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What the 2016 Election Cycle Is Teaching Us About Social Media

Tue, 25 Oct 2016 02:23:59 +0000

We will remember this election cycle for a long time. We’ll also remember it for what it’s taught us about social media. No matter where you fall on the political spectrum, you probably haven’t seen anything quite like the 2016 election cycle. Technology has created an unprecedented level of transparency among the candidates – whether they want […]

How to Survive the Election on Social Media

Sat, 15 Oct 2016 03:38:56 +0000

Congratulations! Other than a painstaking few more weeks, you’ve almost survived Election 2016 on social media. After a video of Donald Trump making lewd comments was released on Friday, some people also reported this election had triggered unpleasant old memories and caused more stress. Here are a few easy tricks to help you survive this […]

Yahoo Brings Iconic San Francisco Billboard Back!

Thu, 20 Aug 2015 03:25:13 +0000

As part of Yahoo’s 20th anniversary, they reclaimed the iconic billboard along San Francisco’s stretch of Interstate 80. The Yahoo billboard is back to surprise and delight Bay Area commuters with fun messages from the company and its employees. If you are wondering about Yahoo’s decision to take the billboard down, it was perhaps mostly a cost-cutting measure. The […]

Facebook’s Pursuit Of Ad Revenues Is Getting Ugly; It’s Missing A Chance To Make Users’ Lives Better

Mon, 10 Aug 2015 01:41:29 +0000

If you were a Facebook employee, Friday was a big day for you. If you were a developer outside of the platform looking in, not so much. On Friday Facebook announced the launch of its new live streaming function, called simply, “Live”. The service allows celebrities to broadcast live-streamed footage to their fans via the […]

MySpace – The rise, greed, and fall of a social media giant.

Wed, 11 Mar 2015 02:45:12 +0000

In 2015, Sean Percival is a partner at Silicon Valley seed accelerator 500 Startups, but from 2009 to 2011, he was working at MySpace as its vice president of online marketing – just as the social network lost its crown to Facebook. In a speech at the By:Larm conference in Oslo this week, Percival gave […]

A wanted man who taunted police on their own Facebook page, saying “catch me if you can”, has been arrested.

Mon, 16 Feb 2015 03:28:37 +0000

Logan Rhys James, 19, from Caerphilly, South Wales UK, had been on the run, a week after being released early from his prison sentence for street knife attack. Gwent Police posted his mug shot on social media with an appeal for any information about his whereabouts. But underneath James wrote a comment saying: “Haha catch […]

To Death, and Beyond with Facebook

Fri, 13 Feb 2015 01:20:15 +0000

Facebook has announced that it will grant users more control over what happens to their Facebook pages after they die. Users should see a new option pop up in their security settings that will let them choose whether they want to pass their information and account management over to someone else when the time comes. […]

Facebook Messenger App Creates Massive Controversy

Tue, 12 Aug 2014 02:28:21 +0000

First off, lets face it, no one reads the terms of service on anything. If you did, every app would scare you. Second, the majority of the concerns are related to Android. Apple doesn’t let apps make phone calls or text people without your intervention. Third, Messenger can do a lot of things like make phone calls and send […]

The WORST Twitter Fails Blamed On Interns And Aides

Sat, 26 Jul 2014 15:16:05 +0000

Turns out that if you outsource your Twitter and Facebook status updates to people you pay very little to, and probably treat like crap, they’ll eventually turn on you. Who could see that coming?! Seriously, social media is an extension of your PR or marketing department. It’s not for some intern. Twitter can be a […]

Facebook is studying everything about you and it’s all your fault.

Tue, 15 Jul 2014 02:28:18 +0000

Run for the hills! Facebook, and well the whole internet, is tracking you! How do they get all this personal information? Oh, that’s right, you gave it to them willingly. Facebook users and privacy advocates erupted in anger recently after New Scientist drew attention to a 2012 study in which Facebook researchers had attempted to […]