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Irish PM to NYSE: We can become the cloud computing capital of the world
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Tag Archives: Social Web
GrabOne.ie’s Kim Gillick tells us about the value of the social web for businesses
GrabOne.ie’s Kim Gillick tells us why you need to heed your data and create a digital strategy that suits your business
Stephen Jio discusses staff training and the social web
When it comes to using social media Dell’s Stephen Jio says businesses & their staff should engage but be transparent.
Interview: EntrepreneurFinder answers the difficult questions about keeping your startup in business
EntrepreneurFinder is in the business of helping startups and established businesses work together – they tell us what you need to know when starting your own business.
Now that your inbox is social, here’s how you can use it
Your inbox is as much a part of your social network as Facebook, Twitter, and Google+, so how can you use it for your business.
Google Buzz lives – Are you creating Google Buzz posts from Gmail without knowing?
Without realising it Gmail Chat users may still be creating Google Buzz posts even though the social network was shut down nearly a month ago.
YouTube Ireland tells us how to create a successful video ad
YouTube has made it easier for brands to market their products and services to users, but how do you create a successful YouTube video ad? YouTube Ireland has this advice.
Facebook updates its photo uploader, and it looks a bit like Google+’s
Facebook today announced that it is rolling out improvements to its photo uploader to its 850 million users. And looking a lot like Google+’s photo uploader, Facebook says photos will now upload faster than before.
Google rolls out Google Reader update for Google+, includes export features as promised
Google’s Doodle wasn’t the only treat (or trick, depending on your point of view) that Google had ready for Halloween, having rolled out its overhaul of Google Reader late on October 31.
European entrepreneurs’ blank canvas – interview with CanvasDropr
Is Europe a hospitable place for entrepreneurs? The Sociable speaks to the founders of CanvasDropr about their experiences of creating a European tech startup.
Interview: Crowdfunding Dublin’s Made in China Film Festival
The UCD Confucius Institute is hosting a festival of Chinese Cinema online, Made in China. We spoke to the guys behind it about organising the event using Fund:it.
Google finally launches +1 Button browser extension for Chrome
Google has officially launched its +1 Button browser extension for Chrome. The extension appeared in the Chrome Web Store today described as a way “you can publicly +1 any page that you’re visiting with one easy click.”
Shocking scenes as ESB Electric Ireland’s #sharetheenergy social media treasure hunt kicks off
We got close but theSociable didn’t win any tickets from ESB Electric Ireland’s Share the Energy social media treasure hunt today.
Twitter doesn’t want you looking at Google’s cache of its pages, but it can be done
Viewing Google’s cache of a Twitter profile can be more difficult than it first seems but it can be done, here’s how.
Is your business’s social networking account a threat to you & your customers’ IT security?
For all the millions companies spend each year protecting their IT infrastructure from hackers, viruses, and other forms of malware, many forget that their social media accounts could be their weak link. So what can companies do to protect themselves, their staff, and their customers, against social media threats?
How Iceland crowdsourced the creation of its new constitution
When Iceland began the process of creating a new constitution the Icelandic government turned to the public and crowdcourced its creation.
As the Net Visionary Awards deadline approaches, we speak to Social Media sponsor, Blacknight
Nominations for one of Ireland’s old digital media awards, the Irish Internet Association’s (IIA) Net Visionary Awards, ends this Friday (July 29) and as the deadline approaches more details about the awards are being released.
Interview: ‘Seven Songs for Amy’s’ Ross Mac Mahon talks about acting & social media
Ross MacMahon, soon to star in “Seven Songs for Amy”, talks to theSociable about acting & getting ahead with social networking & an entrepreneurial spirit