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Facebook agrees to remove multiple targeting options for housing, employment, and credit card ads in the US

Facebook will now remove ad targeting via age, gender and zip code for housing, employment, and credit card ads (HEC ads) as part of its settlement with American civil rights groups. ‘Multicultural affinity’ targeting and any other targeting option relating to protected groups will be... ...
Tags: News, ACLU, Advertising, Facebook, Facebook messenger, Instagram, Internet, Messenger, Mobile, Regulation, Social Media, Targeted Ads

‘Up to 600 million’ Facebook passwords stored in plain text: Report

The passwords of hundreds of millions of Facebook users were stored in plain text and searchable by thousands of Facebook employees for years, according to a report by KrebsOnSecurity. According to the report, Facebook is probing a series of security failures in which employees built applications... ...
Tags: Facebook, Mobile, News, Social Media, KrebsOnSecurity, Passwords, Privacy

“It is unacceptable to treat the internet as an ungoverned space,” Australian PM calls for global tech scrutiny

Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison has called for a global crackdown on social media after the New Zealand mosque shooting was live-streamed on Facebook last week. “It is unacceptable to treat the internet as an ungoverned space,” Morrison wrote in a letter to Japan’s prime... ...
Tags: Travel, Google, Mobile, Facebook, Twitter, Japan, Technology, News, Internet, Australia, Youtube, Social Media, Regulation, Terrorism, New Zealand, Reddit

Election Commission urges “voluntary restraint”; asks FB, Twitter, Google, ShareChat, TikTok and BigoTV to lay down code of ethics for elections

Social media platforms Facebook, Whatsapp, Twitter, Google, ShareChat, TikTok and BigoTV and the IAMAI will lay down a code of ethics for election-related operational details by today evening. In a meeting, Chief Election Commissioner Sunil Arora “exhorted the Social Media Organizations, who... ...
Tags: Travel, Google, Mobile, Facebook, Twitter, Elections, News, Internet, Government, India, Social Media, Regulation, Eci, Misinformation, Election Commission, Fake News

The Secrets to Overcome the Growing Challenge of Turning Content Marketing into a Revenue Stream for Your Hotel

Are you intimidated and frustrated by Content Marketing today?  When it comes to Social Media which categories do you find your Hotel?   Don’t know how to post content   Don’t know what content to post   There are too many Social Media channels to keep track of   Not getting enough followers or interactions   No conversion from our content   No real impact on revenue and occupancy   Note enough resources to dedicate time on Social Media   Too many distractions and noise, and don’t know ...
Tags: Facebook, Europe, Hotels, US, Social Media, Seo, Content Marketing, Social Media Marketing, Hotel, Social Media Management, Social Media Community, Hotel Social Media, Morch, Revenue Stream, Hotels Social Media, Founders Media

ECI to talk to Google, FB, Twitter, WhatsApp, ShareChat and TikTok India heads about taking down offending content

The Election Commission of India (EC) has asked to meet with Google, Facebook, Twitter, WhatsApp, ShareChat and TikTok’s India heads to talk about taking down content which violates its guidelines during the upcoming elections, reports the Indian Express. It is interesting that the EC has now... ...
Tags: Travel, Google, Facebook, Twitter, Elections, News, Internet, Government, India, Social Media, Whatsapp, Policy, Content, EC, Google Facebook Twitter, Content Moderation

Face It. Hate is Profitable.

Of all the places I’ve traveled to around the world, my favorite by far is New Zealand. Not only is its natural beauty absolutely spectacular, but its people are incredibly warm and welcoming. And as a Native Hawaiian, I was especially struck by how the indigenous Māori people had forged and maintained respectful and equal relationships with the western world. They weren’t marginalized or caricatured cast-offs lost in the military industrial-slash-tourism complex. They were respected and...
Tags: Travel, Facebook, Twitter, Politics, Technology, Social Media, Racism, United States, Hawaii, New Zealand, Newsfeed, Christchurch, Hate, Trump, Facebook Twitter, Facebook Twitter and Instagram

What Just Happened in Social Media and what it Means for Hotels - March 15, 2019

The hospitality industry never sleeps and social media doesn't, either. This week's edition of our biweekly newsletter discusses new changes to Facebook groups, expanded Promoted Pin access, clarification of YouTube policies, and some news about what Instagram is working on next.
Tags: Travel, Facebook, Social Media

