Clickbait on Facebook Is Going Away & It Will Blow Your Mind Why

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Does that headline look familiar to you? Many websites use similar headlines (i.e. You’ll Never Believe This Weight Loss Secret…) to draw users on social media to click on to their site. This is known as clickbait. Facebook announced yesterday that the site plans to get rid of clickbait in an effort to improve people’s […]

Is the Second Screen As Influential As We Think?

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The definition of “watching TV” has been changing fast. People are adopting second screens and tuning in to their favorite shows from their car, the classroom and the grocery store, just to name a few, in addition to their living room TV. Because of this, Nielsen and Facebook, will begin tracking show engagement via these […]

Want to Get Paid for Using Social Media?

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Social media is now an ingrained part of our lifestyle and has been steadily evolving and expanding over the years. We all know of Facebook’s success and how they toppled Myspace. We’ve seen the rise of Twitter, Instagram, Snapchat, etc. Two companies are attempting to become the next big thing and send Facebook packing. What is […]

My Summer of Facebook: Why Social Media is Social

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As an E.W. Scripps of Journalism at Ohio University student and an aspiring public relations and marketing professional, I’m active on nearly every social media. Some of my grades are even based on tweets, my title at NR Media group is ‘Social Media Specialist’ and I’m working towards a social media certificate. So why did I stop […]

Facebook’s Celebrity App

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The latest in the string of weird applications hitting the App Store from social media giant Facebook (i.e. Slingshot and Poke), is Facebook’s celebrity app Mentions, which is creating lots of buzz in the tech world. What is Facebook’s Celebrity App? Since August 2003, Mentions has been tested, although most thought it was just another attempt to […]