Tag: Online social networking

22
May

New York Department of Education Says No To Facebook

Accepting a friend request from a teacher is similar to accepting a friend request from a boss, and both are bad ideas. Becoming Facebook friends with a boss opens an employee up to all kinds of problems if he doesn’t immediately limit what gets shared with said boss. But for a student – even a…

25
Apr

Billion-Dollar Baby: Instagram Acquired by Facebook

First the introduction of Timeline, then the announcement of an IPO, and now, Facebook is acquiring another startup.  On Apr. 9, 2012, in a post on his Facebook page, company co-founder and CEO Mark Zuckerberg announced that Facebook would acquire Instagram, a photo-sharing app company, for $1 billion. This acquisition is Facebook’s largest to date….

24
Apr

Facebook IPO scheduled in May

Facebook’s been getting a lot of face time in the news lately, not only because it introduced its new Timeline feature but also because it announced it would be going public in late spring 2012. Shortly before celebrating its eight-year anniversary on Feb. 4, 2012, Facebook announced its plans for an IPO. The Menlo Park,…

9
Apr

Employers Demand Facebook Login Info From Applicants, Employees

As if applying for a job wasn’t nerve wracking enough, now employers are asking applicants – and sometimes employees – to hand over their Facebook usernames and passwords. Really? This alarming trend, which has caught the attention of two US senators, has made its way to Canada. Some people are so desperate to land jobs or keep…

28
Mar

Facebook Revises Terms for Pages

Are you ready for the new Facebook Pages?  Do you understand the rules? By now, we all know the power of social media. A Facebook page is one of many “must have” tools for every business’ marketing toolbox. But just having a Facebook page isn’t enough. Business leaders and marketers have to know how to…

21
Mar

Blogger Links Blocked by Facebook

Almost everyone has his own blog these days. Many people use Google Blogger because it’s easy and free. With so many people out there who started their own businesses after losing their jobs during the recession, Blogger hosts dozens of professional blogs. Unfortunately, Blogger also hosts dozens of spam accounts, and Facebook doesn’t like that….

13
Mar

Facebook Timeline is Inevitable

People who use Facebook a lot, whether for personal or professional purposes and, may enjoy the new Timeline feature. We’ve all been hearing about it for a while now, and according to Angela Moscaritolo in her article for PCMag.com, Timeline will become a fait accompli on Mar. 30, 2012. One nice thing about Timeline, especially…

12
Mar

LinkedIn Following in Facebook’s Footsteps?

People are pretty familiar with Facebook’s “Like” button, especially when it comes to company pages. Now, LinkedIn, which has long been known as a great job search tool, is jumping on the bandwagon and making it easier for businesses to interact with customers, colleagues and prospects by offering them a “Follow” button to put on…

9
Mar

Excellent Tips To Make Your LinkedIn Profile Amazingly Great

From the beginning, LinkedIn established itself as the social media site for making professional connections. If used correctly, LinkedIn can help you find that elusive dream job you’ve been looking for or attract new clients to your business. LinkedIn is such a powerful job search and marketing tool that people like Jason Alba dedicate much…

9
Jan

Is Facebook’s Mark Zuckerberg giving away free iPhones and iPads?

Has Apple really partnered up with Mark Zuckerberg and the team from Facebook? Is the social media giant really giving away free iPads and iPhones to random followers and users? We don’t think that Apple has to worry about giving away their hottest products.  After all, they are selling like crazy across the world.  Does…

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