Joanna Gerrans

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How to Set Up Twitter Advertising to Build Awareness for Your Business

About a week after Twitter Advertising became public, I signed up for access. I then received the following email invitation to expand my presence on …

Why You Should Rebuild Your Twitter Feed From Scratch

Turns out blowing up my Twitter feed was the easy part. Here's how I built a better one.<p>Earlier this week I "nuked" my Twitter feed. The feed was beyond trimming or manicuring — it was time to execute a complete reset. The process was refreshing. And somewhat illuminating! It was also …

What’s the Endgame for Social Media?

Social media has come a long way. When my co-founder Steve and I originally pitched Hearsay Social to venture capital firms in Silicon Valley in 2009, many passed because they thought Facebook, Twitter, and LinkedIn were passing fads headed for the same fate as MySpace and Friendster. Today, 77% of …

Goodbye Twitter fridges, hello 3D-printed food

At CES 2014, the smartest home appliances aren't smart at all<p>CES has long been the best place in the world to find a bunch of insane and impractical home appliances. Last year saw the category reach its drunk-on-tech nadir, best exemplified by Samsung's incongruous efforts to push Evernote onto …

Google Buys Nest, May Soon Know How Cool You Like Your Home

As further evidence that this is perhaps the year the Internet of everything really becomes a thing, Google paid $3.2 billion in cash for Nest, the home automation company that pioneered smart thermostats and lately, smoke and carbon monoxide detectors.<p>"The Internet of things" describes adding …

Twitter Rolls Out New Web Design That Aligns With Mobile Interfaces

Twitter is rolling out a new design on the web today that eliminates the pop-up compose window and brings its look more in line with its mobile apps. We’ve been seeing Twitter test versions of this design for some time now, but this particular one appears to be the test bucket that got the best …

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Is industrial hemp the ultimate energy crop?

Bioenergy is currently the fastest growing source of renewable energy. Cultivating energy crops on arable land can decrease dependency on depleting …

John Kerry works hard to broker an Israeli-Palestinian deal in the shadow of Sharon

John Kerry, the US secretary of state, is engaged in intense efforts this weekend to coax reluctant Israeli and Palestinian leaders towards an agreement to end their decades-old conflict.<p>He is shuttling between Jerusalem and the West Bank city of Ramallah for a series of separate meetings with the …

Clashes and boycott mar Bangladesh election

http://vod-pro-ww-live.akamaized.net/mps_h264_hi/public/news/world/1041000/1041422_h264_1500k.mp4?__gda__=1524795808_ac6ac3de8c5d63f1a0b0bc173f2ba6fa<p><b>There have been violent clashes between opposition activists and police during Bangladesh's general election, amid a boycott by the opposition.</b><p>At …