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Influencer Fraud Costs Businesses Billions but Here's What You Can Do to Avoid It | Inc.

Hype isn't a good reason to invest in marketing tools without thoroughly checking them out.

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How Is Influencer Marketing Changing?

How is influencer marketing changing? This question was originally answered on Quora by Steve Oriola.

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Big brother? Instagram will now ask you to think twice before posting profanities

Instagram today released two new features with a view to curb bullying on the platform - but it remains to be seen how effective they are.

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Facebook will start taking a cut of fan subscriptions in 2020 | TechCrunch

Facebook will take a cut of up to 30% on fan subscriptions, beginning on January 1, 2020. The social network is revealing its plans as part of a broader slate of monetization-related announcements this week at VidCon. The news confirms a TechCrunch report

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Facebook’s content oversight board plan is raising more questions than it answers – TechCrunch

Facebook has produced a report summarizing feedback it’s taken in on its idea of establishing a content oversight board to help arbitrate on moderation decisions. Aka the ‘supreme court of Facebook’ concept first discussed by founder Mar

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Agencies voice concerns that Instagram is killing organic reach

Scores of Instagram users and agencies recently took to the social network to voice concerns over a sudden dip in engagement on their posts. Speculation around an algorithm change was dispelled by an Instagram spokesperson, but it’s left a question mark

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Facebook and Twitter disable new disinformation campaign with ties to Iran - The Washington Post

The disabled accounts include two on Twitter mimicked Republican congressional candidates in order to push pro-Iranian political messages

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Facebook removed 2.2 billion fake accounts in three months - CNN

Facebook took down 2.2 billion fake accounts between January and March, a record high for the company.

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Instagram is working on new rules for banning accounts

Less than a week after banning Alex Jones and other far-right extremists, Instagram has revealed that it is working on a new policy for account removals. These...

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Everything Facebook announced at F8 2019 | VentureBeat

A comprehensive compendium of everything Facebook announced at its F8 2019 developer conference in San Jose, from Messenger to virtual reality.

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Instagram officially tests hiding Like counts | TechCrunch

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Reddit’s Subreddits Are Getting Collections, Events Posts

The site tested the new feature with the "Game of Thrones" Subreddit first.

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Pinterest shares rise 28% on first day of trading, worth $13 billion | VentureBeat

Shares of Pinterest closed 28.58% higher than the IPO price on the first day of trading, giving the image-sharing site a $12.83 billion valuation.

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Facebook exposed millions more Instagram passwords than we realized

Facebook today revealed it'd discovered millions of improperly secured passwords on its server. So, you know... business as usual.

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The chat feature may soon return to Facebook’s mobile app

Facebook upset millions upon millions of users five years ago when it removed chat from its core mobile app and forced them to download Messenger to communicate privately with friends. Now it looks like it might be able to restore the option inside the Fa

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To stop copycats, Snapchat shares itself

Evan Spiegel has finally found a way to fight back against Mark Zuckerberg’s army of clones. For 2.5 years, Snapchat foolishly tried to take the high road versus Facebook, with Spiegel claiming “Our values are hard to copy”. That inaction allowed Zu

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Facebook asks for public input about its plans for a content oversight board

In November, Facebook announced its plans to create an external content oversight board that would serve as something of a “supreme court” for Facebook’s more controversial content policy decisions. With the release of a draft charter i

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New Facebook tool answers the question “Why am I seeing this post?”

Facebook announced today that it is adding a feature called “Why am I seeing this post?” to News Feeds. Similar to “Why am I seeing this ad?,” which has appeared next to advertisements since 2014, the new tool has a dropdown menu that gives users

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3 Key Impacts of Facebook's Latest Changes on Brands

This is what Zuckerberg's latest announcement means for your business

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Twitter reveals big changes to conversations and new camera features

The changes are meant to make good on the company's promise to promote "healthy conversation."

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Facebook, Instagram, and Messenger are down for some users

It's not just you: Facebook's apps are having an outage.

