Facebook was founded in 2004, Twitter in 2006. Even Instagram’s been around for almost five years. So you can’t say this stuff is new anymore. For some strange reason, however, more marketers and brands than not are still struggling to make heads or tails of social media. Whether they’re surprisingly misinformed or just plain lost, [...]

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Among the fashion, entertainment and media industries, body-shaming and impossible beauty standards are exceedingly commonplace. But bloggers are fighting back. Using platforms like Tumblr, an important intersection for young people and issues of social justice, bloggers are changing the conversation and showing it’s possible to love the skin you’re in. See also: The 25 Best [...]

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Twitter has a rampant abuse and trolling problem — even its CEO knows it. But the social network claims it has made some big strides to mend this issue Twitter says it now receives five times as many abuse reports than it did six months ago, and has tripled the number of staff reviewing those [...]

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Better late than never. Reddit, the popular social news service, issued new digital privacy guidelines on Tuesday firmly prohibiting sexually explicit images posted without the user’s position See also: Aliens in the valley: The complete and chaotic history of Reddit “No matter who you are, if a photograph, video, or digital image of you in [...]

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Are you on the job hunt? The Mashable Job Board is the ideal place to search for your next big move. 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 10 recently posted openings. Check out some of [...]

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Image: Flickr, Mashable Composite, Flickr, Michael Madiberg Even if you didn’t score a ticket to the fashion tents, you’re still front row in our hearts. And on social, everyone can join in New York Fashion Week begins Thursday, Feb. 12, and saunters through the following week until Thursday, Feb. 19. During this time, the most [...]

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People turn to social media to discuss how celebrities look while walking the red carpet at the Oscars, but the comments, of course, aren’t always positive. Not only do we often see critical tweets about actresses in their gowns, women are 50% more likely to say something negative about themselves than positive on Twitter, according [...]

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People turn to social media to discuss how celebrities look while walking the red carpet at the Oscars, but the comments, of course, aren’t always positive. Not only do we often see critical tweets about actresses in their gowns, women are 50% more likely to say something negative about themselves than positive on Twitter, according [...]

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Like it or not, Facebook advertisements just got even smarter. On Tuesday, the social network announced Product Ads, a set of tools that lets businesses more effectively target Facebook’s 1.4 billion or so users with a new, automated process. See also: Facebook is rethinking how it tracks ads With Product Ads, businesses who upload their [...]

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It’s fitting that the news about Jon Stewart’s retirement from The Daily Show broke online. After all, few television programs have had such a plugged-in audience or have become such a large part of web culture. The Daily Show with Jon Stewart debuted in January 1999 and as a result, is one of the few [...]

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