Social Networks

MediaLab acquires messaging app Kik, expanding its app portfolio – TechCrunch

Popular messaging app Kik is, indeed, “here to stay” following an acquisition by the Los Angeles-based multimedia holding company, MediaLab. It echoes the same message from Kik’s chief executive Tim Livingston last week when he rebuffed earlier reports that the company would shut down amid an ongoing battle with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission. Livingston …

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“Troll Factory” turns disinformation campaigns into teaching game

Enlarge / You, too, can become a Director of Disorder. Yle Half of the battle against disinformation campaigns is educating people about how they work. And that’s why the Finnish public broadcasting company Yle—Finland’s equivalent of the BBC—has created a game called Troll Factory. The game, which recently won the European Journalism Centre and Google …

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How to Effectively Use Social Media for Real Estate

While businesses of all shapes and sizes can benefit from a smart social presence, the importance of social media for real estate really can’t be overstated. Don’t just take our word for it, either. According to a recent study from the National Association of Realtors, social has become integral to scoring clients and closing deals …

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Everything You Need to Know About Social Media Algorithms

Ah, social media algorithms. For some marketers, they’re like little data puzzles just waiting to be solved. But if you’re like most businesses trying to tackle social media, they’re a sort of boogeyman. The great “unknown” that’s holding your content down. Algorithms might seem helpful and mostly harmless to the average social customer, helping sift …

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