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Should You Be Concerned About Facebook’s New News Feed Changes? Should You Be Concerned About Facebook’s New News Feed Changes?

Facebook announced – wait for it – more changes to the News Feed algorithm and how it will deliver your Page’s posts to its alleged audience. As you’re probably well aware, Facebook has been mixing things up all year, and …

Pinterest Tests Social ‘News’ Section On iOS Pinterest Tests Social ‘News’ Section On iOS

Pinterest is becoming more things to more people. Most recently, in addition to an advertising platform, it’s become more of a search destination as the company has placed a great deal of emphasis on search features. In fact, co-founder Evan …

Twitter Timeline Changes Might Not Be Quite As Bad As You Thought Twitter Timeline Changes Might Not Be Quite As Bad As You Thought

Those changes to the Twitter timeline that everyone has been talking about for the past week or so may not be quite as bad as they sound. You may have heard (or noticed) that Twitter was starting to show favorites …

Is Your Organic Social Reach As Bad As You Think? Is Your Organic Social Reach As Bad As You Think?

Getting organic posts in front of users on social media has become increasingly difficult for brands – particularly on Facebook, which has been quite open about its reduction of organic reach (even if some find its stated reasons a little …

Dating Site Zoosk Is Basically Rolling Out Verified Profiles Dating Site Zoosk Is Basically Rolling Out Verified Profiles

Apart from he was a stalker or I got catfished, the most common complaint from online daters has to be, they didn’t look anything like their picture!. Call it superficial, but people don’t want to be fooled when it comes …

New Vine Feature Presents Marketers With Good Way To Reuse Old Video Content New Vine Feature Presents Marketers With Good Way To Reuse Old Video Content

The latest feature added to Twitter’s Vine service should give marketers a new opportunity to repurpose existing video content in a fresh way. Before, Vine just let you record videos from the app, but now it lets you import videos …

‘Facebook Drug Task Force’ Hoax Shows Desperate Need for More Satire Tags ‘Facebook Drug Task Force’ Hoax Shows Desperate Need for More Satire Tags

Last week, Facebook began reminding idiots that The Onion, as well as articles from other “satirical” sources, were in fact satire. And like a beaming white patronus in the forest of idiocy, thousands of clueless souls stepped up to provide …

Regarding James Foley, Should Twitter Decide What You See? Regarding James Foley, Should Twitter Decide What You See?

Twitter is absolutely, one-hundred percent, within its right to remove whatever content they deem to be in violation of its rules and terms of service. Twitter can do this, and you’re not allowed to cry free speech! Twitter is not …

Vine Adds Feature It Should Have Had From Beginning Vine Adds Feature It Should Have Had From Beginning

Vine just announced the launch of a new feature that the app should have had from the beginning – the ability to use videos you’ve already created in Vines. It’s available for iOS. Vine explains: “In addition to your phone’s …

LinkedIn To Roll Out New SlideShare Features LinkedIn To Roll Out New SlideShare Features

LinkedIn announced that it’s giving all SlideShare users access to features like analytics, profile customization, video uploads, and private uploads. You won’t get all of this at once, however, as they’ll be rolling out one feature per month. First up …

Brands Get Way To See When They Appear On Tumblr Brands Get Way To See When They Appear On Tumblr

Ditto Labs announced on Tuesday that it has formed a firehose partnership with Tumblr, which will enable brands to find their logos and products within images shared on Tumblr. Considering that there are over 120 million posts to Tumblr on …

Twitter Is Suspending Users Who Post Execution Images Twitter Is Suspending Users Who Post Execution Images

In light of the apparent execution of American photojournalist James Foley, Twitter has bee hard at work removing accounts that have been spreading the alleged beheading imagery around the network. Foley, an freelance journalist, disappeared in Syria in November of …

Twitter Now Removes Images of the Dead Upon Request Twitter Now Removes Images of the Dead Upon Request

In some circumstances, upon request of the family, Twitter will now delete images of the deceased. In order for Twitter to act on any specific imagery, a few qualifications must be met. Once an immediate family member of the deceased …

Twitter Grabs More Control Over Your Timeline Twitter Grabs More Control Over Your Timeline

Recently, you may have seen some tweets in your Twitter timeline that confused you. Why? Because the tweets are coming from people that you don’t actively follow. This may have pissed you off, and if so, you wouldn’t be alone. …

Pinterest Talks Gender Balance And Promoted Pins Pinterest Talks Gender Balance And Promoted Pins

Joanne Bradford, Pinterest’s head of partnerships, spoke at the Digiday Platform Summit on Thursday, and talked about the gender balance on the service, the early days of Promoted Pins, and how it’s working to grow its sales team. She said …

Twitter Shows Favorites, Like Retweets, in Timeline Twitter Shows Favorites, Like Retweets, in Timeline

Here’s the thing about favoriting tweets – it’s kind of a personal thing. I know ‘personal’ and ‘Twitter’ don’t really meld, but bear with me. There are many reasons why someone would favorite a tweet. Maybe they like it, maybe …

Bill Gates Is Better Than Most at Dumping Ice Water on Himself Bill Gates Is Better Than Most at Dumping Ice Water on Himself

The Ice Bucket Challenge has hit the tech world. In the past few days, Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella, Twitter CEO Dick Costolo, Apple CEO Tim Cook, and Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg have all dumped buckets of ice water on their …

Facebook Is Reminding Idiots That The Onion Is Satire Facebook Is Reminding Idiots That The Onion Is Satire

Because people are generally idiots, Facebook has begun reminding people that articles from The Onion are indeed satirical, and should not be shared as serious articles replete with outrage, disgust, and general displeasure. I guess some Facebook engineer saw his …

Florida Man Charged with Beating Autistic Kid at Party After Video Winds Up on Facebook Florida Man Charged with Beating Autistic Kid at Party After Video Winds Up on Facebook

An 18-year-old Okeechobee Florida resident has been arrested and charged with child abuse “without bodily harm” after police identified him in a disturbing video posted on his Facebook page. Andrew Wheeler can be seen repeatedly punching, kneeing, and dragging an …

Microsoft the Latest to Try Its Own Snapchat Microsoft the Latest to Try Its Own Snapchat

Snapchat is so hot right now. The kids these days, well, they’re pretty obsessed with the ephemeral messaging app. Among Millennials, it’s currently the third most-popular social app, behind only Facebook and Instagram. The company is serving well over 700 …

Ferguson: Twitter Suspends Anonymous Account That Possibly Outed Wrong Guy, Anon Ceases Doxxing Ferguson: Twitter Suspends Anonymous Account That Possibly Outed Wrong Guy, Anon Ceases Doxxing

As tensions spill over in Ferguson, Missouri, over the police shooting of an unarmed teen and the subsequent protests and police response, Twitter has suspended the account of an Anonymous chapter which claimed to have outed the officer involved. Five …