The impact of image-based posts on social media insight
Brands and agencies are developing 'visual listening' techniques to better understand the sentiment expressed in emojis and gifs. By Mindi Chahal 22 Feb 2017 10:48 am. Oreo generates buzz on social media through memes and visual communication.and more »
- Information Age
Social media and the effects on workplace mentality
There's no question that social media has changed the way people work. Not only for their personal lives, but also in the professional world. COMMENT. Social media workplace. To help avoid scrolling through your newsfeed for hours on end, take ...and more »
When Parents Act Like Social Media-Obsessed Kids: This Video Is So Funny
"Hubby is sick AF," posts the mom on social media, complete with a pouting selfie and a sick husband in the background, and we dissolve into fits of laughter. We're talking about the latest FilterCopy video titled 'If Parents Behaved Like Us.' With the ...and more »
- Fast Company
How To Upgrade Your Social Media Presence For Your Post-College Job Hunt
Your social media presence is a crucial part of your post-college job hunt. In fact, 60% of employers use social networking sites to research job candidates, according to CareerBuilder's annual social media recruitment survey, and 49% of hiring ...
- Jakarta Post
New police division to respond to growth of social media
New police division to respond to growth of social media Against fake news: Students sign a banner containing commitments to fight against hoax news at a campaign event in Ungaran, Semarang regency, Central Java, on Feb. 4. (Antara/Aditya Pradana ...
- New York Times
Chinese Feminist Group's Social Media Account Suspended
New York Times
Chinese women's rights advocates protested the closing of the social media account for a leading feminist group by posting photographs online. The messages include “I need Feminist Voices” (upper left) and “Fairness for women, Don't touch my Feminist ...and more »
- Times of India
Saif Ali Khan: I'm not on social media but I don't have a problem with it
Times of India
The last time Saif Ali Khan teamed up with filmmaker Vishal Bhardwaj was for 'Omkara' in 2006, when he played Langda Tyagi. His portrayal of the character was widely appreciated by his fans. Now, the two are back together with 'Rangoon', which also ...and more »
Bull charging through NYC takes social media by storm
A runaway bull in Queens got millions of views on Facebook Live during its short stint of freedom. The New York Times reports the bull escaped from the Aziz Slaughter House in Jamaica at 10 a.m. and was spotted 20 minutes later by frantic 911 callers.and more »
'Jacare' continues social media attack on Michael Bisping, labels champ a coward
If you think middleweight contender Ronaldo Souza is just going to sit back and let the UFC's middleweight title picture sort itself out, think again. While it appears Yoel Romero (12-1 MMA, 8-0 UFC) will get the next crack at UFC champ Michael Bisping ...and more »
Alvarez wants social media regulated, seeks probe on fake users
Speaker Pantaleon Alvarez III wants a congressional inquiry into the alleged failure of social media networks “to provide an effective method or system” to authenticate accounts registered to them, citing the need to protect social media users and curb ...and more »
- The New Indian Express
Social media propaganda leaves youth sleepless
The New Indian Express
KOCHI: A chill ran down Riyas Khan's spine when a friend's call came on his mobile phone around 6 pm on Sunday. The caller said Riyas' picture was being circulated in social media as 'Pulsar Suni,' the key accused in the case related to the assault of ...
- ABC Online
Social media monitoring apps shine spotlight on internet addiction
Social media monitoring apps targeting programs like Facebook and Instagram are revealing alarming habitual behaviour and extreme levels of smart phone use. You may not realise it, but you are probably reaching for your smart phone with high frequency.
Chat Bots Are Winning Over Social Media Users (Report)
There are many approaches to social media marketing, but most rely on one-way communication, with brands and businesses blasting out messages, promoted or otherwise, hoping to reach their target audience. However, chat bots could provide a more ...
