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Facebook reported a decline of 2 million daily active users in the US and Canada

Mark Zuckerberg security phone REUTERS/Yuri Gripas Facebook's US and Canada daily user base dropped to 196 million for the third quarter, compared to 198 million for the second quarter, the company said in its earnings release Thursday. Facebook's monthly active users also dropped, by one million, down to 255 million from 256 million the previous quarter. "As expected... we saw Facebook DAUs and MAUs in the US & Canada decline slightly from the second quarter 2020 levels which were elevate...
Tags: Facebook, Mark Zuckerberg, News, US, Trends, Social Media, Canada, Earnings, US Canada, Wehner, Q3, Tech Insider, Dave Wehner, Tyler Sonnemaker, Business News Desk, Yuri Gripas Facebook

BBC Bans ‘Controversial’ Personal Opinions by Staff on Social Media as Part of Impartiality Guidelines

U.K. broadcaster BBC has published its impartiality guidelines and they include a directive not to engage in personal opinions on controversial subjects on social media. “If your work requires you to maintain your impartiality, don’t express a personal opinion on matters of public policy, politics, or ‘controversial subjects'” reads one of the BBC guidelines pertaining […]
Tags: Twitter, News, Global, Social Media, Bbc, Tim Davie, U K

Why marketers need to understand culture in gaming communities

Gaming was often considered to be a solitary pastime by outsiders. It has traditionally suffered from the stereotype that it’s populated by middle-aged men, alone in their parents’ basements, or pasty teens who are reluctant to get off the sofa into the great outdoors. However, according to our 2020 Global Digital Report, more than four in five internet users around the world play video games every month, which would equate to a global gaming community of more than 3.5 billion people, if that fi...
Tags: Amazon, Gaming, Social Media, Seo, Internet Culture, Thought Leadership, Travis Scott, Consumer Behaviour, Fortnite, Consumer Insight

Trump hints at stopping “powerful” big tech in latest ‘get out the vote’ tweet

If there was any doubt that yesterday’s flogging of big tech CEOs by Senate republicans was anything other than an electioneering stunt, president Trump has thumped the point home by tweeting a video message to voters in which he bashes “big tech” as (maybe) too powerful but certainly in need of being “spoken to” and (maybe) more. The not-so-subtle suggestion being that a vote for Trump is a vote to break up the likes of Facebook, Google and Twitter . — Donald J...
Tags: Google, Social, Facebook, Twitter, Post, New York Post, Government, Senate, White House, US, Social Media, Tech, Joe Biden, Antitrust, Kansas, Biden

'Anticipate upside to Q3 results': Here's what 6 Wall Street analysts are saying about Facebook before its 3rd quarter earnings report

Photo Illustration by Rafael Henrique/SOPA Images/LightRocket via Getty Images Facebook is set to report third quarter earnings after the closing bell on Thursday.Analysts will be looking out for the tech giant's advertising revenue after many advertisers partially boycotted the platform this summer. Other investors are looking at Facebook's monthly active users after lockdown restrictions eased over the summer. Here's what six Wall Street analysts are saying ahead of the platform's earnin...
Tags: Google, Facebook, Instagram, Senate, Trends, Social Media, Markets, Bank Of America, Biden, Stock Market, Jack Dorsey, Stock, John Freeman, Sundar Pichai, Jpmorgan, Facebook Advertising

Republican Sen. Mike Lee said fact-checking is a form of censorship

Republican Sen. Mike Lee of Utah defined censorship during a Senate hearing with the CEOs of Twitter, Facebook, and Google. Tasos Katopodis/Getty Images During a Senate hearing on Wednesday, Republican Sen. Mike Lee said fact-checking is a form of censorship. The hearing was held with the CEOs of Twitter, Facebook, and Google to discuss Section 230 and Republicans' concerns over censorship online. All three CEOs defended their policies, saying they are intended to be applied equally to any...
Tags: Google, Facebook, Twitter, Utah, New York Post, Politics, Senate, Censorship, US, Trends, Social Media, Tech News, Donald Trump, Mike Lee, Trump, Lee

Fintechs Draw Increasing Attention in Social Media Banking Chats

Consumers love that banks are trustworthy but their commoditized products are snoozers compared to challengers' state of the art offerings. The post Fintechs Draw Increasing Attention in Social Media Banking Chats appeared first on The Financial Brand.
Tags: Finance, Social Media, Reddit, Fintech, Challenger Bank, Digital Banking Strategies, Temenos, Featured Content, Social Media Banking Chats

Eric Trump claims his social media 'likes' are being throttled (reader, he is lying)

