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Smaller Instagram Profiles – Like the One for Your Business – Less Likely to Use Stories, Data Says

When Instagram first introduced Stories, the conversation was all about the comparison to Snapchat. Today it is a tool used by businesses, influencers and brands to reach and engage with their audience. But according to a new study from Fanpage Karma, small Instagram profiles are less likely to use Stories. The report is particularly relevant to small businesses because it also looks at Instagram pages with up to 10,000 followers. As more small businesses increase their social media presence ac...
Tags: Social Media, Instagram


Man pleads guilty to scamming Facebook and Google out of more than $100M

One of the men behind an elaborate fraud that saw Facebook and Google each hand over tens of millions of dollars has admitted to his part in the scheme. Lithuanian Evaldas Rimasauskas faces up to 30 years in a U.S. jail. The post appeared first on Digital Trends.
Tags: Google, Facebook, Business, Crime, News, Trends, Social Media, Computing, Scam, Evaldas Rimasauskas, Swindle


Why Early Google and Facebook Employees Are Rallying to Protect Kids from Social Media

Algorithms are driving behaviors that may very well be inadvertently targeting society’s most vulnerable, and the Social Media obsession may be harming children in ways that we are just beginning to understand. Social media is one of those topics that divides people. Some see it as oxygen–they can’t live without it–and others see it as ...
Tags: Psychology, Google, Facebook, Technology, Children, Social Media, Innovation, Facebook Employees Are Rallying


4 ways social media platforms can stop hateful content after terror attacks

The deadly attack on two mosques in Christchurch, New Zealand, in which 50 people were killed and many others critically injured, was streamed live on Facebook by the man accused of carrying it out. It was then quickly shared across social media platforms. Versions of the livestream attack video stayed online for a worrying amount of time. A report by the Guardian found that one video stayed on Facebook for six hours and another on YouTube for three. For many, the quick and seemingly unstoppable...
Tags: Social Media, Syndication, Tech


4 Different Things to Consider For Your Blog

When it comes to having a blog, sometimes you can feel that you are sharing your views, your content and news but there could be other ways that you could tell your tale. Blogging has fast become a popular hobby and many people will call it their jobs these days, so how can you be a little unique? How can you share your content? Here are some of the other things that you could do that could work alongside your blog that could help spread the word. Podcasts or radio style shows An area that man...
Tags: Facebook, Business, Social Media, Jazz, Create YouTube


How to avoid messages from the dead: 6 tips from Facebook

My last Facebook Messenger text to my mother-in-law was on Jan. 27.  “How are you feeling?” I asked. Lung cancer devastates quickly. She died a few days later. And like so many who lose loved ones, I posted a tribute to her on my Facebook page as the family gathered for her funeral. Imagine my shock, then, when she wrote back on March 6. Messages from my deceased mother-in-law. (Screenshot by Teri Sforza/SCNG, The Orange County Register) “I am feeling very good now. It’s really very silent h...
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Respondology helps brands and influencers hide toxic comments

“Don’t read the comments” is one of those cliches that sticks around because it’s still good advice — maybe the best advice. But the team at Respondology is trying to change that. The company started out by helping brands find and respond to messages on social media. Senior Vice President of Sales Aaron Benor explained that in the course of that work, it also built a tool to mitigate “the vitriol, the awful toxicity of online social media.” “We realized that the tool had a lot more legs than we ...
Tags: Startups, TC, Respondology, Social Media


YouTube’s ‘child safe’ app is crawling with videos advocating suicide, murder, and sexual exploitation

For nearly five minutes, the cartoon is predictable. Colorful characters with child-like voices act out the types of scenarios capable of reversing even the wildest tantrums, turning screaming toddlers into tiny, submissive humans. It’s the optimal time for a man to enter the frame, telling your small child the proper way to slit their wrists. YouTube Kids is supposed to be the kid-friendly choice for discerning parents. It’s devoid of the conspiracy theories and misinformation that runs rampant...
Tags: Social Media


A Facebook, Instagram bug exposed millions of passwords to its employees

Facebook, Facebook Lite, and Instagram passwords weren't properly encrypted and could be viewed by employees, the company said Thursday. The network estimates millions of users were affected. The post A Facebook, Instagram bug exposed millions of passwords to its employees appeared first on Digital Trends.
Tags: Mobile, Facebook, News, Instagram, Trends, Social Media, Web, Facebook Instagram, Facebook Bug, Facebook Facebook Lite, Facebook password


How To Integrate Social Media With eCommerce in 2019

Both eCommerce and social media have enjoyed meteoric rises in the last few years. Facebook and Instagram have over a billion active users each month, while the eCommerce sector is positively booming. But while... The post How To Integrate... [This is a content summary, continue reading on our website!]
Tags: Facebook, Ecommerce, Instagram, Social Media, Branding, Social Media Weekend, Tips For Ecommerce


Twitter is officially a teenager now. Are we raising a monster?

