There’s some really scary statistics in the Yellow Social Media Report, produced earlier this year by Sensis. It says that 69 percent of Australians now use social media, that 95 percent of those use Facebook and that the average Facebook user spends 8.5 hours per week on the site, a figure that has increased by 1.5 hours in just a year.
Over Fifty Percent of Job Opportunities Posted on Social Networks Are Not Listed on Leading Job Search Sites, JobsMiner.com Statistics Show
Social job search engine allows job seekers and recruiters to get their hands on “hidden” job opportunities first, all in one place
AVG (AU/NZ) Pty Ltd has announced that researchers at AVG Technologies have discovered a new threat to Facebook: “Political Hacktivism”, or the non-violent use of illegal or legally ambiguous digital tools in pursuit of political ends. Over the weekend of 5-6 June 2010, AVG researchers noticed that a number of Facebook accounts had seemingly been hacked by Turkish hackers in retaliation for the recent Gaza blockade incident.
CA Technologies Works with Facebook to Help Drive Efficiencies and Reliability in Its Global Data Centers
CA Innovation Helps Provide Power Improvements in One of the Most Demanding IT Environments in the World
NewsWatch Recently Featured “Belynk”, a Mobile Facebook Photo Uploading Application on National Television
“Belynk”, a mobile Facebook uploading application was featured on NewsWatch as part of its popular segment, AppWatch, that takes a look at the latest and coolest mobile applications and services on the iOS, Android, and Windows market. Andrew Tropeano, the host of AppWatch, conducted the app review and shared with viewers how it instantly uploads photos to an album as they’re taken.
Charles Sturt University Doctor of Information Technology student Benjamin Davis says the world is drowning in data and he wants to find better ways to make sense of it all.
According to a white paper from Consumer Goods Technology (CGT) the secret to running successful trade promotions will increasingly lie in integrating the rich data available across traditional TPM systems with the real-time data being created in vast quantities by consumers using social media sites like Facebook and Twitter.
InfoSecurity Russia-2010: Social Networks – Where Are the Dangers? - in Report by Karl Driesen, VP EMEA, Palo Alto Networks
Karl Driesen - VP EMEA, Palo Alto Networks – to deliver speech “Social Networks – Where Are the Dangers?” on IT Director’s Day, 17 November, at the main stage of InfoSecurity Russia. StorageExpo. Documation’2010
Facebook has experienced massive growth since its inception in a Harvard dorm room a decade ago. With over a billion users and an IPO that has performed fairly well given the overall state of the economy, the social media giant is poised to be quite successful over the next decade, provided they can find a balance between advertising revenue and quality of the user experience.
In response to an article published by Mashable, online marketing firm fishbat discusses Facebook’s new feature of trending based on their new algorithms.