Tag: web 2.0 development

Updating your company’s intranet

Updating your company’s intranet

Traditional company intranets are changing to stay relevant in our hyper-connected age.

Social Media Marketing: For Commerce or Community?

Social Media Marketing: For Commerce or Community?

Why doesn’t social commerce work? Theories abound. Among the most popular are “People use social sites to communicate, not to shop,” and “People don’t want to use their credit cards on a social network.”

Synchronizing Social Traffic Signals

Synchronizing Social Traffic Signals

“It’s very important that businesses make it ridiculously easy for visitors to their website, blog or social channels to connect with [their] business across all online outlets, and also to share content with their networks,” said Melissa Ruggles, social media manager with Splash Media.

Enterprise 2.0 gets a fillip: Microsoft-Yammer, Oracle-Vitrue, Salesforce-Buddy Media

Enterprise 2.0 gets a fillip: Microsoft-Yammer, Oracle-Vitrue, Salesforce-Buddy Media

So Microsoft has spent USD 1.2 billion to buy Yammer.

Smartphones have increased use of social media and computer games

Smartphones have increased use of social media and computer games

Over 60 per cent of Swedish young people today have a smartphone, and in addition to telephoning and messaging, they use them to communicate via social media and e-mail, and to play games.

Study: Teens see social media as a positive

Study: Teens see social media as a positive

Still, they’d rather talk face-to-face, suffer ‘Facebook fatigue’

When New Social Networks, Old Tools Clash

When New Social Networks, Old Tools Clash

Many organizations struggle to make employee social networks mesh with existing collaboration systems, say attendees at Enterprise 2.0.

FBI Counterintelligence Releases Social Networking Risks Report

FBI Counterintelligence Releases Social Networking Risks Report

New FBI report details high risk methods of social networking deception used by so called hackers to gain personal information for the purpose of defrauding the unsuspecting user.

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.

Social Software Emphasis Shifts To Getting Work Done

Social Software Emphasis Shifts To Getting Work Done

Gartner’s Larry Cannell previews the social workplace trends he will be speaking about at this year’s Enterprise 2.0 Boston.

News VMware’s Socialcast Is Reintroduced as Enterprise Social Networking Tool

News VMware’s Socialcast Is Reintroduced as Enterprise Social Networking Tool

Socialcast, which VMware acquired in 2011, is now a new social networking tool that the company is offering free for up to 50 users. VMware is hoping to distinguish itself by offering a free, full-service collaboration tool.

Turn Your Email into the Best Social Network You’ll Ever Use

Turn Your Email into the Best Social Network You’ll Ever Use

Before you joined your first “social network,” you were already using a tried-and-true social network that all your friends had joined, that never tweaked your privacy settings without asking, and that worked incredibly well.