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How to turn off active status on Facebook and Messenger to appear offline everywhere you're logged in

You can turn off your active status on the Facebook website, Facebook mobile app, and Messenger mobile app. When your active status is turned off, you will appear offline even when you're online. You can also choose to appear offline only for certain people that you select. Visit Insider's Tech Reference library for more stories. Facebook may be responsible for putting the word "social" in social media, but there are times when you don't want - or don't have time - to engage wi...
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Instagram’s newest test mixes ‘Suggested Posts’ into the feed to keep you scrolling

The days of a scrolling to the end of your Instagram feed look to be coming to an end. After adding algorithmic suggestions to the bottom of the app last year, Instagram is running a test that would splice more recommended posts from accounts you don’t follow into the feed with those you do. In the next few days, the company will begin testing an expansion of “Suggested Posts” which would sprinkle that content through the regular feed. As it stands now, Suggested Posts appear at the bottom of In...
Tags: Social, TC, Facebook, Instagram, Social Media, Tech, Software, Computing, Operating Systems, Mobile Software, Technology Addiction, Suggested Posts Instagram

Sweat review – the loneliness of the social media influencer

Magnus von Horn’s contrived Polish drama about a fitness guru promises more in shock and character than it deliversIn theory, it should be possible to create a drama about a social media influencer and motivational fitness celebrity that isn’t all about the hidden loneliness and shame of her shallow existence. It should be possible to show such a person being a huge hit in public and perfectly content in private. But this movie from Polish director Magnus von Horn pretty much goes for route one,...
Tags: Europe, Technology, Media, Instagram, Film, Social Media, World news, Culture, Digital Media, Poland, Thrillers, World cinema, Jackson, Magnus Von Horn, Drama films, Sylwia Magdalena Koleśnik

Facebook adds Shops to WhatsApp, among other e-commerce updates

Facebook is making it even easier to buy stuff while you scroll past photos of your high school lab partner’s dog. Yes, Instagram Shops and Facebook Marketplace are already displayed prominently on the apps’ bottom navigation tabs. But now, you can shop on WhatsApp too, along with other updates. Today on a Live Audio Room, CEO Mark Zuckerberg announced three e-commerce updates that are coming to Facebook products: Shops on WhatsApp and Marketplace, Shops Ads, and Instagram Visual Search. “More t...
Tags: TC, Facebook, Apps, Mark Zuckerberg, Pinterest, Instagram, Shopping, US, Social Media, Tech, Social Media Marketing, E-commerce, Ceo, Whatsapp, Artificial Intelligence, Software

5 ways to make your social media accessible

Is your social media accessible? These five tips will help make sure you’re including everyone. Since today is #WorldCamelDay (no, really – there’s always a hashtag), here’s a post that includes my top tip for making your social media accessible: use #CamelCase for your hashtags! A version of this post first appeared on the Pilao Labs blog. How much time have you spent doom-scrolling through Twitter today? How many times have you looked at Facebook or Instagram? Social media is now a ubiq...
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Super Follows and Ticketed Spaces are coming to Twitter

In Twitter’s latest appeal to one-up competitors from Clubhouse to Patreon, the company announced today that it will begin rolling out applications for Super Follows and Ticketed Spaces. Twitter first teased the Super Follow feature during an Analyst Day event in February. Super Follows allow creators on Twitter to generate monthly revenue by offering paywalled content to followers who subscribe to them for $2.99, $4.99, or $9.99 per month. Twitter will only take 3% of creators’ revenue after in...
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Take a look at Spotify's new audio-only app Greenroom, the audio streaming giant's bid to challenge Clubhouse

Spotify Spotify launched its own audio-only app called Greenroom on Wednesday. The app will go head-to-head with Clubhouse, a platform that has been valued at $4 billion. Here's what you need to know about Spotify's new app and how it stacks up to competitors. See more stories on Insider's business page. Live audio-only apps are picking up steam, as platforms like Clubhouse continue to challenge the way social media operates.Spotify launched one of its own on Wednesday - its a...
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Facebook banned Trump - but his 'Team Trump' group is still running ads in his name

A screenshot shows the ads that "Team Trump" starting running on Facebook on Monday. Facebook "Team Trump" started running Facebook ads Monday, despite the former President's ban. The ads promote an upcoming Ohio rally and also ask for donations. Facebook says groups supporting the banned former President are allowed on the platform. See more stories on Insider's business page. "Team Trump" - the former President's political group - is running ads on Facebook despite Donald Tr...
Tags: Facebook, Politics, News, America, Trends, Social Media, Ohio, Facebook Ads, Republican Party, Donald Trump, Kamala Harris, Trump, Save America, Tech Insider, Team Trump, Katie Canales

Sport, the media and mental wellbeing

Players and journalists are necessarily intertwined, but there have to be more considerate and respectful ways to bring the game to spectators The post Sport, the media and mental wellbeing appeared first on The Mail & Guardian.
Tags: Media, Social Media, Sport, Mental Health, Depression, Anxiety, French Open, Openaccess, Naomi Osaka, Quinton de Kock

How Much Money do YouTubers Make?

