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Why the Industry Needs a Gut-Check on Location Data Use

Last year, ads for Goodwill were served to people whose mobile phones had been spotted at thrift shops or second-hand stores in the past. The goal …

"Our task must be to free ourselves… by widening our circle of compassion to embrace all living creatures and the whole of nature and its beauty.

I took this photo in Wuhan, China showing children of the burgeoning middle class in a local school. The girls in sparkling outfits are on the school dance team. Visiting schools around the world shows us how alike and connected we all are! #exploretheworld #tbt #internationalclassrooms #education #china #wuhan #travelphotography #flyyourflag #brandfluency

Feeling inspired after reading about the P&G Purifier of Water sachet providing clean water to people around the world. Did you know that right now 663 million people around the world don’t have access to clean drinking water? These packets can be a great solution for rural communities everywhere who don’t have a sustainable clean water solution. #cleanwater #waterpurifier #upworthy #water #philanthropy #inspiration #dogood #flyyourflag #brandfluency

I'm sharing another photo from my trip to Tibet today. We were told this Lhasa Monastery Monk was retired but his face radiates peace, love, and compassion as he watched me shoot, showing his spirit still at work. #tbt #lhasa #monk #tibet #ttavel #exploretheworld #travelphotography #globalcitizen #peace #flyyourflag #brandfluency

We love the mission behind @Varkeyfdn to build classrooms and learning centers around the world. What an inspiration! #globalcitizen #globalteacher #teacher #globalclassroom #education #educationforall #inspiration #varkeyfoundation #flyyourflag #brandfluency

Thank you @G7 for putting food security on your agenda. Please deliver on your malnutrition promise in 2017 #MoreThanFood https://t.co/07ieFCAQjo

"The wise man's wealth lies in good deeds that follow ever after him."

Have you flown on @virginamerica before? We used them for a recent trip and loved how they have options to donate to non

"Now, remember, Pinocchio

The Swedish women’s soccer team has scrapped the names and numbers from their jersey and instead, designed specialty jerseys that feature inspirational tweets on the backs. The initiative aims to give a voice to women everywhere! #InYourName #SweWNT #soccer #inspiration #flyyourflag #brandfluency #nationalwomensday

Today we're sharing a shot of Traflagar Square from our last trip to London. The square has been used for community gatherings and political demonstrations, including Bloody Sunday, the first Aldermaston March, anti

Today we're thinking about philanthropy and business and how they can work together. We love this quote from Shari Arison, an Israeli business woman. "It's important to think good, speak good, and do good. If we want to see positive change in the world, then we need to connect to goodness. I try in everything I do, both in business and philanthropy, to make a positive change and do that by doing good." Photo by me of DaVinci's stairs at the Vatican. #inspirationalquotes #dogood #travelphotography #italy #vatican #inspiration #philanthropy #flyyourflag #brandfluency

We are #inspired by Davinia James who is created a"charistry" instead of a registry for her upcoming wedding. "I am seeking pennies from family, friends and any others in the global community who may be so inclined, in support of girls’ education in one of the countries where girls are often held back from schooling

I snapped this photo of a burro during a visit to Puerto Vallarta. Burros (or donkeys) have long been a symbol of Mexican agriculture and life, and they are still an important part of farming in rural parts of Mexico because they are more affordable, reliable and agile than modern farming equipment. #tbt #travel #burros #donkey #mexico #puertovallarta #exploremexico #travelphotography #flyyourflag #brandfluency

Happy Friday and cheers to all our new followers! I drank this ice cold beer during a trip to Capri. Did you know it has been a resort area since the time of the Roman Republic? What an amazing place to relax. #capri #italy #travelphotography #travel #beer #explore #flyyourflag #brandfluency

America has so many diverse terrains to explore. Here's a photo I took of the Teton Range in Wyoming during a road trip. Where is the most beautiful place you've been to a road trip? #travel #roadtrip #globalcitizen #travelphotography #explore #brandfluency

The Mighty Marketing That Comes From Shirts

There are a lot of different ways that you can market a business, event, or any number of things. You could go with traditional solutions, or you …

Search Engine Optimization (SEO) Jargon Buster

Sometimes technical language can be confusing and may seem daunting. This SEO Jargon Buster is designed to help you distinguish between your ‘Black …

8 Destinations that Master Social Media

Looking for an event destination that “gets” social media? Then you’re looking for more than just consistent posting. These examples will show you …

Why Trust Is the New Marketing Currency

If someone sidles up on the street and wants to sell you a "Rolex," you'll likely run. Do the same with digital marketers who similarly fail to secure your trust.<p>When it comes to connecting with potential customers, there are few things more valuable than trust. Trust is an essential factor in …

10 Important Skills Your Social Media Manager Needs in 2017

Having someone with the right mix of skills can boost your company's social media presence.<p>This story originally appeared on Buffer<p>A decade ago, the role of a social media manager might not have even existed. Today, however, almost every company is involved in social media one way or another.<p>A …

Follow These Simple Steps To A Massive Social Following

You’d be hard-pressed to find a business that does not want to expand their social media presence. But few companies understand the amount of time and effort that goes into an engaged social following. Building a significant social media presence isn’t something that can be done through automated …

Public Relations

Overcoming Ill Will

As a practice that trains the mind to become gentle and considerate, <i>metta</i> is a powerful method to dissolve our habits of thinking about, speaking to, …

The 45 Most Creative Infographics Of 2016

With nearly a decade in the infographics game, our parent company, Column Five, has seen the good, the bad, and the straight-up cringeworthy. But a …

Best Selling Singer, Music Artist or Band From Each US State

Map created by reddit user famicon3<p>The map above shows the best selling singer, musical artist or band from each of the 50 US states. While many …

Mapping How Inequality And Poverty Increasingly Go Hand In Hand

Though they are both problematic for local economies, the two factors didn’t used to be correlated. Now, they are–and that’s a real problem for working people.<p>Traditionally, income inequality and poverty have been treated as separate and unrelated phenomena. That an area is unequal, economically …

The creative thinkers and problem solvers at the cutting edge of African design

The creatives working across the fields of design in Africa have long been helping to shake off tired stereotypes pressed on the continent by …

Design