Speaker goes after social media 'posers'
MANILA – House Speaker Pantaleon Alvarez on Tuesday filed a bill seeking to regulate social media usage in the Philippines. Alvarez filed House Bill 5012, which penalizes a person who will create a social media “account for his online presence using ...
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- Charlotte Five
5 Charlotte parents you need to be following on social media
This past week, I attended my daughter's Valentine's Day party. All the kids had decorated their shoe boxes for their Valentine's Day cards. Well, some made theirs– the others were apparently conceptualized and executed by world-renowned interior ...
Four Ideas to Implement Today on Social Media
Inside Higher Ed (blog)
Take advantage of inspiration from others — or an unexpected opportunity like a snowstorm — to gain likes and shares. By. Paul Redfern. February 21, 2017. Comments. Given the critical nature that social media plays in our relationships with key ...
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Jeremy Corbyn ridiculed by Labour MPs after celebrating social media success over poor poll ratings - Telegraph.co.ukTelegraph.co.uk
Jeremy Corbyn ridiculed by Labour MPs after celebrating social media success over poor poll ratings
Jeremy Corbyn was ridiculed by his own MPs last night after he suggested that while Labour is down in the polls, it was winning on social media. The Labour leader said the party was "better" at getting their message out online and blamed the media for ...
Labour fury as Jeremy Corbyn insists he's doing well on social media despite being 18 points behind the ToriesD
- eCampus News
College admissions now using social media like never before
A new survey reveals that college admissions officers' use of resources like Facebook and Google to gather more information on applicants has reached an all-time high. social media. According to the results of a Kaplan Test Prep survey, a higher ...
Trump administration expands social media checks to cover Chinese visitors - South China Morning PostSouth China Morning Post
Trump administration expands social media checks to cover Chinese visitors
South China Morning Post
The Donald Trump administration is seeking to check the social media presence of Chinese visitors by asking visa holders to disclose information about their favourite social media platforms and user names. Since November, Chinese nationals holding ...
Chinese visitors may have social media checksChinadaily USA
The US wants to check Chinese visitors' social media prof
- CBS7 News (press release)
Monitoring athletes' social media
CBS7 News (press release)
KERMIT -- Social media, it's a way many people around the world connect and keep in touch but it also has its pitfalls. A new rule has been implemented into the constitution at Kermit ISD: monitoring cheerleaders' social media sites. The district said ...
How to filter politics off your social media feed
CHICOPEE, MA (WWLP) – Not everyone is happy with the current political climate, and many take to social media to express their displeasure. Chances are, you have seen a political rant or two on social media that you disagree with. Now, there's a way to ...and more »
- Wall Street Journal (subscription)
New York City Employees and the Art of Social Media
Wall Street Journal (subscription)
Sree Sreenivasan, New York City's chief digital officer, was hired last fall in part to teach city employees how to be more social-media savvy. One focus of that effort: It isn't enough for governments to post information, he says; they have to get ...
The women pilots who are becoming stars on social media
With envy-inducing posts from inside and outside the cockpit, it's little surprise that female pilots are rising stars of social media. Sweden's Maria Pettersson was among the trailblazers, sharing photos of her jet-setting lifestyle as a pilot for ...
- The Conversation US
How social media stars are fighting for the Left
The Conversation US
This article is based on research supported by an Australian Research Council Discovery grant DP160100086 'The new screen ecology and innovation in production and distribution' awarded to Stuart Cunningham. This article is based on research ...and more »
10 tips to help you unplug from social media
Young adults split their attention between a televisied debate and scanning Twitter on their smart phones. (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images). Updated: 5:23 p.m. Monday, February 20, 2017 | Posted: 5:02 p.m. Monday, February 20, 2017 ...and more »
- Washington Post
CPAC rescinds Yiannopoulos invitation amid social media uproar
The organizers of this week's Conservative Political Action Conference rescinded their booking of Breitbart Editor Milo Yiannopoulos on Monday, following an outcry after the right-wing speaker's critics resurfaced videos of him criticizing age-of ...
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Milo Yiannopoulos Tapped as Keynote Speaker at Conservative Political Act
Fighting crime using social media
MEMPHIS, Tenn. -- Sergeant Mickey Keaton is a 13-year veteran with the Shelby County Sheriff's Office. He has a lot of duties, but his main focus these days is Facebook. "I live on this page and monitor it almost 24 hours a day, seven days a week to ...
