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FedEx won't end partnership with NRA because 'discrimination'

After a weekend of pressure from social media activists, FedEx has announced it will not end its discounted rate program for members of the National Rifle Association, which offers a discount of up to 26 percent. Following a school shooting which
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Meet Vero: Why a billionaire's Instagram alternative is suddenly so popular

Every product here is independently selected by Mashable journalists. If you buy something featured, we may earn an affiliate commission which helps support our work. Instagram haters are jumping on a new social media bandwagon. Vero, a photo-
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8 people confess why they finally deleted social media

Much has been made of the social media "detox": a break, however permanent or temporary, from the digital world.  Of course, because each person's relationship with social media is unique (terrible), the way people deal with unplugging varies,
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L.L. Bean ends legendary lifetime return policy, and of course social media is to blame

Congratulations, internet! We've ruined another glorious thing. On Friday, beloved cozy and outdoors-y things retailer L.L. Bean announced that it would end its famed lifetime return policy. And social media is at least in part to blame. “What
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Why social media companies won’t kill off bots

Bots, bots, everywhere, but nothing good to click.  As the social media networks of the world engage in a performative struggle to become good for people's well being, they have been simultaneously peppered with questions about bots on their
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Is Facebook's Messenger Kids app good for children? One group says no.

Getting children addicted to social media is now' Facebook's latest bad lewk. In an open letter to Mark Zuckerberg, a coalition of children's health and education organizations and individuals have called on Facebook to shut down Messenger Kids on
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IndiGo manhandling incident has little impact on the brand, business

Though the incident triggered social media anger, there was no immediate commercial fallout, say expertsMUMBAI, NOVEMBER 21:  On November 8, India’s biggest low-cost airline IndiGo found itself in the middle of a PR disaster. A video
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You Can Take Action Against Employees For Their Political Activism

After white supremacists descended upon Charlottesville, Virginia, social media lit up in response. In the days that followed, several marchers were identified and lost their jobs in the process. As the events in Charlottesville showed, political
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How Rahul Gandhi is challenging Narendra Modi on Twitter, winning eyeballs

From: Hindustan Times Recommended by: Hindustan times Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi is capturing social media traction, evident from the high volume of retweets that the Twitter latecomer is getting for his punchy posts of late.

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