A Few Random Posts

Not So Stormy Market

Not So Stormy Market

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As the East Coast regroups from the after-effects of last week’s hurricane, one thing is certain – a storm may close down businesses, stop public transport, and evacuate entire cities, but it sure doesn’t slow down social media. Hurricane Irene, in fact, seemed to prove just how socially in-touch we really are. Warnings and updates … Continued

Chavez Hires 200 People to Manage His Twitter Account

Chavez Hires 200 People to Manage His Twitter Account

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Should you hire individuals (NeONBRAND, wink wink) to help you manage your Social Media endeavors? Hugo Chavez sure thinks so. According to the AP, The Venezuelan leader has hired 200 people to manage his Twitter account. 200 people… are you kidding me? But why? All kidding aside, it makes a lot of sense to hire someone … Continued

Microsoft Pays More than $200 Million for Mobile Email Startup Acompli

Microsoft Pays More than $200 Million for Mobile Email Startup Acompli

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The news is official! Microsoft announced today that they will indeed purchase the successful mobile email startup Acompli. Acompli is an iOS and Android email client that serves both Microsoft’s email servers and Google’s mail service. This purchase show’s Microsoft’s ambition to take on mobile operating systems outside of its own. So what’s the price tag on … Continued