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Social Media Saturday: New Instagram Tools, Facebook Approves Dogecoin Tipping, and CIA Joins Twitter

This week in social media, Facebook approved a dogecoin tipping app, social media prenups are a thing now, Instagram updated its app with new tools, Pinterest and Twitter keep upping the advertising, and CIA joined Twitter and Facebook for some reason. It's time for Social Media Saturday!
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Social Media in Latin America: Argentina, Brazil, Mexico Helping Region Compete Against Asia-Pacific's Twitter User Growth

Social media across Latin America has been projected to reach hundreds of millions of people, and Twitter is reportedly a cause for the spike.

The Evolution of Motherhood: Millennial Mothers Using Social Media, Smartphone Apps & Tech to Ease Parenting

Motherhood is evolving with the times; millennial mothers — broadly defined as those born between 1980 and 1994 — are discovering tips and tactics for mothering using social media, smartphones, and any device with easy Internet access.
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Latin Celebrities Social Media Wrap-Up: Eiza González Wears Acid Wash, Maite Perroni's Inspirational Message, Sebastian Rulli's Throwback

Here's what your favorite celebrities were up to this week.
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The ‘Cake Boss’ of Milwaukee: How a Latina Mom Became a World-Class Fondant Sculptor and Entrepreneur

Five years ago, Natalia Roman of Wisconsin discovered that her artistic talent could transition into world-class baking skills. With the encouragement of her friends and family, she got the push she needed to start her own business and become known as the "Cake Boss of Milwaukee."
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SMWF 2014: Future of Social Intelligence: Missed Opportunities Available as Technology, Computing Power Grows

Brandwatch global Chief Marketing Officer Will McInnes wants you to think how much the world has changed in the last 10-20 years. From business, education, globalization, politics and the rise of the BRIC (Brazil, Russia, India and China) countries, McInnes said, “It’s astonishing.”
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SMWF 2014: Adobe, Intel, State Street Social Media Execs Talk Brand Reputation by Empowering Employees

Social media can be a powerful if used correctly, and employers could utilize the platform to motivate their employees and establish a better brand status.
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SMWF 2014: MasterCard 'Priceless Surprises' Campaign 'Successful' Using 'Storytelling, Emotion, Surprises'

MasterCard's "Priceless Surprises" campaign launched in January, and the campaign has proven successful for the credit card company in terms of social media presence and against rivals.
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SMWF 2014: AT&T Lead Social Media Strategist Erik Larson Talks Telecommunication's Social Media Role, Usage

The Social Media Forum (SMWF) returned to New York City, and hosted a breakout session featuring mobile carrier AT&T's lead social media senior strategist discussing the company's online undertakings.
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Twitter in Latin America: Region's Growth to Decline as Asia-Pacific's User Share Increases Through 2018

Internet usage has been projected to rise in Latin America, but it might not equate to social media users in the region.
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Social Media Saturday: Facebook Starts Listening and Reminds Us of Privacy, While Twitter Is Dying on Wall Street

This week in social media, Facebook added a Shazam-like feature that can automatically tag music, TV or movies in status updates, just by listening in to your life. Speaking of listening in, Facebook also changed some of its privacy settings for the better with a reminder for users what privacy level their status updates are set to. Also, Twitter's having a bad week on Wall Street (again) while both it and rival Instagram are meeting resistance abroad.
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Latin Celebrities Social Media Wrap-Up: Angelique Boyer and Nature, Jennifer Lopez's New Man, Eiza Gonzalez & More

Celebrities did plenty of things this week. Here are the highlights.
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Facebook Changes Privacy Settings, Adds Tool to Limit Audiences; Blue Dinosuar Will Remind Users Who Is Seeing Their Posts

The company wants its users to be privacy conscious
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Ebuzzing Video Advertising Expands in Latin America; 'Unprecedented Demand' Launches Mexico Office, US Technology

A video advertisement agency that reaches its audience with social media has expanded their footprint in Latin America with a new office in Mexico.
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Tap That App Tuesday: Swarm Takes 'Work' Out of Location-based Social Networking

Swarm from Foursquare was recently released as part of the company's strategy to separate its location-based check-in functions from the main Foursquare app, which will take on a more focused Yelp-like dimension when it's released later this summer. But Swarm is much more than just a way for Foursquare to "unbundle."
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Social Media Saturday: Pinterest, a Serious Competitor; Foursquare Releases Swarm; Yahoo Buys Its Own Snapchat Clone

This week in social media, Pinterest emerged as a serious competitor in the social media industry. Meanwhile, Foursquare rolled out its new Swarm app, Yahoo bought a Snapchat clone called Blink, Snapchat itself was named one of the worst companies for data privacy, Twitter almost got banned in Russia, and Facebook tested a new location-based notification system that's a bit like Foursquare, with a little Google Now thrown in. It's time for Social Media Saturday!
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