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LinkedIn: How to Edit a Job Alert

LinkedIn allows users to create job alerts in order to receive notifications about jobs they may be interested in applying for. By default, when someone creates a job alert, they'll receive daily notifications about any matching positions through an email and in-application alert. However, users can change how frequently they receive these notifications. Here's how...
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LinkedIn: How to Delete a Job Alert

LinkedIn allows users to create job alerts so that they receive notifications when new positions are available in certain industries or at specific companies. If you ever want to delete a job alert you've created, our guide will show you how this is done. Note: These screenshots were captured in the LinkedIn application on iOS....
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LinkedIn Marketing Labs Kicks Off Free Certification Program

LinkedIn began offering a free certification program through online learning center LinkedIn Marketing Labs to recognize professionals who have become proficient in advertising via its platform. The initiative debuted with two certifications: Fundamentals Certification (basic): For people who demonstrate expertise in launching LinkedIn ad campaigns and tactics. With this certification, they can run successful LinkedIn...
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TikTok Dives Deep Into Its ‘Defining Spheres of Influence,’ Sound and Culture

While TikTok is clearly a visual platform, music and sound play an integral role in creators' contributions to its community, and TikTok, in turn, plays an integral role in driving cultural trends. The video creation platform commissioned two studies from independent research and analytics groups to "dive deep" on its "defining spheres of influence," sound...
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Twitter Tests Upvoting, Downvoting on Replies

A touch of Reddit is being tested on Twitter, as the social network said in a tweet Wednesday that it is experimenting with allowing users to upvote or downvote on replies. The test is running with some iOS users, and Twitter said upvotes will be shown as likes, while downvotes will not be displayed publicly....
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Twitter Details Olympian Emoji Effort for 2020 Summer Games

Hashtag-triggered emojis in more than 30 languages will be available on Twitter throughout the 2020 Summer Olympic Games from Tokyo, accessible by including #Olympics and the related hashtag in the desired language. Emoji will also be available for each country competing in the Games, and they can be unlocked via each country's three-character hashtag, or...
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MRC to Begin Pre-Assessment Process of Twitter’s Brand Safety Practices

Twitter committed last December to undergo the Media Rating Council's accreditation process across all four of its focus areas--audience measurement, brand safety, sophisticated invalid traffic filtration and viewability--and the social network revealed the next steps in the process Wednesday. After the company's team spent the first half of the year working with the MRC to...
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Tumblr Kicks Off Beta of Post+, a Way for Gen Z Creators to Earn Subscription Fees

Tumblr is entering the creator monetization game--Generation Z creators, specifically--with its beta rollout Wednesday of Post+. The platform described Post+ as a new subscription feature that enables creators to use its existing multimedia post form and create unique content for paying subscribers. Tumblr clarified in a blog post Wednesday, "Fear not, Tumblr will always be...
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Instagram Adds Translations for Text in Instagram Stories

Text in Instagram Stories can now be translated into more than 90 languages for users worldwide. Instagram said the feature, which began rolling out Wednesday (July 21), will enable brands and creators to more easily connect with family, followers and friends globally, while users can enjoy more content from brands and creators across the world....
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Facebook Bolsters Social Media Marketing Professional Certificate Program

Facebook added two new career certificates to the Social Media Marketing Professional Certificate Program it debuted last September with online learning provider Coursera: marketing analyst and software developer. The two new certificates will debut this October and in October 2022, giving software developers with median annual salaries starting at $80,000 transferable and technical skills in...
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Instagram Adds Sensitive Content Control for Its Explore Feed

Instagram Tuesday introduced a Sensitive Content Control feature to give its users a way to manage what they see in their Explore feed. The Facebook-owned photo- and video-sharing network defined sensitive content as "posts that don't necessarily break our rules, but that could potentially be upsetting to some people--such as posts that may be sexually...
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YouTube Brings More Information From Authoritative Sources to Health Searches, Content

YouTube will begin adding health source information panels starting this week to some health-related searches and videos on its platform in order to help viewers better identify authoritative sources. Users may also begin seeing health content shelves that more effectively highlight videos from those authoritative sources. The Google-owned video site said the goal is to...
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Workplace From Facebook Looks to Grow via Word of Mouth

Enterprise platform Workplace From Facebook kicked off its new Workplace Customer Referral Program Monday in Australia, Canada, New Zealand, the U.K. and the U.S. Global lead, client experience programs and Workplace for Good Anahid Basmajian wrote in a blog post, "Since launching in 2016, we've been humbled by the number of customers that refer Workplace...
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Discord: How to Change Your Profile Banner

Discord added the ability for Nitro subscribers to add a banner image to their profile. However, users can currently only change their banner image from Discord's desktop application. This ability isn't available in the Discord mobile app. Our guide will show you how to change your profile banner image in the Discord desktop app. Note:...
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Reddit: How to Delete a Draft Post