- USA TODAY
How to deal with social media stress when you just can't - USA Today
It was overwhelming enough where some users started to show signs of fatigue. According to an October survey from Pew Research Center, one-third of social ...
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'#Republic' Author Describes How Social Media Hurts Democracy
NPR's Kelly McEvers speaks to Cass Sunstein about his new book, #Republic: Divided Democracy in the Age of Social Media. He says democracy needs people to come across a variety of viewpoints, and much of social media limits that exposure.
- 360000 Daesh social media accounts closed
RIYADH — Authorities have closed nearly 360,000 accounts of Daesh (the so-called IS) terror organization on social media, according to Abdul Rahman Saeed Al-Shahri, founder of TweetSo Team. “Daesh circulate about 130,000 messages daily on social ...
Garςon's social media post acknowledges the obvious
Much has been made — and inferred, or is it implied? — about Washington receiver Pierre Garςon's seemingly lighthearted Instagram post that generally asked, “#YALLHIRING?” The message ultimately says nothing other than Garςon, a pending free agent, ...
- Hindustan Times
Apps, social media, workers: All the ways to make Mumbaiites vote
Mobile apps, social media, student wings and on-ground workers — despite a month of high octane campaigning, political parties, fearing voters won't turn up once again, worked out several ways to get people out of their homes on Tuesday. Adding to the ...and more »
- Financial Express
Another ponzi scheme on like-social-media page busted
A month after Noida Rs 3,700 crore ponzi scam unearthed, Gurugram police today claimed to have busted a similar ponzy scam worth Rs 8 crore offering monetary benefits for liking various social media pages. By: PTI | Gurugram | Updated: February 21, ...and more »
- Irish Times
A masterclass in social media: making digital work for your company
One of the most important things for any business engaging with social media is knowing who their audience are and using the right channels to engage with them. The second week of the AIB Start-up Academy was a masterclass in social media for the 14 ...
- Social Media From The Summit
Keeping up with social media seems daunting, especially for those marketers whose professional careers predate it and who are trying to adapt. Laura Davidson Public Relations, which has been around for 25 years, aims to stay on top of the phenomenon ...
- Financial Times
Social media skew our memories in strange ways
We all know memory is fallible, but even so it was a shock. A few weeks ago I read an article I had written — and found myself with no recollection of writing it. There was simply no spark of recognition. My memory could not be jogged; even the sharp ...
- The Guardian
Trump's Sweden tweets expose the essential problem with social media
'Maybe Donald Trump is just devoted to giving us the pure stuff that the media would inevitably lie about.' Photograph: Kevin Lamarque/Reuters. Share on Facebook · Share on Twitter · Share via Email; View more sharing options; Share on LinkedIn · Share ...
Social media users troll Trump over Sweden incidentThe Hill (blog)
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- 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 ...
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- 5 things to know about buying or selling products through social media
Austin police are urging people who plan on buying or selling products online to be careful after an uptick in robberies related to social media transactions. Here are five things to know: 1. Robberies in Region 3. Police said the department has seen ...
Joe Root Happy to Interact With Fans on Social Media
Leeds: Leeds: Former England skipper Alastair Cook said one reason why he was able to lead England in a record 59 Tests was to avoid social media, thereby remaining ignorant of the more extreme criticism that came his way. Newly-appointed skipper Joe ...and more »
- Huffington Post
Dear Parents, You Can Survive the Social Media Generation
They text, they tweet, they chat. If the teens in your life are anything like mine, it is nonstop. We spend a lot of time discussing the when, where, how and why of social media usage in our family and to be honest (or TBH in social media speak) I even ...
- How 'Sultan' bolstered Amit Sadh's social media profile
Daily News & Analysis
His career got a face-lift after starring alongside Salman Khan in last year's blockbuster "Sultan" and Amit Sadh says he was amused to see how the film also gave a major boost to his social media profile. The actor says he would get very few likes on ...and more »
- FOX 7 Austin
Dog family reunited after viral social media post
FOX 7 Austin
A family of adopted dogs met for a reunion Saturday at Texas Humane Heroes after a Facebook post to reunite the pups went viral last month. The owners of Frito, a mixed breed pup, posted on Facebook hoping to find the dog's siblings for a reunion.
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 ...and more »
Rhonda Abrams: Why social media is killing your small business ...
