Social Networking 101

Online Job Hunting Made Easy!

Job-hunting? Don’t just hit the pavement – hit the Internet. Smart job hunters rely on LinkedIn and Facebook, two of today’s most important social networking websites, to forge valuable connections. By mastering the how’s and why’s of online networking, you can fish for the best jobs online, hook employers on your skill set and talent, … Continue reading “Online Job Hunting Made Easy!”

Social Media in Search

In the company’s November whitepaper, which looks at the landscape of natural search, 360i purports that a majority of social media search listings that appear for brand-related queries are created by individuals not affiliated with the brand. In fact, “77% of YouTube(), Twitter() and Facebook() listings that appeared for brand searches were controlled by a … Continue reading “Social Media in Search”

I've gotta feeling that today's going to be a good day!

Have you seen the famous Oprah video? Give yourself a boost and watch it now! I agree with Oprah! That is sooooooo cool! Way to go Black Eyed Peas! Way to go Chicago! You rock! Here’s the original version of the song by Black Eyed Peas… and here’s the lyrics in case you want to … Continue reading “I've gotta feeling that today's going to be a good day!”

First U.S. Rehab Center for Internet Addiction Opens Its Doors

To qualify for admittance to reSTART, you have to display symptoms of its nine guidelines for IAD. They are as follows: 1. Have a strong desire or impulse to use the internet. 2. Decreasing or stopping of the internet leads to withdrawal symptoms (e.g., general malaise, restlessness, irritability, lack of concentration, dyssomnia); and the above … Continue reading “First U.S. Rehab Center for Internet Addiction Opens Its Doors”

Facebook and Twitter Attacks Were Political, and Personal

Twitter, Facebook, Livejournal, YouTube, and Blogger came under a sustained, simultaneous DDoS attack yesterday, with Twitter going offline completely for a while, and Facebook running slowly and reporting strange error messages to users before its security staff managed to wrestle control back Read more about this attack at Technomix | Fast Company.

Don't read this if you do not want to grow your business!

Jack Neff’s recent post entitled Study: ROI May Be Measurable in Facebook, MySpace After All shares more proof that social media improves ROI, in particular a case study of a package-goods brand that earned $1.28 million in sales from $1 million social-media campaign — 28% ROI! He states that… Recent research from ComScore, MySpace and … Continue reading “Don't read this if you do not want to grow your business!”

LEGAL IMPLICATIONS for chatting with “friends” on social networking sites?

What do you think of a recent court ruling that forced a man suing over injuries from a car accident, to answer questions about the content on his Facebook page that is off limits to the public? I was just reading Toronto Star legal writer Tracey Tyler’s article Facebook user poked – by the courts, … Continue reading “LEGAL IMPLICATIONS for chatting with “friends” on social networking sites?”

LEGAL IMPLICATIONS for chatting with "friends" on social networking sites?

What do you think of a recent court ruling that forced a man suing over injuries from a car accident, to answer questions about the content on his Facebook page that is off limits to the public? I was just reading Toronto Star legal writer Tracey Tyler’s article Facebook user poked – by the courts, … Continue reading “LEGAL IMPLICATIONS for chatting with "friends" on social networking sites?”

What does phishing mean?

Watch out for the black hats on Facebook!

If you see a message that says… (Your Friends Name) has faced some errors when checking your profile.  View the errors message or a message that says… Error Check System or something else that you did not expect, and might not want to trust, it’s best to ignore them because reports share that they do nasty … Continue reading “Watch out for the black hats on Facebook!”

Durham Region Facebook Groups

Durham Region http://www.facebook.com/group.php?gid=2247988462&ref=ts Durham Region (Ontario-Canada) Community Gathering http://www.facebook.com/group.php?gid=22034635135&ref=ts Durham Region, ON should have it’s own network http://www.facebook.com/group.php?gid=4686444445&ref=ts Durham Home and Small Business Association – DHSBA http://www.facebook.com/group.php?gid=8197164437&ref=ts