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Twitter Says Government Data Requests Way Up

Twitter Says Government Data Requests Way Up

Twitter’s new transparency report is out, and the trend continues. Government requests for user data and content removal are on the rise. “As has long been the trend, we continue to see a rise in the number of these requests. Notably, requests for account information have increased 52 percent, which is the largest increase between reporting periods we have ever …

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Russia Threatens to Block Reddit over Drug Post

Russia Threatens to Block Reddit over Drug Post

Russia, which has a history of threatening to block access to certain sites over seemingly ridiculous reasons, is now considering a ban on reddit. The news comes from Roskomnadzor, Russia’s Federal Service for Supervision of Communications, Information Technology and Mass Media, which posted an update on Russian social media site VKontakte. Apparently, the government is upset over a post about …

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Facebook Is Surprisingly LOL-Deficient

Facebook Is Surprisingly LOL-Deficient

Facebook has a lot of data it can comb through, if it so pleases. The latest dive into what people are doing looks into how people laugh on the social network. And the biggest shock, at least to me, is how little LOLing is going on. Here’s a pie chart of how people express laughter on Facebook. The company took …

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Here’s What’s About To Hit Netflix

Here’s What’s About To Hit Netflix

As you know, content comes and goes on Netflix. Each week, we’re bringing you a list of titles that you’ll be able to stream in the U.S. in the coming days. As always, dates are subject to change. We don’t have a huge list this week, but nearly half of them are Netflix Originals. Another season of Doctor Who is …

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Twitter Gets Serious About Helping Businesses With Customer Service

Twitter Gets Serious About Helping Businesses With Customer Service

We’ve been writing a lot about social media-based customer service lately. There have been numerous studies on the subject coming out in recent months, and both Facebook and Twitter themselves have been bringing it up a lot. This week alone, Facebook launched some new features for Pages to better respond to and engage with customers, and Twitter put out an …

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Report Takes An Extensive Look At Pinterest Use

Report Takes An Extensive Look At Pinterest Use

Pinterest is one of the leading drivers of social media referral traffic, and it’s only becoming increasingly important to the marketing mix with improved search, new advertising options, and a push into ecommerce. With that mind, marketers are going to want to know as much as possible about Pinterest’s use base and how people are actually using it. Ahalogy recently …

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Twitter Launches Ads Editor For Bulk Campaign Creation And Management

Twitter Launches Ads Editor For Bulk Campaign Creation And Management

Twitter announced the launch of a new Ads Editor, which enables advertisers to create and edit “numerous” campaigns at once. It lets you utilize Excel to manage campaigns. You can edit end dates, budgets, and targeting criteria, and can download a spreadsheet of the campaigns you want to modify. Just make changes right in Excel and upload the updated version …

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Facebook Now Lets Celebrities (Not You) Livestream

Facebook Now Lets Celebrities (Not You) Livestream

Facebook has officially entered the livestreaming game. Kind of. If you’re a celebrity, you can now livestream to your fans. If you’re reading this, you’re probably a regular person without millions of Facebook followers. That’s ok, you’re still a special snowflake and your life has meaning. But you can’t livestream on Facebook. Yet. Facebook ‘Live’, as it’s calling it, is …

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Facebook Patents a Way to Let Lenders Reject You Based on Your Friends’ Crappy Credit

Facebook Patents a Way to Let Lenders Reject You Based on Your Friends’ Crappy Credit

Facebook’s filed a new patent, and it might make you think twice about the (virtual) company you keep. Here’s the abstract of Facebook’s new patent: In particular embodiments, a method includes accessing a graph structure comprising a plurality of nodes and edges where each node represents a user, receiving a request to transmit content related to a first user to …

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Hootsuite Adds Instagram, Lets You Schedule Posts

Hootsuite Adds Instagram, Lets You Schedule Posts

Hootsuite announced new integration with Instagram enabling marketers and social media managers to manage multiple Instagram accounts from the dashboard. “Instagram campaigns can be managed from Hootsuite, making it a game changer for marketers, content creators and social media managers,” the company said in an email. Users can schedule Instagram content for publication…kind of. You can schedule a post and …

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Twitter’s Periscope Adds Couch Mode For Continued Viewing

Twitter’s Periscope Adds Couch Mode For Continued Viewing

Twitter’s live streaming service Periscope has added a new way to watch broadcasts on the web. It’s called Couch Mode, and is basically just an endless stream of different broadcasts. This way you can sit on your couch and just watch Periscope for as long as you want. The streams are determined by how well videos are viewed. Periscope itself …

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LinkedIn Publishing Platform Makes Global Push

LinkedIn Publishing Platform Makes Global Push

LinkedIn just announced that its publishing platform is going global with localized languages. It’s only been available in English until now, but today it’s becoming available in Portuguese. In the coming months, it will add more and more languages. German and French are next up on the list. As it expands into more languages, it will also feature Influencers in …

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