Tag: collaboration software

Ho, Ho, Ho: Track St. Nick On Google’s Santa Tracker

Ho, Ho, Ho: Track St. Nick On Google’s Santa Tracker

The Google Santa Tracker lets you follow Santa Claus as he delivers presents in real time.

With 140M+ Users, Skype Competitor Viber Launches “Send Location” Feature For iPhone, Android

With 140M+ Users, Skype Competitor Viber Launches “Send Location” Feature For iPhone, Android

Today Viber has hit another huge milestone, announcing that there are now over 140 million users on the service, and that’s only the beginning. According to the company, an additional 400,000 users join the service every day.

New App Optimizes Your iPhone Videos for YouTube

New App Optimizes Your iPhone Videos for YouTube

This afternoon YouTube announced a brand new app for iPhone and iPod touch called YouTube Capture that optimizes the camera on your device for shooting and uploading videos to YouTube.

From Facebook Like To Lifetime Customer: Effective Strategies To Gain, Track Conversions

From Facebook Like To Lifetime Customer: Effective Strategies To Gain, Track Conversions

Many social media experts ponder how you can turn that simple click on the like button into an actual business relationship with potential customers.

Giving smartphones emotional intelligence

Giving smartphones emotional intelligence

It would be great if smartphones could sense moods – especially when they’ve dropped a call three times in five minutes.

Twitter May Help Fight Obesity in Kids

Twitter May Help Fight Obesity in Kids

In a scientific statement published last week in the journal Circulation, the American Heart Association suggested that Facebook and Twitter hold promise in the fight against childhood obesity.

Hybrid social networks help users connect online, meet up offline

Hybrid social networks help users connect online, meet up offline

Not too long ago, friending someone involved more than just clicking a button on Facebook.

Social Analytics Isn’t Just For Social Networks

Social Analytics Isn’t Just For Social Networks

Broadly applied across all company functions, social analytics can focus attention on the most pressing internal performance issues.

SeatID Launches Service To Book A Flight Based On Your Social Network

SeatID Launches Service To Book A Flight Based On Your Social Network

A new startup, SeatID, wants to change the way you fly. Their service lets you use your social network to help pick your next flight and seat assignment. SeatID is available starting today on the Ukrainian airline AeroSvit and the company plans to sign up major international airlines and online travel services soon.

Hands-on with 5 promising private social networks

Hands-on with 5 promising private social networks

A couple of weeks ago, a PR contact emailed me about a private social network. But he wrote the email, he said, only because I didn’t reply to his initial tweet on Twitter.

Windows 8 deep-dive: Get to know the People app

Windows 8 deep-dive: Get to know the People app

Social media is now embedded in our business workflows, our shopping habits, and our news sources. So it’s no wonder that Microsoft infused social media features into its Windows 8 contacts app, People.

Facebook makes you spend more, research shows

Facebook makes you spend more, research shows

Most of us use social media every day. Research shows this online networking makes people feel better about themselves. But could that positive feeling have a negative impact on behavior, making you spend more or even eat more?