Wired and hired

By Tariq Engineer and Anjana How do ordinary folks become superstars overnight on social media? What are the rules of becoming a credible ‘celebrity’ online? Mirror enters the very intricate world of social media influencers. When Karan Talwar, the man behind Bollywood Gandu, first started tweeting about six years ago, he did it on a…

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Key Apple executive who lead health technology initiatives has suddenly left the company: sources

Yoky Matsuoka, who joined Apple Inc. in May as an executive to help run health technology initiatives, has left the iPhone maker, according to people familiar with the matter. Matsuoka was hired to lead teams involved with the company’s HealthKit tracking software, the CareKit tool for managing patient medical care, the ResearchKit framework for conducting…

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The NFL will reportedly relax their social media rules so teams can post more GIFs and videos

About two months ago the NFL implemented a new social media policy that effectively banned teams from posting any video-based content during games. The backlash was tremendous, with fans and teams criticizing the NFL for negatively impacting fan’s social media experiences, especially during a TV ratings slump. But now it seems the NFL has decided to…

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