Facebook has made a significant update to its Community Standards page, explaining in detail what’s acceptable to share on the social network — including clarifications on nudity, hate speech, bullying and harassment and more At 2,500 words (according to the BBC), the new Community Standards are significantly longer than before. The page is divided into [...]

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Are you ready for your next big career move? The Mashable Job Board is the ideal place to search. More than 3,000 employers in tech and digital have posted on our board, and they’re looking to fill positions from Mashable‘s community. Each week, we highlight five recently posted openings. Check out some of this week’s [...]

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Social media likes are ruining your life — and now there’s proof Joseph Grenny and David Maxfield, co-authors of New York Times bestsellers like Crucial Conversations, have unveiled a new study on the way “likes” and the need for other social media praise affect our day-to-day lives. The results of the study, which surveyed 1,623 [...]

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Until now, Facebook has been wary of doling out big data to advertisers. It’s a practice long used by Twitter — a company that has profited immensely from it. See also: 8 Marketers Doing Big Data Right But now, the social media giant is finally making its firehose available to a select group through Topic [...]

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Parenting can get a little messy sometimes, so it’s natural to want to share your woes with other parents on social media. Comedian and dad Adam Hills posted a picture of himself changing his daughter’s soiled diaper on Friday, using the hashtag #smelfie. Almost immediately, Hills’ funny picture turned into a full-on Twitter movement. See [...]

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A group of body-image activists are circulating an online petition that asks Facebook to remove a “feeling fat” status and emoji from status-update options. The Change.org petition has amassed more than 14,000 signatures so far, and sparked a debate over whether the social network is promoting body-shaming. See also: Facebook reaching out to users who [...]

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Over the past 16 years, Queen Rania of Jordan has become a champion of women’s rights, a vocal proponent of education in the Arab world and a strong voice for peace in the Middle East. And while some associate royalty with stuffy traditions and secrecy, Queen Rania isn’t afraid to Instagram a pic of herself [...]

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There are only a few instances when the Internet goes into total meltdown over something circulating on social media. More often than not, its something meaningless that for an unknown reason piques the interest of the entire digital world in one fatal blow. Symptoms can include exhaustion, heart palpitations and in some cases, trust issues. [...]

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The data we published comes from a change in our methodology and reveals gains in the momentum of usage of mobile platforms since they were first and most recently measured by our now retired mobile measurement service, GSMA Mobile Media Metrics. The Mobile Metrix service has several key benefits that are critical for accurately measuring [...]

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Facebook is now giving users unlimited possibilities when it comes to gender identity The social network updated its site Thursday with a new custom field in profiles’ gender section. The field allows users to type in anything they want. See also: You can now choose who will manage your Facebook account after you die Previously, [...]

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