We live in exciting times where the Internet, especially social media platforms like Facebook, Twitter and YouTube have become game-changers in the political and social arena. Movements of political dissent and mass protests against administrations across the world, prevalent for many years, have finally been successful in recent times (even overthrowing oppressive dictatorial regimes) thanks
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Societal marketing was put forth as a concept by Phillip Kotler (often referred to as ‘father of marketing’) in the 1970s. However, it is only in the past couple of decades, that this form of marketing has matured into a reality, with every company trying to incorporate this marketing style in their products and services.
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It is often said, that necessity is the mother of invention, when faced with the task of compiling your thoughts within 140 words, I guess the saying stands true to its words. When people learned, how to use twitter, the phenomenon spread like wildfire, it brought people from across the globe, closer to each other
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Launched as a social networking site for professionals in 2003, LinkedIn started becoming a part of daily news right from its early days. The concept where socially connecting with people over a website was also going to help people professionally was novel and seemed rather beneficial. In 2006, it made profits for the first time.
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Just when you think all great online business ideas have been used up, another website pops out of nowhere on the Internet and creates an impact world over. LinkedIn is such an idea, brought to fruition by fulfilling the fundamental need of every person engaged in a business, which is professional networking. With 90 million
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If you are unfamiliar with the website, then you need to first understand what LinkedIn is. It is, in the simplest or terms, a directory of sorts, that has records of professionals and different organizations. As a job seeker, you can use the website for job searching, networking, and connecting with interesting networks. For someone
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LinkedIn is one of the newest social networking websites on the block. It has over 53 million registered users who utilize it to build their professional network. This is a great way to build contacts with professionals, and find new business opportunities. If you wish to expand your business, then LinkedIn is the best way
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Among people who ‘Tweet as they think‘, one of the most tweeted questions is – ‘How does Twitter make money?’. For most web users who are regular users of Facebook and other monetized websites like Google, the absence of visible ads on Twitter, tends to be quite surprising. Trade analysts who have been watching the
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Okay, so you jumped on the Twitwagon and decided to begin narrating your life in 140-character blocks. That’s great (welcome to the 21st century), and I’m sure your friends are champing at the bit – but that doesn’t mean you can just Kutcher up the Twitterverse and expect to gain fame and fortune. The great
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It’s been 5 years and Twitter has now become an integral part of most people’s social lives. Celebrities are tweeting 24×7 to increase their popularity in the public, with Ashton Kutcher becoming the first Twitter user who got more than 1,000,000 followers. Even, President Obama is tweeting. That is the power of Twitter! In fact,
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Social networking seems to be absolutely everywhere. Students these days can’t seem to go five minutes without checking their Facebook or Twitter streams. Harnessing this technology can be difficult for teachers, especially because they didn’t grow up with it themselves, but it can be a necessary tool for success in the classroom. From simply sharing
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Town Hall meetings are a popular way for politicians to hear questions from citizens and respond to issues they raise. These meetings are a great way for policy makers to hear how voters feel about an issue and address their concerns on the spot. Many of these Town Halls are publicly broadcast, allowing viewers with
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What Does “Following Someone” Mean The site gives you the option to follow a friend, celebrity, group, or business. The word “following” here means that you will receive updates from the people, groups, and pages you’ve selected. This happens when they sign into their respective profiles, and when they tweet or publish something, you’ll get
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