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Facebook Says 'Messenger' Has Reached Half a Billion Users
Facebook

Facebook Says 'Messenger' Has Reached Half a Billion Users

This just a few months after it was separated from the main Facebook app.
5 Tips for Making Sure Social Media Helps You Get a Job
Social Media

5 Tips for Making Sure Social Media Helps You Get a Job

Employers routinely scour social media before making a hire. You're smart to carefully construct the online version of you they will find.
Tom Mcgrath
The Case Against Sharing Your Epic Vacation Photos on Social Media
Social Media

The Case Against Sharing Your Epic Vacation Photos on Social Media

In a nutshell: You run the risk of alienating people.
Laura Entis
3 Ways to Carve Content From Writer's Block
Writing

3 Ways to Carve Content From Writer's Block

You're not really out of ideas, you're just obsessing about not having one right now. The solution, paradoxically, is to quit thinking so much.
Pratik Dholakiya
'All About That Bass' Meets Star Wars in the Nerdiest Mashup Yet
Viral Videos

'All About That Bass' Meets Star Wars in the Nerdiest Mashup Yet

The Meghan Trainor pro-booty anthem has gone to the dark side, with a new music video that's 'all about that base - no rebels.'
Kate Taylor
Regret Swiping Left on Tinder? Soon You Can Pay to Undo It.
Apps

Regret Swiping Left on Tinder? Soon You Can Pay to Undo It.

The online dating service is planning to roll out a premium version of its app.
Nina Zipkin
#AlexFromTarget Likely Not a Marketing Scheme So Much as a Good Old-Fashioned Meme
Viral Marketing

#AlexFromTarget Likely Not a Marketing Scheme So Much as a Good Old-Fashioned Meme

A beta startup called Breakr is now back peddling from its initial claims that it was responsible for the viral spectacle.
Geoff Weiss
When It Comes to Privacy, People Fear Facebook Most
Privacy concerns

When It Comes to Privacy, People Fear Facebook Most

The big social network also has the unfortunate distinction of being the company viewed as most likely to have a corporate scandal.
Ari Levy
This Company Wants to End Web Anonymity
Privacy concerns

This Company Wants to End Web Anonymity

A customer identity management company wants to I.D. you, and has raised an additional $35 million to do it.
Robert Hackett
Vine

4 Tips for Making Memorable Vine Videos

Jerome Jarre and Rudy Mancuso of GrapeStory offer expert advice on how to make your Vines worth watching.
John Patrick Pullen
Write a Winning Advertising Campaign on Google AdWords
Google AdWords

Write a Winning Advertising Campaign on Google AdWords

One expert explains why entrepreneurs should capitalize on this 'amazing ad machine.'
Tanya Benedicto Klich
9 Mistakes Businesses Make on Social Media (Infographic)
Marketing mistakes

9 Mistakes Businesses Make on Social Media (Infographic)

Going into social media with a 'how hard can this be?' attitude is a recipe for failure.
Kevin Allen