MASHABLE.COM — Welcome to the end. The world premiere of Avengers: Endgame took place on Monday evening, with critics and industry peeps getting a look at the much-hyped film before it hits cinemas. Based on the first reactions on social media, the epic, three-hour long Endgame is a satisfying conclusion to a series which began 21 films ago, with most reviewers leaving positive comments about the film.
TECHCRUNCH.COM — “We want your followers to focus on what you share, not how many likes your posts get. During this test, only the person who share a post will see the total number of likes it gets.” That’s how Instagram describes a seemingly small design change test with massive potential impact on users’ well-being.
LOLLYDASKAL.COM — If you want people to love working for you, it’s important that you keep them happy. Many studies and workplace reports show that employee happiness has a direct tie to the bottom line. Happy people are more creative, innovative and dedicated than their unhappy counterparts. And they are more…
MASHABLE.COM — Managing a brand’s social media is tricky for anyone in 2019, and it’s even more challenging if you’re the social voice (and face) of Pornhub, the web’s most popular porn site. We spoke with Aria Nathaniel about the fine line she walks at the office each day. Boasting a whopping 6 million followers on Instagram and 1.25 million on Twitter, Pornhub has amassed extensive reach on social media channels.
MASHABLE.COM — It’s 4/20 baby!!! It’s Saturday, you’re lit, brain perfectly calibrated to toasted, sparking your joy, blowing smoke rings so on point it feels criminal not to share on your Instagram story. But something stops you from posting. And it probably sounds like the voice of your D.A.R.teacher yelling about how posting pictures of pot online can get you arrested and ruin your career.
MASHABLE.COM — Sri Lanka restricted access to social media following a terror attack that left more than 200 people dead and at least 450 injured. Eight bombs exploded in three churches and three luxury hotels on Easter Sunday. . “This was a unilateral decision,” presidential adviser Harindra Dassanayake told the Times, explaining officials worried that the spread of misinformation and hate speech could incite violence.
TECHCRUNCH.COM — Lots of news has surfaced from China’s gaming industry in recent weeks as the government hastens to approve a massive backlog of titles in the world’s largest market for video games. Last Friday, the country’s State Administration of Press and Publication, the freshly minted gaming authority born from a months-long reshuffle last year that led to an approval blackout, enshrined a new set of guidelines for publication that are set to move some to joy and others to sorrow.
BLOG.HOOTSUITE.COM — Blog / Social Real talk: if you’re hatching plans to begin marketing on YouTube this year, you need to be savvy about it. YouTube has more than 50 million content creators churning out videos regularly, so your own content has to stand out. Another challenge? Reaching and engaging…
MASHABLE.COM — The FBI is currently investigating a “malicious software attack” that interrupted the Weather Channel’s non-stop 24-hour-a-day coverage. The Weather Channel suddenly went dark for more than an hour on Thursday during its live morning broadcast. Speaking to the , an FBI spokesperson said the outage was the result of a ransomware attack.
TECHCRUNCH.COM — Editors Note: This article is part of a series that explores the world of growth marketing for founders. If you’ve worked with an amazing growth marketing agency, nominate them to be featured in our shortlist of top growth marketing agencies in tech. Startups often set themselves back a year by hiring the wrong growth marketer.
MASHABLE.COM — Netflix is testing out a “random” viewing option, giving viewers the opportunity to jump into a random episode of certain “popular” TV shows in an effort to give you a spicier viewing experience. . First reported by the site Android Police and later confirmed by Netflix to Mashable, the option lets you jump into into a random episode of popular shows on the streaming service, like hitting shuffle on The Office or Arrested Development.
TECHCRUNCH.COM — “We want your followers to focus on what you share, not how many likes your posts get. During this test, only the person who share a post will see the total number of likes it gets.” That’s how describes a seemingly small design change test with massive potential impact on users’ well-being. Hiding Like counts could reduce herd mentality, where people just Like what’s already got tons of Likes.
BLOG.HOOTSUITE.COM — Blog / Social Social media platforms include built-in analytics. These help you track key metrics like likes, shares, and clicks through to your website. But they don’t give you the full picture of how traffic flows to your website from social channels, or how a visitor becomes a…
MASHABLE.COM — The 2020s, just right around the corner, promise to be a critical decade. U.Representative Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez intends the 2020s to be the decade that the United States tackles climate change by reinventing our society’s antiquated energy infrastructure, while also guaranteeing Americans livable, dignified incomes.
TECHCRUNCH.COM — Bizzabo, the New York and Tel Aviv-based events management platform, has raised $27 million in Series D funding. Leading the round is Viola Growth, along with new investor Next47. We’re also told that previous backers, including Pilot Growth, followed on. The new funding brings the total raised by the company to $56 million.
TECHCRUNCH.COM — the U.auto supplier and self-driving software company, is opening an autonomous mobility center in Shanghai to focus on the development and eventual deployment of its technology on public roads. The expansion marks the fifth market where has set up R&testing or operational facilities. Aptiv has autonomous driving operations in Boston, Las Vegas, Pittsburgh and Singapore.
BLOG.HOOTSUITE.COM — Blog / Social Instagram algorithm changes affect everyone who uses the platform: brands, Kardashians, you, and yes, your mom. But ever since Instagram nixed the reverse-chronological feed in 2016, rumors have flown about what the Instagram algorithm is, does, and cares about. It’s a…
BLOG.HOOTSUITE.COM — Blog / Social Social media isn’t exactly the new kid on the block anymore, but sometimes people still get confused. Social jobs are just young people having fun at work, right? No. Social media pros are like professional dancers—what the audience sees looks effortless and light—but…
WIRED.COM — The streets of Davos, Switzerland, were iced over on the night of January 25, 2018, which added a slight element of danger to the prospect of trekking to the Hotel Seehof for George Soros’ annual banquet. The aged financier has a tradition of hosting a dinner at the World Economic Forum, where he…
TECHCRUNCH.COM — Between Dropbox, Google Drive, Microsoft OneDrive and iCloud Drive, consumer cloud storage is a crowded space. And yet, a small Swiss company called pCloud has managed to attract over 9 million users over the past five years. The company recently reached profitability with a team of 32 people. If you’re familiar with Dropbox, won’t surprise you.
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