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Trump has officially declared war on Twitter and Facebook. Here"s the latest on the executive order targeting social media and the reaction at internet companies. (TWTR, FB, GOOG, SNAP)

REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst Donald Trump signed an executive order on Thursday that calls for "transparency and accountability from online platforms." The order represents a remarkable and direct challenge to social media companies like Twitter and.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderMay 28th, 2020

Biz Smarts: The do"s and don"ts of media pitching

The way we consume and interact with news has changed dramatically in the last decade – media personalities will reach out to witnesses on social media for firsthand accounts; tweets make news; the impossibly fast and endless nature of the news cycle.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJul 25th, 2019

Do Technology and Social Media Have a Responsibility to Society?

How do ordinary people protect their personal information in today's highly connected world? With great difficulty and little help from governments. But that may be beginning to change according to a........»»

Category: blogSource: 247wallstMay 29th, 2019

THE SOCIAL MEDIA DEMOGRAPHICS REPORT: Differences in age, gender, and income at the top platforms (FB, TWTR, LNKD, GOOG, GOOGL, SNAP)

BI Intelligence This is a preview of a research report from Business Insider Intelligence, Business Insider's premium research service. To learn more a.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderApr 27th, 2018

The viral #PlaneBae story is raising some serious questions about how creepy social media can be (TWTR, FB, AMZN, GOOG, GOOGL)

have a nice day photo/Shutterstock On Tuesday, the #PlaneBae saga went viral on social media, as a Twitter user broadcast what seemed to be a love connection between two strangers sitting in front of her on an airplane. Most of the world loved the .....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderJul 6th, 2018

Youth Suicides Soar 57% In Past Decade: Is Social Media To Blame?

Youth Suicides Soar 57% In Past Decade: Is Social Media To Blame? Tyler Durden Fri, 09/1.....»»

Category: dealsSource: nytSep 11th, 2020

India"s PM Modi Latest Victim Of Twitter Cryptocurrency Hack

Twitter Inc (NYSE: TWTR) disclosed Thursday that the account of Indian Prime Minister Nardendra Modi’s personal website on the social media platform was hacked, and tweets pertaining to cryptocurrency donations were sent out, Reuters read more.....»»

Category: blogSource: benzingaSep 3rd, 2020

Stock Wars: Facebook Vs. Twitter

Facebook, Inc. (NASDAQ: FB) and Twitter Inc (NYSE: TWTR) have been competitors for many years. Today, we take a look at how the social media companies stack up when compared side by side. read more.....»»

Category: blogSource: benzingaAug 28th, 2020

Companies navigate the potential and pitfalls of social media in 2020

“If you have a following that can really evoke change, use it in that magnitude today and leave all that other stuff behind.”.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsAug 28th, 2020

6 Best Ways Social Media Marketing Courses Can Help Grow Your Business In 2020

We believe it’s important to be pragmatic when it comes to finding ways to make your business and brand work for you. So what better way to enhance your brand’s identity in 2020 than learning the ins and outs of social media marketing? read more.....»»

Category: blogSource: benzingaAug 21st, 2020

Oculus" Move To Make Facebook Accounts Mandatory For Users Of Its VR Headsets Sparks Social Media Outrage

Virtual reality headset maker Oculus announced Tuesday that a user account with parent company Facebook Inc's (NASDAQ: FB) namesake social media platform would be necessary to log into its devices beginning October 2020. read more.....»»

Category: blogSource: benzingaAug 19th, 2020

Twitter Broadening Crackdown On Mail-In Ballot Misinformation, Move Likely To Anger Trump: Politico

Twitter Inc (NYSE: TWTR) plans to widen the scope of its rules regarding mail-in ballots and early voting, which could impact social media outreach of President Donald Trump, reported Politico Wedne read more.....»»

Category: blogSource: benzingaAug 13th, 2020

WhatsApp Hopes its Misinformation-Busting Feature Will Help Democracy

Social media platform WhatsApp has launched a new feature it hopes will make discourse more truthful. “Search the web” allows users to click on a small magnifying-glass image next to posts shared… The post WhatsApp Hope.....»»

Category: personnelSource: nytAug 4th, 2020

Twitter Faces Up To $250M FTC Fine Over Allegedly Using Private Data For Targeted Advertising

Twitter Inc (NYSE: TWTR) revealed Monday the United States Federal Trade Commission could impose a fine of up to $250 million on the social media company for allegedly using private user information for targeted advertising. read more.....»»

Category: blogSource: benzingaAug 4th, 2020

Twitter Says "Spear Phishing" Attack On Employees Led To Massive Breach Involving Elon Musk, Bill Gates

Twitter Inc (NYSE: TWTR) said Thursday the attackers exploited its employees’ “human vulnerabilities” to conduct the infamous breach on the social media platform earlier this month. read more.....»»

Category: blogSource: benzingaJul 31st, 2020

CoinDesk’s Twitter Hack Proved the Media Can’t Rely on Web 2.0

Last week's Twitter hack, which downed a key CoinDesk channel for seven days, showed how news groups are overly dependent on social media......»»

Category: forexSource: coindeskJul 24th, 2020

YouTube Urges Court To Quash Cryptocurrency Scam Lawsuit, Citing Social Media Immunity

Alphabet Inc’s (NASDAQ: GOOGL) (NASDAQ: GOOG) video streaming service YouTube filed a motion this week to dismiss a lawsuit brought on by blockchain startup Ripple and its CEO Brad Garlinghouse, the Block read more.....»»

Category: blogSource: benzingaJul 24th, 2020

Jack Dorsey said Twitter is in the "very, very early phases" of exploring a subscription model and other additional streams of revenue (TWTR)

Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey said the company is indeed in the early stages of exploring a subscription model for the social media site, per a CNN report. Unconfirmed reports of a subscription model for Twitter began circul.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderJul 23rd, 2020

After Massive Twitter Hack, UK Cybersecurity Expert Shares Tips On How Businesses Can Protect Themselves

Cybersecurity has come to the public’s attention after the recent hacking of social media platform Twitter (NYSE: TWTR). read more.....»»

Category: blogSource: benzingaJul 22nd, 2020

Twitter Hackers Downloaded Personal Data Of Some Affected Users, Company Says

The hackers that attacked Twitter Inc. (NYSE: TWTR) last week made away with private data of some of the affected users, including phone numbers, emails, and private messages, the social media company said in a read more.....»»

Category: blogSource: benzingaJul 20th, 2020