Facebook loses head of product Chris Cox and WhatsApp chief Chris Daniels

Two of Facebook’s top executives – head of product Chrix Co and WhatsApp chief Chris Daniels are leaving the company after disagreements with Mark Zuckerberg over the company’s future direction. Differences over new single integrated privacy focused platform: The departures... ...
Tags: Travel, Mobile, Facebook, Mark Zuckerberg, News, Instagram, Internet, Social Media, Whatsapp, Facebook Messenger, Chris Cox, Chris Daniels, Industry Moves, Chrix Co

Facebook, Instagram, WhatsApp Go Down

Facebook was down for 22 hours yesterday, and its sister apps Instagram, WhatsApp, and Messenger also saw extensive outages. It was unusual in the sense that the four applications are each distinct codebases, but perhaps not suprising as all four share the same massive infrastructure. The joke is that global worker productivity shoots up whenever Facebook goes down, and you would think that Facebook, Instagram, Whatsapp and Messenger are nothing more than distractions in our increasingly digi...
Tags: Travel, Google, Verizon, Facebook, Messenger, New York, Technology, Instagram, Social Media, Whatsapp, Facebook Instagram, Downtime, Facebook Amazon Apple, Facebook Instagram WhatsApp, India Brazil Mexico

Periscope cracks on inauthentic behavior including fake hearts, follows, chats and more

Twitter’s video streaming app, Periscope, is cracking down on spam and, specifically, fake engagements. The company says it’s updating its policies around how it enforces its anti-spam rules, and is making improvements in terms of how those rules are enforced. This means users will see increased enforcement actions, Periscope notes – and these may even take place on “high-profile” accounts. The app has had struggled for some time to get a handle on spam and other bad behavior. For example, in 20...
Tags: Travel, Social, Twitter, Instagram, Youtube, Social Media, Social Media Marketing, Spam, Fake, Periscope, Spamming, Social Media Platforms

How Hotels can Create Extraordinary Experiences with The Help of Microsoft Dynamics 365

Are you ready to unleash your Hotels potential by breaking down data silos to connect customers, products, people, and operations? Microsoft Dynamics 365 is leading the way with new AI, mixed reality Hotel solutions. For many Hotels, this will be how we start retaining new customers and build loyalty through some very detailed and informative insight. Start a new digital transformation for your Hotel Digital transformation comes when Hotels transform and create a new business model and cultur...
Tags: Facebook, Microsoft, Hotels, Digital, Social Media, Seo, Social Media Marketing, Hotel, Burj Al Arab Jumeirah, Extraordinary Experiences, Social Media Management, Social Media Community, Hotel Social Media, Morch, Hotels Social Media, Founders Media

YouTube will label fact-checked videos in India; no partners specified

YouTube will now show information panels when Indian users search for topics that are prone to misinformation, it wrote in a YouTube Answer. Available in English and Hindi, the information is powered by fact-checkers (aka approved publishers), and tells users whether the information about a topic... ...
Tags: Travel, Google, Mobile, Video, News, Internet, Youtube, India, Social Media, Streaming, Content, Fact Check, Fake News

10 Biggest and Most Important Traits of an Extraordinary Hotel Manager

Do you as a Hotel Manager find yourself standing at the crossroads in your career, either questioning yourself or finding it difficult to make decisions? Developing a Hotel leadership mindset has no relation to one’s career or job title. It has everything to do with the manner in which you interpret and perceive situations and events and subsequently make decisions. Meaning the thoughts that drive actions and result in specific outcomes. We, humans, are constantly evaluating our current conditi...
Tags: Facebook, Hotels, Social Media, Seo, Social Media Marketing, Hotel, Social Media Management, Traits, Social Media Community, Hotel Social Media, Morch, Carol S Dweck, Hotel Manager, Hotels Social Media, Founders Media, Social Media Mastery for Hotels

Key takeways from Election Commission’s 2019 India’s 2019 Elections announcement: On Fake News, Online Political Advertising and Model Code of Conduct

To address fake news and hate speech during elections in India, social Media platforms are appointing dedicated grievance officers to “take necessary and prompt actions against the contents published on their platforms”, the Chief Election Commissioner of India Sunil Arora said today... ...
Tags: Travel, Politics, News, India, Advertising, Social Media, Election Commission, Lok Sabha Elections 2019, Sunil Arora

