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Smuggling People with Social Media


eCoyotes: The Central American people smugglers who ‘Like’ Facebook ‘When Alan Villeda began smuggling people from Honduras to the United States in 1998, he could only communicate with customers via patchy phone calls. These days, he is a word-of-mouth success … Continue reading

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The Tweet is Mightier than the Sword


The sophisticated social-media strategy of ISIS The advance of an army used to be marked by war drums. Now it’s marked by volleys of tweets. ‘The Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS), the Sunni militant group that seized Iraq’s … Continue reading

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Social Media Intrudes Into Prenups


New Prenup Trend: a Social Media Clause More couples are drawing up contracts dictating online behavior ‘Couples Are Signing ‘Social Media Prenups’ To Prevent Spouses From Posting Unflattering Photos Of Each Other Couples are signing “social media prenups” before they … Continue reading

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Surprising Social Media Traffic Stats


Social Media Active Users by Network [INFOGRAPH] Believe it or not, Google+ is ahead of Twitter and in third place ‘Are any of these numbers accurate? Nope. They’re changing by the second, literally, and of course there are always questions … Continue reading

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The Real Dark Side of Amazon Publishing?


 ‘My Amazon bestseller made me nothing.’ Patrick Wensink claims. ‘My novel shot to the top of the site’s bestseller list last summer. You won’t believe how little I got paid.’ ‘This past summer, my novel, “Broken Piano for President,” shot … Continue reading

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