Selfie paradox: People want fewer selfies on social media but keep posting selfies themselves - CBC.caCBC.ca
Selfie paradox: People want fewer selfies on social media but keep posting selfies themselves
Approximately one in every three photos taken these days is a selfie. Google estimates Android users take 93 million selfies a day. But despite their popularity, new research suggests most people wish there were fewer selfies online. CBC tech columnist ...
5 Ways Social Media Makes Millennials Feel Insecure
People spend an average of 1.72 hours a day on social networks. That's a huge chunk of each day devoted to social media. If you're the average social media user, you visit various channels to catch up on the news, interact with friends, and let the ...
Should You Have Multiple People Managing Your Brand's Social Media?
Unless you're just getting started, social media management is a big, time consuming job. While the majority of marketers claim to spend 1-5 hours on social media marketing every week, they're likely part of a bigger team—and some marketers end up ...
- Social Media Impersonators Drive Security Risk
A new pool of research digs into the fraudulent social media accounts, a growing threat to individuals and businesses. The number of social media impersonators grew 11x between December 2014 and December 2016, a sign of a trend threatening ...
Uber harassment probe disturbs social media
Uber's internal investigation into sexual harassment allegations is getting a lot of eyes on social media. The former US Attorney General Eric Holder is one of Facebook's top trending topics after the ride-hailing company announced he will lead the ...
Reflecting on one very, very strange year at Uber — Susan J. FowlerSusan J. Fowler
travis kalanick on Twitter: "1/ What's described here is abhorrent & against everything we bel
Tech Groups Warn of Social Media Collection at the Border
A plan to force visitors to turn over their social media passwords to Homeland Security will pose dangers to civil liberties and cybersecurity, according to a trade industry group that represents companies like Google and Facebook. In a statement to ...
Your Papers and Social Media Passwords, PleaseHuman Rights Watch
Human rights coalition to DHS: don't demand social media passwords from people entering the USABoing Boing
- Trinidad & Tobago Express
No crackdown: "Someone on social media panicked the entire population"
Trinidad & Tobago Express
Minister of Works and Transport Rohan Sinanan and Commissioner of Transport Wayne Richards said that that social media users have sent the motoring public in a state of panic because of posts appearing on social media sites claiming that the motorists ...
Analysis: Labour aren't as good on social media as Jeremy Corbyn thinks - and it wouldn't help them if they were - Telegraph.co.ukTelegraph.co.uk
Analysis: Labour aren't as good on social media as Jeremy Corbyn thinks - and it wouldn't help them if they were
Jeremy Corbyn has been ridiculed for claiming that any problems Labour may be having in the polls are offset by their strong use of social media. However, a Telegraph analysis has found that the Labour leader's shadow cabinet don't have as wide a reach ...
Jeremy Corbyn mocked at Labour meeting for celebrating social media successes in the face of
- Small Business Trends
52 Social Media Management Tools You Must Have for Your Business
Small Business Trends
Almost every business can find a use for social media sites these days. You can use them for marketing, research, customer service and so much more.and more »
- South China Morning Post
Trump administration expands social media checks to cover ...
South China Morning Post
US Department of Homeland Security proposes asking Chinese 10-year visa applicants for details of social media presence.
Trump administration wants to check Chinese visitors' social media ...Shanghaiist
The US wants to check Chinese visitors' social media profilesMashable
Proposed Homeland Security Rule Asks Some Chinese Visitors for Social Media AccountsNBCNews.com
Winnipeg woman turns to social media to get stolen rings back
She knows it's a long shot, but Jessica Yakiwchuk is turning to social media to try and get back some of her stolen treasures. Someone kicked in the door of her River Heights home while she was out Friday night and lifted two jewelry boxes in her bedroom.
When Social Media Is A Waste Of Time For Businesses
Ask business owners about their list of should-dos and they'll tell you that right near the top is social media. Well I'm hear to relieve you of your guilt: for most solopreneurs and small businesses, social media is a huge waste of time. To find out ...
