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7 Social Media Mistakes You Don't Know You're Making

Syed Balkhi | Posted 10.13.2015 | Business
Syed Balkhi

Social media is an amazing avenue for promoting your business, for building your network, and for learning... but it's also easy to make mistakes that cost you time, money, and customers.

Sketchy Terms and Conditions You Didn't Read (But Probably Should)

Thrillist | Posted 10.13.2015 | Technology

By: Joe McGauley Credit: Shutterstock No one takes the time to actually read the Terms and Conditions. No one. Hell, the one that pops up before yo...

Scientists Should Contribute to, Not Shun, Social Media

Mona Shattell | Posted 09.22.2015 | Media
Mona Shattell

Social media provides us with a tremendous opportunity to support the ongoing and future development of our nurses, scientists, and professional leaders.

Things No Self-Respecting Adult Should Be Doing on Facebook

Thrillist | Posted 09.10.2015 | HuffPost Home

Welcome to the Internet in the 21st century: where teenagers pretend to be 30-year-olds, and 30-year-olds act like teenagers. Let's change that, OK?

Top 7 Business Influencers To Follow On Periscope

Amanda Goldman-Petri | Posted 09.02.2015 | Business
Amanda Goldman-Petri

Twitter's new live-streaming application Periscope is quickly gaining popularity, and entrepreneurs are racing to become known as the go-to experts on the platform.

20/2 Clarity: Sean Gardner Dreams of Attaining Philanthropic Global Impact via Social Media

Stella Mowen | Posted 08.18.2015 | Impact
Stella Mowen

In a world where we are inundated constantly with a plethora of ideas and messages, varying from great to mediocre, we can no longer rely on fact checking mechanisms to be in place to ensure accuracy and/or quality of the content we are exposed to.

How to Save Money With Hashtags

GOBankingRates | Posted 08.18.2015 | Business

Retailers and popular brands are using social media to interact with, engage and keep in touch with their most loyal customers. Social media users can leverage this presence to save big on everyday costs.

10 Things Every Marketer Needs to Know

Kosta Petrov | Posted 08.13.2015 | Business
Kosta Petrov

With mobile-only users on Facebook growing by 34 percent, and large-screen phones now accounting for more than one-quarter of all sales, brands need to think about how their social presence can cater to mobile users.

6 Easy Ways to Avoid Fraud Abroad | Posted 08.04.2015 | Travel

Travel should be about fun, sun and relaxation, not worrying about where your credit card info or personal identity might end up. The only risks you should be taking on vacation involve a second--or maybe third--round of margaritas poolside.

7 New Social Media Tools With Sizzle

Reid Wegley | Posted 07.31.2015 | Technology
Reid Wegley

This 'Internet of things' we call the web has naturally morphed into The Facebook, Twitterland and numerous other social media channels, where a generation of millennials and select old people (generation x'ers and the like) spend their every waking minute contributing and curating content in hopes of engaging 'someone.'

What It's Like to Intern at Instagram, Cosmo, Man Repeller, and More

Penina Remler | Posted 07.22.2015 | College
Penina Remler

There are a ton of internships out there, but when you grow up in a generation that eats, sleeps and breaths for the latest inklings and industries, the number of applicants is increasing all while the number of open positions is plateauing.

Do Insurance Companies Look at Your Social Media Profiles? | Posted 07.22.2015 | Technology

The Internet is a great resource for conducting research and gathering information on almost anything. Today, with the emergence of data tracking devices and social media, this now includes information about people.

What You Need to Know Before Joining Social Media

Catriona Pollard | Posted 07.21.2015 | Business
Catriona Pollard

Before you dive into social media there are a few things to consider. There are hundreds of social media platforms; however many have different audiences and different ways they interact with their users.

Social Media Manners: Responding to Online Customer Complaints

Diane Gottsman | Posted 07.21.2015 | Business
Diane Gottsman

If your business has a social media presence, it may only be a matter of time before someone issues a complaint online. Handling the situation in a mannerly fashion can take the sting out of negative feedback and lead to improved client relationships.

Pro Tips to Track Results From Infographics

Randy Krum | Posted 07.16.2015 | Business
Randy Krum

Creating an infographic is no simple task. A lot of time and resources go into the data research and design of a good infographic, but not always into figuring what happened after publishing it on the Internet.

Social Media Strategy 101: Know Your Brand, Know Your Audience

Ariel Kramer | Posted 07.10.2015 | Business
Ariel Kramer

If your company has yet to be active on social media it's about time to get out from under your rock and make some changes. The number of platforms offered today to help increase your company's visibility and sales has dramatically increased.

Filter Less, Live More: 6 Social Media and Technology Rules to Live By

Alyssa Piperis | Posted 07.09.2015 | Media
Alyssa Piperis

What's funny about living in this day and age is that most of us seem to simultaneously be dependent on modern technology and be frustrated with how it's transformed areas of our lives that were already stressful enough without it -- i.e. dating, relationships, and confrontation.

World Social Media Day - Save the Date: 30 June, 2015

Sarah Cannata | Posted 06.22.2015 | Business
Sarah Cannata

These days, it's hard to imagine a world without social media. A world where hashtagging, trending and Followers means nothing. A world without having a cheeky peek at your Facebook feed at work.

SMA: Social Media Anxiety

LJ Charleston | Posted 06.16.2015 | Technology
LJ Charleston

Like anything we abstain from, sometimes it makes you realize how unimportant it really is. Like hair straighteners, dog walkers and kale.

How to Use the Summer to Jumpstart Your Legal Career

Tamesha Keel | Posted 06.08.2015 | Education
Tamesha Keel

Summer is the elusive time in between semesters when students take a break from law school, but continue to work hard as students of the law. Very quickly, they learn that summers may not be quite as glamorous and relaxing as portrayed.

Your Guide to Social Media Image Dimensions

Catriona Pollard | Posted 05.19.2015 | Business
Catriona Pollard

Social media cover photos and profile pictures create the first impression your audience will get from your brand. They need to look good and say the right thing about you.

How to Ramp Up Your Twitter Engagement

Craig Newmark | Posted 05.14.2015 | Technology
Craig Newmark

My team and I test social networks and social media tools to see what's getting the job done, and here are 4 social media tools (that're free or pretty inexpensive) that might be worth checking out.

It's Not Facebook, It's You: Social Media for Business

Casey Cavanagh | Posted 05.13.2015 | Business
Casey Cavanagh

The problem many business owners face is not that Facebook and other platforms are ineffective -- just that, typically, their approach to it is. It isn't enough to create a Facebook page, schedule posts, sit back and hope the following comes.

Why Visual Content Is a Social Media Secret Weapon

Catriona Pollard | Posted 05.12.2015 | Business
Catriona Pollard

Over the past few years there has been a noticeable shift towards visual social media content online.

5 Benefits of Having a Social Media-Savvy Kid

Common Sense Media | Posted 07.06.2015 | Parents
Common Sense Media

Digital technology allows kids to share their work with a wider audience and even collaborate with far-flung partners (an essential 21st-century skill). If they're really serious, social media can provide essential feedback for kids to hone their craft.