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THIS is what ONE members achieved together in 2017!

<b>We kicked off 2017 full of energy for the fight ahead.</b> We knew it would take every member, every signature, every voice possible to defend aid …

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Twitter seeks business ad dollars with live news, CEO tweets | Reuters

(Reuters) - Twitter Inc (TWTR.N) is turning its spotlight onto a new demographic in its bid to lure more advertising dollars to its social media platform: deep-pocketed business users.<p>FILE PHOTO: The Twitter application is seen on a phone screen August 3, 2017. REUTERS/Thomas White/File Photo<p>The …

Twitter bots can be hazardous to health: study

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Why Rob Gronkowski, Chloe Kohanski Are TV's Social Media MVPs

Download the week’s most emotionally reacted-to TV personalities and characters<p><i>TheWrap has partnered with Canvs, the emotion measurement company, for</i> …

Social Media

MPs will fly to US to grill tech giants Google, Facebook and Twitter in fake news inquiry

MPs investigating fake news have taken the unusual step of heading to the US to grill tech giants on home turf.<p>The group of influential MPs on the …

Social Media

Facebook and Universal Music Group’s new partnership will allow for user-gen videos with licensed music, new social features

Facebook today announced a first-of-its-kind licensing deal with Universal Music Group that will allow users across its properties – including Facebook, Instagram and Oculus – to use Universal Music in the videos they upload and share. The deal will also allow Facebook to introduce new “music-based …

Social Media

Become a Qwitter to salvage Twitter

Picture the scene. You walk into a café, a favoured haunt where you often bump into people you know. Perhaps it is on your way to work and where you …

Instagram Is Now a Dating Platform, Too. Here’s How It Works.

Last April, Roberto Forgione noticed that someone who had ghosted him was looking at his Instagram Stories — the brief, casual updates that hang around for 24 hours at the top of the app’s screen and include lists of the people who have seen them.<p>“After a couple, I was like, ‘He’s back,’” Mr. …

NFL Network Exec Resigns After ‘Hundreds’ of Sexually Explicit Conversations with Porn Stars and Escorts on Twitter

NFL Media VP and executive editor David Eaton has resigned after it was discovered he engaged in hundreds of sexually explicit conversations with …

Elon Musk might be the only person who still loves Twitter

Congratulations to Elon Musk, who apparently is having a much better time online than the rest of us plebeians.<p>The Tesla CEO took to—you guessed …

Social Media

Older Indians Drive Millennials Crazy On WhatsApp. This Is Why They're Obsessed.

Young Indians are hooked to Facebook, Instagram, and YouTube. But for older Indians, WhatsApp is the ultimate social network.<p><b>My mother became</b> addicted to WhatsApp when her mother passed away in the winter of 2013. She used it, she said, to “fill up a vacuum,” numbing her grief with the mindless …

Social Media

Twitter expands security with authentication tools for withheld tweets

New device or lost Twitter password? Twitter is making its two-factor authentication process even more secure by adding support for Authenticator and …

Social Media

How Facebook’s Political Unit Enables the Dark Art of Digital Propaganda

Under fire for Facebook Inc.’s role as a platform for political propaganda, co-founder Mark Zuckerberg has punched back, saying his mission is above …

Seven Ways to Maximize Social Media This Holiday Season

It's a familiar feeling—retailers are breaking out the Christmas deals and decorations. It's time for the holidays, and that means busy times are …

Pinterest Launches 'Secret Santa' Campaign to Drive Holiday Gift Purchases

Whether you use it or not, it’s hard to ignore the power of Pinterest, and the influence the platform has in guiding users towards purchase. …

How to ensure your hashtags have the maximum effect

Most people are familiar with the idea or concept of a hashtag.<p>You can thank Jimmy Fallon and Justin Timberlake for their hashtag skit on“Late Night …

3 Bots to Help You Get More Done Quicker for the Black Friday and Cyber Monday Rush

Automation will help you get the job done right at twice the speed any normal person could.<p>Automation isn't about removing the human element from your business. It's about enhancing it. That's because automation helps entrepreneurs, especially online store owners, get the job done right at twice …

Social Media

8 Traffic Generation Secrets From The World’s Top Social Media Accounts

<i>Just how do they do it?</i>Hundreds of comments, thousands of likes, millions of followers – the world’s top social media accounts seem to do it all so …

Social Media

How to Create a GIF for Instagram Using Canva

A quick scroll through Instagram and it’s obvious that videos are dominating. In fact, since Instagram rolled out video its engagement has grown by …

Milestones: Untapped social media opportunities

If it’s not on social media, did it really happen?That’s a sentiment with interesting brand implications as online sharing permeates daily life for …

How to Boost Your Business With Instagram (Despite Algorithm Changes)

As with Google, Instagram algorithm changes may mean fewer people see your content. These Instagram strategies can help you weather any algorithmic …

28 High-ROI Ideas for Promoting Your Product on Facebook

Here are more than two dozen ways to use Facebook ads to increase sales.<p>13 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Facebook is arguably the best platform for promoting your product, considering that you can reach 1.3 billion daily active users.<p>There's only one caveat -- …

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4 Facebook Algorithm Hacks to Revive Your Dying Organic Reach

Because surrender is not an option.<p>Facebook plays a vital role in the success of most businesses. It serves as a way to connect with customers, share information about business activities, and reach out to potential clients. But changes to Facebook's algorithm have made organic reach harder, as …

Social Media

Top Ten tips to sex-up your social media game | The Thaiger

<i>Get your social media game up to speed, or get left behind. Some tips from Phuket’s Mr Social Media,</i> <b>Alex Runhaar.</b><p><b>1. Get people to engage</b><p>When using …

Google Is Quietly Building a Facebook Page Killer for Local Businesses

In case you missed it, topping the 2017 American Customer Satisfaction Index, which evaluates how users feel about internet social media companies, …

Social Media

Yes, There Is Such a Thing as Posting Too Many Baby Pictures on Social Media ... Are You Guilty?

We get it. You had a baby.<p>OK, hear me out. Your baby is cute, your baby is a miracle, we get it. But you may be suffering from something I just made …

Social Media

5 Super Quick Ways to Get More Messages on Your Facebook Business Page

You’ve probably heard some buzz about Facebook Messenger of late, but most brands still don't understand how to leverage it effectively. With 2.4 …

4 Proven Strategies for Retargeting to Hot Prospects

Once you've gotten your feet wet with some successful Facebook ad campaigns, put these retargeting techniques to work to turn more prospects into customers.<p>4 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p><i>The following excerpt is from</i> <i>Perry Marshall</i><i>,</i> <i>Keith Krance</i> <i>and Thomas</i> …

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