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GETTR founder Jason Miller calls ISIS sympathizers on his pro-Trump social media platform 'keyboard warriors'

An ISIS militant holds the ISIS flag. Screen shot Pro-Trump social media site GETTR is now home to extremist and violent content, Politico reports. Jason Miller called ISIS members on GETTR "keyboard warriors hiding in caves and eating dirt cookies." The site has already faced problems with security breaches of user data and rampant pornography. See more stories on Insider's business page. Jason Miller, the founder of pro-Trump social media network GETTR, has dismissed a spike in ISIS...
Tags: Facebook, Twitter, Politics, Isis, Instagram, Islamic State, Isil, Iraq, Politico, Trends, Syria, Un, Donald Trump, Miller, Trump, Twitter Facebook


A ‘safe space for racists’: antisemitism report criticises social media giants

Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Youtube and TikTok failing to act on most reported anti-Jewish posts, says studyThere has been a serious and systemic failure to tackle antisemitism across the five biggest social media platforms, resulting in a “safe space for racists”, according to a new report.Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, YouTube and TikTok failed to act on 84% of posts spreading anti-Jewish hatred and propaganda reported via the platforms’ official complaints system. Continue reading...
Tags: Facebook, Twitter, Technology, Media, Instagram, Social Networking, Internet, Youtube, Race, Social Media, World news, Digital Media, Holocaust, Facebook Twitter Instagram YouTube, Antisemitism, Tiktok


Strava Needs To Start Backing Up Its Inclusive Marketing Claims

Last week, a sponsored Strava Instagram post with adaptive athletes caught my eye. It’s a pitch for the company’s new Group Challenges feature, and powerfully highlights how the service can eliminate barriers between athletes, regardless of differences in sport, geographic location, or physical ability. The post’s message is one of inclusivity, something that’s been present in Strava’s marketing work since at least 2014. The company began adding adaptive activity types in 2017, an...
Tags: Apple, Twitter, General, Instagram, Sport, Web, Accessibility, Cycling, Strava, Inclusivity, A11y, Adaptive Athletics, Strava Instagram, Social Media Blackout Strava, Mary Kate Callahan


Trouble in fandom paradise: Tumblr users lash out against its beta subscription feature

The Tumblr community often refers to itself as the Wild West of the internet, and they’re not wrong. A text post with over 70,000 notes puts it best: “Tumblr is my favorite social media site because this place is literally uninhabitable for celebrities. No verification system, no algorithm that boosts their posts, it’s a completely lawless wasteland for them.” But like any social media company, Tumblr needs to keep itself afloat in order for its users to continue sharing esoteric fan art, incomp...
Tags: Social, Facebook, Apps, Twitter, Post, Instagram, Youtube, Wordpress, Neil Gaiman, Social Media, Tech, Spokesperson, Mit, Software, Reddit, Tumblr


Digital audiences swell, but there may be trouble ahead

Social media user growth continues, but policy changes may impact marketers’ ability to take full advantage. Despite the rapid increases in digital adoption and use that we’ve seen since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic more than a year ago, the latest update in the Global Digital Reports series reveals that digital growth rates remain elevated as we move into the second half of 2021. Our Digital 2021 July Global Statshot Report – published in partnership with Hootsuite and We A...
Tags: Apple, Google, Amazon, Facebook, Twitter, Europe, Japan, Usa, UK, Instagram, Internet, Youtube, Mexico, China, Germany, Singapore


Fired Covid-19 Data Manager is Now Running for Congress (slashdot)

Florida's fired Department of Health data manager Rebekah Jones lost access to her 400,000 followers on Twitter last month — which she'd been using to criticize Florida governor Ron DeSantis for downplaying the severity of the state's Covid-19 crisis. Then Jones announced she'd be running for Congress. "This also means, under Desantis' recently signed social media law, I get to fine Twitter $250K per day until my account is restored starting July 1." Orlando Weekly reports: After a media frenz...
Tags: Twitter, Florida, News, Instagram, Congress, America, Jones, Department Of Health, Slashdot, Ron DeSantis, Daniel Ellsberg, DeSantis, EditorDavid, U S White House, Orlando Weekly, COVID


Just 12 people are responsible for the majority of COVID-19 conspiracy theories online, study finds. JFK's anti-vaxxer nephew is one of the 'disinformation dozen.'

