Emergency 911 Texting

Emergency 911 texting, Charging for online content, Web Loyalty, Social media and impacts to sports and military.

News, tips and information impacting your life through technology.

Show Notes Episode 7 News Flash

–  Google CEO resigns from Apple’s Board of Directors
–  Skype in danger of being shut down
–  Facebook buys Friendfeed
–  Windows 7 now available on Technet and MSDN


Quick update Cyber Bully:

1. Emergency call centers welcome 911 texting option

2. Charging for online content: Is there a future in this?

3. Bug Found in Windows 7 RTM Build, Launch May be Delayed

–  Most systems have a single drive, with a single partition. On such a system, you will never see this issue.

4. Buy.com, Orbitz linked to controversial marketers: Webloyalty

Questions from Winforums

Question: Laura112: What is the best web statistic tool I can use on my website
Answer: Google Analytics

Discussion of the Cast

Social Media Networks vs Corporations vs Governments

Funny Quote:  “I don’t really have a Twitter policy,” Denver Broncos coach Josh McDaniels said. “I don’t know what it means; I don’t know what it is. I don’t know MyFace, Spacebook, Facebook stuff. I don’t know what that is either.”

NFL Teams struggle with policies on Twitter usage
Twitter Usage Policies: Is it necessary at this point?
Marines ban twitter, myspace, facebook over security issues
State Department and Department of Defense requests
Coke, Ford, Southwest: Using Twitter to Improve Public Relations

Tip or Site of Interest

Steve – Veterans History Project
Dave – Bing vs. Google

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