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Breaking My Silence On The FEC Facebook Complaint ~ Facebook is a “Media Entity”

Breaking My Silence On The FEC Facebook Complaint ~ Facebook is a “Media Entity” iStock-1186520428 WASHINGTON, D.C. –-( During the 2020 Presidential election cycle, I noticed that Facebook fact-checkers were marking truthful articles about Kamala Harris’s stance on the Second Amendment as false!? Two articles, in particular, caught my attention. One-piece was from Cam Edwards that ran in Bearing Arms. The other article was written by Gun Owners of America’s (GOA) Texas Director ...
Tags: Google, Facebook, Europe, New York, Guns, California, Washington, Virginia, America, Social Media, Silicon Valley, Rob, Npr, John, Pbs, Houston

LeadSpark gives you fully serviced Facebook lead campaigns

LeadSpark offers real estate agents fully managed Facebook lead-generation campaigns and live follow-up for up to six months.
Tags: Facebook, Technology, Marketing, Social Media, Social Media Marketing, Radio, Marketing Software, Lead Generation, Facebook Marketing, Lead Gen, Social Media Leads, Select, PROPtech, Facebook Leads, Lead Nurture, Tech Reviews

Facebook oversight board to review system that exempts elite users

The XCheck program allows some users to be ‘whitelisted’ or allowed to post material that violates the company’s policiesFacebook’s semi-independent oversight board says it will review the company’s “XCheck” system, an internal program that has exempted high-profile users from some or all of its rules.The decision follows an investigation by the Wall Street Journal that revealed that reviews of posts by well-known users such as celebrities, politicians and journalists are steered into the separa...
Tags: Facebook, Technology, Social Media, US news, Wall Street Journal

Rippling launches computer inventory management as more workers remain remote

Rippling, a startup building a platform to manage all aspects of employee data, from payroll and benefits through to device management, launched Rippling Inventory Management, what founder and CEO Parker Conrad is touting as the “world’s first cloud IT closet.” The dashboard enables businesses to automatically store, ship and retrieve employee computers in a way that is remote and hands-free. Rippling stores and monitors company devices so they no longer need an “IT closet” on-site or utilize an...
Tags: Startups, TC, Enterprise, Funding, Social Media, Tech, It, SaaS, Logistics, Parker Conrad, Hiring, Mobile Device Management, Conrad, Telecommuting, Personnel, Rippling

Tumblr’s subscription product Post+ enters open beta after much scrutiny from users

Tumblr is entering open beta for its subscription product Post+, meaning that all U.S. users can now try out the monetization feature. The product launched in closed beta in July, allowing users hand-picked by Tumblr to place some of their content behind a monthly paywall. This marked the first time that Tumblr allowed bloggers to monetize their content directly on the platform, but the feature was met with backlash from users who worried about how the feature would change the site’s culture. No...
Tags: Apps, Post, Wordpress, Social Media, Tech, Blogging, Website, Monetization, United States, Computing, Tumblr, Patreon, World Wide Web, Automattic, Paywall

Paralympians bring home gold medals, but we’re failing them on web accessibility

Joseph Wengier Contributor Share on Twitter Joseph Wengier competed in five Paralympics and won nine gold medals. He promotes the advancement of a more inclusive internet as an ambassador for accessibility technology company UserWay. After winning my first gold medal in the 1972 Paralympics, I went out with the swim team for a celebratory dinner. I’ll never forget the paradoxical sight of my teammates — all world-class athlete...
Tags: TC, Column, Opinion, Social Media, Tech, Accessibility, Disability, Tokyo, Paralympics, Joseph Wengier

Study finds half of Americans get news on social media, but percentage has dropped

A new report from Pew Research finds that around a third of U.S. adults continue to get their news regularly from Facebook, though the exact percentage has slipped from 36% in 2020 to 31% in 2021. This drop reflects an overall slight decline in the number of Americans who say they get their news from any social media platform — a percentage that also fell by 5 percentage points year-over-year, going from 53% in 2020 to a little under 48%, Pew’s study found. By definition, “regularly” here means ...
Tags: Social, Facebook, Twitter, News, Media, Instagram, Youtube, Social Media, Linkedin, Tech, Website, Reading, Snapchat, Software, United States, Computing

Nike and Amazon among brands advertising on Covid conspiracy sites

Household names may have unwittingly helped spread fake news, investigation revealsDozens of the world’s biggest brands, including Nike, Amazon, Ted Baker and Asos, have been advertising on websites that spread Covid-19 misinformation and conspiracy theories, it has emerged. The companies, as well as an NHS service, are among a string of household names whose ads appear to have helped fund websites that host false and outlandish claims, for example that powerful people secretly engineered the pa...
Tags: Google, Amazon, Science, Media, Internet, Advertising, Social Media, Nike, World news, Infectious Diseases, Digital Media, NHS, Asos, Ted Baker, Bureau of Investigative Journalism, Nike Amazon

