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Science & Technology | Social Media

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

Psychology | Personality

Moral Outrage Can Backfire When It Goes Viral - Pacific Standard

As negative comments accumulate, they start to come across as bullying—even if they're justified.

Science & Technology | Social Media

Pinterest Is a Unicorn. It Just Doesn’t Act Like One. - The New York Times

The company rejects Silicon Valley’s aggressive, hype-driven way of doing business. But its slow and steady approach has frustrated some investors and employees.

Business & Finance | Marketing

How to Get Sponsored on Instagram (Even if You Currently Have 0 Followers)

Find out everything you need to do to get sponsored on Instagram, even if you currently have zero followers.

Science & Technology | Social Media

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.

Psychology | Parenting and Kids

Don’t Believe the Hype: Tech-Induced Anxiety is Real | Thrive Global

The New York Times published an op-ed by a psychiatrist who says tech-induced anxiety among teens is a myth, but the science shows otherwise.

Business & Finance | Careers & The Workplace

Take this online class and learn how to make Insta-money

The photo sharing app sees over one billion visits every month, with a high level of engagement from its users. Learn how to get a piece of that pie.

Science & Technology | Social Media

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

Miscellaneous | Interesting stories

Logged off: meet the teens who refuse to use social media

Generation Z has grown up online – so why are a surprising number suddenly turning their backs on Instagram, Facebook and Snapchat?

Politics | Politics

Facebook sorry for removing Anne Frank Center holocaust victims image - Business Insider

Facebook apologises to the Anne Frank Center for removing an article it posted which featured an image of naked child holocaust victims. Facebook said it was...

Science & Technology | Social Media

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…

Science & Technology | Social Media

Facebook has removed all cross-posted tweets

Facebook users are complaining the company has removed the cross-posted tweets they had published to their profiles as Facebook updates. The posts’ removal took place following the recent API change that prevented Twitter users from continuing to a

Science & Technology | Social Media

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...

Science & Technology | Social Media

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.

Science & Technology | Social Media

You can now apply to get a verified badge on Instagram — here’s how

Instagram is at last quenching the thirst of its thirsty, thirsty unverified users. The company just introduced a trio of new features designed to make Instagram a generally safer and more authentic place to hang out (third-party 2FA — enable it!) and f

Science & Technology | Social Media

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.

News | International News

Facebook has TRUST ratings for users – but it won't tell you your score

FACEBOOK is rating users based on how “trustworthy” it thinks they are. Users receive a score on a scale from zero to one that determines if they have a good or bad reputation – but it&…

Music | Music

Even Rolling Stones' frontman Mick Jagger embarrasses his teenage son

Their father-son relationship involves regular social media banter.

News | The News

WATCH: Twitter CEO Makes Stunning Admission Of Bias During CNN Interview

Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey admitted during an interview with CNN reporter Brian Stelter that Twitter has a "left-leaning" bias, suggested that they do "shadow ban" people, and said that he has not done enough to implement his own "personal objectives" at Twi

Miscellaneous | Other Interesting Stories

7 awkward situations people didn't have to worry about 30 years ago

Awkward moments are a given if you're a human being who works, dates, and has friends. But some of the most awkward situations possible have to do with digital technology and would have been unimaginable to previous generations.

Science & Technology | Social Media

Twitter's Dorsey: I Want To Reduce 'Echo Chambers' By Controlling What You See | Daily Wire

In an interview with The Washington Post this week, Twitter head Jack Dorsey talked about the supposed issues facing Twitter.

Business & Finance | Marketing

When Should You Expect to See Results from a Content Marketing Strategy?

How long does it take content marketing to work? This post looks at the key elements involved, and what you can expect.

Science & Technology | Social Media

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.

Science & Technology | Social Media

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.

Science & Technology | Social Media

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.

News | The News

UNFAKE THE NEWS: Twitter Shadow Bans Conservatives, But Blames Their Algorithm | The Daily Caller

Twitter recently changed their algorithm and it led to the "shadow banning" of many prominent Republican figures.

