• Twitter: From Courtroom To Mainstream Media

    “Using Twitter transformed my reporting as a member of the BBC team covering the Stephen Lawrence murder trial. It has its pitfalls. But I believe it has great potential,” Philippa Thomas wrote. The 140-character limit is a tough challenge for every journalist including Philippa Thomas. Nonetheless, she is now able to post news-related...
  • Do we listen to advice, or follow brands when we buy? [Infographic]

    This is the year of Social Commerce, as quoted by Zuckerberg “If I had to guess, social commerce is the next area to really blow up,”. Square.my and SocialShout! are the new startup companies from the region trying to jump into this market and both still in test period. Among...
  • Startup: Hearsay Social raised $18 million in funding

    San Francisco-based Hearsay Social, a corporate social media management platform has just raised $18 million in Series B funding round led by New Enterprise Associates. Hearsay Social is developed with the idea of creating and utilizing social media as brand engagement, as well as keeping corporations and employees out...
  • Social Intelligence: Social media background check-up for potential employee

    A standard employee screening would probably consists of criminal background check, credit reports checks, interviews with former employer and even searches on Google and LinkedIn for further information. With Social Intelligence, employers can now do a social media background check on prospective employee. Social Intelligence is a ‘detective’ over...
  • Social network neutrality: Redefine balance

    What is Network Neutrality? Jave quoted definition, along with some real news from Tim Wu’s “The Master Switch: The Rise and Fall of Information Empire”. Simplifying it, network neutrality is seeking balance among intimate business players in similar field. It is derived due to existence of information monopolies. Start by time, innovation and...
  • Facebook: 600 million users and growing

    Not long ago, we were excited about Friendster, one of the first social media site (acquired by Malaysia’s MOL Global). I had an account and so did all my mates. Every teenager was talking about it. It’s not just friendster though; there was also Myspace, Hi5 and many more....