Posts Tagged ‘social networking’

Marketing a challenge for small businesses

Marketing for a small business has always been a challenge, but with the advent of social networking, it’s now a lot cheaper. Anyone with access to the Internet can spread the word about a business. Most of the social sites are free and allow for instant access to hundreds, if not thousands, of potential customers. […] [...]

Universities turn to social networking to promote schools

    Social networking websites are fast becoming the new water cooler of the Information Age and universities are latching onto them as a unique and critical part of marketing their institution, interfacing with students and attracting prospects to their classrooms.   When Belhaven College in Jackson announced that it would be changing its name […] [...]

New media in the courtroom

by Published: November 16,2009

Tags: court, social networking, Twitter

Journalists, jurors and justice in 140 characters or less The popular online micro-blog Twitter, social networking, smartphones and other forms of “New media” all are on a collision course with the American courtroom. The outcome of that convergence remains to be seen. Last Wednesday, an Arkansas jury convicted 29-year-old Curtis Lavelle Vance of the 2008 […] [...]

Becoming aware of Twitter factors

by Published: October 5,2009

Tags: social networking, Twitter

I have read lots and lots of stories that describe Twitter as the best things since sliced bread. I read with interest. Can everything these folks say about Twitter be true? In this publication, we ran a column talking about Twitter and how easy it is. It’s easy, the column stated. Create a log in, […] [...]

GovDelivery purchases GovLoop

by Published: September 28,2009

Tags: media, mergers and acquisitions, social networking, technology

ST. PAUL. Minn. — GovDelivery, the world’s leading provider of government-to-citizen communication solutions, has acquired Washington, D.C.-based GovLoop, the premier social network for the government community. Price and t erms of the transaction were not disclosed. Through the acquisition, GovLoop becomes an operating division within GovDelivery and Steve Ressler, founder of GovLoop, will continue in […] [...]

Keep up with the MBJ on Twitter

You can now get all of the latest state and national business news from the Mississippi Business Journal through Twitter. It’s the same trusted news the MBJ has been known for for 30 years, just through new and improved technologies. Simply search for “mbjournal” and start following us immediately. We appreciate your readership and are […] [...]

FNC using online tools

by Published: July 27,2009

Tags: Facebook, FNC Inc, Oxford, social networking, Twitter

OXFORD — Mortgage technology company FNC Inc. is now utilizing the social networking tools Facebook and Twitter to make information about its real estate collateral management solutions and analytics more easily accessible to potential clients. On FNC’s Facebook page, visitors will find pictures, information about FNC and announcements about the company. Twitter provides FNC followers […] [...]

FNC using social networking tools

OXFROD — Mortgage technology company FNC Inc. is now utilizing the social networking tools Facebook and Twitter to make information about its real estate collateral management solutions and analytics more easily accessible to potential clients. On FNC’s Facebook page, visitors will find pictures, information about FNC and announcements about the company. Twitter provides FNC followers […] [...]

First Facebook scam reported

by Published: July 7,2009

Tags: identity theft, scam, social networking

JACKSON — Con-artists appear to be moving toward social networking sites to catch their prey, Attorney General Jim Hood is warning. At least one Mississippian has fallen victim. The scam is very similar to a scam commonly known as the Nigerian scam. In fact, Facebook refers to it as the “Nigerian 419,” or “419” for […] [...]

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