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Pinterest, Sargento Kick Off Pinterest MVPP: Most Valuable Party Planner Microsite

Pinterest created something to do with the 8 million football party ideas and 58 million football ideas users have saved prior to Super Bowl LI Feb. 5.

How to Infuse SEO Into Your Social Presence

SEO has not become irrelevant, but it’s purpose is now more complex than before.

The Super Bowl Is Boring

It’s not just social media that is distracting Super Bowl viewers. Data taken from in-game activity has shown increased activity on sports apps such as NFL Mobile and NBC Sports and more website visits to Super Bowl advertisers.

Facebook Revamps Privacy Basics

Facebook issued an update to its Privacy Basics portal in advance of Data Privacy Day Jan. 28.

Twitter Launches Stickers, Hashtag-Triggered Emoji for Lunar New Year

With this update, users can share the Year of the Rooster emoji by tweeting one of the supported hashtags associated with the occasion.

Live Broadcasting Took Over China, But Will It Survive in the U.S.?

It’s a truism in technology that often if you want a gut check on the viability of an emerging technology, you should look to China.

Facebook Testing Ads on Messenger Home Screen in Australia, Thailand

Those ads have to go somewhere, and now, for a small test group of users in Australia and Thailand, “somewhere” is the home screen on Facebook Messenger.

Facebook: 208 Million Likes, Posts, Comments, Shares for Inauguration

Facebook said 60 million users generated 208 million likes, posts, comments and shares related to the inauguration of President Donald Trump last Friday.

Another Round of Changes for Facebook’s Trending Feature

Facebook issued yet another update to its Trending feature, with three major changes rolling out to users in the U.S. starting Wednesday.

Pokemon Duel Strategy Game Launches on Mobile

The strategy game allows users to compete in Pokemon Figure Game matches with other players.

WhatsApp Adds Offline Message Queueing to iOS App

The most recent update to WhatsApp’s iOS application brings with it the ability to queue messages for sending while offline.

How Organic Advertising Made Disney World a Holiday Destination

This is the heart of organic advertising. It all starts with creating profound experiences. When the core product--Disney World, in this case--connects with people on such a significant level, everything else is free to unfold.

Snapchat in Talks With Several Ad Agencies (Report)

Is there a Snapbot in the middle of Madison Avenue? Not quite, but Snap Inc. is apparently spending a lot of time with ad agencies there.

6.824 Million Unique Viewers for Twitter-PBS NewsHour Inauguration Livestream

Twitter said Tuesday that its livestream of the inauguration of President Donald Trump with PBS NewsHour drew 6.824 million unique viewers.

LinkedIn’s Kevin Scott Named CTO at Microsoft

LinkedIn senior vice president of Infrastructure Kevin Scott was promoted to chief technology officer at parent company Microsoft.

Live Video for Instagram Stories Going Global

Instagram announced live video for Instagram Stories last November and began rolling the feature out in the U.S. the following month. Now, it is available globally.

Tumblr Debuts Stickers, Color Filters

Stickers and filters are coming to Tumblr, starting Tuesday.

Google Voice Now Supports Group, Photo MMS

Google launched an update for Google Voice on iOS, Android and the web.

White House Directs Comments Line Callers to Nonexistent Facebook Messenger Accounts

Following in the footsteps of many other businesses, the Trump administration is turning to Facebook Messenger for customer service. However, there’s a slight problem.

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