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British chemist amasses 3.3 million followers on Kuaishou teaching chemistry amidst shutdown

Wednesday, April 1, 2020 - 6:04am

Useful chemistry tips and information will go a long way to keep people calm and feeling secure during this period", he continued.

Key Points: 
  • Useful chemistry tips and information will go a long way to keep people calm and feeling secure during this period", he continued.
  • To his surprise, his chemistry videos went viral and he currently has 3.3 million followers.
  • Launched in 2011, Kuaishou provide the world's leading video-sharing social networking service, boasting more than 300 million daily active users.
  • It's an interactive world of videos that lets you connect with friends and followers through posts, likes and comments.

New Communities Announced in Bellevue’s Spring District and Kirkland, Near New Campuses for REI, Facebook

Monday, January 13, 2020 - 4:00pm

Today, Quadrant Homes announced plans to open new communities in the heart of two quickly developing neighborhoods: Bellevues Spring District and Kirklands Totem Lake.

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  • Today, Quadrant Homes announced plans to open new communities in the heart of two quickly developing neighborhoods: Bellevues Spring District and Kirklands Totem Lake.
  • The communities will offer high-end finishes, open concept floor plans, and access to popular employers like Microsoft, Google, Facebook, and REI.
  • Like all other future Quadrant communities, the modern townhomes at Vareze and Lario will include the new HomeSmart package standard.
  • For more information, visit the Quadrant Homes website , Quadrant Homes Twitter and Quadrant Homes Facebook .

Horizon Media Study Finds Instagram’s Move to Hide Likes Generates a Collective Shrug (but with a Glimmer of Hope)

Thursday, December 12, 2019 - 9:36pm

Each week, Horizon Media tracks and publishes how news and cultural events can shape or shift peoples thinking and behavior.

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  • Each week, Horizon Media tracks and publishes how news and cultural events can shape or shift peoples thinking and behavior.
  • Recently, Instagram announced they would hide Likes on many US users posts (this following previous hidden likes tests in Canada, Australia, Brazil, Ireland, Italy, Japan and New Zealand).
  • As Instagrams CEO shared, the idea is to de-pressurize Instagram and make it a space thats more focused on connections, conversations and community, especially for young people.
  • Interestingly, when Horizon analyzed social media conversations, among the positive chatter, many comments are from brands, businesses and influencers not just regular platform users.

Vast Majority of UK Adults Oppose Unregulated Political Advertising Online, New Intuit Research/Norstat Survey Reveals

Thursday, December 5, 2019 - 10:17am

New poll results announced today:

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  • New poll results announced today:
    An Intuit Research/Norstat poll of 1,100 UK adults last week reveals the extent to which fake news has become ubiquitous for social-media users in Britain.
  • People aged 18-24 are three times as likely (18%) to "frequently" share news they know to be fake, compared with the national average (5%).
  • 18-24s are four times as likely than those aged 55 and above to believe that online political advertising should be permitted without regulation.
  • Stephen Yap, Director at Intuit Research commented:
    "Avid social-media users already know that fake news is here to stay, and they have developed the skills to cope.

Horizon Media Study Finds Instagram’s Move to Hide Likes is Somewhat of a Collective Shrug, but with a Glimmer of Hope

Friday, November 22, 2019 - 8:16pm

Horizon Media, the worlds largest independent media agency, today announced findings of its ongoing Finger On The Pulse poll.

Key Points: 
  • Horizon Media, the worlds largest independent media agency, today announced findings of its ongoing Finger On The Pulse poll.
  • Each week, Horizon Media tracks and publishes how news and cultural events can shape or shift peoples thinking and behavior.
  • Recently, Instagram announced they would hide Likes on many US users posts (this following previous hidden likes tests in Canada, Australia, Brazil, Ireland, Italy, Japan and New Zealand).
  • Earning the industrys highest honor, Bill Koenigsberg, President, CEO and Founder of Horizon Media, was inducted into the American Advertising Federation (AAF) Hall of Fame in 2019.

Landmark California Consumer Privacy Act Would Have Let People Block Facebook's Sharing of Private Data, Consumer Watchdog says; Strong State Law Must Not Be Preempted by Congress

Thursday, December 20, 2018 - 8:35pm

LOS ANGELES, Dec. 20, 2018 /PRNewswire/ --Facebook's latest revealed privacy invasion could have been thwarted if the landmark California Consumer Privacy Act were in effect and the strong state law must not be preempted by weak federal privacy laws, Consumer Watchdog said today.

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  • LOS ANGELES, Dec. 20, 2018 /PRNewswire/ --Facebook's latest revealed privacy invasion could have been thwarted if the landmark California Consumer Privacy Act were in effect and the strong state law must not be preempted by weak federal privacy laws, Consumer Watchdog said today.
  • Companies like Microsoft, Netflix and Spotifygot special access to Facebook users' data without anyone else knowing, the Times said.
  • The California Consumer Privacy Act created that protection, and lawmakers should protect it from attacks by companies like Google and Facebook who want federal laws to overturn it."
  • Currently, the California attorney general is drafting regulations to implement the California Consumer Privacy Act.

RuchUp App Released with Social Contests and Cash Prizes for IOS, Android Users

Friday, September 21, 2018 - 12:11pm

RuchUp is free to download and offers multiple unique social competitions every day that simply ask users to upload their very best content, including photos, videos and written texts.

Key Points: 
  • RuchUp is free to download and offers multiple unique social competitions every day that simply ask users to upload their very best content, including photos, videos and written texts.
  • Users give likes to the posts they enjoy the most and those with the most likes earn cash prizes.
  • Winners then get their rewards and new contests are added on a daily basis.
  • "RuchUp is exciting because it basically gamifies online social connections and highlights positive feedback in a friendly environment," say RuchUp's founders.