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Here are Chicago's 2018 Michelin-starred restaurants

The year isn't over just yet, but the Michelin Man has spoken: Chicago's 2018 Michelin star rankings are here. A total of 25 restaurants landed on …

How Imgur is taking on Facebook and Twitter as 'geek culture' goes mainstream

More than 900 billion images were viewed on Imgur in 2015 alone and now the site is talking up its scale and its unique proposition to advertisers as it looks to convert those views into serious revenue.<p>Steve Patrizi, Imgur's vice president of marketing and revenue, told Business Insider how 2016 …

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When Not to Use Feminism to Sell Stuff to Women

Marketing to women by championing feminist ideals has never been more timely, or more popular. But it’s a dangerous proposition that businesses now and in the future need to treat very carefully.<p>Case in point — yesterday in Paris, the Chanel SS15 runway show ended with a “protest” march that …

Your Body on Display: Social Media and Your Self-Image

Sharing pictures of yourself in various stages of dress, or undress, can result in significant threats to your future relationship and career …

8 Things You Didn't Know You Could Do With Google Drive

Google Drive Tips and Tricks<p>1. Crop photos<p>2. Experiment with add-ons<p>3. Check out your Drive activity<p>4. Look at your revision history<p>5. Use …

Yes, hashtags can be trivial and annoying — but discussion threads like #YesAllWomen can also be powerful

Anyone who has spent any time on Twitter (s twtr) is probably well aware of the downsides of a real-time communications platform that connects …

Pinterest Rolls Out A New “Business Insights” API To Select Marketing Technology Companies

Fresh off the heels of another massive $200 million funding round which values the company at $5 billion, Pinterest is preparing to announce a new initiative that will allow businesses to gain a better understanding of Pinterest trends, as well as an enhancement to its API platform which will aid …

Choosing a Social Media Platform

Released about a year ago, the Choosing The Most Effective Social Media Platforms infographic was published by Edge Media and designed by …

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Teens Dropping Social Nets for Social Apps

Data from a number of surveys suggests that teenagers are leaving social networks like Facebook in favor of social apps. The latest study comes from …

Social Media

1,300 Free Online Courses from Top Universities

Download 1,300 free courses from Stanford, Yale, MIT, Harvard, Berkeley and other great universities to your computer or mobile device. Over 45,000 …

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When It Comes to Harassment and Stalking, the Virtual World IS Real

Earlier this week, Amanda Hess wrote an in-depth article, "Why Women Aren't Wanted on the Internet," about cyber-harassment, the gross majority of which is targeted at women. Several other media, followed up, including <i>Talking Points Memo</i>, in which Jill Filipovic recounted years-long personal …

Grab and Run: Kyrgyzstan's Bride Kidnappings

They call it <i>ala kachuu</i>, or "grab and run." In Kyrgyzstan, as many as 40% of ethnic Kyrgyz women are married after being kidnapped by the men who …