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  • Facebook tests improved posting tool

    Facebook has started to test a new version of its Publisher, the tool that members can use to post notes, status updates, links, photos, videos and other content on their profile "wall" and share them with their friends.

    Written by Juan Carlos Perez25 June 09 04:18
  • 'Enterprise Facebook' enjoys major adoption

    If large companies are looking for evidence that a social networking strategy can work, Booz Allen Hamilton may have given them some.

    Written by Chris Kanaracus24 June 09 04:39
  • Facebook blocked in Iran ahead of elections

    Social networking site Facebook has been blocked in Iran since Saturday, according to the country's opposition, as opposition voters increasingly turn to online tools like social networking to promote their candidates.

    Written by John Ribeiro26 May 09 08:29
  • 'Chinese Wikipedia' offers social networking too

    A Chinese rival of Wikipedia that also lets users join groups and chat as they might on Facebook has drawn on those social elements to pull ahead of its competition.

    Written by Owen Fletcher25 May 09 08:10
  • Facebook gives major boost to OpenID

    Facebook has adopted the OpenID user-identity framework to simplify how people register for and log into the social networking site.

    Written by Juan Carlos Perez19 May 09 05:20
  • Amex gets social with CRM

    American Express is turning to social networking sites Facebook and Twitter in an effort to better manage customer relations and boost customer service levels.

    Written by Kathryn Edwards and Tim Lohman12 May 09 15:52
  • MySpace's new CEO is former Facebook executive

    News Corp. has chosen a former Facebook executive to lead MySpace, the company said Friday, a day after announcing that the current CEO would step down.

    Written by Juan Carlos Perez27 April 09 05:53
  • MySpace CEO to step down

    Chris DeWolfe will hand over his CEO title at MySpace, whose growth has stagnated over the past year while the popularity of rival Facebook booms.

    Written by Juan Carlos Perez24 April 09 05:47
  • Facebook CFO to leave the company

    Facebook's seasoned CFO will leave the company, the social-networking site confirmed Wednesday.

    Written by Jeremy Kirk02 April 09 07:27
  • Google Apps missing enterprise social-networking revolution

    By now, many collaboration software providers consider it a must to have an enterprise social-networking component in their suites, but Google, which shook up this market with its Web-hosted Apps product in 2006, stands out for lacking this capability.

    Written by Juan Carlos Perez24 March 09 08:38
  • Social networking in business: plan less for less pain

    Productivity loss, information leakage, and defamation of fellow employees are all enough to get us fired from our jobs, unless, of course, it is done under the guise of a social network for the enterprise 2.0.

    Written by Rodney Gedda24 Feb. 09 16:15