Minigroup offers ‘BaseCamp for the small office’

The boon and bane of most social networks is that one's posts and activities are visible to a vast and often unintended audience. It's a godsend to Cloud-based extroverts, but not such a

Published on: February 15th, 2012 Nestor Arellano

Plentyoffish fires darts at eHarmony, Match.com on Valentine’s Day

It may be the day of hearts but a social dating site appears to be shooting darts at well-known peers eHarmony and Match.com.Plentyoffish Media Inc., which runs the Vancouver-based free social dating site

Published on: February 14th, 2012 ITBusiness Staff

Pinterest hits first controversy over

Just as it enjoys an initial surge of popularity, a new social networking site called Pinterest is also experiencing its first bout of controversy. Observers are accusing the site of secretly embedding code

Published on: February 8th, 2012 Joab Jackson

Afraid of Facebook Timeline? Five ways to secure your new profile

With the ongoing rollout of Facebook's Timeline feature, security and privacy have never been more important to your digital life. The new layout presents all of your current and past activities on Facebook

Published on: February 8th, 2012 Logan Kugler

Facebook IPO eye-poppers

When Facebook filed its IPO papers with the Securities and Exchange Commission on Wednesday, some interesting facts about the company were revealed. While the filing focused on the social network's revenue and user-base

Published on: February 2nd, 2012 Sharon Gaudin

Facebook IPO to be watched closely by social media firms

With Facebook expected to file its plans today for its initial public offering, industry and financial analysts say it could be one of the biggest IPOs in U.S. history.And that could be a

Published on: February 1st, 2012 Sharon Gaudin

Blog service showdown: WordPress vs. Blogger

Published on: January 25th, 2012 ITBusiness Staff

Facebook Timeline apps: 3 tips for protecting privacy

Facebook opened the floodgates to its "new class of apps" Wednesday, unveiling its partnership with more than 60 applications that let users share more about their daily lives.In September at the F8 developer

Published on: January 23rd, 2012 Kristin Burnham

Facebook Timeline: four ways to keep your privacy in tact

Facebook's new Timeline layout isn't available yet for businesses and Facebook hasn't announced plans to move pages over to the new layout, but that doesn't mean it doesn't affect you or your business.Timeline

Published on: January 4th, 2012 David Daw

Social networking potential remains untapped inside businesses

Although companies have been urged to adopt "Web 2.0" and social technologies for years now, the truth is that relatively few have done so internally in any serious way -- and use inside

Published on: December 20th, 2011 Robert Scheier

Is it time to do away with email?

by Nestor E. Arellano I’ll be off this Friday and two more days next week. My editor, Brian, will be taking a few days off this week as well and I imagine a

Published on: December 15th, 2011 Nestor Arellano

How HoHoTO turned crowdsourcing into a cause

By Shane Schick Startups know what it means to be hungry. They tend to be launched by people who work extremely hard for what are sometimes small dividends, at least initially. They have

Published on: December 14th, 2011 Shane Shick

Giving a fair shake to the eyes in the sky

by Francis Moran In July 2002, a FedEx Boeing 727 carrying cargo crashed on its approach for a night-time landing in Tallahassee, Fl. A U.S. National Transportation Safety Board investigation identified the first

Published on: December 11th, 2011 Francis Moran

Four ways Facebook must improve privacy after FTC settlement

Facebook users: Get ready for more changes in the way the social network operates.The Federal Trade Commission announced yesterday that Facebook has agreed to settle the charges that it deceived consumers by telling

Published on: December 1st, 2011 Kristin Burnham