August 26
With all of the updates tech companies are making to their websites and products to keep their digital content accessible to those with disabilities, many marketers falsely believe that these platform adjustments also account for their own social media content, and therefore shouldn't have to worry about further adjusting their content to make it accessible, which is an untrue assumption.
July 28
In a surprising court ruling, a Dutch woman has taken her estranged mother to court over her refusal to delete pictures of her children off of her personal Facebook account. The mother claimed that by her refusing to do so she is actually violating the EU's GDPR (data protection) law. She won.
July 13
Thanks to the evolution and accessibility of artificial intelligence tools, it appears that propaganda machines are getting smarter. This story is a very light example of how artificial intelligence can have real-world consequences, however unintended they might be.
July 02
In capitalistic America, several large organizations are teaming up against Facebook to hit them where it hurts - their pockets, which accrue around $70 billion annually from selling advertisement spots on their platform. These brands are among a percentage of the American public that believes the social media giant has allowed racist and hateful rhetoric to go unchecked on their platform for too long, and have committed to suspending their ad campaign purchases for the month of July until Facebook addresses the issue head-on.
October 24
Staff submissions of the week include the limitations of social media "listening" for small businesses, the top 3 essential technical skills for Project Managers, and an introductory tutorial on using Decorators in Python 3.
September 11
It is often said there is no free lunch, though if you are lucky, you may get one, if you can order it from Amazon.com with a $10.00 Amazon.com gift card from Designhammer. Why the prize you may ask? We are testing out PunchTab, an online service billed as the world's first instant loyalty platform. One component of which is online contest management.