5 ways to recognise a social media Bot

Bots are a big part of the Internet An Internet Bot, also known as web robot, WWW robot or simply bot, is a software application that runs automated tasks over the Internet. Wikipedia Whilst bots may be used to perform repetitive jobs on the Internet, such as indexing a search engine, they often come in … Continue reading 5 ways to recognise a social media Bot

FB advertising and other tired social media habits

It's old news now but for those just catching up, Facebook announced a new algorithm update a few weeks ago. So what? FB does this often, right? Yes but they haven't done this type of update before, well not since maybe 2010. It's time Facebook has decided #ItsTime to clean up the platform. Mark Zuckerberg … Continue reading FB advertising and other tired social media habits

How to detect and avoid bitcoin scams

Recently a Perth, Australia, grandfather lost $5000 in a bitcoin scam. He had been contacted by someone who offered him a bitcoin. They had an Australian Business Number (ABN) and a website. Based on this, the grandfather decided it was a legitimate offer. It wasn’t. What does a bitcoin scam look like? Con artists and … Continue reading How to detect and avoid bitcoin scams

5 Facebook scams & hoaxes

All it takes is for one person to fall for a hoax on Facebook and it spreads like wildfire. Facebook scams usually start with the idea that Facebook is either going to start charging you or that Facebook's privacy options are changing. These scams or hoaxes usually include suggesting that you don't share (the hoax) … Continue reading 5 Facebook scams & hoaxes

Your LinkedIn Profile

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How great is your LinkedIn profile? Five quick tips! LinkedIn profiles are as much about you as they are about your 'reach.' Your profile is only as good on LinkedIn as you are engaging on LinkedIn. Be moderate and thoughtful in your comments, especially when you disagree. Find like-minded souls and organisations to Follow. Follow … Continue reading Your LinkedIn Profile

Why the latest Facebook algorithm has affected your website

Many of us rely on Facebook to boost our sales, promote our brand, or get our message out. Up to this point, Facebook has worked well for most of us, however, all that is changing because Facebook has recently changed its algorithms. Algorithms Facebook's latest change is forcing us to make better content, which, I … Continue reading Why the latest Facebook algorithm has affected your website

Which Disney Princess is your soul mate?

Many of us know about the dark side of Facebook quizzes. Some of us are not quite sure. Some of us really want to know what animal matches our personality or what famous medieval warrior we once were. There are some great quizzes out there right? However, there is a dark side to these quizzes … Continue reading Which Disney Princess is your soul mate?

The Golden Ass

We have stopped sharing the days of our lives and Facebook is worried. Once upon a social media time we thought we lived in a fairy tale of relevance. Our ego, charging in like a false protagonist, told us to suspend our disbelief and believe instead that the trivial aspects of our lives deserved an audience. After … Continue reading The Golden Ass