Author Archives: Regina Cohen

Selling User Data, Why is Anyone Still Surprised?

  Unroll.me has found itself in the hot seat over the last few days after the New York Times reported that Uber has used its data to keep tabs on Lyft, its largest competitor. Unroll.me, which is a free service … Continue reading

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FTC Warns Stars to Stop Sneaking Ads

The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) has set out a warning in the form of a letter to social media stars in an effort to stop the posting of unclear ads on Instagram. The letter, which was sent to 90 celebrities, … Continue reading

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The Network King

Facebook has just unveiled a vision of augmented reality, in which digital objects and effects are overlaid on images of the real world. This is yet another step in undercutting its rivals, such as Snapchat, who’s missing is to become … Continue reading

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Facebook Cracking Down on Fake News in France

Ahead of France’s national election, Facebook is taking a stance and cracking down on fake news. After the U.S election, Facebook admitted it was partly responsible for the spread of fake news which has led both Germany and France to … Continue reading

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The Danger of Online Advertising

YouTube, the largest video platform on the Internet today has become one of the main ingredient in the marketing mix for many brands. YouTube has an ability to reach massive audiences in very targeted ways, many of whom have begun … Continue reading

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Piercing the Bubble of Social Media Perfection

“Not everyone can live in the gym and not everyone will have abs after pregnancy.” I read an article this past weekend about a woman who is attempting to pierce the reality of social media perfection by chronicling her body’s … Continue reading

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Top Social Media Moments of Oscars ’17

E News Taraji P. Henson is all of us when free food appears out of nowhere RETWEETS 2,200 LIKES 3,900 Jay Holz I really just can’t breathe RETWEETS 466 LIKES 761 Jaime Woodham GOSLING: I saved Jazz music RETWEETS 5,968 … Continue reading

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