Archive: December 12th, 2011

Strangers on the Web, Exchanging Presents

Strangers on the Web, Exchanging Presents

Reddit is an online community for finding new and interesting things on the Web, based on the positive and negative votes given by other members, who typically vote and comment on things under pseudonyms. But this time of year, some Reddit users give up their anonymity to participate in what is most likely the world’s largest Secret Santa gift exchange, with 36,000 members and growing.

Microsoft delivers service for integrating social Web data into business apps

Microsoft delivers service for integrating social Web data into business apps

Project “Vancouver,” Microsoft’s new cloud-based social-analytics service, is available to testers interested in the idea of integrating social Web data into business applications.