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Instagram gives businesses tools to keep comments in check

Instagram has updated its API and is giving businesses access to content metrics as well as new tools for managing comments. Now, through the API, businesses can turn comments on and off as well as hide them. Business accounts already had access to these sorts of features already, but this is the …

5 New Facebook Ad Types You Should Be Using (But Probably Aren’t)

If you’re still <i>boosting</i> Facebook posts, you’re doing it wrong.It’s not that those are terrible.It’s just that there are so many other better options …

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The Social Media Analytics Showdown: What You Can Track and How

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>You need three things to create good campaigns and engage with fans on social media: good content, a steady stream of good content, content intelligence.<p>Every minute, we see a heavy downpour of social media messages, like millions of …

How To Secure Your Social Media Accounts To Protect Yourself From Hackers

With the amount of time and number of social media accounts we have, the risk of getting hacked increases. Cyber criminals are always looking for …

Apple Dives Deeper Into Improved Device Display Research With Quantum Dot-Enhanced Tech

Apple has filed for three new patents, according to applications published by the USPTO (via AppleInsider) today. The applications all relate to the use of quantum dot-enhanced displays, which provide a number of advantages to electronic device screens, including richer and more vibrant colors, …

Before & After: Target Stool Transforms into Table

(Image credit: Shannon Hartigan)<p>Recognize this stool? This popular Target item has been popping up around the Internet for months (I own one and use …

Russia Says Bitcoin Should Be Avoided [Updated]

Russia doesn’t do things by halves — Bitcoin shouldn’t be used by individuals and legal entities according to a recent statement. If you have a Bitcoin wallet on your computer, the Government will be suspicious. The Central Bank of Russia reiterated that the official currency is the Ruble, and that …

'Flappy Bird' Makes $50,000 A Day: Will Nintendo Take Notice?

I’m not normally one to suggest companies take legal action over IP infringement, if only because I think our system encourages overreaction.<p>For instance, I think the entire saga of <i>Candy Crush Saga</i> creator King trademarking words like “candy” and “saga” and then preventing games like <i>The Banner Saga</i> …

A string of thefts hit Bitcoin's most reputable wallet service

In a few hours on December 15th, Jeff lost nearly $10,000.<p>It was 10.6 bitcoins held in the wallet service Coinbase, the most well-funded and widely implemented service on the market. Jeff, who asked that we not use his last name, got the news of the transaction as soon as it happened, and after …