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.
Last week Facebook opened its new office called MPK 20 in Silicon Valley. It is a 43,000 square foot office, which according to Mark Zuckerberg, is “the largest open floor plan in the world”.
There are major changes coming to Facebook. 25 new products and tools are set to be unveiled by the major social network within the next year or so.
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.
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.
From the Walking Dead to the House of Cards, TV Shows are extremely popular across the globe with a wide variety of TV Shows available online through video streaming services like Netflix, Shomi and Crave TV. Let’s have a look at the most anticipated TV Shows garnering the most buzz on social media.
Over the past years, Facebook has been facing a strong competition from Snapchat, Twitter and Tumblr while struggling to find the ways to appeal to millennials. The “Friends” campaign is an attempt to appeal to younger demographics that are leaving the social media network.
YouTube released its new YouTube Kids app where kids can find and watch their favourite videos. Videos include favourite kid’s channels including National Geographic Kids, Sesame street, DreamWorksTV, Thomas & Friends, and more.
Is Social Media “the Ugliest Reflection of Mankind’? Iggy Azalea and Other Celebrities That Quit Social Media
After receiving shocking and unpleasant comments on her looks in a bikini, rapper Iggy Azalea has decided to quit Twitter.
Social media has the power to do more than just help brands promote products. Thanks to social media, Brandon Stanton, the man behind the “Humans of New York” blog, helped raise $1 million for a middle school in Brooklyn.