A California high school removed three players from the baseball team after they “manipulated” letters from their jerseys to spell out the n-word and post it on social media, the Ventura County Star reports. Nordhoff High Coach Sean Strben, who was not directly involved in the March 15 incident, also resigned this week. “There have been […]
Twitter posts by DC police about missing black and Hispanic teens raised the specter of human trafficking. Cops say it's just how we find missing people now.
The people are coming together, and they're using creativity and social media to be heard. A new initiative called The People's Campaign is raising money on GoFundMe to travel to 15 states across the U.S. that are "overcoming injustice,...Show More Summary
Spring breakers appear to be using defenseless animals as tools to drink alcohol. Read more...
It's spreading via social media: A "dare" where kids use erasers to rub away the skin on their arms, often while reciting the alphabet or other phrases. Players compare the resulting injuries, and the most injured player is the "winner." The so-called "eraser challenge" has been circulating for...
Join our Tweetchat this Thursday at 12:00 pm Pacific for lively conversation and a chance to win one of two $10 Amazon GCs! Use #WBChat to participate. This week's topic: Using Social Media to Save Money! Learn about utilizing hashtags to find deals, social media accounts to follow to find...
Ojai Nordhoff Principal Greg Bayless has removed three players from the baseball team after two of the players "used the letters of their NHS jerseys to spell out" a racial slur and another took a photo and posted it on social media, Bayless said in letters sent to faculty. He called the word "the...
Creating the best music in the world is no good if no one ever hears it. Here we look at key ways in which independent artists on a budget can take proactive steps to effectively promote their music using a social media and a personal website. ________________________________ In this latest...
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"Dead, IRL" updates us on technologies for recreating human identity after death. Laurie Segall looks into several methods, including postmortem tweets, video recordings, and bots using social media to imitate a dead person's self. The latter should remind readers of...
Ivanka Trump has prohibited her eponymous fashion label from using her likeness in campaigns and social media, in yet another superficial attempt to distance herself from her business. A spokeswoman for the Ivanka Trump brand confirmed...Show More Summary
Nurseit Niyazbekov, KIMEP University Until the mid-2000s, one would rarely associated the word “high-tech” with the country of Kazakhstan. Internet penetration hovered at 3% in 2005, and Kazakh authorities generally neglected the internet and social media. Liberalisation of the media market in the early 2000s changed that. Show More Summary
What exactly is the new Clips app and how can I use it with my social media? If you're someone who goes gaga over apps like Snapchat and Instagram Stories and, ahem, Messenger Day, then you'll probably be interested in the latest app...Show More Summary
A study by a Brown University economist has found that recent growth in political polarization is largest for demographic groups in which individuals are least likely to use the internet and social media—a finding that suggests the internet is not the most significant driver of rising polarization, despite the popular narrative that the web is to blame.
From industry conferences to professional summits to intimate roundtables, most of us marketers have attended at least one real-world event to learn, be inspired, represent our brands, and network with one another. And after attending the 2016 MarketingProfs B2B Marketing Forum last fall, I can tell you one thing’s for sure: The face-to-face time you [...]Show More Summary
John Oliver has raked a considerable amount of muck since launching his HBO show Last Week Tonight in 2014, and he has often enlisted social media to help spur his most over-the-top gags toward virality. For his latest trick, he’s managed to get 350,000 views in one day on a 22-minute video that features no sound and only a single shot. Show More Summary
Post by Adi Englander The internet is undergoing another major transformation. Video is utterly and completely taking over, and live streams are the bells of the digital ball. Digital video’s extreme popularity is not isolated to YouTube and live broadcasts, however, as webinars are also proving to be an increasingly prominent tool. Show More Summary
Kim Kardashian is speaking out with no-holds barred to talk about the Paris incident and her uplifting decision to use it as a means for personal growth. Kardashian took to social media to communicate her bold attitude toward the terrifying event.
Barry Hessenius: "If we really want to maximize our effectiveness and increase our chances of saving the NEA, we need to use social media and any other tool we have to enlist the support of neighbors, friends, co-workers, local media and businesses to join the effort in communicating with Congress. Every single person in the […]
Twitter and other social media tools are commonly used around the world. Now, many government and not-for-profit organizations have a presence on at least one of these systems and use them in various ways to share information about their activities and engage with people.