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Does Social Media Need Its Own CAN-SPAM Act?

The data controversy enveloping Facebook created by Cambridge Analytica’s harvesting of 50 million Facebook user’s data has put a spotlight on two questions: What type of privacy protections do digital tech companies owe their users? And
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The world of Voice AI according to Gary Vaynerchuk

Gary Vaynerchuk and his agency Vayner Media are already known for dominating and owning social media. But now they're turning their attentions to Voice AI. We caught up with Gary to talk about the massive opportunities and challenges that a future
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FTC confirms it’s investigating Facebook — a huge threat to the social media giant

The Federal Trade Commission confirmed Monday that it's investigating Facebook and its data policies following reports that the data analytics firm Cambridge Analytica accessed personal information of 50 million Americans without their knowledge.
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London Mayor Sadiq Khan: Tech companies need a 'greater duty of care'

Social media is "fantastic," but it needs more control not only from the tech companies themselves but also from policymakers.  That was the message from London Mayor Sadiq Khan, who attended the South by Southwest conference last week, and it'
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How to Improve Your Social Media Content With Persuasion Psychology Principles

From: www.jeffbullas.com   By: Nancy Christinovich Via: twitter.com How to Improve Your #
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The latest Chinese social media trend is eating ice

ASMR videos are all the rage, and now time things are getting chilly. This ice-eating ASMR trend is popping up all over Chinese social media. It's exactly as it sounds: people are posting videos of themselves eating ice. Really beautiful ice. 
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Chinese reporter's viral eye roll gets censored on social media

China's annual "two sessions" meetings are as serious as they come when it comes to political affairs. Taking place in Beijing, the event predictably gets extensive coverage in China. Yet a viral eye roll by reporter Liang Xiangyi has upstaged the
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FLOTUS to reportedly meet with social media companies about cyberbullying

First lady Melania Trump is sticking to her campaign promise to crack down on online harassment and cyberbullying. She's reportedly meeting with major players in social media and tech next week to see what can be done.  Even though she's
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Ariana Grande inspires beautiful self-love movement on social media

Ariana Grande doesn't mind stopping to take photos with fans, but she does get upset when her fans crop themselves out of the pictures. On Sunday the 24-year-old singer shared an inspirational message on her Instagram Story, calling on fans to

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