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Pinstagram? Instagram code reveals Public Collections feature | TechCrunch

Instagram is threatening to attack Pinterest just as it files to go public the same way the Facebook-owned app did to Snapchat. Code buried in Instagram for Android shows the company has prototyped an option to create public “Collections” to which mul

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How to Use Visuals Effectively for Social Media Marketing

If a picture is worth a thousand words, then a meme or infographic must be worth a thousand likes, right?……

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Is Facebook About To 'Break' Instagram, And What Does That Mean For Influencers?

Until now, Instagram has kept its distance from Facebook and the brands have been kept separate. But that could all be about to change, driven by influencer marketing, and the challenge for Facebook is to make that work without breaking the Instagram infl

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5 new features Twitter is testing in its iOS app

Twitter has been quietly testing improvements to night mode, encrypted direct messages, and new ways to use GIFs, according to new screenshots.

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Account linking could make Instagram the heir to Facebook Login

Teens’ aversion to Facebook jeopardizes not only the company’s feed ad revenue, but its dominance as an identity provider. The Facebook Login platform keeps people tied to the social network in order to easily access other apps without a separ

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Twitter bug makes it look like random retweets are appearing in your timeline | TechCrunch

A number of Twitter users have been complaining that tweets that were retweeted by people they don’t follow are now showing in their timeline. The issue, thankfully, is not related to a new Twitter algorithm or recommendation system, as some had feared.

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Instagram outage forces millions to look directly at the world for nearly half an hour

Photo-sharing app and social network Instagram was briefly taken offline on Monday afternoon, causing nothing of consequence to occur other than a brief respite from one source of the constant deluge of inconsequential information to which we all voluntar

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Facebook is integrating WhatsApp, Instagram and Messenger | TechRadar

Facebook is bringing its three messaging services on Instagram, WhatsApp and Facebook Messenger closer.

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Twitter starts rolling out simplified web interface to some users

Twitter is starting to deploy a revamped web client that's simpler to look at and promises tweaks like an emoji button and a revised trending section.

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Instagram will now let you post to multiple accounts at the same time

Instagram is rolling out a new feature today, which will allow users who manage multiple accounts to post the same content to all feeds more directly. Previously, users were required to either manu…

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A 23 Step Social Media Marketing Checklist for 2019 [Infographic]

Looking to make sure you stay on track with your social media marketing efforts in 2019? This checklist will help.

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Proving the ROI of influencer marketing is challenging but it can be done

Marketers have singled out measuring ROI as one of the biggest challenges they have with influencer marketing, but there are ways it can be done.

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10 Improvements Influencer Marketing Has To Make In 2019

If influencer marketing wants to move from a line item in the "experimental" budget to a line item in the media budget, the industry will need to continue to mature in 2019.

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Confronting Facebook's Growing Pains

It is not that Facebook wants to promote poisonous material, but its system is designed in a manner that is allowing it to happen.

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I Built a Social Media Following of 1 Million in 30 Days. Here's How You Can, Too.

By applying these social strategies you can build a huge following with high levels of engagement.

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Forget celebrity influencers - reach micro-influencers who impact your brand

Celebrity endorsements may not have the traction we think - fake followers included.Takumi thinks it has found a better way - with micro-influencers.

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How to Become the Social Media Manager Every Company Dreams Of

As more brands realize the need to reach their audience online, the demand for social media managers to help grow their business through social is rapidly increasing. As social media marketing recrui…

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Facebook, are you kidding? | TechCrunch

Facebook is making a video camera. The company wants you to take it home, gaze into its single roving-yet-unblinking eye and speak private thoughts to your loved ones into its many-eared panel. The thing is called Portal and it wants to live on your kitch

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Relike lets you turn a Facebook page into a newsletter | TechCrunch

French startup Ownpage has recently released a new product called Relike. Relike is one of the easiest ways to get started with email newsletters. You enter the web address of your Facebook page and that’s about it. The company automatically pulls your

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Facebook Hacked, 50 Million Users Affected - Motherboard

Facebook "discovered a security issue" that the company said allowed attackers to "take over people's accounts."

