Sri Lanka's social media blackout reflects sense that online dangers outweigh benefits

Features that make Facebook so useful for spreading information have also made it potentially dangerous Sri Lanka bombings: officials had ‘information’ about possible attacks – live updatesThe Sri Lankan government’s decision to block all social media sites in the wake of Sunday’s deadly attacks is emblematic of just how much US-based technology companies’ failure to rein in misinformation, extremism and incitement to violence has come to outweigh the claimed benefits of social media.Sri Lanka’s...
Tags: Facebook, Technology, Instagram, Social Networking, Youtube, US, Social Media, South and Central Asia, Sri Lanka, Facebook WhatsApp, Non Facebook, Sri Lanka attacks

Sri Lanka blocks social media sites after deadly explosions

The government of Sri Lanka has temporarily blocked access to several social media services following deadly explosions that ripped through the country, killing at least 207 people and injuring hundreds more. Eight bombings were reported, including during Easter services at three churches, on the holiest weekend of the Christian calendar. In a brief statement, the Sri Lankan president’s secretary Udaya Seneviratne said the government has “decided to temporarily block social media sites includ...
Tags: Google, Security, Facebook, Instagram, Government, India, Social Media, Communication, Tech, Turkey, Whatsapp, Digital Media, President, Easter, Sri Lanka, World Wide Web

The Need for “Better, Faster, and Cheaper” Content Continues Unabated

Heineken is the latest in a long line of brands moving creative production to in-house teams. Campaign US reports that the Dutch beer maker is busy building an in-house content hub at its American headquarters in White Plains, New York. View this post on Instagram Start your weekend with an instant spark(le). #OpenYourWorld A post […] The post The Need for “Better, Faster, and Cheaper” Content Continues Unabated appeared first on Adpulp.
Tags: Advertising, US, Heineken, Content, In-house, Food And Beverage, Instagram Start, White Plains New York View

The Need for Better, Faster, and Cheaper Branded Content Continues Unabated

Heineken is the latest in a long line of brands moving creative production to in-house teams. Campaign US reports that the Dutch beer maker is busy building an in-house content hub at its American headquarters in White Plains, New York. View this post on Instagram Start your weekend with an instant spark(le). #OpenYourWorld A post […] The post The Need for Better, Faster, and Cheaper Branded Content Continues Unabated appeared first on Adpulp.
Tags: Advertising, US, Heineken, Content, In-house, Food And Beverage, Instagram Start, White Plains New York View

PeerStreet Review: Stats and Returns (IRR) After 2.5 Years

Updated April 2019. I started investing in PeerStreet real-estate backed loans in July 2016. I’ve always like the idea of hard money loans, but I wanted more diversification as opposed to tying all my money up with one single property. For this type of lending, you have to be an accredited investor. Here are my overall numbers so far, with details below: Total invested: $25,000 Total interest earned: $3,091 43 loans made and paid off, 8 remaining active loans, and 2 are in foreclosure. In...
Tags: Real Estate, Marketing, Investing, Andreessen Horowitz, Misc, Michael Burry, FDIC, City National Bank, IRR, LendingClub, LTV, PeerStreet

TruSignal, Inc. Revamps TruAudience® Platform to Help Data Owners Unify, Enhance and Activate Data for Targeting and Monetization

Now data owners can tap into TruSignal’s TruAudience® Platform as an audience management system that includes a people-based identity graph, offline data, Custom Audience Builder and lookalike modeling. SAN FRANCISCO — TruSignal, Inc., a leading predictive scoring and people-based marketing technology business, announced the launch of TruAudience® Platform 2.0. The platform’s overhaul features a refreshed user interface, […] The post TruSignal, Inc. Revamps TruAudience® Platform to Help Data Own...
Tags: Advertising, San Francisco, Press Releases, Ad Targeting, Audience Targeting, Ad & Media Strategies, Ad Operations, Ad Products, Marketing Technology, Audience Building, Trusignal, TruSignal Inc, Predictive Scoring, Truaudience, Help Data Owners Unify Enhance and Activate Data

Think You’re Discreet Online? Think Again

Thanks to “data inference” technology, companies know more about you than you disclose.
Tags: News, Social Media, Facebook Inc, Computers and the Internet, Data-Mining and Database Marketing

Home Ownership: Savings In The Long Run

Unless you know the future, buying a new home can feel like a gamble. You’re betting you’ll have the money to pay the mortgage every month for decades. You’re also betting you can afford the taxes, the insurance premiums, and the home maintenance. If something goes wrong and you can’t pay, your lender could kick you out and sell your home to someone else. Or, if you couldn’t afford to fix a major problem, your home could lose value or become unsafe. Renting a home seems a lot less risky. Rentin...
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Koen de Jong releases new book The Private Label Revolution

