Hatred and vitriol used against targets on social media - often against innocent or misidentified victims - can lead to fear for safety, job loss and even suicide
Five more philanthropic organizations said Friday they have pulled their fundraising events from President Donald Trump's Mar-a-Lago Club following an intense social media push calling on people to boycott charities that use the venue. Show More Summary
This article is about how I think you can use social media network sites for your best benefit. I am suggesting there is one single thing which you should concentrate on that you can get there with just five steps. As I have already suggested, I do recommend photography-centric social media networking sites. Show More Summary
Most smartphone users probably have at least one social media app installed on their device. Many have multiple. Apps like Facebook, Instagram and Snapchat all chew through a ton of data. Scrolling through feeds, watching friends’ videos and documenting your day with pictures of your cat and what you ate for lunch can be fairly data intensive. Show More Summary
Face-swapping filters and lenses have long been popular as silly, fun graphics used on social media, but the humanitarian arm of the United Nations (or U.N. OCHA) is hoping that the filters will promote a more serious message about what it's like to live in an area of conflict. For World Humanitarian Day on Saturday,...
The average shopper spends 79 days researching a new purchase, with 80 percent of that research starting online, usually with social media. Because of platforms like Pinterest and Instagram, the shopper's path to purchase, beginning with inspiration, is becoming even more self-led. Not only that, but consumers are less inclined to blindly follow traditional advertising...
International rights groups have urged Yemen's Shiite rebels to free a prominent activist who used social media to document the war that has ravaged the impoverished Arab nation. Human Rights … Click to Continue »
19 body-positive women who are using side-by-side photos to highlight how easy it is to manipulate images through poses, lighting, and camera angles.
McDonald's Australia is using a render of Apple's upcoming "iPhone 8" in an email promoting the company's "mymacca's" iPhone app, various social media posts noted on Thursday.
Today’s buyers and browsers have more ways to interact with businesses than ever. From voice search and proximity-based marketing to social media and live chat, it’s never been easier to connect with customers. But this increase in communication channels and platforms doesn’t necessarily translate to a positive customer experience. According to a study by [...]Show More Summary
Public figures are using their social media platforms this week to denounce everything from white supremacy to Donald Trump's incredulous "many sides" argument. But some just want it all to go away. That's the move Solange pulled on Tuesday when she unexpectedly announced she would be leaving Twitter without explanation. Show More Summary
I am not a regular television watcher but happened to catch a “60 Minutes” episode recently (http://tinyurl.com/60Minutes-socialmedia). The episode focused on how influencers are marketing using social media. Although I follow and use several social media platforms to help reach small-business owners, most of this information was new to me. But it was not surprising. […]
A Swiss hotel has sparked international controversy over a sign instructing Jewish guests to use the shower before and after they use the pool, the presence of which has droves of social media users accusing the hotel owners of anti-Semitism. … More » The post Swiss Hotel Orders Jews To Shower Before Using Pool appeared first on EveryJoe.
Solange Knowles deleted her Twitter account on Tuesday night. Before the singer left the social media platform, she used her final tweet to share a rallying cry for Takiyah Thompson, a 22-year-old student at North Carolina Central University. Thompson was arrested in connection with the toppling of a Confederate monument and charged with two felonies…
People are using social media to expose the identities of those who attended the “Unite the Right” rally in Charlottesville, Virginia, prompting death threats for some.
As cities across the nation take to the streets in support of Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) today, immigrant youth are also using social media to share what the program means to them and their families. These testimonies...Show More Summary
How the Jewish New Yorker uses online platforms to fight for LGBTQ rights.
[...] a Twitter account dedicated to calling out racism, YesYoureRacist, identified people who attended the rally using photos culled from the news and social media and listed their places of employment and other information. A website...Show More Summary
Jennifer Lawrence has joined many celebrities who have used their platforms to denounce the actions of white supremacists—but her new approach is slightly different. She needs your help. The actress, who's only public social media account...Show More Summary