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Facebook told to stop exploiting WhatsApp data during EU probe

  European privacy watchdogs don’t shy away from targeting big US technology firms, as previous probes into Facebook, Alphabet Inc.’s Google or Microsoft Corp. have shown. Photo: AFP Paris/Luxembourg: European Union (EU) privacy chiefs said Facebook Inc. must stop processing user data from its WhatsApp messaging service while they are investigating the privacy policy changes the company announced in August. ... Read More »

4 Ways Real Estate Agents Fail at Social Media

Everyone has been told to jump into social because it is so good for their business. I know for a fact that Realtors hear it all the time. Sadly, many people don’t really know how to use social effectively and they don’t understand what drives different social platforms. The people I see wasting their time, and money, the most on ... Read More »

Election Commission Partners With Facebook to Register Young Voters

In a first-of-its-kind initiative in the country, social networking site Facebook is partnering with the Election Commission of India in five states going to polls next year to run a voter registration drive aimed at encouraging youth to participate in the democratic exercise. Facebook is collaborating with the Election Commission and the office of Chief electoral officers in poll-bound Uttar ... Read More »

Twitter Charts Solo Path as Salesforce Rules Out Takeover

HIGHLIGHTS Salesforce said on Friday that it would not make a bid Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey may now have to chart an independent course Dorsey is likely to face intense scrutiny over his continued role as CEO Twitter Inc faces an uncertain future after Saleforce.com Inc , the last of the companies believed to be interested in buying the troubled ... Read More »

Facebook Signs EU’s Privacy Shield Treaty; May Spark Privacy Row

Social networking giant Facebook has agreed to adopt a new European Union (EU) data accord that allows personal information to be transferred to the US, potentially sparking yet another privacy row, the media reported. Facebook has quietly signed the Privacy Shield – a controversial treaty that allows US technology companies to transfer EU citizens’ details abroad. It will apply to certain ... Read More »

Facebook Messenger App Adds Data Saver Option to Help You Save Mobile Data

HIGHLIGHTS The feature is currently available only on Android Data Saver allows you to manually download images and videos App automatically downloads images and videos on Wi-Fi Following the lead of many other apps, Facebook’s Messenger app has now been updated to include the data saver options to help users save cellular data. Many browsers have had these options for ... Read More »

How To Leverage Your Social Media Campaigns For SEO

The challenge for small businesses today is how to leverage social platforms to effectively get in front of their target audiences through better website positioning on search engines to grow their revenue streams. However, there are specific strategies that you can put into motion designed to make your social media campaign do double duty: engage users on social media and ... Read More »

The Truth About Social Media Marketing Budgets

As a consultant or as a freelancer determining your pricing structure is one of the most frustrating parts of starting a business. It would be nice if you could just close deals and people write you blank checks. Figuring out exactly how to charge and what to charge for social media management is the cornerstone of an effective business. If ... Read More »

Social Media Advertising vs. Traditional PPC

Advertising on the internet is a wonderful way to reach an audience that you would not have otherwise. Paid search and social media ads have come along way over the years and are now great tools to have in your overall search marketing efforts. While some people think of them as opposites or competitors, this isn’t true. They are separate ... Read More »

Does Facebook Have a Double Standard When It Comes to Small Business Advertisers?

Facebook (NASDAQ:FB) as been accused of double standards when it comes to advertising after it repeatedly refused one small business’ attempts to launch an online ad campaign because the company sold Airsoft guns. Facebook’s advertising policy clearly states that paid posts cannot promote items such as “weapons, ammunition, or explosives.” And according to a member of the social media network’s Help ... Read More »