Category Archives: Social Media

Thinking of Snooping on Your Beloved’s Phone? Judge Says Don’t

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If we’re being honest, most of us have been at least tempted to take a peek when our spouse or significant other leaves their phone, unlocked, just sitting there. And more than a few of us have gone beyond temptation, … Continue reading

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The Right to Yelp: What the New Laws Mean for Social Media Users

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In December 2015, the U.S. Senate passed a national “right to Yelp” bill, and that legislation is pending in the House of Representatives. Meanwhile, last week Maryland followed California by passing the country’s second state “right to Yelp” bill. I’ve … Continue reading

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What Those Facebook Quizzes Don’t Tell You about Yourself (Or Your Privacy)

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I worry about one of my Facebook friends. Nineteen of her last 20 Facebook posts are the results of Facebook quizzes. All 19 of them were quizzes she took one night last week when she was having trouble sleeping, I … Continue reading

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Can AI Improve Targeting for PR Pros and Marketers? Yes!

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A friend of mine, Miranda Tan, is launching what she calls the world’s first marketing product that maximizes reach by intelligently analyzing & understanding which journalists and influencers best fit your campaign. The product, Robin8, is a smart content platform … Continue reading

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Jail Time for Social Media Posts? It DOES Happen!

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One of the most common fallacies surrounding the Internet and social media is that “anything goes” in the online world. People — especially kids and teenagers — tend to think that the rules of civil society don’t apply online. Because … Continue reading

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How to Stop Your Kids from Making In-App Purchases

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A few weeks ago, a British 7-year-old nearly drained his parent’s bank account by memorizing his dad’s iPad and Apple ID passwords, and then buying over £4000 (about $5,900) in Dino Bucks used for upgrades in the iTunes game Jurassic … Continue reading

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Where to Find Content Worth Sharing on Social Media

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I’ve used a social media management tool called Buffer for about four years now, ever since it was in beta. And, while I love it for its ease of use and power – not to mention its affordable price (free … Continue reading

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