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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 »

Losing sleep over social media?

Researchers say this could affect the wellbeing of the young people.Photo: NYT One in five teens regularly wake up in the night to send or check messages on social media, which makes them three times more likely to feel constantly tired at school than their peers who do not log on at night, a new UK study has warned. Researchers ... Read More »

Jordan cracks down on activists over social media posts

Lawyers for arrested activists told Al Jazeera they were unable to meet their clients [Reuters] A Jordanian military court has charged eight activists with “insulting the King” and “incitement to spread chaos to undermine the political regime of Jordan using social media”, lawyers said. The General Intelligence Directorate (GID), the “Mukhabarat” in Arabic, last week arrested civilian opposition activists, including ... Read More »

Tackling Tech: How the NFL, NBA & More Use Social Media to Expand Brands Overseas

Where once expansion meant building stadiums, adding teams and landing broadcast TV contracts, the NFL, NBA, and others have turned to social media to reach fan followings in foreign countries. The NFL teamed with Twitter to live stream 10 games this season worldwide for free (after testing the approach with Yahoo for one game a year earlier. And when it ... 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 »