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Government Censorship

Governments are more eager than ever to gather data about Facebook users. From 2013 to 2014 global surveillance requested for Facebook user data increased 24%. This is accordance with the company’s transparency report. 34,946 requests were made between January and June including messages, IP addresses, and account information. Censorship has also increased globally. From June […]

Facebook Extensions

Facebook has advanced. You can now use Facebook extensions to read your News Feed, send messages, and post status updates from your toolbar. Social Filter is a great tool that filters your news feed, hide posts you’ve already seen, and can allow you to customize the toolbar. Photo zoom for Google Chrome allows you to […]

Startup Salaries

Technology has made it easier to establish startups and create opportunities for people looking for jobs outside of the corporate model. Passion and motivation should drive employees to thrive in their professional positions, yet salary is a great motivator. However, startups approach salary in a very different way. Negotiating salary can be a very intimidating […]

Federal Cuts Hitting the Mid-Atlantic Region

KatzAbosch, a valued client of DAASN.com has some informative news to share for those in the Mid-Atlantic region. People working in civilian federal government jobs are now feeling the tightening grip of federal budget cuts. According to the U.S. Department of Commerce, Maryland’s personal income growth last year lagged behind most of the nation due […]

DAASN’s 8 steps to On Page Website Optimization

First things first: 1. Website Audit: we need to determine the current state of your website and then we can make proper website suggestions. 2. Set up: You might ask, set up what? We need to set up you Google Analytics and Google Webmaster Tools 3. Keyword Analysis: we need to figure out what keywords […]

Smart and Dumb Technology

Reid Hoffman is best known for helping create the social Giant Linkedin. But not only did he help create Linkedin, he was involved in the reations of Zynga, Facebook, and Paypal. It is safe to say that he understands value in business and knows where it is located. Where he does not seem to find […]

Pulse Matters

Students at the time, Akshay Kothari and Ankit Gupta, created what would later become an asset that would be worth $90 million worth of stock and cash in a merger deal between their product and Linkedin. http://techcrunch.com/2013/04/11/linkedin-acquires-pulse-for-90m-in-stock-and-cash/ The pro¬duct they created was called Pulse. What does Pulse do exactly? It tailors professional news to you. […]

A Sincere Thank You to our Clients!

I’ve been thinking about what to write this month in our newsletter, besides talking about the current trends, “What’s Hot and What’s Not.” I keep coming back to customer service and how thankful we are to have our clients! We are able to do what we do because we have clients, of course we have […]

A 411 on YouTube

Aside from Google, YouTube is the second largest search engine in the world. So, if your company doesn’t have a channel yet, what are you waiting for? Over 6 BILLION hours of video are watched each month on YouTube—that’s almost an hour for every person on Earth, and 50% more than last year (2012). Standard […]