Tag Archives: Media

To fix social media, we need to introduce digital socialism

In the past few years, intellectuals across the spectrum have fallen out of love with Big Tech. The “frightful five” – Google, Amazon, Facebook, Apple, and Microsoft – wield enormous power, with their combined wealth exceeding $5 trillion. After years of market consolidation and exploitative practices, critics in the United States are pushing to break up Big Tech monopolies with ... Read More »

Social Media App Carry A Book Looks To Unite The Literary Minded

People who complained that they never had enough time to read in their lives were handed a prime, if unfortunate opportunity to remedy that with the Coronavirus lockdown. Now, a new social media app looks to unite those eager readers, whether they’re still in quarantine or turning pages where the lockdown is ending. Book lovers who found prime reading time ... Read More »

How To Land A Remote Social Media Manager Role For Travel Brands

Want to work from home or anywhere else in the world, yet at the same time feel that working online is only for those with a massive Instagram following? Keep reading and find out how you can work online and travel the world as a social media manager like Nadine Rohner. A few years ago, Rohner followed her inner voice, ... Read More »

Social media mask sales flout rules

As the government attempts to crack down on overpriced face masks at stores and e-commerce websites, Facebook’s marketplace has become a hotbed of mask price gouging, with some sold for five times the government-enforced limit. Facebook says it has temporarily banned advertisements and commercial listings of medical face masks and other medical products such as hand sanitiser and disinfectant wipes ... Read More »

Internet and Social Media in the Age of Coronavirus

The logo of Google Inc. is seen outside their headquarters building in Mountain View, California August 18, 2004. Google Inc. slashed the size of its closely watched initial public offering nearly in half to less than $2 billion on Wednesday, splashing cold water on what has been touted as the hottest Internet IPO in years. Google shares could make their ... Read More »

6 Tips for Effective Social Media Marketing

Smart strategy and effective execution in social media are the difference between 🤩 results and 😢 Just about every business uses social media for marketing. But how you use social media makes all the difference. “Every business should be marketing via social media” in addition to other marketing vehicles, says Jessica Yuhara, VP of marketing and director of strategy at Upspring, a ... Read More »

Trump-Biden fracas shows how social media gets mired in fact-check battles

Republicans and Democrats’ accusations of online deception are posing an increasingly no-win dilemma for the Silicon Valley companies caught in the middle. The latest example is Twitter, which found itself stuck between the campaigns of President Donald Trump and former Vice President Joe Biden this week as it tried to enforce a new policy of designating certain misleading content as “manipulated media.” But it’s ... Read More »

Social Media: The New Manhattan Real Estate

Forty-five dollars. That was the average price per square foot in the 1970s for real estate in Manhattan. Just fast forward a few decades later, and in 2018, Manhattan real estate commanded $1,773 per square foot. In just a few decades, the average price per square foot increased over 35 times in value. Now it’s 2020. And there is a new “Manhattan real estate:” ... Read More »

Social media ‘overload’ linked to fatigue

Social media users who report feeling higher levels of “overload” from the volume of information and communication online are more fatigued on a day-to-day basis, according to new research. The study, by researchers at NUI Galway, finds that the more prone to feeling bored a social media user is, the more likely it is they will feel overloaded by social media ... Read More »

Optimize Your Social Media profiles to Earn Enormous Gains

If you are a business person and thinking of increasing your customer count, then social media networking is the one-stop for all your issues. We spend most of our time on social media applications, and business people can use this route to promote their products. There are so many Instagram accounts focusing on Direct Sales without the presence of any mediator. The absence of ... Read More »