Seven to Ten Business Days

Written on:May 23, 2017
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Chris Brogan at Rest I just lost my pair of prescription glasses. Well, maybe “lost” isn’t the word. I know where they are. They fell off my parents’ bathroom sink right into the toilet exactly after I pushed the flush down. Whoosh. Gone. What happened next is what’s annoying.

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I called my eye doctor’s office and asked them to order up a replica of what I’d bought the last time. No fuss, right? Just look at my records, get the same thing, and pow, I’m back in action when I get home from visiting my parents.

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2017 Social Media Marketing Industry Report

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2017 Social Media Marketing Industry Report

Do you wonder how your peers are using social media? Wondering if you should focus more on visuals or live video? In our ninth-annual social media study, more than 5,700 marketers reveal where they’ll focus their social media efforts. This industry report also shows you which social tactics are most effective and how content plays [...] This post 2017 Social Media Marketing Industry Report first appeared on . – Your…

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Want to score a second date? Order the fried chicken and a bloody Mary

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Want to score a second date? Order the fried chicken and a bloody Mary

Just when you thought fried chicken couldn’t get any better, it turns out it’s the ideal first date food. Seriously, this is the best dating news we’ve had in a long time. It comes from a newly released survey from the dating app Hinge. They asked 8,000 of their members across five U.S. cities about which kinds of first dates led to those illusive second dates. The results are instructive…

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People are pretending to have 'missing friends' after the Manchester attack

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People are pretending to have 'missing friends' after the Manchester attack

Social media trolls are spreading fake pictures of “missing friends” in an apparent bid to attract retweets in the aftermath of the Manchester Arena attack that killed 22 people.  An image of 12-year-old Australian girl was used on Twitter by trolls claiming she was missing:  Same thing happened to this boy, who Twitter user Kylie Manser claimed he was her little brother, Frank. He was actually a model posing for…

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Deciding where to post on social media is too damn hard now

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Deciding where to post on social media is too damn hard now

Social media used to be so easy. You put your photos on Facebook and your definitely-not-million-dollar shower thoughts on Twitter. It was nice, simple, and stress-free. It’s not like today where you waste half of your day deciding where to post shit to.  SEE ALSO: Sorry, Apple Photos, but I’m leaving you for Google Photos It’s a classic case of too much choice. There are just too many social media…

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Ariana Grande shares heartbreaking message on social media after tragic concert

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Ariana Grande shares heartbreaking message on social media after tragic concert

The pain was apparent in Ariana Grande’s words early Tuesday morning.  Only a few hours after an explosion rocked her concert in Manchester, England, Grande reached out to fans with a heartfelt message on Twitter.  Here’s her tweet, sent out just before 4 a.m. local time in Manchester: brokenfrom the bottom of my heart, i am so so sorry. i don’t have words. — Ariana Grande (@ArianaGrande) May 23, 2017…

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Despite Facebook's push, AI isn't ready to moderate disturbing content

Written on:May 22, 2017
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Despite Facebook's push, AI isn't ready to moderate disturbing content

Artificial intelligence is the way of the future. When it comes to Facebook’s content moderation, however, we are still very much in the present. The almost 2 billion-user strong social media giant is working at a furious pace to change that.  SEE ALSO: Facebook struggles to prevent violence on Facebook Live As a series of leaked internal Facebook slides revealing how the company decides what content violates its community standards…

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Trump and Netanyahu didn't want this selfie, but it happened anyway

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Trump and Netanyahu didn't want this selfie, but it happened anyway

The might of two world leaders was not enough to withstand the desperate need for an instantly viral selfie.  United States President Donald Trump and Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu were walking along at the Ben Gurion Airport in Israel on Monday when an Israeli politician stepped in with a ready smartphone. SEE ALSO: Stephen Colbert rips apart Trump’s many 100 days interviews Thank you, Mr. President – it was…

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6 Facebook Remarketing Tactics That Work

Written on:May 22, 2017
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6 Facebook Remarketing Tactics That Work

Looking for a way to re-engage past customers and prospects on Facebook? Wondering how to use remarketing to deliver behavior-based messaging to specific audiences? If you’re looking to build successful remarketing funnels on Facebook, you’ll need to deliver unique ads to custom audiences segmented according to their browsing history and interests. In this article, you’ll [...] This post 6 Facebook Remarketing Tactics That Work first appeared on . – Your…

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Facebook vs. the internet cesspool: The ugly fight of our ugly times

Written on:May 22, 2017
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Facebook vs. the internet cesspool: The ugly fight of our ugly times

Where platforms, social technology, and the internet at large are concerned, over its brief history, Facebook’s been the exception to so, so many rules.  Except for one. “There’s no silver bullet for abuse. It’s just a constant area of focus. Unfortunately abuse is human nature,” Kayvon Beykpour, CEO of Periscope, explained over coffee back in January, when asked point blank about abuse on the platform.  Months later, we now know…

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