Even Not Having a Facebook Can Affect Your Employment

Source: Reppler In an effort to conceal personal information from potential employers, Facebook users have long learned to adjust privacy settings and name changes to disappear. But recently, interviewed hiring managers say this lack of social media presence is “suspicious”, an error of omission that hurts your chances just as much as a less-than-pristine Facebook […]

Book Blogging the New Norm for Published Titles

(Source: allposters) Once upon a time, upcoming authors used to hold their breath and hope that publishing companies didn’t fumble with the marketing budget on ineffective ads. At most, they could hope for a few, distinguished reviews from big-name sources, and hope that the books really hit it off with a few famous people and […]

Amazon Under Fire for Sex Book

Amazon, one of the largest online retailing sites, came under fire by Love 146, an organization that campaigns against child trafficking and exploitation, for its marketing of a self-published e-book “Age of Consent: A Sex Tourists Guide!” by Peter F. Friedmann, which appears to, according to the Huffington Post, “encourage pedophilia overseas. It’s description stated […]

Who says you need school to get educated?

At present, one of the largest issues and problems facing people –whether college students or working adults- is the lack of readily available, and not to mention affordable and quality education, or academic sources of information.  I stumbled onto Coursera on Tumblr, which is a site that offers 100+ courses from big name universities such […]