Government 2.0: How government can leverage social networking tools

As social networking Web sites such as Facebook and LinkedIn, and other social media tools such as Twitter, become more widely adopted in the government sector, software vendors and channel partners will play

Published on: December 15th, 2009 Maxine Cheung

The cost (and payoff) of investing in social media

Twitter grew 3,000 per cent in April. Facebook hosted 61.2 million visitors in March. LinkedIn counts 20 million users worldwide.With a potential audience that big, it's no wonder savvy entrepreneurs are looking to

Published on: June 26th, 2009 Lydia Dishman

The observations of a reluctant Twitter convert

The timing of this column is unfortunate. I don't like to jump on bandwagons by writing about what everyone else is writing about, and right now there seems to be a tremendous amount

Published on: April 1st, 2009 Grant Buckler

Is security ready for Web 2.0?

Attackers are now focused on compromising Web sites with good reputations. Of all the malicious Web sites out there, 77 per cent are legitimate Web sites that have been compromised, says Stephan Chenette,

Published on: March 18th, 2009 Vawn Himmelsbach

Five ways to make the most of LinkedIn recommendations

Within your LinkedIn profile, recommendations, which you must seek out and approve from contacts of your choosing, give employers a fuller view of you as a direct report, boss, colleague, or client. They

Published on: February 20th, 2009 C.G. Lynch

When LinkedIn knows where you are

Within two years, I believe mobile social networking will become the most valuable business application since e-mail.Instant messaging started out as a social life booster for teens, but evolved into a vital form

Published on: September 5th, 2008 Mike Elgan

CES: Social networks need to prove their staying power

When an attendee at the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas on Monday learned that the Caramel bar at the Bellagio hotel had mistakenly given someone else his corporate credit card, he didn't

Published on: January 10th, 2008 Elizabeth Montalbano