Social media has taken the web world by storm. It has completely revolutionized the ways communication used to take place even a decade ago. According to a recent study conducted by Edison Research on social media behaviors of modern users 58 million Americans are hooked to social media sites and use them on daily basis. This has risen to 22% against 18% in 2011. So, one can easily assume the potential of social media in shaping future economy. People now rely more on social sites to learn about events and influenced more than ever by their peers.
CIO.com reports that General Motors is hiring for 500 IT positions for their innovation center in Austin, TX. This is part of an initiative to hire as many 10,000 IT pros over the three to five years. (note: I found this article from a Tweet from Neil Pierce (@neiljpearce), head of IT at Vodafone.)
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