Monthly archive for September 2017

Thinking about the social cost of technology

 All too often the fact that human lives are increasingly enmeshed with and dependent on ever more complex, and ever more inscrutable, technologies is considered a good thing. Negatives don’t generally get dwelled on. And for the most part people are expected to move along, or be

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Twitter Expanding Character Count and Vimeo Acquires Livestream

Twitter Expanding Character Count and Vimeo Acquires Livestream

Welcome to this week’s edition of the Social Media Marketing Talk Show, a news show for marketers who want to stay on the leading edge of social media. On this week’s Social Media Marketing Talk Show with Michael Stelzner, we explore Twitter expanding to 280 characters with

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Researcher Emilio Ferrara talks about the rise of fake news and botnets

 Emilio Ferrara has been thinking about botnets for over a decade. As the first social networks climbed out of the mire, he noticed that they were very easy to game. Now, it seems, all of those early tools have finally been weaponized. I spoke to Ferrara about

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Facebook can unlock your account with facial recognition

 Facebook has its own version of Apple’s Face ID. If you get locked out of your Facebook account, the company is testing a way to regain access by using your face to verify your identity. That could be especially useful if you’re somewhere that you can’t receive

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Everyone Talks About Living Their Best Life. How Do You Actually Do It?

Living your dream life requires grappling with a lot of cold reality. Source: Entreprneur Everyone Talks About Living Their Best Life. How Do You Actually Do It?

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YouTube Remarketing: How to Retarget People on YouTube

YouTube Remarketing: How to Retarget People on YouTube

Want your YouTube ads to convert? Looking for effective ways to build remarketing audiences for your ads? To explore tactics for remarketing with YouTube, I interview Brett Curry. More About This Show The Social Media Marketing podcast is an on-demand talk radio show from Social Media Examiner.

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After a 4% pop, Rovio closes at a lackluster €11.50, level with its IPO price

 Rovio, maker of the Angry Birds gaming franchise, saw a small pop of 4.3 percent in its first day of trading as a public company, but like the very birds that get catapulted in Rovio’s original blockbuster game, the rise was not to last. After pricing its IPO

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Angry Birds maker Rovio sees a small pop of 6% to €12.20 in its trading debut

 Rovio, maker of the Angry Birds gaming franchise, saw a small pop of 6 percent in its first day of trading as a public company before later tumbling down below it. After pricing its IPO at €11.50 per share — the top of its range — yesterday,

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Facebook partners with ZipRecruiter and more aggregators as it ramps up in jobs

 Facebook has made no secret of its wish to do more in the online recruitment market — encroaching on territory today dominated by LinkedIn, the leader in tapping social networking graphs to boost job-hunting. Today, Facebook is taking the next step in that process. Facebook will now

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Twitter is briefing Congress today in election probe

 Congressional investigations into Russia’s role in the 2016 U.S. presidential election are looking at the spread of misinformation on a number of online services — not just Facebook. In fact, Twitter is meeting with Congressional staffers today. Recode’s Tony Romm says Twitter’s Vice President of Policy Colin

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