Erica Swallow

Erica Swallow

Tech journalist and entrepreneur.

Erica Swallow is a status quo wrecker, entrepreneur, and technology/education journalist. Her thoughts have been published in Forbes, Fortune, and The Wall Street Journal, among other publications.

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USA TODAY

How to: Use Google+ for your job search

Google+ hit 20 million unique visitors this week, and the company launched a mobile app. The stats are impressive, but the new social network has room to grow in catching up with its massive competitors Twitter and Facebook.

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Mattel digital campaign: Barbie and Ken reunite?

Mattel, the world's largest toy company, has launched a digital marketing campaign in hopes of reuniting one of America's most famous couples Barbie and Ken.

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London riots: Social media mobilizes riot cleanup

After days of riots in London, thousands of Londoners and worldwide supporters are taking to social networks to help reclaim the streets of London.

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Facebook, Google and Apple not trusted in mobile payments

When dealing with mobile payments, consumers trust credit card companies — such as Visa, MasterCard and American Express — over technology brands, including Facebook, Google and Apple.

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Adobe launches HTML5 web animations tool

Adobe released a public preview of Adobe Edge, its new Web motion and interaction design tool, on Monday.

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911 will soon accept texts, videos, photos

FCC Chairman Julius Genachowski announced a five-step plan on Wednesday to update the technology that powers the 911 emergency response system.

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Comcast rolls out Internet access for low-income families

Cable and Internet provider Comcast is launching a new program to offer discounted Internet service and computers to low-income families.