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Microsoft Buys LinkedIn for $26.2bn. From left: Jeff Weiner, CEO LinkedIn; Satya Nadella, CEO of Microsoft; Reid Hoffman, chairman and co-founder of LinkedIn.

Microsoft Buys LinkedIn for $26.2bn

Microsoft and LinkedIn have announced they have entered into a definitive agreement under which Microsoft buys LinkedIn for $196 per share in an all-cash transaction valued at $26.2 billion, inclusive of LinkedIn’s net cash. LinkedIn will retain its distinct brand, culture and independence. Jeff Weiner will remain CEO of LinkedIn, reporting to Satya Nadella, CEO of Microsoft. […]

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Social Media Images Cheatsheet 2016 Edition

While a lot of social media networks will offer you tools to edit, tweak and crop your images so that they fit correctly, it’s far easier to prepare images based on their optimal sizes. Unfortunately those “rules” change quite often, but fortunately people keep track of these things, so we are able to share the […]

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Got a ‘Very Particular Set of Skills’? Liam Neeson Could Endorse You on LinkedIn

LinkedIn is all about individuals promoting their ‘very particular set of skills’ and having others endorse them. So some of their marketing executives spotted an opprtunity to tie in with the new ‘Taken 3’ movie starring Liam Neeson. http://youtu.be/535J4gYXsxs   The video features Irish actor Liam Neeson, in character as Bryan Mills, hero of the Taken […]

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Concern over Proposals to Fine 2% of Global Turnover for Data Protection Breaches [Video]

Last week, we brought you an interview with the Head of the Department of Justice’s Data Protection Unit, Séamus Carroll, who explained the negotiations currently under way among EU states to draft a new set of data protection standards, to replace the 1995 directive on which EU law is currently based. Mr Carroll explained that one of […]

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Facebook Flat but Dominant in Latest Irish Social Media Survey

61% of Irish people aged 15 and over have a Facebook account: more than twice the number on Twitter, its nearest rival at 29%. That’s according to the latest Ipsos MRBI Social Networking Quarterly Survey published today. Twitter membership is slightly ahead of LinkedIn and Google+, which both stand at 24%.  However, Facebook is streets ahead in another important metric, […]

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New Graduate Jobs Website has the Scoop for Interview Success [Audio]

mGrad.ie, Ireland’s newest graduate jobs website, launched today, giving students and graduates access to the interview questions used by over 50 employers. Its founder, Luke Ferriter, is our guest on today’s podcast (click the player above or download here: 11:21; 7MB; MP3). The site contains step by step walkthroughs on how to get a job […]

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Klout Now A Content Hub?

Klout has been around for the last couple of years and is probably best known for its “score”. Using a number of different metrics it calculates each person’s overall “influence” across social networks and assigns a score from 0 to 100. The higher your score the more influential you are. And if you have a […]

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Ryanair Recruiting For “Future of Web Travel”

Ryanair are currently on a recruitment drive to fill a number of positions related to their online presence. As the airline is pretty much 100% online it only makes sense that they’d want to invest in staffing the teams that manage their online presence.. So Michael O’ Leary’s face might be following you around LinkedIn […]

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