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Norway Accuses Russia of Cyber-Attack

 Norway’s foreign ministry, army and other institutions were targeted in a recent cyber-attack by a group suspected of ties to Russian authorities, Norwegian intelligence – which was among the targets – said Friday. Known as APT 29, the group singled out by Oslo has already been accused of hacking interference in the US election last year. “Nine different email accounts ... Read More »

Control Your Email Inbox: Stop Email Notifications From Twitter, Facebook

Social media is one of the greatest inventions of the modern world. It allows us to connect with people we lost touch with, keep up with the daily lives of people we care about but don’t see often in real life, and share content that can be truly rewarding. Not to mention the ability to find others from around the ... Read More »

Facebook’s Hiring Process Hinders Push to Diversify Workforce

Facebook has put itself at the forefront of efforts to recruit a more diverse workforce, including a targeted internal recruiting strategy in 2015 designed to bring in female, black and Latino software engineers. Yet within Facebook’s engineering department, the push has been hampered by a multi-layered hiring process that gives a small committee of high-ranking engineers veto power over promising ... Read More »

Facebook News Feed Tweaked to Show More Authentic, Timely Stories

Facebook News Feed Tweaked to Show More Authentic, Timely Stories In a bid to display more relevant stories on its News Feed, Facebook has rolled out fresh changes with new signals to “better identify and rank authentic content”. The changes will also have a new real-time prediction algorithm to spot stories that might be relevant to you faster. According to ... Read More »

Facebook Tests Snapchat-Like Stories Feature, Updates Privacy Basics for Easier Understanding

Photo Credit: Image via Business Insider HIGHLIGHTS Facebook Stories is being tested in Ireland initially Privacy Basics redesigned for better organised information Facebook Messenger will soon show up ads like news feed In a move that will hardly come as a surprise to anyone, Facebook is testing a Stories feature, similar to the one present on Snapchat, on its mobile ... Read More »

7 Ways To Measure the ROI of Your Social Media Marketing

Allocating a big budget for social media marketing is justified by measuring the return on investment for your marketing efforts. Measuring the ROI of your social media marketing is not child’s play. Rather it is a tough job for social media managers to estimate the success of what they have been doing on social media. Customers are keen to quantify ... Read More »

39% of Small Businesses Get a Return On Investment From Social Media

Thirty-nine percent (39%) of small business owners are seeing a return on investment from social media.  That is according to a recent survey by Manta, released just last week. Manta, an online small business community, surveyed more than 1,200 of its members to generate its quarterly Small Business Wellness Index, where these findings are from.  Chart excerpt: Now you might ... 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 »

3 Tips for Maximizing Your Social Security Benefits

Here are three tips to help you maximize your Social Security benefit amount. It seems like a simple equation. You pay money into Social Security during your working years. You get it back when you retire. And if you hold off past full retirement age, you get more. Unfortunately, it’s not that simple. The reality is there are 2,728 core ... Read More »

Boston PD rethink social media monitoring

The mayor said a police plan to start monitoring social media will go forward after more community views are gathered Today at 3:30 PM By Jordan Graham Boston Herald BOSTON — Mayor Martin J. Walsh said a police plan to start social media monitoring will go ahead once more community views are gathered, after the Boston Police Department decided not ... Read More »