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Communications, Content Strategy, UX and Information Architecture, Digital Marketing and Social Media scoops archive, curated Feb 2013-Mar 2018. For the lastest/greatest news/resources, follow https://twitter.com/@JessGoddesse
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#FollowFriday Spotlight

#FollowFriday Spotlight | SocialMoMojo Comms & Content | Scoop.it
It's the latest Twitter #FF spotlight from @JessGoddesse...
Jessica Kelly's insight:
Follow these fine folks for tweets about marketing and more.
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Abhinav Poonia 
Digital Marketing 

Cynthia Stott 
Entrepreneurship, Social Media 

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Marketing and more 

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Social Media and more
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Click the headline above to connect on Twitter. 
Click here for all #FF Spotlights: http://bit.ly/19Q0Jr2
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Facebook Starts Fact Checking Photos/Videos, Blocks Millions of Fake Accounts per Day

Facebook Starts Fact Checking Photos/Videos, Blocks Millions of Fake Accounts per Day | SocialMoMojo Comms & Content | Scoop.it
"Facebook has begun letting partners fact check photos and videos beyond news articles, and proactively review stories before Facebook asks them. Facebook is also now preemptively blocking the creation of millions of fake accounts per day..."
Jessica Kelly's insight:
I would like that job -- fact checker, that is.  And proactive is good.  Hope it actually works.
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Pinterest Is Adding a New Tab Focused on Your Followers

Pinterest Is Adding a New Tab Focused on Your Followers | SocialMoMojo Comms & Content | Scoop.it
As Pinterest tries to double down on becoming as sticky as possible for users, it’s going to be making a pretty significant design change by adding a tab focused on who a user is following that will exist in addition to the basic discovery feed. The tab will fall on the bottom of the app̵…
Jessica Kelly's insight:
I think it's been ages since I posted anything about Pinterest, but that probably says more about me than Pinterest. ;)
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Sheryl Sandberg: Facebook Business Chief Leans Out of Spotlight in Scandal

Sheryl Sandberg: Facebook Business Chief Leans Out of Spotlight in Scandal | SocialMoMojo Comms & Content | Scoop.it

"As Facebook faces scrutiny over data harvesting, the Lean In author and architect of the company’s controversial business model has kept a low profile..."

Jessica Kelly's insight:
"Sandberg, has avoided much of the scrutiny, despite the fact that she is the architect of Facebook’s data-centric advertising business and a highly skilled communicator..."
I was thinking similar, myself.
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Want to #DeleteFacebook? Surprise, It’s Designed to Be a Nightmare

Want to #DeleteFacebook? Surprise, It’s Designed to Be a Nightmare | SocialMoMojo Comms & Content | Scoop.it

"Facebook’s account deletion process is a master class in bad UX." 

Jessica Kelly's insight:
Well, of course it's a nightmare - "a master class in bad UX" - true for many MANY platforms that require registration - and, yes, FB's even worse than most.
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Can Social Media Be Saved? 

Can Social Media Be Saved?  | SocialMoMojo Comms & Content | Scoop.it
They exploit our data and make us unhappy. They spread misinformation and undermine democracy. Is salvation possible for social networks?
Jessica Kelly's insight:
I'm not confident in a "yes" vote on this question, but even if it completely implodes, I think it will be a looong process.
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Why I Don’t Use Facebook to Get my News

Why I Don’t Use Facebook to Get my News | SocialMoMojo Comms & Content | Scoop.it
I often start my weekend with a coffee and a printed newspaper. Not scanning Facebook's timeline. There is a reason why I don’t use Facebook to get my News.
Jessica Kelly's insight:
I know that this is a "duh" for many of us, but given the current state of Facebook, social, news, and fake news, it can't hurt to share.
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It Just Got Worse: Facebook Has Been Collecting Phone Call, Messaging Data from Android Users

It Just Got Worse: Facebook Has Been Collecting Phone Call, Messaging Data from Android Users | SocialMoMojo Comms & Content | Scoop.it
Facebook has been collecting SMS and call records all these years, according to Twitter users who noticed so while looking in their Facebook history file. The news comes amid the company’s Cambridge Analytics scandal.
Jessica Kelly's insight:
Another reason to be happy NOT to have the FB app on our phones.
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Facebook-Cambridge Analytica Fallout Extends to GDPR and ePrivacy Enforcement

