Nina Benkotic

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“This Is Serious”: Facebook Begins Its Downward Spiral

Facebook was always famous for the sign that hung in its offices, written in big red type on a white background, that said “Move Fast and Break Things.” Every time I think about the company, I realize it has done just that—to itself.<p>Years ago, long before <b>Mark Zuckerberg</b> became Mark Zuckerberg, the …

Mark Zuckerberg Is Betting on a Tactical Retreat to Save Facebook

Can a pivot from national to local media fix Facebook’s fake-news problem?<p>At New York University’s “Future of Media” event on Monday night, national media moguls took turns trashing the platform on which they’d come to rely. “It’s not so good to be in business . . . with Facebook,” said NBC News …

Facebook’s news-feed changes put community managers in the spotlight

Of all agency jobs, community managers — those that manage a brand’s presence on social media — often find themselves at the bottom of the totem …

How the Guardian US got profitable: pivoting from ads to reader revenue (and cutting costs)

The reader contribution model is paying off for the Guardian US. After years of bleeding red ink, the 10-year-old U.S. outpost of the British …

Using Facebook’s Ads Framework as a Standard for Social Selling

Whether you’re fan of Facebook or not, you’ll probably agree with one thing: Facebook leads the way when it comes to social media advertising.<p>With …

8 Critical Tests to Run Before Launching Your New Website

Drag and drop website builders like Wix and Weebly have many people thinking that publishing a website is as simple as pressing a button and basking …

The Content Strategies of 13 Instagram Icons

If you're looking to engage your audience and keep them coming back from more, start with these tips.<p>Reporting Intern<p>A good content strategy leaves your reader, viewer or follower engaged, informed and most importantly, hungry for more. It's especially important when starting out, and once you find …

Marketing

Post Less, Boost Top Posts, and More: 14 Ways to Increase Your Facebook Page Engagement

Engagement on Facebook Pages has fallen by 20 percent since the start of 2017, according to BuzzSumo who analyzed over 880 million Facebook posts by …

China starts 200-day simulation of living on another planet

The US definitely doesn't have a monopoly on long-term simulations of living on another planet. Four university students in Beijing have begun a 200-day isolation experiment, Lunar Palace 365 (why not Lunar Palace 200?), where they'll live solely on the resources they would have on the Moon or …

China

Meet the model defying gender norms by modelling both men’s and women’s fashion

This is Rain Dove.<p>They’re an androgynous model who’s changing the binary nature of fashion castings by modelling both menswear and womenswear.<p>They …

10 innovative homes built on extremely tight budgets

Following the UK launch of an affordable micro home that takes less than a day to build, here's a look at 10 properties from around the world that …

Bloody Brilliant: The Artist Turning Period Stains into Statement Jewelry

Twenty-two-year-old Lili Murphy-Johnson creates bejeweled maxi pads and menstrual stains to celebrate your monthly bleed.<p>"So on the charm bracelet you've got a bottle of Femfresh, a tampon in a wrapper, a tampon, a sanitary towel, and that's a box of Tampax right there."<p>London-based artist Lili …