Obama’s Charlottesville tweet makes history

August 27, 2017

Barack Obama, you are missed.Image: isaac Brekken/Getty Images for National Clean Energy Summit After a “Unite the Right” white supremacist rally in Charlottesville, Virginia, turned deadly on Saturday, former president Barack Obama reached out on Twitter to comfort Americans. While President Trump was silent on the platform, refusing to address the violent clash between hate groups and protesters for hours, Obama shared a powerful message in the form of a…


10 tips for creating an engaging social presence

Image: Shutterstock / Rawpixel.com As of this year, about 81% of the United States population uses at least one social media platform. That number is growing by roughly 5% per year. At this rate, 100% of the United States will have a social media profile on at least one platform by 2021. Businesspeople searching for the ideal marketing channel to engage prospects should look no further than social networks. Social…

August 12, 2017

Kylie Jenner’s ‘Life of Kylie’ is exactly what you might expectbecause we’ve already seen most of it on social media

Image: Frazer Harrison/Getty Images Let’s rip off the Band-Aid and get to the bad news for fans of Keeping Up with the Kardashians. If you were expecting Kylie Jenner’s new reality show to be anything like the hit E! series that has aired for nearly decadelook elsewhere. SEE ALSO: The secret code of personal gain lurking in the Kardashians’ Instagram comments The series premiered on Sunday night and for the…

August 8, 2017

What do when you’re being harassed on Twitter

Image: vicky leta/mashable If Twitter has one major headache that never seems to go away, it’s trolls. But things might now be starting to look up. The company, once content to do almost nothing to address harassment on its platform, has taken a new approach in recent months with a string of updates meant to crack down on abuse and hate. SEE ALSO: Twitter is testing a subscription service but…

August 7, 2017

This is why Aziz Ansari has deleted internet and social media from his phone

Aziz Ansari, who has wiped the internet off his phone.Image: Stephane Cardinale/Corbis via Getty Images His character Dev Shah in Netflix’s Master of None is just like any other 30-something using Tinder or posting selfies on Instagram. SEE ALSO: Aziz Ansari’s ‘Master of None’ is funny, thoughtful and heartbreaking But IRL comedian Aziz Ansari has taken a rather radical decision to wipe the internet, including Twitter, Instagram, email, and browser,…

August 5, 2017

This ‘Game of Thrones’ actress has you to thank for her future acting gigs

Image: FilmMagic In a not so shocking turn of events, it turns out being popular on social media really helps you out if you’re an actor looking to book gigs. That, and a knack for acting, at least helped Game of Thrones star Sophie Turner land her roles. In a new interview with Porter Magazine, the actress disclosed that her large following has helped the decision process in her favor…

August 4, 2017