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President Trump locks heads with news media in a social media first

President Trump renewed his attacks against CNN, which he has repeatedly called “fake news,” on June 27, after CNN retracted a story about ties between a Trump associate and a Russian investment fund. (Video: Jenny Starrs/Photo: Jabin Botsford/The Washington Post) BRIDGEWATER, N.J. — President Trump, who has reveled in his confrontational style with the news media, sparked fierce debate Sunday over whether he ... Read More »

Facebook Testing Tools to Help People Discover Local News

HIGHLIGHTS Facebook testing products that meaningfully engage with their community The test have just begun and are on three products Facebook is also using software to intercept graphic content A day after reports emerged of guidelines that Facebook follows to censor sensitive content, the social media giant said it is testing products to connect its users to local news. As ... Read More »

Facebook Trending Topics Tweaked to Show More News Sources

HIGHLIGHTS New design will offer a “carousel” with a variety of websites Aim is to help people “feel more informed about the news in their region” The update “does not affect how trending topics are identified” Facebook on Wednesday unveiled its latest redesign to its “trending topics” feature – its latest move to give users a variety of sources on ... Read More »

Facebook and Google Begin to Police Fake News

The 2016 U.S. Presidential election cycle won’t be soon forgotten. It shattered old conventions and introduced a completely new way of running a campaign, including fake news. No doubt some of that content was generated for political purposes. But, for better worse, some fake news was created simply for profit. For social media giants Facebook (NASDAQ:FB) and Google (NASDAQ:GOOGL), this ... Read More »

Good News for Etsy Sellers: Now You Can Accept Apple Pay on the Web

Etsy (NASDAQ:ETSY) just announced a further simplification of it’ payment process by allowing buyers to use Apple Pay on the web. Before this announcement, Etsy customers had to use the company’s iOS app in order to use Apple Pay. This of course required having to install the app on the phone. As of now, buyers can use Apple Pay directly ... Read More »

In the News: Google Ends Right-Side Ads, MailChimp Adds Preview Feature

Successful marketing plans need many different facets in order to be effective. You need to consider things like search ads, email marketing and more. And this week, marketers got some news that impacts the way that both their search ads and marketing emails might be displayed. Get these headlines and more below in this week’s Small Business Trends news and ... 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 »

Computer Reseller News

Nominated for a Small Business Influencer Award in: News Outlets Read more about this nominee CRN.com delivers strategic information and business tools that Solution Providers and other Channel professionals use every day. Its news, slide shows, videos, blog and reviews help computer resellers stay on top of industry trends. EverythingChannel.com provides tools to help increase the sales and loyalty of ... Read More »

Bad News For Online Businesses: Trump May Reverse Net Neutrality Rules

President Donald Trump’s new administration has allegedly signed off on a policy approach that could completely remake the Federal Communications Commission and reverse net neutrality rules for online businesses. Last February, the FCC produced a landmark ruling that declared the Internet was a utility, and that access consequently could not be prioritized to favor certain web content. According to the ... Read More »

Facebook Tunes Trending Topics to Better Deliver News

HIGHLIGHTS Trending topics will include headlines from articles along with sources This was the most requested feature addition The change was intended to surface topics quicker, curb fake news Under pressure to stymie the spread of fake news, Facebook on Wednesday modified its system for showing trending topics. The leading social network said that instead of simply showing a topic, ... Read More »