What would a "privacy-focused" Facebook look like?

Mar 7, 2019
CEO Mark Zuckerberg has laid out a new vision for the company.
Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg
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U.S. users are leaving Facebook by the millions, Edison Research says

Mar 6, 2019
But that doesn’t mean people are leaving social media altogether.
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How the internet democratized the magic industry

Mar 1, 2019
Author and enthusiast Ian Frisch says the internet made it possible for anyone to learn magic.
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How has social media changed your life?

Jan 31, 2019
Did you find friends? Crowdsource ideas? Build a business? Let us know.
The MySpace social networking homepage in 2007.
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Facebook is looking to Instagram for the future of digital ads

Jan 16, 2019
Stories are the hottest social media format — so what if they disappear in 24 hours?
One analyst estimates that ads on Instagram will account for 70 percent of Facebook's new revenue by 2020.
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Teaching civics 2018 style: Check the 'gram, kids

Dec 19, 2018
Newly elected politicians are giving a behind-the-scenes look at Congress, on social media.
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News is a hard business. Now add millennials and Facebook. Yikes?

Dec 19, 2018
NowThis News has to navigate a lot of platforms to reach its viewers.
The NowThis newsroom in New York City.

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That dog you love so much on Instagram? His owner is probably making thousands of dollars a post

Nov 22, 2018
Pet owners flocked to the second annual PetCon to learn how to turn their pets into social media stars.
A dog poses for a portrait at the 2018 PetCon held at the Javits Center in New York City. 

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The latest product to sweep Instagram is one you've seen before

Nov 20, 2018
Instagram is filled with product promotions. The site’s most popular influencers pose with everything from cosmetics to snacks, anything with the potential to bring in a lot of money. But the latest product pushed by influencers is not so obvious. Although seen by millions of users and providing a generous income for many of the app’s […]

Realtors turn to social media to market luxury real estate

Nov 8, 2018
The latest Instagram "influencers": Houses.
A beachfront "Instapenthouse."
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