Social Media Marketing World Success Guide

Social Media Marketing World is one of the largest, if not the largest, social media marketing conferences in the world. Michael Stelzner and the crew at Social Media Examiner do an amazing job of putting on this mammoth show each year in San Diego. Getting the most out of the show requires some advance preparation. […] The post Social Media Marketing World Success Guide appeared first on Christopher S. Penn Marketing Blog.
Tags: Travel, Social Networks, Social Media, Seo, San Diego, Conferences, Christopher, Social Media Examiner, Michael Stelzner, Social Media Marketing World

13 inspiring female photographers to follow on Instagram

On International Women's Day, here are some known and lesser-known women photographers to fill your Instagram feed with inspiration, from travel and street photography to fine art and commercial work. The post 13 inspiring female photographers to follow on Instagram appeared first on Digital Trends.
Tags: Travel, Photography, Instagram, Trends, Social Media, Features, Travel Photography, International Women's Day

What Are The Top Challenges Facing the Travel Industry In 2019?

Previously, here at SiteVisibility, we’ve made predictions for some of the major challenges we expected retailers and hotels to face in the year ahead. We had a great response to each of these blog posts with both proving extremely popular and as such, we thought we’d follow up with similar posts for 2019. The travel industry is one that is going through major disruption and so this time round, I’m going to be investigating the top challenges facing the travel industry in 2019. In this blog post...
Tags: Google, Facebook, UK, New York, Microsoft, Wikipedia, New York City, San Francisco, Social Media, Sem, Chicago, Ryanair, Heathrow, Vr, Airbnb, Airlines

Strange bedfellows: Facebook and Privacy

Facebook co-founder and CEO Mark Zuckerberg has outlined the company’s ‘vision and principles around building a privacy-focused messaging and social networking platform.’ While Facebook continues to be rapped by global regulators, data breaches, bugs and overall criticism across the world – a... ...
Tags: Travel, Security, Mobile, Facebook, Mark Zuckerberg, News, Privacy, Internet, Social Media, Encryption, Content, Data Storage, Data Security, Content Moderation

Boutique Hotels Takes Everyday Value Innovations to New Levels Relating with In House Podcasts

Do your Hotel innovate in a relevant context with new customer trends and wants? Social Media Marketing today is all about value innovation. Creating a Leap in Customer Acquisition through Value Innovation Today customers are looking for alternative solutions that transform an ordinary experience into an extraordinary experience. The key to creating shifts towards alternative solutions starts with focusing on value innovation. Value without innovation will give only incremental gains easily d...
Tags: Facebook, Podcasts, Hotels, Social Media, Seo, Social Media Marketing, Hotel, Boutique Hotels, Value Innovation, Social Media Management, Customer Acquisition, Social Media Community, Hotel Social Media, Morch, Hotels Social Media, Detroit Foundation Hotel

IT Parliamentary panel asks Facebook to do more to fight misinformation

The Indian parliamentary committee on IT has asked Facebook to do more to curb fake news on its platform ahead of the Lok Sabha Elections 2019, reports Reuters. The committee told Facebook that it wasn’t doing enough to curb misinformation, and questioned the steps it has taken to do this so... ...
Tags: Travel, Mobile, Facebook, Elections, News, Internet, Government, Social Media, Whatsapp, Policy, Regulation, Reuters, Fake News, MeitY, Lok Sabha Elections 2019

Travel Social Summit: getting social media right

On Tuesday 26th March from 8.30am at our London HQ, we’ll be hosting our Travel Social Summit 2019 looking at the biggest innovations, challenges and need-to-knows for travel brands on social media. Our Head of Partnerships, Garrett Dearey, will lead a panel of expert speakers from across the travel sector (TBA) to discuss the opportunities and pitfalls, and what the future holds for travel brands online. Today’s travel brands have a lot to get their heads around when it comes to digital marketi...
Tags: Travel, London, US, Events, Social Media, Seo, Digital Marketing, Travel Marketing, Dark Social, Garrett Dearey

Kupwara order asks ‘public’ WhatsApp groups to be registered, admins to delete fake info

Jammu and Kashmir’s Kupwara district has passed an order (on 1 March) which mandates that group admins of all “public or community WhatsApp groups” register with the DC’s office. The order mentions Facebook, Instagram and Twitter, but only seems to focus on WhatsApp groups.... ...
Tags: Travel, Mobile, Elections, News, Internet, Censorship, Social Media, Whatsapp, Telecom, Kashmir, Misinformation, Facebook Instagram, Jammu, Jammu & Kashmir, Kupwara, Fake News

Celebrating Your Inner Weird and Start Immediately to Redefine Hospitality Offerings

