New social networking apps empower information workers on the go

As companies contemplate how to use social networking to drive business benefit, technology vendors are weaving Web 2.0 features into the products -- taking a cue from consumer-driven social networks such as Facebook.Two

Published on: April 2nd, 2008 Brian Jackson

FaceBook or LinkedIn – Which gets your business done better?

Social networking is no longer the Next Big Thing; it's now as much part of our Web experience as search engines. Previously considered the province of kids who wanted to keep up with

Published on: March 31st, 2008 Preston Gralla and Jake Widman

Google, Yahoo, and MySpace join forces on OpenSocial

Yahoo, Google and MySpace have formed a foundation to promote the OpenSocial platform as a neutral, community-governed specification for building social-networking applications, the companies announced Tuesday. Yahoo's involvement in the project is new.

Published on: March 26th, 2008 Grant Gross and Peter Sayer

Web 2.0 may be social, but is it profitable?

Web 2.0 and social networking is drawing a lot of eyeballs and visitors, but is it likewise generating dollars?That was a question asked during a panel discussion on the topic, Is Web 2.0

Published on: March 10th, 2008 Dan McLean

20 steps to achieve rapid – and remarkable — success at work

You have no time. Here are 20 processes you can improve, benefits you can reap and changes you can make in just 20 minutes.You look at your to-do list and everything seems hard

Published on: March 3rd, 2008 Stephanie Overby

Five strategies to design – and defend – your online image

It's not what other people think of you that matters. It's what they can find out about you on the Web that will affect your ability to get a job or promotion, rent

Published on: February 27th, 2008 Dan Tynan

Facebook, Ning or LibraryThing?

With hundreds of millions of user accounts, MySpace is the Internet's most recognizable (and reviled) social network. From teenagers to grandmas, seemingly everybody has a page. But Rupert Murdoch's online leviathan may not

Published on: February 26th, 2008 Scott Spanbauer

Facebook, MySpace users at risk from unpatched flaw

Exploit code affecting an unpatched flaw in an image uploader used by both Facebook and MySpace is circulating publicly, putting users of the social networking sites at risk, according to security researchers.On the

Published on: February 4th, 2008 Matthew Broersma

Facebook hack lures with false Web 2.0 promises

Researchers at security gateway vendor Fortinet have uncovered an adware-distribution scheme being carried out on the Facebook social networking site considered to be the first attack propagated on the wildly popular online portal.Disguised

Published on: January 7th, 2008 Matt Hines

Marketing experts laud Facebook law suit against Canadian porn company

Legal action against the alleged attempt by a Canadian Internet porn company to steal user's personal details from Facebook is the best way to deal with online identity thieves, according to Web marketing

Published on: December 18th, 2007 Nestor Arellano

Move to license Facebook platform favours small biz say Canadian marketing experts

The plan by Facebook to license its architectural platform to other social networking sites will boost the ability of SMBs to compete in the global market, according to Canadian online marketing specialists.The company

Published on: December 14th, 2007 Nestor Arellano

Facebook for the enterprise?

Enterprises are being offered the chance to use Facebook. Open source enterprise content management company Alfresco has integrated its application with the social networking site to enable its users to communicate more effectively

Published on: November 17th, 2007 Maxwell Cooter

The marketer’s guide to Web 2.0

Segmented captive audiences, instant messaging, video uploading, blog editing, photo galleries, content ranking and rewards, these are but a few of the features that make today's interactive Web 2.0 environment fun and addictive

Published on: September 5th, 2007 Nestor Arellano

Wanted: App developers for Facebook

“Viral and engaging” were the two key words that developers and marketers kept hammering during the four-hour Facebookcamp Toronto on Tuesday evening, a free conference for industry insiders interested in creating applications for

Published on: August 9th, 2007 Nestor Arellano