is keeping a finger on the pulse of top industry headlines and conversations
buzzing around social media, so you don't have to. Below is this week's weekly round-up to serve as
information and inspiration for discussions around real-time trends. Did we
miss anything? What are your thoughts on what’s happening this week?
Inaugural Address: The
president promised progress for gay rights, gun control, voting reform, equal
pay, and immigration reform. Most recently, the need for high-tech workers has
now become part of the immigration debate.
- Super Bowl:
Buzz around 49ers, Ravens, Ray Lewis, ads, #HARBOWL
Season: From the Grammy’s to the Oscars. Everyone is buzzing about the latest in
entertainment. Who are your top choices and how have they positioned themselves?
Te’O’s Katie Couric Interview: Was that really necessary?
lip-sync gate: Did she or didn’t she? Does it matter?
York Times timeSpace: National media organization announced a 4-month
incubator program for early stage media startups
- ATT to buy spectrum
from Verizon for $1.4 billion: “If you can’t beat them, buy their airwaves”
sells Linksys to Belkin: Networking solutions provider leaves the consumer market to go
all-in with enterprise
unlocking now illegal: Copyright laws come into question as carriers fight to protect their revenue
for rent: Microsoft announced consumers can rent Microsoft Office instead
of buying it
may buy RIM?: Lenovo wants smartphones and PCs, which means their
competition with Huawei would heat up
takes a dive: Company dropped
more than 20 percent in trading after it announced a restructuring and
disappointing 2013 forecast
$3.8 million in PR: LA City Council members raise concerns about airport’s
investment in three different PR firms
communications: Airliner deploys proactive and reactive PR efforts after
- PR #51 of top 100
careers: U.S. News and World Report has listed PR
specialist No. 51 on the list of the top 100 careers
- Twitter: Announced partnership with “Vines” to allow
users to shares GIF-like videos via tweets
- Foursquare: Launched Foursquare For Business, an app designed to let business
owners manage specials and view analytics
- Facebook: Updated its iOS app to bring the ability to record and share voice messages and
videos with friends from right within the app
- Google+: Officially makes
second most popular social network, after Facebook.
- YouTube: Announced paid
channel subscriptions coming this Spring
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