The disinformation dozen, which includes Robert F. Kennedy Jr, are twelve anti-vaxxers who play leading roles in spreading digital misinformation about COVID-19 vaccines. Getty Images 12 people are responsible for the majority of COVID-19 disinformation shared online, according to a new study. The CCDH found that 65% of anti-vaccine posts on Facebook and Twitter could be attributed to the "disinformation dozen." The disinformation dozen includes a bodybuilder, a wellness blogger, and JFK&...
Tags: Facebook, Twitter, Science, Technology, News, Instagram, Trends, News UK, Conspiracy Theorists, Jfk, Misinformation, Facebook Instagram Twitter, Robert F Kennedy Jr, Anti-vaxxers, Kelly Brogan, Coronavirus


Fired Covid-19 Data Manager is Now Running for Congress

Florida's fired Department of Health data manager Rebekah Jones lost access to her 400,000 followers on Twitter last month — which she'd been using to criticize Florida governor Ron DeSantis for downplaying the severity of the state's Covid-19 crisis. Then Jones announced she'd be running for Congress. "This also means, under Desantis' recently signed social media law, I get to fine Twitter $250K per day until my account is restored starting July 1." Orlando Weekly reports: After a media frenz...
Tags: Twitter, Florida, Instagram, Congress, America, Tech, Jones, Department Of Health, Slashdot, Ron DeSantis, Daniel Ellsberg, DeSantis, U S White House, Orlando Weekly, COVID, Rebekah Jones


Ofcom chief slams social media giants over Euro 2020 racist messages

Melanie Dawes vows to weed out online abuse and enforce new powers to fine platforms for slow responseThe head of Britain’s communications regulator will vow to take on social media firms over their failure to weed out online abuse this week, as she condemns their lack of success in dealing with the racism aimed at three England footballers.The abuse aimed at Marcus Rashford, Jadon Sancho and Bukayo Saka after they missed penalties in England’s Euro 2020 final loss has led to a huge outpouring o...
Tags: Facebook, Twitter, England, Instagram, Race, Football, Social Media, UK News, Britain, Ofcom, Marcus Rashford, Online Abuse, Bukayo Saka, Melanie Dawes, Marcus Rashford Jadon Sancho


Clippy the paperclip could soon return to Microsoft Office as an emoji after Twitter and Instagram users voiced their approval

Former Microsoft CEO Bill Gates and former Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos at Clippy's retirement party in 2001. STAN HONDA/AFP via Getty Images Microsoft's Clippy, the cartoon paperclip helper, might come back as an emoji, the company said. More than 320,000 users across Twitter and Instagram have said they want to bring Clippy back. Clippy was added to Microsoft Office in 1997 as a virtual assistant. See more stories on Insider's business page. Clippy the paperclip could soon return...
Tags: Google, Amazon, Twitter, News, Instagram, Microsoft, Office, Trends, Bill Gates, Microsoft Office, Emoji, Jeff Bezos, Clippy, Verge Microsoft, Tech Insider, Register


Top 100 Banks Using Social Media for the Second Quarter of 2021

The top 100 banks using Facebook, Twitter, YouTube and Instagram ranked by Likes, Views and Followers for the second quarter of 2021. The post Top 100 Banks Using Social Media for the Second Quarter of 2021 appeared first on The Financial Brand - Banking Trends, Analysis & Insights.
Tags: Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Youtube, Finance, Facebook Twitter YouTube, Social Media Power 100


