Archive: May, 2012

Enterprise social media networks to rise

Enterprise social media networks to rise

Telsyte research found organisations are using social media for both internal collaboration and external marketing

More Connected With Social Networks and Smart Phones But Less Sociable

More Connected With Social Networks and Smart Phones But Less Sociable

24/7 connectivity offered by social networks and smart phones has many looking for ways to retreat to a quiet place. Being anti-social should be an acceptable life choice says award-winning author Leigh K Cunningham.

allAware: New Private Social Network for Nonprofits

allAware: New Private Social Network for Nonprofits

allAware, a free app and web-based private social network for nonprofits, is introduced by Linxter, Inc. to help organizations increase donations and strengthen member ties.

Users ‘cautious’ in social networks

Users ‘cautious’ in social networks

Most users of social networks do not trust the platform enough to reveal personal information about themselves, a security company has revealed.

Tools To Manage Hundreds Of Social Media Accounts

Tools To Manage Hundreds Of Social Media Accounts

Sprinklr and Spredfast tools aim to serve big corporations that need multi-brand social media management.

The Upside of Peer Pressure: Social Networks Help Kids Exercise More

The Upside of Peer Pressure: Social Networks Help Kids Exercise More

A new study found that the single biggest influence on kids’ physical activity levels was the exercise habits of their six closest friends.

Veteran Central: A Career-Oriented Social Network for Vets

Veteran Central: A Career-Oriented Social Network for Vets

After spending nine years on tour with the Navy, Michael Barrett found that adjusting to civilian life — especially finding a stable and well-paying job — was a tough and arduous process. “It’s a difficult transition, because we don’t have a profession to speak of,” Barrett explains. “We’re handicapped in that regard, and we’re less [...]

From UseNet to Google+: A brief history of social networking

From UseNet to Google+: A brief history of social networking

While Facebook shares seem as volatile as anything, one is left questioning how valuable social networking really is. As the poet and philosopher George Santayana once said, “those who cannot remember the past are condemned to repeat it.”

Can social networks predict the winner of 2012 Eurovision song contest?

Can social networks predict the winner of 2012 Eurovision song contest?

Can we predict the winner of 2012 Eurovision song contest by taking into account the rating of contest participants on social networking sites?

Interpol targets 55 suspects using social network sites for child sex abuse images

Interpol targets 55 suspects using social network sites for child sex abuse images

An Interpol investigation into social networking groups exchanging child abuse material has targeted 55 key suspects in 20 countries, including the United States, and 12 children have been identified and removed from harm, the agency said Tuesday.

The Future of Social Networks

The Future of Social Networks

Lots of changes going on in social networks — the Facebook IPO on Friday (and subsequent 11% drop in share price on Monday), Lawsuits filed against Google (Antitrust) and Facebook (Privacy).

6 Educational Android Apps for Adults

6 Educational Android Apps for Adults

There are hundreds of Android apps to help kids learn shapes, numbers, letters, and colors. But what about adults that want to continue their education?