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Facebook’s Greatest Ambition is to Become WeChat- Hilborn Digital
  Despite a series of data leaks, privacy issues, PR fumbles, government investigations, and executives fleeing, there is no denying that Facebook is the leader amongst social media platforms in the West.   When it comes to sharing photos, videos, and links, Facebook leads the charge. However, with each new announcement and update the social media...
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Google Says Goodbye to Google+ After Data Breach- Hilborn Digital
  After seven years, Google is finally calling saying goodbye to Google Plus.   For many people, this is a decision that should have been made years ago. Google+ was launched back in June 2011. It was Google’s attempt to mine Facebook users. While it’s laughable now to think of Google+ as any real competition...
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IGTV Might Be Instagram’s First Miss- Hilborn Digital
  The technology and social media industry are going through a reckoning. It seems like almost every day there is a new scandal attached to one of the Big Three tech companies; Facebook, Twitter, and Google. Scandals include election meddling, censorship debates, fake news, Senate testimonies, drug trafficking, and mental health issues to name a few....
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Another Day Another Privacy Breach by Facebook-Hilborn Digital
  It seems we can’t go a week without another scandal from Facebook. The company is still facing backlash and a tarnished reputation over the Cambridge Analytica data breach. Unfortunately, for them, this latest scandal is another setback in their attempt to rebuild user trust.   What Happened Facebook revealed that a bug affected the platforms...
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This Is Why People Are Getting Locked Out Of Their Twitter Accounts- Hilborn Digital.png
  It’s only been a few days since Europe’s GDPR policies went into effect. For the first few days, the only changes people saw were an influx of emails from what felt like every app, website, or platform they’ve ever used. But now people are starting to feel the real effects of these regulations.  ...
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Facebook Finally Publishes Their Internal Content Moderation Guidelines- Hilborn Digital
  For the first time ever, Facebook has published their internal guidelines for moderation. Facebook has been in the hot seat for the past year, and when CEO Mark Zuckerberg testified before the US Senate earlier this month many of the questions were regarding content removal policies. The release of the internal guidelines moderators use...
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Things Just Keep Getting Worse For Facebook- Hilborn Digital
    The scandal surrounding Facebook isn’t showing any signs of stopping.   This week there have been multiple revelations and changes happening at Facebook. If you’re having trouble keeping track of it all, don’t worry you’re not alone. Here is everything that has gone down this week so far.   Cambridge Analytica The data...
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Will QR Codes Finally Make Their Comeback This Year?
A little over a year ago we questioned whether QR Codes were cool again. Snapchat’s Snapcodes seemed to have breathed new life into this once dead technology. But now that Snapchat’s cool factor has faded (thanks in part to that awful layout update) QR codes seem to still be in limbo.   Much to our...
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What To Look For In Influencer- influencer Marketing- Digital Marketing
It’s looking like influencer marketing will be here to stay for a while. While there are certainly some dangers involved, an influencer marketing campaign can be incredibly successful when executed correctly. By far the most important part is to select the right influencer to post about your product. With more people becoming influencers’ every day...
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Social Media News of the Week- Hilborn Digital Toronto SEO
  Here’s the latest news on what happened in Social Media this week:   YouTube After a steady stream of backlash for failing to police inappropriate or offensive content, YouTube has announced they’re creating an “Intelligence Desk”. It’s been described as a multi-pronged early detection initiative that is supposed to catch controversial content before it...
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