President Donald Trump's lesser failson Eric Trump claims his social media likes are being throttled and he thinks that's become the number one issue in politics over the past few weeks. Eric Trump claims his social media likes are being throttled and he thinks that's become the number one issue in politics over the past few weeks — Read the rest
Tags: Post, Politics, Technology, News, Social Media, Tech, Donald Trump, Eric Trump

Redfin listing goes viral thanks to wild, winding 3D walkthrough

A Redfin listing in Louisville captured the imaginations of Twitter users as they tried to navigate a 3D walkthrough filled with twists, turns and surprises.
Tags: Listings, Social Media, Radio, Louisville, Redfin, Unique Homes, Select, Video Tours, 3d Tours, Going Viral On Social Media

We need new business models to burst old media filter bubbles

Nik Milanovic Contributor Share on Twitter Nik Milanovic is a fintech and financial inclusion enthusiast, with a decade of work across mobile payments, online lending, credit and microfinance. The opinions expressed in his articles do not reflect those of his employer(s). More posts by this contributor Now more than ever we need fintechs to lead on consumer transparency Who will the winners be in the future ...
Tags: Social, TC, Column, Media, Fcc, Digital, US, Social Media, Tech, Journalism, Mit, United States, New York Times, Rupert Murdoch, News Media, Shopify

Mark Zuckerberg said Facebook makes a 'relatively small' amount from political advertising. The company has made $2.2 billion from political ads since mid-2018.

Senate Commerce Committee During Wednesday's Senate hearing on Section 230, Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg said the company makes a "relatively small" amount from political advertising. Both Zuckerberg and COO Sheryl Sandberg have long maintained that political ads are worth less than 1% of the firm's overall revenue. Since May 2018, almost 11 million ads pertaining to politics, election, or social issues have run on the platform, amounting to $2.2 billion in ad spending. Visit Business Ins...
Tags: Facebook, Mark Zuckerberg, Politics, Senate, US, Trends, Social Media, Bloomberg, Joe Biden, Donald Trump, Sheryl Sandberg, Zuckerberg, Trump, Tech Companies, Google Facebook, Sandberg

Social Media Marketing Cheat Sheet

Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram are all getting a lot of attention from businesses for lead generation. You shouldn’t use the same approach on these social networks though. This infographic from Constant Contact helps you better understand these social media platforms:
Tags: Social Media, Infographic, Radio, Facebook Twitter and Instagram, General Interest, Social Media Marketing Cheat Sheet

Real Estate Podcast: Elevating Your Brand with Social Media

Social media is a huge part of real estate, especially in today’s climate. It is the modern method of communication, and also allows small businesses and individuals to have a broad impact. Katie Lance is an industry social media expert and has been focusing on how to help REALTORS® make the most of their business through social media. In this edition of NAR’s Center for REALTOR Development podcast, Katie and Monica talk about content optimization, some of the heavier aspects of social media, an...
Tags: Podcast, Real Estate, Social Media, Radio, Monica, Katie, NAR, Katie Lance, Real Estate Podcasts

Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey, Facebook's Mark Zuckerberg, Google's Sundar Pichai to testify at Senate Commerce hearing Wednesday

Less than one week remains before Americans go to the polls on Election Day. With this timing in mind, amid a pandemic, the Republican senators who lead the Senate Commerce Committee have decided to urgently compel the CEOs of Twitter, Facebook and Google to answer to unfounded Rethuglican allegations of anti-conservative bias on social media. — Read the rest
Tags: Google, Post, Politics, Technology, News, Republicans, Social Media, Tech News, Gop, Sundar Pichai, Twitter Facebook, Senate Commerce, Senate Commerce Committee, Jack Dorsey Facebook s Mark Zuckerberg Google

Mark Zuckerberg and Jack Dorsey warn that stripping tech firms of Section 230 protections would harm free expression on the internet

Jack Dorsey, Twitter CEO, on September 5, 2018. Tom Williams/CQ Roll Call Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey and Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg plan to warn lawmakers that stripping back Section 230 would hurt how we communicate on the internet. The remarks are part of the CEOs' prepared testimonies for a virtual Senate hearing on Wednesday, which will focus on Section 230 protections. Democrats and Republicans have largely agreed that Section 230 should be updated, but conservatives have brought great...
Tags: Google, Facebook, Mark Zuckerberg, Twitter, New York Post, Politics, Senate, US, Trends, Social Media, Joe Biden, Jack Dorsey, Donald Trump, Sundar Pichai, Dorsey, Business Insider

