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How social data is changing the way we do business

How social data is changing the way we do business

The vast global firehose of social media today, combined with the emerging big data revolution, is now helping organizations accomplish things that were previously prohibitively expensive or even impossible.

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.

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.

How companies track you on the web [Infographics]

How companies track you on the web [Infographics]

Infographics on tracking users on the web by different companies.

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.

Social networking in the workplace is coming of age

Social networking in the workplace is coming of age

The standard view of social networks in the workplace is that they are time vacuums. Facebook and Twitter are the ultimate procrastination tools; great for staying in touch with friends but the enemy of work productivity.

Jeans connect to social networks

Jeans connect to social networks

Italian jeans brand Replay’s Social Denim range incorporates a device to enable wearers to instantly share their emotions or location.

Intranets and Business Continuity: Lessons from 1987

Intranets and Business Continuity: Lessons from 1987

This week marks 25 years since the Great Storm of 1987, widely (but erroneously) considered the only UK hurricane in living memory.

Tweets and Facebook updates are valuable to more than social networks

Tweets and Facebook updates are valuable to more than social networks

Facebook, Twitter and other popular online services remain free for millions of users because the social networks are able to spin status updates and tweets into advertising and related revenue.

Twitter Drives The Most Traffic, Facebook The Most Revenue, Says Study [INFOGRAPHIC]

Twitter Drives The Most Traffic, Facebook The Most Revenue, Says Study [INFOGRAPHIC]

Twitter drives the most traffic of all the major social networks, but it’s Facebook that generates the most revenue, reveals a new study by Eventbrite.

5 Better Ways to Network on Twitter and LinkedIn

5 Better Ways to Network on Twitter and LinkedIn

Social media was once described as a professional cocktail hour—a way to connect, share, and interact with others beyond the confines of your cubicle. But now, it feels more like an epic college kegger; the kind where you find yourself wandering in a sea of red cups, the clamor of rowdy partygoers drowning out any real [...]

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.