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Socialnomics Author Erik Qualman Talks Social Media and Influence

Socialnomics Author Erik Qualman Talks Social Media and Influence

How influential are you? Your social media activity may offer clues. 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...
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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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Sunny Lenarduzzi: Today's Notable Young Entrepreneur

Sunny Lenarduzzi talks for a living, both as the host of Beer Money on City TV and as the Social Media Host for Breakfast Television Edmonton. What was the inspiration behind her career path? Find out in today's profile
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Here's How to Take the Perfect Selfie

It started with Facebook and has only been encouraged by every form of social media that followed in its wake. We’re talking about the beloved selfie. Young professionals (YPs) love to take selfies; in the car, on a boat, in the hair salon or even at the desk
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Facebook Algorithm Tweak Orders News by Popularity

Facebook has revealed yet another new update to its News Feed, announcing that posts will be shown more prominently for longer if they are popular. They have also made it easier to stalk your crush
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Instagram Rumoured to Announce Video Support

TechCrunch has leaked that Instagram will add video support to rival Twitter’s Vine. According to TechCrunch’s anonymous source, the feature will be unveiled at Facebook's "big ideas" event on Thursday, June 20th
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Assuming Perfect: Insight Gained From a Life Cut Short

This much we know: the complexities of young professional life, emotion and circumstance are never accurately reflected on social media platforms. If this wasn't outrightly obvious before, it certainly was following the shocking death of a dear friend
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The Importance of Tweeting for Young Professionals

If you want to connect and communicate with multinational companies, influential media, potential employers, celebrities, authors, politicians, customers, and fellow young professionals, it’s time to get tweeting
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