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Coming Soon: Facebook at Work

Posted on November 25, 2014 by vanwestmedia

A recent article in the Financial Times suggests Facebook is currently testing a new site, Facebook at Work. But most of us are already using Facebook at work, so what gives? Here's what we curre … Continue reading →

WordPress 4.0: A Necessary Update

Posted on September 10, 2014 by vanwestmedia

With the recent surge of web hacks, to say security is a must-have is a bit of an understatement. WordPress 4.0 (also known as “Benny”) was released this month, and the update is an important on … Continue reading →

Senate Proposal: Online Sales Tax Bill

Posted on August 13, 2014 by vanwestmedia

In July 2014, several Senators introduced a bill to the U.S. Senate which combines the Internet Tax Freedom Act (ITFA) and the Marketplace Fairness Act (MFA). What are these two acts? To put it simp … Continue reading →

Emergency 911 Text Service: Coming to a City near You

Posted on August 11, 2014 by vanwestmedia

With cellular devices now dominating communication in the U.S., it only makes sense that our emergency response teams upgrade to receiving 911 dispatches via mobile phone text messages. According to … Continue reading →

Bolt: Instagram’s new app

Posted on July 31, 2014 by vanwestmedia

With Snapchat steadily increasing to more than 8 million adult users, the social race is heating up since last week’s leak of Bolt – Instagram’s first standalone app meant to rival its competito … Continue reading →

The Next Media Evolution: YouTube Channel News

Posted on May 29, 2013 by vanwestmedia

Online media and news spreads faster than on any other network including television and print media. This is due to the versatility of its nature. Anything online can be seen on a desktop or on mobile … Continue reading →

Social Media Spreads DOMA Nation

Posted on March 29, 2013 by vanwestmedia

Gay marriage has been all the hype in politics lately but what has pushed the Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA) is the interaction of social media. Many have wondered why red boxes with a pink equal sign … Continue reading →