Posts Tagged ‘Twitter’

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 …

UTA-Led Team Takes on Fake News in Battle of Bots

Posted by Lance Murray

Is it real news or fake news? A team from the University of Texas at Arlington and the University of Texas at Dallas is working to build computer tools to detect those pesky social bots on the web that create …

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 …

Disney Buying Twitter? It’s Not Snapchat Anymore

Posted by Lance Murray

There’s a lot of news on the social media front about Twitter and Snapchat.

Disney already owns the ESPN and ABC television networks, and now, it reportedly is considering buying the social media company Twitter.

We’re going to need more …

3 Things: It’s Not Too Late to Celebrate ‘National Week of Making’

Posted by Julia Falcon

Today’s stories include information on National Week of Making, a former SMU student and other athletes teaming up to help police, and Instagram and Twitter are introducing new features.

Although today is the last day for National Week of Making

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

Posted by Lance Murray


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 …