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YouTube permanently bans white nationalist channel VDARE

The YouTube channel was a big promoter of white nationalist rhetoric and ideas
Tags: Facebook, Twitter, News, Youtube, Trends, Social Media, White Nationalists, Alt-right


TikTok names its first recipients of the $1 billion Creator Fund

The first creators to receive funding are all being awarded an undisclosed amount
Tags: News, Trends, Social Media, WeChat, Trump Administration, Tiktok, Creator Fund, TikTok Ban


Twitter reports it’s being throttled, blocked in Belarus

"Internet shutdowns are hugely harmful."
Tags: Twitter, News, Censorship, Trends, Social Media, Open Internet, Belarus


Microsoft’s TikTok deal: bargain of the decade or a $50bn blunder?

Jury is out on whether video-sharing site could make Microsoft a social media giantAs the clock ticks on Microsoft’s fast-track talks to buy TikTok the jury is out on whether it marks a unique opportunity to become a global social media giant overnight, or a $50bn (£38bn) geopolitically fuelled business blunder.Donald Trump’s trade war with China has forced ByteDance, the privately owned Beijing-based parent of the video-sharing site TikTok, to pursue a sale of its US business after the presiden...
Tags: Business, Microsoft, China, US, Social Media, International Trade, US news, Beijing, Asia Pacific, Donald Trump, Tiktok


Facebook kills 200,000-member QAnon group

Facebook took out one of its largest Qanon groups this weekend, deleting the 200,000-member "Official Q/Qanon" page citing "repeated violations of the company’s policies." Numerous posts in the group had already been removed for violating Facebook's policies on bullying, harassment, hate speech, and false information that could lead to harm, Facebook told Reuters. QAnon followers espouse an intertwined series of beliefs based on anonymous web postings from someone claiming special insider knowle...
Tags: Facebook, Post, Politics, News, Social Media, Donald Trump, Trump, Reuters, QAnon


She Explains ‘Mansplaining’ With Help From 17th-Century Art

In her new book “Men to Avoid in Art and Life,” Nicole Tersigni harnesses her skill with a Twitter meme to illuminate the experience of women harassed by concern trolls, “sexperts” and more.
Tags: Art, News, Social Media, Discrimination, Nicole, Books and Literature, Women and Girls, Writing and Writers, Comedy and Humor, Tersigni, Men to Avoid in Art and Life (Book, Nicole Tersigni


How Pro-Trump Forces Work the Refs in Silicon Valley

The new referees in American politics are Facebook, Google and Twitter, and they would be wise to pay attention to lessons the old media tried to learn.
Tags: Twitter, News, Social Media, Silicon Valley, Trump, Jim, Google Inc, Facebook Inc, Facebook Google, HOFT, United States Politics and Government, Donald J, News and News Media, Rumors and Misinformation, Fringe Groups and Movements, Presidential Election of 2020


Why Some of You Might Be Seeing a New ‘Quotes’ Section Underneath Tweets

Apparently, some more metrics on our tweets is exactly what is missing from our lives during a global pandemic. Or at least that’s what Twitter thinks. Read more...
Tags: Twitter, Science, Social Media, Retweets, Misinformation


How Trump Allies Work the Refs in Silicon Valley

The new referees in American politics are Facebook, Google and Twitter, and they would be wise to pay attention to lessons the old media tried to learn.
Tags: Twitter, News, Social Media, Silicon Valley, Trump, Jim, Google Inc, Facebook Inc, Facebook Google, Refs, HOFT, United States Politics and Government, Donald J, News and News Media, Rumors and Misinformation, Fringe Groups and Movements


How to fight information overload, but still stay informed

Don't worry, we won't ask you to delete your favorite apps
Tags: Trends, Social Media, Information, Web, Features, Tips, Don


Twitter reportedly in talks to acquire U.S. operations of TikTok

It's unclear if it will be able to outbid Microsoft
Tags: News, Trends, Social Media, Tiktok, TikTok Ban, Breaking Twitter, Twtitter


