Tag: web 2.0 apps

Social Networks Can Affect Voter Turnout, Study Says

Social Networks Can Affect Voter Turnout, Study Says

A study of millions of Facebook users on Election Day 2010 has found that online social networks can have a measurable if limited effect on voter turnout.

Social game players continue ditching desktops for mobile

Social game players continue ditching desktops for mobile

Mounting evidence points to mobile devices replacing social networks as the dominant platform for casual games — a trend underlined by audiences for the top Facebook titles shrinking rapidly.

Travelers Want More Tech and Mobile Services From Airports, Airlines

Travelers Want More Tech and Mobile Services From Airports, Airlines

Complaints about limited, expensive and choppy Wi-Fi are widespread among frequent flyers, but what about other mobile and tech services on planes and at airports?

How to Find Social Intranet That Will Work for Your Company

How to Find Social Intranet That Will Work for Your Company

Social intranet is one of the hottest enterprise 2.0 trends right now, with Microsoft recently paying $1.2 billion in acquisition costs just to catch up.

Democrats, ‘very conservative’ say social networks important for tracking political news

Democrats, ‘very conservative’ say social networks important for tracking political news

With more than half the people in the United States using sites like Facebook, Google+ and LinkedIn, a Pew survey released Tuesday looks at how they engage with politics in those media.

8 Uses of the Intranet for HR

8 Uses of the Intranet for HR

HR work involves providing huge amounts of up-to-date information, managing employee records, processing HR transactions, and cultivating company culture — all of which are naturally served by a well-functioning social intranet.

9 Gmail Plugins to Revive Your Productivity

9 Gmail Plugins to Revive Your Productivity

For years, Gmail has dominated as the standard — even to the extent that the web savvy crowd tends to think less of people who use a more archaic email service, a phenomenon known as domain discrimination.

Social networks help families whose babies have rare genetic conditon.

Social networks help families whose babies have rare genetic conditon.

Before baby Lucy was even born, Mildred and Jesse Bay learned she has a genetic condition called Trisomy 18. It causes heart defects, physical abnormalities, and severe intellectual disability. The survival rate is extremely low.

The socialite network… do the super rich need their own Facebook?

The socialite network… do the super rich need their own Facebook?

As the Best of All Worlds site launches, its founder Count Erik Wachtmeister grants Joshi Herrmann an audience

Data, Not Ads, Will Make Social Networks Profitable

Data, Not Ads, Will Make Social Networks Profitable

We’ve been watching lately as the major social networks go through growing pains of one sort or another as they all struggle to find ways to translate their massive popularity into financial success.

Technology, Social Networks and Kids: Questions Every Parent Should Ask

Technology, Social Networks and Kids: Questions Every Parent Should Ask

For parents hoping to make technology a healthy part of life for kids, it’s essential to not only speak with children about online safety and digital citizenship, but also make it a running conversation.

Wave 6 Report: Users Spent More Time On Social Networking

Wave 6 Report: Users Spent More Time On Social Networking

UM EMEA research team has conducted Wave 6 – a global social media study. From 2006, UM has embarked on this journey to measure the scale and impact of social media across the globe. The latest one studies the social behavior in 62 countries with 42K respondents i.e. active internet users.