Shoot a video, share it on Social Media and become a star overnight!Economic Times
Social Media Strategy: How Much to Spend and WhereHospitality Net
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Traffickers use social media to target victims
FORT WAYNE, Ind. (WANE) – Posting, liking, commenting and sharing social media posts has become part of daily life for many people, but those posts can turn into targets for sex traffickers. “It takes 24 hours to traffic a kid from the time they meet ...and more »
- Social media creates bonds in unlikely circumstances
On Tuesday, three strangers used a social network to help connect in some tough times. (Source: WAVE 3 News). LOUISVILLE, KY (WAVE) - Tens of thousands of people in Louisville and Southern Indiana are on social media pet groups to stay informed and ...and more »
- New York Times
PewDiePie Dust-Up Shows Risks Brands Take to Tap Into Social Media
New York Times
Felix Kjellberg, known to his 53 million subscribers as PewDiePie, had recently included anti-Semitic jokes in his comedy videos to the apparent delight of neo-Nazi websites. Credit Matt Sayles/Invision, via Associated Press. Social media has produced ...and more »
- US Customs wants to check Chinese visitors' social media accounts
The US Customs and Border Protection wants to begin asking Chinese visitors to voluntarily disclose their social media handles when they enter the country. The agency has entered a proposal earlier this week to be published in the Federal Register ...
- Loop Barbados
Teachers should be held accountable for their social media
Teachers may be free to do as they wish during their private lives, but they are being asked to keep some activity out of the public domain if possible, even though there is no law governing such. This was the view expressed by President of the ...
- CTV News
Social media plea brings in loads of 'Star Wars' Kraft Dinner for Autistic BC boy
NANAIMO, B.C. -- Hundreds of boxes of a limited-edition pasta now fill the home of a family in Nanaimo, B.C., following a plea to help their autistic son. Reed Botwright put out a call on social media last week when he and his wife could not track down ...
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- Teenage girl shares abusive rant at taxi driver on social media
A taxi driver in Brisbane has endured a torrent of abusive language from a teenage girl after he got lost. Tamika Dudley, 19, posted her vile rant on social media after a Black & White Cabs driver lost his way driving her home. In expletive-laden ...and more »
- The Independent
Piers Morgan pulls out of hosting television awards after social media outcry
Piers Morgan has pulled out of hosting the Royal Television Society (RTS) Programme Awards after a campaign was launched claiming his presence would be “inappropriate.” The former newspaper editor said protest efforts had generated “silly noise” and ...and more »
How Marketers Can Decode the Psychology Driving Social Media
What is it about social media that keeps our eyes and brains transfixed for long hours? What void is social media filling up in our lives that real social interactions don't? The questions are many, but one cannot qualm the ability of social media as ...
Social media reactions from Tennessee's top targets after first 2017 Junior Day
KNOXVILLE, Tenn. — Tennessee is looking to recapture its glory from the 1990s. Join us daily at SEC Country for the latest Tennessee recruiting news and notes on the next crop of Volunteers. Tennessee held its first Junior Day of 2017 over the ...and more »
'Five Faces of Evelyn Frost' social media critique either revealing or obvious: Review - Toronto StarToronto Star
'Five Faces of Evelyn Frost' social media critique either revealing or obvious: Review
Making its English-language debut, Quebec playwright Guillaume Corbeil's quick one-act play starts with a bang but ultimately loses its plot. In an inaugural collaboration with Théâtre Français de Toronto, Canadian Stage is presenting a bilingual ...
Businesses need good social media policies to manage risk
If you think social media is just what your staff use to share photos of their breakfast or plan their weekends, think again. New Zealand businesspeople are coming to terms with the risks social media can present to their firms, as well as the ...and more »
- The Hill (blog)
Social media users troll Trump over Sweden incident
The Hill (blog)
Social media users trolled President Trump after he referred to an incident in Sweden to defend his travel ban that has baffled Swedes. During his campaign-style rally on Saturday in Florida, Trump pointed to incidents in Germany and Sweden in defense ...
