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How Great Leaders Unlock The Potential in OthersLOLLYDASKAL.COM — If you’re like most leaders, you don’t want your people to settle for doing good work—you want them to do great work. That means part of your charge is to bring out the best of who they are and what they do. Here are some of the most important ways top leaders help their people discover their…
Can You Use That Image on Social Media? [Checklist]SOCIALMEDIATODAY.COM — With social media feeds getting ever more crowded, the battle for attention is constantly ramping up, and if you want to stop people scrolling on by your posts, you’ll likely now need some level of stand out visual element in order to grab them and hook them in. But creating your own visuals is time-consuming, and not always so easy to do, and paying for access to stock libraries can be costly.
Report Finds That Facebook’s Fact-Checking Labels Are Effective, But Also Legitimize Not Flagged Fake ReportsSOCIALMEDIATODAY.COM — This is one of those ones that makes a lot of sense when you take a broader view, and consider the overall impacts. Facebook’s fact-checking labels on disputed stories are a good way to reduce the spread of misinformation, with prominent tags on fact-checked posts giving users reason for pause before they go to distribute the same within their networks.
Priti Patel’s bust-up at the Home OfficeECONOMIST.COM — Politicians and civil servantsPriti Patel’s bust-up at the Home OfficeA bullying row reveals a lot about Boris Johnson’s government Mar 5th 2020″THE HOME SECRETARY is doing an outstanding job,” according to Boris Johnson, defending Priti Patel during prime minister’s questions in the House of…
John Oliver slams Disney’s Hotstar for censoring his showTECHCRUNCH.COM — John Oliver slammed Disney-owned Hotstar on Sunday for censoring his show, “Last Week Tonight With John Oliver” in India, saying the local streaming service has edited at least three episodes in recent months. A recent episode of “Last Week Tonight”, in which Oliver criticised the Indian government’s recent policies and its leader, Narendra Modi, never aired on Hotstar.
Twitter places ‘manipulated media’ warning on White House social media director’s Biden tweetMASHABLE.COM — Twitter only implemented its on Mar. but it’s already been put to use. . Last month, Twitter announced it was introducing a rule against “deceptively [sharing] synthetic or manipulated media that are likely to cause harm,” and would be adding warnings to some tweets that contain “synthetic and manipulated media.” Such media has become a worrying issue in political campaigns, with online misinformation a significant concern in recent and upcoming elections.
Tajikistan’s long-serving ruler dispenses with all political oppositionECONOMIST.COM — United in unityTajikistan’s long-serving ruler dispenses with all political oppositionEmomali Rahmon has been in power since 1992 MAMMOTH PHOTOS of Emomali Rahmon, Tajikistan’s bushy-eyebrowed president, are everywhere in Dushanbe, the capital: striding in a suit, posing in a poppy field, waving…
Covid-19 has revealed widespread sexism in ChinaECONOMIST.COM — THE ADORABLE animated cartoon mascots were sure to inspire national solidarity—or so the Communist Youth League thought. But for most of its 13m followers on Weibo, a popular microblog, the pair inspired only ridicule and irritation. “Lovely land” and “Abundant red flags” (the names allude to…

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Visa partners with Paga on payments and fintech for Africa and abroadTECHCRUNCH.COM — has entered a partnership with Nigeria based startup Paga on payments and technology. Founded in Lagos, scaled its fintech business in West Africa, before targeting expansion in Ethiopia and Mexico. The startup has created a multi-channel network for over 14 million customers in Nigeria to transfer money, pay-bills and buy things digitally through its mobile-app or 24,840 agents.
Stanford cancels classes in response to novel coronavirus outbreakTECHCRUNCH.COM — Following on the heels of several major cancellations of events the past few days, including the SXSW conference in Austin and the tech conference SaaStr, Stanford University, which is located in the heart of Silicon Valley in Palo Alto, California, announced late Friday that the school would cancel in-person classes for the final two weeks of the university’s winter quarter in response to the expanding outbreak of novel coronavirus, or COVID-19.
Stanford cancels classes in response to novel coronavirus outbreakTECHCRUNCH.COM — Following on the heels of several major cancellations of events the past few days, including the SXSW conference in Austin and the tech conference SaaStr, Stanford University, which is located in the heart of Silicon Valley in Palo Alto, California, announced late Friday that the school would cancel in-person classes for the final two weeks of the university’s winter quarter in response to the expanding outbreak of novel coronavirus, or COVID-19.
Coronavirus: The Black Swan of 2020MEDIUM.COM — Here is a note that we sent to Sequoia founders and CEOs today to provide guidance on how to ensure the health of their business while dealing with potential business consequences of the spreading effects of the coronavirus. Coronavirus is the black swan of 2020. Some of you (and some of us) have already been personally impacted by the virus.
‘The Office’ writers created a hilarious tech website for a fake MP3 player in the showMASHABLE.COM — Fans of The Office know the show’s writers have masterfully created some of the most brilliant on-screen comedy, but not everyone is aware of just how much effort went into each and every detail at Dunder Mifflin. In a Season 2 episode titled “The Injury,” for example, fans may recall Pam sitting at her desk fiddling with a mysterious MP3 player.
These are the reasons why you find something offensiveFASTCOMPANY.COM — While no one can deny that certain words and actions can be offensive, the taking of offense is more complicated than that. As research findings in linguistics demonstrate, people are not necessarily offended when confronted with rude language, and they get offended for a range of different reasons.
9 Exciting Things to Try on Instagram in 2020BLOG.HOOTSUITE.COM — Blog / Social Instagram is always evolving, with new features and updates nearly every week. And along with the platform, the tastes and expectations of users evolve too. If you want to stay relevant and keep your followers engaged, you need to adapt and get creative. Fortunately…
How a Marketing Hack That Cost Less Than $1 Led to One of Richard Branson’s Biggest SuccessesINC.COM — Richard Branson is well known for his outrageous publicity stunts, from dressing in drag to attempting to hot air balloon around the world. The guy is clearly the master of using creativity to generate free buzz for his businesses. . But as a recent post on the Virgin founder’s blog proves, you don’t need to be a daredevil adventurer to attract attention to your company without paying a boatload for advertising.
Le Wagon raises $19 million to build a global coding bootcampTECHCRUNCH.COM — French startup Le Wagon has raised its first round of funding after many years of bootstrapping. The company closed a $19 million funding round (€17 million) a few months ago. Cathay Capital is leading the round with AfricInvest also participating. “We’ve always bootstrapped since 2013 and we’ve always been profitable since day one,” co-founder and COO Romain Paillard told me.
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