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Science & Technology | Social Media

Pinterest says AI reduced reported self-harm content by 88% | VentureBeat

Pinterest announced that it's using AI and machine learning to reduce the visibility of self-harm content on its platform.

Science & Technology | Social Media

Instagram launches Create mode with On This Day throwbacks | TechCrunch

Instagram has finally turned Throwback Thursday into an official feature. It’s part of the new Instagram “Create” mode that launches today in Stories, bringing the app beyond the camera. Create makes Instagram a more omni-purpose social network with

Science & Technology | Social Media

Twitter says it unintentionally misused user data for advertising

Users saw adds targeted based on email and phone numbers provided for security.

Science & Technology | Technology

End big tech's unfair advantage | VentureBeat

It's time to address the stark difference between legacy newspapers, radio, and television and today’s dominating digital technology companies.

Psychology | Parenting and Kids

In the Age of Media Here's How to Teach Girls Self-Worth

Michelle Cove, MEDIAGIRLS founder, shares her tips on how to promote self worth, teach young women confidence, and reframe negativity on social media.

Science & Technology | Social Media

Facebook will begin hiding likes on Friday - CNET

The social media giant will test hiding the number of likes, reactions and views that posts get.

Science & Technology | Social Media

Twitter now lets all iPhone users pin favorited lists to the timeline - 9to5Mac

After opening up access for the home timeline Lists feature to let users more easily follow their interests earlier this summer, Twitter is rolling out access for all iOS users today. Twitter shared the news in a press release: On iOS starting September 2

Science & Technology | Social Media

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.

Science & Technology | Social Media

Facebook will shut down Group Stories on September 26th

If you didn't find yourself using Facebook's Group Stories, you're not the only one. The social network has confirmed a report from commentator Matt Navarra th...

Miscellaneous | Interesting Links

‘They Videoed His Death’: After a Brawl, Teenagers Gawked as a Boy Lay Dying

Shocked officials on Long Island said the teenagers recorded the fight and the victim’s suffering on their phones.

Science & Technology | Tech News

LinkedIn CEO Says Tech Regulation Risks Stifling Innovation - Bloomberg

The combative relationship between Silicon Valley and global regulators has been at the center of attention for much of the past two years. Technology companies like Facebook Inc. and Google have drawn ire from lawmakers who say they may be abusing their

Business & Finance | Marketing

The State Of Influencer Marketing: Growing

Marketers' investments in influencers continue to rise, and a push toward authenticity leads to a broader set of influencer partners.

Science & Technology | Social Media

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.

Miscellaneous | Other Kinds of Whatnot

10 viral videos that turned out to be fake

We collected 10 infamous viral videos from around the internet that where eventually revealed to be hoaxes.

Business & Finance | Advertising/Marketing

15 crucial content marketing resources and tools

Whether your team needs help with web design, SEO, social media or video production, this list is bursting at the seams with helpful digital assets. When Apple turned “there’s an app for that” into a global catchphrase in 2009, the company promised

Politics | From CNN

Twitter and Facebook take down covert Chinese accounts that tried to undermine Hong Kong demonstrators - CNN

A covert state-backed social media campaign run from China has sought to undermine ongoing demonstrations in Hong Kong, according to information released by Twitter and Facebook on Monday.

Science & Technology | Technology

Facebook has been collecting, listening, transcribing Messenger chats - Business Insider

The company reportedly didn't disclose to users that it was sharing any collected audio from Messenger voice chats with third parties.

Science & Technology | Social Media

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.

Science & Technology | Social Media

How Is Influencer Marketing Changing?

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

Science & Technology | Social Media

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.

Science & Technology | Tech

Peter Thiel likens Twitter and Silicon Valley companies to North Korea - Business Insider

Thiel's comments came in an interview with "Fox and Friends" Friday morning, where he discussed his recent New York Times op-ed.

Science & Technology | Social Media

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

Her social media strategies also helped patients overcome their fears.

Science & Technology | Social Media

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

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

Politics | Big Tech vs Conservatives

The Real Reason Most Conservative Elites Ignore Free Speech Concerns

Instead of waiting for elites to lead the way, the silent majority of moderate and conservative Americans must break their silence before it’s too late.

