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Why Online Social Networks Reject Spam, Embrace Authenticity

Why Online Social Networks Reject Spam, Embrace Authenticity

Advertising
Unfortunately, spammers have been observed trying to invade social media, and while they have certainly succeeded in proliferating their messages, it is becoming quite clear that their actual end result – to complete a transaction – is failing horribly. Spam is visible almost everywhere in online social networking websites, from Facebook to Twitter, and other platforms, but it is being seen as significantly less effective than on other online marketing platforms. Why is this? Given that social media tends to follow the same interaction patterns as email – message and response, and simple interaction – it would be easy to think that spam would convert in the same fashion. While email marketing spam has a low conversion rate – well below 1% when mass-emailed – it still does convert. T
Are You Bored? Then Make Use Of These Hobbies

Are You Bored? Then Make Use Of These Hobbies

General, Lifestyle
The art of the hobby is dying in this day and age. Scrolling through Facebook and binging on Netflix do not count as hobbies. Hobbies are supposed to enrich your life and help you become a better, more well-rounded person. They are supposed to be fun and not mindless. Check out some of these hobbies the next time you fall into a show hole, or your news feed gets a little too political. Playing the Guitar Put down the video games and head to a brick and mortar music store to learn how to play the guitar.  People love those who can play the acoustic.  Want to be the life of the party?  Whip out your guitar and you’ll soon find yourself surrounded by people and bombarded with requests. Gardening Really wow your neighbors with your rose bush arrangement.  A well-manicur
How To Choose Profile Photo For Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn

How To Choose Profile Photo For Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn

Lifestyle
You always want to choose the most flattering photos for your profile on Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, Instagram and other social networking platforms as most of our lives these days are spent online, whether it is finding a job for yourself, or finding a good pal, or seeking romance. However, having the right profile photo may sometime be very critical considering first impressions really count. Psychologists say it is a trend now people select more flattering photos for the profile. Experts say the key events in our social, professional as well as romantic lives unfold on the internet. It is very true as a survey finds one-third of employers now search online to collect information about the potential candidate who have applied for a job in the company. It is also found ha...
How Facebook Algorithms Know What Kind Of Person You Are

How Facebook Algorithms Know What Kind Of Person You Are

Technology
Do you know Facebook knows that you love babies and hate Tom Brady. Yes, it’s true. The algorithms suggest what nature you are. The "Like" buttons on the platform are very powerful in learning your emotion. If you "Love" a photo of a friend's baby and you are "Angry" on a news piece of New England Patriots winning the Super Bowl, you are considered in a certain way. Facebook algorithms learn more about you the more you click and know more who you are. Until last year the platform just had the simple solo "Like" button, but later more reaction choices emerged on it like Love, Haha, Sad, Wow and Angry. With your more clicks on such reactions Facebook will show you more photos of babies and fewer news content of football. This mean your friend will appear more compared to Tom Bra
Twitter Adds Group Messaging, Native Video Features

Twitter Adds Group Messaging, Native Video Features

Technology
Twitter is looking ahead to attract more users and for this it has added two new features. The platform now offers group private messaging and native video too, which has been for long been in demand by users. The mobile video camera feature enables users to take up to 30 seconds of video natively from within the app and then include it in the tweet. With this now users don't need to upload a video on YouTube and then link it in the tweet. Also, no need to use vine for a six-second video. In the private group messaging feature users can send direct messages to a group and don't need to follow any one in the group of up to twenty people. To enable the group chat first sending invitation is required and those members are notified by Twitter. Once the group is created, sending pr...