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Content tagged with Social posted in August 2010
MySpace Syncs With Facebook, Twitter
News  |  8/31/2010
Users can share music, videos, links, photos across social networks.
Wirefly Selling HTC EVO 4G To Facebook Fans
News  |  8/31/2010
The wireless retailer is making the popular Android handset available for a limited time, but only to its friends on the social networking site.
Facebook Sues Startup Over Use Of Word 'Book'
News  |  8/26/2010
Educator social network Teachbook is trying to trade on Facebook's popularity, says lawsuit.
IBM Bolsters Social Media For SMBs
News  |  8/26/2010
Training launched to help companies weed through the options, understand how to use online networks as sales tools.
Social Network Gaming Upending Industry
News  |  8/24/2010
More Americans are playing social media-based games, but spending on other games has dropped 20%, finds NPD Group.
Facebook Gobbles Hot Potato
News  |  8/23/2010
Location-based service will cease operations as features are integrated with the social network.
Delta Flies The Facebook Skies
News  |  8/13/2010
In addition to online ticket booking through the social network, the airline will debut an iPhone app that allows users to purchase and check in for flights.
Americans Expect Emergency Responders To Monitor Social Media
News  |  8/13/2010
Red Cross finds that in a disaster many people would post cries for help on Facebook and Twitter, assuming they'd be answered.
Stream Blends Social Media Into CRM
News  |  8/12/2010
Websites, blogs, and social networks are monitored to respond quickly to customer questions and identify revenue generation opportunities.
EHRs Neglecting Preventative Care, Health Promotion
News  |  8/11/2010
Current e-health record software fails to help clinicians identify patients who need additional services, finds government report.
TwitPic Founder Launches Heello
News  |  8/11/2010
Startup will build products to simplify business communications.
MedNetworks Bringing Social-Net Analytics To Healthcare
News  |  8/10/2010
The startup, launched with $5 million in venture funding, aims to help physicians and patients identify "patterns of influence."
Twitter Updates API For Promoted Tweets, Trends
News  |  8/10/2010
Developers will eventually be able to put ad-supported content in third-party apps.
Online Job Market Gains 45%
News  |  8/9/2010
Skills in Google App Engine development, HTML5, SEO, social media in high demand, finds Elance study.
IT Neglecting Social Media
News  |  8/5/2010
Most tech companies have Twitter, LinkedIn, and other social network accounts, but aren't using the opportunities for interaction.
LinkedIn Acquires mSpoke
News  |  8/4/2010
Startup provides recommendation technologies for content publishers, analysts, individuals.
KickApps Upgrades Social CMS
News  |  8/3/2010
Content management system incorporates all online assets, including editorial, social media, and video.
Social Media Tops E-Mail Popularity
News  |  8/2/2010
Nielsen study finds U.S. users dedicate nearly one-quarter of Internet time to social networks, with Facebook far ahead of the pack.

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