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  • OnePiece Store SocialCurrency FakeTwitter Followers

    How to Turn $5 into $80 in 24h with Twitter and Fiverr [Social Currency]

    OnePiece Pop Up NYC launches #SocialCurrency store, gives you $1 credit per 500 social media followers. Can fake twitter followers bought on Fiverr bankrupt a retailer in the future? This morning an article from caught my eye, ‘Pop-up store lets you pay for clothes using your social network clout‘.  In a nutshell, OnePiece, an […] More

  • Linkedin Reaches 200M Members 2M In Financial Services

    INFOGRAPHIC: Linkedin Reaches 200M Members, 2M In Financial Services

    LinkedIn reaches 200 million members including 2 million members from the financial services sector. These numbers represent over 200 countries and territories, and are presented in 19 different languages. The bulk of LinkedIn members, about 74 million, are from the United States, 7 million from Canada, 11 million from Brazil, 11 million from United Kingdom, […] More

  • Ping Identity: Tapping Social Media to Customize Customer Experience in Banking

    Ping Identity provides secure cloud identity management with social media integration. Last week, I covered Finovate Europe 2012 live on the Visible Banking blog.  At the end of another long day packed with innovative digital services and platforms, I managed to record a short interview with one of the few demoing companies helping financial institutions to better […] More

  • Canada’s Sun Life Financial is Recruiting its Social Media Director via Linkedin

    Last week, I spotted a tweet pointing to  on linkedin.  Sun Life Financial, a leading financial services specialized in life insurance, is looking for its Director, Social Media.    Role Summary Reporting to the Assistant Vice President, Sun Life Canada Web, the Director will oversee Sun Life’s global social media strategy and internal social business program. […] More

  • Linkedin: I am Number 27,946

    First of all, congratulations to Reid and the rest of the Linkedin team for reaching the outstanding milestone of 100 million members! And there is more to come this year: the best business network in the world is growing at the frantic pace of 1 million new members a week. AWESOME. The Top 4 fastest growing countries […] More

  • Linkedin – New Homepage and Status Feature

    I have been an active user on Linkedin since 2003. I invite you to check my profile: I am always keen to connect with passionate people and experts in the fields of Innovation, Social Media/Web 2.0, and Banking. Please feel free to send me a contact request with your motivation to connect. It is always a pleasure to […] More

  • Linkedin Answers – Banking 2.0

    If you know me, you probably know how passionate I am about social networking and Linkedin. Earlier this year, Linkedin launched Linkedin Answers, a similar service to Yahoo! Answers. Linkedin goals were to better engage their members, leverage their network of contacts and improve the traffic to the site. I found a couple of interesting questions on Internet […] More

  • ING Direct’s CEO on YouTube

    Interesting video of the President & CEO of ING Direct, Arkadi Kuhlmann: do you see ING Direct as the Starbucks of the banking industry? I found about that video on, thank you JJ! More