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Global Conversations for a Better World Intensify During UN Week
3 months ago

Global Conversations for a Better World Intensify During UN Week

Global conversations for a better world intensify this week as a variety of activities surrounding UN Week and the 73rd United Nations General Assembly take place in New York City -- all with one common goal in mind — The 17 Global Goals (SDGs). UN Week, a/k/a Global Goals Week runs from September 22nd thru [...]
Hope Springs Anew for Saving Net Neutrality
7 months ago

Hope Springs Anew for Saving Net Neutrality

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Hope springs anew for saving net neutrality. In an historic 52-47 vote, the Senate endorsed a resolution to overturn last December’s FCC Ruling to repeal net neutrality regulations of 2015. Yesterday’s surprising Senate vote sends a loud message that the issue is far from over. For months since the FCC’s decision, advocates for a free [...]
World Press Day Celebrates 25th Anniversary
8 months ago

World Press Day Celebrates 25th Anniversary

World Press Freedom Day celebrates its 25th anniversary today, May 3rd. A free and open press is essential to the balance of power around the world and the public's right to be informed. Since its inception by the UN General Assembly in December 1993, freedom of the press has expanded to now include freedom of [...]
Routing Safer Roadways Via Nationwide Distracted Driving Laws
9 months ago

Routing Safer Roadways Via Nationwide Distracted Driving Laws

Routing safer roadways via nationwide distracted driving laws is one solution that addresses the thousands of unnecessary fatalities and injuries that occur each year. The advent of technology in the form of a new prevention app is another. April is Distracted Driving Awareness Month. The National Safety Council (NSC) is calling on legislators to create [...]
World Radio Day Celebrates Diversity in Sports Radio
10 months ago

World Radio Day Celebrates Diversity in Sports Radio

World Radio Day celebrates diversity in sports radio for 2018 with the theme: Radio & Sports. The annual Day is observed every February 13th. Radio has Socially Sparked® our lives around the world in many ways. It is a powerful communication medium that unites, engages and affects positive change and remains steadfast as it continues [...]
SpaceX Falcon Heavy Launch Socially Sparked the World
10 months ago

SpaceX Falcon Heavy Launch Socially Sparked the World

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SpaceX' Falcon Heavy launch Socially Sparked the world Tuesday, February 6th, making history on several fronts. The powerful rocket was built by SpaceX led by its founder, entrepreneur Enron Musk (also Tesla CEO) -- who became the first private company to send this type of powerful rocket into space. And, that's not all! Unique Payload: [...]
All Upstream for 2018 Football Viewers
10 months ago

All Upstream for 2018 Football Viewers

It's all upstream for Football viewers and fans alike come Sunday's Big Game Day. The advent of live stream offerings is plentiful, ensuring that everyone has full access to watch all the Big Game hoopla, commercials, half-time show and action. No TV access, no worries. Now, viewers can live stream off any device or computer. [...]
Full Live Stream Ahead for 60th Annual Grammy Awards
11 months ago

Full Live Stream Ahead for 60th Annual Grammy Awards

Full live stream ahead for The 60th annual GRAMMY Awards® and all the action leading up to tonight's live broadcast from New York's Madison Square Garden. James Cordon hosts the live telecast on the CBS Television Network tonight at 7:30PM ET / 4:30PM PT) and Paul Shaffer hosts the Premiere Ceremony. Both ceremonies can be [...]
FCC Shoots Down Net Neutrality Regulations
1 year ago

FCC Shoots Down Net Neutrality Regulations

The FCC shoots down net neutrality regulations today in a 3-2 vote. The vote comes despite the millions of letters, appeals and more from internet providers, users and businesses. But, 'it ain't over 'til the fat lady sings.' The internet - one of the most remarkable, technological and innovative developments of our time – will [...]
Will Net Neutrality Become a Distant Memory?
1 year ago

Will Net Neutrality Become a Distant Memory?

Will net neutrality become a distant memory? Today is decision day for the FCC on whether they will repeal the net neutrality 2015 Open Internet Order and make free internet a thing of the past. What will this mean? Here’s a recap as previously reported by Socially Sparked News and digital technology veteran expert Marc [...]
Nothing But Net Neutrality Part 2
1 year ago

Nothing But Net Neutrality Part 2

Nothing but Net Neutrality! Part 2. Net Neutrality – a/k/a Open Internet – has Socially Sparked™ our lives. Currently, American consumers have equal and unrestricted access to the Internet and its services. The idea that our short-lived free Internet access could quickly be taken away is now much closer to reality. "We are in midst [...]
Streaming Operas for the Digital World
1 year ago

Streaming Operas for the Digital World

Streaming Operas is the feature this weekend to celebrate the end of National Opera Week. October 27th thru November 5th is the designated Opera Week, where this performing arts genre showcases its diverse industry and connects with both new and existing audiences through engaging activities and concentrated messaging. The digital world continues to disrupt and [...]
Original Video Content Plays Center Stage
1 year ago

Original Video Content Plays Center Stage

Original video content about music plays center stage now and in the future. That prophecy rang loud and clear recently at the Digital Music Forum in New York. And, scripted video content is the next wave for digital platforms. Original content has long been a differentiation strategy for HBO, Netflix, and Hulu, and now video [...]
Streaming and Sportsless: Cable TV’s Cord-Cutting Answer
1 year ago

Streaming and Sportsless: Cable TV’s Cord-Cutting Answer

Skinny and Sportsless There is a new skinny-bundle streaming service entering the ever-growing crowded field, but this one will be Streaming and Sportsless. With the cord-cutting movement increasing in popularity, many cable TV programmers are hoping an entertainment-only TV bundled service will be the answer. Cable Networks including Viacom Inc., Discovery Communications, AMC Networks, A+E [...]
Sustainable SoundBytes and Technology for Good
1 year ago

Sustainable SoundBytes and Technology for Good

Sustainable SoundBytes and Technology for Good took the world stage on Sunday from the Social Good Summit. World leaders in the arts, activism, entertainment and technology convened together for thought-provoking discussions on some of the most pressing issues of our time. Their messages resonated loud and clear in New York City and across the globe [...]
Curtain Up for UN Week and Social Good
1 year ago

Curtain Up for UN Week and Social Good

The Curtain goes up on the world stage today as UN Week and The Social Good Summit begin. During the week of September 17, world leaders will gather in New York for the 72nd session of the UN General Assembly to foster dialogue and action on the world’s most pressing challenges. Poverty, gender equality, global [...]
Cord-Cutting Forecasts Spark Confusion
1 year ago

Cord-Cutting Forecasts Spark Confusion

There seems to be a vast discrepancy when it comes to the most current cord-cutting statistics and forecasting trends. Two conflicting reports this week spark confusion as to what's real. Earlier this week, Variety reported that eMarketer predicted 22.2 million U.S. adults will have cut the cord by year-end, up 33% from 2016, and ahead [...]
Net Neutrality: Staying the Course
1 year ago

Net Neutrality: Staying the Course

Net Neutrality: Staying the Course. The dramatic rise of Internet video — occupying an increasingly dominant share of our aggregate bandwidth — fueled a raging debate over the rules of …
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Nothing But Net Neutrality!
1 year ago

Nothing But Net Neutrality!

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Net, net — Save Net Neutrality. In other words, protect freedom of speech, innovation and Internet choice. Our internet world is in the users hands. — Abbe is #SociallySparked ! …
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Internet Television’s Next Wave
2 years ago

Internet Television’s Next Wave

Internet Television’s next wave. Is the next wave of choice in internet television with TVTibi? The playing field in the internet TV space continues to grow at lightning speed. While …
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