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Go-to social networks also source of misinformation

Go-to social networks also source of misinformation

Event prompts creation of online apps designed to help victims

When Will We See the Final Version of HTML5?

When Will We See the Final Version of HTML5?

What will Web 3.0 look like? Tim Berners-Lee, the man credited with inventing the world wide web, insists it will be the Semantic Web – a personalized web of information resting upon a smart sea of standardized resources.

Tweets and Facebook updates are valuable to more than social networks

Tweets and Facebook updates are valuable to more than social networks

Facebook, Twitter and other popular online services remain free for millions of users because the social networks are able to spin status updates and tweets into advertising and related revenue.

Social networks will become ubiquitous, niche and funded by micropayments

Social networks will become ubiquitous, niche and funded by micropayments

In the future social networks will be everywhere, supported my mobile and micro payments and morphing into a system of fragmented niches, said a panel of speakers at Web Summit in Dublin.

5 Better Ways to Network on Twitter and LinkedIn

5 Better Ways to Network on Twitter and LinkedIn

Social media was once described as a professional cocktail hour—a way to connect, share, and interact with others beyond the confines of your cubicle. But now, it feels more like an epic college kegger; the kind where you find yourself wandering in a sea of red cups, the clamor of rowdy partygoers drowning out any real [...]

Enterprise Social Networks Gaining Maturity – and Hundreds of Millions in Value

Enterprise Social Networks Gaining Maturity – and Hundreds of Millions in Value

Enterprise social network adoption remains in the early stages, but with investments and interest that could skyrocket in the coming years, according to a new market report.

Demo 2012: Creating More Focused Social Networks

Demo 2012: Creating More Focused Social Networks

This morning’s session at the Demo 2012 conference focused on social networks, with a number of new networks and tools for managing them. Many look interesting, though I wonder how many social networks people need.

Buzzword Trends: “Social Business” on the rise, supplanting “Enterprise 2.0″ and “Social CRM”

Buzzword Trends: “Social Business” on the rise, supplanting “Enterprise 2.0″ and “Social CRM”

In the wake of Salesforce.com’s aborted and just plain stupid attempt to trademark “Social Enterprise,” I decided to take a fresh look at how other social buzzwords have been doing.

Social Network Designed for Only Two Lovers

Social Network Designed for Only Two Lovers

The free Pair app will help you create a social network designed for two lovers, a private way to share messages, pictures, maps and other digital material with your husband, wife, girlfriend or boyfriend.

10 striking conclusions of the Social Media around the World 2012 study

10 striking conclusions of the Social Media around the World 2012 study

Today InSites Consulting published the third edition of its study “Social Media around the world” in collaboration with data and sampling partner SSI and translation agency No Problem!.

Who needs social? CanWeNetwork targets your location-based professional network

Who needs social? CanWeNetwork targets your location-based professional network

As startups continue to experiment with location-based networking, CanWeNetwork gives up the social pursuit in favor of business connections.

People Use Different Social Networks For Different Reasons, Says LinkedIn [STUDY]

People Use Different Social Networks For Different Reasons, Says LinkedIn [STUDY]

Why do people use social networks? Is there a difference in how we approach and use personal and professional social media platforms, and are we a different person on each?