#SwedenIncident Has Social Media Mocking President Donald Trump And Alleging Rape Crisis In SwedenBusiness 2 Community
Social media mocks Trump for making up S
Stephen Bear And Charlotte Crosby Get VERY Cheeky On Social Media After Calming Split Rumours - MTV UKMTV UK
Stephen Bear And Charlotte Crosby Get VERY Cheeky On Social Media After Calming Split Rumours
Stephen Bear and Charlotte Crosby have continued to keep fans guessing about their relationship after posting cheeky bum flashing and squeezing antics on social media. On Saturday, Geordie Shore babe Charlotte took to Twitter to hint her relationship ...and more »
- Hindustan Times
Momentum Jharkhand takes social media by storm
With nearly 150 million impressions and a reach of 28.2 million on Twitter on February 16, Momentum Jharkhand took the social media by storm. Momentum Jharkhand trended continuously for almost 7 hours on the inaugural day of the summit, which is ...and more »
- Deccan Chronicle
Assam lawmaker's 'sex tape' goes viral on social media
The video purportedly shows MLA Ramakanta Deuri from Morigaon assembly seat indulging in sexual acts with a woman in a hotel room. Image for representational purpose only. Guwahati: In a major embarrassment for the BJP in Assam, a video purportedly ...and more »
- Stand up for each other on social media
Many thanks to Jack Knox for calling out the increasingly nasty climate faced by those who seek or hold office. No one wants to hear councillors, MLAs or MPs complain about their lot. It is an honour to serve. But it is absolutely the case that social ...
- ABC Online
Dan Vickerman's death prompts emotional outpouring on social media
Former Wallabies lock Dan Vickerman has been mourned by teammates, friends and opponents on social media. If you or anyone you know needs help: Lifeline on 13 11 14; Kids Helpline on 1800 551 800; MensLine Australia on 1300 789 978; Suicide Call ...and more »
Sex traffickers now using social media to target victims
FORT WAYNE, Ind. (WANE) – Posting, liking, commenting and sharing social media posts has become part of daily life for many people, but those posts can turn into targets for sex traffickers. “It takes 24 hours to traffic a kid from the time they meet ...
- Voice of America
US Ambassador's Gift to Somali President Leads to Confusion on Social Media
Voice of America
Somalia's newly elected President Mohamed Abdullahi Mohamed (right) flanked by outgoing president Hassan Sheikh Mohamud (left) attends a military parade during the hand-over ceremony at the Presidential palace in Somalia's capital Mogadishu, Feb.and more »
10 Social Media Mistakes That Are Killing Your Business - Forbes
As important as it is to be on top of the latest new social media trends, it's also equally important to be constantly cleansing your social media strategy from ...
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10 Social Media Mistakes That Are Killing Your Business
As important as it is to be on top of the latest new social media trends, it's also equally important to be constantly cleansing your social media strategy from consistent mistakes. When you're so “in the trenches” in your plan, it's hard to notice the ...
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- Shreveport Times
Louisiana Office of Tourism seeks social media ambassadors
Last week, Lieutenant Governor Billy Nungesser and the Louisiana Office of Tourism announced the official launch of the #OnlyLouisiana Ambassador Program. Also known as “the Bayou Krewe,” this initiative seeks “to showcase Louisiana to the world ...and more »
Burger King Russia used rape victim's likeness in social media ad
The Burger King fast food chain in Russia has taken down an ad depicting a 17-year-old victim of rape and beating. It comes after social media users clashed over Diana Shurygina's case – some supporting her, others saying the rape never happened.
- Orlando Sentinel
Seminole turns to social media to lure tourists
When Hurricane Matthew skirted up the Atlantic Coast in October, Central Florida counties blanketed social media — including Twitter, Facebook and NextDoor — with information about shelters, curfews and the weather. Welcome to the new world of public ...