Tag Archives: Social Media
- Selfie Psychosis: The sickness of social media
October 9, 2017
An opinion piece on the damaging effects of social media, using Dan Bilzerian’s footage of the Las Vegas Strip massacre as a starting point of argument. On October 1, while thousands of revellers were enjoying themselves at the Route 91 Harvest music festival on the Las Vegas Strip. Stephen Paddock,...
- Online gambling giant uses LinkedIn to seduce gamblers
November 2, 2015
Online gambling companies have been using social media sites to invite new sign-ups. A problem gambler in Australia, who closed his betting account with another bookmaker a few years ago, told The Age that he was approached by Ladbrokes using professional social media site LinkedIn to sign up for a...
- Oh Sh*t! It’s not the 90s Anymore! Managing Crisis in a Digital Age
August 21, 2015
Warren Buffet once said, “It takes 20 years to build a reputation and five minutes to ruin it.” Today, a business is at risk of a situation that can jeopardize its reputation in just a few seconds with a click of a button. Imagine how this single click can maneuver...
- Building a Social Brand
July 22, 2015
Social Media has become the standout medium to showcase a brand by almost every business and the top choice for marketers to execute their strategies. It has become the go-to channel of brands, some still in the shadows, to crawl their way out into the world to be seen by...
- Content Creation: How to Get Started
June 17, 2015
Tell me someone who has not heard of the word ‘content’ this week, and I’ll tell you someone who never blinked his eyes all his life. Ok, the latter maybe was too much (and totally a weird analogy) but content, as we all know, is everywhere! Everybody wants a piece...
- New study says checking Facebook leads to greater financial risk-taking
May 25, 2015
A new study says gamblers are more reckless with their wagers if they’ve recently spent time on social networking behemoth Facebook. Dr. Eugene Chan of the University of Technology, Sydney recently published a new study in the Computers in Human Behavior journal that says Facebook users should impose at least...