Cameo launches Cameo Calls, a service for fans to video chat with celebs

If you really want to video chat tonight with William Hung of retro American Idol fame… got twenty bucks to spare? Yesterday, Cameo launched its Cameo Calls products, which lets fans video chat for up to 15 minutes one-on-one with their favorite influencers and celebrities. The talent sets the duration, time, and price of their call, which Cameo says averages around $31. To book a call, users can go to Cameo’s website or app to see a schedule of upcoming Cameo Calls that they can buy. These also...
Tags: Social, Mobile, Apps, Celebs, Hollywood, Messaging, Social Media, Tech, Stars, Cameo, Disney Channel, James, Calls, Weasley, William Hung, David Henrie

Demand Curve: How to get social proof that grows your startup

Nick Costelloe Contributor Share on Twitter Nick writes actionable growth marketing insights as head of content at Demand Curve. More posts by this contributor Demand Curve: How to double conversions on your startup’s homepage Demand Curve: 10 lies you’ve been told about marketing When people are uncertain, they look to others for behavioral guidance. This is called social proof, which is a phy...
Tags: Social, Startups, Cloud, Ecommerce, Column, Social Networks, Marketing, Social Media, Tech, E-commerce, SaaS, User Generated Content, Assistant, E-sports, Social Proof, Growth Marketing

Facebook knows Instagram harms teens. Now, its plan to open the app to kids looks worse than ever

Facebook is in the hot seat again. The Wall Street Journal published a powerful multi-part series on the company this week, drawing from internal documents on everything from the company’s secretive practice of whitelisting celebrities to its knowledge that Instagram is taking a serious toll on the mental health of teen girls. The flurry of investigative pieces makes it clear that what Facebook says in public doesn’t always reflect the company’s knowledge on known issues behind the scenes. The r...
Tags: Social, TC, Facebook, Mark Zuckerberg, Instagram, Teens, Senate, Elizabeth Warren, Social Media, Tech, Mental Health, The Wall Street Journal, Wall Street Journal, Blackburn, WSJ, Data Security

Facebook steps up fight against climate misinformation – but critics say effort falls short

New efforts will let vast amounts of false material slip through the cracks, according to climate advocatesFacebook has announced new efforts to combat climate crisis misinformation on its platform, including by expanding its climate science center to provide more reliable information, investing in organizations that fight misinformation, and launching a video series to highlight young climate advocates on Facebook and Instagram.But critics say the new push, announced on Thursday, falls short an...
Tags: Facebook, Technology, Social Networking, Climate Change, Social Media, Climate Crisis

4 ways to leverage ROAS to triple lead generation

Xiaoyun TU Contributor Share on Twitter Xiaoyun TU is the global director of demand generation at Brightpearl, a leading retail operating system. She is passionate about setting up innovative strategies to grow sales pipelines using data-driven decisions. Businesses that don’t invest in their future may not have a future to look forward to. Whether you’re investing in your human resources or in critical tech, some outlay in th...
Tags: Startups, Column, Advertising Tech, Marketing, Sales, Social Media, Tech, SQL, Search Engine Optimization, Customer Relationship Management, Lead Generation, Roas, Brightpearl, EC Column, EC How To, EC Marketing Tech

How to Make Money on Social Media

Social media be it Twitter, Facebook or YouTube have become the most popular platforms by hundreds of millions of users across the world. This has opened up opportunities for businesses to connect with customers, allowing them to maximize the income of their business. In addition, you can use social media sites to also make some money on the side. There are also opportunities to make money through social media without the need to sell anything. In his article, we will help show you the things t...
Tags: Google, Facebook, Instagram, Sales, Social Media, Twitter Facebook, Facebook Twitter Instagram LinkedIn, YouTube Partner Program YPP, Best Ways to Make Money on Social Media There, Facebook Group Facebook

Facebook revamps its business tool lineup following threats to its ad targeting business

Facebook today is announcing the launch of new products and features for business owners, following the to its ad targeting business driven by Apple’s new privacy features, which now allow mobile users to opt out of being tracked across their iOS apps. The social networking giant has repeatedly argued that Apple’s changes would impact small businesses that relied on Facebook ads to reach their customers. But it was not successful in getting any of Apple’s changes halted. Instead, the market is...
Tags: Apple, Social, Facebook, Messenger, Technology, Instagram, Advertising Tech, Australia, Singapore, Social Media, Tech, Whatsapp, Software, Canada, United States, Ireland

