• Three In Ten Americans Don't Use Social Media
    Overall, 21% of U.S. adults say they don't use social media despite having Internet access, and another 10% don't use the Internet at all.
  • MLB Players Launching Social App
    The app, called Infield Chatter, is intended to give the players more of an independent voice online, distinct from the social media presences of their teams.
  • FTC Fires Warning Shot On Influencers
    Marketers are pushing the boundaries on acceptable practices in their social media influencer campaigns - and regulators are pushing back.
  • Exercise Is 'Contagious' On Social Networks
    A study published in Nature, shows that exercise - specifically running - is "contagious" across online social networks.
  • Amid Uproar, Facebook Promises Faster Response
    Reeling from another gruesome crime video posted on the social network, Facebook is scrambling to explain how new procedures will help ensure that inappropriate content is swiftly removed in future. But it's an open question whether any system based on self-policing by the Facebook community will ever be able to respond fast enough to satisfy critics and advertisers.
  • Girls Lead On Snapchat, Instagram Adoption
    Unsurprisingly Pinterest, generally viewed as a female-oriented network, saw the biggest divergence, with 45.4% of teen girls on board, but just 9% of boys.
  • Facebook Cracks Down On Fake Profiles
    Administrators are temporarily suspending accounts that fall in these categories and asking users to confirm that they are real people.
  • Fake Recruiters Target College Grads On Social Media
    The fraudulent accounts ask jobseekers to provide their credit card numbers for spurious job placement fees, or divulge personal information as part of bogus job applications.
  • Complaining On Social Media Pays Off, Literally
    In addition to (hopefully) getting a brand's attention, dissatisfied customers who are vocal on social media have received millions in payouts in the UK.
  • Facebook Really Does Make Us Depressed
    One of the most stringent studies so far is "Association of Facebook Use With Compromised Well-Being: A Longitudinal Study," published in the American Journal of Epidemiology.
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