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Posted on Jul 27, 2014 (4 days ago)

Social media – it's not just for wasting time at work anymore
The National
Twitter now reports 200 million users who send 400 million tweets every day. Compounded by record IPO valuations well into the billions, there is little doubt that the social media way of life is here for the duration. But while it may seem like social ...

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Posted on Jul 24, 2014 (8 days ago)
'Last night, I was able to listen in and participate in the weekly Twitter Chat, #TChat. Partly because I missed being part of it (it’s fun) and also because the guest was Steve Boese and they were talking HR Technology! And while it’s well worth reading in on the full conversation, I wanted to focus on a single moment of the chat.Brought to you by: HR Tech Central
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Posted on Jul 22, 2014 (10 days ago)
'As a marketer, I’ve always been fascinated by the customer service experiences that I have as a consumer and the different methods used by companies to communicate with customers.  little background. And as such I decided to use Twitter to see how this was done.  What's the best way to do that?— Thanks for tweeting us. cbrablc.Brought to you by: HR Tech Central
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Posted on Jul 17, 2014 (14 days ago)

Stuff.co.nz

Gaza social media chatter not all it seems
Stuff.co.nz
According to Igal Raich, a 23-year-old IDC student who volunteers in what is called "The Advocacy Room", the project aims to counter what is perceived as a false representation
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Posted on Jul 16, 2014 (15 days ago)

BusinessNewsDaily

Do Fake Twitter Followers Pay Off?
BusinessNewsDaily
When it comes to social media followers, some brands believe that more is better. A bigger following means you're more well-known and influential in your industry, right? Not necessarily, said Alex
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Posted on Jul 15, 2014 (17 days ago)
BusinessWeek - Found 37 minutes ago... of The Ultimate Software Group Follow Ultimate Software on Twitter: www.twitter.com/UltimateHCM Source: Ultimate Software Ultimate Software... Ultimate Software Enables Companies to Make More Effective ... - Minyanville Explore All
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Posted on Jul 12, 2014 (20 days ago)

Social media savvy reader needs a break
Daily Journal Online
DEAR HARRIETTE: I seem to be addicted to social media. Ever since I got on Facebook a few years ago, I sign on every day, and I check in all the time. I mean, even at work I check in on Facebook and now on other social media things like Twitter and ...

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Posted on Jul 11, 2014 (20 days ago)

New York Times

Turning 'Likes' Into a Career
New York Times
Niche also enables creators to track their performances across social networks (what post got like after like on Instagram but flopped on Facebook,
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Posted on Jul 8, 2014 (23 days ago)

AdAge.com

Are We Social Media Ready, Completely?
Business 2 Community
Contrary to the first point, many business owners are there, who think if they spend a little more than their competitors, you will work more
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Posted on Jul 7, 2014 (24 days ago)
Asian Stocks Fall From Six-Year High as Yen Holds GainsBloombergAsian Stocks Fall From Six-Year High as Yen Holds Gains. By Adam Haigh 2014-07-08T06:38:46Z. - Comments Email Print. Share. Facebook · Twitter · Google+ · LinkedIn; Email Print. Save. Related. U.S. Stocks Favored, `Neutral' Japan: Chandgothia.and more »
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Posted on Jul 7, 2014 (24 days ago)
'Definitely the winner of today’s cars-are-an-accessory pic is from former Wired editor Sonal Chokshi. She’s also a g reat innovation follow on Twitter. Are phones becoming an accessory to cars or is it the other way around?Brought to you by: HR Tech Central
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Posted on Jul 7, 2014 (24 days ago)

Make Your Social Media Marketing Work: Avoid These Slip-Ups
Business 2 Community
If you have accounts on different social media sites like Facebook, Twitter and Tumblr, promote them on each of your accounts to attract more prospective clients. Include them on your e-mail signature and business cards as well. Related Resources from B2C

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Posted on Jun 27, 2014 (34 days ago)

Social media mystery: Who's behind Facebook, Twitter campaigns promoting ...
The lens
Would a private citizen take it upon himself to create official-sounding social media accounts in order to spread positive news about a politician? Apparently so, according to whoever is behind a new social media campaign promoting the work of Sheriff ...

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Posted on Jun 26, 2014 (35 days ago)
Police: Man, 56, fatally shot on West SideChicago TribuneThe woman, age 22, was shot in the lower right leg about 4:20 p.m., and was taken St. Bernard Hospital and Healthcare Center, where her condition had stabilized, police said. Check back for more information. asege@tribune.com. Twitter: @AdamSege.and more »
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Posted on Jun 26, 2014 (36 days ago)
BusinessWeek - Found 15 minutes ago... of The Ultimate Software Group Follow Ultimate Software on Twitter: www.twitter.com/UltimateHCM Source: Ultimate Software Ultimate Software...
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Posted on Jun 24, 2014 (38 days ago)

Social Media One-on-One for Dealers: Which social media channels work for ...
Powersports Business (blog)
If you've gone through the process of setting up accounts on some of the social platforms such as Twitter, Instagram, or Pinterest, to name a few, you are now ready to determine which social media channels work for your dealership. To help you through ...

