Mobile social networking – a goldmine of untapped business opportunities

Social networking on mobile devices is set for explosive growth, but established Web 2.0 sites aren't capitalizing on this opportunity, experts say.There's huge potential in this emerging market that isn't being tapped, they

Published on: July 14th, 2008 Nestor Arellano

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

Trolls trash MySpace group profiles, wreak havoc

One of the first social networking upstarts, MySpace, is facing continuing security problems that threaten to spoil many of the innovative features that make the site useful.Hackers, spammers and Internet malcontents have turned

Published on: July 3rd, 2008 Jeremy Kirk

Sales Spider helps Canadian SMBs develop web of business opportunities

Playing Scrabulous and throwing sheep at your "friends" doesn't have a lot of business value - and that may be the reason why so many organizations have banned or limited the use of

Published on: June 3rd, 2008 Vawn Himmelsbach

Bouncy eyeballs vs. sticky eyeballs – tips on how to boost your online traffic and revenues

Many companies continue to struggle trying to make money off the number of eyeballs pointed at the Web. At the Canadian Innovation Conference in Toronto Wednesday, experts offered tips on how businesses here

Published on: May 1st, 2008 Brian Jackson

Using Facebook for fun and business – a newbie’s guide

There's a lot of buzz about Facebook, but what is it, exactly? What does it do? Can anybody join? How much does it cost?In this article, I'll give you the basics of joining

Published on: April 29th, 2008 Julie Sartain

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

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

MySpace being used to serve up bogus Windows updates

There's now one more reason to be security-conscious while using fake Microsoft updates.Using a hacked MySpace profile, online criminals are trying to trick victims into downloading a malicious Trojan Horse program by

Published on: January 14th, 2008 Robert MacMillan