Tag: collaboration tools

Democrats, ‘very conservative’ say social networks important for tracking political news

Democrats, ‘very conservative’ say social networks important for tracking political news

With more than half the people in the United States using sites like Facebook, Google+ and LinkedIn, a Pew survey released Tuesday looks at how they engage with politics in those media.

10 serious mistakes companies make with SharePoint

10 serious mistakes companies make with SharePoint

There are many challenges to implementing SharePoint, both seen and unseen. As a result there are plenty of pitfalls and traps to fall into, and it is very challenging to pick just 10 mistakes. Poor governance, not having an intranet strategy, or not having an intranet committee are traditional mistakes, but hopefully there is more awareness about these issues now.

8 Uses of the Intranet for HR

8 Uses of the Intranet for HR

HR work involves providing huge amounts of up-to-date information, managing employee records, processing HR transactions, and cultivating company culture — all of which are naturally served by a well-functioning social intranet.

How Machines Will Use Social Networks To Gain Identity, Develop Relationships And Make Friends

How Machines Will Use Social Networks To Gain Identity, Develop Relationships And Make Friends

Activity streams and social networks now represent a fundamental aspect of the modern application.

Is the social networking monoculture ready to crumble?

Is the social networking monoculture ready to crumble?

Social networks have long relied on the kindness of what are essentially strangers in order to thrive. You might be thinking I’m talking about the people that use them, and I am.

Xing social network toys with news aggregation

Xing social network toys with news aggregation

Social networks need to evolve to keep up, and Xing is no exception. The German LinkedIn rival is investing heavily right now, and it seems to be paying off – a couple of weeks ago the firm reported the addition of 436,000 members in German-speaking countries during the first half of the year.

How to Track Your Social Media Success

How to Track Your Social Media Success

Social media campaigns can be a vital marketing tool or a complete waste of time. We show you how to track your social media influence and rate the success of your approach.

Socialize: Comparing enterprise social software vendors

Socialize: Comparing enterprise social software vendors

Is your company ready to socialize? Enterprise social software vendors like Yammer, Jive and SocialText have helped transform some businesses, cutting down on miscommunication while flattening organizational charts.

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.

25% online time spent on social networks, 4 out of 5 Indians use Facebook

25% online time spent on social networks, 4 out of 5 Indians use Facebook

Analysis of the top online activities in India found that social networking accounted for 25.2 percent of all time spent online in June, an increase of 0.8 percentage points from the previous year, as social media continues to be a primary driver of people’s daily digital media consumption.

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.

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.