While social media has contributed to the fall of dictators and the hunt for war criminals, it can also help catalyze civil disorder arising from various socioeconomic, religious, and ethnic tensions. In the latest example, the Indian government is asking security and law enforcement agencies to monitor social media sites for inflammatory content and rumor-mongering following another bout of communal violence. ...
Software company SEOmoz's acquisition of Twitter analytics company Followerwonk signals the significance of social on search engine optimization. The tool aims to help users ... Read the whole story
Kraft Foods' Triscuit is looking to drive greater use of the crackers for simple, everyday snacking (as opposed to use with toppings) with a ... Read the whole story
How does a camera company get away from the product-attributes trap? You know -- "Our camera has flex-focus, a double-shot shutter that senses your ... Read the whole story
The design, to begin appearing on Diet Coke products as of Sept. 1, was created by S.F.-based agency Turner Duckworth. It features a section ... Read the whole story
Hispanic consumers prefer at-home activities versus more costly out-of-home options, according to a report from Mintel. Read the whole story
It is an interesting and always contested proposition that gender bias gets built into some media and technology. And it begs the question -- ... Read the whole story