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Pinterest: Market Your Brand

Pinterest: Market Your BrandIn this online course starting May 5, you will discover how to pin your way to a wider audience. You will learn how to create and set up a Pinterest page, create a Pinterest playbook, and appeal to Pinterest users by showcasing your brand in a unique and accessible way.  Register today!

The 5 Types of People You Hate Getting Texts From [Infographic]


Have you ever heard your phone go off eight times in a row and just known, without even having to look, that a certain friend is sending you a text the size of a Harry Potter novel? If you are starting to dread the sound of your smartphone beeping in your pocket, you are not alone. Check out the five types of people whose text messages you dread in this chart from Mobistealth.

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Social Media Newsfeed: Obama Tweets | Texting Turns 20


Obama Hosts ‘Fiscal Cliff’ Chat on Twitter (USA Today)
President Obama urged Twitter followers on Monday to lobby Congress for a debt reduction deal that includes higher taxes on the wealthy. “Keep pressure on Congress,” Obama tweeted during a chat that was part of the White House “My2K” Twitter campaign to drum up support for its position in the “fiscal cliff” debate.

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Social Media Newsfeed: Facebook Privacy | Tumblr Grows


Privacy Groups Ask Facebook to Abort Proposed Changes to Privacy Policy (SocialTimes)
Online privacy groups Electronic Privacy Information Center and Center for Digital Democracy have written a letter to Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg asking him to abandon proposed changes to the social network’s privacy policies. Users would no longer have the opportunity to vote on proposed changes and privacy practices for Facebook and Instagram would be combined.

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