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Ariana Grande Fans: The Fans Every Artist Needs

Already a hugely successful artist, Ariana Grande's release of Thank U, Next has proven that her army of fans are willing to go above and beyond, and are the sort of devoted supporters which every artist needs in their life. ______________________________________ Guest post by James Shotwell of Haulix With the success of Thank U, Next Ariana Grande fans have proven themselves to be among the best fans in the entertainment world. Ariana Grande released her long-awaited fifth stu...
Tags: Music, Beyonce, Marketing, Social Media, Guest Post, Ariana Grande, Elvis, Music Business, Ariana, James Shotwell

The new period emoji is a first step in ending period shame

Emoji has become a universal language of its own, but up until now there wasn’t one for people to say “I’m on my period” — and that’s more important than you might think. This bloody brilliant news came earlier this month when the Unicode Consortium (the official body that manages emoji worldwide) confirmed in a blogpost that they had approved 59 new emoji designs, including a “drop of blood” that will be added to our emoji catalog in spring this year after more than 55,000 people voted for it. ...
Tags: Startups, Social Media, Tech, Unicode Consortium

Mandy Moore Speaks Out After Accusing Ex-Husband Ryan Adams of Abuse

Mandy Moore knows she did the right thing when coming forward with claims of abuse against her ex-husband, Ryan Adams, though it may not have been an easy decision. Celebs Fight Back on Social Media “Speaking your truth can be painful and triggering but it’s always worth it,” the This Is Us star, 34, captioned a photo of herself on Instagram on Thursday, February 14. “My heart is with all women who have suffered any sort of trauma or abuse. You are seen and heard. #sisterhoodforever”...
Tags: Hollywood, Religion, Social Media, New York Times, Paul Mccartney, Times, Skype, Mandy Moore, Ryan Adams, US Weekly, Ava, Phoebe Bridgers, Adams, Moore, Whiskeytown, Los Angeles Convention Center

Using social media to measure air pollution’s psychological toll

People are less happy on days when the air is more polluted, according to an analysis of 210 million posts on the Chinese social media site Sina Weibo. Researchers have suspected air pollution takes a psychological toll generally, and dirty air due to industrialization, coal burning, and motor vehicles has become a drag on well-being for Chinese city dwellers. But these effects are difficult to measure. That’s where Weibo, the Chinese version of Twitter, comes in. An international team of resear...
Tags: Startups, Social Media, Tech, Weibo, Sina Weibo, Syndication

How to Increase Social Media Engagement for your Brand with Animated Videos

Today’s Internet users are posting, watching and sharing video with greater frequency. This trend has led business to use video as a tool for connecting and engaging with their audience on websites, blogs, and social media. And one of these tools is animation. An infographic by Prismart titled, “Standing Out on Social Media with Animated Videos” looks at the benefit using animation to engage with users. Compared to the high cost of live video production, animation provides an affordable solutio...
Tags: Sales, Social Media, Intel, Ovum, DepositPhotos, Small Business Growth, Prismart

I reported the news in print and online. Here’s the difference.

Jill Abramson, former executive editor of The New York Times, describes what life was like for a journalist in the 1980s – a "stone age" when news was governed by the printing press schedule.Today, many journalists will break stories on Twitter before writing it, eliminating nuance and increasing the chance of error.Social media in particular has added a fatal speed to journalism. Errors erode public trust in the media, and allow those in power to undermine the free press. ...
Tags: Technology, News, Media, Internet, Trust, Social Media, Journalism, History, New York Times, Innovation, Jill Abramson

8 Tools to plan and execute an amazing social media strategy

Have you used social media today? I’m willing to bet that you have. [Author: [email protected] (Simon Collins)]
Tags: Tools, Marketing, Social Media, Simon Collins, Marketing Agency

Funds for Richard’s Rainwater, New CPRIT Executive, & More TX Tech

—Pinpoint, an Austin startup that makes analytics tool to measure software engineering’s contribution to businesses, has raised $13.5 million in a Series A funding round led by Bessemer Venture Partners. Other investors include Storm Ventures, Boldstart Ventures, Bloomberg Beta, Slack Fund, Social Capital, and Cherubic Ventures. The new money brings Pinpoint’s total funding to $16.5 million.—A Texas-based startup will be among the participants at the Hatch Pitch competition at South By Southwes...
Tags: Startups, Texas, Microsoft, China, Cancer, Cherubic Ventures, Funding, Trends, Social Media, Tech, Investment, Sustainability, People, Palo Alto, Vc, Commercialization

