Tag: web 2.0 trends

Leveraging the Power of Social Networking, Game Mechanics and Personalization for Autism Support

Leveraging the Power of Social Networking, Game Mechanics and Personalization for Autism Support

We live in a world where people spend more than 700 billion minutes per month on Facebook, perform more than 800 million daily searches on Twitter, and upload 60 hours-worth of video to YouTube per minute.

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’

Enterprise 2.0 a bright spot for software in 2012

Enterprise 2.0 a bright spot for software in 2012

As some expected, the move to incorporate social media into the way enterprises get work their done has been a difficult one, yet traction increasingly appears to be at hand. Along the way, new software products continue to emerge in the Enterprise 2.0 space, continuing the variety and innovation needed to keep lift going as the industry matures into a major component of the software business.

Microsoft buying Yammer to beef up enterprise social networking efforts

Microsoft buying Yammer to beef up enterprise social networking efforts

So, what exactly is a Yammer? Well, it’s a simple social network designed not to connect you with family or college roommates, but with with your coworkers.

Social media can link you to a job

Social media can link you to a job

Job hunters: If you’re not on LinkedIn, you’re not where three-fourths of U.S. job recruiters are posting jobs.

Facebook or Face-to-Face: The Real World Social Network Still Triumphs

Facebook or Face-to-Face: The Real World Social Network Still Triumphs

The run-up to the Facebook IPO and the unexpected drop-off in the stock’s value has put the spot light squarely on the huge social network.

Now There Are More Internet Addresses Than Stars in the Universe

Now There Are More Internet Addresses Than Stars in the Universe

Long story short: After this week’s switchover to a new protocol called IPv6, there are a whole lot of IP addresses on the Internet.

How a social intranet helps your organization

How a social intranet helps your organization

A social intranet is one of the only tools that allows you to create an open communication channel for your organization.

How to Check If Your LinkedIn Password Was Stolen

How to Check If Your LinkedIn Password Was Stolen

Worried that your LinkedIn password may be a part of the nearly 6.5 million compromised on Wednesday? Password management firm LastPass has released a secure tool to see if your password was among the stolen.

Enterprise social media networks to rise

Enterprise social media networks to rise

Telsyte research found organisations are using social media for both internal collaboration and external marketing

From UseNet to Google+: A brief history of social networking

From UseNet to Google+: A brief history of social networking

While Facebook shares seem as volatile as anything, one is left questioning how valuable social networking really is. As the poet and philosopher George Santayana once said, “those who cannot remember the past are condemned to repeat it.”