Amazon lures publishers to new social network by paying them to post

Amazon is paying publishers and social media “influencers” to post to Spark, the new commerce-oriented social network the company launched Tuesday.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2017/07/21/amazon-lures-publishers-to-new-social-network-by-paying-them-to-post.html

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Facebook is now deleting 66K posts a week in anti-hate campaign

NEW YORK — Facebook is deleting about 66,000 posts a week as the social media giant cracks down on what it considers to be hate speech.

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Nintendo said the Super Nintendo Classic Edition will only be sold for three months

In a statement released to another media organization, Nintendo said the upcoming Super Nintendo Classic Edition would only be available until the end of the year.

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US should take some of blame for massive cyberattack, Chinese media says

Chinese media pinned some of the blame for the massive global cyberattack that affected more than 300,000 computers over the weekend on the top U.S. security agency.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2017/05/17/us-should-take-some-blame-for-massive-cyberattack-chinese-media-says.html

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New Deals Turn Twitter's Content Stream Into a River


Twitter on Monday announced a partnership with Bloomberg Media to launch a 24-hour streaming news service — one of a dozen new content deals Twitter has entered to drive user engagement. CEO Jack Dorsey and a group of top executives announced the slate of programming agreements — which include concerts from Live Nation, sports from Major League Baseball and the WNBA, and a morning news show from BuzzFeed. Starting this fall, Bloomberg will offer a live, streaming 24-hour, exclusive news feed that will include user-generated news content.

The original article can be found here: http://www.ecommercetimes.com/story/84499.html?rss=1

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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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Reddit defends against accusations of ad fraud and Trump censorship

The influential social media site Reddit.com, which has hundreds of millions of users, came under fresh fire today for allegedly discriminating against users of the pro-Trump section of the site called /r/The_Donald.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2017/03/31/reddit-defends-against-accusations-ad-fraud-and-trump-censorship.html

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Too much social media use linked to feelings of isolation

Fans of social media may say that all of that posting and liking helps connect them with others , but a new study finds that spending more time on social media platforms is actually linked to a higher likelihood of feeling socially isolated.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2017/03/09/too-much-social-media-use-linked-to-feelings-isolation.html

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Beyonce's Instagram pregnancy photo sets record with millions of 'likes'

Social media exploded on Wednesday following Beyonce’s announcement that she’s pregnant— with twins.

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Samsung Galaxy Note 7 prank causes trouble in the skies

A flier’s (or, as some other media put it, “moron’s”) decision to name his wifi hotspot “Samsung Galaxy Note7_1097″ caused trouble in the skies Tuesday night.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2016/12/23/samsung-galaxy-note-7-prank-causes-trouble-in-skies.html

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Apple asked to unlock the iPhone 4s of Russian ambassador's assassin, report claims

Reports from Turkish media claim that Apple has been asked to help unlock an iPhone belonging to the Russian ambassador’s assassin.

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Social media site Reddit censors Trump supporters

The social media site Reddit.com, which has hundreds of millions of users, has begun censoring one the site’s most active communities: supporters of President-elect Donald Trump.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2016/12/02/social-media-site-reddit-censors-trump-supporters.html

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Facebook's 'fake news' highlights need for social media revamp, experts say

Facebook’s struggles with ‘fake news’ underscore the urgent need for a new social media legal framework, experts warn.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2016/11/11/facebooks-fake-news-highlights-need-for-social-media-revamp-experts-say.html

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Zuckerberg denies Facebook's 'fake news' tilted election

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg defended the social media network’s news algorithm Thursday after accusations that the company allowed “fake news” to tilt the election.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2016/11/11/zuckerberg-denies-facebooks-fake-news-tilted-election.html

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