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Is Selling Allowed on Social Media?

There has always been a thin line between marketing and spamming, between being social and social selling. That line has been getting broader in the last couple of years for a few reasons, most notably because businesses and marketing companies are simply getting better at using social media the right way.

Selling and marketing are allowed on social media. In fact, businesses that try to hard to “be social” without applying appropriate business-relevant messages to the mix are missing the…

Don’t get too excited if you come across Zedd’s profile on Tinder

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Tinder users who stumble upon a potential match resembling Zedd should know there’s a reason for that — and it’s not because he’s looking for love.

The popular dating app is getting into music sales

Tinder signed a deal with the electronic music artist, who is currently hanging on at No. 72 on Billboard’s Top 100 with “I Want You To Know.” If you’re lucky across to come across Zedd’s (fake) profile, you’ll see the following:

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Teen model with Down syndrome is the true meaning of beautiful

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Maddy Stuart is no regular teen — she wants to change the world’s view of people with Down syndrome, one pose at a time.

The 18-year-old Australian aspiring model is using the platform of social media to spread her message. With 322,000 Facebook fans under her belt, Stuart writes on the page: “Modelling will help change societies view of people with Down Syndrome, exposure will help to create acceptance in life. [sic]“

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Osama bin Laden penned this letter to America while in hiding

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A trove of letters and documents uncovered during the 2011 raid on the northern Pakistan compound where Osama bin Laden was hiding were released by the Office of the Director of National Intelligence on Wednesday, providing a snapshot of the terror leader’s life on the run.

Among the collection was a letter the al Qaeda leader wrote to the American public.

The undated letter, titled “From Osama Bin Muhammad bin Ladin to the American…

Watch a sweet Paul Walker tribute from the Billboard Music Awards

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The song “See You Again” from the Furious 7 soundtrack has topped the Billboard charts for weeks now, so it’s only fitting that Wiz Khalifa and Charlie Puth, featuring violinist Lindsey Stirling, performed the sweet song during Sunday’s Billboard Music Awards

The performance acted as a touching tribute for the late Paul Walker, with the final scenes from Furious 7 flashing across the scene as they sang

Apple CEO Tim Cook joins Weibo, China’s answer to Twitter

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Apple CEO Tim Cook has repeatedly emphasized the company’s focus on China as a new source of growth

He doubled down on that sentiment recently — by joining Weibo, a micro-blogging service that is similar in many ways to Twitter

The verified account displayed a message from Cook on Monday that read, in English and Chinese, “Hello China! Happy to be back in Beijing, announcing innovative new environmental programs.”

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Taylor Swift pens sweet note to grieving fan: ‘You’ve lived through my worst fear’

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Taylor Swift is the guardian angel of Tumblr

The pop star used Tumblr to respond to a fan’s post from Mother’s Day. The fan, Kaileen, under the Tumblr username “areweintheclearyets,” wrote to Swift explaining that her mother passed away last January and left her feeling “empty.” She then described how Taylor helped her get through the hard moments

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Taylor penned back a sweet message, consoling Kaileen and…

Send us your UK election confessions on WhatsApp

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LONDON — We’re not asking you how you voted, but we do want to hear from you about the UK general election.

Did you take your dog/ferret/horse to the polling station? Are you planning an election all-nighter? Will you be watching Dimbleby or Paxman? Are you an expat or just an elections nerd watching from outside the UK?

Let us know on WhatsApp and we’ll include some of the messages you send in our election coverage.

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Musician to fans on Facebook: Delete our music if you support the death penalty

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Australian electronic music act The Presets caused a stir on Facebook — telling fans that if they support the executions of Australians in Bali, The Presets don’t want them as fans.

One half of the popular duo, Kim Moyes, went on a Facebook rant at the weekend; so far as we know, his musical partner Julian Hamilton was involved in the posts

It started off innocently enough, with a message of support for Andrew Chan and…