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Sarah Frier / Bloomberg:
Study: portion of social media users aged 13-17 on Facebook slips to 88%, down from 94% last year   —  Facebook's Popularity Among Teens Dips Again  —  Photographer: Tomohiro Ohsumi/Bloomberg  —  Facebook Inc. (FB:US) is getting less and less cool, at least among teens.
Dec 19, 2014, 3:10 PMIn context
Vindu Goel / New York Times:
Instagram purges spambots; popular accounts lose millions of followers, with the company losing the most at 18.9M   —  Millions of Fake Instagram Users Disappear in Purge  —  Social media services like Facebook and Twitter are always battling against spam or fake accounts that hijack hashtags …
Dec 18, 2014, 10:45 PMIn context
Dean Takahashi / VentureBeat:
Brandwatch buys top-influencer analytics firm PeerIndex   —  Brandwatch, the maker of technology for acquiring social intelligence, has purchased PeerIndex, an analytics firm that finds and measures social influencers.  —  Above: Giles Palmer, CEO of Brandwatch.
Dec 17, 2014, 5:00 AMIn context
Chris Dolmetsch / Bloomberg:
Facebook tries to block 381 search warrants issued by NY prosecutor last year, the biggest set it's ever received   —  Facebook Seeks to Block N.Y. Prosecutor's Search Warrants  —  Facebook Inc. (FB) is asking a New York appeals court to block the largest set of search warrants the company …
Dec 11, 2014, 6:20 PMIn context
Paresh Dave / Los Angeles Times:
Slacker Radio enlists Tyler Oakley, other YouTube stars as station DJs   —  YouTube stars who've been diversifying by acting in films, authoring books and selling clothing now have a new occupation to try out.  —  Pandora competitor Slacker Radio plans soon to invite any social-media star …
Dec 10, 2014, 9:10 PMIn context
Alexandra Alter / New York Times:
Hachette to Experiment With Selling Books on Twitter   —  Do tweets sell books?  —  It has long been a question for publishers and authors, who have started relying heavily on social media to promote books as they search for new ways to reach readers in an uncertain retail market.
Dec 8, 2014, 12:50 PMIn context
David Meyer / Gigaom:
Social media terms and conditions are way too complex, say UK MPs   —  A U.K. parliamentary committee has attacked the terms and conditions used by social media services, declaring that they are too complex for users to understand.  It said the unsuitability of the T&Cs had been demonstrated …
Nov 30, 2014, 8:20 AMIn context
Mathew Ingram / Gigaom:
Syrian Electronic Army hacks websites via Gigya's login service   —  Visitors to some large media and entertainment websites on Thursday — including NBC, The Independent and NHL.com — were greeted by pop-up messages that said those sites had been hacked by the Syrian Electronic Army.
Nov 27, 2014, 12:55 PMIn context
Re/code:
Re/code drops comments on its site, noting that most discussion takes place on social media   —  A Note to Re/code Readers  —  Like all websites, Re/code is in a constant process of iteration.  So, starting today, you'll notice a few changes on our site, and we wanted to let you know about them.
Nov 20, 2014, 10:35 PMIn context
Martin Beck / Marketing Land:
Forrester: brands should invest more on their own websites, and Instagram or Pinterest, instead of Facebook and Twitter   —  Forrester Says Marketers Are Wasting Resources on Facebook, Twitter  —  Because of low reach and engagement on the major social networks, report suggests that brands …
Nov 20, 2014, 6:00 AMIn context

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