Craigslist's Craig Newmark: 'Outrage is profitable. Most online outrage is faked for profit'

The founder of the online classifieds site is a survivor from the era of internet optimism. He has given significant sums to protect the future of news – and rejects the idea his website helped cause journalism’s financial crisis

Facebook Faces Bipartisan Resistance to Cryptocurrency Plans

[Welcome to Washington, FB] U.S. officials ranging from Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin, a Republican, to Rep. Maxine Waters, the Democratic chairwoman of a powerful House committee, came out swinging against Facebook’s Libra project.

Google Can't Quit Trying to Make New Social Networks

Google has never made a successful social network, but you have to give the company some credit for never giving up. After the shutdown of platforms like Orkut, Google Buzz, and Google+ (and the shuttering of messaging services like Allo and Google Wave) it appears that Google is testing out yet another social network, this one called Shoelace. 

Blockchain Chamber of Commerce launches social media platform on the Stellar blockchain

[This is a Big Deal -- and significant for the Blockchain Industry] Brainsy client, the Blockchain Chamber of Commerce (BCC), launched the Blockchain ECOsystem (ECO), a private social media and rewards platform on the Stellar Blockchain.

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Members of Forbes Agency Council share tips to help business leaders and professionals get started on producing thought leadership content.

A New Era of Google Search: What It Means for SEO

The future of SEO looks like it will have less search in it. Here are some of the fundamental changes in Google search and how SEOs should adapt.

Wikipedia founder calls for social media strike

The two-day boycott would mean people not post anything to social media apart from strike notices.

Blockchain Chamber of Commerce Launches Social Media Platform on the Stellar Blockchain

{Decentralized Social Media is here!} Online knowledge sharing and collaborative platform aims to help educate consumers and professionals across the globe on the power of blockchain technologies

Facebook’s Libra Crypto Code Draws Critiques and Clones

Would-be coders and eager trolls are digging into the early code for Facebook's Libra cryptocurrency.

How to Grow Your Business With Consistent Thought Leadership

Learn how to grow your business with thought leadership marketing. Read on for tips about why it's more important than ever.

Why we need to rethink how we measure SEO

Do not rely too heavily on traditional metrics like domain authority

Top 10 Blockchain Social Media Platforms for Content Creators, Rated and Reviewed for 2019

Discover the leading blockchain social media platforms for content creators and learn how you can potentially benefit from the growth in decentralized social media as a blockchain investor.

Facebook's Libra Coin Frightening, Chris Hughes, Company Co-Founder Says

Facebook co-founder Chris Hughes, who initiated the call to break up the social networking giant, has termed the new digital currency Libra "frightening”.

How Much Should Associations Care About Blockchain?

Long the subject of breathless hype, blockchain technology has started to find its way into real-world use cases. A recent whitepaper highlights where associations and their members might come into play.

Brainsy launches a new platform to bring reward incentives to curated online communities - DC

A Brainsy powered community deploying the new Engagement Dividend Reward Toolset, called Brainsy E.T. will reward users for their engagement, activities and tasks completed.


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Buoyant Capital

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