Social Media

How to Use Boolean Search for Social Media Monitoring (and Why You Want to)

Social media monitoring is fast becoming a requirement for modern brands who looking to support their customers on social media platforms, keep an eye on competitors, and/or find relevant influencers. But it can also be a daunting task – with so much discussion happening online, you can easily get swamped by irrelevant mentions, which not only waste your time but ... Read More »

Deputies: Man solicited teenage girl through social media apps

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (WCTV) – A Florida man is facing charges in Leon County, accused of sending sexually explicit messages to a teenage girl. 47-year-old Richard Confer, of St. Augustine, was taken into custody on Thursday following an investigation by the Leon County Sheriff’s Office. LCSO says in December 2018, the victim told her mother that Confer, who is related to ... Read More »

Over 60% cases at state women’s panel on social media harassment

Bengaluru: Over 60% of complaints lodged at the Karnataka State Women’s Commission are about harassment of women via social media, according to the commission’s chairperson Nagalakshmi Bai. This trend may not be confined to Karnataka, she said. Bai made the statement while speaking to textile workers at a factory in Mysuru recently. She said the commission had to rely on ... Read More »

Questions and answers as social media companies face illegal content crackdown

A proposed crackdown on social media companies is expected to be announced, to force them to remove illegal content and protect vulnerable users. With mounting anger against tech giants, we take a look at the debate. – Why are social media firms being criticised? Disturbing images of self-harm can be found on social media, whether broadcasted into users’ feeds by those ... Read More »

14 Social Media Trends That Every Marketer Should Know About In 2019

Social media is no longer just a trendy marketing tactic—it’s a crucial one. Today’s consumers turn to social media to find brands they can trust, looking for user testimonials, examples of exceptional customer service and more. To meet these evolving demands, your company must maintain an engaging social media presence that offers customers the brand experience they expect. We asked ... Read More »

Social media blocked as protests continue in Zimbabwe

In the aftermath of clashes between security forces and protesters that left five people dead in Harare, the Zimbabwean government has partially blocked access to social media and the internet. According to tech blog, TechZim, the Telecommunication Regulatory Authority of Zimbabwe (Potraz) has been ordered to shut down internet services. “The telecom systems have been jammed. We don’t have the ... Read More »

How to Use Social Media to Drive Sales

Social media is a valuable tool for small businesses. It can be used to build your brand’s reputation, create loyal customers and even increase sales. “From self-promotion on their owned channels to working with influencers who will tout the benefits of each specific company, social media builds buzz and awareness around a specific brand, product or service and establishes an identity ... Read More »

Social media giants plan push-back on India’s new regulations

Social media firms have long battled efforts by governments around the world to hold them responsible for what users post on their platforms. The proposal, which caught many holidaying industry executives off guard, is open for public comment until Jan 31. (Image: Bloomberg) Global social media and technology giants are gearing up to fight sweeping new rules proposed by the ... Read More »

Report: iPhone XR made up 32% of iPhone sales in its first month

Today, Consumer Intelligence Research Partners (or CIRP) released a new report that estimates how well iPhones sold relative to others. Since Apple no longer releases the number of units sold, it’s more difficult to know exactly how well the iPhone is selling especially since multiple reports have showed signs of iPhone sales dwindling. This year, iPhone XR sales made up ... Read More »

Twitter Falls Again After Being Dubbed ‘Harvey Weinstein of Social Media’

The Twitter stock nosedived over 12 percent after a famed Wall Street analyst dubbed the micro-blogging platform the “Harvey Weinstein of social media”, days after an Amnesty International study found Twitter a “toxic” place for women. In a note to investors, online investment newsletter Citron Research’s founder Andrew Left called the platform the “Harvey Weinstein of social media” and set ... Read More »