The Stories Slide Deck: How Stories stack up across social platforms (FB, SNAP)

In the last few years, there’s been a major shift as to how consumers interact with social media. Rather than posting content that lives on the platform in perpetuity, users are now posting and viewing more “Stories,” video or images that live for only 24 hours.Business Insider Intelligence Many platforms have introduced some form of […]

The social costs of ride-hailing may be larger than previously thought

ECONOMISTS HAVE always been fond of Uber. Its willingness to battle incumbents, use of technology to match buyers and sellers, and embrace of “surge” pricing to balance supply and demand make the ride-hailing giant a dismal scientist’s dream. Steven Levitt, the author of the bestselling “Freakonomics”, called it “the embodiment of what the economists would […]

Marvel Fires ‘Star Wars’ Comic Writer Chuck Wendig Because of His Social Media “Negativity”

Chuck Wendig, the best-selling author of the Aftermath trilogy of Star Wars novels and multiple Star Wars-related comics, has been fired by Marvel Entertainment. Wendig took to Twitter to share the reasons for his termination, and it basically boils down to the fact that the company didn’t like his tweets about politics. Read on for much more […]

The tiny Indonesian village where dancing is a social currency

Marco Ferrarese October 11, 2018 Share this article On the shores of Indonesia’s third largest lake, a travel writer and photographer find out that a little dancing can go a very long way with the local indigenous people. “C’mon, try it again: One and two and three and four, one and two and three and […]

How to Tell Symptoms of Social Anxiety? And What to Do About It

Social Anxiety Disorder (formerly known as Social Phobia) can be a significant hurdle to your happiness, health, and ability to achieve your potential in relationships and at work Here’s a common scenario: You’re the kind of person that likes others. You want friends, you want to hang out with your co-workers for hors d’oeuvres after […]

Instagram car finance SCAM – Drivers warned of bogus lease firms using social media 

Motorists are being warned about a new finance scam that sees con artists targeting unsuspecting motorists with too good to be true deals.  Deals advertised on the social media Instagram are targetting the most vulnerable motorists on the road.  Typically they offer motorists a policy without the need for a credit check or a deposit.  […]