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Twitter’s Periscope Launches Ad Program for Live-Streaming Broadcasts

Twitter is making its first move to let users of its Periscope live-streaming video service make money on their broadcasts.<p>For the first Periscope ad …

She Built an App Without Knowing How to Code -- and is Now a Millionaire

This story appears in the September 2016 issue of <i>Entrepreneur</i>. Subscribe »<p>As a recent transplant to Seattle, Tara Reed was sitting in her new apartment, staring at the blank walls. “I’d started to get interested in fine art, and it struck me how annoying and labor-intensive it would be to find art …

Apps

MTV VMAs Viewers on Snapchat Rose 75% Over Last Year, While TV Audience Plunged

Viacom’s MTV is still a TV property, with the bulk of its revenue still anchored in traditional television distribution. But the youth-skewing brand …

YouTube's Pay Video Service Is Already Storming Past Other New Offerings

Google’s YouTube Red video subscription offering is already attracting 3% of viewers in the pay TV market ahead of other new services from CBS, Dish …

How Is Instagram Becoming More Usable for Your Brand and Your Audience?

Instagram has released many features in the past year, all of which are primarily designed to increase usability for both brands and typical users. …

Social Media

Facebook’s new teens-only app Lifestage turns bios into video profiles

“What if I figured out a way to take Facebook from 2004 and bring it to 2016? What if every field in your profile was a full video?” asks Facebook’s 19-year-old product prodigy Michael Sayman .<p>The answer is Lifestage, a standalone iOS app for people 21 and under, which Facebook is launching today. …

Apps

8 Things Successful People Do Before Breakfast

It’s no secret that successful entrepreneurs and business leaders do things their way. It gives them a competitive advantage and assists them in …

Getting Paid to Instagram Is About to Get a Lot Harder

The FTC is cracking down on #sponsored #content.<p>Did you know that in the month of July, more than 300,000 sponsored posts appeared on Instagram? That's compared with just 120,000 in July of 2015. With #sponsored posts becoming more and more prevalent, the FTC is finally cracking down on what is and …

20 Growth-Hacking Strategists You Should Follow In 2016

Finding a reliable source to seek advice about growing your startup was never easy, especially, in today’s market where you receive daily pitches from lots of ‘so called marketing hackers’. On the other hand, growth hacking is a very intriguing concept and almost all entrepreneurs would love to get …

10 Must watch movies for Entrepreneurs

Share27<p>Tweet<p>Share46<p>+13<p>Shares 76<p>Being an entrepreneur is not an easy task.When times are tough, you’re still going to march forward.Yet when this …

This woman founded three startups and learned her most valuable trait: being naive

Along the way she learned one really valuable lesson about founding your own company: being naïve is not only OK, it's one of the best qualities in a founder.<p>"Naïveté is a strength because it enables you to say, 'I don't care what people say, I'm going to do it anyway. I'm going to prove them …

Startups

How Posting on Social Media About the Olympics Can Get You Sued

Businesses must abide by strict rules set by the Olympic Committee or face potential lawsuits.<p>Both individuals and businesses need to be extremely careful about what they post on social media, but, when it comes to the Olympics, there are extra concerns, especially for businesses of all sizes, as …