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Grand Theft Auto V Release Date in October?

Grand Theft Auto V is being developed by Rockstar North studio located in Edinburgh, Scotland. According to his LinkedIn page Alex O’Dwyer is employed as a character animator at Rockstar North and stated that Grand Theft Auto V will launch …

Using Social Media To Find A Job [INFOGRAPHIC] Using Social Media To Find A Job [INFOGRAPHIC]

The economy is struggling to get back on its feet and if you’re looking for a job, you’re going to have to leverage all your skills as well as all available resources. And yes, your Facebook account can help you …

The Social Job Search [Infographic] The Social Job Search [Infographic]
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The job market may be getting better as we enter into 2012, but finding a position that meets your employment requirements and suits your skill-set is harder than ever. In fact, one of the most difficult challenges employers face is …

LinkedIn Gets New Group Search Features LinkedIn Gets New Group Search Features

LinkedIn announced the launch of some new features for its Group Search designed to make it easier to find the “right professional conversations”. The social network currently has over 1.2 million groups in a wide variety of fields. “As we’ve …

LinkedIn Making It Easier To Find People You Know LinkedIn Making It Easier To Find People You Know

LinkedIn, like the best social networking sites out there, includes a feature that makes it easy to find people that you may know. These are usually based off of either mutual friends, past schools or past employment. This works reasonably …

Mascots: Best Brand Accesories on Social Media Mascots: Best Brand Accesories on Social Media
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Apparently, brand mascots are back in a big way. With the ever increasing popularity of social media, characters who promote a branded lifestyle and assign a particular face to a product, are once again in demand. Carol Phillips, president of …

Marketing on Social Media [INFOGRAPHIC] Marketing on Social Media [INFOGRAPHIC]
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There is no denying the impact of social media when it comes to brand recognition. Professional marketers have recognized this for some time, offering more interesting content to engage customers on this relatively new medium. Why is social media so …

LinkedIn Reaches Three Million Australian Users LinkedIn Reaches Three Million Australian Users

LinkedIn, the world’s social network for finding business professionals is constantly growing with new members (especially for recruiting). Basically, the service is becoming a Facebook for the business world, making it easier for business professionals to network with one another …

Identified.com Grows to Two Million in Six Months Identified.com Grows to Two Million in Six Months

Startup Identified.com is meeting with remarkable success in its mere six months of existence. The Facebook-based data analytics company has doubled in size nearly every month since its September 2011 launch. The company owes its success primarily to users from …

A Close Look At Social Networking Media A Close Look At Social Networking Media

Almost everybody is using social media today. Asking someone under the age of thirty if they have Facebook is like asking someone if they own a television set. But there are a number of sites to choose from, and yes …

LinkedIn to Host DevelopHer, a Hackday Competition for Females in Engineering Fields LinkedIn to Host DevelopHer, a Hackday Competition for Females in Engineering Fields

LinkedIn announced their first Women’s Hackday– DevelopHer, and it will be hosted from June 30 – July 1, 2012. DevelopHer is a public competition for female engineers to unite by hacking all night, eating food and doing yoga, meeting judges, …

LinkedIn: Great Recession Industry Trends LinkedIn: Great Recession Industry Trends

LinkedIn, with assistance from the Council Of Economic Advisors, recently took a look at the “data exhaust” of its over 150 million members, to get a better understanding of certain industry trends during and after the recent economic recession. With …

LinkedIn Barely Profitable LinkedIn Barely Profitable

LinkedIn, the social network for business professionals, doubled its revenue in 2011 with $522 million, though likewise became less profitable, according to Business Insider. This is due to the company nearly tripling its costs in regards to sales and marketing. …

Amazon to Create Original Series? Amazon to Create Original Series?

New Amazon VP’s LinkedIn profile changed from VP of original series at Amazon to VP of Production leading reporters to believe that Amazon will be joining Hulu, Netflix, and YouTube in creating original shows. Lewis is a new executive to …

LinkedIn Follow Company Button For Sites Launched LinkedIn Follow Company Button For Sites Launched

LinkedIn announced the launch of a “Follow Company” button that companies can use on their sites. It’s basically like those you see from other social networks, and frankly, it’s a little surprising this didn’t already exist, but it’s here now. …

Social Media Is Proving To Be An Effective Job Performance Predictor Social Media Is Proving To Be An Effective Job Performance Predictor
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Social media is continuing to prove to be a useful hiring tool and a two-way street for both employees and employers. Hopeful job applicants continue to use the internet to search and apply for employment and 91% of employers are …

LinkedIn Blows Other Social Networks Out Of The Water For Recruiting [Report] LinkedIn Blows Other Social Networks Out Of The Water For Recruiting [Report]
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Bullhorn Reach released a new “Social Recruiting Activity Report,” finding that LinkedIn rules the roost in terms of social networks most used by employers for recruiting purposes. Not a huge surprise, given the nature of LinkedIn. The firm measured LinkedIn, …

Online Advertising is More Than Just Clicks! Online Advertising is More Than Just Clicks!
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I noticed a VentureBeat article that makes me shake my head in amazement at the apparent lack of understanding of online advertising. The sensationalistic headline, “Yelp advertising is a rip-off for small advertisers” reveals a simplistic viewpoint on the value …

LinkedIn Mobile Ads On The Way LinkedIn Mobile Ads On The Way

Facebook isn’t the only social network looking to better monetize its mobile users. LinkedIn said in its earnings call on Thursday, it will be launching ads in its mobile apps in the future, though it’s not clear just how near …

LinkedIn Earnings Solid, Q4 Revenue Up 105% LinkedIn Earnings Solid, Q4 Revenue Up 105%

LinkedIn just announced its fourth quarter and 2011 Fiscal Year financial results, and they are solid. The company saw a 105% increase in revenue for the fourth quarter compared to the same period last year. Q4 revenue was $167.7 million, …

What’s The Climate Like For Social Network Users? What’s The Climate Like For Social Network Users?

Pew Internet Research has released the results of study which reveals the attitudes and inclinations of social networkers and how they feel about the environment on sites like Facebook, Twitter, and Linkedin. The authors of the study use the term …