Not too long ago, social media and the video game industry remained largely separate, and well able to attract and satisfy customers without collaboration. However, the line between those two popular industries seems to be getting more blurred by the day. Let’s look at how we got to this point, and how social media and gaming might rely on each other even more in the future.
Among other strategies for battling unemployment, the White House has taken to blogging about the value of hiring previously unemployed workers, Facebook is being used as a recruitment tool and "auditions" are offering ways for long-term unemployed people to prove their skills.
Although many customer service hotlines operate during set hours, the same isn't true of social media. Consider how you may be communicating with customers who are in different time zones. If one often posts something when your business is closed and friends from other parts of the world share it, those exchanges could quickly spread across the Internet, causing people to either see your company in a good or bad light.