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Connecting Linked In To Your Blog - Pros & Cons

Connecting Linked In To Your Blog – Pros & Cons

Should You Connect Your Blog to Your LinkedIn Profile? Many WordPress.com bloggers are already enjoying the benefits of connecting their sites to their social networks via Publicize. Sharing your posts on Facebook and Twitter might be a no-brainer — clearly, all your friends and followers want to read your latest piece of staggering wit. But what about […]

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Employer / Employee - Legal Implications of Social Media Use

Employer / Employee – Legal Implications of Social Media Use

When the Workplace and Private Lives Collide: The Risks Associated with Using Social Media to Make Employment Decisions Social media is playing an increasingly important role in how businesses operate as companies seek to leverage its broad reach and influence to increase brand awareness, to better understand market perception and to market their products or […]

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Social Network Usage and Gender Statistics

Social Network Usage and Gender Statistics

Women Dominate Every Social Media Network — Except One (Infographic) A greater percentage of adult U.S. women use Facebook, Tumblr, Pinterest, Instagram and Twitter than their male counterparts. The one social network that boasts more men is the professional-networking site LinkedIn. That’s according to data compiled in the infographic below by Alex Hillsberg at the […]

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Free Marc Jacobs fashion - Seriously

Free Marc Jacobs fashion – Seriously

Marc Jacobs Pop-Up Shop Takes Tweets, Instagrams for Payment Marc Jacobs will open the doors to his Daisy fragrance pop-up store in Manhattan on Friday, but unlike other retail locations, no money will be exchanged. Instead, you can walk out with products in exchange for sending tweets, Instagram photos and Facebook posts. Called the Daisy […]

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Vision Statement: Who Hangs Out Where?

Social Network Demographics – now a bit dated but very interesting.

Vision Statement: Who Hangs Out Where? In the virtual world, just as in the physical world, different communities attract different types of people. These differences matter a lot to advertisers as they work to rationalize their social media spending. And they’ll be crucial to sites that hope to follow LinkedIn and Facebook with IPOs of […]

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Shiny new apps need to be aggressively vetted before users can trust them!

Shiny new apps need to be aggressively vetted before users can trust them!

Here is the up / down on encryption and privacy service offerings Post Snowden. Techies vs. NSA: Encryption arms race escalates Encrypted email, secure instant messaging and other privacy services are booming in the wake of the National Security Agency’s recently revealed surveillance programs. But the flood of new computer security services is of variable […]

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Most Marketers are just Dumb

Most Marketers are just Dumb

This is How Facebook is Going to Die Yesterday, Facebook’s market value topped $100 billion. Zuck must be smitten his baby is now worth close to last year’s original IPO valuation. Market confidence, which Monday included a stock price increase of 1.9% to $41.34 with a daily high of $41.94 (the highest since the IPO), […]

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Facebook Business Model Departs The "Hacker Way"

Facebook Business Model Departs The “Hacker Way”

Facebook Puts the Brakes on ‘The Hacker Way’ Before taking his company public last year, Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg warned Wall Street that his social network would follow “The Hacker Way,” an unconventional path built in part around the adage “move fast and break things.” The idea was that Facebook would rather make mistakes than […]

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e-business customer satisfaction scores

Online Ads Are More Then Just An Eyesore

Online ads to blame for drop in customer satisfaction, e-business report shows Customer satisfaction with online businesses has fallen to its lowest level since 2003, according to an e-business report issued Tuesday morning by the Ann Arbor-based American Customer Satisfaction Index. According to the index’s E-Business Report — which includes web portals, search engines, social […]

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Lack of Privacy vs. Controlling Exposure

Lack of Privacy vs. Controlling Exposure

Privacy Violations and the Sound of a Tree Falling in the Forest People have been lamenting over the end of online privacy since the first Internet wave back in the 90s.  Sun Microsystems CEO Scott McNealy sparked a controversy in 1999 when he said “You have zero privacy anyway.  Get over it.” Politicians, industry groups like […]

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Submitting Social Media Passwords With Your Job Application

Submitting Social Media Passwords With Your Job Application

Senate approves social media protections New Hampshire’s Senate voted unanimously Thursday to prohibit bosses from requiring employees or job applicants to disclose user names or passwords to personal Facebook, Twitter or other social media or email accounts. But the Republican-controlled chamber voted 13-11 along party lines to add an amendment on union contracts that could […]

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Facebook Posts Can Cost You Your Job

