twitter – Christian eBuddy Blog Christian eBuddy Sun, 24 Jul 2016 20:55:34 +0000 en-US hourly 1 Critic’s Notebook: A Cute Internet Star Flirts. All He Wants Is Your Password. Wed, 20 Jul 2016 21:34:55 +0000 0 What this year’s M&A activity tells us about media and entertainment Sun, 03 Jul 2016 21:00:27 +0000  With Dalian Wanda Group’s $3.5 billion acquisition of Legendary Entertainment in January, this year’s media and entertainment M&A activity kicked off with a bang that hasn’t slowed down. Comcast’s $3.8 billion acquisition of DreamWorks Animation just three months later continued the trend of content consolidation and IP aggregation. The common denominator is access… Read More]]> 0 Tumblr to launch live video with an hour of wacky streams Mon, 20 Jun 2016 19:10:00 +0000 It seems Tumblr is planning to jump on the live video bandwagon to join Facebook, Twitter and Amazon. The blog platform has posted eight updates on a subdomain that features a logo with the words "Live Video on Tumblr," accompanied by a caption that...]]> 0 Hacker hijacks @Deray by redirecting his Verizon phone number Fri, 10 Jun 2016 22:29:00 +0000 While everyone freaks out over passwords to millions of Twitter accounts floating around, the hijacking of yet another high-profile account shows that hackers don't necessarily need your password. Activist and former mayoral candidate Deray Mckesson...]]> 0 With Twitter’s NFL deal, social networks can take on traditional broadcasters at last Mon, 23 May 2016 00:30:05 +0000  For years, the media industry has speculated, somewhat worriedly, that big tech companies wanted to branch out, to take on the TV companies – to acquire rights to premium content. By and large, Silicon Valley firms’ coy response has typically been a demure: “We are a platform company, not a content company.” Now that the dust has settled around the deal it’s… Read More]]> 0 Twitter starts testing Periscope button for Android Tue, 17 May 2016 03:01:00 +0000 A very small fraction of Android users might notice a new button in their Twitter app. According to The Verge, the the company has added a "go live" button that users can see when they compose tweets. It fires up Periscope when you tap it, so you can...]]> 0 French anti-racism groups target Facebook, Twitter and YouTube Mon, 16 May 2016 09:40:00 +0000 0