Science & Technology | Social Media

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

Science & Technology | Social Media

How Instagram's Algorithm Works And Where Your Strategy Needs to Shift

As Instagram's algorithm changes, yesterday's marketing tactics might become less effective tomorrow. Here's how the Instagram algorithm works and how you can evolve your Instagram strategy to get the most out of the platform today.

Politics | Politics

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

Advice & Self-Help | Advice

5 Ways To Overcome Online Social Media Fatigue For Mental Well-Being

Are you feeling anxious, stressed and overwhelmed with social media? You might be suffering from social media fatigue. Here are top 5 ways to tackle and overcome social media fatigue for mental health and well-being.

Science & Technology | Social Media

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

Science & Technology | Social Media

The Simplest Way to Hide Old Facebook and Twitter Posts | Mental Floss

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

News | The News

How 'Social Media' Became 'Anti-Social Media': Twitter's And Facebook's Reckoning

Twitter and Facebook engage in what many conservatives consider to be politically biased behavior. The two social media giants need to reform, or risk losing millions of users.

Science & Technology | Social Media

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…

Business & Finance | Business

59 Percent Of You Will Share This Article Without Even Reading It

A recent study found that 59 percent of all links shared on social networks aren't actually clicked on at all, implying that people are sharing articles without ever getting past the headlines.

Science & Technology | ISRAELI TECH

Facebook Acquires Israeli Messaging Platform Startup Redkix For $100M | Technology News

The Israeli company will join Workplace by Facebook, the tech giant's answer to popular collaboration service Slack.

News | The News

BOMBSHELL: Liberal Publication Says Twitter Is Censoring Republicans | Daily Wire

Twitter is censoring prominent Republicans and conservatives in the media with a technique known as "shadow banning" that limits how many people are able to see content from the affected accounts, according to a report from a liberal publication

Business & Finance | Business

5 Tips to Nail Your LinkedIn Profile Like a Boss

A digital media and commerce company that enables creativity through inspirational content and online classes.

Science & Technology | Technology

Facebook’s ‘Watch Party’ rolls out to all, letting Groups watch videos together

For the past few months, Facebook has been testing something it calls “Watch Party”. It’s a feature that would let Facebook Groups host shared video streaming sessions, with everyone in the group being able to see/comment on the same vid

Science & Technology | Social Media

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

Science & Technology | Social Media

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

News | Israel & The Jewish Community

Facebook’s Zuckerberg says he won’t remove Holocaust denial posts

Founder of social media giant says those denying Holocaust may be doing so unintentionally and should not be removed, drawing condemnation from ADL; later clarifies remarks

Science & Technology | Social Media

In Twitter Purge, Top Accounts Lose Millions of Followers

Some popular figures — including Barack Obama, Ellen DeGeneres, Justin Bieber, Rihanna and Ashton Kutcher — lost a million or more in the crackdown.

Business & Finance | Advertising/Marketing

Best Instagram Marketing Tactics for An Early Stage Business

Instagram is helping a lot of small and big businesses in the brand building and generating sales.

News | The News

Tourist sentenced to 8 years in prison for anti-Egypt Facebook post | Fox News

A Lebanese tourist who was arrested for posting a video to Facebook about her experience being sexually harassed in Egypt was sentenced to eight years in prison on Saturday.

Science & Technology | Social Media

What Is Local Twitter? - The Atlantic

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

Politics | Interesting Links

POLL: 85% Of Conservatives Say Social Networks Censor Their Political Speech | Daily Wire

A shocking new poll from Pew Research shows that a vast majority of conservatives who regularly post on social networks believe technology companies and websites like Facebook, Twitter, and Google regularly censor political posts and silence conservative

News | Human Interest Stories

Want More Instagram Followers? Here's 12 Proven-Successful Organic Strategies

You might think of your follower count as a vanity metric, but with over half of Instagram users following brands and using the platform to conduct research prior to making purchase decisions... it's high time you got vain.

