Tagged: Facebook

Arkansas Mortuaries Busy Serving In Surge of Grief

Arkansas Mortuaries Busy Serving In Surge of Grief

Health CareTechnology & TelecomCover Story

Death is always a sensitive topic, but particularly so a year into a pandemic that has killed nearly half a million Americans. Jeff Smith of the growing Smith Family Funeral Homes chain tackles it head-on. read more >

The Price of Ignorance (Gwen Moritz Editor's Note)

The Price of Ignorance (Gwen Moritz Editor's Note)

OpinionLegalTechnology & TelecomEditor's Note

I am no constitutional scholar, but the deadly insurrection against Congress for doing its constitutional duty and subsequent fallout proves that even the president of the United States didn’t understand the constitutional process by which he was elected (and then sent packing). read more >

Thumbs Up (Gwen Moritz Editor's Note)

Thumbs Up (Gwen Moritz Editor's Note)

OpinionLegalTechnology & TelecomEditor's Note

At a time when political polarization is so intense that the president of the United States can raise hundreds of millions of dollars from the fact that he lost his reelection bid by 7 million votes, only one thing seems to have near-unanimous support regardless of political affiliation: regulating Facebook. read more >

Know Your News Source (Gwen Moritz Editor's Note)

Know Your News Source (Gwen Moritz Editor's Note)

OpinionLegalTechnology & TelecomEditor's Note

Bumper-sticker mentality was a problem before social media, but it required acquiring a bumper sticker and deciding that sharing a nuance-free opinion with tail-gaters was worth putting sticky gunk on the car’s bumper. Now spreading opinions — and, all too often, demonstrably false information from unknown sources — can be done with a click. read more >

Facebook Dominates With 2.45 Billion Users

Facebook Dominates With 2.45 Billion Users

Technology & Telecom

As of third-quarter 2019, Facebook, the biggest social network worldwide, had 2.45 billion monthly active users. Active users are those who have logged in to Facebook during the last 30 days. read more >

Walmart Seeks Way Into Your Wallet

Walmart Seeks Way Into Your Wallet

Banking & FinanceTechnology & TelecomCover Story

Walmart’s recent patent application for a cryptocurrency system hints at the Bentonville retailer’s next move into the financial services sector. read more >

In Age of Influencers, P. Allen Smith Faces Pay Cut

In Age of Influencers, P. Allen Smith Faces Pay Cut

LegalCover Story

Instead of boosting his state pay for promoting Arkansas from $200,000 to $845,000 a year, gardening and lifestyle star P. Allen Smith appears likely to get 95% less than his previous contract provided — or perhaps nothing at all. read more >

Ever Seen a Purple Cow? Muñoz Pugh Counts on It

Ever Seen a Purple Cow? Muñoz Pugh Counts on It

OuttakesHealth CareRestaurants & FoodTechnology & Telecom

Christina Muñoz Madsen, a former TV news anchor and VP of marketing and public relations at the University of Central Arkansas, has been partnered with branding and marketing specialist Michelle Pugh of Conway for a little over a year. read more >

Tech World Still a Man’s World

Tech World Still a Man’s World

Technology & TelecomTransportation

Although the percentage of women in the U.S. workforce now stands at 46.8%, it remains much lower than that in the technology sector. read more >

Facebook to Launch National Program at Winrock’s Innovation Hub

Facebook to Launch National Program at Winrock’s Innovation Hub

Technology & Telecom

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. read more >

A Publisher’s Duties (Editorial)

A Publisher’s Duties (Editorial)

OpinionLegalTechnology & Telecom

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. read more >

SPONSORED: Is Facebook In Trouble?

SPONSORED: Is Facebook In Trouble?

Technology & Telecom

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