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11 Social Media Dos and Don’ts for Young Professionals

11 Social Media Dos and Don’ts for Young Professionals

For business and pleasure, for friends and foes, for networking and creeping, we young professionals (YPs) love all facets of social media. It’s no surprise, then, that here at Notable we talk a ton about how our fave social media...
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#sochi2014: The Olympics Through Twitter

For quick, 24/7 updates during the Sochi Winter Olympics, most young professionals (YPs) turned to Twitter for the latest, following the conversation with the hashtags #Sochi2014, #WeAreWinter and #TeamCanada. Post Olympics, Twitter released its stats on the world’s #sochi2014 tweeting
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Stopping the Spread of Phoney Info on Social Media

Ok, it has to be said: No, Brad Pitt did not write that incredibly romantic story about Angelina. No, microwaving water does not make it harmful to plants. And no, a monster-sized squid did not wash up on a beach in California
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Vine Turns One. Here Are the Highlights

Twitter’s mobile app Vine turned one on Jan. 24th, and what’s a first year anniversary celebration without a look back at a few things that have come to define the service since its launch
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Executive Insight From Twitter’s Kirstine Stewart

Earlier this month we hit a Women of Influence luncheon where media executive Kirstine Stewart, Managing Director and Head of Twitter Canada, shared her seasoned insight on business, women in the workforce and what makes an effective leader today. She also let us in on what it’s like to work at a company like Twitter
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#FairmontCows Make Their Way Around the World for a Good Cause

Here’s a great story about social media being used for a great cause. It involves a flood, several cows and a few creative personalities. Intrigued? Thought so. Here's how they all combined in what turned out to be a global initiativ
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Socialnomics Author Erik Qualman Talks Social Media and Influence

Erik Qualman, author of Socialnomics, an award-winning book on the power of influence, as well as a TEDx speaker, reveals that nearly one in five Canadians report that social media has made them more influential. According to him, the power and influence of word of mouth is turning to “world of mouth"
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Selfies: Enough Please!

Pucker your lips, bat your eyes, stare at your phone and put your duck face on. SNAP! Take your picture! It is time, once and for all, to break the silence and confront this abnormally self-centered trend that has been annoyingly invading our social networks
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Don't Get Faked by the Facebook Fakes

Lately, someone has been taking the fun out of our Facebook account, managing to creep us out, annoy us and make us question the visibility of our online presence in the process.
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Is Silence Golden During the Social Media Age?

I'm a fairly private person. I don't like strangers knowing much about me. Even my acquaintances have limited information about my life. Ok, full disclosure here: I’ve been with good friends, on my birthday, and they have not known that I was privately celebrating the fact that I was moving into another year. A bit extreme, perhaps. So, one can probably envision the challenge that I’m experiencing with social media, a party I was rather late in arriving
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