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JOE SHERREN: Should social media be banned at work? - The Guardian

Sat, 2018-05-19 10:08

The Guardian

JOE SHERREN: Should social media be banned at work?
The Guardian
A car dealer forbade any employee to be on social media during working hours. However, on a day when snow storms closed businesses and schools, one sales representative (with the boss's permission) broke the rule and tweeted that she was not busy, ...

8 More Reasons Businesses Need to Use Social Media - Business 2 Community

Fri, 2018-05-18 15:45

Business 2 Community

8 More Reasons Businesses Need to Use Social Media
Business 2 Community
Businesses who understand the power of Social Sites leverage the marketing and advertising opportunities to their advantage. If you are still not sure Social Media is worth your budget, here are a 8 more reasons you need to be using Social Media to ...
Employees Who Use Social Media for Work Are More Engaged — but Also More Likely to Leave Their JobsHarvard Business Review
What Crisis? — 58% of Small Businesses Will Invest More in Facebook MarketingSmall Business Trends
How the Fall of Klout Marks the Rise of Advanced Social Media AnalyticsCMSWire
Borneo Bulletin Online -Guardian (blog)
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Sen. Dean Heller paid son at least $52500 in campaign cash for social media consulting - Reno Gazette Journal

Fri, 2018-05-18 13:39

Reno Gazette Journal

Sen. Dean Heller paid son at least $52500 in campaign cash for social media consulting
Reno Gazette Journal
Reports filed by Nevada's senior senator show Heller Enterprises LLC — a little-known music production company started by Harrison Heller in 2013 — was the Heller campaign's second-highest-paid social and digital media consultant since July 2016. The ...
Heller's Son Paid $52K by Campaign for Social Media WorkU.S. News & World Report
Senator's son paid $52K by campaign for social media workThe Herald Journal

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Parkland students react to Texas shooting on social media - Business Insider

Fri, 2018-05-18 13:28

Parkland students react to Texas shooting on social media
Business Insider
FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) — Survivors of the school shooting in Parkland, Florida, took to social media to express outrage and heartbreak in the aftermath of the Friday school shooting in Texas, where authorities say a gunman opened fire, killing ...

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Data-science talent war is driving up salaries for people who can turn social media clicks into code - Los Angeles Times

Fri, 2018-05-18 13:25

Los Angeles Times

Data-science talent war is driving up salaries for people who can turn social media clicks into code
Los Angeles Times
... that finding people who can turn social media clicks and user-posted photos into monetizable binary code is among the biggest challenges facing U.S. industry. People with data science bona fides are among the most sought-after professionals in ...

3 Ways Leading Brands Build Trust via Social Media - Adweek

Fri, 2018-05-18 08:01

Adweek

3 Ways Leading Brands Build Trust via Social Media
Adweek
For brands that operate in taboo/highly scrutinized industries like credit repair or pharmaceuticals, the value of social media can't be overstated. When you study certain industries, you'll notice that there are particularly warm connections between ...

Tencent's business is about as big as Facebook's thanks to its stronghold in China - Business Insider South Africa

Fri, 2018-05-18 04:52

Business Insider South Africa

Tencent's business is about as big as Facebook's thanks to its stronghold in China
Business Insider South Africa
As it turns out, each market is worth about the same when it comes to the social media business. Facebook and Tencent both generated almost the same amount of revenue in the first three months of the year. And, as this chart from Statista shows ...

Why we should be more like cats than dogs when it comes to social media - PBS NewsHour

Thu, 2018-05-17 19:22

PBS NewsHour

Why we should be more like cats than dogs when it comes to social media
PBS NewsHour
Computer scientist and virtual reality pioneer Jaron Lanier doesn't mince words when it comes to social media. In his latest book, "Ten Arguments for Deleting Your Social Media Accounts Right Now," says the economic model is based on "sneaky ...

In The Run for Success, What's More Helpful PR or Social Media? - Entrepreneur

Thu, 2018-05-17 09:39

Entrepreneur

In The Run for Success, What's More Helpful PR or Social Media?
Entrepreneur
He added that social media, on the other hand, is largely to build a relationship with customers. “So, the question that entrepreneur needs to answer before orchestrating a PR strategy is what phase of business they are in- Are they creating a new ...