Facebook-Cambridge Analytica Fallout Extends to GDPR and ePrivacy Enforcement | SocialMoMojo Comms & Content | Scoop.it
"This [data breach] will also kill legitimate interest as something to hide behind."
Jessica Kelly's insight:
"But the fallout from Cambridge Analytica’s misuse of Facebook user data to sway voters in 2016 and Facebook’s failure to alert users about it could help not only strengthen the credibility and enforcement of the General Data Protection Regulation globally, but it could also quash any hope that the stricter proposed ePrivacy Regulation will become more lenient, according to industry observers."
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“We Made Mistakes”: Zuckerberg Finally Weighs In On Facebook Data Scandal

“We Made Mistakes”: Zuckerberg Finally Weighs In On Facebook Data Scandal | SocialMoMojo Comms & Content | Scoop.it

"Mark Zuckerberg on Wednesday issued a statement on the growing controversy around Cambridge Analytica’s acquisition and use of tens of millions of people’s personal Facebook data..."

Jessica Kelly's insight:
Breaking silence, breaking news...
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nicholas yearwood's curator insight, March 22, 9:03 AM
face book is part of social media and just safe with what you post
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Vero True Social Battles Social Media Addiction with New Tool

Vero True Social Battles Social Media Addiction with New Tool | SocialMoMojo Comms & Content | Scoop.it
As Vero settles in to its new growth cycle, it's looking to give back and empower users of the new social media app with information about their usage.
Jessica Kelly's insight:
Transparency is a good thing.  
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LinkedIn Just Launched Some Snapchat-Like Features for Video Creators

LinkedIn Just Launched Some Snapchat-Like Features for Video Creators | SocialMoMojo Comms & Content | Scoop.it
Filters and text styles can now be used on the professional network.
Jessica Kelly's insight:
The biggest takeaway may be this stat: "LinkedIn said video is being shared 20 times more than other types of content."
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nicholas yearwood's curator insight, March 25, 9:47 PM
the snap chat is very new to social media to
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Instagram Tests Out New Function to "Quote" Someone Else's Story

Instagram Tests Out New Function to "Quote" Someone Else's Story | SocialMoMojo Comms & Content | Scoop.it

"Instagram has updated its app with some features that are reminiscent of other well known forms of social media. Firstly, the addition of the stories feature certainly recalls a similar function on Snapchat..."

Jessica Kelly's insight:
The functionality is opt-in for public posts only.
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14 Million Visitors to U.S. Face Social-Media Screening 

14 Million Visitors to U.S. Face Social-Media Screening  | SocialMoMojo Comms & Content | Scoop.it
The American Civil Liberties Union condemned the Trump administration’s plan, saying it risked chilling freedom of speech and association.
Jessica Kelly's insight:
This is an important bit of news. Also, plz appreciate that the NYT uses hyphens correctly. :)
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10 Ideas Twitter Should Implement

10 Ideas Twitter Should Implement | SocialMoMojo Comms & Content | Scoop.it

"Finally, we heard that the edit tweet function and bookmark tweet is coming. I wonder what took Twitter so long. These are obvious functions that are consistent with the use of the platform..."

Jessica Kelly's insight:
I'm not sure I feel great about the soon-to-come "edit tweet" function, but some of these ideas are really great. Really. Like #2, for example.
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Why It's Time to Regulate Social Media Companies Like Facebook

Why It's Time to Regulate Social Media Companies Like Facebook | SocialMoMojo Comms & Content | Scoop.it
"The player currently at the center of the 2016 election story is Cambridge Analytica, the shadowy and unscrupulous conservative political consulting firm. With the cooperation or acquiescence of Facebook, Cambridge Analytica exploited the personal data of millions of people to boost Donald Trump’s candidacy..."
Jessica Kelly's insight:
What do you think? Regulate? And if so, how?
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Facebook Introduces Central Page for Privacy and Security Settings

