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Monday, October 31, 2016

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Vine Stars' Secret Plan to Save App: Give Us a Million Dollars

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gizmodo.com - After months of declining user numbers, Twitter announced that it was killing short-form video app Vine on Thursday. To explain the platform’s stagnation, some might point to its failure to attract...

How to Create Facebook Visuals that Convert

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pegfitzpatrick.com - Does creating Facebook visuals seem overwhelming for you? Are you unsure of what types of images work on Facebook? In this article, I’ll share WHY and HOW to create Facebook visuals for your market...

Marketing to Millennials Comes Down to 3 Simple Practices - Relevance

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relevance.com - Millennials are on the minds of almost everyone these days. Employers are trying to attract and retain them, political candidates are trying to win their votes, and marketers are, of course, trying...

GoodTech — Unlocking Shared Value

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medium.com - Behold the rise of the aspirational consumer. This shopper transcends multiple demographic groups representing up to 40% of global consumers that seek to support brands that exist beyond product an...

One of the biggest rumors about next year's iPhone may have just been confirmed

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mashable.com - The next iPhone may be almost a year away, but one of the biggest rumors about the upcoming smartphone is now looking more plausible than ever. An executive at Japanese electronics company Sharp, ...

Vine founders’ Hype app blends live video into a rich multimedia mix

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techcrunch.com - Does the world need another live video app? Meerkat’s demise might suggest not, but that hasn’t stopped Vine’s co-founders from screwing their courage to the sticking place and stepping into a high...

10 of the hottest Samsung Note7 costumes this Halloween

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mashable.com - Halloween is when we get to dress up as the most horrific visions imaginable, and for some tech-focused revelers, it turns out that the burning Samsung Galaxy Note7 is the perfect nightmare costume...

Here's how to find your polling place — and where to eat or drink after

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mashable.com - With less than two weeks until Election Day, most voters have made up their minds. Now, the key is making sure they get to a voting booth. With that in mind, Foursquare has introduced a new map to ...

Samsung is bringing a heap of new accessories to their online store

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phonearena.com - This time of year is one of the busiest and most popular when it comes to shopping, and with the holiday season just around the corner, a lot of smartphones and their related accessories are going ...

5 New Social Platform Features You Need to Know About

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socialmediatoday.com - Almost every day, there’s something new in the social media space . With so many platforms now (there are more than 200 social media apps in existence), and billions of users across the world, ther...

Evernote is the only note!

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followme4.blogspot.com - I get asked all the time, what notepad type program should I be using? There are so many available and I want something that is easy to use and can be saved to all of my devices. Look no further t...

Gaming’s rarest systems, carts, and collectibles can be found at this huge museum

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arstechnica.com - reader comments 28 This console-filled structure greets National Videogame Museum visitors in the opening lobby. Old promotional videos play on a loop on the screens facing both directions. This Su...

LG V20 now available from major carriers, and retailers in the US - Android Community

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androidcommunity.com - The LG V20 is out. This new premium flagship phone by the other South Korea tech giant has potential to make it big for many reasons. One of which is that it’s a worthy alternative to the dead Note...

Trick or Treat! Google issues warning of critical Windows vulnerability

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arstechnica.com - Recently, Google’s Threat Analysis Group discovered a set of zero-day vulnerabilities in Adobe Flash and the Microsoft Windows kernel that were already being actively used by malware attacks agains...

Court: Uber drivers are company employees not self-employed contractors

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arstechnica.com - Uber drivers have the same employment rights as other full-time employees in Britain, a court has ruled in a landmark decision which looks likely to send shockwaves through the nation's so-called "...

The (updated) history of Android

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arstechnica.com - Android has been with us in one form or another for more than eight years. During that time, we've seen an absolutely breathtaking rate of change unlike any other development cycle that has ever ex...

15 Tools for Link Building

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practicalecommerce.com - Link building is the process of acquiring hyperlinks from other sites to your own to improve its search engine rankings. But link building is also about developing relationships, reaching out to ke...

Snapchat Marketing Excellence - Smedemy

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smedemy.com - Are you currently using Snapchat to get online traffic? If you’re like most marketers, you’re probably not using Snapchat, yet… Snapchat is taking the Internet by storm… It’s one of the fastest gro...

