Tagged: Facebook

Acxiom Corp. Trims Workers As It Combines Segments

Acxiom Corp. Trims Workers As It Combines Segments

Technology & Telecom

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. read more >

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

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

Technology & Telecom

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. read more >

In Personal Use of Company Jets, Tyson Soars

In Personal Use of Company Jets, Tyson Soars

Banking & FinanceTransportationCover Story

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. read more >

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

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

OpinionEditor's Note

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. read more >

The Mean Girls’ Burn Book (Gwen Moritz Editor's Note)

The Mean Girls’ Burn Book (Gwen Moritz Editor's Note)

OpinionEditor's Note

I’m glad I finally watched “Mean Girls” before reading what Stephanie Harris wrote about Arkansas Business on Facebook last week. It bore a striking resemblance to the infamous “Burn Book,” in which the high school A-listers pasted photos and wrote hateful captions about classmates who dared to be imperfect. read more >

Matt Campbell Lawsuit Against Facebook Advances

Matt Campbell Lawsuit Against Facebook Advances

LegalTechnology & Telecom

Little Rock lawyer and blogger Matt Campbell’s lawsuit against Facebook cleared a big hurdle this week when a federal judge in California granted in part a motion to certify it as a class action. read more >

Facebook Page Offers Peek Into John Rogers’ Thinking

Facebook Page Offers Peek Into John Rogers’ Thinking

Banking & FinanceLegal

Even the conservative assessment by a court-appointed receiver proved to be overly optimistic regarding the insolvent business interests of John Rogers, whose Facebook page recently offered up what read almost like a confession. read more >

Facebook Posts Raise Questions For Employers

Facebook Posts Raise Questions For Employers

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The Arkansas Court of Appeals ruled in December that a woman who was fired for posting “arguably” critical comments about her employer on Facebook could receive unemployment benefits. It’s the latest decision in an escalating legal war between employment and social media. read more >