The Reddit mobile application allows users to save their posts as drafts so tthat hey can continue working on them later on. If you've saved a post as a draft but later decide that you no longer want to post it, our guide will show you how to delete the draft from your profile. Note:...
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Reddit: How to Edit a Draft Post

The Reddit mobile application allows users to save their posts as drafts so that if they're interrupted in the middle of creating a post, they don't have to start the post again from scratch when they return to the app later on. Once you save a post as a draft in the Reddit app, our...
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Facebook Takes Action vs. Iran-Based Hacker Group

Facebook took steps to put some cracks in Iran-based hacker group Tortoiseshell. Director of threat disruption David Agranovich and head of cyber espionage investigations Mike Dvilyanski said in a Newsroom post Thursday that the group had previously focused on the information technology industry in the Middle East, but it had been expanding its malicious activity...
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Reddit’s Best Sort Now Populated By Machine Learning Algorithms

Reddit rolled out an improved Best sort for the home feeds of mobile Redditors that uses machine learning algorithms to "constantly evolve and improve what posts you see." The platform's old Best sort relied on the age of a post, downvotes, time spent in a community and upvotes to determine which posts to show users....
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Reddit: How to Save a Post as a Draft

Did you know that Reddit allows users to save their posts as drafts? For instance, if someone is creating a post and they're interrupted, they can save their post as a draft and finish it later on. Our guide will show you how to save a post as a draft in the Reddit mobile application....
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TikTok Sets 20-Event Small Biz Block Party

TikTok will kick off its Small Biz Block Party Aug. 5, a 20-event workshop series open to anyone who owns or works at a small business, aimed at helping attendees learn about tools and tactics to reach new communities and grow their businesses. Interested parties can learn more about the events and register here. The...
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Twitter Removed 3.8M Tweets for Violating Twitter Rules in Second Half of 2020

Twitter shared its Transparency Center update covering the second half of 2020, which included new data on the number of views the most violative tweets on its platform received prior to their removal. The social network said that from July 1 through Dec. 31, 2020, impressions on violative tweets accounted for fewer than 0.1% of...
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Facebook, Instagram to Invest $1B+ in Creators Through the End of 2022

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg said in a post Wednesday that Facebook and Instagram will invest more than $1 billion in creators through the end of 2022, and the social network provided more details on those commitments. Facebook said that in addition to building out its suite of creative and monetization tools for creators, the investment...
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Twitter Fleets to Be Sunk at Sea Aug. 3

Twitter Fleets: Born Nov. 17, 2020; died Aug. 3, 2021. The social network said Wednesday that its Snapchat-like disappearing tweets will disappear altogether Aug. 3, citing a lack of interest by users. Twitter product lead Kayvon Beykpour explained in a tweet Wednesday, "We're winding down Fleets. We weren't seeing the impact we'd like to see...
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Reddit: How to Change How Links Are Opened

By default, when someone taps a link in the Reddit mobile application, the link will be opened within Reddit's own web browser, so that Redditors can view the webpage without leaving the Reddit application. If you'd like to open links in your device's default browser instead (for instance, you may use Safari on an iOS...
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Reddit: How to Turn on Quiet Audio Mode

As users browse Reddit on a mobile device, they may come across videos that automatically play with their audio turned on. While users can mute videos manually, they can also turn on the application's quiet audio mode in order to ensure that all videos are muted by default. Our guide will show you how to...
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YouTube Brings Back Video Series CMO x Creator Conversations

YouTube's CMO x Creator Conversations video series-- which features one-on-one conversations between chief marketing officers or top marketing executives and creators on the Google-owned video site--is back for a second season. YouTube ads marketing brand marketing manager Margot Weiss said in a blog post Wednesday, "In a year when the marketing playbook had to be...
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Yelp Audiences Gives Brands an Off-Platform Solution Using Yelp Search Data

Yelp Wednesday introduced Yelp Audiences, a way for national and regional brands to target users of the business directory and crowdsourced review forum off-platform and across the web based on their search activity on Yelp. The company said Yelp Audiences provides an opportunity for advertisers in the consumer packaged goods, direct-to-consumer, location-based and online sectors...
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Instagram Releases Tool to Help Users Recover Hacked Accounts

Instagram Tuesday released a better way for users whose accounts may have been hacked to recover them. Its new Security Checkup will guide people through steps including checking login activity, reviewing profile information, confirming accounts that share login information and updating account recovery contact information, such as phone number or email. Other steps Instagram recommends...
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Twitter Adds Ability to Designate Who Can Reply to Tweets in Mid-Conversation

Twitter is rolling out an update that enables users to change the settings of who can reply to their tweets midway through a conversation. The social network rolled out conversation settings last August that gave users the option of letting everyone, only people they follow or only people they mention reply to tweets, but that...
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Facebook Unveils Ways for Experts to Shine Within Groups

Everybody in a Facebook group likely fancies themselves as an expert, but the social network detailed two new ways for true experts to shine in those communities. Group administrators can now recognize specific members in their communities by designating them as group experts. Facebook Those members will see badges displayed next to their names, making...
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