Dollar Tree store fans rage over price increases at Chicago, other US locations, online via TikTok app, other social media

Dollar Tree store fans rage over price increases at Chicago, other US locations, online via TikTok app, other social media

New York – “I’m not happy!” “You don’t sit right with me.” “calamity”. “Sick to my stomach.” CNN reports that Dollar Tree’s recent decision to end its $1 prices after 35 years and raise most items in stores to $1.25 sparked an angry response from many loyal customers on Twitter, Facebook, TikTok and YouTube. The … Read more

Fan yells homophobic slur at Patrick Mahomes’ littler brother, Jackson, during win over Broncos

Jackson (front) was taking pictures of Matthews (back) in Broncos Square when anti-gay chants were being chanted.

The brother of TikTok star Patrick Mahomes, the Kansas Chiefs quarterback, was subjected to anti-gay chants like “Ma-homo” while filming a dance segment during a recent game. Jackson Mahomes, 21, was subjected to anti-gay chants during Kansas City’s 28-24 win over the Broncos in Denver, Colorado, on Jan. 8. In a video shared to Twitter, … Read more

How ring lights came to symbolise the heart of the creator economy

Instagrammer Naveen Singh (@bihariladka) with his grandmother, Maya Devi, who often features in his posts

A ring light is basically a ring-shaped fluorescent light bulb or several small LEDs connected to form a circle on a stand. They are positioned behind the camera to provide uniform lighting, making the subject in the foreground look sharp and bright. For members of the creative economy, this is probably the best thing since … Read more

Posting those rapid test results online can help normalize the habit, experts say

Posting those rapid test results online can help normalize the habit, experts say

You’ve likely seen a post like the one below more than once during the holiday season – a friend, family member, or other person you follow on social media sharing their quick test results. Whether the motive is sarcasm or altruism, one psychologist says this trend could go a long way toward normalizing a process … Read more

Who Will Give MrBeast A Run For The Money? Perhaps Someone From This New Wave Of Digital Content Creators

Who Will Give MrBeast A Run For The Money? Perhaps Someone From This New Wave Of Digital Content Creators

Millions of Americans dream of becoming the next MrBeast, PewDiePie or Khaby lame, now producing content on platforms like YouTube, Instagram, Facebook, Tik Tok and Twitch, hoping to become the next most popular influencers. 7.1 million freelance workers now earn income through the creative economy, according to a research brief from MBO Partners, a back-office … Read more

Facebook appeals UK ruling that it must sell Giphy, Marketing & Advertising News, ET BrandEquity

Facebook appeals UK ruling that it must sell Giphy, Marketing & Advertising News, ET BrandEquity

This image is for representational purpose only. (file image: iStock) Facebook owner Meta is appealing Britain’s decision that the motion picture platform Giphy should be sold, saying the evidence does not support finding that the deal poses a threat to its competitors or could affect competition in displaying ads. Britain’s Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) … Read more

There’s another ‘meta’ marketers should be concerned with – their ‘most effective tactic available’

There’s another ‘meta’ marketers should be concerned with – their ‘most effective tactic available’

Although Facebook’s rebranding has made headlines lately, there are other “meta” marketers they need to keep in mind when re-examining their social strategies, he writes. Joseph Antonucci. Dead means many things. It develops from ancient Greek, and can be translated as a prefix associated with transcendence, comprehension, and inclusion. This sums up what Facebook wants … Read more

This, Not Google, Is The World’S Most Visited Website

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TikTok was the most visited website in the world in 2021. According to Cloudflare Inc, a cloud infrastructure company that tracks internet traffic, the app even topped last year’s flagship, Alphabet Inc’s Google. The popular app, owned by Beijing-based company ByteDance, ranked seventh last year, after Google, Facebook, Microsoft, Apple, Netflix and Amazon, according to … Read more

Social media giants urged to fight disinformation on Eleksyon 2022 │ GMA News Online

Social media giants urged to fight disinformation on Eleksyon 2022 │ GMA News Online

Ahead of the Eleksyon 2022 conference, the newly launched Anti-Misinformation Movement (MAD) has asked social media giants such as Google, YouTube, TikTok, and Meta to step up their efforts in combating misinformation on their platforms. In a press conference on Wednesday, MAD meeting organizer Antonio Lavina said his group intends to coordinate closely with these … Read more