๐Ÿ“Œ European Laws Governing the Internet Just Got Global-
The European Court of Justice has ruled that Facebook could be forced to remove a post globally by any national court in the European Unionโ€™s 28-member bloc if the content was determined to be defamatory or otherwise illegal. Its decision cannot be appealed. Whoa!!!

“The court left to national court systems in each European Union country to decide what cases merit forcing an internet company to take down content in foreign countries. That raised questions about what other laws Facebook and other internet platforms can be forced to comply with by governments in Europe.” – Adam Satariano, writing in the New York Times

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๐Ÿ“Œ Which Social Platform Should You Publish Stories on?-
Not should you use Stories format. It is well accepted that the format provides strong local business marketing options. But which platform you use– Facebook, Instagram, or Snapchat– depends on your product and whom you wish to reach.

“Although research shows that Gen-Z favors Instagram, Facebook Stories could be growing due to Facebook’s massive audience. Right now, Facebook is still the most used social network with more than 1.59 billion daily active users, while Instagram has just over 500 million.” – Pamela Bump

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๐Ÿ“Œ Effective Ways to Find Extra Hours in Work Week-
Never enough time to get everything done for your social media clients in a work week? You are not alone. But that doesn’t mean you can’t make some critical adjustments. We found 8 suggestions.

“Single-tasking is one task at a time, with zero tolerance for distractions. Try the Pomodoro Technique to improve your chances of success when you embrace single-tasking habit. Focus on one task for about 30 minutes, then take a five minute break. Then move on to another task or continue the task you were working on.” – Thomas Oppong, writing in Entrepreneur

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