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5 ways to test the strength of your social media marketing strategies
Jun17

5 ways to test the strength of your social media marketing strategies

Succeeding in social media marketing involves a lot of strategies and plans. It goes without a say that Twitter, Facebook, Snapchat, Instagram and YouTube are helping a lot of businesses grow. Using Facebook gives you a wider coverage and gets your product or service in front of millions of people (let’s put it that way because we all know that Facebook has about 1.6 billion users). Twitter is not far behind in terms of helping to get...

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Google’s new search features that lets you call, text and email contacts from search results
Jun14

Google’s new search features that lets you call, text and email contacts from search results

Android user James Scott Jr has noticed some interesting changes to the Google Search app. The new features, according to Scott, will let users call, text or email directly from search results. Now don’t mix things up here as not everyone has seen this feature yet, which means it is probably still being tested by Google. Let’s just hope that this test being carried out by Google succeeds and eventually launched as it looks like...

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Microsoft acquires LinkedIn for $26.2 billion
Jun13

Microsoft acquires LinkedIn for $26.2 billion

Microsoft on Monday announced it is taking over LinkedIn business social service for a fee of $26.2 billion—but the transaction is expected to close this calendar year. The deal is expected to be finalized without any hitch—though, LinkedIn would be expected to $725 million as breakup fee if it backs out. Though, details of what Microsoft plans to do with the acquisition was not made public in Monday’s announcement, the company’s CEO...

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Twitter denies breach; but says malware may have been responsible for leaked passwords and usernames
Jun10

Twitter denies breach; but says malware may have been responsible for leaked passwords and usernames

Whatever it was that happened in the last couple of days got us all worked up and scared—hundreds of thousands of Twitter users scampered to check if their accounts were among those hacked. The fact that Zuckerberg’s Twitter account was compromised earlier in the week didn’t help us either. Now Twitter has allayed our fears and we can now calm our nerves—what happened wasn’t exactly a breach of the platform, but a possible malware...

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Russian hacker claims to be selling 33 million Twitter accounts
Jun09

Russian hacker claims to be selling 33 million Twitter accounts

A Russian who goes by the name Tessa88, is claiming to be in possession of a database that includes an email address, usernames, and plain-text passwords belonging to millions of Twitter accounts, reports Zdnet. Tessa88 who disclosed this in an encrypted chat on Tuesday, says he wants to sell the cache for 10 bitcoins, or about $5,820. The same hacker is said to have links to the recent LinkedIn, MySpace and Tumblr data breaches. The...

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