Stress might seem to be part of the American way of life, note the team behind Global Connections, Inc. and Global Discovery Vacations. In 2012, about 20 percent of people surveyed reported extremely high levels of stress, between 8 and 10 on a 10 point scale, according to the American Psychological Association. The majority of people surveyed noted that they were working to reduce their stress levels and less than 40 percent felt that they were succeeding in doing so.
The team at Food4Patriots believes that an ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure, especially when it comes to disaster preparedness. While conditions such as climate change and the increase in natural disasters over the past few years should be a warning sign enough, there are a number of man-made conditions that make being ready for any emergency extremely important.
Twitter will remove images of deceased if family members make requests. Ninety-nine percent of organic social media posts lead to no engagement. These stories, and more, in today’s Morning Social Media Newsfeed.
Settlement requires LinkedIn to pay $6 million in retroactive overtime wages, damages to employees. Social network updates Facebook for Windows Phone. These stories, and more, in today’s Morning Social Media Newsfeed.
Facebook updates capture only a small fraction of a person’s life and in no way represent a comprehensive, or truthful, picture.
In honor of the third anniversary of Google+, we take a look at where the site has been and where its going.
The House cut funding to two core NSA spying programs including one that gives the agency back door access to hardware and software tools.
Under the cloak of anonymity, terrorists use social media to recruit, train new members and raise funds.
For tech startups in undersaturated market segments, like CashCashPinoy, operating in the Philippines is an opportunity. Although the operating environment is less than ideal in certain ways, expansion can be rapid and lucrative.
“After launching in 2010, we have become one of the top three eCommerce sites in the Philippines,” says Frédéric Levy of CashCashPinoy.
Because of its location along major trade routes between Asia, Europe, and North America, and its long, complicated history, operating in the Philippines is a challenge which may intimidate or overwhelm potential investors from overseas.
“The Philippines is a country rich in culture tracing back hundreds of years. Today, the Spanish, American, Chinese, and Japanese influences form much of the people’s habits and attitudes,” wrote Phoebe Magdirila on TechInAsia.com.
The domestic political scene can be another complicated factor in understanding the business climate. In addition to political dynasties allied with conglomerates, corruption is a problem in in the archipelago. In his latest Easter message to the nation, President Benigno Aquino vowed to step up his government’s efforts against corruption. Read more
This week, Mashwork is hiring a premium cable network social media analyst, and SYProducts is seeking a digital content manager. Bernstein & Andriulli needs a blogger/social media editor, and The Opinion Institute is on the hunt for a social media and marketing coordinator. Get the scoop on these openings below, and find additional social media jobs on Mediabistro.