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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
6 Ways to Harness the Power of Review Sites
Online Reviews

6 Ways to Harness the Power of Review Sites

A review site is a great way for your business to get discovered online, but it can also bring inaccurate criticism.
ScotusBlog Trolls the Dumb, Angry People Who Yell at It by Mistake
Social Media

ScotusBlog Trolls the Dumb, Angry People Who Yell at It by Mistake

We collect the 10 most sarcastic, funny and bewildered reactions the independent news agency had when it was trolled by mistake following the Supreme Court ruling yesterday.
Linda Lacina
Would a 'Tweet Storm' Feature Kill Twitter?
Twitter

Would a 'Tweet Storm' Feature Kill Twitter?

Prominent venture capitalist Fred Wilson says the social network should develop a feature that easily allows users to string together longer arguments via a series of numbered tweets. But would eliminating the platform's enforced brevity kill its central appeal?
Laura Entis
Terrell Owens, 50 Cent, Timbaland Team Up with Celebrity-Driven App 'Hang w/'
Apps

Terrell Owens, 50 Cent, Timbaland Team Up with Celebrity-Driven App 'Hang w/'

In this Google Hangout, Owens discusses his investment in a new app. Plus: Maltin, the app's creator, reveals how to lock in celebrity investors.
Tanya Benedicto Klich
Tell Us: Will Facebook's Unethical User Experiment Make You Quit?
Facebook

Tell Us: Will Facebook's Unethical User Experiment Make You Quit?

Emotions are running high over an experiment where Facebook manipulated news feeds to see how users' emotional states would be affected.
Wendy Frink
Facebook Basically Shrugs Off User Outrage Over 'Emotional' Experiment
Ethics

Facebook Basically Shrugs Off User Outrage Over 'Emotional' Experiment

The social network wanted to find out what influences our emotions. Unfortunately, everyone is angry now.
Jason Fell
3 Social Media Rules Most Entrepreneurs Don't Follow
Customer Engagement

3 Social Media Rules Most Entrepreneurs Don't Follow

With a little effort, you can build a reputation through social media as someone who values customer service and works hard to answer consumer questions.
Jacqueline Whitmore
Here's Why YouTube Video Creators Are About to Make a Lot of Money
Crowdfunding

Here's Why YouTube Video Creators Are About to Make a Lot of Money

The video-sharing website is testing out a panoply of new features, including the ability for fans to 'tip' video creators directly through the site.
Laura Entis
This Bar Wants You to Apply for a Job Via Snapchat
Hiring

This Bar Wants You to Apply for a Job Via Snapchat

Forget LinkedIn -- this Dublin pub is requiring hopeful employees to apply through the ephemeral messaging service.
Kate Taylor
Gain Long-Term Social Followers With These 5 Tips
Connected Entrepreneur

Gain Long-Term Social Followers With These 5 Tips

Having an engaged audience online can help your bottom line, but you have to be careful.
Zach Cutler
Here's Why Your Envy-Inducing Facebook Feed Is All Just a Big Fat Lie (Video)
Social Media

Here's Why Your Envy-Inducing Facebook Feed Is All Just a Big Fat Lie (Video)

Our friends' lives can appear perfect as viewed through the garbling lens of social media. 'But are they really?' a new viral video asks.
Geoff Weiss