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SolarWinds announces upcoming EMEA Partner Summit 2024 in Lisbon
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partner programmes
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solarwinds
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social networking
SolarWinds prepares for EMEA Partner Summit 2024 in Lisbon, aiming at networking, learning and celebrating successes with regional partners from February 19 to 23.
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Facebook ad engagement equal to social networking, study finds
Tue, 2nd Feb 2021
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facebook
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social media
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social networking
Facebook users are engaging just as much with ads as they are with each other, according to new data from Hootsuite and We Are Social.
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VMware shuts down enterprise social networking platform Socialcast
Tue, 5th Jun 2018
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cloud services
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virtualisation
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it automation
The Socialcast network reached end of availability on May 17, 2018, meaning no VMware users can begin using the platform.
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NYC hopes to help homeless with an app - is it enough?
Thu, 18th May 2017
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cloud services
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apps
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social networking
With more than 62,000 homeless living in New York City, demand for shelter in the city has increased by 79 percent in the last decade.
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LinkedIn reveals its top Australian tech influencers
Mon, 19th Sep 2016
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social networking
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linkedin
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branding
LinkedIn has revealed its top influencers in Australia, showcasing the strength of personal brands and how they can grow your business.
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The Aussie stats behind LinkedIn's 100 million APAC membership swell
Thu, 11th Aug 2016
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social networking
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linkedin
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job seekers
8 million Australian professionals are now on LinkedIn, whose membership numbers across the APAC region have just swelled to more than 100 million.
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New Slideshow feature for Facebook photos
Tue, 28th Jun 2016
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apple
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video
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technology gifts
Facebook introduces new Slideshow feature allowing users to create personalised photo and video slideshows with music.
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How poor social media risk management can lead to customer disloyalty
Mon, 18th Apr 2016
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gartner
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social media
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social networking
Use of social media to build customer loyalty is a common strategy for major corporations today. However, it is a strategy that can quickly backfire.
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What do Kiwis get up to on Facebook?
Thu, 23rd Apr 2015
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facebook
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social networking
From mums to millennials, over 1.9 million Kiwis make Facebook their daily social staple, with videos and dual screening soaring in popularity.
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Facebook: Lots to say about the Cricket World Cup last night
Mon, 30th Mar 2015
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facebook
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social networking
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cricket world cup
Facebook buzzes as 3.7m users engage in Cricket World Cup finale, with Clarke and McCullum most discussed stars.
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Kiwi baby boomers feeling patronised by tech companies
Tue, 27th Jan 2015
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smartphones
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technology gifts
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avg technologies
Kiwi over-50s feel talked down to by tech firms, despite cherishing online family chats, new AVH study shows.
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WhatsApp for PC snubs iOS users
Thu, 22nd Jan 2015
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apple
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technology gifts
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facebook
Hugely popular messaging platform WhatsApp has announced it has launched a desktop messaging option that allows its users to send messages via a web browser.
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Facebook offers half-ass attempt at reducing hoaxes on News Feeds
Wed, 21st Jan 2015
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facebook
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social networking
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spam
Facebook aims to reduce distribution of hoax stories in News Feed, adding annotations to posts receiving multiple hoax reports, according to a recent blog post.
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Former Tinder worker to launch rival dating app after suing for sexual harrassment
Wed, 26th Nov 2014
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social networking
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tinder
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online dating
It's a social discovery app where users will never get unwanted matches and unlike other apps, Bumble suggests matches based on more ‘relevant signals’.
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Find My Next Ride
Thu, 16th Oct 2014
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facebook
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trade me
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social networking
Think Facebook and Trademe combined. Users can interact with each other, ask questions, post pictures, update their status and watch videos.
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Kiwis turn to tech for real life neighbour connections
Tue, 10th Jun 2014
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apps
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social media
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social networking
Social networking across New Zealand has become a little more neighbourly, with the launch of a private social network for Kiwi neighbourhoods.
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A lesson in social Networking 101
Tue, 22nd Apr 2014
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facebook
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social media
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twitter
Discovering the digital divide between generations, as a journalist explores the nuances of social networking from Facebook to LinkedIn.
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Let's talk about your Facebook Addiction crisis...
Tue, 22nd Apr 2014
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apple
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technology gifts
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facebook
Do you check Facebook every morning like the morning paper? Do you cry if your friend list gets smaller without you knowing?.
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I hate you, you hate me....
Wed, 16th Apr 2014
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facebook
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social networking
There’s a fun new tool you can use to find out if you and a Facebook friend mutually hate each other. Amazing.
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Will your organisation face an information crisis by 2017?
Tue, 4th Mar 2014
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bi
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big data
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data analytics
The rise of big data, social networking and mobile interactions is forcing organisations to focus on the enterprise information that is most relevant,.
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Facebook joins the trend, adds trending
Fri, 17th Jan 2014
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facebook
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social networking
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mobile
Introducing Trending, a new Facebook product designed to surface interesting and relevant conversations in order to help you discover the best content from all across the social networking site.
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Fastest growing online jobs in 2012
Thu, 31st Jan 2013
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microsoft
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cloud services
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public cloud
Freelancer.com says website hosting tops the list as cloud computing takes off during the past twelve months.
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Kiwis 'dislike' Facebook couples page
Wed, 14th Nov 2012
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internet
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facebook
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nz
Automatically linked up pages for couples rejected by New Zealanders in first for social networking site.
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Too much Facebook is unhealthy
Tue, 6th Nov 2012
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facebook
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social networking
Facebook admits excessive use can be unhealthy, echoing concerns about digital wellbeing despite its billion users worldwide.