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  • 30% Rise of Ad Blocking Use Globally in 2016

    … are only available because of advertisements. If the number of people using ad blockers reaches a high enough number, these companies would be forced to change their business model. Paul Verna, an analyst at eMarketer, commented on this report saying, “Ad blocking is a detriment to the entire advertising ecosystem. The best way for the industry…

    Michael Levanduski/ Performance Marketing Insider- 17 readers -
  • When to Ban Social Media Trolls and Prevent Harassment

    … (or incitement to harass). After Ghostbusters and Saturday Night Live star Leslie Jones and Teen Vogue contributor Lauren Duca escalated these issues, the users trolling and posting profane and abusive content directed toward these women were removed from the platform. Martin Shkreli was one of the offenders suspended on Twitter for harassing Duca. So what…

    AllFacebookin Social Facebook Twitter- 32 readers -
  • Instagram Rolls Out Custom Keyword Filter for Comments

    … words will be hidden from your posts. You can choose your own list of words or use default words we’ve provided. This is in addition to the tools we’ve already developed such as swiping to delete comments, reporting inappropriate comments and blocking accounts. We know tools aren’t the only solution for this complex problem, but together, we can…

    David Cohen/ AllTwitterin Social- 15 readers -
  • A Complete Guide to Twitter’s Q2 2016 Earnings Call

    … their experience on Twitter, Periscope and Vine, so they can consume content freely and express themselves with confidence. For example, we’ve improved blocking on Twitter, which can be an effective way to handle unwanted interaction. We’ve also launched a comment moderation system on Periscope that allows the community of viewers on a broadcast…

    David Cohen/ Inside Facebookin Twitter- 19 readers -
  • Facebook’s ‘On This Day’ Turns One

    … of two filters that allowed users to control the content that they saw via On This Day by blocking specific users, dates or date ranges. A Facebook spokesperson told SocialTimes last October: We know that people share a range of meaningful moments on Facebook—from celebrating good times like a birthday to getting support in tough times like…

    David Cohen/ AllFacebookin Social Facebook- 11 readers -
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