How is your Hotel turning ordinary into extraordinary? Creating that breakfast tray that makes the guest feel extra special is all about the little x-factor that makes a micro-moment shareable. Often when I talk about Social Media Marketing, I put this in context with change and transformation. Many Hotels brands perception of change and transformation often brings up thoughts about reorganization, downsizing, resources, time, budget and turnaround. Basically, it is perceived as a fundamental ...
Tags: Facebook, Pinterest, Hotels, Social Media, Seo, Social Media Marketing, Hotel, Airbnb, Hospitality, Uber Netflix, Social Media Management, Social Media Community, Hotel Social Media, Morch, Hotels Social Media, Founders Media

JetBlue airline dares you to delete all your Instagram photos to win a year of free flights

Do you have a mild panic attack when you think about all your Instagram photos completely disappearing from your profile? Would it be easier if that could earn you a year of unlimited flights all over the world? In a weird Instagram challenge, JetBlue airline dares users to clear their profiles from all photos, and […] The post JetBlue airline dares you to delete all your Instagram photos to win a year of free flights appeared first on DIY Photography.
Tags: Travel, Photography, News, Instagram, Social Networking, Social Media, Challenge, Airplane, Contest, Jetblue, Social Network, Airline

How Travelers Share Social Media Romance and Make the Most Out of the Hostel

What comes to your mind when I mention Hostel? Hostels are cultural phenomena that for many perceive to mostly be geared towards youth. And it has also been called Youth Hostels. Today’s Hostels is typically low-priced social accommodations where travelers rent a bed, usually a bunk bed. The operational costs of a Hostel are cheaper than a traditional low-budget Hotel or Motel. There have been some new Hostels that introduced single, double or quad rooms even suites in some cases. To be conside...
Tags: Travel, Facebook, Romance, Social Media, Seo, Social Media Marketing, House, Hotel, Kosovo, Hostel, Travelers, Prizren, Social Media Management, Social Media Community, Hotel Social Media, Morch

Announcement: Social network for journalists launches

With mainstream social networks like Facebook and Twitter awash with scandal and scammers, media professionals and creatives are invited to find refuge on Masthead. Masthead launched in beta today, with the first invites being made available to news publishers, producers, editors, and writers, as well as anyone who creates content for a living or for love. The service is modeled after Twitter, and can be used on the web as well as via native mobile apps. “Journalists love Twitter, and...
Tags: Travel, Facebook, Twitter, Technology, Social Media, Diaspora, Mastodon, Ozawa, Foss, Opensource, Federated, Ryan Ozawa, Masthead, Eugen Rochko, Decentralized, Activitypub

Photographer finds camera that fell

Losing a camera filled with pictures of a trip is devastating, but for Sarah Salik, things turned out okay. Salik and her sister had been hiking Angels Landing in Zion National Park, Utah, in September 2015, when the pair stopped for lunch atop a rock formation, and accidentally knocked the camera over the edge. The camera dropped 1,488 feet to the bottom. Luckily for Sarah, three years later Luke Riding, a New Zealand photographer, was hiking at the bottom of Angels Landing when he found the...
Tags: Travel, Instagram, Social Media, New Zealand, Reddit, Fujifilm, Sarah, All, Zion National Park, Horne, Salik, Zion National Park Utah, Ben Horne, Sarah Salik, Angels Landing, Luke Riding

5 Digital Marketing Strategies in the Hotel Industry in 2019

In today’s world, many people have grown passionate about developing and maintaining businesses within the Hotel industry. If this is the case for you, you’re likely interested in ensuring that your Hotel business becomes as profitable as possible. Luckily, there are many digital marketing strategies for the Hotel industry that you can deploy to increase the likelihood that your organization becomes increasingly profitable. Here are five of them: 1. Social Media Marketing One strategy you can...
Tags: Google, Facebook, Hotels, Social Media, Seo, Social Media Marketing, Ppc, Hotel, Bing, Digital Marketing, Chiang Mai, Digital Marketing Strategies, Linkedin Twitter, Hotel Industry, Social Media Management, Are Morch

Harmful content: Facebook and Google may face a sanctions regime in the UK

American tech giants Facebook and Google may soon face mammoth penalties in the UK if they fail to control the spread of fake news, hate speech, and other kinds of harmful content, according to an upcoming policy paper, reports Business Insider. The paper focuses on internet safety, and calls for... ...
Tags: Travel, Google, Mobile, Facebook, UK, News, Privacy, Internet, Social Media, Policy, Regulation, Content, Platforms, Gdpr, Content Moderation

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