Content tagged with Social
posted in August 2013
Social Media May Influence Your Credit Worthiness
News  |  8/30/2013  | 
Some lenders look at how you interact with friends and customers on Facebook and Twitter to decide whether you're a good loan candidate.
Facebook Says User Data Is Price Of Admission
News  |  8/29/2013  | 
Social network clarifies it has the right to sell ads associated with user names and profile pictures without compensating the user.
Twitter Intros Facebook-Style Conversation Feature
News  |  8/29/2013  | 
Twitter plays catch-up to Facebook with the launch of a better threaded commenting system, new mobile features.
How To Attract Young Talent: 10 Tips
Commentary  |  8/29/2013  | 
To attract bright younger workers to your organization, you need to push the tech envelope. Here's how.
Build Richer Customer Relationships Using 'Small Data'
Commentary  |  8/27/2013  | 
Treat your customers like people, not marketing segments. The key: pay attention to tweets, Facebook posts and other data that can help personalize the relationship.
Facebook Expands Shared Photo Albums
News  |  8/27/2013  | 
Facebook's newest feature lets selected friends add images to a shared photo album. Here's how it works -- and how to keep it private.
Facebook Addresses App Permissions Gripes
News  |  8/23/2013  | 
Facebook now requires that applications and games separately request permission to post about your activity.
Innovation Begs For A Crock-Pot, Not Blender
Commentary  |  8/23/2013  | 
Everyone's trying to create environments for rapid innovation, but some ideas need to simmer for a while.
Social Business Demands Working Out Loud
Commentary  |  8/23/2013  | 
Encourage employees to narrate their work as part of doing their work.
Facebook Gives Advertisers Images From Shutterstock
News  |  8/22/2013  | 
To enhance Facebook ads, marketers can now use Shutterstock imagery at no charge.
Facebook Addiction: A Shocking Cure
Commentary  |  8/21/2013  | 
When self-control doesn't work, try electricity, say MIT inventors.
Zuckerberg Unveils Plan To Expand Global Internet Access
News  |  8/21/2013  | 
Facebook founder's latest project, called, aims to bring Internet access to everyone by lowering costs, simplifying data plans.
Mobile Accounts For 17% Of All Web Traffic
News  |  8/21/2013  | 
Smartphone proliferation boosts worldwide mobile Web usage to 1 out of 6 connections.
Twitter Expands Context With Related Headline Links
News  |  8/20/2013  | 
Known for breaking news, Twitter now lets users quickly learn more about newsworthy tweets.
LinkedIn University Pages Debut
News  |  8/19/2013  | 
LinkedIn teams with 200 universities who want to connect with potential students, education colleagues and alums.
Ignore Facebook At Your Peril
Commentary  |  8/19/2013  | 
Facebook continues to make consumer inroads, yet the social networking site makes 'real business' uncomfortable. Time to adjust.
5 LinkedIn Tips: Avoid Job Search Mistakes
News  |  8/16/2013  | 
If your job search is floundering, you might be committing one or more of these common offenses. Here's how to use LinkedIn to nail interviews and more.
Facebook Malware Crackdown Caused App Outage
News  |  8/16/2013  | 
Facebook admits own scanning system disabled some third-party apps and vows to prevent problem from occurring again.
Facebook Mobile Payment Push Faces Big Hurdles
News  |  8/15/2013  | 
Cracking the mobile payments market won't be easy, say analysts. Here's where Facebook might stumble.
Facebook Floats Mobile Payment Service
News  |  8/15/2013  | 
Facebook trial will let users make purchases from a clothing site using their Facebook login. Facebook's ambitions don't look to rival Google Wallet.
3 Basics For Managing Social Business Data
News  |  8/14/2013  | 
Social data management gets messier as more departments get involved. Clean up your management approach with this advice.
Facebook Speech Recognition: 4 Predictions
News  |  8/14/2013  | 
Facebook's acquisition of Mobile Technologies suggests translation and speech recognition might be coming soon. Here's how users and brands could benefit.
Facebook Mobile Does Restaurant Reservations
News  |  8/13/2013  | 
Facebook's newest features for iOS include integration with OpenTable reservations service, live TV listings and hashtag support.
Ensure Social Adoption Success: Bring It To Employees
Commentary  |  8/12/2013  | 
It's hard getting employees to leave their favorite apps to use social collaboration tools. Instead, incorporate social in the apps where they live and breathe.
Siemens: A Customer-Driven Refresh
Commentary  |  8/9/2013  | 
After five years in a declining market, Siemens Enterprise Communications took the bold step of rethinking its approach to market data to focus more on customer needs.
4 Social Media Changes, Explained
News  |  8/9/2013  | 
Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn and Instagram all announced tweaks this week. Check out what these moves mean to you.
5 LinkedIn Privacy Settings For Job Hunters
News  |  8/9/2013  | 
LinkedIn users, here's what you need to know about keeping your job-seeking activity quiet.
5 Books For Aspiring CIOs
Commentary  |  8/9/2013  | 
Engineer-turned-recruiter Steven Levy shares his reading list for IT pros who want to learn better business and communication skills -- and boost their careers in the process.
What IG Overlooked In State Dept. Facebook Flare-up
Commentary  |  8/8/2013  | 
Inspector General's slap at State Department bureau for spending $630,000 on Facebook Likes misses important lessons of social media's role.
MixBit, GIF Chat Join Video-Sharing Craze
News  |  8/8/2013  | 
MixBit, GIF Chat offer new approach to sharing short video clips on the Web.
5 Ways CIOs Can Show Social Business Mettle
Commentary  |  8/8/2013  | 
You don't want to be left on the outside of social business discussions. Remove remaining signs of the IT department being an immovable force that dictates, rather than collaborates.
3 Facebook Privacy Settings To Check
News  |  8/7/2013  | 
All U.S. Facebook users now have access to Facebook's new Graph Search tool. Here's how your privacy settings affect what appears in Graph Search results.
5 Ways To Customize Facebook News Feed
News  |  8/7/2013  | 
Facebook has plenty of ideas for your News Feed, as evidenced by this week's changes. Put yourself in charge with these tips.
Facebook News Feed Changes, Explained
News  |  8/6/2013  | 
Two changes to News Feed, called "story bumping" and "last actor," will help ensure you see the posts most important to you, says Facebook.
Social Tools Don't Make You A Social Business
Commentary  |  8/6/2013  | 
"We use Twitter, we're a social business," is like "I have an MBA, I'm ready to be CEO."
LinkedIn: Apply For Jobs Via Your Smartphone
News  |  8/5/2013  | 
LinkedIn's new update to Android and iOS lets you apply for jobs using your LinkedIn profile in place of a resume.
Facebook's Latest Round Of Changes
News  |  8/2/2013  | 
Here's what Facebook's new security and posting features mean to you. Video ads in newsfeeds could be next.
LinkedIn Tips: 5 Ways To Strengthen Your Profile
News  |  8/1/2013  | 
Whether you are job hunting or not, your LinkedIn profile deserves regular refreshing. Follow this advice to attract the attention you want.

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