Millions across the world suffer from various types of social phobia. In Japan, over 1.5 million people suffer from a special type of social anxiety disorder known as hikikomori, where those afflicted seclude themselves from society, often remaining indoors and isolated for many years.
In the middle of Dubai, in the United Arab Emirates, an architectural marvel is soaring toward the sky. The 162-floor tower is the tallest building ever constructed on the planet at 2,727 feet high – about half a mile tall - or more than twice the height of the Empire State Building.
We may not think of it in these terms, but lunch hour is a truly precious time. Most of us only have 60 minutes or so to eat, relax and refuel for a productive afternoon. Yet, lunch hour is often wasted waiting in long lines and having the same old boring sandwich you had the day before. What if the same principles behind the world’s most advanced
Digital media and the social Web have forever changed the way that companies interact with people. Not only do we find and consume information in myriad ways today but we also expect a more open and authentic voice from companies.
We value this new opportunity to better connect with the global community by engaging in dialogue.
Samsung is a global corporate encompassing diverse businesses ranging from electronics, construction,
petrochemicals, finance and more. Founded in 1938, Samsung has worked to make a better world
through our products and services. With 2011 net sales of 273 trillion Korean won,
Samsung is also spearheading efforts to bring innovations in clean energy, healthcare and biotechnology.
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