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What Are The Top Tech Influencers Excited To See At MWC 2019?

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blog.huawei.com - The sun will soon be rising on this year’s Mobile World Congress in Barcelona. So, we asked some of Huawei’s key opinion leaders what they’re hoping to get from MWC19. And here’s a quick hint: #5GisO…

How to Become Iconic: Succeeding by Standing Apart

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www.socialmediaexaminer.com - Want to set yourself apart from others in your industry? Wondering how you can stay top of mind with your customers? To explore how to make your brand iconic in today’s world, I interview Scott McKai…

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followme4.blogspot.com - TECHNOLOGY Keeping Changing Customers Loyal with Aimia: Q&A Part I Shared by Loyalty360 loyalty360.org - The loyalty space is ever changing. A mere decade ago, we weren’t talking about data the way w…

Apple Looks to Release New SDK That Lets iPad Apps Run on the Mac - Thurrott.com

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www.thurrott.com - Apple is going to build on its plan on merging iOS and macOS apps this year. The company first announced its plans, codenamed Marzipan internally, at last year’s WWDC developer conference. It even sh…

Nubia Red Magic Mars now available worldwide

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androidcommunity.com - The Nubia Red Magic Mars from ZTE is coming. Actually, it’s now on sale a month after being shown off and getting numerous ‘Best of CES’ awards. Those in Europe and North America can order the smartp…

Microsoft culls secret Flash whitelist after Google points out its insecurity

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arstechnica.com - In 2017, Microsoft changed its Edge browser so that Flash content would be click-to-run (or disabled outright) on virtually every site on the Web. A handful of sites were to be whitelisted, however, …

Three Crucial Lessons Steve Jobs Taught Guy Kawasaki About Leadership And Communication

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www.forbes.com - Carmine Gallo interviews Guy Kawasaki about his new book, Wise GuyGallo Communications Group Gallo Communications Group Guy Kawasaki has so many memories of Steve Jobs, a memory card in my video came…

The headphone jack lives!

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techcrunch.com - Reports the headphone jack’s death are greatly exaggerated. Or more accurately, premature. All of the latest versions of Samsung’s Galaxy phones are equipped with a 3.5mm port, bucking the trend set …

Verified Expert Lawyer: James Alonso

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techcrunch.com - While James Alonso has worked at big law firms for much of his career, he’s been working with startups the entire time. He’s also an engineer by training — and by practice. He recently founded a new …

Facebook adds new background location privacy controls to its Android app

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techcrunch.com - Facebook is updating its privacy settings on Android to make it easier for users to control what location data is sent to and stored by the company. In its announcement, Facebook acknowledged that An…

Mixmax brings LinkedIn integration and better task automation to its Gmail tool

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techcrunch.com - Mixmax today introduced version 2.0 of its Gmail-based tool and plugin for Chrome that promises to make your daily communications chores a bit easier to handle. With version 2.0, Mixmax gets an updat…

This is the best VR headset I’ve ever demoed

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techcrunch.com - Before Oculus kickstarted a lot of the fervor around consumer headsets, the VR headsets that were being built for enterprise rigs were multi-thousands-dollar rigs that still sucked. As Oculus and HTC…

New conflict evidence surfaces in JEDI cloud contract procurement process

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techcrunch.com - For months, the drama has been steady in the Pentagon’s decade long, $10 billion JEDI cloud contract procurement process. This week the plot thickened when the DOD reported that it has found new evid…

Twitter opens applications for its beta program, first tests to focus on fixing conversations

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techcrunch.com - Twitter today is opening up applications for its new testing program, first announced at CES in January. The program potentially can cover any and every aspect of the Twitter experience, but the firs…

Why Daimler moved its big data platform to the cloud

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techcrunch.com - Like virtually every big enterprise company, a few years ago, the German auto giant Daimler decided to invest in its own on-premises data centers. And while those aren’t going away anytime soon, the …

Uber fixes bug that exposed third-party app secrets

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techcrunch.com - Uber has fixed a bug that allowed access to the secret developer tokens of apps that integrated with the ridesharing service, according to the security researchers who discovered the flaw. In a blog …

On-demand shuttle startup Via enters South American market

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techcrunch.com - Via, the on-demand shuttle startup backed by Daimler, has expanded into South America. The company launched a service in GoiΓ’nia, Brazil with HP Transportes Coletivos, one of the country’s largest pu…

Selfie app maker Meitu eyes overseas gaming market with $340 million deal

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techcrunch.com - China’s largest selfie app maker Meitu has been busy working to diversify itself beyond the beauty arena in China. On Wednesday, the Hong Kong-listed company announced in a filing that it has agreed …

Watch out Facebook, Google Maps on iOS now lets users track their favorite businesses, too