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Twitter says bug may have exposed some direct messages to third-party developers | TechCrunch

Twitter said that a “bug” sent user’s private direct messages to third-party developers “who were not authorized to receive them.” The social media giant began warning users Friday of the possible exposure with a message in the app. “The issue

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Twitter brings Bookmarks to the web with a new design, now in testing | TechCrunch

Twitter is testing a new experience for web users, the company announced in a tweet on Thursday. A small number of Twitter users will see the updated version of Twitter for web, which will include access to Twitter’s Bookmarks feature, and scrolling thr

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The Five Step Formula To Instagram Engagement

Instagram is today one of the fastest growing social networks in the world. Between 2014 and 2017, the number of daily active users has grown from 200 million to 500 million. The time spent on Instag…

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Twitter suspends more accounts for 'coordinated manipulation'

Twitter's long been under fire for its approach to bots and extremist accounts, but now it appears to be taking a more proactive stance towards its community gu...

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The Impossible Job: Inside Facebook’s Struggle to Moderate Two Billion People - Motherboard

Moderating billions of posts a week in more than a hundred languages has become Facebook’s biggest challenge. Leaked documents and nearly two dozen interviews show how the company hopes to solve it.

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Trump accuses social media firms of 'silencing millions' | Reuters

U.S. President Donald Trump accused social media companies on Friday of silencing "millions of people" in an act of censorship, but without offering evidence to support the claim.

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10 essentials for your social media marketing campaigns

Sporadic tweets and banal Facebook posts just won’t cut it in today’s online world. Set clear objectives, and keep current and consistent with engaging posts and audience interaction.

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Twitter turns to academics to improve conversational health on the platform | TechCrunch

Twitter is partnering with two groups of academic researchers to figure out how to measure the health of conversations happening on the platform. It’s all part of the company’s continuing long game for social relevance. Despite the fact that it lost 1

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Facebook Suspends Infowars' Alex Jones for Hate Speech | Fortune

Facebook has taken a stand against conspiracy theorist Alex Jones, suspending him from the platform for 30 days.

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LinkedIn adds support for sending voice messages – a feature nobody was asking for | 9to5Mac

LinkedIn today announced a new feature for its Messaging platform that seemingly nobody asked for. In a blog post, the company revealed that you can now record and send voice messages up to one-min…

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What Is Local Twitter? - The Atlantic

“Local Twitter” is a booming network of basic, young suburbanites across the country.

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Instagram’s Wannabe-Stars Are Driving Luxury Hotels Crazy

Hotels are being forced to figure out how to work with a new class of brand-peddling marketers.

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Facebook bug switches 14 million users' default sharing settings to public - TechSpot

Facebook is informing 14 million users that what they assumed were private posts could have been viewable by the public. A bug caused the users' “suggested” sharing option to be set to “public” by default, rather than basing the suggestion&hel

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Social Media Engagement is the New Social Media Marketing: How To Do It Well

As social media platforms evolve to reward so reward authentic social media behaviour, social media engagement has become a vital part of any marketing strategy. Here's a look into why we think social media engagement is so important and how you can

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The do's and don’ts of hashtags

How to grow your reach and engagement with hashtags.

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Facebook will remove the Trending topics section next week

The removal comes after years of criticism.

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How To Make The Most Of Social Media Marketing

How can I do social media marketing? This question was originally answered on Quora by Frits Habermann.

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How Facebook Marketing is Changing (And How to Be Prepared) - The Buffer Blog

Just a couple of weeks back, Facebook announced a significant update that could signal a new path for the platform. Here's how we feel it will change the future of Facebook marketing.

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Here's what to expect when Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg faces angry EU lawmakers next week

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg and another executive will be grilled by European politicians on Tuesday about the Cambridge Analytica data scandal, Facebook's role in election interference, and its attitude to new European privacy laws.

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The No. 1 Way To Get Attention On LinkedIn

Employers or business prospects are searching on LinkedIn for someone like you. Having the right keywords on your profile is the single best way to improve the odds that your profile is the one they will find, click on and message. Here's how to find the

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Four New LinkedIn Features You Shouldn't Ignore

Stay on top of the latest LinkedIn features so you can stand out and expand your success. Here are four features that you need to try for yourself.

