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30 04, 2015

Social Media`s Largest Platform Facebook is Helping Nepal`s Earthquake Survivors

By |2015-04-30T16:57:37-04:00April 30th, 2015|

Facebook helps by urging its users to support the victims of the April 25th 2015 earthquake in Nepal. Facebook has promised to match every dollar donated up to $2 million. As of today when you log in on Facebook you’ll see a message appear on the top of your news feed with an option to donate to the humanitarian charity International Medical Corps.

13 04, 2015

LinkedIn Welcomes Lynda.com, a Leader in Online Training

By |2015-04-13T12:57:09-04:00April 13th, 2015|

LinkedIn purchased Lynda.com, an online learning company, for $1.5 billion. With the acquisition of Lynda.com, LinkedIn has entered the growing marketing for online education and learning and will soon be able to provide its members with educational videos and courses to help develop new skills.

24 03, 2015

It’s Museum Week on Twitter | Social Media News

By |2015-03-24T17:02:34-04:00March 24th, 2015|

Twitter has officially launched its Museum Week social media event on March 23, 2015. 56 Canadian institutions, including the National Gallery of Canada, the Royal Ontario Museum and the Art Gallery of Ontario, will participate in the virtual event all week long.

17 03, 2015

Social Media Campaign Nets $349,904 To Help James Robertson

By |2015-03-17T18:03:30-04:00March 17th, 2015|

Last month, The Detroit Free Press reported a story about a Detroit Man named James Robertson, 56, who walked 34 km each day to and from work. The story went viral on the internet and was featured in the Toronto Star and the Toronto Sun. A crowdfunding campaign on social media raised over $300,000 and a shiny new car with insurance for him in less than a week.

6 03, 2015

LinkedIn Rolls Out Two New Products

By |2015-03-06T11:37:27-05:00March 6th, 2015|

LinkedIn plans to take an aggressive approach to advertising. Last month, the social media platform announced new ad formats, which includes an innovative way for advertisers to reach LinkedIn users on websites other than LinkedIn.