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6 Fake News Stories That Shocked the World in 2016

  • by: BrandBastion Blog
  • On: 20, Dec 2016
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6 Fake News Stories That Shocked the World in 2016

Last week, Facebook announced some of the first steps they’ll be taking to combat hoaxes and fake news within the Facebook News Feed. These steps included easier reporting, flagging stories as dispute...

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The Marketeer's Out of Office Checklist

The holidays are here and that means everyone is in high gear until it’s time to take that much needed time off. But what needs to be done before leaving the office for vacation?  

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4 Common Scam Attempts on Social Media Uncovered

In today’s world we expect to get everything from social media and with 2.3 billion+ active social media users globally, this is only increasing in convenience and norm. We comfortably rent other peop...

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Two Things Brands Need to Know When Advertising on Instagram

A few weeks ago Instagram announced that there are 500,000 active advertisers on its platform. Furthermore, 1.5 million businesses have converted to a business profile since the launch of Instagram Bu...

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YouTube Launches Heroes Program

YouTube recently rolled out its Heroes Program that offers incentives for users to report videos that violate the site’s guidelines. The scheme also enables users to earn points for taking actions tha...

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7 Examples of Social Media Crisis: What Can We Learn?

No matter how long you’ve been working in social media without issue, the day may arrive when something goes wrong. One of the ways to prepare for a crisis is to know what other brands have done to ov...

Why Should Your Legal Team Be Involved in Your Social Media Marketing Efforts?

While you might not be aware that your legal team should be involved in your social media efforts, it is important for any brand to be implementing their team in this way in order to prevent any poten...

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4 Reasons Why Facebook's Keyword Moderation Blocklist Is Not Keeping You Safe

Back in 2011 Facebook released a Moderation Blocklist, a functionality that allows page administrators to define certain keywords that they want hidden from their page. Within a few seconds of posting...

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TechCrunch Comments Moderation Now Powered by BrandBastion

  We are excited to announce that as of June 1, 2016, TechCrunch has started using BrandBastion to power the comments moderation all across its website. All articles on TechCrunch will now be protecte...

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