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Report: Facebook App Exposed 3 Million More Users' Data

Researchers at the University of Cambridge, via a myPersonality app on Facebook, reportedly used data from 3 million users to power a spin-off company that

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How to Growth Hack the Facebook Algorithm to Reach Your Most Engaged Fans

It's not Mark Zuckerberg's fault that you're not up to date with how social media marketing is done in 2018.

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11 Big Changes Coming to Facebook: What You Need to Know

Here are the most significant announcements made at Facebook's F8 Developer Conference and what they mean.

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Facebook Weighs Ad-Free Subscription Option - Bloomberg

Facebook Inc. has been conducting market research in recent weeks to determine whether an ad-free version paid by subscriptions would spur more people to join the social network, according to people familiar with the matter.

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Twitter says all 336 million users should change their passwords

Twitter says account passwords were not hacked but users should still change them to be safe.

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This Company Will Give You $100,000 to Build a Better, Alternative Facebook - Motherboard

A startup incubator is giving seven companies $100,000 in seed money to build a privacy-oriented, democratic Facebook alternative.

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Use These Tips to Crack LinkedIn’s Algorithm and Generate More Leads

When it comes building a sales funnel, there has never been a better platform than LinkedIn. I’ve personally used LinkedIn as a primary lead source to grow my business and gain more than 47,0…

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How to Create a Fullscreen Canvas Experience on Facebook

Imagine for a second that you can have a customer’s complete, undivided attention on social media. Instead of seeing four other posts on their feeds distracting them, all they see is yours, dominat…

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The 1-2-3-4 Strategy to Drive Leads From Instagram

Instagram can make sense as part of a lead-gen strategy. The secret is a laser focus on optimizing four key elements – Content Marketing Institute

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Real People Are Turning Their Accounts Into Bots On Instagram — And Cashing In

Verified accounts turning themselves into bots, millions of fake likes and comments, a dirty world of engagement trading inside Telegram groups. Welcome to the secret underbelly of Instagram.

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10 Social Media Usage Statistics You Should Know (and What They Mean for Your Marketing Strategy)

We sifted through mountains of data on social media trends to bring you the social media usage statistics that mean the most for your marketing strategy.

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Here's Facebook's once-secret list of content that can get you banned

Facebook is making its Community Standards rules public for the first time, here's what you need to know about what types of posts are and aren't allowed.

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Instagram Looks Like Facebook’s Best Hope - Bloomberg

With lawmakers and users on the warpath, the photo-sharing app could be Mark Zuckerberg’s way out of the latest data scandal.

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Instagram traps data without a Download Your Information tool | TechCrunch

It’s hard to #DeleteFacebook with no viable alternative, but at least you can export all your data. There’s no such option on Instagram . That lack of data portability puts users at the mercy of Instagram’s product and policy decisions. And it could

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Facebook and the Price of Tech Utopia

Was everything users gained from Facebook worth what they gave up?

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How to Check If Cambridge Analytica Could Access Your Facebook Data | WIRED

Facebook has released a tool that lets you see if you were caught up in the Cambridge Analytica fiasco—and what other apps know about you know.

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Mark Zuckerberg's letting researchers dive into Facebook data to protect elections

The social network says the initiative will help researchers figure out the effect social media has on democracy.

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Growth Hacking Tips to Increase Your Brand Awareness Via Social Media

To reach out to more customers and increase ones awareness on social media is possible with the growth hacks tricks.

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5 Reasons Why Nobody is Engaging With Your Social Posts (and How to Fix it)

Is nobody engaging with your social media posts on Twitter or Instagram? Here's 5 reasons why, and how to fix it to make sure you get attention on your social media.

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Twitter Is Developing a Subscription Plan That Promotes Your Tweets Automatically | Fortune

Twitter is testing a subscription plan that automatically promotes tweets in order reach to more users and grow follower bases

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Mark Zuckerberg says he disagrees strongly with Bosworth death memo, calls executive provocative - Business Insider

Facebook is back on defense as Mark Zuckerberg spoke against a controversial memo by VP Andrew Bosworth, while defending the executive.

