest made aft […]
NPR (blog)Social Media Get The Right Stuff To India's Flood VictimsNPR (blog)But it wasn't all about social media, he admits. He and his friends had to tap into their personal network, as well. Khursheed reached out to someone he knew at the Indian airline Indigo to seek help shipping the donations to Kashmir. His friend Vidya ...and more »
Social Times (blog)Yes Wins Referendum's Social Media BattleSky NewsSo who won the social media wars - and what can we learn from it? The simple answer is: the Yes campaign was victorious. The official Twitter account of the Yes campaign has an impressive 103,000 followers compared to 42,000 for Better Together.Will Social Media Predict Scotland's […]
KTLAWoman Turns to Social Media to Locate Owner of Old Bracelet With WWII ...KTLAShe's been trying for a year now, but thanks to the Internet and the power of social media her effort is picking up steam, again. It's a mystery that began with a yard sale. Now, Lynn Davalos wants to put a piece of history back where it belongs. Maybe ...and more »