Content tagged with Social
posted in May 2010
Constant Contact To Add SMB Tools
News  |  5/28/2010  | 
NutshellMail acquisition will enable small business email marketers to interact with customers through social networking sites such as Facebook, Twitter, and LinkedIn.
Yahoo, Zynga Partner On Games Distribution
News  |  5/27/2010  | 
The pact makes Farmville accessible across the Yahoo network and allows product integration of Zynga games with the Yahoo Application Platform.
Facebook CEO Promises 'Simpler' Privacy Controls
News  |  5/24/2010  | 
Mark Zuckerberg says his company "missed the mark" on privacy controls and will deliver changes 'in the coming weeks.'
MySpace Seeks Game Developers
News  |  5/21/2010  | 
With an eye on rival Facebook's success with games, MySpace kicks off a labs program for developers.
You Need Smarter Apps
Features  |  5/20/2010  | 
Embedded BI puts analysis software inside ERP and other real-time transaction systems. But you still must ask the right questions and make the right decisions.
Facebook Plans 'Simplistic' Privacy Tools
News  |  5/19/2010  | 
New options for choosing privacy levels will come 'in the next couple of weeks' says Facebook exec.
Facebook Slammed By Adware Attack
News  |  5/18/2010  | 
A security researcher calls the weekend attack 'stunning in terms of scale.'
ReclaimPrivacy Launches Facebook Privacy Settings Tool
News  |  5/17/2010  | 
The browser-based tool lets users easily monitor Facebook privacy settings and issues warnings about privacy settings that fail to protect users.
Facebook, Twitter Bridge Customer Service 'Last Mile'
News  |  5/14/2010  | 
The majority of customers are frustrated with customer service offered by communications and high-tech vendors, but social networking tools may enhance the customer experience.
SAP Must Prove Sybase Synergies
News  |  5/13/2010  | 
Applications vendor is counting on breakthrough combinations with Sybase mobile and analytic technologies.
Facebook Schedules Thursday Privacy Meeting
News  |  5/13/2010  | 
On the agenda for Thursday's meeting: growing concerns about the site's privacy policies among individuals, groups, and government officials.
Google Seeks Social Networking Head
News  |  5/12/2010  | 
A reportedly leaked recruiting letter acknowledges that Google is late to the high-stakes social networking game.
Bills Propose Online Earmark Database
News  |  5/12/2010  | 
House and Senate bills would require a searchable Web site detailing all Congressional earmark requests, by legislator.
Swipely Testing Shoppers Social Network
News  |  5/12/2010  | 
Swipely has begun invitation-only testing of its social Web site that lets shoppers share information about their purchases.
IBM Text Mining Upgrade Is Social Media Savvy
News  |  5/11/2010  | 
New taxonomies make predictive analytics hip to Twitter slang and vertical-industry jargon.
Facebook Deactivations Gaining Attention
News  |  5/11/2010  | 
The phrase "how to quit Facebook" generated nearly 17 million results in a recent Google search, and prominent tech industry figures are ditching their accounts on the social networking site.
Facebook Hires Former FTC Chair
News  |  5/10/2010  | 
During his tenure at the Federal Trade Commission, Timothy Muris frequently addressed online privacy issues.
Joint Chiefs To Increase Social Media Use
News  |  5/10/2010  | 
The Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff details a four-tiered strategy to increase the number of people he can reach via Facebook, Twitter, and other sites.
Review: SharePoint 2010 Gets Overdue Upgrades
News  |  5/10/2010  | 
The latest version of Microsoft's collaborative platform delivers better business intelligence, new social networking features, and two-way application-integration options.
Facebook Faces FTC Complaint
News  |  5/6/2010  | 
Privacy groups tell the Federal Trade Commission and Congress that the social network is violating consumer protection laws.
Obama Tech Adviser To Field Public Questions
News  |  5/6/2010  | 
Office of Science and Technology Policy director John Holdren will blog the answers to questions submitted by e-mail or Twitter.
Microsoft Unveils Spindex Social Networking Tool
News  |  5/6/2010  | 
The online service bundles popular items from a user's Twitter and Facebook feeds and integrates them with Bing, RSS feeds, and Evernote.
Ten Local Online Marketing Mistakes (And How to Avoid Them)
Features  |  5/5/2010  | 
In his new book, "Local Online Advertising for Dummies," Court Cunningham shares strategies and tips that can help SMBs seize opportunities in local markets and sidestep common mistakes.
SAS Intros Government Fraud Detection Software
News  |  5/5/2010  | 
The SAS Fraud Framework identifies links between participants of government programs and suspicious behavior.
NASA Unwraps Open Government Plan
News  |  5/5/2010  | 
Awards, social networking, and collaboration are key to making the space agency's activities more transparent.
Twitter Is About News, Not Social Media
News  |  5/5/2010  | 
Researchers say that the site is set up like a traditional news media outlet and can't be defined as a social network.
Twitter Launches Embeddable Tweets
News  |  5/5/2010  | 
The tool generates static HTML to display tweets on a Web site or blog.
A Community of One's Own
Features  |  5/4/2010  | 
Why social CRM may make more sense than Facebook.
Facebook Accounts Selling In Bundles
News  |  5/4/2010  | 
Social networking sites are increasingly attractive to hackers, VeriSign's iDefense division finds.
Twitter Intros Official Android App
News  |  5/3/2010  | 
The microblogging software will be integrated with Android 2.1's phonebook, apps, maps, and other features.
Amazon Kindle 2.5 Adds Social Networking
News  |  5/3/2010  | 
The e-book reader's software upgrade also enhances security with password protection and offers larger fonts.

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