Top 100 Credit Unions Using Social Media for the Second Quarter of 2021

The top 100 credit unions using Facebook, Twitter, YouTube and Instagram ranked by Likes, Views and Followers for the second quarter of 2021. The post Top 100 Credit Unions Using Social Media for the Second Quarter of 2021 appeared first on The Financial Brand - Banking Trends, Analysis & Insights.
Tags: Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Youtube, Finance, Facebook Twitter YouTube, Social Media Power 100, Credit Unions Using Social Media


Fleets* Is Dead (*Fleets Was Twitter's Answer to Instagram Stories Which Was Instagram's Answer to Snapchat Which Was Silicon Valley's Answer to Dick Pics)

Twitter announced on Wednesday that it is killing its Fleets feature, which I honestly forgot existed. The news will matter to the minuscule gaggle of insufferable Twitter superusers who posted Fleets and literally no one else. Read more...
Tags: Twitter, Science, Instagram, Social Media, Snapchat, Instant Messaging, Software, Computing, Stories, Dick, Operating Systems, Vertical Video, Dick Pics, Snap Inc, Video On Demand Services, Brandi Levy


Twitter is Killing Fleets, Its Expiring Tweets Feature

Say goodbye to Fleets, the row of fullscreen tweets at the top of the Twitter timeline that expire after 24 hours. The ephemeral tweet format is shutting down due to low usage after launching widely just eight months ago. From a report: Starting on August 3rd, users will instead just see active Spaces -- Twitter's live audio chat rooms -- at the top of their timelines. And the composer for traditional tweets will be updated with more camera editing features from Fleets, like text-formatting and ...
Tags: Twitter, Instagram, Tech, Twitter Ilya Brown Twitter


Social networks’ anti-racism policies belied by users’ experience

Analysis: Twitter, Facebook and others condemn hateful speech, so why is it so easy to find on their sites?The world’s biggest social networks say racism isn’t welcome on their platforms, but a combination of poor enforcement and weak rules have allowed hate to flourish.In the hours after England’s loss to Italy in the European Football Championship, both Twitter and Facebook, which owns Instagram, issued statements condemning the swelling racist abuse. Continue reading...
Tags: Facebook, Twitter, England, Technology, Media, Instagram, Social Networking, Internet, Race, Football, Sport, Italy, Twitter Facebook, Tiktok


We Are Social’s Monday Mashup #545

Instagram declares it’s no longer a photo-sharing app In a recent post, Head of Instagram Adam Mosseri declared that the platform is “no longer a photo-sharing app”; instead, it will be focusing its efforts on improving the user experience around entertainment and video. Mosseri also detailed some of the new features and experiments that Instagram has been working on – including outlining its four key areas of focus going forwards: Creators, Video, Shopping and Messaging. ...
Tags: Google, Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Australia, US, Seo, Canada, Reddit, Donald Trump, Mashup, Sony Music Entertainment, Trump, Twitter Facebook, Facebook YouTube, Zara Larsson


3 Social Media Trends That Have Faded

The fun of social media (and sometimes the pain) is how fast it moves and evolves. Social media trends that your audience loves and gives you great engagement on Monday may feel outdated a month, a week, or even a day later. Staying on top of trends, and especially knowing when one is over, is part of the job. We’re feeling a little nostalgic and decided to do a quick rundown on three of the most well-loved social media trends that have come and gone over the years. #FollowFriday Long...
Tags: Twitter, Instagram, Seo, Clubhouse, Social Media Strategy, Social Media Trends, Micah Baldwin


How Instagram is building a suite of money-making tools for creators

You can change your Instagram background using the pen, brush, and dropper tools or with a premade background. Prostock-Studio/Getty Images Hi, this is Amanda Perelli and welcome back to Insider Influencers, our weekly rundown on the business of influencers, creators, and social-media platforms. Sign up for the newsletter here.In this week's edition:Instagram tests new monetization features to pay creatorsTikTok music marketers are hiring micro influencers over superstarsAmazon is build...
Tags: Amazon, Twitter, Media, Instagram, Youtube, La, Advertising, US, Newsletter, Trends, Sydney, NHL, Jack, UTA, Matthew, Patreon