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techcrunch.com - Google Maps for iOS will now allow users to follow their favorite businesses right in the app, the company announced today. The feature, which positions the platform as a challenger to Facebook Pages…

Highlights & transcript from Zuckerberg’s 20K-word ethics talk

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techcrunch.com - Mark Zuckerberg says it might be right for Facebook to let people pay to not see ads, but that it would feel wrong to charge users for extra privacy controls. That’s just one of the fascinating philo…

Audi’s new V2I feature helps drivers hit every green light

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techcrunch.com - Audi has added a new feature to the vehicle-to-infrastructure technology embedded in its newer models that’s designed to help drivers catch every green light. The tech, called GLOSA, or Green Light O…

Xiaomi’s Mi 9 includes a triple lens rear camera and wireless charging

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techcrunch.com - Mobile World Congress, the mobile industry’s annual shindig, is next week but Xiaomi can’t wait reveal its newest top-end phone. The Chinese company instead picked today to unveil the Mi 9. Once agai…

Google’s managed hybrid cloud platform is now in beta

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techcrunch.com - Last July, at its Cloud Next conference, Google announced the Cloud Services Platform, its first real foray into bringing its own cloud services into the enterprise data center as a managed service. …

New U.S. Census data shows that immigrant-owned tech firms are more innovative

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finance.yahoo.com - Immigrant-owned tech firms in the U.S. are more innovative than U.S.-born entrepreneur firms, according to a study based on a new U.S. Census Bureau data. The National Bureau of Economic Research cam…

Life-changing magic of a bespoke preset

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om.co - A few months back, when visiting Portland, Maine, I got a chance to spend time with Rebecca Lily and Johnny Patience, two talented photographers and visual artists. They have eschewed the obvious and…

Samsung’s foldable phone is finally official—meet the Galaxy Fold

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arstechnica.com - Samsung's first foldable smartphone, the Galaxy Fold. Here it is in its folded mode. Those bezels are not tiny! The Fold resembles a typical small Android tablet in its unfolded mode. It also has a d…

Hard-to-detect credential-theft malware has infected 1,200 and is still going

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arstechnica.com - A deceptively simple malware attack has stolen a wide array of credentials from thousands of computers over the past few weeks and continues to steal more, a researcher warned on Tuesday. The latest …

Ajit Pai says broadband access is soaring, and that he’s the one to thank

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arstechnica.com - Ajit Pai says the Federal Communications Commission's annual broadband assessment will show that his deregulatory policies have substantially improved access in the United States. The annual report w…

Report: Trump officials tried to fast-track nuclear tech transfer to Saudi Arabia

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arstechnica.com - An interim report from the staff of the US House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform shows evidence that members of the Trump transition team and administration attempted to push through a p…

Apex Legends, Anthem, and EA’s (possible) February disaster

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arstechnica.com - A few days ago, I saw a rumor emerge about a new PC and console video game from EA called Apex Legends, which would marry the high-speed mechs-and-guns combat of Titanfall with a free-to-play economy…

Vox lawyers briefly censored YouTubers who mocked The Verge’s bad PC build advice

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arstechnica.com - Last week, The Verge got a reminder about the power of the Streisand effect after its lawyers issued copyright takedown requests for two YouTube videos that criticized—and heavily excerpted—a video b…

Florida inmate says prison sold him $569 of music, then took it away

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arstechnica.com - Florida inmate William Demler says that since 2012, he has spent $569.50 on digital music via a proprietary digital music service sponsored by the Florida prison system. Demler listened to his music …

How did Yoshi’s Island music end up in an official US gov’t Web game?

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arstechnica.com - A flash game available on the Environmental Protection Agency website since at least early 2017 made surprising use of copyrighted music from Nintendo's 2006 game Yoshi's Island DS. Recycle City Chal…

Qualcomm is already announcing next year’s 5G chips: Meet the Snapdragon X55

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arstechnica.com - Two months ago, Qualcomm held the Snapdragon Tech Summit in Hawaii. That's where the company talked for two days about how the Snapdragon X50 modem would usher in the era of 5G mmWave. That was all f…

Don’t buy a 5G smartphone—at least, not for a while

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arstechnica.com - 2019 is going to be the year of 5G—at least, that's what the cellular industry keeps saying. We're going to see the launch of several 5G smartphones from OEMs like Samsung, Motorola, and OnePlus, and…

Dreams will finally launch this Spring on PS4 for $30—in “limited early access”

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arstechnica.com - Dreams, the first major PS4 exclusive from longtime PlayStation developer Media Molecule, is finally almost here. But if you think its protracted development cycle is anywhere near over, think again.…

Retina resolution headset puts the “reality” into “virtual reality”

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arstechnica.com - Current virtual reality headsets are pretty good at the "virtual" bit but tend to fall down on the "reality" side of things. It's all too obvious that you're looking at a screen, albeit a screen held…

Microsoft, Paradox allow open game modding on Xbox One for the first time

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arstechnica.com - In a console industry first, Paradox Interactive and Microsoft are allowing Xbox One players to get direct access to game modifications created on the PC without any pre-approval from the console mak…

The 9 Online Tools Vital for Small Business Suc...

