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Who controls social networks?

Who controls social networks?

In the world of Facebook, users are either kings or lemmings. That’s the conclusion of a new study, the largest to analyse how information spreads across social networks-and who does the spreading.

Why Social Networks Won’t Kill the Blog

Why Social Networks Won’t Kill the Blog

In the last year, users have turned to social sharing platforms like Pinterest, Tumblr, and Instagram to share bite-sized snacks of content, while relying on blogs to enable longer forms of communication and self-expression.

U.K. Politicians Launch U.S. Social Network

U.K. Politicians Launch U.S. Social Network

At this point in Internet history, social networks are already becoming old news, but that doesn’t mean there aren’t some factions who think there are new and innovative ways to approach the space.

5 Social Networks To Achieve 10 Business Tasks

5 Social Networks To Achieve 10 Business Tasks

Thinking about using Facebook and other social networks to boost business? It’s not enough to post everything on every platform. In fact, such a strategy could backfire.

Social Networks and Personal Data Can Be a Costly Mix [Infographic]

Social Networks and Personal Data Can Be a Costly Mix [Infographic]

Social media has exploded, and millions of us are posting our most private information for the world to see. While there are many good reasons to use social media, realize you may be giving away details that could be used to hack your accounts or break into your house.

FBI Counterintelligence Releases Social Networking Risks Report

FBI Counterintelligence Releases Social Networking Risks Report

New FBI report details high risk methods of social networking deception used by so called hackers to gain personal information for the purpose of defrauding the unsuspecting user.

Use Social Apps, But Be Careful

Use Social Apps, But Be Careful

Skout has shut down access to minors following a string of alleged sexual assaults related to using the flirting app. Social apps can be useful, but you have to use discretion.

Samsung Planning Its Own Social Network To Compete With Facebook

Samsung Planning Its Own Social Network To Compete With Facebook

Just as we thought we couldn’t handle any more social networks, Samsung is planning its own which will eventually compete with Facebook — so the company hopes — according to information received and printed by the Korea Times.

Facebook Launches WordPress Tool, Makes Blogging More Social

Facebook Launches WordPress Tool, Makes Blogging More Social

Facebook announced sweeping integrations for WordPress.org and WordPress.com VIP users on Tuesday morning — allowing you to add your blog content to the social network in one click.

Lets Talk: Social Media Conversations At Enterprise 2.0

Lets Talk: Social Media Conversations At Enterprise 2.0

BrainYard discussion track at Enterprise 2.0 will focus on important topics involving social networking and this website. Join us.

Facebook or Face-to-Face: The Real World Social Network Still Triumphs

Facebook or Face-to-Face: The Real World Social Network Still Triumphs

The run-up to the Facebook IPO and the unexpected drop-off in the stock’s value has put the spot light squarely on the huge social network.

Tell Me One Thing I Don’t Know: The Selective Social Network

Tell Me One Thing I Don’t Know: The Selective Social Network

Thanks to social media-enabled life-streaming, we’ve been thrust into an unlikely scenario where it actually takes more effort to consume the content that’s being shared than it does to create it.