What to Post on Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, LinkedIn, and More

Not all content is suitable for every social media platforms. Here are some ideas on what you can post on each of the six major social media platforms.

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If You Want to Remember Something, Don’t Take a Picture

Last month I went to Outside Lands, a 3-day music festival in San Francisco where musical artists from pretty much every genre out there performed on a bunch of different stages around Golden Gate Park. Regardless of what type of music was being played, each stage had one thing in common: Someone (or lots of people) were standing close to the stage with their phones hoisted to take pictures and shoot video, obstructing the view of everyone behind them. As a shorter person, I experienced the vast majority of the shows during the weekend by watching them through someone’s phone screen. Besides being obnoxious, turns out there’s also not much of a point to filming everything.

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Millions of historical images posted to Flickr [2014] – BBC News

An academic is posting millions of historical photos and illustrations to Flickr where they can be searched and copied without charge.

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With Torrent Sites Facing the Heat, Pirates Get Creative With Google Drive and Other Services | NDTV Gadgets360.com

Google Drive is becoming increasingly popular among freeloaders, hidden YouTube videos are everywhere, and pirates are even hiding torrents in Google Maps!

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Your Smartphone Can Reduce Your Brainpower, Even If It’s Just Sitting There – The Atlantic

A silent, powered-off phone can still distract the most dependent users. […]

Of course, something will not come up. But over the course of the next 90 minutes I will check my phone for texts, likes, and New York Times push alerts at every pang of boredom, anxiety, relaxation, satiety, frustration, or weariness. I will check it in the bathroom and when I return from the bathroom. I don’t really enjoy this, but it is very interesting, even if some indignant and submerged part of my psyche moans that I am making myself dumber every time I look at it. As, in fact, I am.

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Facebook Figured Out My Family Secrets, And It Won’t Tell Me How

Rebecca Porter and I were strangers, as far as I knew. Facebook, however, thought we might be connected. Her name popped up this summer on my list of “People You May Know,” the social network’s roster of potential new online friends for me.

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Να κλείσω το προφίλ μου στο Facebook; | LiFO

Όλο και πιο συχνό ερώτημα από χρήστες που «γκώσανε». Η απάντηση δεν είναι τόσο απλή όσο ένα like ή unfollow.

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Hard Questions: What Should Happen to People’s Online Identity When They Die? | Facebook Newsroom

It’s difficult to know what action to take with the account of someone who has died.

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