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  • Analytics boost social marketing efforts

    Big-name companies including General Electric and Best Western are maturing their social marketing programs and integrating social metrics with back-end systems.

    Written by Sandra Gittlen28 Feb. 13 11:54
  • The How-To Guide for LinkedIn

    Our LinkedIn guide delivers expert advice on the site's features, step-by-step how-to instructions, details on its apps and proper LinkedIn etiquette. Also included: tips and tricks for your job search and company analysis.

    Written by Kristin Burnham21 Feb. 13 20:25
  • Facebook's search tool could be big money maker

    If users take to Facebook's new search tool, the social network could be in line to haul in a lot of advertising dollars, say industry analysts.

    Written by Sharon Gaudin17 Jan. 13 17:42
  • Facebook turns up the heat on Google Search

    With Facebook's new search service out in the open, the social network seems to be on a collision course with search giant Google.

    Written by Sharon Gaudin16 Jan. 13 21:01
  • SOPA blowback, and other tech predictions for 2013

    The most controversial tech issue taken up by the outgoing Congress was, by far, the Stop Online Piracy Act (SOPA). Here's the outlook for legislation for the next Congress.

    Written by Patrick Thibodeau26 Dec. 12 11:12
  • Six ways social media affected the enterprise in 2012

    Social media has changed more than the way companies market and promote themselves. Social networking has also changed the way companies recruit, how they communicate internally and how they handle sensitive data.

    Written by Jennifer Lonoff Schiff13 Dec. 12 22:45
  • 5 keys to enterprise social networking success

    Enterprise social networking helps employees collaborate in a comfortable way. To have a real impact, though, you'll need a robust platform - one that integrates with your corporate directory, takes governance seriously and meets three additional important criteria.

    Written by Jonathan Hassell28 Nov. 12 17:20
  • Guide: How to set up a Pinterest business page

    You have no doubt watched the rise of Pinterest, the latest social media phenom. But have you switched to the new Pinterest Business Pages? Here's how to do it, plus details on its other exclusive features.

    Written by Kristin Burnham28 Nov. 12 19:11
  • How to Use Facebook's Open Sourced Data Center Design to Cut Costs

    When Facebook open sourced its data center and server specifications it paved the way for enterprises of all sizes to save money by following the social network's radical hardware designs. The Open Compute Project Foundation has formalized Facebook's designs into specs, which are freely available. Here are tips for implementing them.

    Written by Paul Rubens01 Nov. 12 16:35
  • Zuckerberg dazzles Wall Street with Q3 mobile progress

    Facebook, which had been in the doghouse with Wall Street since it went public, wowed investors with its third-quarter report on Tuesday, in particular with its improvements and early results in the crucial mobile market.

    Written by Juan Carlos Perez24 Oct. 12 04:33
  • Gartner: The top 10 strategic technology trends for 2012

    ORLANDO -- The technology that makes up many of the systems in the ITworld today is at a critical juncture and in the next five years everything from mobile devices and applications to servers and social networking will impact IT in ways companies need to prepare for now, Gartner Vice President David Cearley says.

    Written by Michael Cooney19 Oct. 11 04:41
  • How to prepare your business for Google+

    Google+ just opened its doors to the world by enabling open signups and moving to the beta, testing phase. The nascent social network is still thin on features and ways for businesses to properly use it, but its minimalist approach has gained Google+ millions of users in a very short period.

    Written by Angela West24 Sept. 11 23:59
  • Bad new world - Cyber risk and the future of the US

    In September 2007, in a remote laboratory in Idaho, researchers began to show that that picture had begun to change, dramatically and irreversibly. Dubbed "Aurora," the researchers' project demonstrated the ability of a cyber hacker to destroy physical equipment--in this case a generator used to create electricity for the power grid.

    Written by Michael Assante23 Sept. 11 05:21
  • Video chatting for newbies

    Video chat is all the rage these days, thanks to new services such as Google+ Hangouts and Skype/Facebook integrated video chat. Video chatting is a great way to stay in touch with family and friends--seeing loved ones' faces on a computer screen is almost like actually being there.

    Written by Sarah Jacobsson Purewal07 Aug. 11 10:45
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