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Regulation is only way to stop social networks from learning more than we want, says researcher

Regulation is only way to stop social networks from learning more than we want, says researcher

Social networks have no incentive to inform users how data is gathered on them, a privacy researcher says

Demo 2012: Creating More Focused Social Networks

Demo 2012: Creating More Focused Social Networks

This morning’s session at the Demo 2012 conference focused on social networks, with a number of new networks and tools for managing them. Many look interesting, though I wonder how many social networks people need.

Buzzword Trends: “Social Business” on the rise, supplanting “Enterprise 2.0″ and “Social CRM”

Buzzword Trends: “Social Business” on the rise, supplanting “Enterprise 2.0″ and “Social CRM”

In the wake of Salesforce.com’s aborted and just plain stupid attempt to trademark “Social Enterprise,” I decided to take a fresh look at how other social buzzwords have been doing.

Internet, decade later

Internet, decade later

Another fascinating infographics on Internet theme.

One-third of adults under 30 get news on social networks now

One-third of adults under 30 get news on social networks now

For American adults under 30, social media has far surpassed newspapers and has equaled TV as a primary source of daily news, according to a new study of news consumption trends by the Pew Research Center for the People & The Press.

10 striking conclusions of the Social Media around the World 2012 study

10 striking conclusions of the Social Media around the World 2012 study

Today InSites Consulting published the third edition of its study “Social Media around the world” in collaboration with data and sampling partner SSI and translation agency No Problem!.

Live discussion: to tweet or not to tweet?

Live discussion: to tweet or not to tweet?

‘To tweet or not to tweet’? That is the question for public sector leaders in an increasingly digital world.

3 Reasons Why Your Business Must Be Social

3 Reasons Why Your Business Must Be Social

Why social media engagement is a defining element of the 21st century, and the success of your business relies on your participation.

Infographic: Which social networks increase sales for retailers?

Infographic: Which social networks increase sales for retailers?

Research into social media and retail has shown that Facebook dominates in socially driven shopping, while Pinterest drives the highest average order value.

New Social Content Sharing Network From The Founders Of Twitter

New Social Content Sharing Network From The Founders Of Twitter

News broke recently that Twitter founders Evan Williams and Biz Stone had launched a new social media network centered around something we really love: sharing quality content.

92% Of U.S. Companies Have Used Social Networks For Recruitment [INFOGRAPHIC]

92% Of U.S. Companies Have Used Social Networks For Recruitment [INFOGRAPHIC]

Social media has revolutionized the business world and has quickly established itself as the primary source of recruitment for companies worldwide, and with good reason – it’s cost-effective, fast and scalable, allowing organizations of all shapes and sizes to source potential hires and easily profile their characters

Enterprise social networks have endless possibilities, despite hurdles

Enterprise social networks have endless possibilities, despite hurdles

Organizations may have an easier time unlocking the potential of enterprise social networks if they integrate those tools with existing systems and applications.