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About Heather Campobello

Prior to working as a Staff Writer for WebProNews I was an English Instructor at various colleges in New York, Colorado, and Wyoming. I have a Master of Arts in English from the SUNY of New York at Buffalo and have been working in marketing, clinical research, and education for the past five years. Google:+Heather Campobello
Is Twitter’s Decision to Sell Tweets a Violation of Privacy? Is Twitter’s Decision to Sell Tweets a Violation of Privacy?
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Remember all those snarky tweets you sent to your friends about the latest box-office failure you wasted two hours of your life on? Well, marketing companies might have been analyzing that information because Twitter is selling past tweets to data …

Amazon Kindle Owners’ Lending Library Hits 100,000 Titles and Grows Royalties for Authors Amazon Kindle Owners’ Lending Library Hits 100,000 Titles and Grows Royalties for Authors

One million Kindle Direct Publishing (KDP) select books have been borrowed since the launch of the Kindle Owners’ Lending Library program in November. The library now houses over 100,000 books, which is a huge increase considering the library started out …

Pew Surveys Perceptions of How Always-On Technology Will Impact Generation Y Pew Surveys Perceptions of How Always-On Technology Will Impact Generation Y

The Pew Research Center designed a survey to assess how tech insiders, critics, and students perceive how always-on technology (AOT) will impact teens and twenty-somethings of the Y Generation. The survey was administered online from August 28 to October 31, …

After Five Years a Couple Finds Dream Baby by Networking on Facebook After Five Years a Couple Finds Dream Baby by Networking on Facebook
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Seth Edlavitch and Melissa Segal decided to explore less conventional methods in their desire to become parents after a devastating miscarriage. After five years of trying to bring new life into the world, the couple decided to post the following …

IBM Cuts Another 1,000 Jobs, Enjoys a 7% Increase in Profits IBM Cuts Another 1,000 Jobs, Enjoys a 7% Increase in Profits

Over 1,000 U.S. IBM employees were “let go” during the past week. This comes as no surprise. IBM has been decreasing American jobs for half a decade. IBM has reduced its American workforce by over 21,000 employees since 2007. It …

New Pokemon Drinking Board Game is Candyland for Adults New Pokemon Drinking Board Game is Candyland for Adults

It is Tuesday night and you are looking to keep the party going. You have finished watching your Sailor Moon DVDs and are still hung over from playing the Meme drinking board game with your maintenance guy and three Kirby …

FTC Approves Integrity Children’s Privacy Compliance Program Thanks to Aristotle FTC Approves Integrity Children’s Privacy Compliance Program Thanks to Aristotle

The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) approved The Integrity Children’s Privacy Compliance Program, designed by Aristotle International, as a “safe harbor” program under the Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act (COPPA) on Friday. The COPPA rule grants websites that target viewers ages …

Americans Disenchanted by Meatloaf Turn to Social Media for Mentors and Inspiration Americans Disenchanted by Meatloaf Turn to Social Media for Mentors and Inspiration

Studies indicate that social media plays a huge role in the recipes we use, the foods we purchase, the meals that we plan, and even how we choose to cook certain items,”… almost half of consumers learn about food via …

Facebook Saves Digg Via Open Graph Facebook Saves Digg Via Open Graph

Facebook’s Timeline, Ticker, and Open Graph, a web that shows people and everything they care about (i.e. movies, pets, friends), have played a huge role in increasing Digg’s traffic by 35%. Digg page views in January were the highest that …

IAB Catches Up with Larger Display Ad Units IAB Catches Up with Larger Display Ad Units
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Since 2009 leading brand publishing representatives for the Online Publishers Association (OPA) have been requesting larger digital ad portfolio units and the Interactive Advertising Bureau (IAB), a corporate juggernaut consisting of over 500 top notch media and technology firms and …

Spark Capital Makes a Substantial Investment in Foursquare, Purchases $50 Million in Stock Spark Capital Makes a Substantial Investment in Foursquare, Purchases $50 Million in Stock

Spark Capital is providing its employees with more liquid assets by purchasing fifty million dollars worth of Foursquare’s company stock. Foursquare has 15 million registered users who have collectively checked in 1.5 billion times and has generated information about some …