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The Social Issue

Like most things in life, there are going to be issues and challenges when it comes to social media in business. Maybe it is these issues and challenges which have put me off being fully committed to social media as a business owner. 678 more words

Social Capital across the UK

Last week the UK Office for National Statistics (ONS) released a report on Social Capital across the UK which looked at 5 measures of how people feel about their neighbourhood. 485 more words

Guest Blog

The Social Age Safari: Shutting up Shop

Now that the Social Age Safari is complete, we are left with the task of capturing the story and closing the community. Much of the success of the event itself came through the tight… 303 more words

Learning

Pedagogy: Explaining 'Social Capital' Through Cricket...

A couple weeks ago in my Pedagogy module, my lecturer Dr Steven Bradbury discussed the idea of  ‘Social Capital’ and this got me thinking… 

How have my experiences of PYD ( Positive Youth Development) in cricket lead to this idea of ‘Social Capital’ ? 1,204 more words

Pedagogy

Penny raises $1.2M in seed funding for its personal finance bot

Penny, a personal finance bot we reviewed last fall, has raised $1.2 million in seed funding from Social Capital.

As a refresher, the app offers a chat-based interface that offers advice tailored to your personal finances. 457 more words

TC

Spark New Zealand: Enter the Digital Age

Spark New Zealand (2016), formerly known as Telecom New Zealand, was once a business-consumer orientated company, that focused on long-term contracts with few bells and whistles. 1,540 more words

Social Media

How I see Economic Inequality (2)

The worst form of inequality is to try to make unequal things equal.

– Aristotle

Image courtesy of: http://www.alternet.org/

Following the first of a two-part entry, this concluding post incorporates a more analytic perspective. 2,195 more words

Economics