News tagged with social media

Social marketing at the movies

Word-of-mouth marketing is recognized as a powerful route from long-tail sales to blockbuster, whether one is talking about the latest fishy ice cream flavor or a Hollywood romantic comedy. In the age of social media and ...

May 23, 2014 5 / 5 (1) 0

Report: Iran court orders Instagram blocked

An Iranian court ordered that the photo-sharing app Instagram be blocked over privacy concerns, a semiofficial news agency reported Friday, the latest in a series of websites to be banned in the Islamic Republic.

May 23, 2014 not rated yet 1

Business tread carefully when taking to Twitter

To tweet or not to tweet? As companies flock to Twitter, Facebook and other social media sites to tout their brands, many businesses are still struggling to strike the balance between immediacy and the need to exercise enough ...

May 12, 2014 not rated yet 0

Alibaba expands beyond e-commerce

China's Alibaba Group, which is readying for a big U.S. initial public offering, is known as an e-commerce titan but it's been busily expanding into other rising industries. Here's a closer look at those businesses, which ...

May 09, 2014 1 / 5 (1) 0