Why governments are threatened by teens on TikTok

In Egypt, teenager Menna Abdel Aziz used social media to ask for protection after a sexual assault. She was arrested on a variety of charges, including misusing social media and corrupting family values. Two young women, Haneen Hossam, with 915,000 TikTok followers, and Mawada Eladhm, with 3.1 million TikTok followers) were also arrested for their social influencing videos. Renad Imad, another social media influencer, was arrested after allegations of posting indecent content and prostitution. I...
Tags: Startups, Social Media, Tech, Egypt, Syndication, Tiktok, Sama el Masry, Menna Abdel Aziz, Haneen Hossam, Mawada Eladhm, Renad Imad


Trump Wants U.S. to Get Cut of Any TikTok Deal. No One Knows How That’d Work.

The president has repeatedly called for a big payment to the Treasury Department if a Chinese company sells the app to Microsoft, but there is no provision in the law for that.
Tags: News, Microsoft, Social Media, Mergers, Trump, Treasury Department, Acquisitions and Divestitures, Foreign Investments, Computers and the Internet, Politics And Government, United States Economy, Donald J, Mobile Applications, Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (1977, Trump Wants U S


Check Out New Reality TV Series Debuting on FYI Network: DREAM LIFE Starring Serena DC!

Dream Life: Your sweet escape to a new reality In today’s world, an escape from reality would do us all some good. For the perfect way to escape, look no further than Serena DC’s Dream Life, premiering on FYI network on August 9.     Dream Life makes the most of Serena’s many talents and […]
Tags: Videos, Featured, Television, Celebrity, California, Life, Adventure, Love, Women, Lifestyle, Entrepreneurs, Strategy, Social Media, Seo, Marketing Strategy, Viral


Trump’s Orders on WeChat and TikTok Are Uncertain. That May Be the Point.

The restrictions on the two Chinese-owned apps followed a familiar model for other policy announcements on China from the Trump administration.
Tags: News, China, Social Media, Trump, Tencent Holdings Ltd, United States Politics and Government, Donald J, Mobile Applications, International Trade and World Market, Mobile Commerce and Payments, WeChat (Mobile App, TikTok (ByteDance


What Is QAnon And Why Did Facebook Ban One Of Its Largest Groups?

Facebook has banned one of the largest groups devoted to the far-right, rabidly pro-Trump QAnon conspiracy theory, Business Insider reported on Friday.Read more...
Tags: Facebook, Twitter, Science, Social Media, Conspiracy Theories, Donald Trump, Misinformation, QAnon


Is TikTok More of a Parenting Problem Than a Security Threat?

Even as the White House moves against the Chinese social media app, the intelligence agencies do not see it as a major issue along the lines of Huawei.
Tags: News, White House, China, Social Media, Warner, Central Intelligence Agency, Trump, Mike, Gordon, Microsoft Corp, Senate Committee on Intelligence, Huawei Technologies Co Ltd, Pompeo, Computers and the Internet, United States Politics and Government, Donald J


Hackers vandalize Reddit with pro-Trump banners and messages

Dozens of subreddits were affected by the coordinated attack
Tags: News, Trends, Social Media, Reddit, Hackers, Donald Trump, Trump


Trump Swings Against TikTok, WeChat

President Trump signed executive orders against two popular China-based apps. Let me try to explain.
Tags: News, China, Social Media, Trump, TikTok (ByteDance, Trump Swings Against TikTok WeChat


Two-thirds of parents say technology makes parenting harder

Today's parents believe parenting is harder now than 20 years ago.A Pew Research Center survey found this belief stems from the new challenges and worries brought by technology.With some schools going remote next year, many parents will need to adjust expectations and re-learn that measured screen usage won't harm their children. Parents and guardians have always endured a tough road. They are the providers of an entire human being's subsistence. They keep that person feed, clothed, and bathe; ...
Tags: Health, Family, Technology, Media, Parenting, Children, Social Media, Teaching, United States, New York Times, Innovation, Pew, Pew Research Center, Moana, Don, Jenny Radesky


