Facebook

Facebook Faces the Music of Racism in Banishment of White Nationalism and Separatism.

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Lots of "ism's" there but Facebook's used to all this controversy, right? Seriously, you have to hand it to Mr. Zuckerberg and his iron will. The guy's been through a lot regarding technology and the...
Build branding

Build Branding for the Ages

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Whether a millennial or member of another generation, successful marketers have to stay aware of differences between age groups, shifts in digital marketing, engaging their target audience and knowing how to work with influencers. All...
personal branding

Tech Injects Data Into Branding

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Social media is abuzz with “personal branding,” but identity creation stretches far even when the internet is disconnected. People want to see entrepreneurs in person just like the brands they see online. Sprinkle in...
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Instagram Surges to Greater Heights

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Mesmerizing GIFs, the rise of the every-person influencer and simply getting the basics right about your biography are among the many elements that drive Instagram success and overcome myths. This is where Forbes Top 50...
connections

Strong Connections Create Social Impact

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Social networks feed off interactions among people. As connections grow, participants build confidence, and the entire system gathers strength. Timothy Macharia will tell you a powerful network is a terrible thing to waste. The chief...
digital marketing

Data Tells the Tale of Digital Marketing

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Social media changes the game when it comes to thinking about return on investment. Meanwhile, quantifying content and its effect can be a challenge. This is Christine Gritmon’s wheelhouse. The social media strategist and self-described...
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What Can You Learn By Googling Yourself?

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Today, half of Americans believe that their data is less secure than it was five years ago, and yet we are sharing more information about ourselves on social media than ever before. Managing and...
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Facebook’s Cryptocurrency Will Challenge The Global Financial Establishment

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The news about Facebook’s cryptocurrency called the Libra coin is generating a lot of buzz. The stories are mixed, with some saying this is the gateway to cryptocurrency adoption. Others are concerned since Facebook...
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An Algorithm for Happiness?

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Is social media addiction worse than cigarettes? From the very start, we thought that technology is making our lives better, faster, easier and practical. Social media was initially created to help us to save time...
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Schedulers keep social media on track

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Busy people stick to systems if they want to hit and maintain peak efficiency. That’s the premise behind Tweepsmap and RentCompass, companies that help expedite data-driven engagement and housing searches, respectively. Not coincidentally, Samir Al-Battran...
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Could blockchain powered social media 2.0 dethrone Facebook?

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By 2021, the number of active social media users is expected to reach a mind-boggling 3.02 billion, with over a third of the world’s population using social media platforms it's important to discuss the...
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Libra may be the end for Facebook – Part I

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In 2019, Facebook crossed a red line. The company announced the Libra project. Before digging into Libra, let’s get a very brief history lesson on Facebook. Back in the 2000’s, Mark Zuckerberg, a 23 year...
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Business Success Starts with Credibility

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Credibility can make or break a brand. This is critical for businesses starting from scratch and especially challenging for companies trying to recover from their own missteps. Developer and digital manager Jean-Yves Agnissan put a...
Content

Video Snaps Picture-Perfect Content

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Mention “content,” and the first things that come to mind are words and pictures. That misses one of the fastest-growing segments of marketing: video. Amanda Webb keeps that target in her sights. A social media...
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Why Twitter Can’t Make Money Charging a Subscription Fee

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Twitter comes in a respectable second place amongst social media firms with a very respectable 336 million worldwide active users (67 million in the United States) falling behind only Facebook, which tops the charts at 2.27 billion (242...
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260 million people endorse LinkedIn

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Saying “LinkedIn” brings a mixed response. Is it a social network? A job-search site? Great for professional discussions? Or, as some women have unwittingly found, a place to get hit on for dates? Clarice Lin...
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Ronaldo Versus Ai-Robots Or Will Data Brokers Make Them One?

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It is safe to say that not in one hundred years will robots outperform future Ronaldos on the football fields. Not even with all the super-state-of-the-art AI integrated in those future robots. But does...
Algorithms

Algorithms Are Not Inherently Biased, It’s A Result Of Expectations With Unintended Consequences

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There have been plenty of criticisms about how tech companies use algorithms in their software that tends to favor their political ideology or biases. Companies like Twitter, Facebook and Google have been criticized for...
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Gain Data from Each Conversation

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Intelligence pulls data together. In the realm of consumer intelligence, Talkwalker Middle East and Africa marketing executive Rami Deeb believes in putting that data to work one conversation at a time.  He has created digital...
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Collaboratively Label Tweets the Easy and Free Way

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If you’re here because you just want the tool, skip down to the Solution section below. Background In order to grow as a machine learning engineer, I recently took on a volunteer project with the international...