Tag: enterprise 2.0 development

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.

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.

Technology, Social Networks and Kids: Questions Every Parent Should Ask

Technology, Social Networks and Kids: Questions Every Parent Should Ask

For parents hoping to make technology a healthy part of life for kids, it’s essential to not only speak with children about online safety and digital citizenship, but also make it a running conversation.

Experian: Instagram, Pinterest and other niche social networks see massive gains

Experian: Instagram, Pinterest and other niche social networks see massive gains

Experian, the global information services company has released a study that shows that social networks other than Facebook and Twitter are seeing a healthy boost to their global market share.

How to Ditch Your Landline

How to Ditch Your Landline

Since the beginning of time — or what feels like it — we’ve been chained to our homes and desks by landlines. Ten years ago, landlines were the main vehicle of communication, used to run a business or keep in touch with family.

6 Must-Download Apps of 2012

6 Must-Download Apps of 2012

Here are must-download apps of 2012 so far.

Pinning your marketing hopes on social media

Pinning your marketing hopes on social media

Keeping up with social media trends is no easy task. New networks are launched with alarming regularity and backing the wrong horse can be commercial, and credibility, suicide. With that in mind, what site is going to be the next big thing?

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.

Cutting through the hype: what “collaboration” really means

Cutting through the hype: what “collaboration” really means

The word “collaboration” is so heavily over-used and over-hyped it’s becoming meaningless. People refer to all social software within a company as “collaboration,” and this causes confusion.

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.

Are You Missing Out On An Internal Social Network?

Are You Missing Out On An Internal Social Network?

Your company has a Facebook Page, you’re active on Twitter, and employees are posting status updates about discounts on LinkedIn – Congratulations!

Britons ‘obsessed with their looks on Facebook’

Britons ‘obsessed with their looks on Facebook’

The majority of Britons care more about looking good on social networks, such as Facebook, rather than seeming intelligent according to a new study.