Latest Social Networking articles

LinkedIn users warned of new phishing scam

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Fake emails discovered designed to harvest logins and passwords
18 Jul 2014

Ironically Facebook is our inspiration, says privacy-by-design social start-up Respect Network

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CEO Drummond Reed explains how blending the Facebook and credit card business models can create a network where users control their own personal data
03 Jul 2014

Facebook profits triple as mobile ad sales surge

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Revenue soars 72 per cent to $2.5bn
24 Apr 2014

Facebook eyes mobile payment service for Europe - report

E-money service would enable users to make payments and transfer funds to others
14 Apr 2014

Sell Hack, the email-revealing LinkedIn plug-in, shuts down... for now

Browser extension shuts down after a cease and desist order from LinkedIn but vows to return after "record signups"
02 Apr 2014

Is Microsoft just testing the waters with Social Listening?

Sooraj Shah questions whether end-users are likely to find that Microsoft’s social tool adds any real value
12 Mar 2014

Stop using WhatsApp now that it has been acquired by Facebook, warns privacy regulator

Facebook will exploit users' data as it attempts to monetise its services, according to Thilo Weichert
21 Feb 2014

Crowdsourcing is the answer to cutting energy bills, says ex-Google startup EnergyDeck

Community-based analytics provides the information people need to take action, says CEO Kott
19 Feb 2014

Twitter reports 2013 net loss of £396m and limited growth

Discouraging results for company only three months after IPO
06 Feb 2014

Mobile ads help boost Facebook revenue 63 per cent

53 per cent of advertising revenue comes from mobile compared with nothing two years ago
30 Jan 2014

Microsoft buys Parature to boost Dynamics CRM platform

Self-service knowledge base and social media integration aimed at helping organisations to better connect with their customers
08 Jan 2014

Twitter shares leap 73 per cent at stock market debut

Twitter now valued at £19bn after just one day's trading on the New York Stock Exchange
08 Nov 2013

LinkedIn spear-phishing campaign discovered

New LinkedIn scam harvests users data for malicious purposes
01 Nov 2013

Enterprise social networking's natural use cases identified by Yellow Pages Canada

Chief architect explains that natural use cases can take time to emerge, but can be far-reaching in their impact
17 Oct 2013

Facebook to build cushy $120m housing complex for employees

Residents can leave their dogs at the pet spa while they laze around the pool after an exhausting yoga session
04 Oct 2013

Facebook acquires Mobile Technologies

Social media firm takes on speech recognition and machine translation technologies start-up
14 Aug 2013

Facebook admits breach exposed private data of six million users over last year

Social network says it is "upset and embarrassed" by technical glitch
24 Jun 2013

SAP quits talks to buy Jive Software

Jive's products overlapped and did not add sufficient value
28 May 2013

Sally Bercow loses *innocent face* tweet libel case against Lord McAlpine

Injudicious tweet ruled libel by innuendo. Speaker's wife hastily settles
24 May 2013

Twitter (finally) unveils two-factor authentication - long after Google, Facebook and others

Twitter responds to security concerns following a string of high-profile account hijackings
23 May 2013

Keeping NI Group fit to print: an interview with the newspaper giant's CISO

Chief information security officer Amar Singh says newspaper publishers like NI Group face growing threats from cyber space, while BYOD and social media are making data leaks increasingly likely. So how is he tackling these challenges?
15 May 2013

Cloud-first policy adopted at Coca-Cola

Drinks bottler Coca-Cola Enterprises operates de facto cloud-first policy as it retires its SAP ERP suite – piece by piece
09 May 2013

US retailer Target to lure customers with deals offered via Facebook

'I've just bought a spatula' - Retailer Target aims to lure Facebook users in-store with 'targeted' vouchers
08 May 2013

LivingSocial hacked – 50 million customers' data compromised

Customers' personal data gathered but credit card data hasn't been accessed
29 Apr 2013