MASHABLE.COM — It’s been six months since fact-checking got real on Facebook in the UK. In Jan. 2019, the social media giant partnered up with Full Fact, a British charitable organisation that specialises in fact-checking, with the aim of obliterating fake news on the platform in the UK. . So, what are the results so far?
TECHCRUNCH.COM — When Stackin initially pitched itself as part of Techstars Los Angeles accelerator program two years ago, the company was a video platform for financial advice targeting a millennial audience too savvy for traditional advisory services. Now, nearly two years later, the company has pivoted from video to text-based financial advice for its millennial audience and is offering a new spin on lead generation for digital banks.
ECONOMIST.COM — IT IS THE love triangle of global politics. Since the second world war, China, Russia and the United States have repeatedly swapped partners. The collapse of the Sino-Soviet pact after the death of Josef Stalin was followed by Richard Nixon’s visit to China in 1972 and Mikhail Gorbachev’s detente…
SOCIALMEDIATODAY.COM — Pinterest is launching a new process which will enable advertisers to create Pin ad campaigns from their mobile device, with streamlined targeting options to simplify the process. suite of self-serve tools. to make it easier for businesses of all sizes to reach Pinners and measure the effectiveness of their campaigns.
TECHCRUNCH.COM — is laying off about 25% of its 1,200-person strong marketing department in an effort to slash costs and make operations more efficient following its public debut and first quarter losses of $1 billion. The layoffs were first reported by the New York Times. About 400 people in Uber’s marketing department were laid off across its 75 offices globally, according to the company.
BLOG.HOOTSUITE.COM — Blog / Social Want to up your social media skills but not sure how to start? Don’t worry: these 19 social media marketing podcasts have got you covered. Podcasts offer a great way to brush up on the latest digital trends on the go. You can tune in while commuting, doing the dishes,…
SOCIALMEDIATODAY.COM — If you’re looking for new opportunities to help broaden your business presence, and connect with a wider pool of potential customers, Pinterest may well be worth additional consideration. Pinterest, which now pitches itself as a “catalog of ideas”, as opposed to a social network, has been gradually evolving its business tools and ad options – and at 250 million users, the platform also continues to expand.
TECHCRUNCH.COM — Listen up founders — TechCrunch is on the lookout for game-changing, early-stage startups to feature at TechCrunch Disrupt Berlin’s Startup Battlefield. This is your chance to launch on the famous TechCrunch stage and compete for the a $50,000 equity-free prize and the attention of top global investors and hundreds of media outlets from around the world.
MASHABLE.COM — Rats, rodents, maggots, crime. These words have literal meanings, but when they’re used to describe specific places or groups, they take on something more. It’s something CNN anchor Victor Blackwell pointed out in a moving segment about Trump’s racist use of the word “infested” in tweets — and also something that Twitter explicitly prohibits in its rules against “dehumanizing language.” .
THENEXTWEB.COM — Genetic testing used to be something that happened in a specialist clinic for those few families that had serious inherited conditions, like Huntington’s Disease or rare cancers. Now, new genetic tests called “polygenic risk scores” have increased access to genetic risk information for a wide…
TECHCRUNCH.COM — Another day, another mega round for a fintech startup. And this one is mega mega. Brazil-based Nubank, which offers a suite of banking and financial services for Brazilian consumers, announced today that it has raised a $400 million Series F round of venture capital led by Woody Marshall of TCV, the growth-stage fund best known for its investment in Netflix but which also made fintech a priority, with over $1.5 billion in investments in the space.
ENTREPRENEUR.COM — Utilizing AI in your business marketing is more cost-effective and simpler to implement than you think. July 25, 2019 6 min read Opinions expressed by Entrepreneur contributors are their…
ADAGE.COM — For 50 years, the Effies has recognized and celebrated the world’s most effective marketing. To commemorate the half-century mark, we partnered with Mark Ritson, marketing professor at Melbourne Business School, to analyze 6,000 winning submissions in an effort to learn what makes marketing…
SOCIALMEDIATODAY.COM — Social media stats and trends can offer us great insight into where we should plan to spend our time and resources. Lucky for us, Mobile Marketer and Marketing Dive recently published articles highlighting new data and major trends in digital marketing so far this year:. The infographic below shares a few social media marketing stats found in these two articles; use these to improve your overall understanding of the state of social media marketing in 2019.
BLOG.HOOTSUITE.COM — Blog / Social As of April 2019, Facebook’s potential advertising reach globally is 1.887 billion people. That represents 32% of everyone over the age of 13. Statistics also show that people continue to interact with Facebook ads. The average Facebook user clicks on 11 ads in 30…
SOCIALMEDIATODAY.COM — Once you’ve decided to invest in social media marketing, your next key challenge is to decide which platforms you should be focused on. This used to be relatively easy – you started a Facebook Page, set-up a Twitter profile, and then added others over time. But now, things have changed. Instagram is a much bigger consideration, Facebook’s dwindling organic reach means it may be less of a priority, Twitter’s algorithm changes the equation, and LinkedIn’s seeing more traffic.
TECHCRUNCH.COM — China is taking steps to regulate its blossoming vaping market as health concerns over electronic cigarettes increase in recent times. China’s National Health Commission has begun research into e-cigarettes and plans to issue legislation for the industry, said the head of the health authority Mao Qunan at a press conference this week.
TECHCRUNCH.COM — Early-stage enterprise startup founders listen up. That sound you hear is opportunity knocking. Answer the call, open the door and join us for TC Sessions: Enterprise September 5 in San Francisco. Our day-long conference not only explores the promises and challenges of this $500 billion market, it also provides an opportunity for unparalleled exposure.
FASTCOMPANY.COM — Policy makers, analysts, and scholars trying to discern the retailer’s motives and objectives chalked it up to a public relations move or the natural result of a tight labor market. Others deemed it standard retraining and investment. Lost in the reaction, however, is what it means for the rest of us workers.
FASTCOMPANY.COM — Career coach Melanie Denny recommends asking one key question early in the interview: What was it about my application that made you want to meet today? “This sets a positive tone for the interview, reminds the interviewer of why he/she wanted you, gives you ammunition for negotiations later and a boost of confidence,” she says.
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