Gang of hackers behind nude celebrity photo leak routinely attacked iCloud

Gang of hackers behind nude celebrity photo leak routinely attacked iCloud

A gang of hackers who collected and traded nude pictures of female celebrities by routinely breaking into Apple‘s iCloud system were the source of private photographs leaked online, new evidence shows. Private photos and videos of more than 100 mostly female American and British stars were released on the internet on Monday from the 4chan website, sparking condemnation […]

ISIS swiping hashtags as part of propaganda efforts

ISIS swiping hashtags as part of propaganda efforts

When the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria rolled into northern Iraq in June, CBS News reported on the Sunni militant group’s sophisticated and brutal use of social media. Since then, even after U.S. airstrikes and the deletion of many of the group’s social media accounts, ISIS has continued to leverage social media to promote its cause and threaten its enemies. A favorite […]

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5 Rules for Super Effective Hashtags on Twitter

Want to get noticed on Twitter? Use hashtags! Using the right hashtag(s) in your tweets will bring you the relevant audience and exposure. This is also with those that you will be able to follow conversations known as chats. How to use hashtags efficiently? How many is too many? Let’s have a look at hashtags best […]

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Should You Connect Instagram to Your Facebook Page?

In March this year, Instagram hit the magical figure of 200 million active users. With 75 million daily active users and 43% of all brands posting each day, Instagram definitely feels like a platform that brands should sink their teeth into. And so they did. With brands embracing digital platforms other than Facebook, complications arise. Where […]

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Beyond Millennials: How to Reach Generation Z

Millennials are so last year. As the generation that inspired countless thinkpieces eases out of the public eye, marketers are honing in on the next wave of consumers: Generation Z. These folks, born in 1995 or later, make up 25.9% of the United States’ population, contribute $44 billion to the American economy and differ from their predecessors […]

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Twitter Confirms Changes to What Users See in Their Timelines

Twitter just took another step toward becoming more like Facebook. Several days ago, we noticed that Twitter rolled out an experiment to some users that began showing actions — like favorited tweets — on the main Twitter timeline. (Earlier this month, it experimented with showing tweets from accounts users didn’t follow.) At the time, it appeared this feature was just a […]

Should Brands Abandon Facebook?

Should Brands Abandon Facebook?

My answer to this rhetorical question is yes – unless you are willing to rethink your Facebook strategy and spend money to sponsor your company page posts. While you do not have to spend a large sum of money, my experience has shown that Facebook organic reach is rapidly diminishing and it is almost not […]