Facebook’s supremacy in danger as user satisfaction plunges

User satisfaction with Facebook is low enough that the social networking site risks losing significant market share to Google+, according to a new study.Although Facebook did marginally better this year than last, it

Published on: July 19th, 2011 Juan Carlos Perez

10 tech rumours we hope will (and won’t) fly

The tech world loves rumours and spreads them incessantly, thanks to a seemingly endless outpouring of Internet blather about impending tech gadgets and gear.Each time a new rumour sweeps through the blogosphere, we

Published on: July 19th, 2011 Jeff Bertolucci

Should your business avoid Facebook’s new interactive ads?

Imagine seeing your Facebook friend's face and name endorsing a brand such as Wal-Mart or Visa and a “like” button inviting you to do the same. Two new Facebook ad features rolled out

Published on: July 13th, 2011 Nestor Arellano

Google+ and Facebook: Is the Internet big enough for two social networks?

Like oil and water or like peanut butter and jelly? Google+, the search giant's new social network, has everyone in the tech industry speculating about whether it's "the Facebook Killer."The death of MySpace

Published on: July 13th, 2011 Megan Geuss

Google+: 5 important privacy settings to change

While Google's new social network, Google+, is barely a week old, it's already received a lot of attention from tech pundits and the social media community. And as with any new online service,

Published on: July 7th, 2011 Kristin Burnham

Facebook unveils Skype video chat

Facebook on Wednesday announced a new video chat capability it will roll out in conjunction with Skype, in what the social-networking giant said is the first of many announcements of new applications to

Published on: July 7th, 2011 Nancy Gohring and Juan Carlos Perez

Tumblr login credentials stolen in phishing attack

Tumblr is dealing with an aggressive phishing campaign. Only recently launched, it aims to steal log-in credentials and employs many of the well-known social engineering tactics that scammers use on social media sites

Published on: June 28th, 2011 Joan Goodchild

Battle of the sexes: social networking edition

Which gender reigns supreme in the world of online professional networking? According to new data from LinkedIn, it's the men-both in the United States and across the globe.The reason: According to Nicole Williams,

Published on: June 23rd, 2011 Kristin Burnham and Nestor Arellano

5 strategies for selling online to international clients

Despite the widespread of use of the Internet among local small-to-medium sized businesses (SMB) there is a notable lack of enthusiasm within the sector for using the technology to reach foreign customers, according

Published on: June 20th, 2011 Nestor Arellano

New LinkedIn head in Canada looking to continue momentum

LinkedIn Corp. has a new boss in Canada, the company announced June 16, as it celebrates its first year anniversary here. Brian Church, formerly LinkedIn’s Canadian director of hiring solutions, will now be

Published on: June 17th, 2011 Harmeet Singh

1.5 million Canadians quit Facebook in May

Facebook may continue to gain users, but the world's biggest social network isn't gaining them as quickly as it has been and is actually losing users in the U.S.Facebook gained 11.8 million more

Published on: June 14th, 2011 Sharon Gaudin

Facebook facial recognition feature draws complaints in Europe, U.S.

Facebook said it's working with European Union regulators to resolve criticism about its new facial recognition feature, but trouble may also be brewing for the social network here in the U.S.On Wednesday, Facebook's

Published on: June 10th, 2011 Sharon Gaudin

Is your Facebook activity jeopardizing your career?

By Monica Goyal Under normal circumstances, it’s unlikely that these comments will travel back to your superior and result in your dismissal. However, if you make your feelings known on a popular social

Published on: June 8th, 2011 Monica Goyal

Your wireless carrier as Big Brother

Like a lot of cell phone users, you may be wondering just what your wireless company knows about you. Can it see what kinds of apps you're running on your phone and where

Published on: May 31st, 2011 Mark Sullivan