Archive for the GenX Tag

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An Average Day on Facebook [INFOGRAPHIC]

With more marketers looking to expand brand awareness on social platforms, Facebook seems like a good place to start. Indeed it has the capacity to deliver the eyeballs in a qualitative way more than any traditional manner. Not uprising is the increase in the average age over the two years from 2008 to 2010. Remembering that the media age of
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Millenials and Facebook.

An interesting rant from a young Australian about Friending on Facebook. Worth a watch for those who are targeting this demographic and get a bit of insight into the first digital kids as they enter their 20s.

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Tips for a better You (or Effective Page Status Updates)

Don’t focus on fancy apps; focus on creative status updates. The newsfeed is the goldmine. Only 10% of fan interactions happen on the actual page Wall, while a whopping 90% occur in the newsfeed. What makes an effective status update? Here are some essential elements: Keep updates short & sweet. Ideally no more than two sentences or people won’t read
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Generation X

History is what you make it, or in this case record.

Timeline – Facebook’s new way of showcasing yourself to others in your profile – will be launching officially on December 27th. Of course you can get it early or learn about it at http://www.facebook.com/about/timeline beforehand. So with the release of timeline, I found myself not in the group that the media seems concerned about. “Your past is only a click
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Entry Workforce and the Web

Cisco recently released a report and asks “Is the Internet a fundamental human necessity? Is a workplace with flexible mobility policies as valuable as salary?” The study reveals that one of those ready to enter, or already in an entry level position, consider the Internet to be as important as air, water, food, and shelter. Their desire to use social
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Rewarding your Fans (of the Week)

I recently read about a new Facebook app that allows you to automatically post a fan of the week based on the interaction of fans on your Facebook page. To me it causes two concerns. Is the fan of the week the one who makes the most likes, comments, wall posts? Or is it one who gives the most value
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