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#MMSocialReport Oct. 6, 2017

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There is no better way to end the first week of October than with a #MMSocialReport! This week Instagram announced a “poll” feature while Snapchat ad revenues begin to decline. In other news, U.S. Lawmakers write a letter to Twitter in regards to preventing users’ racist and violent behavior.

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#MMSocialReport Sept. 29, 2017

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It’s time for the #MMSocialReport, AKA the best part of the week! Big things happened in social media in the last seven days, so you won’t want to miss this one. Twitter may be doubling its character limit and internet is going crazy! In other news, Snapchat rolled out 3D Bitmojis and Instagram is adding masks for Instagram Live. All this and more in our report:

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#MMSocialReport Sept. 22, 2017

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Kick off the fall season with this week’s #MMSocialReport! This week in social media, Twitter introduced a new feature to keep users updated on local and world news and Instagram experimented with a new layout. In other news, YouTube expanded channel subscription services and Snapchat and Pinterest took new steps to improve their advertisement strategies. Read about all this and more in this week’s report!

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From TV to Your Social Media Feed: An Interview with Jenny Johnson

I will say that while social media is going to be ever present in our lives forever, one really important thing to keep in mind [which] is much more important than what you post, is the relationships that you develop with other people and other businesses and other entities.

This was one of the most important pieces of advice Jenny Johnson has to offer regarding her career in social media.

We got to chat with Jenny Johnson — producer, entrepreneur, social media queen, and one of Boston’s favorite TV personalities — about her day to day life and how she got to where she is today. Read about how she grew (and continues to grow) with social media, how it fits into her life and all aspects of her career, and how she manages to balance a busy career with her personal life:

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Hurricane Survivors and Responders Resort to Social Media for Aid

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Over the past decade, Social Media has been slowly replacing newspapers as the general population’s handheld news source.

Over two-thirds of adults in the US receive their news from a social media outlet. Social Media has connected our society by not only providing the opportunity for everyday people to communicate to the general population, but also becoming a platform for emergency responders to contact victims in states of emergency when calling is not an option. Those in a state of emergency can easily communicate and pin their location to emergency first responders and government officials — which we’ve seen with the advent of Facebook Safety Check and other tools.

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