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FEATURED ARTICLE — May 28th, 2015

Snapchat Launches Discover: What This Means for Social Content

 

Since its initial launch in 2011, Snapchat has become one of the hottest photo sharing mobile apps in the world. But as of this past January, Snapchat has become synonymous with more than just goofy, disappearing selfies.

Now Snapchat has a new feature called Discover, which allows its users to access social content like videos, photos, and articles from 11 different media companies. The content is accessible for 24 hours before being refreshed, which if you think about it, is quite a long time for Snapchat.

How Does the New Discover Work For Your Content?

Discover’s content is similar in style to that of mobile news apps. Its full length videos, photos, and stories are all journalistic in nature and meant to inform and engage rather than purely entertain,
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Swimming With the Cyber Sharks

  There is an old saying: the only sure things in life are death and taxes. While this pearl of wisdom has stood the test of time, in the not too distant future there could be an addition to that list: Cyberattack. That’s because cyberattacks […]
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iPhone Text Bug Crashing Phones, Locking Messages App

A single line of Arabic text has been crashing thousands of iPhones. Once the text, a new iOS bug, is received by a user’s iPhone via Messages, he or she is then locked out of the app. In some cases it is even crashing the user’s phone. Those who […]
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Google Commits $20M to Improve Tech for Those With Disabilities

Google will spend $20 million to create new technologies to improve the lives of those living with disabilities, the company has announced. The money will be used for grants via Google.org, the company’s non-profit division. The initiative, dubbed the […]

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Beating the Google Sandbox — Ranking a New Domain in Under a Month

The Google Sandbox is often referred to as 3 – 6 month waiting period your new domain has to endure before experiencing any significant ranking improvement. Ever since Google started ‘penalizing new domains, webmasters have had an increasingly […]
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How to Develop Click-Worthy SEO Boosting Content

Virtually anybody who has spent a decent amount of time learning about SEO and the related tactics knows that the game is constantly morphing. One thing that hasn’t changed, however, is that quality content is a must. In fact, unique and relevant […]
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How Bing is Poised to Challenge Google’s Dominance

Let’s start with the obvious: Google is without a doubt the world’s largest and most popular search engine. It’s a gigantic dominant digital force of nature. In fact, Google processes 1.2 trillion searches worldwide each year. That breaks […]

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Twitter-Owned Periscope Now Available on Android

Twitter is finally bringing Periscope to the Google Play Store. Those with Android Smartphones powered by version 4.4 (KitKat) or above can now download the live-streaming app. Periscope offers users live video to help them discover places and events […]
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Snapchat CEO Confirms Company Will Seek IPO

Snapchat is not only uninterested in being acquired by another company, it is planning an initial public offering (IPO), CEO Evan Spiegel has revealed. Speigel, during an interview at the Re/code Code conference in Palos Verdes, Calif., revealed for the […]
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Twitter Looking to Add Flipboard to the Fold

Social media firm Twitter is in talks to acquire digital magazine app Flipboard for a whopping $1 billion. According to a report from Re/code, it would be an all-stock deal that Twitter is hoping will both increase its membership and impress investors […]

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Eight Creative Ways You Can Improve Your Employee Engagement

Workers who like what they do and are passionate about their jobs are fundamental to the success of an organization. An uninterested employee on the other hand, who hates his job, will become lazy, thus decreasing company productivity as well as morale […]
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Enter the Smart Warehouse

With packing and shipping products from Lid’s, warehouse duties used to be one heck of a laborious process. Lids, an Indianapolis company, sells fashion athletic headwear, team apparel and other fan novelties. In the old days, order takers—known […]
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Why Your Headshot May Be Your Best Client Attraction Tool

  When you are attracting customers in a digital world, first impressions are important. Many times with a quick glance at your website and photos, people make a judgment about you… and if your headshot is bad, you look bad. You want to be […]

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EMC Acquires Virtustream for $1.2 Billion

EMC is swimming upstream. In an all-cash deal announced Tuesday, the data-storage company agreed to purchase Virtustream Inc. for $1.2 billion. It’s a move that comes while the company is facing some struggles as more corporations and agencies […]
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Worldwide Smartphone Growth to Slow in 2015: Report

Smartphone growth is expected to slow this year with China being blamed for the bulk of the decline. The growth’s reduction is based on comparing figures from this year to last. In 2014 growth of Smartphones was 27.6 per cent. That number will fall […]
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15 Free Tools That Make Content Creation Easier

Internet content creation is a massive industry, for obvious reasons, and now there are tools out there to help you more easily create that content. The problem is, you have to create and build original content, while maintaining a reasonable level of […]

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