Social Networking

Social Networking | News, how-tos, features, reviews, and videos

google maps chicago
Computerworld - Mingis on Tech - video podcast teaser [3x2/1800x1200]

comment troll thinkstock

Social media and trolls: The end is near

A new service uses NFC and blockchain to end trolling forever. (And just in time.)

zuckerberg mark cutouts capitol

Here comes ‘antidisinformation as a service’

Lies and fake news are coming after your company’s brand and reputation. Time to get your AaaS in gear.

laptop data analyze marketing plan report growth

Martech spending in 2018: What CIOs need to know

From CRM and business intelligence to chatbots and automation, marketers have spending plans across the marketing tech stack.

tracking email @ sign CC0 by geralt

Why email is the best social network

The #DeleteFacebook trend has users searching for a better social network. Guess what: You’re soaking in it.

cambridge analytica

The new social media imperative: Distance yourself

As Facebook just learned, a social network’s reputation can sour in an instant. Here’s how to save your own.

truth about tech

Mobile apps: You use, you lose, warn campaign groups

The Center for Humane Technology and Common Sense want to warn kids about mobile apps they say are addictive

Max Schrems at irish dpc

Facebook must face privacy lawsuit in Austria, EU court rules

Facebook must defend its privacy policy against a consumer lawsuit in an Austrian court, the European Union’s highest court has ruled. Its judgement has consequences for all businesses handling the personal information of consumers in...

social media online presence profile user

5 tips for executives who hate social media

Building an executive brand means you’ll need an online presence — but maintaining your online identity doesn’t have to be a burden, even if you hate social media.

scary mac layersoffear

Tech Talk: The technology that scares us

Halloween may be over, but the frights remain. Whether it's from the loss of privacy from Alexa or Google Home, fake news on social media or A.I. the future could be a tech dystopia.

facebook workplace chat

Facebook tests stand-alone Workplace Chat app

The social network has quietly published a standalone Workplace Chat app to complement its existing browser-based Workplace enterprise networking service.

Facebook fake news

How to survive in the fake-information age

Understanding the emerging world of 'fake everything' is vital for figuring out what you and your company can do about it.

2016 social media stories

Disinformation as a service? DaaS not good!

'Computational propaganda' started in politics, but may be coming soon to the world of business.

privacy

How much is a good deal worth?

When advertising crosses the line into invasion of privacy, consumers need to ask hard questions about what personal data they’re giving away.

the list distracting ourselves

Smartphones make people distracted and unproductive

A smartphone can sap attention even when it's not in use or turned off and in your pocket. That doesn't bode well for productivity.

01 intro social media roundup2

Social intelligence: How to mine social media for business results

By blending automation and expertise, a strong social intelligence strategy can transform social media data into actionable insights — and help shape your company’s products, advertising and customer experience.

facebook stock headquarters building

Facebook fined €110 million for misleading European Commission over merger

Facebook must pay a €110 million (US$123 million) for misleading the European Commission during an investigation of its takeover of WhatsApp.

Facebook headquarters

Facebook hit with maximum fine for breaking French privacy law

The French data protection watchdog has imposed its harshest penalty on Facebook for six breaches of French privacy law.

ransomware hardware security embedded circuit board integrated controller

German firms will streamline online login with a European bent

Several German firms are taking a stab at a single login process for accessing different online services -- an approach that could compete with U.S. offerings.

Load More