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Why and how to use IGTV for content marketing

Video is king of today’s social media landscape.<p>With the recent launch of IGTV, Instagram clearly has its eyes set on seizing the throne.<p>IGTV? Can I …

Social Media

Science Says 51 Percent of U.S. Employees Are Quitting Their Jobs Right Now. Try These 4 Strategies to Keep Them From Leaving

Last year, Gallup published the third iteration of its State of the American Workplace <i></i>report<i>,</i> an in-depth study created to help business leaders optimize their hiring, engagement, and performance strategies.<p>Collecting data from more than 195,000 U.S. employees, Gallup scientists asked employees to …

Employment

Sleep Better, Lead Better

Wayne Mills<p>How much sleep do you get each night? Most of us know that eight hours is the recommended amount, but with work, family, and social commitments often consuming more than 16 hours of the day, it can seem impossible to make the math work. Perhaps you feel that you operate just fine on four …

Charisma

Google Wants to Kill the URL

Google's Chrome browser turns 10 today, and in its short life it has introduced a lot of radical changes to the web. From popularizing auto-updates …

Mobile Devices

Facebook tells Senate it needs help stopping election interference

Sheryl Sandberg says the government should cooperate.<p>Facebook has been scrambling to fight election meddling ahead of the 2018 midterms, but it doesn't want to go alone. The social network has released COO Sheryl Sandberg's prepared testimony ahead of her Senate appearance on September 5th, and she …

Sheryl Sandberg

How to Write a Powerful Professional Development Plan

A Professional Development Plan (PDP) is a valuable document that establishes both your career development goals and a strategy for meeting them. …

Management

Amsterdam: 'Terrorist motive' alleged in attack on Americans

AMSTERDAM (AP) — A 19-year-old Afghan citizen had a "terrorist motive" for allegedly stabbing two Americans at the main train station in Amsterdam, city authorities in the Dutch capital said Saturday.<p>Amsterdam police shot and wounded the suspect after the stabbings Friday at Central Station. The …

News

WhatsApp Has a New Feature That's Going to Make It a lot of Money

WhatsApp could become very profitable in the future.<p>Facebook's next of kin has 1.5 billion users globally, but hasn't done much in the way of earning its keep until now.<p>Earlier this month, Whatsapp for Business (which is owned by Facebook) announced it will be launching its own API that will let …

Social Media

Another epic economic collapse is coming

By George F. Will<p>George F. Will<p>Columnist covering politics and domestic and foreign affairs<p>Email Bio Follow<p>Columnist<p>Eric Sevareid (1912-1992), the author and broadcaster, said he was a pessimist about tomorrow but an optimist about the day after tomorrow. Regarding America’s economy, prudent people …

Budget Deficit

Most Managers Don’t Know How to Coach People. But They Can Learn.

Are you successful at coaching your employees? In our years studying and working with companies on this topic, we’ve observed that when many executives say “yes,” they’re ill-equipped to answer the question. Why? For one thing, managers tend to <i>think</i> they’re coaching when they’re actually just …

Mujey’s Accused Rapist Was Set Free. Then She Was Killed.

<b>She was a heap of clothes in the woods</b>. The couple taking a chilly Sunday walk in Kalamazoo, Michigan, didn’t know exactly what they were seeing at …

Ving Rhames Was Held at Gunpoint by Police for Being in His Own House

A neighbor reported that a "large black man" had broken in.<p>Between his iconic role in <i>Pulp Fiction</i> and his many appearances in the <i>Mission Impossible</i> movies, Ving Rhames is instantly recognizable. And it's incredibly bleak that were it not for that, there's a chance he might not be alive today.<p>In a …

Atlassian invests in Slack, kills HipChat and Stride

Atlassian has announced a new strategic partnership with Slack, the workplace chat behemoth.<p>As part of the deal, Atlassian makes a significant equity investment in Slack, although it’s keeping mum on how much money is on the table.<p>Have you visited TNW's hype-free blockchain and cryptocurrency news …

None of Google's 85,000 employees have had their work accounts taken over in a year — and it's because of a simple $20 product anyone can use

One of the most common ways that people get hacked is called phishing or spearphishing.<p>Basically, attackers craft an email that looks just like something you'd normally click on, like a bill or an email telling you to change your password. Unsuspecting people click on the link in the phishing …

How to Mentor Someone Who Doesn’t Know What Their Career Goals Should Be

“Tell me about your career goals.” How often have you said this to a person you’re managing or mentoring, only to get a blank stare in return? Perhaps the person confides that they don’t know what their goals should be, or even whether there are opportunities to advance at your company. How do you …

WeWork bans meat for employees expensing meals, at company events

If WeWork employees want a burger while on business, the money is coming out of their own pockets. The global workplace startup told employees this week that the company will ban employees from expensing meals that contain red meat, pork or poultry, Bloomberg reported.<p>The company won't provide meat …

