Every year, there are events that define the public’s thinking. Trying to encapsulate a year within a single paragraph or phrase is difficult. This year, Dictionary.com chose ‘exposure’ as their word of the year — very fitting given events like Ferguson, the Ebola outbreak, data leaks, and the increased usage of anonymous apps this year.
RadiumOne’s recent research shows that 32 percent of consumers only share via dark social channels. One solution? Getting serious about short URLs.
People took Buzzfeed to task on Ben Smith’s claim that they don’t do clickbait. But brands need to be better at creating content that’s clickable.
Stress might seem to be part of the American way of life, note the team behind Global Connections, Inc. and Global Discovery Vacations. In 2012, about 20 percent of people surveyed reported extremely high levels of stress, between 8 and 10 on a 10 point scale, according to the American Psychological Association. The majority of people surveyed noted that they were working to reduce their stress levels and less than 40 percent felt that they were succeeding in doing so.
The team at Food4Patriots believes that an ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure, especially when it comes to disaster preparedness. While conditions such as climate change and the increase in natural disasters over the past few years should be a warning sign enough, there are a number of man-made conditions that make being ready for any emergency extremely important.
Twitter will remove images of deceased if family members make requests. Ninety-nine percent of organic social media posts lead to no engagement. These stories, and more, in today’s Morning Social Media Newsfeed.
Settlement requires LinkedIn to pay $6 million in retroactive overtime wages, damages to employees. Social network updates Facebook for Windows Phone. These stories, and more, in today’s Morning Social Media Newsfeed.
Facebook updates capture only a small fraction of a person’s life and in no way represent a comprehensive, or truthful, picture.
In honor of the third anniversary of Google+, we take a look at where the site has been and where its going.
The House cut funding to two core NSA spying programs including one that gives the agency back door access to hardware and software tools.