Tag: social collaboration

SeatID Launches Service To Book A Flight Based On Your Social Network

SeatID Launches Service To Book A Flight Based On Your Social Network

A new startup, SeatID, wants to change the way you fly. Their service lets you use your social network to help pick your next flight and seat assignment. SeatID is available starting today on the Ukrainian airline AeroSvit and the company plans to sign up major international airlines and online travel services soon.

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.

Windows 8 deep-dive: Get to know the People app

Windows 8 deep-dive: Get to know the People app

Social media is now embedded in our business workflows, our shopping habits, and our news sources. So it’s no wonder that Microsoft infused social media features into its Windows 8 contacts app, People.

Facebook makes you spend more, research shows

Facebook makes you spend more, research shows

Most of us use social media every day. Research shows this online networking makes people feel better about themselves. But could that positive feeling have a negative impact on behavior, making you spend more or even eat more?

What Enterprise Social Networks Lack: Purpose

What Enterprise Social Networks Lack: Purpose

Communities based on shared interests are fine for consumer social networks. At work, only a community of purpose is worth our time.

Can Microsoft put their new enterprise jigsaw together?

Can Microsoft put their new enterprise jigsaw together?

The changing face of what businesses need is challenging to incumbent suppliers. Meanwhile, a new generation of innovation is flowering around simplicity.

INFOGRAPHIC: The Social Media Landscape

INFOGRAPHIC: The Social Media Landscape

A few major social media websites, like MySpace andFacebook, have changed the way that people use the Internet and conduct business.

Many Americans Sharing Who They Voted for on Social Networks

Many Americans Sharing Who They Voted for on Social Networks

By law, U.S. citizens have a right to privacy about who they vote for. In the era of social networking, many choose not to keep it a secret.

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.

Social Media, Mobile Marketing Use Rises Among Small Businesses

Social Media, Mobile Marketing Use Rises Among Small Businesses

Facebook and mobile websites are a growing focus of small businesses, though overall marketing spend remains flat year-over-year.

Confirmed: Social media requires significant time commitment

Confirmed: Social media requires significant time commitment

About two-thirds of the small-business owners recently surveyed by VerticalResponse spend at least six hours per week on social networking and related social marketing activities.

What Social Media Does And Doesn’t Do For Business

What Social Media Does And Doesn’t Do For Business

Retailers of every size are pressured to invest in making money off social network sites like Facebook and Twitter.