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Facebook Is Facing a Class-Action Lawsuit for Scanning Users' Private Messages
Facebook

Facebook Is Facing a Class-Action Lawsuit for Scanning Users' Private Messages

A California judge refused to dismiss the case. Now, the social network is facing legal action for some of its advertising practices.
This App Creates an Instant Digital Dossier for the People You Meet
Apps

This App Creates an Instant Digital Dossier for the People You Meet

Refresh helps you make a personal connection by curating digital data.
Jonathan Blum
Entrepreneur's 10 Most Popular Stories About Social Media in 2014
Social Media

Entrepreneur's 10 Most Popular Stories About Social Media in 2014

Of all the stories we wrote this year that examined social-media trends and advice, these were the ones you liked best.
Carly Okyle
The Test All Great Content Must Pass, According to Guy Kawasaki
Guy Kawasaki

The Test All Great Content Must Pass, According to Guy Kawasaki

The former chief evangelist at Apple says this one benchmark determines your social media success.
Tanya Benedicto Klich
17 Quick Wins to Boost Your Social-Media Marketing Right Away
Productivity

17 Quick Wins to Boost Your Social-Media Marketing Right Away

Take a few minutes to knock a few of these off your list, and you're likely to see gains that go above and beyond the time you've invested.
Kevan Lee
A Quick Guide to Mastering Twitter for Business
Twitter Marketing

A Quick Guide to Mastering Twitter for Business

Critical tips to help you maximize your 140-character interactions.
Carol Roth
Instagram Just Murdered All of Its Robots
fake followers

Instagram Just Murdered All of Its Robots

That's why your follower count just went down.
Laura Entis
Instagram Now Valued at $35 Billion, Analyst Says
Instagram

Instagram Now Valued at $35 Billion, Analyst Says

Could the photo-sharing tool be Zuckerberg's greatest 'steal'?
Taylor Lorenz
Despite Reports of Its Death, Guest Posting Still Works to Grow Your Online Audience
Guest Blogging

Despite Reports of Its Death, Guest Posting Still Works to Grow Your Online Audience

Writing quality content for a third-party site, with a backlink to your site, remains effective but the emphasis is on "quality.''
Pratik Dholakiya
4 Free Must-Use Analytics Tools for Social-Media Marketers
Social Media Marketing

4 Free Must-Use Analytics Tools for Social-Media Marketers

Businesses can get a clear picture of how users are interacting with their posts to gain a better understanding of what works and what doesn't.
Drew Hendricks
6 Must-Have Tools to Boost Your Social-Media Productivity
Social Media

6 Must-Have Tools to Boost Your Social-Media Productivity

Monitoring and analyzing multiple social-media channels faster and better opens more time for growing your business.
Pooja Lohana
The 5 Worst Twitter Marketing Fails of 2014
Mistakes

The 5 Worst Twitter Marketing Fails of 2014

#Fiasco. Some brands excel at tucking their tails between their tweets. Here's a naughty list of the ugliest Twitter marketing disasters this year and the important lessons you can learn from them.
Kim Lachance Shandrow
Instagram Treats Users to Five Fresh, New Filters
Instagram

Instagram Treats Users to Five Fresh, New Filters

Their names are predictably funky, but they look pretty sweet.
Kim Lachance Shandrow
3 Ways to Boost Your Productivity By Repackaging Content
Content marketing

3 Ways to Boost Your Productivity By Repackaging Content

Basic research and expert interviews can be used in various channels to increase reach.
Ann Smarty