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Social Media Marketing: Tips & Advice

Technology is rapidly advancing, and if you run a business, you have no choice but to keep up with the changes. When it comes to advertising and marketing your goods or services, you will need to step into the latest social media marketing in order to reach potential customers today. But, it gets even trickier. It involves more than simply …

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DETECTIVES TO RECEIVE FACEBOOK AND SOCIAL MEDIA TRAINING

Police detectives are about to receive in depth training in how to use social media sites such as Facebook and Twitter to track down criminals and hunt for clues related to specific crimes. With the rise in popularity of social media, the police are often expected to investigate crimes through these sites, without any previous training on social media websites. …

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MAN ACCIDENTALLY DIVORCES WIFE DURING SKYPE CHAT

A Muslim man is paying a high price for a joke he made while chatting to his wife on a messenger conversation on Skype. The man in question jokingly typed “talaq”, which translates as “I divorce thee”, three times in a row during a conversation with his wife on the internet messenger. Worried about his joke, the husband decided to …

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DOMINO’S PIZZA IN PONTYCLUN PLANNING PIZZA GIVEAWAY FOR REACHING 1K FACEBOOK FANS

A newly opened Domino’s Pizza store in Pontyclun, South Wales, is planning a pizza giveaway once they reach 1,000 fans on their Facebook page. Achieving 1,000 on a social networking site is a big deal for any business, let alone one that’s been open for just 4 weeks, and Domino’s Pizza Pontyclun are planning to mark the occasion in style with free pizzas …

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TWITTER INTRODUCES ADVERTS TO PERSONAL TIMELINES

Micro-blogging social network site Twitter has revealed plans to introduce advertising to the personal timelines of its members. The adverts will be marked as “promoted” in order to easily distinguish these ads from other tweets. The kind of adverts which appear on each individual’s timeline will be tailored to their likes and dislikes according to the information they give on …

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GOOGLE BARS FACEBOOK FROM ACCESSING GMAIL

Google have thrown a spanner in the works of Facebook’s growth plans by barring the social network from accessing its contacts data on its email service Gmail. The change has come about as a result of Google’s decision to re-write their terms and conditions. Under their new terms, Google say that anyone who wants to access their API to connect …

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THE QUEEN IS THE LATEST FACEBOOK RECRUIT

The Queen has joined half a billion other people across the globe by signing up to the biggest social network site, Facebook. Launched this morning at 8am, the Official British Monarchy page attracted 40,000 users within its first hour online. However the Queen’s Facebook page is unlike the accounts of every other users as other members cannot befriend HRH, but …

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SAUDI ARABIA BANNED FACEBOOK FOR SEVERAL HOURS

The authorities in Saudi Arabia decided to implement a ban on Facebook over the weekend after the popular social networking site “crossed the line.” Saudi Arabia follows the teachings of Islam and is heavily influenced by the instruction of religious leaders. According to the authorities, Facebook was hit with a temporary ban as it did not conform with the country’s …

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