The wife of Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas is using her Facebook page to spread misinformation about Joe Biden

Ginni Thomas and her husband, Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas, at the Federalist Society in Washington, DC, in 2007. AP Photo/Charles Dharapak Ginni Thomas, the wife of Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas, is using her Facebook page to amplify unsubstantiated claims of alleged corruption involving Joe Biden. Thomas asked her 10,000 followers to share a link to a site discussing a now-disputed news story purporting to show evidence of corruption by the Democratic nominee. Thomas, a ...
Tags: Facebook, Politics, News, Supreme Court, White House, Virginia, San Francisco, Barack Obama, Trends, Social Media, Joe Biden, Hillary Clinton, Washington Dc, Nancy Pelosi, Biden, Donald Trump

The Trump campaign just ran an ad that appeared to imply the president won re-election, even though Facebook said it would ban any election content declaring an early victory

US President Donald Trump holds a Make America Great Again campaign rally at Lancaster Airport in Lititz, Pennsylvania, October 26, 2020. SAUL LOEB/AFP via Getty Images The Trump campaign ran an ad on Facebook that appeared to imply an early victory for the president, a move that Facebook has said violates its policies. The ad features the president's face overlayed on a rising sun with a voiceover saying "it's morning in America. Donald J. Trump is still president of the United States." F...
Tags: Facebook, Politics, News, US, America, Trends, Social Media, Joe Biden, United States, Biden, Donald Trump, Cnbc, Forbes, Trump, Donald J Trump, Tech Insider

Facetune maker’s new app Filtertune let anyone create and share personalized photo filters

Facetune maker Lightricks is out today with a new app, Filtertune, designed to create a community around custom photo filters. With the app, creators can make their own personalized preset photos filters, then share them across social media as photos that have a special QR code attached. When others see a filter they like, they can screenshot it to import it back into the Filtertune app for their own use. While it would be easier to create some sort of in-app system for sharing filters — simi...
Tags: Photos, TC, Apps, Photography, Instagram, Social Media, Tech, Photo Filters, Lightricks, Facetune, Farbman, Facebook Instagram Twitter Snapchat, Filtertune, Zeev Farbman, Lightricks Facetune2, Ligthtricks

TikTok invests in social commerce via new Shopify partnership

TikTok is further investing in social commerce with today’s announcement of a new global partnership with e-commerce platform Shopify. The deal aims to make it easier for Shopify’s over 1 million merchants to reach TikTok’s younger audience and drive sales. The partnership will eventually expand to include other in-app shopping features, as well, the companies said. At launch, the agreement allows Shopify merchants to create, run and optimize their TikTok marketing campaigns directly from ...
Tags: Amazon, Social, TC, Facebook, Ecommerce, Video, Instagram, Advertising Tech, Social Media, Tech, Walmart, E-commerce, Ads, Teespring, Black, Shopify

TikTok partners with Shopify on social commerce

TikTok is further investing in social commerce with today’s announcement of a new global partnership with e-commerce platform Shopify. The deal aims to make it easier for Shopify’s over 1 million merchants to reach TikTok’s younger audience and drive sales. The partnership will eventually expand to include other in-app shopping features, as well, the companies said. At launch, the agreement allows Shopify merchants to create, run and optimize their TikTok marketing campaigns directly from ...
Tags: Amazon, Social, Startups, TC, Facebook, Ecommerce, Video, Instagram, Advertising Tech, Social Media, Walmart, E-commerce, Ads, Teespring, Black, Shopify

How to Make a Fake Facebook Account

Creating multiple Facebook accounts was easy back in the day. You might have needed a secondary email from a legitimate educational institution, but that’s typically not difficult to come by—especially if you get a new “alumni” email address tied to a university’s domain upon graduating.Read more...
Tags: Facebook, Social Media, Oculus, Lifehacks, Fake

Twitter slapped yet another Trump tweet about mail-in voting with a 'misleading' label, and stopped other users from retweeting it

President Donald Trump. Getty President Trump attacked mail-in voting once again on Monday, tweeting: "Big problems and discrepancies with Mail In Ballots all over the USA." Twitter placed a label and a fact-check link on the tweet, warning that it might be "misleading about how to participate in an election or another civic process." It also stopped other users from liking, retweeting, or replying to the tweet, a spokesperson confirmed to Business Insider. The aim was to "significantly re...
Tags: Google, Twitter, Usa, Fcc, Congress, US, Trends, Social Media, Department Of Justice, Donald Trump, Fact Check, Trump, Misinformation, Twitter Facebook, Ajit Pai, Mail-in Voting

