Jennifer Greene

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'Ship Your Enemies Glitter' Blows Up In Founder's Face, Is For Sale

Not since Mariah Carey has glitter bombed so spectacularly.<p>The troll founder of a troll website ended up getting trolled by his own trollish idea earlier this week, but he's still looking to capitalize on it through a potential sale.<p>Ship Your Enemies Glitter briefly offered to live up to its name, …

Mariah Carey

10 Great Social-Media Strategies to Boost Your Results and Save You Time

This story originally appeared on Buffer<p>I’m constantly amazed and inspired by the way that others go aboutexperimenting, testing, and trying out new methods to get more value out of their social media marketing.<p>Constant testing is something we love to do at Buffer. So I’m always keen to hear about …

Infographics

3 Keys to Thrive as Facebook Gets Less Promotional

By now we are all aware Facebook's organic reach plummeted in 2014. An Ogilvy analysis found that organic posts' reach fell from 12% to 6% over the …

Marketing

McDonald’s revamps marketing recipe to reignite brand ‘lovin’

McDonald’s has updated its famous “I’m lovin it” marketing strategy to spark what it claims is the customer-centric “brand transformation” needed to …

McDonald's

How To Use Funnels For Your Inbound Marketing Strategy

Funnels have been a focal sales strategy for decades, serving as a general model for anyone looking to get the most out of a given lead pool. By breaking down the sales process into a series of steps, starting at the wide end of the funnel and working to the narrower end, salespeople can more …

Marketing

The Surprising Link Between Gut Bacteria And Anxiety

In recent years, neuroscientists have become increasingly interested in the idea that there may be a powerful link between the human brain and gut bacteria. And while a growing body of research has provided evidence of the brain-gut connection, most of these studies so far have been conducted on …

Microbiology

Samsung's Smartphone Business Is Slipping, But We're About To Learn Its Plan To Fix That

There, one of Samsung's three CEOs, BK Yoon, will give the opening keynote for the conference.<p>However, the keynote won't focus on the biggest profit driver at Samsung, its mobile phone and tablet business. That segment is faltering and mostly to blame for Samsung's 60% drop in profits from a year …

Virtual Reality

A New Gossip App Called 'Streetchat' Has Teens Throwing Up Their Hands: 'What The Heck Is Wrong With Us?'

The app lets students at high schools and colleges anonymously post photos and captions about anyone they want — from anywhere they want.<p>The app's terms and conditions say the users can't post illegal content, but it also says the app doesn't monitor content.<p>This is similar to YikYak, an anonymous …

High School

Increase Customer Acquisition By 400% With Storytelling

Thanks to mobile and the social web consumers now have more interests than ever. They can be engaged and exposed to their areas of interest whenever they want, and to whatever depth. It’s virtually impossible to keep up with the sheer volume of content being produced around every topic imaginable, …

Can Snapchat Really Work for Marketing?

Desperate for results, marketers are turning to social media tools in droves. They are handing over valuable campaigns to platforms that are …

How Business Owners Can Take a Vacation and Still Get the Work Done

American small business owners don’t take enough vacation. In fact, the United States is the only western nation without a single legally required …

Zoology

Beat the Facebook Algorithm With These 13 Techniques

Over the past year, Facebook has been rolling out algorithm updates that have resulted in decreased visibility for business’s organic page posts – in …

30 Little-Known Features of the Social Media Sites You Use Every Day

When I first set foot in Disneyland, I race to the most famous rides first—Splash Mountain, the Matterhorn, Indiana Jones, all the biggest and best. …

Social Media

'The Sims 4' Punishes Pirates By Pixelating The Entire Game

The Sims 4 has debuted to muted fanfare this past week, mainly due to a lack of early review copies and much grumbling about the game rolling back more than a few features found in earlier games. But so far there at least haven’t been any SimCity-level disasters, and it remains to be seen how the …

When does giving the reader what they want turn into clickbait? It’s complicated

Advertisement<p>2 Comments<p>The conventional wisdom is that clickbait is the bane of internet journalism, a kind of desperate pandering by …

Tripcast Is A Beautiful Travel Journal For Your Smartphone

A new mobile application called Tripcast, built by the team that created photo-sharing app Cluster, allows travelers to privately share their photos with their friends back home. The app lets you create a travel journal of sorts, by not only collecting the photos and sharing them, but also plotting …

Why does asparagus make our urine smell?

After eating asparagus, some people can detect a strange smell, while others claim not to notice a thing. What’s going on?<p>We’ve been aware of the pungent properties of asparagus for a long time. Back in 1731 the Scottish mathematician and doctor, John Arbuthnot wrote that asparagus gives urine “a …

Asparagus

Is fast food making us depressed?

Do burgers, sugary snacks and other unhealthy foods exacerbate the effects of mental illness? David Robson investigates the evidence, and discovers a surprising new idea to help treat depression.<p>The people entering Felice Jacka’s offices over the next few months will be in the throes of depression. …

Immune System
University of Oxford

How the colour red warps the mind

Red is perhaps the most manipulative colour, influencing everything from your behaviour in the workplace to your love life. How? David Robson finds out.<p>We can never know what was going through our ancestors’ minds, tens of thousands of years ago, when they first picked up natural crayons and began …

Psychology

Facebook’s war on click-bait risks collateral damage

Facebook, in its ongoing effort to de-clutter users’ news feeds, will now start punishing publishers that deal in “click-bait.” But the way that …

Advertising Industry

Pinterest Adds New Analytics Dashboard to Entice Future Advertisers

Pinterest has a new strategy for getting brands on its service: Show, don't tell.<p>Pinterest has a new strategy for getting brands on its service: Show, don’t tell.<p>The online inspiration and discovery company unveiled a new, free analytics dashboard for businesses on Tuesday, providing potential …