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Content tagged with Social posted in April 2013
NewsiT Uses Big Data Tools To Verify Tweets
News  |  4/30/2013
Journalist and entrepreneur develops analytics platform to give companies confidence when crowd-sourcing news from social media feeds.
Teambox Brings Collaboration Behind the Firewall
News  |  4/29/2013
Teambox On-Premise allows healthcare, financial and other highly regulated industries to take advantage of cloud collaboration technologies.
Explore Frontiers Of Social Business At E2
Commentary  |  4/29/2013
Making collaboration and community technologies speak your language is just one example of the still-untapped potential of global social business.
Why Facebook Bought Parse
News  |  4/26/2013
Development platform gives Facebook new mobile cred.
Google Eyes Social News Aggregator Wavii
News  |  4/24/2013
Acquisition deal is worth $30 million, according to reports.
U.K.'s Biggest Social Media Fans: The Middle Aged
News  |  4/24/2013
People ages 55 to 64 drove increase in social media profiles last year, says Ofcom study. One in seven U.K. citizens still isn't interested in the Internet, though.
5 Social Blunders Job Hunters Must Avoid
Commentary  |  4/23/2013
Are you oversharing or undersharing on social networks? Job hunters should understand the social behaviors that may concern potential employers.
Higher Education Taps Teambox For Social Collaboration
News  |  4/22/2013
Teambox, as a task-oriented, cloud-based social collaboration tool, is a flexible option for collaborative learning and other campus projects.
Salesforce Unveils Social Ad Management System
News  |  4/22/2013 makes real-time customer and social sentiment data available for Facebook, Twitter marketing campaigns.
Big Data For Mom-And-Pop Shops
News  |  4/22/2013
Startup Tranzlogic brings big data-style analytics like those used by giant retailers to small and midsize merchants.
Facebook Home Draws Early Interest, Lousy Reviews
News  |  4/22/2013
About 500,000 people have downloaded Facebook's Android home screen software, but the reviews suggest it isn't seeing much use.
Splunk, DataSift Team Up For Big Data Analytics
News  |  4/19/2013
DataSift now streams real-time social data to Splunk's analytics software for the enterprise.
Twitter Music Now Playing
News  |  4/18/2013
Twitter lets you discover new musical artists with the help of your friends and followers.
When Tragedy Strikes, It's Not Social Business As Usual
Commentary  |  4/18/2013
In the aftermath of tragic events, respect and restraint should guide organizations on social media.
Modo Labs Showcases Mobile College Admissions
News  |  4/17/2013
Admissions 2.0, which lets prospective students learn about a school, set up a visit and apply for admission, is part of a broader Mobile Campus offering.
Big Data: Start Small, Think Big
News  |  4/15/2013
A toe-in-the-water approach to big data makes more sense than jumping in with both feet, says CEO of IT management software firm ManageEngine.
Twitter Kills Ribbon Payment Button In Tweets
News  |  4/10/2013
Twitter blocks a startup's scheme to offer 'buy' buttons in tweets.
What Would Apple-Yahoo Deal Spell?
News  |  4/10/2013
Apple and Yahoo are in talks to see what new role Yahoo might play on iOS devices. If it happens, the deal could further sour Apple's relationship with Google.
Facebook Home: 5 Pros And Cons
News  |  4/9/2013
Consider these five benefits and drawbacks to Facebook's new Android app.
Edmodo: Social Collaboration For Teachers
Commentary  |  4/8/2013
Edmodo's rapidly growing network of teachers, students and education technology publishers are helping it develop into a free learning management system.
Facebook Home: You Are the Product Being Sold
Commentary  |  4/5/2013
Once again, Facebook has found a new low. Facebook Home, their Android skin, is an attempt to grab hold of users and not let them go, to make them think that there is nothing out there but Facebook.
Facebook Home + HTC First: Not About Hardware
News  |  4/4/2013
HTC First will be the first smartphone to ship with Facebook Home on board. Its display is the only hardware feature that matters.
Facebook Home: Not For Control Freaks
News  |  4/4/2013
Facebook Home entirely replaces the home screen that Android smartphone users see when they turn on their devices.
Facebook Home Wraps Android In Social
News  |  4/4/2013
Facebook isn’t making a phone, it's partnering with HTC, AT&T and others to offer Android phones with integrated social networking apps suite.
Facebook Phone: 5 Must-Haves
News  |  4/2/2013
How could Facebook convince people to drop their current phones for a Facebook-branded device? I have five suggestions.
5 Data Sources For Visualization Beginners
News  |  4/1/2013
Confused by the buzz around data analytics and visualization? Start with these five information sources.

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