The Art Of Writing A Speech For Someone Else

The next step in speaking is when you start to write for someone else Image Credit: Stanley Zimny Many times when I’m talking with speakers they want to know what the next step is. They have been giving speeches for a while and they believe that they understand the importance of public speaking. They have been getting better at connecting with their audience, and although they may still have room for improvement they want to know how they can become better. The answer for them, and p...
Tags: Google, Organization, Writing, Social Media, Tony Robbins, Journey, Speech, Homework, Audience, Speaking, Destination, Toastmasters, 3 - Create, Jim Anderson, Topic, Rule Of Three

Social media platforms should take all measures to not host child porn: Delhi High Court

It is necessary for social media platforms to take all effective measures so that child pornography is not hosted on their platforms, the Delhi High Court recently . This is a necessary condition for platforms to fulfil if they wish to receive safe harbour protections under India’s intermediary liability rules. The order came after a woman filed a plea seeking to remove her intimate pictures from platforms such as Instagram, YouTube, and Telegram, claiming they were taken when she was a minor, ...
Tags: Travel, Google, Facebook, UK, News, Instagram, Indonesia, Australia, Youtube, Mexico, Iraq, India, US, Social Media, Pakistan, Child Sexual Abuse

Former Facebook and Pinterest exec Tim Kendall traces “extractive business models” to VCs

Last month, former Facebook and Pinterest executive Tim Kendall told Congress during a House hearing on the dangers of social media that Facebook made its products so addictive because its ad-driven business model relies on people paying attention to its product longer every day. He said much the same in the Netflix documentary “The Social Dilemma,” in which Kendall — along with numerous other prominent early employees of big tech companies — warns of the threat that Facebook and others pose ...
Tags: Google, Social, TC, Facebook, Pinterest, Congress, Senate, Social Media, Tech, Earth, Netflix, House, Venture Capital, Doj, Yelp, Moment

The Biggest Fears About Facebook's Acquisition of Oculus Are Coming True

When Facebook purchased Oculus back in 2014—two years before the Oculus Rift was released—it wasn’t entirely clear what plans the social media giant had for the fledging virtual reality company. Read more...
Tags: Facebook, Science, Social Media, Vr, Oculus, The Facebook Vr Dilemma

Facebook said it has helped 4.4 million people register to vote ahead of Election Day

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg. Drew Angerer/Getty Images Facebook said it has helped 4.4 million people register to vote on its platform. The metric exceeds Facebook's original goal set in June of registering 4 million people to vote ahead of the presidential election. The company's announcement comes after a months of pressure on tech firms to crack down on election interference, political misinformation, and conspiracy theories on their platforms. Facebook isn't the only tech company to i...
Tags: Facebook, Mark Zuckerberg, Politics, Nbc, Supreme Court, US, Trends, Social Media, Snapchat, Donald Trump, Trump, Tech Insider, Trump Administration, Statista Facebook, Katie Canales, 2020 Presidential Election

Instagram row over plus-size model forces change to nudity policy

Facebook amends code after deletion of black users’ photos sparks outrageAs campaigning victories go, forcing Mark Zuckerberg’s social media empire to admit a discriminatory flaw in its policy is no small feat.But following a campaign launched in this paper, the Observer can exclusively reveal that Instagram and its parent company Facebook will be updating its policy on nudity in order to help end discrimination of black women on its platforms and ensure all body types are treated fairly. Contin...
Tags: Facebook, Mark Zuckerberg, Photography, Fashion, Instagram, Censorship, Social Media, Models, Discrimination at work, Black Lives Matter Movement

Fighting tyranny with milk tea: the young rebels joining forces in Asia

Activists in Hong Kong, Taiwan and Thailand have formed a novel international alliance to defy authoritarian ruleThe language, the demands and the backdrop were different, but the protests across central Bangkok last week would have looked familiar to anyone who followed the mass demonstrations that roiled Hong Kong for a year from June 2019.Crowds of young protesters, dressed in black and wearing hard hats, poured through the streets to locations announced at the last minute on social media. As...
Tags: Asia, Hong Kong, Activism, Protest, Social Media, World news, Taiwan, Thailand, Asia Pacific, Bangkok, Hong Kong Taiwan

How to map out your 2021 social media plan

Have you started thinking about your 2021 social media plan? Here's how to start putting the building blocks in place for a solid year of engagement.
Tags: Facebook, Twitter, Video, Pinterest, Instagram, Youtube, Marketing, Social Media, Linkedin, Service, Radio, Teams, Agent, Columns, Lead Generation, Select