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PRWeek US introduces 2018 Hall of Fame class

<i>PRWeek</i> has unveiled its Hall of Fame class for 2018.<p>The latest set of inductees is comprised of Chevron’s Dave Samson, former Weber Shandwick CEO …

Hall of Fame

10 books every PR pro should read | Articles | Media Relations

Adapting quickly and learning continually are essential to a successful PR career.<p>Whether you’ve been out of school for two years or 10 years or are …

Writing

5 tips for producing professional-caliber DIY videos | Articles | Marketing

Want to achieve video content that gets noticed on social media, while staying on budget?<p>Here are five ways to get professional results with DIY …

Public Relations

Micro-Influencers Are the New Gatekeepers of Social Media

As digital consumption increases, it seems that the communities within online platforms get smaller.<p>If you asked a room full of American social media …

Social Media

Want to live a longer life? Research says you should do these five things.

There seems to always be a mad dash toward the next new thing when it comes to nutrition and fitness — whether it’s the latest exercise craze, superfood or diet regimen. But leaping from fad to fad isn’t exactly a well-reasoned strategy for improving our health. Nor is it a way to create changes …

Holistic Medicine

The Most Effective Foods to Lower High Blood Pressure

It’s estimated that 65 million people have high blood pressure—that’s 1 in 3 people.<p>The condition is referred to as the “silent killer,” because it …

The Best Flowchart Software

We looked for affordable programs with monthly and annual subscriptions. Although there are additional high-end flowcharting programs on the market, …

The Billion-Dollar Bank Job

In 2016, a mysterious syndicate tried to steal $951 million from Bangladesh’s central bank - and laid bare a profound weakness in the system by which money moves around the world.

Central Banks

The White-Collar-Crime Cheat Sheet

How the biggest scammers get away with it.

The Reason Your Social Media Strategy Isn't Working Is Because You Don't Know the Difference Between These 2 Terms

Getting mediocre social media results? It's probably because you're mixing up these two important definitions.<p>By running a social media agency, I've had the opportunity to see how brands of all sizes operate and engage with their audience across various social media platforms. When it comes to …

Meet the 29-Year-Old CEO Who Turned His Hobby Into a $1.5 Billion Business That's Backed by Jay-Z

The company bills itself as the Uber of private jets<p>The first time Sergey Petrossov flew on a private jet in 2009, he was surprised. Not just by the …

Salmonella outbreak that prompted recall of 200 million eggs sickens more people

A number of brands were affected by the Rose Acre Farms recall.<p>A dozen more people have been sickened in the salmonella outbreak linked to eggs produced by Rose Acre Farms' Hyde County farm, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has announced.<p>That brings the total number of people infected …

3 roles every social media team must have

What are the unique abilities social media teams should have?<p>Now that social networks have become a mainstream form of communication, 78 percent of …

'Day zero' water crises: Spain, Morocco, India and Iraq at risk as reservoirs shrink

Shrinking reservoirs in Morocco, India, Iraq and Spain could spark the next “day zero” water crisis, according to the developers of a satellite early warning system for the world’s 500,000 dams.<p>Cape Town recently grabbed global headlines by launching a countdown to the day when taps would be cut …

Google Earth

Breakthrough: Researchers fix Alzheimer's gene

Groundbreaking research shows, for the first time, how the most well-known genetic risk factor for Alzheimer's disease causes signs in human brain …

How Cambridge Analytica’s Facebook targeting model really worked – according to the person who built it

The researcher whose work is at the center of the Facebook-Cambridge Analytica data analysis and political advertising uproar has revealed that his method worked much like the one Netflix uses to recommend movies.<p>In an email to me, Cambridge University scholar Aleksandr Kogan explained how his …

Twitter needs a different approach to news if it doesn't want to end up like Facebook

Twitter and Facebook are evolving their approach to news, and have started to become the opposite of their former selves. Where Facebook is trying to shed its association with news, Twitter is building it into its platform — but it’ll need to avoid Facebook’s problems with fake news.<p>Facebook, …

Facebook knows literally everything about you

Cambridge Analytica may have used Facebook’s data to influence your political opinions. But why does least-liked tech company Facebook have all this data about its users in the first place?<p>Let’s put aside Instagram, WhatsApp and other Facebook products for a minute. Facebook has built the world’s …

The new technology that aspires to #DeleteFacebook for good

By Brian Fung<p>Brian Fung<p>Policy reporter focusing on telecommunications, media, cryptocurrencies and competition<p>Email Bio Follow<p>It's been a terrible week for Facebook, with policymakers and users alike demanding answers from the social network over its Cambridge Analytica fiasco, in which the data …

Personal Information

Seven Habits Of Effective Start-ups

Today, Cleartrip is one of the biggest start-up success stories to emerge out of India. Not only has it consolidated its presence as the country's …

The 4 Types of Entrepreneur and Why You Need to Be Each One

If you want your business to grow, you need to grow, too.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>If you want to grow and scale your business over the next year, you need to have all four of these entrepreneur personality types.<p>The problem is, this is hard because you're a …

Zuckerberg gets sent fiery ultimatum by journalists that exposed Facebook scandal

It took months of undercover and investigative reporting by <i>The Guardian</i>, <i>Channel 4 News</i>, and the <i>New York Times</i> to blow the lid on Cambridge …

Impress Your Readers With These 4 Infographic Tools

Increase Your Online Reach With These Infographic ToolsVisual content is a must when it comes to standing out with your readers. Including a mix of …

‘What’s the point of a risk-free life?’ – Deborah Levy on starting again at 50

At 50, two decades of stable family life fell apart. In this extract from her memoir, the novelist recalls finding strength in the chaos – and a new voice<p>As Orson Welles told us, if we want a happy ending, it depends on where we stop the story. One January night I was eating coconut rice and fish …

‘A grand illusion’: seven days that shattered Facebook’s facade

They may now regret it but they knowingly unleashed the forces that have led to this lack of trust and loss of privacy<p>Left unregulated, this market will continue to be prone to deception and lacking in transparency<p>“Dumb fucks.” That’s how Mark Zuckerberg described users of Facebook for trusting him …

Cambridge Analytica

Zimbabwe is pushing for mobile money interoperability as its cash problems linger

Zimbabwe could become one of Africa’s early adopters of full interoperability in the mobile money sector if the government is to have its way.<p>President Emmerson Mnangagwa’s new administration is switching its focus to digital payment alternatives as the cash and liquidity shortages that have …

8 Ways to Transform Yourself Into a Freelance Expert

Many business professionals want to carry their expertise from a big company to a startup as a consultant. Here is how to make it work<p>Being a consultant is a role that works with big companies, but I have found that it doesn't get much traction in small businesses and startups.<p>The image of a …

Four apps that will help you learn to play music

Pick up an instrument, learn your favorite songs, and practice a bit of music theory.<p>I'm a musician, and I learned the tricks of the trade the expensive and slow way: with private guitar lessons, summer music programs, and more theory books than I'd like to admit. Thankfully, in 2018 you can get …