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Content tagged with Social posted in September 2010
Skype, Facebook Partnership Would Boost Both Firms
News  |  9/30/2010
VoIP firm trying to increase revenue-generating opportunities in advance of its IPO.
LinkedIn Mines Twitter Streams
News  |  9/30/2010
Social network aims to help professionals glean relevant information from the massive volume of tweets.
Twitter Halts Vulgar Malware Attack
News  |  9/28/2010
Offensive tweets about goats hijacked user accounts using cross-site request forgery.
Welcome To InformationWeek's New Commenting System
Commentary  |  9/27/2010
We're making some changes to our commenting system. Some of them are apparent, while others not so much. But the benefits are plenty.
JetBlue: Anatomy Of A Social Marketing Failure? Or Success?
Commentary  |  9/24/2010
To promote an All-You-Can-Fly-In-30-Days-For-$499 program, JetBlue attempted to disintermediate the traditional media and its own email marketing capability by relying solely on social media. But did it work?
Tata Docomo, Yahoo, Alcatel Partner On Mobile Phone
News  |  9/22/2010
Co-branded OneTouch Net handset comes preloaded with Yahoo services and access to Tata Docomo's Dive-In portal.
Global CIO: How Wet Seal Drives Sales With Facebook, iPhone
Commentary  |  9/22/2010
With a customer base of teenage girls, this retailer is learning what works and doesn't work on social networks and smartphones.
OpenText Upgrades Enterprise Content Management
News  |  9/22/2010
ECM Suite 2010 offers improved social collaboration, mobility, and compliance management, adds capabilities gained through acquisitions.
iPhone Users Most Likely To Pay For Apps
News  |  9/20/2010
Nielsen finds Apple smartphone owners pay for one of every three apps they download, while BlackBerry users are the least likely to purchase mobile software.
Twitter Touts Redesign's Advantages For Marketers
News  |  9/17/2010
COO Dick Costolo tells ExactTarget's integrative marketing product users that enhancements to the microblogging site will improve their ability to engage with consumers.
Infogroup Interactive Launches Yesmail Enterprise 7
News  |  9/16/2010
Integrated marketing product incorporates email, web, social media, direct mail, campaign management, and analytics.
Success Factors Upgrade Follows Footsteps
News  |  9/16/2010
Cloud-based applications vendor will add Chatter-style collaboration capabilities.
Mobile App Downloads Rising
News  |  9/16/2010
Social networking, music, texting, and web browsing are also gaining among cell phone subscribers, finds ComScore.
OnStar Tests Facebook Connectivity
News  |  9/15/2010
In-car technology branching out from safety to entertainment and information with voice-based social media, texting, and other services.
John Mayer Drops Twitter For Tumblr
News  |  9/14/2010
Microblogging service continues growth trajectory, despite rash of celebrities closing their accounts.
Social Media Use By SMBs Doubles In 2010
News  |  9/7/2010
Most small and midsize businesses now using LinkedIn, Facebook, and Twitter to promote their businesses, report positive impact.
Facebook Ups Security With Remote Log Out
News  |  9/3/2010
Users can view their active sessions of the social network and shut them down from one central control.
Twitter Taps iPad Features, Interface
News  |  9/2/2010
Free application for the Apple tablet links tweets with web pages, videos, photos, and related information.
NASA Shares Historical Photos On Flickr
News  |  9/1/2010
Online archive documents the space agency's history, construction, launches, and founders.
Electronic Arts Launches Madden NFL Game On Facebook
News  |  9/1/2010
Social media version of the popular video game developed by Playfish, which EA acquired in 2009.

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