The 23 Types of Social Media Content You NEED to Use

Need a stronger content strategy on social? Neglecting your social media content gives competitors a chance… to suck up YOUR engagement! Here’s the reality: You NEED to be posting engagement-provoking types of social media content. Because if YOU don’t give your audience what they want — your competition will. In this guide, you’ll learn: 3 … Read more

Choosing the Best Content to Share on Social Media: 4 Tips for Businesses

Whether you’re posting to Facebook, Instagram or LinkedIn, the content you share on social media can make or break the way your brand is perceived. Do you have a strategy for deciding what to share on social media? The good news is: you don’t always have to write original content yourself. Small businesses can get … Read more

Prohibition not a solution: Ekta Kapoor on demand to regulate digital content

Ekta Kapoor is not in favour of regulating streaming platforms. Producer Ekta Kapoor is not in favour of regulating streaming platforms as she believes it will only create a bigger need for unregulated content. The Supreme Court has sought the government’s response on a plea to regulate the functioning of streaming platforms like Netflix and … Read more

EU Pushes Internet Firms to Remove Extremist Content in 1 Hour

The European Commission will propose new laws on Wednesday giving Google, Facebook, Twitter and other Internet companies one hour to remove extremist content or face fines. The Commission told such companies in March that they had three months to show they were removing extremist content more rapidly or face legislation forcing them to do so. The Commission wants content … Read more

Europe’s News Agencies Blast Google, Facebook for ‘Plundering’ Content

Europe’s biggest news agencies accused Google and Facebook of “plundering” news for free on Tuesday in a joint statement that called on the Internet giants to share more of their revenues with the media. In a column signed by the CEOs of around 20 agencies including France’s Agence France-Presse, Britain’s Press Association and Germany’s Deutsche Presse-Agentur they called on … Read more

Facebook Should Be Treated as Content Creator, Say Attorneys in Ad Policy Case

For the efforts it makes to “customise” audience for its advertisers, Facebook should legally be considered as a “content creator” just as any other media outlet, according to US attorneys involved in a case relating to the social networking giant’s ad policies, the media reported. This assertion may have immediate legal ramifications and open the way for … Read more

Facebook Moderation Guidelines Leaked, Show How It Reviews Hate Speech, Extremist Content

Leaked Facebook documents show how the social media company moderates issues such as hate speech, terrorism, pornography and self-harm on its platform, the Guardian reported, citing internal guidelines seen by the newspaper. New challenges such as “revenge porn” have overwhelmed Facebook’s moderators who often have just ten seconds to make a decision, the Guardian said. … Read more

Privacy groups target kids advertising disguised as YouTube content

Marketing companies are targeting children on YouTube with advertising disguised as other content, an “unfair and deceptive” business practice, three privacy groups said in a complaint to the U.S. Federal Trade Commission. The companies, including Disney’s Maker Studios and DreamWorks’ AwesomenessTV, use popular “influencers” on YouTube to pitch products, aimed at children worldwide, with videos … Read more

Twitter will now share video revenue with individual content creators

Twitter to allow content creators to monetize video  Tuesday, 30 Aug 2016 | 11:12 AM ET | 01:23 Twitter is trying something new to boost its stagnating user base: Luring content creators to post on Twitter by giving them an easy way to earn money from their videos. Creators who publish videos on Twitter will get … Read more