Does social media have any social benefits? - Science Business

Thu, 2018-05-17 05:36

Does social media have any social benefits?
Science Business
We know that social media might be bad for democracy. Are the occasional feel-good posts worth it? An ERC-funded researcher has been studying the data. By Florin Zubascu. Related News. Industry role in Horizon Europe firms up, but questions remain on ...

SunTrust: Small businesses ramp up social media, online marketing - MDJOnline.com

Thu, 2018-05-17 01:54

SunTrust: Small businesses ramp up social media, online marketing
MDJOnline.com
Small businesses seeking to capitalize on improved economic conditions are planning to make their social media and online presence a greater priority this year. According to a SunTrust Banks Inc. survey of more than 500 small business owners, one in ...

3 Innovative Features Built On Social Media Business Owners Can Use - Business 2 Community

Wed, 2018-05-16 16:29

Business 2 Community

3 Innovative Features Built On Social Media Business Owners Can Use
Business 2 Community
Social media and messaging platforms have become gold when it comes to finding, reaching and connecting with a large number of potential customers. In this article, I share three innovative features already built on social media platforms that business ...
What Crisis? — 58% of Small Businesses Will Invest More in Facebook MarketingSmall Business Trends
Social media in the current enforcement landscapeBanking Exchange
The power of social mediaGuardian (blog)

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Social media offer insights into teen Juul use, popularity - Business Insider

Wed, 2018-05-16 15:19

Social media offer insights into teen Juul use, popularity
Business Insider
By Carolyn Crist. (Reuters Health) - Tracking tweets and monitoring chat groups could shed light on the soaring popularity and use of the flash drive-shaped Juul e-cigarette, researchers say. "Juul has become a cultural phenomenon and has been called ...

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Mueller issues grand jury subpoenas to Roger Stone's social media consultant - Business Insider

Wed, 2018-05-16 14:55

Business Insider

Mueller issues grand jury subpoenas to Roger Stone's social media consultant
Business Insider
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - US Justice Department Special Counsel Robert Mueller has issued two subpoenas to a social media expert who worked for longtime Donald Trump adviser Roger Stone during the 2016 presidential election campaign.
Mueller issues grand jury subpoenas to Trump adviser's social media consultantReuters

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Are you making yourself or business vulnerable on social media? - Cincinnati Business Courier

Wed, 2018-05-16 11:01

Cincinnati Business Courier

Are you making yourself or business vulnerable on social media?
Cincinnati Business Courier
Social media might make it easy to stay connected, but it comes with a lot of negative side-effects –particularly in regard to security for both personal and professional use. If social media isn't used properly, it could spell trouble for your ...

#GrowOnlinewithChinny: Your Business should be Maximizing these Social Media Updates - BellaNaija

Wed, 2018-05-16 10:25

BellaNaija

#GrowOnlinewithChinny: Your Business should be Maximizing these Social Media Updates
BellaNaija
Welcome to #GrowOnlinewithChinny, a weekly column that discusses strategies to help businesses grow and maximize their online presence. As part of the BellaNaija social media team (shout out to the coolest gang), I spend a lot of time engaging with our ...

Touchpoints for Leveraging Social Media for Retailers - WWD

Wed, 2018-05-16 09:39

WWD

Touchpoints for Leveraging Social Media for Retailers
WWD
If your business has bricks-and-mortar outposts, businesses can tap into social media and collect tweets, posts and reviews about your business. Better yet, location intelligence can help you find out how people really feel about your store. This ...

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Audio clip spurs social media debate over Yanny or Laurel - Business Insider

Wed, 2018-05-16 09:02

Audio clip spurs social media debate over Yanny or Laurel
Business Insider
NEW YORK (AP) — Do you hear what I hear? That's the question as a short audio clip has sparked a social media debate about whether the word is "yanny" or "laurel." How one hears it is similar to how people viewed a dress on the internet three years ago.

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Six Simple Steps That Make Social Media Marketing Less Overwhelming - Forbes

Wed, 2018-05-16 08:02

Forbes

Six Simple Steps That Make Social Media Marketing Less Overwhelming
Forbes
You've probably heard the term “FOMO” by now. Fear of missing out is the sensation that everyone else is doing something you should be doing. And it's a feeling that is often triggered by seeing someone's social media post. To a lot of business owners ...

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