Year: 2014

A Haven In A Land Of Unsafe Abortions

In India, abortions are legal. But women are often afraid or ashamed to seek an abortion. And for rural women, there may not be a facility nearby. Here is the story of one woman’s decision. » E-Mail This News

The Last Round-Up for 2014: Shatner takes on Twitter and the history of native ads

It’s time for the final round-up of 2014. I started doing these a few months ago and I really enjoy them, so I hope you enjoy reading them and have discovered some stories you might have missed. We’ll begin this session with a little news: William Shatner broke the news that Twitter was doing something fishy with their Promoted Tweets. He noticed that his Following page now includes a “promoted” follow for MasterCard even though he doesn’t follow their account. At a glance, and if you’re the kind of person who looks at who other people follow, you might think ... Read more

City Link announces 2,356 job losses

The administrators of collapsed delivery firm City Link announce 2,356 job losses after a bid to buy the company fails. BBC News – Business

AirAsia QZ8501: Surabaya vigil held for victims – BBC News

Getty Images AirAsia QZ8501: Surabaya vigil held for victimsBBC NewsA vigil has been held in the Indonesian city of Surabaya for the victims of the AirAsia Flight QZ8501 crash. Hundreds of residents and relatives of those on board lit candles and observed a minute's silence for the victims. Flight QZ8501, carrying 162 people …Bodies of AirAsia crash victims returned to SurabayaIrish TimesWeather Hinders Effort to Recover AirAsia BodiesABC NewsRecovery Operation Begins For AirAsia Wreckage Discovered In Indonesian …Getty ImagesInland Empire Newsall 15,130 news articles » Top Stories – Google News

12 Tips for Increasing Your Click-Through-Rates on Twitter (Infographic)

Marketers have dozens of Twitter analytics tools at their disposal. These tools give them the power to test the impact of a tweet with the goal of increasing their social media ROI. Those who say that marketing on social media is just a waste of time and money may just be using it incorrectly or their optimization efforts have left them dry with ideas. If you’re one of them, I’d encourage you to check out the infographic we have below. Today’s infographic comes from Hubspot and it shows us 12 tips you can use to get more conversions on Twitter. ... Read more

Food Psychology: How To Trick Your Palate Into A Tastier Meal

Ingredients and preparation matter in making a delicious dinner. But so do a lot of other external factors, from your mood to room lighting. Here, a guide to enhancing the pleasures of the plate. » E-Mail This News

Wall St. edges up in 2014’s last day; energy down again

NEW YORK (Reuters) – U.S. stocks were modestly higher on Wednesday, putting major indexes on track to end 2014 near record levels, though energy shares once again fell alongside crude oil prices. Business News Headlines – Yahoo! News