Tag Archives: Social media

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YouTube Stars Can Now Win Primetime Emmys

Television Academy expands and redefines many short-form categories

The Television Academy announced it has expanded and redefined many short-form categories for this year’s…

By Janell Hazelwood

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[WATCH NOW] VEDC and JP Morgan Chase & Co. Livestream from Los Angeles

New fund will provide financing for businesses across all industries

New fund will provide financing for businesses across all industries.

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The #FreeChrisChristie Tweets You Need to See

A roundup of this week’s funniest #FreeChrisChristie tweets

Last week, Chris Christie left the country speechless with his endorsement of Donald Trump. Here’s…

By Hailey Wallace

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#SMW Lagos: The Beauty of Tech

The huge potential of social media in the African beauty industry

We’re at the final day of Social Media Week Lagos and the experience, energy and…

By Sirita Wright

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#SMW Lagos 2016: The Music Industry and Women in Tech

Learning from social media, not just putting out information, is key to your success

“I think the most important thing that we work on and encourage people to…

By Sirita Wright

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#SMW Lagos 2016: On Building a Healthy Company Culture

Employees respond to more than just a salary

When we started we knew we couldn’t pay, so we deliberately told ourselves to build…

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[RECAP] #BEWPS Twitter Chat: The Challenges of Being a Professional Woman

Those seeking advice on how to find the silver lining during a career crisis found answers

On Thursday, Feb. 25, the #BEWPS Twitter Chat took place at 2:00 p.m. EDT. Caroline…

By Cristie Leondis

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#SMW Lagos 2016: The Power of Media and Influence

Consistent use of a digital platform can position you as an expert

Day 2 of SMWLagos was all about the power of media and influence. Attendees got…

By Sirita Wright

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#WhichHillary? Twitter Users Voice Concerns with Clinton’s Record

On Thursday #WhichHillary became the top trending hashtag on Twitter after a Black Lives Matter activist was kicked out of predominately white fundraiser

On Thursday morning, Twitter users voiced their displeasure with presidential candidate Hillary Clinton using the…

By Hailey Wallace

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#SMW Lagos 2016: Africans Claiming Their Piece of the Digital Pie

Africans in tech bring their culture and influence to the world

2016 Social Media Week Lagos kicked off with a bang. The energy was high and…

By Sirita Wright

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Viacom and Snapchat Extend Advertising Deal

Media company can advertise on app's behalf

Viacom and Snapchat have reached an extension on a deal that will allow Viacom to…

By Janell Hazelwood

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Social Media Gurus: You Can Now Switch Between Instagram Accounts

Instagram rolls out the ability to switch between 5 user accounts

Instagram announces highly-anticipated feature.

By Samara Lynn

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Social Media Week Returns to Lagos, Nigeria

12 cities participate in global conference

Social Media Week (SMW) Lagos produced by AFRIKA21 and Dragon Africa returns to Lagos, Nigeria,…

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[WATCH] What Everyone Can Learn From Nigeria’s First Female Billionaire

'Africa Leads' hosts Twitter chat with Folorunsho Alakija, a black female billionaire from Nigeria

‘Africa Leads’ hosts Twitter chat with Folorunsho Alakija, Nigeria’s first female billionaire.

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[RECAP] #DrivingInnovation Twitter Chat with Rachel Harsley

Harsley shares her experience and provides tips for other young professionals of color

On Jan. 26, BlackEnterprise.com had a #DrivingInnovation Twitter Chat with female engineer Rachel Harsley at…

By Cristie Leondis

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Ghanaian Artist’s Fusion of African Art and Black American Celebrities Goes Viral

Works fuse traditional prints with pop figures such as Kanye West, Nicki Minaj, and Obama

Sparked by depictions of Kim Kardashian and Kanye West in African garb, Dennis Owusu-Ansah’s artwork…

By Janell Hazelwood

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[WATCH] How Do You Feel About the Word ‘Diversity?’

Black Enterprise employees explore and share their own definition

With #OscarsSoWhite trending so heavily, it left us wondering: How do you feel about the…

By Cristie Leondis

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Global Tech Leaders of the Diaspora: 10 African Innovators to Watch In 2016

These leaders are changing the landscape of the continent and connecting the world

With Africa’s emerging markets and forecasts for economic booms, these tech leaders are expected to…

By Janell Hazelwood

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5 Marketing Ideas for the Budget-Friendly Small Business

Marketing is expensive, but so is a failed business plan

Stretch your marketing ideas further with these simple strategies, guaranteed to help your budget-friendly small…

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Management Shake-Up at Twitter; Top Execs Out

Key management leave Twitter; the social media company's shares fall

Top-level management shakeup at Twitter keeps investors wary.

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