Social Media

With $500K in financing, The Perspective wants to unite a divided media world

How did a former comedy writer and marketing executive wind up tackling the thorny problem of our politically fragmented modern society? For Daniel Ravner, the 41-year-old founder of The Perspective, the answer was in the last election. The concept is relatively simple basically create a media and opinion site that […]

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SelfScore grants access to credit for students without Social Security numbers

SelfScore will provide access to credit to international students without social security numbers.Image: Shutterstock SelfScore launched its first product last summer with relatively little fanfare: a credit card for international students. On Tuesday, it launched a new card with a much higher spending limit in a very different political climate. […]

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Facebooks CrowdTangle lets publishers compare performance on social apps

Heavy with fake news guilt, Facebook is rolling out new social channel benchmarking for publishers in the CrowdTangle tool it acquired and made free last year. CrowdTangle Intelligence lets news outlets compare their different accounts performance on up to five social accounts within any one social app, including Facebook, Instagram, […]

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