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How to Access Gifted Education Services for Your Child

Persistent advocacy is key

About 10% of the student population is gifted, yet black students are underrepresented in gifted…

By Robin White Goode

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The 5 Internet Companies That Get Most of Our Money

These publicly traded companies get 70% of our online dollars

Only publicly-traded companies were factored in. Also, companies that make revenue from Internet activities, but…

By Samara Lynn

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BE Bytes – October 25-30, 2015

A wrap-up of the most buzzed-about and relevant tech news of the week

A week-end’s look at what’s trending in tech.

By Samara Lynn

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Facebook Employees Experience Internet Speeds Found Across Africa

Tech giant creates Internet connection empathy amongst employees with third world connection speeds

Facebook is holding “2G Tuesdays,” when its corporate network is deliberately slowed to the speeds…

By Samara Lynn

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Facebook App Sapping iPhone Batteries? Here’s What to Do

The Facebook iOS app is taxing iPhone batteries. Update now.

Do you feel as though your iPhone is burning though its battery life when you…

By Samara Lynn

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Facebook Launches TechPrep to Improve Diversity in Tech

Site aims to push for more diversity in Silicon Valley

TechPrep shows parents and students what programming is, why it’s important, and what sort of…

By Samara Lynn

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Zuckerberg Posts about Racial Injustice in Prison System

Mark Zuckerberg posts his thoughts on the U.S prison system

Facebook founder, Mark Zuckerberg, posts his views on the issues with the U.S. prison system.

By Samara Lynn

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NBA Digital Hosts First Live Sports Simulcast on Facebook

'Real Training Camp' with the Cleveland Cavaliers will be the first livestream

In addition to being live on Facebook, the first-ever sports simulcast, titled NBA Real Training…

By Mia N. Hall

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Black Voices Matter on Social Media, and Corporate America is Listening

How the Black Social Media Movement is changing socioeconomics

“Black Twitter consistently drives global trending topics and cultural conversations. As blacks become an…

By Stacey Tisdale

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Danny Glover, Issa Rae, and Patrice Cullors in Martha’s Vineyard to Discuss African Americans and Media

'Changing the Script: Media, Culture, And Black Lives' panel explores depictions of blackness

‘Changing the Script: Media, Culture, And Black Lives’ panel explores depictions of blackness.

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Lack of Diversity in Tech Takes Center Stage This Summer

Black tech leaders take Silicon Valley companies to task for homogenous hiring

Black tech leaders take Silicon Valley companies to task for homogenous hiring.

By Marcia Wade Talbert

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3 Things Brands Need to Do Right Now or Risk Losing Leverage on Facebook

Updated news feed algorithm lets users control "What to See First”

Facebook’s updated news feed algorithm presents new branding opportunities.

By Marcia Wade Talbert

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Entrepreneurs and ‘Black Lives Matter’

Tips for joining the conversation via your social media platform

Being an entrepreneur is a very tenuous business. We are disruptors of sorts. However, as…

By Ella Rucker

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Facebook Taps Nunu Ntshingila to Head its First Office in Africa

The Morgan State University alum will help the company expand its global users

Facebook taps advertising veteran Nunu Ntshingila to head operations in its new Africa office.

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6 Facebook Pages For Veterans and Their Families

Connect with military organizations via social media

Use Facebook to connect with military organizations and families in the US Military.

By Kandia Johnson

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[STUDY] Twitter Used More Than Facebook by Top Global CEOs

None of the top 50 CEOs had searchable Facebook accounts compared to 10% who had a presence on Twitter

In a study conducted by PR firm Weber Shandwick of the top 50 companies found…

By Joel Lyons

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[STUDY] More than Half of all Organizations Check Facebook for Background Checks

Survey says Facebook is the most commonly used social media site for employee screenings

New results from Sterling Backcheck shows that more than half of organizations use Facebook for…

By Courtney Connley

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Facebook Increases Pay and Benefits for Low-Wage Workers

Sandberg says the move is the right thing to do for the business and community

Facebook’s Sheryl Sandberg announces company plan to improve pay and benefits for low-wage workers.

By Courtney Connley

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Kris Sanchez’s Random Success with UberFacts

UberFacts has grown from a Twitter hobby to a $500,000-plus-a-year business

When Kris Sanchez signed up for Twitter in late 2009, he wouldn’t have predicted it…

By Joel Lyons

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Activist Urges Use of Live Video Streaming Apps in Social Justice Movements

Apps such as Meerkat and Periscope take at-home viewers to the center of protests

One of social media’s latest technological advances should actively be used for social justice causes,…

By Joel Lyons

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