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Social Media Managers Leaving Facebook? Goodbye and Good Riddance!

Buying “Likes” & “Fans” is a Waste of Time and Money

As social media managers have learned over the past several months, it’s becoming increasingly difficult to get your content seen by fans who have opted into your Facebook marketing messaging by virtue of “liking” your brand. I can’t tell you how many times I still come across people who were hawking services like buying “Likes” and “Fans”. It’s been happening for a long time now and those chickens are starting to come home to roost for Social Media Managers who used this strategy. Instagram users take note because it’s a problem there too. It’s making it significantly harder for social media managers to reach their audience.
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StartMail: A Secure Alternative to Gmail

This may be the first of many blog postings regarding moving from a Google product. Although I have always been a fan of Google’s “Don’t Be Evil” mantra, especially since I am not a fan of Facebook, the recent news that Google has updated its terms of service to officially state they scan and keep everything will make me move on from any free Google services.

Google’s latest official response regarding their products: “Our automated systems analyze your content (including emails) to provide you personally relevant product features, such as customized search results, tailored advertising, and spam and malware detection. This analysis occurs as the content is sent, received, and when it is stored”. PCMagWorld.com Continue reading