Content tagged with Social
posted in July 2013
Universities Create Their Own Social Networks For Students
News  |  7/31/2013  | 
Facebook goes only so far. Some universities are using enterprise social networks to recruit, engage and retain students.
Facebook Video Ads: What To Expect
News  |  7/31/2013  | 
Facebook can reap many millions of dollars by putting video commercials into your news feed. But the social network site needs to tread carefully.
Google's Photo Sphere Community Wants You
News  |  7/30/2013  | 
Google seeks photographic contributions to feed its new Views community website and improve its Maps service.
Facebook Launches Mobile Game Publishing Program
News  |  7/30/2013  | 
By partnering with Facebook and trading away some revenue, game developers can benefit from promotional assistance.
How To Spot A Facebook Scam
News  |  7/29/2013  | 
Keep your Facebook account safe and secure by watching for these four common tactics used by scammers.
LinkedIn Sponsored Updates: 4 Things To Know
News  |  7/25/2013  | 
LinkedIn takes a page from Facebook, Twitter with ads that appear in your feed, alongside updates from your connections.
Facebook, LinkedIn Rank Like Airlines On User Satisfaction
News  |  7/23/2013  | 
Privacy and advertising gripes play into a drop in user satisfaction for major social networks.
Social Tools Shouldn't Threaten Corporate Training
Commentary  |  7/23/2013  | 
Social technologies capture value and allow learning to occur in real time and at scale, in ways traditional training tools can't. Social tools pose an opportunity for corporate learning leaders.
Social Business Needs Culture Of Open Leadership
Commentary  |  7/23/2013  | 
Social is less about the technology and more about people making the right connections with one another. Are you making this happen for your company?
7 Elements Of A Successful Social Business
Commentary  |  7/22/2013  | 
Social software and tools have made cross-functional collaboration easier than ever before, but beware cultural and philosophical barriers.
Facebook Scores 100M Mobile Users In Emerging Markets
News  |  7/22/2013  | 
Facebook For Every Phone app is an affordable option for non-smartphone users in developing nations.
Social Businesses Must Act Like Media Companies
Commentary  |  7/19/2013  | 
A social business strategy should stand the test of time and enable a better content strategy.
Social Policy Updating: How To Prepare
News  |  7/19/2013  | 
Frequent social platform changes, new laws and increased enterprise use mean it's time for a social policy review. Consider this advice on what to include.
10 Ways To Lose Twitter Followers
News  |  7/18/2013  | 
These 10 worst practices will kill your Twitter mojo faster than you can say "self-serving."
How To Beat Top Social Business Obstacles
News  |  7/18/2013  | 
CIOs give their companies low grades on social business maturity -- and struggle with many of the same problems, says Deloitte and MIT research. Here's advice on bypassing common roadblocks.
U.C. Berkeley Data Science Master's Program 100% Online
News  |  7/16/2013  | 
Registration opens for online master's degree program that will teach analytic and statistical methods for making sense of big data.
4 Recruiting Trends For Job Hunters, Via LinkedIn
News  |  7/16/2013  | 
LinkedIn's 2013 Global Recruiting Trends survey details how 3,300 hiring managers find talent. Take note as you pursue your next job.
10 Tech Tools To Engage Students
Slideshows  |  7/16/2013  | 
Websites, apps and devices help teachers teach and kids learn in new ways. Check out these 10 great education tech choices.
Atlassian Improves Confluence Wiki With Decisions Tool
News  |  7/16/2013  | 
New decision-making blueprint tool for wiki aims to help you improve results, using learnings from successful Confluence users.
Jive Summer Cloud Combines Social Streams
News  |  7/16/2013  | 
Summer Cloud release of Jive integrates Yammer, Salesforce.com and Evernote streams, improves gamification and analytics.
How To Beat Online Community Summer Doldrums
Commentary  |  7/15/2013  | 
Summertime is usually down time for user communities. Here's what you can do to re-energize your participants.
10 IT Leaders To Follow On Twitter
Slideshows  |  7/15/2013  | 
Where to find the best IT words of wisdom, 140 characters at a time.
Social Business Skills In High Demand
News  |  7/15/2013  | 
Social media skills will soon be integrated into the day-to-day responsibilities of a growing number of roles, experts say.
Social Collaboration's Big Payoff: Increased Sales
Commentary  |  7/12/2013  | 
OpenTable example shows success with sales collaboration requires focus and discipline.
10 Facebook Features To Help You Get Ahead
Slideshows  |  7/10/2013  | 
Facebook may not be the core of your professional social network, but you should be doing these things on Facebook to get connected, get protected and get ahead.
Twitter Makes Small But Useful Updates
News  |  7/9/2013  | 
Many of the improvements move Twitter closer to equity across mobile and desktop platforms.
Facebook Graph Search: 8 Things To Know
News  |  7/9/2013  | 
As Facebook rolls out Graph Search to all U.S. users, we break down the key facts for individuals and businesses.
Twitter's Tiny U.K. Profits Raise Eyebrows
News  |  7/8/2013  | 
Twitter, prepping an estimated $10 billion public offering in the U.S., reported making less than £100,000 in Britain last year.
The Art Of Tweeting: Do's And Don'ts
Commentary  |  7/8/2013  | 
Don't do social, be S.O.C.I.A.L.: Sincere, Open, Collaborative, Interested, Authentic and Likeable. Be human and have fun.
How To Declare Independence From Bad Social Media
News  |  7/3/2013  | 
Break free from the people and habits that are bringing you down on social networks.
Android Phone Numbers Leaked By Facebook App
News  |  7/2/2013  | 
Symantec spots privacy leak and Facebook issues patch, saying it was an inadvertent coding error and phone numbers did not go public.
Big Data: 6 Ways To Find What Matters
News  |  7/2/2013  | 
Big data is poised for a big backlash from business leaders if we can't deliver what matters clearly, in real time. One answer: visualization technology.
LumiBook Interactive eBook Used To Train Teachers
News  |  7/2/2013  | 
New eBook format LumiBook, created by the School Improvement Network, incorporates video and social media. Are kids' textbooks next?
Social Do's And Don'ts For Job Hunters
News  |  7/2/2013  | 
In the job market? Consider these 5 ways your social presence can smooth your path, and 5 ways it will trip you up.


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