All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘The Weather Channel’

Twitter Forecast: Cloudy with a Certainty of Hyperlocal Weather Targeted Ads

In the near future, you can expect to see a new type of promoted tweet that’s appearing in your feed because it’s raining outside. Or because the forecast calls for a b-e-a-utiful weekend. Twitter has partnered with The Weather Company (Channel), who will be “the first media partner to tap into Twitter’s ad API,” to allow marketers to target, in …

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Weather Channel Apologizes To Fort Worth, TX Councilman Joel Burns For Rude Tweet

The Weather Channel has definitely ruffled the feathers of Fort Worth, TX residents. On Monday, May 12 the television channel landed in hot water after sending a crude tweet to an openly gay Texas politician. A minute issue that could have been rectified with the quick change of a few pictures quickly evolved into an epic Twitter failure. It all …

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Ginger Zee Is Taking Over The Weather On GMA

Long-time Good Morning America weather anchor, Sam Champion, resigned from ABC on Wednesday to take a managing editor job at The Weather Channel. It was a sad goodbye since Champion is one of the main reasons that GMA has been the top-rated morning show for so many years. Champion and his co-anchors, Robin Roberts, George Stephanopoulos, Josh Elliott and Lara …

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Thanksgiving Storm Expected in Northeast

Thirteen people have tragically died from a winter storm that threatens to spread across the Northeast, and unfortunately just in time for Thanksgiving. The southern part of the United States has experienced cold rain as well as ice through the impact of Winter Storm Boreas. Numerous states (California, Oklahoma, Texas, Nevada, New Mexico, and Arizona) have already endured heavy snow …

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Weather Channel on YouTube Still Streaming Hurricane Sandy Coverage

Hurricane Sandy, the “superstorm” of 2012 hit the East coast of the U.S. yesterday, causing flooding and power outages in highly populated areas such as New York City. The storm is still sitting over the Northeast U.S., dropping rain and snow on places as far apart as West Virginia and Northern Michigan. Whether you can’t get enough pictures of flooded …

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Weather Underground Moving Under The Weather Channel Umbrella

Popular weather data site Weather Underground is bring acquired by the best-known weather news source in the U.S., The Weather Channel Companies. Although the specifics of the acquisition have yet to be released, we’ll known pretty soon as they expect the deal to close in several weeks. WU has been around for 17 years, having been founded by meteorologist and …

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Weather Channel iPhone App Gets Facelift, Social Integration

Some apps in the iOS App Store are unique. There’s only one, maybe two apps that do just what that particular app does, and if you want to get that particular functionality, your choices are limited. Then there are weather apps. Weather apps, frankly, are a little like fart apps, flashlight apps, and, to a degree, Twitter clients: there are …

Read More Links With Social Media to Keep You Dry

There’s been lots of weather in the past 30 years and The Weather Channel, with increasing varieties, has literally not missed a second of it. To commemorate the weather news service’s tireless dedication to making sure we the people know what’s going on beyond our exterior walls, it’s recognizing the 30th anniversary of the first broadcast of The Weather Channel …

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Twitter and Weather Channel Team Up on Local Weather Tweeting

You probably knew that Twitter has been instrumental in shaping the news, but what about the weather? Well, I’m not sure that Twitter’s altering the weather itself too much (though there was that stuff about Google searches’ impact on the environment a while back), but it is now adding to weather reporting. Twitter announced today that it has partnered with …

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Weather Channel Goes Social With Twitter Integration

People have been bitching about the weather since before the age of the internet, but social media has allowed that particular hobby to grow and flourish. The Weather Channel and their have just launched Weather Channel Social, a platform the gives you real time weather discussion straight from the Twitterverse. The Weather Channel worked with Twitter and Wiredet’s Trendrr …

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The Weather Channel Launches Redesigned Website

The Weather Channel said today it has launched a redesign of its website, aimed at offering users a more localized and customized experience.

"The redesign is all about consumers and creating a site that addresses how they want to view the weather," said Monisha Longacre, vice president of product strategy and development for The Weather Channel.

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