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The ‘As A Service’ awards! Who Are The Big Winners?

Cloud computing providers offer their services according to several fundamental models such as; infrastructure as a service (IaaS), platform as a service (PaaS), and software as a service (SaaS) where IaaS is the most basic and each higher model abstracts from the details of the lower models, there is also storage, CDN and Database.
All these services have increased during… Read more

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News Markets Getting More Social in 2014

News departments at all of the major TV networks are moving quickly to harness the power of social media to give their programming more immediacy.
They are also looking for ways to give viewers a greater voice via social media, both in reaction to breaking news stories and for on-the-air polling for softer news programming.
The New Year is likely… Read more

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Facebook Graph Search Makes Old Posts and Comments Searchable

As of September 30, Facebook Graph Searchnow allows users to search old Facebook posts, up to and including posts from the site’s original launch in 2004. The search is not specific to any single Facebook account; search for the words “posts about Breaking Bad,” and you’ll get thousands of Facebook users’ thoughts on the series and its explosive finale.
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Social Media Facts

According to a US study the highest percentage of people who are using social networks across the board are between the ages of 35 to 44 with a whopping 25% of the total number.
Facebook has over 1.15 billion users with the UK, despite its small population, coming in 6th place for most Facebook users, which proves that we may… Read more

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UK Government Plans To Filter All Adult Content On The Net – Will That Reduce Addictions?

The UK Government has announced plans to block all adult content on the web. Internet providers will be obliged to deploy a filter as the default option. Users will need to “opt in” and declare that they want access to those adult sites. The Government hopes that most users won’t do that due to inertia or embarrassment. Prime Minister David… Read more

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Local News Stations Becoming More Social

National news stations have been using social media for several years.
Twitter was one of the first social media platforms to be used in spreading news. When journalists noticed how fast important information traveled, not just locally, but around the world, social networking became a standard connection for media outlets.
News outlets that adopted social media early had great results.… Read more

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The Sexy Truth of Converging Marketing Trends

Effective social media marketing never really was a linear function operating within the so-called marketing funnel. And particularly where hospitality is concerned, marketers trying to “convert” in conventional ways has often proven disastrous. A recent article we caught via the a tweet (below) from @emmanuelleMTL a Montreal VP of Marketing in tourism, spelled this out. Vertical industries, especially those that supply “experiences” as… Read more

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Why Doesn’t Our Company’s Social Media Work?

The thousands of ‘Likes,’ Comments and Shares you expected to happen naturally for your company Facebook page never materialized, huh?
There are a number of reasons why your company’s social media isn’t working.
Luckily, there are some great tips for creating buzz around your social media platforms. Ready to get social?
Give your customers a reason to visit your social … Read more

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Tweeting from the Red Carpet

February is a month of numerous award shows, and although the Grammys, the Oscars, and other events are televised, watching from your couch wearing sweatpants doesn’t make you feel like you are in the middle of the action.
Thankfully, there’s Twitter. The social network gives you access into the entire preparation of an award show via your favorite stars: from… Read more

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Facebook – The New Big Brother

Have you ever had the feeling that you were being watched? Well starting this spring, I’d venture to say your feeling will be at an all time high.
According to a private source from Facebook Inc, the social media corporation plans to release a location-tracker app in mid-March. This application is designed to help users track each other’s location, regardless… Read more