Alex PriestDateline: Alex Priest
First Published: Jun 25, 2010 / Last Published: Dec 30, 2010
Alex Priest is a student at American University in Washington, D.C. studying marketing, public communications and statistics. He has wide-ranging interests but a particular passion for social media, mobile technology, politics, and marketing. With experience on capitol hill, in nonprofits, PR, marketing, and activism, he's seen social media and mobile technology used in a variety of contexts and is constantly looking forward to the future.
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October 11, 2010
2010 Blog Action Day Looks to Be Biggest Online Event Ever for Clean Water Cause
Join us here at Technorati as we write for the 2010 international Blog Action Day, promoting the clean water cause.
October 6, 2010
Facebook To Make Major Announcement Today, Event Starting Now
Facebook will be making a major announcement today.
October 4, 2010
Social Media, the Great Equalizer (and in Chicago!)
The Chicago Mayoral race is a wide open field, and Foursquare may just make that field even wider.
October 3, 2010
'Tis the Season... for Writing
With the changing weather, I find myself writing more. What motivates you to write?
October 2, 2010
Respect the Zuck: My Take on "The Social Network"
Maybe we should be more like Zuck. Walking out of "The Social Network," I liked him even better than before.
September 30, 2010
Did LinkedIn Just Become the New King of Social Search?
If first impressions are any indication, this could be a game-changer in the world of social search.
September 24, 2010
"Exercise 24" Aims to Be First Ever Tsunami and Earthquake Drill... Online
A two-day tsunami and earthquake drill taking place entirely online is kicking off today all across the Internet.
September 23, 2010
Facebook Dies, Twitter Freaks Out, and We Realize Our Social Media Dependence
For about 15 minutes this afternoon the Internet freaked out. Facebook had died.
September 22, 2010
Zuckerberg Donates $100 Million To Newark Public Schools; Facebook PR Kicks Into High Gear
Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg will make a $100 million personal donation to the Newark, New Jersey public school system.
September 21, 2010
Twitter "onMouseOver" Exploit, #NewTwitter, and New Features Put Twitter PR to the Test
A quickly spreading exploit, ongoing launch of "New Twitter," and two new, much-requested features for "New Twitter" created a busy day for Twitter PR.