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Social Media and Surveillance: The New Research Tools for Info-Hungry Landlords

Landlords who want to "get to know" their prospective tenants have new tools in their arsenal. It's tenant reporting services like we've never…

An Ivanka Jewelry Buy Becomes a Gift That Keeps on Giving for Anti-Trump Causes

A Brooklyn-based boutique jeweler channeled a purchase by Ivanka Trump into donations for Hillary Clinton’s campaign and other causes that oppose Donald Trump’s…

The Thought Leaders of Tomorrow: 4 Ways to Engage Youth Through Social Media

Over the last 15 years, Do Something emerged as one of the largest organizations in the world for young people who are interested…

China’s Straddling Bus Slams into a Great Wall of Ridicule

Shortly after it completed its test run in the city of Qinhuangdao, publications began to question the viability of China's futuristic 'straddling bus.'

Twitter Struggles as Trolling Continues to Turn Users Away

Twitter established a policy on reporting abuse several years ago. But the trolling keeps getting uglier, and more prominent users are closing their…

Pokémon Go and the Power of Social Influence

Even if Pokémon Go is just a flash in the pan, it’s interesting to see how it changed the game when it comes…

The First Amendment is a Check on Government, Not a Cover for Trolls

The level of trolling on social media once again reached disturbing heights this week, as "Ghostbusters" star Leslie Jones became the target of…

7 Tips for Your Next Cause Marketing Campaign

Learn seven action-oriented tips to take your upcoming cause marketing campaigns to the next level. From advice about selecting a tactic to creating…

Animated Video Highlights Labor Abuses in Palm Oil Supply Chain

Rainforest Action Network released an animated video on Facebook earlier this week that highlights its beef with the palm oil industry. The clear…

Elon Musk and Tesla Twitter Outbursts Smack of a Cover-Up

Some aren't happy with the way Tesla and its co-founder, Elon Musk, are responding to a fatal accident involving the company's autonomous-driving technology.…

B-Lister’s Memoir of ‘Gap Year’ in Africa Makes the Case Against Voluntourism

Unfortunately for Louise Linton's future career prospects, the reception of her self-published book about a voluntourism stint in Zambia did not go well.…

Buzzfeed Accused of Stealing Content Yet Again

In a recent op-ed, writer Akilah Hughes called for advertisers to stop sponsoring Buzzfeed’s YouTube channel over accusations that the site is a…

Sierra Club’s Leader Trolling Trump, Top Republicans

The Sierra Club's Michael Brune is using social media to rip top Republicans over the challenges facing Donald Trump’s candidacy.

On the Corporate Social Responsibility of the Media in the Electoral Process

In the midst of an intense and acrimonious electoral process in the U.S., it is time to consider the corporate social responsibility of…

Trump Bans Washington Post from Campaign Events

“We are hereby revoking the press credentials of the phony and dishonest Washington Post,” Trump announced on Monday via Facebook. This latest attack…