Stories tagged with: twitter

November 21, 2013 - 11:59am
39 weeks 6 days ago

The Muskingum County Emergency Management Agency dives into social media.

While the agency already has a Facebook page the site doesn't get much use and there is no presence on Twitter. Plans are in the works to change that with the addition of a social media coordinator.

Currently, full time clerk for the County Commissioners Caitlin Tacker will take care of updating the sites with weather warnings, road closures and any other general information necessary.

"What we'...

July 21, 2010 - 5:33pm
4 years 5 weeks ago

Thousands of people are now following the Ohio Department of Transportation on Twitter.

It set up an account last year for drivers in six major cities, including Cleveland, Columbus, Cincinnati, Akron, Toledo, and Dayton. It allows drivers to see road closures, accidents, and detours in 140 written characters or less.

"We're trying to become more competitive with using social networking to let motorists know. Social media is just a quicker means of allowing us to communicate...

July 2, 2010 - 4:28pm
4 years 8 weeks ago

An Ohio University student, who just graduated with a journalism degree this June, is hoping to get a dream job with MTV.

Ryan Lytle is one of 20 candidates who are competing to become MTV's first Twitter Jockey. It's a position that pays a salary of $100,000 a year and hopes to branch out to MTV followers in a new way.

Lytle will take part in a number of Twitter-based challenges, starting July 7th through July 20th. It's a competition that will narrow the chase down to 5...

October 7, 2009 - 11:55am
4 years 46 weeks ago

While men take ownership of purchases made in the home, experts say its women that make the decisions.

That's why local business owners got a lesson in how to market their product towards those women Wednesday morning. An executive at the Martin Agency, who presented at the seminar says on of the biggest mistakes a company can make is stereotyping.

"I think really getting a chance to really get to know their customer, especially their women customer and what life stages they...

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