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LinkedIn Prospecting: How to Find and Connect With Future Customers : Social Media Examiner

Social Media Marketing Podcast 295. In this episode, explore how to use LinkedIn to find leads and turn them into customers with John Nemo.

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Facebook VP's memo suggests relentless growth is good, even if it gives a platform to terrorists or bullies | VentureBea

In a never-before-seen internal memo titled “The Ugly,” published today by BuzzFeed News, Facebook VP Andrew Bosworth advocated that the social media giant be relentless about growth, even if someone kills themselves as a result of bullying or people

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How This Founder Accumulates 100M Impressions Each Month And What CMOs Can Learn From It

Getting eyes on your content is every marketer's goal. One man who gets 100M Impressions every month has some tips every marketer can benefit from.

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The 7 Biggest Secrets Of Social Media Influencers

Obviously, they put in extra work and have more experience than the average Joe. But beyond that, there are a few secrets that most influencers don't make public.

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Uncovering Instagram Bots With a New Kind of Detective Work

Marketers are increasingly concerned that too many of the influencers they pay to push their products are actually followed by a percentage of accounts that are fake.

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Facebook's Long-Term Plan for WhatsApp Is Finally Coming to Fruition (and It's Brilliant) | Inc.com

Instagram was a bargain that's turned a very tidy profit. WhatsApp was a very different sort of bet.

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Instagram Unleashes the Ultimate Weapon for Marketers – Adweek

Opinion: ‘Regramming’ could encroach on Pinterest’s position as a king of brand content discovery

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Inside Facebook's Two Years of Hell

How a confused, defensive social media giant steered itself into a disaster, and how Mark Zuckerberg is trying to fix it all.

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Twitter’s 280 character limit increased engagement without increasing the average tweet length – BGR

After some initial testing, Twitter late last year officially upped the character limit on tweets from 140 characters to 280. In one fell swoop, Twitter changed the most defining feature of the service: brevity.

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The New Facebook Algorithm 2018: Everything Marketers Need to Know

An inside look into the brand new Facebook Algorithm for 2018 with information directly from an exclusive News Feed webinar for publishers. Here's what brands and marketers need to know.

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Why Posting to Facebook Without Paying Is a Waste of Time | DigitalNext - AdAge

Use your marketing team's time and the dollars you're spending with your agency on promoted "thumb stopping" content, Mike Proulx argues.

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AI could make trolls think twice before retweeting offensive content | VentureBeat

While hate speech in the U.S. dates back to the country’s earliest days, the rise of social media has thrust hateful keyboard warriors into the spotlight. Many social media platforms have attempted to counter hate speech using AI-driven tactics, but the

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Best Practices for Advertising on Instagram – Adweek

Make the most of the unique opportunity presented by the visual social network

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Inside Social Media's Black Market: The Follower Factory - The New York Times

Everyone wants to be popular online. Some even pay for it. Inside social media’s black market.

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13 Clever Ways to Increase Your Instagram Engagement

Social Media Marketing World speakers share their lesser-known tips to upping your Instagram game.

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The Instagram course that can help you grow an audience and monetize content

This online course includes 23 lectures and two hours of content that can teach you how to use Instagram for business, gain a following, and monetize posts.

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How To Make LinkedIn The Hub Of Your Social Media Strategy

When you go about building your brand in the virtual world, be efficient. When you make LinkedIn the center of your social media strategy, you can increase your visibility and have greater impact on your target audience with minimal effort.

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How To Build A Thriving Brand Presence On Instagram

There are millions of brands trying to get noticed on Instagram, here's how to stand out in the sea of sameness.

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Weird Facebook glitch has 'broken' News Feed, but it's actually kind of nice

Facebook's News Feed is broken. No, that is't a comment on the current state of social media or Mark Zuckerberg's pledge to fix what's broken about Facebook.

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Facebook Finally Blinks - The Atlantic

Mark Zuckerberg’s radical decision to reinvent the News Feed is a plea for mercy.

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10 Social Media Tools You Need in 2018

Brands are turning to social media platforms to reach target audiences through paid and organic means. Here is a list of 10 tools that social media marketers should leverage for maximum results.

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What is the best time to post social media?

Different platforms have different user patterns. See this guide for the peak engagement hours for each of the major social media outlets.

