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Social media, social capital and… lolcats?

As my first year statistics students can tell you, I’m not much of a gambling man. But if you’re reading this, I’m willing to bet you use social media. I’d even guess most of you only found this post because of social media. So let me ask you this. Is social media a blessing or a curse? Does it boost or cripple productivity?

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The Billion Dollar Start Up

Chances are if you’re on the internet you’ve probably heard of Facebook. With 840 million active users, the Big Daddy of Social media has a user base that rivals a large portion of the rest of the world combined.

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