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Mark Zuckerberg Gives $95 Million in Facebook Shares to Charity

In the first gesture to fulfill his pledge that he and his wife made last year, Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg has sold $95 million (roughly Rs. 638 crores) of the social networking giant’s shares. According to a US regulatory filing, The Chan Zuckerberg Foundation and CZI Holdings LLC sold Facebook shares worth $95 million before taxes, Forbes reported on Saturday. ... Read More »

Facebook Live Gets Touted 2-Person Broadcasting Feature

HIGHLIGHTS It is only available to US users for now Only verified pages will be able to use this feature Users must have an iOS device for this feature to work At the annual VidCon conference in June, the social giant had announced that it will roll out a bunch of new capabilities to Facebook Live. This included scheduling, two-person ... Read More »

The 5 Best Twitter Apps for a Mobile Phone with a Twist

I will admit right now that I don’t like the mobile apps that Twitter makes. I think it’s missing out too many great Twitter features that other apps do include, ironically.  I have found a number of awesome non-official Twitter apps. Below are some of the best Twitter apps worth a look. Some of the Best Twitter Apps Tweetbot (iOS) Best ... Read More »

How to Get Customers to “Like” You More on Social Media

Businesses are falling all over themselves to get social media right. There is no doubt that being present on all the prominent social media channels leads to better credibility and improved brand recall in the minds of your target consumer segments. However, companies consistently fail to realize that a Like or a Follow does not lead to advocacy or engagement. Consumers ... Read More »

Myspace Sold – Again

Myspace has changed hands again. The once go-to social media site is now in the hands of TIME Inc. TIME actually gets hold of Myspace after acquiring the early social network’s parent company, Viant. MySpace was one of the first social-media sites founded in 2003 by Chris DeWolfe and Tom Anderson. It was sold to Rupert Murdoch’s News Corporation in 2005 for $580 ... Read More »

How to Secure Your Social Media Accounts

I remember when hacked social media accounts used to be a minor inconvenience. You would have to contact the staff at the platform, wait for verification to be authenticated, and then change your passwords. But all in all, it wasn’t too big of a deal. And it didn’t happen so often … at least not that it made big news ... Read More »

What is Facebook Livestreaming?

Facebook Live was launched in August of 2015 with a clever campaign that made the platform available only to celebrities. This of course gave the app a lot of attention as Meerkat and Twitter’s Periscope were gaining traction. And by December of the same year, Facebook decided it was time to let more people in on the fun. However, there ... Read More »

Instagram Makes It Easier to Have Multiple Accounts for Your Small Business

Recently, Instagram announced a new feature which has been included in its mobile app. You can now have multiple accounts on Instagram and switch easily between them from within the Instagram mobile app without having to sign out. This will no doubt come as a delight to Instagram’s huge user base, especially business users. These users in particular have had need ... Read More »

Sprout Social Raises $42 Million

Sprout Social, a social media engagement software vendor, has raised $42 million from Goldman Sachs’ Merchant Banking Division and New Enterprise Associates. The company has now raised a total of $60 million across five rounds of funding. The investment will help the company expand its product range and cater to the growing business demand for social media management tools. Justyn ... Read More »

Pay to Place Twitter Video Ads at the Top of Every Timeline with First View

The impact of video in advertising is undeniable, and whether it is GIFs that are seconds long or longer formats, everyone is using video ads to connect with their audience. Twitter’s First View takes the popularity of video and lets brands share their message in a highly visible way with premium placement. While the market has many different outlets for ... Read More »