Archive for July, 2014

Podcasts and Copyrights

Monday, July 28th, 2014

Podcasting has a very low barrier to entry; all you need is audio recording software and a means of creating an RSS feed, be it through software or manual work. As a result, just about anyone can podcast, and the quality of podcasts is therefore highly variable; there are professional podcasts that rival professional broadcasts in quality, and there are amateur podcasts that can not even be heard clearly. For this reason, copyright infringement leeches, often unwittingly, into a number of podcasts. To produce a successful podcast, it is important to understand and respect Western copyright laws. To help ensure that these things are done, we have compiled some information about podcasts, music, and copyright law.

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Social Media Feeds into Munchausen by Proxy

Friday, July 25th, 2014

Experts say the case of a mother accused of poisoning her 5-year-old son to death with salt appears be an example of how social media feeds into Munchausen by proxy, a disorder in which caretakers purposely harm children and then bask in the attention and sympathy.

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Ecommerce Coming to Social Media

Wednesday, July 23rd, 2014

For Twitter and Facebook, the two principal combatants in the world of social media, e-commerce is emerging as the newest battleground.

Twitter announced in a blog post on Thursday that it had agreed to acquire CardSpring, a mobile payments infrastructure company that allows merchants to offer deals to consumers that can be loaded onto to their credit cards. When the card is used to pay at the store, the coupon is automatically applied.

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RSS Podcasting Explained

Monday, July 21st, 2014

Many people don’t know the difference between broadcasting or streaming and podcasting. The difference is that broadcasting appears at the set location and at the set moment. So the broadcaster has all the control. If you want to listen to it, you have to be in front of your computer at the exact time.

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Social Media Risks

Monday, July 21st, 2014

Within corporates, social media is no longer simply the domain of the marketing department. And directors on big boards are putting their management teams through the hoops, demanding to know their strategic response to the phenomenon that has changed the world.

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