#MeToo: How an 11-year-old movement became a social media phenomenon

The #MeToo campaign to raise awareness of sexual harassment and assault continues to prove the power of social media for activism.

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One Russian-linked campaign posing as part of the Black Lives Matter movement used Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, YouTube, Tumblr and Pokémon Go and even contacted some reporters in an effort to exploit racial tensions and sow discord among Americans.

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Facebook Launches 'Discover Growth' Global B2B Ad Campaign


Facebook on Wednesday launched “Discover Growth,” a global ad campaign targeting B2B marketers.
The 30-day U.S. ad campaign will run both on and off the Facebook platform. The on-platform campaign reportedly will consist of one ad per day on Facebook, Instagram and the Facebook Audience Network. The ads will be a mix of video lead and link ads, complete with relevant direct-response data and insights. “It’s Facebook’s first global B2B ad campaign to attract more buyers,” noted Constellation Research analyst Cindy Zhou.

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xHamster Backs Motion Sensor That Hides Porn if Your Door Opens

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xHamster has joined forces with a new crowdfunding campaign to make watching porn at the office easier. Hurrah?

The post xHamster Backs Motion Sensor That Hides Porn if Your Door Opens appeared first on ExtremeTech.

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Macron campaign targeted by Russia-linked hackers, experts say

The campaign of French presidential candidate Emmanuel Macron has been targeted by the shadowy Pawn Storm hacking group, according to security researcher Trend Micro.

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United Airlines PR debacle escalates as #UnitedJourney campaign hijacked on social media

United Airlines’ #UnitedJourney social media campaign is backfiring spectacularly after a passenger was violently dragged off a plane Sunday.

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Boaty McBoatface set for first scientific mission

The unmanned submarine named ‘Boaty McBoatface’ following a high-profile viral campaign last year is about set sail on its first mission.

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Microsoft finally admits that its malware-style Get Windows 10 upgrade campaign went too far

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Microsoft has finally acknowledged that its “Get Windows 10″ campaign made a significant mistake by pushing a malware-style update that changed how the GWX.exe application functioned. The company’s explanation of how it ‘learned things’ from the process, however, still rings false.

The post Microsoft finally admits that its malware-style Get Windows 10 upgrade campaign went too far appeared first on ExtremeTech.

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Odinaff Trojan Targets Banks, Financial Firms Worldwide


Symantec on Tuesday reported on a malware campaign that has targeted financial organizations worldwide for the past 10 months. Dubbed “Trojan.Odinaff,” it has infiltrated the banking, securities, trading and payroll sectors, as well as organizations that provide them with support services. Odinaff is used in the first stage of an attack, to get a foothold into a network. It provides a persistent presence, and lets users install additional tools onto the target network, Symantec explained.

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Tech and human rights leaders urge Obama to pardon Snowden

Two technology heavyweights lent their names to a campaign announced today in New York to ask President Barack Obama to pardon Edward Snowden.

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Early reviews peg Samsung's Galaxy S7 as a serious contender for best smartphone

Article Image Two generations into its campaign to push Apple and the iPhone in the premium smartphone segment, Samsung seems to have hit on a winning formula — though the software could still use some work.

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Apple's 'Shot on iPhone' billboards return with iPhone 6s photos

Article Image Apple returned to the advertising well of its popular crowd-sourced “Shot on iPhone” campaign this weekend, with billboards going up on Sunday featuring still photos captured using stock iPhone 6s and 6s Plus hardware.

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Donald Trump promises to make Apple manufacture in US instead of China

Article Image In a campaign speech at Virginia’s fundamentalist Liberty University on Monday, Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump tangentially promised that he would force Apple to manufacture its hardware in the US instead of looking to overseas labor.

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Latest iPhone 6s ads highlight hardware and 'Hey Siri' feature

Article Image Apple continued its iPhone 6s commercial campaign on Tuesday by airing a pair of ads focusing on the handset’s hardware capabilities and iOS 9’s “Hey Siri” functionality.

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Apple TV advertising goes beyond small screen with new billboard installations

Article Image Taking its Apple TV advertising campaign beyond the small screen and into the real world, Apple is in the process of plastering U.S. billboards with faux broadcast television test patterns rendered in colors borrowed from the company’s original rainbow logo.

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Review: Apple's 21.5-inch iMac with 4K Retina display is great, but skip the slow HDD model

Article Image Apple’s marketing team didn’t need to dig deep to dream up a campaign for the new 21.5‑inch iMac with Retina 4K display — its best feature is in the name. The stellar ultra high-resolution screen mates well with Apple’s chosen internals, but it would have been best if the company didn’t cheap out with the slow base HDD model.

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Apple Watch now on sale at B&H Photo retail, online stores

Article Image As part of an aggressive and diverse rollout campaign, Apple on Tuesday extended sales of Apple Watch and Apple Watch Sport to New York-based electronics superstore B&H Photo, which currently has models in stock ready to ship.

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Apple's Tim Cook accepts Visibility Award at Human Rights Campaign dinner

Article Image In accepting his Visibility Award at a Human Rights Campaign dinner on Saturday night, Apple CEO Tim Cook spoke about his coming out as gay and argued that there are still obstacles to LGBT acceptance even if much progress has been made.

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Tim Cook to receive Human Rights Campaign's Visibility Award for LGBT efforts

Article Image The Human Rights Campaign announced Thursday that it will present Apple CEO Tim Cook with the Visibility Award at its 19th annual National Dinner next month, an event honoring high-profile public figures who fight for LGBT equality.

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Jeb’s plan to woo Silicon Valley: Gut net neutrality, kill encryption, bulk up NSA

Republican presidential candidate Jeb Bush — or just “Jeb!” as he’s called in his campaign signs — probably won’t win the endorsement of the Electronic Frontier Foundation given his positions on tech policy. In fact, we can’t imagine many Silicon Valley types are pleased with Jeb’s latest declarations this week that as president he’ll kill net neutrality rules while at the same time bulking up the data collection powers of the National Security Agency.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2015/09/24/jebs-plan-to-woo-silicon-valley-gut-net-neutrality-kill-encryption-bulk-up-nsa/

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