50 Million Google+ Accounts Compromised in Latest Data Breach, Platform to Shut Down Earlier Than Planned

The discovery of another privacy flaw has pushed Google to shut down Google+ much earlier than expected. Google announced on December 10 that it had discovered a security issue that potentially left more than 50 million accounts vulnerable in November.…

How Social Media Is Changing the Way Businesses Conduct Customer Service

Social media has become more than just a networking platform. It’s become an ecosystem where friends, family, consumers, and brands interact with one another at lightning speed. In this age of hyper connectivity, brands are slowly realizing the potential of…

How to Choose the Right Social Video Platform for Your Brand

The use of social video has become commonplace in brand promotion nowadays due to its proven ability to generate buzz, increase recall, and produce conversions. For instance, the Old Spice commercials are one of the most successful media ad campaigns…

Restaurants Creating Crave on Instagram

According to a post on the Instagram Business blog the number one driver of visits to restaurants is the act of craving. In advertising this simply means making people hungry for what your are selling. Restaurants love Instagram because of…

Fired From Bakery Job, Alonzo Lerone Resets His Life as a Successful YouTube Creator

This is a story of inspiration for all of you wannabe YouTube creators who are afraid to follow your dreams. Alonzo Lerone was working in a bakery, posting some videos on YouTube, but not really believing that he could make…

Instagram Beginning To Look A Lot Like Snapchat

Instagram announced today the ability to add stickers to your posts, just like Snapchat. The stickers will be both for the consumer like Snapchat, but more importantly will also be targeted at businesses which are looking for creative ways to…

More Features Added to Community Focused Google+

About a year ago Google+ was relaunched to focus on communities of shared interests. “After all of these updates, more people are discovering vibrant Communities and creating inspiring Collections than ever before,” said Danielle Buckley, Progress Manager of Google+. “So…

YouTube Launches ‘Super Chat’ Paid Option

YouTube has launched ‘Super Chat’ as a way for fans of YouTube stars to make their comments stand out during live stream videos and more importantly as a new financial stream for video creators. Viewers of live streams can purchase…

Snapchat Announced a Major Redesign

Snapchat announced a major redesign of their popular app on Thursday. The new changes aim to make the the app less confusing to use and better for content discovery. The update, which is first being rolled out to some Android…

Mark Zuckerberg’s 2017 Challenge Is Visiting and Meeting People In All 50 States

Mark Zuckerberg has posted his 2017 personal challenge, and it’s pretty easy compared to his previous challenges such as running 365 miles, building an system AI for his home or learning Mandarin. This year he’s committed to visiting the 30…