Teenage Hacker Arrested For Disrupting 911 Service With DDoS Attack

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thehackernews.com - Just last month, researchers explained how an attacker can knock the 911 service offline in an entire state by launching automated Distributed Denial of Service (DDoS) attacks using a botnet of jus...

Exactly How To Position Yourself As A First-Time Jobseeker

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fastcompany.com - If you're kicking off an entry-level job search, standing out in a sea of qualified candidates can be tough. After all, your work experience is likely limited to internships, and your academic cred...

19 Action Steps to Take Whenever You Publish a New Blog Post

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socialmediatoday.com - You just wrote your latest masterpiece and hit “publish.” Now your real work begins. If you want your content to bring in real traffic, you need to put in the effort and make it count. These 19 act...

12 Simple Tactics to Increase Your Social Media Shares

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socialmediatoday.com - Part of building up your audience is getting people to engage with and share your content. This means spending time creating content that resonates with your network and entices them to share. In t...

The Best Tips and Tweaks for Getting the Most Out of Google Chrome

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howtogeek.com - Recently, we gathered the best tips and tweaks for Firefox. Google Chrome is another very popular browser, and we have collected some very useful tips and tricks for Google Chrome here. You’ll lear...

PinOut is PinBall from the future, now out on Android devices - Android Community

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androidcommunity.com - Most people who have ever had an interest in games, whether analog or digital, have probably played an iteration of the game Pinball at one point in time. And now that mobile games have gone all ad...

Pay what you want to learn how to hack systems for a living [DEALS] - Android Community

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androidcommunity.com - Want a career in the exciting — and lucrative — field of network security? Achieve professional success with the Pay What You Want: White Hat Hacker 2017 Bundle, offered to Android Community reader...

Allo brings Stranger Things sticker pack, reply from notifications, etc. - Android Community

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androidcommunity.com - While Season 2 of Stranger Things is still far, far away, people’s fascination with the 8-episode Netflix phenomenon has not waned yet. And you can expect a lot of Elevens and Dustins and Barbs goi...

Action Launcher gets October update, improvement to Quickcuts feature - Android Community

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androidcommunity.com - Action Launcher puts older versions of Android very close to Android 7.1 when they launched the “Quickcuts” feature, which mimics the app shortcuts of Android Nougat. This is basically Android’s an...

Agent A now available for Android in all its 60s retro glory - Android Community

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androidcommunity.com - If you’ve been entertaining dreams of becoming a secret agent but probably never will be, then you will have to rely on games to live vicariously through the characters you play. Agent A: A puzzle ...

Facebook clones Snapchat's face filters and ephemeral photo messages

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theverge.com - Facebook’s war on Snapchat is entering a new stage of hostilities. Starting today, Facebook will expand testing of a new camera in its main app that relies on the very same video and photo filters ...

6 ways to balance your personal and professional social accounts

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thenextweb.com - It’s 2016, so it’s pretty common for us to have multiple social media accounts that we use for different things; some of those accounts may be more for our personal lives while others we use for ou...

J.D. Power Study: Customer Loyalty Stronger for Contracted Smartphone Consumers

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loyalty360.org - Some of the most intense battles for customer loyalty can be found in the smartphone arena. Due to the ubiquitous nature of the device, combined with the distinction between a small number of enorm...

Papadakis Konstantinos : Latest Technologies Designed by High Detailed Graphics - Start-Ups.Co

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start-ups.co - We had an interesting chat with Mr. “Konstantinos Papadakis”, Developer and Owber of the Greece based start-up “PapadakisKonstantinos” Below is the interview we conducted with him: 1. What is it e...

StoryMarkLife.com: A Mobile and Tablet Applications Company for Lifestyle and Business that’s Redefining the Way we Capture and Share Experiences - Start-Ups.Co

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start-ups.co - StoryMark Life is a mobile and tablet applications company for lifestyle and business that is redefining the way we capture and share experiences. “StoryMark Life” is a mobile and tablet applicatio...

Picovico : Cloud Based Service To Convert Photos Into Videos - Start-Ups.Co

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start-ups.co - We had an interesting chat with Mr. “Yogesh Aggrawal”, Global Marketing Associate of the Kathmandu Nepal-based start-up “Picovico” Below is the interview we conducted with him: 1. What is it exactl...

