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Tuesday July 25, 2017

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VISUALIZED Part II: Data Is Not Dry

VISUALIZED Part II: Data Is Not Dry

By Lauren Keyson Speakers at the Visualized Conference in Manhattan Times Center in NY on Friday showed how powerful data can be if it’s visually created. The event’s message was that images and drawings and interactive capabilities of data can be turned into thrilling art projects that resonate [Full Story…]

NY’s Tumblr Updates iPhone App

NY's Tumblr Updates iPhone App

NY based Tumblr recently updated its iPhone app with a redesigned dashboard, faster posting and more detailed notifications, according to Venture Beat. Tumblr software enfineer Bryan Irace describes the app as "completely native." Also included in the updated app are new blog screens with blog [Full Story…]

LocalVox Acquires Postling for its Dashboard

LocalVox Acquires Postling for its Dashboard

LocalVox, a NY-based local marketing platform, announced today that it has acquired Postling, which has developed a social media marketing dashboard. Postling’s dashboard is used by more than 20,000 small businesses and it’s integrated into LocalVox’s new product, described as a kind of inbox that [Full Story…]

Social Media Relied On, But Not Entirely Reliable During #Sandy

Social Media Relied On, But Not Entirely Reliable During #Sandy

With many NYers still without power since Sandy swept through the city,  many have been staying abreast of the news and keeping in touch via social media.  According to the Twitter app Hootsuite, “Sandy” was mentioned 4.8 million times on social media sites Monday, up from 1.9 million the day [Full Story…]

#Digg Resurrects After a Redesign

#Digg Resurrects After a Redesign

Digg’s new and simplified site has attracted new users. Since its July relaunch, Digg is directing plenty of referrals to non-tech sites such as The Atlantic—ranking right behind Facebook, Twitter and Reddit. TechCrunch and Ars Technica  also see a pick up in referrals from Digg. Its had 1.7 million [Full Story…]

Troubled #NYCHA Spends Budget on Social Media

Troubled #NYCHA Spends Budget on Social Media

The New York City Housing Authority is under fire for hiring a social media consultant to give the cash-strapped city agency a makeover. NYCHA Chairman John Rhea defended the payment of $200,000 in taxpayer funds to a brand management specialist by saying that it helps public housing residents stay [Full Story…]

NYCEAC Launches Social Media Campaign

NYCEAC Launches Social Media Campaign

The New York City Elder Abuse Center is launching a social media initiative to raise awareness about elder justice. NYCEAC builds awareness about elder abuse, neglect and exploitation. The new social media push is in collaboration with NY agencies, nonprofits, practitioners and other organizations [Full Story…]

Tumblr’s David Karp Pitches to Advertisers at #AWIX

Tumblr's David Karp Pitches to Advertisers at #AWIX

During Advertising Week in NY, Tumblr CEO David Karp spoke about the original ideas the company has for building its advertising. Recently, Tumblr launched its first paid product for advertisers, hired a leader for global sales, and tested out a few big name brands. According to GigaOm, Tumblr's [Full Story…]

Patch Starts Redesign with LI Sites

Patch Starts Redesign with LI Sites

Patch, Aol's hyperlocal community site, is introducing a redesigned website meant to create more social networking and discussion between members. According to paidContent, the redesign is also being used to reduce the need for paid editors and freelance writers. At the beginning, the changes will [Full Story…]

NY Boosts Digital and Tech Initiatives for Small Businesses #nyctech

NY Boosts Digital and Tech Initiatives for Small Businesses #nyctech

In early 2011, NY's Digital Roadmap was founded in order to forward the technology sector in the city. Rachel Hoat was hired by Michael Mayor Bloomberg as the NY Chief Digital Officer, and the head of NY Digital, the department in charge of completing the goals of the roadmap. According to WNYC's [Full Story…]

#NYCMTA Chief Now Tweeting

#NYCMTA Chief Now Tweeting

MTA Chief Joseph Lhota's Twitter account is unique among NY's politicians, reporters and city officials. He runs his Twitter on his own, and doesn't allow for much shame or editing. According to the NY Times, Lhota has enthusiastically tweeted about the cancellation of "Jersey Shore," and has even [Full Story…]

Brooklyn Book Festival Launches App

Brooklyn Book Festival Launches App

The Brooklyn Book Festival and AT&T have partnered to release an iPhone and Andriod app that will give Festival attendees and book enthusiasts access to author biographies, the festival schedule, lineups, maps, directions and other information pertaining to the seven-day festival. Users can also [Full Story…]

Twitter Hands Over #OWS Protestor Tweets to NY Judge

Twitter Hands Over #OWS Protestor Tweets to NY Judge

Twitter has agreed today to hand over almost three month's of tweets from Malcolm Harris, an Occupy Wall Street protestor, to NY State Supreme Court Judge Matthew A. Sciarrino.  This case is significant because it will show how much access law enforcement agencies should have to material posted on [Full Story…]

New Startups Demo at New York Tech Meetup #NYTM

New Startups Demo at New York Tech Meetup #NYTM

A sold out audience of more than 800 people filled NYU's Skirball Auditorium for the New York Tech Meetup recently. A number of new tech startups had 3-5 minutes to showcase their companies and to dazzle the NY tech community. The meetup was also seen by hundreds of people watching a live stream [Full Story…]

NY Gang Members Posts’ Lead to Arrests

NY Gang Members Posts' Lead to Arrests

Members from two NY rival gangs taunted and bragged on Facebook to each other about murders and posted photographs of themselves in front of the homes of their enemies. Today it was announced that 49 members of the two NY gangs, called the Rockstarz and the Very Crispy Gangsters, were indicted on [Full Story…]