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Posted on Jun 23, 2014 (38 days ago)

The Fiscal Times

The Social Media Generation Says Social Media Ads Don't Work
The Fiscal Times
Gallup's new State of the American Consumer
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Posted on Jun 23, 2014 (38 days ago)

GALLUP: Advertising On Facebook And Twitter Barely Even Works
Business Insider
In order to make social media work for brands, Gallup says companies should focus on engaging with their existing customers rather than pursuing new ones. Additionally, the report says, brands need to make sure the content they post feels authentic and ...

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Posted on Jun 23, 2014 (39 days ago)
'Been spending a little time working on the final bits of the presentation titled "What Did the HR Tech Salesperson Say? With blogs, social networks, LinkedIn, podcasts, about 1,345 Twitter chats, etc. there is no shortage of advice, opinion, and information out there about anything and that of course includes HR technology solutions.Brought to you by: HR Tech Central
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Posted on Jun 23, 2014 (39 days ago)

Wall Street Journal

Social Media Fail to Live Up to Early Marketing Hype
Wall Street Journal
... and followers, believing they were building a solid marketing channel. But that often wasn't the case. "Social
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Posted on Jun 22, 2014 (39 days ago)

Sydney Morning Herald

Productivity road test: social media
Sydney Morning Herald
Sure, social media for work purposes has its advantages in building a career profile, but I'm sure I'm
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Posted on Jun 22, 2014 (40 days ago)

Getting to the heart of why social media works
Los Angeles Times
The first half of the book analyzes a number of social platforms, from the EHarmony and OKCupid dating sites to Twitter, Facebook and Japanese social network Mixi, looking at how these provide solutions to social failures — and why some work better ...
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Posted on Jun 20, 2014 (42 days ago)

CBG Benefits Partners with Maxwell Health to Improve Employee Benefits and ...
PR Newswire (press release)
CBG Benefits, an employee benefits brokerage firm in Massachusetts, will be delivering best-in-class technology to help employers streamline open enrollment & benefits administration and engage employees. Share with Twitter Share with LinkedIn.

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Posted on Jun 9, 2014 (53 days ago)

TfL and social media: saving people from locked toilets
Econsultancy (blog)
But anyway, the point is that there's plenty of work to do. Thank the heavens that we aren't, as yet, quite such an opinionated nation. TfL has in fact received around 1.5m social media posts to date, since it started using social. TfL runs 26 Twitter ...

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Posted on Jun 5, 2014 (56 days ago)

CBS Local

US Secret Service wants software to “detect sarcasm” on social media
Ars Technica
The US Secret Service, the federal law enforcement agency tasked with protecting the
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Posted on Jun 4, 2014 (58 days ago)
'If you need any more convincing that MBAs are a vain waste of money, check out this post from the elite Harvard Business Review on how women should talk in meetings. put my two cents in on twitter: @HarvardBiz this is great I’m going to fax it to all my friends. Gregg Dourgarian (@GreggDourgarian) June 4, 2014. BusinessBrought to you by: HR Tech Central
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Posted on May 28, 2014 (65 days ago)

Social media mistakes Millennials make
SFGate (blog)
And unless those task involve managing the corporate social media accounts, there is no reason to be on Twitter, Facebook, or Instagram during work hours. The only time it's acceptable to jump on social media is during the carved out morning, lunch ...

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Posted on May 27, 2014 (65 days ago)

Edmonton Journal

City needs to update social media presence, auditor says
Edmonton Journal
Edmonton needs to do more work updating and
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Posted on May 27, 2014 (65 days ago)

National Post

How to get ahead in social media advertising
Financial Times
“Organic” posts will not work as well any more. Even if you do not pay outright for ads, a brand may still have to pay more to create really
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Posted on May 25, 2014 (67 days ago)
Deceased Issaquah vet's family sues VA over his care for cancerThe Seattle TimesHealth care. Follow us: facebook · twitter · Advanced Search | Events & Venues | Obituaries · Home ... Local News · Nation & World · Obituaries · Health care · Politics · Education · Special reports · Community partners · Reader photos ... Deceased ...
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Posted on May 23, 2014 (69 days ago)

Don't Let Social Media Be A Road To Career Trouble
Forbes
But social media can be a road to career trouble. While Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, and the like can be an excellent way for those searching for work to market themselves—many companies use social media for recruiting purposes, seeking out potential ...

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Posted on May 21, 2014 (71 days ago)

Why Tweets, Posts and Links Matter to Your Job Search
AARP News
Today it hinges on social media such as LinkedIn, Facebook, and Twitter. If this is unfamiliar territory for you, AARP can help. Our social media tool connects experienced job seekers with employers that value their skills. At Life Reimagined for Work ...

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Posted on May 21, 2014 (72 days ago)

Can you guess the celebrity from their Twitter bio?
Radio Times
Think you can recognise your favourite celebrity from just their social media biography? Let's see about that as we ... From occupations and hobbies to your love of morris dancing or that reputation for having one too many post-work tipples. Sometimes ...

