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Facebook executive acknowledges 'trust deficit' to advertisers

A top Facebook executive acknowledged the platform has a "trust deficit" in a call with advertisers obtained by the Financial Times as brands join a growing bo

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Facebook pulls out of the SXSW conference citing coronavirus concerns

Facebook has pulled out of the SXSW conference in Austin, TX, due to concerns about the ongoing coronavirus outbreak. Facebook’s move follows Twitter, which announced today that it would be pulling out of the conference as well.

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Twitter rolling out new 'Continue thread' option for connecting multiple tweets together

Twitter is rolling out a new feature that makes it easier to thread multiple tweets together. With this change, you can now link tweets together while you compose them. The company announced the new feature this afternoon. When you’re composing a new twee

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Facebook is testing tabs to organize your News Feed

Facebook caused a lot of hullabaloo when it changed the News Feed from chronological order to an algorithmic ranking, and some people will never get over it. While you can still sort your feed by ‘Most Recent,’ the option is currently buried in the sideba

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How starting a conversation boosts social media engagement - PR Daily

As algorithms begin to favor user interaction and community sharing, how can brand managers adapt their campaigns to get better organic reach? Here are some tips. How can PR pros break the ice and start a conversation? Even the most extroverted among us f

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Exclusive: LinkedIn goes niche - Axios

Users may have noticed that their notifications or engagements on LinkedIn have increased.

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Some major Android apps are still sending data directly to Facebook - The Verge

Major Android mobile apps from companies including Yelp and Duolingo send data to Facebook immediately after a user logs in, according to a new report from the London-based UK charity and watchdog group Privacy International (PI). This data transfer happe

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Facebook removes over 550 Pages, 250 accounts in latest spam purge ahead of US midterms

The hundreds of bad accounts were removed for breaking the site's rules for "spam and coordinated inauthentic behavior."

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Instagram users are reporting the same bizarre hack

A bizarre Instagram hack appears to be spreading: users' account names, bios, and profile avatars are changed, as is all their contact information.

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Instagram CEO Kevin Systrom on winning the Stories war - The Verge

Two years after Instagram cloned Snapchat Stories, we interviewed CEO Kevin Systrom about his future plans.

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Facebook and Instagram now show how many minutes you use them

It’s passive zombie-feed scrolling, not active communication with friends, that hurts our health, according to studies Facebook has been pointing to for the last seven months. Yet it’s treating all our social networking the same with todayR

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Instagram now lets you see when your friends are online

just added a new feature that lets your followers see when you are "active" and using the app

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Twitter bots are running amok with your public Venmo data

Here's another reason why you might want to double-check your privacy settings: transactions you may have thought were private could be on Twitter right now

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Twitter stock is at a three-year high. What is going on? - Recode

Unlike years past, people aren’t just buying Twitter because they think the company will be acquired.

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News outlets object to how Facebook will label political ads | VentureBeat

In the wake of the 2016 U.S. presidential election, Facebook made sweeping changes on what information it gives to users about political ads. But the changes will have consequences for more than just political groups — and not all organizations are happ

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This was the most viewed Facebook ad bought by Russian trolls

The post had simple language, but managed to fool more than 1 million people.

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Facebook is testing burying posts from media outlets in a separate News Feed — unless they pay

With the new Explore tab, Facebook is currently testing a change that would force news publishers to pay for their posts to be shown in News Feed.

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You can now add a location to your Reddit post

Thanks to a new partnership with Foursquare—yes, the check-in app you may have used in the late 2000s—Reddit posts, published via the mobile app, can include a geotag that's particular to a specific venue or as broad as a country.

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Facebook’s new features like Messenger Day are distracting and obtrusive - Recode

Facebook is breaking the user experience to promote a feature it cares about more than its users.

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How to Stop Social Media From Taking Over Your Life

In this day and age, it’s hard to live a full life without logging onto Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram every now and then. The problem is that they can become a huge waste of time.