Tag: web 2.0

Codecademy Launches ‘Cards’ To Teach You How To Program Your Own Holiday Greetings

Codecademy Launches ‘Cards’ To Teach You How To Program Your Own Holiday Greetings

The enterprising folks at Codecademy have been at work these past few days and this morning launched a pretty nifty new product called ‘Cards’ that lets you build, remix, and send your own custom holiday greetings in HTML and CSS.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

How a Good Intranet Improves Customer Service

How a Good Intranet Improves Customer Service

In celebration of National Customer Service Week, let’s talk about all the ways an effective intranet helps you provide better customer service.

Internet, decade later

Internet, decade later

Another fascinating infographics on Internet theme.

One-third of adults under 30 get news on social networks now

One-third of adults under 30 get news on social networks now

For American adults under 30, social media has far surpassed newspapers and has equaled TV as a primary source of daily news, according to a new study of news consumption trends by the Pew Research Center for the People & The Press.

Why Do We Use a QWERTY Keyboard?

Why Do We Use a QWERTY Keyboard?

Does the arrangement of letters on a keyboard baffle you? Well, it’s been that way since Christopher Sholes invented the typewriter in 1868.

Social network main channel to keep family and friends updated while traveling

Social network main channel to keep family and friends updated while traveling

More than three quarters of US travelers share travel experiences via social networks with the main purpose being to update their family and friends on their whereabouts, a recent survey shows.

People Use Different Social Networks For Different Reasons, Says LinkedIn [STUDY]

People Use Different Social Networks For Different Reasons, Says LinkedIn [STUDY]

Why do people use social networks? Is there a difference in how we approach and use personal and professional social media platforms, and are we a different person on each?