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📌 Friended Is New Social Network-
Far from Facebook, this platform moves your initial “is anyone out there like me” feeler directly to a personal conversation. No lurkers or haters. And no ads.

“The idea is to give people a chance to share how they really feel in a vulnerable, one-to-one setting. In playing around with the app, I had conversations with people about how to make friends in NYC and why it sometimes feel like others don’t care about us as much as we care about them.” – Jordan Crook, writing for TechCrunch

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SLICE is a M-F news digest targeted to assist Social Media Managers, Virtual Assistants, and Small Business Owners make sense of all the day to day social media news. Bypass the fluff. Focus on the good stuff.


SLICE SPECIAL OF THE DAY

📌 20 Reasons Facebook Ads Fail And Improvement Insights-
Social media expert Jon Loomer takes a deep dive into not only why your FB ads are under performing, but a number of fixes and alternative approaches.

“Something that frustrates many advertisers, particularly new ones, is that there isn’t a one-size-fits-all approach to Facebook advertising. You may hear some marketers talk about a “guaranteed template” but it simply doesn’t exist.” – Jon Loomer

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📌 Don’t Reboot Computer After Ransomware Infection-
That’s the word now from experts. Rebooting in safe mode may have been ok for removing older screenlocker types of ransomware, but not recommended when dealing with modern ransomware versions that encrypt files.

“Instead, experts recommend that victims hibernate the computer, disconnect it from their network, and reach out to a professional IT support firm. Powering down the computer is also an alternative, but hibernating it is better because it saves a copy of the memory, where some shoddy ransomware strains may sometimes leaves copies of their encryption keys.” – Catalin Cimpanu, writing for CDNet

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