Archive for February 2014

Social Media Spotlight on Snapchat

Continuing with the social media-centered series of posts dedicated to popular and up and coming social media sites, let’s talk about Snapchat. What is the idea behind or purpose of Snapchat? Launched as Picaboo in 2011 and later relaunched as Snapchat, the mobile app allows users to connect with friends using photos and videos. Photos…

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Social Media Spotlight on Flickr

Beginning with the post on social media site Vine, we are continuing in a series of posts dedicated to popular, up and coming social media sites. Let’s talk about Flickr. What is the idea behind or purpose of Flickr? Created in 2004 by Ludicorp, and purchased by Yahoo in 2005, Flickr has become a leader…

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Social Media Spotlight on Vine

In this social media series of posts, we are dedicating content to popular, up and coming social media sites, starting with Vine. What is the idea behind or purpose of Vine? Acquired by Twitter in October 2012 for $30M, Vine’s own site describes it as “a mobile service that lets you create and share short…

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Social Media Spotlight: Exploring Up & Coming Networking Options

We are all familiar with the current social media giants – Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, Pinterest – and you may already be integrating these sites into your current talent acquisition strategies. If you are, congratulations. Count yourself in as part of the “social media in business” revolution. We all know that in order to make a…

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