Twitter Uncertainty Spooking Investors
Venture capital for Twitter startups has dropped 50%, largely due to confusion about the microblogging service's purpose and functions, reports CBI Insights.
Facebook Traffic Up 60%
Social media site is by far the most popular online destination, generating 25% of page views and 10% of Internet visits, finds Hitwise.
Twitter Testing Analytics Tool
Microblogging site expected to allow users to track the most successful tweets, the most influential followers, and which tweets caused people to unfollow them.
Desktop Twitter Programs Revealed
Desktop Twitter clients offer some advantages over browser-based options for the more than 175 million registered Twitter users navigating the tens of millions of daily Tweets. Desktop clients free user from the limited range of controls and UT metaphors found in the browser, and there's less chance of being bitten by a web-based exploit. Moreover, third-party browser-based clients, such as HootSuite and Slipstre.am, hint at different ways of interacting with Twitter. It's no wonder that third-p
RockMelt Social Web Browser Revealed
RockMelt, a new browser backed by Mosaic and Netscape web pioneer Marc Andreessen, tightly integrates web browsing with social networking, letting users easily track their Facebook friends, Twitter feeds and changing news feeds, while surfing the web. RockMelt is not the first attempt to reimagine the web browser as a social tool. Back in 2005, the Flock browser was released with similar ambitions. Initially based on Mozilla's Gecko rendering engine, the forthcoming 3.0 version of Flock will, li
Foursquare Updates Web App
Location based social media site confronts competition from Facebook, Google, and Apple with cleaner home page and friend-finding tools.
Top 20 Apps For Managing Social Media
Social media from Twitter to Facebook, LinkedIn to YouTube creates opportunities for building relationships, cultivating customers and promoting business, but the sea of updates and input awash with data both important and consequential can drown all but the most dogged of users. Fortunately, app developers have created more than a few devices to make keeping afloat in the social media waters manageable, sane and even productive. Yet even the tools intended to help users navigate social media ar
U.S., India Partner On Open Government
On his trip to Mumbai, President Obama points to similarities in the open government goals of the U.S. and India, and pledges $1 million in support of public efforts to share best practices.
US Bank Takes BI Beyond Employees
Spreading access to business intelligence among employees is hard enough, but this bank's self-service ScoreBoard is aimed customers.