Six ways to increase your employability with social networking

It can be easy to disregard social networking's professional potential if you're only going on what you see on television. Between endlessly replayed clips where hysterical young men beg everyone to leave Britney

Published on: July 8th, 2008 Lisa Schmeiser

How to win business and influence customers…with Twitter

Twitter, a social networking site that allows people to track each other by writing and exchanging short text messages, has spurred business technology leaders to investigate how they might utilize such a service

Published on: July 4th, 2008 C.G. Lynch

Yahoo reorganizes to snap out of financial funk

Under fire from angry shareholders and rocked by a stream of high-profile executive departures, embattled Yahoo on Thursday announced another reorganization, its latest attempt to snap out of its years-long technology and financial

Published on: June 30th, 2008 Juan Carlos Perez

Facebook – your new emergency broadcast system?

When the hills of Southern California were burning last fall and residents fleeing the flames as communities were evacuated, Dominic Chan reached out to help – with Facebook. A college student at the

Published on: June 19th, 2008 Brian Jackson

NASA brings social networking to Martians

"The parachute is open!!""Come on Rocketssssss!!!""I've landed !!!!!""Cheers! Tears! I'm here!"Those were the messages that NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory sent out on micro-blogging site Twitter in a five-minute time span May 25 as

Published on: June 10th, 2008 Heather Havenstein and Jim Dalrymple

Using blogs to drive mind-blowing customer service

Comcast Corp. scored a public relations coup in April when an executive responded within 20 minutes to complaints about a cable outage posted by a prominent blogger on a micro-blogging site. Michael Arrington

Published on: May 30th, 2008 Heather Havenstein

Social Networking Helps You Find Solutions

Online social networking has become the de rigueur method used today--and sites such as Facebook and LinkedIn offer the promise of extending your reach and making useful business contacts. But the efficacy of

Published on: May 21st, 2008 David Spark