News tagged with social connections

Study shows sharks have personalities

Some sharks are 'gregarious' and have strong social connections, whilst others are more solitary and prefer to remain inconspicuous, according to a new study which is the first to show that the notorious ...

Oct 01, 2014
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Business network giants face China 'guanxi' battle

Professional social networking websites such as LinkedIn trying to tap into China's vast business world are finding a formidable domestic foe—the ingrained system of personal connections known as "guanxi".

Feb 24, 2013
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US software engineer outsources his job to China

"Bob" the software engineer was becoming a modern workplace legend on Thursday as word spread that he had secretly outsourced his own job to China and sat at his desk watching cat videos.

Jan 17, 2013
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Review: Searching for answers on Facebook

Facebook has unveiled a new search tool that gives users a chance to sift through the photos, places and other information available on the site—all through the lens of their social connections. ...

Jan 16, 2013
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Facebook unveils social search feature (Update 3)

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg unveiled a new search feature that's designed to entice people to spend more time on his company's website and will put the world's largest online social network more squarely ...

Jan 15, 2013
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