Twitter Makes It Easier to Share Tweets to Instagram Stories

Twitter on iOS now enables users to easily share tweets directly to Instagram through a Story, rather than having to screenshot and post tweets onto the platform. A new "Instagram Stories" option will appear for iOS users within the Twitter share sheet for a specific tweet. By pressing it, users are redirected to Instagram Stories with an unclickable sticker of that specific tweet. While the new method is useful for users, its limitation of not linking to the specific tweet makes the true cro...
Tags: Iphone, Apple, Ios, Ipad, Twitter, Instagram, Mac, Rumors, Instagram Stories


You can share tweets directly to Instagram Stories now

It’s a little thing, but one worth savoring. If you’re tired of your Instagram feed mostly being a chaotic mashup of screencapped tweets and reshared TikToks, well, those things probably aren’t going away but one is about to look a lot better. Twitter just added the capability to share a tweet directly to Instagram Stories, letting you port your clever cross-platform moments over properly. You can’t tap the tweets to hop back to Twitter, but they look nice now. Unfortunately for Android users, i...
Tags: Social, TC, Twitter, Instagram, Tweet, Tech, Software, Jack Dorsey, Operating Systems, Silver Lake, Dorsey, Instagram Stories, Twitter Elliott


Twitter Enables iOS Users to Share Tweets to Instagram Stories

The need to post screenshots of tweets in Instagram Stories is no more. Twitter said Tuesday that iOS users can now share tweets directly to Instagram stories, which it began testing last December. Twitter A Twitter spokesperson said in an email, "People come to Twitter to see and talk about what's happening in the world,...
Tags: Twitter, Instagram, Advertising, Platforms, Social Pro Daily


Super Follows and Ticketed Spaces are coming to Twitter

In Twitter’s latest appeal to one-up competitors from Clubhouse to Patreon, the company announced today that it will begin rolling out applications for Super Follows and Ticketed Spaces. Twitter first teased the Super Follow feature during an Analyst Day event in February. Super Follows allow creators on Twitter to generate monthly revenue by offering paywalled content to followers who subscribe to them for $2.99, $4.99, or $9.99 per month. Twitter will only take 3% of creators’ revenue after in...
Tags: Google, Android, Social, TC, Apps, Twitter, Spotify, Instagram, Social Media, Tech, Ceo, Software, Computing, Day, App-store, Jack Dorsey


Florida's Fired Covid-19 Data Manager 'Permanently Suspended' From Twitter (slashdot)

Florida's fired Department of Health data manager Rebekah Jones has been "permanently suspended" from Twitter, "for violations of the Twitter Rules on spam and platform manipulation," a Twitter spokesperson tells Slashdot. Florida's Sun-Sentinel reports: Jones, a former Department of Health data manager fired for alleged insubordination, emerged as a political lightning rod as COVID-19 cases spiked in Florida last year. Supporters see her as a whistleblower speaking truth to power and exposing...
Tags: Twitter, Florida, News, Instagram, Washington Post, Jones, Forbes, Department Of Health, Slashdot, Florida Department of Health, DeSantis, EditorDavid, COVID, Rebekah Jones, Slashdot Florida s Sun Sentinel


Florida's Fired Covid-19 Data Manager 'Permanently Suspended' From Twitter

Florida's fired Department of Health data manager Rebekah Jones has been "permanently suspended" from Twitter, "for violations of the Twitter Rules on spam and platform manipulation," a Twitter spokesperson tells Slashdot. Florida's Sun-Sentinel reports: Jones, a former Department of Health data manager fired for alleged insubordination, emerged as a political lightning rod as COVID-19 cases spiked in Florida last year. Supporters see her as a whistleblower speaking truth to power and exposing...
Tags: Twitter, Florida, Instagram, Washington Post, Tech, Jones, Forbes, Department Of Health, Slashdot, Florida Department of Health, DeSantis, COVID, Rebekah Jones, Slashdot Florida s Sun Sentinel


