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Putting the ‘Social’ back into Social Media

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Tweet Anyone else find it amusing how stressed out people get about Facebook? But they stay on it? Newsfeeds are filled almost daily with people complaining about the latest Facebook changes – changes to settings, tweaks to profiles, reminders to update information leading to accusations of privacy invasion. Here’s a very cool video that pretty […]

Social Media Love Seekers

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Tweet We’ve seen a disturbing trend on social media over the last 12 to 24 months – people using it to make themselves feel better at the expense of others. Now this is slightly different to – and perhaps even the flipside of – cyberbullying – a catchword that has made headlines around the world […]

Recruiters Using Social Media

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Tweet If you’re one of the people who thinks social media is a fad at best, the devil reincarnate at worst then the following might interest you. It was reported recently that Facebook is now being actively used to recruit staff by laser focusing ads that target specialist skills. There is a misconception that Facebook […]

Are Bricks Missing Out On Clicks?

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Tweet It seems that there is growing evidence retailers who are slow to go online could be making a costly mistake as shoppers head to overseas websites for greater choice and convenience. A new study by Forrester Research has shown some 56% of Australians buy something online every month. And some of these overseas retailers […]

Social Media Means Engagement

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Tweet I was interested to read recently that my local Council officers had recommended the Council make use of Facebook and Twitter. Great idea, until I read that councillors wanted to ensure no one could comment on the posts and the communications officer assured them they’d be used only to direct users to the Council’s […]