On March 21, 2006, Jack Dorsey sent the first ever tweet. Thirteen years later, Twitter has fundamentally changed the way we communicate. Here are some of the myriad ways it's done that. The post Twitter is officially a teenager now. Are we raising a monster? appeared first on Digital Trends.
Tags: Twitter, Trends, Social Media, Jack Dorsey, Emerging Tech


Facebook Messenger adds quoted replies to better organize group chats

Facebook is rolling out a feature that should help make group chats a whole lot more organized. The feature allows you to reply to specific messages within a group chat, so others will be able to tell what you're replying to. The post Facebook Messenger adds quoted replies to better organize group chats appeared first on Digital Trends.
Tags: Apple, Android, Mobile, Facebook, News, Trends, Social Media, Facebook Messenger


Facebook axes alleged discriminatory targeting of ads after civil settlements

Facebook advertisers can no longer use targeting for age, gender or zip code when advertising in the housing, jobs, and credit categories. The changes come as part of a civil settlement, following earlier changes to remove racial targeting. The post appeared first on Digital Trends.
Tags: Facebook, News, Trends, Social Media, Aclu, Hud, Facebook Ad


Facebook axes alleged discriminatory ad targeting after civil settlements

Facebook advertisers can no longer use targeting for age, gender or zip code when advertising in the housing, jobs, and credit categories. The changes come as part of a civil settlement, following earlier changes to remove racial targeting. The post appeared first on Digital Trends.
Tags: Facebook, News, Trends, Social Media, Aclu, Hud, Facebook Ad


5 Common Mistakes of Instagram

If you’re running a business these days, you know how important it is to have a strong social media presence. Whether you’re an influencer trying to get sponsors interested in… Read more » “5 Common Mistakes of Instagram” The post 5 Common Mistakes of Instagram appeared first on Noobpreneur.com.
Tags: Business, Instagram, Social Media


Insta-checkout? New Instagram service lets you shop without leaving the platform

Shopping on Instagram no longer means leaving the platform to checkout in a web browser. Instagram checkout launched in beta today with a handful of retailers, allowing users to checkout without leaving the app. The post Insta-checkout? New Instagram service lets you shop without leaving the platform appeared first on Digital Trends.
Tags: Photography, News, Instagram, Trends, Social Media, Online Shopping, Instagram Shopping


New Zealand attack shows that as A.I. filters get smarter, so do violators

The shootings in Christchurch, New Zealand were livestreamed to social media, and while stats show networks are improving at removing offending videos, as the system improves, so do the violators' workarounds. The post New Zealand attack shows that as A.I. filters get smarter, so do violators appeared first on Digital Trends.
Tags: Facebook, Twitter, News, Youtube, Trends, Social Media, Web, New Zealand, Christchurch New Zealand


New Zealand attacks show that as A.I. filters get smarter, so do violators

The shootings in Christchurch, New Zealand were livestreamed to social media, and while stats show networks are improving at removing offending videos, as the system improves, so do the violators' workarounds. The post New Zealand attacks show that as A.I. filters get smarter, so do violators appeared first on Digital Trends.
Tags: Facebook, Twitter, News, Youtube, Trends, Social Media, Web, New Zealand, Christchurch New Zealand


Intel and Facebook team up to give Cooper Lake an artificial intelligence boost

Intel's upcoming Cooper Lake microarchitecture will be getting a boost when it comes to artificial intelligence processes, thanks to a partnership with Facebook. The results are CPUs that are able to work faster. The post Intel and Facebook team up to give Cooper Lake an artificial intelligence boost appeared first on Digital Trends.
Tags: Facebook, News, Trends, Social Media, Intel, Computing, Machine Learning, Artificial Intellegence, Cooper Lake


There’s more space on MySpace after ‘accidental’ wipe of 50 million songs

MySpace is no longer a safe refuge for music and media produced in the 2000s. It said that almost any artistic content uploaded to the site between 2003 and 2015 may have been lost as part of a server migration last year. The post There’s more space on MySpace after ‘accidental’ wipe of 50 million songs appeared first on Digital Trends.
Tags: Music, News, Trends, Social Media, Web, Computing, Myspace


Google helps South Africa combat fake news ahead of its general election

Can South Africa really hold a general election on the 8th of May in a way that it really represents the views of its people? One might have thought this was an academic question. The Electoral Commission of South Africa is well respected and the legal system is robust. There are certainly enough political parties – around 285 are registered even if most are unlikely to participate in the May elections – for the national and nine provincial legislatures. But there have been worrying signs about ...
Tags: Google, Startups, Politics, Social Media, World, South Africa, Electoral Commission, Syndication


