The Secret to Better Social Media? Fewer Friends

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The Secret to Better Social Media? Fewer Friends

Wall Street JournalApr 10, 2018
Almost immediately, I cared about the contents of my social media apps again. All of Facebook’s new babies, engagements and political ruminations come from people I actually care about. On Twitter, everything seems more interesting. Having a smaller group of comrades generally makes me want to …
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Media alert: New articles in The CRISPR Journal

EurekAlert (press release)Apr 9, 2018
This press release is copyright Mary Ann Liebert, Inc. Its use is granted only for journalists and news media receiving it directly from The CRISPR Journal. For full-text copies of articles or to arrange interviews with Dr. Barrangou, Dr. Davies, authors, or members of the editorial board, contact Kathryn Ryan …
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Elon Musk says regulate social media: ‘We can’t have willy-nilly …

CNBC19 hours ago
Facebook CEO and billionaire Mark Zuckerberg is on Capitol Hill for the second day on Wednesday, testifying in front of lawmakers after a data scandal with the research firm Cambridge Analytica resulted in as many as 87 million Facebook users private data being compromised. And while Zuckerberg was …
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News Media Sue Over California’s New Execution Rules

U.S. News & World Report15 hours ago
The Los Angeles Times and other news media organizations sued over California’s new execution rules Wednesday, April 11, 2018, saying they would bar journalists from fully reporting on the lethal injection procedure. The lawsuit is the latest challenge as the state seeks to resume executions for the first …

Local candidates, just like Trump, can use social media for change

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Why the games media has a diversity problem – this website especially

Eurogamer.net22 hours ago
… articles were written by men. But Eurogamer came off astonishingly poorly in this analysis, with less than 1 per cent of its output in February of this year attributed to female writers. That’s worse than any other outlet. As one of the only women in leadership in the entire UK games media – and someone who …
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5 Ways Brands Can Stand Out On Social Media

The Business of Fashion7 hours ago
LONDON, United Kingdom — Social media has become the key conduit between brands and consumers. Even Céline, until last year a rare Instagram holdout among major luxury labels, now has over one million followers hoping to catch a glimpse of the brand’s latest handbags and knitwear. But there’s …

Historians Want to Be Cited in the Media.

History News Network (HNN)15 hours ago
But many historians have become familiar with the feeling of anonymity as their work gains attention from the news media. Weeks before Oprah said the name “Recy Taylor,” the History Channel published an article, “Before the Bus, Rosa Parks was a Sexual Assault Investigator.” The article framed Parks as …
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Investigators Focus on Another Trump Ally: The National Enquirer

New York Times6 hours ago
… the media company after the election. The company’s chairman, David J. Pecker, is a close friend of the president’s. And in the Trump era, A.M.I.’s flagship tabloid, The National Enquirer, has taken a decidedly political turn, regularly devoting covers to the president’s triumphs and travails with articles …
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What Google’s ‘core algorithm changes’ mean for your website

PR Daily3 hours ago
Often, Google’s tweaks have minimal effect on your ranking, assuming you’ve been complying with its SEO guidelines. However, Google recently released a tweet mentioning “broad core algorithm changes,” which are relatively rare. Each day, Google usually releases one or more changes designed to …

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