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Twitter CEO receiving annual security detail, practice not uncommon

May 10, 2016SSN Staff

SAN FRANCISCO—Last year, Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey received more than $68,500 in security services, an amount that is not that uncommon for large companies, according to an article that appeared in Fortune magazine. Citing a Twitter filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission, Forbes said Twitter paid $68,506 for Dorsey's “residential security and protective detail” in 2015, and paid more than $43,000 for the same security services for previous CEO Dick Costolo, according to...

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Readers lukewarm on social media and its benefit

July 9, 2014Leif Kothe

YARMOUTH, Maine—The latest SSN news poll shows that while the bulk of readers may be using social media, not all of them are convinced of its effectiveness as a business tool.Most readers (64 percent) said they're active on the standard social media platforms, such as Facebook, LinkedIn and Twitter. But opinion is more divided on the question of whether social media usage actually translates into added accounts, with 43 percent saying they've seen no noticeable benefits, versus 34 percent who...

Facebook, Jim Carino, Neil Licht, physical security, Social Media, SSN, Twitter

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Meet the Editors, Join the #ISCW14 Twitter conversation

March 7, 2014SSN Staff

YARMOUTH, Maine—Security Systems News and Security Director News invite you to a “Meet the Editors” event before the ISC West show floor opens on Wednesday, April 2.SSN editor/SDN executive editor Martha Entwistle, SSN managing editor Tess Nacelewicz, SSN associate editor Leif Kothe and SDN managing editor Amy Canfield will be at the ISC West Media Stage from 9:30 a.m. to 10 a.m. to meet with readers and sources as well as newcomers wanting to become acquainted with the publications....

ISC West, physical security, sdn, SSN, Twitter

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Is your social media strategy up to par?

February 13, 2013Rich Miller

YARMOUTH, Maine—Twitter, Facebook, YouTube, Yelp.If your alarm company isn't familiar with these big hitters in social media, eventually it will be—whether you like it or not. The key is to embrace the tools that otherwise could be used against you, or at the very least used by your competition to profit at your expense.That was one of the messages delivered by the Central Station Alarm Association during a Feb. 6 webinar, “Is Your Social Media Strategy Up to Par?” Michael...

CSAA, Facebook, Honeywell/System Sensor, Intertek, Michael Kremer, Strategic Initiatives Group, Teresa Brewer, Twitter, Yelp, YouTube

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