Digital Marketing

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What Does a Digital Marketer Do?

12/08/2020 (Wed)

Digital marketing has its own industry niche market, and its required qualifications are not limited to basic marketing strategies and innovative skills. But what does a Digital Marketer do anyway?

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How much does a Digital Marketer earn in Malaysia?

10/08/2020 (Mon)

Ever since the Covid-19 pandemic introduced the world to the 'new normal', digital marketing has really come in to the spotlight as companies scramble to work out their online strategies to attract their audience. One role that gets mentioned a lot these days is the Digital Marketer but how much can one earn in Malaysia?

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Instagram adds video clips in challenge to TikTok

06/08/2020 (Thu)

SAN FRANCISCO: Instagram on Wednesday added a new short-form video feature to the image-focused platform in a direct challenge to TikTok, which is in the crosshairs of US President Donald Trump.

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Is there a future as a Digital Marketer?

28/07/2020 (Tue)

Companies are now on the lookout for candidates that are able to adapt to changing technologies on social media and have a knack for online marketing. A traditional marketing degree is just not going to do it.

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21/07/2020 (Tue)

Can you future proof your career? The global COVID-19 pandemic has made it very clear to all that job security is a myth. From large multinational companies to small businesses, everyone was affected when the world went into 'shutdown' mode to help prevent the spread of the coronavirus. Almost everyone was caught off-guard and no one could have expected the economic implications.

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Twitter attack was work of young hacker pals, reports NYT

20/07/2020 (Mon)

SAN FRANCISCO, July 18 — Hackers involved in the high-profile hijacking of Twitter accounts earlier this week were young pals with no links to state or organised crime, The New York Times reported yesterday.

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Google Meet is now directly integrated in Gmail on mobile

17/07/2020 (Fri)

SAN FRANCISCO, July 17 — Hot on the heels of the integration of Meet in the web version of Gmail, Google has announced that the video-conferencing tool will also be directly integrated in the mail service’s mobile application.

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Some of the world’s biggest Twitter accounts are hacked. Here’s what we do and don’t know about what’s going on right now.

16/07/2020 (Thu)

Elon Musk wants to give you free bitcoin — at least, that’s what his Twitter account says.

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Cloud adoption in Malaysia’s financial services sector not fast enough — Nutanix

10/07/2020 (Fri)

KUALA LUMPUR (July 7): Some 64.7% of Malaysian financial services institutions (FSIs) were already in the process of developing a cloud strategy, indicating a good start to cloud adoption as early as 2018, according to Nutanix Malaysia country manager Avinash Gowda.

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WhatsApp introduces five new features including animated stickers and QR codes

10/07/2020 (Fri)

KUALA LUMPUR, July 3 — Solving the slight inconvenience of needing to type in individual phone numbers to save a contact on your phone, WhatsApp will be coming up with a new feature that will let you scan a contact’s QR code to add them. Besides that, WhatsApp is introducing several other features in the coming weeks, including animated stickers.

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Facebook, YouTube, Twitter to face same EU rules on hateful content as broadcasters

03/07/2020 (Fri)

BRUSSELS, July 3 — Facebook, Alphabet-owned YouTube, Twitter and other social media will for the first time be subject to EU broadcasting rules on hate speech and harmful content under European Commission guidelines announced yesterday.

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#TECH: Eswaran Mohan shares his journey of becoming Malaysia’s sole official lens creator on Snapchat

01/07/2020 (Wed)

WITH smartphones boasting ever-higher resolutions and capabilities, almost everyone can take beautiful photos. To add more creativity and fun, app creators have come up with filters which consumers can use to add pizza to their photos and even videos before sharing them online.

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Unilever to stop advertising on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram in US

29/06/2020 (Mon)

AN FRANCISCO, June 27 ― Consumer giant Unilever, home to brands including Ben and Jerry’s and Marmite, said yesterday it will stop advertising on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram in the US until the end of 2020 due to the “polarized election period” there.

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Google tightens privacy settings for new users

26/06/2020 (Fri)

SAN FRANCISCO, June 25 — Google has begun auto-deleting new users’ search data and location history on a rolling 18-month basis, CEO Sundar Pichai announced, as the tech giant moves to tighten privacy settings.

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How COVID-19 is accelerating these 6 trends

25/06/2020 (Thu)

It is often said that in time of crisis is where opportunity lies and the global COVID-19 pandemic has shown this to be true, especially for businesses involved in technology. With many countries enforcing their own measures of lockdown procedures to stop the spread of the coronavirus, people's lifestyles have been abruptly disrupted and technology has taken centre stage in more ways than one.

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