Tag: social software

Ho, Ho, Ho: Track St. Nick On Google’s Santa Tracker

Ho, Ho, Ho: Track St. Nick On Google’s Santa Tracker

The Google Santa Tracker lets you follow Santa Claus as he delivers presents in real time.

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.

Hackers attack Tumblr with worm

Hackers attack Tumblr with worm

A group of Internet trolls called the GNAA took credit for the worm, which filled infected Tumblrs with racist spam.

Instagram Launches Embeddable “Badges” To Help You Promote Your Beautiful Profile On The Web

Instagram Launches Embeddable “Badges” To Help You Promote Your Beautiful Profile On The Web

Instagram is definitely not taking its foot off the gas, even after being acquired successfully by Facebook. Today, the team is introducing a widget to help you spread the word about all of your great random Instagram photos, wherever you live on the web.

5 Free Twitter Tools You Can Use to Your Advantage

5 Free Twitter Tools You Can Use to Your Advantage

There are many, many tools available to you as an entrepreneur to use Twitter to promote yourself and your business.

Seven Strategies to Stay Ahead of Overwhelming Social Media Change

Seven Strategies to Stay Ahead of Overwhelming Social Media Change

Not only do the social media platforms shift every day, the rules of engagement are changing constantly, too.

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.