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Social media manager: what it means?

Social media.

Social media managers are a new breed of professionals who, in short, take care of a brand or a company’s presence on various social media platforms. While it might sound like an easy job, it is far from it. Social media is often seen as a place where people try …

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Study sheds light on how fake news affects us

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Fake news is a problem. Fake facts are even a bigger problem. A study by Jumpshot found that Facebook referrals accounted for 50% of total traffic to fake news sites and 20% of total traffic to credible news sites. So, what can fake news and facts do to us? The …

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An application to identify violent groups on Twitter

Twitter

Twitter is filled with hatred and offensive posts. There’s no no doubt about it. The medium serves as an echo chamber — one that provides instant feedback — to those who want to outrage and vent their anger. It also breeds other undesirable phenomenona, such as bullying and racism. How does …

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How social media can help disaster communication

Cyclone Catarina, viewed from the International Space Station on March 26, 2004.

Hurricane Matthew may be one of the most powerful storms to threaten the U.S. Atlantic coast in more than a decade. It has already left more than 280 dead in its wake across the Caribbean. In this day and age, how can we limit the damage caused by such natural disasters? How …

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Six time-tested ways to get more Twitter followers

How to get more Twitter followers

Your online presence is often measured by a set of parameters, like the number of connections or ‘followers’. Everyone wants to be followed so that their voices, so to speak, can be heard by many. In the pursuit to gain more followers on social media, many often resort to methods …

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