Facebook yanks large QAnon conspiracy group off platform

The right-wing conspiracy group was removed for violating community policies.
Tags: Facebook, News, Trends, Social Media, Conspiracy Theories, QAnon


Suspension Lifted of Georgia Student Who Posted Photos of Crowded Hall

“The photo does not look good,” the district’s superintendent acknowledged in a letter to parents, but said wearing masks in school could not be mandated.
Tags: Photography, News, Social Media, Georgia, Ga, Education (K-12, Coronavirus (2019-nCoV, Coronavirus Reopenings, North Paulding High School (Dallas, Dallas (Ga


Suspension Lifted of Georgia Student Who Posted Photo of Crowded Hall

“The photo does not look good,” the district’s superintendent acknowledged in a letter to parents, but said wearing masks in school could not be mandated.
Tags: Photography, News, Social Media, Georgia, Ga, Education (K-12, Coronavirus (2019-nCoV, Coronavirus Reopenings, North Paulding High School (Dallas, Dallas (Ga


TikTok threatens legal action to fight Trump ban

Company argues that president’s executive order undermines the rule of law
Tags: News, Trends, Social Media, Executive Order, Trump, Bytedance, Tiktok, Emergency powers


Editing Tips: Do These Things Before Posting To Social Media

Who among us hasn’t viewed a confusing, inappropriate, or downright appalling post from a once beloved brand on social media? Answer: Nobody who’s reading this right now! “De-branding” posts happen… Read more » The post Editing Tips: Do These Things Before Posting To Social Media appeared first on Noobpreneur.com.
Tags: Business, Social Media, Social Media Marketing, Branding, Content Editing


Trump's New Facebook Ads Claim He's Peacenik Who Also Loves Assassinations

Donald Trump’s re-election campaign is running new Facebook ads that insist the president is an advocate for peace and will stop America’s so-called “forever wars.” Oddly enough, the ads also acknowledge that Trump dabbles in political assassinations. In fact, those assassinations are central to Trump’s idea of…
Tags: Facebook, Science, America, Social Media, Cold War, Iran, Facebook Ads, Graphic Design, Donald Trump, New Cold War, Trump, Dwight Eisenhower, Elliott Abrams, President Trump


Did Zachary Latham Kill His Neighbor to Become ‘TikTok Famous,’ or Was It Self-Defense?

Zachary Latham says he was defending himself when he fatally stabbed William Durham. Mr. Durham’s family says he had another reason.
Tags: News, Social Media, New Jersey, Murders, Attempted Murders and Homicides, Zachary Latham, William Durham Mr Durham


Conservative, pro-Trump witches are flocking to Facebook

Political polarization has led to a pagan schism
Tags: Facebook, Trends, Social Media, Features, Trump


Prince Harry hits out at social media for creating 'crisis of hate'

Duke of Sussex urges advertisers to demand companies do more to curb hate speech onlinePrince Harry has hit out at social media companies for creating a “crisis of hate” and called for “meaningful digital reform” after an unprecedented advertiser boycott of Facebook.In an opinion piece for the US business magazine Fast Company, the Duke of Sussex revealed that he and his wife, Meghan, had begun campaigning for change in social media “a little over four weeks ago”. Continue reading...
Tags: Facebook, Technology, Media, Social Networking, US, Social Media, UK News, Digital Media, Prince Harry, Harry, Meghan, Duke of Sussex, Fast Company the Duke of Sussex


Jack Dorsey on Twitter’s Mistakes

The social network’s C.E.O. has plans to improve the platform. But will the changes be enough?
Tags: Twitter, News, Social Media, Jack Dorsey, Jack, Dorsey, Political advertising, Computers and the Internet