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Whatever "faving" a post with a "star" meant to users (placement, praise, bookmarks), the "heart" implies something more. ❤s are much closer to us. It comes down to this: the heart symbol is undeniably personal, while the star symbol is not.
During my time at Twitter, I experienced the pride and sense of purpose on seeing #Ferguson and #blacklivesmatter on the most prominent wall at Twitter HQ. This is something I will never forget. But for some at Twitter, diversity is an obstruction to avoid.
Ethics and how to keep offending content in check are a recurring issue Arab Gulf states take very seriously and that detractors say is an impingement on their personal freedom. There are ample examples of what turns off print and online content consumers.
For a while, I've been complaining about people who overuse the Internet. People who walk across intersections while staring at their phones. At first, only the young were afflicted. And that was fine with me. Now, however, the epidemic has spread.
With Halloween just a day away, celebrities are sharing their excitement on Twitter. Look at what Kristin Davis and Vanessa Hudgens had to say.
You might not know who Oratile Mmolawa is but you might be familiar with Cassper Nyovest or Tshego. Both Cassper Nyovest and Tshego are South African artists, who have released hit songs in South Africa, that have gained the applause of fans throughout the African continent.
I am not trying to denigrate social media, by any means. I think in many ways it has done wonderful things for people, and has become a pertinent community building tool. However a tool, no matter its effectiveness, can still be misused.
It's no longer a secret that Kansas City is a friendly place with a good cost of living. But here are five more reasons you'll fall in love with the City of Fountains.
Abuse is killing the social web. And hence, it isn't peripheral to Internet business models -- it's central. Twitter could have been a town square. But now it's more like a drunken, heaving mosh pit. We dreamed that we created a revolution. But we did not heed the great lesson of revolution.
My mother on Facebook: There is nothing more frightening than a mom with a Facebook account on the loose with photos of you in compromising positions. From tips about 'packing a clean pair of underwear' to dating advice on your public wall, mom's can be a social media nightmare.
We must not turn our backs on the health of our nation. The current efforts to fight cancer, which include building after-the-fact responses, erecting new buildings and institutions, creating jobs in a virtuous circle, is not addressing the real war on cancer.
Katy Perry has more Twitter fans than anyone on the planet. As of today, she has 76.9 million followers.
My hunch is if Trump's candidacy finally comes to an end, he will blame the media, the Republicans, the Democrats, young interns, and everyone else other than the man in the mirror.
The fact you are reading this means you likely have some knowledge of social media. In fact, the business owners who should read this likely won't, because they will never know about it.