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smallbusinessonlinecommunity.bankofamerica.com - When you own a business, it can feel like doing the work of 10 people. Particularly at the start, a business owner can be responsible for managing everything from accounting to travel arrangements to…

BeLiver Feature, Yva Yorston: Using Live Video to Promote Her Content Agency

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blog.belive.tv - Have you ever wanted to start a blog for your business but didn’t know how to start? Have you ever wanted someone to guide you step by step on the process of creating a blog business but didn’t know …

What UX Designers Can Learn from Video Games' Obsession with UI | UX Booth

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www.uxbooth.com - In video games, the user interface (UI) is everything. It helps foster an experience that looks and behaves in a convincing way and keeps players immersed in the game. Over the years, games have cont…

Useful feedback: a lesson in communication – UX Collective

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uxdesign.cc - Your gut tells you to quickly punch up an email to your designer, starting with “love your work as always.” “I really like the colour scheme!” Or maybe “That’s my favourite picture of our product!” I…

Interview: Jorn and Koen of Framer X | Webdesigner Depot

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www.webdesignerdepot.com - The holy grail of web design used to be a three-column layout where every column had equal height. Now, the holy grail is making it so anyone can design a website or app. Visual design apps abound, o…

Dezeen Debrief: designers explore future of mobility at CES 2019

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www.dezeen.com - Mobility was a hot topic at this year's Consumer Electronics Show. Our first Dezeen Debrief roundup movie presents highlights of the event, including a quadrupedal car and mechanical delivery dogs. T…

How to Create a Sketch Style Guide, Library, and UI Kit

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www.toptal.com - Now for the fun part. It’s time to combine all the previous steps to create some assets. If assets have already been created, for consistency, it’s best to recreate them using the text styles, icons,…

Five Digital Marketing Trends To Expect In 2019

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www.forbes.com - Last year had its lessons, including that the key to social media success is being socially conscious and even if a picture is worth a thousand words, a video is worth a million. There’s no doubt tha…

China Will Likely Corner the 5G Market—and the US Has No Plan

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www.wired.com - You may have heard that China has cornered much of the world’s supply of strategic metals and minerals crucial for new technology, including lithium, rare earths, copper, and manganese used in everyt…

Microsoft Edge lets Facebook run Flash code behind users' backs | ZDNet

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www.zdnet.com - Microsoft's Edge browser contains a secret whitelist that lets Facebook run Adobe Flash code behind users' backs. The whitelist allows Facebook Flash content to bypass Edge security features such as …

Apple Wants to Move Past the iPhone, but It Won't Be Easy

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www.inverse.com - Since Steve Jobs introduced the world to the first iPhone in 2007, Apple has shaped itself into a smartphone-first company. But recent leadership changes and declining iPhone sales suggest that won’t…

Samsung officially announces the Galaxy Buds truly wireless earphones

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androidcommunity.com - Once again, the leakers and tipsters have gotten this one right. As expected, Samsung announced a pair of truly wireless earphones, the Galaxy Buds. Marketing it as “Not just good for listening. Grea…

Vivo V15 Pro officially debuts with 32MP pop-up selfie camera

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androidcommunity.com - Here is the Vivo V15 Pro. The new phone with a pop-up selfie camera is now final and official. The Chinese OEM has just announced the new device is a next-level upgrade from the previous models with …

Opera for Android update brings better ad blocker, PiP video support, new scroller

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androidcommunity.com - Opera for Android is celebrating a golden milestone as it has now reached its 50th version. The newest update to the browser brings several new features and improvements including a site-specific ad …

Galaxy S10 hands-on: celebrating a ten-year journey

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androidcommunity.com - It’s almost inconceivable that Samsung’s Galaxy S line is now ten years old. For something as fickle and ever-changing as the mobile market, that’s quite an achievement indeed. Then again, this is Sa…

Samsung brings “new” Galaxy Store, patents “Bixby Routines”

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androidcommunity.com - Some changes are a-foot at Samsung and it’s not just because of their Galaxy Unpacked event happening tomorrow. The folks over at the Korean OEM are busy launching new products at their Unpacked even…

Razer Phone 2 receives Android Pie amidst company downsizing

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androidcommunity.com - The Razer Phone 2 may not be far different from the original Razer Phone but it is a worthy upgrade. If you want a gaming phone, we recommend this one especially if you can spend hours on mobile gami…

