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Social networking in the workplace is coming of age

Social networking in the workplace is coming of age

The standard view of social networks in the workplace is that they are time vacuums. Facebook and Twitter are the ultimate procrastination tools; great for staying in touch with friends but the enemy of work productivity.

Confirmed: Social media requires significant time commitment

Confirmed: Social media requires significant time commitment

About two-thirds of the small-business owners recently surveyed by VerticalResponse spend at least six hours per week on social networking and related social marketing activities.

What Social Media Does And Doesn’t Do For Business

What Social Media Does And Doesn’t Do For Business

Retailers of every size are pressured to invest in making money off social network sites like Facebook and Twitter.

Jeans connect to social networks

Jeans connect to social networks

Italian jeans brand Replay’s Social Denim range incorporates a device to enable wearers to instantly share their emotions or location.

How a Good #Intranet Improves Customer Service

How a Good #Intranet Improves Customer Service

In celebration of National Customer Service Week, let’s talk about all the ways an effective intranet helps you provide better customer service.

Windows Evolved: 20 Years of PC Progress

Windows Evolved: 20 Years of PC Progress

As Microsoft launches Windows 8 and we await consumer reaction to the radical redesign of the tiled Start screen, we thought it would be an interesting exercise to look back at the history of Windows’ user interface.

Twitter Drives The Most Traffic, Facebook The Most Revenue, Says Study [INFOGRAPHIC]

Twitter Drives The Most Traffic, Facebook The Most Revenue, Says Study [INFOGRAPHIC]

Twitter drives the most traffic of all the major social networks, but it’s Facebook that generates the most revenue, reveals a new study by Eventbrite.

Niche Social Networks: New Players, Platforms & Their Success

Niche Social Networks: New Players, Platforms & Their Success

Just this month Facebook announced it had passed the 1 billion active members mark. You may think that the rest of the social media world might as well just turn around, go home, and switch off the light as it passes. But that’s not quite the full story.

The 3 Golden Rules of Peer-to-Peer Social Sharing

The 3 Golden Rules of Peer-to-Peer Social Sharing

One of the best ways to engage your audience is by providing them with a compelling reason to share your message across social networks in a way that is natural and seamless.

Enterprise Cloud 2.0 – Social Business Architecture

Enterprise Cloud 2.0 – Social Business Architecture

Enterprise Cloud 2.0 refers to the combination of Enterprise 2.0 and Cloud Computing, and can be used to implement a ‘Social Business Architecture’.

Social Media and the Future of Business

Social Media and the Future of Business

Social media has changed the way we interact, the way we think, the way we learn about and perceive the world. It’s only natural that social media has also changed the way business is done.

How a Good Intranet Improves Customer Service

How a Good Intranet Improves Customer Service

In celebration of National Customer Service Week, let’s talk about all the ways an effective intranet helps you provide better customer service.