Jennifer Moire

Tribesports Leaps Over Kickstarter Goal

A new sportswear line driven by a community of sports enthusiasts has more than doubled their Kickstarter goal, raising $96,000 in a week.

Seven Lessons from Successful e-Advocacy Campaigns

We talked to digital media strategist Nick Westergaard of Brand Driven Digital about social media tools for social advocacy.

Lavabit Shuts Down Over U.S. Spying Policies

Edward Snowden's email provider Lavabit announced it was closing its doors over the United States' surveillance policies last week.

Microsoft, Google, Yahoo! Talk Privacy with President Obama

President Obama held a clandestine tech summit at the White House Thursday night as the industry sits at the center of the privacy debate following the Prism revelations.

Zuckerberg PAC Launches New Immigration Ad

The ad is called "Serve," and features Alejandro Morales, an undocumented immigrant who wants to serve in the military.

Study Links Twitter Dialogue With TV Ratings — Now What?

The TV ratings powerhouse Nielsen says they've cracked the code on that relationship, with a first-of-its-kind study that proves a two-way causal influence between broadcast TV tune-in for a program and the Twitter conversation around that program. Nielsen also says the data proves that more research is needed in this area.

How Twitter Bridges Gap Between Inside & Outside the Beltway

Twitter is the place where President Barack Obama announced his reelection bid and whereRepublican presidential candidate Mitt Romney named his running mate Paul Ryan.

U.S. Gathering Even More of Your Email, Text Messages

Perhaps it's to prove that the U.S. government isn't targeting individual Americans as part of the surveillance program known as Prism. But stories out this morning stemming from the classified materials Edward Snowden leaked to The Guardian is raising even more privacy concerns, revealing that the government is collecting a broader swath of email, phone and text messages from cross-border communications than previously thought, according to a report in The New York Times.

McConnell Challenger Lundergan Grimes Uses Facebook to Launch ‘Team Switch’

Sen. Mitch McConnell's main Democratic challenger in the closely watched Kentucky Senate race is using Facebook as part of a multi-platform strategy to unseat the long-serving Minority Leader in the U.S. Senate. Alison Lundergan Grimes' campaign kick-off came last week as expected, with a big splash including the obligatory bus tour, rousing official kick-off speech and ending with a face-off among the candidates at the 133rd Fancy Farm event over the weekend.

Is Wells Fargo the Most Social Bank?

Have you ever thought about how social your bank is? Viralheat, a social media marketing firm, thought about it, and created the following infographic measuring just how "social" the national banks are. Here are the highlights: