All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘Wildfire’

California Wildfire Poses Serious Threat

It cannot be stated enough what a serious concern wildfires are for California citizens, especially as the region’s devastating drought continues. A wildfire is currently ravaging an area of Northern California near the town of Weaverville. According to state fire spokesman Daniel Berlant the fire began Sunday afternoon near Highway 299. This is the main road into Weaverville. Lilly Wyatt, …

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Bernardo Fire 50 Percent Contained

The nearly 1,600-acre bush fire that is still smoldering southwest of Rancho Bernardo, California is now 50 percent contained, according to the San Diego Fire Department. City and county fire crews comprising roughly 350 firefighters pushed back twelve flare-ups Tuesday night, and there were no flames by Wednesday morning. By 6 p.m. Wednesday evening, half of the North County fire …

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An Infographic To Help With The Transition Away From Wildfire

Google acquired WIldfire back in 2012 to bring its social media marketing services to its own customers. It started integrating it into the DoubleClick platform last summer. A couple months ago, the company announced hat it would close Wildfire to new customers, and limit its investments in the Wildfire Suite. It said it would continue to integrate it into its …

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Google Closes Wildfire To New Customers, Continues DoubleClick Integration

Google acquired Wildfire back in 2012 to bring its social media marketing services to its own customers. Last summer, Google started integrating Wildfire into the DoubleClick platform. Now, Google is going to “limit” its investments in the Wildfire Suite, and stop accepting new sign-ups. Rather, it will continue to integrate it into its other products. Product Management Director Victoria Ransom …

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Mount Diablo Fire in the San Francisco Bay Area

(image) (Credit: Andrew Zhou) On Sunday in the San Francisco Bay Area, a wildfire broke out near Mount Diablo State Park, igniting more than 800 acres of vegetation, and leading to the evacuation of 75 homes nearby. “I could just see it moving toward us,” Ann Hyde told ABC7 News. Hyde is a resident on Morgan Territory Road, located about …

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Colockum Tarps Fire Endangers Homes

The Colockum Tarps fire has been raging since July burning a path through the vast, open area of Wenatchee, Washington, of nearly 125 square miles. While the actual cause behind this event has yet to be officially confirmed, many are voicing opinions. Lightning has sparked another fire, which is consuming mostly grass, sage, and brush in an area near the …

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West Fork Fire Aided By High Winds In Colorado

A massive forest fire in Colorado is being pushed through even faster by high winds, officials say. The fire–which is actually a combination of three different fires that have merged–has already claimed over 75,150 acres of land across West Fork, Windy Pass and Papoose. Dry weather conditions are also giving the fires a boost, and several homes have already been …

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Zuckerberg’s Sister Was In Israel On Birthright When She Found Out She Is A Google Employee

As previously reported, Google announced this week that it is acquiring social media marketing platform company Wildfire. It didn’t take long for reports to bring up the fact that Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg’s sister is part of the Wildfire team, and is now technically a Google employee, even if Wildfire will continue to operate as usual (for now). Wildfire put …

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Here’s Footage Of The Wildfire Team Reacting To The Google Acquisition

As previously reported, Google has acquired social media marketing platform company Wildfire. As if it was not interesting enough that Google acquired a company that helps businesses market their brands on Facebook and other social media competitors, the Wildfire team also happens to include Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg’s sister. Additionally, Mark’s brother in-law Harry Schmidt, who is married to another …

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Google Acquires Mark Zuckerberg’s Sister

As previously reported, Google has acquired social media marketing platform company Wildfire. Business Insider has brought it to the public’s attention that Wildfire just happens to employ Arielle Zuckerberg (pictured), sister of Facebook Founder and CEO Mark Zuckerberg. That’s pretty interesting, considering that Google and Facebook are direct competitors in a variety of ways. Arielle has not been shy about …

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Google Acquires Wildfire To Offer Social Media Marketing Services

Google has gotten into the social media marketing business with the acquisition of Wildfire. The company has been around for about four years, and has managed to grow to 400 employees and 16,000 customers. Its social media brand management services have been used by companies like Virgin, Cirque du Soleil, Gilt Group and Spotify. If you’re not familiar with Wildfire, …

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Google Launches Crisis Map to Fight This Particularly Vicious Wildfire Season

Through the combination of unreal heat, persistently strong winds, and a kindling-dry landscape, Colorado is currently suffering through the most destructive wildfire in the state’s history. Expanding 26 square miles, the wildfire has already displaced tens of thousands of people as their towns and homes have been torched by force of nature that seems more hellspawn than terrestrial. Perhaps the …

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