Science & Technology | TECH

Facebook Knows More About You Than the CIA

Facebook hired Yael Eisenstat, a CIA veteran, to help it address election meddling. Now she's deeply worried about the company's sway over our lives.

Science & Technology | Social Media

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

Science & Technology | Social Media

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

Science & Technology | Social Media

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

Politics | Big Tech vs Conservatives

Facebook Suddenly Deletes Policy Permitting Death Threats Against People They Don't Like

For all of Facebook’s talk of wanting to provide a safe environment, the truth of the matter came to light yesterday as the guidance for how Facebook enforces its policy on death threats was posted.

Politics | Libtards

REPORT: Remember How Kavanaugh Accuser Christine Blasey Ford Had No Social Media Footprint? Here's Why.

When Christine Blasey Ford came forward to accuse then-U.S. Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh of decades-old sexual assault, little was known about her; in fact, she had no social media footprint at all — an extreme oddity for modern times.

Science & Technology | Social Media

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.

Science & Technology | Social Media

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

Business & Finance | Marketing

The Best Social Media Management Tools for Small Businesses | Digital Trends

Social media is a great way to spread the word about your business, connect with customers and network within your niche. There are some online tools that can help you schedule posts, keep track of engagement and much more. Here's the best social media ma

Business & Finance | Business

How startups can make influencer marketing work on a budget | TechCrunch

Influencer Marketing has ballooned into a $25 billion industry, yet many marketing managers are left confused by this, because for them, it’s really not delivering the results to justify the hype...

Science & Technology | Social Media

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

Politics | From CNN

Twitter says it will label tweets from Trump and other leaders that break its rules - CNN

Twitter plans to place a disclaimer on future tweets from world leaders that break its rules but which Twitter decides are in the "public interest," the company said in a blog post Thursday.

Politics | Politics

The White House may host a social media summit next month

The White House will reportedly host a social media summit next month. According to The New York Times, White House spokesman Judd Deere said the meeting will "...

Science & Technology | Social Media

Exclusive: LinkedIn goes niche - Axios

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

Science & Technology | Social Media

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.

Politics | Big Tech vs Conservatives

Big Tech's Big Problems And A Conversation With The Pinterest Whistleblower

Pinterest Whistleblower Eric Cochran joins the Federalist Radio Hour to discuss the rampant censorship of conservatives and Christians in Silicon Valley.

Business & Finance | Careers & The Workplace

10 LinkedIn Background Photo Ideas To Make Your Profile Stand Out

What's the best LinkedIn background photo you can feature on your LinkedIn profile to make yourself truly stand out? Here are 10 ideas for your background photo that can reinforce your professional value and personal brand.

Food & Drink | Food & Drink

Under the influencer

They’re hard to miss—@isbeeracarb, with her candy-colored hair and ornate septum ring, rocks tattoos from head to toe. Then there’s @thegirlwithbeer, who sports impeccably manicured eyebrows and thick, chestnut-colored hair.

Politics | Big Tech vs Conservatives

Twitter Punishes Project Veritas For Exposing Pinterest's Censorship Of Pro-Life Group

Pinterest has come under fire for declaring the pro-life website Live Action as "pornography." A whistleblower leaked internal documents to Project Veritas.

Politics | Big Tech vs Conservatives

Don't Minimize Conservative Concerns About Big Tech Censorship

To assert with such confidence that 'most red Americans either don’t know or don’t care about social-media censorship' seems very unwise indeed. 

Politics | Big Tech vs Conservatives

WATCH: Whistleblower: Pinterest Censors Conservative, Pro-Life Content; Pinterest Reacts | Daily Wire

A new report by Project Veritas presents a series of accusations of political and ideological bias against conservatives, Christians, and pro

Science & Technology | Social Media

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

Science & Technology | Social Media

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

Miscellaneous | Interesting Links

French Rock Star’s Instagram Defeats His Widow in Inheritance Battle

If Johnny Hallyday, the “French Elvis,” was a United States resident, then his fourth wife stood to inherit his whole fortune. Social media evidence led a French court to rule otherwise.