How To Improve Business Productivity This Year

You may have made some interesting new year’s resolutions for yourself at the start of January, and they will all have been leading you towards becoming a better, healthier, more productive, happier you. Business owners can make the same kinds of resolutions, to make their businesses more effective and more productive. If you want to improve productivity during the next 12 months, read on to find out the best ways to do it. Employee Engagement In order to have a productive business, you need ...
Tags: Facebook, Social Media, Seo, Social Media Marketing, Hotel, Twitter Facebook, Social Media Management, Social Media Community, Hotel Social Media, Morch, Hotels Social Media, Masergy, Social Media Mastery for Hotels, Social Media Mastery for Hotel, Are Morch Hotel Blogger, Facebook Group for Hotels

Cardi B Returns to Instagram After Quitting Due to Grammys Backlash

She’s back! Two days after Cardi B deactivated her Instagram account due to the backlash she received over her win for Best Rap Album at the 2019 Grammy Awards, the “I Like It” rapper returned to the social media site. Celebrities Who Took a Break From Social Media The “Bodak Yellow” artist, 26, reactivated her Instagram page on Wednesday, February 13, in order to promote her new collaboration with Bruno Mars. She captioned a promo image of the duo: “Ok so I’m back from retirement to...
Tags: New York, Instagram, Religion, Social Media, Bronx, Staples Center, US Weekly, Mac Miller, Los Angeles California, Cardi, TOP VIDEOS

Yacht dealers rely on Instagram "yacht influencers" to flip their wares

Alex Jiminez grew up poor in Puerto Rico, and is obsessed with yachts; by being one of the first people on Instagram to take a lot of pictures at yacht shows, he has become a sought-after "yacht influencer" who gets flown around the world to take photos of yachts that are going up for sale or whose owners are looking for renters. Jiminez says that despite the glamor he's surrounded by, he barely ekes out a living (he supplements his income by creating "subsidiary" Instagram accounts that bu...
Tags: Post, News, Instagram, Social Media, Alex, Puerto Rico, French Riviera, Jimenez, Late Stage Capitalism, Guillotine Watch, Jiminez, Alex Jiminez, Super Yachts, Oliver Lee Bateman Mel

Pig bites Instagram model on the b… beach. What’d you think I was gonna say?

With all the stories of people harassing animals for selfies to post on Instagram and other social media, it’s quite refreshing to see the animals biting back. In this case, quite literally. When fitness model and Instagram star Michelle Lewin went for a wander on the beach in the Bahamas, a local disgruntled grunter decided to […] The post Pig bites Instagram model on the b… beach. What’d you think I was gonna say? appeared first on DIY Photography.
Tags: Photography, News, Instagram, Animals, Social Media, Bahamas, Michelle Lewin

Revealed: Facebook enables ads to target users interested in 'vaccine controversies'

Social media platforms under pressure by US congressman to crack down on anti-vaccine propaganda, citing Guardian investigationsFacebook enables advertisers to promote content to nearly 900,000 people interested in “vaccine controversies”, the Guardian has found.Other groups of people that advertisers can pay to reach on Facebook include those interested in “Dr Tenpenny on Vaccines”, which refers to anti-vaccine activist Sherri Tenpenny, and “informed consent”, which is language that anti-vaccin...
Tags: Facebook, Technology, Advertising, US, Social Media, US news, Guardian, Vaccines and immunisation, Antisemitism, Sherri Tenpenny

Twitter is Testing a New Way to View Users’ Profiles by @MattGSouthern

Twitter is testing a new way to view profiles of users in the mobile app without leaving the timeline.The post Twitter is Testing a New Way to View Users’ Profiles by @MattGSouthern appeared first on Search Engine Journal.
Tags: Twitter, News, Social Media, Seo, New Way

Instagram Bug is Causing People to Lose Followers by @MattGSouthern

Instagram has a confirmed bug that is causing some users to lose a significant number of followers.The post Instagram Bug is Causing People to Lose Followers by @MattGSouthern appeared first on Search Engine Journal.
Tags: News, Instagram, Social Media, Seo

Crucial Moments in Your Post-Breakup Instagram Story

A social media guide for the newly single.
Tags: News, Social Media, Dating and Relationships, Comedy and Humor

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