Madison Lukosius

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Disney Officially Acquires Most Of Fox In $66.1 Billion Buyout. Here’s What They Got

The Walt Disney Company has announced — along with some pretty big news from Disney CEO Bob Iger — their official acquisition of most of 21st Century Fox, a deal that has been long rumored and much discussed. The $66.1 billion buyout — paid with $52.4 billion in Disney stock and assumption of all …

How Hollywood will fundamentally change after the Disney-Fox deal

With the news on Thursday that Disney had bought much of 21st Century Fox's entertainment and TV assets for an estimated $52.4 billion, the reality that Hollywood is on the brink of a seismic change is starting to hit those in the industry.<p>Many below the executive level at Fox are in the dark as to …

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What’s so great about social media?

The Instagram Takeover<p>Facebook. Twitter. Instagram. Snapchat. The list could go <b>on and on</b>. These platforms see an influx of new users daily and yet, …

22 Twitter Power User Features to Give You a Social Media Advantage

Twitter is woven into the fabric of business. Here's how to make it even more valuable.<p>Twitter makes headlines when the stock price falls or they tweak their character limits. Yet, for most of us, it is a way of life. It's how we make company announcements, connect with influential people in the …

Twitter is letting all users filter out trolls from their notifications

Twitter has been failing to deal with abuse on its platform for a good long time now, but it seems like the company might finally be taking some substantive action. Twitter just posted a blog detailing two new features as part of its notification settings that should be rolling out to all users …

Twitter's new, longer tweets have arrived

Beyond 140 characters<p>Tweets are holding steady at 140 characters, but a variety of additions to your tweets will no longer count against that limit. As <i>The Verge</i> reported last week, Twitter said today it was rolling out expanded tweets around the world. Media attachments including images, GIFs, …

6 Genuinely Useful Apps for Millennial Business Travelers

For many of us, traveling for work is a dream come true. Admittedly there is actual work involved, but getting paid to explore new cities, meet new …

Apps

The ultimate guide to the 104 new emoji in iOS 10.2

While the #1 internet treat is Beyoncé dropping a new album, Apple dropping new emoji comes as a pretty close second.<p>iPhone users are now able to …

The expert guide to creating a professional Instagram brand

To reach your customers—current and potential—you need to be where they live. That’s increasingly online, on social networks such as Instagram.<p>Users of the photo-sharing app now total 500 million and counting, and they are a global audience. It may not be as big a crowd as that of Instagram’s …

Marketing

Hacking Instagram to Grow a Huge Following and Build Better Engagement with 'Instagram Pods'

Towards the last half of 2016 many people, especially photographers, began to write off Instagram as a lost cause. So much frustration over lost …

Social Media

This Couple Makes Up To $9000 Per Instagram Photo While Traveling, And Here’s How They Do It

Jack Morris and Lauren Bullen have been living what most people on Instagram would call “life goals” since they met in Fiji last year. Not only do …

How To Take The Perfect Instagram Travel Photo

6<p>15<p>Shares 21<p>Taking the Perfect Instagram when traveling isn’t always easy but I am here to show you how! This post is a little bit of a mix of tongue …

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7 planet-friendly businesses to follow on Instagram if you want to be a better human

In case you missed the memo, we’re here to remind you, it’s Earth Day! Earth Day is a day of magic where we as humans make an extra effort to give …

Understanding the Instagram Algorithm: 7 Key Factors and Why the Algorithm is Great for Marketers

The Instagram algorithm, just like the Facebook News Feed algorithm, is so mysterious yet ingenious and brilliant in showing the best content to the …

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Pinterest’s Tim Kendall will talk the future of advertising at Disrupt NY 2017

Snap has finally gone public and it’s worth more than $20 billion. Facebook continues to be an advertising behemoth. Google still owns the search ad universe. So is there room for another — specifically, Pinterest?<p>We’ll find out in May some of the tricks Pinterest has up its sleeves. Today, we’re …

4 Premium Tools for Creating Social Media Visual Content

Creating top quality visual content is imperative to a successful social media marketing strategy. Visuals drive the highest engagement on …

Infographics

5 Tools to Measure Instagram Hashtag Performance

Do you use hashtags in your Instagram posts? Wondering which hashtags resonate best with your target audience? Choosing the right tool to analyze …

Infographics

Instagram’s strategy of stealing Snapchat features is paying off beautifully

For as much as some pundits like to believe that Snapchat poses a serious threat to Instagram, the popular photo-sharing site owned by Facebook is as …

How To Repost On Instagram

You've probably seen it on your own Instagram feed, a post that has a little symbol in one of the corners that resembles the "retweet" symbol on …

How Much Would Facebook Be Worth Today If It Hadn't Bought Instagram?

Facebook just did an update last week that Instagram is now up to 700 million monthly active users.<p>A little over 5 years ago, Kevin Systrom – Instagram’s founder – agreed to sell his company to Mark Zuckerberg for $1 billion of cash and stock. At the time of the deal, Instagram had 30 million users.<p>…

Social Media

Why Instagram Hasn't Crushed Snapchat Just Yet | Inc.com

Last week, Facebook announced that Instagram Stories had reached 200 million daily active users (DAUs).<p>People were quick to pounce on that significant number and declare that finally, Mark Zuckerberg had "officially crushed Snapchat" and Facebook and Instagram were winning some imaginary war. Many …

Social Media

Uh oh: That "10 concerts" Facebook trend could be compromising your online security

Looks like your friends’ taste in music isn’t the only thing that’s questionable about this week’s trending “10 concerts” Facebook meme. Just when …

How emojis can help children learn and communicate

I ❤ emoji.<p>For young children, emoji can aid inclusion in aspects of society previously closed to them, such as active participation in increasing …

Language

Twitter now lets brands make their own ‘custom hearts’ for Periscope live videos

Those little hearts you tap to signal to a live video’s creator that you’re enjoying the content might look a little different on Twitter in the future. The company announced today a new way for brands to engage fans through live video – it will now let them create their own “custom hearts” for use …

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Are Chat-Fiction Apps the New YA Novels?

Caroline Renee Mills loves classic British literature. The 32-year-old freelance writer adores Thomas Hardy’s 1878 Victorian novel <i>The Return of the</i> …

This week in apps: Instagram hits 700 million, Apple's new music deal, and more

With the fallout from the ill-fated Fyre Festival still unfolding and Amazon's slightly creepy new Echo, you may have missed some of this week's best …

See why "Barefoot Blonde" founder Amber Fillerup Clark is winning in the world of blogging

In the world of blogging, Amber Fillerup Clark is one to watch out for.<p>This hair-braiding, beach-going blonde has taken blogging fame to the next level. Clark started her blog as more of a travel journal when she was about 20 years old. She loved the hobby so much that she continued to post even …

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Jobs at BuzzFeed

BuzzFeed is the leading independent digital media and tech company delivering news and entertainment content to a global audience. We have offices in 18 cities around the world including New York, Los Angeles, San Francisco, London, Sydney, Sao Paulo, and Tokyo. Our employees are reporters, …

Facebook decides fake news isn't crazy after all. It's now a real problem

<b>Analysis</b> Once dismissed by Zuck, misinformation now merits revised security strategyLast November at the Techonomy Conference in Half Moon Bay, …

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