Category Archives: Social Media

Facebook allows natural parents to track down adopted children, charities warn

The popularity of social networking websites has seen an increase in breaches of guidelines against unplanned contact with hundreds of adopted children unexpectedly hearing from their natural families.

Read the report here

Note:

Social media is here to stay so maybe the real lesson to be learned from this story is the need to  inform children, at the earliest opportunity, that they are adopted so that the experience becomes a ‘norm’ and a common and  natural feature of many families, which it is, that is both acceptable and accepted.

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15 Facebook for Business Tips

How to optimise your Facebook strategy for your Business.

Using simple social media tools to capture an event

Simple social media tools to capture an event.

So how do you do it ?

Whatever your event or charity or organisation or campaign, how do you get people talking about what you do before, during and after the event?

Darragh Doyle explains

How do you Google?

An eye-tracking survey investigating user’s search behaviour using Google.

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Read the Google Search Report here

Research conducted by National College of Ireland under the Enterprise Ireland Innovation Voucher Scheme on behalf of Mulley Communications.

Breaking up in an Online World – How to avoid E-Stalkers

E-Stalking

Breaking up is indeed hard to do. It can be even harder when you realize that you follow your ex (and more importantly, your ex follows you) on all the social networks—especially if one or both of you really shouldn’t be. Follow these basic steps to make life easier and protect yourself from being bugged, harassed, or stalked on the web.

PR professionals need to change the way they use Social Media

Shel Israel, well known blogger, author and social media consultant warns PR professionals who wish to engage in online

Social Media Tips for Business 2010

An interesting article from Jeremiah Owyang who made this presentiaton at the Silicon Valley Marketing Assocation in January.

His advice is that companies:

  • Must develop a business strategy based on customer understanding,
  • Put the baseline resources in place to get your company ready,
  • Should deliver a holistic experience to customers,
  • Need to build advocacy programs and anticipate customer need.