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If you plan to succeed online and grow your business through online channels, you’re going to need development help. Whether you need a complex custom ecommerce website built from scratch, a simple themed WordPress site setup, or individual fixes, plug-ins, site maintenance, or coding assistance, Thrive’s experienced technical staff has you covered! We will work directly with your in-house technical team, collaborate with your current development contractors, or take on all development needs ourselves. Every situation is different. Thrive will work to make yours a success! Web Development.

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Publishers Turn To Ads, Search Following Facebook’s News Feed Change

It looks like there will be plenty of media companies that will be quite affected by Facebook's recent News Feed algorithm change, which is expected to throttle the traffic the social network sends to publishers' sites.  The CEO of Topix, one of those media companies, Chris Tolles, should be freaking out right about now.  In December [...]

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Social Networks To Face Huge Fines In Germany For Not Removing ‘Illegal Content’ In 24 Hours

As of January 1, Germany began to enforce its anti-hate speech and illegal content law (“NetzDG”), which was originally passed in mid-2017.  This law targets publishers and social media sites, such as Facebook, Twitter, Reddit and YouTube, that have more than 2 million members or users. The law, translated as the Network Enforcement Act requires "obviously illegal" material to be [...]

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How Snapchat Can Win Back The Influencers It Has Lost To Instagram

All those years that Snapchat has been neglecting influencers has really come around to bite them on the behind.  At one time, those influencers offered an opportunity for Snapchat to grow its audiences and even steal attention from other platforms, such as Instagram.  But unfortunately, Snapchat failed to capitalize on the opportunity, and Instagram swooped [...]

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Facebook Will No Longer Flag Fake News Link With ‘Disputed’ Label

Facebook has tried, and they seem to be failing. The social network has been making an effort to combat fake news, and simply, it isn’t working. So the company is trying a different tact. About a year ago, Facebook made an announcement that would allow people to flag fake news articles so that third-party fact checkers could evaluate [...]

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European Press Agencies Push For Licensing Fees For Their Content From Google, Facebook

Google has had their fair share of quarrels with European news publishers and governments in Germany and Spain, both of whom have tried getting the company to pay copyright fees for the indexing of news content.  Google has largely prevailed in these instances.  However, publishers haven't been deterred from continuing to make the case that US internet [...]

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What You Need To Know About Facebook’s New Ad Transparency

A foundation of Facebook advertising is the ability to segment your audience to serve relevant, tailored creative to different users. The ad that is served to one person could be very different to another, specifically because you want to communicate with them in different ways.  If there was one ad that went to a 25 [...]

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