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Content tagged with Social posted in April 2010
YouTube Dominates Online Video
News  |  4/30/2010
The Google-owned site reached 75% of the 180 million Internet users who watched online video in March.
6 In 10 Americans Use Government Web Sites
News  |  4/28/2010
The popularity of accessing government information online supports the mission of the Open Government Directive, research shows.
Twitter Buys Text Startup Cloudhopper
News  |  4/27/2010
Cloudhopper powers mobile messaging campaigns. Terms were not disclosed.
Facebook Drops Facebook Lite
News  |  4/21/2010
The slimmed-down version of the social networking site provided access to just the fundamentals of the full-fledged site.
NASA CIO Conducts A Web Experiment
News  |  4/20/2010
In a blog post, the space agency's top IT executive shares her eye-opening experience in using the Web to engage with the public in one-on-one discussion.
Microsoft Unveils Crowdsourcing For Politicians
News  |  4/19/2010
The TownHall platform aims to help public officials and candidates better engage with the public.
Library Of Congress Archives Twitter
News  |  4/15/2010
Billions of public tweets will be added to the library's national collection of Web content.
SAS Offers Social Media Analytics Service
News  |  4/13/2010
The sentiment analysis tools aim to take the technology challenges out of Facebook, Twitter, blog and public-forum monitoring.
Nokia Intros Trio Of Messaging Phones
News  |  4/13/2010
The Nokia E5, like the C6, is Symbian-based and demonstrates the company's commitment to the popular OS even as it develops its new MeeGo operating system with Intel.
Twitter Announcements Unnerve Developers
News  |  4/12/2010
Developers are concerned that Twitter's acquisition of Atebits and addition of new features to the micro-blogging site will gut their businesses.
White House Launches Crowdsourcing Site For Manufacturing
News  |  4/9/2010
Ideas will be collected about policy decisions for the manufacturing industry, including suggestions for using technology to advance the sector.
Doctors Still Trump Internet For Medical Advice
News  |  4/9/2010
Women prefer medical professionals over online chat sites for discussing private health matters, a study shows.
NASA Taps Citrix For Tweets From Space
News  |  4/8/2010
The combination of XenDesktop and Citrix Branch Repeater is the technology behind astronauts' direct access to desktop and Web applications.
State Department Building Facebook Style Site
News  |  4/8/2010
Code-named Statebook, the internal social network will help employees collaborate more efficiently as part of the organization's eDiplomacy efforts.
Government Social Media Restrictions Eased
News  |  4/7/2010
The guidance makes it easier for agencies to use social media and requires steps to ensure better rule-making and spending transparency.
Facebook To Buy Divvyshot
News  |  4/5/2010
Terms of the social networking site's deal to acquire the online photo archiving site were not disclosed.
FBI System Modernization Faulted
News  |  4/1/2010
Delays and cost overruns on the FBI's $451 million Sentinel case management system have drawn fire from an inspector general and the Senate.

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