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.
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.
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.
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.
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?
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.
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.
Despite their innovations, it remains to be seen whether the ‘clone’ sites can hold their weight against western equivalents
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?
Thanks to Bitly, the popular link-shortening service, we can add another tool to our arsenal of tricks to get noticed on social media.