Late last month private label consultant and author Koen de Jong release of his 4th book, The Private Label Revolution. The book comes 4 years after the publication of his third book Managing Private Labels and adds to his thought leadership in a meaningful and contemporary way. The Private Label Revolution presents a look inside the world of European private label and its phenomenal growth with a special emphasis on the disruption of the European market by discount grocers. De Jong embraces the...
Tags: Featured, Global, Branding, De Jong, Vertex, Loe Limpens, Koen de Jong, Robertus Lombert

7 Vinyl Banner Marketing Tips

From designing, printing, etc. there are a lot of areas to go wrong in marketing using banners. They need to be readable from a distance instantly, provide the information that… Read more » The post 7 Vinyl Banner Marketing Tips appeared first on
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Lil Dicky’s Star-Studded "Earth" Music Video

Music artist Lil Dicky released a music video on Friday featuring Leonardo DiCaprio together with 30 music artists including Ariana Grande, Justin Bieber, Halsey, Bad Bunny, PSY, Zac Brown, Miley Cyrus, Sia, Ed Sheeran, Snoop Dogg and more, all to send a message about saving the earth. It’s a remarkable effort at bringing young music fans together to support a cause, just in time for Earth Day tomorrow.
Tags: Music, Youtube, Marketing, Leonardo Dicaprio, Case studies, Lil Dicky, Ariana Grande Justin Bieber Halsey, Zac Brown Miley Cyrus Sia Ed Sheeran Snoop Dogg

Sri Lanka Blocks Facebook, WhatsApp After Easter Bombings Leave Hundreds Dead

After at least 207 people were killed and over four hundred more were reported wounded after a series of bombs went off at Easter services in Sri Lanka, the Sri Lankan government has moved to block access to Facebook, TechCrunch reported on Sunday.Read more...
Tags: Security, Facebook, Science, Technology, Instagram, Youtube, Censorship, Social Media, Whatsapp, Terrorism, Sri Lanka, Easter bombings, Fake News, Facebook TechCrunch, Sri Lanka Blocks Facebook

The Interpreter: Sri Lanka Blocks Social Media, Fearing More Violence

Sri Lankan officials have a troubled relationship with social media. They have seen firsthand how quickly online hate can turn into deadly violence.
Tags: News, Censorship, Social Media, Terrorism, Sri Lanka, Facebook Inc, Computers and the Internet, WhatsApp Inc, Rumors and Misinformation,, Instagram Inc, Viber Media Inc

Sams Club Bakes Up 6-pound Brownie Goodness

Sam’s Club’s has introduced a giant tray of private brand Member’s Mark brownies. The 6-pound tray of gourmet brownies contains 20 brownies, with five flavors. Each brownie comes topped with a unique topping for $19.98 per platter. Choco cream cheese icing and dark choco garnish Chopped pecans Dark choco shavings and creamy caramel Milk choco drizzle White choco swirl You just finished reading Sams Club Bakes Up 6-pound Brownie Goodness! Consider leaving a comment! SPONSORS: ...
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Maryland toughens “cyber-bullying” law yet further

“We’re not interested in charging children or putting them in jail or fining them,” says a campaigner for Maryland’s “cyber-bullying” law, “Grace’s Law 2.0,” which is drafted to do exactly those things. “What we want to do is change the behavior so the internet is more kind,” says the same campaigner regarding the new law, which would encourage online users to turn each other in for potential 10-year prison terms over single instances of certain kinds of malicious, abusive speech, and is being b...
Tags: Twitter, Maryland, Bullying, Law, Senate, Uncategorized, Social Media, Aclu, Ohio, First Amendment, Baltimore County, Court of Appeals, Raskin, Holness, Online Speech, Bobby Zirkin

Bahrain king restores 550 citizens' nationality - DW (English)

Bahrain king restores 550 citizens' nationality   DW (English) Nearly 1000 people have had their citizenship revoked since the 2011 Arab Spring protests by the country's Shiite population. Despite the decision, rights ...
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The Ultimate Small Business Guide to the Most Popular Social Media Apps By State

Knowing how and which social media platform your audience uses is an important data point. Identifying this information will improve your engagement level and marketing efforts. And according to a new report by CenturyLinkQuote, the platforms vary from state to state. The data from this report is especially important as people spend more time on their smartphones accessing social networks. According to a 2018 Nielsen report, adults in the U.S. spend close to half a day interacting with media. A...
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Easter Bliss: Sip Incredibly Luscious Cocktails from Chopin Vodka! + 1 GREAT Treat to Eat!

