Posts Tagged Online media

Get paid for posts? Social networking’s new twist

In this photo taken Wednesday, July 16, 2014, Gerry Kelly, founder of clothing brand Sonas Denim and a Bubblews user, poses near his home in San Francisco. Kelly has already earned nearly $100 from Bubblews since he began using a test version in January. His Bubblews feed serves as a journal about the lessons he has learned in life, as well as a forum for his clothing brand. (AP Photo/Eric Risberg)

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Facebook and most other social networks are built on the premise that just about everything should be shared —except the money those posts produce.

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NBA player seeks tips on suspect in aunt’s death

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Los Angeles Clippers forward Matt Barnes is asking for the public’s help to track down the man police say killed his aunt in Northern California.

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Vine star Mendes finds breakthrough on pop charts

In this July 9, 2014 file photo, Canadian music artist Shawn Mendes poses for a portrait, in New York. Mendes, who turns 16 next month, was able to secure a following on Vine, where he had 300,000 fans awaiting his posts. Record labels caught wind of his strong social media presence.  (Photo by Drew Gurian/Invision/AP, file)

NEW YORK (AP) — Six seconds isn’t a long time, but Vine superstar Shawn Mendes made the time count when posting cover songs on the social media platform.

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Reactions to the death of James Garner

James Garner, who will accept the 41st annual life achievement award, arrives with his family including his wife Lois Clarke, far left, for the 11th annual Screen Actors Guild Awards in this Saturday, Feb. 5, 2005 file photo taken in Los Angeles. Actor James Garner, wisecracking star of TV's "Maverick" who went on to a long career on both small and big screen, died Saturday July 19, 2014 according to Los angeles police. He was 86. (AP Photo/Chris Pizzello, File)

“Jim was a mentor to me and a friend, and I will miss him.” — Tom Selleck, who early in his career guest-starred on Garner’s series “The Rockford Files.”

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