What it’s like to be Pornhub’s social media manager

Managing a brand’s social media is tricky for anyone in 2019, and it’s even more challenging if you’re the social voice (and face) of Pornhub, the web’s most popular porn site. We spoke with Aria Nathaniel about the fine line she walks at the office each day. Boasting a whopping 6 million followers on Instagram […]

Make your content better with social media and marketing automation

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U.S. senators introduce bill to ban social media firms from using misleading ‘dark pattern’ designs

Two U.S. senators introduced a bill to ban social media firms from using ‘dark pattern’ design techniques to trick consumers into giving up personal data.Read More Social – VentureBeat

U.K. proposes new social media regulations to battle harmful content

Britain proposed safety laws that would slap penalties on social media companies and tech firms if they fail to protect their users from harmful content.Read More Social – VentureBeat

UK looks to crack down on social media companies which don’t stop harmful content

The UK is set to unveil new measures against the spread of harmful and violent content on the internet. The Online Harms white paper, set to be released on Monday morning by the Department for Culture, Media and Sport, introduces a new independent regulator for social media companies, file hosting sites, and other companies which […]

7 Ways to Upgrade Your Social Media Marketing Strategy in 2019

With more than three billion people now using social media every single day, it’s important to stay ahead of the curve when it comes to your brand or client’s social media activities. But this can be tricky when social media keeps changing. There have been a host of updates to social media platforms throughout 2018 […]

Social media companies which fail to remove violent content face fines or jail time in Australia

Australia has announced tougher penalties on social media platforms to ensure they act on violent content. The laws threaten executives of social media companies with jail, and fines placed on these companies if they fail to remove “abhorrent violent material” from their platforms.  SEE ALSO: Facebook makes vague noises about ‘restrictions’ on live video after […]

5 reasons not to use your personal social media accounts for your business

Social media marketing is good for business — more than 40 percent of digital customers use social media to research products and brands. However, personal social media accounts are bad for business. Here are five important reasons to use a separate business profile, plus best practices on how to set it up. 1. Professionalism and credibility For […]

Where did social media go wrong?

For most of my life, the internet, particularly its social media — BBSes, Usenet, LiveJournal, blogosphere, even Myspace, early Twitter and Facebook — consistently made people happier. But roughly five years ago it began to consistently make people more miserable. What changed? I posted that question to Twitter a week ago, and the most notable […]

In praise of the weeklong social media break

Perhaps your phone has delivered your weekly Screen Time report and you know, in your heart, that it’s time to take a break from social media. This is good. A little break is nice every now and then. But you don’t need to embark on a full 30-day screen-free detox every time you overdo it […]