The Future of Social Media: Trends, Signals, Analysis, News
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The Innovation of Loneliness

What is the connection between Social Networks and Being Lonely? Inspired and Based on the wonderful book by Sherry Turkle - Alone Together. Also Based on Dr.…
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The Future of Social Media: Trends, Signals, Analysis, News
Keep up with the rapidly changing social media industry. Get the big picture and follow the emerging trends. Also: http://sometek.fi (in Finnish)
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Facebook's VR social network is surprisingly stunning

Facebook's VR social network is surprisingly stunning | The Future of Social Media: Trends, Signals, Analysis, News | Scoop.it
This is how Facebook's social networking works in virtual reality.
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Trump credits Facebook and Twitter with his dominant win over Clinton

Trump credits Facebook and Twitter with his dominant win over Clinton | The Future of Social Media: Trends, Signals, Analysis, News | Scoop.it
Social media played a crucial role in the election and President-elect Donald Trump has no doubt Facebook and Twitter 'helped him' edge out Hillary Clinton.
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LinkedIn Reveals 10 Most In-Demand Skills to Get You Employed in 2017 - Association of Internet Research Specialists | AIRS

LinkedIn Reveals 10 Most In-Demand Skills to Get You Employed in 2017 - Association of Internet Research Specialists | AIRS | The Future of Social Media: Trends, Signals, Analysis, News | Scoop.it
As we all know that most of the time we are in search of a good job. We try our best to get into some good firm or organization to earn a bette
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Microsoft announces its Slack competitor - Microsoft Teams

Microsoft announces its Slack competitor - Microsoft Teams | The Future of Social Media: Trends, Signals, Analysis, News | Scoop.it
At an event in New York today, Microsoft announced Microsoft teams, its Slack competitor, following months of rumors and speculation. Introducing #MicrosoftTeams, the chat-based workspace in Office 365. pic.twitter.com/1bU4UefFlr — Microsoft (@Microsoft) November 2, 2016 CEO Satya Nadella described it as a “chat-based workspace,” meant to unite teams for both casual conversation and productive collaboration. …
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LinkedIn will now help you secretly tell recruiters you want a new job

LinkedIn will now help you secretly tell recruiters you want a new job | The Future of Social Media: Trends, Signals, Analysis, News | Scoop.it
Looking for a new job when you already have one can be tricky, but LinkedIn might now be able to make it a little easier.
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Facebook might be bringing public chat rooms to Messenger

Facebook might be bringing public chat rooms to Messenger | The Future of Social Media: Trends, Signals, Analysis, News | Scoop.it
Source code buried in Messenger's iOS app shows that Facebook has a 'Rooms' public chat feature in the works.
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Instagram FINALLY lets you zoom in on photos

You can finally, at long last, zoom in on Instagram photos (and videos). Today we’re bringing ZOOM to Instagram on iOS! Pinch to zoom on photos & videos in feed, on profiles and on Explore pic.twitter.com/j1g4JQozK2 — Instagram (@instagram) August 31, 2016 Revolutionary. Another conference. “Great.” This one’s different, trust us. Our new event for …
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Twitter's new ad format sounds a lot like legitimizing clickbait

Twitter's new ad format sounds a lot like legitimizing clickbait | The Future of Social Media: Trends, Signals, Analysis, News | Scoop.it
Twitter is introducing a new type of ad today called Instant Unlock Cards. They sound great for brands, but pretty sucky for users. Here’s the gist of it: A brands tweets out a teasing image – say, for a movie trailer. Want to read or see more? Sorry, you have to tweet out #something first. Then the …
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Nobody wanted stickers on Twitter, but they're here anyway

Nobody wanted stickers on Twitter, but they're here anyway | The Future of Social Media: Trends, Signals, Analysis, News | Scoop.it
In what seems like an utterly bizarre and poorly thought-out move, Twitter has launched stickers on its platform today. There's no need for this.
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Wired Founder Kevin Kelly On the Technologies That Will Dominate Our Future

Wired Founder Kevin Kelly On the Technologies That Will Dominate Our Future | The Future of Social Media: Trends, Signals, Analysis, News | Scoop.it

The optimistic futurist says we'll share more, own less and spend far more time on our devices
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Soon Facebook Will Instantly Translate Your Posts Into 44 Languages

Soon Facebook Will Instantly Translate Your Posts Into 44 Languages | The Future of Social Media: Trends, Signals, Analysis, News | Scoop.it
Beginning today, some will have the option of instantly translating their Facebook posts into as many as 44 different languages.
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59% Of Content Shared On Twitter Will Never Be Clicked - Search Engine Journal