Facebook Posts Can Cost You Your Job

10% of Young Facebookers Lost Jobs Because of Posts We’ve been hearing for the last few years how both companies and colleges are judging applicants based on what they post to Facebook or Twitter, but now a survey reports that about 10 percent of its sample reported losing a job because of something posted on […]

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Internet Algorithms May Affect Your Entire Life

Internet Algorithms May Affect Your Entire Life

What are you doing with my data? Do you post to social media sites, upload digital pictures and videos, use credit cards or have a cell phone equipped with GPS? All of the devices we use each day are contributing to what’s known as ‘big data’ or repositories containing your digital profile. No big deal? […]

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Americans spend more time on social sites than on anything else

Americans spend more time on social sites than on anything else

Americans spend 16 minutes of every hour online on social nets Americans are so fixated on social networks that they spend an average of 16 minutes out of every hour on them, according to a study by Experian Marketing Services. In the U.S., 27% of users’ time online is spent on forums and social networks, […]

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Kids, Technology and Privacy

Kids, Technology and Privacy – 3/28/13

Monitoring your kids on Facebook? That’s so 2009 Relieved your kids aren’t posting embarrassing messages and goofy self-portraits on Facebook? They’re probably doing it on Instagram and Snapchat instead. The number of popular social media sites available on kids’ mobile devices has exploded in recent years. The smartest apps now enable kids to chat informally […]

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Online Privacy – FTC Updates COPPA and VPPA

Online Privacy – FTC Updates COPPA and VPPA – 1/30/12

FTC Updates To Online Privacy Acts, COPPA And VPPA Ilardi: The Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act (“COPPA”) was enacted to place parents in control over what information is collected, used and disclosed from young children online. COPPA applies to operators of commercial websites and online services directed to children under the age of thirteen that […]

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Employee Monitoring Types

Employee Monitoring Types – 12/16/12

9 Ways Your Employer Can Legally Spy On You I’ve always said that Florida is the center of weirdness in the universe, so it came as no surprise to me that the recent story about a voyeur who installed a spy camera in the ladies’ room at work, allegedly to make sure his co-workers were doing their […]

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Online Polling Accuracy

Online Polling Accuracy 2012 Election – 11/17/12

A Telling Victory for Online Polling (and Tech Adoption) Like YouTube in 2006 and Facebook in 2008, 2012 will go down as the year that online polling joined telephone polling as part of our electoral process. This victory for online technology wasn’t a foregone conclusion. The criticisms leveled at online polls, especially before this election […]

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Social Media Gone Wrong, Who's The Target?

Social Media Gone Wrong, Who’s The Target? – 11/10/12

Not All Social Media is Good Social Media Many companies are working hard to explore and nurture new ways to communicate with their prospects and customers using social media networks such as Facebook, Twitter and YouTube. But for some businesses, the customer and media attention they’re getting on these social networks isn’t exactly what they […]

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New Facebook Customer Satisfaction Survey - 10/14/12

New Facebook Customer Satisfaction Survey – 10/14/12

Facebook Conducting Customer-Satisfaction Survey A Facebook customer-satisfaction survey appears to be making the rounds, but this one sticks to the user experience, and doesn’t detour into politics, like a similar effort that was released in error last month. Some Facebook users (including yours truly) are being greeted by a message at the top of their […]

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VP Debate Tops 10 Most Social TV Events of All Time

Infographic VP Debate Top 10 Social Media Event Of All Time – 10/14/12

VP Debate Tops 10 Most Social TV Events of All Time [Infographic] The first and only Vice Presidential Debate of the 2012 campaign generated 4.9M comments across Twitter and public Facebook, making it the #8 most social TV event of all time! Twitter accounted for 4.6M comments and Facebook accounted for 281K comments. For political […]

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Debt Collectors May Seek You Out Via Facebook

Facebook Helps Debt Collectors – 9/25/12

Debt Collectors May Seek You Out Via Facebook Evasive debtors with big social media presences make life easier for collection agencies Facebook is great for looking up that girl who stole your lunchbox in preschool. Being clever enough on Twitter can land you a book deal. And if you’re a debt collector, social media is […]

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FTC and Facebook reach final privacy settlement, agree to 20 years of audits

FTC and Facebook final privacy settlement, 20 years of audits – 9/8/12

FTC and Facebook reach final privacy settlement, agree to 20 years of audits   The FTC has approved a settlement with Facebook after charging it with misleading users about how private their information would be kept. Facebook agreed to the changes last year, and three Commissioners voted in favor of it after a period of public […]