Business & Finance | Advertising/Marketing

Five Tips For Developing A Successful Instagram Marketing Strategy

Nowadays, it's hard to come by a brand that doesn't want to be ahead of the game on Instagram.

Science & Technology | Social Media

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

Science & Technology | Social Media

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.

Science & Technology | Social Media

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.

Science & Technology | Social Media

Trump White House Asks Public To Report Social Media Sites If 'Suspended, Banned' For Being Conservative | Daily Wire

President Trump's White House is asking people to report social media sites, including Twitter, Google, and Facebook, if they suspect the site's "political bias" has caused them to be banned.

Politics | Politics

Online Censorship is Growing and it Threatens Us All

We produced the following video a year ago warning about the online censorship we were already seeing and experiencing ourselves.

Politics | POLITICS

Undermining Our Principles Is a Facebook Feature, Not a Bug

Earlier this month Facebook announced that independent journalists and media personalities Alex Jones, Paul Joseph Watson, Laura Loomer, and Milo Yiannopoulos would be permanently banished from its global community of 2.3 billion people.While leftists in

Politics | Big Tech vs Conservatives

How Silicon Valley Bias Disrupts Local Politics – American Greatness

Silly me. I believed Justice Louis D. Brandeis when he said more speech was the remedy for speech you don’t like. "If there be time to expose through discussion the falsehood and fallacies,” Brandeis wrote nearly a century ago, “to avert the evil by the

Science & Technology | Social Media

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...

Politics | Action Items

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

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?

Science & Technology | Social Media

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.

Science & Technology | Social Media

Instagram officially tests hiding Like counts | TechCrunch

TechCrunch - Reporting on the business of technology, startups, venture capital funding, and Silicon Valley

Science & Technology | Social Media

What If a Girl in the Holocaust Had Instagram? | Israellycool

Here in Israel, billboards have appeared on the Ayalon Highway advertising something called Eva Stories.The trailer has now just dropped on Instagram.

Science & Technology | Social Media

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.

Science & Technology | Tech

Facebook beats Q1 2019 profit estimates, sets aside $3 billion for privacy penalty | VentureBeat

Facebook blew away Wall Street profit estimates in the first quarter, and set aside $3 billion to cover a settlement with U.S. regulators.

Science & Technology | Tech News

Jack Dorsey Is Reportedly Meeting With President Trump | WIRED

The Twitter CEO said in an internal email obtained by WIRED that it's "important to meet heads of state in order to listen, share our principles and our ideas."

Science & Technology | Social Media

Reddit’s Subreddits Are Getting Collections, Events Posts

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

Science & Technology | Social Media

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.

Gaming | Gaming

Facebook's AI extracts playable characters from real-world videos | VentureBeat

In a newly published paper, scientists at Facebook AI Research describe a system that can extract controllable characters from real-world videos.

Science & Technology | Social Media

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.

Science & Technology | Social Media

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

Science & Technology | Social Media

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

Politics | Interesting Links

If you thought New Zealand’s gun ban was fast, check out their new social media laws – twitchy.com

It's amazing how quickly you can get things done when individual rights aren't a concern.

Science & Technology | Social Media

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

Science & Technology | Social Media

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

Business & Finance | Advertising/Marketing

Taking A Stand On Authenticity In Influencer Marketing

In an age where digital avatars are the new social influencers and an egg is the most "liked" picture on Instagram, does authenticity even exist anymore?

Business & Finance | Advertising/Marketing

10 Instagram Marketing Tools to Help Grow Your Brand on Instagram in 2019

Instagram marketing can help you scale your brand quickly, and these tools can help you do that.

Humor | Humor

Learn to drive traffic and sales through social media marketing for $29

This 10-course social media master class bundle dives into everything from Facebook to influencer marketing.

