What Does the Debate on Net Neutrality Mean for Content Marketers?

The internet has become an integral part of modern life. It is considered a great equalizer. But is it, really? The topic of net neutrality, which in the simplest terms, means keeping the internet open, has captured the imagination of the public. This week, discussions on the regulation of the internet will move to Congress. FCC commissioner Tom Wheeler is expected to present net neutrality rules to the House Subcommittee on Communications and Technology. The commission is attempting to create a level-playing field on the internet, or enforce net neutrality, which has its detractors (notably the chairperson of the aforementioned subcommittee Greg Walden). However, FCC is also saying that the pay-to-play fast lane does not compromise net neutrality.

Twitter Losing Steam Among Users?

Two latest surveys don’t exactly have good news for Twitter in the social media competition stakes. According to Forrester Research, followers engage with Google Plus posts more regularly than Twitter posts. Pew Research has found that a meager eight per cent of Twitter’s entire user base uses it to stay up-to-date with news.

Pinterest Gives in to Demand for Unlimited Secret Boards

One of Pinterest’s interesting features is its secret board. Users had up to six secret boards – until now. Users of the social bookmarking site and visual discovery tool can make the most of the recently announced unlimited options in secret boards. Pinterest attributed its latest decision to the increasing prevalence among users to use secret boards, alongside public boards.