Facebook to suspend Trump’s account for two years

Decision follows oversight board recommendation over ex-president’s post on Capitol attackFacebook is suspending Donald Trump’s account for two years, the company has announced in a highly anticipated decision that follows months of debate over the former president’s future on social media.“Given the gravity of the circumstances that led to Mr Trump’s suspension, we believe his actions constituted a severe violation of our rules which merit the highest penalty available under the new enforcement...
Tags: Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Youtube, Social Media, US news, Snapchat, Donald Trump, Trump, Nick Clegg Facebook, US Capitol breach


Twitter to begin pilot testing Fleet ads starting today

Ads are coming to Twitter’s version of Stories, known as Fleets. The company announced today it will began pilot testing Fleet ads in the U.S., which will bring full-screen, vertical format ads to Twitter for the first time, allowing it to better compete with the vertical ads offered across social media platforms, including Facebook, Instagram, Snapchat and TikTok, among others. The new Fleet ads will appear in between Fleets from people you follow and will support both images and video in 9:16 ...
Tags: Android, Social, Apps, Twitter, Instagram, Advertising Tech, Social Media, Tech, Snapchat, Software, United States, Computing, Retail, Fleet, Operating Systems, Real Time Web


How to download Twitter videos on your phone or computer so you can easily watch them later

You can download Twitter videos to your computer or smartphone using different apps. NurPhoto/Getty Images You can download Twitter videos to your computer or phone using a third-party app. SaveTweetVid.com will let you download any Twitter video as an .MP4 using a link or QR code. You can also use the Shortcuts app on an iPhone, or the Download Twitter Videos app on an Android. Visit Insider's Tech Reference library for more stories. Twitter was once a website where you could post sh...
Tags: Iphone, Apple, Android, Ipad, Videos, Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Mac, Youtube, Download, Trends, Pc, Shortcut, Tech Insider, Third Party Apps


What does DM mean? Understanding the popular internet shorthand that refers to private messaging

DM means "direct message." Alyssa Powell/Insider DM is an acronym for a private "direct message" sent online. The term gained popularity on Facebook and Twitter, where you can send and receive direct messages for private communication separate from your public feed. The "DM" terminology as it's used now can refer to private messages on any number of social media services that host messaging, including Instagram, Discord, and Twitch. Visit Insider's Tech Reference library for more s...
Tags: Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Internet, Messaging, Trends, Social Media, Communication, Online, Facebook Messenger, Chat, Dm, Direct Message, Acronym, Tech Insider, Private Messaging


We Are Social’s Monday Mashup #539

Snapchat hosts Partner Summit 2021It was a big week for Snapchat news as the platform hosted its Partner Summit. Making headlines was the unveiling of a new version of Spectacles that enables AR to overlay directly onto the world from within the lenses. This is the 4th version of the product but isn’t for sale quite yet. AR was a big topic at the summit, with the platform announcing the arrival of ‘Connected Lenses.’ This AR lens allows users to connect and enjoy an AR experience together, with ...
Tags: Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Mexico, Berlin, Singapore, US, Seo, Lego, Amsterdam, National Gallery, Irl, FacebookIt, Clinique, Bobbi Brown Abercrombie Fitch, PinterestIdea Pins


Polywork gets $3.5M to blend professional and social networking

Life is complicated and so — increasingly — is work-life. That’s the premise underpinning Polywork, a new professional social network founded by Lystable/Kalo founder, Peter Johnson. It’s announcing a $3.5 million seed round today, led by by Caffeinated Capital’s Ray Tonsing (who it notes was the first investor in Clubhouse, Airtable and Brex), with participation from the founders of YouTube (Steve Chen), Twitch (Kevin Lin), PayPal (Max Levchin), VSCO (Joel Flory), Behance (Scott Belsky), and Wo...
Tags: Social, Fundings & Exits, Startups, Twitter, Instagram, Social Networks, Social Media, Linkedin, Tech, SaaS, Professional Networking, Johnson, Max Levchin, Lystable, Caffeinated Capital, Kevin Lin



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