With more than 2 billion registered users each day, YouTube is the top video platform in the US. Lots of businesses already use it for marketing videos. And some may even browse content for helpful tutorials or information. But it can also be a source of revenue. Content creators, influencers, and companies make lots of money on YouTube each day. But the exact amount varies based on numerous factors. Here’s an explanation for those interested in starting a YouTube channel. Minimum Requirements...
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If you love voice messaging, you’ll love Squad

Squad used to be an app that connected people with similar interests for in-person meetups. Then the coronavirus pandemic hit. While most social apps thrived under these conditions — people craved digital connection more than ever — Squad couldn’t operate. Founder Isa Watson didn’t know how long the world would be in shutdown. Instead of waiting for a return to normalcy, she shifted the scope of the app entirely.   Today, Squad relaunches as an audio-based social app that aims to help users...
Tags: Facebook, Apps, Instagram, Imessage, US, Social Media, Tech, Whatsapp, Software, United States, Computing, Venture Capital, Squad, Watson, Silicon Valley, Isa

Windmills of your mind: viral Covid jab ‘hack’ placebo effect at best, say doctors

TikTok users have posted videos of themselves swinging their arms after vaccination to prevent achesCoronavirus – latest updatesSee all our coronavirus coverageA vaccine “hack” rumoured to alleviate any unpleasant side-effects from the Covid vaccination, which involves swinging your arm like a windmill, has gone viral on TikTok.But medical experts have warned that the only thing those standing outside vaccination centres flailing their arms in the air will lose will be their dignity. Continue re...
Tags: Social Media, UK News, World news, Tiktok, Coronavirus

IKEA’s Cristiano anti- Coca-Cola Water Bottle Newsjacking

At a press conference ahead of Portugal's UEFA Euro 2020 game with Hungary a week ago, football (soccer) star Cristiano Ronaldo removed Coke bottles from in front of him, telling people to drink agua instead.
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Facebook welcomes Team Trump back with open arms and wallets

Facebook is doing a terrible job of banning Donald Trump from its platform. From its failure to hold the former president accountable for the myriad misinformation campaigns conducted on his behalf by members of his campaign team from 2015 through 2018, to the most recent nonsense, it’s apparent that Facebook’s somehow vested in keeping Trump on the social network. Up front: Facebook’s allowing “Team Trump,” a Page directly associated with numerous leadership and conservative PACs run by Donald ...
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Charli and Dixie D’Amelio Launch ‘Squeaky and Roy’ Cartoon on Social Media

Social-medial stars Charli and Dixie D’Amelio are introducing “Squeaky and Roy,” cartoon characters based on Dixie’s pink teddy bear and his penguin bestie, in their latest media offshoot. The main character is Squeaky, based on Dixie’s longtime favorite stuffed animal of the same name, which she lost in an airport when she was little. The […]
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‘Love Island’ U.K. Season 7 Cast Revealed as ITV Bosses Urge Fans to Use Caution on Social Media

ITV’s top dating reality series, “Love Island,” has revealed its contestants — or “Islanders” as they’re known on the show — for its seventh season. They include self-described “social butterfly” Liberty Poole, a waitress and marketing student; luxury events host Aaron Francis, who has worked at not one but two royal weddings; and “outrageous” civil […]
Tags: News, Global, Social Media, Itv, Islanders, Love Island, Aaron Francis, Liberty Poole

Anti-vaccine groups used Telegram to send 'apparent death threats' to BBC journalists, report says

Anti-lockdown protests in London. Photo by Kirsty O'Connor/PA Images via Getty Images Telegram users reportedly shared BBC journalists' addresses and info in an anti-vaccination group. BBC News asked staff to undergo training for handling "in-person" attacks, The Observer reported. Attacks on reporters hit unprecedented levels in 2020, The Committee to Protect Journalists said. See more stories on Insider's business page. BBC News is said to have tightened its newsroom security...
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We collected 84 million tweets about the pandemic, here’s what we learned

The first tweet that the UK’s Department of Health and Social Care published about its new coronavirus testing regime came on January 25 2020. Less than a week later, the department tweeted its first announcement of two positive tests for COVID-19 in the UK, foreshadowing a chain of events that would have a profound effect on people’s lives. As the coronavirus spread, these initial tweets were joined by millions of others, as people reacted to panic buying, rumoured lockdowns and heart-wrenching...
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KFC: The combo gamer royale

Fall Guys, was the newest video game, that tooks over costa rican gamers, making it the second country in the world with more active players and shares. But if that wasn't amazing enough, for its first season, Fall Guys launched the Fast Food Skin Pack. Good news for KFC, because we had to sell our iconic Combo Gamer with a free add-on product. That’s why for the month of September, we created the “THE COMBO GAMER ROYALE”, the biggest, not old-fashioned, promo activation by re...
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‘I put my life savings in crypto’: how a generation of amateurs got hooked on high-risk trading

