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SOCIAL MEDIA RISK MECHANISMS

SOCIAL MEDIA RISK MECHANISMS

SOCIAL MEDIA RISK MECHANISMS   Whilst social media presents many business opportunities, it also triggers risk mechanisms that companies need to be aware of, and manage. With the rise of social media tools, the increase in Internet users and the mushrooming of devices that support this system, company operations are increasingly exposed to the world. […]

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Posted in: Social media development, Social Media for Executives, Social Media Implementation

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SOCIAL MEDIA QUOTE – Simon Mainwaring

SOCIAL MEDIA QUOTE – Simon Mainwaring

Social media quote   ‘One of the greatest challenges companies face in adjusting to the impact of social media, is knowing where to start.’ Simon Mainwaring Simon Mainwaring makes a very important point when it comes to integrating the growing potential of social media within business. Managers are often overwhelmed by social media and the […]

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Posted in: Social Media for Executives, Social Media Implementation, Social Media Quotes

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SOCIAL MEDIA QUOTE – Kaylene Moore

SOCIAL MEDIA QUOTE – Kaylene Moore

SOCIAL MEDIA QUOTE – Kaylene Moore   ‘Turning potentially negative situations into positive ones was one of the biggest opportunities social media offered SMEs’ Kaylene Moore, digital marketing consultant and director of The SEO Hub   In this quote, Moore highlights one of the most interesting of social media opportunities. The possibility to have open […]

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Posted in: Social Media Opportunities, Social Media Quotes

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SOCIAL MEDIA RISK: HOW MUCH FREEDOM DO WE HAVE?

SOCIAL MEDIA RISK: HOW MUCH FREEDOM DO WE HAVE?

SOCIAL MEDIA RISK: HOW MUCH FREEDOM DO WE HAVE?   With the recent spying scandal springing from the discovery of Prism, an Internet-surveillance scheme developed by the United States; how much freedom do we have when it comes to using social media? It is important to be aware of the different risks involved when using […]

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Posted in: Social media development, Social Media landscape

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TWITTER’S AND FACEBOOK’S NEW VIDEO SERVICES

TWITTER’S AND FACEBOOK’S NEW VIDEO SERVICES

TWITTER’S AND FACEBOOK’S NEW VIDEO SERVICES   Stagnation is definitely not what defines social media. Moving, changing, evolving – this is what best describes this expanding ecosystem of countless apps. Just five months ago, Twitter introduced yet another brand new app; Vine – a short-video service allowing users to record 6 seconds of film before […]

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Posted in: Facebook, Social Media Applications, Social Media Opportunities, Twitter

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Social Media Quote – Darwin

Social Media Quote – Darwin

Social media quote – Darwin “In the long history of humankind those who learned to collaborate and improvise most effectively have prevailed.” Charles Darwin Social media is the result of the Internet revolution, and the Internet revolution is the result of human innovation. The theory of evolution is at the center of our survival story, […]

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Posted in: Mobility, Social Media Quotes

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BLACKBOARD Inc.; HOW IT USED TWITTER TO ENHANCE ITS BUSINESS

BLACKBOARD Inc.; HOW IT USED TWITTER TO ENHANCE ITS BUSINESS

BLACKBOARD Inc.; HOW IT USED TWITTER TO ENHANCE ITS BUSINESS   Blackboard Inc., a company that provides enterprise software to various organizations, with a strong focus on education software for education providers, is the subject of an interesting example of how a business-to-business company used social media to reach its business goals. The company focused […]

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Posted in: Social Media Applications, Social Media Cases, Social Media Implementation, Social Media Opportunities, Twitter

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Social Media Quote – Alistair Rennie

Social Media Quote – Alistair Rennie

Social media quote – Rennie ‘What is a social business? It’s an organization that integrates social technologies with critical business processes to improve the productivity of its workforce and create exceptional customer service.’ Alistair Rennie, General Manager, Social Business, IBM   Alistair Rennie makes two very important points in regards to social media and business; two points that […]

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Posted in: Social Media Implementation, Social Media Opportunities, Social Media Quotes

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HOOTSUITE; WHAT, WHO AND WHY?

HOOTSUITE; WHAT, WHO AND WHY?

HOOTSUITE; WHAT, WHO AND WHY?   Facebook. Twitter. LinkedIn. That is all we keep hearing about. But social media is much more. A plethora of tools awaits the entrepreneurial mind who seeks to take advantage of the many business opportunities social media provides. HootSuite is one amongst these key social media tools, although probably less […]

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SOCIAL MEDIA GONE BADLY WRONG – PART 3

SOCIAL MEDIA GONE BADLY WRONG – PART 3

SOCIAL MEDIA GONE BADLY WRONG – PART 3   This article is the sequel to the series of ‘Social Media Gone Badly Wrong’ articles. In this third part, a further three case studies are presented to illustrate the magnitude social media risks can have on business. 1. Unethical behavior:  Samsung has been the subject of […]

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Posted in: Social Media Cases, Social Media for Executives

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