January 2020

LinkedIn Rolls Out Specialized Interview Preparation Tools

By |2020-01-24T17:35:24-05:00January 24th, 2020|Social Pro Daily|

LinkedIn Rolls Out Specialized Interview Preparation Tools

LinkedIn unveiled a suite of interview preparation tools last June, aimed at preparing applicants for the most commonly asked questions and aiding them in practicing their responses. The professional network added to its offerings on that front Friday, rolling out new tools designed specifically for the sales and finance industries. LinkedIn said the new tools…

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PGA Tour Tees Up More Highlights on Facebook Watch

By |2020-01-22T18:25:39-05:00January 22nd, 2020|Social Pro Daily|

PGA Tour Tees Up More Highlights on Facebook Watch

Facebook Watch will once again be a video stop on the PGA Tour. The professional golfers’ association said it will distribute daily highlight packages worldwide on the social network’s long-form video destination for over 30 events, starting with the Farmers Insurance Open from Torrey Pines Golf Course in San Diego, which begins Thursday. The Players…

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Bioluminescence Lit Up Facebook Conversation in December 2019

By |2020-01-22T07:00:57-05:00January 22nd, 2020|Social Pro Daily|

Bioluminescence Lit Up Facebook Conversation in December 2019

Facebook IQ’s list of Topics to Watch for December 2019 had a certain glow to it. The social network’s research arm said conversation about bioluminescence and associated topics animals, bacteria, camouflage, chemical reaction, Florida ocean, plankton, predation, Puerto Rico and Vieques (Puerto Rico) was up 9.3 times compared with December 2018 and 3.5 times versus…

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Vodafone Leaves Facebook-Spearheaded Libra Association Cryptocurrency Initiative

By |2020-01-21T22:15:05-05:00January 21st, 2020|Blockchain, Social Pro Daily|

Vodafone Leaves Facebook-Spearheaded Libra Association Cryptocurrency Initiative

Vodafone became the latest company to bow out of the Libra Association, the cryptocurrency initiative being spearheaded by Facebook. A spokesperson for Vodafone told Nikhilesh De of CoinDesk that the company will focus on its M-Pesa digital payment service and expanding it beyond the six nations in Africa where it currently operates, adding, “We have…

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Twitter Saw 6.1 Billion K-Pop-Related Tweets in 2019

By |2020-01-21T15:55:41-05:00January 21st, 2020|Social Pro Daily|

Twitter Saw 6.1 Billion K-Pop-Related Tweets in 2019

K-pop accounted for a healthy chunk of Twitter’s soundtrack for 2019, as the social network said there were 6.1 billion related tweets during the year, up 15% from the 2018 total. Twitter head of global K-pop partnerships YeonJeong Kim said in a blog post, “While K-pop gained popularity in South Korea 25 years ago, it…

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6-Time Formula One World Champion Lewis Hamilton Helps Vodafone UK Plug 5G

By |2020-01-17T16:30:05-05:00January 17th, 2020|Social Pro Daily|

6-Time Formula One World Champion Lewis Hamilton Helps Vodafone UK Plug 5G

What better way to demonstrate the speed of 5G than with one of the fastest drivers in Formula One history? Six-time Formula One world champion Lewis Hamilton, the newest 5G ambassador for mobile carrier Vodafone UK, is featured in two films as part of the company’s #5Gamechanger campaign, developed by global creative agency We Are…

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Curate & Co. Raises a Glass to Its New AR Instagram Quiz Filter

By |2020-01-16T18:55:48-05:00January 16th, 2020|Social Pro Daily|

Curate & Co. Raises a Glass to Its New AR Instagram Quiz Filter

The BuzzFeed-style Instagram quiz trend made its way to the vineyard courtesy of Curate & Co., a public relations and social media agency that specializes exclusively in the food and beverage industry. Curate & Co. debuted its Which Grape Varietal Are You? augmented reality Instagram filter earlier this week, and it said the filter tallied…

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YouTube Begins Rollout of Profile Cards

By |2020-01-16T18:10:44-05:00January 16th, 2020|Social Pro Daily|

YouTube Begins Rollout of Profile Cards

YouTube began rolling out profile cards, which display viewers’ public information and history of comments on a channel, on Android. The Google-owned video site began testing the feature last September. YouTube said profile cards show every comment the user has left on a specific channel over the past 12 months, giving creators a way to…

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Tech Roles Are the Top 7 on Glassdoor’s 50 Best Jobs in America for 2020 List

By |2020-01-14T23:59:04-05:00January 14th, 2020|Social Pro Daily|

Tech Roles Are the Top 7 on Glassdoor’s 50 Best Jobs in America for 2020 List

Tech positions dominated job and recruiting site Glassdoor’s list of the 50 Best Jobs in America for 2020. The top seven on this year’s list were tech jobs: front-end engineer (No. 1), Java developer (2), data scientist (3), product manager (4), development operations engineer (5), data engineer (6) and software engineer (7). Glassdoor said tech…

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Instagram Makes Long-Lived Access Tokens Available for the Instagram Basic Display API

By |2020-01-14T19:00:18-05:00January 14th, 2020|Social Pro Daily|

Instagram Makes Long-Lived Access Tokens Available for the Instagram Basic Display API

One hour is nice, but 60 days is better. Instagram said Tuesday that long-lived access tokens are now available for the Instagram Basic Display API (application-programming interface). Software engineer Muyuan Liu said in a blog post that when the Instagram Basic Display API debuted last October, user access tokens were only valid for one hour,…

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