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Cyber Monday savings: 4 ways to save money

On November 26, 2016

While holiday shopping started long before Black Friday, we still have these shopping promotions. Cyber Monday is the day everyone returns to work after the Thanksgiving holiday. Instead of working, many people spend extra time shopping. Here are 4 ways to earn Cyber Monday savings and stay within your holiday budget all season long.

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Facebook official or hoax?

On May 26, 2016

We use Facebook to make things official like births and weddings, but just because you see an announcement on Facebook doesn’t means it’s official.

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Facebook rolls out new design for news feed

On June 17, 2013

Facebook is slowly rolling out changes to your news feed, but this new design may not leave you grumbling like all the other changes. Unlike previous design updates, this layout one is intuitive and easy to figure out. It allows you to customize your feed based on your interests and viewing habits. I think the new design features a cleaner…

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Social Media Complaints Solve Consumer Problems

On February 25, 2013

  When you have a problem, there is a right way and wrong way to address it. If you take the wrong approach, the company may not fix your issue. Effective complaints get the best results. Social media complaints are becoming the single best way to grab a company’s attention. When used properly, Twitter and Facebook are great tools to…

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Facebook settlement email is legitimate, but there are some catches

On January 29, 2013

Emails are appearing in Inboxes alerting you to a cash settlement involving a Facebook lawsuit, but many people are dismissing the email thinking it’s a ripoff.  Before you hit delete, read the fine print. You are entitled for up to $10. The lawsuit settles an issue with advertising of your photo in a sponsored story. As part of the deal,…

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Social media reactions to Instagram photo changes

On December 19, 2012

When are companies going to learn the power of social media? People now use Twitter and Facebook to complain about their problems and get action on them. They also use social media to vent their opinion about new policies and procedures that impact all users. Yet time and time again we see companies making irrational changes that spark outrage among…

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Consider Facebook to buy that perfect gift this holiday

On December 13, 2012

Still undecided about a gift? Look beyond the traditional retailers and online shops. Consider the social network, Facebook, to find that perfect present. The company is adding a “gift” section, and you don’t even need the receiver’s address. The return policy is unique too. Here’s how it works. You pick out the gift, and your friend is notified. Then, they…