Influencers Set For $1B+ Payday On Instagram, Despite FTC Warning BellsMediaPost CommunicationsJust last week, the agency said it contacted 90 or so Instagram influencers and warned them they should be more transparent. Still, with $1 billion-plus at stake, the number of brand-sponsored influencer posts on Instagram is on track to more than …and more » Source: …Continue reading "Influencers Set For $1B+ Payday On Instagram, Despite FTC Warning Bells – MediaPost Communications"
Yahoo SportsDeshaun Watson says there will be 'consequences' for taking Mitchell Trubisky over himYahoo SportsGenerally, teams want their quarterbacks to exude confidence. Not too much to the point he alienates everyone around him, but it's best if he has some edge. That's why Clemson quarterback Deshaun Watson's comments days before the NFL draft should be …and …Continue reading "Deshaun Watson says there will be 'consequences' for taking Mitchell Trubisky over him – Yahoo Sports"
Yahoo TV (blog)US–Bachelor-Fatal CrashYahoo TV (blog)This Tuesday, April 25, 2017, photo provided by the Buchanan County Sheriff's Office in Independence, Iowa, shows Chris Soules, former star of ABC's "The Bachelor," after being booked early Tuesday after his arrest on a charge of leaving the scene of a …and more » Source: YAHOOContinue reading "US–Bachelor-Fatal Crash – Yahoo TV (blog)"
Yahoo FinanceStocks are rallying, Nasdaq breaks 6000 for the first timeYahoo FinanceAbout an hour after the market open, the Dow was up more than 230 points and touched 21,000, the S&P 500 was up 14, and the Nasdaq was up 34 to trade above 6,000 for the first time after hitting a record high on …Continue reading "Stocks are rallying, Nasdaq breaks 6000 for the first time – Yahoo Finance"
AdweekPinterest and The Ad Council Are Taking Aim at Wasted FoodAdweekNonprofit organization The Ad Council is teaming up with Pinterest on a series of public-service campaigns. The series will begin with a public-service announcement promoting the “Save the Food” campaign from The Ad Council and the Natural Resources …Pinterest removes the “like” buttonHiTechGazetteall 3 news articles » …Continue reading "Pinterest and The Ad Council Are Taking Aim at Wasted Food – Adweek"
ESPN (blog)Trending: Ibrahimovic flies to USESPN (blog)Tuesday's latest stories from the world of football in ESPN FC's What's Trending… MAN UNITED: Manchester United forward Zlatan Ibrahimovic has headed to the United States to undergo surgery on his knee injury in a bid to save his career, sources have … Source: trendingContinue reading "Trending: Ibrahimovic flies to US – ESPN (blog)"
CNNThat Lowe's Mother's Day coupon doing the Facebook rounds? It's a scamCNNThere's an online coupon floating around on Facebook that sounds like a great deal. "LOWE'S is giving Free $50 coupons for EVERYONE! to celebrate Mother's Day!" the coupon reads. Great, now mom can get herself more plants — or power tools — as she …Lowe's …Continue reading "That Lowe's Mother's Day coupon doing the Facebook rounds? It's a scam – CNN"
MetroMan United transfer news: Marcus Rashford 'likes' Kylian Mbappe's Instagram photoMetroManchester United forward Marcus Rashford 'liked' Kylian Mbappe's Instagram post today amid speculation that the club are set to make a move for the Monaco forward. Mbappe, 18, has caught the attention of Europe's elite clubs this season after scoring …and more » Source: instagramContinue reading "Man United transfer news: Marcus Rashford 'likes' Kylian Mbappe's Instagram photo – Metro"
Yahoo FinanceTwo iconic American brands just crushed expectationsYahoo FinanceMcDonald's (MCD) and Caterpillar (CAT), two iconic American brands, crushed earnings expectations in the first quarter of 2017. In early trading on Tuesday, shares of McDonald's were up as much as 2.5% while Caterpillar shares were higher by as much as …and more » Source: YAHOOContinue reading "Two iconic American brands just crushed expectations – Yahoo Finance"
FortuneThai Man Broadcasts Baby Daughter's Murder on Facebook LiveFortuneA Thai man filmed himself killing his 11-month-old daughter in two video clips posted on Facebook before committing suicide, police said on Tuesday. People could access the videos of the child's murder on her father's Facebook (fb) page for roughly 24 …Facebook video of man killing his infant …Continue reading "Thai Man Broadcasts Baby Daughter's Murder on Facebook Live – Fortune"