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Posted on May 21, 2014 (72 days ago)
SmartWatt Energy Expands Integrated Solutions Group, Adding Vice President ...PR Web (press release)Adam Raftery is responsible for overseeing the successful development, engineering and implementation of turnkey, integrated, design-build energy-efficiency projects throughout the United States. Share on Twitter Share on Facebook Share on Google+ ...and more »
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Posted on May 20, 2014 (72 days ago)
Turns Out Pat Sajak's Twitter Is a Repository of Crotchety Liberal JokesThe WireJokes about healthcare and the IRS scandal: Happy birthday tomorrow, George Washington. Your father thought if he liked his cherry tree, he could keep it. Period. — Pat Sajak (@patsajak) February 21, 2014. Met a nice woman who said she'd check my tax ...and more »
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Posted on May 20, 2014 (73 days ago)

Benefit Express Adds Key Addition to Company Headquarters
PR Web (press release)
On April 26th, 2014 benefits administration firm, Benefit Express, added their company signage on top of its building. Share on Twitter Share on Facebook Share on Google+ Share on LinkedIn Email a friend · Repost This. We are all taking an extreme ...


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Posted on May 19, 2014 (73 days ago)

First Tweeting Mayor: Is The Social Media Site Work Or Play?
CBS Local
PITTSBURGH (KDKA) – Did you know Luke Ravenstahl was the first Mayor of Pittsburgh to have a computer on his desk? And now, Mayor Bill Peduto is pushing the use of digital technology further. Peduto is on Twitter dozens of times a day, so is it work or ...

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Posted on May 15, 2014 (77 days ago)

City drafts controversial employee social media policy
KRQE News 13
Read: City of Albuquerque's Proposed Social Media Policy. One of the rules says city employees can only share “personal, non-work related opinions and information” on their own social media pages on sites like Facebook and Twitter. The ACLU says that ...
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Posted on May 15, 2014 (77 days ago)
'I’m noticing in our Staffing Talk web logs that the infographic in today’s news-of-the-day about resume typos is getting passed around on Twitter and Facebook as if they somehow destroy a candidate’s chances of getting a job. made a small change to the infographic by inserting a typo. Can you find it?Brought to you by: HR Tech Central
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Posted on May 14, 2014 (79 days ago)

Travel Weekly

The Right Way To Build A Social Media Following For Your Company
Forbes
Even if you outsource your social media marketing, it's better to hone in on those
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Posted on May 14, 2014 (79 days ago)
Twitter fury at “class warfare” of budget vented in just three wordsThe AustralianJoe Hockey's $20 billion Medical Research Future Fund, intended to blunt the effect of healthcare cuts, was a major talking point. Many labelled it a cheap ploy to cover ... — Adam Bandt (@AdamBandt) May 13, 2014. 'I can't wait for 2026 when ...and more »
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Posted on May 9, 2014 (84 days ago)
Business 2 CommunityHow To Write Killer Copy For Social Media (Which Gets People to Click and ...Business 2 CommunityAdam Root, CTO of social media marketing technology firm Hiplogiq, takes a more strategic approach to engaging an audience. Root recommends you, “First, determine your call to action. Then,think about the network you are posting on. Twitter is more ...
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Posted on May 5, 2014 (87 days ago)

Irish Independent

Half of employees use social media, such as Twitter and Facebook, at work
Irish Independent
MORE than half of all Irish workers are still using
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Posted on May 2, 2014 (90 days ago)

The Story Behind the Convergence of Social Media and Country Music: Jessica ...
Huffington Post
In actuality, some of the most fascinating social media stories explore how people are thinking outside the box to build loyal audiences via unique strategies implemented on Twitter, Facebook, YouTube etc. Power users are creating ... You forged a path ...

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Posted on Jan 29, 2014 (183 days ago)
Can't get through to your health insurer? Vent on TwitterPhilly.comA representative of Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield replied the following day and asked for more information. @byJenAMiller ... More than half of its enrollment from HealthCare.gov, which is handling sign-ups for New Jersey, came between Dec. 15 and Dec.and more »
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Posted on Oct 9, 2011 (1026 days ago)

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Benign post? Maybe not to boss
Monroe News Star
At St. Francis Medical Center, employees are not allowed to access social media while at work, said Jim Novak, vice president of human resources. Novak said the computers are set up to block access to social media sites, which he said is for ...
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Posted on Oct 8, 2011 (1027 days ago)

Share Our Stories On Facebook, Twitter
Patch.com
Grafton Patch uses social media daily to help spread the word about the goings-on in town. By Danielle Horn We at Grafton Patch love to use social media to complement our work and activity on this page. Our Twitter and Facebook pages are tools that ...

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Posted on Jun 26, 2011 (1132 days ago)

Social media gaining in business popularity
Hometownlife.com
Other networks — Facebook and Linkedin among them — are also gaining in popularity as people begin to combine work and pleasure. McCann said Twitter is now four times more popular than Bing, and twice as popular as Yahoo! She said social sites are ...

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