Twitter suspends The Fader’s account and a handful of other music blogs


Twitter has suspended accounts of music lifestyle/news publication The Fader along with several other music-centric blogs.

On Tuesday morning, Twitter users began posting the hashtag #FreeFader to show support for the publication and confusion about the account’s absence on the social platform. As the day went on, other sites such as 2DOPEBOYZ, Hip Hop N More, and Pigeons and Planes – a publication owned by Complex – also revealed their accounts had been suspended.

Twitter declined to comment on individual accounts, for privacy and security reasons, but The Verge noted they likely have something to do with copyrighted footage or music of last Sunday’s BET Awards or Monday’s NBA Awards, that was tweeted from the accounts. Read more…

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Small Business Owners Listen Up Facebook Advertising Can Save You Money While Increasing Your ROI

Facebook has grown into the largest social media. The social media platform boasts with more active users than the entire Chinese population today. Feedough reports that Facebook has 1.79 billion monthly active user accounts, which accounts for approximately 23% of the worldwide population. At…

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How to Be a Better Social Media Marketer (Infographic)

Most of the modern marketers believe that social media is one the best avenue to promote brands globally. According to statistics from WeAreSocial, social media networks has over 2.7 billion users worldwide, a user-base significant enough to drive83% of marketers to actively engage in social media…

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Don’t poke a politically sensitive boss in the eye and expect to win influence.

Forget about changing your boss. Every sentence that begins with, I wish my boss would . is a complete waste of breath. Your frustration over an indecisive boss wastes your power, creativity, and energy.

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Instagram is actively ruining my life with its inhumane algorithm


As a rule, social networks are terrible at understanding their human users – no matter the ooey-gooey platitudes about bringing us “closer together” their executives piece together.

Never has this been more clear than over the past few days, when Instagram’s algorithm continually shoved well-meaning but emotionally ruinous “happy Father’s Day!” garbage down my throat.

Quick background: A brain tumor put my dad six feet under close to 11 years ago, when I was still a teenager. It was, I’d say, pretty traumatic: he spent close to two years incredibly sick, confused, and weak. Read more…

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The Ultimate Guide to Micro-Influencers [INFOGRAPHIC]

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