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Facebook to Launch National Program at Winrock’s Innovation Hub

by Arkansas Business Staff 1/29/2019 2:07 pm

Facebook is set to kick off a new national program called Career Connections with a Skills Summit at the Arkansas Regional Innovation Hub at Winrock International on March 30 and 31. The Hub said Career Connections will connect emerging talent to training opportunities, local internships and Facebook mentors.

A Publisher’s Duties (Editorial)

by Arkansas Business Editors 1/21/2019 12:00 am

If Facebook is a publisher, with free speech rights, then it should have the same responsibility of trying to ensure, to the best of its ability, that the information it disseminates is true.

SPONSORED: Is Facebook In Trouble?

by Arkansas Business Staff 5/22/2018 6:50 am

The popular social media platform has gone through some recent, public struggles. But healthy numbers explain its continued value as a marketing tool.

Steps For Small Businesses Worried By Facebook Scandal

by Associated Press 4/17/2018 10:43 am

Small business owners who use Facebook to promote their services and reach customers may now be wondering how to reassure people and protect themselves amid the social network's most serious privacy scandal.

Facebook says it should have audited Cambridge Analytica

by Associated Press 4/6/2018 10:39 am

Facebook's No. 2 executive says the company should have conducted an audit after learning that a political consultancy improperly accessed user data nearly three years ago.

Acxiom Corp. Trims Workers As It Combines Segments

by Sarah Campbell-Miller 4/5/2018 3:16 pm

Acxiom Corp. of Conway says it is cutting 2 percent of its global workforce of about 3,300 as it combine its Audience Solutions and Marketing Services divisions into a new business unit called Acxiom Marketing Solutions. The company declined to say how many Arkansas workers would be affected.

Acxiom Sees Signs Facebook Will Reconsider Costly Decision

by Sarah Campbell-Miller 4/4/2018 10:21 am

Acxiom CEO Scott Howe wrote in a blog post late Tuesday that the Conway company is seeing signs that Facebook will reconsider its decision to end Facebook Partner Categories.

Informed Consent (Editorial)

by Arkansas Business Editors 4/2/2018 12:00 am

The business of buying and selling personal data, always a little creepy, is overdue for a good, hard look.

Update: Facebook Decision Will Cost Acxiom Up to $25M

by Sarah Campbell-Miller 3/29/2018 9:34 am

Facebook's decision to stop offering advertisers data provided by third-party aggregators will cost Acxiom Corp. up to $25 million, the Conway data mining company announced late Wednesday. Acxiom said the decision to end Facebook Partner Categories will hit both revenue and profitability.

In Personal Use of Company Jets, Tyson Soars

by Mark Friedman 3/26/2018 12:00 am

Arkansas Business reviewed proxy documents from 17 publicly traded companies based in Arkansas to report on those that offer executives the perk of using the company jet for personal trips.

If Your Mother Says ... (Editorial)

by Arkansas Business Editors 3/26/2018 12:00 am

Do you know who your source is and can you talk directly to that source?

Can Zuckerberg's Media Blitz Take Pressure Off Facebook?

by Associated Press 3/22/2018 10:56 am

It's far from clear whether Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg is winning over U.S. and European authorities, much less the broader public whose status updates provide Facebook with an endless stream of data it uses to sell targeted ads.

Shepherd's Chapel Settles OSHA Lawsuit

by Arkansas Business Staff 2/19/2018 12:00 am

A Gravette church that boasts of broadcasting daily on more than 150 TV stations in North America recently settled a whistleblower lawsuit for $62,500.

Fluoride, the Fifties and Facebook (Craig Douglass On Consumers)

by Craig Douglass 12/4/2017 12:00 am

The way Facebook is set up as a social network can influence opinions and behavior through social proofing, endorsements, critiques and reviews. And it is done somewhat passively through conversational and casual messaging.

Facebook Expands Partnership with Arkansas Schools

by Associated Press 8/28/2017 2:59 pm

Facebook is expanding a partnership with Arkansas and will donate virtual reality kits to every public high school in the state.

Facebook Settles Matt Campbell's Privacy Lawsuit

by Jan Cottingham 6/12/2017 12:00 am

A lawsuit filed by Little Rock lawyer Matt Campbell against Facebook over alleged privacy violations has been settled.

Arkansas Partners With Facebook to Give Schools Virtual Reality Kits

by Sarah Campbell-Miller 1/5/2017 2:16 pm

Gov. Asa Hutchinson and Facebook announce a partnership to provide 500 Oculus Rift virtual reality kits to 250 high schools, educational co-ops and STEM education centers across the state.

Know Thy News Sources (Gwen Moritz Editor's Note)

by Gwen Moritz 11/21/2016 12:00 am

Education and the Facebook equivalent of spam filters would go a long way in preventing unscrupulous entrepreneurs who have figured out that “news” is a lot more profitable if you don’t have to invest in any actual reporters.

Digital Marketing Platforms to Embrace — Or Ignore (Steven Schilling Commentary)

by Steven Schilling 11/1/2016 12:44 pm

Steven Schilling weeds through big digital marketing platforms like Facebook and Snapchat to determine what's really effective for small businesses.

Little Rock Law Firm Carney Bates Going Into the Breach Against Google

by Arkansas Business Staff 6/6/2016 12:00 am

Carney Bates & Pulliam PLLC, the Little Rock law firm representing Matt Campbell in his lawsuit against Facebook, also is handling a potential class-action privacy lawsuit against Google and is involved in several other high-profile data breach cases.