Tag: social collaboration

Facebook And Snapchat Go Toe To Toe: Why It’s Good For Both Companies

Facebook And Snapchat Go Toe To Toe: Why It’s Good For Both Companies

Facebook is building a standalone app to compete with the red-hot impermanent photo-messaging app Snapchat.

New App Optimizes Your iPhone Videos for YouTube

New App Optimizes Your iPhone Videos for YouTube

This afternoon YouTube announced a brand new app for iPhone and iPod touch called YouTube Capture that optimizes the camera on your device for shooting and uploading videos to YouTube.

From Facebook Like To Lifetime Customer: Effective Strategies To Gain, Track Conversions

From Facebook Like To Lifetime Customer: Effective Strategies To Gain, Track Conversions

Many social media experts ponder how you can turn that simple click on the like button into an actual business relationship with potential customers.

Twitter May Help Fight Obesity in Kids

Twitter May Help Fight Obesity in Kids

In a scientific statement published last week in the journal Circulation, the American Heart Association suggested that Facebook and Twitter hold promise in the fight against childhood obesity.

Mobile Drives Adoption Of Social Media In 2012: Apps & Mobile Web Account For Majority Of Growth; Nearly Half Of Social Media Users Access Sites On Smartphones

Mobile Drives Adoption Of Social Media In 2012: Apps & Mobile Web Account For Majority Of Growth; Nearly Half Of Social Media Users Access Sites On Smartphones

Consumers now spend around 20 percent of their total time online using social networks via their personal computers, and 30 percent of their time online visiting social networks on mobile.

Hybrid social networks help users connect online, meet up offline

Hybrid social networks help users connect online, meet up offline

Not too long ago, friending someone involved more than just clicking a button on Facebook.

Social Analytics Isn’t Just For Social Networks

Social Analytics Isn’t Just For Social Networks

Broadly applied across all company functions, social analytics can focus attention on the most pressing internal performance issues.

As Recipe Sharing On Pinterest Explodes, Foodily Revamps To Focus On Social

As Recipe Sharing On Pinterest Explodes, Foodily Revamps To Focus On Social

Foodily, a startup that began as a recipe search site before arriving on iPhone in late 2011, is today rolling out a major revamp of its user interface that puts even more emphasis on social interactions.

You Absolutely Need Social Media in Crowdfunding

You Absolutely Need Social Media in Crowdfunding

Chances are if you’re crowdfunding, it’s because you don’t have that kind of money to play spendthrift with. With social networking, the campaign itself becomes the cocktail party; the pitch video is your opening speech; your perks the hors d’oeuvres; an email blast, a few Tweets throughout the day.

Top 5 Apps Your Kids Will Love This Week

Top 5 Apps Your Kids Will Love This Week

The folks at Children’s Technology Review shared with us these five top apps from their comprehensive monthly database of kid-tested reviews. The site covers everything from math and counting to reading and phonics.

5 Money-Saving Tools, Apps and Websites for Holiday Shopping

5 Money-Saving Tools, Apps and Websites for Holiday Shopping

Everyone loves a good bargain — and when you have a long list of people to buy gifts for this holiday season, it’ll feel even more rewarding to nab those amazing deals.

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.