Leslie Thompson

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16 Facebook Accounts That Will Make You Smarter

Seeing the overwhelming response to our recent 16 Twitter Accounts That Will Make You Smarter post, it seems that so many of us are turning to social …

10 young entrepreneurs who didn’t let age hold them back

There was a time when the phrase ‘young entrepreneurs referred to people like Bill Gates and Steve Jobs, who founded Microsoft and Apple respectively at ages 23 and 21. Mark Zuckerberg co-founded Facebook at 19. Following this trend, entrepreneurs are getting younger and younger. So young, in fact, …

How One Startup Found Success by Making an Obsessive User Its CEO | WIRED

On a blindingly sunny May morning in Mountain View, California, Polyvore CEO Jess Lee rises from her desk in an open-plan office, under a high, …

Facebook Has A New Suicide Prevention Feature. Will It Work?

In February, Facebook announced that it was rolling out a suicide prevention feature. Although the social media platform has given users the option to report suicidal content since 2011, this new feature makes that process easier and provides those struggling with thoughts of self harm with a …

The 8 Types of Images That Increase the Psychological Impact of Your Content - Copyblogger

The importance of using images in blogging goes far beyond “looking nice.”<p>It’s actually <i>deeply</i> psychological.<p>For one thing, your brain (and your …

The live-streaming app where amateurs get paid to chat, eat, and sleep on camera

Tayser Abuhamdeh doesn’t have what most people would call an exciting job. He works behind the counter at a deli in Brooklyn, a small shop that does a brisk business in snacks, coffee, and cigarettes. In June of last year, on a whim and mostly out of boredom, Abuhamdeh mounted his phone next to the …

I've been using a meditation app on my phone for a week and it's changing my life

I've found throughout my life that living that way, day to day, is not healthy. Stress-filled days build on each other, and can leave you often jaded about the world, isolated as you are in the little anxiety-ridden universe you've created.<p>For the past eight months I've been training a lot in Yoga, …

How to Design Social Media Images for Brand Recognition

Shares 14K<p>Are you posting images across social networks?<p>Do you use them to extend your brand recognition?<p>The way logos, fonts and colors work …

5 Marketing Lessons From the Fastest-Growing Businesses on Instagram

Shares 4K<p>Are you using Instagram for business?<p>Do you want to know what works?<p>You can maximize your chances of Instagram success by watching what’s …