The FDA should regulate Instagram’s algorithm as a drug

Daniel Liss Contributor Share on Twitter Daniel Liss is the founder and CEO of Dispo, the digital disposable camera social network. More posts by this contributor Move fast and break Facebook: A bull case for antitrust enforcement Today’s real story: The Facebook monopoly The Wall Street Journal on Tuesday reported Silicon Valley’s worst-kept secret: Instagram harms teens’ mental health; in fact...
Tags: Health, Social, Facebook, Column, Mark Zuckerberg, Instagram, Congress, Opinion, Government, Social Media, Tech, Joe Biden, Policy, Food And Drug Administration, Silicon Valley, Fda

Beware the hidden bias behind TikTok resumes

Nagaraj Nadendla Contributor Share on Twitter Nagaraj Nadendla is SVP of development at Oracle Cloud HCM, where he leads the development of cloud recruitment solutions including Oracle Recruiting and Taleo. Social media has served as a launchpad to success almost as long as it has been around. The stories of going viral from a self-produced YouTube video and then securing a record deal established the mythology of social medi...
Tags: Social, Startups, TC, Column, Labor, Opinion, Resume, Social Media, Linkedin, Tech, Diversity, Recruitment, Glassdoor, Human Resource Management, Social Media Platforms, Tiktok

Constructor finds $55M for tech that powers search and discovery for e-commerce businesses

One of the biggest problems in the world of e-commerce is the predicament of shopping cart abandonment: when shoppers aren’t getting to what they want fast enough — whether it’s finding the right item, or paying for it in a quick and easy way — they bounce. That singular problem is driving a wave of technology development to make the experience ever more seamless, and today one of the companies closely involved in that space is announcing some funding on the back of healthy growth. Constructor, ...
Tags: Google, Ecommerce, Shopping, Funding, Marketing, Social Media, Google Search, Tech, E-commerce, Ceo, Cnn, Artificial Intelligence, Online Shopping, Fox, President, Retail

The network effect is anti-competitive

Eric Schwartzman Contributor Share on Twitter Eric Schwartzman is a digital marketing consultant with structured programs for helping individuals and organizations pivot to digital marketing and is the author of “The Digital Pivot: Secrets of Online Marketing.” A U.S. federal judge last week struck down Apple rules restricting app developers from selling directly to customers outside the App Store. Apple’s stock fell 3% on the...
Tags: Apple, Amazon, Social, TC, Facebook, Ecommerce, Uber, Column, Spotify, Social Networks, Republicans, Opinion, Senate, Social Media, Tech, E-commerce

TikTok expands mental health resources, as negative reports of Instagram’s effect on teens leak

TikTok announced this morning that it is implementing new tactics to educate its users about the negative mental health impacts of social media. As part of these changes, TikTok is rolling out a “well-being guide” in its Safety Center, a brief primer on eating disorders, expanded search interventions, and opt-in viewing screens on potentially triggering searches. Developed in collaboration with International Association for Suicide Prevention, Crisis Text Line, Live For Tomorrow, Samaritans of ...
Tags: Social, Mobile, Facebook, Apps, Instagram, Singapore, Social Media, Tech, Mental Health, Wall Street Journal, Johns Hopkins Hospital, International Association, National Suicide Prevention Lifeline, Safety Center, Tiktok, Samaritans UK

LinkedIn is launching its own $25M fund and incubator for creators

When LinkedIn first launched Stories format, and later expanded its tools for creators earlier this year, one noticeable detail was that the Microsoft-owned network for professionals hadn’t built any kind of obvious monetization into the program — noticeable, given that creators earn a living on other platforms like Instagram, YouTube and TikTok, and those apps had lured creators, their content, and their audiences in part by paying out. “As we continue to listen to feedback from our members as ...
Tags: Social, Facebook, Enterprise, Microsoft, Social Networks, Social Media, Linkedin, Tech, Snapchat, Software, United States, Stories, Recruitment, Coach, Clubhouse, Social Media Platforms

LinkedIn launches a $25M fund for creators, will test Clubhouse-style audio feature in coming weeks

When LinkedIn first launched Stories format, and later expanded its tools for creators earlier this year, one noticeable detail was that the Microsoft-owned network for professionals hadn’t built any kind of obvious monetization into the program — noticeable, given that creators earn a living on other platforms like Instagram, YouTube and TikTok, and those apps had lured creators, their content, and their audiences in part by paying out. “As we continue to listen to feedback from our members as ...
Tags: Social, Facebook, Enterprise, Microsoft, Social Networks, Social Media, Linkedin, Tech, Snapchat, Software, United States, Stories, Recruitment, Coach, Clubhouse, Social Media Platforms

Facebook: some high-profile users ‘allowed to break platform’s rules’