59% Of Content Shared On Twitter Will Never Be Clicked - Search Engine Journal | The Future of Social Media: Trends, Signals, Analysis, News | Scoop.it
Your content might go viral, but it also might never get read. Turns out a majority of the links shared on Twitter will never get clicked on.
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Snapchat is NOT for Everyone — Don’t Believe the Hype…Here’s Why

Snapchat is NOT for Everyone — Don’t Believe the Hype…Here’s Why | The Future of Social Media: Trends, Signals, Analysis, News | Scoop.it
In marketing, all we’re hearing nowadays is that all brands should be on Snapchat. That if you’re not on Snapchat you’re falling behind or…
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This is why Facebook and Twitter desperately need to change in 2017

This is why Facebook and Twitter desperately need to change in 2017 | The Future of Social Media: Trends, Signals, Analysis, News | Scoop.it
As we're nearing the end of 2016, Facebook and Twitter are bigger than ever. But more than ever, the platforms are facing serious problems.
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Instagram is adding a big new feature to the app

Instagram is adding a big new feature to the app | The Future of Social Media: Trends, Signals, Analysis, News | Scoop.it
Instagram CEO Kevin Systrom confirms live video is coming to the photo and video sharing platform.
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Facebook threatens LinkedIn with job opening features

Facebook threatens LinkedIn with job opening features | The Future of Social Media: Trends, Signals, Analysis, News | Scoop.it
Facebook might muscle-in on LinkedIn's recruiting business with ways for business Pages to promote job listings. The new Jobs features could give companies..
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WhatsApp begins rolling out video calling feature, but there's a catch

WhatsApp begins rolling out video calling feature, but there's a catch | The Future of Social Media: Trends, Signals, Analysis, News | Scoop.it
WhatsApp has more than a billion monthly active users globally.
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Twitter adds a button to help you train its algorithm

Twitter adds a button to help you train its algorithm | The Future of Social Media: Trends, Signals, Analysis, News | Scoop.it
Twitter has just started rolling out a neat server-side update for its iOS client. The upgrade brings a new feedback tool called “I don’t like this Tweet".
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Twitter's new, longer tweets are coming September 19th

Twitter's new, longer tweets are coming September 19th | The Future of Social Media: Trends, Signals, Analysis, News | Scoop.it
Twitter is about to make a big change to the way that tweets work, The Verge can independently confirm. Beginning September 19th, the company will cut down on exactly which types of conten
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Twitter opens up Moments to battle Snapchat and Instagram

Twitter opens up Moments to battle Snapchat and Instagram | The Future of Social Media: Trends, Signals, Analysis, News | Scoop.it
Twitter is following Snapchat and Instagram down the ‘stories’ Rabbit Hole, and will open Moments up to all users "in the coming months."
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Your LinkedIn Feed is Coming to Life with Videos from LinkedIn Influencers

Your LinkedIn Feed is Coming to Life with Videos from LinkedIn Influencers | The Future of Social Media: Trends, Signals, Analysis, News | Scoop.it
LinkedIn has become the destination to hear from many of the most
influential global voices on news and topics affecting the professional
world today. From issues like Brexit to the business impact of Pokémon
Go, the opinions shared here have generated millions of conversations
across LinkedIn -- with many of those taking place in the LinkedIn Feed.
Over the past few months, we’ve worked hard to make your feed a valuable
resource for dynamic conversations, professional news and stories.
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Facebook crushes Q2 earnings, hits 1.71B users and record share price

Facebook crushes Q2 earnings, hits 1.71B users and record share price | The Future of Social Media: Trends, Signals, Analysis, News | Scoop.it
Coming off an all-time high stock price of $123.34, Facebook in Q2 2016 smashed earnings again. The social network continued steady growth just slightly..
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9 Social Media Marketing Trends That Could Make or Break Your Business in 2017

9 Social Media Marketing Trends That Could Make or Break Your Business in 2017 | The Future of Social Media: Trends, Signals, Analysis, News | Scoop.it
Social media is always evolving, so what's next? That's the question I was asked in an interview recently. This kind of question can be really easy since t
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What exactly is so great about Snapchat?

What exactly is so great about Snapchat? | The Future of Social Media: Trends, Signals, Analysis, News | Scoop.it
By now, you've probably heard of Snapchat. It's an app that lets you send quickly disappearing messages, photos, and videos, either directly to select friends or to everyone who follows your Snapchat account. It's a simple concept, maybe even dumb. But in spite of that—or perhaps because of it—Snapchat has become a phenomenon. eMarketer projects that nearl
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Microsoft to buy LinkedIn for $26.2B in cash, makes big move into enterprise social media

Microsoft to buy LinkedIn for $26.2B in cash, makes big move into enterprise social media | The Future of Social Media: Trends, Signals, Analysis, News | Scoop.it
Huge news today in the world of M&A in enterprise and social networking services: Microsoft has announced that it is acquiring LinkedIn, the social..
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