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10 Instagram Accounts That Could Change Your Music Career [Kosha Dillz]






In this article rapper Kosha Dillz shares ten different Instagram accounts which, although they may in many cases be unconventional, are nonetheless a source of great source of creative inspiration for the rapper from day to day. ____________________________ Guest post by indie rapper Kosha Dillz Kosha Dillz I look to… Continue Reading Continue Reading






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HBO knows what you’re thinking while watching ‘Game of Thrones’ thanks to this company






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People went “crazy” over the season seven premiere of HBO’s Game of Thrones. 

Or so they say.

Crazy” accounted for 8.9 percent of all emotional reactions (ERs) during the first episode, and “crazy” ERs spiked during singer Ed Sheeran’s cameo, driving 4.8 percent of all ERs.

What are ERs, and why does any of this matter? Well, if you were the producer of Game of Thrones, you looked at this data to evaluate how the show resonated and determined what to promote across social media over the following days.

The power of emotions, as a way to better connect with audiences and create fans, is the big bet of Canvs, a New York-based tech company that works with 90 percent of the TV networks in America—including HBO. Read more…

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Are dating apps the new social networks?






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Are dating apps even for love anymore, or are we just messing around on them the same way we do on Snapchat and Instagram? 

The answer is complicated — just like the relationships that often spring from these apps. 

There are still plenty of people out there in search of the perfect match, but the dating app Hater, which matches people based on the things they mutually dislike, has discovered an interesting trend among its users.

Brendan Alper, the app’s founder and CEO, told Mashable he’d recently noticed that a lot of them just don’t seem to care where their potential matches are located — because they have no intention of ever meeting them IRL.  Read more…

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Facebook Adds Groups For Pages: A Free And Easy To Use Fan Community Builder






Facebook has launched a long overdue Groups feature for Pages. Previously, only individual users could create Groups. The new features can easily be used by artists to create a fan club or fan community to encourage more artist to fan and fan to fan interactions. “We’re making Groups for Pages… Continue Reading Continue Reading






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We all have the potential to be newsmakers, so tweet accordingly






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This past weekend on a beautiful Saturday morning, I sat on my couch for the better part of an hour I had planned to spend outside enjoying the sunshine glued to my phone, sniggering by myself.   

I had fallen into a particularly entertaining Twitter thread, and I had no intentions of crawling out. I was enjoying myself too damn much — and from the seemingly endless number of replies that were piling up, I wasn’t the only one.     

It all started with a simple request from political and comedy writer Maura Quint: Tell me about the worst date you’ve ever had in 140 characters or less.

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