Social media tools are an effective way for businesses and bigwigs to communicate with their customers… that is, as long as those companies or people are in charge of their own accounts. When hackers “borrow” their social presences, much less good things can happen. And today at least three high-profile accounts found that out the hard way.
Today In Social Media Hacks: Delta, Newsweek, And CFO Of Twitter Really Need To Change Their Passwords
Nearly two weeks after Newsweek claimed to unmask the true identity of elusive Bitcoin creator Satoshi Nakamoto, the man at the heart of that controversial article — Dorian S. Nakamoto — is exploring legal avenues to, as he states it, “clear my name.” [More]
It’s a tough time out there for weekly magazines as they try to compete with the 24-hour news cycle and the wealth of content available for free online. Thus, the folks at Newsweek will soon be switching to a digital-only, paid subscription service. [More]
An audio equipment magnate dug into his pockets, fished out some loose pocket change and bought Newsweek in August for $1. We’re not talking about a single issue at a news stand, but the entire magazine operation.
Wal-Mart’s management is watching their customers during the recession. What have they learned? More shoppers now make lists, instead of buying on impulse. Sales of frozen vegetables are up; sales of Angus beef are down. And mysteriously, $5 white toilet seats are a hot item near Denver.
If “9 Foods You’re Not Allowed To Buy” just left you hungry for more, Newsweek has compiled their list of 8 forbidden delicacies. “Forbidden” in this case, means that the dishes may be restricted or socially unacceptable. While a few overlap from the other list there are some new tasty morsels here to challenge your palette. Maggot-cheese, anyone? The list, inside…