Katharina Granberg

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Social media engagement: the surprising facts about how much time people spend on the major social networks

Social platforms have become the new leaders in the digital media industry, evolving well past their beginnings as digital communication networks and becoming full-fledged media distribution channels and entertainment centers.<p>Today social dominates users' attention. Nearly 20% of total time spent …

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How Israel and Hamas weaponized social media

More militaries and armed groups are using social media as a weapon of war -- but when ground skirmishes are mirrored by cyber-social battles, managing the message can get messy.<p>Ahmed Jabari never saw the missile that killed him. As he drove past parked cars and empty intersections on a leafy …

Cicero’s Web: How Social Media Was Born in Ancient Rome

We’ve already seen that modern social media come from a long lineage of primitive predecessors — from the florilegia of the Middle Ages, which predated Tumblr by half a millennium, to Voltaire’s Republic of Letters, the Facebook of its day, to Edison’s early “viral” cat videos to Félix Fénéon’s …

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2013's Complex Social Media Landscape in One Chart

Conversation Prisms Through the Years<p>2013 Version<p>First Conversation Prism<p>Second Version (2009)<p>Third Version (2010)<p>When Brian Solis introduced the …

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The Olympics' Social Media Secret Weapon

The 2012 Olympic Games were accurately described by many as the world's "first social Games" for the unprecedented ways in which digital …

Today In Tech History

<b>Today In Tech History: The Birth Of Rapid Communication</b><p>On Oct. 24, 1861, Western Union completed the first transcontinental electric telegraph …

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The Moon And NASA Now Communicate Via Lasers

Our favorite space agency has just set a new communication speed record. With lasers!<p>In January, we wrote about an impressive feat—when NASA sent the Mona Lisa to the moon using lasers. In the accompanying video, NASA noted that they've been using lasers to track satellites, and in the future, …

Sizing Up Your Online Communications Strategy (Infographic)

1 min read<p>As technology reshapes how entrepreneurs interact with everyone from employees to customers, it's important to keep your communications strategy fresh. Or for all the newbie startups out there, formulate one.<p>Seventy-one percent of businesses use social networks to communicate with …

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What Ender's Game Gets Right About Communicating With Aliens

<i>Ender’s Game</i> is about a misunderstanding.<p>I know, I know. The story is about a terrible war and child soldiers and morality and all that. But at the …

Laser Space Communication Systems Will Be Key To Future Missions, NASA Says

Since the dawn of the space age, NASA probes have beamed data home to Earth using radio-frequency communication. But that's all set to change soon.<p>The space agency is working hard to develop laser-based space communications systems, which officials say are key to ensuring rapid and accurate …

Congressional leaders call for Communications Act makeover

Reps. Fred Upton (R-Mich) and Greg Walden (R-Ore.) say it's time to bring the 1996 law, which governs the nation's communications networks, into the 21st century.<p>Two House Republicans are looking to update the law governing the nation's communications networks.<p>On Tuesday, chairman of the House …

Republicans want to update communications law for the modern era

Two Republican leaders in the House of Representatives have announced an ambitious plan. They want to update the Communications Act, last revised in 1996, to better serve the internet era. Congressman Fred Upton (R-MI), head of the House Energy and Commerce Committee, and congressman Greg Walden …

Israel and Hamas Break Silence and Communicate via Twitter

The Israeli Defense Force (IDF) and Hamas, the militant Islamist group in control of the Gaza Strip, don’t officially communicate with each other. …

NASA Developing Laser Technology to Communicate Between Planets

Since the dawn of the space age, NASA probes have beamed data home to Earth using radio-frequency communication. But that's all set to change …

NASA Is Making History With Laser Communication in Space

NASA made history in early October by beaming a four-inch, data-packed laser the 239,000 miles between Earth and a spacecraft orbiting the Moon. …