Posts Tagged ‘Facebook’

Using Tech for Good: Facebook Director Outlines Tools to Help Find Missing, Exploited Children

Posted by Nicholas Sakelaris

Fictional crime shows typically show a computer guru typing a few pieces of information into a database and, within a few clicks, they’ve got the suspect’s name, address, satellite footage, and they’re directing law enforcement on the ground.

“Just like …

Texas Tops Nation in Wind Power, and Capacity Still Rising

Posted by Nicholas Sakelaris

Oil has long been the energy king in Texas and will be for the foreseeable future, but the Lone Star state also leads the country in wind power capacity.

Massive power purchase agreements for factories such as Arlington’s General Motors …

How Southwest’s Social Media Team Tackled a Crisis

Posted by Nicholas Sakelaris

With thousands of flights canceled, passengers and employees stranded, and the brand taking a beating on both social and traditional media, it’s hard to believe Southwest Airlines would ever want to relive the nightmare of July 20.

But that’s exactly …

Facebook to Triple Size of Fort Worth Data Center, Investment Could Surpass $1B

Posted by Lance Murray

Really big is getting a lot bigger in far north Fort Worth, as Facebook has announced that it will triple the size of its massive data center complex under construction there.

The Fort Worth Star-Telegram reported that Facebook now will …

Snapchat is Dead and Facebook is Now Live

Posted by DHD Films

FACEBOOK LIVE OFFERS METRICS, REAL TIME FEEDBACK


Recently introduced to all users, Facebook Live is a new way to connect with followers by broadcasting live video on a company’s Facebook page. This innovation is a fun, new way to …

3 Things: UTD Gets $1.3M for Cancer Research

Posted by Julia Falcon

The University of Texas at Dallas has received more money for its cancer research program, the Dallas Public Library has also received money to fund projects, and Facebook adds a simpler way to plan events.


Professors at UT Dallas recently

3 Things: Website Connects Animals to Local Foster Homes

Posted by Amanda Hayes

Today’s stories bring hope for positive change. Facebook is reaching out to keep users safe, Dallas locals are saving dogs’ lives, and UT Dallas researchers are working to create a device that can imitate the sense of smell.

Dallas pets

3 Things: Will Facebook Go All Video in 5 Years?

Posted by Lance Murray

Today’s stories include the future of Facebook, Texas’ economy is still a powerhouse, and a famed manufacturer is going to roll out an all-electric motorcycle. 

Ok, admit it. You’re on Facebook, and you really love to watch cat videos, …

Conversable’s Bots Put Wingstop’s Wings One Message Away

Posted by Lance Murray

THE PLATFORM’S SOFTWARE CAN DETECT PHRASES WITHIN MESSAGES


If you’re in the mood for wings from Wingstop, a new Dallas startup called Conversable can help you look at the menu, place your order and even let you converse with the …

Southwest Airlines Takes Social Media to New Heights

Posted by Nicholas Sakelaris

Southwest Airlines has more than 30 employees working to keep the airline’s Twitter and Facebook accounts live, active and responsive 24 hours a day, seven days a week.

It’s a must in today’s world where disgruntled customers will take to …