4 lessons learned about networking being an expat

Moving to a foreign country is a deep change of life; not only because you’re leaving your relatives and friends (skype and social media are good tools to maintain such relationships)  but also because you have planned to set your entire social and professional life in an “unknown” environment where you don’t know people and … Continue reading 4 lessons learned about networking being an expat

Social media war in Turkey*

The events of Gezi Parki last June saw the Turkish government to take hard line positions against the “anti-government propaganda” on social media, leading to multiple arrests in several cities  in addition to Istanbul, the center of the protests. The Government tried also to obtain, with little success , information from Twitter and Facebook users’ … Continue reading Social media war in Turkey*

Turkey reaches about 31 million Facebook Users

Socialbakers released the “Socialbakers social media report Facebook Pages in Turkey – April 2012“. The country – with 35 million internet users (44% of population) according to InternetWordStats – registers 31 million of Facebook users gaining 88.5% of penetration and positioning itself as one of the highest country for Facebook usage – the European penetration … Continue reading Turkey reaches about 31 million Facebook Users

Turkish LinkedIN Network Report April 2012

Incresed younger (+65%) and older (+83%) professionals. Members are Enterpreneur, Sales Persons and Engineeres working in Manufactory, High Tech and Education. The penetration rate of professionals in Education Industry are above the Global Distribution Average. 7816 companies have a Company Page and the first 10 industries absorbe 38% of them.

Two Turkish Newspaper sites in the Top 10 European Internet Information

Hurriyet.com.tr and Milliyet.com.tr are respectively the 3rd (with 10,4 million users) and 5th (with 9,6 Million users) most visited newspaper websites in Europe, according the recent overview on Internet Usage in Europe released by comScore. Going deep in analysis of sites visited prior to visiting the newspaper websites, It emerges that Google sites preceded at … Continue reading Two Turkish Newspaper sites in the Top 10 European Internet Information