XCheck system ‘whitelists’ well-known users who are given special treatment, says Wall Street Journal reportFacebook gives high-profile users special treatment, which includes immunity from its rules for some, and allowed Brazilian footballer Neymar to post nude pictures of a woman who had accused him of rape, according to a report. Related: Facebook encryption could prevent detection of child abuse, NCA says Continue reading...
Tags: Facebook, Mark Zuckerberg, Technology, Social Networking, Social Media, Digital Media, NCA, Donald Trump, Neymar

Facebook admits it messed up again

Facebook Chairman and CEO Zuckerberg testifies at a House Financial Services Committee hearing in Washington Reuters Facebook apologized Friday for sending data with a "major flaw" to researchers, NYT reported. Over the past three years, dozens of reports used the data to study misinformation on the platform. "Now we know that we shouldn't have trusted Facebook so much," one researcher told the Times. See more stories on Insider's business page. Facebook accidentally sent flawed d...
Tags: Facebook, Mark Zuckerberg, News, Congress, Washington, Trends, Social Media, Tech, Data, New York Times, Times, Zuckerberg, Misinformation, House Financial Services Committee, Reuters Facebook, New Jersey Institute of Technology

Texas Gov. Greg Abbott Announces On Twitter The Livestreaming On Facebook Of His Signing Of A Bill That Removes 1st Amendment Rights For Both

'All it's really going to do is waste a ton of taxpayer money in Texas.'
Tags: Technology, Law, Social Media, Greg Abbott

Trump says Mark Zuckerberg 'used to come to the White House to kiss my ass' and calls the Facebook CEO 'sick' for deplatforming him

Facebook co-founder, Chairman and CEO Mark Zuckerberg testifies before a combined Senate Judiciary and Commerce committee hearing in the Hart Senate Office Building on Capitol Hill April 10, 2018 in Washington, DC. Alex Brandon-Pool/Getty Images Former President Donald Trump lashed out at Facebook and other major tech companies in a new interview. He claimed that Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg "used to come to the White House to kiss my ass." Legal experts say Trump's lawsuits against t...
Tags: Google, Facebook, Mark Zuckerberg, Twitter, Politics, News, Washington, White House, US, Trends, Social Media, Peter Thiel, Fox News, Donald Trump, Zuckerberg, Trump

See Facebook's Ray-Ban smart glasses that can take photos and calls

Facebook's Ray-Ban Stories smart glasses, starting at $299. Ray-Ban Facebook launched its first line of Ray-Ban smart glasses priced at $299. Available in 20 styles, they can take photos and videos, play music, and place phone calls. See what they look like, what they can do, and how much they cost. See more stories on Insider's business page. Facebook launched its "Ray-Ban Stories" smart glasses on Thursday, with 20 different style combinations starting at $299.The glasses have...
Tags: Google, Facebook, Mark Zuckerberg, UK, Buzzfeed, Trends, Social Media, Tech, New York Times, Retail, Smart Glasses, Ray Ban, Facebook Facebook, Tech Insider, Ryan Mac, Facebook Reality Labs

Parents, Please Stop Doing These Things in School Group Chats

It’s that time of year again, when we buy a small GDP’s worth of school supplies, prepare our kids’ backpacks, wave them off at the bus stop, and breathe a sigh of relief that school is back in session. And then, as we work in blissful silence, watch in horror as the school WhatsApp chat notifications roll in. Read more...
Tags: Google, Amazon, Facebook, Education, Social Media, Whatsapp, Staples, Software, Computing, Lifehacks, Chat Room, Operating Systems, Johnny, Burt, Betty, Audrey

How to change your YouTube channel name on desktop and mobile

If your YouTube channel has changed over time, you may want to change your channel name to better reflect its content. Anchiy/Getty Images You can change your YouTube channel name on a desktop computer, or via the mobile app. Be aware that changing your channel name will remove verification, so you'd have to reapply. Changing your YouTube name doesn't impact your Google name. Visit Insider's Tech Reference library for more stories. Your YouTube channel name is supposed to encap...
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Roku’s first original film continues NBC’s canceled series ‘Zoey’s Extraordinary Playlist’

Roku’s expansion into original content continues with news that the streaming platform and device maker will debut its first original feature-length film during the 2021 holiday season. In partnership with Lionsgate, Roku announced it will introduce a movie based on the Emmy-winning TV series “Zoey’s Extraordinary Playlist,” which will air on its free streaming hub, The Roku Channel later this year. The new movie, “Zoey’s Extraordinary Christmas,” will continue where the series left off followin...
Tags: Media, Nbc, Lionsgate, Christmas, Social Media, Tech, Canada, United States, United Kingdom, Bernadette Peters, Streaming, Roku, Vancouver, Universal-music-group, Internet Television, Internet Radio

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