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MySpace Still Exists, Parent Company Sells Social Network's Remains To Time Inc.

The Consumerist - ‎9 hours ago‎
Screen Shot 2016-02-11 at 1.07.25 PM Prepare to transport yourself back to 2003, kids, before Facebook, when a profile meant a list of your Top 5 friends and a flashy, custom design, and MySpace ruled the social media realm (Friendster, sit down).

What are four of the top social media networks doing to protect children?

The Guardian - ‎Feb 8, 2016‎
According to recent report from NSPCC, ChildLine conducted 35,000 counselling sessions for low self-esteem between April 2014 and March 2015.

Safer Internet Day: More than three-quarters of under-13s using social networks despite age limits

The Independent - ‎Feb 9, 2016‎
But most of the sites rely on users to put in their real date of birth when setting up an account, allowing children to simply change the year to register.
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Social media companies aim to take advertising to the next level

The Globe and Mail - ‎4 hours ago‎
The amount of time people spend on their phones every day is, quite literally, jaw-dropping. And considering how much of that time is spent checking in on social networks, it's no surprise that for some time now, they have been a growing draw for ...
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Twitter's problems pile on, as the social network fails to grow userbase

Daily News & Analysis - ‎9 hours ago‎
Twitter's woes deepened Wednesday as the struggling messaging platform said it failed to add users in the past quarter, adding to concerns it is lagging in the fast-moving world of social networks. The San Francisco group said its base of monthly ...

Q&A about Enterprise Social Networks with IBM

Gigaom - ‎Feb 8, 2016‎
What is your definition of a successful social enterprise? Why do companies consider forming an enterprise-wide social network and what are the biggest benefits? How are enterprise social networks used to share knowledge and increase innovation?

How active are Singaporean brands on social media? [STATS]

Econsultancy (blog) - ‎Feb 10, 2016‎
But a lack of interest from brands does not seem like a sign of an active social network. But, for now, if you are marketing in Singapore and updating at least one of the top three social networks, you are certainly in good company with many other ...

Socially engaged mums are using networks to influence purchase decisions

The Drum - ‎Feb 10, 2016‎
The majority of mums are using their social networks to actively seek recommendations on holidays, products and brands, as they prefer to research their options thoroughly prior to purchase, research has found.

Expectation in Social Networks for Cuban Visit of Patriarch Kirill

Prensa Latina - ‎7 hours ago‎
'The Russian Patriarch Kirill Left for Cuba,' 'Kirill is Scheduled to Arrive to Cuba in a Few Hours,' and 'The Russian Orthodox Cathedral in Havana ready to Welcome Kirill' are other twits that can be read on the social network, with media ...
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5 Social-Media Trends to Watch in 2016

Motley Fool - ‎Feb 10, 2016‎
The world of social media is constantly evolving. Investors in companies such as Facebook (NASDAQ:FB), Twitter (NYSE:TWTR), and LinkedIn (NYSE:LNKD) need to know what's up and coming and what's already trending to judge how each company is ...
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Safer Internet Day: Your thoughts on social media and bullying

CBBC Newsround - ‎Feb 8, 2016‎
One in five 10-12 year olds with a social media account has been bullied online, according to a Newsround survey. The survey, carried out by Comres, found that nearly eight out of ten 10-12 year olds in the UK has at least one social media account.

The sad social networks that you've been neglecting over the years

Geek - ‎Feb 4, 2016‎
Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Tumblr, Snapchat, leaving insightful, intelligent, level-headed comments on Geek.com - it's a lot to keep up with, and as a result, some social networks out there are bound to fall through the cracks. Here are the social ...

The complete parents' guide to social networking and gaming apps

Irish Independent - ‎Feb 10, 2016‎
... go by, the answer is no. Many parents who are online restrict themselves to Facebook or Twitter and are often unaware of the services favoured by kids and teens.
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More under 13s using social networks despite age limits

Citifmonline - ‎Feb 9, 2016‎
More than three quarters of British children aged between 10 and 12 are ignoring age limits to set up their own social media accounts, putting them at risk of online bullying and abuse, a survey has found. In research to mark Safer Internet Day, the ...

Will social network Peach be fruitless or an enticing marketing opportunity?

PRWeek - ‎Feb 8, 2016‎
"You have the privacy of Snapchat, the friend connection that Facebook had before it became a very public media channel, the instantaneousness of Twitter, and the multimedia aspect that Tumblr gives you," said Alice Aldridge, lead planner at social ...

The Social Network Illusion That Could Turn This Election on Its Head

MIT Technology Review - ‎Feb 4, 2016‎
A study of the social networks between political donors suggests a new and fairer way of increasing campaign donations. by Emerging Technology From the arXiv; February 4, 2016.

Jakarta: A City on the Edge of a Social Media Revolution

National Geographic - ‎Feb 10, 2016‎
The history of online social interaction, or social media, certainly extends beyond the AOL chat room - and it has grown from a humble position of entertainment to that of absolute dependence in billions of lives across the world.

Indonesia wants gay emojis dropped from messaging, social media apps

The Nation - ‎20 hours ago‎
JAKARTA - Indonesia has asked all social media and messaging platforms to drop emoticons featuring same-sex couples, a government official said Thursday, after popular application Line removed some of its emojis for the local market.

33 Free Social Media Marketing Tools for Small Businesses

Huffington Post - ‎Feb 9, 2016‎
Small business owners may find it challenging navigating through the fast-paced world of social media. Their resources are valuable and they don't want to waste any of it.
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Why many kids are leaving social networks

Christian Science Monitor - ‎Feb 4, 2016‎
If the time drags, they might switch to Instagram to see what the brands they love are posting, or check in with Twitter for a laugh at some celebrity tweets.
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