Employment

BCG vaccine can reverse Type 1 diabetes to almost undetectable levels, eight-year study shows

The BCG vaccine against tuberculosis can reverse Type 1 diabetes to almost undetectable levels, an eight-year study has shown.<p>US researchers found that just one jab, followed by a booster four weeks later, brought down average blood sugar levels to near normal within three years, and the effect …

Developing These 5 Habits Will Make You a Once-in-a-Career Leader to Employees

Practicing these five powerful tenets of leadership will make you unforgettable to employees and irreplaceable to employers.<p>The thing I wanted more than anything "growing up" as a leader was to be unforgettable to employees--for my impact on their performance, growth, happiness, and life. Did I …

The Litmus Test of Great Leadership Comes Down to 1 Word, Says This Best-Selling Author

According to best-selling author and leadership expert Stephen M.R. Covey, this type of leadership stands in direct opposition to traditional positional leadership.<p>In the outstanding book <i>Servant Leadership in Action --</i> a collection of <i></i>essays by forty-four renowned servant leadership experts and …

2018 has been deadlier for schoolchildren than deployed service members

By Philip Bump<p>Philip Bump<p>National correspondent focused largely on the numbers behind politics<p>Email Bio Follow<p><i>This article has been corrected.</i><p>The school shooting near Houston on Friday bolstered a stunning statistic: More people have been killed at schools this year than have been killed while …

U.S. Dept. of Defense

Microsoft's Surface Hub 2 is a bold attempt at changing how we work

It's a huge collaborative screen that can rotate into a portrait mode.<p>Remember the Surface Hub? You probably don't. Unlike Microsoft's other PCs -- the Surface Pro, Book, Laptop and Studio -- the Hub was a giant and expensive device meant for workplace collaboration, not average consumers. It was …

Thousands of Facebook ads bought by Russians to fool U.S. voters released by Congress

SAN FRANCISCO — Democrats on the House Intelligence Committee released thousands of Russian Facebook ads on Thursday, offering the public its first in-depth look at the troubling messages used to heighten tensions among Americans during and after the 2016 U.S. presidential election.<p>The release of …

Facebook Ads

Real People Are Turning Their Accounts Into Bots On Instagram — And Cashing In

In late February, an Instagram account called Viral Hippo posted a photo of a black square. There was nothing special about the photo, or the square, and certainly not the account that posted it. And yet within 24 hours, it amassed over 1,500 likes from a group that included a verified model …

Social Media

Forget Smartphone Addiction. Here's What Experts Are Really Worried About

It's not the smartphone in your hand. It's not the tablet or the laptop. Reports about shiny objects captivating us all day miss the mark by a long shot. Apple is not to blame for making a useful phone, and Google is not to blame for the wide assortment of gadgets that use the Android operating …

Social Media

Beaten, tortured, sexually abused: An American ISIS widow looks for a way home

<b>Northern Syria (CNN) —</b> For Samantha Sally, a vacation was all it took to flip her quiet middle-American world of muscle cars, cotton candy and an Indiana packing company, into the horror of the ritual beatings, serial rape, torture and propaganda videos of ISIS's so-called Caliphate.<p>A holiday is …

Google’s astounding new search tool will answer any question by reading thousands of books

Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada<p>Imagine if you could gather thousands of writers in a circle to discuss one question. What would optimist Thomas L. Friedman say about intervening in Syria, for example? Would chaos theorist Santo Banerjee concur?<p>Google now has a way to convene that kind of …

British submarines 'ordered to move within missile range of Syria' as Theresa May summons Cabinet to respond to chemical attack

The world is braced for war tonight after Theresa May reportedly ordered submarines to move within missile range of Syria.<p>The Prime Minister will …

Facebook is cutting third-party data providers out of ad targeting to clean up its act

Facebook says it’s going to stop using data from third-party data providers like Experian and Acxiom.<p>Facebook is going to limit how much data it makes available to advertisers buying hyper-targeted ads on the social network.<p>More specifically, Facebook says it will stop using data from third-party …

People are downloading their Facebook data and posting it to Twitter, and the results will terrify you

The Cambridge Analytica scandal continues to roll on. As it does, people are becoming more and more aware of just how much data Facebook has on them.<p>One easy (yet slightly horrifying) way to see it all in one place is to request all of your Facebook data as a zip file. A lot of people have been …

4 reasons I won't be paying for my kid's college education

Let's get one thing straight: I am 100% pro-college.<p>If a college education helps you get to where you want to be professionally <i>and</i> if you can afford it, then you go ahead and earn that college degree! I spent six years in college and graduate school and benefitted hugely from both experiences. So …