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    Facebook and Google Begin to Police Fake News

    The 2016 U.S. Presidential election cycle won’t be soon forgotten. It shattered old conventions and introduced a completely new way of running a campaign, including fake news. No doubt some of that content was generated for political purposes. But, for better worse, some fake news was created simply for profit. For social media giants Facebook […]

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    MailChimp Gives Users the Ability to Create Facebook Ad Campaigns

    A company known for more than a decade as a email marketing platform is launching into social media advertising as well.  Email provider Mail Chimp has announced the introduction of Facebook (NASDAQ:FB) Ad Campaigns, which according to the company will help users engage with existing customers and reach out to new ones. The platform for […]

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    Pinterest Introduces Search Ads, Here’s How They Work

    Pinterest recently introduced a Search Ads feature with a dozen new clients who will now join a batch of brands including Target, eBay and Home Depot already testing the new service. “We’re excited to introduce Search Ads on Pinterest: a new way to connect with people searching for your products and services,” said head of […]

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    Finally, Mobile Live Video Streaming Comes to YouTube

    Six years after YouTube featured live-streaming for desktops in 2011, the company finally decided to bring the app to mobile. YouTubers around the world have been waiting for this feature since the company announced it in June of 2016. It is here, but with a caveat. You need more than 10,000 followers to use the […]

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    Highlights from the Apple Worldwide Developers Conference Keynote

    Apple’s Worldwide Developers Conference (WWDC) kicked off with a lengthy keynote on Monday, June 8 in San Francisco. You might not have been able to attend but here are some highlights from the events first day. Apple revealed the newest versions of its OS X and iOS 9 operating systems. Both of these operating systems […]

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    Xero, Shopify and More Make Financial Announcements

    Businesses that need help managing finances online got some welcome news this week. Xero and Wells Fargo unveiled a new financial tool, and Shopify announced that Apple Pay will be available as a payment option later this year. Read on for these headlines and more in this week’s Small Business Trends news and information roundup. […]

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    Apple Takes Ad Blocking “Been Choice” App From Store

    Apple,Takes,Ad,Blocking,“Been,Choice”,App,From,Store Apple has removed an app from its iTunes App store that would have blocked native ads in iOS9. The app, with the odd name Been Choice, also offered rewards to users willing to share data on their preferences with the app. The fate of the Been Choice app, which has only been offered for […]

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    Apple Unveils iOS 10 Update with New 3D Touch Pop Ups, More

    Apple (NASDAQ:AAPL) announced some updates to its mobile operating systems across the board during Apple Worldwide Developers Conference 2016 recently. Those updates included some new features and a more open policy for app developers, which will hopefully bring more innovative solutions in the future. Since the mobile division is the bread and butter of the […]

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    Amazon Pumping Nearly $1.5 Billion Into US Air Freight Hub

    Online retail colossus Amazon on Tuesday said it will strengthen its distribution muscle, and create US jobs, by building its first air freight hub, an investment of nearly $1.5 billion. A hub for the company’s growing fleet of Prime Air cargo planes will be built at an airport in northern Kentucky, adding more than 2,000 […]