Social Media

Homeis, a culture network for immigrants, launches and nabs $4m seed round led by Spark Capital
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 Immigrating to a new country is one of the most challenging experiences any person can face. In a single instant, your social networks, your ability to communicate, and your knowledge of how a society functions disappears, and nearly everything has to be learned from scratch. That extraordinary dislocation is one reason why ethnic enclaves exist in large cities like New York City or San… Read More [...]
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10 Useful Tools for Creating Content, Writing, and Researching
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Are you a busy social media marketer? Looking for tools to improve the way you work? In this article, you’ll discover 10 apps and browser extensions to streamline the way you create content, write copy, and organize research. #1: Speed Up Your Writing With TextExpander TextExpander (available for Windows, Mac, and iOS) will match frequently [...] This post 10 Useful Tools for Creating Content, Writing, and Researching first appeared on . - Your Guide to the Social Media Jungle [...]
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Facebook ‘Messenger Kids’ lets under-13s chat with whom parents approve
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 Facebook is opening up to children under age 13 with a privacy-focused app designed to neutralize child predator threats that plague youth-focused competitors like Snapchat. Rolling out today on iOS in the U.S., “Messenger Kids” lets parents download the app on their child’s phone or tablet, create a profile for them and approve friends and family with whom they can text… Read More [...]
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Time’s up for the Ticker? Facebook appears to axe feed for tracking your friends’ activity
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 As Facebook continues to tinker with its layout and services to spur more interactions and engagement, it seems that not even the most well-known or oldest features are spared. In the most recent development, it looks like Facebook has quietly removed the Ticker, the box that used to appear to the right of your News Feed to summarize what all your friends have been liking, commenting on,… Read More [...]
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How to Improve Your Facebook Video Watch Time
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Does your business use Facebook video? Do you want more people to watch your videos all the way through? In this article, you’ll discover how to set up a Facebook ad campaign that generates longer Facebook video watch times. #1: Upload Your Video to Your Page’s Video Library Many marketers upload their video directly into [...] This post How to Improve Your Facebook Video Watch Time first appeared on . - Your Guide to the Social Media Jungle [...]
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Instagram is testing a standalone app for direct messaging
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 Instagram has changed a lot since its acquisition by Facebook in 2012. The original premise was so simple. Beautify your photo and share it to your friends in a couple clicks. Like your friends photos with a simple scroll and a double-tap. Now, Instagram has videos and gifs (Boomerang). It has its own set of superstars and an algorithmic feed that helps those superstars dominate users&#8217… Read More [...]
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Falling Behind: The Journey, Episode 7
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The Journey, a Social Media Examiner production, is an episodic video documentary that shows you what really happens inside a growing business. //www.youtube.com/watch?v=F3g7SfbvrGQ Watch The Journey: Episode 7 Episode 7 of The Journey follows Michael Stelzner, founder of Social Media Examiner, as he continues to pursue what many will see as an impossible goal: to [...] This post Falling Behind: The Journey, Episode 7 first appeared on . - Your Guide to the Social Media Jungle [...]
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These are Facebook’s internal policies on harassment and bullying
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 Facebook, in a similar manner to what it did with its internal policies around Managing Bias, is making publicly available its policies on harassment and bullying. Facebook also has outlined its investigation process as a result of harassment or bullying allegations. Read More [...]
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