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LinkedIn’s Reid Hoffman & Jeff Weiner Share Their HR Insights, Among Other Things [VIDEO]

on July 15, 2014 | LinkedIn | Comments (0)
LinkedIn's Reid Hoffman & Jeff Weiner Share Their HR Insights, Among Other Things [VIDEO]

I have always enjoyed listening to these 2 vigorous entrepreneurs, Co-Founder Reid Hoffman, and CEO of LinkedIn Jeff Weiner. As part of their ongoing LinkedIn Speaker Series, Reid wanted to take the opportunity to talk about his new book The Alliance: Managing Talent in the Networked Age, explaining how the employer-employee relationship is broken – and how managers now face […]

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Social Media Statistics Australia – June 2014

on July 1, 2014 | Australia | Comments (4)
Social Media Statistics Australia - June 2014

It’s time to post our monthly stats report showing the most popular social networks in Australia over June 2014. Social Media Statistics Australia – June 2014 1. Facebook – 13,200,000 users (steady, according to Ad tool) 2. YouTube – 12,750,000 UAVs 3. WordPress.com – 6,300,000 4. Tumblr – 4900,000 5. LinkedIn – 3,700,000 6. Blogspot […]

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Barbie Joins LinkedIn

on June 27, 2014 | LinkedIn | Comments (0)
Barbie Joins LinkedIn

Our favourite childhood doll – Barbie, has just joined LinkedIn and ready to give women (and men) around the world the career advice you have been looking for. Barbie has setup a company page (not a personal profile) which you can view at: www.linkedin.com/company/barbie® She goes on to talk about her company, products, career advice […]

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Snapchat Rolls Out New Group Sharing Features – Ideal For Events & Concerts

on June 18, 2014 | Snapchat | Comments (0)
Snapchat Rolls Out New Group Sharing Features - Ideal For Events & Concerts

Snapchat has rolled out a new feature called ‘Our Story’, where users in the same location can contribute snaps to big story. Users not at that location can then watch the story unfold from many different users perspective. From the Snapchat blog, they go on to say: Snapchat has always been about sharing your point […]

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Three In Five Australian Males On Snapchat Use It To Sext

on June 6, 2014 | Snapchat | Comments (0)
Three In Five Australian Males On Snapchat Use It To Sext

Marketers and brands are failing to exploit social video such as Vine, Instagram Video and Snapchat despite evidence of greater engagement with users compared to other content types, a major study of Australian social video use has found. While social video is in its relatively infancy, it is gaining in popularity, particularly with women. Some […]

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Social Media Statistics Australia – May 2014

on June 1, 2014 | Australia | Comments (0)
Social Media Statistics Australia - May 2014

It’s time to post our monthly stats report showing the most popular social networks in Australia over May 2014. Social Media Statistics Australia – May 2014 1. Facebook – 13,200,000 users (steady, according to Ad tool) 2. YouTube – 12,750,000 UAVs 3. WordPress.com – 6,200,000 4. Tumblr – 4,850,000 5. LinkedIn – 3,650,000 6. Blogspot […]

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Apple To Purchase Beats Electronics For $3 Billion USD

on May 30, 2014 | Apple | Comments (0)
Apple To Purchase Beats Electronics For $3 Billion USD

Apple has announced on their press site that they have entered into an agreement to acquire the Beats Electronics business, famous for making the Beats headphones created by co-founders Jimmy Iovine and Dr. Dre. The deal is worth $2.6 Billion in cash, and $400 Million in stock (USD). It is expected that Jimmy Iovine and Dr. […]

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Twitter Introduces ‘Mute Button’ To Free Up Your Timeline

on May 27, 2014 | Twitter | Comments (0)
Twitter Introduces 'Mute Button' To Free Up Your Timeline

Follow people on Twitter who tweet too much? But don’t have the heart to unfollow them? Recently annonced in a blog post, Twitter has released a new feature where you can ‘Mute’ people you follow, and their tweets will no longer show up in your timeline. To mute a user, goto their profile, click on […]

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Facebook Retires Their Snapchat Competing App – Poke

on May 15, 2014 | Facebook | Comments (0)
Facebook Retires Their Snapchat Competing App - Poke

Facebook has quietly removed their Poke application from the App Store, an application that was created by Facebook to compete directly with Snapchat. Poke was launched in December 2012 and much like Snapchat allowed users to send short 10 second images that disappear, however the service never gained considerable traction despite Facebook’s best efforts. Facebook […]

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Anti Social Media Video Goes Viral

on May 7, 2014 | Video | Comments (4)
Anti Social Media Video Goes Viral

This great video by Gark Turk was posted on YouTube about 1 week ago. Now with over 25 million views, it is worth taking note. In the video Gary explains how many of us are absorbed by the ‘social media life’, and how we need to focus more-so on real world connections, in person. The […]

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