News | Israel/Jewish Community

Twitter Defends User Who Wants to ‘Stone The Jews’

So much for that “healthy conversation.” Twitter’s rules on abusive behavior and hate speech apparently exclude any form of anti-Semitism. Arsen Ostrovsky, executive director of the Israeli-Jewish Congress, reported a tweet directed at him which sho

Science & Technology | Social Media

3 Key Impacts of Facebook's Latest Changes on Brands

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

Science & Technology | Social Media

MySpace Probably Lost Everything Uploaded To Its Servers Before 2015

In what can only be good news for future political candidates — but is definitely bad news for technology company MySpace — it seems the predecessor to Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram lost most of what users uploaded to its social media platform befo

Science & Technology | Social Media

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."

Science & Technology | Social Media

Facebook, Instagram, and Messenger are down for some users

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

Science & Technology | Technology

Twitter is testing a method for users to hide replies to tweets

Twitter has been hiding replies from what it deems to be suspect or troll accounts for a little while now.

Science & Technology | Social Media

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

Science & Technology | Social Media

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?……

Business & Finance | Marketing

Three Skills a Marketer Should Have to Master Instagram

Do you use Instagram for business? Here are 3 skills you should have to play and master Instagram and the game of visual marketing.

Science & Technology | Tech

Facebook reportedly negotiating multibillion dollar fine with FTC

Facebook could face a multibillion-dollar fine from the Federal Trade Commission.

Business & Finance | Business

How To Build A Brand Through Social Media

Social media is an incredible tool to grow a business. Designers Anne Maxwell Foster and Suysel dePedro Cunningham of Tilton Fenwick used social media to get press features, clients, and brand partnerships. Here's how they did it and their top 10 tips for

Miscellaneous | Other Stuff

14 Influencers Talk About Their Most Popular Image on Instagram - Feature Shoot

© Christopher Anderson Christopher Anderson “To be honest, this IG thing confuses me. Some images I am convinced will be crowd pleasers don’t generate interest, and then some that I almost don’t post because I think they are not good en

Science & Technology | Technology

Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey gives himself a 'C' in 'tech responsibility'

In a live interview conducted on Twitter, ReCode's Kara Swisher pressed Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey about what grade Dorsey would give his company and himself at fulfilling "tech responsibility."

Science & Technology | TECH

LinkedIn debuts LinkedIn Live, a new live video broadcast service

LinkedIn — the social network for the working world with close to 600 million users globally — says that video is the fastest-growing format on its platform alongside original written work, shared news and other content. Now it’s taking

Science & Technology | Social Media

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

Science & Technology | Social Media

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.

Science & Technology | Social Media

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

Science & Technology | Technology

Snopes quits fact-checking partnership with Facebook

Snopes, a fact-checking organization, announced on Friday its decision to end its partnership with Facebook.

Science & Technology | Social Media

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

Science & Technology | Social Media

Exclusive: Snapchat weighs what was once unthinkable

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

Politics | Politics

Google Manipulates Search Results on ‘Controversial’ Topics, Report Says

Google tweaks search results on topics the company deems “controversial,” sometimes even changes the results manually, Google sources revealed to Breitbart.

Music | Music

Facebook teams up with Yad Vashem to commemorate Shoah victims online

New project lets online users be randomly matched to one of the 4,800,000 names recorded in Yad Vashem’s central database of Shoah victims.

Science & Technology | Social Media

Facebook is integrating WhatsApp, Instagram and Messenger | TechRadar

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

Science & Technology | Technology

Advocacy groups are pushing the FTC to break up Facebook - The Verge

Today, advocacy groups are calling for Facebook to be broken up as a result of its Cambridge Analytica scandal, subsequent privacy violations, and repeated consumer data breaches.

Science & Technology | Social Media

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.

Sports | Sports

NFL playoffs 2019: Social media reacts to controversial no-call in final minutes of Saints-Rams matchup

The Saints were not happy with the referees in the final minutes of their NFC Championship matchup with the Rams on Sunday.

Business & Finance | Marketing

The 9 Worst Things Your Business Can Do on Social Media (And What to Do Instead) - SMALL BIZ AHEAD

Even if you understand the ins and outs of using social media from your personal experience, running a social media account for your business is a whole different ballgame. One insensitive post can garner negative coverage and public backlash, and even ha

Science & Technology | Social Media

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…

Science & Technology | Social Media

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.

