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SpunOut.ie's New Online Safety Hub

SpunOut.ie and Twitter Launch new ‘Online Safety Hub’ to mark Safer Internet Day 2015

SpunOut.ie, Ireland’s youth information website, has partnered with social networking platform Twitter to launch a new ‘Online Safety Information Hub’ to mark Safer Internet Day 2015 (February 10th). Each year the global online safety community celebrates Safer Internet Day to raise awareness of the steps we can all take to make the internet a better […]

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Malachy Browne, Reported.ly and First Look Media

A Golden Age of Journalism? Interview with Malachy Browne of Reported.ly [Audio]

Malachy Browne is our guest on today’s podcast. With a solid background in both journalism and technology, he worked for Village magazine and co-founded Politico.ie before joining Storyful as News Editor. In December he joined international news startup Reported.ly, where he is Managing Editor and Europe Anchor. Click on the player above to listen to the show, or download […]

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Pat Divilly on Content Marketing and Facebook [Video]

Here’s part 2 of our chat with Pat Divilly at OMiG (Online Marketing in Galway) December meeting. He’s built a successful business on social media and content marketing, so we asked him about his approach to content. [youtube]http://youtu.be/x24YWd0j2f8[/youtube]   Part 1 of the conversation is here. Blacknight is sponsoring OMiG’s first Galway Digital Summit tonight at the Ardilaun Hotel. […]

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Boards.ie Celebrates International Community Manager Appreciation Day [Audio]

Monday next, January 26, is International Community Manager Appreciation Day – yes – it’s a thing – and Boards.ie is joining other companies in Ireland and around the world in celebrating the work of community managers. Formed in 1998, Boards.ie is one of Ireland’s oldest and most successful online communities. Its CEO, Sean Coughlan, is my guest on […]

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Facebook’s Global Economic Impact - source: Facebook

Facebook’s Economic Impact On Global Economy

A Deloitte report released today analyses Facebook’s impact on the global economy. Some headline takeaways: Facebook enabled $227bn of economic impact Enabled 4.5m jobs globally in 2014. The full report, which was commissioned by Facebook, goes into more detail about how Facebook’s impact was felt in various regions of the world, but the graphic below […]

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How to Save a Choking Baby – in 40 Seconds [Video]

Here’s some information which, naturally, we all hope we’ll never need to use. But if the moment did arise, ignorance would be no comfort. It’s a great example of how to communicate an important message in a memorable way. Please take 40 seconds to watch it. [youtube]http://youtu.be/gtbUB1XPW_o[/youtube]   Credit is due to St John’s Ambulance in the UK for this […]

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