whatsapp

What’s up with WhatsApp?

Whether it’s the press, financial traders or marketers, everyone has had an opinion on the recent acquisition of WhatsApp by Facebook. Did any of you see the unfortunate (funny) typo, by the BBC which turned the news story into Facebook acquires “massaging service”? Uh oh! Last week, social networking giant, Facebook, released a statement to…

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nek

NekNomination: The viral drinking game

If you’ve logged into Facebook this month, you will most definitely have seen a ‘NekNomination’ video in your Newsfeed. In fact, it’s probably why you are reading this blog post right now… The NekNomination trend, which is essentially Facebook chain mail, has skyrocketed in the past few weeks. A quick search for ‘NekNomination’ in Radian6 reveals…

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social login

Social CRM: battle of the social login

So often in social media we are concerned with what is happening “in platform” that we forget the bigger picture. Over inflated company valuations that we are so familiar with nowadays are down to one thing – data. G+ is the 2nd biggest social network in the world due to the nature of the proliferated…

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The social job hunter

The social job hunter

  What better way to network than virtually, especially when job searching? LinkedIn, you can call out to your connections to let them know you are job searching. You can be introduced to their connections, for maximum networking opportunities. As LinkedIn is a professional networking site, you can also link your Twitter and blog to…

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Mystic Pete’s 2014 social media predictions

Mystic Pete’s 2014 social media predictions

After the hustle and bustle of Christmas and New Year is it customary to sit down and reflect on the past year *yawn* and then (once you have woken up from your sleep) think about the year ahead. It is safe to say the social media industry dramatically changed and grew in 2013, and 2014…

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The social media battle continues

2014: The social media battle continues

There’s no use denying it. We are well and truly in the social media age. An amazing 89% of all web users are on social media networks, and active internet users tend to spend around 16 minutes of every hour they’re online using social media. Despite the unquestionable prevalence of social media, the networks are in a state of constant…

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The year of Google+

2014: The year of Google+?

It’s that time of year when we dust off the crystal ball and try to predict and prepare for what 2014 holds for some of our favourite social networks. And here’s what Bakti expects to see this coming year! Facebook: I’ve seen A LOT of articles peppered around the net claiming that Facebook is in crisis…

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