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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

Elegancia’s 007 Suite, after our own Sexy Social hearts – courtesy Elegancia
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… 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

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Google Buys Wildfireapp and What This Means for Social Media Management

Google made a wise decision in the 3rd quarter of 2012 when it bought Wildfire. A leading social media app that is likely going to put the giant in the lead in this advertising arena, Wildfire had a number of interested parties looking to add the app to their arsenal. At the end of the day, of course it was… Read more

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LinkedIn Announces Makeover for New Brand Pages

It seems as if all the older social networks are making changes, and LinkedIn is jumping on board too. The professional social network recently announced that it would be rolling out new brand pages for companies. While LinkedIn has a reputation for being used by professionals, its design has also received a reputation for being jumbled and unorganized, facets that… Read more

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Social Network Offers Data-Matching Tool For Advertisers

In a move that is likely to have companies rejoicing and social media users worrying once more about their privacy, the social networking giant Facebook has announced that it will be allowing companies to upload their customer contact lists and cross reference these lists with Facebook’s massive encrypted the user databases. This has the enormous potential to offer great value… Read more

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Complex Things Well-Explained and Visualized

Learning is a gradual process and, as is especially the case for adults living in these ever-changing times, keeping up with the complexities of a modern world is next to impossible for a population already short on free time. With more and more intricate scenarios being placed at our feet on an almost daily basis, falling behind means losing touch.… Read more

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