• Should Brands Take a Stance on Social Issues?

    … to be personally rewarded and recognized by those brands they spend their hard-earned dollars on. So, is my taking a stance on this controversial? The Shopper Observer Study, Between AI and politics, the importance of the human factor for consumers, was conducted by Paris Retail Week in partnership with Havas Paris. © 2016 DK New Media. …

    Douglas Karr/ Marketing Technology Blog- 14 readers -
  • Facebook turns to old media to fight fake news prior to UK election

    … many times over, there are still many people who cling to that fallacy. For many people, politics are their vaccinations. They blindly follow whatever dogma their chosen political party subscribes to no matter who the candidate may be. With those political leanings, many of these people will only read news from sources biased towards their own…

    Greg's Cornerin Social Facebook- 18 readers -
  • Please, Let’s Not Go There Again

    … Here’s a top-of-my-head rundown of all the shit going down that promises to take us forty years back, to a time when, well…you decide what kind of time it was. Women had to fight for basic rights. Anyone remember “women’s lib”? That movement found its voice in the 70s, and made steady if punctuated progress for forty years. Now Trump’s…

    John Battelle's Search Blog- 12 readers -
  • Bad Policy Makes Us Sick. Business Must Lead Us Back.

    … (Cross posted from NewCo Shift) Walking around Disneyland with my daughter the other night, I found myself face to face with one of our country’s most intractable taboos. (Disneyland is still awesome for me, as a kid from 1970s LA. Truly magical.) If you’re an observer of crowds, one of the more prominent features of the Disneyland crowd…

    John Battelle's Search Blog- 13 readers -
  • Is a politics free Facebook worth it?

    … Is a politics free Facebook worth it? Ever since the start of 2016 presidential campaign, which feels like it started in 1988, it seems like Facebook has been a never-ending series of political memes and rants. Maybe you long for the days for when Facebook was nothing but pictures of cats, what people had for dinner, and baby pictures? Well…

    Greg's Cornerin Social Facebook- 12 readers -
  • People Trust Facebook Less Than Congress

    … Facebook is a social network. Despite its booming ad business, it is still, at its core, a place for “friends” to speak with other “friends.” During the past election, many “friends” turned it into a political forum for not-so-friendly debates. Even worse, Facebook fanned the flames by allowing the spread of fake news. Those controversies came…

    Aaron Orendorff/ The Content Strategistin Social- 18 readers -
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