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More options crowd social networks

More options crowd social networks

The great white whale of social networks just topped 1 billion members, yet Facebook is getting even more competition.

Smart phone accessory guide for social-networking addicts

Smart phone accessory guide for social-networking addicts

If you’re constantly updating your Facebook, Twitter, Google+, Path, LinkedIn, Instagram and Foursquare accounts, you’re definitely a social media addict. Every moment has to be captured and shared, whether it’s in a status update, photo or video. In fact, there’s no such thing as “oversharing” in your dictionary.

How Instagram became the social network for tweens

How Instagram became the social network for tweens

Well-intentioned parents who’ve kept their tweens off Facebook are catching on to the workaround: kids are turning to Instagram, the photo-sharing app that may as well be a social network.

New Social Content Sharing Network From The Founders Of Twitter

New Social Content Sharing Network From The Founders Of Twitter

News broke recently that Twitter founders Evan Williams and Biz Stone had launched a new social media network centered around something we really love: sharing quality content.

Social Collaboration Tools Can Make Your Business More Efficient

Social Collaboration Tools Can Make Your Business More Efficient

We’ve seen a significant increase in contingent workers since the Great Recession; technology is one of the reasons this growth is possible. Employees no longer have to be in the same location to feel connected. Technology can help us feel a part of a team even if we’re thousands of miles away.

Student Life: Student’s guide to social media

Student Life: Student’s guide to social media

Students can use Facebook and Twitter to enhance their university experiences as well as their job prospects. Lianne Froggatt explains how, and the common pitfalls to avoid.

Infographic: Are You Revealing Too Much on Social Networks?

Infographic: Are You Revealing Too Much on Social Networks?

Social-networking sites are a hacker’s dream: a sometimes poublic online community where unsuspecting people post personal information. But what information can and should be posted on social networks?

Governments may hit social networks with cyber attacks

Governments may hit social networks with cyber attacks

Social networking operators like Facebook and Twitter need to consider themselves much more vulnerable to attacks – not because they are more vulnerable or more attractive to criminals than previously, but because states are now actors in security threats.

Social networks influence flu shot decision among college students

Social networks influence flu shot decision among college students

College students’ social networks influence their beliefs regarding the safety of influenza vaccines and decisions about vaccination, according to a new study in the Journal of Adolescent Health.

Why ‘going global’ makes no sense for China’s social networks – for now

Why ‘going global’ makes no sense for China’s social networks – for now

Despite their innovations, it remains to be seen whether the ‘clone’ sites can hold their weight against western equivalents

Google, Facebook, MySpace; privacy rule breakers or trend makers?

Google, Facebook, MySpace; privacy rule breakers or trend makers?

The major social networking sites have all been fined for improper use of private data; is that a trend that should be ringing alarm bells or a sideshow for the paranoid and uninitiated?

How to maximize your social media impact: Timing is everything

How to maximize your social media impact: Timing is everything

Thanks to Bitly, the popular link-shortening service, we can add another tool to our arsenal of tricks to get noticed on social media.