Category: TECHNOLOGY

Senior Citizens Converge on Harlem to Expand Their Worlds via Technology

Senior Citizens Converge on Harlem to Expand Their Worlds via Technology

Earlier this week, 1,500 senior citizens from Harlem and around NYC (residents of buildings owned by the The New York City Housing Authority [NYCHA]), got hands-on experience with The Internet, Google, Facebook, and Twitter and learned how new devices like iPods, Wii and digital cameras can improve the quality of their lives. They attended NYCHA’s [...]

September 24, 2010 | 1 Comment More
Take Action — Help Your Favorite Harlem Non-Profit Gain Exposure for Their Good Deeds

Take Action — Help Your Favorite Harlem Non-Profit Gain Exposure for Their Good Deeds

The Double 7 Foundation is giving away a FREE marketing campaign valued at $25,000 to NY/NJ/CT non-profits. Their customized new media initiatives illustrate the benefits that a non-profit adds to its community while serving as the catalyst needed to reach as many people as possible with a message of change.

July 28, 2009 | 0 Comments More
Vote For Us in the 2009 Black Weblog Awards

Vote For Us in the 2009 Black Weblog Awards

Hey Everyone, I’m excited to tell you that AroundHarlem.com’s Blog has received nominations in the 2009 Black Weblog Awards. I NEED your votes to help me win. I’ve been nominated in three categories: * — Best Culture Blog — — Blog to Watch — — Best Microblog — (@AroundHarlem on Twitter) * Please click the [...]

July 23, 2009 | 0 Comments More
Str8 Talk with Wayne Sutton and Black Web 2.0

Str8 Talk with Wayne Sutton and Black Web 2.0

So you have a website, now what? One of the biggest problems website owners have is how to get customers to their site and how to get a good grasp of what their customers want. One of the most effective ways to do this on a budget is to use social media tools (like Twitter, [...]

June 22, 2009 | 1 Comment More
Blogging While Brown — Covering it Live

Blogging While Brown — Covering it Live

AroundHarlem.com is honored to attend the Blogging While Brown Conference in Chicago today. AT&T generously sponsored our trip. By clicking below, you can follow us on Twitter as we discuss the event with others online and leave comments. Click Here

June 20, 2009 | 0 Comments More
Str8 Talk — How to Listen to Your Cutsomers Online with BlackWeb 2.0 and Wayne Sutton

Str8 Talk — How to Listen to Your Cutsomers Online with BlackWeb 2.0 and Wayne Sutton

Last September we introduced you to Wayne Sutton as he discussed social media’s role in bringing the news to the public on WHCR, City College’s radio station.

June 20, 2009 | 0 Comments More
Blogging While Brown —The Details

Blogging While Brown —The Details

2008 Blogging While Brown Participants **** Job Seekers, Activitists and Entrepreneurs Come Together to Discuss Blogging and Social Media Those most actively engaged in internet-driven digital conversation know that the key to success online isn’t technology, but relationships. Strengthening the relationships between bloggers of color will be the focus of the Blogging While Brown Conference, [...]

June 8, 2009 | 0 Comments More
Twitter and Tweeting From Harlem

Twitter and Tweeting From Harlem

Twitter is an online service you can use to send out short (140 characters or less) notes via the Web, IM and text-messaging. The messages are called Tweets. Many people use Twitter many different ways. Some individuals use it to issue updates to their friends and family about what they’re doing, send links, chat with [...]

March 25, 2009 | 0 Comments More
Obama Watch January 30, 2009

Obama Watch January 30, 2009

Trademark Obama suit a fashion hit Matt Lauer to Interview President Obama before Super Bowl Obama calls $18B in Wall St. bonuses ‘shameful’ Fox News Is Using the Obamas to Perfect Its Racist Attacks on Black America Michelle Obama Gets the Wax Museum Treatment Candidate Linked to Obama Parody Song Leaves Race for G.O.P. Chairman [...]

January 30, 2009 | 0 Comments More
Obama Watch January 26, 2009

Obama Watch January 26, 2009

Obama’s Tux Maker Goes Bankrupt Obama weekly address sparks lively debate on YouTube Will Obama have to be better because he’s black? China Jittery About Obama Amid Signs of Harder Line As role model, Obama could reverse ghetto culture Michelle Obama boils over on beanies Jermaine Dupri says President Obama’s First Big Move: Making People [...]

January 26, 2009 | 0 Comments More
Obama Watch January 21, 2009

Obama Watch January 21, 2009

Harlem celebrates Obama’s historic moment Sasha, Malia Obama shine in J. Crew at inauguration President Obama Stimulates Economy in Harlem More than 1M crowd DC for Obama’s inauguration Black Leaders React to Obama’s Inauguration. Colin Powell Calls Inauguration ‘A Fabulous Day For All Americans’ Obama’s Whitehouse.gov launches, with problems Obama Halts New or Pending Bush [...]

January 21, 2009 | 0 Comments More
Obama Watch News Headlines January 19, 2009

Obama Watch News Headlines January 19, 2009

Obama Asks for Help Repairing Nation, Issues Call to Service Inauguration Crowd Will Test Cellphone Networks Big Turnout For Obama’s Former Pastor Democratic women cheer their own, and Obama too 6-year-old’s Obama rap video hot on YouTube Who makes the Obamas’ dance? Stevie Wonder! Barack Obama: “I’ll Have Trouble Sleeping the Night Before” Inauguration Obama [...]

January 19, 2009 | 1 Comment More
Obama Watch News Headlines January 17,2009

Obama Watch News Headlines January 17,2009

HOW TO: Get Free WiFi in DC on Inauguration Day Yes You Can! … Buy Barack Obama’s Old Chrysler 300C Hemi on eBay The Obamas’ Guide to National Day of Service Obama wants an outdoor inauguration despite cold Train car Obama said to be using has long presidential pedigree Harlem Boys Choir To Perform At [...]

January 17, 2009 | 0 Comments More
Blackbird: The African American Web Browser and Philanthropry on the Web

Blackbird: The African American Web Browser and Philanthropry on the Web

Yeah, you read that right. Blackbird: African American web browser. First thought — Totally ignored it when I got the link. Some consider me a go-to-person on the web regarding Black folks, technology and social media. After several requests for thoughts and jokes about the browser, I thought I’d officially add my 2 cents. Check [...]

December 8, 2008 | 33 Comments More
Wayne Sutton, New Media and Social Media Tech Expert on Harlem’s WHCR Radio Tonight

Wayne Sutton, New Media and Social Media Tech Expert on Harlem’s WHCR Radio Tonight

Wayne Sutton Check out Wayne Sutton on WHCR tonight (September 1st) on social media’s role in bring the news to the public. Wayne is a New/Social Media Technology Evangelist and IT & Mobile Consultant. He blogs, vlogs, and podcasts. Check out his website for more info by clicking here. You can hear him on WHCR [...]

September 1, 2008 | 1 Comment More