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Vine Wants to Hire an OK-Smelling Office Dog
Social Media

Vine Wants to Hire an OK-Smelling Office Dog

Your pooch may finally be able to contribute to household expenses if it snags this highly paw-veted position.
Wendy Frink
Facebook Pilots 'Buy' Button as Twitter Snaps Up Payments Startup CardSpring
Ecommerce

Facebook Pilots 'Buy' Button as Twitter Snaps Up Payments Startup CardSpring

The line between social network and ecommerce platform is looking increasingly blurred.
Geoff Weiss
Pinterest Just Made It Easier to Discover Pins You Care About
Pinterest

Pinterest Just Made It Easier to Discover Pins You Care About

The $5 billion photo-pinning site just rolled out 'Interests,' a new way to find and follow pins you dig.
Kim Lachance Shandrow
Recover Sooner From Google Penalties By Avoiding These 5 Mistakes
google penalty removal

Recover Sooner From Google Penalties By Avoiding These 5 Mistakes

Google penalties halt a website's momentum. Moving carefully through the recovery process is the fastest route back into business.
Anca Bradley
This Might Be the Most Infuriating Customer Service Call Ever
Customer Service

This Might Be the Most Infuriating Customer Service Call Ever

No one likes losing business, but that doesn't mean you should berate your customers.
Wendy Frink
Food Trucks Share Social Media Secrets
Winning Strategies

Food Trucks Share Social Media Secrets

Who knows social media better than mobile businesses? We asked food trucks in Brooklyn and Austin how they build audience and amplify their message.
Jacob Hall
Why Your Content Isn't Going Viral (Infographic)
Viral Marketing

Why Your Content Isn't Going Viral (Infographic)

You create good content, so why isn't anyone sharing it? This infographic explains why and offers ways you can tweak your content so people can't wait to pass it along.
Kristin Piombino
YouTube Really Is the New Silver Screen
YouTube

YouTube Really Is the New Silver Screen

Ron Howard's studio recently announced it will develop and fund 14 short films from YouTube stars, while James Patterson's young-adult series 'Maximum Ride' will be turned into a YouTube series instead of a movie.
Laura Entis
Buzz Aldrin on the Future of Space Travel: 'Get Your Ass to Mars!'
Space Travel

Buzz Aldrin on the Future of Space Travel: 'Get Your Ass to Mars!'

The pioneering astronaut thinks that going to the moon again isn't a good use of our resources. Instead, he's got his eye on Mars.
Nina Zipkin
How to Handle Social-Media Criticism
Social Media

How to Handle Social-Media Criticism

Sitting at a computer screen, people often get 'keyboard courage,' freely criticizing others without considering ramifications. When this happens to you, here is how to handle it.
Ann Tran
Facebook Says Cheerleader's Chilling Hunting Photos Violate Its Community Standards
Censorship

Facebook Says Cheerleader's Chilling Hunting Photos Violate Its Community Standards

Facebook has scrapped graphic images showcasing Kendall Jones' hunting conquests -- but not in response to public outcry, the company claims.
Geoff Weiss
Taylor Swift Has High Hopes for the Future of Taylor Swift-Like Music
Music

Taylor Swift Has High Hopes for the Future of Taylor Swift-Like Music

In an op-ed for The Wall Street Journal, the singer-songwriter proclaims: 'The music industry isn't dying…it's just coming alive.'
Laura Entis
Social Media Marketing

A Guide to Perfect Social Media Posts (Infographic)

What does a perfect social media post look like? Some detailed tips for creating the best posts possible.
Kristin Piombino
5 Ways to Make Pinterest Work for Your Brand
Pinterest

5 Ways to Make Pinterest Work for Your Brand

Pinterest is still a relatively new social media platform, which means brands are still trying to figure out how to best use it. Here are some tips for brands of all types.
Carm Lyman