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Google+ Local SEO Solutions for Small Business

Google+ is a social network that currently has over 170 million users. Optimizing your Google+ page increases your chance to dominate the first page of your brand’s search results. Why? Because a Google+ page is hosted by Google. Local PR Media Group will help you create, optimize and fully leverage your Google+ page. Google+ Resource […]


26 November 2012
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Download New Twitter Header Photo Template

Back on Tuesday, September 18, 2012, Twitter rolled out their new profile page design that enables you to customize and upload a branded header photo, which now appears above your Tweets. The new background header photo, if designed correctly, is a great way to showcase your brand and instantaneously connect with customers. Please feel free […]


Get Listed on the Top of Google Maps

Is Your Local Business Map Listing Showing up on Page 1 of Google? Local PR Media Group will help you get listed on the front page of Google Maps. Whether you’re a local professional or small business owner relying on walk-in traffic, or a business who wants more customers, you have probably noticed your competitor’s […]


20 December 2012
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Facebook’s New Privacy Settings And Two Other Stories You Need to Know

Welcome to this morning’s edition of ‘First To Know,’ a series in which we keep you in the know on what’s happening in the digital world. Today, we’re looking at three particularly interesting stories. Facebook Pushes New Privacy Settings Facebook has started pushing its new privacy settings, which are showing to users that are logging […]


20 December 2012
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Report: Facebook Starts Rolling Out New Privacy Settings — in New Zealand

Users in New Zealand are starting to see new settings for their Facebook accounts that make it easier to set privacy controls, according to a report. The Next Web reports that those users are seeing a “new privacy shortcut menu” that has been added to the main bar on the site. A “privacy settings and […]


18 December 2012
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Internet ayatollah: Iran’s supreme leader likes Facebook

DUBAI (Reuters) – Facebook – banned in Iran due to its use by activists to rally government opponents in 2009 – has an unlikely new member: Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei. Launched a few days ago, the Facebook page “Khamenei.ir” displays photographs of the 73-year-old cleric alongside speeches and pronouncements by the man who wields […]


18 December 2012
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The NRA’s Social Media Silence Isn’t Working

Gun control and gun rights have instantly come to dominate the American conversation, but the biggest gun lobby in America apparently has decided to sit this one out — at least on the Internet. Since the Newtown school shooting Friday, the National Rifle Association has deactivated its Facebook account, AdWeek noticed, just days after announcing it it had reached […]

18 December 2012
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Instagram Now Shares Your Data With Facebook

Instagram has updated its privacy policy to reflect that the company was acquired by Facebook In the preface to the changes, Instagram is quick to point out two important details — users still choose who can see their Instagram photos, and they still get to choose whether they post photos on Facebook That said, the […]


16 December 2012
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Facebook unveils new privacy controls

SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) – Facebook Inc began rolling out a variety of new privacy controls on Wednesday, the company’s latest effort to address user concerns about who can see their personal information on the world’s largest social network. New tools introduced on Wednesday will make it easier for Facebook’s members to quickly determine who can […]


16 December 2012
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Facebook Reveals the Biggest Trends of 2012

It’s that time of yearTwitter and Google have both released their year-in-review roundups this week. Now Facebook is doing the same. On Wednesday, Facebook revealed the most talked-about events on the social network for 11 countries, including the U.S., U.K., Australia and France. Perhaps unsurprisingly, the single most talked about event in the U.S. was […]


16 December 2012
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Holy Tweet! Pope struggles with tablet tech

VATICAN CITY–After weeks of anticipation bordering on media frenzy, Pope Benedict solemnly put his finger to a computer tablet device on Wednesday and tried to send his first tweet – but something went wrong. Images on Vatican television appeared to show the first try didn’t work. The pope, who still writes his speeches by hand, […]