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Do you really hate Facebook? Or is it just because you're supposed to?
Most people I know say they hate Facebook, and complain about how boring it is on a regular basis.
IT leaders: 8 steps to build a compelling business case for social initiatives...
IT leaders planning to introduce or extend a collaboration and social software initiative may well need a more compelling business case to present to business leaders.
Will social data monitoring improve the Kiwi workplace?
"The younger generation is more willing to share personal data meaning data monitoring will rise and could become routine practice for organisations."
State of crowd funding "very immature and highly fragmented"
"I have now analysed almost 50 leading crowd funding sites and my overall view is that crowdfunding is in a very early and fragmented state."
Where has all the Social gone...?
Do you wonder where all the interest in social went? Once the hottest trend since sliced bread, interest in social definitely dissipated.
Recent volatility gives way to positivity as IT spending rises...
"At the beginning of 2014, we asserted that businesses would choose to fix the roof while the sun was shining."
Canterbury software start up bags $700k Japanese investment
"There is just so much going on in social media now that having a tool that can harness all of a company’s online activity, pulling it all into one website, is very valuable."
Her hips don't lie... who wins the Facebook popularity contest?
So you may have heard that Shakira became the most popular person on Facebook after hitting 100 million likes week – the most likes any public figure on Facebook has ever achieved.
Is Facebook's Buy Now button a game-changer for SMBs?
Facebook introduced a new feature last week that businesses are sure to like. It is testing a way for advertisers to make a direct sales pitch to Facebook users, and it could be a game-changer.
SMBs drive business growth through Facebook
With over 30 million active small businesses currently using Facebook, including 19 million on mobile, SMBs are continuing to utilise social media as a key channel to build business.
For their eyes only... Facebook Mentions
Facebook has released a new iOS app for celebrities and public figures, namely actors, athletes, musicians and other "influencers", making it easier for them to interact with their fan base.
Unhappy Kiwis air shopping grievances on Social Media
Kiwis are unhappy with the way New Zealand businesses treat them, prefer to complain on Facebook and want something free in response to their complaint.
Has "emotional" studying Facebook crossed the line?
"With this research, Facebook has skated too close to the edge of online users’ willingness to share data."
Facebook dead? No chance...
Ever since Facebook CFO David Ebersman admitted last October that young teens were visiting the site slightly less frequently, most have accepted as fact that young people are fleeing Facebook en masse.
State-funded Chorus fibre plans nothing more than a PR stunt?
"UltraFast Fibre’s announcement of ‘gigabit’ services to eight towns across the central North Island confirms Chorus’ social media #Gigatown competition is nothing more than just a cynical public relations exercise."
Football-mad Kiwis to join World Cup conversation on Facebook
Millions of football fans from around the world will join the conversation about the 2014 World Cup on Facebook.
Are teen social media users becoming anti-social?
Social media users are a fickle bunch. Teens, in particular, are influenced by ever-changing trends. What was once new and cool can quickly become old news. Take Facebook for instance.
Kiwis turn to tech for real life neighbour connections
Social networking across New Zealand has become a little more neighbourly, with the launch of a private social network for Kiwi neighbourhoods.
Social Networking for the Antisocial - Cloak
Who said social networking can’t be antisocial? There’s a new app claiming to be the antisocial social network, or the social network for those who are antisocial.
Too attached? How important is your smartphone?
No matter how long we have phones or tablets, there are always new articles around the web about how much time we are spending on them.
Trend Micro helps Facebook users fight cyber threats with ‘HouseCall’
With trillions of clicks occurring every day on Facebook, the social platform is a tempting target for spammers and criminals.
Sshh... Twitter doesn't like you
I’m 100% for any service or product that helps block annoying/stupid people from bothering me...
Enterprise applications must be more agile
Gartner questions that are on the mind of IT and business leaders when embracing the Nexus of Forces and the imperatives that organisations are facing with their application strategy.
Facebook NZ issues top privacy tips for Kiwis
"If you experience unpleasant surprises when sharing on Facebook, that's bad for you and bad for us."