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How to use social media to grow your business

Just to let you know, if you buy something featured here, Mashable might earn an affiliate commission. If you don’t know who Cameron Dallas is, go ahead and Google him. We’ll wait.  Yeah, he’s kind of a big deal these days. The Vine and YouTube star/model has morphed his internet presence into a wildly lucrative[…]

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Obsessively checking social media during a crisis might harm your mental health

Survivors of three recent disasters — the northern California fires, the Las Vegas mass shooting, and Hurricane Maria — used social media and texting as lifelines to connect with loved ones, seek aid, and search for the latest developments.  A new study, however, suggests that people who get updates during a major crisis from unofficial[…]

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If you want to grow your business, start by increasing your social media following

Just to let you know, if you buy something featured here, Mashable might earn an affiliate commission. You’ve seen the job listings: “we’re looking for a social media rockstar…“  Social media is driving huge amounts of revenue for companies across industries, and the job market is reflecting that value. This Social Media Rockstar Bundle is one way[…]

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Scandal prompts FTC to crack down on social media influencers

The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) settled charges against individual social media influencers for the first time Thursday, setting a new precedent: influencers need to unambiguously disclose their connections to brands and companies they are promoting. Thursday’s settlement specifically requires two YouTubers — Trevor “TmarTn” Martin and Thomas “Syndicate” Cassell — to clearly disclose relationships with[…]

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Here’s how to become a social media marketing guru for less than $35

Just to let you know, if you buy something featured here, Mashable might earn an affiliate commission. Internet history was made on May 22, 2005, when YouTube co-founder Steve Chen posted a video of his cat called “Pajamas and Nick Drake.” That 30-second clip was the very first cat video ever uploaded to the video-sharing site, according to The[…]