• GOP Bows Social Media Campaign Targeting Hispanics
    The Republican National Committee is launching a social media campaign targeting Hispanic voters, intended to build support for Donald Trump's presidential run.
  • Social Media Reflects Racial Divide
    While concerns about social media "echo chambers" are well established -- including the possibility that Americans are receiving a narrower range of news and opinion selected on largely ideological grounds -- a similar, overlapping phenomenon may be occurring in online discussions of race, according to a new study from the Pew Research Center.
  • Twitter Growth Forecast Slides
    The bad news for Twitter keeps on coming. In the latest ding for the network, eMarketer is downgrading its growth forecast for U.S. Twitter users significantly.
  • UK Regulator Warns Influencers On Social Media Ads
    The FTC's British counterpart is cracking down on advertisers and influencers who endorse products on social media without disclosing that they are in fact paid promotions.
  • No, Twitter Is Not Shutting Down
    The #SaveTwitter movement is above all testimony to the stupidity of a large number of people, its wide currency is also a sad indication of how intractable the problem of bullying appears to be.
  • Social Media Is Now Universal (Among Young Brits, Anyway)
    Social media is effectively universal among teens and young adults, at least in Britain.
  • Heavy Social Media Use Correlated With Lower Math, Reading, Science Skills
    Hours spent scrolling social media may be hurting teenagers' skills in math, reading, and science, while video games are actually associated with higher ability levels.
  • FTC Tightens Disclosure Rules For Influencers
    The Federal Trade Commission hopes to tighten rules for marketers working with social media influencers when it comes to disclosures to consumers that they are seeing paid content.
  • Millennial Women Will Follow Olympics on Social Media (And TV)
    While TV still rules the roost, social media is a close second in millennial women's preferences for Olympics-related content, according to data from Influenster.
  • Church Of England Issues Social Media Recs
    This week the Church of England released social media recommendations to help local parishes incorporate the new platforms in their outreach efforts.
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