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On this week’s The Drill Down podcast, the White House wants to police social media speech, while the FBI pulls data from Facebook, should schools install facial recognition cameras? Crossing the English Channel via hoverboard and much, much more.
This week, massive identity breaches for Starwood/Marriott & Quora, email leaks show Facebook punishes its rivals, a clever end to a runaway Tesla accident, a sulking AI torments an astronaut … and much, much more.
The staggering growth of platforms like Instagram, Youtube and Pinterest has prompted businesses and brands, even large ones like the LA Kings, to use these services to promote themselves and to connect with a growing user base. Social media managers have the huge responsibility of maintaining and improving the online presence of businesses so that more customers would be able to engage with them.
The following seven tools streamline the process of managing social media accounts by providing many different types of services. Some of them assist in content curation while others help in analysing the response that your social media efforts have generated. Either way, using these tools would definitely help improve the effect of your online marketing strategy, and increase your online visibility.
This week, Greg Davies from the Blendover podcast joins Dwayne & Andrew as we discuss: Chinese hackers break into US gov‘t employee records, Hulu gets South Park, a shakeup at Microsoft, Apple & IBM join forces, a new vehicle from Tesla, and…Worst. Con. Ever. All this and much more…
This week, Apple beats Samsung in a landmark patent and design lawsuit to the tune of $1 billion dollars. Panelists Andrew Sorcini, Christopher Burnor & guest VentureBeat staff writer Sean Ludwig discuss how this will affect Apple, Samsung, the whole mobile phone ecosystem, the future of patent lawsuits, & you, the consumer.
In headlines this week: Twitter removes friend-finding from Tumblr and removes 3rd-party plugin identification from Twitter.com, Microsoft gets a new logo, Apple delays TV device development, a landmark filesharing fine is upheld, Ask.com buys About.com from The New York Times, and President Obama visits Reddit.
Geeks Of Doom’s The Drill Down is a roundtable-style audio podcast where we discuss the most important issues of the week, in tech and on the web and how they affect us all.
Hosts are Geeks of Doom contributor Andrew Sorcini (Mr. BabyMan), VentureBeat editor Devindra Hardawar, marketing research analyst Dwayne De Freitas, and Startup Digest CTO Christopher Burnor. Occasionally joining them is Techmeme editor Lidija Davis.