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Facebook and Twitter play bigger role in Congressional election-hacking probe
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 As Congressional investigations into Russia’s role in manipulating the election for U.S. president deepens, tech companies are assuming a more central role in the inquiries. Both Twitter and Facebook are stepping up their efforts to cooperate with Congressional investigations into Russian interference with last year’s presidential election. Read More [...]
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21.co announces a token system to get people to join its paid messaging network
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 Today at Disrupt, 21.co CEO and co-founder Balaji Srinivasan outlined his company’s unusual evolution and announced the launch of a new system for kickstarting the site’s user base by incentivizing people with tokens for doing things like signing up, getting verified and performing certain tasks. The company opted to move away from the increasingly popular ICO model because… Read More [...]
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3 Tools That Increase Your Instagram Bio Links
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Want to get more out of your Instagram bio link? Do you wish you could share multiple links via Instagram? In this article, you’ll discover three tools that let you serve links to people who click on your Instagram bio. #1: Promote 5 Links for a Single Instagram Account Linktree is an easy-to-implement solution to [...] This post 3 Tools That Increase Your Instagram Bio Links first appeared on . - Your Guide to the Social Media Jungle [...]
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How to Reach a Non-English-Speaking YouTube Audience
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Is your content on YouTube? Have you considered taking your content global? In this article, you’ll discover how to expand your reach and influence on YouTube by optimizing your videos for viewers who speak different languages. Reveal Your Ideal International Audiences You may assume that all of your YouTube videos are being viewed in English-speaking [...] This post How to Reach a Non-English-Speaking YouTube Audience first appeared on . - Your Guide to the Social Media Jungle [...]
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Twitter is testing a Twitter Lite Android app, first in the Philippines
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 Twitter today has nearly four times as many monthly active users outside the U.S. as it does in its home market — 260 million versus 68 million — and this week it quietly launched a new app in an effort to boost those numbers further. The social network is testing a Android app for Twitter Lite, a native app version of a mobile web site Twitter launched earlier this year that… Read More [...]
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How tbh hit #1 by turning anonymity positive
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 The innovation of tbh, teen-speak for To Be Honest, was getting rid of the typing. Whether asking or answering questions, open text fields invite abuse when combined with anonymity. Even an innocuous question like “What do you think of me?” can lead to mean-spirited comments if responders don’t have their names, and therefore any accountability, attached. Read More [...]
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Facebook Ads Dynamic Creative, Instagram Visual Backdrops, and YouTube Fan Sponsors
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Welcome to this week’s edition of the Social Media Marketing Talk Show, a news show for marketers who want to stay on the leading edge of social media. On this week’s Social Media Marketing Talk Show with Michael Stelzner, we explore Facebook ad updates with Amanda Bond, Instagram updates with Jeff Sieh, YouTube fan sponsors [...] This post Facebook Ads Dynamic Creative, Instagram Visual Backdrops, and YouTube Fan Sponsors first appeared on . - Your Guide to the Social Media Jungle [...]
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Thoughts on Facebook’s 9 plans to curb election interference
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 Election meddling is Facebook’s next adversary, and it’s got a plan to attack it just like it did with fake news. Solutions to both these scourges come too late to prevent tampering that may have aided Donald Trump winning the presidency — but at least Facebook is owning up to the problem, working with the government and starting to self-regulate. Read More [...]
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