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Social media’s hot new trend is actually from the ’90s

Houseparty MORE ON: APPS Women hate d–k pics as much as men like sending them De Blasio using tax money to fund app tracking his campaign promises Now the whole world is one big Pinterest board Your smartphone apps might be secretly leaking your info Remember when you’d fall asleep while instant messaging your friends into the early hours of ... Read More »

Six Predictions For The Biggest Social Media Trends Of 2017 — And How Marketers Can Take Advantage

POST WRITTEN BY Forbes Communication Council Communications, PR, public affairs & media relations executives from Forbes Communications Council share firsthand insights. Social media is constantly evolving, and 2017 has already seen many new trends on the rise. So which of these trends should marketers be paying attention to in the coming months to keep their accounts on the cutting edge ... Read More »

Five Ways Financial Advisors Can Cash In On Social Media

START SLIDESHOW › Just as the social media giants are making gains in audience, you can tag along—expanding your sales flow in the process. By Mostafa Razzak Many people in financial services see social media as a simple broadcast platform, where messages, blog posts and other featured communications stick to a billboard as though they were press releases or boilerplate ... Read More »

The royal twitterati: how the monarchy learned to love social media

The Queen has official Twitter, Facebook, Instagram and YouTube platforms. Her YouTube channel has existed for a decade. Photograph: WPA Pool/Getty Images View more sharing options Shares 19 Caroline Davies Thursday 16 February 2017 18.37 GMTLast modified on Thursday 16 February 2017 22.00 GMT The Queen almost never takes to Twitter personally – just twice, it seems – but for her aides, ... Read More »

SPECIAL REPORT: THE CHANGING ROLE OF SOCIAL MEDIA

Social media never played a bigger role than it did in this past presidential election. (Shutterstock) By Brian Taff Updated 2 hrs 14 mins ago PHILADELPHIA (WPVI) — Social media never played a bigger role than it did in this past presidential election. Now as we settle into 2017 what role will these platforms play? Well, for all the talk ... Read More »

Facebook chief Zuckerberg posts manifesto defending social media

Treatise seeks to counter concerns about fake news and terrorism recruitment Read next Rise of refugee ‘fake news’ rattles German politics WEDNESDAY, 15 FEBRUARY, 2017 Mark Zuckerberg © AFP Share on Twitter (opens new window) Share on Facebook (opens new window) Share on LinkedIn (opens new window) Save FEBRUARY 17, 2017 by: Richard Waters in San Francisco Facebook co-founder Mark ... Read More »

Education report ignored: Houston

Progressive Conservative MLA Tim Houston says the Freeman report, which arose form a Department of Education consultation panel, got people excited, but has been ignored in the latest negotiations. Nova Scotia’s teachers have been without a contract for nearly two years, about the same time as the Department of Education announced a six-person panel to deal with the state of ... Read More »

Former House education chair talks ESSA, accountability, responsibility to educate all

ucation policy is among the most controversial, often inspiring the most impassioned opinions of all of the federal policy areas. Few have had a front-row seat to the changes in federal education policy over the last 40 years like former Rep. George Miller, who was first sworn into the U.S. House of Representatives in 1975, and served as the chair ... Read More »

Budget 2017: Spend on education sector seen falling short

Sidhartha Shukla Moneycontrol Budget 2017-18 was billed as ‘no-nonsense’ by many, but its impact on the education sector is not yet clear. The government has allocated roughly Rs 80,000 crore for the sector, about 10 percent higher than last year. While the number may seem huge, one has to view it in proportion to the total expenditure. Compared to peers, India ... Read More »

Canara Bank signs MoU with HRD Ministry to start higher education financing agency

MUMBAI, FEB 16:   Canara Bank on Thursday said it has signed a memorandum of understanding with the Ministry of Human Resource Development (MHRD) to operationalise the Higher Education Financing Agency (HEFA). In September 2016, the Union Cabinet had approved the establishment of HEFA to give a major push for the creation of high quality infrastructure/capital assets in premier educational institutions. ... Read More »