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7 Technologies Driving the Future of Social Media

7 Technologies Driving the Future of Social Media

Not all social media technologies were developed specifically for that purpose, but now many of them are driving the future of our contemporary society.  Technology has changed our lives a lot in the past 10...
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What Live Video Features Mean for Facebook, Instagram

Social live streaming is a big deal right now because of the added value it delivers to brands and users alike. Made popular by Periscope and Meerkat in 2015, almost every social media platform...
fake facebook likes

The Economy of Fake Facebook Likes

Researchers at the University of Iowa found an army of websites spamming Facebook with millions of fake likes and comments. Collectively these websites produced over 100 million fake likes on Facebook posts from 2015 to...
facebook instant articles

How Facebook Instant Articles Improves Your UX

Last year, Facebook opened Instant Articles to all publishers and now it's getting a third of all link clicks on Facebook.  One-third of all link clicks on Facebook is a pretty big share considering Instant...
AI Technology Can Now be Used to Know a Person's Sexuality

AI Can Now Determine a Person’s Sexual Orientation

Recent advances in AI technology are now allowing machines to tell a person's sexual orientation just by analyzing pictures. A research study conducted at the Stanford University by Michal Kosinski and Yilun Wang has shown that...
Amazon and Facebook Enter Real Estate Market

Look out! Amazon and Facebook Enter Real Estate Market

Tech giants don't seem to be slowing their roll. If you're a non-tech-related business owner, brace yourself because they might be coming for you. Combined, Amazon and Facebook have acquired over 100 companies since their inception. Apparently,...
How to Turn Your Blog Content Into Video

How to Turn Your Blog Content Into Video

No need to generate new ideas for video content. Repurpose your old written content with this easy 4-step process. It is estimated that video traffic will make up 82% of all Internet traffic by 2021....
internet and social media have impacted small business

Here’s how the Internet and Social Media Have Impacted Small Business

A decade ago, less than 10% of small businesses had a social media presence. Fast forward to today, almost everyone and every business does, and the impact has been massive. Online networking has totally reformed...
Global Internet Forum to Counter Terrorism

Social Media Giants Just Created the Global Internet Forum to Counter Terrorism

Microsoft, Twitter, YouTube, and Facebook have announced a partnership aimed at combating terrorism. The Global Internet Forum to Counter Terrorism builds on existing initiatives like the EU Internet Forum and the Shared Industry Hash Database. The EU Internet...
social media marketing strategy

Create Your Social Media Marketing Strategy in 4 Easy Steps

Social media, if used correctly can be a powerful tool for driving towards the achievement of business goals. However, most business dive into social media marketing without a clear definitive plan and often end up...