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Fed up with YouTube ‘crushing conservative voices,’ Dan Bongino acquires part-ownership of video-sharing competitor

Conservative radio host Dan Bongino has acquired an equity stake in the online video-sharing platform Rumble with hopes of competing with YouTube by establishing a platform where free speech is protected. Source: EXCLUSIVE: Fed up with YouTube ‘crushing conservative voices,’ Dan Bongino acquires part-ownership of video-sharing competitor Conservative radio host Dan Bongino has acquired an…Continue readingFed up with YouTube ‘crushing conservative voices,’ Dan Bongino acquires part-ownership of video-sharing competitor

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TikTok, WeChat no longer downloadable starting 9/20.

September 18, 2020 By David Shepardson WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The U.S. Commerce Department plans to issue an order Friday that will bar people in the United States from downloading Chinese-owned messaging app WeChat and video-sharing app TikTok starting on September 20, three officials told Reuters. Source: https://www.oann.com/exclusive-trump-to-block-u-s-downloads-of-tiktok-wechat-on-sunday-officials/ The decoupling from China continues as the two…Continue readingTikTok, WeChat no longer downloadable starting 9/20.

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The Drudge Report takes a Knee

For a long time the Drudge Report was one of my favorite websites. With its alternative reporting on topics such as Politics, Religion and Aliens it was one of the most interesting sites I had come across in a long time. It was even my home button for a while because I visited it so…Continue readingThe Drudge Report takes a Knee

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Digital Soldiers win a Small Battle on Twitter

Did you know that only 6% of those with COVID actually died of COVID? We have a report from @PrayingMedic, from twitter, who not only reports on the twitter informational war but will break down strategy for other accounts (digital soldiers) to follow. His account in conjunction with millions of other smaller accounts are fighting…Continue readingDigital Soldiers win a Small Battle on Twitter

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Why kids are so obsessed with TikTok, according to a social media expert

It’s also become a geopolitical football. Owned by Chinese company ByteDance, TikTok has been banned by India along with 58 other Chinese-owned apps in July in response to escalating border tensions between the two countries. The Trump administration issued an executive order banning TikTok and Chinese-owned messaging platform WeChat from engaging in transactions in the…Continue readingWhy kids are so obsessed with TikTok, according to a social media expert

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Ignore. How Should Marketers Treat TikTok.

TikTok is owned by ByteDance, a $100 billion corporation based in Beijing. ProtonMail last month noted that TikTok harvests a great deal of information about its users, including how long you watch videos, what kinds of videos you like and which videos you share, along with any messages you exchange in the app.Continue readingIgnore. How Should Marketers Treat TikTok.

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Is Twitter in the [Killbox]?

Is the Military working on their own platform to get out the vote that is completely unhackable? Is Trump moving his base to Parler.com? Will Twitter lose it’s 230 protection In essence which exempts online platforms from legal liability for the content their users post?Continue readingIs Twitter in the [Killbox]?

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YouTube Quietly Introduces a Free Video Builder for Businesses

Video Builder is currently available in beta, with interested parties invited to apply for access.
While Video Builder is likely to be a great tool for businesses, individuals stuck at home may also be keen to start their own YouTube channel.Continue readingYouTube Quietly Introduces a Free Video Builder for Businesses

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Social Media Management: The Basics

Social Media is similar but not quite marketing. It is an opportunity for the public to sing the praises about your business. It’s two-way marketing, whereas traditional marketing is one way. Your objective with social media is to keep your community aware of what your business offers and then engage them. Continue readingSocial Media Management: The Basics

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These 22 alternatives will let you live a Facebook-free life in 2020

From WhatsApp to Facebook Events to Instagram Stories, here are the best ways to finally kick your Facebook habit in 2020. Source: These 22 alternatives will let you live a Facebook-free life in 2020 I know, I know. I keep going back to this. I was busy researching ways to De-Google myself and thought this…Continue readingThese 22 alternatives will let you live a Facebook-free life in 2020