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Social Media 201

Social Media 201Starting October 13, Social Media 201 picks up where Social Media 101 left off, to provide you with hands-on instruction for gaining likes, followers, retweets, favorites, pins, and engagement. Social media experts will teach you how to make social media marketing work for your bottom line and achieving your business goals. Register now!

‘What’s Your Excuse?’: When A Well-Intentioned Facebook Post Goes Bad

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One of the dangers of posting on Facebook and other social media sites is that posts can be taken the wrong way, which is exactly what seems to have happened to Maria Kang, a 32-year-old mother of three and fitness competitor. Kang posted a photo of herself in a workout bra and shorts, with her three kids, showing off her toned body, with the caption, “What’s your excuse?” However, rather than seeing it as motivational, many Facebook users lashed out at Kang.

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9 Year-Old Gets Sex Education From Facebook

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Sexy Facebook Ad IconWhile she shouldn’t have been on Facebook in the first place, a 9 year-old was exposed to a sexually suggestive ad last night while navigating the site. It brings up a number of questions surrounding parenting as well as the advertisements allowed to pass through Facebook’s ad approval department. According to Hugh Briss, he was alerted by his daughter who asked “What is that man doing to that lady and why are they naked, Daddy?”
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