It’s no secret that the BIGfish team loves Slack. The internal business communication software is more than just your standard messaging system: it’s a collaboration tool that enables teams across different industries to get work done better and faster.
by Meghan Gabel
Cyberbullying and online abuse has long been a problem for every social media platform. In recent years, this has particularly been an issue for Twitter, where people are able to publicly and anonymously voice their opinions in real time. The company has taken measures in the past to curb harassment, with features like the mute button, which allows users to block future tweets from certain accounts, but does little to stop the spread of hate speech. On Tuesday, Twitter finally announced a safety upgrade that will prevent hateful comments from even being seen. BIGfish president David Gerzof Richard weighed in on Twitter’s safety upgrade on NECN.
April Fools' Day is a worldwide celebration of practical jokes. Whether you’re playing a joke on your office mate, or taking it more mainstream, here is a list of our personal favorites from the corporate world.
The news and marketing worlds were revolutionized with the introduction of Twitter’s constant stream of instantaneous 140-character updates. Then, with pic.twitter and Vine, users could share embedded images and 6-second video clips with their followers, enhancing engagement and increasing possibilities. Now, with free iOS apps Meerkat and Periscope, Twitter users can instantly broadcast live video with the world at the touch of a button.
During the past few months, the possibility of Boston hosting the 2024 Summer Olympics has made many locals uneasy. Just last week, over 300 people came out to Suffolk University Law School to discuss the 2024 Olympic bid. While the Olympics can be a source of pride for a country and city, most Bostonians believe the money that would be invested in building stadiums and hotels for the games would be better off put towards improving housing, hospitals, and schools in the area. WBUR recently surveyed 507 people and found that 55% of Bostonians support the city bidding for the games. However, if public funds are used, that number drops to 39%. If that’s not enough evidence, a simple search on Google or Twitter shows how public support of #Boston2024 is scarce.