Articles tagged with: Media
What are our kids learning from television? The Federal Communications Commission says children currently spend more than three hours a day watching television. Although the FCC has enacted provisions that require broadcasters to improve and increase the educational content of children’s television, there is no consistent way to ensure that what children watch has any redeeming qualities.
The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) announced that it is considering dropping current broadcast decency standards that ban explicit profanity and “non-sexual” nudity. This means that if enacted, the new FCC policy would allow networks to use profanity and frontal female nudity regardless of viewing hours. This includes times when children may be watching…
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This past year there was a significant shift in the smartphone world. Samsung has vaulted up the charts and have become a huge player alongside Apple. With the launch of Apple iPhone, the smartphone industry was for a while a one big-player industry. As blackberries and palms faded into obscurity, there was Apple and everyone else.
Here’s a question: How much of that has been due to Samsung’s increased marketing spend?
How do attract a steady stream of new users on my site?
How do I go about creating the kind of content that will attract users?
How do I use podcasts and videos to attract users?
Whether you are a big business owner, a start-up or an owner of blog you are trying to get off the ground, consider Content Marketing.
This article below will help explain what content marketing is and how it could be a great strategy to grow your user base. It will also give a little preview of a new content marketing summit that is conveniently all-online and very cheap to attend. Let’s dig in.
A recent study by researchers at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute’s Lighting Research Center, studied the impact of backlit devices such as the iPhone and iPad at on our production of Melatonin. Melatonin is a hormone produced by the pineal gland that helps induce drowsiness and lower body temperature, both important to help us to fall sleep. The research shows that two ours of tablet use before bed can suppress melatonin production up to 22%. In English, that means tablet use is making it harder for us to fall asleep…
The Colorado Theater Massacre is such a tragic story. I am incredibly saddened by what happened and much prayers go out to the families and loved ones involved.
The alleged shooter is 24 year old James Holmes, who faces 142 criminal counts for shooting at a packed midnight showing of “The Dark Knight Rises. For whatever reason, motive still uncertain, he proceeded to open fire into the crowds leaving 12 dead and 58 injured.
In most circumstances as people try to make sense of this kind of senseless killing, our first instinct is to want to blame something or someone…
How much time you spend a day staring at your smartphone?
How many of you have an iPhone but really don’t need it? Honestly.
Is it the first thing you grab for when you wake up in the morning?
The last thing you look at before you go to bed?
54% of people say they do all of the above. You?
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Dear McDonald – “Why does your food look different in the advertising than what is in the store?”
This was a question asked by a customer to McDonald. I am sure lot of us always wondered or at least balked at how perfect the burgers look on the ads yet look so flat, small, and less appetizing in real life.
McDonald responds in video!
This is a very well done, beautiful short film which will leave you feeling warm and touched.
The short film “Butterfly Circus” takes place in the Great Depression. A showman of a renowned circus discovers a man without limbs being exploited at a carnival sideshow. He shows him a bit of kindness, a reaction that this limb-less man has never experienced. Starting with this small encounter, this man without limbs is slowly driven to hope despite all of his life experiences telling him otherwise.
Internet, Social Media »
Internet Use & Depression Statistics
This has to be the ugliest, most mind draining infographic ever made. However, the statistics are interesting a relevant so put on your thinking caps, take off your creative sensibilities and check out the statistics below! Highlights written out for the faint of heart.
Internet, Social Media »
DID YOU KNOW:
Teens ages 13 to 17 use on average 320MB of data per month?
Adults ages 25-34 use on average 578MB of data per month?
During Q3 of 2011, female teens had reached 3,952 texts per month. Male teens were at a “paltry” 2,815 per month. Some people argue that social networks and easy communication access is lowering children’s ability to socially connect with others. Well…
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Why do high tech employees and internet executives not want their child online or using technology?
Does being Hyperconnected online through technology potentially hurt child development and even adult development?
A recent survey released by Pew Internet Projects asked technology experts about this issue… read on!