Your Google+ public content will remain viewable on the web, if you want it to

Google's failed social network — Google+ — will soon be wiped from the internet, but there's a team of volunteers working right now to save its public content for the Internet Archive. The post Your Google+ public content will remain viewable on the web, if you want it to appeared first on Digital Trends.
Tags: Google, News, Trends, Social Media, Web, Internet Archive


Twitter is testing a handy subscription feature for following threads

Twitter has recently started testing a feature that lets you subscribe to a thread so that you’ll no longer need to like a comment or post to it yourself in order to receive notifications of new contributions. The post appeared first on Digital Trends.
Tags: Twitter, News, Trends, Social Media, Subscriptions, Threads, Twitter Test


Keeping your Social Media Content On Brand Isn’t Hard, Read These 11 Tips

Social media has become an integral part of any modern company’s marketing strategy. However, as each platform handles content a little differently, it can be difficult to come up with a consistent strategy for multiple platforms. To find out how to make sure your message carries through, we asked the experts of Young Entrepreneur Council to weigh in on the following question: “What is the best way to make sure your social media content stays on-brand, no matter which site you’re currently post...
Tags: Sales, Social Media, Voice, Hootsuite, Young Entrepreneur Council, Instagram Facebook Twitter, DepositPhotos, Patrick Barnhill, Kevin Getch Webfor, Joey Kercher, Angela Ruth Calendar, Kristin Kimberly Marquet, Jean Ginzburg JeanGinzburg, Jonathan Long Uber Brands, Sweta Patel Startup, Joel Mathew Fortress


What Businesses Need to Learn From the Facebook Crash

I thought it was just my internet. Or maybe Facebook was just mad I’d deleted their app and bragged about it. But as it turned out, Facebook’s uptime took a massive hit….all around the globe. This included Instagram and Whatsapp. Ironically, everyone went to Twitter to complain about it. Until then, I hadn’t realized how many businesses rely on Facebook. Not only for advertising, but for communication and different forms of team-building. From what I read, it seems like this is akin to all copie...
Tags: Facebook, Business, Instagram, Microsoft, Marketing, Social Media, Communication, Crash, Email Marketing, Facebook Crash


Snapchat could soon let you play games in between your selfies

If a new report is accurate, Snapchat will be getting an integrated gaming platform in April. The platform will feature mobile games form third-party developers, and one publisher is already signed on. The post Snapchat could soon let you play games in between your selfies appeared first on Digital Trends.
Tags: Mobile, Gaming, News, Trends, Social Media, Snapchat, Mobile Gaming, Cognac, Free To Play


Think About Starting a Side Hustle? 50 Ideas to Consider

The rise of the sharing economy and various tech startups have made running a side hustle easier than ever. Side hustles are basically gigs or businesses that you can easily manage alongside a full time job or business. They’re popular with those who want to earn a bit of extra money on nights, weekends or seasonally. Side Hustle Ideas If you’re interested in taking advantage of all the benefits of a side hustle, here are 50 options to consider. Driving Companies like Uber and Lyft make it ...
Tags: Amazon, Sales, Social Media, Startup, House, CafePress, Turo, Food Truck Food, Ebook Publishing If


Data spies: The dark and shady practices of Silicon Valley

In this absorbing talk spanning the last 20 years of tech, Roger McNamee starts at the origins of the PayPal Mafia (which included entrepreneurs like Elon Musk, Peter Thiel, and Reid Hoffman) and traces them to Silicon Valley's global domination.Data is used by online vendors in all industries to make behavioral predictions for profit – often in unethical or cloaked ways.Did we sign up for this? Roger McNamee calls for a halt to blind participation and asks for a national debate on whether comm...
Tags: Technology, Privacy, Internet, Advertising, Social Media, Data, Web, Computer, Ethics, Innovation, Reid Hoffman, Silicon Valley, PayPal Mafia, Big Problems, Roger McNamee, Facebook Catastrophe


Facebook explains its worst outage as 3 million users head to Telegram

Facebook, if you didn't already know it, suffered a bit of an issue on Wednesday. An issue that took down not only its social networking site, but also Instagram, WhatsApp, and Messenger. On Thursday it offered an explanation. The post Facebook explains its worst outage as 3 million users head to Telegram appeared first on Digital Trends.
Tags: Mobile, Facebook, News, Instagram, Trends, Social Media, Web, Whatsapp, Outage


Finding the Middle Ground: Social Media and Cyber-Security

88% of adults between the ages of 18-29 years are on social media while 78% of those between 30 to 49 years can claim ownership of a social media account, according to Pew Research. This shows how the yearning for social recognition has become ingrained in present-day society. Employees might spend endless hours trying to remain connected to a fast-paced world. Although this might seem like a Monday to most departments, it can present a security threat in the eyes of the IT professionals. The li...
Tags: Digital, Sales, Social Media, Pew Research This, Social Media Having, Control Measures Social media



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