The mother of a nine-year-old boy, who she sent to a school book week parade dressed in blackface, has apologized. But not for ‘blacking up’ her young son and exposing him to widespread social media condemnation. In a statement to New Matilda, the mother – who New Matilda has chosen not to name because it will [...]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 […]
Hopping mad that citizens are using social media to spread photos of French police forcing Muslim women to take off their burkinis, at least one French politician is threatening to prosecute anyone circulating photos of these incidents. Show More Summary
Reality star Sadie Robertson recently revealed that she would prefer to be a light in the world by ministering in person rather than posting inspirational social media quotes.
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."
Social media is an integral part of any small business success strategy. In fact, in today’s day and age, small businesses cannot afford to ignore social media. According to some recent studies, social media can be a powerful lead generation...Show More Summary
Before trying to impress your social media followers with your excellent backflip, check the equipment you use. Twice.
FORBES exclusive: RYOT Media shows in a new video about the Louvre how augmented reality can educate children in far away places. "We couldn't bring the kids to the Louvre," the video titles say, "So we brought the Louvre to the kid...
Customer acquisition platform Fluent released the results of a new survey that analyzed the smartphone and social media use habits of 1,769 millennials (aged 18 through 34) and 1,191 non-millennials (35 and older).
Chris Harrison is used to drama on The Bachelor and The Bachelorette. Hell, after Bachelor In Paradise, he's even used to being called out. But Chris Harrison is in no mood to put up with it on social media, judging by his feud with Oscar-winning documentary filmmaker, Michael Moore.
Facebook and Instagram will, of course, continue to explore and push the boundaries of where and how they can drive advertising revenue from their ever evolving platforms. But those brands and marketers who remember that engagement is just as important as frequency and reach will truly reap that full impact that social media can deliver.
At this point, just about everyone who uses social media has experienced some kind of ugly run-in with an online "troll." But few have been harassed as viciously or relentlessly as SNL star Leslie Jones. The attacks began shortly after...Show More Summary
It’s always nice to see celebrities using social media for a cause greater than themselves and that’s what Lisa Rinna and her daughters Delilah Belle Hamlin and Amelia Hamlin are doing. The mother daughter trio has united to be a part of a the Be Brave Be You campaign. Show More Summary
When people start traveling around the world at a young age they discover one big thing about their lives- all that travelling makes their mothers worry. She starts demanding phone calls, postcards and social media posts as assurance you're okay, and if you're a good son or daughter you comply...when you remember. Show More Summary
The vast majority of journalists consider publishing and promoting content the most important use for social media.
Use these etiquette tips to spread the word without making any social media stumbles.
The Associated Press has found that current and former paid staff members of Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump have used their personal social media accounts to express negative and racist views. Racist posts regarding Mexicans,...Show More Summary
Facial Recognition Can Be Tricked With Facebook Photos A technique to bypass facial recognition technology has been developed using publicly available photos from people’s social media accounts. Researchers at the University of North Carolina discovered the way to defeat the biometric security...
Instagram has over 500 million users. Pretty much everyone is using the social media app to share sexy selfies, sunsets, and brunch pics. Even the super rich and famous are Instagram obsessed. (Except Justin Bieber who went bonkers and...Show More Summary
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