Enhance Your Facebook Fan Page

Facebook fan pages are a great way to jump in on the social networks. You can create a profile for your brand and your employees, customers and friends can become fans of your brand. When you have a new product, an event or any announcement you can use your Facebook fan page to send an …

Seven facebook taboos

There are the people that make you want to get on Facebook everyday — aka the people you stalk daily. And then there are the people that make you want to get off Facebook, deactivate your account, and revive your old Myspace page (just kidding… unless your a pedophile). Stay away from committing these 7 …

Social Networking Sites Serve As Link for Haitian Families After Earthquake

ARLINGTON, Va. - Many of the first pictures that came out of Haiti were sent over social networking sites like Facebook and Twitter. Those sites are also serving as important links between families in the United States and on the island who are turning to the sites for word from loved ones. Among the first …

Facebook, Twitter Help Online Food Store Extend Its Reach

Bill and Louise Bowers are ecommerce merchants and owners of Classic Golden Pecans, a specialty products company located in Lafayette, Louisiana, the heart of Cajun country. Classic Golden Pecans sells pecans, candied pecans and confectionary items native to the region. Customers include both individuals as well as businesses, which use the products as corporate gifts, …

Facebook CEO Zuckerberg causes stir over privacy

January 11, 2010 (Computerworld) Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg's contention last week that privacy is becoming less important to online users caused a stir across the Internet and among privacy advocates. Zuckerberg told an audience at the 2009 Crunchies Awards ceremonies in San Francisco on Friday that social norms are changing and people don't expect or …

Social media permeate the employment life cycle

Employers must address their use and misuse before, during and after an employee's tenure. Social media are any type of Internet-based media created through social interaction in which ­individuals primarily produce, rather than consume, the content. In the workplace, the prevalent social media are video-sharing Web sites (YouTube), social ­networking Web sites (Facebook, MySpace, LinkedIn, …

Computer security firm lists cyber threats of 2010

The experts revealed that the way people use the Internet and their computers has evolved significantly and so have the cyber criminals. They have changed their tactics accordingly. "It really speaks to a Web 2.0 world. People communicate differently today, people transact and pay their bills differently today, and that drives today's criminals," ABC Science …