All Access Music GroupCBS Radio Unveils 'Airtime Analytics' Measurement Tool To Prove ROI And Effectiveness …All Access Music GroupCBS RADIO is bringing radio advertisers a new measurement tool designed to illustrate the ROI and effectiveness of their marketing campaigns. "CBS RADIO Airtime Analytics" measures the impact of audience delivery and engagement to show results.and more » …Continue reading "CBS Radio Unveils 'Airtime Analytics' Measurement Tool To Prove ROI And Effectiveness … – All Access Music Group"
The Mercury NewsCan LinkedIn's new apprenticeship program help diversify its workforce?The Mercury NewsBut a new apprenticeship program that LinkedIn's engineering team started piloting this month is giving people like Muldrow — a black lesbian woman — and others from underrepresented minority groups an opportunity to get a foot in the door.and more » Source: linkedinContinue reading "Can LinkedIn's new apprenticeship program help diversify its workforce? – The Mercury News"
Brands are testing shoppable videos on Instagram Stories and Snap AdsDigidayBrands posting ephemeral content on Snapchat and Instagram Stories can now expect to not just drive engagement but also sales. Brands including Birchbox, Dr. Brandt Skincare, GoPro, Beautyblender and SheaMoisture are testing a new shoppable video …and more » Source: instagramContinue reading "Brands are testing shoppable videos on Instagram Stories and Snap Ads – Digiday"
Security Intelligence (blog)Five Keys to Leading in the Age of AnalyticsData Center KnowledgeData and analytics have redefined the way we compete. Data is a critical corporate asset that organizations are starting to monetize in new ways to get ahead of their competition. The bottom line? Companies that leverage data to drive the performance …How IoT …Continue reading "Five Keys to Leading in the Age of Analytics – Data Center Knowledge"
CNBCMore evidence surfaces that Google is planning to launch three new phonesCNBCGoogle may be planning to launch three new smartphones running on Qualcomm's latest processor, according to data found in the company's Android code. Roland Quandt, who writes for German site Winfuture.de, recently published an image discussing …Google's three Pixel 2 devices will be as powerful …Continue reading "More evidence surfaces that Google is planning to launch three new phones – CNBC"
Northboro town meeting tackles long list of warrant itemsWorcester TelegramNORTHBORO – Voters toughed out a marathon spring town meeting Monday, dispensing with a 56-article warrant. Most of the items passed with little to no debate. By the time town meeting wrapped up a little before 11:30 PM, 53 articles had been approved … Source: telegramContinue reading "Northboro town meeting tackles long list of warrant items – Worcester Telegram"
Facebook Just Put A Nail in the Revenge Porn CoffinInc.comThese explicit photos and videos, taken without the consent of the subject matter, are typically distributed on social media sites like Facebook, but artificial intelligence–and specifically a technique called pattern matching–can easily block the … Source: facebookContinue reading "Facebook Just Put A Nail in the Revenge Porn Coffin – Inc.com"
TechCrunchGoogle targets 'fake news,' offensive search ideasThe Detroit NewsSan Francisco — Google has sprinkled some new ingredients into its search engine in an effort to prevent bogus information and offensive suggestions from souring its results. The changes have been in the works for four months, but Google hadn't …Google adds real-time updates from the NHL …Continue reading "Google targets 'fake news,' offensive search ideas – The Detroit News"
Yahoo FinanceLinkedin reaches a half billion usersYahoo FinanceMicrosoft's $26 billion acquisition of the professional social network was completed in December, and similar announcements highlighting tighter integration between Microsoft and LinkedIn could be imminent. The member milestone is important, but … Source: linkedinContinue reading "Linkedin reaches a half billion users – Yahoo Finance"
WPXI PittsburghLowe's $50 off coupon on Facebook is a scam, company saysWXIX"These coupons are not offers extended by Lowe's," said the company in a response on its Facebook page. "It is a scam and Lowe's is unable to honor the coupon." People have reported seeing the offer for $50 or $100 off, and it has …Continue reading "Lowe's $50 off coupon on Facebook is a scam, company says – WXIX"
