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in Share 13 A few months ago, Facebook bought Instagram for $1 billion . Instagram had 13 employees at that point in time. How is it possible for 13 people to create a company worth $1 billion? On the face of it, this might seem impossible. But if you read 11 Rules for Creating Value in the #SocialEra by Nilofer Merchant, it starts to make a bit more sense. Are You Ready for the #SocialEra?
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Follow my leader: Retailers race to catch digital rivals 30 August 2012 Last updated at 19:00 ET Viewpoint by Karmesh Vaswani Infosys Shoppers are increasingly letting the barrier between digital and bricks and mortar blur when it comes to retailers Walk down any High Street and you can see the biggest forces revolutionising shopping habits as the meteoric rise of Google, Amazon, Apple and Facebook (or the Gang of Four as they are known) have fast become a normal part of our day-to-day lives.
Guest post by Ashley Furness of Software Advice When Microsoft announced plans to buy enterprise social network Yammer recently I was a little stunned. The reported $1.2-billion acquisition price tag seemed like a lot for simply replicating social networking functions in the business environment. Would companies really achieve ROI? Or would it be more of a “distraction,” as one user told me? The Hunt for Social Business Value
Social Network Size Linked to Brain Size Mind & Brain :: Mind Matters :: August 7, 2012 :: :: Email :: Print How and why the volume of the orbital prefrontal cortex is related to the size of social networks By Michael Harré As without, so within Image: iStock / Henrik Jonsson As humans, we aren't born with formidable armaments or defenses, nor are we the strongest, fastest, or biggest species, yet despite this we are amazingly successful.
Finally, a look at the people who use Twitter The days of “I don’t get Twitter” may soon pass. Tweets are now a form of self-expression among connected consumers and it is this connected generation that continues to grow in size and influence year over year. Much in the same way that TXTing is a natural form of common conversation, even if it’s a norm that’s outside of the world as you know it—Twitter is reflective of how millions of people are connecting and communicating. Over the years, Twitter has become a human seismograph measuring world events, popular culture, everyday sentiment,while providing a lens into every nuance that captivates our attention. What was once a Twitter paradox is now part of our digital culture. Everyday people who are connected to Twitter become the nodes and their shared experiences form one of the most efficient information networks in the world.
Why Enterprise Social Media Firms Are Being Gobbled Up For a handful of enterprise social media firms, 2012 has been a version of 1999. The Great Cash-Out got under way in May when Oracle paid $300 million for Vitrue, a cloud-based firm that mans social media communications for McDonald's, American Express and Gillette, among others. Oracle followed that acquisition by gobbling up social media monitoring firm Collective Intellect for an undisclosed sum in early June. Meanwhile, Salesforce.com paid $745 million for Buddy Media, a Vitrue competitor that counts Ford Motor and Hewlett-Packard among its clients. Soon after, reports circulated that Microsoft was interested in buying Yammer , a provider of a Facebook-type solution for businesses, for $1 billion or so. Just last week, the smallish Syncapse bought a smaller social media firm, Clickable .
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Let’s Call It What It Is: Pervasive Communication | Intelligent Catalyst I don’t want to talk about social media. I don’t want to talk about social business. I don’t want to talk about social enterprise. At least not in the context which many people seem to be using it these days. Businesses are not social.
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Preview of Twitter Advertising Platform for B2B Companies By Jeffrey L. Cohen Earlier this year Twitter announced a partnership with American Express to make their self-serve advertising platform available to a limited number of small businesses. We signed up for SocialMediaB2B.com because access to Twitter’s advertising platform previously has been limited to those with big budgets. Preview of Twitter Advertising Platform for B2B Companies
The first official set of edX courses will be announced this summer, and will begin in the fall. NEW YORK (CNNMoney) -- Always wanted to take a Harvard class? Soon you'll be able to do so from the comfort of your own home. Harvard and MIT announced a partnership Wednesday to offer free online courses to students around the world. The initiative, known as edX , will be run by a non-profit organization controlled by the two schools. Each has committed $30 million to the effort. Harvard and MIT launch edX to offer free online classes - May. 2
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Big Data Analytics, Business Intelligence and the Mind of Sherlock Holmes “My name is Sherlock Holmes. It is my business to know what other people do not know.” — The Adventure of the Blue Carbuncle
Web Browser Grand Prix Champion: The Windows Circuit With a higher combination of wins and strong finishes, and the same number of losses, Firefox barely pulls off another victory over Chrome. While Mozilla solidified its lead over Google in WBGP VIII, Chrome all but took that lead back, returning Firefox to the tenuous victory is pulled off in WBGP 7. Opera remains in a comparatively distant third place, while Safari is even further behind. Meanwhile, IE9 is looking more like IE8 in the face of its fast-paced competition. Web Browser Grand Prix Champion: The Linux Circuit Two Champions Are Crowned: Windows 7 And Linux : Web Browser Grand Prix 9: Chrome 17, Firefox 10, And Ubuntu
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nice example of how to be creative with Social Media - the shape of resumes to come perhaps? by Feb 27
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