Business & Finance | Business

YouTube adds new monetization options for creators

YouTube announced today it would be adding new options for creators to make money from their content. Most of the options are reminiscent of what other platforms have tried, but they could still alleviate a problem YouTubers have been facing for over a ye

News | Fake News

Facebook expands fact-checking program, adopts new technology for fighting fake news | TechCrunch

Facebook this morning announced an expansion of its fact-checking program and other actions it’s taking to combat the scourge of fake news on its social network. The company, which was found to be compromised by Russian trolls whose disinformation campa

Science & Technology | Social Media

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.

Science & Technology | Social Media

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.

News | Interesting Links

The Downside Of Social Media | Andrew Weil, M.D.

The attraction of social media is no mystery. Human beings are hard-wired to communicate. Does social media get you down? You’re not the only one. Online interactions may lead to depression.

Business & Finance | Advertising/Marketing

Everyone Is Trolling IHOP For Going From Pancakes To Burgers, And No One Is As Savage As Wendy’s

The International House Of Pancakes (IHOP) has just rebranded itself into IHOb and everyone noticed. We're flippin' from pancakes, pancakes, pancakes to burgers, burgers, burgers, the company wrote, following-up on the big announcement. While the customer

Science & Technology | Social Media

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.

Science & Technology | Tech News

Meet the people who still use Myspace: 'It's given me so much joy'

Once it was the biggest social network; now it’s a ghost town. But for a handful of hardcore users, Myspace remains essential

Science & Technology | Social Media

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

News | Anti-Israel=Anti-Semitism

Why won’t Twitter suspend Iran’s Supreme Leader after threatening tweet

World leaders weigh in on the Ayatollah Ali Khamenei’s controversial tweet, which supposedly does not violate Twitter’s policies.

Business & Finance | Business

Twitter to raise $1 billion in debt as stock price surge signals investor confidence

While Facebook is embroiled in controversy after controversy and Snap faces questions about its traction and viability, long-maligned Twitter is suddenly feeling the warm fuzzies from investors. Th…

Business & Finance | Marketing

How To Use Instagram To Grow Your E-Commerce Business (With Zero Budget)

Instagram has over 800 million monthly active users and the platform is a great marketing tool if utilized effectively. Let’s take a look at ways you can use this visual-based social media platform to build your brand and grow your following without spe

Science & Technology | Social Media

The do's and don’ts of hashtags

How to grow your reach and engagement with hashtags.

Science & Technology | Social Media

Facebook will remove the Trending topics section next week

The removal comes after years of criticism.

Science & Technology | Social Media

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.

Science & Technology | Social Media

Pinterest 2017 Sales Rise 58 Percent to $473 Million

Pinterest Inc. sales jumped 58 percent to $473 million last year after marketers spent more on its digital ads, people familiar with the matter said.

Science & Technology | Social Media

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.

Science & Technology | Social Media

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

Business & Finance | Marketing

5 Tips to Rule Over Instagram and Make Money

Instagram is one of the hottest social media channels and the best place to monetize your influence. Find out the best ways to make money on the platform.

Science & Technology | Social Media

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

Science & Technology | Social Media

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.

Science & Technology | Social Media

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

Business & Finance | Business

10 most effective social media tools for PR pros | Articles | Social Media

Social media has brought new opportunities for communicators—and heaped new responsibilities on their already full plates. Here’s the software to help you stay on top of it all.

Science & Technology | Social Media

We Can’t Stop Checking the News Either. Welcome to the New FOMO

Who cares about my friends? I'm missing the news!

Science & Technology | Social Media

How Social Media Actually Boosts Efficiency in an Office Environment – Adweek

Employees who take quick breaks can decrease stress and increase morale.

Science & Technology | Social Media

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.

