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New York Times:
Study finds at least 46K Twitter accounts linked to ISIS; from September to December Twitter suspended 1K accounts   —  ISIS Is Skilled on Twitter, Using Thousands of Accounts, Study Says  —  The Islamic State, the violent extremist group that espouses a return to a seventh-century caliphate …
Mar 6, 2015, 8:35 AMIn context
Maureen Morrison / AdAge:
Pinterest tests animated ad pins, adds more audience categories for advertisers to target   —  Pinterest Narrows Ad Targeting; Tests Animated Pins  —  Move Is Latest In Series Of Efforts To Position Service As Essential Social-Media Platform for Advertisers  —  Content Marketing 2014
Mar 4, 2015, 1:15 PMIn context
Joseph Lichterman / Nieman Lab:
How The Huffington Post, Fusion, Mashable, NPR, Philly.com, and The Verge are using Snapchat   —  Snapchat stories: Here's how 6 news orgs are thinking about the chat app  —  When Sam Sheffer, The Verge's social media editor, launched the site's Snapchat account at the end of July last year, he meant it to be a small-scale experiment.
Mar 1, 2015, 8:05 PMIn context
Tony Romm / Politico:
White House to work with tech companies to develop digital content to discredit extremist messages   —  Using social media to counter Al Qaeda, ISIL messaging  —  The White House plans to work closely with tech companies to counter groups like Al Qaeda and ISIL online …
Feb 22, 2015, 11:35 AMIn context
Carmel DeAmicis / Gigaom:
Yik Yak's growth flatlined after funding by Sequoia, raising the question of whether the product was a fad   —  Yik Yak's growth flatlined after funding, but why?  —  Yik Yak, the app that's becoming a social media staple on college campuses in the U.S., saw its downloads dip and flatline right around …
Feb 17, 2015, 3:50 AMIn context
Dave Maass / Electronic Frontier Foundation:
South Carolina prisons have imposed heavy penalties on over 400 prisoners for using social media, mostly Facebook   —  Hundreds of South Carolina Inmates Sent to Solitary Confinement Over Facebook  —  In the South Carolina prison system, accessing Facebook is an offense on par with murder, rape, rioting, escape and hostage-taking.
Feb 14, 2015, 12:10 PMIn context
Peter Kafka / Re/code:
Twitter to pay about $30M for Niche, and possibly up to $60M with earnouts and employment contracts included   —  Twitter Buys Niche, a Social Media Talent Agency, for at Least $30 Million  —  Twitter has acquired Niche, a small startup that connects advertisers with social media stars …
Feb 11, 2015, 4:55 PMIn context
Baljeet Singh / The Twitter Blog:
Twitter acquires Niche, a service that helps connect social media stars with brands   —  Welcoming Niche to the Twitter team  —  As we continue to invest in the growing media ecosystem, it's important to provide a wide variety of tools for content creators to distribute and ultimately manage all of their content.
Feb 11, 2015, 4:20 PMIn context
Nathan Donato-Weinstein / bizjournals:
Facebook acquires 56 acres immediately south of current Menlo Park HQ at an estimated $400M   —  Exclusive: Facebook buys 56 acres in Menlo Park, considers future of the campus  —  Facebook Inc. has already changed how people connect online.  Now it's thinking about transforming the Silicon Valley tech campus.
Feb 6, 2015, 9:00 PMIn context
Marlize van Romburgh / bizjournals:
Twitter shares jumped as much as 10.6% in after-hours trading despite slowing user growth   —  Twitter shares soar as revenue jumps despite slowing user growth  —  Twitter shares flew in after-hours trading as the company blew past fourth-quarter revenue expectations but reported slowing user growth.
Feb 5, 2015, 6:35 PMIn context

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