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This Week in Tech: Tough times for Libra

It’s Friday – time to read about all the tech news you may have missed throughout the week. Here’s what we’ve been keeping an eye on: Trouble for Libra I wrote about the introduction of Libra back in June – Facebook’s planned cryptocurrency that has received it’s fair share of criticism. Well, it had a…

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This Week in Tech: Social Media Edition

It’s been a busy week at SHIFT SF with a ton of product launches, candidate interviews, client visits and planning for our upcoming Summer Fun outing. But we still found time to stay current on the news. Here are some of the stories that our B2B tech teams have been talking about this week: To…

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Takeaways from the Boston PRSA Social Media Summit

Keeping Up With Social Media Last month, I had the opportunity to learn from successful social media professionals from a variety of organizations in the area at Boston’s PRSA Social Media Summit. As a PR professional who is constantly scrolling through social media myself, whether it be to connect with friends or to draft engaging…

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Social Media Negative Feedback

Dealing with Negative Feedback in Social Media Like a Pro

The social media presence of a brand attracts different reactions from people, and hence, getting negative feedback on your page shouldn’t come as a surprise to you. The time you take to respond to them, your reaction, the customer experience and the final solution you provide to criticism are vital. Your response determines the impression…

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This Week in Tech: Facebook’s cofounder calls for a break up

This Week in Tech: Facebook’s cofounder calls for a break up

It was an interesting week for tech news – Facebook’s CEO was blasted by an old friend in The New York Times while the folks at Google put on their biggest conference of the year. In case you missed anything, here’s a breakdown of the stories that our B2B tech teams were paying attention to:…

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This Week in Tech the Chips Fall

This Week in Tech: The Chips Fall, and Rebuilding Notre-Dame

It looks like Spring has finally sprung here at SHIFT SF – just in time for the weekend! These are some of the stories that our B2B tech teams have been monitoring throughout the week: Apple, Qualcomm Settle   In tech legal news, Apple and chipmaker Qualcomm reached a settlement in their two-year legal battle…

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This Week in Tech: Down Goes Facebook, and More Talk of Breaking Up the Giants

This Week in Tech: Down Goes Facebook, and More Talk of Breaking Up the Giants

Welcome back to your favorite tech news roundup series. It’s been a long week, but it’s finally Friday and time to read all about the stories our b2b PR teams have been keeping an eye on: Elizabeth Warren Vs. Big Tech In a Medium post, the senator from Massachusetts detailed her presidential platform for breaking…

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What Content Creators and Brands Need to Know About IGTV

What content creators and brands need to know about IGTV

Instagram recently made waves with the launch of their new video platform, IGTV. A greater focus on video content seems like a natural evolution for Instagram—and it’s a shift that has the potential to make a pretty significant impact online. Online videos are here to stay. People are watching less TV, but are consuming more…

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I Bought 750 Instagram Followers So You Don’t Have To

Let’s face it. Sometimes more is better. Or at least, more feels like it should be better, especially when it comes to social media followers. Take a mental scroll through your Instagram followers and be honest: How often have you looked at a certain account and judged the user based on how many followers they…

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The End of the Instagram Influencer (As We Know It)

Facebook, Instagram’s parent company, has had it with influencers, at least as many of them stand on the service now. They’re taking strong action to nullify the automated tactics of many Instagram influencers. The collateral damage? Like its parent, Instagram will be far more pay-to-play for brands and businesses. The free ride is over. What’s…

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