Tag: collaboration tools

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.

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.

Beware the tweeting crowds

Beware the tweeting crowds

IF YOU think money can’t buy you friends, think again. In the online world, it’s possible to purchase a crowd of fans. One thousand cost only $18 on average, according to estimates by Barracuda Networks, a network security company. Yet these friends won’t meet you for drinks after work. In fact, they don’t even exist. They are pixels on a screen.

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.

Social Sentiment Takes Your Marketing To The Next Level

Social Sentiment Takes Your Marketing To The Next Level

With the onslaught of social media and social networks, customers have been empowered to express their sentiments anywhere, anytime. They communicate their opinions on blogs, product reviews, social and eCommerce sites and mainstream social channels such as tweet streams or Facebook status updates.

What Enterprise Social Networks Lack: Purpose

What Enterprise Social Networks Lack: Purpose

Communities based on shared interests are fine for consumer social networks. At work, only a community of purpose is worth our time.

What is the Role of HR in Enterprise 2.0?

What is the Role of HR in Enterprise 2.0?

Social media has proved pretty effective at changing the world and how we communicate with one another. It is also slowly changing our organisations, and as with any organisation, HR is right in the middle of the change.