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TWITTER UPDATE

Twitter announced Monday that its users will be able to change a setting on their accounts to allow anyone to send them a private message. The setting to receive direct messages from anyone will be turned off by default, the company said, so users won’t receive messages from strangers unless they decide to change their… read more

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LATEST TRENDS

85% of Millennials lack trust in advertising. Digital media topped the list on how they keep up to date on current events at over 35%; websites ranked highest in the digital media findings. Social media ranked at 22%, according to research from the McCarthy Group.

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FOOD BALANCE

On average, more than 1.7 million food hashtags are posted online each day, but only 37% feature fruits and veggies. But Bolthouse Farms, a division of Campbell Soup, wants to change all that. The company is urging Americans to take over the Internet and post images that celebrate fruits and vegetables. The goal: to set… read more

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SOCIAL MEDIA TRENDS

Instagram is very popular, while Facebook is fading, according to a recent post on Gigaom highlighting a teenager’s use of social media.  While it’s one person’s view, it did shine a light on how younger people use social media.

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SOCIAL MEDIA UPDATE

Facebook remains by far the most popular social media site with 71% of online adults using the platform, a new Pew survey finds. Other platforms like Twitter, Instagram, Pinterest and LinkedIn all saw significant increases over the past year in the proportion of online adults who now use their sites.    

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MILLENIALS PREFERENCES

Media blogger Allen Mutter reports millenials say the only media that matter to them are the social media, where they get current news about their friends, as well as cues to other interesting or relevant content. They put a great deal of trust in recommendations from their friends but are not motivated by loyalty to… read more

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CAMPAIGN 2014

Pew Research says the proportion of Americans who use their cell phones to track political news or campaign coverage has doubled compared with the most recent midterm election: 28% of registered voters have used their cell phone in this way during the 2014 campaign, up from 13% in 2010. Further, the number of Americans who… read more

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SOCIAL MEDIA TURNOFFS

What are the top five reasons that turn off moms to social media? 1) sharing too much info; 2) people posting too much; 3) lack of privacy; 4) too much marketing content; and 5) annoyed by invites. Surprisingly, it’s the younger millennial moms who are most eager to cut the cord, with 60 percent saying… read more

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SOCIAL MEDIA AND NEWS

Pew Research looks at how social media users obtain news online.  30% of the general public gets news via Facebook, 10% from YouTube and 8% from Twitter.

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SOCIAL MEDIA DAY

 AFBF has organized a social media day of action for WOTUS this Friday. It’s a day where every Farm Bureau in America is encouraged to make frequent posts on social media about WOTUS and the Ditch the Rule campaign. This effort is designed to send another strong message to the EPA about our opposition to… read more

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