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

clickbait on facebook

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 […]

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 […]

How Pinterest Works

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Launched in 2010, Pinterest is a visual discovery tool that has quickly become a top social media in the world. The basic concept of Pinterest is to scroll through what seems like a never-ending screen of photos, quotes, infographics and more. When you see a ‘pin’ you like, you can ‘pin’ it to your Boards […]

The Role of Government on Social Media

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By now, nearly everyone has seen this tweet from @CIA on their timeline. But what does this mean for the role of government on social media, and how are government bodies utilizing social media? 1. Safety The Twitter Earthquake Dispatch allows people to be aware of an earthquake before it hits your area. One instance of […]