Category: Social Media

How a Small Business Needs to Handle Social Media

Social media can make your business or sink it. Bad reviews on Yelp (NYSE:YELP) can make people think twice about visiting, and not having a Facebook (NASDAQ:FB) or Twitter (NYSE:TWTR) account may keep customers from visiting in the first place. Gone are the days when a company could buy an ad in the Yellow Pages and sit back for the rest of the year. Social

Social media firms need to appear before Indian Parliament, says Ravi Shankar Prasad

Ravi Shankar Prasad (File/IE) Electronics and IT minister Ravi Shankar Prasad said on Monday social media companies should appear before the Parliament if they are called, and any reluctance on their part will not be appreciated. The minister reiterated that no interference from foreign entities in elections will be tolerated. “The social media companies willingly

MPs call for tax on social media companies

A group of MPs is calling for a tax on social media companies’ profits, saying the firms are operating in “an online wild west”. Its report, which follows a year-long inquiry into the health impact of social media, says the industry should do more to protect children and young people online. The government is due