Twitter is finally rolling out a smart fix for its abuse problem

Trolls thrive on Twitter—but a new update may hit ’em where it hurts. The social network deployed previously announced features Thursday that give users more control over the notifications they receive. Bottomline, you can disable notifications from people who don’t haven’t confirmed their identity on Twitter, meaning anonymous trolls can’t spew their wretched swamp juice…

Start Measuring Customer Satisfaction With Twitter Feedback by Sprout Social

Twitter has become the go-to channel for many people to connect with a business or service provider. They turn to Twitter because its public, real-time and conversational nature means that many brands are available and ready to help—or at least they should be. Research shows that providing exceptional customer service on Twitter impacts the bottom line and…

16 Time Management Tips for Digital Marketers

The life of a digital marketer is tough. Each day, you face a pile of potential distractions that seem to hit you from all sides: endless social media updates, the launch of the latest and greatest tool, another ultimate guide to becoming an online hero, and more. You know how it is? It’s so easy…

Can Pinterest crack (and monetise) visual search?

Pinterest made a clear declaration of intent last week with the announcement that Randy Keller, Google’s former head of image search, has joined the photo sharing site as Head of Search. This appointment is reflective of a strategy to challenge both Google and Amazon in the product-based visual search market. Notably, Pinterest also rolled out…

Pinterest tool finds cheaper alternatives for thrifty shoppers

Pinterest’s visual discovery tool is now available all over the web, meaning you can find duplicates for expensive items more easily. For those with the Pinterest Browser extension, you’ll now see a magnifying glass-shaped button when hovering on images. After pressing it, you’ll see a series of pins with a similar color or shape to the…

5 Ways to Use Facebook Messenger Bots for Your Business

Do your customers message you with questions, comments, or complaints on Facebook? Want to automate the most common customer interactions? Customers expect lightning-fast responses from businesses on Facebook. Chatbots can help you deliver the right answer the moment a customer asks. In this article, you’ll discover five types of Facebook Messenger bots your business can…

Instagram Stories launches Geostickers as its Snap attack continues

 Instagram is steadily closing its feature gap with Snapchat. Today Instagram launched its first Geostickers, which let users add and arrange illustrations to their Stories posts related to their locations The first places getting city-wide and special neighborhood Geostickers are New York City and Jakarta, Indonesia. These add to Instagram Stories’ existing location stickers that add……

Facebook reports the BBC to police for sending sexualised images of children

Facebook reported BBC journalists to the police after they provided, under request, sexualised images of children discovered on the social network’s private groups. SEE ALSO: Facebook’s new ‘Trending Topics’ update is here — now with less fake news The episode occurred as part of a BBC investigation into Facebook’s content moderation systems, which the news…

How to Attract Millennials, the Hardest-to-Reach Generation

Next year, 75 percent of internet use will be mobile—and a big reason is the changing habits of millennials. How do you reach a generation that wants its content à la carte and on-the-go? The trick is better understanding how they consume content and how those habits change by platform, moment, or simply mood. From…