News & Commentary
Content tagged with Social posted in September 2010
Skype, Facebook Partnership Would Boost Both Firms
News  |  9/30/2010  | 
VoIP firm trying to increase revenue-generating opportunities in advance of its IPO.
LinkedIn Mines Twitter Streams
News  |  9/30/2010  | 
Social network aims to help professionals glean relevant information from the massive volume of tweets.
Twitter Halts Vulgar Malware Attack
News  |  9/28/2010  | 
Offensive tweets about goats hijacked user accounts using cross-site request forgery.
Welcome To InformationWeek's New Commenting System
Commentary  |  9/27/2010  | 
We're making some changes to our commenting system. Some of them are apparent, while others not so much. But the benefits are plenty.
JetBlue: Anatomy Of A Social Marketing Failure? Or Success?
Commentary  |  9/24/2010  | 
To promote an All-You-Can-Fly-In-30-Days-For-$499 program, JetBlue attempted to disintermediate the traditional media and its own email marketing capability by relying solely on social media. But did it work?
Tata Docomo, Yahoo, Alcatel Partner On Mobile Phone
News  |  9/22/2010  | 
Co-branded OneTouch Net handset comes preloaded with Yahoo services and access to Tata Docomo's Dive-In portal.
Global CIO: How Wet Seal Drives Sales With Facebook, iPhone
Commentary  |  9/22/2010  | 
With a customer base of teenage girls, this retailer is learning what works and doesn't work on social networks and smartphones.
OpenText Upgrades Enterprise Content Management
News  |  9/22/2010  | 
ECM Suite 2010 offers improved social collaboration, mobility, and compliance management, adds capabilities gained through acquisitions.
iPhone Users Most Likely To Pay For Apps
News  |  9/20/2010  | 
Nielsen finds Apple smartphone owners pay for one of every three apps they download, while BlackBerry users are the least likely to purchase mobile software.
Twitter Touts Redesign's Advantages For Marketers
News  |  9/17/2010  | 
COO Dick Costolo tells ExactTarget's integrative marketing product users that enhancements to the microblogging site will improve their ability to engage with consumers.
Infogroup Interactive Launches Yesmail Enterprise 7
News  |  9/16/2010  | 
Integrated marketing product incorporates email, web, social media, direct mail, campaign management, and analytics.
Success Factors Upgrade Follows Footsteps
News  |  9/16/2010  | 
Cloud-based applications vendor will add Chatter-style collaboration capabilities.
Mobile App Downloads Rising
News  |  9/16/2010  | 
Social networking, music, texting, and web browsing are also gaining among cell phone subscribers, finds ComScore.
OnStar Tests Facebook Connectivity
News  |  9/15/2010  | 
In-car technology branching out from safety to entertainment and information with voice-based social media, texting, and other services.
John Mayer Drops Twitter For Tumblr
News  |  9/14/2010  | 
Microblogging service continues growth trajectory, despite rash of celebrities closing their accounts.
Social Media Use By SMBs Doubles In 2010
News  |  9/7/2010  | 
Most small and midsize businesses now using LinkedIn, Facebook, and Twitter to promote their businesses, report positive impact.
Facebook Ups Security With Remote Log Out
News  |  9/3/2010  | 
Users can view their active sessions of the social network and shut them down from one central control.
Twitter Taps iPad Features, Interface
News  |  9/2/2010  | 
Free application for the Apple tablet links tweets with web pages, videos, photos, and related information.
NASA Shares Historical Photos On Flickr
News  |  9/1/2010  | 
Online archive documents the space agency's history, construction, launches, and founders.
Electronic Arts Launches Madden NFL Game On Facebook
News  |  9/1/2010  | 
Social media version of the popular video game developed by Playfish, which EA acquired in 2009.

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