Do you like the new LinkedIn design?

LinkedIn have recently rolled out the new layout, and there is a noticeable buzz within the social media world around it! The new design has already seen a couple of phases, and each time it happens, you see people talking about it! As Em Donnely mentions, the notification toolbar has been simplified to ease the…

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Meet the new Google Maps…

Google Maps has been re-released with a completely new look – and I have to say it looks amazing. The new Google Maps seamlessly incorporates Google Earth and Street View – allowing users to take a peek at anything from how Earth looks in space to clouds moving in real time across the sky, or…

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Social Media Law: 10 tweetable stats you should know!

Who doesn’t love a retweet? It’s quick and simple and it can save you the hassle of creating an update. But it’s worthwhile taking the time to think through a retweet because sometimes they can get you into a sticky situation… Help raise awareness about the risks when it comes to social media and the…

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The real deal: Facebook verifies accounts!

Following in the footsteps of Twitter, Pinterest and Google+, Facebook announced yesterday that it would be launching verified accounts for an elite group of prominent brands and public figures. Social Media accounts are rife with duplicate accounts and Facebook has notoriously had difficulties with the volume of fake accounts on the platform. For example, when searching…

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3 LinkedIn groups worth your attention

With the popularity of LinkedIn Groups growing alongside the other conversation platforms, such as LinkedIn Today and company pages, it has become a considerable challenge to identify the most relevant groups to join. Let’s say you are an IT professional looking to network with your peers… How do you go about choosing the right group?…

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Live Brand Social: fill the funnel by planning for it

Although creating a tweet or a Facebook status update is quick and easy, brands need to realise that social can offer a lot more in the long-term. The effort that you put into managing your social presence is meant for a lot more than one sale; you are building an on-going and personal relationship with…

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Live Brand Social: 10 tweetable stats

The retweet is a popular feature of Twitter. Research shows that, as a result of combining live event marketing with social, 54% will post to Twitter, however, the creation of original content is far outweighted on Twitter, by the ease of sharing via retweets. 36% will share a tweet and 34% will share a link.…

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