WASHINGTON — Less than three weeks after being sworn in as the youngest woman ever elected to Congress, Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez already has more Twitter followers than Speaker Nancy Pelosi, more interactions than Barack Obama, one of C-SPAN's most-watched congressional floor speeches of all time and a ubiquitous nickname that doubles as her Twitter handle — "AOC." Democrats want to learn from her, Republicans want to destroy her and many in Washington fear being "dunked on" by her. The 29-year-old House freshman from New York is showing her older peers what the future of politics might look like once the digital natives like her take over, for better or worse. "We've just never had someone who matches both our demographics and our politics," said Waleed Shahid, who worked on her campaign and is the communications director of the left-wing group Justice Democrats. "Bernie (Sanders) matches our politics, but he doesn't match our demographics." Democrats were not exactly … [Read more...] about Democrats ‘like’ it: The secret to Ocasio-Cortez’s social media success
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Elizabeth Dwoskin, The Washington Post Published 7:43 am PST, Wednesday, November 14, 2018 Bailey Richardson was one of the 13 original Instagram employees, has decided to no longer use the app. Bailey Richardson was one of the 13 original Instagram employees, has decided to no longer use the app. Photo: Photo For The Washington Post By Yana Paskova Photo: Photo For The Washington Post By Yana Paskova Image 1 of / 1 Caption Close Image 1 of 1 Bailey Richardson was one of the 13 original Instagram employees, has decided to no longer use the app. Bailey Richardson was one of the 13 original Instagram employees, has decided to no longer use the app. Photo: Photo For The Washington Post By Yana Paskova She's one of … [Read more...] about She’s one of millions disillusioned with social media. But she also helped create it.
PUBLISHED: 14:38 31 October 2018 | UPDATED: 14:40 31 October 2018 Sheena Grant Knowing how to keep children safe online can be a minefield for parents. Parenting support social business Huddl is organising parent talks in Ipswich and Cambridge at which experts will offer advice. Picture: Getty Images/iStockphoto This content is subject to copyright. Should you let children play video games rated above their age or have a social media account and how do you talk to a teenager about how much time they spend online without causing an argument? Sheena Grant goes in search of some advice for parents with the help of an expert speaking at an event in East Anglia. Caroline Hurst, director of education at Childnet International. Picture Adam HollingworthWe hear a lot about the dark side of the internet - cyberbullying, grooming, sexting and how social media can mess with a young person’s self esteem. But that’s not the whole story. The online world … [Read more...] about How to keep your children safe online
This article is available to Members of The Local. Read more Membership Exclusives here. Whether you're an experienced marketer or searching for your first job in the industry, there are plenty of opportunities across the country. Finding and successfully applying for them however can feel like a job in itself, particularly if you aren't yet fluent in Swedish or used to the working culture. The types of roles you'll find can be broadly divided into three categories. The first option is to work in in-house marketing PR for a company -- perhaps one of Sweden's tech or engineering giants, a small startup, or another industry you're interested in. Alternatively, you might work for a marketing or PR agency, meaning you’ll likely be working with a range of clients, and may have a more specific focus such as digital marketing, events, or branding, whereas in-house marketers will usually wear several of these hats. A third option, and one which might work especially well if … [Read more...] about How to get a PR or marketing job in Sweden
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