Tag: Linkedin

Flipboard and the future of content

Flipboard and the future of content

It’s no secret that the Internet has radically changed the way we create, consume and share content and continues to do so. Spot On often talks about concepts such as disintermediation, the atomisation of communications, the social consumer and the pressure on all organisations to become publishers of content. It’s easy to spot the big […]

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Has the Arab Spring turned into a torrent of cash?

Has the Arab Spring turned into a torrent of cash?

Whilst debate continues, even now, on how pivotal the role social media was in the revolutions of the Arab Spring, there can be no doubt that Arab digital activism woke up businesses and governments across the world to the potential of new digital media. In the Middle East the change in attitudes towards digital media […]

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Welcome to MENA, LinkedIn!

Welcome to MENA, LinkedIn!

As big fans of LinkedIn, we’re pleased to see Mountain View’s LinkedIn Corp. finally set up a Middle East and North Africa office. I am a keen business networker and I’m very happy with LinkedIn’s business focus and conservative approach to enabling business networking, even if it’s meant having to wait quite a long time […]

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Is social media making the Middle East more ‘social’?

Filed in Facebook, Middle-East, Social media, Twitter, UAE by on February 9, 2010 0 Comments
Is social media making the Middle East more ‘social’?

I’ve been a big fan of LinkedIn since I signed up just after it launched in 2004. I immediately found lots of my technology industry friends and colleagues were doing the same and were more than happy to introduce me to their contacts. I spent hours browsing LinkedIn user records looking for useful contacts, business prospects […]

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