Archive: June 19th, 2011

Copious: A Marketplace Where Everyone Knows Your Name

Copious: A Marketplace Where Everyone Knows Your Name

The first wave of the web was about anonymity and aliases. The next wave, led by Facebook, is about real identities. Here’s how that’s going to change online commerce.

Ten emerging Enterprise 2.0 technologies to watch

Ten emerging Enterprise 2.0 technologies to watch

Two significant and closely related trends in enterprise computing this year are the growth of Software-as-a-service (SaaS) and social computing. By most accounts, both are gaining ground quite rapidly while still not being used for core business functions or mission critical applications in most large firms, at least not yet.

Enabling collaboration with open APIs

Enabling collaboration with open APIs

Interoperability between social media sites is something that’s so easy and effortless today in the consumer world, that we mostly take it for granted. For example, if you send out a tweet, you can make it automatically appear in your Facebook news feed. Sharing your favorite bits from your photo or video sharing site is usually as easy as tapping a button. Simple, easy social connectedness between all the places we keep our information online is the norm (yes, there are exceptions, but that’s my point; they are exceptions.)

Infographic Of The Day: Facebook Is The McDonald’s Of Social Networking

Infographic Of The Day: Facebook Is The McDonald’s Of Social Networking

How else is it managing to take over so many countries so quickly?