Facebook Introduces Central Page for Privacy and Security Settings | SocialMoMojo Comms & Content | Scoop.it
As the social network grapples with the way it handles consumer data, it has unveiled a centralized page for people to control their privacy and security settings.
Jessica Kelly's insight:
Read the full post for details, but note the highlight: 
"From the new page, users can control the personal information the social network keeps on them, such as their political preferences or interests, and download and review a file of data Facebook has collected about them. Facebook also will clarify what types of apps people are currently using and what permissions those apps have to gather their information."
It's a start, right?
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Are You Ready? This Is All the Data Facebook and Google Have on You

Are You Ready? This Is All the Data Facebook and Google Have on You | SocialMoMojo Comms & Content | Scoop.it
The harvesting of our personal details goes far beyond what many of us could imagine. So I braced myself and had a look
Jessica Kelly's insight:
That's a lot -- a LOT -- of data, but we're not surprised, right? And we at least try to use our privacy settings to block the mining if/where possible, right?
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Beware of AI in Social Media Advertising

Beware of AI in Social Media Advertising | SocialMoMojo Comms & Content | Scoop.it
Disinformation operations will gradually become concerted, automatic and seamless.
Jessica Kelly's insight:
B/c much of it sucks in general, in theory, in practice... b/c it can invade our privacy... b/c it can negatively affect our society as a whole... Great read from the NYT.
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How to Use Social Media as an E-Commerce Platform [infographic]

How to Use Social Media as an E-Commerce Platform [infographic] | SocialMoMojo Comms & Content | Scoop.it
Now that users can shop without leaving social sites, marketers should know all they can about how to set up their social media accounts for e-commerce transactions.
Jessica Kelly's insight:
SM + EC
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nicholas yearwood's curator insight, March 25, 4:13 PM
we use social media like face book and twitter and Instagram to
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The Science People See on Social Media

The Science People See on Social Media | SocialMoMojo Comms & Content | Scoop.it
Science-related Facebook pages draw millions of followers but 'news you can use' posts or ads outnumber ones about scientific discoveries.
Jessica Kelly's insight:
Great research from Pew (as usual), especially if you love science.
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nicholas yearwood's curator insight, March 25, 8:25 PM
science people see new social media  like face book and twitter
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Instagram Is Bringing Newer Posts to the Top of Its Feed 

Instagram Is Bringing Newer Posts to the Top of Its Feed  | SocialMoMojo Comms & Content | Scoop.it
The network moved from chronological to algorithm-based in June 2016.
Jessica Kelly's insight:
So they're fixing the algorithm -- reverting to chron -- sorta.
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Delete Your Old Facebook Activity with Must-Have Extension Social Book Post Manager

Delete Your Old Facebook Activity with Must-Have Extension Social Book Post Manager | SocialMoMojo Comms & Content | Scoop.it

"Even though everyone is talking about deleting their Facebook accounts, we suspect most of your friends are probably starting out their day as usual—checking Facebook on their morning commutes. But if you’re serious about cleaning up your Facebook life, the Chrome extension Social Book Post Manager is a great tool to have at your disposal."

Jessica Kelly's insight:
I think "must-have" is a little bit of an oversell, but it could be convenient if you can think of the right keyword list. :)
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nicholas yearwood's curator insight, March 22, 8:32 AM
just get ride of any posts that have strangers on them
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U.S. Senators Call for More Congressional Involvement in Wake of Facebook, Cambridge Analytica Debacle

U.S. Senators Call for More Congressional Involvement in Wake of Facebook, Cambridge Analytica Debacle | SocialMoMojo Comms & Content | Scoop.it
Senators Cantwell and Young said Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg should testify on Capitol Hill about where technology is headed.
Jessica Kelly's insight:
More heat for our friends at FB...
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Twitter Is Sinking after the Israeli Government Says Its Considering Legal Action

Twitter Is Sinking after the Israeli Government Says Its Considering Legal Action | SocialMoMojo Comms & Content | Scoop.it

"Twitter is down more than 5% after the Israeli government requested it remove content that suggests violence against the state..."

Jessica Kelly's insight:
I know I typically don't post about social in the markets, but I found this to be interesting news in the context of current events.
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nicholas yearwood's curator insight, March 25, 9:50 PM
people should be careful what they post on twitter