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Social Media for Businesses

Social Media gives you a chance to stay up to date with the communication shared by companies and people that matter to you. It provides an opportunity to share something that inspires you and will help someone else.

Jobseekers must understand how employers and hiring managers are using Social Media in recruiting process. More than 80% of employers are using social networking sites such as LinkedIn, Twitter, Facebook, Google+, which helps them browse your profile and evaluate your work experience as well as to know more about you professionally. It also helps the employers to understand whether the candidate is good fit for the company and its work culture. It helps the employers to get the background information of the jobseekers, their skills and creativeness and sometimes references posted on candidate’s profile help employers to judge. Continue reading

Facebook Advertising

Facebook has become a global social networking phenomenon. In this post, we look at how you can use Facebook for your advertising requirements.

Why is Facebook so popular?

It is no secret that Facebook is the most popular social networking sites available today. The reasons for the popularity of Facebook are attributed to many things. It is a great way for families that are living all over the world to interact and keep in touch while sharing things that is happening in their life through pictures. Facebook is a great way to keep in touch with your friends and classmates who are bound to be scattered all over the world. It is a tool that connects peoples from all over the world and a place where you can share things you like and your views on various subjects and topics.

Advertising using Facebook

  • Any popular medium is a great platform for advertising and that is why the marriage between Facebook and advertising has been such a huge success.
  • The member base of Facebook is huge with over one billion active users and the number is growing by the day. Continue reading

Twitter Facebook Google PlusUsing Twitter, Facebook and Google+ as effective Social Media Marketing Tools.

Social media marketing has rapidly become one of the most popular means by which businesses not only market their business but also connect with both current as well as potential customers in an effective way, thus, increasing profits.

Social media marketing is the act of using social media, especially social networking sites to market a company or business. It is not uncommon these days for every company and brand to own a social networking site profile. Some of the most common ones include Facebook, Twitter and Google+. Listed below are ways in which these three major websites can help your company grow and well as ensure maximum visibility. Continue reading

Hands off My meta dataFollowing the companies Facebook and Microsoft, said on Saturday about how many requests from U.S. government agencies they got in the second half of 2012, with a similar report today made by Apple.

It agrees to the data declared by the company, in the period from December 1 to May 31, she received about 5,000 requests for disclosure of user information. In comparison, for the period from 1 July to 31 December 2012 Facebook received about 10,000 queries, Microsoft – about 7,000 requests.

“Like a few other companies, we turned to the U.S. government for permission to publish information related to how many requests we have received from the authorities and how many of them we have processed,” – said in a statement Apple. “We have received permission to publish some of the data, and now offer them in the interest of transparency of our policy.” Continue reading

Hands off My meta dataUnder the influence of public pressure, the companies Facebook and Microsoft opened the figures related to the issuance of requests for information from the U.S. government.

The publication of the company should be in the background of how the U.S. government erupted around the scandal involving the government closed by PRISM data collection.

Noteworthy is the fact that Google has joined the initiative Facebook and Microsoft, to disclose similar information to the public.

According to published data on Friday evening, the company Facebook has received from the U.S. government in the second half of 2012, nearly 10,000 requests for the issuance of data about users. This number includes requests from the U.S. local and federal authorities, as well as state governments. There are those in the classified requests made by the U.S. secret services. Following Facebook, Microsoft announced that it had received about 7,000 similar requests in the second half of 2012. Continue reading

NasdaqAmerican Stock Exchange NASDAQ, specializing in the trading of shares of technology companies, has agreed to pay a record fine of ten million dollars for the mistakes made during the initial offering of the securities on Facebook.

This was The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission announced today.

Trading in shares of Facebook began on May 18 last year, after a delay of 25 minutes due to technical problems that are reported NASDAQ, were caused by excessive demand on the stock. As a result, more than 30,000 investors for two hours and did not know the status of their orders to buy and sell shares. The total damage from the crash is estimated at 500 million dollars. According to experts, after the problems had to cancel NASDAQ shares started trading social network. Continue reading

Google GlassesMembers embarrassed to wear Google Glass, and the owners of restaurants, casinos and other institutions already want to ban them.

While manufacturers of smartphones and tablets teach them not to break down in the water (like Sony), and wait for Apple’s magic hours, Google has developed an unusual gadget – augmented reality glasses Google Glass. The first batch of glasses (of 2,000 items), the company has released to the market in April this year. Continue reading

Google GlassGoogle Inc. has announced the release of “wearable computer” Google Glass seven programs, including social applications CNN, Twitter, Facebook and Evernote.

The company has made a statement on May 16 at the conference Google I / O, reports TechCrunch.

With the Twitter app, users can browse the latest tweets and personal messages in a single tape. It will be possible to leave the tweets from select users to pop-up messages are not distracted by owner points. The program also allows to take pictures with the camera points and immediately post them to Twitter. The same function is declared in the application Facebook, but about the rest of its features are not reported. Continue reading

Facebook LikesCommercial companies, government organizations, as well as friends in Facebook users can find out about the information that they may not wish to disclose.

Researchers at Cambridge University, said that the approval of expression in social networks can reveal about the users of their confidential information. Thus, according to the report presented by Michal Kosinski, David Stillwell and Thore Graepel, by means of “Likes” on Facebook, you can inadvertently reveal about themselves such sensitive data, such as age, gender, IQ, sexual orientation, political or religious beliefs, and even the use of psychotropic substances.

The study involved more than 58,000 volunteers who have provided scientists their demographic data and the results of several psychometric tests. They give it a “likes” in Facebook, expressing approval of photos, statuses, music and sports pages, and books, and 80% of the scientists were able to discover private information about users. Thanks to “Likes” researchers were able to pinpoint sexual preferences of users in 88% of cases, ethnicity – in 95%, and political beliefs of 85%. Continue reading

FacebookSocial network Facebook has implemented on their servers support the new Internet protocol SPDY, developed by Google and designed for faster transmission of online content.

Technically, SPDY is similar to the more common HTTP, but has a number of new features that allow it to quickly transfer content to client connections.

The SPDY developer – is a Google and until recently, the protocol anywhere but resources of the Internet giant has no use. The exception was the fund software development Apache Software Foundation, which late last year issued a SPDY-module for the web server Apache. Also recently announced support for SPDY WordPress.com, and Google itself has implemented support for SPDY in postal Gmail. In Twitter say that now test the ability to support SPDY.

It is obvious that the introduction of such a giant as SPDY Facebook – is a great victory for developing Google. In Facebook say SPDY allows you to upload content to 70% faster compared to HTTP. Continue reading

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