Tag: Social information processing

23
Nov

Facebook: Updates to Data Use Policy and Statement of Rights and Responsibilities

Facebook recently announced some proposed updates to our Data Use Policy, which explains how they collect and use data when people use Facebook, and their Statement of Rights and Responsibilities (SRR), which explains the terms governing use of their services. …

20
Nov

Spread your network on LinkedIn with a few simple tips

Within a very short span of time, LinkedIn has turned out to be a great phenomenon in social networking for professionals. This is indeed a great platform where people can meet new professionals or get job opportunities.  LinkedIn has been …

25
Sep

Facebook in the office: can’t live with it; can’t live without it

Social media sites like Facebook have been quite helpful for businesses to promote their products and services throughout the world in a cost-effective way.  However, many business leaders would block Facebook in their offices. This has led to a big debate in the market where both advocates and critics have their own points of view…

3
Aug

Pinterest: A new social media platform to promote business

Pinterest is one of the newest social media sites that have managed to gain an immense popularity within a very short since its launch and now it is considered as a gem among all social media sites. This is an intuitive site that allows the users to upload and share images, videos or links that…

12
Jul

Facebook Opens App Centre to Canadian Users

In June 2012, Facebook introduced its App Centre in the United States. Since then, the company has been rolling out the App Centre to other countries such as Germany and the United Kingdom and – as of July 9, 2012 — Canada. According to a post on the company’s Developer Blog, Facebook decided to expand…

3
Jul

What is going on with Facebook?

Once again, Facebook has made a change, which directly affects users, without letting anyone know about it. The latest change is to users’ email addresses. For some strange reason, the powers that be at Facebook thought it would be a good idea to give all users an @facebook.com email address. If you haven’t already seen…

25
May

How to Maximize Your Use of LinkedIn

Of all the social networking sites that people frequent, LinkedIn is possibly the most under-appreciated and misunderstood. That might be because it’s considered to be a strictly professional site where people go to network with other professionals and post or find jobs. While all of that is true, there is so much more to LinkedIn…

22
May

New York Department of Education Says No To Facebook

Accepting a friend request from a teacher is similar to accepting a friend request from a boss, and both are bad ideas. Becoming Facebook friends with a boss opens an employee up to all kinds of problems if he doesn’t immediately limit what gets shared with said boss. But for a student – even a…

25
Apr

Billion-Dollar Baby: Instagram Acquired by Facebook

First the introduction of Timeline, then the announcement of an IPO, and now, Facebook is acquiring another startup.  On Apr. 9, 2012, in a post on his Facebook page, company co-founder and CEO Mark Zuckerberg announced that Facebook would acquire Instagram, a photo-sharing app company, for $1 billion. This acquisition is Facebook’s largest to date….

24
Apr

Facebook IPO scheduled in May

Facebook’s been getting a lot of face time in the news lately, not only because it introduced its new Timeline feature but also because it announced it would be going public in late spring 2012. Shortly before celebrating its eight-year anniversary on Feb. 4, 2012, Facebook announced its plans for an IPO. The Menlo Park,…

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