Meet the ‘work-fluencers’.
While other social media giants are floundering, this one is doing rather well.
A study of more than 20 million LinkedIn users shows acquaintances you have about 10 friends in common with are the most likely to help you get a new job.
It’s when we use our online networks as pipes, not prisms, that small matters and seems to be valuable.
If you want to give and get help from your online network, new research suggests keep your “friend” count low.
Amid increasingly sophisticated ploys online, it can be difficult to tell the difference between innocent social networking and a national security offence.
Some places are still hiring.
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There are a variety of ways job seekers could use artificial intelligence to give them an edge in a very tough environment.
Among Australia’s eight largest regional cities, Hobart is very inwardly connected.
Knowing a city’s professional network ratio helps to understand how connected its inhabitants are to other markets, customers and ideas. All support innovation, adaptation and city growth.
The court ruled unanimously that access to social media is an essential right.
To post or not to post? Colleges and employers are increasingly checking social media to get a sense of their candidates. Here’s what you should (and shouldn’t) post in order to secure your future.
Tech firm CEOs keep control by holding investors at arm’s length. It is damaging corporate governance.
They might seem innocuous, but tweets can have very real effects on company stock prices.
Social media communication like Twitter can influence investor decisions in an unequal way and whether the company intends it or not, research finds.
Not dead yet, Mark Zuckerberg on Facebook.
When Facebook accidentally listed millions of users as “dead” in an embarrassing glitch it was a reminder that everyone needs to plan for their own digital death.
Alibaba Founder and CEO, Jack Ma meeting with David Cameron the then UK Prime Minister at 10 Downing Street during his visit to London in October 2015.
Cross-border tech deals are on the rise, meaning the usual expectations on acquisitions are changing.
Need you announce you’ve been hacked? The clock is ticking.
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LinkedIn, MySpace, Yahoo: Why does it take such a long time for companies to disclose that they have been hacked?
LinkedIn: now owned by Microsoft.
With LinkedIn showing little evidence of growth, Microsoft’s reasons for its US$26 billion spend on the company are explored.
Microsoft has purchased LinkedIn for $US26 billion.
Microsoft’s strategy for LinkedIn is likely to follow the path of Yammer.
The unicorn bubble could be about to pop.
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Behind the sky-high valuations of tech startups with no profit lies a structural problem supporting them.
Phones out, but today’s students are less likely to have Facebook or Twitter open.
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Young people are starting to skip the very public postings of some of social media’s original platforms. Why? And where will that leave the companies that rely on our willingness to divulge everything?
He’s tweeted, Instagrammed and Facebooked, but will he get what he wants?
Social media can amplify the fear of missing out, or FoMO, but it can also be a platform for emotional support during the festive season.
Who am I? Better check the stats.
As social media slices and dices us into profile view rankings, numbers of likes and retweets, and follower engagement data, we constantly reflect on and recalibrate our digital selves.
It’s not working for me.
Checking social networks is a morning ritual for many, and when that routine is disrupted – as it was recently when Facebook’s servers went down – its absence can come as a surprise. But what also becomes…