Tag: Facebook

How Social Media Profiles effect on your CV

When we get to the term ‘Resume’ or CV, we normally regard it as a boring piece of paper that will eventually lead you to an interview. Let’s face the fact that most of the resumes are dreary as well as boring. They normally indicate who I am, what I do, how awesome I am, and what kind of academic career you had. There has been a lot of discussion on if you should be including your social media profiles on your CV or not. When it comes to what I think, I totally agree to it. In case...

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How Facebook and Twitter are Changing the Way we Engage with Olympics 2012

London 2012 Olympics is expected to have more followers than any other in its long and illustrious history. As people spend such active online lives interacting and exchanging news and information on social networking sites, Olympics will be the most talked about topic when the event kicks off this year. Sixteen years ago, a dedicated website was launched for the Olympics. It offered news, results, photos, and also sold tickets. That was considered as a revolutionary step towards increasing the reach of the Olympics. With the advent of social networking sites like Facebook and Twitter, the gap between players and fans reduced significantly. The fans became privy to certain details about players’ personal lives also, which did not get coverage in newspapers and traditional media. In 2012, the buzz has gone a step further. An athletes’ hub has been launched where fans and athletes can directly interact online. Questions can be asked about performance, matches, what is going through the players’ mind, favorites for an event and a wide array of other topics! Real time chats with players is also facilitated. The coverage journey: When the Olympics started back in 1890s, the only medium of coverage was newspapers. People waited for days for the news to be reported in the newspapers. In 1936, the Berlin games became renowned for being the first Olympics event to receive radio coverage. Reports,...

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[Infographic] – Why Your Business Must Go Social ?

Still not sure social media is for you? Seems childish? A waste of time? Impossible to measure? These are all valid reasons to ignore the social media bubble. Unless you like making money. If you’re a small business owner, it’s time to wake up. Facebook and Twitter aren’t going anywhere. But guess what? More consumers are spending time on these networks than ever. Here’s a spattering of some hot tidbits about why social networking is the smart move for you. It’s better late than never! Via: Wix.com Share...

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How to increase your Facebook Following Significantly

Whether your site’s topic is about travel, art, automotive, beauty, business, or diet (like mine), leveraging the social power of Facebook is indispensable. Facebook is the 2nd largest website in the world, the biggest social media site in the world and the site with the most interaction in every field. It currently boasts over 750 million users in the whole world and I think that is no small feat for any single site. When it comes to building and marketing a successful website the importance of effectively leveraging the power of Facebook should never be underestimated. I recently discovered...

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Trip Advisor Admits Sensitive Customer Data Theft! Did you login with Facebook?

The CEO of Trip Advisor has just sent out an email to everyone who was ever registered on the website, and openly admits their database has been hacked. An unspecified amount of email addresses and other information has reportedly  been stolen. Trip Advisor claims it does not keep any sensitive information such as credit card details of its users. They say we should not be concerned. How do you feel about that? I think there is a real concern for all of us, both as consumers in this ever increasing online world, and as those in business. The ramifications of failing to protect consumer and client information are enormous. If you are in business, you need to get some serious IT support to help you deal with these issues. One single case of information exposure could do more than ruin your business. It could ruin your financial future. Let”s take a look at some of the implications of this very disturbing case. Why Would Anyone Want to Steal Data That is Not Important Then? The definition of sensitive information gets used in different ways depending on what trouble any company is in. In this case, because it is not your credit card information stolen from Trip Advisor”s database,  they are claiming this data is not important. What information was actually lost? The Advisor is yet to elaborate. One thing...

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