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The Customer Service Report 2012

Social Media Monitoring Report

Brands On Social Media: The Customer Service Report 2012 We are pleased to release the results of the 2012 Customer Service Index, the second of our annual reports detailing brand customer service performance on the social web. The findings – including an increase in downbeat posts compared to the previous year – show an ongoing […]

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Social network demographics in 2012 – 9/1/12

Report: Social network demographics in 2012 Do you know how old the average Twitter or Facebook user is? Do you know what share of Reddit’s users are women? We could go on and on; when it comes to social network demographics, the questions are endless. This article is going to answer those questions for you, […]

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Facebook

How Facebook became the world’s biggest social network Video – 8/3/12

How Facebook became the world’s biggest social network

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Mobile retail activity among smartphone audience

10 interesting digital marketing stats – 8/3/12

10 interesting digital marketing stats we’ve seen this week Stats include smartphone shopping in the EU5, e-commerce delivery expectations, ad clicks on the mobile web, interactive iPad apps and three different sets of Facebook stats. Facebook is king of social Facebook accounts for 52% of the 4bn pieces of content shared everyday through social networks. […]

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Facebook sets record low for customer satisfaction - 7/31/12

Facebook sets record low for customer satisfaction – 7/31/12

Facebook sets record low for customer satisfaction, report says It’s not only Facebook shareholders who are unhappy with the social media company. The 800-pound gorilla of social media has set a record-low score for customer satisfaction among social media websites, none of which is doing a great job of pleasing users, according to a new […]

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Facebook Struggling With Mobile Advertising - 7/28/12

Facebook Struggling With Mobile Advertising – 7/28/12

Facebook’s Not the Only One Struggling With Mobile Advertising   Considering all the attention it gets, mobile advertising is still a pipsqueak in the industry, accounting for just $1.6 billion globally in 2011. Compare that to the overall $498 billion global ad market and you might wonder what all the fuss is about. Even newspaper […]

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Optimizing Facebook - 7/24/12

Optimizing Facebook – 7/24/12

Optimizing Facebook Engagement: The Timing of Posts   In this next of our series on Facebook Engagement we look at what times of day and week major brands are getting the best results from their Facebook posts. Facebook users consume most content from their stream, and a typical stream is a rapidly moving feast. Perhaps […]

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Hotel Industry Facebook Timeline Images

Hotel Industry Facebook Timeline Images

Facebook Timeline Images From The Hotel Industry With the launch of Facebook’s new Timeline format last month we thought we’d go through and see what some of the largest and most popular hotels brands did to take advantage of the new format. It is quite interesting to see how different each brand is and the […]

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Hiring / Firing / Privacy News 6/18/12

6 Personal Secrets Your Facebook Profile Isn’t Keeping Even if you’re careful about your Facebook security, very few profiles are truly off-limits, especially if you’ve friended a few of your co-workers along the way. “So what?” You think. “There’s nothing on my Facebook profile that I’m ashamed of.” But are you really sure? You might […]

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Other of Interest 5/28/12

Everyone knows that a successful business, be it online or brick and mortar, needs a smart strategy and constant attention. Today, that strategy needs to incorporate social media marketing. You should start using the newest marketing techniques now before they become outdated.

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INFOGRAPHIC - Facebook And Twitter 3/11/12

INFOGRAPHIC – Facebook And Twitter 3/11/12

INFOGRAPHIC: Recruiters Aren’t Using Facebook And Twitter LinkedIn overwhelmingly trumps Facebook and Twitter as the social network recruiters use to search for job candidates, with 48 percent using LinkedIn alone, according to a recent study by Bullhorn, Inc. Facebook is the least-used network by recruiters, although more candidates are looking to use it as a […]

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Customer Service Evaluation News 1/18/12

The 10 most hated companies in America 1. Facebook   Facebook currently has more than 800 million users. Any company of this size is sure to have some detractors. Compared to other leading social media sites, however, Facebook has the lowest customer satisfaction score from the American Customer Satisfaction Index. The site has repeatedly irked […]

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Marketing & Sales News 12/27/11

Marketing & Sales News 12/27/11

Incredible Things That Happen Every 60 Seconds On The Internet By: Gus Lubin   In a single minute there are over 695,000 status updates on Facebook. That’s just one example of the mind boggling scale of online activity. The following infographics show a bunch of other incredible things that happen in 60 seconds (via Barry […]