Online trading apps are drawing in novice investors willing to risk everything on volatile stocks. Do they really know what they’re doing?Noor is whispering so her boyfriend won’t hear her. The 30-something designer from London is down about £14,000 as a result of her decision to get into investing, in addition to another £8,000 profit she made on bitcoin last year, but then lost. Nobody knows the full extent of Noor’s losses – hence the whispering. “I feel so stupid,” she says. “I can’t talk ab...
Tags: London, Money, Internet, Youtube, Investments, US, Social Media, Investing, Life and style, E-commerce, Bitcoin, Reddit, Cryptocurrencies, Trump, Noor

This Bot Clicking Ads on Climate Articles Shows the News Is Broken

Watching Synthetic Messenger is a somewhat dissociative experience. It operates in a Zoom call with 100 participants, all of whom are bots. Observers can watch these bots—which are strangely anthropomorphized with images of disembodied hands and voices that say “scroll” and “click” repeatedly—methodically scroll…
Tags: Science, Environment, Articles, Social Media, Software, Operating Systems, Online Advertising, Misinformation, Deception, Sam Lavigne, Climate Change Denial, Internet Fraud, Tega Brain, Consumer Fraud, Click Fraud, Internet Bot

ByteDance revenues more than double on back of TikTok boom

Owner of video-sharing app also reports a 93% increase in gross profit to $19bn in 2020ByteDance, the Chinese parent of TikTok, more than doubled its revenues last year as usage of the hugely popular video app boomed.The company, which last year weathered pressure from Donald Trump to sell its US operation as part of a trade war with China, reported a 111% increase in revenues to $34.3bn (£24.7bn). Continue reading...
Tags: Business, Technology, Media, China, US, Social Media, Asia Pacific, Digital Media, Donald Trump, Tiktok

Vietnam Introduces Nationwide Code of Conduct for Social Media

By Phuong Nguyen and James PearsonHANOI (Reuters) - Vietnam introduced national guidelines on social media behaviour on Friday which encourage...
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Snapchat is finally ditching one of its most controversial filters

Snap is removing a controversial speed filter from its Snapchat app that for many years has been in the sights of road safety campaigners.
Tags: Mobile, News, Trends, Social Media, Snapchat, Snap, Speed Filter

How to change your Facebook page name

If your business or personal brand name has changed, its important to update your Facebook page name. kate_sept2004/Getty Images You can change your Facebook page name from the "Edit Page Info" section of settings. If you're looking to rebrand your business, changing your Facebook page name is an important step. It may take up to three days for Facebook to approve your name change request. Visit Insider's Tech Reference library for more stories. A Facebook page can offer your fol...
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5 tips for brands that want to succeed in the new era of influencer marketing

Eric Dahan Contributor Share on Twitter Eric Dahan is co-founder and CEO of Open Influence, one of the first agencies to embrace influencer marketing. If I told you a decade ago that a spin bike would be a social community, you’d have had a good laugh. But that’s precisely what Peloton is: A spin bike with a social community where the instructors are the influencers. Peloton is just one example of how social is being integrat...
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How to Create a Social Content Calendar

A content calendar can help you stay organized as you connect with customers online. Watch this video, from the Facebook for Business YouTube channel, to learn how to create a social content calendar for your business!
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Chlorophyll, acne, and TikTok: Should these mix?

Available in 155 countries, found in 75 different languages, and having at least 689 million monthly active users worldwide, the social media platform, TikTok, has taken the online world by force since its arrival in 2016. Its ability for users to create brief, 5 to 60 second long videos, while tagging their video content using Read more… Find jobs at Careers by Search thousands of physician, PA, NP, and CRNA jobs now. Learn more.
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Amazon attacks social-media firms over its fake-review problem, saying they need to spend more money rooting out phoney-review groups on their platforms

Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos. AP Photo/Charles Krupa Amazon published a blog post about fake reviews on Wednesday. It said "bad actors" were increasingly soliciting fake reviews on social-media platforms. Amazon said social media companies needed to invest more in tools to root out this behavior. See more stories on Insider's business page. Amazon said in a blog post on Wednesday that its fight against fake reviews was hampered by sluggish social media companies.Amazon said its systems to det...
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Amazon attacks social-media firms over its fake-review problem, saying they need to spend more money rooting out phony-review groups on their platforms

Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos. AP Photo/Charles Krupa Amazon published a blog post Wednesday about fake reviews. It said "bad actors" were increasingly soliciting fake reviews on social-media platforms. Amazon said social-media companies needed to invest more in tools to root out this behavior. See more stories on Insider's business page. Amazon said in a blog post Wednesday that its fight against fake reviews was hampered by sluggish social-media companies.Amazon said that its systems to dete...
Tags: Amazon, Facebook, Twitter, UK, News, Trends, Social Media, Retail, Jeff Bezos, Fake Reviews, Rob Price, Tech Insider, Isobel Asher Hamilton, AP Photo Charles Krupa Amazon