Facebook deletes Brazil President’s coronavirus misinfo post

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Facebook has diverted from its policy of not fact-checking politicians in order to prevent the spread of potentially harmful coronavirus misinformation from Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro. Facebook made the decisive choice to remove a video shared by Bolsonaro on Sunday where he claimed that “hydroxychloroquine is working in all places.” That’s despite the drug still…


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Atlassian’s Confluence gets a new template gallery

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Confluence, Atlassian’s content-centric collaboration tool for teams, is making it easier for new users to get started with the launch of an updated template gallery and 75 new templates. They incorporate what the company has learned from its customers and partners since it first launched the service back in 2004. About a year ago, Atlassian…


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Facebook Could Help Journalism by Making News Easier to Find

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Facebook announced on Monday that it was going to spend $100 million to help local news outlets during the coronavirus crisis. “It’s a moment where getting accurate news about the coronavirus is vital for all us,” says Campbell Brown, the former television news anchor and Facebook’s vice president of global news partnerships. This urgent need…


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Facebook commits $100 million to journalism amid the coronavirus outbreak

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By Stan Schroeder2020-03-30 14:19:20 UTC Facebook has pledged $100 million to support the news industry during the coronavirus crisis, the company announced Monday.  The company will grant $25 million to local news funding through its Facebook Journalism Project, as well as $75 million in additional marketing spending, with the goal “to move money over to…


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How to Provide Customer Support on Social Media Faster

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Providing customer support on social media isn’t optional for brands these days. When it takes days or weeks to get a reply on social media, your customers lose interest in your brand, which can ruin your reputation. The days when using phone calls were enough to provide customer support are far behind us. Over the…


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4 Video Lead Generation Strategies for More Engagement

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The use of video lead generation in sales and marketing has been growing in popularity over the years. I’ve been on the marketing, sales development, and account executive side of the business, and it’s clear from my personal experience that fewer people are picking up the phone. Between that and overcrowded inboxes, it’s challenging to…


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TikTok fever is spreading – but the hype could die out in the US market

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This is a preview of the new Marketing on TikTok report from our partners at eMarketer.eMarketer PRO analyzes the social media industry and provides in-depth analyst reports, proprietary forecasts, customizable charts, and more. Check if your company subscribes to eMarketer PRO, or learn more about access here.The fast-growing, Chinese-owned short-video app, TikTok, formerly known as Musical.ly, is…


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Here’s how the Fed will support Main Street

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Small and medium businesses are set to become the next target of the Federal Reserves measures to open up the flow of credit throughout an economy that has threatened to freeze up over the coronavirus pandemic which has shutdown businesses across the country. Fed officials say its Main Street Business Lending program will use banks…


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NFL free agency: Ranking fits for quarterbacks who changed teams – Sportsnet.ca

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The NFL’s quarterback carousel continues to spin, but not in a way anyone could have predicted. A week into free agency, two Hall of Fame quarterbacks have changed teams, yet two QBs who were recent first-overall picks are still without work. During the 2019 season, 57 different quarterbacks started games so depth at the position…


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Oribi brings its web analytics platform to the U.S.

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Oribi, an Israeli startup promising to democratize web analytics, is now launching in the United States. While we’ve written about a wide range of new or new-ish analytics companies, founder and CEO Iris Shoor said that most of them aren’t built for Oribi’s customers. “A lot of companies are more focused on the high end,”…


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YouTube Rolling Out New Ads and Analytics Features

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by Grace Duffy / March 14, 2020 / Leave a CommentWelcome to this week’s edition of the Social Media Marketing Talk Show, a news show for marketers who want to stay on the leading edge of social media. On this week’s Social Media Marketing Talk Show, we explore updates to YouTube ads and analytics, and…


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