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The future of Google search looks a lot like social media

For all its behind-the-scenes innovation, Google Search has looked more or less the same for the last 20 years: You type some words in a search box and get back a list of links.  The company's added lots of bells and whistles over the years,
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Kelly Marie Tran opens up about social media absence in powerful NY Times essay

Star Wars: The Last Jedi's Kelly Marie Tran has spoken out publicly for the first time since she disappeared from social media in June. Many blamed Tran's exit from Instagram on internet trolls who had showered her with hateful messages following
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The Top 10 Reasons Why Social Media Background Checks Are a Dumb Idea

The latest addition to the modern recruiting process, social media background checks, may be the dumbest element. Unlike most background checks, they don’t verify positive job-related information. Instead, they are used almost exclusively to
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Football club sends letter of support to fan who wrote about depression on social media

A man who posted about living with depression has received a touching letter from the CEO of the football club he supports. Chris Ryder posted a photo of the letter sent to him by Gauthier Ganaye, chief executive of Barnsley Football Club in South
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How the dominoes in Alex Jones' social media empire all fell at once

Life comes at you fast. Over the course of just 24 hours, tech companies have pulled InfoWars head honcho Alex Jones' biggest digital soapboxes out from under him. This near-simultaneous action occurred quickly and in tandem — and only after
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Ugh, of course 'Snapchat dysmorphia' is a thing in plastic surgery now

Social media filters gave teenagers versions of themselves with flawless skin and big baby blues. What could go wrong? Doctors have been worrying about the impact that social media has on self-image for a while. But now the term "snapchat dysmorphia
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Print and share your social media pictures with this HP Pocket Printer that's $40 off for Prime Day

Sure, it's nice having all of your special moments documented via social media. But what about when you want a physical copy to keep in your room or share with friends? Home desktop printers are bulky and inconvenient (not to mention entirely non-
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Sourcing Through Social Media Communities – How to Bridge the Gap Between Remote Recruiting and the Locality of Your Markets – Part 2

Previously I detailed the justification for adding Facebook as a sourcing method for passive candidates in local markets.  The sheer volume of users and the percentage of time most of them spend using the Facebook provides an abundance of
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Sourcing Through Social Media Communities – How to Bridge the Gap Between Remote Recruiting and the Locality of Your Markets – Part 1

Telecommuting has become incredibly common in the workplace in the last decade, and trends indicate that the number of remote workers will continue to grow. For the talent acquisition profession, this means that sourcing specialists will often not
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The best memes of 2018 so far

If you feel like you see bad news every time you log onto social media, you're not alone. Going on Twitter can be an overwhelming experience, with constant arguments, drama, and snitch tagging. Memes are the only thing holding the internet together

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