Science & Technology | Social Media

Twitter has an unlaunched ‘Secret’ encrypted messages feature

Buried inside Twitter’s Android app is a “Secret conversation” option that if launched would allow users to send encrypted direct messages. The feature could make Twitter a better home for sensitive communications that often end up on en

Science & Technology | Social Media

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.

Science & Technology | Social Media

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.

Science & Technology | Tech

What Are Snapchat, Instagram, and Facebook ‘Stories’? - The Atlantic

The format, made popular by Snapchat and Instagram, is the native genre of glass rectangles.

Science & Technology | Social Media

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.

Science & Technology | Social Media

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.

Science & Technology | Israeli Innovation

New algorithm finds phony users on social networks - Hi tech news - Jerusalem Post

The new method is based on the assumption that fake accounts tend to establish improbable links.

Science & Technology | Social Media

Everything Facebook launched at F8 and Why | TechCrunch

Day 1 of Facebook’s F8 conference was packed with announcements and updates. Here are 10 big takeaways from Mark Zuckerberg’s keynote on Day 1. You can find full coverage and analysis of F8 here.  1. FaceDate Facebook is launching a dating feature wh

Science & Technology | Social Media

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.

Science & Technology | Social Media

Twitter Is Pushing More News Links In The Home Timeline

A Twitter spokesperson confirmed the new Twitter feature to BuzzFeed News. Twitter's aggressive move into news continues.

Science & Technology | Social Media

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…

Science & Technology | Social Media

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…

Science & Technology | Social Media

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

Business & Finance | Careers & The Workplace

Five reasons why most ‘digital nomads’ fail

What may seem to be the perfect way to make a living can turn into a nightmare – here’s why.

Science & Technology | Social Media

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.

Science & Technology | Social Media

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.

Science & Technology | Social Media

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.

Miscellaneous | Things To Do: Chicago

The 25 most Instagrammable places in Chicago

Upgrade your Instagram game with our definitive guide to Chicago’s most likable sights

Science & Technology | Social Media

Report: Social media use is increasing despite privacy fears

New report shows Facebook users are getting older, Instagram is one the rise, and provides an in-depth look at Twitter users.

Science & Technology | Social Media

How Facebook makes money from your data, in Mark Zuckerberg's words - Business Insider

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg offered a simple, easy explanation for how Facebook makes money from user data.

Science & Technology | Social Media

Zuckerberg struggles to name a single Facebook competitor - The Verge

In Mark Zuckerberg’s testimony before a joint session between the Senate Judiciary and Commerce committees today, the Facebook CEO was forced to confront whether his company was now effectively a monopoly.

Politics | Politics

Aging senators ask 'Mr. Zuckerberg' for tech support in hilarious Senate hearing meme

The internet roasted clueless lawmakers during Mark Zuckerberg's Senate hearing.

Science & Technology | Social Media

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.

Science & Technology | Social Media

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

News | News

Mark Zuckerberg Answers to Congress For Facebook's Troubles | WIRED

Tensions around Facebook's privacy and ad practices have escalated dramatically since the last time the company sat before Congress.

Science & Technology | Social Media

Facebook and the Price of Tech Utopia

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

Science & Technology | Social Media

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.

Science & Technology | Social Media

How Reggie Brown invented Snapchat

Why sexting and a Stanford class led a group of former fraternity brothers to create Snapchat.

Science & Technology | Social Media

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.

News | The News

'Unsafe to the community': Facebook takes on pro-Trump Diamond and Silk - The American MirrorThe American Mirror

The hilarious duo of Diamond and Silk is a danger to society. That’s according to Facebook. The pro-Trump pair posted on the embattled social media platform on Friday night, saying after months of correspondence, they were deemed to be “unsafe to the

Science & Technology | Tech

Facebook's new privacy rules just broke Tinder - Business Insider

Under fire for its handling user data in the wake of the Cambridge Analytica scandal, Facebook made big changes to its service, which ended up affecting Tinder.

Science & Technology | Social Media

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.

Science & Technology | Social Media

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.

