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Facebook and Twitter's Quick Actions Stopped Video of Virginia Shootings From Being Widely Shared

Monitoring systems worked

Social media doesn't make tragedies any more or less sad. But this morning's shootings in Virginia demonstrated that platforms like Facebook and Twitter can play a role in such tragic…

Twitter Shuts Down 30 Sites That Stored Politicans' Deleted Tweets

'Deleting a tweet is an expression of the user's voice'

More than a few politicians have tweeted something dumb they immediately regretted and swiftly deleted. But of course, those tweets never truly disappear after they've been published. On Sunday, Twitter shut…

Digital Chatter About Ashley Madison Has Risen 666% Since It Was Hacked

But it's not positive

Online cheating website Ashley Madison—which uses the slogan, "Life is short. Have an affair."—is not typically a brand people talk about with their friends and co-workers. But the massive data…

This Infographic Reveals How Social and Mobile Impact Back-to-School Shoppers

82% share purchases on Facebook

Around Labor Day, kids across America will start the school year sporting freshly purchased outfits and educational gear. And a new report shows just how much parents are turning to…

Fans Win in This Dunkin' Donuts Contest When MLB Teams Score a Lot of Runs

Twitter, Snapchat swing into play

Fans can step up to the plate for a chance to win prizes every Tuesday during Major League Baseball's regular season thanks to an online contest developed by Hill Holliday…

These Are the Top 6 Trends Shaping Video Content Today

Brands should take a cue from Nike, Target and Dove

Recognizing there is life after the :30, brands earlier this year began experimenting with different video lengths to showcase their products and connect with consumers. Now, in short order, the…

Periscope Now Has 10 Million Users Who Watch 21 Million Minutes a Day

Livestreaming got your attention yet?

Periscope today revealed that it has crossed the 10-million-user threshold in just four and a half months since launching the app, a considerable achievement for a social-media idea—mobile livestreaming—that was…

Tinder's Twitter 'Meltdown' Appears to Have Been a Planned PR Stunt

BuzzFeed writer says she was tipped off in advance

Tinder threw a very public tantrum on Twitter last night, and it's roundly being described as a cringeworthy meltdown. But was it really posted in a fit of passion, or…

The GOP Debate Generated 1,273% More Tweets Than Jon Stewart's Sendoff

But Fox News' most-tweeted moment didn't feature Trump

Jon Stewart's Daily Show farewell on Thursday was not only upstaged by the GOP debate on TV—which helped Fox News shatter the cable news record with 24 million viewers—it was…

Hillary Clinton and Jeb Bush Are Having a Photoshop Battle on Twitter

Welcome to the new, real-time reality of electioneering

The 2016 presidential election, it seems, will be fought on Twitter. Presidential candidate Jeb Bush used the social media platform Monday evening to pick another fight with former Secretary of State…

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