How tbh hit #1 by turning anonymity positive

September 22, 2017 admin 0

“If we’re improving the mental health of millions of teens, that’s a success to us” says Nikita Bier, co-founder of tbh. His team has scored a surprise hit, rocketing to the top of the App Store by letting teens send each other compliments anonymously. While most anonymous apps like Secret […]

Silicon Valley should reject Saudi Arabia

September 22, 2017 admin 0

American companies face a difficult tradeoff when dealing with government requests, but they should just say no to Saudi Arabia, which is using social media companies to do its dirty work in censoring Qatari media. Over the past few weeks, both Medium and Snap have caved to Saudi demands to […]

#SproutChat Recap: Social Recruiting for Higher Education

September 22, 2017 admin 0

Ask any college student about social media, they’ll tell you that it’s an integral part of their school experience, both on and off campus. Social media marketers already understand the importance of tailoring messaging for audiences and focusing on the platforms that their audience consumes the most, but for colleges […]

Product Evangelism: How to Evangelize and Create Advocates

September 22, 2017 admin 0

Want to create an intensely loyal fan base for your product? Wondering how a product evangelist can help? To explore how product evangelism supports the sales process, I interview Guy Kawasaki. More About This Show The Social Media Marketing podcast is an on-demand talk radio show from Social Media Examiner. […]

Thoughts on Facebook’s 9 plans to curb election interference

September 21, 2017 admin 0

Election meddling is Facebook’s next adversary, and it’s got a plan to attack it just like it did with fake news. Solutions to both these scourges come too late to prevent tampering that may have aided Donald Trump winning the presidency — but at least Facebook is owning up to […]

Facebook and Twitter play bigger role in Congressional election-hacking probe

September 21, 2017 admin 0

As Congressional investigations into Russia’s role in manipulating the election for U.S. president deepens, tech companies are assuming a more central role in the inquiries. Both Twitter and Facebook are stepping up their efforts to cooperate with Congressional investigations into Russian interference with last year’s presidential election. For Twitter, that […]

Instagram adds face filters to live video

September 21, 2017 admin 0

Instagram is making its face filters available for live video streaming through the app, the company announced today. Instagram had introduced face filters, which add visual effects to detected faces, back in May, but until now it was only available on video and images captured first and then posted to […]