Tag archive for ‘Social Networks’
By Bartel Scheers On Wednesday, May 16th, 2012

GM tackles Facebook over Ads

Some ackward news hits the wire days before Facebook’s historic $105 billion IPO; General Motors said it plans to stop advertising on the social media site, concluding that its paid ads don’t have a big More...

By Web On Wednesday, April 18th, 2012

Facebook’s Telescope on Human Behavior

MIT’s Technology Review has an interesting interview explaining Facebook’s efforts to mine its piles of data and why it says the effort can help explain why people act as they do.  More...

By Bartel Scheers On Wednesday, March 21st, 2012

Your Facebook Profile is Not as Private as You Think

Since the rise of social networking, it has become common for managers to review publically available Facebook profiles, Twitter accounts and other sites to learn more about job candidates. But many users, especially More...

By Bartel Scheers On Sunday, March 11th, 2012
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Fake Facebook account of Commander embarrasses Nato

As well as their names, people routinely put personal email addresses, dates of birth, clues about their home address and personal and family pictures online. Some even state their current location, and messages More...

By Bartel Scheers On Sunday, March 11th, 2012

Senior Dating Swimsuit Profile Promo

Despite the warnings for conman, fake profiles, creepy stalkers or other undesired attention dating sites are still a great place to meet people, boost your confidence and even to find an eligible bachelor. But More...

By Bartel Scheers On Friday, March 2nd, 2012
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Last year July MIT Sloan School of Management and Cambridge Judge Business School launched in what they called the first ever worldwide time critical social mobilisation experiment. Think of this as a high-tech More...

By Bartel Scheers On Wednesday, February 1st, 2012

You Are What You Tweet

If you think being caught on camera naked and drunk makes your life terrible you haven’t heard this story yet. It’s the story of Leigh Van Bryan who screw up majorly as he tweeted about “destroying More...

By Bartel Scheers On Saturday, September 10th, 2011

None of Your Business

Okay, it’s stupid to brag about your brand new sports car, or posh holiday on Facebook or Twitter when you depend on social welfare or have large debts. We’re that savvy. Much like we don’t upload More...

By Bartel Scheers On Thursday, August 25th, 2011

The Hunt Is Over

Since researchers spoiled my belief that spraying myself with fragrances containing human pheromones would invoke instant “Axe-experiences” I felt a little lost at the nightlife hunt for bodily success. More...

By Bartel Scheers On Monday, July 18th, 2011
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Made for Social Media

How about a scent “Made for Social Media?” The new unisex fragrance, suggestively named Erox, comes from online community operator Crowdgather. The scent incorporates synthetic human pheromones, and, according More...

By Bartel Scheers On Saturday, July 16th, 2011
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Happy Oasis

‘Social games for social good’ has been a tag line for many a developer. Many Facebook game creators like Zynga offer the power of their audience to make major donations to victims of natural disasters More...

By Bartel Scheers On Friday, June 24th, 2011
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Time Critical Social Mobilisation

Think of this as a high-tech treasure hunt promises an experiment designed by two of the world’s leading business management schools to examine exactly how the internet and social networks mobilize people into More...