Epson adds Google Assistant to supported voice-activated printers

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androidcommunity.com - If you’re the type of person who has no patience in dealing with printers and their complicated navigation and software, you can now let your digital assistant worry about that. Well, that is, if you…

Watch the Samsung Galaxy UNPACKED 2019, details here

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androidcommunity.com - In less than 24 hours, Samsung will be unveiling the new Galaxy S10 phones. The 10th Anniversary premium flagship series will be announced officially not in Barcelona, Spain for the MWC 2019 but in S…

Xiaomi Mi 9 officially announced in China with two other variants

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androidcommunity.com - The Xiaomi Mi 9 is now official. After several rumors and leaks spilled before the public launch, the Chinese OEM’s new flagship smartphone is out of the woods. The company has officially announced t…

LG K40, LG K50, LG Q60 mid-range smartphones heading to MWC

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androidcommunity.com - The MWC 2019 is happening. The next few days will be busy with dozens of important launchers. Samsung will be making an early announcement with the Unpacked event while LG is showcasing new products …

Does Vertical Video Make a Difference? We Spent $6,000 on Tests to Find Out

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blog.bufferapp.com - There has been much discussion recently on industry-leading publications about the effectiveness of video on social media. For example, did you know that video posts on Facebook receive at least 59 p…

How the Samsung Galaxy S10 measures up against the iPhone XS and the Pixel 3

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www.theverge.com - Where the Samsung Galaxy S9 phones last year felt mostly iterative, the latest S10 devices are some of the company’s biggest changes yet, with the company’s modus operandi being to win over customers…

The Best Hosting Services for Musicians

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hubpages.com - Hostbaby.com provides all of the tools that you will need to get started with creating your band's website, including live editing of the site with complete design control. You can choose fonts and c…

How Secure Is eWebGuru Hosting? | Bit Rebels

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www.bitrebels.com - Yes, it is a very secure web hosting site. The security problem is there in some web hosting sites as VPS hosting sites are those which replicates the work of a dedicated server in a shared environme…

Acer Breaks Jaws With New Chromebook 11 With Fan-Less Design | Bit Rebels

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www.bitrebels.com - Acer, one of the leading names in the tech industry, has been giving an innovative spin to its products for a long time now. As part of this, Acer recently added some new additions to their line of p…

O.MG Cable

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mg.lol - This page will continue to be updated with info about the cable as things progress. My intent is to make these available for many of you, and open source as much as possible. If you haven't seen the …

The 4 Types Of Customers And How To Manage Them | Bit Rebels

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www.bitrebels.com - Days of doing business merely for the sake of getting a quick buck are long gone. With increasing competition and expanding markets, the long-term viability of any business now depends on maintaining…

Samsung Galaxy S10 Crypto Wallet 'Highly Likely' During Today's Launch

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www.ccn.com - Ahead of today’s anticipated launch, Samsung Galaxy S10 is expected to showcase the Exynos 9820 as the mobile application processor (AP) of the device and according to a local publication in South Ko…

Apple Issues iOS 12.1.4 FaceTime Upgrade Warning

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www.forbes.com - While iOS 12.1.4 is no angel, it is an essential upgrade due to its fix for a shocking FaceTime bug which let iPhone and iPad audio and video be monitored undetected. But it turns out that Apple ’s i…

SoundCloud now helps artists self-distribute music to Spotify and other streaming platforms

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www.theverge.com - SoundCloud announced today that it is adding distribution to its self-monetization Premier program. Those who are eligible in the open beta will now be able to self-upload, monetize, and publish thei…

12 of the best GPS devices for your car

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mashable.com - Garmin DriveSmart 61 — Save $60 While today's smartphones are loaded with Google Maps or Apple Maps, they are merely quick solutions for traveling short distances. Believe it or not, getting a dedica…

James Clapper: Mueller Report Might Be ‘Anti-Climactic'

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www.breitbart.com - Appearing on CNN Wednesday morning, Clapper discussed recent remarks made by fired FBI Deputy Director Andrew McCabe regarding the possibility that President Donald Trump is a Russian “asset.” The lo…

Gerd Leonhard | Futurist | Author | Speaker » Is Facebook unethical by design? A great case study on digital ethics, power, responsibility and regulation (via Monday Note)

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www.futuristgerd.com - (This is a guest post by The Futures Agency curator Peter Van) In Facebook’s Provocations of the Week, Frederic Filloux is presenting a wide-ranging discussion on the business practices of the social…

How to Improve Your Instagram Photos

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www.socialmediaexaminer.com - Are you happy with your Instagram marketing images? Looking for tips to improve your photos? In this article, you’ll discover four tips to help you create better photos so you can stand out, drive mo…

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