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An alternative to Instagram maps

Instagram, on announcing their cancellation, said that not many people used its maps, which is a shame—looks like I was one of the few who did. For those seeking an alternative, the Data Pack has a map that you can use here. It’s not bad, tho...
by Jack Yan: the Persuader Blog on Dec 7, 2016

Facebook’s ad targeting: evidence now filed with the Better Business Bureau

As of today, I’ve sent off my evidence to the US Better Business Bureau so they can continue their investigation of Facebook. The DAA was too gutless to investigate but the BBB, by contrast, gives a damn.    Let me note here that I have n...
by Jack Yan: the Persuader Blog on Dec 4, 2016

When Life Becomes Social Media Poem | Poetry Inspired

  Wakeup skip breakfast, for Instagram No time, for out door fun, and shopping with the fam Just hash tags, re-tweets, and facebook post To everyone else, you’ve become a ghost Some would compromise beliefs, for instant fame When making fr...
by Poetry Inspired on Dec 4, 2016

BraveNewFilms.org Commemorates MLK's Speech Anniversary With ''I Have A Dream’ Belongs To Us, Too’ Re-release

With today being the fifty-third anniversary of Martin Luther King's historical speech, the email I received earlier from BraveNewFilms.org was rather timely...  So, killing two birds with one stone (not literally, obviously...) I decided to sh...
by LoupDargent.info on Aug 28, 2016

Top Thaaat – the Selfie Game That Everyone’s Been Waiting For

Selfies are the best thing that modern day technology has given birth to. They excite us with tears and laughter, wherever we are. And yet in recent time, goofy and challenging selfies are starting to fade away from existence on all the popular socia...
by iPhoneGlance on Aug 25, 2016

Candid – Speak Your Mind Freely

This app, we think you will like. Have you ever been on Twitter, Facebook or WhatsApp and felt like putting your opinion and moans or groans onto a forum, but then you stop short of doing so, in the fear that your opinions and political persuasions w...
by iPhoneGlance on Aug 23, 2016

Save The Calais Children [Petition]

Image via Avaaz.org300 refugee children are stuck in the "living hell" of the Calais refugee camp, waiting for our government's promise of a new life in the UK to come through. A massive public outcry can push the PM to let these children c...
by LoupDargent.info on Aug 23, 2016

Facebook’s Ambitious Plan to Connect the Whole World

Two and a half years ago, Zuckerberg launched Internet.org, a massive endeavor to connect everyone in the world to the web. By his calculations, nearly two-thirds of the global population—4.9 billion people—are not connected.
by Ondeweb on Aug 22, 2016

How #PokemonGo Turned Couch Potatoes Into Fitness Fanatics Without Them Even Realising It

Gotta catch ‘em all. Stoyan Yotov / Shutterstock.comBy John A Parkinson, Bangor University Pokemon Go is taking the world by storm. Within days of its US release, its number of daily active users caught up with longstanding apps Twitter,...
by LoupDargent.info on Aug 21, 2016

Social Bookmark In My Pocket

How do you save your favorite articles and sites? I’ve used Delicious for years  but recently the service is unreliable and seems to be constantly down. I started using Pocket after trying many social bookmarking tools. It’s an app,...
by Leading Hands on Aug 16, 2016

#PokemonGo Trainer Travels Across America to Catch 'Em All for Wounded Warrior Project

Wounded Warrior Project (WWP) Chadwick James poses with staff, during his cross country adventure to raise awareness and support for WWP. (PRNewsFoto/Wounded Warrior Project)Over the years, Wounded Warrior Project (WWP) has had many supporters travel...
by LoupDargent.info on Aug 13, 2016

Facebook Shows That Selling Your Data Continues to Be Big Business!

When Facebook reported their quarterly earnings  earlier this week one thing was glaringly true; the company is making more money of you than ever before! According to their own estimates Facebook earns roughly $3.82 per user, multiple that by t...
by Geek-News on Jul 28, 2016

Facebook Starts Roll Out of New Business Pages Design

While everyone is focused on the first successful test flight of Aquila, the solar airplane Facebook designed to bring internet access to people living in remote locations – Facebook was busy beginning the roll-out of a brand new design for b...
by Rapid Purple on Jul 21, 2016

How to Use Crowdfire for Marketing Effectively?

Social media marketing can be very rewarding but you need to understand your target audience well in order to get the most out of it. Simply having a clear idea of the follow-back ratio your social accounts are getting may go a long way in helping yo...

Facebook Has Over 1.6 Billion Active Monthly Users

Every now and again someone comes along and asks what the true importance of social media is for business owners, and luckily there is plenty of data available to answer that question. The latest from Statista showcases just how many monthly active...
by Rapid Purple on Jul 19, 2016

Twitter Opens Account Verification to Everyone But There's A Catch

For several years now Twitter has made attempts at filtering out imposter accounts from the real deal by verifying high profile business and celebrity accounts. For the most part the process and qualifications to becoming Twitter Verified has been a...
by Geek-News on Jul 19, 2016

Instagram Starts Rolling Out Business Profiles

It seems that the rollout for Instagram Business Profiles has began today as several of my client businesses have been issued a notification to switch their Instagram accounts to a new business account. The initial notification should appear at the t...
by Rapid Purple on Jul 18, 2016

Running Ads Using The New Instagram Business Tools

Now that the new Instagram Business profiles have started rolling out more people have direct access to Instagram ads – something that in the past was limited to users of Facebook Ad Manager. Let’s take a look at how easy it is to setup a...
by Rapid Purple on Jul 18, 2016

How The #BBC's Obsession With Balance Took Labour Off Air Ahead Of #Brexit

Not enough air time given to concerns of Labour voters. Gareth Fuller/PA WireBy Angela Phillips, Goldsmiths, University of London As Britain reflects on the fallout from the EU Referendum, analysis from Loughborough University demonstrate...
by LoupDargent.info on Jul 16, 2016

Infographic: Facebook’s Ad Targeting Options by WordStream

Setting up a new campaign in Facebook Ad Manager can be a bit daunting the first time around – especially when it comes time to narrow down your audience and set the right targeting rules. Facebook offers dozens of different options which can b...
by Rapid Purple on Jul 14, 2016


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