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10 Instagram Tools to Help You Build Your Following in 2018

Successful brands and influencers have used these tools in order to generate sizable Instagram audiences in no time.

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Iranian Authorities Block Access to Social Media Tools

Antigovernment demonstrators face a crackdown on the apps they use to organize and communicate with the outside world.

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How to Write Posts That Actually Get Read and Shared

I had a call the other day with an entrepreneur who told me that his blog articles are like an echo chamber; it feels like he is talking to himself. He's investing a ton of time and effort into creating posts, but they are not getting any engagement. I

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10 Instagram Automation Tools to Build a Massive Following

Instagram has immense power to make or break brands and influencers. For example, Halo Top Creamery increased online sales by 2,500 percent after growing Instagram followers, and the makeup company Anastasia Beverly Hills came to prominence only after the

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When Instagram Influencing Isn't So Glamorous | WIRED

Instagram fame can be enviable—but it comes at a cost. Excerpted from Brooke Erin Duffy's (Not) Getting Paid to Do What You Love.

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Facebook Can Now Find Your Face, Even When It's Not Tagged | WIRED

A new Facebook tool deploys facial-recognition to identify users in photos, even when they're not tagged.

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Facebook To Punish 'Engagement Bait' Posts

Ask for a "like" or "share" on Facebook and the company said it will downgrade, rather than increase, the post's reach.

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Beware of Relying on Fake Social Media Followers. Ever Heard of 'Shadowbanning'?

It's scarily easy to grow your numbers rapidly if you're willing to resort to fake traffic. But if you do, brace yourself for the consequences.

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Facebook expands AI-based suicide prevention tools

Facebook's suicide prevention AI has advanced to the point where it can proactively intervene when it detects that someone may be at risk of suicide.

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An Updated List of Facebook's Algorithm Changes

If you do Facebook marketing, one thing that you might want to understand is the Facebook algorithm.

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7 Ways Facebook Keeps You Addicted

The intersection of 2 obsessive technologies sees us checking our social apps on mobiles many times a day. Here is how Facebook creates addiction.

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Twitter is doubling the length of tweets to 280 characters for some people

The famous Twitter character limit is being expanded from 140 characters to 280 characters.

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Facebook just stole one of Myspace’s worst features

Facebook is testing a new feature on its mobile app that will show a friend's activity status directly on their profile, allowing you to track them.

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The unforeseen consequences of an AI-built social network | VentureBeat | AI | by Vivian Michaels

Artificial intelligence is one of the most powerful technologies invented by humankind. This technology has affected almost every industry, including the medical, finance, and banking Industries. Due to its enormous potential, investors are sinking some serious funding into AI.

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3 Tips for Creating Original Social Content Your Audience Loves – Adweek

Opinion: If you’re honest with yourself, you’ll probably come to the realization that your content isn’t very original.

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More Americans are getting news from social media than ever before - Recode

More Americans than ever are getting news from social platforms like Facebook, Twitter and even Snapchat.

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19 Social Media Content Tools That'll Speed Up Your Content Creation

Creating great social media content takes time. Here are 18 powerful social media content tools (and tips for creating great content in just minutes).

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How I Achieved a 48% Success Rate Using Twitter for Link Building

The gripes among link builders are plentiful, but they’re also deserved. There’s the pitifully low success rate. The hours logged crafting personalized outreach. The potential brand damage from a…

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Social Media Saved Harvey Victims In Texas — But That's Not Really A Plan

Twitter and smartphones didn't exist when Hurricane Katrina ravaged New Orleans. Hurricane Harvey showed their potential — and how much remains to be done.

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Your Social Media Strategy Isn't Complete Without These 21 Tactics

You’re ready to take social media to the next level. But if you aren’t building the traction you hoped for, there’s usually a reason. Just like any industry, there are a set of crucially important tactics every successful social media strategy needs

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A Day in the Life of a Social Media Manager: How to Maximize Your Time on Social Media in 2017

See how a typical social media manager keeps a schedule and follows a checklist to achieve the many different tasks and to-dos of a typical workday

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Want to Take Full Advantage of Social Media? Stop Thinking of it as One Big Sales Pitch | Inc.com

In order to truly flourish on social media, you should begin thinking of it more like a conference and less like a cold call.

