China, with more than 300 million users, has one of the world’s most active social media communities according to a report by McKinsey. And with a potential user base of 513 million internet users, there is still plenty of room to grow. That said, the Great Firewall of China has led the country to create… Continue reading LinkedIn Seeks to Become a Part of China’s 2014 Social Media Landscape
Author: Rishona Campbell
Rishona has been blogging since the '90s and is now a social media evangelist. She has an MBA in Marketing has the daily goal to leave the world a little better place than how she found it.
RadioShack Parodied Its Own Stores, but Maybe the Joke Really Is on Them
RadioShack announced that it will be closing 1,100 stores in response to a lackluster 2013 holiday season. The 93-year-old electronics retailer suffered $400 million dollars in losses in 2013 compared to $139 million in 2012, according to the New York Times. As if hemorrhaging profits weren’t bad enough, Radio Shack has lost something else that’s… Continue reading RadioShack Parodied Its Own Stores, but Maybe the Joke Really Is on Them
Parents Can Relax about Their Kids Using Social Media
It’s natural for parents to worry about their children. And when it comes to social media, parents have been presented with some scary stories regarding online sexual predators. The dangers may not as be far-reaching, however, as the media would have parents believe according to a recent by the Crimes Against Children Research Center. According… Continue reading Parents Can Relax about Their Kids Using Social Media
Oscar Nominees With the Best Taste in Music
The Academy Awards, more commonly known as “The Oscars”, are all about film. While it is true that the award categories include “Best Song” and “Best Score”, for the most part, music is just an afterthought at the Oscars. After all, music does have its own annual awards event, the Grammys. Fair enough. However Ann… Continue reading Oscar Nominees With the Best Taste in Music
Animal Rescue Shelter Creates Adorable Personal Ads for Pit Bulls
At the SPCA of Wake County in Raleigh, North Carolina, pit bulls suffer from lower adoption rates and have to be put down more often than other breeds of dogs. This can be attributed to a negative perception of pit bulls that’s derived from their strong physiques and genetic fighting ability. Pit bulls aren’t as… Continue reading Animal Rescue Shelter Creates Adorable Personal Ads for Pit Bulls
Entrepreneur Barbie Is Hitting Stores: Is Her New Image Unrealistic or Long Overdue?
At the Toy Industry’s 2014 Toy Fair last week, Mattel debuted Entrepreneur Barbie, the latest in its I Can Be line of career-oriented dolls. This was interesting timing, considering Barbie recently grabbed headlines by appearing in Sports Illustrated’s annual swimsuit edition, which helped Mattel refresh pop-culture interest in the doll according to Bloomberg. Her feature… Continue reading Entrepreneur Barbie Is Hitting Stores: Is Her New Image Unrealistic or Long Overdue?
T-Mobile Has the Fastest 4G LTE Speeds in the US but Still Lags Behind in Most Other Countries
T-Mobile’s focus on expanding its 4G LTE network has paid off. While the speed of your particular 4G service will vary depending on where you live, user-generated data collected from Ookla Speedtest reveal that T-Mobile’s network provides the fastest overall network service speed, according to a recent press release published by T-Mobile last month. According… Continue reading T-Mobile Has the Fastest 4G LTE Speeds in the US but Still Lags Behind in Most Other Countries
Should Twitter Charge per Tweet?
Twitter’s IPO generated a lot of speculation about the social media site’s ability to generate revenue. Yes, Twitter is very popular with an active user base of 241 million people. This growth, however, is slowing, as telling statistics from Q3 to Q4 2013 show. The number of active monthly users increased only 4% during that time according… Continue reading Should Twitter Charge per Tweet?