Hashtag creator launches Molly to make a personal bot from your social media footprint

Hashtag creator Chris Messina today launched Molly, a service that allows people to ask questions about you and glean information from your various social media profiles. Molly skims your posts on platforms like Instagram, Twitter, and Medium to learn about you and formulate natural language questions. When someone asks something Molly can’t answer, that question […]

SK Telecom will demo 5G social VR, self-driving cars, and hologram AI at MWC 2018

South Korea’s largest mobile provider — SK Telecom — announced today that it will debut “social virtual reality” and multiple 5G demonstrations, including “hologram AI,” at its 2018 Mobile World Congress booth next week. The demos will run from February 26 to March 1 in Barcelona, Spain. Illustrating the gulf between 4G and 5G speeds, SK Telecom will show […]

Fake news is an existential crisis for social media 

 Every gun outrage in America is now routinely followed by a flood of Russian-linked Twitter bot activity. Exacerbating social division is the name of this game. And it’s playing out all over social media continually, not just around elections. Read More Social – TechCrunch

Unilever warns social media to clean up “toxic” content

 Consumer goods giant Unilever, a maker of branded soaps, foodstuffs and personal care items and also one of the world’s biggest online advertisers, has fired a warning shot across the bows of social media giants by threatening to pull ads from digital platforms if they don’t do more to mitigate the spread of what it […]

Social analytics companies MVPindex and Umbel are merging

 MVPindex and Umbel, two companies delivering social media data to the sports and entertainment industries, are teaming up. The combined company will be led by MVPindex’s co-founders, with Stan Woodward serving as CEO, Shawn Spieth as president and chairman and Kyle Nelson as chief marketing officer. Umbel will be represented on the executive team as […]

Who won the Super Bowl ad game? The spots that generated the most buzz across YouTube, social & search

While the Philadelphia Eagles were this year’s Super Bowl champs on the field, the overall Super Bowl brand winner isn’t as easy to name. The post Who won the Super Bowl ad game? The spots that generated the most buzz across YouTube, social & search appeared first on Search Engine Land. Please visit Search Engine […]

How to respond when customers get sour on social media

Contributor Jay Baer offers a five-point solution for dealing with customer complaints in social media. Please visit Marketing Land for the full article. Marketing Land – Internet Marketing News, Strategies & Tips

Bing Webmaster Tools adds social sign-in feature

You can now log into your Bing Webmaster Tools account using your Google or Facebook login. The post Bing Webmaster Tools adds social sign-in feature appeared first on Search Engine Land. Please visit Search Engine Land for the full article. Search Engine Land: News & Info About SEO, PPC, SEM, Search Engines & Search Marketing

L.L. Bean ends legendary lifetime return policy, and of course social media is to blame

Congratulations, internet! We’ve ruined another glorious thing. On Friday, beloved cozy and outdoors-y things retailer L.L. Bean announced that it would end its famed lifetime return policy. And social media is at least in part to blame. “What we have seen, and it has come to the point where we had to act upon it, […]

Digital Marketing News: Social Media Trends, What CMOs Search For & Mobile Ads Soar

Social Media Trends to Put Into Practice in 2018 [Infographic] What should social media marketers focus on in 2018? This infographic shows several trends, like social media ROI, mobile growth and trust. Social Media Today Search, Paid And SEO, Rank Higher As CMOs Seek New Agency Partners What do CMOs look for in agency partners? […]