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Aug 18, 2021

Md. high court disbars lawyer who hid drug use, posted offensive comments

Maryland’s top court disbarred a Pikesville lawyer who did not disclose addiction to pain medication, violated a protective order, and posted racist and misogynistic comments.

May 4, 2018

Going to lie to a judge? Don’t post about it on Instagram.

Opposing counsel pointed out the square-shaped hole the lawyer's story.

Jan 18, 2016

Instagram to pursue small business advertising in 2016

Along with selfies and pictures of people’s brunches, Instagram hopes to see more small businesses take advantage of the image sharing app for advertising, the Financial Times reported Monday. Acquired by Facebook three years ago for $1 billion, Instagram plans to use its parent company’s vast resources to increase its reach among businesses. “When we […]

Steny Hoyer
Jun 17, 2015

Hoyer’s 40,000 Facebook likes: Cause for celebration?

U.S. Congressman Steny Hoyer, D-MD, tweeted ‘thanks’ to his followers Wednesday for his newest achievement:  surpassing 40,000 Facebook likes. Before we break out the champagne, let’s take a look at the other federal lawmakers that represent Maryland to see how Hoyer’s social media presence stacks up. The following graph represents the number of followers or […]

Jul 8, 2013

Social media infiltrates Zimmerman trial

SANFORD, Fla. — Trayvon Martin’s fatal shooting garnered worldwide attention when the man who fatally shot him wasn’t arrested for weeks — a backlash fueled largely by social media. Now, social media sites such as Twitter and Facebook have permeated George Zimmerman’s trial both inside and outside the courtroom. A witness who testified via Skype […]

Jun 20, 2013

Facebook introduces video on Instagram

NEW YORK — Facebook is adding video to its popular photo-sharing app Instagram, following in the heels of Twitter’s growing video-sharing app, Vine. Instagram co-founder Kevin Systrom said Thursday that users will be record and share 15-second clips by tapping a video icon in the app. They can also apply filters to videos to add […]

Jun 19, 2013

Social networks and your business

How do you know which ones to pay attention to?

May 8, 2013

Give your brand a spring cleaning

A few tips on how you can freshen up your business.

Dec 18, 2012

Opaque Instagram ad policy change riles users

SAN FRANCISCO — Instagram, the popular mobile photo-sharing service now owned by Facebook, is the target of a storm of outrage, much of it on social media, after changes in its user agreement give it broader rights to use its members’ photos in advertisements. In a blog post that offered few details, Instagram said the […]

May 24, 2012

Facebook launches iPhone camera app

NEW YORK — Facebook’s rocky initial public offering hasn’t stopped life at the world’s biggest online social network. On Thursday, the company unveiled a camera app for the iPhone. The app can be downloaded from Apple’s App Store and works like most other camera applications for smart phones. To take a photo, you tap a […]

May 15, 2012

Facebook raises IPO price as offering nears

NEW YORK — Facebook is raising the price range at which it plans to sell stock to the public. The social networking company said in a regulatory filing Tuesday that it expects to sell its stock for between $34 and $38 per share. That’s higher than a previous range of $28 to $35. The increased […]

May 6, 2012

Local reporter develops his own social media app

A technology reporter for The Baltimore Sun has released a social media app for home improvement and “do it yourself” enthusiasts, a venture he hopes will help him better understand mobile app industry. Gus G. Sentementes’ iPhone app, NestPix, which was released April 17, gives users the ability to take pictures of their home improvement […]

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