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The 8 most in-demand job skills for 2018 and the online courses you can take to learn them

We live in a technological age — and there is no going back. For anyone looking to get ahead in their career, mastering certain skills is absolutely …

Facebook verilerini satmakla suçlanan Cambridge Analytica'nın görevden alınan CEO'su: Trump'ın seçilmesinde önemli bir rol oynadık

Facebook'ta 50 milyon kullanıcının kişisel verilerini 2016 ABD başkanlık seçimlerini etkilemek için kullanmakla suçlan İngiliz şirket Cambridge Analytica'nın görevden alınan CEO'su Alexander Nix'in Trump'ın kampanyasında etkin bir rol oynadıklarını itiraf eden görüntüleri yayınlandı.<p>İngiliz Channel …

Facebook launches Messenger Platform 2.3 with web chat plugin customization

Facebook today introduced additional ways to customize Messenger conversations taking place on websites — like the ability to add a persistent menu and incorporate more user information. Messenger Platform can be used to deploy automated bots that accept payments, deploy AI for natural language …

Marketers Say Facebook’s News Feed Update Will Be ‘Nail in the Coffin’ for Organic Posts

Prioritizing posts from friends that generate engagement will reduce the reach of brands’ unpaid posts and may raise ad prices<p>By<p>Lara O’Reilly and<p>Lara O’Reilly<p>The Wall Street Journal<p>Biography<p>@larakiara<p>lara.oreilly@wsj.com<p>Suzanne Vranica<p>Suzanne Vranica<p>The Wall Street …

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10 Social Media Tools You Need in 2018 | Inc.com

Last month, I wrote about <i>How to Leverage Social Media In 2018: A Video Marketing Guide for Brands</i> and the feedback was extremely positive. The biggest request I received was for more social media tools to help companies really take advantage of the medium.<p>And it's no wonder. Just three years ago, …

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Half The World's Population Chooses Email

In 2017, there are over 3.7 billion email users, representing more than half the world’s population. In addition to its reach, email is consistently …

5 ways technology is changing consumer behaviors

The emergence of the personal computer and cell phone in the 1990s and the smartphone in the 2000s are some of the drastic changes the business world has seen in recent decades. Technology has caused businesses to be run differently, established new prerequisites for success, and influenced the way …

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Former Facebook president Sean Parker: 'God only knows what it's doing to our children's brains'

Facebook has been attacked by one of its founding members for "exploiting a vulnerability in human psychology" and putting children's mental health at risk.<p>Sean Parker, the former president of Facebook who joined Mark Zuckerberg's company in its first months, said the company's founders …

Facebook Pivots into the Enterprise 🗣

In response to mounting pressure from Snap on the App Store and Twitter’s unprecedented move to increase its iconic 140 character limit, Facebook has …

Facebook, işletmelerin web siteleri için Messenger eklentisini tanıttı

Facebook Messenger şimdi de işletmelerin web sitelerinde kendine yer bulacak. Facebook’un Salı günü yaptığı açıklamada, mesajlaşma uygulamasının …

Someone tried to sell Sia's nudes, so she posted them on social media for free

Sia shared a nude picture of herself, after hearing someone was planning to sell the same image to the press.<p>Last night, the <i>Chandelier</i> singer posted a blurry image of the back of her body on Twitter and Instagram with the caption: "Someone is apparently trying to sell naked photos of me to my fans. …

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The iPhone X Is A User Experience Nightmare

How did we go from the most elegant user experience ever created to this mess?<p>If the iPhone X’s hardware features are the epitome of fluff over function, its new navigation gestures are the epitome of needless complexity over intuition.<p>Need proof? Just take a look at this cheat sheet published …

These are the ads that Russia promoted on Facebook to fuel division during the 2016 election

Congress just gave the world its best look yet at the ads purchased on Facebook by Russia-connected accounts during the contentious 2016 election …

The Essential Landing Page Checklist

How to ensure that your landing page delivers the promises in your online ads<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p><i>The following excerpt is from Perry Marshall, Mike Rhodes and Bryan Todd’s book</i> Ultimate Guide to Google AdWords<i>. Buy it now from</i> Amazon | Barnes & Noble | …

The Web began dying in 2014, here's how

Before the year 2014, there were many people using Google, Facebook, and Amazon. Today, there are still many people using services from those three tech giants (respectively, GOOG, FB, AMZN). Not much has changed, and quite literally the user interface and features on those sites has remained …

When jokes tell stories journalists can't

The first person to technically break the Kevin Spacey sexual misconduct story was a 1-year-old animated boy named Stewie.<p>In a 2005 episode of <i>Family</i> …

Entertainment

This guy ruins people's Instagram food photos and it's the best thing ever

Fed up of your friends getting their phones out while you're eating? Sick of those artsy Instagram shots of food on a plate?<p>Social media star Kevin …

Social Media

WhatsApp now lets you delete and revoke messages you sent by mistake

WhatsApp is adding the ability to delete and revoke messages after you’ve sent them, following a test of the feature for most of 2017. You’ll be able to delete messages up to seven minutes after you sent them, and they’ll disappear from conversations or group chats. A new WhatsApp support article, …

Google CEO makes fixing hamburger emoji his top priority

Bun, salad, patty, CHEESE, bun... WTF<p>Do you have strong feelings about cheeseburgers? I didn't realize I did until I saw the following tweet over the weekend:<p>Take a good hard look at the position of the ingredients in the emoji above.<p>Apple's ordering of the lettuce, presumably a variant of iceberg …

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Influencer Marketing Is About Data, Not Celebrity Deals

The influencer marketing space shows no signs of slowing down. But to have a successful strategy, brands need more than just celebrity endorsements. …

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How Clever Retargeting Persuades Customers Who Looked But Didn't Buy

People rarely purchase the first time they visit a site. Getting them to take a second look is the secret to ecommerce success.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Did you know that nearly 96 percent of your first-time visitors are not ready to purchase from your website …

Catalans declare independence as Madrid imposes direct rule

<b>The Catalan regional parliament has voted to declare independence from Spain, while the Spanish parliament has approved direct rule over the region.</b><p>Catalan MPs easily approved the move amid an opposition boycott.<p>Spanish Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy had told senators direct rule was needed to return …

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Uber has a new credit card for people who want to earn points for ride-hailing

An effort to cement customer loyalty amid a hyper-competitive market<p>Uber is teaming up with British bank Barclays to offer its first branded credit card, the companies announced today. The card offers rewards for purchases at restaurants, hotels, and, of course, Uber rides. You can even apply for …

You can now buy event tickets directly through Facebook with SeatGeek

Just a couple of taps to buy<p>Facebook has teamed up with SeatGeek to make the ticket marketplace its primary distribution partner, according to <i>VentureBeat</i>. Now, if you want to buy tickets to an event on Facebook, you can purchase them without leaving the site, if those tickets are sold by …

Uber introduces a credit card

Uber is getting into the credit card business.<p>Announced today in partnership with Barclays and Visa at the Money2020 conference in Las Vegas, the new card gives Uber yet another point of access to incredibly valuable customer information and marks another front in its campaign to assume a larger …