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Yeah where is Black Twitter Now?

May 10, 2012 by  
Filed under News, Opinion, Tech/Internet, Weekly Columns

Tweet ( I first signed up for Twitter in 2006. I used it rarely as a means of contacting other bloggers. I left it alone for a while because all I shared was what I read in newspapers and my blog post. I didn’t like it at the time because in order to do such, I had to copy and paste, and that was time consuming. At first I followed... [Read more...]

Ok, Facebook Scares Me.

May 8, 2012 by  
Filed under News, Opinion, Tech/Internet, Weekly Columns

Tweet ( Today Facebook began it’s IPO tour. Tomorrow the social network will force everyone to live online forever through the mandatory Timeline. It’s just another step for the company that is half effective and half diabolical. When Facebook first came out I wasn’t too keen on it. I had already joined MySpace and was weary of... [Read more...]

Entrepreneurialism; Social Media and Blogging.

April 16, 2012 by  
Filed under News, Opinion, Tech/Internet, Weekly Columns

Tweet ( The ability to communicate as entrepreneurials is important  because many variables come into play during the business day. Sharing information is now vital, understanding business resources and interpretation of data from various resources. Using technology has changed from an occasional use to an absolute necessity in the... [Read more...]

Social Media Wars – Unthink – Taking direct Aim at Facebook…

October 30, 2011 by  
Filed under Misc., News, Opinion, Tech/Internet, Weekly Columns

Tweet ( When a lot of noise is made about something it’s either because it’s really good or because its really bad. At this point it is too early to tell just yet how the debut of this new Social Network will directly affect the other networks, namely Facebook. The concept however, has taken root and it has garnered a lot... [Read more...]

Black Man, Father of Cell Phone?

October 18, 2011 by  
Filed under Black History, Misc., News, Opinion, Tech/Internet, Weekly Columns

Tweet ( To this point, the economic growth leader of the 21st century is the wireless communications industry. Millions of people regularly use cellular phones. With today’s cell phone, you can talk to anyone on the planet. Inside your cell phone are: a compact speaker, microphone, keyboard, display screen, and a powerful circuit board... [Read more...]

Twitter, African Americans Join the Twitter crowd…

August 3, 2011 by  
Filed under Opinion, Tech/Internet, Weekly Columns

Tweet ( African Americans are more likely than whites to use Twitter — and the gap is growing. Experts have attributed the difference in Twitter uptake among white and black users to demographic factors that distinguish the African American community, such as age and above-average smartphone use, as well as disparities between... [Read more...]

Gaming industry finally recognizes the work of a pioneer – African American Jerry Lawson…

Tweet ( On Friday the International Game Developers Association will honor Jerry Lawson for all he’s done to move the state of the art forward. The honor has been a long time coming. It was back in the mid-1970s that Lawson developed the first video game console system, breaking ground in more ways than one. You see, Lawson, 70,... [Read more...]

Dr. Boyce: African Americans Watch 40% More TV Than National Average…

April 5, 2011 by  
Filed under News, Opinion, Tech/Internet, Weekly Columns

Tweet ( A recent study by Nielson says that African Americans watch 40 percent more television than the national average.  Black people spend an average of  7 hours, 12 minutes each day in front of the TV, while the national average is 5 hours, 11 minutes.  Asians watch the least television, averaging 3 hours, 14 minutes per day. I... [Read more...]

Anatomy of an Urban Influencer (Infographic)…

March 31, 2011 by  
Filed under News, Opinion, Tech/Internet, Weekly Columns

Tweet ( This week, we were able to add to the experience of what has already been an exciting history for we were featured on a panel on social media and urban influencers. Between soaking in our co-panelist, Reverend Run’s Words of Wisdom and sharing much of our own, we enjoyed ourselves thoroughly.  We... [Read more...]

The Techies Are Wrong Again About Apple…

March 10, 2011 by  
Filed under News, Opinion, Tech/Internet, Weekly Columns

Tweet ( The iPad 2 will be a huge hit — and a massive headache for the company’s competitors. In tech circles, the number 1 is feared and revered. A 1.0 release might install buggy, system-crashing software, or it might offer a thrilling glimpse of the future. When Apple launched the first iPad less than a year ago, many... [Read more...]

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