Social Networking

Enterprise social networking news, solutions, and analysis for IT professionals

Scott McNealy sees gold in the hills of social data

Now head of Wayin, the former Sun CEO aims to wrest enterprise value from all the chatter

Facebook tests a new way to show video - and make money from it

Called Suggested Videos, a new feed will appear first on iOS, showing both partner content and ads


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These 3 Android, iOS apps simplify and speed up social sharing

The Suggestions, Buffer and Klout apps are all designed to help you find unique and relevant stories to share with your social followers. For the most part they deliver, but each has its own set of drawbacks and limitations.

Zuckerberg wants to be the Stephen Hawking of social relations

What makes humans social? Facebook's CEO wants to know.

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10 Facebook Messenger features you’re not using (but should)

As Messenger's user base has grown, so have the app's features. Here's a closer look at what's new as well as a look at the privacy settings you should know.

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Is facial recognition a threat on Facebook and Google?

Photo recognition is so good on Facebook and Google that they don't even need to see your face to ID you. Now what?

Which songs stumped Shakira? Shazam will now show you

An updated version of the app will show artists' searches to users

Uber grabs mapping tech, employees from Microsoft

Going forward, Microsoft's Bing Maps will no longer collect its own imagery, relying instead on outside partners

Facebook aims to srengthen link to mobile-first Africa with new office

Developing user communities outside the U.S. is important for Facebook

Tech throws its weight behind marriage ruling ... with rainbows, emojis and software

Companies voiced support for the U.S. Supreme Court ruling on Twitter, with product features to boot

Here's how Facebook wants to make sharing links easier on mobile

A new button in Facebook's iOS app lets users search for and embed articles in their posts

Instgram said to be back in North Korea

Block of photo sharing website dissappears with as much mystery as it appeared

A Facebook account is no longer needed for Messenger

In select countries, users can now sign up for Messenger with a mobile telephone number

Instagram gets more Twitter-y with trending photos

A new photo feed highlights popular events and places from around the world

After photo leak, North Korea said to block Instagram

Fire at iconic hotel could be trigger for country's first known Internet filter

Twitter a trap for Italy's communications gurus

Leading Italian political and intellectual heavweights get caught up in Twitter controversies

Twitter tests a new way to sell goods

Two new features provide new areas of content around retail items and places

Twitter's Project Lightning will be a whole new way to track events

"Project Lightning" is the company's big effort to better highlight events on and off its app

News site held liable for hateful comments, prompting free-speech concerns

The ruling involving an Estonian news site has prompted concern that it undermines EU rules protecting online intermediaries

Twitter adds autoplaying videos

Videos will play automatically in users' feeds, without sound, until they're tapped on

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