A North Korean streaming site, dubbed the country’s version of Netflix, has been mocked by the U.S. streaming giant on social media. The “Netflix-style” Manbang set-top box was unveiled by North Korea’s state broadcaster KCTV last week,...Show More Summary
The House of Commons Home Affairs Select Committee says that social media giants like Facebook, Twitter and YouTube are “consciously failing” to combat the use of their sites to promote terrorism and killings, in its report published following an inquiry that has lasted 12 months, and included visits to Glasgow, Bradford and Europol. The Committee […]
Tumblr's online mental health community brings users and professionals together In recent years, social media sites have tried to take a more active role in promoting mental health, with mixed... To view the full story, click the title link.
Social media giants like Facebook, Twitter and YouTube are "consciously failing" to combat the use of their sites to promote terrorism and killings, according to a new report, which says they have become "the vehicle of choice in spreading propaganda and the recruiting platforms for terrorism."
Earlier today, Saturday Night Live star Leslie Jones' website was hacked, and explicit photos of the comic were posted on several social media sites. Within hours, Jones became the top trending topic on Twitter. Fortunately, much ofShow More Summary
There's a good way and a bad way to engage your audience on social media sites. Here are 5 things to remember before you start your replies.
NPR last week announced its decision to shut down comments on its website in favor of comments on social media—saying “the audience itself has decided.” In a post explaining its decision, NPR’s ombudsman and public editor Elizabeth Jensen says only.06 percent of site users comment on the site. NPR guesses that the commenters on the NPR site are not...
TV Land's "The Jim Gaffigan Show" will end after its second season, star and creator Jim Gaffigan announced via Twitter on Monday. In a statement posted to social media site WhoSay, Gaffigan wrote on behalf of himself and his wife, Jeannie: "After months of discussion Jeannie and I have decided...
Happy Birthday, Dorothy Parker Monday is Dorothy Parker’s 123rd birthday, and Twitter turned up to celebrate. As of 8 a.m. EDT, the famous writer’s name was trending on the social media site, with dozens of users sharing their favorite Parker quotes and quips. Parker, who was born Aug....
Social media makes it easy for businesses to build their client-base and their own communities, like in Facebook groups. But ever thought what would happen if all those social media platforms disappear? What would happen to the communities...Show More Summary
Netflix’s Stranger Things is full of characters to love, and one of the biggest breakouts has been Shannon Purser‘s Barb. Spend a couple of minutes browsing the #StrangerThings hashtag on any social media site and you’ll find all kinds of tributes to the shy high schooler, from think pieces to fan art to specialty pizzas (really). Show More Summary
A new study conducted by Twitter and ad giant IPG Mediabrands has concluded that video ads consumed within a social media feed, a la Twitter, tend to be more effective than pre-roll ads running on non-feed-based premium video sites,Show More Summary
Russian socialite Julia Stakhiva is a rising social media star who recently appeared on British reality TV show "The Rich Kids of Instagram." But she just made her Instagram account private after a wave of online abuse, following a column...Show More Summary
One of the common frustrations with social media is blurry header and profile pictures. You can spend hours perfecting your profile images, only to find they look pixelated and lacklustre when you upload them to the site. In this quick tip, I reveal the secret to banishing blurry Twitter header photos and making them look crisp and sharp. Show More Summary
'SMS series' hit social media sites by storm. Are we entering a new age of digital literary?
With over 500 million daily monthly users, Instagram has grown to be one of the most significant social media sites. This huge community of people provides a substantial opportunity for marketing your brand. Here are 8 ways you can use Instagram to get the most out of it. Have a concise and detailed profile There […]
With the summer Olympics saturating every social media site, news outlet and water cooler conversation, there’s one thing every business leader is wondering: “How do we create Olympic-level teams in our company?” Andrew Neitlich, the founder and director of the...
Dear Donald Trump, this isn't the first time that your opponent took to YOUR favorite social media site and BRAGGED about something YOU did: Donald Trump just hired the head of an extreme, right-wing "news" organization to run his campaign. Show More Summary
Instagram has had a long history of “borrowing” features from rival social media site SnapChat. Both sites are perhaps most well-known for their filters, which let users tweak their photos. Some are sensible, some are fun, and others are just plain silly. Show More Summary
NBC's publicists must be clocking in some SERIOUS overtime! As you may know, Blake Shelton faced a bit of heat over the weekend when Twitter users dug up old, offensive messages he allegedly wrote on the social media site. Uh oh! Related: Gwen & Kids Visit Blake's Oklahoma Ranch! In fact, several fans have since taken to Twitter [...]