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Social Media: What Is It?

One of the most revolutionary aspects of social media is that it delivers information for free to a wide group of people with little to no lag time behind the actual event. 189 more words

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Thoughts On YouTube

YouTube continues to be the most popular video sharing website in the world. For years I’ve been an avid viewer, starting off in my early teens searching for tutorials on how to apply makeup, to watching girls my age “haul” or in other words, show off, their latest purchases (clothes, accessories, makeup, etc.). 717 more words

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Daily Beast: Twitter Says It Fixed ‘Bug’ That Let Marketers Target People Who Use the N-Word

Daily Beast: Twitter Says It Fixed ‘Bug’ That Let Marketers Target People Who Use the N-Word. “Twitter said it fixed its advertising platform that allowed prospective marketers to target millions of users interested in derogatory words such as ‘n**ger’ and ‘wetback.’ The Daily Beast reported Friday that Twitter Ads returned 26.3 million users who may respond to the term ‘wetback,’ 18.6 million to ‘Nazi,’ and 14.5 million to ‘n**ger.'”

Around The Search & Social Media World

Reuters: Google disables offensive ad keywords found by BuzzFeed

Reuters: Google disables offensive ad keywords found by BuzzFeed. “Alphabet Inc’s Google said it had disabled a ‘majority’ of the offensive keywords that BuzzFeed found could be used by advertisers to target people searching for racist and anti-Semitic topics.”

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CNET: Facebook gives investigators new details on Russian ads

CNET: Facebook gives investigators new details on Russian ads. “Facebook has sent government investigators new records about Russian-linked ads placed on its service during the 2016, according to a report in The Wall Street Journal.”

Security & Legal Issues

Wall Street Journal: Facebook Bars Advertisers from Altering News Headlines

Wall Street Journal: Facebook Bars Advertisers from Altering News Headlines. “Facebook on Thursday said it will stop allowing advertisers who promote news articles on the site to modify the headlines and descriptions that appear with them, a practice that some publishers say misrepresents their work. 20 more words

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Hey Advertisers: The Data-Mining Emperor Has No Clothes, by Charles Hugh Smith

How about that, online advertising doesn’t make much money for the advertisers, and it doesn’t make much money for many of us who sell it. From Charles Hugh Smith at oftwominds.com: 265 more words

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