Tag Archives: Social Media

Visit “Lost Perth” on fb if you want to see local history crowdsourcing & conversations in action

Lost Perth is my favourite local history site of the town I grew up in.  If you have no connection with this town it probably won’t resonate the way it does with the thousands of followers, but it’s worth visiting it to … Continue reading

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View our Flickr updates

Keep up to date with our daily activities in images. We regularly update our Flickr with images of daily Civica LLD life in Australia and Singapore. http://www.flickr.com/photos/civicalld/

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Social Media Statistics for 2012

Can you survive without Facebook, Twitter, Youtube or Google?  I bet not, especially with Google and Youtube.  Although as librarians, we have always been advocating to our users and students that Google is not the “almighty” search engine and placing … Continue reading

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“Facebook” in the 16th Century

According to recent research, the modern world’s penchant for social networking may not be exclusive to this century alone. Studies into the communication habits of 16th and 17th century Italian Academies, where scholars created their own nicknames, as well as emblems and mottos to signify those with … Continue reading

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Library Marketing 101

I’d like to welcome Civcia’s latest addition, Marketing & Communications Exec, Adella.  Because we at least like to think that we are experts in our field, Adella will be contributing to this blog on a regular basis, bringing you the latest in library … Continue reading

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Social Media – A cupcake story

Here’s an interesting, short (and sweet) video about the value of social media, making a connection between a student, a baker and a bank.

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Twitter Use 2012

A Winter and Spring telephone survey conducted by the Pew Research Center in the first quarter of 2012 found that the proportion of online American adults who use Twitter on a typical day has doubled since May 2011 and has … Continue reading

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D10 Conference : Internet Trends Report 2012

Mary Meeker of Kleiner Perkins Caufield Byers, who used to be called “Queen of the Net” when she was an analyst at Morgan Stanley was named “one of the ten smartest people in tech” by “Fortune” magazine in 2010. Her … Continue reading

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All Things D(igital) Conference (D10)

The Wall Street Journal’s D: All Things Digital conference (D) took place between 29 – 31 May 2012 in New York City.  D is celebrating its 10th anniversary this year and is hence called the D10 conference. This is a … Continue reading

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Infographics – Social Media Advertising

If you think that social media advertising is merely creating an online presence via Facebook, Twitter, Google and lately Pinterest and the likes, think again.

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