Face it, some days you wish social media would just go away so you can get back to running your small business. Sure, you like Facebook for keeping up with ...
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- Call for social media campaign to address adolescent health issues
The Shillong Times
SHILLONG: F.R Kharkongor, commissioner and secretary of the sports and youth affairs, has called for aggressive social media campaign to address adolescent health problems. Addressing a gathering at a Youth Festival held under the theme 'A smart ...and more »
Joey Barton defends himself on social media after wild backlash to his play-acting during Burnley's home defeat by ... - Daily MailDaily Mail
Joey Barton defends himself on social media after wild backlash to his play-acting during Burnley's home defeat by ...
Joey Barton was forced to defend himself against accusations of cheating after his running battle with Lincoln's Matt Rhead turned ugly during Burnley's shock FA Cup fifth round defeat against the non-leaguers at Turf Moor. Barton trod on Rhead's foot ...
- Terror handler coordinated activities via social media: NIA
The New Indian Express
KOCHI: The NIA team investigating the case related to the radicalisation of Kerala youths by terror groups, has found key accused Shajeer Mangalassery had created a group titled 'The Gate' on the Telegram app for coordinating terror activities in South ...
- Times of India
Kamal leads social media outrage against CM Palaniswami
Times of India
CHENNAI: Veteran actor Kamal Haasan on Saturday was at the forefront of a small group of film personalities who voiced their disapproval of the Edappadi K Palaniswami government continuing in power in Tamil Nadu. With Palaniswami sweeping a majority ...and more »
- 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.
- Raw Story
'He'll NEVER measure up': #TinyTrump memes are taking social media by storm
President Donald Trump held a press conference Thursday during which he launched a scathing attack against the “fake media” that was not doing justice to reporting on his administration. He also took to Twitter on Friday to name some examples of this ...and more »
- The Sydney Morning Herald
The social media blackout Julia Morris has for her daughters
The Sydney Morning Herald
Comedian Julia Morris has always lived her life large in the public eye, sharing details of her miscarriage, her weight loss and even her husband's cancer diagnosis. But there are some things she won't share – images of her two daughters on social media.
- 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 ...
Program: Parents should stay involved in kids' social media
RAWLINS — Working toward preventing sexting, negative uses of social media, and more, local attorneys and a college student discussed the need for Internet safety Thursday night at Carbon County Higher Education Center. “Seventy-five percent of 12- to ...
Mayor Jim Matherly uses social media to call out people's 'bad conduct' - Fairbanks Daily News-MinerMayor Jim Matherly uses social media to call out people's 'bad conduct'
Fairbanks Daily News-Miner
Welcome! We hope you enjoy our content and decide to subscribe for full access. Visit newsminer.com/subscribe or call 907-456-6661. FAIRBANKS — Fairbanks city Mayor Jim Matherly is using social media as a tool to solve problems across the city but ...and more »
- Barossa & Light Herald
How social media and a helicopter helped track a stolen car
Barossa & Light Herald
The ute, pictured before it was stolen, was found after a day-long search. Picture: Jemeeka Garwood. See your ad here. What's happening in The Barossa Valley. Wednesday Walking Group. Explore the area, make new friends and keep healthy. Several ...and more »
Which Social Media Platforms Are Right For Your Business - Forbes
In a world where new social media channels are popping up all the time, how does a company devote their time to the ones that will be most beneficial for an ...and more »
Zuckerberg invokes Narendra Modi's knack for social media in governance
New Delhi: Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg on Friday cited the example of Prime Minister Narendra Modi's government to showcase how the social network has helped establish a direct dialogue and accountability between people and elected leaders.
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Insurance investigators use social media to assess liability
Millions of people post pictures on social media and share their life with the world. But they may not know there could be insurance investigators out there looking. An ABC 7 I-Team Investigation. WLS. By Jason Knowles and Ann Pistone. Friday, February ...
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 ...
- Politico (blog)
Trump proposes including Chinese visitors in social media checks ...
The move to cover Chinese visitors in the social-media-focused screening comes as Trump administration officials are publicly discussing far more intrusive ...and more »
- Hindustan Times
Mumbai civic polls: Social media is the new door-to-door
Inside the NCP's social media war room in Mumbai's Parel, workers check the party's social media pages ahead of the civic polls.(Pratik Chorge/HT ). WhatsApp, Facebook, Instagram, Twitter... it has never been easier to reach out to voters. And ...