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Social Media – Australia

on December 1, 2010 | Australia Social Media | Comments (0)
Social Media - Australia

Over 2010 we have seen a lot of hype and leadership from the United States in regards to social media. Generally in technology and computer trends the USA (and then UK) lead the pack in user adoption. In Australia however, we spend more time on social networks per month than any other country in the […]

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Australian Search Engine Market update October 2010

Australian Search Engine Market update October 2010

Looking at the Search Engine market shares for October there really are not many surprises. Unlike the USA – Yahoo in Australia has never commanded much of the search queries generated whilst Google has been around. Even with the Yahoo7! partnership and limited TV advertising Yahoo receives this has not impacted their search market share […]

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Foursquare passes 3 Million user registrations

on August 30, 2010 | Foursquare | Comments (0)
Foursquare passes 3 Million user registrations

Mobile based social network, Foursquare has now passed 3 million user registrations globally. Whilst Foursquare’s popularity in Australia has not grown significantly over the past couple months, the USA and Europe continue to lead the way with new user signups. Its estimated that around 16,000 people join the mobile service each day now. It is […]

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Yahoo USA and Canada Search now powered by Bing

on August 25, 2010 | Bing Yahoo | Comments (0)
Yahoo USA and Canada Search now powered by Bing

Yahoo US and Canada now has its search results powered by Microsoft’s Bing search engine. Yahoo will also be moving its advertisers across to Microsoft’s adCenter platform but that is still very much a work in progress. more to come as we hear local Australian news on this venture.

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Facebook to Build New 300,000 Square Foot Data Centre

on August 4, 2010 | Facebook | Comments (0)
Facebook to Build New 300,000 Square Foot Data Centre

As a result of Facebook’s massive growth over the past year, and now hitting 500 million users globally – the company has decided to build a 300,000 square foot datacentre in Prineville, Oregon – USA. Facebook is designing the data centre with energy efficiency in mind and utilising the latest ‘green’ technologies to do this. […]

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Australian Businesses Using Social Media to gain new Customers and Clients

Australian Businesses Using Social Media to gain new Customers and Clients

Social networking has proven its success around the world in being a useful marketing tool for businesses and organisations. Australian internet users are also some of the highest users of social meida – we actually top the ranks globally in time spent on social media sites at around 8 hours per month for an average […]

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Australian Privacy Commissioner shames Google

on July 12, 2010 | Google Privacy | Comments (0)
Australian Privacy Commissioner shames Google

Australian privacy commissioner Karen Curtis has said Google broke Australia’s privacy law when it collected private Wi-Fi data. Communications Minister, Stephen Conroy, previously shamed Google over their ‘creepy privacy policies’. Curtis commented: ‘Collecting personal information in these circumstances is a very serious matter. Australians should reasonably expect that private communications remain private’. The Australian Federal […]

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New Geolocation mobile app launched, Loopt

on July 7, 2010 | Geolocation Loopt | Comments (0)
New Geolocation mobile app launched, Loopt

A new social Geolocation mobile app has launched – Loopt. Similar to Gowalla and Foursquare, Loopt is more social in that it lets you chat and interact with users around you. Currently the app is available on the iPhone. To download the App goto: http://itunes.apple.com/us/app/loopt/id281952554 The app is also available on the iPad and is […]

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LinkedIn is Maturing

on May 29, 2010 | LinkedIn | Comments (0)
LinkedIn is Maturing

LinkedIn is known as the Facebook for professionals. B2B proffessionals from around the world have been engaging on LinkedIn to help  meet new contacts, learn and teach in their own professions and most importantly increase sales leads. The below infographic shows the state of where LinkedIn is currently at with a breakdown of  demographics, professions and geolocations of current LinkedIn users. With 1.2 […]

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