Fake news has rapidly risen from insignificance to a global menace in just a few years. This issue magnified with the important international scoop-political events like the Brexit in the UK and the Presidential elections in the US. The latest incident was the supposed UK exit by Microsoft following Brexit.
Undoubtedly, this disturbing trend has impacted the ratings of many legitimate websites, so much so that tech giants like Facebook and Google have committed to fighting directly.
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Many social media users are shocked with the new Instagram update. The latest Instagram update has made changes remarkably similar to Snapchat that you would think Instagram might have bought out its competitor. No, Instagram did not buy out Snapchat, but they did steal Snapchat’s spotlight. And yes, what they did was legal.
Fast Company gave us the breakdown of how Instagram got away with this. As long as you do not copy the entire interface or source code, you can legally do what Read more [...]
If You Can’t Beat Them, Join Them
While Snapchat has existed for a few years, it is only the last year that brands have begun to use the platform to their advantage.
For those who do not know, Snapchat is a video/messaging app that allows the user to send 10 second videos or pictures that disappear once viewed. From its inception, millennials have flocked to the platform and were quick to embrace the app’s many filters and geo-tagging abilities.
Snapchat has around 100 million users Read more [...]
Life gets busy and at some point we usually have to miss things that are important to us, whether it is a birthday of a loved one, your favorite musicians concert, or traveling to a destination. As technology is constantly improving with time, it is making the saying, “I can’t be in two places at once” possible.
Live Stream is a place where you can broadcast videos live for others to see, or in their words, “a place to broadcast live events, a place to watch live events”. Not only does Read more [...]
Everyone likes to win; it’s so much better than the alternative. Contests provide us with winning opportunities that don’t require too much effort. They offer all of the hopeful anticipation and feeling of delight without the struggle. Contests are also a valuable promotional tool, especially when launched and marketed via social media. For educational institutions in particular, channels like Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and more are an ideal way to reach that potential enrollee, and forge Read more [...]