Science & Technology | Tech

Mark Zuckerberg hits back at Tim Cook

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg defended his company's business model in an interview published by Vox on Monday

Science & Technology | Social Media

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

Science & Technology | Social Media

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.

Science & Technology | Social Media

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.

Science & Technology | Social Media

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

Science & Technology | Technology

FTC confirms probe into Facebook data misuse scandal | TechCrunch

The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) has confirmed it’s investigating Facebook’s privacy practices in light of the data misuse scandal currently engulfing the company. In a statement regarding reported concerns about Facebook’s privacy practices today

Science & Technology | Technology

How to use Facebook while giving it the minimum amount of personal data

The Cambridge Analytica revelations illustrate why we can’t trust Facebook to police its own platform

Politics | Petitions

Please Sign The Petition: Get Hamas Off Twitter | CIJA

The Centre for Israel and Jewish Affairs is a non-partisan organization that serves as the advocacy arm of the Jewish Federations of Canada.

Science & Technology | Social Media

Why Facebook Owes You More Than This | WIRED

You give Facebook all of your data in exchange for using their service—an exchange that seems increasingly out of whack.

News | Interesting Links

PolitiFact statements about Fake news

PolitiFact.com is a project of the Tampa Bay Times to help you find the truth in Washington and the Obama presidency.

Science & Technology | Tech

What Happens In 60 Seconds Online

What Happens In 60 Seconds Online - 03/07/2018

Miscellaneous | Interesting Stuff

Woman takes mirror selfie, accidentally creates bizarre optical illusion

A woman's mirror selfie has gone viral on Twitter after it created a weird optical illusion.

Business & Finance | Marketing

How to Sell Art Online: The Ultimate Guide

Two Shopify merchants—a gallerist and pop artist—both share their personal experiences, tips, and advice to help other creators and curators sell art online.

Miscellaneous | Interesting Links

When Is a Child Instagram-Ready?

I waited to draw up a social media contract for my 9-year-old until I could see where the trouble spots were. I found them fast.

Entertainment | New Star Trek!

'Star Trek: Discovery' Fans on Social Media React to the Season Finale

Star Trek: Discovery concluded its first season with a surprise ending that sent Star Trek fans [...]

Business & Finance | Business

Want to Increase Attendance at Your Next Event? Use These 8 Social Media Strategies | Inc.com

Events can provide you with monumental business results. Here's how to make sure every seat is filled at your next one.

Health & Fitness | Psychology

Narcissists Are More Likely to Be Compulsive Facebook Users | Mental Floss

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

Miscellaneous | Dating & Relationships

The New Dating Requirement: Consuming All of Your Partner’s #Content

‘Be respectful and watch my [Instagram] Story,’ one 20-something demanded. Her relationship prerequisite isn’t unique—but when stories expire in 24 hours, it’s not easy, either.

Science & Technology | Social Media

Facebook's traffic is down 50 million hours per day as Zuckerberg demands less 'viral videos'

Mark Zuckerberg is pushing "meaningful connections."

Science & Technology | Social Media

Facebook Is Looking Like a Victim of the Innovator's Dilemma | Inc.com

As consumers sour on the attention economy, someone is going to disrupt the social-media giant. The only question is whether it will be Facebook.

Business & Finance | Career Advice

1 Simple Way To Get Found More Easily on LinkedIn | Inc.com

This specific section of your LinkedIn profile unlocks the keywords needed to make sure potential employers and prospective clients can find you on the platform.

Science & Technology | Social Media

Mark Zuckerberg Says Facebook to Become 'More Meaningful' | Fortune

Facebook is changing the way it filters posts and videos on its centerpiece News Feed, amid a series of planned changes.

Science & Technology | Social Media

Facebook is making a major change to the News Feed that will show you more content from friends and family and less from

Facebook said Thursday that it will start to show users more posts from their friends and family in the News Feed, a move that means people will see fewer posts from publishers and brands.