Twitter bans all political advertisements

Twitter is banning all political advertising from its service, saying social media companies give advertisers an unfair advantage in proliferating highly targeted, misleading messages.

Facebook launches a news section - and will pay publishers

Over the course of its 15 year history, Facebook has variously ignored news organizations while eating their advertising revenue, courted them for video projects it subsequently abandoned, and then largely cut their stories out of its newsfeeds .

‘No problem, I can adapt’: Realtor gets clever after ‘for sale’ sign is vandalized

A Canadian realtor got creative with his marketing after one of his signs was vandalized. Alan Stilwell, of Fredericton, New Brunswick, shared a photo of himself standing next to the vandalized sign. On his visage depicted on the sign, vandals apparently drew squiggly eyebrows, sunglasses, a squiggly mustache and a goatee, all etched in what looks like black marker.