Pajap: A DIY Mobile Apps Service embedded with a New Technology that Allows you to Create Full Featured 100% Native and Hardware Accelerated Mobile Applications - Start-Ups.Co

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start-ups.co - Pajap provides an innovative mobile service, which provides new routes in native mobile application development, end user experience and advertising methods. “Pajap” is a DIY mobile apps service wi...

RunLastMan : Sports Betting Platform - Start-Ups.Co

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start-ups.co - We had an interesting chat with Mr. “Graham Carrick”, CEO at the Dublin – Ireland based start-up “RunLastMan” Below is the interview we conducted with him: 1. What is it exactly that you do and wh...

The FCC passed "sweeping" new privacy protections for consumers -- or did it?

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marketingland.com - The news, which was heralded last week as a big win for online consumer privacy, is that the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) has imposed limits on what ISPs and carriers can do with custome...

SentioSearch.com: A Social Network that Connects Decision-Makers with Mentors who will Give them the Best Chance to Make Good Decisions and Minimize Regret - Start-Ups.Co

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start-ups.co - SentioSearch is a social network that connects decision-makers with mentors who will give them the best chance to make good decisions and minimize regret. “SentioSearch.com” is a social network tha...

HireOwl : Connects Startups to Talented University Students for Internships - Start-Ups.Co

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start-ups.co - We had an interesting chat with Mr. “John Lidington”, Founder of the NY – United States based startup “HireOwl” Below is the interview we conducted with him: 1. What is it exactly that you do a...

GetEchoed : A Social Platform For People To Act On Their Goals - Start-Ups.Co

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start-ups.co - Start-Ups.Co really enjoyed interviewing the brilliant entrepreneur; Mr. ‘Arpita Chakraborty'; Co-founder of the Indian-based start-up “getechoed”. Below, is the full interview that we have conduct...

Why visuals are the most important element of content marketing

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convinceandconvert.com - This is the fifth in a series of videos culled from an interview about content marketing I did with Terry Foster of Cision Canada. Cision (the USA version) is also a sponsor of Convince & Convert a...

Content Marketing 2015: Top Influencers and Brands

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onalytica.com - With a growing discussion and a solid increase in the use of content marketing across all disciplines we are asking ourselves what’s next for content marketing? The confluence (yup, pun intented) b...

Outlook for iOS Gets a New Scheduling Experience - Thurrott.com

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thurrott.com - Microsoft Outlook for iOS is picking up a great feature from the desktop version of the app: the scheduling assistant. But you’ll need to add an Office 365 commercial account to see it. “Our goal w...

Understanding the Expanded Surface Book Lineup - Thurrott.com

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thurrott.com - While I was told months ago not to expect a Surface Book 2 at this month’s Windows 10 event, Microsoft has nonetheless expanded the existing product lineup with several new models. Here’s what Micr...

10 Ways to Make Facebook Your Most Powerful Event-Promotion Tool

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marketingprofs.com - More than 500 million people use Facebook Events each month to connect and meet up in the real world. It might seem that most of those event are to help organize a toddler's birthday party, an end-...

First Managing Director of Runner's World Discusses the Brand Ahead of NYC Marathon

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adweek.com - Specs Current gig Managing director, Runner's World Previous gig North America digital brand manager, Nike Age 63 Twitter @jnimurph Adweek: What's your role as Runner's World's first managing direc...

Social media and HR: 7 Ways HR needs to act like marketing

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businessesgrow.com - I wrote awhile back that digital transformation would not necessarily be led by marketers. Success may not come through a brilliant strategy or new technology. It’s going to require a culture chang...

When going HTTPS, don't forget about local citations!

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searchengineland.com - Migrating your site to HTTPS is all the rage these days. Google is on the record as saying that using “https” in your URLs can give a site a ranking boost. That said, going HTTPS has its share of S...

Storage Wars: Protect Your Data

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askaaronlee.com - In the modern age, data has become as valuable as gold; at least to businesses. Even for small organizations, loss of data or data theft are pressing concerns. Whether it’s emails, customer inform...

Periscope Removes Follower Requirements From VIP Program

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adweek.com - Following the reveal of its VIP Program in September, Periscope announced that it changed the requirements users must meet before being eligible for the program. The Periscope VIP Program gives eli...