Efforts to draw in readers and court publishers are paying off for Facebook and Twitter as their role in news consumption continues to rise.
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What futuristic technologies is Facebook chief executive Mark Zuckerberg interested in, besides virtual reality, laser-toting satellites and artificial intelligence? Oh, you know, telepathy.
Facebook’s three AI labs are working on a way to understand exactly what you share so it can serve that content to people with matching interests.
According to a recent Duke University study, social media spending at companies, currently represents 9% of marketing budgets, and that’s forecast to rise to nearly 25% within five years, but half of marketers interviewed said they couldn’t show what impact social media had on their business – at all.
Money, one of the most fundamental mediums that touch every person on the planet, is being changed by technology. The demand for a globally accepted digital currency has been shown by the rise of Bitcoin.
This year in the US 95% of 18 to 24 year old internet users will log on to a social network via any device at least once per month. Recent research by comScore Media Metrix shows, Snapchat usage skews heavily toward this group.
Glenn Greenwald, the writer who first reported on Edward Snowden’s stolen files, says that stronger encryption in Apple’s iPhones and on websites like Facebook has “petrified” the U.S. government because it has made it harder to spy on communications.
According to a new report commissioned by Facebook and conducted by Deloitte, the social networking site had a global economic impact of $227 billion and indirectly created 4.5 million jobs in 2014.
We complain 879 million times/year (and Facebook is our top target) We complain about brands an astonishing 879 million times a year on Twitter, Facebook, and other social media networks. A full 10 percent of us find something to be angry about publicly every single day.
Social media is a very real and ongoing aspect of our everyday lives. Recently, there has been some discussion on what schools should be teaching students. The United Kingdom announced last month to add cybersecurity to its curriculum in response to a lack of education in the field and the rising industry skills gap.