Science & Technology | Social Media

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.

Science & Technology | Social Media

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.

Science & Technology | Technology

What’s next for 2019? Influencer marketing trends | ZDNet

Will professional influencers become all the rage in 2019 – or will they disappear as the next new influential technology arrives?

Psychology | Psychology & Psychological Research

The Complicated Relationship Between Social Media and Depression - Neuroscience News

A new study reveals a correlation between the passive use of social media and depression symptoms such as loneliness and fatigue.

Science & Technology | Social Media

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.

Science & Technology | Tech

How To Start, Manage and Grow Your Social Network Without a Huge Time Commitment

Owning or managing all marketing for a small business is hard! Without a large staff (or, let’s be honest, any staff) you probably find yourself pulling long days and fulfilling a variety of roles…

Advice & Self-Help | Meditation and Other Practices

Facebook Is Full of Emotional-Support Groups - The Atlantic

People are sharing their deepest secrets on Facebook. Does the social network understand what it’s gotten into?

Science & Technology | Technology

Facebook is ending forced arbitration for sexual harassment complaints - The Verge

Facebook is ending the controversial practice of mandatory arbitration for sexual harassment claims, following protests over such policies at Google, which ended them earlier this week.

Science & Technology | Social Media

Instagram might be working on school Stories

It would only contain content from a particular school’s student body.

Business & Finance | Advertising/Marketing

8 Old School Marketing Tactics That Work for Social Media

Okay, so it’s hard to imagine Don Draper meeting with Bethlehem Steel execs in Sterling Cooper’s top floor Madison Avenue […]

News | News

Facebook says it 'mistakenly' removed rabbi's story about harassment by Farrakhan supporters

Facebook “mistakenly” removed a New York Rabbi’s story about being harassed by Nation of Islam leader Louis Farrakhan’s supporters on Thursday.

Science & Technology | Technology

Twitter is sorry about that whole 'Kill all Jews' thing

Many New Yorkers awoke to a bit of a surprise when “Kill all Jews” briefly made an appearance in their Twitter sidebar. On a social network with a hate speech problem, it’s not unusual to see this type of content. Twitter has been locked in a perpet

Science & Technology | Tech

Why Personal Curation Led To 90 Million Readers On The Apple News App

Sure, Apple includes its News app on iOS devices and Macs, but how many people actually flip through it on a regular basis? Quite a few, it seems. As part of...

Science & Technology | Social Media

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.

Science & Technology | Technology

Pinterest Just Made It Easier To Sell More Stuff...And Other Small Business Tech News This Week

Here are five things in technology that happened this past week and how they affect your business. Did you miss them?

Business & Finance | Marketing

Influencer Marketing: How To Make Human Connections Work For Your Brand

Emotions have always played a role in consumers’ purchase decisions, and today’s digital influencers are the ideal launchpad for brands looking to form authentic bonds with audiences.

Science & Technology | Tech

Twitter now shows if a tweet was deleted for policy violations

Twitter recently announced it’s rolling out a feature to provide context around deleted tweets – including who deleted them and why. It’s a small change, but it’s the latest in a series of moves Twitter is making in an effort to bolster transpare

Science & Technology | Social Media

Facebook will delete posts that spread voting misinformation this election

Facebook today announced it’s tackling the most basic form of fake news to circulate around the time of an election: Voter misinformation and anything that might keep users away from the voting booths this fall. Specifically, the company revealed it wou

Science & Technology | Social Media

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.

Science & Technology | Social Media

Here’s how to find out if your Facebook was hacked in the breach | TechCrunch

Are you one of the 30 million users hit by Facebook’s access token breach announced two weeks ago? Here’s how to find out. Facebook breach saw 15M users’ names & contact info accessed, 14M’s bios too Visit this Facebook Help center link while

Business & Finance | Marketing

Little-Known Best Practices For Launching A Successful Influencer Marketing Campaign

Influencer-driven word-of-mouth marketing is entering a Golden Age -- the result of an explosive rise in social media usage. And marketers need to take advantage.

Science & Technology | Social Media

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."