Author Archives: Maddie Belt

Social media use for non-profits

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Social media use has increased rapidly over the years.  It has become such a powerful tool that many non-profit organizations have incorporated it in to their marketing and communication strategies.

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Did False News on Facebook Influence the Election?

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By now, most people know not to believe everything they read on the internet… or do they? It’s no question that social media played a huge role in the recent presidential election. In fact, it played such a big role that even false news on Facebook might have influenced voter’s decisions on election day.

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Messaging App Telegram One-Ups Facebook Messenger by Revealing New Gaming Features

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Watch out, Facebook Messenger and WhatsApp. Messaging App Telegram just raised the bar for social networking by adding games to its platform.
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The True Cost of Viral Social Media

viral social mediaWith how quickly information spreads on social media, the concept of “15 minutes of fame” has turned into a mere 15 seconds. The viral social media star of Monday will get replaced, and become old news by Tuesday.

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Think Before You Search: Companies Show Search History Based Ads

Ever wonder why the ads you see on Facebook are basically identical to your most recent Google searches? That’s because companies want to show you search history based ads.

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The Open Loop: Are All-In-One Apps the Next Big Thing?

Imagine an all-in-one app that lets you post photos, live stream videos, message other users, purchase items and make other kinds of transactions. This idea of an open loop app is the next big thing, and it’s exactly what companies like Facebook and Snapchat are trying to achieve.

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The Artificial Intelligence Takeover: Should You Be Worried About Your Job?

Out with the new, in with the…newer: Web design is still a fairly new career path, considering many jobs have been around for hundreds of years, but the emergence of artificial intelligence makes even a new concept outdated.

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