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Boost followers with these hot tips from #SMDayPhx

July 1, 2015 |

Social Media Day Phoenix brought the heat to our thumbs on Tuesday as social media enthusiasts from around Phoenix gathered to learn more about boosting their presence on Twitter, Instagram, and more.

Social Media Day was launched six years ago … Read More

Phoenix Mayor talks tweets, posts and Periscope – Social Media Day PHX

July 1, 2015 |

Photo contribution Austin Paetow, content contribution Chloe Nordquist

When you see a tweet from @MayorStanton, chances are it came directly from the thumbs of Phoenix Mayor Greg Stanton.

Today at Social Media Day Phoenix, Mayor Greg Stanton shared his take … Read More

Super Bowl XLIX takes a huge byte out of social media

February 2, 2015 |

The most talked about television event of the year saw record-breaking numbers as football fans across the nation came out in droves to tweet and post about their favorite NFL team.

As reported by TechCrunch, both Facebook and Twitter reported … Read More

Zenefits taps Yammer founder David Sacks for COO position

December 10, 2014 |

Zenefits, a company that offers cloud management of human resources, announced on Wednesday that David Sacks, founder and former CEO of Yammer, will be its new COO.

Sacks has been involved in startups and the tech industry since the 1990s, … Read More

Tweeples learn how to avoid social media fails at #SMDayPHX

June 30, 2014 |

Twitter, Instagram, Facebook, LinkedIn, you name it! Newsfeeds went ablaze on June 28, for the fourth annual #SMDayPhx (Social Media Day Phoenix). The Mashable created event brought together people from all walks of social media for an evening of networking and lighting fast … Read More

TASER adds industry veteran Bret Taylor to Board of Directors

June 11, 2014 |

TASER International announced that Bret Taylor, the co-creator of Google Maps, CEO of Friendfeed, CTO of Facebook, and is now CEO of Quip, will be joining its Board of Directors. He brings extensive technology experience to the Company as TASER … Read More

Former Google and Facebook Exec joins startup Parchment Board of Directors

May 22, 2014 |

Parchment, the leader in electronic transfer exchange announced today the appointment of former Google and Facebook executive Ethan Beard as an independent member of its board of directors.

With Parchment growing at an enormously fast pace, Beard’s extensive experience in … Read More

Facebook’s Paper Wants To Be Your News Aggregator

February 13, 2014 |

In February, Facebook released its new app Paper. Paper aggregates your Facebook app with news that interests you. For those familiar with Flipboard, Paper’s tiled interface may strike a chord. The AZ Tech Beat Team sat down and explored this … Read More

Mark Zuckerberg optimistic about connecting 5B people to Facebook

September 12, 2013 |

At TechCrunch Disrupt, CEO and founder of Facebook Mark Zuckerberg reaffirmed his mission and purpose of connectivity and bring the people of the world, yes the entire world, to the internet and 5 billion people to Facebook.

“I tend … Read More

Rundavoo: A New Facebook Application To Remove The Stress From Event Planning

November 30, 2012 |

Adam Ayers, a graduate from Arizona State University, and founder of Entrepreneurs@ASU, has embarked on a new journey, with a new startup. He is on a team along with six others that are taking a new approach to event … Read More