Social Media Obsessed Teen Says ‘I Can’t Breathe Without WiFi’

Seventeen-year-old Khloe admits that Facebook, Twitter and Instagram are her best friends. “I'm completely obsessed with social media,” she says, explaining that she sleeps with her phone in her hand and starts her day at 6 am by immediately checking Facebook. “When it's not with me, I don't feel complete and I feel very scared,” she says about her phone.

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Don’t Put Pictures Of Your Boarding Pass On The Internet

If you post pictures of your boarding pass on the internet, you might get hurt — and we don't mean by officemates jealous of your trip. So suggests tech security guru Brian Krebs, who used his blog Tuesday to explain to potential oversharers just how much information an airplane boarding pass contains — all hidden in “plane” sight in the barcode. The data, in addition to the flyer's first and

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How to Measure Social Media Success

Measuring the success of social media is harder than most people believe. Social media has three dimensions: Direct Conversions – this is where most marketers are looking to measure the return on investment. A link brings a visitor directly from a social media post or share through to a conversion. However, I don’t believe that’s where the majority of the ROI

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Glenn Greenwald: Snowden Will Use New Twitter Account To Join The Debate Over Privacy

Whistleblower Edward Snowden joined Twitter last week — a decision that journalist Glenn Greenwald said was a long time coming. Greenwald, who worked with Snowden to reveal the National Security Agency's mass surveillance program, joined HuffPost Live on Monday to discuss Snowden's presence on the social media site. “It's definitely something that he's been thinking about doing for quite a long

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The State of Social Media Marketing 2015

We shared profile and demographic information on each of the popular social networks, but that doesn’t provide a lot of information about the behavioral changes and impact of social media. Mobile, eCommerce, display advertising, public relations and even search engine marketing is being impacted by social media marketing. The fact is… if your business is not marketing on social media,

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