Tag: web 2.0

Samsung Planning Its Own Social Network To Compete With Facebook

Samsung Planning Its Own Social Network To Compete With Facebook

Just as we thought we couldn’t handle any more social networks, Samsung is planning its own which will eventually compete with Facebook — so the company hopes — according to information received and printed by the Korea Times.

allAware: New Private Social Network for Nonprofits

allAware: New Private Social Network for Nonprofits

allAware, a free app and web-based private social network for nonprofits, is introduced by Linxter, Inc. to help organizations increase donations and strengthen member ties.

Tools To Manage Hundreds Of Social Media Accounts

Tools To Manage Hundreds Of Social Media Accounts

Sprinklr and Spredfast tools aim to serve big corporations that need multi-brand social media management.

Can social networks predict the winner of 2012 Eurovision song contest?

Can social networks predict the winner of 2012 Eurovision song contest?

Can we predict the winner of 2012 Eurovision song contest by taking into account the rating of contest participants on social networking sites?

Governments may hit social networks with cyber attacks

Governments may hit social networks with cyber attacks

Social networking operators like Facebook and Twitter need to consider themselves much more vulnerable to attacks – not because they are more vulnerable or more attractive to criminals than previously, but because states are now actors in security threats.

The forgotten social networks

The forgotten social networks

You might remember MySpace and Friendster. You may have had accounts on those sites. But when was the last time you visited them? Does anyone use those social networks anymore?

Why ‘going global’ makes no sense for China’s social networks – for now

Why ‘going global’ makes no sense for China’s social networks – for now

Despite their innovations, it remains to be seen whether the ‘clone’ sites can hold their weight against western equivalents

How to maximize your social media impact: Timing is everything

How to maximize your social media impact: Timing is everything

Thanks to Bitly, the popular link-shortening service, we can add another tool to our arsenal of tricks to get noticed on social media.

Livehoods Maps Neighborhoods For The Social-Networking Age

Livehoods Maps Neighborhoods For The Social-Networking Age

Researchers at Carnegie Mellon’s School of Computer Science have developed a program they’re calling Livehoods, which organizes “check-ins” from the popular social networking site Foursquare into a cultural database of local habits and trends.

CRM investments ramp due to social media and smart mobility

CRM investments ramp due to social media and smart mobility

New forms of customer relationship management are moving to the forefront of enterprise capabilities as companies begin a new era of investment in the function, says new data.

The Rise Of The Visual Social Networks

The Rise Of The Visual Social Networks

People mostly perceive with sight and it should not be a surprise that it’s images and visuals that grab the attention. And when people see something nice they want to share.

New Use for Social Networking: Managing Your Health

New Use for Social Networking: Managing Your Health

Consumers are increasingly turning to social networks to access information and manage their health care, according to a new survey by the Health Research Institute at PwC US.