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Influencer marketing agencies prepare for the end of the Instagram like

With Instagram expected to soon remove Instagram likes, advertisers are doubling down on other ways to evaluate the reach of their influencers. Options include using technology or gaining access to the influencers' analytics data from a social network.

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Instagram still doesn’t age-check kids. That must change.

Instagram dodges child safety laws. By not asking users their age upon signup, it can feign ignorance about how old they are. That way, it can’t be held liable for $40,000 per violation of the Child Online Privacy Protection Act. The law bans online ser

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Twitter pauses plan to delete inactive accounts

The move comes amid concerns it would delete accounts from those who had died.

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Facebook gave Tinder and other dating apps special access to user data

New documents reveal that Facebook gave Tinder and other popular dating apps special "whitelist" privileges to access user data.

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Twitter admits that it showed more ads to less popular users

Twitter has a history of working to appease high profile people on the platform. In May, it changed its policy to show everyone the same number of ads, abandoning an old approach that gave popular users a better experience.

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How much YouTube pays for views: 100 thousand, 1 million, 4 million - Business Insider

YouTube creators earn money through YouTube's Partner Program, which allows them to monetize their channels with video ads placed by Google.

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YouTube is changing how it counts views for record-breaking music videos - The Verge

YouTube is introducing a major change to its music chart system after discovering that artists and labels were using growth hacks to inflate how many people were watching their videos, and is no longer counting "advertising views" when it comes

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Pandora now lets you share music and podcasts to your Instagram Stories | TechCrunch

Pandora today announced a new integration with Instagram that will allow users to share to their Instagram Story their favorite music and podcasts. The feature comes well over a year after Spotify launched a similar integration with Instagram Stories, and

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Make Facebook useful by turning off all its annoying features | Popular Science

Between data privacy scandals and the psychological toll social media can take on your brain, quitting Facebook can be an alluring prospect. But it’s not always practical to delete your account.

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How to Reach Your Target Audience on Social Media More Effectively | Inc.

Billions of people around the world use social media, so it's an effective way to reach your target market wherever they may be.

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How a Dentist Used Social Media to Reach 7 Figures in Revenue

Her social media strategies also helped patients overcome their fears.

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You Mean You're Still on Facebook? | Inc.

Zombies are populating my FB account. This can't be good for Zuckerberg and Co.

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Pinterest wants you to take a deep breath, literally - The Verge

When Pinterest users search the platform for something dreary, the company doesn’t have qualms about stepping in. Today, Pinterest has revealed a new set of "emotional well-being activities" that it will automatically suggest to user who search for phrase

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Influencer Marketing: A Phony Industry Based On False Premises

No, influencers are not going to rule the world. At least not the kind of influencers we’ve seen so far. Some people will attain positions where they can help change things or sell products and services, but it won’t be thanks to some trashy industry base

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Big Tech’s problem is its lack of competition - The Verge

Kara Swisher talks antitrust, regulation, and breaking up big tech companies like Amazon, Apple, Facebook, and Google.

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Survey: Micro-influencers offer big rewards for brand managers - PR Daily

Do those online celebrities with smaller followings really have the engagement that some industry experts suggest? New research offers insights for your next influencer campaign. Just how successful can a “micro-influencer” be at engaging his or her audie

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Snapchat Employees Abused Data Access to Spy on Users - VICE

Multiple sources and emails also describe SnapLion, an internal tool used by various departments to access Snapchat user data.

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If Instagram Gets Rid Of Like Counts, What Will It Mean For Influencers?

Instagram is testing out hiding like counts on profiles. How could this affect influencers and creators, who rely on metrics like these for business?

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The Most Active 10% of Twitter Users Are Responsible for 80% of Tweets Overall – Adweek

It turns out that Twitter users are younger and are more likely to be Democrats than the general public, according to a new Pew Research Center report.

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Bots have invaded Instagram comments

Instagram has a serious bot problem, including accounts trying to sell verified badges.

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    15 Hot Social Media Trends To Try Out In 2019

    Forbes Communications Council members offer their predictions and recommendations on upcoming social media trends.

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      Exclusive: Snapchat weighs what was once unthinkable

      Snap Inc is considering changes to its Snapchat app, known for disappearing phot...

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      A New App Will Plan Your Next Vacation Based on an Instagram Photo | Mental Floss

      Test your knowledge with amazing and interesting facts, trivia, quizzes, and brain teaser games on MentalFloss.com.

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      YouTube Stars Accused of Profiting Off Fans' Depression - The Atlantic

      Viewers are outraged that some of the site’s biggest celebrities have partnered with a controversial online counseling service.

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      Extreme selfies have resulted in 259 deaths, says US report

      The desire for ever more extreme selfies has so far resulted in 259 deaths, says a new report by the US National Library of Medicine ...

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      WhatsApp co-founder: 'I sold my users' privacy' with Facebook acquisition - CNET

      Brian Acton had also tweeted in March that users should "#deletefacebook," as the social network dealt with its Cambridge Analytica scandal.

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      Social media hearing takeaways: Mea culpa from Facebook, Twitter as lawmakers call for regulation

      Leaders of the nation's largest social media companies were grilled by lawmakers over their plan to keep foreign actors from their platforms.

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      How Instagram—and a Bunch of Celebrities—Saved the Comment Section - The Ringer

      The social media app recently adjusted its algorithm to promote comments from notable users. (Read: famous people.) The results have been delightful.