Fortune 500 companies are using corporate blogs less often, according to a recent study.

Fortune 500 companies are using corporate blogs less often, according to a recent study.

Top five social media turn offs for moms (via Current Lifestyle Marketing)

Top five social media turn offs for moms (via Current Lifestyle Marketing)

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The ever-growing digital native news world now boasts about 5,000 digital news sector jobs, according to our recent calculations, 3,000 of which are at 30 big digital-only news outlets.

As journalists gather for #ONA14, here are 5 questions and answers about social media and the news.

Burberry and Home Depot are among the brands testing Twitter’s new Buy button.

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6 things brands should know about using Instagram’s Hyperlapse
"We’re sorry we came off like an overbearing mother who is always asking when you’ll find a nice boy or girl."

— Pinterest apologizes after sending an email to some users congratulating them on getting married. Turns out many of those women were single, and they did not appreciate it.

News, TV and movie clips, and advertisements could soon appear — and then disappear — on Snapchat, according to The Wall Street Journal, which reported the service is in talks with media and advertising companies about launching a service called Snapchat Discovery.

News, TV and movie clips, and advertisements could soon appear — and then disappear — on Snapchat, according to The Wall Street Journal, which reported the service is in talks with media and advertising companies about launching a service called Snapchat Discovery.

Taylor Swift is maxing out social media to promote her new album, 1989, which is due out in October. Swift revealed the album’s title via a live-streamed event on Yahoo and answered fans’ questions from social media.
Nearly 8 million tweets have used the hashtag #ferguson since last weekend, according to data from Twitter.
In response to an Amnesty International tweet saying the US should improve its human-rights record, think tank the Center for Strategic and International Studies responded that the group should “suck it.” The think tank later apologized, saying it is reviewing its internal social media policies.