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Content tagged with Social posted in June 2010
Foursquare Valued At $95 Million
News  |  6/30/2010  | 
The location-based social media firm closed on an additional $20 million in venture funding Tuesday.
HP, Avaya Partner On Unified Communications
News  |  6/29/2010  | 
Avaya UC products will be sold and delivered by HP, bolstering the latter's growing enterprise communications portfolio.
Google Exec Joins Facebook
News  |  6/29/2010  | 
Matthew Papakipos, a key leader in developing the Chrome operating system, is moving to Facebook as director of engineering.
Social Network Security Policies Lacking
News  |  6/28/2010  | 
Symantec survey finds half of social networking at work is for business purposes, but many organizations don't have appropriate security policies or enforcement.
IT Unprepared For Flood Of Consumer Devices, Apps
News  |  6/28/2010  | 
Study finds enterprises are under increasing pressure to manage and support iWorkers' devices and applications.
Social Media Up 230% Since 2007
News  |  6/28/2010  | 
Two-thirds of Americans now use Facebook, Twitter, MySpace, and other social media sites; 43% visit multiple times per day.
Workplace Social Network, Personal Device Use Gaining
News  |  6/24/2010  | 
Enterprises are increasingly allowing employees to access unsupported applications and devices over their networks, in spite of the security risks, according to a Cisco study.
Salesforce.com Launches Chatter Collaboration Tool
News  |  6/22/2010  | 
The "Facebook for business" brings social networking elements to the 160,000-plus custom applications available on Force.com.
HP Intros Social Network For IT Pros
News  |  6/21/2010  | 
48Upper, expected to start beta testing this year, will help IT professionals connect to share information and solve problems.
Superhighway To Hell
Commentary  |  6/18/2010  | 
Internet Evolution founder Stephen Saunders believes everything you think you know about the future of the Internet is wrong. Read why, and join our discussion by leaving a comment at the bottom of his open letter to readers.
Twitter Delays OAuth Migration
News  |  6/18/2010  | 
High traffic loads from the World Cup will push Twitter's total switch to its new authentication technology to August.
Social Networks Pose E-Discovery Risks
News  |  6/17/2010  | 
Growing corporate use of Twitter, Facebook, and cloud-based applications are creating new e-discovery demands, but c-level awareness of risks remains scarce.
YouTube Gains Online Editing Features
Commentary  |  6/17/2010  | 
Google has added a new online video editing tool to YouTube that lets users edit directly from their browser.
Twitter Warns Of Increased Outages
News  |  6/16/2010  | 
The next few weeks will be "rocky," the microblogging site said, due to technical problems and increased traffic during the World Cup.
75% Of U.S. Households Use Social Networking
News  |  6/16/2010  | 
A Nielsen study shows Internet users spent an average of more than 6 hours a month on sites such as Facebook, MySpace, and Twitter during May.
Web Tools Help Cancer Doctors Pick Treatment
News  |  6/14/2010  | 
Evidence-based clinical support tools developed by University of Pittsburgh Medical Center help doctors choose most promising and cost-effective treatments for cancer patients.
Tagged.com Warned Over Children's Online Safety
News  |  6/11/2010  | 
N.Y. attorney general says the teen-oriented social networking site isn't doing enough to protect children against abuse.
Twitter Fail Whale Resurfaces
News  |  6/10/2010  | 
A networking equipment error was blamed for problems that prevented users from accessing the popular microblogging site throughout much of Wednesday.
Twitter To Shorten URLs, Aims To Boost Security
News  |  6/9/2010  | 
One goal is to remove the obscurity often associated with long URL strings and clearly show where the address will lead a user.
Twitter Looks To Hire Government Liaison
News  |  6/9/2010  | 
The micro-blogging service's first Washington, D.C.- based employee would help Twitter serve government and help government improve its use of Twitter.
Facebook Updates Analytics Dashboard
News  |  6/8/2010  | 
Businesses -- such as publishers, app developers and page owners -- may view analytics about specific articles or readers.
Palo Alto Offers 'Read Only' Facebook Access
News  |  6/8/2010  | 
Next-generation firewalls are increasingly blending not just packet inspection, but also IPS, policy enforcement, and better security intelligence.
Military Arrests Alleged Wikileaks Source
News  |  6/7/2010  | 
Army intelligence analyst Bradley Manning purportedly sent classified videos and other information to Wikileaks.
Oil Spill Solutions Sought Online
News  |  6/4/2010  | 
Suggestions posted on the Web site range from executive bashing to professional solutions for stopping the stream of oil gushing into the Gulf of Mexico.
NYC To Hire Social Media Expert
News  |  6/4/2010  | 
Chief digital officer will work with New York City agencies to streamline communications through social networks, mobile, and other Web 2.0 technologies.
California Refreshes CA.Gov Site
News  |  6/3/2010  | 
The site offers improved search capabilities and other features to give people better and easier access to government data and services.
Facebook Clickjacking Worm Persists
News  |  6/3/2010  | 
Spread via status messages, there's no mention of the 'likejacking' attack on Facebook's security page.
President Bush Joins Facebook
News  |  6/2/2010  | 
The former president is off to a fast start in terms of the number of followers he's garnered on the social network.
HHS Launches Community Health Data Initiative
News  |  6/2/2010  | 
IT companies, researchers, patients, and others will gain access to federal health information through an online data warehouse.
Yahoo Broadens Social Networking Reach
News  |  6/2/2010  | 
By streaming updates to more of its services and tweaking privacy controls, Yahoo extends its social networking capabilities.


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