Author Archives: fglane

Now you see it, and now you will really see it!

  Many consumers in this day in age think bigger is better! Well apparently so does Apple. Paul Semenza, an analyst for NPD DisplaySearch, believes that Apple will ship two bigger iPhones this year that measure 4.7 inches diagonally and … Continue reading

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Twitter keeping pace with Facebook! Acquires Gnip.

It all started with the Facebook purchase of WhatsApp for $19 billion earlier this year. Well Twitter is following this move, but on a lower financial scale. Twitter has agreed to purchase Gnip, a company that provides data about activity … Continue reading

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Another Selfie!!! Big Papi Style

What is it with social media and the selfie!? Are people that infatuated with self made pictures of celebrities, star athletes, and powerful politicians? Well David Ortiz of the Red Sox got a selfie with arguably the hardest person in … Continue reading

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Facebook Spending Spree!

Mark Zuckerberg continues to spend more and more money to make Facebook the world wide leader in technology. Facebook, which just recently purchased the social communication app WhatsApp for $16 billion plus as much as $3 billion in future payouts, … Continue reading

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#billionbracket

Warren Buffett has made tons of great investments in his life. However, the investment he made in the NCAA Mens Basketball tournament was one of his safest bets yet! Online mortgage lender Quicken Loans and Berkshire Hathaway, the holding company … Continue reading

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Challengers to WhatsApp?

We all know that Facebook just recently purchased WhatsApp for $19 billion last month. But is it really the most used free text messaging application in the world? Brian Chen, a blogger from the New York Times, begs the differ. … Continue reading

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Competition for Spotify and Pandora?

  I don’t know how many of you are music lovers but I am. I use Spotify everyday and listen to Pandora every night to go to sleep. I have grown accustomed to the computer generated playlists that provide me … Continue reading

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Are we really who we think we are?

After speaking over the last couple classes about the use of social media and the way it shapes your image as a person I stumbled upon this video above on youtube. The video is around 18 minutes long but after … Continue reading

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Zello…Is anyone there?

Zello? Zello? Is anyone there? Social media is now becoming a main contributor in the mobilization of protestors in Venezuela and Ukraine. But it isn’t Facebook that they are turning too to get their message out. The app that is … Continue reading

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Social Media Vital on College Campuses!

I remember when I first started college and got my very first email address from Penn. It took ages for me to get on the account and it was only something that I did 2 to 3 times per day. … Continue reading

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