Category: Web 2.0

Relationships and social networks influence weight gain

Relationships and social networks influence weight gain

Weight loss products, plans and programs are a multi-billion dollar business. The cover of every woman’s magazine at the supermarket check-out headlines at least one breakthrough finding for how to lose those extra pounds – along with a photo of some irresistible dessert and page number where we can find the recipe.

10 Exhilarating Apps for Sports Fanatics

10 Exhilarating Apps for Sports Fanatics

Maybe you’re a sports nut, though — and that includes being a hardcore fan. If so, we’ve got apps that provide live streamed pro baseball and football games.

Study: Homeless people find equality, acceptance on social networking sites

Study: Homeless people find equality, acceptance on social networking sites

Many have argued the Marxist theories of a classless society died with the collapse of the Soviet Union and a faltering Cuba, but a University of Dayton study has found a place where such approaches may have a shot of survival—Facebook, and other social networking sites.

Whoa, Meta: Infographic Shows How Infographics Are Shared On Social Networks

Whoa, Meta: Infographic Shows How Infographics Are Shared On Social Networks

Let’s face it: infographics are a dime a dozen these days. In a typical day of internet scouring, you’re likely to see various infographics covering a plethora of topics – from Facebook to football, from sex to sedentary lifestyles. You get the picture.

Social networks platform for autism, breast cancer raises $1.7M in seed funding

Social networks platform for autism, breast cancer raises $1.7M in seed funding

A social networking platform developed for people with chronic illnesses such as autism and breast cancer has raised more than $1.7 million in seed funding.

Australian Police want in-house social network

Australian Police want in-house social network

The Police Force in the Australian state of New South Wales wants to build its very own social network.

6 Keys To A Flexible MDM Strategy

6 Keys To A Flexible MDM Strategy

IT pros in infrastructure and security roles must craft a mobile device management plan that can change quickly along with technology. Forrester Research shares its advice on working together effectively.

What Developers Can Learn From Top Mobile Apps

What Developers Can Learn From Top Mobile Apps

When it comes to mobile app design and development, the best way to learn is often by observing what works in successful apps.

Police embrace emerging social media tool

Police embrace emerging social media tool

Minutes after a shooting near the Oakland Airport this year, the gunman was on the loose. And police Sgt. Chris Bolton quickly fired off a flurry of text alerts to thousands of nearby residents through a social media tool for law enforcement agencies.

Should Your Small Business Be on Google+

Should Your Small Business Be on Google+

Google+, which recently celebrated its first anniversary, has gained a reputation as a desolate wasteland of a social network. Google has fought back, claiming an ever-growing userbase (75 million daily active users today) but the calculation methods are sketchy at best.

10 Transportation Apps to Keep You Moving

10 Transportation Apps to Keep You Moving

Bike share networks are still a relatively new phenomenon in the U.S. — New York is the latest city to institute such a program. But if you’re traveling abroad, these programs are a cheap and easy way to see some of your favorite cities.

Google’s Olympics Doodles: The Inside Story

Google’s Olympics Doodles: The Inside Story

All you wanted to do was a simple Google search, and 20 minutes later you’re still trying to beat your best time — and your friend’s top score — on today’s Google doodle game, which puts you in the shoes of an Olympic hurdler racing for gold.