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A 4-Step Process for Building Your Instagram Presence | Social Media Today

Here's a four stage process for building an Instagram following, from creating a profile to gaining more followers to posting. 

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10 Social Media Mistakes We've Made (And How to Avoid Them)

We've committed many social media mistakes that have cost us reach, engagement, fans, and customers! Here's what we've learned and how you can avoid them.

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10 Unforgivable Facebook Marketing Mistakes From Brands

Facebook has a market saturation unrivalled by any other social network. To win over your audience you need to avoid these Facebook marketing mistakes.

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Facebook wants to become the new mobile storefront - Business Insider

Facebook wants to become the new mobile storefront. To help, the company has unveiled new ad tools for brands and retailers.

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Snapchat’s newest feature is also its biggest privacy threat - The Verge

Earlier this week, Snapchat introduced Snap Map, an opt-in function that allows you to share your location with your friends on a map. Snapchat’s introduction video to Snap Map, seen above, focuses...

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Say goodbye to finstas and hello to Instagram 'favorites'

Instagram is testing a new feature called "favorites" to let users share private photos with a select group of people.

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Here's How to Change Your Name on Facebook | Mental Floss

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

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Whoops: Facebook Accidentally Exposed Its Employees to Suspected Terrorists | Vanity Fair

One moderator fled his home after learning that terrorists he’d banned had found his personal Facebook profile.

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Snapchat vs. Instagram: What marketers need to know - Digiday

With Facebook’s Instagram Stories positing huge competition to Snapchat, brands and advertisers are trying to figure out which works best.

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8 Mistakes That Immediately Make You Look Like a Social Media Newbie | Inc.com

If you're making any of these mistakes on social media, your brand will appear out of touch as a result.

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7 Ways to Turn Instagram Followers into Customers for Life #InstagramforBusiness

Use these seven ways to reach out to prospects and make them want to buy from you, over and over again.

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Influencer Marketing: A Key Building Block Of A Successful Content Marketing Engine

By activating influencers as part of a media buy, marketers can reach consumers through trusted voices and help drive business value.

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Instagram Analytics: Which Metrics Really Matter?

These key figures can help you measure your reach and make smart moves that engage audiences to interact with your brand.

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Real Influence: How Adobe Uses Influencer Marketing | MarketingProfs Podcast

Here's how Adobe uses influencer marketing to dramatically increase the company's reach. Gain insights from how to attract and engage influencers, measure success, and maintain relationships.

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How to Run an Instagram Story Takeover : Social Media Examiner

Do you want to reach more people with your Instagram stories? Discover how to plan and execute an Instagram Story takeover.

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Revealed: Facebook's internal rulebook on sex, terrorism and violence | News | The Guardian

Leaked policies guiding moderators on what content to allow are likely to fuel debate about social media giant’s ethics

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Welcome to the Next Phase of the Facebook Backlash

Privacy watchdogs think a damning leaked document about Facebook targeting insecure teens could help usher in new era in privacy protections.

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6 Things The Average Instagrammer Does Better Than Most Marketing Professionals | Inc.com

Your greatest asset might be your fashionista intern.

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9 easy ways to explain what you actually do as a social media professional

Quick quiz for social media marketers: Raise your hand if you’ve ever been asked, “So, you get paid to go on Facebook?” “We're hunting for awesome startups” Run an early-stage company? We're inviting 250 to exhibit at TNW Conference and pitch on

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Small and Medium-Sized Businesses: If You're Not Using Instagram, You're Already Behind

Only 20% of small and medium businesses pay to advertise on Instagram, writes Krista Wiltbank, head of social media at GetResponse.

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The Social Media Analytics Showdown: What You Can Track and How

Analysis is the key to getting the results you had in mind when you created all that compelling content.

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Instagram Algorithm: The 7 Key Factors that Influence Your Organic Reach

In this post, we'll go through the seven key factors of the Instagram algorithm that influence your reach and share 10 ways to boost your reach today.