What’s not to love about great cocktails? Give me a good reason to mix up something special — and I am there! Easter is a good   GREAT day to mix up some super-tasty cocktails  focusing on fruit cocktails and  (wait for it!!!!)   Chocolate  or Caramel cocktails!   Thanks to Chopin Vodka, I have 4 […]
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Have I Been Pwned? [Podcast #259]

Well, have you? Find out — — and then do something about it! If you’ve been #pwned, tell us via Twitter @ChurchMag using #cmagcast, by email at [email protected], or tell us here. [Subscribe via iTunes | Stitcher | RSS | Proudly Hosted on Buzzsprout]  
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List of 190+ blogs and websites that accept Guest Posts

List of 190+ blogs and websites that accept Guest Posts PS: We apply better updates in this list regularly, adding/ removing new blogs, websites that no longer accept outside contributors. Guest post, guest blogging, guest article is not just about Read more… The post List of 190+ blogs and websites that accept Guest Posts appeared first on Guest Post, Telecom Media & Technology News, Trends, PR |
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7 Expert Tips to Protect Your Online Reputation by @pierrezarokian

Here is some detailed advice that will help you protect your reputation online.The post 7 Expert Tips to Protect Your Online Reputation by @pierrezarokian appeared first on Search Engine Journal.
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Google Apps Script for Developers

Google Apps Script makes it is easy for you to integrate data and functionality from Gmail, Google Drive, Google Maps, YouTube, and most other Google APIs. Apps Script is JavaScript under the hood so you don’t have to learn a new language and you don’t have to manage any servers since all your code runs on the Google Cloud, not your browser.In this video tutorial, you’ll learn how to develop Google Apps Script projects locally on your computer inside Visual Studio Code. You can write your code i...
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Think Tank Photo Video Tripod Manager 44 Review The Video Tripod Manager 44 is a well-cushioned, highly rigid rolling case that provides hard case protection with soft case convenience. The case features robust handles on four sizes, so it’s easy to load into a vehicle. Plus its rectangular shape stacks easily, saving space for an ideal travel solution. Built tough with the quality Think Tank is known for, this roller is the perfect blend of protection and functionality. A good video shot is only as steady as the t...
Tags: Reviews, Seo, Cameras, Bags, Chris Voss

Ecovacs Robotics DEEBOT 900 The Floor Cleaning Robot Review DEEBOT 900 brings intelligent mapping functionality to everyone. With both Amazon Alexa and Google Assistant integration, this robotic vacuum is a powerful addition to your Smart Home. And app comes with first-to-market virtual boundaries, scheduling, and focused cleaning. – Smart Navi Mapping and Navigation Technology – Virtual Boundary – Area mode – Custom mode – Interchangeable Suction Inlet Knows your home DEEBOT 900 Knows your home. Once it gets started, the robot will s...
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Android Update Impact on European Search Marketing by @martinibuster

Google announced changes to Android that may affect it’s search and browser dominance in Europe. Every Android user in Europe will soon be asked to make a choice of what browser and search service the users wishes to use. Impact to Search Marketing The update will be rolling out over the coming weeks. It will impact current and new Android device users. It may be useful to follow European user trends. Significant changes may impact how search marketing from PPC to organic search is conducted. Th...
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The compass and the map

Wouldn’t it be great if we always had a map? A set of step-by-step instructions on how to get from here to there, wherever we were and wherever we wanted to go… Steve Pressfield relates this magical story: A Ghurka rifleman escaped from a Japanese prison in south Burma and walked six hundred miles alone through the jungles to freedom. The journey took him five months, but he never asked the way and he never lost the way. For one thing he could not speak Burmese and for another he regarded all Bu...
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GoPro HERO7 Black Review Top Features 12MP Photo SuperPhoto 4K60 / 1080p240 HyperSmooth Video Stabilization Rugged + Waterproof to 33ft (10m) Live Streaming TimeWarp Video 8x Slo-Mo Face, Smile + Scene Detection Key Features SuperPhoto | HyperSmooth Video Stabilization Audio Features 3.5mm Audio Mic Input With Pro 3.5 Mic Adapter (sold separately) | Stereo Audio Connected Features Wi-Fi + Bluetooth® | GPS Enabled | Connects to GoPro App Camera Modes + Settings Photo 12MP Video 4K60, Wide FOV Time Lapse...
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Ollie – Fresh & Human Grade Dog Food‎ Review Human-grade ingredients you can trust High-quality meat Sourced from family-run farms in the US and Australia Fruits and veggies Gently cooked to preserve their nutrients Superfoods Like chia seeds, full of omega-6 fatty acids Zero fillers No by-products, artificial flavors or preservatives
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New video recordings of Raleigh API documentation workshop now available

A couple of weeks ago, I gave a full-day API documentation workshop in Raleigh. I recorded the workshop and have made the video and audio content available in my API documentation course here: Video recordings of API doc workshops. There are more than 6 hours of video available for you to watch for free. I also describing my recording process here.
Tags: Podcasts, Seo, Screencasting, Api-doc, Academics-and-practitioners

How I record audio and video in workshops -- all the technical details, equipment, software, post-production techniques, and publishing methods

In case you're curious about my process for recording workshops and producing the videos, such as in Video recordings of API doc workshops, I've detailed the process here. In short, I capture the screen video and audio separately and then combine them in post-production. There's room for improvement in my approach -- mainly to capture audience voices and picture in picture, but this tends to require more work than it's worth.
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