Wondering how to use Facebook Messenger for email-style campaigns? Want to automatically deliver a series of messages with helpful content or task reminders to subscribers via a Messenger bot? In this article, you’ll learn how to build a Facebook Messenger bot to automatically send valuable and relevant content to subscribers. What Is a Messenger Bot [...]
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Facebook users will no longer have their uploaded videos with copyrighted background music taken down thanks to a slew of deals with all the major record labels plus many indies.
Facebook is also starting to test a feature designed to steal users from teen sensation app Musically. Facebook’s new Lip Sync Live lets users pick a popular song to pretend to sing on a Facebook Live broadcast. Hundreds of songs will be available to start, including “Havana” by Camila Cabello, “Welcome to The Jungle” by Guns N Roses, and “God’s Plan” by Drake.
When users upload videos with music with the new rules in effect, they’ll be quickly notified if that song is allowed via the deals and fine to share, or if their video will be muted unless they submit a dispute to the copy [...]
Do you want to reach more receptive audiences with Twitter ads? Looking for tools to help turn Twitter lists into tailored audiences? In this article, you’ll discover two ways to find and target specialized groups of Twitter users with your ads. #1: Reveal, Refine, and Target a List of Followers of a Specific Account With [...]
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The news that Facebook offered to partners until just recently a form of the friend-scraping capability it claimed to have discontinued back in 2014 has, within hours, brought rebuke and a call to action from the House of Representatives.
“It’s deeply concerning that Facebook continues to withhold critical details about the information it has and shares with others. This is just the latest example of Facebook only coming forward when forced to do so by a media outlet,” reads a statement from Rep. Frank Pallone (D-NJ).
Indeed, the question of whether and how a user’s friends’ data was being shared with third parties was brought up during Zuckerberg’s testimony. It is, after all, likely that this is the vector by which millions of users’ data was exfilt [...]
Want to batch-process your Instagram updates? Looking for tools that schedule and publish content directly to Instagram? In this article, you’ll discover six social media tools that let business profiles schedule posts directly to Instagram. About Using Instagram Direct Posting To use any of the social media management and scheduling tools that can post directly [...]
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The slow-motion privacy train wreck that is Facebook has many users, perhaps you, thinking about leaving or at least changing the way you use the social network. Fortunately for everyone but Mark Zuckerberg, it’s not nearly has hard to leave as it once was. The main thing to remember is that social media is for you to use, and not vice versa.
Social media has now become such an ordinary part of modern life that, rather than have it define our interactions, we can choose how we engage with it. That’s great! It means that everyone is free to design their own experience, taking from it what they need instead of participating to an extent dictated by social norms or the progress of technology.
Here’s why now is a better time than ever to take control of your social media exp [...]
The Europas Unconference & Awards is back on 3 July in London and we’re excited to announce more speakers and panel sessions as the event takes shape. Crypto and Blockchain will be a major theme this year, and we’re bringing together many of the key players. TechCrunch is once again the key media partner, and if you attend The Europas you’ll be first in the queue to get offers for TC events and Disrupt in Europe later in the year.
You can also potentially get your ticket for free just by sharing your own ticket link with friends and followers. See below for the details and instructions.
To recap, we’re jumping straight into our popular breakout sessions where you’ll get up close and personal with some of Europe’s leading investors, founders and thought leaders.
The Unconfe [...]
When was the last time you updated your LinkedIn profile? Are you taking advantage of all of the LinkedIn features available to you? In this article, you’ll discover the latest changes to LinkedIn and ways you can use each one to enhance your marketing and networking. #1: Profile Photo Placement Reveals More Usable Background Image [...]
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