Category: Social Networking

Can Microsoft put their new enterprise jigsaw together?

Can Microsoft put their new enterprise jigsaw together?

The changing face of what businesses need is challenging to incumbent suppliers. Meanwhile, a new generation of innovation is flowering around simplicity.

INFOGRAPHIC: The Social Media Landscape

INFOGRAPHIC: The Social Media Landscape

A few major social media websites, like MySpace andFacebook, have changed the way that people use the Internet and conduct business.

Many Americans Sharing Who They Voted for on Social Networks

Many Americans Sharing Who They Voted for on Social Networks

By law, U.S. citizens have a right to privacy about who they vote for. In the era of social networking, many choose not to keep it a secret.

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.

Social Media, Mobile Marketing Use Rises Among Small Businesses

Social Media, Mobile Marketing Use Rises Among Small Businesses

Facebook and mobile websites are a growing focus of small businesses, though overall marketing spend remains flat year-over-year.

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.

Can social networks help e-commerce take off?

Can social networks help e-commerce take off?

Are you more likely to buy something if your friend recommended it? What if they came along for the trip?

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.

Analytics could save social networks as marketing tool

Analytics could save social networks as marketing tool

To tweet or not to tweet? If you do, analytics could help refine your social media marketing strategies

Intranets and Business Continuity: Lessons from 1987

Intranets and Business Continuity: Lessons from 1987

This week marks 25 years since the Great Storm of 1987, widely (but erroneously) considered the only UK hurricane in living memory.

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