Looking at tech news there’s no doubt that there will be big changes as government and the legal system take a look closer at how tech, online and search engines function. It’s definitely an interesting yet bitchy space to be in at the moment, here’s a few new stories that we found interesting: New Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer starts making changes How Facebook lists can help your business Fight between Apple and Samsung continues in court ASIO chief warns of cyber threats to big business Investigation into copyright and search engine For regular updates check out Publicity Monster
Publicity Monster has been working over time on our new customer support system, this is a specialised area where customers will be seeing the latest statistics, manage account, online support and get instant answers to over 100 FAQ questions. Lots of changes in the tech world with some of the big search engines and social media hubs making dramatic changes to the way users use the services. New iPhone 5 to be announced in September Google+ Hangouts replaces Gmail chat Over 83 Million Facebook profiles and growing Google Buys Wildfire Bing adds Facebook integration For regular updates check out Publicity Monster
This week Australia gets it’s first feel for the carbon tax and a taste of how bad the sting really is, in other news did you know that the Dalai Lama is a mac user and the Prime Minster of Australia, Julia Gillard is a Blackberry user, who would of thought right. Social meltdown as Instagram and Pinterest servers went down over the weekend and users were lost to where they could post their photos. Find out how you can pay $0 for your local, national and mobile calls. Apple blocks Samsung from selling it’s phones in the US Instagram, Pinterest and NetFlix shutdown Telstra found guilty of breaching privacy Businesses still confused about discontinuation of Google Places You still paying for telephone calls? Small businesses more likely to pass on carbon tax For regular updates check out Publicity Monster
Another big week for online with the big boys like Facebook, Google and Apple making some interesting moves. Publicity Monster has an exciting week as we tip over the 4500 customer mark. Facebook launches “friend Friends Nearby” mobile feature Amazon finally lands in Australia Apple Maps Vs Google Maps war continues A Job In Tech Makes You Happy Publicity Monster tips over the 4500 customer mark For regular updates check out Publicity Monster
Mixed bag of tech news this week with huge changes across the big players with lay offs, Facebook getting into the smart phone market and Google Places making changes to its address guidelines: Facebook to make a new Smart Phone Blackberry Maker RIM to lay off 2000 staff Google in trouble for data breach in Australia Publicity Monster releases websites in 3 countries Google Places stops PO Boxes in new guidelines updates For regular updates check out Publicity Monster
Big week for online with Facebook going Public, Twitter being blocked and a whole new look for Bing coming, check out the latest news: 6 Ways to Get a Tech Job Without a Tech Degree Pakistan Blocks Twitter For Religious Reasons Does your “Klout” matter? Bing gets a new look Google one step Closer to China For regular updates check out Publicity Monster
We wanted to share this great video made by Google, where over 30,000 people where interviewed about their smart phone usage and the stats that came through could change your point of view of how your business is seen on Google by mobile users. Mobile computing is the future are you prepared? For any questions feel free to get in contact with us for more help 1300 448 305
“This was first spotted by Mike Blumenthal who pointed out that Google+ pages were showing up in Google’s local results when he randomly searched for the keywords “transmission servicing lexington ky”. The results page showed not only the expected Google Places listing but also an unexpected element; a grey colored Google + Page icon appeared next to selected Place Page results. When clicking on the icon, Mike was redirected to a search result page containing Google+ pages only.”We haven’t seen any evidence of this in Australia yet, but were sure if the testing goes well we normally see it pretty quickly. This is a power move to make Google+ and Google+ pages even more relevant in search. So our tip is jump in early and get your page setup and we’ll keep you informed on the latest developments. Publicity Monster
If you’ve been getting into your social media you would of heard about Google+ by now, it was recently opened to individuals and finally Google has allowed businesses to create their own brand Pages. So what is it all about, much like Twitter and Facebook but with a few extra bells and whistles to help your business grow and communicate with your customers. Here are just some of the features offered on the Google+ Brand Pages:
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