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Bosses tell social media celebrities: TikTok on your own time

SparksandTarts, second left, have their bosses’ blessing for their break dancing, other TikTokers may not be so lucky. Photograph: TikTok They are some of the most popular videos on the shortform video-sharing app TikTok – clips of uniformed employees, from builders to nurses to supermarket staff, dancing and goofing

Should Social Media Platforms Be Regulated?

Yes, they should be. The more difficult question is how to do this effectively while differentiating between their various forms. Concerns about the public regulation of social media platforms emerged after the 2016 presidential elections in the U.S. and the U.K. with the Brexit referendum, and have been

Are Condolences Really Best Shared On Social Media

Kobe Bryant #24 of the Los Angeles Lakers (Photo by Rob Carr/Getty Images) 2015 GETTY IMAGES Within hours – if not sooner – of the announcement of the death of former NBA basketball superstar Kobe Bryant, who along with his 13-year-old daughter was killed in a tragic

The Army’s Investigative Unit Wants Social Media Exploitation Services

The Army’s Criminal Investigation Command conducts extensive probes into threats against the military branch and its personnel. This week, insiders unveiled their intent to glean new mission-relevant evidence through the forensic analysis of social media posts. According to a solicitation published Thursday, CID aims to acquire access to “social

Super Bowl Ads Continue To Score On Social Media

Mr. Peanut, the anthropomorphic peanut known for his top hat, monocle and cane, tragically died this week at age 104. This was of course part of an ad campaign from Planters, the American snack-food company and division of Kraft Foods. In the spot, which was produced by

Agencies may need court order to trace social media messages

Bengaluru | New Delhi: The upcoming regulations to monitor social media content will require law enforcement agencies to obtain a court order before they can direct internet platforms to trace messages back to the originator, according to two government officials aware of the draft rules. The new

You may have to verify your identity on social platforms like Facebook, WhatsApp and Instagram

Users of popular social media platforms will soon have to verify their online identity. These include apps like Instagram, Facebook, Twitter, TikTok and even WhatsApp. Such apps and websites will also have to develop an identity verification mechanism. The IT ministry is currently working on new social media guidelines. The new

4 Questions to Boost Your Social Media Marketing

Companies of all sizes today are looking to improve the effectiveness of their social media marketing — and with good reason: Digital platforms are constantly innovating the way that brands are discovered, shared and experienced. The data speaks for itself: The number of worldwide social network users

7 Emerging Social Media Marketing Trends to Watch

Social media marketing is never dull. Marketers face a raft of choices and challenges, including choosing which metrics to watch to gauge the success of their campaigns, deciding where to allocate resources and more. Marketing on social media can provide real opportunities, but first marketers need to

Want To Take A Social Media Break? Here Are Some Easy Ways To Do It

In a day and age where everything’s gone digital, social media has become one of society’s biggest influences. But with it, picture-perfect portrayals of everyday life have become the norm, and contributed to epidemic levels of self-doubt. If you’ve become caught up in the comparison game (or