Social media has become an important part of any smart marketing mix, and small businesses could benefit the most. Unfortunately, many seem to be missing the mark. Despite the tools available on social sites, small business owners are dragging their feet when it comes to taking advantage. A report from marketing technology firm Netsertive examines...
Facebook is causing a stir on the internet this week after its internal rules for monitoring live-stream videos and other content were exposed publicly. The popular social media site has been facing criticism for the violent content that has come out of its new live-streaming video feature. Some of these videos have shown teens committing […]
New research looks at the positive and negative effects of major social media platforms on young people's health
MANCHESTER — They came offering rooms and rides, food and drink. They came by Twitter, harnessing social media — so often a site of anonymous derision — as a tool of collective uplift. The hashtag #RoomForManchester announced that people in the latest British city to be struck by terrorism were prepared to lend a hand to […]
Evan Willams calls notion that the social media platform helped put Trump in the White House "a very bad thing."
One of Twitter’s founders apologized for the role his social media platform may have had in putting the Tweeter-in-Chief in the White House.
The Twitter co-founder, Evan Williams, reflects on what the social media service has wrought on society and how he is trying to change things with Medium, the publishing site.
Last week (approx. May 7-14), I stopped using social media for an entire week. I logged out of all the sites and deleted the apps from my phone. I didn’t so much as peek at Instagram, which is, with Twitter and old-school Flickr, probably my favorite online service of all time. Show More Summary
Facebook is swinging for the fences with a new livestreaming deal with Major League Baseball. The social media site will stream 20 MLB games this season, one per week. The announcement confirms rumors about the deal that cropped up earlier this year. Show More Summary
Poll of 14- to 24-year-olds shows Instagram, Facebook, Snapchat and Twitter increased feelings of inadequacy and anxiety Four of the five most popular forms of social media harm young people’s mental health, with Instagram the most damaging, according to research by two health organisations. Show More Summary
Ukraine’s new blocking of popular, Russian-owned social media sites has been met with opposition by human rights groups who consider the move to restrict access to information more in line with authoritarianism than democracy. Kenneth Roth, executive director of Human Rights Watch, compared the...
Twitter's Flight School isn't some odd brand expansion effort -- unless we're talking about your brand and utilizing the social media site.
BANGKOK (Reuters) - The Facebook social media site was still available in Thailand on Tuesday after concerns arose that authorities would shut it down if Facebook did not take down content deemed threatening to national security.
Savage. On Monday, Twitter user @bonnntle posed an important question to the social media site: Ladies, what would you do if you found another girls nudes on your mans phone? — (@bonnntle) May 8, 2017 Rebaneilwe, a 19-year-old from South Africa, saw the question and was struck by an immediate, funny and pretty petty response. Send them to myself. Show More Summary
Social media sites have introduced users to Natural Language Processing (NLP) technology to enable users to read posts in other languages. Reverso Context goes a step beyond by offering a more context-driven technology. Continue reading ?
On April Fool’s Day, there was a Facebook gag on the social media site that said that the CW had cancelled all their series except the superhero ones and it was going to reband itself on the basis of being all-superheroes, all the time. It was a joke, but maybe now not too far from […]
Facebook could play a decisive role in the election, it has been claimed, as campaigners say the social media site swung the EU referendum in favour of Leave. Leading members of campaigns which backed the UK’s bid to leave the EU and Donald Trump’s presidency told the BBC’s Panorama that the social network played a […]
Two United Nations special rapporteurs are urging the Indian government to lift a ban on social media sites and mobile internet service in the Indian-controlled portion of disputed Kashmir. The … Click to Continue »
Social media can connect like-minded young people, providing vital support for those experiencing mental health issues, however, many sites can also promote harmful behaviour. Is there a solution? For all the benefits to mental health...Show More Summary