Library to host Pinterest craft program for tweensIndiana GazetteFrom Pinterest to Instructables, DIY crafts are a big deal among artistic teens and tweens. With that in mind, Indiana Free Library is hosting Tween Summer Fun, a crafting program meant to inspire creating and foster learning. “The goal of this program … Source: pinterestContinue reading "Library to host Pinterest craft program for tweens – Indiana Gazette"
KETV OmahaLowe's $50 off coupon on Facebook is a scam, company saysWIS"These coupons are not offers extended by Lowe's," said the company in a response on its Facebook page. "It is a scam and Lowe's is unable to honor the coupon." People have reported seeing the offer for $50 or $100 off, and it has …Continue reading "Lowe's $50 off coupon on Facebook is a scam, company says – WIS"
FortunePresident Trump Blames Canada on TwitterFortunePresident Donald Trump intensified his criticism of Canada and the trade dispute between the two countries on Tuesday — just a day after his Administration said it would impose a new tariff on softwood lumber imported from its northern neighbor …and more » Source: twitterContinue reading "President Trump Blames Canada on Twitter – Fortune"
Aussie Startup SWOOP Becomes a Workplace by Facebook Analytics PartnerYahoo FinanceAn innovative Australian startup company has partnered with Workplace by Facebook to offer analytics to business customers. SWOOP Analytics is a Workplace by Facebook technology partner which offers analytics, allowing businesses to boost …and more » Source: analyticsContinue reading "Aussie Startup SWOOP Becomes a Workplace by Facebook Analytics Partner – Yahoo Finance"
Mid-Major MadnessMy Twitter troll announced he would stop trolling me like a Division I athlete announces a transferMid-Major MadnessIt's already been a weird week here at Mid-Major Madness, and I'm happy to say it's about to get weirder. That's because my Twitter troll announced he will stop trolling me, and he announced it like he's …Continue reading "My Twitter troll announced he would stop trolling me like a Division I athlete announces a transfer – Mid-Major Madness"
RecodeGoogle is updating its search to demote fake newsRecodeGoogle is demoting misleading and offensive content in its search by updating algorithms and offering users new ways to report bad results. The change follows increased attention to flaws in top search results, including the promotion of fake news, and …Google tweaks Search to help combat 'fake news'TechCrunchGoogle …Continue reading "Google is updating its search to demote fake news – Recode"
Apple Newsroom (press release)PRESS RELEASE April 25, 2017 “Today at Apple” bringing new experiences to every Apple StoreApple Newsroom (press release)Cupertino, California — Apple today announced plans to launch dozens of new educational sessions next month in all 495 Apple stores ranging in topics from photo and video to music, coding, art and design and …Continue reading "PRESS RELEASE April 25, 2017 “Today at Apple” bringing new experiences to every Apple Store – Apple Newsroom (press release)"
TechCrunchFacebook shows Related Articles and fact checkers before you open linksTechCrunchFacebook wants you to think about whether a headline is true and see other perspectives on the topic before you even read the article. In its next step against fake news, Facebook today begins testing a different version of its Related Articles widget …Facebook will …Continue reading "Facebook shows Related Articles and fact checkers before you open links – TechCrunch"
TechCrunchGoogle tweaks Search to help combat 'fake news'TechCrunchGoogle has made some adjustments to how Search works, which are aimed at improving the general quality of returned results, and more specifically at fighting the problem of “fake news,” which Google takes to mean “content on the web [that[ has …Google takes steps to limit offensive and …Continue reading "Google tweaks Search to help combat 'fake news' – TechCrunch"
Business Wire (press release)Moody's Analytics Earns a Fourth Crystal Ball Award for Accuracy of Home Price ForecastsBusiness Wire (press release)“We're honored to receive this award for the accuracy of our forecasts,” said Andres Carbacho-Burgos, Director-Economic Research, who leads the team responsible for Moody's Analytics' housing forecasts. “Our clients depend on our high-quality …and more » Source: …Continue reading "Moody's Analytics Earns a Fourth Crystal Ball Award for Accuracy of Home Price Forecasts – Business Wire (press release)"